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The Green Warrior

The Green Warrior

Had it not been for social revolutionaries springing up at many corners of the earth, this planet of ours perhaps would have reached the brink of extinction. One such woman who...

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Vidya Balan : The reigning queen of hearts in Bollywood!

Vidya Balan : The reigning queen of hearts in Bollywood!

She can be touted as the “outsider” in Bollywood, who came, saw and made it big! Who knew that the girl who has started off her career in the small screen with the sitcom Hum...

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Making it on her own: Katrina’s rocky rise to stardom

Making it on her own: Katrina’s rocky rise to stardom

She has a pretty face, she has a great body, she has considerable acclaim, and she is considered to be one of the most beautiful women in Bollywood today. This often leads...

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I like being a woman! - Interview with author Shoba Narayan

I like being a woman! - Interview with author Shoba Narayan

We recently interviewed author Shoba Narayan about her inspirations, thoughts on a career as an author and about why she is Glad2bawoman. She gives us important insights into a...

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Jenny from the block – Jennifer Aniston and her rise to fame

Jenny from the block – Jennifer Aniston and her rise to fame

Did you know that Jennifer Aniston, well known for her role as suburban princess turned coffee waitress in the sitcom ‘Friends’ as well as for being the ex-wife of actor Brad...

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Julia Roberts - A Pretty Woman indeed!

Julia Roberts - A Pretty Woman indeed!

Who doesn’t know this American actress? Ask anyone and he/she will go gaga over the movies she has starred in, be it Pretty Woman, Erin Brockovich, My Best Friend’s Wedding,...

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Margaret Thatcher - The Iron Lady will never rust

Margaret Thatcher - The Iron Lady will never rust

She has been nicknamed Thatcher the Milk Snatcher, the Iron Lady, Attila the Hen. But like her or hate her, Baroness Margaret Hilda Thatcher was a figure to be reckoned with...

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Jaya Bachchan – tinsel town’s eternal Guddi

Jaya Bachchan – tinsel town’s eternal Guddi

Look at old photographs of a young Jaya Bachchan ( nee Bhaduri) and you will be struck by her ethereal beauty. Large eyes tinted with kohl, set in a heart shaped face framed by...

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Kate Winslet is a whiff of British charm

Kate Winslet is a whiff of British charm

Born in Berkshire, this English rose is the second of four children. Kate Winslet's mother, Sally Ann was a barmaid and her father Roger John Winslet, a swimming pool...

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"You educate a woman, you educate a generation" - Interview with Yeshasvini Ramaswamy

"You educate a woman, you educate a generation" - Interview with Yeshasvini Ramaswamy

It was a privilege to interact with Yeshasvini Ramaswamy, MD of e2e People Practices & JGi iDEA Program . Read on to see what she has to say. ...

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Stephanie Meyer : The light behind Twilight!

Stephanie Meyer : The light behind Twilight!

Who would have thought ‘The Twilight’ to bring in such a dazzling dawn into the realm of contemporary literature? With her vampire romance series, she took the world by storm...

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Priyanka Chopra : The female 'Don' of Bollywood!

Priyanka Chopra : The female 'Don' of Bollywood!

Popularly referred to by her fans as Piggy Chops, she reigns in the hearts of millions of movie-goers! And well-deservedly so! Within a brief span of her career, she has proved...

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Fighting for the women, fighting for nature: Wangari Maathai

Fighting for the women, fighting for nature: Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai could have been just another woman who struggled all her life to make ends meet, who got mired in the problems of daily life, and who eventually died without...

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Venus Williams: An achiever through and through!

Venus Williams: An achiever through and through!

Today, her worldwide ranking stands at 24. However, Venus Williams has stood at the no. 1 position not once, but thrice, throughout her career so far. Being a woman tennis...

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Kiran Bedi - epitomizing 'woman-power'

Kiran Bedi - epitomizing 'woman-power'

An Indian social activist and a retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Kiran Bedi is indeed an inspirations for millions of women across India. Born in Amritsar, Punjab,...

