Woman

  • Female bank staffers may soon get transfers of their choice 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Female employees of public sector banks will soon be entitled to a major benefit of getting transfers of their choice. The Finance Ministry has asked the banks to formulate women-friendly transfer policies so that they can get transfers at places where their husbands are working or parents are living. The...
  • Furore over dancing with woman police officer sexist: Shah Rukh Khan August 12, 2014

    Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan hit back at those who criticised a woman police officer for dancing with him at an event in Kolkata recently. The actor said the furore of the incident is silly and sexist. Sub-inspector Sampa Haldar was seen dancing to a popular number from the Khan-starrer...
  • This woman photographed her hair growing back after chemotherapy and it's the most amazing thing to look at August 11, 2014

    A cancer survivor, who lost all her hair to chemotherapy, photographed every stage of it growing back. From the stubble to lush wavy locks, the photographs are the most satisfying thing you will see today. ...
  • Bangalore: woman nabs sexual assaulter, hands him over to the police August 10, 2014

    Bangalore: In a heroic display of courage, a young woman from Bangalore chased, nabbed and hit a man who was sexually harassing her. Veena Ashiya Chindlur, a young entrepreneur, was on her morning jog on Friday when a man accosted her. Instead of being intimidated, she chased him, forced him to...
  • Scolded for late coming on duty, woman CISF constable shoots self August 10, 2014

    A woman CISF constable allegedly shot herself at Bhopal airport after being scolded by her senior for reporting late on duty, police said on Sunday. Constable Ritu Kumari (25) shot herself on August 5, after being allegedly scolded by a Central Industrial Security Force's (CISF) officer. She is battling for life...
  • Bearded British Sikh woman selected for portrait series celebrating 60 of the best beards from all over the world August 8, 2014

    A British Sikh woman, who suffers from a condition that causes facial hair growth, has been selected for a new portrait series celebrating 60 of the best beards from all over the world. Harnaam Kaur, who decided to keep her beard despite being bullied, was chosen for Project 60, which marks...
  • Meerut rape: UP Woman Commission team meets victim August 7, 2014

    A team of the UP State Women Commission on Thursday met the 20-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and forcibly converted to another religion at Sarawa village in Kharkhauda area here. Chairperson of the commission Zarina Usmani said she inquired about the incident from the victim, her family members and...
  • Saudi bans brides from 4 countries: newspaper August 7, 2014

    Saudi men have been banned from marrying women from three Asian and one African country as the Gulf state toughens the rules restricting marriage with foreigners, a local daily said. Marrying women from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar and Chad is no longer permissible, Makkah newspaper reported. It said the total population of these...
  • Exceeded my own expectations: CWG silver medallist Sarita August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Woman boxer Sarita Devi on Tuesday said she exceeded her own expectations by winning a silver medal in the just-concluded Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as she had made a comeback to the sport after a gap of two years. "I did better than my expectation because before the Commonwealth Games...
  • Meerut gangrape: 3 arrested for raping 20-year-old woman August 5, 2014

    A 20-year-old teacher in Meerut in Uttra Praedsh has allegedly been gangraped. The teacher alleged that she was abducted on July 23 and taken to Hapur where she was gangraped. UP Police on Tuesday arrested three people, including a village chief and a woman, in the alleged gangrape and religious...
  • Congress leader's son rapes a 21-year-old woman, probe on August 3, 2014

    A 21-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and raped by a local Congress leader's son in Meerut, police said on Sunday. The victim, a resident of Gautam Budh Nagar district, alleged that she was abducted from Noida sector 29 on July 28 by a local Congress leader's son, who took her to...
  • 20-year-old missing woman's body found in Muzaffarnagar August 3, 2014

    The body of a 20-year-old woman, who was allegedly abducted along with her sister, was found at Kairana town in Shamli district in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Sunday. The 20-year-old woman, identified as Shiba, is suspected to have been strangulated to death by some unidentified persons. Her body was found on...
  • CWG 2014: Seema Punia named India's flag-bearer August 3, 2014

    Glasgow: Woman discus thrower Seema Punia, who won a silver for India at the 20th Commonwealth Games, will be the flag-bearer for the country during their closing ceremony. Seema had on Friday won a silver medal in the women's discus throw competition. All members of the Indian contingent who will take part...
  • Karnataka: CCTV footage shows woman stealing newborn from hospital August 1, 2014

    Belgaum: Belgaum Police in Karnataka is on the lookout for a woman who has been captured on CCTV stealing a newborn from a hospital. The newborn was allegedly stolen from the labour room of KLE Hospital on July 23 by an unidentified woman. The woman apparently walked into the labour room posing...
  • Woman suffering from rare disease sheds 'blood tears' July 31, 2014

    A 22-year-old woman in Kota is suffering from a rare disease which leads to shedding of 'blood tears' from the eyes instead of saline water. Doctors at a government hospital in Kota said Lakshaya Bais has been traced out as the third patient suffering from the rarest of rare disease. Professor in...
  • Court finds man guilty of raping 92-year-old woman July 31, 2014

