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Vol 7 Issue 6, Feb 5 - 11, 2016
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Swedish prime minister to take part in Make in India week 20:19 ( 09 Feb 2016 )
Nine Ukranians who took photos with drone let off 20:16 ( 09 Feb 2016 )
Bodies of nine soldiers recovered in Siachen, says army 20:14 ( 09 Feb 2016 )
Nepal ex-PM Sushil Koirala dead 20:11 ( 09 Feb 2016 )
How a soldier survived for 6 days buried under 35-feet snow 20:07 ( 09 Feb 2016 )
Was tasked with recruiting spies from Indian Army, says Headley 20:01 ( 09 Feb 2016 )
Siachen survivor extremely critical, in coma 19:58 ( 09 Feb 2016 )
Confident Dhoni ready for World T20 20:40 ( 08 Feb 2016 )
Goa Police writes to Google for terror suspect's online history 20:27 ( 08 Feb 2016 )
Death of Ryan student: Father wants CBI enquiry 20:24 ( 08 Feb 2016 )
Experts yet not ready to say meteorite hit Tamil Nadu college 20:22 ( 08 Feb 2016 )
AAP leader gets bail in defamation case in Punjab 20:21 ( 08 Feb 2016 )
Congress welcomes TRAI decision against discriminatory pricing 20:19 ( 08 Feb 2016 )
Body of one Siachen avalanche victim found 20:17 ( 08 Feb 2016 )
TRAI says no to discriminatory pricing, kills Free Basics 20:16 ( 08 Feb 2016 )
Headley exposes Pakistan's role in 2008 Mumbai terror strike 20:14 ( 08 Feb 2016 )
President reviews naval fleet 20:58 ( 06 Feb 2016 )
Cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passes away 20:43 ( 06 Feb 2016 )
Bengal man held after Facebook rant against politician 20:41 ( 06 Feb 2016 )
10 lakh calls received on odd-even campaign: AAP 20:39 ( 06 Feb 2016 )

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Water saver

The innovation by Uttam Banerjee is a godsend to the country that needs to go in for water conservation in a big way. Fitting Zerodor, a polymeric wall, to ceramic urinals would save 50,000 to 1,51,000 litres of water, says Narendra Kaushik

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Space to farm

In the US, Rikin Gandhi aspired to be an astronaut but landed in the pastoral fields of India to develop Digital Green, an initiative that helps farmers. He now feels “people can choose agriculture and be prosperous.” Partho Burman reports

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Master potter

In a government school in Tamil Nadu, students are not just taught but trained to be achievers. Like a potter churning vessels from clay, the headmaster M Karunanithi shapes children from poor homes for big things. P C Vinoj Kumar checks out

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People’s monk

The Roti Bank, started by Tara Patkar and few others, has brought down begging in Uttar Pradesh’s Bundelkhand region. Narendra Kaushik tells us the story of the journalist-turned social activist who is changing the lives of the local people

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PM’s couturiers

Do you know Jitendra and Bipin Chauhan? Well, you will if we introduce them as the Prime Minister’s personal tailors. The brothers, however, came up the hard way after their father suddenly took to sanyas. P C Vinoj Kumar has their life story

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Living raconteur

Preserving a dying tradition of story-telling in this digital age, Deepa Kiran enthralls people, mainly school children, with her multiple skills. S Sainath profiles the woman from Hyderabad who can explain the power of 2 using a chessboard

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The app man

A school teacher from Rajasthan was toasted by the Prime Minister at the Wembley Stadium during his UK visit. Partho Burman has the story of the self-taught Imran Khan who has developed 54 education apps, besides some websites, all for free

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Walking tall

A matchstick factory sacked him when he joined the communist party and fought for employee rights, but VKC Mammed Koya, a class seven dropout went on to build a footwear brand that’s now making Rs 1500 crore turnover, says Renitha Raveendran

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Road fixer

In the family that names children after freedom fighters, it was natural that he was called Gangadhara Tilak. But he continued the tradition of being a do-gooder, filling up potholes on roads, spending his own money and time, says S Sainath

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Bridging villages

Boatman Sheikh Lalchand of Kulia village in Howrah district has singlehandedly built a bamboo bridge across River Mudeswari, connecting people of three panchayats with the mainland. And the bridge has been rightly named after him, says G Singh

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