Editorial: Welcome, women

Fulfilling a longtime dream, the Ministry of Defence has issued an order for grant  of Permanent Commission to women officers in the Army. This was after a landmark  judgement by the Supreme Court in February, directing that all serving women  officers recruited under the Short Service Commission (SSC) scheme will have to be
considered for Permanent Commission. Continue Reading

Women, keep yourselves healthy this Mothers’ Day

Mothers in India are the custodians of family health and play a critical role in maintaining the overall well-being of the family members. With the hectic lifestyles that our mothers follow, their own health often takes a backseat. Continue Reading

Venkaiah pitches for greater role of women in legislatures.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday pitched for greater representation of women in Parliament and state legislatures. Continue Reading

Women officers in army: SC gives 3 months to Centre

The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Army within three months and said there will not be any absolute bar on giving them command postings. Continue Reading

Mishap at Chennai hospital, patients shifted out

Patients of a private hospital at Anna Nagar were shifted to other hospitals after three electrical junction boxes in its premises collapsed leading to a power outage. The incident took place at 2.30 am today. Continue Reading

Modi launches programme to vaccinate 500 million livestock

Asking people to shun single use plastic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the wanton use of plastic posed a hazard to the environment and had led to livestock and fish being killed. Continue Reading