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Tuesday, 12-December-2017

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KARTIKEYA THIYAM SUNDARAM - DIGITAL LITERACY

25 weeks ago
Motivated by the Digital India Programme helmed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 16-year-old Kartikeya Thiyam Sundaram has has developed a simple yet comprehensive manual to introduce computers to the underprivileged. Kartikeya wants to contribute to this initiative within his means, so he independently designed the course and content in both Hindi and English. A student of GD Goenka World School Sohna, Kartikeya has been supported in his endeavor by The Utsav Foundation where he volunteered during winter vacations He worked there to spread computer literacy among underprivileged children and adults. Within a span of just 30 day...
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PRINCE MEHRA-PRINCE'S BIRD AMBULANCE

26 weeks ago
Everyone loves birds, but hardly anyone worries about their health. But this was the reason why Prince, who makes sign boards in Chandigarh, finally decided to make the country’s first bird ambulance. Prince looks for injured birds everywhere and then cures them in his bird ambulance. His Bird Ambulance is a kind of e-bike. Earlier, for many years, he had used the cycle as a bird ambulance to take care of the injured birds. When this campaign came to be noticed by the world, a bank tried to donate a van for his work. When Prince, concerned by the pollution caused by petrol fumes declined the offer, he was presented with a ...
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Young Indian Americans shine 

27 weeks ago
Indrani Das, a 17-year-old Indian girl from New Jersey, won the ‘Junior Nobel’ award, which this science talent search competition is also known as, and bagged a whopping grant of $250,000 in addition. Indrani Das was felicitated along with other 39 finalists by the committee comprising some of the best in the field of science and technology. Indrani Das (left), Prathik Naidu (middle), Archana Verma (right) New Jersey-based Indian American Indrani Das was awarded $250,000 for her intensive study of a new approach to treating the death of neurons in the brain, which results from brain injuries and which causes neurodegenerative diseases like cerebral attack, and Al...
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RAVI KRISHNA - IPS OFFICER ADOPTS A VILLAGE

28 weeks ago
This comes around the right time for the village that has reportedly jeopardized by a series of faction killings and revenge murders, for which 21 people might face incarceration including life imprisonment. The determinant Ake Ravi Krishna, Superintendent of Police in the Kurnool district of Andhra, decided to act upon the matter and took the first step towards the development of the village. Starting with getting the district collector to sanction an amount of Rs. 60 lakh for the construction of rooms in a government school, he has been actively involved in a variety of initiatives including the construction of roads and ...
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LHAKPA SHERPA - EIGHT TIMES UP EVEREST

29 weeks ago
A44-year-old Nepalese mountaineer has broken her own world record for the most Everest summits by a woman after scaling the world’s tallest peak for the eighth time. Lhakpa Sherpa, the mother of three, conquered Mt Everest for the eighth time from the North Col (Tibetan side), according to expedition organisers. “Lhakpa reached the summit point at around 6:35 AM last week,” Mingma Gelu Sherpa, Managing Director at Seven Summit Adventure, was quoted as saying by The Himalayan Times. She bettered her own record of scaling Mt Everest seven times. Before leaving for Tibet in mid April, Lhakpa h...
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Honoholi K Chishi-Zhimomi - The Churchmaker

30 weeks ago
Standing tall and majestic, on the hilltop over Zunheboto town in Nagaland, the Sumi Baptist Church has created history by becoming Asia’s largest church. Architect Honoholi K Chishi-Zhimomi, of the firm Akitektura and a mother of three, has inspired many with her creation, which is not just about her vision but her sheer grit.. Aftare having studied architecture at the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi and acquiring a Master’s degree from the University of Adelaide in Australia, Zhimomi specialised on monumental buildings, which she designs in both contemporary and Gothic designs. Born and brought up in Nagaland, 38-year-old Zhimomi desi...
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DR UDAY MODI - FREE LUNCH FOR THE OLD

31 weeks ago
Shravan Tiffin Seva is providing free lunch to nearly 200 senior citizens in the Mira Bhayander area of Mumbai. Dr. Uday Modi, an Ayurvedic doctor, is the man behind the ‘seva’, which initially started with cooking food for an aged couple near his hospital, who were unable to cook for themselves. “Once, an aged man came to me for some medicines for his wife, who had suffered a paralytic stroke, and I was shocked to learn that the elderly couple had been dumped by their kids and there was nobody to prepare food for them. Since then, I res...
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A LIGHTHOUSE IN PUNJAB

32 weeks ago
A tiny little village, Doburji, about 35km from Ludhiana in Punjab has quietly been turning itself into a haven for people. Not only have the 1450 residents been fighting actively against social evils such as drug menace and female foeticide, they have also focused on making technological advances so the village can comfortably exist in the 21st century. The village has solar lights, clean ponds, and its roads are mostly concrete, thanks to the efforts of all involved. Efforts are also being made to use water which gets collected in the pond for farming. Perhaps that’s why the village has been endowed with Panchayat...
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PARIMAL DHAR- MAKING A POND BEAUTIFUL

33 weeks ago
They say that giving back to the society is something every man must do. Following that adage, Parimal Dhar, a resident of Vidyasagar Colony in Jadavpur on the southern fringe of Calcutta has made his contribution to Mother Nature. How? He has cleaned up the pond near his locality all by himself! Jadavpur is originally a refugee settlement colony that got populated after the 1947 exodus of Hindu refugees from Bangladesh. There are several colonies, or neighbourhoods, which have been reclaimed after filling up ponds, which are found in plenty all over the ...
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OMKARNATH KATHARIA-AUTO MOTIVATED DELHI DRIVER

34 weeks ago
The life of a street vendor who tries to fulfil his requirements by selling things at the traffic signal is not easy. He earns a very small amount in winter, summer and rainy season without eating or drinking  water throughout the day. Sometimes there is no income after working hard all day. Often, there are people who are helpful toward the hungry and the poor but at the traffic signal there are hardly any people who have time for them. But there is a person in Delhi who is making an effort to find a remedy for the hungry and the destitute. The name of this protector of humanity is Omkarnath Katharia. It is not as if he is...
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A COP’S BATTLE AGAINST GARBAGE

34 weeks ago
Neingupe Marhu, a constable in Nagaland police, has improvised his van into a carrier to take care of the increasing garbage and overflowing dumps at a time when the city’s municipal set up collapsed. He travels around the city in his van before and after his working hours to mop the city’s garbage and take it away to the landfills. Neingupe Marhu, 28, is a happily married man with a three-and-a-half year old kid. He lives with his little family in a beautiful village. However, the beauty of the village was getting spoiled when the municipalit...
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A DISABLED’S TOILET DREAM

36 weeks ago
If you have the zeal and will power to achieve your goal, problems and difficulties can never block your path. Divyang Mukunda is a big example of this. With aims to make India clean and hygienic by the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Prime Minister launched a nationwide cleanliness campaign on 2nd October 2014, named Swachh Bharat Mission. This mission has now turned into a movement throughout the nation. From metropolises to villages or small townships, we are coming across examples where people have shown interest and determination to st...