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5 Indian women who are shining at the global level

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In an International survey held in 2018, India has been ranked first in World’s most dangerous nations for women. This indicates the safety issue and of an Indian woman. But there are many Indian women who crossed such hurdles and rocking the world. They have their own struggles, stories, and milestones. All these women inspire us to rise and shine. Let’s see who these women are.

1. Priyanka Chopra

Her name has to be the first on this list. She was crowned as “Miss World” in 2000 and she is still carrying that crown of being favorite of this whole world. This versatile Bollywood actress who has performed in more than 50 movies is the first Indian star to get such global fame.

She is the first Asian lady to get featured on the cover of American Vogue magazine. Her name was there under Forbes’s 100 Most Powerful Women in The World. Also, she is the only global icon to have 4 Madame Tussaud honors. This list just goes on. Are we not inspired yet?

2. Lily Singh

The Indo-Canadian owner of the Unicorn Island Productions and YouTube Channel ‘Superwoman’, Lily Singh has already proved that she is the superwoman in her real life.

From being an author of the best-selling book called “How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life” to collaborate with Michelle Obama and Priyanka Chopra, it is difficult to believe that she just started with a YouTube Channel. She was also seen in some music videos and films as a cameo.

3. Indra Nooyi

This Indian lady was the CEO of the world’s second-largest food and beverage company PepsiCo for 12 years. She was ranked several times among the World’s Most Powerful Women list of Forbes and Fortune.

She was also on Time’s 100 Most Influential People In The World. She was also in the list of one of the best CEOs in the world by CEOWORLD Magazine. U.S. World reports mentioned her as one of America’s best leaders.

In 2009, Noori was recognized as CEO Of The Year by Global Supply Chain Leaders Group. NDTV included her in the list of 25 Greatest Global Living Legends. She is the real inspiration for all the women who think that they cannot rise in patriarchal society.

4. Bela Bajaria

Bela Bajaria is the Vice President of World’s leading internet entertainment service, Netflix. She leads the team responsible for working with studios. Before joining Netflix, she was President of Universal Television. She was the President of Hollywood Radio and Television Society and now she is the board member of Television Academy.

She has been honored by “I have a dream” foundation of LA. Bela always implements her Indian side at her workplace, and she thinks Indian roots inspire her to be what she is.

5. Geeta Menon

Geeta Menon, a woman of Indian origin is the 11th Dean at New York University Stern School Business. Menon was listed as one of the most influential Global Indian women by The Economics Time. She served as a visiting professor at the Indian School of Business in 2009 and 2011. In 2010, she was the President of the Association for Consumer Research (ACR).

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There are many such women who are shutting the stereotypes down and finding their own dreams to live them. All the ladies that are listed above are a true inspiration to all of us and they inspire us to dream, dare and do.

Source Information : All the factual facts about public figures are collected from their wikipedia page and their social media accounts. Some of the facts such as their name in particular list are collected from the official websites of the list announcer.

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Condition of Rajasthan worsen due to heatwaves

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The hottest 9 days of the season have started from 25 May. On the first day, many cities in Rajasthan have recorded a notable jump in the temperature. The temperature of Churu was 47-degree Celsius+. It has seen a negligible jump and was recorded as 47.5 degrees. The temperature in many cities including Shriganganagar, Kota, Bikaner, Jaisalmer was recorded above 46 degrees. The recorded temperature of Jaipur was 44.7 degree. Many people, animals were affected by this as hot winds increased tremendously yesterday.

There is no chance to get relief from it for the next 3 days including today. The citizens are not able to walk out of the home due to the hot sun. The citizens of Rajasthan will not be relieved by this situation for at least the next 3 days. The department of weather forecasting told that the hot wind/loo will blow till 28 May in 6 divisions and the temperature will rise to 47 degrees from 45 degrees.

Out of 6 division, 4 division will have a rain of relief on 29 May and 30 May. Due to the effect of the Western Division, the people will get relief from hot winds/loo. A steep fall of 2-3 degree temperature will be observed including a sandstorm with the speed of 50-60 km in 4 divisions like Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur and Bharatpur. During a sandstorm, there is a chance of light rain/drizzle.

