Shanan Dhaka, NDA topper, with her family
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Haryana’s Shanan Dhaka Tops First Women Batch of NDA Exam

Growing up in an Army family and in cantonment areas, it was an easy decision for 19-year-old Shanan Dhaka to choose a career in uniform….

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Kashmiri women earn from crewel embroidery initiative by Zamruda Bano
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60-YO Helps 1000 Kashmiri Women Earn From Embroidery During Pandemic

The erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir has recorded the second-highest unemployment rate in the country at 46 per cent. The successive lockdowns and clampdowns…

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A view of the Barsoor unit of Dannex.
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New Scheme Makes Clothes More Fashionable Than Guns in Dantewada, Helps 749 Women

Pramila Netam’s voice shook as she recalled how her father fell to bullets during the dreaded Salwa Judum which continued from 2005 to 2011 in…

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This Instagram Page Is Retelling Stories of Partition Through The Voices of Women

“I want to tell people that women in colonial Punjab were not the bejewelled ladies inside a mysterious purdah, nor were they the “naive” sheep…

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Basti Women Bring 700-Year-Old Mughlai Recipes to 5-Star Hotels

Noorjahan was 23 when she joined Zaika-e-Nizamuddin (ZeN), a women’s collective preserving and popularising old Delhi’s salivary cuisine started in 2015. Then a mother of…

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Watch: Cambodian Women Turn Invasive Weed into Beautiful Bags & more
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Cambodian Women Turn Invasive Weed Into Beautiful Bags & More

Water hyacinths, a type of invasive weed, grow abundantly in tropics and subtropics. With long stems and beautiful flowers, these are one of the fastest-growing…

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TBI Co-Founder Anuradha Parekh Wins Women Transforming India Award for Inspiring Work

On the fifth edition of the Women Transforming India (WTI) Awards organised by NITI Aayog, 75 women achievers were felicitated in a ceremony held in…

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Beaten & Thrown Out For Having Daughters, I Now Earn Rs 1 Lakh/Month & Help Women

Trigger warning: self-harm, domestic violence Leaving behind two daughters, one of whom was a newborn, was probably the most difficult decision Runjun Begum from Rangia,…

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5 Unsung Indian Women Who Blazed New Trails in Science

When it comes to women in science, the pages of History often ignores the contribution of a prominent few whose exemplary contributions led to revolutionary…

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Entrepreneur Popularises Bastar’s Mahua as Healthy Snacks, Employs 350 Rural Women

For long, the image of mahua (Madhuca longifolia), or the Indian Butter tree, has been synonymous with liquor, predominantly consumed by Adivasis. In recent years,…

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