Monday, January 23, 2017

Gaya’s Urdu girls’ high school to celebrate its golden jubilee

By Tameemuddin Humble, Gaya: In 1964 when the community was witnessing girls’ shyness or feeling unworthy of schooling, some revered souls of Gaya, now in their eternal abodes, founded an institution, exclusively for the girls in the city. The “Urdu Girls High School” came into being at the waqf land dedicated to the Madarsa Anwarul-Uloom that spared a portion of the big compound for the promotion of girls’ education as well as the Urdu language.

Women defy boycott call as Anantnag votes peacefully

Anantnag : Defying the boycott call of the separatists, burqa-clad women in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag assembly constituency on Wednesday outnumbered men in this...

Pink, Akira and ten years of police reform in India

By Pushkar Raj for TwoCircles.net Pink and Akira, two recent Bollywood hit films, depict an ugly reality of the police in India. It seems...

Record 13 women get elected to Haryana assembly

Chandigarh: Haryana's legislative history has a new entry - 13 women candidates have been declared elected to the new state assembly Sunday out of...

Manipuri women assault case: Fifth accused granted bail

By IANS, New Delhi : A court here Thursday granted bail to a man accused of assaulting two Manipuri women, saying four accused facing the...

Indian-American Bhagwati Agrawal listed among CNN’s top ten heroes

By Arun Kumar Washington : Indian-American Bhagwati Agrawal is listed among CNN's Top 10 Heroes of 2015, for bringing safe drinking water to more than...

Queen ensures William and Kate’s girl the Princess title

By IANS, London: Making a significant change in existing Royal rules, Queen Elizabeth II has ensured that a daughter for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be given the title of Princess.

Fatima Bibi: Film director extrordinaire

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10 missing girl students found pushed into flesh trade

By IANS, Patna: Ten of the 24 girl students of a government residential school in Bihar, who went missing five years ago, were pushed into flesh trade, police said Saturday.

Modi proved to be not of his wife and old parents then how can...

By A. Mirsab , TwoCircles.net, Mumbai: Maharashtra state Minority Minister Mr. Arif Naseem Khan who was addressing a rally in Aurangabad city of Maharashtra hurled a full fleshed attack on BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi during his speech and asked Muslims to vote for secular party Congress in greater number to beat Narendra Modi’s dream of ruling India.

Indian woman becomes world’s first to fly Russian fighter

By Fakir Balaji, IANS, Bangalore : Suman Sharma, daughter of a retired Indian naval officer and an army colonel's sister, became the world's first woman to fly the mighty Russian MiG-35 fighter jet at the Aero India international air show here. The 30-year-old also became the first civilian woman to co-pilot the American-strike fighter F-16IN of Lockheed Martin two days before the biennial event took off at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base at Yelahanka, about 20 km from here.

Women’s commission demands strict punishment for rapists

By IANS, New Delhi : Stringent punishment for rapists is essential to discourage such crimes, chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW) Girija Vyas said Monday.

Human Rights group concerned over falling Uttarakhand child-sex ratio; complains to NHRC

By TCN News, The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR), in a recent report titled, ‘The State of Female Foeticide in Uttarakhand’ has found that...

Can women take smart decisions?

By Amit Dasgupta, If you were asked to respond "Yes/No" to the above question, there is every likelihood that, apart from some good humoured jokes about women and decision making, your response would emphatically be in the affirmative. The uncomfortable fact is that you probably believe that women are incapable of making smart decisions.

Women offer prayers and pongala to Attukal Devi in Thiruvananthapuram

By IANS, Thiruvananthapuram : Close to four and a half million women devotees cooked sweet pongala - a concoction of rice and jaggery - on...

HC takes cognizance of Tihar women’s deplorable condition

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday took suo motu cognizance of a letter sent by the Supreme Court's Justice Kurian Joseph...

BMMA demands codification of Muslim personal law

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net,

Ruchika case to be probed again as model case: Moily

By IANS, New Delhi : The molestation and suicide of teenager Ruchika Girhotra will be re-investigated as a "model case" and the accused should be tried for abetment to suicide of a minor to demonstrate that nobody can "subvert the rule of law", Law Minister Veerappa Moily said Tuesday.