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Kashvee Gautam had scored 350 runs and scalped 66 wickets for Chandigarh in plate group one-day U-19 and U-23 tournaments last season.(HT File Photo)

Want to make a mark in Women’s T20 Challenge, says Chandigarh-based fast bowler Kashvee

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By Shalini Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 05:24 PM IST
Seven months ago, Gautam, then aged 16, had made ripples in the women’s one-day tournament being held in Andhra Pradesh where she took 10 wickets against the home team in a plate group game at Kadapa
Priyanka Chopra often talks on women’s issues.
Priyanka Chopra often talks on women’s issues.

Priyanka Chopra shares a powerful quote on Women’s Equality Day: ‘Well-behaved women seldom make history’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 10:57 AM IST
On Women’s Equality Day, actor Priyanka Chopra shared a quote on women by well-known American historian, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.
The hate tweets triggered reaction from cities across India. Though most people opposed the hatred, Rhea Chakraborty faced ire and public trial. (Photo Sushant Singh Rajput/Facebook)
The hate tweets triggered reaction from cities across India. Though most people opposed the hatred, Rhea Chakraborty faced ire and public trial. (Photo Sushant Singh Rajput/Facebook)

In Bengal, women fight back online abuse in wake of Sushant Rajput death

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 03:57 PM IST
The posts started appearing around 10 days ago and many prominent women and citizens in Bengal are countering the trend. They have been joined by women leaders of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The second highest number of complaints were received under the ‘Protection of Women against Domestic Violence’ at 452, the data showed.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The second highest number of complaints were received under the ‘Protection of Women against Domestic Violence’ at 452, the data showed.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

NCW received 2,043 complaints of crimes against women in June, highest in 8 months

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jasra Afreen
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2020 01:18 PM IST
Out of the 2043 complaints, the highest number were received under the ‘Right to live with dignity’ at 603. The ‘Right to live with dignity’ takes into account the emotional abuse of women.
Staying home, avoiding social contacts, not going out in groups will help to fight against Coronavirus.
Staying home, avoiding social contacts, not going out in groups will help to fight against Coronavirus.

Know how women are at more risk from the Corona virus pandemic

UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 04:08 PM IST
The virus can affect any human being of any age group, but women are more at risk of catching Coronavirus. Here’s why
Melbourne: Australian players celebrate their win over India in the Women's T20 World Cup cricket final match in Melbourne, Sunday, March 8, 2020. AP/PTI(AP08-03-2020_000141A)(AP)
Melbourne: Australian players celebrate their win over India in the Women's T20 World Cup cricket final match in Melbourne, Sunday, March 8, 2020. AP/PTI(AP08-03-2020_000141A)(AP)

2021 Women’s World Cup to have reserve day for all knockouts

Dubai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 11:22 AM IST
On Wednesday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) released the 31-match schedule for the tournament where the games will be held at six venues.
Australia's Megan Schutt, center, is congratulated by teammates after taking the wicket of India's Shikha Pandey during the Women's T20 World Cup cricket final match in Melbourne.(AP)
Australia's Megan Schutt, center, is congratulated by teammates after taking the wicket of India's Shikha Pandey during the Women's T20 World Cup cricket final match in Melbourne.(AP)

Women’s T20 World Cup: India falter in final, Australia register 85-run win to clinch 5th title

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 05:28 PM IST
India vs Australia, Women’s T20 World Cup final: Australia thrashed India by 85 runs to win their fifth title at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.
Kolkata-based painter Eleena Banik conceived her daughter Amaravati through IVF. Ten years after her divorce, she embraced motherhood and chose an old college friend as a donor.(Samir Jana / HT Photo)
Kolkata-based painter Eleena Banik conceived her daughter Amaravati through IVF. Ten years after her divorce, she embraced motherhood and chose an old college friend as a donor.(Samir Jana / HT Photo)

#WomensDay: Mothers who are single and slaying it

Hindustan Times | By Tanmay Chatterjee, Anonna Dutt & Natasha Rego
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2020 09:29 PM IST
Fida Khan, 28 (centre), is a member of Y-Films’ Six Pack Band, and an aspiring actress. ‘My sisters showed my parents videos of my work. The day my grandmother and mother told me they were proud of me, I was over the moon,’ she says.
Fida Khan, 28 (centre), is a member of Y-Films’ Six Pack Band, and an aspiring actress. ‘My sisters showed my parents videos of my work. The day my grandmother and mother told me they were proud of me, I was over the moon,’ she says.

