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  • On Nellie Bly's 151st birthday, Google doodles the American journalist's exploits 3 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Google is commemorating the 151st birthday of Nellie Bly, an American journalist known for her record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days. She was born as Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, and Google's latest musical doodle narrates the journey of the reporter with Karen O's 'Nellie' playing in the background....
  • US: Indian woman killed after being shot during attempted robbery 2 days ago

    New York: An Indian-origin Gujarati woman working at a gas station in the US state of South Carolina was shot in the face in an attempted armed robbery and succumbed to her injuries on Saturday. Mradulaben Patel was the co-owner of a store at a gas station in Powdersville. An unidentified...
  • Gujarat: Woman kills husband over his dark complexion April 23, 2015

    Anand (Gujarat): A 22-year-old man was on Thursday killed allegedly by his wife who was unhappy with his dark complexion, following which she has been arrested. "Farzanabano (22), a resident of Sundarana village in Petlad taluka of Anand district, was arrested for killing her husband Farukh Malek today, because she was...
  • Sandra Bullock named 'World's Most Beautiful Woman' for 2015 April 23, 2015

    Los Angeles: People magazine has named actress Sandra Bullock the "World's Most Beautiful Woman" for 2015. "No, really. I just said, 'That's ridiculous'. I've told no one," Bullock said. The news was announced on NBC's 'Today', reports eonline.com. What does beauty mean to the 50-year-old mother of five-year-old son Louis Bullock? "Real beauty...
  • Telangana native becomes DTC's first woman driver April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: After driving autorickshaws and BMWs, Telangana native Vankadarath Saritha on Friday became the first woman to hit the Delhi roads as a DTC driver. 30-year-old Saritha, who completed a 28-day long training session, has been posted at Sarojni Nagar depot and will be put in day-time duty at a...
  • New York woman with eight husbands denies fraud charges April 12, 2015

    A New York City woman accused of being married to eight men at the same time pleaded not guilty in state court in the Bronx on Friday to two counts of felony fraud that prosecutors say stemmed from a scheme to gain U.S. citizenship for grooms from countries "red flagged"...
  • Goa Minister under fire over over comments on rape: Should insensitive ministers be sacked? April 8, 2015

    After reports of his wife Lata Dhavalikar's comments about Western culture causing rape, Goa Minister for Factories and Boilers Deepak Dhavalikar defended her statement, claiming his spouse has never been eve-teased because she wears sarees. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether insensitive ministers should be sacked. ...
  • Goa minister backs wife's comment, says she was never eve-teased as she wears sarees April 8, 2015

    Panaji: After reports of his wife Lata Dhavalikar's comments about Western culture causing rape, Goa Minister for Factories and Boilers Deepak Dhavalikar defended her statement, claiming his spouse has never been eve-teased because she wears sarees. Defending his comment the minister said, "It was an example that I gave. We have...
  • Delhi Police to record woman's statement allegedly harassed by IGI airport immigration officer April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police will record the statement of female passenger who was allegedly harassed by an immigration officer at the Indira Gandhi International airport. The Delhi Police will send a team to Bengaluru this week to record her statement. An FIR was registered against the immigration officer for sexual...
  • Watch: Woman professor beaten, dragged by the hair by male colleagues March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: In a shocking video, a woman professor is seen being brutally assaulted by her male colleagues. The incident dates back to 2014, took place in a private educational institute in Delhi. In the video, the professor is seen getting into a verbal argument with her colleagues who were...
  • This beautiful video featuring Deepika Padukone will make you see women in a different light March 29, 2015

    Women are beautiful. Women are amazing. Women are powerful. Women are free. Deepika Padukone tells us how everything is and should be, a woman's own choice. This video sends a powerful message, a message that speaks against entitlement and oppression. ...
  • Woman passenger files police complaint against Delhi immigration official for sexual harassment March 28, 2015

    Bengaluru: A woman passenger has filed a police complaint against Delhi immigration official on Saturday for sexual harassment. Earlier, a senior immigration officer Vinod Kumar had been suspended by authorities for allegedly harassing a woman passenger. After prima facie merit was found in the allegations against him, the Ministry of...
  • Immigration official harrasses woman passenger, suspended after MHA's intervention March 28, 2015

    Bengaluru: A senior immigration officer Vinod Kumar has been suspended by authorities for allegedly harassing a woman passenger. After prima facie merit was found in the allegations against him, the Ministry of Home Affairs ordered an inquiry into it. Earlier on Friday evening, a young woman from Bengaluru was harassed repeatedly...
  • 'Pretty Woman' cast reunites to celebrate its 25th anniversary March 27, 2015

    Los Angeles: The cast of Pretty Woman were reunited on a TV show show, to celebrate the film's 25th anniversary. Stars Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hector Elizondo and Laura San Giacomo joined director Garry Marshall for a chat with Matt Lauer of the "Today" show about how they all came together...
  • Kerala: India's 'oldest' woman dies at 112 in Thrissur March 25, 2015

