India's leading woman motorcyclist Veenu Paliwal dies in road accident in MP
In a tragic incident, India's top woman motorcyclist Veenu Paliwal (44) died in a road accident in Madhya Pradesh's Vidisha district on Monday evening. Sources said the incident took place at Gyaraspur when she lost control of her Harley Davidson and the motorcycle skidded off the road.
The accident took place almost 100 km from Madhya Pradesh capital Bhopal. (VIa IBN Live)
Beauty with brawn: Meet India’s Iron Woman, Yasmeen Manak
A fitness freak, Manak has been lifting weights for the last 17 years and developed an interest in bodybuilding three years ago. All the hard work she has put in towards that has won her two gold medals, one in the Women Physique category and another in Women Fitness, in Bulandshahr, UP, at IBBFF, the official federation representing International Federation of Body Building (IFBB). (Via HT)
Special knee designed to fit a women’s anatomy
Women's knees tend to be narrower than a man's because of their wider pelvis. Now we have a knee that is designed to accommodate those differences and this knee replacement is shaped to fit a women's anatomy. "Best fit produces best results" and advancements like "Female Specific Knee Implants" will now help many women of the country to lead a pain free life and become productive citizen of the country.
‘Daughterly guilt’ haunts Indian working women
Recruiters are finding it difficult to meet client requirements that mandate filling corporate positions with women employees. This trend follows research that has historically placed India at the bottom rung in Asia when it comes to women’s representation in white-collar jobs across all levels of experience.
“For seven out of ten recruitment mandates we receive from our corporate clients to fulfil positions, there are no women candidates for a fair consideration to be made against male candidates,” said Dr Saundarya Rajesh, Founder & President, AVTAR Career Creators, a recruitment consultancy. (Via The Hindu)