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Kamna_Kakkar

Health crisis, stigma and images of people dying alone: Here's what the pandemic taught  this young doctor

Dr Kamna Kakkar was among the first few to speak up about the health crisis. She tells us about how she battled the pandemic

Published on 6th March 2021
Namrata Sadhvani

Women's Day: How this 39-year-old mother of two juggled work and academics to fulfil her dreams

We spoke to Namrata Sadhvani who restarted her higher studies after getting married due to societal pressure

Published on 6th March 2021
Neethi

In Kodagu, this independent researcher is working with local tribes and children to protect this precious habitat

Neethi Mahesh has dedicated a lot of years to researching the riparian habitats of the Kodagu district. She is currently working with a tribe of honey collectors and students for better results 

Published on 6th March 2021
Isha

Women's Day: This 25-year-old frontline worker tells us why we shouldn't worry about COVID and treat it like a flu 

We spoke to Isha Katyal, who was posted for COVID duty in Karnataka about her experiences, what it was like to be in a PPE kit for hours and more

Published on 6th March 2021
Ressy

Women's Day: Back to school is cool for 52-year-old Ressy Mathew. Check out her awe-inspiring story

After spending three decades as a labourer, Ressy Mathew restarted college in her late 40s. We spoke to her

Published on 6th March 2021
Anjana

Women's Day: Here's how Dr Anjana Vyas became a pioneer in starting the first-ever Geomatics course in Gujarat

We spoke to Dr Anjana Vyas from CEPT University in Gujarat about her research and specialisation in geomatics and remote sensing

Published on 6th March 2021
Thankamma

Women's Day: Thankamma may be 84 years old with poor eyesight but that doesn't mean she's too old to finish school

The Kollam resident reentered the classroom thanks to the Navachetana programme for Scheduled Castes. Here's how she was inspired to do it

Published on 6th March 2021
Sunita

Women's Day: From child marriage to MPhil: Here's the inspiring story of Sunita Chauhan and her love for education

Sunita Chauhan was married off and sent to Delhi in 1993. Now, an MPhil student, she runs an NGO that helps teach underprivileged children

Published on 6th March 2021
Maragatha

Women's Day: She passed +2 at 36. Nine years later, this college canteen worker has an MA in social work

Maragatha Valli talks about how she decided to attempt her +2 board exams 13 years after she left school and her journey since then

Published on 6th March 2021
Torsha

Women's Day: How this 28-year-old med student overcame her fears to fight the Coronavirus

We spoke to a med student from Kolkata who was serving on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's what she had to say

Published on 6th March 2021
Dr_Das

Meet Dr Shyamashree Das who has battled the pandemic on all fronts, from testing to treating to now vaccinating

Dr Shyamashree Das was part of the team testing people for COVID when they came into KMC, finds Prajanma Das. She has also treated COVID-19 patients and has been involved in the vaccine drive

Published on 6th March 2021
Mintu

Women's Day: Ever heard of submarine groundwater discharge? Mintu Elizabeth's research will ensure that everyone knows about it soon 

Mintu Elizabeth has been researching submarine groundwater discharge for the past five years. We speak to her about what she has discovered about the lesser-known geological phenomenon

Published on 6th March 2021
Shakti

Women's Day: What's it like being a nursing student in the wake of a pandemic? We find out from Shakthi Pavitra 

Shakthi Pavitra C is a final-year nursing student who worked at a COVID treatment centre in Bengaluru for nearly two months. She shares her experiences at the centre and how she prepared mentally 

Published on 6th March 2021
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Jagan govt offers discount on mobile phones, welfare and empowerment measures on Women's Day

A 10 per cent discount will be given on mobile phones purchased by women from select shopping centres on March 8

Published on 5th March 2021
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80 per cent of women seek permission to prioritise their career, according to OKCupid study

The digital video throws spotlight on benefactors in a woman's life who think they are allowing them the 'privilege' of getting an education, having a successful career or financially independent

Published on 5th March 2021

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