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Woman accused of witchcraft, beaten to death in Bihar’s Nawada; four arrested, search underway for others
India

Woman accused of witchcraft, beaten to death in Bihar’s Nawada; four arrested, search underway for others

A 50-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death in Bihar on Tuesday by villagers, who accused her of practicing witchcraft, police said

Alzheimers spread differently in men, women more likely to develop it: new study
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Alzheimers spread differently in men, women more likely to develop it: new study

Diagnosing women for Alzheimers is harder as they tend to do better in verbal tests than men.

Woman constable attacked with acid in Mathura after she rejects marriage proposal; two of four accused identified
India

Woman constable attacked with acid in Mathura after she rejects marriage proposal; two of four accused identified

A woman police constable was attacked with acid allegedly by four men in Mathura after she refused to marry one of the accused persons, police said

Woman dies while trying to deliver own baby while watching birthing video in Uttar Pradesh’s Bilandpur
India

Woman dies while trying to deliver own baby while watching birthing video in Uttar Pradesh’s Bilandpur

A 25-year-old unmarried woman died while attempting to deliver a baby alone in her rented room at Uttar Pradesh’s Bilandpur, police said

Google Doodle celebrates International Women's Day 2019 with feminist quotes, designs
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Google Doodle celebrates International Women's Day 2019 with feminist quotes, designs

On the International Women's Day 2019, Google dedicated its doodle to celebrate female power with inspirational quotes and designs from across the world by women, for women.

Kerala CPM MLA calls woman IAS officer ‘without brains’; revenue minister lends his support to official
India

Kerala CPM MLA calls woman IAS officer ‘without brains’; revenue minister lends his support to official

CPI(M) MLA S Rajendran courted controversy after he publicly slandered a young woman IAS officer in Munnar, saying she lacked brains

Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga determined to reenter Sabarimala temple on 12 February, senior lawyer tells SC
India

Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga determined to reenter Sabarimala temple on 12 February, senior lawyer tells SC

Two Kerala women, facing social boycott for entering the Sabarimala shrine, told the Supreme Court about their resolve to enter the temple on 12 February

Ananga Ranga: The ancient roots of #MeToo rage
India

Ananga Ranga: The ancient roots of #MeToo rage

The pursuit of pleasure, in the Ananga Ranga, involves the subjugation of women for the pleasure of men.

19-year-old woman in Odisha dies after being set on fire by her in-laws for dowry
India

19-year-old woman in Odisha dies after being set on fire by her in-laws for dowry

A 19-year-old woman was set on fire allegedly by her in-laws for dowry in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, police said on Tuesday.

Gender pay gap: Women in India make on-average 16% less than men, says report
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Gender pay gap: Women in India make on-average 16% less than men, says report

Women in India make on-average 16.1 percent less than men, similar to the global average, as the percentage of the fairer sex in higher-paying roles is less, says a Korn Ferry report

19-year-old woman raped by three people in Haryana's Sonepat while returning home
India

19-year-old woman raped by three people in Haryana's Sonepat while returning home

A 19-year-old woman, who was returning after getting her Aadhaar card ready, was raped by three people, including the driver of the vehicle she boarded.

Woman raped by father, brother and uncles in Uttar Pradesh for eloping with boyfriend; accused arrested
India

Woman raped by father, brother and uncles in Uttar Pradesh for eloping with boyfriend; accused arrested

A woman was allegedly raped in a village here by four members of her family, including her father and brother, for eloping with her boyfriend, police said.

Cab driver tries to abduct woman judge in Delhi, arrested after being intercepted at toll plaza
India

Cab driver tries to abduct woman judge in Delhi, arrested after being intercepted at toll plaza

A cab driver was arrested for allegedly trying to abduct a woman judge, police said on Tuesday.

9 Months Episode 5: What are the changes you can expect in your body & how the baby develops
9 Months

9 Months Episode 5: What are the changes you can expect in your body & how the baby develops

In this episode, author Meghna Pant talks to Dr Gandhali Deorukhkar and Dr Niti Desai about the best part of pregnancy — the second trimester. The experts discuss what changes women can expect in their body and how the baby is growing through the second trimester.

Watch: A day in the life of Delhi's female bouncer Mehrunnisa
India

Watch: A day in the life of Delhi's female bouncer Mehrunnisa

Mehrunnisa works in a library in the day, and as a female bouncer at a club in Delhi's Haus Khas Village in the night. She is among the first woman bouncers in India. In this video​, she reveals her motivations, encounters with machismo, and her plans for old age. Interestingly, her sister Tarannum is also working as a bouncer in the same club.

Delhi Police find woman's decomposed body in jute sack near Sangam Vihar
India

Delhi Police find woman's decomposed body in jute sack near Sangam Vihar

A highly decomposed body of an unidentified woman in her late 20s was found in a jute sack in New Delhi on Sunday morning, the city police said.

UP woman attacked with acid in front of Deoria SP's residence, three accused taken into custody
India

UP woman attacked with acid in front of Deoria SP's residence, three accused taken into custody

Three motorcycle-borne men threw acid on a 20 year-old near Bhatvalia crossing in Deoria, police said on Monday.

Judiciary open to have more women judges, but reservation not envisaged, says Centre
India

Judiciary open to have more women judges, but reservation not envisaged, says Centre

Judiciary is open to the idea of having more women as judges but a reservation is not envisaged for this purpose in the higher judiciary, the government said on Friday.

101 Traces: Monica Liu, the restaurant-owning 'Don' of Chinatown
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101 Traces: Monica Liu, the restaurant-owning 'Don' of Chinatown

When most people look at Monica Liu, they see a smiling restaurant owner in Tangra, Kolkata. But this unassuming grandmother of nine is also known as the Don of Chinatown. Thanks to her, Calcuttans know what Chinese food made by Chinese people tastes like. But Kolkata's woman of steel comes from humble beginnings. During the Indo-China war in 1962, when Monica was just a child, her entire family was arrested and taken to Deoli Camp, Rajasthan. Finally, it was when Monica and another young boy in the camp wrote a letter to the Home Minister, that their release orders were processed. Starting a new life, Monica's mother would make momos to sell to make ends meet. It was from helping her mother every evening that Monica's journey began. Finally, in 1991, she opened Kim Ling, the family's first restaurant. When goons tried to intimidate the family into giving them free food, Monica responded in kind, eventually earning her the title 'Don of Tangra'.

Leaf me alone: Mumbai woman climbs tree near high court, rescued by firemen
India

Leaf me alone: Mumbai woman climbs tree near high court, rescued by firemen

The drama continued for almost three hours but later she was coaxed down by Mumbai fire brigade officials.