23 Aug 2014
Chennai: The Madras High Court dismissed a PIL seeking to prohibit girls below 18 years of age to act as heroine and other adult characters in movies after the petitioner herself withdrew it.
22 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Concerned over India accounting for highest number of global road fatalities, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has sought 100 percent Income Tax exemption on donations made to undertake approved road safety programmes.
21 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Union Minister of Culture and Tourism Shripad Yesso Naik on Thursday said the safety and security of all tourists, especially women, remains the top priority of the government and the ministry is framing guidelines for state governments to ensure this.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) team would soon visit India to review the steps taken by DGCA to address the deficiencies in India's aviation safety mechanism, which was downgraded by US regulator early this year.
19 Aug 2014
United Nations: Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has told more than 500 young people that they should start working right now to change the world.
16 Aug 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said his government accords topmost priority to women security and good law and order situation was essential for the progress of the state.
18 Aug 2014
Chandigarh: Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda on Monday announced sops for various sections of the society if his party, the Haryana Lokhit Party (HLP) came to power after the October Assembly polls.
15 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Stressing on ‘dignity of women’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged parliamentarians and the corporate sector to help build separate toilets for girls in schools across the country by next year.
14 Aug 2014
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said there has been 80 percent reduction in militancy related incidents in the state during the last five-and-a-half years.
12 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra says that "girls have the ability to transform their own lives and help grow India's economy". She feels that they should be given more opportunities to make a mark.