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All-women biking expedition to promote empowerment

 To spread the message of women empowerment, six women intrepid riders have set out to New Delhi with Director General of Police R. Sreelekha flagging off the rally from here.

Modi to go on three-nation tour of Africa, attend BRICS Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go on a five-day three-nation tour of Africa from July 23 during the course of which he will attend this year's BRICS Summit that will be hosted by South Africa, it was announced on Friday.

World Population Day at Rayat Bahra Patiala Campus

As the world population edged to 7.6 billion people as of July 2018, it has had profound implications for development. A world of 7 billion is both a challenge and an opportunity with implications on sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and youth empowerment.

World Population Day at Rayat Bahra Patiala Campus

PATIALA: As the world population edged to 7.6 billion people as of July 2018, it has had profound implications for development. A world of 7 billion is both a challenge and an opportunity with implications on sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and youth empowerment.

National Scheduled Castes Alliance meets the Hon’ble Governor of Punjab

A delegation of the National Scheduled Castes Alliance today met with the Hon’ble Governor of Punjab Sh. V.P. Singh Badnore at the Punjab Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh. Led by Paramjit Singh Kainth, President of the Alliance along with Palwinder Kaur Haryau, President of the Women wing of the alliance, Sukhwinder Singh Sukhi, Secretary NSCA and Balwinder Singh Kumbrah met the Hon’ble Governor at his residence. Issue for the meeting was the rising tide of atrocities and injustices met upon the Scheduled Castes community in Punjab along with the lapse in the implementation of various schemes and policies aimed at benefitting the community.

Four Years of Central Government – Transforming India Like Never Before :Javadekar

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar here today claimed that in the last 48 months India has witnessed an extraordinary transformation in almost all the spheres of human activity and progress.

The Empress Story, Fashion& Lifestyle Exhibition starts, unique session on women empowerment also held

CHANDIGARH:  Defining fashion in a totally different and unique style, A Million Dollar Affair(AMDA), an organisation which specialises in putting up bespoke lifestyle showcases, has come up with a new exhibition-'The Empress Story', with special focus on women empowerment. The Exhibition that started in Hotel Hyatt Regency will be on till Sunday, May 13.

Akshay Kumar lends support to new campaign on menstrual hygiene

Even months after the release of "Pad Man", Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has continued his effort to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene. He has now lent support to a new campaign, bridging the gap between sanitary napkin users from 18 percent to 82 percent.

Working 'seriously' to have women in combat roles: Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the government was working "seriously" to have women in combat uniforms -- a vow which, if fulfilled, will bring gender parity in the Indian armed forces and enable women to be deployed on-board submarines of the Navy and tanks of the Army.

FICCI ladies organisation launches it's 15th chapter in Holy City Amritsar

FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), the women business wing of the Federation of Indian chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) as part of widening its reach to various regions across the nation and creating a niche as a pan- India organization for women empowerment launched its 15th Chapter in Holy city Amritsar today.

Those found guilty of wrong doings in previous regime would not be spared: Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday lambasted the SAD-BJP combine for the financial mismanagement and malfeasance unleashed in the state during their decade-long misrule, vowing not to spare anyone found guilty of the acts of commission and omission done by them.

Mobilise humanity to save rivers: Sadhguru

With a dire warning about the looming future of a waterless world, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev has made a plea for mobilising humanity to save the rivers of India and the world before it is too late.

Empowering rural women, girls: India's insight at UN

India has shared with other countries its insights on empowering rural women and girls at an event on the sidelines of the meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women drawing on its many programmes.

Extremely nasty form of politics taking root in India: Rahul

Asserting that there is a general atmosphere of intimidation that exists in India, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying an extremely nasty form of politics was taking root in the country and that "we will defeat him in the next election".

President of India confers 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' to Punjab for women empowerment

On this International Women’s Day, the women folk of Punjab is basking in the glory of pride and self esteem, when President of India today conferred the coveted National “Nari Shakti Puraskar” to the State of Punjab for making outstanding contribution towards women empowerment. This prestigious award was conferred to the state of Punjab during a grand function organized at Rashtarpati Bhawan, New Delhi on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Mrs. Razia Sultana, Social Security and Women and Child Development Minister Punjab received the award on behalf of Mr. Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister, Punjab. Mr. K.B.S. Sidhu , Special Chief Secretary (SS & WCD) and Mrs. Kavita Singh, Director (SS & WCD) were accompanying Mrs. Razia Sultana for receiving the award.

Punjab and Haryana High Court celebrate International Women's Day

Today, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association Celebrated a International Women’s day in the Auditorium, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh in the presence of Hon’ble Mr. Justice, T.P.S. Mann and other Hon’ble Judges, Advocate Generals Punjab and Haryana along with Lady Advocates and Other Members of the Bar Association. More than 500 Advocates attended this function. Mrs. Gauri Prashar Joshi, Director, Social Justice and Empowerment, Haryana also attended the function.

There is no tool for development more effective than empowerment of women : Preneet Kaur

 “Every single person who comes into the world has a right to dignified life, hope to achieve anything and equal opportunities.” These views were expressed by the former Union Minister Mrs. Preneet Kaur here today during ‘Women’s Pride Conclave’ organized by Zee Punjab Haryana Himachal (ZPHH) as part of the ‘International Women’s Day’.

Khalsa College Institutions Celebrate Women's Day

 On the occasion of International Women's Day, there were various events of celebrations and deliberations organised at Khalsa College of Education, Khalsa College for Women, Khalsa College of Nursing andother institions being run under Khalsa College Governing Council. There was a Poster Exhibition organized by the Khalsa College of Nursing students outside Khalsa College where the theme of 'Press for Progress' given by United Nations- Women was emphasized.

Women's Day: Sidhu reaches the border fence to salute brave hearts guarding the borders

Saluting their commitment and acknowledging their success, Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu reached the Indo-Pak border fence to celebrate Women's Day with brave hearts guarding the borders.


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