Vol 8 Issue 47, Nov 17, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017.

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  • Nothing to hide

    Nothing to hide

    He was transferred 11 times in 12 years. But P Manivannan, a bold and upright IAS officer who dared to install a CCTV camera in his chamber and beamed the footage live on internet, remains unfazed, says D Narasimhamurthy
      Posted    11-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 19
  • Escape from hell

    Escape from hell

    A new book by journalist Blaine Harden narrates the story of a prisoner who escaped from an electric-fenced concentration camp in N Korea using his dead friend Park’s body as a human shield
      Posted    09-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 18
  • A tall idea

    A tall idea

    Giving up a promising career in film acting, Pabitra Rabha is out to help short statured people of Assam gain dignity in life. Kavita Kanan Chandra reports on the project that envisages special houses and facilities for honing acting skills
      Posted    26-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 17
  • Dangerous liaisons

    Dangerous liaisons

    A bold documentary by an Emirati filmmaker exposes the lifestyle of the rich in UAE who are keeping wild animals like lions, tigers and cheetahs as pets in their homes, says Malavika Vettath
      Posted    2012/04/23    Vol 3 Issue 16
  • Seven sisters

    Seven sisters

    Taking up the cause of voiceless women and children affected in the Gujarat riots of 2002, seven women fought for justice, imperiling their own safety, security and even reputation. Humra Quraishi recalls the10 year war waged by activists
      Posted    20-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 16
  • Paper bag boy

    Paper bag boy

    A 10-year-old Indian boy in the United Arab Emirates is doing his bit to save the environment. Every day, he makes bags from old newspapers and distributes them to supermarkets and malls
      Posted    16-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 15
  • Act of compassion

    Act of compassion

    University VC moved by a young cancer patient’s desire to learn plans to launch short-term vocational courses like photography, animation and painting at a cancer hospital in Mumbai
      Posted    31-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 13
  • Ducking avalanches

    Ducking avalanches

    Snow galleries that would divert avalanches will make motoring safe on the road leading to the horseshoe-shaped Rohtang tunnel, being built by the Border Roads Organisation, says Vishal Gulati  
      Posted    30-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 13
  • Home of hope

    Home of hope

    Home of Hope, which cares for about 15 HIV positive children in Chennai, is supported by close friends, donors, and few corporate bodies, says Mohan Daniel speaking to Shanmuga Priya R
      Posted    24-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 12
  • Worthy shares

    Worthy shares

    The Azim Premji Trust of philanthropist and Wipro founder chairman Azim Premji will sell 35 million shares valued at Rs.1,530 crore to fund educational activities of the Azim Premji Foundation
      Posted    13-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 10
  • Teaching Bihar

    Teaching Bihar

    An IITian, who prepared for primary class exams in the light of a kerosene lamp, is back in his village to help Bihar regain its ancient glory of Nalanda days. Kavita Kanan Chandra speaks to Chandrakant Singh, who has ushered in a revolution
      Posted    09-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 10
  • On a ghat road

    On a ghat road

    Protecting Western Ghats from environmental degradation is a mission for S R Hiremath. The earth is not just for human beings but for plants and other creatures too, he tells Harsha Kumar  
      Posted    02-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 9
  • No childs play

    No childs play

    The government’s Bal Bandhu programme is making waves in many backward regions by ensuring that child rights are not violated. Swapna Majumdar finds out how young girls like Sunila work in their community, amidst conflict, fear and uncertainty  
      Posted    24-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 8
  • Man of many parts

    Man of many parts

    Swagat Thorat dons many hats with aplomb. But it is his dedication to help the visually challenged that stands out as an accomplishment. It also got him a certificate from the Guinness Book. Kavita Kanan Chandra checks out his future plans
      Posted    17-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 7
  • Beyond freedom

    Beyond freedom

    In the land of Kabir, Buddha and Sant Ravidas, Ajeet Singh is the new messiah. Besides rescuing women from brothels in Varanasi and Mau and booking traffickers, he has been putting children of sex workers in school, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    06-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 5
  • Recharge booster

    Recharge booster

    A lone man’s vision and determination brought nature’s bounty to Laporia, which was once an arid village, in Rajasthan. Anita Pratap talks to Laxman Singh while Mahesh Bhat takes his pictures
      Posted    26-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 4
  • Warrior leader

    Warrior leader

    In Chhattisgarh, where the booming of Maoist guns makes news, 56-year-old Sukhantibai has endeared herself to the Adivasis of Handitola through her selfless service and courage. Stella Paul talks to the sarpanch, now serving a second term
      Posted    26-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 4
  • Warm act

    Warm act

    Temperature dips to minus 21.8 degrees at Leh and 21 degrees at Kargil as cold wave conditions intensify in Kashmir valley. Indian Air Force steps in to airlift stranded tourists
      Posted    21-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 3
  • Dam man

    Dam man

    By collecting one rupee from every person in a village, Anil Joshi, a rural doctor, built a dam across a local river to help farmers. Now he is on a mission to build 100 such check dams in drought-stricken villages, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    12-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 2
  • Honest walk

    Honest walk

    When corruption is the talk of the town, thanks to Anna Hazare, the walk by Abdul Mujeeb Khan from Kanyakumari to New Delhi to inspire people to be honest has drawn both praise and cynicism. Marianne de Nazareth follows his 'Honest Steps'  
      Posted    05-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 1
  • VITs hero

    VITs hero

    VIT Chennai will be honouring TWL’s Person of the Year 2011, V Venkatraman, whose Lunch @ Re 1 for the poor at his hotel in Erode, is giving food for thought for their B school students
      Posted    04-Jan-2012    Vol 2 Issue 52
  • Our hero

    Our hero

    Keeping in tune with its penchant for identifying do-gooders even among the underdogs, TWL has chosen its 'Person of the Year' – 2011. Editor P C Vinoj Kumar explains why Venkatraman, running a small eatery in Erode, qualified for the honour
      Posted    30-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 52
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