What’s Buzzing This Week?

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1. 11-year-old Indian-Amecian girl named Natasha Peri secures a place in the list of the ‘brightest students in the world’ by a top-notch US university. 

https://www.indiatoday.in/amp/world/indians-abroad/story/indian-american-girl-declared-one-of-the-brightest-students-in-world-by-top-us-university-1836290-2021-08-03 

2. Hubbard becomes the first-ever trans woman to create history by competing in Weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics. 

https://m.economictimes.com/news/sports/weightlifter-hubbard-becomes-first-trans-woman-at-olympics/amp_articleshow/84975414.cms

3. The Union Government is planning to set up centres for the protection of women and children in crisis Internationally, said Smriti Irani. 

https://m.economictimes.com/news/india/government-will-set-up-centres-for-women-in-crisis-internationally-irani/amp_articleshow/84887187.cms

4. Another proud moment for India as Sindhu wins Bronze and becomes 1st Indian woman with 2 Olympic medals. 

https://m.economictimes.com/news/sports/tokyo-olympics-2020-pv-sindhu-wins-bronze-1st-indian-woman-with-2-individual-olympic-medals/amp_videoshow/84946343.cms

5. Nykaa becomes the first-ever woman led unicorn to step into public markets by launching an IPO. 

https://wap.business-standard.com/article-amp/companies/nykaa-ipo-first-profitable-unicorn-led-by-women-to-tap-public-markets-121080301616_1.html

6. Rate of women employment drops drastically to 16.1% amidst COVOID-19. 

https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-second-covid-19-wave-led-to-an-alarming-drop-in-employment-rate-of-women-in-india-2904053

7. 5 advisories sent to states by the Government commanding to increase the percentage of women in police to 33%. 

https://wap.business-standard.com/article-amp/current-affairs/govt-sends-five-advisories-to-states-to-raise-women-in-police-to-33-121080400031_1.html

8. Indian women hockey team to fight for bronze after losing the semifinal to Argentina. 

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/tokyo-olympics/india-in-tokyo/tokyo-olympics-fighting-india-women-lose-1-2-to-argentina-in-hockey-semifinal-to-fight-for-bronze-now/articleshow/85037137.cms

 

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