Indian Women: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Nita Ambani named in iSportconnect’s list of 10 most influential women in sports for 2020

Nita Ambani, the owner of Mumbai Indians cricket team franchise, has been named in the iSportconnect’s list of 10 most influential women in sports for 2020. iSportconnect is a Sports business network, which released the list. The other women who feature in the list were Tennis superstars Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka, ace gymnast Simone ..

Poonam Yadav only Indian to feature in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup team of the tournament

As per the recent announcement of the International Cricket Council, Indian bowler Poonam Yadav is the only Indian player to feature in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup team of the tournament. Poonam Yadav secured ten wickets in the tournament, including four wickets in the opening match of the tournament against the host Australia. Another ..

SC orders government to grant permanent commission to women army officers

The Delhi High Court in 2010 had ordered the Indian government to provide permanent commission to women officers of the Indian Army. After the Central government challenged the Delhi high court’s ruling in the Supreme Court, the apex court recently directed the government to grant permanent commission to women officers who have already worked as ..

Rakhi Halder bags gold medal at Senior Women’s National Weightlifting Championships

Rakhi Halder, the Indian weight-lifter from West Bengal was seen in news recently as she bagged gold medal in 64kg category at the 35th edition of the Senior Women’s National Weightlifting Championships, being held at Kolkata. Rakhi Halder, who is an Indian Railways employee, had clinched gold in the Commonwealth Championship in June 2019 and ..

Mirabai Chanu sets new national record in National Weightlifting Championships

Ace Indian weightlifter, Mirabai Chanu set a new national record in the National Weightlifting Championships in Kolkata, by improving her previous record. The former world champion and common wealth gold medalist belongs to the state of Manipur. Mirabai lifted a total of 203kg to win the 49kg gold, which was better than her previous best- ..