Day: March 8, 2020

Sen. Kamala Harris endorses Biden for president

WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris endorsed Joe Biden on Sunday and said she would “do everything in my power″ to help elect him, becoming the latest dropout from the Democratic race for president to line up behind the former vice president in his battle with Bernie Sanders for the […]

Royal farewell: Harry, Meghan on final duty before new life

LONDON — It’s definitely a farewell. But will it be fond? Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will fulfill their final royal commitment when they appear Monday at the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London. It’s the last time they will be seen at […]

Travel chaos erupts as Italy quarantines north to halt virus

ROME — Italy announced a sweeping quarantine Sunday for its northern regions, igniting travel chaos as it restricted the movements of 16 million people — more than one quarter of its population — in a bid to halt the relentless march of the new coronavirus across Europe. Confusion […]

Deptt. of Posts, Delhi Circle opens 3rd all-Women Post Office in the national capital

open view news desk The  Department of Posts, Delhi Circle has opened the third all-Women Post Office in the national capital. Ms. Aindri Anurag, Chief Post Master General, in the presence of Shri Akhilesh Kumar Pandey, Postmaster General (Operations), Delhi Circle and Ms. Annu Paul, SSPOs inaugurated the […]

PM hands over Twitter handle to women achievers

open view news desk Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has said that women achievers will share their life journey through his social media accounts on the occasion  of International Women’s Day. Women from across India are sharing their  life stories on the  Prime Minister’s twitter handle. The journeys shared by […]

NITI Aayog organizes the Fourth Edition of the Women Transforming India Awards

open view news desk NITI Aayog organized the Fourth Edition of the Women Transforming India Awards today and Hon’ble Raksha Mantri, Shri Rajnath Singh, presided over as the chief guest of the event and conferred the WTI Awards. WTI Awards are NITI Aayog’s initiative to highlight the commendable […]

Prime Minister interacts with Nari Shakti Puraskar Awardees on International Women’s Day

open view news desk Prime Minister interacted with Nari Shakti Puraskar winners in the capital today. 15 Women achievers from various parts of the country including  Leh, Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh shared their trials, struggles and how they achieved their goals with the Prime Minister. The achievers includes 103 […]

Department of Science and Technology celebrates International Women’s Day

Dr Harsh Vardhan launches women helpline for S&T schemes Helpline will provide handholding to women scientists Justice Pratibha M Singh lauds the Women Scientist Scheme C (KIRAN IPR) The movie “Hidden Figure”  screened at celebrations. The book LADY YOU’RE THE BOSS! By Apurva Purohit presented to participants open […]

‘Don’t forget their names’: Women in Mexico sing anthem protesting femicides

MEXICO CITY – The kidnapping and murder of Vivir Quintana’s close friend by a man in northern Mexico was just one more femicide among thousands in the country over the past decade, but it forever transformed the songwriter’s life. The 36-year-old from Coahuila state has written a song […]

Australia crush India to lift fifth Women’s T20 World Cup

MELBOURNE – Opening batswomen Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney scored glittering half-centuries as a ruthless Australia crushed India by 85 runs to win a record-extending fifth Women’s Twenty20 World Cup in front of a heaving Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Player of the match Healy blasted a 39-ball […]

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