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LTTE tortured and killed while fighting Indians: Book


July 12th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (lANS) The LTTE tortured and killed alleged spies and "traitors" and also looted Tamil shops and homes while fighting the Indian peacekeepers in Sri Lanka, a book ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Space economy will boom in China, says daily


June 18th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) The successful launch of China's first manned spacecraft indicates that the country's economic infrastructure and technology have made great progress, a Chinese daily said Monday.China was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Liu is first Chinese woman in space


June 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) Liu Yang, a former Chinese air force pilot, became the country's first female astronaut Saturday evening as she along with two male colleagues blasted off into ... Read more...

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Court orders permanent commissions for three IAF women officers


March 13th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the defence ministry grant permanent commissions to three women short service commission officers of the Indian Air Force within ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tripura official suspended for molesting woman colleague


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 3 (IANS) The Tripura government Tuesday suspended a senior official for molesting a junior woman employee at the work place and has begun departmental proceedings against him, an ... Read more...

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Scantily-clad women an office nuisance?


August 30th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Young women in Britain dress provocatively during summer and cause problems for their male colleagues, a survey has found. Nearly a third of men among 1,200 surveyed ... Read more...

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Teen molested by co-workers after being drugged


June 12th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A teenager working at an apparel processing unit was allegedly drugged and subsequently molested by two of her male colleagues here, police said Sunday."The incident ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

More IAF climbers summit Everest (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Indian tricolour and Indian Air Force (IAF) flags flew atop Mt Everest once more Wednesday as five more climbers from the IAF expedition summited ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Female chef in Gordon Ramsay’s kitchen claims sexual harassment


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): A female chef working at a Gordon Ramsay restaurant has accused her male colleagues of sexual harassment.Commis chef Janet Kim, 31, a single mother of one, said she ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australia suffering from women brain drain


April 11th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 11 (IANS) The Australian economy was suffering because women scientists do not receive the same opportunity as their male peers resulting in brain drain, a top scientist has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Female RAF pilot flying combat jets over Libya against Gaddafi’s forces


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 23 (ANI): A female Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot is contributing to put up a fight against the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, with reports saying that only one female ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three WWF female officials kidnapped by Bodo militants in Assam ‘released’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Three female wildlife officials, who were abducted along with their male colleagues, in Assam have reportedly been released.The Assam police have however said, that the abductors have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ESPN Broadcaster Ron Franklin Fired


January 5th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veteran ESPN broadcaster Ron Franklin has been fired by the channel because of the 'sexist' comments he made on one of his female colleagues. The 68 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fergie travels separately on tours


December 8th, 2010 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie travels in a separate tour bus away from the other band members so that she can have time away from their party antics.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BBC’s female newsreaders to imitate Lady Gaga for charity


November 20th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): BBC newsreaders would be imitating Lady Gaga on a charity function during their dance performance for Children in Need. Fiona Bruce, Kate Silverton, Sophie Raworth and Susanna ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US women sues former employers for ordering her ‘to hide too big boobs’


November 12th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A US woman has filed a lawsuit against her former employers for gender discrimination claiming she was ordered to hide her breasts because they were too large. ... Read more...

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Brit minister says kids must see women’s rights film full of F-word fusillade


October 25th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Children should be allowed to see a film that contains 17 uses of the F-word as it has vital things to say about women's rights, says a Brit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Robot punches humans to test pain thresholds


October 14th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Contrary to the first law of robotics, which states that 'a robot may not injure a human being,' a powerful robot in Slovenia has been hitting people over ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak women MPs wealthier than their male colleagues


October 11th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 11(ANI): Fifteen Pakistani women MPs, both in the provincial and national assemblies, are wealthier compared to their male counterparts.The fact came to light after all the members of Senate, provincial ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Female workers sue banking firm Goldman Sachs over sex discrimination


September 17th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Three female executives have sued global investment banking firm Goldman Sachs over an alleged boys' club culture of sex discrimination.Former vice president H.Cristina Chen-Oster, 39, former vice ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Tiger Woods types’ still harassing women sexually at work


September 11th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 11 (ANI): Sexual harassment of female employees at the workplace still continues as companies fail to manage male workers with similar mental health problems as golfer Tiger Woods.Australian Human ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women will have to wait 57 years for equal pay


August 19th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Working women will have to wait 57 more years before they start earning pay equal to men, a survey in Britain has shown. The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) observed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pak women still facing harassment despite legislation


August 4th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 4 (ANI): A survey has found that crimes against Pakistani women are still continuing at workplaces, as the provincial government is unable to implement the Protection Against Harassment of Women ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Two women appointed to male-dominant Malaysian Sharia court bench


July 30th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 30 (ANI): Two Malaysian women have been cleared to hear the same cases as their male colleagues in Sharia court.According to the Christian Science Monitor (CSM), they will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Divorces due to unfaithful wives on the rise in Malaysia


July 27th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 27 (ANI): The number of divorce cases in Malaysia because of unfaithful wives has risen by up to 20 percent in the past decade.Kosmo! highlighted Syarian lawyer Musa Awang ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kissing Tom Cruise was far from exciting, says Cameron Diaz


July 26th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, July 26 (ANI): Cameron Diaz has insisted that kissing Tom Cruise in their latest flick 'Knight And Day', was far from exhilarating.Hollywood pin up Diaz, who appears ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Men ‘less enthusiastic about work than women’: UK study


July 1st, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): A UK study has found that men are less enthusiastic about work than women until retirement time comes, when they are seen bouncing back with renewed interest in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Too hot’ ex Citibank worker now hires media-savvy feminist attorney


June 15th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 15 (ANI): Debrahlee Lorenzana has hired media-savvy feminist lawyer Gloria Allred and a high-powered New York attorney to represent her in the case against Citbank - which fired ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arbitration clause won’t allow ‘too hot’ ex-employee to sue Citibank


June 5th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): The case of the 'too-hot-to-handle' Debrahlee Lorenzana, who was fired for 'being too sexy', has come to a grinding halt as she can't sue Citibank because of an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Citibank in the dock for firing ‘distracting’ woman


June 4th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 4 (IANS) Citibank is facing an unusual lawsuit in which a woman executive says she was fired last year because her bosses thought she was "too distracting" for male ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Debrahlee Lorenzana Fired For Being Too Hot!


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Citibank's financial-service professional found herself in the news for the strangest reason.Debrahlee Lorenzana, 33, was fired from her job at the world's biggest bank for being ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Odd news |

Banker sues Citigroup after she was fired for being ‘too hot’!


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 3 (ANI): A female employee of Citibank was apparently fired from her job because her male colleagues found her 'too distracting'.Debrahlee Lorenzana said that despite her turnout being professional, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scottish women in full-time work earn 12 percent less than men: Report


May 28th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), May 28(ANI): A new study has revealed that Scottish women in full-time work earn 12 percent less than their male colleagues in the country.According to the Equality and Human ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Broadcaster Frostrup calls BBC ‘a bunch of misogynists’


May 27th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Mariella Frostrup, the broadcaster, has accused the producers of BBC's Radio 4's Today programme of being "a bunch of misogynists" and of refusing to hire women over the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Red Cap girl busted for barrack strip reveals how she was victimised by sexist bosses


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Nicky Robinson-Humphreys, a former corporal with the Royal Military Police, who faced a court martial for stripping naked with male colleagues in the barracks after getting drunk, has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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