    A 26-year-old man has been found guilty of raping a 92-year-old woman by a local court in Muzaffarnagar. Additional District and Sessions Judge Shyam Kumar on Wednesday held the accused Mantu guilty of committing the crime under section 376 (rape) of the IPC. The quantum of sentence is yet to be...
  • US woman sues Facebook over 'revenge porn' images July 31, 2014

    New York: A woman in the US has filed a $123 million case against social networking site Facebook for not deleting "revenge porn" images uploaded by her old friend. According to the lawsuit, Facebook ignored repeated requests from Texas-based Meryem Ali to remove lewd images purported to be of her, uploaded...
  • Kajol set to make a comeback with a woman-centric film produced by husband Ajay Devgn July 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kajol, who was last seen in Karan Johar's 2010 movie 'My Name Is Khan', will be making a comeback with a woman-centric film to be produced by her husband actor Ajay Devgn. "Kajol will be doing a film this year. It will hopefully go on floors from October end....
  • Bengal college student injured in acid attack July 28, 2014

    Kolkata: In yet another acid attack in West Bengal, a college girl in Arambagh in Hooghly district was seriously injured on Monday when unidentified youths threw vitriol at her, police said. The second year student of Netaji Mahavidyalaya suffered burn injuries on her back, hands and legs after two motorbike-riding youths...
  • Body of 7-year-old woman found hanging from tree July 28, 2014

    The body of an elderly woman was on Monday found hanging from a tree in Bharthana area, police said. The body of 70-year-old Shrivati was found hanging from a tree outside Ramayan village today morning, station in-charge B S Yadav said. He said that initially it was suspected that the woman was...
  • Woman dies at husband's house; father alleges murder for dowry July 27, 2014

    A 23-year-old woman died at her husband's house in Sanjay Nagar locality here, after which her father has a lodged a case of dowry death against the in-laws, police said on Sunday. According to the statement of the victim Neetu's husband Jagdish, she was found unconscious on a bed on Saturday...
  • Dowry death: Woman charred to death by husband, in-laws July 27, 2014

    A 24-year-old woman was allegedly burnt by her husband and in-laws for dowry in Aurai area of the district, police said in Bhadohi on Sunday. The victim, identified as Suman was burnt by her husband Satya Narain and his father over a demand for dowry in Kolahalpur village on Saturday evening,...
  • Jammu: Hospital gives abortion pill to 8-month pregnant woman 'by mistake' July 27, 2014

    Jammu: In a shocking case of alleged medical negligence in Jammu, a doctor and two para-medics have been arrested after a eight-month pregnant woman was given abortion pill by mistake. The woman was admitted to a private hospital for glucose fluid intake but was given an abortion pill. The hospital...
  • Pakistani woman climbs world's seven highest peaks July 27, 2014

    Islamabad: Samina Baig became the first Pakistani woman to climb seven highest peaks in seven continents in under eight months, media reported on Sunday. Baig, 23, has completed the challenge of climbing seven of the highest mountains around the world, including Mount Everest which she scaled in May 2013, Dawn online...
  • California woman spooks neighbours by leaving porcelain dolls resembling their daughters anonymously on their doorsteps July 26, 2014

    A California woman who spooked her small community by anonymously leaving porcelain dolls on the doorsteps of fellow churchgoers that eerily resembled their daughters told police she is embarrassed by the incidents, authorities said on Friday. The dolls, some wearing fuzzy slippers or frilly gowns, turned up at more than a...
  • Woman allegedly gang raped at gunpoint by four men in Delhi July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a gang of four men in Delhi on Tuesday, the police have said. The woman, who hails from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, was returning from Gurgaon on Tuesday when a group of men intercepted the car she was travelling in...
  • Nizamuddinpur woman stripped in public, now arrested for kidnapping July 24, 2014

    The woman who was stripped and assaulted publically in Bihar for allegedly kidnapping and murdering two men was arrested Thursday, officials said. The arrest came three days after she went missing from a Patna hospital where she was undergoing treatment for the injuries. Sangita Devi, in her 40s, was stripped and assaulted...
  • KR Meera's 'Hang Woman' is a complex read July 23, 2014

    Some books are just not an easy read. No matter how hard you try, you cannot skim through them. Neither can you dismiss them. They demand complete and total attention. They will not rest till you give it to them and neither will you. 'Hang Woman' by KR Meera is...
  • Noida: Wife, daughter found dead at home after man's death in accident July 20, 2014

    Noida: A day after the charred body of a man was found in a car, his wife and daughter were found dead in their house in Noida on Sunday. The police discovered their bodies while investigating the man's death. The bodies have been sent for postmortem and the police are...
  • Delhi: Body of a woman found in Narela July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A highly decomposed body, suspected to be of a woman, was found from a field in Narela area of Outer Delhi on Saturday evening, police said. "The body, which seems to be of a women in her 30's, was found in a field in Narela. The body is highly...