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Tag: International Women S Day

First Transgender News Anchor Makes Debut In Bangladesh
First Transgender News Anchor Makes Debut In Bangladesh

Dhaka: Tasnuva Anan Shishir became Bangladesh’s first transgender news anchor, as she presented the news on a private television channel on the occasion of International Women’s Day on Monday. Shishir has recently earned her scholarships in two categories to pursue higher studies in the Master of Public Health (MPH) programme at the James P Grant […]

On International Women's Day, Meet A Divyang Woman Who Breaks Barriers To Become Role Model

Cuttack: As March 8, 2021 dawned and women across the globe got ready with their mobile phones to send Women’s Day greetings to each other, Rina Bhuyan, comes out of her home with her bicycle and newspapers to distribute them among the readers. Infected by Polio from birth, Rina’s limbs are twisted and she cannot […]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Pledges $25Mn To Empower Women Including In India
Google CEO Sundar Pichai Pledges $25Mn To Empower Women Including In India

New Delhi: In a bid to support the economic empowerment of women in India, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday announced $25 million in grants to non-profits and social enterprises in India and around the world. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Pichai also committed to help 1 million women in rural […]

On Women’s Day Swasti Singh Makes Odisha Proud, Seals Gold In National Road Cycling Championship
On Women’s Day Swasti Singh Makes Odisha Proud, Seals Gold In National Road Cycling Championship

Bhubaneswar: On the International Women’s Day, Odisha’s proud daughter and promising cyclist Swasti Singh stole the show at the 25th National Road Cycling Championships by emerging champion in the 60 Km road mass start event under the elite women’s category in Mumbai on Monday. The competition is being held from March 5-8. Swasti made the […]

International Women's Day: PM Modi Greets Women, Salutes Indomitable 'Nari Shakti'
International Women's Day: PM Modi Greets Women, Salutes Indomitable 'Nari Shakti'

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted women on the occasion of the International Women’s Day on Monday and said India takes pride in their many accomplishments. He said it was his our government’s honour to work towards furthering women empowerment in the country across a wide range of sectors. “Saluting our indomitable #NariShakti on […]

International Women’s Day: Meet The Feisty Tigress Who Helped Thousands Of Tribals Reclaim Their Territory

Wrapped in a simple cotton saree with an ordinary pair of sleepers and a jhola (cotton bag) hanging from her shoulders, 54 years old Anna Kujur from the tribal Sunajor (Kuten Pain) village of Sundergarh district has been blazing the trail of awareness among tribals on Forest Right Act (FRA). She has helped over 30,000 […]

International Women's Day: From Kitchen To Enterprise, These Women In Odisha Are Scripting Transformation
International Women's Day: From Kitchen To Enterprise, These Women In Odisha Are Scripting Transformation

Kendrapara/Ganjam: Traditionally, the life of women in rural India revolves around working in the fields or confined to household chores. Moreover, social responsibilities, unfavourable economic conditions and subjugation to a patriarchal order are the many challenges they face on a daily basis. However, a group of Muslim women from Kendrapara district and Gitanjali Tripathy of […]

International Women's Day: Prez Stresses On Women's Safety & Independence
International Women's Day: Prez Stresses On Women's Safety & Independence

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday appealed to all countrymen to work relentlessly towards women’s safety, education and independence, on the eve of International Women’s Day. Kovind said “we will be able to pave the way for women, especially our daughters, to become more active, capable and empowered only by doing so. Let […]

International Women’s Day: 8 Tarang Plus Movies You Need To Watch Right Now

Despite various hurdles and challenges put forward by society, women across the world have become a force to reckon with. Their indomitable fire coupled with an empathic viewpoint of the world should be celebrated every day but the calendar celebrates it as the International Women’s Day on May 8. With women breaking glass ceilings in […]

International Women's Day: Lady Maoists Ditching Extremism For Good

Malkangiri: As the world marked the International Women’s Day (IWD) today to celebrate the empowerment of women, two top lady Maoist leaders in Odisha showed courage in defying left-wing extremism order. While a hardcore woman Maoist shunned the path of violence and surrendered before the police in Malkangiri district today, another female cadre has raised […]

Heart-Melting Reunion: NDRF Chief’s Tribute To His Teacher After 39 Yrs

Bhubaneswar: Hindu tradition considers a teacher as God in human form and a dispeller of darkness who is given highest veneration by people. He or she is a selfless individual who lays the foundation stone for the bright future of students. Even today the sacred relationship between a teacher and pupil in Indian society makes […]