Meet transwomen who’ve made a place for themselves in the mainstream

Hindustan Times | By Natasha Rego
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 07:57 PM IST
To work, to love, to live unfettered... transwomen’s desires are the usual ones. And though the path is rough, it is paved with hope.
(iStock)
(iStock)

Why we still need a Women’s Day

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2020 09:11 PM IST
There’s always that one person who can’t figure out why women are ‘still’ fighting. Here are some of the reasons...
Gender Equality - The right of every child.(UNICEF India/Instagram)
Gender Equality - The right of every child.(UNICEF India/Instagram)

Gender equality: The right of every child

Delhi | By Dr Yasmin Ali Haque
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 05:14 PM IST
In 2019, UNICEF conducted research on gender-based discrimination and neglect among children age 0-6 and the results are sobering. Analysis of SRS data shows that 760,000 sex-selective abortions of female fetuses took place between 2015-2017.
Australia's Rachael Haynes (L) gives instructions to bowler Megan Schutt.(AFP)
Australia's Rachael Haynes (L) gives instructions to bowler Megan Schutt.(AFP)

‘I just hate playing India’ - Australia pacer Megan Schutt ahead of Women’s T20 World Cup final

Sydney | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 08:49 AM IST
India vs Australia T20 World Cup final: Ahead of the World Cup final against India, the Aussie pacer recalled the drubbing she received in the tournament opener when she was struck for four boundaries in the opening over from Shafali Verma.
Sydney: Rain washed out India’s T20 World Cup semi-final against England(AP)
Sydney: Rain washed out India’s T20 World Cup semi-final against England(AP)

Women’s T20 World Cup: Ripples over lack of reserve day after semi-final washout

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh/Mumbai | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 11:27 PM IST
The washout meant India entered their first World T20 final on the back of winning all four league games to top Group A.
Former India captain Mithali Raj.(BCCI)
Former India captain Mithali Raj.(BCCI)

‘I feel for the English girls’ - Mithali Raj after India reach Women’s T20 World Cup final

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 01:13 PM IST
Former India captain Mithali Raj took to Twitter to congratulate the Indian team, but added that she feels for the England women’s team.
HT Image
HT Image

150 member all-women delegation to visit Kartapur gurdwara on Women’s Day

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2020 09:38 PM IST
Deputy commissioner Shiv Dular Singh Dhillon will flag off the delegation.
File image of Smriti Mandhana.(File)
File image of Smriti Mandhana.(File)

Women’s T20 World Cup: Smriti Mandhana doesn’t mind sharing limelight with Shafali Verma, says youngster takes pressure off her

Melbourne | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 01:49 PM IST
The 23-year-old Mandhana, who has been a key player for the Indian team in the last two-three years, said Verma is showing she is capable of filling her boots.
Jameela Jamil on the 2020 Grammys red carpet. She’s most recently been trending for coming out as gay, but she earlier trended on Twitter for using the term body neutrality to push for women’s bodies to stop being evaluated.(REUTERS)
Jameela Jamil on the 2020 Grammys red carpet. She’s most recently been trending for coming out as gay, but she earlier trended on Twitter for using the term body neutrality to push for women’s bodies to stop being evaluated.(REUTERS)

The new glossary of self-love

Hindustan Times | By Vanessa Viegas and Madhusree Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2020 10:17 PM IST
There are new terms for the warm fuzzy feeling you get when you like yourself. How many of these would you use?
The students could access the internet in the computer room and reading room.(Bloomberg)
The students could access the internet in the computer room and reading room.(Bloomberg)

Women’s college in Aurangabad declared ‘Mobile Free Zone’

Aurangabad (Maharashtra) | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2020 10:40 AM IST
The Principal of the college, Dr Maqdoom Farooqui said that students are happy as their concentration levels have increased. Read on to know more...
Representational image.(Getty Images)
Representational image.(Getty Images)

Know Team India for Women’s T20 World Cup 2020

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 04:45 PM IST
The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup begins in Australia from February 21 with India taking on defending champions Australia in Sydney. Here’s a penpix of the 15-member India squad.
Meg Lanning of Australia(Getty Images)
Meg Lanning of Australia(Getty Images)

Meg Lanning to lead Australia at Women’s T20 World Cup

Melbourne | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 01:51 PM IST
The squad also has Sophie Molineux, who took a break from the game during this season’s WBBL for mental health reasons.
Aaradhya Bachchan at her school’s Annual Day function.
Aaradhya Bachchan at her school’s Annual Day function.

