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    Over 200 female athletes train in water sports with goal to represent India at international tournaments

    Female athletes from the Kashmir Valley have proven their mettle in various sports across the world. And now for the first time, Over 200 female athletes are being trained at the water sports centre in the middle of the world-Famous Dal Lake to participate in tournaments across India and the world.  While the temperatures in Srinagar were recorded at minus 2.2 degrees, these female water sports athletes are not stopping their training. With freezing temperatures across the region, these girls are training for hours every day on the Dal Lake. From rowing to Canoeing, these Kashmiri girls want to bring laurels for the country.  In the last two years over 70 medals…

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    Celebrating pilot Harriet Quimby, America’s 1st female pilot

    On 2 August 1911 the Aero Club of America granted an FAI pilot’s licence to the adventure-loving journalist and screenwriter Harriet Quimby. It was the first licence to be awarded to an American female aviator. With a wealthy background and liberal upbringing among the artists and bohemians of San Francisco at the turn of the 20th Century, Quimby moved in circles in which women were empowered to follow their own path. With a flair for writing and a love of travel, she moved to New York and excelled in a post at Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly as a reporter and photographer. Born with a natural passion for new technologies, Quimby was noted…

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