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Researchers reveal plant-based diet lowers risk of dementia-related death in women(Unsplash)

Plant-based diet lowers risk of sudden death in postmenopausal women: Research

ANI, Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 07:30 AM IST
  • A new study has revealed that postmenopausal women who consume lots of plant-based protein are less likely to die suddenly or have cardiovascular infections and dementia-related demise.
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A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman’s risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.(ANI)
A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman’s risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.(ANI)

Study: Sexual dysfunction hits some women harder than others as they age

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Cleveland, Ohio
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 10:28 AM IST
A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman’s risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.
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A 50-year-old Anganwadi worker was allegedly raped and murdered in the Ughaiti area of Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district.(HT PHOTO)
A 50-year-old Anganwadi worker was allegedly raped and murdered in the Ughaiti area of Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district.(HT PHOTO)

Badaun gangrape: BSP hits out at Yogi govt for failing to provide security to women

By Asian News International| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:33 PM IST
BSP national spokesperson Sudhindra Bhadoria said that the Badaun case reminds people of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case. “I think Yogi ji must tell the nation and the people of the Uttar Pradesh about his failure and pull up the police for failing to provide security to women,” he added
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As worldwide restrictions push more people online, digital gender abuse is likely to worsen now that the internet is an absolute necessity and there is no escape from it.(Unsplash)
As worldwide restrictions push more people online, digital gender abuse is likely to worsen now that the internet is an absolute necessity and there is no escape from it.(Unsplash)

Love, tech and online abuse of women in the time of coronavirus

By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | London
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 09:05 AM IST
There has been a global rise in online harassment of women and girls in the past year, usually by abusive partners or ex-partners who are stuck at home in front of a screen due to coronavirus lockdowns.
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Inspiring many more women, Ajanta Mahapatra is on her way to a world tour

UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 04:38 PM IST
Ajanta Mahapatra simply urges all women to experience life all over the world.
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(Representative image)
(Representative image)

Head constable booked for raping woman at police post in Ludhiana

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 11:27 PM IST
Search on for absconding policeman following 24-year-old woman’s complaint of sexual assault to police commissioner
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Women awaiting liver transplants in the United States are known to be about one-third more likely than men to become too ill to undergo surgery or die before receiving a liver.(ANI)
Women awaiting liver transplants in the United States are known to be about one-third more likely than men to become too ill to undergo surgery or die before receiving a liver.(ANI)

Frailty associated with higher mortality for women awaiting liver transplants: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 01:53 PM IST
Women awaiting liver transplants in the United States are known to be about one-third more likely than men to become too ill to undergo surgery or die before receiving a liver.
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Earlier this year, Bilkis, popularly known as the Shaheen Bagh Dadi, also featured in the Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of 2020.(Instagram/gal_gadot)
Earlier this year, Bilkis, popularly known as the Shaheen Bagh Dadi, also featured in the Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of 2020.(Instagram/gal_gadot)

Shaheen Bagh’s Bilkis Bano is in Gal Gadot’s list of ‘Personal Wonder Women’

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 04:22 PM IST
The actor, who was recently seen reprising the titular role in “Wonder Woman 1984”, shared a series of pictures on her Instagram page, acknowledging young girls and women from all walks of life across the globe.
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U.N. experts predict the gender poverty gap will widen in 2021 amid the economic downturn.(Pixabay)
U.N. experts predict the gender poverty gap will widen in 2021 amid the economic downturn.(Pixabay)

From child marriage to revenge porn: 10 set-backs for women in 2020

By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 08:34 AM IST
From mass job losses to soaring domestic violence, the rise of revenge porn and a widening gender poverty gap, 2020 has threatened to hobble progress on women’s equality as the Covid-19 pandemic wreaks global havoc.
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Amitabh Bachchan has apologised to a fan for using her poem without credit.
Amitabh Bachchan has apologised to a fan for using her poem without credit.

