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Change in mindset needed to tackle <strong>female</strong> <strong>foeticide</strong>: Maneka Gandhi

Change in mindset needed to tackle female foeticide: Maneka Gandhi

11 Nov 2014

New Delhi: In tackling female foeticide, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi believes changing people's mindset in an incentive-based way is more pertinent than bringing in stern laws. Gandhi said that the Government's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme will be based on a strong system of incentives and media advocacy in bringing about an all-round change in attitudes.

female foeticide,   Maneka Gandhi,   Beti Bachao Beti Padhao,   BBBP scheme,   incentive,  
Soha Ali Khan to play <strong>female</strong> lead in 'Ghayal' sequel

Soha Ali Khan to play female lead in 'Ghayal' sequel

18 Dec 2014

Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan is all set to star opposite Sunny Deol in 'Ghayal 2', which is the sequel of the latter's 1990 action drama, 'Ghayal'. Actress Meenakshi Seshadri played the lead role in 'Ghayal'.

Ghayal 2,   Soha Ali Khan,   Sunny Deol,   Rajkumar Santoshi,   twitter,  
Modi government likely to seek Facebook's help to promote education

Modi government likely to seek Facebook's help to promote education

10 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The government is expected take up with social networking giant Facebook social sector issues like education and empowerment of the girl child, female foeticide and 'Clean Ganga' campaign and seek its help in promoting them.

Modi government,   Social networking,   Facebook,   Social sector,   Education,   Female foeticide,   Clean Ganga,   Facebook India,   Mark Zuckerberg,  
Bihar SPs asked to ensure toilets for women police personnel

Bihar SPs asked to ensure toilets for women police personnel

12 Dec 2014

Patna: With the female cops posted at Women Police Stations in Bihar miffed with non-availability of separate toilets for them, the authorities asked all Sps to arrange such facilities in next fortnight.

Bihar Police,   Female cops,  Women Police Stations,   Toilets,  
Women battalion for security of <strong>female</strong> train passengers soon

Women battalion for security of female train passengers soon

08 Dec 2014

New Delhi: A special women battalion of the Railway Protection Force will be raised soon for security of female train passengers, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Women battalion,   security of female train passengers,   women security,   crime against women,   Rajya sabha,  
I look for strong <strong>female</strong> characters in films: Freida Pinto

I look for strong female characters in films: Freida Pinto

09 Dec 2014

New Delhi: There is a recurring pattern in actress Freida Pinto's films and that is the presence of strong female characters. The Hollywood-based Indian actress says it's the first thing that she considers while choosing films.

Freida Pinto,   Slumdog Millionaire,   Miral,   Trishna,   Bollywood,   Oscar,   Girls Rising campaign,  
SC seeks steps to stop sex-determination contents on websites

SC seeks steps to stop sex-determination contents on websites

04 Dec 2014

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said that an effort has to be made to ensure that websites like Google India, Yahoo India and Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt Ltd do not show contents in violation of the Indian law prohibiting sex determination of a feotus.

Supreme Court,   Foeticide,   Sex-Determination Google India,   Yahoo India,   Microsoft Corporation,   Ranjit Kumar,   Cyber Laws,   Department of Information and Technology ,  
Why females live longer than males decoded

Why females live longer than males decoded

02 Dec 2014

London: Mate competition and survival is tougher on males than on females, reducing their lifespan by about a third, a new study on flies has found.

females live longer,   female survival than men,   male female lifespan,   male ageing,   mate competition,  
Would love to work with a <strong>female</strong> Indian director: Freida Pinto

Would love to work with a female Indian director: Freida Pinto

30 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Freida Pinto always wanted to be a global citizen and after making a place for herself in Hollywood, the Indian actress is keen to star in a Bollywood movie.

Frieda Pinto,   Bollywood Movie,   Hollwyood,   Slumdog Millionaire,  Danny Boyle,   India ,  
Krien becomes second <strong>female</strong> to win William Hill Sports Book award

Krien becomes second female to win William Hill Sports Book award

28 Nov 2014

London: Australian Anna Krien has become the second woman to land the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award in its 26-year history.

Australia,   Anna Krien,   William Hill Sports Book award,   Night Games: Sex Power and a Journey into the Dark Heart of Sport,   rape trial of Australian footballer,  

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