Women in entrepreneurship have potential to create 170 million jobs
The report, titled ‘Women Entrepreneurship in India – Powering the economy with her’, underlines the need to step up efforts to grow female entrepreneurs in India to solve the country’s employment challenges.
SC rules in favour of permanent commission to women officers
Central government had challenged in Supreme Court Delhi High Court decision to ...
How finding jobs becomes difficult for acid attack survivors
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Forex reserve surges by $3.09 billion to record $476.09 billion
In the previous week, the foreign exchange reserve had increased by $1.701 billion to $473 billion.
Right to enter temple not absolute, Centre tells Supreme Court
Arguing for the Centre on the scope of a reference in the Sabarimala review made to a nine-judge bench, Mehta invoked Hinduism’s pluralism and said that he would abide by any dress code prescribed to enter a temple. Mehta also argued that the bench would have to decide who will take a call on what is ‘essential practice’ in a religion.
Macho culture, coding contests & hackathons: Why women are being put off by Data Science roles
Women hold less than a quarter of jobs in data science.
Amazon India launches programme to help women resume their corporate careers
As part of the programme, women candidates will have access to flexible work options including work from home, and flexible shift options depending on the role.
As SC orders permanent commission to women in Indian Army, a look at armies around the world
According to National Geographic, at least 16 industrialized nations permit women to serve on the frontline or in combat roles. It was only in 2018 that the UK military lifted its ban on women serving in close combat ground roles and allowed them to serve in elite special forces.
SC order on commissioning of women enabling, will give clarity moving forward: Army chief
"Indian Army does not discriminate any soldier based on religion, caste, creed, or even gender. The outlook of the Indian Army has been throughout like this and that is why we started inducting women officers as early as in 1993," Gen Naravane told reporters.
Granting permanent commission to women officers an operational challenge for Army
It will be a major operational challenge for the Army to grant permanent commission to women officers in ‘combat support arms & services’ because the force has largely restricted it to legal & education branches not involving ‘command & control’ of male troops. Moreover, the force has neither trained women officers for command nor given them the responsibility till now.
Noida road, shut due to Shaheen Bagh protest, opened briefly to ease congestion
There was no official confirmation yet on the resumption of traffic for about 40 minutes on the key road near Shaheen Bagh, which was barricaded by the Uttar Pradesh and Delhi Police since December 15 last year.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup: It will be judged as much by attendance and media coverage as by the performances
The presence of Thailand in the event means that women’s T20 cricket is also taking the game far beyond the original Commonwealth. The last T20 World Cup tournament saw Mithali Raj being rested from the semi-final for India and over the last couple of years the Indian limited-overs outfit looks completely transformed.
SC judgment will uplift women across country not just in Army, say officers
Talking to reporters outside the court premises here after the SC order, a woman officer, who was accompanied by some other women colleagues from the Army, said whoever qualifies for the job should be given the opportunity to command. The SC order, which has to be implemented within three months, will uplift women across the country and just those in the Army, she said.
SC directs permanent commission to women officers in armed forces
"To cast aspersions on women based on gender is in fact an affront to the entire Army where men and women serve as equal soldiers," said the...
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