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Rajasthan Government issues guidelines for the fourth phase of lockdown

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Jaipur. Amidst the lockdown 4.0 in Rajasthan, the state will continue the work in 3 zones, red zone, orange zone and green zone. After the central government gave guidelines, the Rajasthan government too gave their guidelines on Monday as the states were free to give their guideline according to their needs. Almost, the whole state will be opened as decided by the state.

All the beauty parlors, salons, stadiums, polo grounds, sports complexes will be open in all 3 zones. The factories will be opened and will get the permission to be operated in night. Inter-district and intra-district buses will ply but the routes will be decided by home ministry. Every shop will open in green zones but the negative list given by the central government will be applied to state. Any kind of activity is prohibited in containment zones. The curfew from 7 pm to 7 am will continue but the essential services will continue in this time too. After every customer, the whole barber shop and parlor will be sanitized. Wearing of mask is necessary. All the clubs in sports complex, polo ground and stadium will be closed.

Prior information have to given in case of organizing a marriage to SDM and presence of 50 persons is permissible. 20 people will be allowed at funeral ceremony. The construction work can be continued at night. Special permissions will be given to real estates to continue the work.

The jewelry shops will be opened on Tuesday after 59 days but the opening of 2,800 jewelry shops in walled city is doubted. There are approx 8,000 jewelry shops. RTDC is now opening liquor shops. This is only way left with RTDC to have profits in the time of crisis.

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Kerala government reissues lockdown 4.0 guidelines

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday extended the lockdown due to coronavirus rill 31 May. he also issued an order stating new guidelines.

The CM said that the state will follow the general lockdown but has made some differences on the basis of the state requirement. Online distance courses are encouraged as the educational institutes will continue to remain close. Public transports are allowed with 50% occupancy with no standing passengers allowed. There is no restriction of travel except for containment zones. Interstate travels are banned from 7 pm to 7 am. No passes are required for inter-district travel but an ID card is necessary. Passes are required to travel the far districts.

Coming to personal vehicles, in a 4 wheeler 1 driver + 2/3 passengers from a family. In a 3 wheeler, driver + 1/3 passengers from a family. In a 2 wheeler, pillion ride allowed for a family member. Students, relatives, family members, and workers who were stranded before lockdown can travel and re-join the family.

Under no normal circumstances, travel in or out of the containment zone is allowed. In case of emergency too, 14 days of home quarantine or institutional quarantine is required.

The malls can be open with 50% of shops. The mall management authority will decide with the consultation with local self- government bodies. Also, the barbershops along with beauty parlours can be opened without AC. The maximum waiting in both is 2.

Beverage outlets can be open after a system is prepared. Bars can sell alcohol and food as a parcel. Similarly, licensed clubs can serve their members with liquor and food. Government offices can be opened with 50% staff and rest 50% can work from home. The government who can not travel long distances will be deployed for COVID-19 related work within the district and have to report to nearby District Collector within 2 days.

Talking about functions, In a marriage function maximum, 50 persons are allowed. In another function, only 10 people are permissible. In funeral,  services, the presence of 20 persons is allowed. Religious places are still not allowed.

The Sundays are complete lockdown days and passes will require for any kind of travel. On Saturdays, all the offices are closed until further notice.

The district disaster management authority can a specific change if required.

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Aurangabad: Migrant workers succumbed by train accident, Rs. 5 Lakh declared for kin of deceased

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In Aurangabad, sixteen migrant workers were mowed down by an empty goods train in the early hours of Friday.  The workers were employed at a steel manufacturing plant in Jalna, a neighboring district of Aurangabad in central Maharashtra.

Reports state, the workers were walking from Bhusawal to Jalna, where they were to board a “Shramik Special” train to Madhya Pradesh. The mishap occurred at around 5.15AM in between the Badnapur and Kamrad stations.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to his tweeter and said, “Have spoken to Railway Minister Shri Piyush Goyal and he is closely monitoring the situation. All possible assistance required is being provided,”

The officials believe that the migrant workers must have fallen asleep on the railway tracks due to exhaustion. The migrant workers had to walk for about 150 kilometers to reach the railway station. After they had walked for about 45 kilometers they stopped to take a break.

