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Jhulan, Shikha in top five in women’s ODI rankings

Stylish left-handed India opener Smriti Mandhana consolidated her position at the top with a career-best 797 points. In ODI All-Rounder rankings, Shikha Pandey has been placed joint 3rd along with South Africa’s Dane van Niekerk. Veteran pacer  Jhulan Goswami topped the latest ICC women’s cricket rankings.  Goswami’s new-ball partner Shikha Pandey gained 12 spots to reach the fifth position. While Goswami ... Read More »

India women beat England by 7 wkts in 2nd ODI

India were better than England in all departments and took a 2-0 lead in the three match series. Chasing 162 runs, India looked slow in patches but they could afford to be careful in their approach with the below-par total by England. Smriti Mandhana continued her strong form in the 50-over format to score 63 and Mithali Raj remained unbeaten ... Read More »

All women scooter squads to patrol Banswara streets

Udaipur : In a bid to make women feel more secure and reach out to those in distress, Banswara police has launched an all women scooter sqads to patrol the streets. Tejaswini Gautam, the new Banswara SP set off the lady patrolling team to work with a green flag from the police line. ” The pilot project of lady patrol team ... Read More »

Ministry of Women and Child Development to Celebrate National Girl Child Day

The theme of this  National Girl Child Day is “Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow” and celebrating with objectives of generating awareness on the issue of declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR) and create a positive environment around valuing the girl child. Union Minister, MWCD, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi will grace the occasion as  Chief Guest and  Minister of State, Dr. Virendra Kumar  will ... Read More »

Soon, 20% women to comprise military police corps

In a tweet on Friday, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, the women will be inducted in graded manner to eventually comprise 20 per cent of total Corps of Military Police. She said, the decision to induct women in the military police will enhance their representation in the armed forces. Their role would range from probing rape and molestation cases to ... Read More »

A sanitary pad bank for tribal women

Udaipur : Buying a pack of sanitary pads is considered luxury here and not a necessity. Using old scraps of cloth wasnt a durable solution with most of the women having limited sets of clothing to cover themselves for a year. So female folk in Dodawali, a tribal village in Girwa block, just 30 kilometers away from the district headquarters, managed ... Read More »

National Commission for Women issues notice to Rahul Gandhi

National Commission for Women took strong notice of alleged derogatory comments by Congress President Rahul Gandhi against Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The NCW has issued a notice to the Congress President over his remarks. NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma has said that the commission has asked for an explanation from Rahul Gandhi on why he said what he said in tweets. ... Read More »

National Commission for Women notice to Rahul Gandhi

National Commission for Women took strong notice of alleged derogatory comments by Congress President Rahul Gandhi against Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The NCW has issued a notice to the Congress President over his remarks. NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma has said that the commission has asked for an explanation from Rahul Gandhi on why he said what he said in tweets. ... Read More »

NE women learning to make reusable sanitary pads in Udaipur

Udaipur : East or West, feminine issues and taboos related to menstruation remains the same, menstrual hygiene is yet a least discussed subject specially in the rural areas, claim the women delegates from North eastern states who are in Udaipur to participate in a workshop connected with menstrual management. The workshop is jointly being held by Ministry of Tribal Development and ... Read More »

Women shatter records in most diverse class in US Congress

Women from Michigan and Minnesota will be the first Muslim women in the House. Candidates from Kansas and New Mexico will be the first Native American women in Congress. Texas elected two Latinas to the House for the first time. Some women who won are veterans; others used to work for the CIA. Most of the women are in the House of Representatives and only 20 are Republicans. Regaining ... Read More »

2 women enter Sabarimala Temple; sanctorum shuts and re-opens

The women started their climb around midnight and reached inside the sanctum sanctorum early morning at 3:45 am. The shrine was closed at first and then re-opened, a Travancore Devaswom Board official said. Confirming that the women, in their 40s, went inside the temple under security cover, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told reporters, “It is true that they have entered. Police had ... Read More »

Women lead protest over triple murder in Banswara, hurl bangles at police

Udaipur/Banswara : Tension prevailed in Banswara city on Sunday after community protested over the savage triple murder inside the civil hospital premises a day ago. Stone pelting incidents were reported from Holi Chowk and Prithviganj areas, cars were damaged, window panes were broken as stones were thrown at some houses in the area. Later afternoon women of a community walked out ... Read More »

3 women including child drown in Mahi river

Udaipur : In a tragic incident, three women were drowned to  death in the backwaters of Mahi river near Geman bridge in Banswara on wednesday. Two of them were mother and daughter while the third one was their relative, sources said. According to  police, Jati (30)wo Ranaji Devasi,her daughter Mannu(11) and her aunt Laado (25) wo Malaram Devasi had taken their ... Read More »

Women win the battle against alcohol in Rajsamand again

‘Mandawar becomes second liquor free village in Raj’ Udaipur : Mandawar village in Bhim tehsil of Rajsamand district is second one to become alcohol free village of the state. The referendum on Saturday saw 59.86 % of voters demanding the shut down of liquor shop in the area. Of the total registered 2711 voters, 1779 participated in the poll. Among these ... Read More »

Tribal women made to lie down in open after tubectomy in Udaipur village

Udaipur :  Lakhs of rupees are spent on medical and health services specially for rural areas, however, due to sheer negligence of authorities and female sterilization not on the priority list, poor patients are left to suffer. Such an incident has been reported from the community health center in Jhadol, a remote tribal block,  where women/patients were made to sleep out ... Read More »

No roads! Tribal women have less access to hospital delivery in Kotra 

Udaipur : Despite incentives, institutional setups, ambulances and a band of health workers, deliveries are no less nightmares for pregnant women in Kotra block of Udaipur district. Seeta wo Kanti Kapasiya, resident of Amba village delivered a still born baby on roadside two days back while she was being taken on a cycle to the nearest health center. Ironically, from her ... Read More »

Women drowns with 4 kids in Udaipur village

‘Was upset after husband took away jewelry’ Udaipur : In yet another heart rendering incident, a mother tied her four children with her saree and jumped into a pond on thursday in a remote tribal settlement in Jhadol block of the district. The matter came to light on Friday evening when the bodies came up on the water surface. Situation remained tensed on Saturday when the woman’s ... Read More »

6 women killed, 8 injured in road mishap in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : Six women were killed and 8 injured as the van they were travelling in bumped into a stationed trailer near Saanwalia Choraha in Chittorgarh district on Friday morning. The victims were of Sompura community and residents of Sagwada in Dungarpur who had planned a trip to the famous KhatuSyham ji temple. On their return journey, they also planned to ... Read More »