04 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Women candidates have bagged all the three top slots in the prestigious civil services examinations to select IAS and IPS officers among others. Ira Singhal has topped the examinations followed by Renu Raj and Nidhi Gupta, who have secured second and third position respectively, according to the results announced by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) today.
29 Jun 2015
Chennai: Steered by a young woman, the first train of the Chennai Metro Rail chugged off from Alandur Station here today after being flagged off by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa via live video from the State Secretariat.
23 Jun 2015
Adelaide: An Australian woman whose skinny jeans cut off the blood supply to her calf muscles collapsed and was forced to crawl to seek help, media reported on Tuesday. The 35-year-old woman from Adelaide, who doctors have labelled a 'fashion victim', suffered nerve damage severe enough to bring about numbness. She had to spend four days in hospital.
25 Jun 2015
New Delhi/Jammu: The Indian Army on Wednesday handed over to Pakistani authorities a middle-aged woman, who had inadvertently crossed over border along Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, a defence official said.
16 Jun 2015
Patna: Amid Opposition's demands for External Affairs Minister Sushma's resignation over the Lalit Modi issue, RJD President Lalu Prasad said she shouldn't be pestered over the matter because she is a woman.
19 Jun 2015
Moradabad: A BJP corporator has been booked for inciting communal hatred after he allegedly tried to stop a Muslim woman from taking possession of a house she had bought in a Hindu dominated area.
18 Jun 2015
Johannesburg: A 103-year-old man and a 91-year-old woman have become the oldest couple in the world to get married, after they said their vows in Britain on June 13.
11 Jun 2015
Hong Kong: A woman has tested negative for the potentially deadly MERS virus in a Hong Kong hospital, authorities said today. The unidentified woman had sought treatment at a clinic near the southern Chinese city's Tsing Yi rail station for a runny nose and fever after returning from a trip to South Korea.
11 May 2015
Barcelona: Lewis Hamilton lived to fight another day after Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix turned into a damage limitation exercise for the Formula One championship leader.
09 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been at the receiving end since Monday as people on various social networking sites criticised him for praising his Bangladeshi counterpart for her resolve to fight terrorism, 'despite being a woman'.