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Mon, 25 Jun 2018

Northeast Today

Women

 Hot News
    Girls to be Trained to Fight Sexual Harassment in West Khasi Hills

Girls to be Trained to Fight Sexual Harassment in West Khasi Hills

Taking a cue from the Delhi police model of self-defence programme for girls, West Khasi Hills district authorities in Meghalaya have appointed former Karate world champion Linza F Syiem to

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    Indefinite Stir at Assam Women’s University

Indefinite Stir at Assam Women’s University

Students of Assam Women’s University (AWU), the only institute of its kind in the North East, are agitating to press for permanent vice-chanellor and for transforming it into a full

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    Arunachal Passes Bill to Award Death Penalty for Raping Minors

Arunachal Passes Bill to Award Death Penalty for Raping Minors

Arunachal Pradesh  became the fourth state in the country after Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana to bring in amendments in the Criminal Law to provide capital punishment (death penalty) to those

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    Five Women Achievers Felicitated on International Women’s Day

Five Women Achievers Felicitated on International Women’s Day

NET Bureau On the occasion of International Women’s day, Radio Mirchi 95 FM in a programme organised in Guwahati, felicitated five women achievers who have excelled in diverse fields, in

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    Northeast Women More Empowered Than Other Places: Manipur Governor

Northeast Women More Empowered Than Other Places: Manipur Governor

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla on Thursday said women from the North East were “more empowered” than those in the rest of the country. Speaking at a function on the occasion

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    Remembering the ‘She’roes

Remembering the ‘She’roes

NET Bureau, Yash Mishra Indian freedom struggle has witnessed some great milestones and moments that have not only led the entire nation to freedom but also served as an inspiration

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Navjot Becomes 1st Indian Woman Wrestler to Win Gold in Senior Asian Championships

  Navjot Becomes 1st Indian Woman Wrestler to Win Gold in Senior Asian Championships

Navjot Kaur on Friday scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold in the Senior

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Avani Chaturvedi Becomes 1st Indian Woman to Fly a Fighter Jet

  Avani Chaturvedi Becomes 1st Indian Woman to Fly a Fighter Jet

Scripting history, flying officer Avani Chaturvedi has become the first Indian woman to fly a fighter aircraft, an IAF official

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29,223 Cases of Crime Against Women in Assam in 2 Years: Govt

  29,223 Cases of Crime Against Women in Assam in 2 Years: Govt

The Assam government on Monday said 29,223 incidents of violence against women were reported from various parts of the state

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In Tripura’s Politics Women Certainly Matter

  In Tripura’s Politics Women Certainly Matter

The Assembly polls in Tripura on Sunday will see 23 women contesting, including two pitted against Chief Minister Manik Sarkar.

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After 54 Years of Statehood, Nagaland Yet to Elect Woman to Assembly

  After 54 Years of Statehood, Nagaland Yet to Elect Woman to Assembly

Even after 54 years of statehood and 12 assembly elections, Nagaland is yet to see any woman representative in the

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Break the Period Taboo, Talk About it!

  Break the Period Taboo, Talk About it!

Bloody Aunty, Red wedding, got my P- These are nothing but euphemisms for the monthly fact that every women go

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Assam Announces Cash Awards to Encourage Woman Entrepreneurs

  Assam Announces Cash Awards to Encourage Woman Entrepreneurs

To encourage women entrepreneurship in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday announced that the state would give commendation and

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Women Bringing Transformation, No Limits to ‘Nari Shakti’: Modi

  Women Bringing Transformation, No Limits to ‘Nari Shakti’: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said “woman power” has contributed a lot to the positive transformation seen in the

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All-Women Pink Autos Make Assam Debut

  All-Women Pink Autos Make Assam Debut

Assam has got its first fleet of pink autorickshaws to be driven exclusively by women for women. Thirteen women from

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112 ‘First Ladies’ Who Dared to Dream and Break the Glass Ceiling

  112 ‘First Ladies’ Who Dared to Dream and Break the Glass Ceiling

By Nivedita Singh ‘First Ladies’ from across 112 different fields and professions, including several unsung heroines — from the first

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Women in Saudi Arabia Attend Football Match for First Time

  Women in Saudi Arabia Attend Football Match for First Time

For years Areej al-Ghamdi could only cheer her favourite football team from home, but everything changed on Friday when Saudi

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