It’s an irony that in this modern age, childbirth in urban slums of India is still dangerous for women. In a bid to ease the process, pregnant women can now seek help via the mMitra app. It’s a free voice calling service that caters to women who seek pregnancy-related help or any other “sensitive, personal issues”(…)
Former world and Asian champion, L Sarita Devi will face World No. 29 Zsofia Bedo of Hungary in her professional debut bout in her hometown of Imphal, Manipur, in the Indian Boxing Council’s January 29 fight, organisers announced on Thursday.
Instagram crossed the 600 million active users mark, having added a 100 million in the last six months alone. So that’s twice the population of the United States, using the image-sharing mobile application to click photos of their pets in Christmas jumpers and this really good antioxidant green tea, or that quinoa salad that was(…)
What you should know about British writer Milo Yiannopoulos is that he is a racist and sexist troll. He has mobilised thousands of netizens into dehumanising and insulting LGBTQ community, people of colour and also women. What you should know is that he now has a bigger platform, a multi-million dollar book deal with Simon(…)
In a first Mumbai witnessed an open transgender marriage at a temple recently. Madhuri Sarode, a transgender woman who has fought for the rights of the LGBT community tied the knot with her long-term (almost two years) boyfriend Jay Kumar Sharma. FIRST OPEN #Transgender #wedding IN MUMBAIhttps://t.co/oy2VEx6oml pic.twitter.com/3iyAOJW9sf — Trisha Chakravorty (@trishac2514) December 30, 2016 The match(…)
Just about one-and-a-half years after India got its first transgender college principal — Manabi Bandopadhyay, we got the sad news of her resignation from the post due to “non-cooperation” from colleagues.
Geeta Phogat is leaving no stone unturned in her preparation foe the second season of Pro Wrestling League. And the release of Aamir Khan-starrer, Bollywood film ‘Dangal’, is just the right tonic to fuel her ambitions to win the league with the Uttar Pradesh franchise.
For Seema Chaturvedi, realising that she could be an entrepreneur was very empowering. Seema, who founded the Accelerator Group, has over 17 years of experience in capital markets and financial management. She is an investment banker and corporate finance advisor and has worked with JM Financial Services, which is an Indian affiliate of Morgan and(…)
Progress is when women in villages grow. In a heartening move, a 21-year-old — Zainab Khan — was awarded with the Rani Laxmibai Award by chief minister Akhilesh Yadav at the Lok Bhawan, Lucknow, earlier this week. The young girl has been honoured for becoming the first girl from her village Chandora in Meerut to complete her(…)
In order to increase women’s participation in workplace more than ever, the Uttarakhand high court on Thursday ordered the state government to provide 180 days’ maternity leave to all pregnant women. This new ground breaking decision is intended to raise the safeguard and to acknowledge rights of women, including contractual and ad hoc/tenure or temporary basis(…)