Aishwarya Rai’s daughter Aaradhya speaks up for women: ‘We will awake in the new world, a world where I will be safe’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2019 11:25 AM IST
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s daughter Aaradhya took part in her school’s Annual Day function, making an impassioned please for the safety of women. Watch her video here.
Women do not vote in homogenous blocs, and, therefore, they are seen as not powerful enough to influence outcomes(Yogesh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Women do not vote in homogenous blocs, and, therefore, they are seen as not powerful enough to influence outcomes(Yogesh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Women’s representation is dismal. Politics is unfair to them | Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 07:57 PM IST
Women are making their mark in several fields, from sports to astrophysics. It is a pity that politics is not keeping pace with society
Manpreet Singh will lead India’s men hockey team.(Hockey India)
Manpreet Singh will lead India’s men hockey team.(Hockey India)

India Men’s and Women’s hockey teams depart for respective overseas tours

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 02:44 PM IST
The Indian Men’s team will be playing a total of five matches against Belgium and Spain in Antwerp, Belgium, scheduled from 26th September - 3rd October 2019.
File image of Katherine Brunt of England in action(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Katherine Brunt of England in action(Action Images via Reuters)

Women’s cricket to be part of Birmingham CWG 2022, confirms CGF

Melbourne | By PTI
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 02:42 PM IST
Cricket has made just one appearance at the CWG previously, with men playing in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, where South Africa finished on top of the podium.

Happy space: An interview with the editor of new book, Single by Choice

Hindustan Times | By Pooja Bhula
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 04:25 PM IST
Kalpana Sharma talks choices, change, and definitions of family.
Australia's Ellyse Perry in action.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Ellyse Perry in action.(Action Images via Reuters)

Women’s Ashes Test: Match ends in draw, Australia retain trophy

Taunton | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2019 08:34 AM IST
Australia now hold an unassailable 8-2 lead over England in the Ashes series, as they had already won the ODI series 3-0.
Google celebrates Women’s Football World Cup final with a doodle(Google screengrab)
Google celebrates Women’s Football World Cup final with a doodle(Google screengrab)

Google celebrates Women’s Football World Cup final with a doodle

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2019 03:52 AM IST
Four teams made their Women’s World Cup debut in 2019: Chile, Scotland, South Africa, and Jamaica--the first Caribbean team ever to qualify.
Trailblazers captain Smriti Mandhana bats during the VIVO Women T20 Challenge match against Supernovas, at SMS Stadium, in Jaipur, Monday, May 6,2019.(PTI Photo)(PTI5_6_2019_000286B)(PTI)
Trailblazers captain Smriti Mandhana bats during the VIVO Women T20 Challenge match against Supernovas, at SMS Stadium, in Jaipur, Monday, May 6,2019.(PTI Photo)(PTI5_6_2019_000286B)(PTI)

Women’s T20 moves closer to Commonwealth Games spot

Southampton | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 11:13 AM IST
The ICC last year said Birmingham was the perfect place for cricket’s return to the Commonwealth Games as 23 percent of its residents have links to cricket-playing nations outside the United Kingdom.
The #MeToo movement has lost some of its steam but a singular achievement has been that across offices and other places of employment, men think twice before making jocular remarks about the looks or other attributes of women colleagues, think long and hard before making untoward advances and are careful about putting out insensitive messages on social media.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The #MeToo movement has lost some of its steam but a singular achievement has been that across offices and other places of employment, men think twice before making jocular remarks about the looks or other attributes of women colleagues, think long and hard before making untoward advances and are careful about putting out insensitive messages on social media.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

#MeToo has a long way to go before changing gender equations

Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 06:06 PM IST
Women, especially those who are empowered, cannot have it both ways. They cannot be victims, however hurtful it may be to realise that the men they invested in are cads
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