Indian Women

  • India women draw 2-2 with Ireland, pocket hockey series 2-0 19-04-2014 01:51 PM

    New Delhi: The series already in their pocket, Indian eves round off their Ireland tour with a 2-2 draw against the home team in the third and final hockey Test in Dublin. India had earlier defeated Ireland 3-1 and 2-1 in the first two Tests of the tour, organised as...
  • India women defeat Ireland 3-1 in first hockey Test 16-04-2014 04:12 PM

    New Delhi: Indian women's hockey team registered a come-from-behind victory by getting the better of Ireland 3-1 in their first Test match played at Dublin, Ireland on Wednesday. This tour is a preparations for the Champions Challenge 1, scheduled to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from April 27 to May...
  • 'Sita' - Inherent to Indian women?

    Just Asking |  S K Srivastava
    Jasodabehn who lived for decades in anonymity is in the news. Not as 62 years old retired school teacher, which has been her identity for...

  • Has Mulayam lost it, ask UP women on rape remarks 15-04-2014 12:04 AM

    In a dingy bylane in the old city area, a family is trying to come to terms with life after their six-year-old daughter was kidnapped, raped and killed by a neighbour and three minors. The recent comment by Mulayam Singh Yadav that rapists are "young men who commit mistakes" has...
  • Indian women trounce Bangladesh, record first win in World T20 30-03-2014 07:07 PM

    Sylhet: Indian women recorded their first win in the World Twenty20 with an easy 79-run victory over Bangladesh on Sunday. India, who lost their first two matches to Sri Lanka and England, dominated the proceedings right from the word go. Winning the toss, India elected to bat and openers Mithali...
  • India warns women workers in Saudi against going on strike 23-03-2014 01:56 PM

    India has warned its nationals in Saudi Arabia against nefarious attempts by "self-styled social workers" to instigate Indian women workers to go on a strike. Activities of such anti-social elements and illegal agents spoil the goodwill that exists for Indians in Saudi Arabia, the Indian Embassy in Riyadh said. "It...
  • Indian women unpaid for nine months in Saudi Arabia 22-03-2014 03:31 PM

    Dubai: Eleven Indian women, working as cleaners in a hospital in Saudi Arabia have appealed for help after they were allegedly not paid their salaries for the past nine months, a media report said on Saturday. The workers, hailing from the south Indian state of Kerala, are on contractual jobs...
  • Power of 49: The women manifesto 22-03-2014 01:37 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN-IBN has joined hands with Tata and its 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. In this special show, we take an exclusive women's manifesto launched to highlight women's issues....
  • Power of 49: The power and its mystique

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The world's largest democracy is bracing itself for the most anticipated event every 5 years. To keep things in perspective, almost 1 in 6 on...

  • Indian junior women hockey players are anaemic: Nobbs 08-08-2013 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the euphoria over Indian junior women hockey team's historic bronze in the World Cup is yet to die down, former senior men's side chief coach Michael Nobbs has claimed that seven of the players were suffering from anaemia, an iron deficiency disorder. Nobbs said that the...
  • Women's WC bronze can inspire men to win Asia Cup: Hawgood 06-08-2013 08:13 PM

    New Delhi: "Inspiration comes from different places and different persons", according to Indian women hockey's chief coach Neil Hawgood who hoped that the junior womens' historic bronze medal in the World Cup will inspire the senior men's team to win the Asia Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia. The Indian girls created...
  • Hockey girls return home after World Cup bronze 06-08-2013 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: The bronze-medal winning Indian junior women's hockey team today returned home amid fanfare and celebrations after scripting history at the seventh FIH Junior World Cup in Monchengladbach, Germany. The Indian eves outplayed England 3-2 in a penalty shootout in the bronze medal play-off match on Sunday to finish...
  • Indian women's hockey team leaves for a preparatory tour of Rotterdam 20-04-2013 05:00 PM

    New Delhi: An 18-member Indian women's hockey team Saturday left for Rotterdam to prepare itself for the FIH Hockey World League Round-3 (semi-finals) to be held from June 13-23 this year. The Indian women will play five matches at Rotterdam, including one against Dutch national side and four against club...
  • BCCI lapse deny winner's trophy to Indian women team 11-04-2013 06:47 PM

    Ahmedabad: Indian women's cricket team, currently leading the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh 2-0 here, may not get a Cup for their efforts as the BCCI has not sent any trophy to felicitate the winning team. The last match of the One-day International series, which Indian eves have already won,...
  • HI ropes in scientific advisor for senior women's team 09-04-2013 04:06 PM

    New Delhi: With an aim to make the side physically and mentally fit, Hockey India on Tuesday appointed Matthew Tredrea as the scientific advisor of the senior women's team. Before being appointed with the Indian women's hockey team, the 26-year-old Matthew worked with the Australian professional Rugby League club, Newcastle...
  • Ekta, Harmanpreet guide India to victory over Bangladesh 08-04-2013 06:38 PM

    Ahmedabad: Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur's valuable unbeaten half-century and left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht grabbed three wickets as India beat Bangladesh by five wickets in the first women's ODI played on Monday. Opting to bat, Bangladesh scored 194 for nine in 50 overs with skipper Salma Khatun remaining not out on 75....
  • Jhulan Goswami awarded Padma Shri 25-01-2012 02:35 PM

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  • 40 pc Indian women face domestic violence 20-08-2011 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: One in three Indian women between the ages 15 and 49 have experienced physical violence. One in ten has experienced sexual violence. These are the dismal findings from the latest National Family Health Survey. Deepa Dasmunshi, Indian National Congress candidate from Raiganj said, "Women atrocities are increasing rapidly....
  • 35 pc Indian women beaten up at home: UN 08-07-2011 07:39 AM

    New Delhi: Thirty-five per cent of women in India face physical violence while 10 per cent of them suffer sexual violence from their intimate partners at home, according to a UN study. Thirty-nine per cent of men and women in India also think that it is "sometimes or always" justifiable...
  • TWTW: PM meets Editors, breaks silence 03-07-2011 06:44 PM

    On this week's episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus gets you the funnier side of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's meeting with Editors. ...
  • Hockey coach shocked, denies sex charges 21-07-2010 11:14 PM

    Indian women's hockey coach MK Kaushik on Wednesday resigned after sleaze charges were labelled against him. ...
  • Indian women hockey team qualifies for World Cup '10 23-12-2009 12:13 PM

    They are now busy with practice session in Bhopal. ...