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Vol 5 Issue 35, Aug 29 - Sep 4, 2014
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Being the change
Being the change

At an age of 28, Arun Daniel Yellamaty is already a known social worker, whose Youngistaan Foundation is into a plethora of activities in Hyderabad. P C Vinoj Kumar finds out from the former journalist how he changes the life of urban poor

  Posted    30-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 35
Fight for toilet
Fight for toilet

Many summer ago, in an obscure village in Odisha, a lone woman asked her in-laws for a toilet. Later when she built one, the entire village was inspired by her. Rakhi Ghosh meets Kabita Nayak

  Posted    25-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 34
Wrestling rights
Wrestling rights

Villagers of Balali in Haryana may now cheer at Phogat sisters for bringing laurels to India from Commonwealth Games. But when the girls took to wrestling, they opposed it, says Abhishek Roy

  Posted    16-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 33
Teacher-student
Teacher-student

A girl from Mumbai sets out to teach English to Ladakhi children but ends up learning about life in the border, realizing how she has taken her peaceful life for granted, says Kulsum Mustafa

  Posted    26-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 30
Touching base
Touching base

New York-born Ajaita Shah once applied for fellowship to work in India. Then she came back and also launched Frontier Markets to serve base of the pyramid households. Souzeina S Mushtaq spoke to the 29-year-old who knows the needs of villages

  Posted    19-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 29
Donor par excellence
Donor par excellence

P Kalyansundaram, who donated his lifetime salary for charity, has inspired social workers in Tamil Nadu for years. P C Vinoj Kumar meets the happy man whose name is synonymous with simplicity

  Posted    19-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 29
People’s doctor
People’s doctor

Dr V Shanta heads the Adyar Cancer Institute in Chennai. Active even at 87 years, she talks to Manasa Ramraj about her childhood inspiration, adding: ‘Doctors must learn to treat their patients as human beings and not as mere commodities.’

  Posted    12-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 28
Turn crafts
Turn crafts

Jharcraft saved ethnic arts and crafts of Jharkhand, stopped traditional weavers and artisans from migrating to cities and gave a sheen to silk production. Kavita Kanan Chandra reports the miracle, attributed to IFS officer Dhirendra Kumar

  Posted    21-Jun-2014    Vol 5 Issue 25
For farmers
 For farmers

Two IITians, Shashank Kumar and Manish Kumar, went to villages and set up a social enterprise that has touched the lives of hundreds of farmers in Bihar. Kavita Kanan Chandra tells us about their work and innovative agricultural management

  Posted    14-Jun-2014    Vol 5 Issue 24
Mama's home
Mama's home

Nirajalaxmi Mohapatra’s home has 54 children of convicts, who might have gone astray with none to take care of them. Rakhi Ghosh finds two of them set to join engineering or medical courses

  Posted    07-Jun-2014    Vol 5 Issue 23
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