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Naomi Osaka shares concerns about French Open participation

TeamCitymapia | Jul 02, 2022

Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka said she is worried about returning to the French Open because of fears related to having offended people in 2021. Last year, the former world number one pulled out of the tournament after she was fined and threatened with a Grand Slam ban for refusing to honour media commitments. The 24-year-old had cited mental health reasons for not facing the media. The world's highest-earning sportswoman took a break from her career because she felt uncomfortable in front of the public.

How Nepal’s development plans are putting tigers at risk

TeamCitymapia | Jul 02, 2022

Nepal is gearing up to change its infrastructure by expanding roads and building railways. Both aspects of the development plans are a threat to the endangered tigers living in the Chitwan National Park. A study published in PeerJ says the tigers are looking at a future in which they die from vehicle accidents and a reduction in prey. Their habitats will be disrupted, and the biodiversity in the region will decline. Tigers frequently patrol their territories and are likely to encounter trains and other vehicles.

Indra Nooyi - A corporate woman ahead of her time

TeamCitymapia | Jul 02, 2022

Former chairperson and CEO of PepsiCo Indra Nooyi is known for breaking the glass ceiling in the global corporate scene before there were loud discussions on it. Being the first South Asian female CEO of a Fortune 500 company has published her memoir 'My Life In Full'. Justifying the title, the book is full of anecdotes from her eventful life. She emphasises the importance of having a supportive spouse and absolute non-negotiable safe spaces for childcare. Nooyi is known for bringing her infants to the office.

Most popular horror video games on the PlayStation 5

TeamCitymapia | Jul 02, 2022

Sony's newest generation console has made fans happier than ever because it is perfect for playing horror games. There are a bunch of alternative games that mix horror with a good deal of action and exploration. Some of the most popular ones are Dying Light 2 Stay Human, Back 4 Blood, Observer: System Redux, Alan Wake Remastered, Doki Doki Literature Club Plus!, Visage: Enhanced Edition, A Plague Tale: Innocence, Little Nightmares II: Complete Edition, Metro Exodus: Complete Edition, and Resident Evil Village.

Diptendu Roy - Quitting media to create public restrooms

TeamCitymapia | Jul 02, 2022

Former journalist Diptendu Roy wanted to build public, accessible restrooms for women motivated by the personal experiences of his wife. While many fellow entrepreneurs laughed at his idea, he went ahead and founded Eloo in 2018. He says many women are unable to enjoy road trips due to the absence of restrooms. Roy turns decommissioned buses into low-cost, clean gender-neutral restrooms with bathing area, changing room, and breastfeeding area. The restrooms are managed by members of Bolpur Mahila Mahasangha.

Nuskha Kitchen - Using a family recipe to help new mothers

TeamCitymapia | Jul 01, 2022

Nuskha Kitchen was launched by mother-son duo Alpana and Viral Tiwari in 2019 to help pregnant women and new mothers meet their nutrition needs. The duo turned a family recipe for laddu into a Rs 2 crore business. Healthcare is not new to the family because they come from a family of practising vaidyas (Ayurveda experts). Alpana started the business with an investment of Rs 20,000 and 100 pregnant women as clients. She also customise the laddus for vegans using almond oil at the request of customers.