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Bihar toppers scam: Board clerk arrested 20:54 ( 28 Jun 2016 )
Dalit reporter in Pakistan forced to eat separately at workplace 20:53 ( 28 Jun 2016 )
Taj one of 50 most beautiful places in Asia 20:42 ( 28 Jun 2016 )
Pakistan court sentences 2 Christians to death for blasphemy 20:41 ( 28 Jun 2016 )
Hizb commander who blasted Kashmir telecom towers killed 20:39 ( 28 Jun 2016 )
EU not to discuss Brexit until UK triggers leave mechanism 20:37 ( 28 Jun 2016 )
Venkaiah misses flight, criticizes Air India 20:35 ( 28 Jun 2016 )
US welcomes India joining MTCR 20:33 ( 28 Jun 2016 )
AAP MLA's bail plea dismissed, sent to jail 20:41 ( 27 Jun 2016 )
No more windmills in bustard-inhabited areas in Rajasthan 20:29 ( 27 Jun 2016 )
India deserves to be in NSG: US 20:23 ( 27 Jun 2016 )
Patel leader meets Gujarat CM on quota demand 20:18 ( 27 Jun 2016 )
Modi condemns Swamy's attack on Rajan 20:13 ( 27 Jun 2016 )
Messi retires from international football 20:09 ( 27 Jun 2016 )
India joins grouping that controls global missile technology sale 20:07 ( 27 Jun 2016 )
India talking to China, NSG efforts will continue: Modi 20:04 ( 27 Jun 2016 )
PM launches Smart City Projects 20:31 ( 25 Jun 2016 )
Three Hizbul militants arrested in Shopian district 20:27 ( 25 Jun 2016 )
Bihar toppers scam: Arts topper Rubi Rai arrested 20:25 ( 25 Jun 2016 )
1 mn Britons sign petition demanding second EU referendum 20:21 ( 25 Jun 2016 )
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Cool relief

Overhearing a home tutor’s physics lecture to his son, Ashis Paul of Grey Dhaka designed a cooling devise, bringing relief to poor Bangladeshis reeling under heat without power, says G Singh

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Sworn benefactor

At the funeral of his brother in 1963, Deo Kumar Saraf swore not to let poverty-struck people die due to lack of medical care. Today, his Anandalok group of hospitals challenge corporate hospitals with their affordable charges, says G Singh

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Nostalgic ride

A last vestige of colonial era, an antique train with wooden coaches still chugs on India’s only private railway line in Maharashtra. Narendra Kaushik traces the journey of Shakuntala Express

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Flattening a myth

Dispelling the long held belief that flat-footed persons cannot excel in sports, Dipa Karmakar has become the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics. Partho Burman tracks the bumpy road the Tripura athlete had travelled so far

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River revival

Noyyal, the river that fed the fertile western Tamil Nadu, is today polluted and dry most of the time. To rejuvenate the dead Noyyal, Vanitha Mohan is on an eco-mission. P C Vinoj Kumar profiles her on the occasion of World Environment Day

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Wigs of compassion

A cancer patient’s elation over the wig he had made for her changed Marishetty Kumar’s life.  The wigmaker who made wigs for actors now sells his creations for a discounted price to those who lose hair due to chemotherapy, says Usha Prasad

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Water winner

The ups and downs of B M Balakrishna’s life are linked to water. Starting as a car washer, he went to sell water pumps and then founded a RO plant. S Sainath meets the owner of Rs 20 crore Aquapot that is set to double its turnover this year

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Poor’s banker

The son of a poor sweet shop owner, Chandra Shekhar Ghosh today sweetens the lives of women in poverty stricken homes with loans. G Singh traces the incredibly phenomenal rise of the founder of Bandhan Bank that has Rs.12,500 crore deposit now

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Chef Robot

A love for dosas led to two friends in college fabricate an automatic dosa maker that is making waves by enabling chefs roast the crispy dosas that they were earlier not able to make outside Tamil Nadu. Usha Prasad has the interesting story

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Nursing small towns

After experiencing the trials and tribulations of people from small towns and villages in seeking medical facilities, Dinesh Batra vowed to take specialised health care to smaller places. Today he is living his dreams, says Narendra Kaushik

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