Amitabh Bachchan apologises to woman for using her poem without credit: ‘I thought it to be good and posted’

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 01:10 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan shared a sweet poem on Twitter recently when a fan told him that she was the original writer behind it. Amitabh apologised for not giving her credit for it.
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Compassion and empathy is the best way to make peace at work, says Tahira
Compassion and empathy is the best way to make peace at work, says Tahira

Tahira Kashyap: Of women at work and working on your marriage

By Tahira Kashyap | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 07:54 AM IST
Does it feel like your female boss doesn’t emphathise with issues women face at work? And is attraction everything in a relationship?
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A representative study reported that the lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts was much higher (24 per cent ) for women with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) compared to those women who did not (3 per cent).(ANI)
A representative study reported that the lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts was much higher (24 per cent ) for women with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) compared to those women who did not (3 per cent).(ANI)

Canadian study: One in four women with ADHD has attempted suicide

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Toronto
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2020 10:58 AM IST
A representative study reported that the lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts was much higher (24 per cent ) for women with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) compared to those women who did not (3 per cent).
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Prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether the Polish flag was publicly insulted after a family in Warsaw hung a flag from their balcony combined with a lightning bolt, a symbol for women’s rights in Poland.(Yahoo)
Prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether the Polish flag was publicly insulted after a family in Warsaw hung a flag from their balcony combined with a lightning bolt, a symbol for women’s rights in Poland.(Yahoo)

Investigation opened after women’s symbol put on Polish flag

By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kale | Warsaw
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 07:59 PM IST
Prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether the Polish flag was publicly insulted after a family in Warsaw hung a flag from their balcony combined with a lightning bolt, a symbol for women’s rights in Poland.
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This finding, which examined blood specimens from the landmark Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study, may help explain the disease risks and protective effects associated with different regimens of hormone therapy.(Pixabay)
This finding, which examined blood specimens from the landmark Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study, may help explain the disease risks and protective effects associated with different regimens of hormone therapy.(Pixabay)

Oral hormone therapy shown to significantly alter metabolome of menopausal women

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Groundbreaking research led by a team of scientists including a University of Massachusetts Amherst biostatistician shows that oral hormone therapy significantly alters the metabolome of postmenopausal women.
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People in the study, ranged from stuck at home to stressed in essential worker jobs, reported significant increases in outdoor activity during Covid-19, especially among women.(Unsplash)
People in the study, ranged from stuck at home to stressed in essential worker jobs, reported significant increases in outdoor activity during Covid-19, especially among women.(Unsplash)

In pandemic, people are turning to nature, women especially

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Wahington DC
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 03:28 PM IST
People in the study, ranged from stuck at home to stressed in essential worker jobs, reported significant increases in outdoor activity during Covid-19, especially among women.
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Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo also said that France lags behind when it comes to promoting women for higher positions.(AFP)
Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo also said that France lags behind when it comes to promoting women for higher positions.(AFP)

Paris city hall faces 90k euros fine for naming too many women to top jobs

By Press Trust of India | Paris
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 05:30 AM IST
Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo denounced the fine as “unfair” and “absurd” on Tuesday during a meeting of the city council.
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A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against Gahlot under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code, following a complaint lodged by the victim’s husband.(AP/For Representative Purposes Only)
A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against Gahlot under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code, following a complaint lodged by the victim’s husband.(AP/For Representative Purposes Only)

Russian woman raped, accused colonel at large

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kanpur
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 05:43 AM IST
The incident took place at the official residence of the accused in Kanpur’s cantt area, police said.
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Delhi High Court.(Mint file)
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)

AIIMS nursing posts: Reservation for women long overdue, says Delhi HC

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 07:20 PM IST
The high court issues notice to the AIIMS and the Centre on a plea by three male candidates aggrieved by the institute’s decision.
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People protest against a gang rape incident in Manimajra, Panchkula.(Sant Arora /Hindustan Times/For Representative Purposes Only)
People protest against a gang rape incident in Manimajra, Panchkula.(Sant Arora /Hindustan Times/For Representative Purposes Only)

17 booked for gang rape of woman in Jharkhand

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 03:45 AM IST
According to a complaint filed by the woman, she was returning from a weekly market with her husband on Tuesday night when the accused intercepted them.
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Auto driver, accomplice held for raping mentally-ill woman in Ludhiana

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 12:04 AM IST
Accused waylaid the lost woman and took her to his friend’s house
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Diljit Dosanjh has tweeted ‘proof’ about Mahinder Kaur’s identity to Kangana Ranaut.
Diljit Dosanjh has tweeted ‘proof’ about Mahinder Kaur’s identity to Kangana Ranaut.

