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Madhuri’s ‘Gulab Gang’ goes on floors in October


August 9th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The shooting of Madhuri Dixit's comeback film "Gulab Gang", the production debut of director Anubhav Sinha, will begin in October. Since the movie is all about ... Read more...

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Policy needed for South Asian women migrants, says UN report


June 4th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) With South Asia contributing over six million international women migrants, a report Monday said lack of information and proper documentation has been hindering their ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz , new face of Tag Heur


March 13th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) After actor Leonardo DiCaprio and tennis star Maria Sharapova, actress Cameron Diaz has been roped in as the new brand ambassador of international watch company ... Read more...

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High rate of underage marriages in Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) A high number of underage marriages in Pakistan is leading to rise in violations of women's rights, a study has found.According to a survey report issued ... Read more...

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Today is International Women’s Day 2012


March 9th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world is celebrating the contribution of women to the development of society. To this end, today (the 8th of March) has been marked as the ... Read more...

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Palestinian women protest in support of hunger striker


March 8th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah/Gaza, March 8 (IANS) Hundreds of Palestinian women Thursday celebrated International Women's Day by protesting in solidarity with a female hunger striker jailed by Israel.The protests were held in the ... Read more...

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On women’s day, helpless woman attempts suicide in Kashmir


March 8th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) While the world celebrated International Women's Day, a helpless woman attempted suicide Thursday after her husband abandoned her on a highway in Kashmir.Without giving her any ... Read more...

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In house of memories, meet the nowhere women (Feature) (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Bordered by barbed wires and huge iron gates, a dilapidated amphitheatre in old Delhi's Kabir Basti is home to over 30 mentally ill women who ... Read more...

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Man to give wife million roses on Women’s Day


March 8th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Based on a romantic pop hit from Soviet times, a Kazakh man has ordered one million red roses for his wife on International Women's Day ... Read more...

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Progress needed on safe motherhood: NGO


March 7th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A senior official of the White Ribbon Alliance said Wednesday that women in India are still dying due to lack of birth planning among families ... Read more...

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Women on wheelchairs call for equitable rights for all


March 7th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Over 1,500 people, from commoners to socialites, Wednesday came out to support the spirit of womanhood on the eve of International Women's Day as 100 women ... Read more...

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Men’s toilet ‘captured’ to mark International Women’s Day


March 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 7 (IANS) A group of plucky women marched and "captured" a men's public toilet on the eve of International Women's Day Wednesday to highlight the abysmal lack of ... Read more...

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Himachal fair to fairer sex (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 7th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 7 (IANS) Call it a coincidence, but many top slots in the Himachal Pradesh administration are occupied by women.Be it the gubernatorial chair held by Urmila Singh ... Read more...

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SP sends maximum women candidates to UP assembly


March 7th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Mulayam Singh Yadav is known to strongly oppose the women's reservation bill, but his Samajwadi Party (SP) has sent the highest number of women candidates ... Read more...

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Empowering lives, transforming villages - the self-help way (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), March 7 (IANS) Bimla Devi of Bara village in Bodh Gaya block of Gaya district mobilised over 200 women to block traffic movement on the highway ... Read more...

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‘For women, toilets more important than mobiles’ (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 7th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 7 (IANS) For a woman, a toilet is more important than a mobile phone, but men don't understand that, feels Anita Narre. She is the 20-year-old tribal whose ... Read more...

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First woman in space turns 75


March 6th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS) Valentina Tereshkova who became the world's first woman to go into space after her flight in June 1963 turned 75 Tuesday.Tereshkova told Xinhua on the eve ... Read more...

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Cheap jewellery, sex toys worst presents, say women


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian women consider cheap jewellery and sex toys to be the worst presents, according to a poll conducted by the web portal SuperJob ahead of ... Read more...

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Unesco calls for girls access to primary education


March 6th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Launching its global atlas of gender equality, Unesco Tuesday called for action on further increasing enrolment of girls in primary education across the world.The atlas was ... Read more...

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Rise in cancer deaths worrying: Sheila Dikshit


March 6th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday expressed concern over the increase in cancer deaths and stressed the need for preventive measures."Every year, tens of thousands ... Read more...

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Women’s Day: Five women artists collaborate for exhibition


March 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Five Chennai-based women artists have collaborated for the first time for an art exhibition at the Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi.The exhibition, inaugurated Monday ... Read more...

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Today’s actors refrain from women-oriented films: Anil Kapoor


March 5th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who has worked in many female-centric films like "Beta", "Lajja", "Judaai" and "Biwi No. 1", says most actors today do not like ... Read more...

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Jet Airways offers Women’s Day discounts


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) As part of its annual initiative on celebrating International Women's Day March 8, Jet Airways will offer women guests special benefits, fares and offers to those ... Read more...

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Women from around the world to assess role of technology


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) Women leaders from India and over 50 other countries are gathering here Friday to discuss role of technology in empowering women, particularly in developing nations.The three-day ... Read more...

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A journey from Indian slums to Germany - for football (With Images)


June 29th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 29 (IANS) Khushali Darbeshwar, 19, pinched herself several times as she watched the opening ceremony of the women's football World Cup in a jam-packed Olympic Stadium here. From ... Read more...

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Disadvantaged Indian girls to play football in Berlin


June 26th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 26 (IANS) As the women's football World Cup kicked off in Germany Sunday, a group of Indian girls will take part in a parallel international tournament -- Discover ... Read more...

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Men dominate as media executives worldwide: Report


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS/EFE) Men occupy an overwhelming majority of executive positions in the global media business, says a report that analysed over 500 firms in 60 countries.The study by ... Read more...

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Women in news media in India are under-represented: Study


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): A new study has found that women in India working for news media are under-represented.The survey of 170,000 people in 522 news companies by the International Women's Media ... Read more...

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Government plans women’s health campaign


March 14th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Indian government's premier agency for science communication, Vigyan Prasar, is planning to launch a nation-wide programme to educate women on health related issues."This ... Read more...

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In-laws booked for Mumbai’s triple-suicide case


March 12th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) The in-laws of a chartered accountant who jumped to death with her two minor children earlier this week have been booked, police said here Saturday."We have ... Read more...

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Girija Vyas calls for collective responsibility in combating crime against women


March 11th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): In the backdrop of the murder of 21-year-old Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar, National Commission for Women chairperson Girija Vyas on Friday urged the people to act ... Read more...

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Rape victims to get monetary compensation


March 9th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A day after the International Women`s Day, the central government told the Delhi High Court Wednesday that it will soon announce a policy to provide ... Read more...

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Delhi CM Dikshit meets murdered girl’s family, assures help


March 9th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday met the family members of murdered Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar and assured them that the government will do the ... Read more...

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Pak govt. determined to fulfil Benazir Bhutto’s dream of empowering women: Gilani


March 9th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 9 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that his government is determined to fulfil Benazir Bhutto's dream of empowering women in the country.Speaking on the ... Read more...

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Echoes of Julian Assange case in Nepal rape charge


March 9th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) A rape charge, similar to the controversial case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, has now surfaced in Nepal with an American tourist filing a complaint against ... Read more...

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