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    Nagaland Woman Creates History by Designing Asia’s Largest Church

Nagaland Woman Creates History by Designing Asia’s Largest Church

Standing tall and majestic, on the hilltop over Zunheboto town in Nagaland, the Sumi Baptist Church has created history by becoming Asia’s largest church. Architect Honoholi K. Chishi-Zhimomi, of the

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    Deadly Secret: The Illegal Abortions Killing Myanmar’s Women

Deadly Secret: The Illegal Abortions Killing Myanmar’s Women

Thiri’s heart started pounding and her whole body shook after she swallowed the final dose of pills that would end her unwanted pregnancy in a Yangon hotel. Her boyfriend had

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    Govt to Raise Women Police Battalion in J&K to Deal Stone Pelting

Govt to Raise Women Police Battalion in J&K to Deal Stone Pelting

Around 1,000 women will be hired in Jammu and Kashmir for a police battalion, which will primarily deal with incidents like stone pelting in the Valley. The policewomen will be

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    Why Can’t a Woman Live in Peace in India: Supreme Court

Why Can’t a Woman Live in Peace in India: Supreme Court

Why can’t women live in peace in this country, a Supreme Court bench, apparently exasperated over growing crimes against women, has observed. The observation came when a bench headed by

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    Alva’s Popular Hangout Business Venture in Tura

Alva’s Popular Hangout Business Venture in Tura

March Edition, Statewide Meghalaya, NET Bureau, Saidul Khan Dr Alva B Sangma, a journalist turned entrepreneur ventured out with a unique concept to provide scope for the youth to hang

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    Archita Ray: Hatching Success

Archita Ray: Hatching Success

March Edition, Statewide Tripura, NET Bureau, Pinaki Das Owned and run by a woman, M/S Kanup Hatchery in Amtali is one of the first private hatcheries in the state of

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More Girl Students to Get Admission in IITs from 2018

  More Girl Students to Get Admission in IITs from 2018

More girl students would get admission in the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) from the 2018 academic session as

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Imposing Only Fine on Woman Convict in Serious Case Unfair: SC

  Imposing Only Fine on Woman Convict in Serious Case Unfair: SC

The Supreme Court has held that imposing only a fine in serious offences, which entail award of jail terms and

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India Can Only Progress When Women Are Empowered: Modi

  India Can Only Progress When Women Are Empowered: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that modern India can progress only if women are empowered, and that whenever

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Triple Talaq, Nikah Halala Violate Right to Equality, Centre tells SC

  Triple Talaq, Nikah Halala Violate Right to Equality, Centre tells SC

Triple talaq, ‘nikah halala’ and polygamy violate Muslim women’s right to equality and dignity and are not protected by the

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Nagaland Enhances Maternity Leave

  Nagaland Enhances Maternity Leave

Nagaland government has enhanced the existing ceiling of 90 days of maternity leave under Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules, 1972

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Daughters at Peril: Crime Against Women

  Daughters at Peril: Crime Against Women

March Edition, Special Story, Rupamjyoti Nath In a pleasant February afternoon exactly one week after the Saraswati Puja when her

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Mother Couldn’t be a Judge in India for Being a Woman: Nikki Haley

  Mother Couldn’t be a Judge in India for Being a Woman: Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has claimed her mother, who had studied to be a lawyer in India,

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BSF Gets First Woman Combat Officer After 51 Years

  BSF Gets First Woman Combat Officer After 51 Years

Tanushree Pareek became the first woman combat officer to be commissioned in the 51-year history of the BSF, the country’s

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SBI Chief Bhattacharya 26th in Fortune’s 50 Greatest Leaders

  SBI Chief Bhattacharya 26th in Fortune’s 50 Greatest Leaders

State Bank of India (SBI) chief Arundhati Bhattacharya has been ranked 26th in the Fortune’s top 50 greatest leaders. She

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India at 148th in Number of Women MPs; UN Calls for Quotas

  India at 148th in Number of Women MPs; UN Calls for Quotas

Releasing a world ranking of the number of women parliamentarians that that placed India 148, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the head of

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Lok Sabha Passes Bill to Extend Maternity Leave Period

  Lok Sabha Passes Bill to Extend Maternity Leave Period

The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to increase maternity leave to 26 weeks from 12 weeks at present.

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