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Siddhi Pandey wins Inspire Award for designing women safety Device 

To put a stop to the increasing incidents of sexual harassment against women in the country, Siddhi Pandey, a student of Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh, has designed a device to save women from such incidents.  Siddhi has designed a ladies purse under the name ‘Woman Safety Purse’, which will be helpful in reducing the incidence of molestation.  Inside the women’s safety purse, ... Read More »

Rain water collection empowering lives of women in the vicinity of Sambhar lake

  Udaipur : Charasda hamlet in Dudu block, like any typical traditional Rajasthan village, where women take care of labor responsibilities and where water is an important component of daily life, girls are tasked with walking miles to retrieve water instead of going to school. But water harvesting has helped with this problem and allowing young girls to attend school. Initiated ... Read More »

Two women swept away in rain water rivulet in Pratapgarh

Udaipur : In two separate incidents that took place in the past 24 hours, two women died after being swept away in rain water rivulet in Pratapgarh district on sunday, their bodies were found on Monday morning. In Kanpur village under Suhagpura police station area, two sisters Seema (16) and Surja Meena (20) who were crossing a road overflowing with water ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male ‘guardian’ approval

“A passport will be granted to any Saudi national who submits an application,”. Women in the kingdom have long required permission from their male “guardians” — husband, father and other male relatives — to marry, renew their passports or exit the country.Women’s rights activists have campaigned for decades against the guardianship system, which renders women as legal minors for their ... Read More »

Four Indian women boxers enter semis of Russian tourney

India Open gold-medallist Neeraj and former world youth bronze-medallist Jony were the other two to make the semi-finals on Wednesday. Lovlina defeated Russia’s Anastasiya Sigaeva 5-0 to be assured of a medal. She will next take on Belarus’ Alina Veber for a place in the final. Pooja registered a 4-1 victory over Russia’s Laura Mamedkulova.  Neeraj also secured a 4-1 ... Read More »

Thailand Open: Saina Nehwal begins her women’s singles campaign

Seventh-seeded Saina was forced to withdraw from both the Indonesia and Japan Open on medical grounds.In the men’s singles, Kidambi Srikanth emerged victorious over his Chinese rival Ren Peng Bo, 21-13, 17-21, 21-19. He will face Thailand’s Khosit Phetpradab in the second round. In other encounters in the Men’s Singles category, Parupalli Kashyap defeated Zilberman M of Israel 18-21, 21-08, ... Read More »

PM Modi hails passing of Triple Talaq bill; women term it historic

The bill seeks to declare the practice of instant Triple Talaq as void and illegal and makes it a cognizable offence. It also provides allowance to women victims and their dependent children. The offence is made compoundable with the permission of the Magistrate at the instance of the married Muslim woman upon whom talaq is pronounced.   The Rajya Sabha ... Read More »

Soon, a sanitary napkin making factory to empower single women in Dungarpur

Udaipur : Many organizations and volunteers work for the cause of women empowerment in rural areas, however, women specially unmarried, divorced or separated ones dwelling in city areas are also in need of opportunities to become self reliant.  Realizing the need, the municipal corporation at Dungarpur is soon to set up a sanitary pad manufacturing unit here. Some 95 women have ... Read More »

VMware’s VMinclusion Taara Focuses on Upskilling Women on Career Breaks to Restart Their Careers

Udaipur : VMinclusion Taara, one of India’s largest up-skilling programs, aims to help women engineers restart their careers after a break.A VMware initiative, the program trains women in latest digital transformation technologies which include Cloud Management & Automation, Datacenter Virtualization, Networking and Digital Workplaces. The program announced in October 2018 has seen more than 3,100 women enrolled themselves so far. ... Read More »

Meghan features “Forces for Change” women

The Duchess of Sussex, who gave birth to her first child in May, spent seven months working with British Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief Edward Enninful on the issue. The former actress, 37, said in a statement she had sought to steer the focus of the September issue – usually the year’s most read – to “the values, causes and people making impact ... Read More »

PV Sindhu enters women’s singles semifinal of Indonesia Open

Sindhu defeated Japan’s N Okuhara in straight games 21-14,14-07 in the quarter final. In Semifinals, Sindhu will take on China’s Chen Y tomorrow. Chen Y defeated Zhang B of US 21-14, 21-17, 16-21 in quarter finals.   In the Men’s Singles pre-quarterfinal match, India’s top ranked men’s singles shuttler and 8th seed Kidambi Srikanth was knocked out of the tournament.  ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia adopts Digital India, equality of women in this year’s Haj

