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Indian origion woman jailed for five years in US for health care fraud

An Indian-origin woman has been sentenced to over five years in prison for health care fraud and making false statements related to a health care benefits programme.

Police arrest five activists, including poet Varavara Rao in raids in five states

The Pune Police on Tuesday raided the premises of rights activists in Maharashtra, Telangana, Delhi, Haryana and Goa and arrested activists Vernon Gonsalves in Mumbai, Arun Ferreira from Thane, Gautam Navlakha in Delhi, Sudha Bharadwaj in Haryana, and poet Varavara Rao in Hyderabad for suspected Maoist links.

Woman TV journalist killed her residence in Bangaldesh: Media reports

A woman journalist of a television channel in Bangladesh was hacked to death with a sharp-edged weapon by some unidentified assailants at her home, media reports said on Wednesday.

India's Women Kabaddi team settles for Silver in Asian Games

Indian women's kabaddi team settled for silver at the Asian Games 2018 after a 24-27 loss to Iran in the final in Jakarta. Their silver medal came after the men's kabaddi team settled for a bronze for the first time since kabaddi was included in the multi-sport event.

Brutal rape shocker from Madhya Pradesh, a 3-year old victim

In another shocking and brutal incident, a 3-year old girl was abducted, raped, and then strangled to death in Buhranpur. Her body was found infested with maggots and a missing left hand.

Gender Neutral Parenting: Not letting our stereotypes define our children

Once, my daughter’s school sent a circular, saying that all the mothers were supposed to send in a write up for a contest being held for the Mother’s Day.

Post surgery she gets her female gender identity voter card

It will be a defining moment in the life of Manvi Vaishnav, 31, who will exercise her franchise on December 14 using her new Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC).

Sexual harassment is as old as hills, but Weinstein case has exploded the issue

#MeToo hashtag came into being as long as a decade ago to build social solidarity among survivors of sexual assault in Canada who may not otherwise have been able to properly access institutional support systems.

To raise number of women employment, policies must change behaviour before they change beliefs

Girl students rapidly catching up with boys in India made headlines recently. They already outnumber boys in post-graduation studies and will soon exceed them at graduation levels too.

Gurmehar Kaur figures among Times ten names of Next Generation leaders of the world

Delhi University Lady Shri Ram college student Gurmehar Kaur has been listed as one of Time magazine 10 next generation leaders for the year 2017. The 20-year old has been hailed as a “free-speech warrior”.

Nobel laureate Malala attends her first lecture at Oxford University on Monday

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who had been offered a place to study at the University of Oxford after her A-level results, attended her first lecture on Monday.

Jammu girl wins ‘Mrs Universe Humanity’ pageant held in South Africa

Suhasini Sudan Maheshwari, a native of Jammu city, won the “Mrs Universe Humanity” pageant held at Durban in South Africa, recently.

Saudi Arabi to allow car driving to women from next summer

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced that women will be allowed to drive for the first time in the ultra-conservative kingdom next summer, fulfilling a key demand of women's rights activists who faced detention for defying the ban.

India’s first Kurta Clad woman wrestler Kavita to fight at WWE

Allow us to introduce you to Kavita Devi, police officer and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) champion hailing from Haryana, who is as famous for her saffron kurta as she is for her fights. Her inspiration had been The Great Khali.

Minor went for abortion but gives birth

A 13-year-old Mumbai girl, who recently became the first in the country to get the go-ahead from the judiciary to terminate pregnancy at 32 weeks of gestation, delivered a baby boy at JJ Hospital on Friday. 

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