Diljit Dosanjh slams Kangana Ranaut for her tweet against elderly Sikh woman: ‘Shouldn’t be so blind, she says anything’

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 01:11 PM IST
Diljit Dosanjh is the latest celebrity to slam Kangana Ranaut for her now-deleted tweet against elderly Sikh woman who had joined the farmers’ protest. Diljit said that ‘Kangana keeps saying anything.'
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One of the bike-borne men also died in the accident while the other suffered severe injuries and was rushed to the hospital.(Representative Image)
One of the bike-borne men also died in the accident while the other suffered severe injuries and was rushed to the hospital.(Representative Image)

Woman, daughter among 3 dead in road mishap in Ludhiana

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 12:25 AM IST
The victims were going to fetch fodder for cattle from the fields when a bike rammed into them
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A Muslim woman in front of her home in a village in Tamil Nadu.(Universal Images Group via Getty)
A Muslim woman in front of her home in a village in Tamil Nadu.(Universal Images Group via Getty)

Review: Women, Dreaming by Salma

By Simar Bhasin | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 09:28 PM IST
A feminine text cannot fail to be volcanic, and so it is with Salma’s Women, Dreaming
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The report revealed that children were victims in 61% of the rape cases in Mumbai in 2019.
The report revealed that children were victims in 61% of the rape cases in Mumbai in 2019.

Rise in crimes against women, children in Mumbai in 2019-2020: Praja Foundation report

By Manish K Pathak and Charul Shah, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 12:38 AM IST
The number of rape cases in Mumbai went up from 728 in 2015-2016 to 904 in 2019-2020 (a 24% increase), according to the city-based Praja Foundation report released on Thursday
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To make cities women-empowering, we need more imagination and will.(DIWAKAR PRASAD/HTPHOTO)
To make cities women-empowering, we need more imagination and will.(DIWAKAR PRASAD/HTPHOTO)

Redesigning urban spaces for women

UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 07:57 PM IST
To make cities women-friendly, urban planners must focus on two core issues —greater safety from violence and adequate childcare support.
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The pandemic has changed workplaces globally but the new norms are particularly significant in India.(Pixabay)
The pandemic has changed workplaces globally but the new norms are particularly significant in India.(Pixabay)

Work from home revolution is a surprise boon for India’s women

By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 06:51 PM IST
In India’s $200 billion technology services industry new rules are expected to provide female workers with a broad swath of flexible work arrangements and fresh employment opportunities.
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Echha Joshi: An inspiring story of a woman’s journey

UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 07:09 PM IST
Through her platform, Echha Joshi wishes to give every person the gift of good health.
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The five women were arrested after the victim lodged a complaint.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)
The five women were arrested after the victim lodged a complaint.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)

Tripura woman tied to pole and beaten, five women arrested

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 01:45 PM IST
Police said the accused went to the victim’s home, nearly 11 kilometres away from her home and brought her forcefully to Krishna Colony where they allegedly beat her after tying her to a pole.
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(Representative Image/File Photo)
(Representative Image/File Photo)

Woman, daughter killed, 3 injured as car plunges into gorge in Chamba

By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 12:37 AM IST
Four of a family were returning home after paying obeisance at a temple when the driver lost control of the vehicle
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Three incidents of robbery, two at knifepoint, were reported in Chandigarh on Monday(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Three incidents of robbery, two at knifepoint, were reported in Chandigarh on Monday(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

2 men robbed at knifepoint, woman’s jewellery, purse snatched in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 11:09 PM IST
Autorickshaw driver snatches passenger’s ornaments, purse and phone; courier with online company forced to drive man with knife to Sector 40; another man robbed of his purse in Sector 39
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