With the introduction of Haj App, Indian diplomats in Saudi Arabia are trying to form a bridge with the pilgrims not only to facilitate a smooth and hassle-free Haj operation but also to receive grievances and feedbacks to improve the service.  This was announced by Indian Ambassador Dr. Ausaf Sayeed on Saturday at a press conference along with Consul General Md. ... Read More »

FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019: Fans party as U.S. tops France

The quarter-final game, pitting the No. 1 seeded Americans against the host of this year’s World Cup, was considered the best matchup yet in a tournament that has generated unprecedented excitement and TV ratings for the women’s game. The crowd that filled the square, best known for its annual New Year’s Eve celebration, watched the broadcast on the largest TV ... Read More »

India women hockey returns after winning FIH Series finals 2019

The Indian women eked put a hard fought win over the Asian champions at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium. Captain Rani Rampal gave India the lead in the 3rd minute before drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur struck twice in 45th and 60th minutes to set up the win. Kanon Mori scored the lone goal for Japan in the 11th minute. The Indian women’s ... Read More »

Sea of purple: Swiss women strike for equal pay

“I love badass women” and “Eliminate the patriarchy” figured among the messages on posters and banners, as women poured into the streets to vent their frustration with persistent gender discrimination and wage gaps in the wealthy Alpine nation. The action comes nearly three decades after women held the country’s first nationwide strike for equal pay. Pram marches, whistle concerts and ... Read More »

Artificial light during sleep linked to weight gain in women: Study

The research, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, is the first to find an association between any exposure to artificial light at night while sleeping and weight gain in women. The results suggest that cutting off lights at bedtime could reduce women’s chances of becoming obese. The researchers from the US National Institutes of Health used questionnaire data from ... Read More »

Meet India’s first ‘All Women Crew’ to fly Medium Lift Helicopter

The ‘All women crew’ flew a Mi-17 V5 helicopter for a Battle Inoculation Training mission taking off and landing from restricted areas at a forward air base in South Western Air Command. Flt Lt Parul Bhardwaj hails from Mukerian in Punjab and is incidentally also the first woman pilot to fly the Mi-17 V5. Fg Offr Aman Nidhi hails from ... Read More »

Two women arrested for honey trapping petrol pump owner

Udaipur : Two women who had lured in a petrol pump owner and extorted 11 lakh rupees after laying a honey trap, were arrested by Udaipur police on Tuesday night. Police caught the women taking money from the businessman. The petrol pump owner Surendra Nahar had given a complaint to the SP about being blackmailed by two women who were ... Read More »

Indian women’s hockey team edge past South Korea

Young striker Lalremsiami (in 20th minute) and Navneet Kaur (in 40th minute) scored for India, while Shin Hyejeong (in 48th min) found the net for Korea. High on confidence after their impressive outings in Spain and Malaysia earlier this year, India made a strong start against the hosts.  After missing out on an opportunity to score from a penalty corner ... Read More »

J&K girl among 27 Indians to play Women’s T20 Challenge beginning today

Three teams — Trailblazers, Supernovas and Velocity — will play each other in the round robin format. Harmanpreet Kaur’s Supernovas take on Smriti Mandhana’s Trailblazers in the opening game. Ellyse Perry, Meg Lanning and Alyssa Healy — three of the most sought-after players in women’s game — had to unfortunately miss out with the BCCI alleging Cricket Australia of trying ... Read More »

Antibiotic use may up heart attack, stroke risk in women: Study

The study, published in the European Heart Journal, found that women aged 60 or older who took antibiotics for two months or more had the greatest risk of cardiovascular disease, but long duration of antibiotic use was also associated with an increased risk if taken during middle age (aged 40-59). The researchers could find no increased risk from antibiotic use ... Read More »

Women’s T20 Challenge: Harmanpreet, Smriti, Mithali to lead

India’s best cricketers and future stars will be joined by international players from England, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in a four-match tri-series. All the teams consists of 13 players with four overseas cricketers each. Some of the top international stars to feature in the series are England’s Natalie Sciver (Supernovas), New Zealand’s Sophie Devine (Supernovas), West ... Read More »

