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Netaji files: Morarji Desai had raised questions on death 20:15 ( 29 Apr 2016 )
Darbar Move: Offices close in Jammu 20:12 ( 29 Apr 2016 )
Auto-rickshaw showroom gutted in Gurgaon 20:10 ( 29 Apr 2016 )
RSS does not want government to pass GST bill: Congress 20:08 ( 29 Apr 2016 )
58 pharmaceutical companies blacklisted in Odisha 20:05 ( 29 Apr 2016 )
Charges 'preposterous', I'm in 'forced exile': Mallya 20:02 ( 29 Apr 2016 )
Notice being served on those named in Panama Papers: Jaitley 20:00 ( 29 Apr 2016 )
Demolish Adarsh Society building, rules Bombay High Court 19:58 ( 29 Apr 2016 )
Make public Modi's educational qualification: Kejriwal 20:48 ( 28 Apr 2016 )
Kanhaiya, ABVP activists on indefinite hunger strikes in JNU 20:47 ( 28 Apr 2016 )
Punjab to spend Rs.3,500 Cr on urban mission: Sukhbir 20:45 ( 28 Apr 2016 )
Visas not issued to two Chinese activists 20:44 ( 28 Apr 2016 )
India writes to Britain for Mallya's extradition 20:42 ( 28 Apr 2016 )
Swamy's comments cause ruckus in Rajya Sabha 20:41 ( 28 Apr 2016 )
India a step away from joining the 'GPS club' 20:38 ( 28 Apr 2016 )
Upbeat Dipa targets Olympic podium 20:35 ( 28 Apr 2016 )
Paris attacks suspect to appear before French judges 19:41 ( 27 Apr 2016 )
Army kills anti-talk ULFA cadre 19:33 ( 27 Apr 2016 )
1984 anti-Sikh riots: CBI gets two months to complete probe 19:28 ( 27 Apr 2016 )
Enough vehicles to ferry MPs during odd-even scheme 19:26 ( 27 Apr 2016 )

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When there is an eatery at every nook and cranny, why do people travel as far as 200 km for lunch in an obscure village near Erode? Usha Prasad brings the flavour of UBM Namma Veetu Saapaadu, served in a plantain leaf for the whole family

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Grit gets success

From selling samosas on Chennai streets to setting up his own pakora shop to owning a Rs 1.5 crore company supplying delicacies to five star hotels, J Haja Funyamin has come a long way. P C Vinoj Kumar captures the flavour of a success story

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Watershed innovation

Bhungroo in Gujarati means a hollow pipe. But Biplab Ketan Paul gave the word a new meaning by an innovation that has led to water availability, soil improvement and women empowerment, thus helping 14,000 farmers, says Kavita Kanan Chandra

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Momo monarchs

Two friends in Kolkata, keen on turning their culinary delight into business, rejected job offers in a campus interview to start a momo kiosk. Eight years on, their venture started with Rs.30,000 has grown into a Rs.100 Cr entity, says G Singh

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Model farmer

In a region known for farmer suicides and parched fields, Gudivada Nagaratnam Naidu returned to his roots, giving up a job, and went on to create a farm revolution. S Sainath visited Naidu’s farm near Hyderabad that’s even got an apple tree

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Quality of success

Aasife Biriyani, popular among Chennai’s foodies and sold through nine outlets, was dispensed from a pushcart 18 years ago. Founder Aasife Ahmed made it a Rs 70 crore turnover chain by just not compromising on quality, says P C Vinoj Kumar

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A free lunch

An ordinary simple middle class couple has been serving free lunch to 34 senior citizens in Mumbai since 2012. Somma Banerjjee finds out why Yvonne and Mark D’Souza are so selfless in service

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Doctor Poor

A doctor extraordinaire, 33-year-old Sunilkumar Hebbi treats patients for free and has conducted over 650 medical camps in and around Bengaluru, benefitting 30,000 poor people. Usha Prasad tells us how a beggar inspired him to serve the poor

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Caring the carer

People caring for patients in government hospitals often stay hungry. But a Good Samaritan acknowledges their service and takes care of them too by providing them food, says P C Vinoj Kumar

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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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