    Thrissur (Kerala): Kunjannam, 112-year-old, considered to be the oldest woman in India, died at a private hospital at Thrissur in Kerala on Tuesday after a brief illness. According to local media reports, she was recently recognised by the Limca Book of World Records as the oldest living person in the country....
  • Government announces 33 per cent woman quota in UTs' police March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre on Friday announced 33 per cent reservation for women in police forces of union territories, including Delhi, for posts from constables to sub-inspectors, in a move aimed at making police more gender-sensitive. The government said the decision will also instill confidence among women and enable them to...
  • Woman stabs pregnant stranger, cuts out baby from womb March 20, 2015

    Washington: In a horrific incident, a woman in the US allegedly stabbed a pregnant woman in the stomach and removed her unborn baby from the womb when the expectant mother had gone to her house to buy baby clothes advertised online. The 34-year-old accused, who has been arrested, allegedly posted...
  • WB: 72-year-old woman's naked dead body recovered from Katwa, rape ruled out March 18, 2015

    Burdwan: The naked body of a 72-year-old woman was found on Wednesday in Katwa area, 60 kms from Burdwan but the autopsy did not indicate any rape or death due to rape. Burdwan Superintendent of Police Kunal Agarwal said the septuagenarian widow's body was found at a little distance from the...
  • Indian researcher wins woman of the year 2015 in New South Wales March 17, 2015

    Melbourne: A 56-year-old Indian pancreatic cancer researcher in Australia has been named New South Wales Woman of the year 2015 for her contributions to medical research, tertiary education and the Indian community. Minoti Apate, researcher at University of New South Wales (UNSW) received the award from NSW Premier Mike Baird and...
  • Oregon woman sets herself on fire, crashes car, jumps off bridge - and lives March 16, 2015

    An Oregon woman who set herself on fire while driving, crashed her car on an interstate and then jumped off a highway bridge to a park below, survived the ordeal and was being treated at Portland area hospital, police said on 13th March. Another driver reported in an emergency call to...
  • 70-year-old nun 'gangraped' by dacoits, government orders CID probe March 14, 2015

    Kolkata: A 70-year-old nun was allegedly gang-raped by dacoits at Gangnapur in Nadia district on Saturday triggering blockade of road and rail tracks as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ordered a CID probe into the incident. District Magistrate PB Salim, who rushed to the spot, said it was a heinous...
  • Pregnant woman dies of swine flu in Delhi, toll goes up to 11 March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Another pregnant woman has died of swine flu in the capital taking the toll due to the deadly virus in Delhi to 11. The 18-year-old is the second pregnant woman to have perished due to swine flu in the city with the other death reported last month. Also,...
  • Over 90 per cent Indian women feel safe travelling in India: Survey March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Even as the incidents of crime against women are on the rise in India, around 94 per cent young Indian women feel safe to travel in the country, a recent survey showed. "Around 94 per cent of young women in the age group of 18-24 in India feel that travelling...
  • Women's Day special: Has India become 'No Country for Women'? March 8, 2015

    On the occasion of International Women's Day, CNN-IBN brings the candid stories of daily sexual harassment from across India. ...
  • Ride with a cause: Biker Labdhi Shah wants to spread awareness about gender equality and women safety this year on International Women's Day March 7, 2015

    Every women's day, we talk about women like Kalpana Chawla and Kiran Bedi and Indira Nooyi, who have created a name for themselves in their respective fields. We generally miss out on a lot of women from small towns, who are excelling in their chosen fields, doing great social works...
  • Bar Council of India to meet to discuss 'anti-woman remarks' by lawyers March 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bar Council of India (BCI) will hold a meeting of its executive committee on Friday evening to discuss the "anti-woman remarks" made by certain lawyers, including a defence counsel of the December 16 gang-rape convict. "Considering the seriousness of the matter we have decided to hold the meeting...
  • 4 men gangrape Nigerian women in moving car in south Delhi, arrested February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A Nigerian woman was allegedly gangraped by four men in a moving car after they offered her a lift home from south Delhi's Saket area, police said. All the four accused, who are residents of Mayur Vihar, have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape, they added. The vehicle...
  • Mumbai: Woman staffer levels allegation of molestation against IPS officer February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: A woman staffer levelled allegation of molestation against an IPS officer in Mumbai. The 32-year-old woman was working as a clerk in the office of an IPS officer of Additional Director General rank. In a written complaint to Colaba police station, the woman alleged that the senior police officer groped...
  • Uttarakhand: Man rapes 70-year-old woman after fails to rape granddaughter February 11, 2015

    Uttarkashi: A 70-year-old woman was raped allegedly by a man after he failed to rape her granddaughter in Khadara village, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on February 9 when accused Shailendra barged into the house, where the elderly woman lived along with her 14-year-old granddaughter, the SHO...
  • Rohtak rape-cum-murder most brutal case in my career, says doctor who conducted victim's post mortem February 11, 2015

    Rohtak: Five days after the brutal rape and murder of a 28-year-old mentally challeneged Nepalese women in Rohtak, Harayana have cracked the case as eight youths were on Tuesday arrested while one more accused in the case that has caused outrage and revulsion across the country allegedly committed suicide. The doctor...