Most inspiring women
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Most inspiring women

These real-life stories are from heroic women who have fought against odds to overcome the challenges, obstacles and ill-fate that have come their ways.
Jia Sen8th Mar, 2013
Most inspiring women: Prakash Kaur

Most inspiring women: Prakash Kaur

Prakash Kaur takes care of 60 abandoned girls in Jalandhar. 60 years ago, she too was abandoned by her parents and a local Gurudwara was what she called home.

Most inspiring women: Irom Sharmila

Most inspiring women: Irom Sharmila

Irom Sharmila Chanu is known as the 'Iron Lady of Manipur'. She has been fighting for civil rights and is on hunger strike since 2000. She has been demanding that the Indian government repeal the AFSPA.

Most inspiring women: Irom Sharmila

Most inspiring women: Irom Sharmila

Irom Sharmila Chanu is known as the 'Iron Lady of Manipur'. She has been fighting for civil rights and is on hunger strike since 2000. She has been demanding that the Indian government repeal the AFSPA.

Most inspiring women: Mittal Patel

Most inspiring women: Mittal Patel

A 30-yr-old Mittal Patel, a former journalism student, has been working for the past 5 years for the rights of these nomads who till recently were not even recognized by the government.

Most inspiring women: Sindhutai Sapkal

Most inspiring women: Sindhutai Sapkal

Sindhutai was married at 10 to a 30-yr-old man. In 1972, a pregnant Sindhutai was beaten black & blue and thrown out of house by her husband. She wandered from town to town till she decided to work for orphaned children.

Most inspiring women: Sindhutai Sapkal

Most inspiring women: Sindhutai Sapkal

Beaten up and thrown out of her house by her husband at a very young age, Sindhutai Sapkal lived on the streets till she found her calling in life. She is now a mother to many abandoned children and runs four homes in Pune.

Most inspiring women: Chandralekha

Most inspiring women: Chandralekha

Chandralekha was raised in a village where daughter's birth is celebrated but for all the wrong reasons. Chadralekha was forced into prostitution at a young age of 14. Her own mother pushed her into the illegal profession in order to earn a living.

Most inspiring women: Chandralekha

Most inspiring women: Chandralekha

After a drunk man abused Chandralekha at gun point, she was shaken and then decided to quit prostitution after 20 long years. She joined an NGO and till date she is working hard to convince parents to send their daughters to school.

Most inspiring women: Salma

Most inspiring women: Salma

Salma was locked up inside her house after she started her menstruation at the age of 13. After marriage, she was not allowed to step out of the house by her in-laws. She spent years writing poetry on the backs of discarded calendar pages.

Most inspiring women: Salma

Most inspiring women: Salma

Salma is one of Tamil Nadu's foremost poets and her life is also the subject of Kim Longinotto's most recent documentary that won the audience award at Berlinale 2013.

Most inspiring women: Flavia Agnes

Most inspiring women: Flavia Agnes

Flavia Agnes married a man 12 years older to her. Her husband abused her daily. She would be battered verbally and physically.

Most inspiring women: Flavia Agnes

Most inspiring women: Flavia Agnes

Over the years, Flavia Agnes fought harder for a better life. A lawyer now, her organization works for women who a similar fate like Flavia

Most inspiring women: Bertha Dkhar

Most inspiring women: Bertha Dkhar

Bertha Dkhar runs a free school in Meghalaya for the poor visually impaired students. The 52-year-old Dkhar is herself blind but she has dedicated her life to educating disabled children in Meghalaya.

