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Mithali's girls have done the country proud, given women's sport a big fillip

The Indian girls have succeeded in a sport dominated by men in this country.

India could save $5 billion in healthcare if it eliminates child marriage and early childbirth

Educated girls are less likely to become child brides or bear children before their bodies reach maturity.

ICC Women's World Cup: Upbeat India aim to turn the tables on England in the final

The players have a good chance to etch their names in history of the women's World Cup.

GST, demonetisation key steps in achieving clean political funding: Jaitley

Jaitley said for the past 70 years, Indian democracy has been funded by "invisible money".

The story of Harmanpreet Kaur, who knocked Australia off the ICC Woman’s World Cup

When she was growing up and showed interest in sports, her father got her a hockey stick. But she preferred to use the bat instead and play cricket.

JioPhone to bring new era of innovation for feature phones: Analysts

"Till now, a feature phone user is not migrating to smartphone due to affordability, device quality and general ease of using the smartphone."

Watch: International Space Station gets its own 'Street View' with Google Maps

Space view: Watch the panoramic 360-degree imagery of the ISS.

Indian poultry farms are breeding drug-resistant superbugs, researchers warn

"We must remove antibiotics from the human food chain, except to treat sick animals, or face the increasingly real prospect of a post-antibiotic world."

More education, fewer child brides mean healthier children

In 2011, about 3.8 million adolescent girls in India had children. Of these, 1.4 million have two or more children, even before completing adolescence.

ICC Women's World Cup: Harmanpreet's breezy ton propels India to final

For India, left-arm spinner Deepti Sharma emerged the pick of the bowlers with three wickets while veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami and her partner Shikha Pandey took two wickets apiece.