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Shakuntala Devi strove to simplify maths for students

The Hindu Photo Library Shankuntala Devi TOPICS Among her distinctions was her ability to, given a date in the last century, mentally ascertain the day. The human computer, mental calculator, math whiz Shakuntala Devi passed away here early ... The Hindu, 2 months ago

Lok adalat seals job for widow

Ranchi, Jan. 10: Shakuntala Devi's five-year-long legal battle to get herself a job in a PSU on compassionate grounds came to an end today after Chief Jusitce of Jharkhand High Court Virender Singh took up her case at a lok adalat in the state capital and ...
 The Telegraph2 months ago

Academy launched to train women footballers

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The first women's football academy in the state launched by Kovalam Football Foundation on Saturday aims to form a national team of women football players from the state and to provide training to girls who are interested in this ...
 Times of India6 days ago
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The Legendary Maestro

The world recently celebrated International Women's Day. The official United Nations theme for the International Women's Day 2015 is Empowering Women-Empowering Humanity: Picture It. Commencing March 8, and continuing through the year, the ...
 Friday Gurgaon2 weeks ago

Manipuri Dance, Music fest begins in Mumbai

Source: Hueiyen News Service Imphal, March 11 2015: A two-day Festival of Manipuri Dance and Music began on Wednesday evening at Nehru Centre Auditorium, Mumbai. According to a press note, on the first day, a strong team of 30 members, JNMDA ...
 E Pao2 weeks ago

He took his wife to doctor…and then we heard about 3 dead girls

Neighbours at the house where Radha and Raju live. (Source: Express photo by Oinam Anand) A day after a 27-year-old mother strangled her three daughters to death before attempting suicide, neighbours and police said she was suffering from ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago

Not a Janitor: 5 Women of Color in Science You Should Know

It's no secret that sexism makes it hard for women to advance in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Women are harassed, assumptions are made about our ability to do the work, and, at least if you are a scientist who also ...
 Care23 weeks ago

For India's Widows, A Riot Of Color, An Act Of Liberation

Susannah Ireland for NPR Susannah Ireland for NPR "I have no one. I've lost everything. My children are gone, my parents are gone. My husband's family doesn't ask about me. They don't even look for me, they don't even know if I eat," ...
 NPR3 weeks ago

One success sparks another

BREAKING INTO MALE BASITION: Women employees upto the challenge. Special Arrangement BREAKING INTO MALE BASITION: Women employees upto the challenge. Special Arrangement BREAKING INTO MALE BASITION: Women employees upto the challenge. ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Kashi, Vrindavan widows shun gloom, play Holi in Agra

Varanasi: It was unimaginable for them even to think about colours in their forlorn and colourless life, not to speak of enjoying Holi revelry in public. Shunning the gloom they took 'gulal' in hand to express their emotions suppressed for years in ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
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