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International Womens Day
Opinion  /  Published 13.03.20

Celebrating women and Marvel superheroes

International Women’s Day was on March 8, and this month is Women’s History Month, which is observed in the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Australia in March, and in October in C...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Entertainment  /  Published 07.03.20

Boss Bose: Tribute to a director and legend

What should the nature of cinema be? At a discussion at the first International Film Festival of India in 1952, Italian-American filmmaker Frank Capra had said, “Cinema is something that through ent...
By Paromita Kar in

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.19

Wars on women, children, migrants, earth

International Women’s Day was on March 8: a day marked by the United Nations to celebrate women and draw attention to issues of gender discrimination. This year’s theme was “Think equal, build s...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.19

Valuable history from @theroyalfamily

Sir — Millions of people around the world use the social media platform, Instagram. Recently, Queen Elizabeth II also made her maiden post on Instagram, on the British royal family’s official hand...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 08.03.19

Diplomatic cover for UK-Iran woman

The UK foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, chose International Women’s Day to announce he had decided exceptionally to grant “diplomatic protection” to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian...
By Amit Roy in London

North East  /  Published 06.03.20

Women’s Day

Dr B. Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) is celebrating International Women’s Day with month-long activities to boost women’s health. The institute has taken up cancer awareness generation and early...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.03.20

Celebration put off after corona scare

International Women’s Day celebrations here and the Kaziranga Utsav in Assam have been postponed on Saturday because of the coronavirus threat, which prompted chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal to ho...
By Rokibuz Zaman and Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

India  /  Published 03.03.20

Something is rotten in Delhi when…

This Women’s Day, I will give away my social media accounts to women whose life & work inspire us. This will help them ignite motivation in millions. Are you such a woman or do you know such ins...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.19

Woman who drove in Siberian cold

A 38-year-old woman drove thousands of kilometres to reach the coldest inhabited place on earth — the village of Oymyakon in Russia’s Siberia. Nidhi Tiwari wanted to break the notion that only “...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

World  /  Published 08.03.19

Why Russian women need to reclaim March 8

When a Russian army recruitment office ordered a photoshoot to celebrate International Women's Day, it didn't feature any of the 45,000 women currently serving in the country's armed forces.Instead, t...
By AP in Moscow


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