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Woman on a mission

Major Suman Gawani is the first female army officer to receive the UN Military Gender Advocate of theof the Year Award

14 Jun 2020 7:41 PM

JK Rowling says she is survivor of sexual assault

Rowling says the trauma of those experiences formed some of her feelings about women’s rights

12 Jun 2020 12:35 PM

‘The Indian Princess’ of rap

Grammy-nominated Indian-American rapper Raja Kumari talks about collaborating with Madhuri Dixit-Nene for the debut single ‘Candle’

11 Jun 2020 6:39 PM

JK Rowling says she will not ‘bow down’ to critics over her transgender comments

Rowling published a lengthy post on her blog website Wednesday in response to the backlash and her concerns over “new trans activism”

11 Jun 2020 1:39 PM

Sushmita Sen: ‘I wasn’t inspired enough earlier’

The actor says that nothing inspirational came her way

06 Jun 2020 5:59 PM

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Kansas school cancels Ivanka Trump's speech over faculty protest

The virtual commencement speech was called off due to criticism over president Trump’s response to protests over the death of George Floyd

06 Jun 2020 2:43 PM

Must prepare for second wave, aiming for herd immunity too large a risk, CSIR head says

As India comes out of the lockdown, the scientist said only timely interventions could mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

31 May 2020 9:06 PM

To be a part of Oxford University's Covid19 vaccine project is a humanitarian cause: Indian-origin scientist

The 34-year-old's role as a Quality Assurance Manager means to ensure compliance are met before the vaccine could progress to trial stage

31 May 2020 10:04 AM

Balki makes a difference

The filmmaker divulges details about his ad shoot with Akshay Kumar amidst the lockdown

28 May 2020 8:31 PM

And you thought where's RGV gone? Well here he is...

I don’t need permission to shoot films, says the director who loves doing more than talking

28 May 2020 7:46 PM

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Madhuri Dixit talks about her latest debut and more

Talking about something ‘new’, when did singing happen to Madhuri, we enquire

25 May 2020 10:10 PM

Singer Ariana Grande feels she is being treated unfairly by media

says she stopped engaging with the press for a while due to media's treatment of her.

14 May 2020 6:03 PM

Kolkata police books Babul Supriyo for sharing 'fake photo' on Twitter

Reacting to the case filed against him, Supriyo said that he shared what was already viral

11 May 2020 4:59 PM

Amitabh Bachchan, Anand Mahindra face flak over fake news

Anxious billionaires tweet psuedo-science miracles to whole wide world

28 Apr 2020 2:06 AM

'Mera Jism, Meri Marzi' say the women of Pakistan

They raise the slogan as as they prepare to raise their voice against the patriarchy in the Aurat March

16 Apr 2020 2:02 PM

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Jaan hain toh jahaan hai: Neha Dhupia

This is the mantra TV personality and actress Neha Dhupia lives by and happily passes it to others around her, especially to her hubby Angad

13 Apr 2020 10:54 AM

‘Don’t give a damn’: Sanchaita fights uncle Ashok Gajapathi Raju to claim legacy

The first woman chairperson of Simhachalam temple trust is being challenged to prove her heritage and her faith

10 Mar 2020 8:32 AM

Promoting Ladakhi cuisine earns Nari Shakti Puraskar for Nilza Wangmo

Woman chef who fought all odds to spread the flavour and taste of Ladakh

08 Mar 2020 3:50 PM

This 8-yr-old is highest paid YouTuber, earns USD 26 million in year

His channel "Ryan's World," launched in 2015 by Ryan's parents, is only three years old but already has 22.9 million subscribers.

19 Dec 2019 10:45 AM

79-year-old retired CRPF Subedar-major passes high school exam in U'khand

Stressing on the need for knowledge, Ram said everyone should complete their education to be successful in life.

17 Dec 2019 11:25 AM

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