Vol 7 Issue 34, Aug 19 - 25, 2016

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  • Shaping officers
    Shaping officers

    P Kanagaraj failed to make it to the IAS in spite of reaching the interview stage twice. Undaunted, as a professor of political science, he is quietly churning out IAS and IPS officers through his free coaching classes, says P C Vinoj Kumar

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  • Life changers
    Life changers

    A disempowered workforce has been toiling without proper wages or benefits in Mumbai’s Dharavi, a hub for small scale industries. Things are now changing for the better, finds out Mehru Jaffer

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  • Giant killer
    Giant killer

    Star shuttler P V Sindhu, who won the hearts of millions of Indians through her giant-killing march to the Olympic finals wanted to be world No 1 when she was just 17, says Mohammed Shafeeq

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  • Champion mentor
    Champion mentor

    The spotlight is on Pullela Gopichand, the coach who honed badminton star P V Sindhu’s skills and is training many other budding talents at his academy in Hyderabad, reports Mohammed Shafeeq

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  • Winning combo
    Winning combo

    The Kumble – Kohli combination would help the Indian cricket team improve their overseas record, former Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist told Aritra Chowdhury during an exclusive interview

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Changing destiny
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Corporate honcho Bikash Chowdhury’s story can provide inspiration to anyone facing challenges in life, says Somma Banerjjee, after meeting this son of a poor laundryman who grew up in a 10 by 15 ft room, but lives life king size in Mumbai now

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Leadership mantras
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Like most things in the world, leadership too has evolved. Leaders from diverse fields came together at a conclave to share what it takes to be a leader in the present age, says Usha Prasad

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Mover and shaker
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Vijay Sankeshwar entered the transport business as a 19-year-old, investing Rs 1.20 lakh on a single truck and with a dream to succeed. Today, he is a media baron and heads a Rs. 1,800 crore transport and logistics company, says Usha Prasad

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Green guru
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A spiritual guru in saffron robes is the last man you would expect to get into a dirty river overflowing with sewage to clean it. But Balbir Singh Seechewal did just that to transform the Kali Bein beyond imagination, says Narendra Kaushik

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Low-cost hygiene
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By designing a terracotta incinerator, costing just one tenth of the incinerator that runs on electricity, Shyamsunder Bedekar of Gujarat has ushered in a revolution in women’s hygiene in rural and semi-rural areas, says Kavita Kanan Chandra

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