Amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown, women-led self-help groups in rural Chhattisgarh have come to the frontline, contributing in a meaningful way to the state’s battle against the pandemic.
With the vast archive of online tutorials, learning resources, and apps at our disposal today, passing time and beating boredom amid the outbreak is not really an uphill task.
As the nation continues to reel under the sudden and sporadic outbreak of the novel coronavirus, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on Tuesday, announced a slew of relief measures for Indian taxpayers and businesses to cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis.
A prominent face in the Indian web entertainment space – think of Caller Naina, Bisht, Please! – Nidhi Bisht has been there, done it all.
Shalini Singh's online matchmaking startup, andwemet, takes a different look at love, relationships, and more.
A total of 81 confirmed coronavirus cases have been reported in India, with state governments, including those of Karnataka and Delhi, ordering partial lockdown.
Despite hailing from Bollywood royalty, the 33-year-old chose to give acting a miss and instead turned towards the production side of the business.
Having grown up reading and loving books, Sushmita Bose dared to enter one of the many male-dominated sectors in India: book retail.
Manipur's Mary Kom, Punjab's Simranjit Kaur, Assam's Lovlina Borgohain and Haryana's Pooja Rani Bohra qualify for the Tokyo Olympics
Taking over the family business at the age of 50, Nisha has registered a 30 percent growth in less than two years.
In a weather-affected match played at SCG on Thursday, Australia beat South Africa by five runs, advancing to the final of the T20 World Cup, where it will play India.
The 27-year-old is at the helm of Fankind, a one-of-its-kind startup that connects fans with their favourite celebrities while aiding charitable causes.
Of the 162 countries listed in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Global Index in 2019, India ranked 115th. With a score of 61.1 on the index, the country struggled in achieving almost all the SDGs.
Themed around “Women in technology: The New Paradigm,” the meet-up saw the participation from several prolific speakers, including women entrepreneurs, industry leaders, STEM startup founders, and investors, who got together to discuss the changing role of women in tech.
Luxury brand MAYU caters to a global market with an assortment of handbags, tech accessories, and other leather products, by combining luxury and ecological responsibility.
As part of this feast – hosted in the Mayur Vihar locality of Delhi – 28 menstruating women joined hands to prepare food wearing aprons that read: 'I am a proud menstruating woman'.
Based out of Singapore, Pridhee Kapoor Gupta’s startup T4Tales is helping Indian parents living in India and abroad, introduce Indian languages to children in their early years, through interactive story books.
By operating the entire cultivation to production and even the selling process, they have been able to turn this business into a big profit-making entity in the form of silk sarees that are being sold in the market for thousands of rupees.
Under Indian law, manual scavenging is a non-bailable offerce, and offenders could be imprisoned up to five years. Yet, the inhuman practice, as old as the caste and class division itself, goes on unabated in various parts of the country.
Anita, who has a PhD from IIM Indore in Disability and Entrepreneurship, was formerly an assistant professor at IIM-Amritsar. She started the driving school in 2017 in Amritsar, and later shifted to her hometown Jaipur, where On My Own has expanded its operations.
Busting age-old stereotypes and arguments against the physical capabilities of women, the apex court ordered the Centre to grant permanent commission to women army officers, urging the government to end all gender-related discrimination in the armed forces.
Haryana-based Amari Foundation travels to the remotest villages to educate young girls and also to provide them with an all-inclusive Amari Menstrual Kit.
Sudha Murthy, Debjani Ghosh, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and more: The line up for MAKERS India annual conference is here
With simple interfaces, features to add basic information about your body, and period-related data, these apps could be sufficiently useful in chronicling pre-menstrual symptoms, understanding your body in general, and keeping a tab on your reproductive health.