Bollywood Celebs Pen Inspiring Messages On Women's Day

Mumbai: From Madhuri Dixit Nene to Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Karan Johar, a slew of Bollywood celebrities on Sunday took to social media to express their love for the women out there. “She is strong…She is fierce. She is bold and beautiful. She is a mother, sister and support system to her family. Wishing all […]

All-Woman Crew Operates Uday Express To Bengaluru

Coimbatore: As part of International Women’s Day celebrations, the Coimbatore KSR Bengaluru UDAY Express was operated by a women crew from the Salem Division on Sunday. All operations including that of loco pilot, guard, ticket examiners were handled by women in the train, which left the Coimbatore station at 5.40 am. The crew received overwhelming […]

Naveen gives power-push to SHGs, carves a new dept 'Mission Shakti'

Bhubaneswar: Odisha SHG movement will get a boost as the State government will soon carve a new department ‘Mission Shakti’ exclusively to deal with the SHG matters in the State. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced this significant policy move on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Patnaik was addressing a programme organised at Convention […]

Anushka Sharma: Let The Girl Discover Herself

Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma has said she grew up in an environment where she was allowed to do whatever she wanted, and hopes every girl can be free and experience life the way she did. “I have grown up in an environment where I was allowed to do whatever I wanted. My father gave me […]

On International Women's Day, Odisha Police take a bow at women cops

Bhubaneswar: Odisha police on International Women’s Day joined the world to dedicate the day to the women cops serving in the police force for their tireless services in maintaining law and order in the State. Hitting upon a novel way to express gratitude, the Odisha Police took to the twitter and posted photographs of all […]

International Women's Day: Odisha women shepreneurs raise a toast to women empowerment!

Koraput: Even as the International Women’s Day is celebrated today across the globe with the theme of #EachforEqual – means to create an equal and enabled world, here are two gritty women entrepreneurs in Odisha who scripted a silent revolution in the arena of women empowerment. Living the popular adage Khud Jiyo auron ko jeena […]

Empowering Women Cornerstone Of Development Initiatives: CM Naveen On International Women’s Day

Bhubaneswar: Highlighting the champion role played by women in the development of nation, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday stated that efforts need to be taken towards empowering women. Taking to twitter on the occasion of International Women’s Day, Patnaik wrote, “Be it financial independence or representing the people in Parliament, empowering women has […]

Air India to operate more than 40 flights with all women crew

Mumbai: Air India will operate over 40 flights with all-women crew, today on International Women’s Day. According to a company statement, Air India would operate more than 40 flights on domestic and international routes, with all women crew including the non-stop flight to San Francisco. “Women cockpit and cabin crew of Air India are operating […]

All Women Crew Runs Goods Train In Odisha To Mark International Women’s Day

Bhubaneswar: To celebrate International Women’s Day tomorrow, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Friday ran a women’s special goods train from Khurda Road to Palasa in Andhra Pradesh. The train with all-women crew was part of a campaign of the Railway department to mark the International Women’s Day. The Khurda Road division of ECoR is […]

Free Entry For Women At All Monuments Under ASI On Sunday

New Delhi: For the first time, entry will be free for all women visiting monuments under the ASI across the country on International Women’s Day on Sunday, the culture ministry said. According to an order issued by the ministry, on March 8, no fee will be charged from women visitors at all the monuments under […]

Women's Day: Odisha Women voters choose male netas over female netris!

Bhubaneswar: Even as the World will be celebrating the International Women’s Day on Sunday with the theme #EachforEqual, the shocker is a UNDP report released on Friday shows even women are prejudiced towards women. As per the UN report ‘Tackling Social Norms: A game-changer for gender inequalities’,  when 91 per cent of men show one […]

International Women's Day Special: Mithali Raj Bats In Saree | WATCH

New Delhi: As the Indian eves gear up to face Australia in the Women’s T20 World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday — which coincides with the International Women’s Day, ace cricketer Mithali Raj has wished luck to Harmanpreet Kaur and girls, urging them to bring “the trophy home.” Mithali, who […]

Tarang Cine Productions' ‘Anu Didi Not Out’ all set for release on International Women’s Day

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of the massive success of its first web series ‘Chumbak- A Love Beyond’, Tarang Cine Productions is all set to release ‘Anu Didi Not Out’ on International Women’s Day tomorrow. The world television premiere of the movie will be aired on Tarang Channel at 6.30 PM tomorrow. It will also […]

Free 'Mo Bus' Ride For Women Commuters On International Women's Day

Bhubaneswar: The Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) has announced to offer free rides to all women passengers travelling in Mo Bus on the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8. “On the occasion of International Women’s Day, women can avail a free ride in Mo Bus. There will be no charge for them on […]