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Places  /  Published 18.09.21

Sunderbans: women tourist guides debut

Bithika Ray, 45, another would-be guide, said she would lay special focus on making tourists aware of the perils of plastic in the Sunderbans. “The mangroves are like a shield for the rest of s...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.21

Body of crime

Slavery is alive and kicking; some of its forms are so banal that they ask to be taken for granted. That invests with irony the title of a recent report, My Body is My Own, published by the Unite...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 18.03.21

IIHM presents The Telegraph She Awards

JW Marriott’s ballroom came alive with thunderous applause as IIHM presents The Telegraph She Awards 2021 powered by JD Birla Institute in association with Kutchina on Wednesday evening. (From l...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.20

Foul ball

Sir — The fifth edition of the United Nations' Global Biodiversity Outlook and the World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Report 2020 highlight the serious damage done...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

Pandemic lesson of self-reliance

The pandemic has made women from marginalised sections of the society realise the importance of self-reliance and independence, feel many organisations working with them. There is a greater demand fo...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


People  /  Published 25.04.19

Meet Jyoti Jain, the new FICCI FLO chairperson

Tell us how your association with FLO began...My association started about seven years ago. I am a Delhi girl and FICCI is a very prominent organisation there. So I have always been hearing about it a...
By Anannya Sarkar

People  /  Published 06.04.19

A young woman training to be a church minister

The book Three Men in a Boat makes for a good laugh, but three men on a single motorbike is quite another story. Adhish Halder, a friend and myself motorbike all the way from Ranaghat station to ...
By Bitan Sikdar

India  /  Published 09.04.19

Board exam? It’s a canter for Krishna

A Kerala schoolgirl has been extolled as “Wonderwoman” on social media after riding a horse to her Class X board exam.A short video of C.A. Krishna’s act, filmed by her trainers, has gone viral ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.19

Empowering women for a better tomorrow

A few weeks ago, Soroptimist International of Calcutta or SIC, a club of women professionals, handed over their twelfth gift of a toilet to the Sarberia Sanatan High School in Gocharan in South 24-Par...
By Manasi Shah

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.19

Hell hath no fury like a man chastised

Hell hath no fury like a man chastised. In July, a 22-year-old woman had alleged that the president of the owners’ association of her housing complex refused to entertain her request to allow a work...
By The Editorial Board


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