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Michelle Obama - mom-in-chief

Michelle Obama - mom-in-chief

"There's something about your daughters that just breaks your heart. ... The finite amount of time you have with your children, and the joy they bring on a minute-to-minute, day...

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Bravery thy name is Angelina Jolie

Bravery thy name is Angelina Jolie

Recently, the world was shocked when it was announced that Angelina Jolie had undergone a double mastectomy as a pre-emptive measure against breast cancer, a disease which...

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Indra Nooyi insists on healthy alternatives to junk food

Indra Nooyi insists on healthy alternatives to junk food

Since being named the CEO of food and beverage giant PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi has taken the reigns of the company in a non-conformist direction; that of health food company...

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Sheryl Sandberg's strategies for Facebook

Sheryl Sandberg's strategies for Facebook

If the subtle changes to the Facebook interface have served to make your social networking experience quicker, more efficient, and have even encouraged you to bring out your...

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Angelina Jolie’s standout movies

Angelina Jolie’s standout movies

Angelina Jolie has wowed us from the very first time she blazed across the silver screen. A definite presence, she has played numerous and varied roles, ranging from a...

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Key defining moments from the Oprah Winfrey Show

Key defining moments from the Oprah Winfrey Show

With 25 years and close to 5000 episodes worth of footage to trawl through, it is a formidable task to pick only a handful of defining moments from The Oprah Winfrey Show,...

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Must watch – Scarlett Johansson’s reel life

Must watch – Scarlett Johansson’s reel life

This beautiful and fresh faced actress is a like a breath of fresh air on the silver screen. At a time when celebrity actresses promote the stick thin figure and show off the...

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A journey into the world of music with Shreya Ghoshal

A journey into the world of music with Shreya Ghoshal

Her mellifluous voice has enchanted music lovers across the country. Her debut with the song Bairi Piya in the movie ‘Devdas’ topped all musical chartbusters, and was declared...

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Scent of a woman – Jennifer Aniston has her own perfume brand

Scent of a woman – Jennifer Aniston has her own perfume brand

We have all known her and loved her for her portrayal of Rachel Greene, the spoilt brat with the beautiful heart in the hit, cult television show “Friends”. Jennifer as Rachel...

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Venus Williams asks you to Come to Win

Venus Williams asks you to Come to Win

In her new book titled “Come to Win” Venus Williams sets out to share incredibly useful nuggets of information and advice about working your way to the top. She does this by...

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Scarlett Johansson speaks out against hackers

Scarlett Johansson speaks out against hackers

That invasion of privacy is a crime, is not a secret. However, this does not prevent petty “criminals” to invade others’ personal lives without a second thought, using...

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The name behind Priyadarshini Taxi Service - Susieben Shah

The name behind Priyadarshini Taxi Service - Susieben Shah

Not only a compassionate social worker, but also a businesswoman, author and lawyer by profession, Susieben Shah has come a long way in her fight for women's welfare. Aiming for...

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Rimi Nayak - Designing fashion and fashioning design!

Rimi Nayak - Designing fashion and fashioning design!

An alumnus of the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Rimi Nayak has literally gone to places on account of her sheer talent at fashion designing. Her label Rimi Nayak...

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Aparajita Gogoi - Crusader of maternal health!

Aparajita Gogoi - Crusader of maternal health!

The Executive Director, CEDPA India and National Coordinator of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, India, Aparajita Gogoi is a woman of substance who believes in...

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Priya Naik - A social worker and entrepreneur rolled into one!

Priya Naik - A social worker and entrepreneur rolled into one!

Priya Naik is a woman who truly demonstrates how in contemporary times, a woman can be as much as she wills to be. As the Founder and Joint Managing Director of Samhita Social...

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Armida Fernandez~ Living for a cause!

Armida Fernandez~ Living for a cause!

The founder trustee of SNEHA, social worker Armida Fernandez has tirelessly been directing her efforts towards reorienting and reorganizing the limited resources of India's...

