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Tuesday, 20-February-2018

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SHEIKH ARIF HUSSAIN - BASTAR IPS OFFICER HONOURED

15 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

16 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

16 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

17 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

17 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...
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IAF’S FIRST WOMEN FIGHTER PILOTS TO FLY MIG-21 BISONS

18 weeks ago
Set to script history, the three women pilots – Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawan aKanth and Mohana Singh will fly military jets after completing a strenuous training programme within three weeks. “The present consideration is to put them to Mig 21 Bison squadron. Our opinion is that it will sharpen their skills as the aircraft has more manual features than other sophisticated aircraft,” Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said. After honing their skills in flying Mig 21 Bisons, the three women can fly other jets. After the three women were commissioned as flying officers in July 2016, the government decided to...
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MADHU VALLI - INDIAN ORIGIN AMERICAN CROWNED MISS INDIA WORLDWIDE

18 weeks ago
An emerging hip hop artist and law student, her dream is to become a recording artist  Crowned Miss India Worldwide 2017, Madhu Valli is a student of criminal law at George Mason University in Virginia and an emerging hip hop artist. The runner up at the 26th edition of the beauty pageant was Stephanie Madavane from France.  Sangeeta Bahadur from Guyana secured the third position at the pageant which had contestants from 18 countries. “I want to be the next biggest bridge between Bollywood and Hollywood,” Valli, 20, said, a day after winning the pageant. Valli’s late...
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JAGMEET SINGH IS THE FIRST SIKH TO LEAD MAJOR CANADIAN PARTY

19 weeks ago
Jagmeet Singh, a 38-year-old Indian-origin Sikh lawyer who rose to prominence as an upbeat opponent of police carding, was elected to lead Canada’s New Democrats Party (NDP) into the next federal election, the media reported. Singh scored a solid victory in the first round of voting for a new NDP leader, with 53.6 per cent of voters placing him at the top of their ranked ballot in results that were unveiled here on Sunday, reports The Toronto Star. He will now take over from outgoing leader Thomas Mulcair, who headed a caucus of 44 members on Parliament Hill. Singh is the first visible minority to lead a...
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ANAMIKA MAZUMDAR - WINNER OF KBC’S RS 1 CRORE PRIZE RUNNING NGO

19 weeks ago
Jamshedpur resident, Anamika Mazumdar recently won Rs 1 crore in the Amitabh Bachchan hosted quiz show-Kaun Banega Crorepati 9. Mazumdar is a social working and is also running an NGO. Mother of two and music lover, Anamika through her NGO, Faith in India is working towards uplifting women in Jharkhand, especially in the rural areas. She is the first person to win Rs 1 crore on this season of KBC. The show has maintained high TRPs since its inception and has been loved by its viewers for its knowledge, inspiring stories, and human values. Amitabh Bachchan also shot a special episode with star badminton player, PV Sindhu. The spe...
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BILAL DAR - MODI PRAISES YOUTH FOR CLEANING

20 weeks ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Bilal Dar, an 18-year old from Srinagar, for helping to clean Wular Lake in Jammu and Kashmir and called him a source of inspiration for “all of us”. Modi also hailed the Srinagar Municipal Corporation for appointing Dar its brand ambassador. In his monthly radio programme Mann ki Baat, the Prime Minister said when where was talk of brand ambassador, there was a feeling the person must be an actor or a sports personality. “But not in this case. Bilal Dar got connected to cleanliness campaign since the age of 12-13 years and has be...
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RAJ KUMAR VAISHYA - 98-YEAR-OLD MAN CLEARS MA EXAM

20 weeks ago
In what could be a first of its kind, 98-year-old Raj Kumar Vaishya has passed the MA (economics) examination from Patna’s Nalanda Open University (NOU) with a second division. Vaishya, who graduated in 1938, expressed his delight on Tuesday at this achievement.  “Finally, I have fulfilled my long cherished dream. Now I am a postgraduate. I decided to prove two years ago that even at this age, one can fulfil their dreams and achieve anything. I am an example,” he told IANS here. Vaishya reiterated that he has been trying to send a message to the youth that defeat should never be accept...
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MANMOHAN AGRAWAL - 2,00,000 PICS OF MODI ON HIS BIRTHDAY

21 weeks ago
Receiving birthday wishes from virtually everyone in the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a well wisher who went above and beyond on his 67th birthday. Collecting over 2 lakh pictures of the Prime Minister, Modi fan, Manmohan Agrawal from Jaipur created a Guiness World Record on the PM’s 67th birthday.  He displayed his collection of two lakh pictures recently and that got his event registered into the Guinness World Records.  Manmohan Agrawal displayed his pictures at a city mall in Jaipur.  I already have more photographs to claim the world record,” he said. He wanted to create ...