The empty goods train was heading from Cherlapally Station near Hyderabad to Panewadi Station near Manmad in Nashik. The loco pilot noticed some men along the tracks, he honked vigorously and tried to stop the train but he couldn’t control the speed on time and hence ran over them.

The Ministry of Railways has ordered an independent inquiry in the tragedy. The inquiry will be done by Ram Kripal, Commissioner of Railway Safety, South Central circle.

Chief Public Relations Officer of South Central Railway C.H. Rakesh said that they have ordered for an inquiry under the Commissioner of Railway Safety, SCR.

The initial reports told us that three laborer’s escaped as they were away from the railway track, one was severely injured and is undergoing treatment at a governemnt hospital, while the remaining twelve laborer’s were killed.

Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, has announced a compensation of Rs five lakh each to the kin of the deceased along with providing aid to the injured. He has also demanded for an inquiry into the incident.

Several migrant workers have tried to go home by unsafe means ever since the government has announced the lockdown. The Maharashtra government has urged the migrants to not take such risks in desperation to go home.

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UP govt announced to give jobs to migrant labourers

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On Sunday The Uttar Pradesh government has announced to provide jobs for more than half-million migrants laborers who were forced to return to their native state during the lockdown in a video conferencing meeting. During the meeting held in Lucknow the CM Adityanath issue some important directives for the constitution of a high-level committee headed by UP agricultural production commissioner (APC) to make blueprint regarding this.

This committee will also include the main secretaries of rural development, Panchayati Raj, skill development and micro, small and medium enterprises. UP additional Cheif Secretary Awanish Kumar told to media “This committee will create local level jobs under state’s scheme ‘One District, One Product'(ODOP) and provide credit facility through bank loan meals in the state”. He said that this committee would provide employment opportunities in other sectors and industries after lockdown.

Therefore Adityanath has taken the responsibility of the loss of tens of thousands of other daily earners, including street vendors, hawkers, kiosk owners, etc owing to the 45-day lockdown. He has instructed officers to prepare an action plan for them so that they can be provided relief.

UP medical health and family welfare principal secretary Amit Mohan Prasad said The Corona cases in UP have reported total positive patients are 1,084 of which 108 patients were recovered and 17 persons died during medical treatment.

Mohan further said that the state government had received testing kits from the central government which is being used for an emergency purpose, not for regular sample testing. UP has already started using the rapid testing kits in Noida.

The CM Yogi Adityanath holds a video conferencing meeting with the senior authority and police officials, DM, SP for the purpose to extend the lockdown of selected areas from Monday.

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HD Kumaraswamy’s son gets married, mocks all lockdown standards: no masks, no social distancing norms followed

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HD Kumaraswamy's son gets married, mocks all lockdown standards: no masks, no social distancing norms followed!

Former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy has pursued contention after a wedding in his family was solemnized mocking all standards to be worked on during the lockdown. Visuals of the government official’s son Nikhil getting married to Revathi, the niece of former Congress minister M Krishnappa, on Friday show that there was no social distancing followed at the function that was being led in the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The lucky man was wearing a conventional ivory kurta, while the lady settled on a gold silk saree. The visitors at the function were spotted without wearing masks, something that has been asked by the Government to be followed carefully while the nation keeps on being in lockdown to battle Covid-19.

The service was apparently held at Kumaraswamy’s farmhouse at Kethaganahalli close Bidadi. Prior, a terrific wedding slam had been made arrangements for the couple at Janapadaloka, yet it must be dropped due to the coronavirus episode.

Following the adjustment in setting, Kumaraswamy had said that the marriage would be a straightforward issue with just relatives in participation.

As indicated by an IANS report, Nikhil’s granddad and JD(S) supremo and previous Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda, grandma Chennamma, uncles including previous clergyman H.D. Revanna, cousin and Hassan Lok Sabha MP Prajwal Hegde and other relatives were welcome to be available at the little service.

