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Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

Funds fillip for struggling international woman footballer

Bokaro deputy commissioner Mukesh Kumar has assured financial help for struggling international footballer Saphira Hssa. Hssa hails from a poor family in Kurmidih. Her father is a contract labour at ...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

Jharkhand for soccer camp

Jharkhand, with 35 per cent of the players in the Indian probable for the FIFA under-17 women’s World Cup 2020, is eager to host at least a phase of the national camp for the team. Jharkhand sp...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 03.07.20

NCW received 2,043 complaints of crimes against women in June

  The NCW has received 2,043 complaints of crimes committed against women in June, the highest in the last eight months. According to the National Commission for Women (NCW) data, 452 complaint...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.20

Man’s world: Gender gap in labour markets

Women are disadvantaged in labour markets across the world. Gender disparities are quite pronounced in India. The remuneration, on average, is substantially lower for women compared to men. This anoma...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.20

Footballers await govt help

Eight tribal women footballers from Jharkhand, counted among prospective players for the Indian team for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be hosted in February-March 2021, are having to make do wi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 08.06.20

Novak echoes Nadal doubts

Novak Djokovic, the world No 1, claims it would be “impossible” to play the US Open under the “extreme” safety protocols proposed for the tournament.The men’s ATP Tour and the women’s WTA ...
By Molly McElwee in London

Sports  /  Published 04.06.20

Pliskova: Women used to near-empty stands

World No. 3 Karolina Pliskova would rather the US Open went ahead without fans than not at all, saying women are used to playing in near-empty-stadiums.The WTA and ATP tours have been postponed until ...
By Molly McElwee in London

Sports  /  Published 24.05.20

U-17 coach keen on foreign trips

India U-17 women’s football head coach Thomas Dennerby said he was expecting exposure trips for his wards this autumn and winter. “Sadly, we missed the exposure trips. In best scenarios, it’s al...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.20

Too hot to handle

Sir — It is difficult to keep one’s cool when people, including world leaders, downplay the urgency of preventing global warming. But a recent study indicates that they might have to take the heat...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 09.05.20

You can’t ignore the unsung pivot anymore

The lockdown has opened our eyes to the unsung contribution of the woman of the house in running the show at home.An NGO has started an initiative to recognise the role of the woman in supporting the ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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