Diana Pinto

Diana Pinto

Diana has worked as an Editor/Writer and Content Manager for various digital platforms and hopes that each word written in this space supports, motivates and inspires her readers in India or across seas. Besides writing, she loves watching movies, listening to music, dancing and spending time with her loved ones.

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7 Ways In Which #MeTime Helped Me Gain Control Of My Life

A couple of years back, I never knew the significance of #MeTime. However, it didn’t take me long to understand its importance in achieving my personal development goals.

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P V Sindhu Posing For The JFW Photoshoot: Indian Sportswomen Can Be Great Style Icons Too!

Olympic medalist P V Sindhu posing for a photo shoot for JFW (Just for Women) magazine has yielded astounding results.

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Seven Questions That Indian Men Ask About Women On Social Media

Here's a list of some questions that men are eager to know about women. All answered. 

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Kalki Koechlin’s Essay Reveals How Much Like Shakespeare’s Ophelia We Indian Women Are!

As women, we face 'confusing pressure' and' contradictory questions' in our lives. Kalki Koechlin's essay beautifully discusses both these aspects of a woman's life in detail.

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#MomBeAGirlAgain: Encouraging Videos, But Not Easy, When Put Into Practice

The series of videos by Amazon #MomBeAGirlAgain, encourages mothers to become 'girls' once again. Though it is encouraging, it is easier said than done. Here's why.

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Household Chores Are A Woman’s Job? Funny Video, But Same Old Thought!

This 'Any Guy Can Relate To This Mystery' video propagates the notion that guys take things for granted when it comes to household chores. Is it really so? 

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7 Inspiring Meryl Streep Quotes: My Tribute To The Best Actor Of Her Generation

Here's a list of some wonderful Meryl Streep quotes to inspire you - and remind you of the wonderful roles we've all enjoyed.

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‘Peepli Live’ Co-Director Mahmood Farooqui Sentenced To Seven Years Imprisonment For Assaulting An American Woman

'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqi sentenced for seven years for assault on an American woman. Why are women of foreign origin often targeted?

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Nepal Earthquake Survivor Gaurika Singh Is The Youngest Participant At Rio Olympics

Gaurika Singh amazes everyone by becoming the youngest participant at Rio Olympics. Read to know more about her.

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Why Is The Turkish Serial ‘Fatmagul’ Drawing The Attention Of Viewers In India?

The Turkish serial 'Fatmagul' is a much talked about serial which is being aired on Zindagi channel. The plot is moving and bound to keep you engaged.

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New Tanishq Jewellery Ad With Deepika Padukone Depicts Female Friendship Beautifully

Advertising can be important platforms to send out meaningful messages to our society. The new Tanishq jewellery ad is one such that celebrates female friendships.

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Manipuri Activist Monika Khangembam Is Racially Discriminated Against. Who Says Indians Aren’t Racist?

Manipuri activist Monika Khangembam took to Facebook to narrate how she was humiliated by an immigration officer. Read to know more.  That Indians from the North East are racially targeted is not new in India. We’ve heard several stories of this kind earlier. 19 year old Manipuri, Richard Loitam died under suspicious circumstances in his […]

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Maneka Gandhi Takes On Cyber Trolls

Women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi, has asked all women who were trolled or harassed online to inform her and share their experiences. Maneka Gandhi has directed the National commission for women (NCW) to monitor instances where women are harassed online. She shared her email ID gandhi@nic.in in a tweet  for women to reach out to […]

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Here’s Why Feriha From Turkey Is Grabbing Viewers On Indian TV!

The popular serial Feriha from Turkey is airing on Zindagi channel; this author loves its flair as well as its substance when it comes to women.

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Women Need To Give Their Bodies Time & Nutrition, Says Dr Libby Weaver #Video

The juggling woman handles the pressures of modern life. But very often she struggles to cope. Dr Libby Weaver offers practical solutions.

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Tushar Kapoor Becomes A Dad! Who Said Men Can’t Be Nurturers?

Bollywood actor Tushar kapoor creates a trend by becoming a single father. Single men can be parents too.

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Women In Maharashtra Can Use Their Father’s Name In Documents. Why Not The Mother’s?

According to a government resolution, women in Maharashtra can now use their father's name in official documents. But why not the mother's?

