News Topic:Women

Tourism Directorate plans to train 100 female tourist guides

Directorate of Tourism, Kashmir has decided to register more female tourist guides and impart professional training to them to upscale their skills.

Year 2023: Parliament passed key laws on political reservation in J-K

In 2023, the Parliament passed key bills to grant political reservation to different groups in Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory.

Rajya Sabha approves bill enabling 33% women reservation in J-K Assembly

The Rajya Sabha made a significant move on Monday by passing The Government of Union Territories (Amendment) Bill 2023.

Bill to extend women’s reservation law to J-K introduced in Lok Sabha

A bill to extend the provisions of the women's reservation law to Jammu and Kashmir was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Women’s Reservation Bill 2023 gains overwhelming Lok Sabha support

The Women's Reservation Bill, which seeks to provide one-third of the reservation to women in the Lok Sabha and State Assemblies, was taken up in the Rajya Sabha.

Startling! 10,000 women missing in J-K from 2019-2021

In a shocking revelation by the Centre, almost 10,000 women have gone missing from J&K from 2019 to 2021.

66 percent of women in J-K anaemic, reveals government report

The majority of women in Jammu and Kashmir are anaemic, said statistics published in the latest ‘Women and Men in India 2022’.

Valley’s first female cricketer Jasia Akhtar roped in by Delhi Capitals for Rs 20 lakh

A female cricketer from Kashmir, Jasia Akhtar, is set to earn a place in the Women's Premier League as she has been roped in by one of the franchises.

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Kupwara BSF jawan drowns in West Bengal river

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan from Kupwara district in northern Kashmir drowned in a river in West Bengal on Thursday evening, officials said.
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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar wraps up memorable visit to Kashmir

Former Indian team captain Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, accompanied by his wife and daughter, concluded a memorable visit to Kashmir on Thursday.

Election preparations intensify in J-K ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls

As the country gears up for the Lok Sabha elections scheduled for April-May 2024, preparations are in full swing in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Neglected PHC in Pulwama prompts local action, authorities respond

In Arihal village of Pulwama district, a Primary Health Centre building completed in 2016 by the J&K Housing Board stands abandoned, stirring frustration among residents.

Pulwama marriage hall transformed after The Kashmir Pulse’s coverage

A marriage hall in Bellow village of Pulwama district has seen a transformative cleanup effort following the intervention prompted by the coverage on The Kashmir Pulse.