Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair who specializes in films for international audiences on Indian society celebrates 61st birthday today. Her debut feature film, ‘Salaam Bombay!’ was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1988 and also won the Prix du Publique (for most popular entry) and Camera D'Or (for best first feature) at the Cannes Film Festival and also won 25 other international awards.
Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo were jointly awarded Booker Prize at a rare instance when the jury decided to break the rules.
She lauded her coach Cecile Landi for helping her gain confidence in her beam and for nailing her routine practice.
As a part of promoting gender equality, an all-female Delta flight crew and 120 girls were headed to NASA to celebrate International Girls in Aviation Day.
Deepika Padukone founded the Live Love Laugh Foundation in 2015 after she opened up about her experiences with the mental health disease.
Kerala based nun Sister Mariam Thresia will be declared a saint by Pope Francis, head of the catholic church in the Vatican city. She is the fourth person from Kerala to get sainthood.
Deepika Padukone is one of the most successful actresses in Bollywood. The fact that she was paid more than her male counterparts in 'Padmaavat' can vouch for that.
Google celebrated India’s first feminist social reformer Kamini Roy with a doodle on her 155th birth anniversary on Saturday.
Today, October 11 is being celebrated as International Girl Child Day or the International Day of the Girl.
This is not for the first time. She has offered pujas to Hindu God forgetting the fact that being a Muslim she is supposed to pray only to Allah.
Lakshmi will become the first woman to officiate as a match referee at an ICC event.
Indian cricketer Mithali Raj has completed two decades in international cricket.