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Mediterranean diet may lower stroke risk in middle-aged women

London |Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST

Middle-aged women who follow a Mediterranean-style diet -- rich in fruits, vegetables, grains, potatoes, olive oil, seeds, fish, low saturated fat, dairy products and red meat -- may have a reduced ri

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Women continue to be casualties of paternalistic traditions, mindset should change: Sonia

St. Petersburg |Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST

Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said women in India continue to be the "casualties of paternalistic traditions" and still suffer the brunt of discrimination and gender inequality. She

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Women leaders can change the world: Shabana Azmi

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST

Veteran actress and philanthropist Shabana Azmi, an active spokesperson for women empowerment, believes having women as leaders can bring about a change.

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Rajnath launches 2 portals to strengthen women safety

New Delhi | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday launched two separate portals to strengthen Women Safety in the country. The portal 'cybercrime.gov.in' will receive complaints from citizens on objectio

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Goa: Women in Aviation, Lockheed Martin organise 'Girls in Aviation Day' celebration

Goa (Maharashtra) [India] | September 20, 2018 5:41:44 PM IST

Goa (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 20 (NewsVoir): Women in Aviation International, India Chapter and Lockheed Martin India, in association with Airport Authority of India (AAI) today celebrated Girls in A

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Four women in shortlist of six for Man Booker 2018

London |Thursday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST

Anna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Daisy Johnson, Rachel Kushner, Richard Powers and Robin Robertson were announced on Thursday as the six authors shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

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German FA membership grows, boosted by more women's teams

BERLIN | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST

The German Football Association (DFB) increased its annual membership by 46,000 to reach a total of more than 7.09 million, boosted mainly by more women players and active seniors, it said on Thursday

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Helmet must for women riders in Haryana

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST

To ensure the safety of women while driving, Haryana on Thursday made the wearing of a helmet mandatory for women riding two-wheelers.

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Wearing helmet is mandatory for women also riding 2-wheelers in Haryana

Chandigarh | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST

With a view to ensure safety of women while driving, wearing helmet is mandatory for women also riding two-wheelers in Haryana. While giving details, an official spokesperson of the Haryana Transpo

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Women were obstructed from participation in polls- Upinderjit, Jagir Kaur

Chandigarh | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST

The women did not engage in political process during the Zila Parishad and Samiti polls in Punjab despite that 50 percent of the seats were reserved for them and they were free to contest from other c

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CISF nabs Bangladeshi women with 1kg gold at Kolkata airport

New Delhi | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST

The Central Industrial Security Force on Wednesday nabbed a Bangladeshi women carrying 10 gold bars concealed in her body cavity at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International airport, Kolkata. Accor

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Here's why women drop out of STEM programmes

New York |Wednesday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST

Owing to lack of female peers, as much as 10 per cent women usually tend to drop out of their doctoral programmes in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) -- an area of study considered to be

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