News Topic:Women

Malala Yousafzai graduates from Oxford University

She is known the world over for her campaign for girls' education. Now Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has finished her degree at Oxford University and, like all students, is just looking forward to some sleep and some movies.

A pauper who begs for a living

Kulsum is my neighbour, not an ordinary neighbour though. She has no family. She lives in a cramped room in a crumbling house located in the backside of my house.

Authorities launch helpline for expecting mothers in Pulwama

District Administration Pulwama, in view of COVID-19 lockdown, has started a helpline service to facilitate the expecting mothers by supporting, guiding and responding to their health related queries to the pregnant ladies.

Police to hold inquiry into death of Anantnag pregnant women

A local court has ordered probe into the deaths of two pregnant ladies in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Two women police officers vow to fight drug abuse in Kashmir

SRINAGAR — Two women police officers — deputy superintendent of police (DySP) Nilza Angmo, who is the station house officer (SHO) at Budgam, and...

Sex Toys — The latest interesting stuff for women in India

NEW DELHI / DigPu — Contrary to popular belief, India is actually the fifth most sexually active country in the world (according to Insider Monkey)....

The relevance of folk & alternate media in present times

We live in a transitional/evolutionary society—a society that is in transition from developing to developed stage. In this stage, various institutions of the society...

Women shouldn’t carry cow-dung on their heads: SHRC

SRINAGAR — The State Human Rights Commission on Friday said that the age-old practice of women carrying cow-dung in baskets on their heads shall...

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Jel’s former General Secretary hopes for ‘free and fair’ elections

Former General Secretary of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami (Jel) Ghulam Qadir Lone rued the "rigging" committed in 1987 elections and hoped for free and fair polls.
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North Kashmir: Groom shows civic duty, casts vote before wedding

A groom in Uri, Baramulla, made a detour on his wedding day to cast his vote before partaking in his matrimonial celebrations.

APHC pays tributes to Mirwaiz Farooq, Ghani Lone, Hawal martyrs

On the occasion of the martyrdom anniversaries of Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq and Abdul Ghani Lone, APHC paid "glowing tributes" to both the "visionary and towering leaders".

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Kashmiris speak out as Valley witnesses first major polls after Article 370 abrogation

In a significant electoral moment, Kashmir witnessed its first major polls after the abrogation of Article 370, with hopeful residents expressing their aspirations.

Kashmir political leaders accuse authorities of arresting their workers

J&K political leaders, including Sajjad Gani Lone and Altaf Bukhari, have raised concerns over the arrest and harassment of workers ahead of the polls.