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Sun, 21 Oct 2018

Northeast Today

Women

 Hot News
    Much Crime Unreported in Indian Cities, Sexual Harassment Complaints Ignored – Survey

Much Crime Unreported in Indian Cities, Sexual Harassment Complaints Ignored – Survey

By Rina Chandran More than half the crimes in Mumbai and New Delhi go unreported, and police in those cities refuse to register most complaints of sexual harassment, according to

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    Arunachal Govt Announces 10% Reservation for Women in Jobs

Arunachal Govt Announces 10% Reservation for Women in Jobs

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul announced on Sunday that every government department in the state will have 10 percent job reservations for women. Speaking at the Panchayat Day celebrations

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    Health Worker Kaushalya Safeguards Maternal Health in Himachal Villages

Health Worker Kaushalya Safeguards Maternal Health in Himachal Villages

Inspite of advancing years, health worker Kaushalya, whose name roughly translates into “ability to do something well”, is showing the light to women in one of the remotest areas of

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    ISIS Executes 250 Women for Refusing to Become Sex Slaves: Report

ISIS Executes 250 Women for Refusing to Become Sex Slaves: Report

After the group began selecting women of Mosul and tried to force them into marrying its militants, albeit temporarily. The Islamic State (IS), notorious for its brutality, has reportedly executed

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    Harriet Tubman, Slavery Victim, to be First African-American on US Currency

Harriet Tubman, Slavery Victim, to be First African-American on US Currency

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in the early 1820s and went on to help hundreds of slaves escape. She replaces slave-owner former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

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    Granddaughter of Mahatma Gets French Honour

Granddaughter of Mahatma Gets French Honour

A granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee, was on Wednesday conferred a French honour for her contribution in the fields of culture, education and environment. French Ambassador Francois Richier

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Woman Maoist Commander Killed in Maharashtra

  Woman Maoist Commander Killed in Maharashtra

Security forces gunned down a dreaded woman Maoist leader, carrying a cash reward of Rs.6 lakh on her head, in

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Assam’s Maternal Mortality Rate Higher Than National Average

  Assam’s Maternal Mortality Rate Higher Than National Average

According to records available with the NITI Aayog the maternal mortality rate in Assam is still the highest among all

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Women Outlive Men Due to Lowered Birth Rates

  Women Outlive Men Due to Lowered Birth Rates

Researchers have found another explanation for why women outlive men. This time they say it is because of lowered birth

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Meghalaya: Lack of Funds Delaying Fast Track Courts for Women

  Meghalaya: Lack of Funds Delaying Fast Track Courts for Women

Though there is demand from several quarters including from Chairperson of State Women’s Commission, Theilin Phanbuh, to set up fast

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Reema Khan – The Woman who Brought about the Metamorphosis in Makeover

  Reema Khan – The Woman who Brought about the Metamorphosis in Makeover

While beauty and makeover have always been the monopoly of the French and the New Yorkers, here is one woman

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Meet Rangu Souriya, Who Has Rescued over 500 Northeast Girls

  Meet Rangu Souriya, Who Has Rescued over 500 Northeast Girls

Rangu Souriya, from Panighata in Darjeeling hills, has rescued more than 500 trafficked girls, mostly minors, from brothels. Disregarding obstacles,

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NET Eased, Women Get More Time to Finish PhD

  NET Eased, Women Get More Time to Finish PhD

In a breather to thousands of college teachers and candidates who hold PhD and MPhil degrees from prior to 2009,

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Priyanka Chopra Gets Padma Shri, Calls it “Best Award”

  Priyanka Chopra Gets Padma Shri, Calls it “Best Award”

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra was today awarded the prestigious Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour by President Pranab Mukherjee

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Veenu Paliwal, India’s Top Woman Biker, Dies in Road Accident

  Veenu Paliwal, India’s Top Woman Biker, Dies in Road Accident

Veenu Paliwal, one of the top woman bikers in India, died in a road accident in Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha district

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Debunking 400-Year-Old Tradition: Women Enter Shani Shingnapur Temple

  Debunking 400-Year-Old Tradition: Women Enter Shani Shingnapur Temple

In a historic decision, the Shani Shingnapur temple authorities debunked its 400-year-old tradition, allowing women devotees to enter the inner

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Nine Women Students Suspended Over CU VC’s Heckling: Kolkatta

  Nine Women Students Suspended Over CU VC’s Heckling: Kolkatta

Authorities of a city women’s college, where Calcutta University Vice Chancellor Sugato Marjit was heckled during a demonstration by women

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