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Nupur Kulshrestha becomes first woman DIG of Indian Coast Guard

Nupur Kulshrestha becomes the first woman to be promoted as Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Indian Coast Guard. She had joined the Coast Guard service in 1999 and became the first woman to be promoted to the DIG cadre. In 2018, the then DIG B K Loshali has been dismissed from his services following enquires ..

Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar becomes the first woman paediatrician to become Lieutenant General for Indian Army Doctors

Major General Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar is the first woman paediatrician to be elevated to the highest rank of Lieutenant General for Indian Army Doctors. She is the former Dean of Armed Forces Medical College Pune and has been promoted to the second-highest rank of Lt. General in the Indian Army. She is also the only doctor ..

Hockey player Lalremsiami named ‘2019 FIH Women’s Rising Star of the Year’

Ace Indian hockey player Lalremsiami has been named as the ‘2019 FIH Women’s Rising Star of the Year’, by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The 19-yar-old player from the state of Mizoram is the first Indian woman player to win the award. In the men’s category, the Indian men’s team midfielder Vivek Sagar Prasad was ..

NASA’s astronaut Christina Koch creates world record

The noted astronaut of the US- based National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Christina Koch recently completed the longest-ever single spaceflight by a woman. Christina Koch landed through a parachute at Kazakhstan, from the Russian Soyuz spacecraft she was onboard. She had created a record by spending 328 days on the International Space Station (ISS) ..

G.S Lakshmi became the First Female Match Referee to oversee a Men’s One-Day International

India’s Gandikota Sarva Lakshmi created history on Sunday, 8th December 2019 by becoming the First Female Match Referee to oversee a Men’s One-Day International match at the ongoing third series of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 match between the host’s UAE and the United States of America (USA) at Sharjah. Earlier this ..