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Nostalgia Alert! Cool MTV VJs Of The 90s That I Miss Watching

When MTV was launched in India in 1996, it brought along with it some cool MTV VJs. Here's  a list of some of my favourite names. 

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Harmanpreet Kaur Becomes The First Indian Woman Cricketer To Be Signed By Overseas Franchise

Well known in the world of Indian women's cricket, Harmanpreet Kaur makes us proud yet again.

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Six Lessons From Finding Dory That I Came Away With. And You?

Finding Dory, the latest superhit Pixar movie has so much for us to takeaway! Sharing my lessons from Finding Dory.

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First Lady Michelle Obama And Oprah Winfrey Speak On Self Value, Work And Growth

This interesting video presents a heart warming conversation between two powerful ladies of America. Watch the video below to know more. 

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How Pakistani Artist Muniba Mazari Turned Adversity To Live A More Meaningful Life

Here's an inspiring video of artist Muniba Mazari, who experienced a horrendous accident at a tender age. Discover how she changes her life.

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Children Are Taught To View Homosexuality As Abnormal. The Orlando Shooting At the Gay Nightclub Confirms This

Many of us come from backgrounds where we are taught to view homosexuality as being wayward. It's time we stop judging.

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How Amal Clooney Is Using Her Star Power To Claim Justice For Yazidi Women

Popular human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is using her star power to get justice for yazdi genocide women. Discover her amazing human rights efforts. 

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Why Alicia Keys Decided To Start The #NoMakeUp Campaign

 Alicia Keys the popular singer has launched a #Nomakeup campaign. She aims to break the stereotype -that women in the public eye need to look perfect all the time.

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Do Women Need To Wear Symbols Of Marriage, And Prove Their Marital Status ?

Sowmya and her husband proved their marital status to attain a room in a hotel. Especially, do women need to wear symbols of marriage all the time? 

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Can A Woman Play James Bond ? Gillian Anderson’s Remarks Spark Social Media Debate

Recently Gillian Anderson took to twitter to express her desire to play 'James Bond'. Can a woman play 'James Bond' ?  Read to know more

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For World Menstrual Hygiene Day, We Bring You Sinu Joseph Breaking The Taboo

World Menstrual Hygiene day is celebrated on May 28. To highlight this day, I bring you a video by activist Sinu Joseph opening up on this hush-hush topic. 

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Maneka Gandhi Wants Daycare Facilities In Companies. Great For Moms – And Dads Too

Union cabinet minister for women and child development, Maneka Gandhi wants daycare facilities in companies to encourage women pursue their work. Read to know more. 

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Britney Spears @ The Billboard Awards 2016 Inspires Women Fighting Inner Demons

At the Billboard Awards 2016, Britney Spears surprised her fans with her fiery performance on stage. It was a complete change after her breakdown. It’s been quite a while since we’ve seen the blonde and talented singer light up the stage with fire by her performances. Remember the peppy numbers ‘Baby One More Time’ and ‘Oops! […]

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Han Kang & Deborah Smith, Man Booker Winners, Astonish With Creativity

South Korean author Han Kang won the Man Booker International prize for fiction this Monday for her book 'The Vegetarian'. 

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Women Drive Rickshaws, A Super Initiative In Vadodara To Help Patients

Women drive rickshaws in a hospital as a kind gesture to help patients in Gujarat. Read this story that will warm your heart. 

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The Secret To Emma Morano’s Long Life [Hint: It’s Not Just Diet]

Meet Emma Morano, the longest living person in the world. What are the secrets behind her longevity? Read to know more about her interesting life.

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How This American Couple Used Humour When Dealing With Infertility

Dealing with infertility can be a very painful experience for any couple. Spencer Blake and his wife Whitney have used humour to cope with the problem. Here's how.

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Supreme Court Directs Spicejet To Pay Damages For Offloading A Patient With Cerebral Palsy

On thursday, the Supreme Court directed Spicejet to pay damages of Rs.10 lakhs to Ms. Ghosh, a patient with cerebral palsy who was offloaded.

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Yet Another Reason To Heart Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau #Video

There are many reasons Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has such a fan following around the world, including his support for feminism. This is the fir

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I’m Rooting For One Of These 3 Female Directors At Cannes To Win The Golden Palm

The 69th annual Cannes film festival 2016 begins today. We're rooting for these female directors at Cannes, with their interesting films ready to shine.

