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Saranya holds GM Solodovnichenko in Chennai Open

Woman FIDE Master J Saranya of Chennai held Grandmaster Yuri Solodovnichenko (Ukraine) to a draw in the second round of the 10th Chennai Open International Chess tournament here today.Top-seed GM Timur Gareyev of USA defeated Maharashtra girl Mrudul Dehenkar ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

'They threatened to sacrifice me alive'

Jamida K is the first Indian Muslim woman to lead the Friday prayers.'I don't care if they kill me because what I have done is historical; nobody can take it away from me,' she says. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ On January 26, when Jamida K (popularly known as Jamida teacher) led the jumma prayers in a village in Kerala's Malappuram district, she was breaking centuries of Shariat convention and creating history as the first Muslim woman to do so in the country. The 35 year old led the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Ruby Silvious uses teabags for a miniature canvas

While it is quite common for artists to be ingenious in their approaches, this artist has found a whole new level of novelty - painting on teabags. Instead of disposing of used teabags, Ruby Silvious, a Philippines-born, US-based artist is regenerating them ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

Hubert de Givenchy: The man who gave us the 'little black dress'

5 things you must know about the giant of fashion, who passed into the ages on March 10. Supermodel Naomi Campbell walks the runway during the Givenchy Spring/Summer 2016 show as part of Paris Fashion Week.Decades after Hubert de Givenchy retired from the House of Givenchy, his legacy endured.Photograph: Dominique Charriau/Getty Images.   Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy, both in his 6'6" stature and in the fashion legacy he created. Givenchy, who founded the house of ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Learning never stops in combat flying, says Avani Chaturvedi

One never stops learning in fighter-aircraft flying as every take-off and landing brings in new experience, feels Indias first woman fighter pilot Avani Chaturvedi. In a brief interview to DH on the eve of the International Womens Day, Avani said her unit (21 ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

3 SCR stations to have all-women staff from March 8

Three railway stations under the South Central Railway (SCR) zone will be fully-managed by women from Thursday March 8, which is celebrated as International Womens Day. An SCR official said on Wednesday that the move is aimed at boosting the morale of women ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Baton passed: All-women staff takes charge of ‘Padharo Mhare Desh’  DNA1 month ago

No Sir! The Oscars weren't boring at all!

'The way the winners react and the speeches they deliver.''That is where the fun happens, when the actors and other winners let down their guard, challenge the system, talk about issues that should matter to us,' says Aseem Chhabra. IMAGE: Guillermo del Toro won the Best Director Oscar for The Shape of Water, which also won the Oscar for Best Picture.This is the fourth time in the last five years that a Mexico-born film-maker has won the Best Director trophy.Photograph: Matt Sayles/A.M.P.A.S ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Cultural Grief

CHANDRAHAS CHOUDHURY’S Clouds chooses to tell two stories instead of one. The two halves are told in alternating chapters, and they never intersect, though they both take place in today’s Mumbai. The radicalism of this approach has been explained by the ...
 Open Magazine3 weeks ago

Sports Shorts: Coleman breaks world record in 60 metres

A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Monday IMAGE: USA's Christian Coleman broke a 20-year-old record that was set by Maurice Greene. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters World silver medallist Christian Coleman broke the world record in the 60 metres when he ran 6.34 seconds at the US indoor national championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Sunday. Fellow American Maurice Greene had held the record of 6.39 seconds for 20 years. "It feels like a blur," said the 21-year-old ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

At 97, yoga guru is India's oldest Padma Shri

V Nanammal -- The Grand Old Lady of Yoga -- is the oldest recipient of the Padma Shri this's Archana Masih met the nearly 100-year-old yoga guru who does not wear glasses, has never been to a doctor and can do age defying twists, hauls and bends. IMAGE: V Nanammal, 98, is perhaps the oldest recipient of the Padma Shri. She was recognised for her life-long service to yoga this Republic Day. Photographs and Videos: Archana Masih/ In a pink cotton sari, chandan covering ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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