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Here’s your weekly dose of news updates from us!

1. Sirisha Bandla will become the 2nd Indian-born woman to fly into space after Kalpana Chawla

https://www.indiatoday.in/newsmo/video/meet-sirisha-bandla-second-indian-born-woman-who-will-fly-to-space-1824392-2021-07-06

2. Tokyo 2020 Olympics: 21-year-old Maana Patel becomes the first Indian swimmer to qualify for the games

https://www.indiatoday.in/amp/sports/tokyo-olympics/story/maana-patel-first-indian-female-swimmer-to-qualify-for-tokyo-2020-olympics-1823099-2021-07-02

3. Women in India’s low-income households suffered in the pandemic: Limited access to menstrual pads, ate less food

https://wap.business-standard.com/article-amp/current-affairs/covid-19-worsened-indian-women-s-woes-in-low-income-homes-report-121070500599_1.html

4. Tennis players Sania Mirza & Ankita Raina to represent India at Tokyo Olympics 2021 in Women’s Doubles

https://www.business-standard.com/article/sports/sania-mirza-ankita-raina-to-represent-india-at-olympics-in-women-s-doubles-121070200114_1.html

5. Strengthening diversity: Amazon India launches two all-women delivery stations in Kerala

https://www.deccanchronicle.com/amp/technology/in-other-news/060721/amazon-india-launches-two-all-women-delivery-stations-in-kerala.html

6. For the first time in India, there are more women school teachers than men

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/in-a-first-women-schoolteachers-outnumber-men/articleshow/84126769.cms

7. Mithali Raj back at No.1 spot in ICC Women’s ODI player rankings for the 8th time

https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/mithali-raj-takes-no-1-spot-in-icc-women-s-odi-player-rankings-for-8th-time-101625561592417-amp.html

8. Jeff Bezos picks 82-year-old Aerospace pioneer Wally Funk to accompany him in space

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/jeff-bezos-picks-female-aerospace-pioneer-to-launch-with-him/articleshow/84052710.cms

9. World leaders pledge $40 billion for gender equality at an international conference in Paris

https://m.economictimes.com/magazines/panache/womens-rights-are-priority-world-leaders-pledge-40-bn-for-gender-equality/amp_articleshow/84009394.cms


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