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Pune Woman Abused, Dragged And Thrashed For Wearing A Short Dress

Dragged from the car and threatened, this Pune woman abused for wearing a short dress refuses to take it lying down.

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Do Your Kids Fight Too Much? Parents, Here’s How To Save Your Sanity

Siblings can be your best friends for life, and know you inside out. But when your kids fight a lot, you need some sensitivity, creativity, and loads of patience.

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Is Working From Home Easy As It Seems? A Look At The Pros And Cons

Working from home is the need of the hour for many women. Does it really work? If not, how can you make it work for you? Read on to find out.

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Fast Paced Life [Poem]

We are all tied to a fast paced life with no time to stand and stare. But the balance of life lies in being in rhythm with nature.

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These 3 Women Entrepreneurs Have Translated Creativity Into Flourishing Businesses

Meet three creative women entrepreneurs who have used their creativity to not only start business ventures but create opportunities for the less privileged too!

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BriefCase : The Woman Who Took The Nirbhaya Case Lawyers To Task

From getting the the Nirbhaya case lawyers to apologise over their comments in India's Daughter to being President of the Supreme Court Women Lawyers Association, Mahalakshmi Pavani has huge achievements to her credit.

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How Entrepreneur Jayanthi Kathale Chased Her Food Dream

Meet Jayanti Kathale, the founder of Purnabrahma, an unique Maharashtrian cuisine restaurant and one that she plans to make a global brand.

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8 Ways To Strike A Balance between Work and Health

If you are a working mother chances are, you are neglecting your health. Here are 8 ways you can strike a balance between work and health

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YOLO Or YODO: Which Way Of Living Do You Follow?

Basically, there are two life philosophies, YOLO and YODO. Here we discuss both. Which one do you follow?

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3 Ideas To Unleash Your Creativity Through Smartphones (With #MyASUSZenfone)

Smartphone usage need not be just aimless browsing or Facebooking. Here are ways to unleash your creativity using technology.

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Reading Smart On Smartphones (With #MyASUSZenfone)

Great writers swear by the notion, that to be a good writer, one needs to be a voracious reader. Blogging the reading experience with #MyASUSZenfone.

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Using Smartphone Photography To Enhance Your Blog (With #MyAsusZenFone)

With a plethora of new blogs sprouting up daily, use easy smartphone photography to jazz up and differentiate your blog!

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Single & Ready To Mingle? Try These Indian Start-Ups For Singles!

With Valentine's Day coming up, February is the month of romance! Here is a focus on Indian start-ups for singles, that make singlehood fun!

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Why We Need To Take Charge Of Managing A Bad Temper

Managing a bad temper can be difficult, but is essential to our own well-being, besides those of others around us.

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8 Simple Ways To Manage Your Stress

Stress is an overwhelming part and parcel of our lives. Here are 8 simple ways to manage your stress, so that you can live happy, and breathe easy!

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BriefCase: Women On The Cutting Edge Of Technology

A Project Manager who works with cutting edge Cloud technologies, Asamanya Mohanty gives us a peek into her life in the technology sector.

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BriefCase: Standing Up For Better Mental Health

In a country where seeking professional help for mental health is looked down upon, how does being a counsellor look? We speak to Genevive Angela, a counsellor for young adults and women, to find out.

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Despair And Hope In The Times Of Domestic Violence In India

Domestic violence in India is increasingly becoming a familiar reality in the lives of women. Here are some stories of despair, and hope.

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Rise and Shine : How To Deal With Criticism

Dealing with criticism can be tricky. Should you take it seriously or avoid it? Here's how to deal with negative feedback, and use it to your advantage.

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Mind Your Manners : A Beginner’s Guide To Social Etiquette

Social etiquette takes very little effort, and has multiple rewards. Here's a beginner's guide to social etiquette - how to make friends, and keep them!

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FreedomIs#: Freedom From Fear

We all have our own private fears, but Freedom from fear begins with the courage to admit to fear - and then work to overcome it.

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What Makes A Real Man?

Women are treated as inferior citizens, because the notion that Real Men are dominating is widely accepted. This post raises asks - What makes a Real Man?

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It’s An Unfair World: Be Comfortable In Your Own Skin

Skin lightening creams won't go out of business any time soon. What is important is to start being comfortable in your own skin, says this thoughtful piece.

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