A day sooner, pre-wedding ceremonies were additionally held at the farmhouse. Nikhil got connected with to 22-year-old Revathi in Bengaluru on February 10.

The festivals, when social separating and disengagement are of most extreme need, are confronting fire via web-based social media.

The 28-year-old husband to be had challenged the Mandya Lok Sabha seat in the May 2019 general decisions in his lady constituent offer yet lost to south Indian on-screen character Sumalatha Ambareesh.

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A baby boy born in amid of Covid-19 named ‘Sanitizer’

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A baby boy born in amid of Covid-19 named 'Sanitizer'

A new born boy baby in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur district has been named ‘Sanitizer by his parents. This incident occurs just days after a couple in Chhattisgarh named their newborn twins ‘Corona and Covid’. One more couple from Basti Uttar Pradesh named their child ‘Lockdown’. In India it is become a trend of using keywords related to Covid-19 pandemic as a name of newborn baby.

The Sahranpur couple said that they  get inspired from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Cheif Minister Yogi Adityanath when the requested every citizens to use hand sanitizer which has been important weapon to Fight against Coronavirus outbreak.

 

In Basti Uttar Pradesh last week a newborn baby named as ‘Lockdown’ by his parents. The family said that “they gave this name to their child  because they do not want any child to be born in such a danger period”.

 

Whereas in Chhattisgarh capital Raipur a twin baby – a boy and a girl named Corona and Covid. Their parents said that their babies are symbolised as a victory over hardships as they were born during the ongoing national lockdown which has adversely affect the normal life.

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15 district of Uttar Pradesh will be sealed from tonight 12AM to amid Coronavirus

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The Uttar Pradesh Government on 8th April Wednesday announce for seal of 15 district till April 15 due to rise in Coronavirus cases in a state. The number of cases rose to 343.

After this announcement the Director of  Information department Shishir said to PTI that “All coronavirus hotspots in 15 districts will be completely sealed till April 15 morning. Only home delivery will be allowed. These are the places where a number of cases have been found”. Further Additional Chief Secretary, Information Awanish Awasthi said “These hotspots will be identified by the evening”.

Shishir said that there is no proper decision taken to extend on-going lockdown for repliying to a question on ongoing lockdown.

After that Awasthi said to media that person , talking to mediapersons 15 districts, including Agra, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Kanpur, Varanasi, Shamli, Meerut, Bareilly and Bulandshahr, have reported a number of COVID-19 cases.

This decision was taken on the directives of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in a review meeting.  Awasthi said “The hotspots in these districts will be completely sealed. Only medical vehicles will be allowed and no one will be allowed to perform any other activity,” he said.

 

What will happen during this Sealed time:

 

  • During the sealed time people will not be allowed to step out of the house for anything.
  • Necessary commodities will be delivered at home. People can order groceries and medicines online.
  • Uttar Pradesh government will going to set some centralised call centre where people can call to order any necessary goods.
  • The Curfew passes which is issued to all 15 districts will be reviewed and non-essential passes will be cancelled till 15th April.
  • Vegetable and fruit markets and any other place where the crowd can gather will be sealed.
  • Anyone trying to enter or exit the seal area will be booked
  • Each and every house of in the sealed zone will be sanitised

 

  • Entry to media will also be banned in the sealed zone till April 15 morning, only government photographer may go in

 

  • Apart from the hotspots in the15 districts, the lockdown in the rest of the state will continue as per earlier directives.

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 Total count of Coronavirus in Maharashtra is at 215, 8 new cases reported

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The coronavirus count in Maharashtra has climbed to 215, With 12 fresh cases reported today,  the state health ministry confirmed. Five people were tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Pune today. Three in Mumbai were diagnosed positive with COVID-19 infection.

 

Two fresh deaths were recorded in the state, taking the toll in Maharashtra to eight.Joint Secretary in the Union Health Ministry Lav Agrawal said “There have been six deaths in the past 24 hours, . The state is the worst affected by the COVID-19 infection that claimed over 30,000 lives worldwide”.

