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Delhi police commissioner SN Shrivastava said the force wants to mark the day in two ways – one, by letting the women force take command roles and manage priority policing and, two, by felicitating women police officers who have done exceptional work in their fields. (ANI Photo)
Delhi police commissioner SN Shrivastava said the force wants to mark the day in two ways – one, by letting the women force take command roles and manage priority policing and, two, by felicitating women police officers who have done exceptional work in their fields. (ANI Photo)

In Delhi, Women personnel take over

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 03:10 AM IST
  • On the occasion, the Delhi Police also honoured 22 women personnel for their remarkable efforts beyond the call of duty during the Covid-19 pandemic period
BJP MP Sonal Mansingh addresses during the second phase of the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. (ANI Photo/ RSTV)
BJP MP Sonal Mansingh addresses during the second phase of the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. (ANI Photo/ RSTV)

‘International Men’s Day should also be celebrated’: BJP’s Sonal Mansingh

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 04:24 PM IST
  • As her demand evoked laughter among the members of the house, she said people anyway talk about equality. Notably, International Men’s Day is celebrated on November 19 around the world.
Shilpam Ratan, manager, ATC, Delhi airport(ANI Photo)
Shilpam Ratan, manager, ATC, Delhi airport(ANI Photo)

All-women team takes charge of traffic control operations at Delhi's IGI airport

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 03:09 PM IST
  • AAI tweeted video with along with a post that read, “AAI derives its strength from its women workforce. Maintaining individuality, these invincible women go beyond & above their call of duty to serve the nation.
The image shows all the women recipients pf the Nobel prize.(Instagram/@nobelprize_org)
The image shows all the women recipients pf the Nobel prize.(Instagram/@nobelprize_org)

Nobel Prize organisation shares clip of women who have changed the world

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 03:08 PM IST
The organisation shared the inspiring video to celebrate International Women's Day.
The all woman crew at the cockpit (from left): Commanders Thanmai Papagari and Zoya Agarwal with first officers Akansha Sonawane and Shivani Manhas. (PTI)
The all woman crew at the cockpit (from left): Commanders Thanmai Papagari and Zoya Agarwal with first officers Akansha Sonawane and Shivani Manhas. (PTI)

'Need to destigmatize women's roles': Air India pilot Shivani Manhas

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 03:03 PM IST
  • Captain Manhas, a first officer of Air India, was part of the longest direct route flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru which flew over the North Pole with the all-women pilot team, covering a distance of about 16,000 kilometres.
Malaika Arora shares new fitness post(Instagram/malaikaaroraofficial)
Malaika Arora shares new fitness post(Instagram/malaikaaroraofficial)

Malaika Arora asks women to flaunt the 'warriors that they are' in new Yoga post

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 02:53 PM IST
  • Every week, fitness enthusiast Malaika Arora shares a new Yoga asana with her followers and urges them to exercise. However, this week, in order to celebrate International Women's Day she posted a picture of herself nailing the Reverse Warrior Pose and asked women to flaunt their warrior side.
Disha Patani shares fitness video on International Women's Day(Instagram/dishapatani)
Disha Patani shares fitness video on International Women's Day(Instagram/dishapatani)

International Women's Day: Disha Patani shows how strong she is in fitness clip

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 01:36 PM IST
  • Disha Patani is known for her extreme workout sessions. The Bharat actor took to Instagram on International Women's Day and shared a glimpse from her martial arts session to show how strong she is.
Image courtesy: ANI
Image courtesy: ANI

International Women's Day: Women MPs push for 33% reservation in Parliament

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shivani
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:16 PM IST
  • The Women's Reservation Bill is the pending bill in the Parliament that seeks amendment in the Constitution of India to reserve one-third of all seats in the Lok Sabha and in all state legislatures for women.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT file)
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT file)

International Women's Day: Punjab lines up 8 schemes aimed at female empowerment

ANI | | Posted by Joydeep Bose
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 10:38 AM IST
The International Women's Day, on March 8 every year, celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.
Kangana Ranaut celebrated International Women's Day with pictures of women in her family.
Kangana Ranaut celebrated International Women's Day with pictures of women in her family.