Zensar Technologies sponsors ‘the International Women’s Hackathon 2019’

Zensar Technologies is an associate sponsor of the prestigious 2019 edition of the International Women’s Hackathon organized by HackerEarth (the world’s largest developer communities). The edition was launched on March 08, 2019 globally as part of International Women’s Day celebration. Zensar Technologies operates as a software service company. It is engaged in software development, networking, e-commerce, and systems integration services. ... Read More »

Ada Hegerberg shortlisted among 5 others for BBC Women’s Footballer award

The winner of the inaugural women’s Ballon d’Or in 2018, Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Division 1 Féminine ( Championnat de France de Football Féminin) club Olympique Lyonnais.  The winner of 2016 UEFA Best Women’s Player in Europe Award and in 2017, Ada Hegerberg was named BBC Women’s Footballer of the ... Read More »

Youth, women, divyangs – all come out to vote in phase I of LS polls

Women from all over the country were seen in the long queues since the morning. These women made their presence felt, celebrating the festival of democracy. The Election Commission had also set up pink booths for women.  The active participation of half of country’s population in electoral exercise indicated their desire to see India a prosperous and powerful nation.  The ... Read More »

Childhood HPV vaccination ‘profoundly’ cuts cervical disease in young women

“The magnitude of the effect is greater than expected,” study author Dr. Tim Palmer from the University of Edinburgh told. Receiving three doses of the vaccine at the recommended ages of 12 to 13 was associated with “a profound reduction of cervical disease seven years later,” he and his colleagues report in The BMJ. One of the most common sexually ... Read More »

Tribal women find new income source from goat milk now!

  Udaipur : For many, cow milk is completely out of the question. It’s difficult to digest, high in allergens and loaded with lactose that can wreak havoc on gastrointestinal tract. Enter goat milk, a nutrient-rich alternative that’s tasty, easy on the gut and far less inflammatory than regular cow’s milk. In a first, Udaipur administration has joined hands with ... Read More »

Indian women’s hockey team hold Malaysia to 4-4 draw

Though it was India who established a strong position after taking an early 2-0 lead, the team made too many errors inside the circle while defending which led to conceding back-to-back PCs. Malaysia, on the other hand, ensured these opportunities were converted to goals. After Navjot Kaur scored a goal in the 13th minute and Navneet found the back of ... Read More »

Women’s Hockey: India thrash Malaysia 5-0 in 2nd game

Earlier, the match was delayed due to rain. In the opening game on Thursday, visitors beat Malaysia 3-0. The third match will be played on Monday.   Women’s Hockey: India thrash Malaysia 5-0 in 2nd game appeared first on Udaipur News | Udaipur Latest News | udaipur local news. Read More »

Bill Cosby settles defamation lawsuit brought by seven women

The settlement ends a court fight that predates the 81-year-old’s conviction a year ago for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand, a former Temple University administrator, in 2004. Cosby is currently serving a 3- to 10-year sentence for that crime, though his lawyers plan an appeal. He was the first celebrity convicted of sexual misconduct since the rise of the ... Read More »

Women’s Hockey: India to take on Malaysia in 2nd match at Kuala Lumpur

Indian women’s hockey team will take on hosts Malaysia in the second game of the five-match series in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday. The match will start at 3.30 PM Indian time. Earlier, India beat Malaysia 3-0 in the opening game on Thursday. The third match will be played on Monday. The eight-day tour of India is being led by ace ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi: 33 % Reservation for Women if voted

Congress President Rahul Gandhi interacted with college students in Pune on Friday. The Congress President will hold public meetings in Chandrapur and Wardha of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra today. Seven Lok Sabha constituencies from Vidarbha are going to polls on April 11. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold a roadshow in Ghaziabad today in support of Congress candidate Dolly ... Read More »

NASA cancels first all-women spacewalk due to lack of small spacesuits

Anne McClain and Christina Koch had been due to step into history books in a spacewalk on Friday (March 29), during the final week of Women’s History Month. But McClain will now give up her place on the mission to her male colleague Nick Hague, NASA announced late Monday. “Mission managers decided to adjust the assignments, due in part to ... Read More »

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 »