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New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has granted an extension to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth and Sports for Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill 2021, which proposes to raise the minimum age of marriag
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], March 18 (ANI): Higher lead levels in a mother's blood can increase the chance of her bearing male offspring, according to a new study led by Japanese scientists at the Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], January 24 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's schemes appealing to people to adopt daughters as a symbol of pride, after taking charge as head of the country, which resulted in a "mass campaign" and also "revolutionized
Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 30 (ANI): Amid row over Namaz at public places in Gurugram, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said that few people are making Namaz an event of "show of strength".
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Chandigarh [India], December 22 (ANI): Punjab government will provide free sanitary pads to needy women every month at all 27,314 Anganwadi centres across the state under the 'Udaan Scheme'.
Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 18 (ANI): In India, there are an estimated 1020 females per 1000 males, as per the fifth round of the National Family Health Survey.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
California [US], December 3 (ANI): According to a study, the changes in the human sex ratio at birth, defined as the percentage of newborn boys has been associated with the presence of air and water pollutants, but are not predictably linked with seasonality or weather.
Updated : 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): the first time since the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) began in 1992, India has more women than men on record.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Washington [US], March 18 (ANI): A new study in Behavioral Ecology, published by Oxford University Press, found that women are less likely to procreate in urban areas that have a higher percentage of females than males in the population.
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], August 23 (ANI): Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday stressed on the need for a change in societal mindset to address the issue of India's skewed sex ratio.
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Mar 8 (ANI): On International Women's Day, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel talked on the issue of women empowerment in the eighth episode of his monthly radio programme 'Lokvaani'.
Updated : 2 years, 5 months ago IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec 29 (ANI): The Centre's flagship 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' (BBBP) scheme, aimed at addressing the decline of child sex ratio, will now be implemented in all the 30 districts of Odisha after the state government approved a proposal regarding the same.