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Set up auxiliary polling stations for third gender electors: EC tells DCs

Chandigarh: Though Punjab Election Commission has no data on the exact population of Thirds Gender (TG) and lepers electors, yet efforts are being made for setting up of auxiliary polling stations to make their maximum participation in the election processThe commission, however, claims to have 273 TG electors in Punjab, but their exact population and

Apple brings gender equality in iOS 10 emoji pack

New York: Technology giant Apple on Tuesday launched a new iOS emoji pack that show women playing more sports and performing jobs that, prior to the launch, were male-oriented. The icons will be available on devices running the new iOS 10, the company announced in a statement. “This exciting update brings more gender options to

Anupam Kher supports UN Women’s work on gender equality

New York: Veteran actor Anupam Kher is happy to be appointed as the 50/50 champion for gender equality to support UN Women’s work. In 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took a step in