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Parish Community take up Cleanliness Drive
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Parish Community take up Cleanliness Drive

Celebrates Intl. Women’s Day Mysuru: The Parish Community of St. Mother Teresa of Kolkata Church, Rajiv Nagar, conducted dual programme recently. The Women’s Cell celebrated International Women’s Day. The chief guest Pushpavalli, former Deputy Mayor, appreciated the activities conducted by the Women Cell and distributed mementos in appreciation of the selfless service rendered by deserving…

Women’s Day celebration at Ranga Rao Memorial School for Differently Abled
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Women’s Day celebration at Ranga Rao Memorial School for Differently Abled

 Mysuru: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, N.R. Foundation conducted alumni meet of Ranga Rao Memorial School for Differently Abled (RMSD) in the School premises. The event was inaugurated by the Dr. Dharanidevi Malagathi, Principal, Police Training School, Mysuru, along with Sulochana Guru, Savitha Ranga and Nanda Sridhar, Director Family Members. During the event,…

Mayor, Professor feted
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Mayor, Professor feted

Mysuru:  Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mysuru, had organised a week-long event to mark International Women’s Day celebrations recently. Various competitions like rangoli, cooking, antakshari, dumb charades, arm wrestling, bombing the city and poster-design were held as part of the celebrations. Students and staff actively participated in street-play focusing on dowry-harassment and foeticide. The students and…

Various contests held
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Various contests held

Mysuru: Over 500 people, students and staff, gathered at ATME College of Engineering on Bannur Road in city to celebrate International Women’s Day on Mar.15. Dr. Farath Khanum, Scientist-G, DFRL, Mysuru, inaugurated the event. Addressing the audience, she dwelt on the problems faced by women across time and transitioned to speaking about the challenges that…

SWR Women’s Welfare Organisation celebrates International Women’s Day
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SWR Women’s Welfare Organisation celebrates International Women’s Day

Hubballi:  Deepali Gupta, President of South Western Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation (SWRWWO), inaugurated the International Women’s Day celebrations by lighting  the lamp at Railway Officer’s Club, Hubballi. Deepali Gupta spoke on the theme “Press for Progress” and gave a call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender…

‘Women have excelled in every field through determination’
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‘Women have excelled in every field through determination’

Mysuru: Dispelling the notion that woman is the weaker sex, former MLA Parimala Nagappa has said that women have excelled in almost every field through sheer determination and dedication. She was speaking after inaugurating the International Women’s Day celebrations organised with the theme ‘Woman as a conservator of culture’ at Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya…

All-women expedition to Himalayas in April
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All-women expedition to Himalayas in April

Mysuru: An all-women expedition to Himalayas was launched by Tiger Adventure Foundation on Mar.8 as part of Women’s Day in city. The expedition, called as Nari Shakti-2018, is set to ascend the Baraadsar Pass at a height of 14,500 feet in Uttarakhand from April 17 to May 2. The team consists of 26 women from…

International Day for Women: PUSH FOR PROGRESS
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International Day for Women: PUSH FOR PROGRESS

By V. Shourabh Pics by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav While Mysuru launched ‘Pink Raksha’ teams on the International Day for Women on March 8 to protect the interests of rural women and children who are abused and tormented, people across the globe celebrated the Day with the theme ‘Push for Progress’. The message “We need power…

Women’s Day Musings
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Women’s Day Musings

March 8 was International Women’s Day. The day has been celebrated as International Women’s Day since 1917 when Russian women gained suffrage.  Later in 1975, the United Nations adopted it.  In India, it has become popular since the past decade. Women’s Day is indeed a good reminder to reflect on how far we have come…

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