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Mohsina Mirza: a motivational force

She is a woman with high ambitions of a noble cause. She is a teacher by profession but a drone pilot at heart. She holds a masters degree in innovation and management from the UK and has been showcasing her work in various coffee table books. She is Mohsina Mirza. …

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Michelle Obama on Girl’s Education

“I want every girl on this planet to have the same kind of opportunities that I’ve had, and that my daughters having, to realize their potential and follow their dreams.” On International Women’s Day, Michelle Obama shared her life experience and emphasized on girl’s education. Obama and her husband, former …

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“Nirbhaya Could Have Stayed Home”-School teacher’s Sexist Lesson

A biology teacher in Chhattisgarh is under heavy fire for her blatantly sexist lecture to her class after complaints poured in from outraged parents. This incident took place at Raipur Kendriya Vidyalaya, an elite central government school, where the students recorded the teacher’s comments and played it to the principal, …

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Subramanian: The Pink Cover of Economic Survey is a move to “Empower” Women!

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian addressed the Economic Survey 2018 and its content. On the economic front, special attention has been given to the rolling out of GST and “twin balance sheet challenges” He also added that the central government projected economic growth at 6.75% banking on private investment to pick …

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Suhaib Ilyasi given life term for murdering wife Anju Ilyasi

A court in Delhi on Wednesday sentenced Suhaib Ilyasi to life in jail for murdering his wife Anju Ilyasi in 2000. This came just days after Ilyasi, a former host of popular crime TV show ‘India’s Most Wanted’ was convicted for the same crime. According to ANI, Illyasi was convicted …

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Blanket Statements and Misrepresentation: Draupadi was the first feminist in the world

BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav has said that Draupadi, a prominent protagonist in Hindu religious book Mahabharata, was the “first feminist in the world”. Draupadi was the first feminist in the world. She had five husbands; she won’t listen to any of the five. She only listened to (Lord) Krishna, …

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Dangal girl Zaira Wasim alleges molestation on Vistara flight, video of her crying goes viral

Dangal girl Zaira Wasim has alleged that she was molested on an Air Vistara flight, where a man sitting behind her her molested her. The video of Zaira with tears rolling down her face has now gone viral on social media platforms. Zaira said in the video, “So, I just …

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From Education to Deprivation: Retired Kerala Maths Teacher Found Begging at a Railway Station

On November 5, Vidya M.R, a government employee, went to Thampanoor railway station  to wait for a friend. Just then, she saw an old woman, wearing clothes that hadn’t been washed for days; she was holding polythene bags. Vidya followed her and saw her plucking fruit from the trees and …

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Priyanka Chopra ‘rejected’ director’s demand, then ‘lost’ 10 films

Priyanka Chopra may be the most successful Bollywood actor right now, but the success hasn’t come so easy for her, as claimed by her mother Madhu Chopra. Speaking to Deccan Chronicle, Madhu said, “…a designer told her that the director’s brief was to dress her in itsy-bitsy clothes. The director had …

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Provide 33 per cent OBC quota in Parliament: TRS to Narendra Modi

Welcoming the fresh initiatives to bring the Women’s Reservation Bill providing 33 per cent seats in legislative bodies, TRS MP Bura Narasiah Gowd on Friday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide a minimum 33 per cent reservations to OBCs. He said that though the Centre had conducted a …

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