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Wednesday, 13-December-2017

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Mohamad Al Jounde - 16-YEAR-OLD WINS CHILDREN’S PEACE PRIZE 2017

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Sixteen-year-old Mohamad Al Jounde from Syria was awarded the International Children’s Peace Prize for his efforts to ensure the rights of Syrian refugee children. Al Jounde, a refugee of the Syrian civil war, set up a school together with his family in a Lebanese refugee camp that currently provides 200 children with eduction, Xinhua news agency reported. “School is not only a place where you can learn how to write and read, it is also a place where you can make friends and memories, learn about new people and teach other people about yourself. School is a place where you can become who you are, where ...
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HEMPRABHA - ASSAMESE WEAVER MAKING BHAGWAT GEETA ON CLOTH

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Hemprabha, a weaver from Assam, is weaving the Bhagwat Geeta on cloth in English and Sanskrit. She’s breaking the language barrier in a very unique way.  The Gita is set in a narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer Lord Krishna. Weaving over 500 verses of the Bhagwat Geeta in Sanskrit, Hemprabha has also woven a chapter in English. Starting this work in 2016, Hemprabha earlier weaved six stanza of Sankardev Gunamala on a 17 inch broad and 80 feet long Guna and Muga Silk cloth. This project took her nine months to complete.  “After the h...
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CHANU SAIKHOM MIRABAI - INDIA’S MIRABAI WINS TWO GOLDS IN WEIGHTLIFTING

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Mirabai, the 2017 Commonwealth Games champion, lifted her personal best in career totaling 194kg to beat Sukcharoen Thunya of Thailand to the second place by a slim margin of 1kg. She was also the winner in clean and jerk of the event, reports Xinhua news agency. Two-time junior world champion Sukcharoen finished first in snatch with 86kg but came up short in the clean and jerk. The Pan-American champion Ana Iris Segura Segura from Columbia was third in total.
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REYHAN CAMALOVA - 15-YEAR-OLD HARVESTS ENERGY FROM RAINWATER

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When you can make energy from wind, why not from rainwater? This question from her father inspired their 15-year-old girl from Azerbaijan to set up a company to do exactly that. Reyhan Camalova is the youngest female entrepreneur attending the 8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) here with the theme “Women first, Prosperity for all”. The Class 9 student was one of the three entrepreneurs referred to by US President Donald Trump’s daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump in her speech at the inaugural session. “Reyhan is 15 years old. But that hasn’t stopped her from founding a comp...
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MC MARY KOM - MC MARY KOM FEELS SHE PROVED HERSELF YET AGAIN

3 weeks ago
Mary Kom, a multiple world champion and Olympic bronze- medallist, scripted history by becoming the first boxer to claim five gold medals at the continental meet in the Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Minh. “This medal is very special to me just like all other medals I have won, because it has its own story of struggles. Every medal I have won is a story of a difficult struggle. I am hoping this medal, which has come after I became an MP, will enhance my reputation even further. I hope my stature grows,” Mary Kom told PTI in an interview. Besides being an active and top-level boxer, the 35- year-old is a sitt...
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SAKTHI RAMESH - 12-YEAR-OLD OPENS THE GATES FOR EDUCATION

3 weeks ago
However, one young boy’s perseverance has not just earned him the tag of being the flag bearer of the Narikuravars, but also the nomination for this year’s International Peace Prize for Children. He has achieved this by convincing about 25 other children to follow the path of education to change the fate of their community. One cannot entirely claim that the children in the community have no access to schools or education. In fact, many had been inducted in local government schools.
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CHAKRADHAR AALLA - DESIGN STUDENT’S LOGO TO GO ON BULLET TRAINS

5 weeks ago
Hitting the bull’s eye after 30 unsuccessful attempts, Chakradhar Aalla’s design of a Cheetah on a loco was chosen as India’s bullet train project’s calling card.  A second-year student at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, the 27-year-old has participated in every competition announced by the Modi Government on the national web portal. He didn’t win in 30 previous competitions until now when his design was finally chosen for the bullet train project. He eagerly awaits to see his created logo on government documents and letter heads on the bullet train. The logo when inspected ...
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SHEIKH ARIF HUSSAIN - BASTAR IPS OFFICER HONOURED

5 weeks ago
Honoured with the prestigious International Association of Chief of Police (IACP) Award 2017 in Pennsylvania, Bastar Superintendent of Police (SP) Sheikh Arif Hussain has been felicitated in the ‘Homeland Security’ category for his campaign ‘AmchoBastar, Amcho Police’.  He is the only IPS officer in India to have won an award in community policing twice in a row. Dedicating this award to martyrs, Arif Shaikh honours the brave policemen who have sacrificed their life doing their duty in Bastar and the tribals in the region who have supported and cooperated with the Bastar Police’s campaign again...
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AKSHAY RUPARELIA - INDIAN ORIGIN TEEN IS UK’S YOUNGEST MILLIONAIRE

6 weeks ago
After his online real estate business received a valuation of 12 million pounds, Akshay Ruparelia effectively became one of UK’s youngest millionaires. His website – ‘www.doorsteps.co.uk’ became the 18th biggest real estate agency in the country in just 16 months after it went live.  Juggling school work with high stakes property deals, Indian-origin Akshay Ruparelia, at just 19 years of age, successfully runs a no-frills business that offers to sell properties for a fraction of the cost charged by established real estate agents. Already having sold 100 million pounds worth of properties since i...
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CHOTI KUMARI SINGH - 20-YEAR OLD GETS INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR UPLIFTING MUSAHARS

6 weeks ago
Uplifting the Musahar community, Choti Kumari Singh, a 20-year-old from Bihar has made her community proud by winning international acclaim for her efforts. The Musahar community is considered the lowest and most downtrodden in the state’s caste-based society. Hailing from an impoverished upper caste Rajput family, Choti Kumari Singh was awarded the Women’s Creativity in Rural Life Award by the Women’s World Summit Foundation based in Switzerland. After joining a programme run by the Mata Amritanandamayi Math of the spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma), Choti started helping with soci...
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ESTHER STAUBLI - FIFA’S FIRST FEMALE REFEREE SINCE 2001

7 weeks ago
Switzerland’s Esther Staubli, who recently became the first female referee to officiate a match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup since Korean Im Eun Ju took control of a contest at Trinidad & Tobago in 2001, said she treated the Group E game between Japan and New Caledonia here as any other. “It was a match like any other one. Later on, maybe there will be more emotions, or I will realise it was something special, but before I really tried to prepare like it was a normal match and do my best… It was really nice that they liked me as a referee, and that they just looked at me like a normal referee,” St...
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RUDRALI PATIL - LAW STUDENT APPOINTED

7 weeks ago
22-year old Rudrali Patil’s dream came true when she received an invitation from the British High Commission to serve as its commissioner to India for a day. Donning a diplomat cap and a crisp black suit, Rudrali was appointed for a day. She addressed the media and talked about empowering girl children in rural India. She was chosen after winning in a video making competition on girls’ rights conducted by the British High Commission. High Commissioner Dominic Asquith mentored her. “The High Commissioner was a paternal figure to me. When I was following him throughout the day, every time he met anybody in the el...