Women's Day 2021: Kangana dedicates it to 'favourite women' in her life

UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 11:13 AM IST
  • On International Women's Day, Kangana Ranaut took to Twitter to share pictures with the favourite women in her life. She also said how everyday was 'Women's Day'.
People all over the world are called to witness the incredible achievements of women and participate in activities and rallies that are targeted towards greater equality.(Pixabay)
People all over the world are called to witness the incredible achievements of women and participate in activities and rallies that are targeted towards greater equality.(Pixabay)

International Women’s Day 2021: History, significance and theme

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Jahnavi Gupta, Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 08:48 AM IST
Every year International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 globally. The day is about celebrating women's achievements in all areas of life. This year the theme of the campaign is ‘Choose to Challenge’ which seeks to keep all global citizens aware of the challenges that women still face.
Google Doodle celebrates International Women's Day(Google)
Google Doodle celebrates International Women's Day(Google)

International Women's Day: Google Doodle celebrates firsts in women’s history

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 08:14 AM IST
  • Google Doodle, for this year's International Women's Day, is honouring women who broke down the barriers and changed the course of history. It is also celebrating the trailblazers of present and future.
Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus was seen lit up ahead of International Women's Day(ANI Twitter)
Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus was seen lit up ahead of International Women's Day(ANI Twitter)

International Women's Day: Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus lights up

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 06:14 AM IST
International Women's Day is observed every year on March 8 in order to create awareness about women's issues.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday launched an official “Factcheck” portal aimed at curbing misinformation.(PTI FILE)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday launched an official “Factcheck” portal aimed at curbing misinformation.(PTI FILE)

News updates from HT: Jagan Reddy launches fact checking portal in Andhra

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 09:19 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
(From L-R): Kashmiri entrepreneur Arifa, disability activist Malvika Iyer and Food Bank India founder Sneha Mohandoss are among the seven women achievers who told their stories from PM Modi’s social media accounts on March 8.(Photo Credit : Twitter)
(From L-R): Kashmiri entrepreneur Arifa, disability activist Malvika Iyer and Food Bank India founder Sneha Mohandoss are among the seven women achievers who told their stories from PM Modi’s social media accounts on March 8.(Photo Credit : Twitter)

Activist, entrepreneur, tribal: Women achievers on PM Modi’s social media accounts on Women’s Day

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 10:39 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed off from his accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube and handed over the reins to these seven women. He had tweeted about giving up his social media accounts last Monday.
Licpriya Kangujam also demanded that climate change should be made a compulsory subject in schools because she believes that it will help in the fight against climate change.(Licypriya Kangujam/Twitter)
Licpriya Kangujam also demanded that climate change should be made a compulsory subject in schools because she believes that it will help in the fight against climate change.(Licypriya Kangujam/Twitter)

‘Netas don’t believe climate change is real’: 8 year old climate activist who refused PM’s honour

Imphal, Manipur | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2020 04:37 PM IST
Eight year old climate activist from Manipur Licypriya Kangujam is known as Indian ‘Greta’, after being compared to award-winning Swedish teenage environment activist Greta Thunberg, for her passion towards the fight against climate change.
Parkash Javadekar, the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change was speaking at an International Women’s Day event in Pune.(Sanjeev Verma/HT file photo)
Parkash Javadekar, the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change was speaking at an International Women’s Day event in Pune.(Sanjeev Verma/HT file photo)

Sanitary pad disposal bags to be mandatory from Jan 2021, says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

Pune | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2020 04:00 PM IST
Javadekar said, “I have observed that despite repeated appeal to sanitary pad manufacturers, they are still not providing bio degradable disposal bags. From January, 2021, the Union government will make such bags mandatory,”
CRUT runs a fleet of 200 buses that crisscross Bhubaneswar, Puri and Cuttack for more than 12 hours a day.(Photo Courtesy: www.capitalregiontransport.in)
CRUT runs a fleet of 200 buses that crisscross Bhubaneswar, Puri and Cuttack for more than 12 hours a day.(Photo Courtesy: www.capitalregiontransport.in)

On International Women’s Day, women in Odisha to get free rides on Mo Bus

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2020 02:25 PM IST
Dipti Mahapatro, the general manager of the Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) which runs the fleet of Mo Bus in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri, said the decision to give the free rides to the women passengers was their way of honouring them.
According to the United Nations, the theme for International Women’s Day 2020 is “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”.(Unsplash)
According to the United Nations, the theme for International Women’s Day 2020 is “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”.(Unsplash)

Women’s Day 2020: History, significance and theme of the year

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 11:05 AM IST
International Women’s Day 2020: Observed on March 8 every year, International Women’s Day is the celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women over the years.
International Women’s Day 2020: Schoolgirl Poonam Deshmukh on collector’s chair.(Twitter/@oiseaulibre3)
International Women’s Day 2020: Schoolgirl Poonam Deshmukh on collector’s chair.(Twitter/@oiseaulibre3)

International Women’s Day 2020: Schoolgirl turns collector for a day, ‘inspiring’ says Twitter

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 02:24 PM IST
International Women’s Day is observed on March 8 every year.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit Koraput district on Friday and address a public meeting at Jeypore, party sources said Thursday.(PTI)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit Koraput district on Friday and address a public meeting at Jeypore, party sources said Thursday.(PTI)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in Odisha today, his third in two months

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 08:26 AM IST
Before addressing the rally, Gandhi will interact with women at Sibasai Kalyan Mandap on the occasion of International Womens Day, Jeypore Congress MLA Taraprasad Bahinipati said.
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