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Railway Cop Helps Woman Deliver Baby At Thane Station

A woman constable recently went beyond the call of duty to save not one but two lives. When a 24-year-old woman went into labour at Thane station, the woman constable, Railway Protection Force (RPF) officer Shobha Mothe, along with other women commuters helped the woman, Meenakshi Jadhav, deliver a baby boy. What was a regular day(…)

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At 48 Degrees, Here Are 10 Foods To Keep You Cool

The summer is upon us, and it is not going to be lenient on anyone. Summers in most cities of India are hell, especially Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. The best way to beat the summer heat is to stay ready and hydrated. A lot of people get dehydrated during the summer and they don’t(…)

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Shirin Merchant: Making Her Way Into Every Dog’s Heart

Who doesn’t like to snuggle a cat or dog? Well, we all love animals. However, have you ever thought that your love for animals could actually become a career? This is a reality for dog trainer Shirin Merchant. Ever since she remembers, she has loved dogs and it came as a natural career choice for(…)

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Mumbai Gets Its First “All-Women” Railway Station

Whenever you visit Mumbai’s Matunga railway station next time, you will find the station is operated by an all-women staff. According to a report, the Central Railway authorities have decided to hand over the reins of Matunga station to women staffers. Located in central Mumbai, Matunga is thronged by a lot of students due to its proximity(…)

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IITians Develop an App That Detects High-Risk Pregnancies

Students of Indian Institute of Technology, Powai have come up with an app that is saving lives in rural areas. Called ‘Care Mother’ – the app, along with a pregnancy kit is able to detect high-risk pregnancies. A trial run in 60 villages of the Aurangabad district helped them develop this technology. ‘Care Mother’ has(…)

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This Mumbai Dad Is The Perfect Feminist Father We Need

Family is considered to be the fundamental unit of the Indian society. Kids learn more from their family members than from anyone else around them. While in a stereotypical set-up, mothers nurture the kids with good food and moral values, fathers look after the financial needs of the children. Fathers’ role in the intellectual development(…)

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From Zumba To Yoga, This Women’s Fitness Fest Had It All

Amidst the zillion responsibilities women juggle with, finding time for fitness can be quite a task. Keeping this in mind, Neha Madan and Ruchi Makkad organised a Fitness Fest in Mumbai recently. The fest addressed the importance of fitness and encouraged women to make fitness a part of their daily routine. It was an early(…)

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Indian women open up on what they want to change about their cities

In many metropolitan cities, instances of molestation and eve-teasing seem to have become the norm of the day. There isn’t even a single day when Indian women are not made to realize that they are mere objects who can be maltreated. This abysmal condition of some of the most advanced cities in India compels us(…)

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Of Love, Harmony and Acceptance – Pride Parade in Mumbai

With all the news of hatred and discrimination clouding our timeline, Mumbai gave us a glimpse of hope. A crowd of LGBT activists and supporters came out on the streets of Mumbai to celebrate the freedom of choice. Organised by Queer Azaadi Mumbai every year, the Pride Parade is a massive event of love, harmony(…)

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Madhuri and Jay’s Wedding – First Open Transgender Marriage In Mumbai

In a first Mumbai witnessed an open transgender marriage at a temple recently. Madhuri Sarode, a transgender woman who has fought for the rights of the LGBT community tied the knot with her long-term (almost two years) boyfriend Jay Kumar Sharma. FIRST OPEN #Transgender #wedding IN MUMBAIhttps://t.co/oy2VEx6oml pic.twitter.com/3iyAOJW9sf — Trisha Chakravorty (@trishac2514) December 30, 2016 The match(…)

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