Most inspiring women: Rukhsana Kausar

Most inspiring women: Rukhsana Kausar

Rukhsana Kausar is a Pahari woman who fought and killed a LeT militant at her home, in Rajouri district of J&K in 2009. The brave woman was awarded the India National Bravery Award

Most inspiring women: Kousalya Periaswamy

Most inspiring women: Kousalya Periaswamy

Kousalya Periaswamy was the first Indian woman to openly admit that she was HIV positive. Over the years, she has helped over 20,000 women across the country fight the stigma by supporting them financially and legally

Most inspiring women: Cinderella Prakash

Most inspiring women: Cinderella Prakash

Cinderella Prakash is a victim of sexual abuse as a child. She was physically molested by 2 people very close to her family. Cinderella took years to overcome the shock and fear

Most inspiring women: Parveen Khan

Most inspiring women: Parveen Khan

Parveen Khan was a housewife who suffered at the hands of a cruel husband. He bit all over her face for giving birth to daughters. An inspiration of courage, Parveen Khan now is successfully raising her daughters and living an independent life.

Most inspiring women: Sonali Mukherjee

Most inspiring women: Sonali Mukherjee

Sonali Mukherjee became the victim of a dreadful acid attack. In 2003, 3 students broke into her home while she was sleeping and hurled acid on her face for rejecting their proposal. The gruesome attack completely disfigured her face.

Most inspiring women: Sheeba Ameer

Most inspiring women: Sheeba Ameer

Sheeba Ameer has been through the pain of watching her 13-year-old battle cancer. Now the brave mother works actively to provide financial aid to parents who cannot afford treatment for their terminally ill children.

Biggest Cheaters Of The Entertainment World
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Biggest Cheaters Of The Entertainment World

First they fight to be with the love of their lives and their cheat on them in the worst possible way. This big bad world of entertainment is nothing but shallow, full of insecurities, infidelities and relationship issues. Here are the biggest cheaters of the entertainment world and their hidden secrets:

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Uri Attacks: 18 Martyrs Who Sacrificed Their Lives For The Nation
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Uri Attacks: 18 Martyrs Who Sacrificed Their Lives For The Nation

The recent uri attack by the Pakistani militant army has left the entire country shaken. The brutal attacks in Kashmir where the Indian Army immediately took charge to neutralise the enemy, was followed by a harsh truth that dawned upon everyone once the mission was complete. The dawn raid surprised soldiers in their sleep; militants set fire to one building before the four were killed in a gunfight. Four militants were confirmed killed after penetrating the base in Uri near the Line of Control with Pakistan. The Pakistani militant crooks said to have lobbed 17 grenades in nearly 3 minutes which caused a fire in the rear administrative base camp tents resulting in the first 13-14 deaths. A gun battle ensued lasting six hours, during which all the four terrorists were killed. Additional 19 - 30 soldiers were reported to have been injured in the attack, eventually making th death toll touch 18th mark. Here are the 18 martyrs who fought their battles bravely and died while serving their sole purpose of protecting their land and people. RIP Brave Souls!
Hidden Secrets Of Model-Turned-Actresses In Bollywood
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Hidden Secrets Of Model-Turned-Actresses In Bollywood

The life of these A-list actresses in Bollywood might be glamorous now, but there was a time when even they couldn't escape from darkness. Here are the hidden secrets of model-turned-actresses in Bollywood we bet you didn't know.
Katrina Kaif's hot photos
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Katrina Kaif's hot photos

Katrina, the 'Dhoom' girl is one of the hottest actresses in Bollywood today! Check out her super hot photos here!

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Shankar Manakkal4th Sep, 2016
Rekha's biggest secrets revealed!
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Rekha's biggest secrets revealed!

Rekha is without a doubt one of the most enigmatic stars in Bollywood. With a real life that could rival any film script, Rekha has managed to keep her life away from the spotlight causing intense scrutiny. Here are some of her biggest secrets revealed! Disclaimer: itimes does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information's, content or contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from any of the services contained on this website.
Shailendra Dhodi10th Oct, 2016
Shatrughan Sinha And Sonakshi Sinha's Family Secrets
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Shatrughan Sinha And Sonakshi Sinha's Family Secrets

Check out the biggest secrets that Shatrughan Sinha and Sonakshi Sinha's family hid from their fans. Some of them will shock the sock off of you!
Samira Kapoor2nd Sep, 2016