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Women S Day
People  /  Published 08.03.22

Nabaneeta Dev Sen: She thought she could do absolutely anything at all

There was a time I loved you so, black cloud, that’s hard now to forget.  And yet, I can let no one know, for, cloud, Now you have turned blood-red. ...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

People  /  Published 08.03.22

My advice to women is the mantra of time management: Nayantara Palchoudhuri

What is your message or advice to younger women who look up to you as a role model?  I had to work hard and set goals for myself, which I achieved. I would like more women to come forward so I c...
By Somini Sen Dua

People  /  Published 08.03.22

Tollywood raises a glass to womanhood on International Women’s Day

Cheering for the ‘superwomen' out there, Arjun Chakrabarty penned a few words on his Instagram story today. ...
By Pooja Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.03.22

Google Doodle celebrates International Women's Day

“I want all women to receive all the respect they deserve. The last couple of years have been hard for everyone but for those women especially who have shifted focus, adjusted priorities and mad...
By Lygeia Gomes

Sports  /  Published 08.03.22

Eyeing Everest without oxygen

Effusive, charismatic, tough, Bengal girl Piyali Basak, is the first woman to conquer Mount Dhaulagiri in Nepal without oxygen. And now she aspires to conquer the Mount Everest and...
By Atrayee Bose in Calcutta

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People  /  Published 08.03.22

How Usha Uthup was promised and then denied ‘Dum Maro Dum’

Even R.D. Burman felt bad taking away ‘Dum Maro Dum’ from Usha after she was asked to sing it. That’s why he wanted to make it up to her. From Bombay’s famous nightclub Talk of...
By Vikas Kumar Jha

People  /  Published 08.03.22

What it takes to be women diplomats

A discussion on women in diplomacy got the two women heads of consulates in the city — the consuls general of Australia and the US, Rowan Ainsworth and Melinda Pavek respectively —  t...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

People  /  Published 08.03.22

Meet eight budding foodpreneurs of Kolkata

Zara Chisty Abedin, a mother of two, travelled all the way to Bangkok where she took formal culinary training at Thai Chef School for a couple of months before beginning her venture, Zara’s Kitc...
By Zeba Akhtar Ali

News  /  Published 08.03.22

Play on rights of sex workers

“It is a job for them and they should be treated with dignity. This is a message we want to give to society. We are proud that we are able to change the mindset of some of the women and now 50 w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

People  /  Published 08.03.22

Celebrating the women power behind the wheel

Breaking into another male bastion in motoring is Leena Gade, daughter of Indian parents who migrated to the UK. Fascinated by what a Formula 1 car could do rather she became an engineer and is the fi...
By Abhijit Mitra


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