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Sidhu Bashes Kejriwal Over Poll Promises

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Sidhu's remarks came a day after Kejriwal accused the leaders of the Congress, BJP and the SAD of constantly bashing his party AAP for the announcements.

Rajnath Singh: India Will Manufacture 90 Percent Of Defence Products It Needs By 2024-2025

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"By 2024-2025, we will be achieving the target of exporting defence products worth USD 5 billion as fixed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I can assure him that 90 per cent of the defence products will be made in India soon," he said


40 Per Cent Tickets Would Be Allocated To Women In UP Polls: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

There continues to be no clarity on whether she would herself contest the upcoming state polls. The General Secretary stated that it had not been decided yet, she will think about it and take a decision later.

Telangana Gives 33.3% Reservation To Women In Govt Posts Under EWS Quota

Aug 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The consolidated guidelines were issued over two years after the Centre announced 10 per cent EWS reservation for initial postings and admissions into educational institutions.


Finance Minister Launches Third Phase Of 'Mission Shakti' In Uttar Pradesh

The Union minister said the Centre is promoting women-led development, and the Uttar Pradesh government is taking all those programmes with the same vigour.

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23 July, 2021

Kerala's 'Oldest Learner' Bhageerathi Amma Dies At The Age Of 107

Outlook Web Bureau

Bhageerathi Amma was a recipient of prestigious Nari Shakti Puruskar by the Central government for her incredible contribution in women empowerment


03 May, 2021

Karnataka: This Woman Entrepreneur Started From Nothing But Now Owns Farms Her Parents Worked In

Midhat Fatimah

Yallavva did not only take charge of her life but has also become a source of inspiration for many women in her village.


18 April, 2021

Women, Energy And Empowerment

Jaideep Mukherji

On a macro level, universal access to reliable energy is key to improving the health and well-being of people around the world.


25 March, 2021

Skilling And Employment Of Women: A Priority For India’s Progress

Saurabh Adeeb

In India, 3 out of 4 women don’t work, although literacy rates have steadily increased. Can skilling, life and learning support and guaranteeing jobs change that?


22 March, 2021

Women Are More Powerful Than Men But Do Not Understand How Their Power Works: Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi made the statement while interacting with college students in Kerala


13 March, 2021

Haryana State Women Commission Seeks Explanation From Hooda Over Tractor Pulled By Women MLAs

Outlook Web Bureau

Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday rode a tractor, pulled by party legislators on the way to the state Assembly here to protest the rise in fuel prices


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09 March, 2021

WCD Ministry, Invest India Ink MoU On Nutrition And Other Areas

Prakash Kumar

Invest India will conduct research and seek international cooperation in capacity building


08 March, 2021

International Women's Day 2021: PM Modi Extends Wishes To Women

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi said it was his our government's honour to work towards furthering women empowerment in the country across a wide range of sectors.


07 March, 2021

Nita Ambani Launches Social Media Network 'Her Circle' To Empower Women

PTI

Her circle will also provide women with answers from Reliance's panel of experts on health, wellness, education, entrepreneurship, finance, philanthropy, mentorship and leadership.


01 March, 2021

Empowering Story Of A Woman Who Followed Her Dream

Outlook Web Bureau

From a homemaker to a ‘master trainer’; today she encourages dozens of women to adopt agroecological practices.


15 February, 2021

How Family Planning Empowers Women, And Helps Fight Malnutrition  

Dr. Amir Maroof Khan

Apart from checking teenage pregnancies and deaths, family planning also lowers death rate for children, wasting and stunting.


21 January, 2021

Smart Cams To Recognise Facial Expressions Of Women In Distress, Alert Lucknow Cops

Outlook Web Bureau

Under Uttar Pradesh's 'Mission Shakti' programme, the AI-enabled camera will click photos of women in distress and send it to the control room after which necessary action will be taken.


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18 October, 2020

Women Members Comprise Most Numbers Of A/C Holders Under PMJDY

PTI

In an RTI response, It claim that more than half of bank accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) are held by women beneficiaries.


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Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel with Minister of State (Industries) Jagdish Vishwakarma during the curtain raiser for the 10th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2022, in Mumbai.

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Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel speaks during the curtain raiser for the 10th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2022, in Mumbai.

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Tourists at Ridge on a cold winter day in Shimla.

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Opposition parties' MPs wear black bands to protest over suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MP's during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders take part in a dharna near the Mahatma Gandhi statue demanding revocation of suspended Rajya Sabha members, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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