 

Health minister Rajesh Tope said that “the 215 coronavirus positive patients in Maharashtra, 88 are from Mumbai and 42 from Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad and rural area. So far, a total of 35 COVID-19 patients in the state have recovered from the disease.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the country crossed 1000-mark on Sunday. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said testing for new cases has been stepped up to 30% of the nation’s capacity. The ICMR continues to maintain that there are no instances of community transmission”.

 

India is currently under a 21-day nationwide lockdown to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19. The Centre on Sunday asked the state governments to seal all the state and district borders to check migrant movement. All the states and union territories were asked to take immediate relief measures to provide temporary accommodation, food, clothing and medical care to homeless people, including migrant workers stranded due to the lockdown.

 

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that “his government will take care of all migrant labourers in the state. Maharashtra government built 163 centres across the state to provide shelters to the homeless migrant workers. Thackeray once again urged the citizens to maintain social distancing. People should not venture out on streets without a strong reason, said Maharashtra chief minister. “We need to take extra care of senior citizens, children and pregnant women as they are more vulnerable to coronavirus,”.

Maharashtra government earlier decided to allow to shops to remain open for 24/7 to avoid over crowding in the wake of coronavirus outbreak in the state.

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Narendra Modi speech highlights: PM announces 21-day lockdown across India

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PM announces 21-day lockdown across India.

PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation for the second time in less than a week, as India grapples with the raging coronavirus pandemic, that has now affected 190 countries worldwide.

Here are the highlights from his Tuesday PM speech:

PM thanks nation for success of ‘Janta curfew’ on March 22

  • The nation came together as one for Janta curfew

 

  • Coronavirus has stretched the resources of even developed nations

 

  • Social distancing only way to stop coronavirus, please remain within your homes

 

  • Some are under the illusion that social distancing is only for the ones who have the infection

 

  • India will have to pay a very high price if social distancing is not adhered to

 

  • Entire country to be under lockdown from midnight tonight

 

  • Total ban on moving out of homes from midnight tonight, to be enforced more stringently than Janta curfew

 

  • 21-day lockdown to be enforced in entire country

 

  • 21 days of isolation very necessary to break the chain of coronavirus

 

  • 21 days of lockdown, if not effectively enforced, will push country back by 21 years

 

  • There is an invisible ‘Lakshmanrekha’ at everybody’s door

 

  • Coronavirus affected the first 100,000 people in 67 days, but the next 100,000 in just 11 days

 

  • The next 100,000 were infected in just 4 days

 

  • This is enough to understand the rapidity with which this spreads

 

  • Italy, US with better healthcare infrastructure have struggled to cope with the outbreak

 

  • We need to learn from countries that have somewhat successfully mitigated the crisis

 

  • These countries were able to stem the spread with strict lockdown

 

  • Come what might, we should not leave our homes

 

  • This is true for the villagers in remote regions, and also to the nation’s Prime Minister

 

  • Italy, US with better healthcare infrastructure have struggled to cope with the outbreak

 

  • We need to learn from countries that have somewhat successfully mitigated the crisis

 

  • These countries were able to stem the spread with strict lockdown

 

  • Come what might, we should not leave our homes

 

  • This is true for the villagers in remote regions, and also to the nation’s Prime Minister

 

  • We are at the crossroads when our decisions will decide how effectively we deal with the situation

 

  • Think of the doctors, paramedics, ambulance drivers who are at the forefront of the fight

 

  • The policemen, those working in the media have to be out working, spare a thought for them

 

  • We have made all efforts to ensure supply of essential goods

 

  • Top priority to be accorded to measures that ensure people’s lives are safe

 

  • Centre has allocated Rs 15,000 cr for coronavirus battle

 

  • Isolation wards & beds, ventilators and other arrangements to be made with this amount

 

I am happy that the private sector has come forward to the aid of the nation’s people

 

 

Do not take any medication without the advice of doctors

 

 

Improper treatment can seriously endanger your lives

 

 

I am confident that Indian will emerge victorious in this battle

 

 

Take care of yourself, and also of your near and dear ones and pass this news to others

 

 

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