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Nasscom launches programme to support women techies

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2018 8:15:06 PM IST

In an effort to increase the number of women in senior levels in the Information Technology (IT) industry, Nasscom on Tuesday unveiled its 'Women Wizards Rule Tech' programme for women techies, the In

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Skill police in addressing crimes against women and children: Maneka

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 8:45:06 PM IST

Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday emphasied the requirement to empower and skill police agencies and other responders in addressing the crimes against children "profe

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Indian Women's Hockey Team end Spain Tour on high, defeat hosts 4-1 in 5th match

Madrid (Spain) | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST

The Indian Women's Hockey team ended their Spain Tour on a bright note as they defeated the hosts 4-1 in the fifth and final match here at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium on Monday. I

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Iran captain sidesteps women in stadiums issue

KAZAN | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST

Iran captain Masoud Shojaei said on Tuesday that the World Cup was the wrong place to discuss the issue of women being allowed to watch football matches at stadiums in the Islamic republic. Iranian wo

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Four women killed, 11 injured in bus-taxi collision in Maharajganj

Maharajganj | Monday, Jun 18 2018 IST

Four women killed on the spot while 11 others were injured in mini-truck-taxi collision near Amhawa crossing in Kotwali area on Monday. Police sources here said that a taxi heading towards Nautanwa da

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Punjab amends rule to bar misuse of stamp duty rebate for women

Chandigarh |Monday, 2018 6:45:07 PM IST

The Punjab government has amended a rule to curb the misuse of stamp duty rebate extended to women on property registration, an official said here on Monday.

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Punjab amends rule to curb misuse of stamp duty rebate extended to women

Chandigarh | Monday, Jun 18 2018 IST

Punjab government has amended a rule to curb the misuse of stamp duty rebate, extended to women on property registration. The scheme was launched to empower women by giving them a two per cent rebate

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Facebook partners with NCW for digital literacy for women

Chandigarh |Monday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST

Facebook on Monday announced its partnership with the National Commission for Women (NCW) to conduct a digital literacy programme aimed at training women scholars in Panjab University.

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Spain series: Indian women lose to Spain by 4-1

Madrid | Sunday, Jun 17 2018 IST

Indian women's Hockey team lost against Spain by 4-1 in the fourth match of their Spain Tour at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium. India's only goal of the match was scored by Udita in

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Only Nigerian lead player can date Russian women, says coach

Kaliningrad |Saturday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST

Having previously announced a ban for his footballers from having sex with the Russian fair sex at the ongoing FIFA World Cup, Nigerian coach Gernot Rorh rushed to specify his words.

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Spain series : Indian Women's Hockey Team register first win on Spain tour

Madrid (Spain) | Saturday, Jun 16 2018 IST

The Indian Women's Hockey team registered their first win of the Spain Tour as they defeated the hosts 3-2 in the third of the five matches here at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium on F

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Saudi women at World Cup talk up new found soccer freedoms at home

By Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber MOSCOW | Friday, Jun 15 2018 IST

Saudi Arabia's soccer team may have been thrashed in its first World Cup match, but Saudi women attending the tournament said they still had lots to celebrate after a ban on them attending matches at

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