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Tanya Virmani - A shining star in the world of fashion blogging!

Tanya Virmani - A shining star in the world of fashion blogging!

Hailing from Delhi, this "true cosmopolite" passions lie in designing, travelling and sipping coffee!! Not only has she developed her own unique style statement, but has also...

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Tanya Virmani - A shining star in the world of fashion blogging!

Tanya Virmani - A shining star in the world of fashion blogging!

Hailing from Delhi, this "true cosmopolite" passions lie in designing, travelling and sipping coffee!! Not only has she developed her own unique style statement, but has also...

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Never Give Up in a Negative Environment- Iti Jain, Founder, Green Earth

Never Give Up in a Negative Environment- Iti Jain, Founder, Green Earth

Founder of Green Earth, Iti Jain, brings joy in people’s life through her feng shui planters, made in Bengal terracotta, marketing, handling logistics, designing all at the same...

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Agnimitra Paul- Striking the perfect balance between homemaking and fashion designing!

Agnimitra Paul- Striking the perfect balance between homemaking and fashion designing!

A self-confessed "balanced" woman, Agnimitra Paul has not only created waves in the fashion industry, but is as much of a dedicated homemaker and mother. A illustrious name in...

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Nida Mahmood- A fashion designer with a twist!

Nida Mahmood- A fashion designer with a twist!

Nida Mahmood is a designer with a difference- she promises to create a unique look with her design philosophy "art translated", which actually conjures up a curious mix of ...

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Devina Malhotra : Fashion blogger with a twist!

Devina Malhotra : Fashion blogger with a twist!

A self-confessed "blogger, baker and army brat", this "100% Punjabi woman" is the owner of one of the most popular fashion blogs in India, GuiltyBytes! Let's hear from her how...

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Sister, story teller, lover of seeds - Interview with Simran Sethi

Sister, story teller, lover of seeds - Interview with Simran Sethi

Simran Preeti Sethi is an Emmy Award winning journalist, who is also a teacher, environmentalist and strategist. She was named the Eco Hero of the Planet in 2007. This talented...

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Looking good and feeling fab with Abhilasha Mehta!

Looking good and feeling fab with Abhilasha Mehta!

One of the most sought-after fashion bloggers of contemporary times, Abhilasha Mehta owns the blog Looking Good Feeling Fab that is soaring high on popularity. Let's hear more...

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"My books have set me free" Sreemoyee Piu Kundu, Author - Faraway Music

"My books have set me free" Sreemoyee Piu Kundu, Author - Faraway Music

Dynamic author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu talks to us about her recently published book, Faraway Music, other books in the pipeline, her views on authorship and womanhood. ...

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Follow the footsteps of fashion-blogger Megha Varshini for budget-friendly style!

Follow the footsteps of fashion-blogger Megha Varshini for budget-friendly style!

A self-confessed "shopaholic", "fashion-addict" and a "creative bee", Megha Varshini is quite a name to reckon with, when it comes to the domain of fashion blogging. At 26, she...

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Alleviating poverty, slowly but steadily - Sheetal Mehta Walsh, Founder of Shanti Life

Alleviating poverty, slowly but steadily - Sheetal Mehta Walsh, Founder of Shanti Life

Recently we had an opportunity to interact with Sheetal Mehta Walsh, the dynamic, young and attractive founder of Shanti Life. Read on to know about how she and her organisation...

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A survivor and a fighter – interview with Pranaadhika Sinha Dev Burman

A survivor and a fighter – interview with Pranaadhika Sinha Dev Burman

With her brightly painted nails and edgy tattoos, 25 year old Pranaadhika Sinha Dev Burman is the epitome of the rebel with a cause – and what a cause she espouses! Having...

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Preeti Shenoy - Writing her way to glory!

Preeti Shenoy - Writing her way to glory!

Preeti Shenoy, one of contemporary India's most promising authors, has not only managed to win the hearts of millions of readers as well as critical applause, she has also made...

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