Vol 9 Issue 26, Jun 22, 2018 - Jun 28, 2018.

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  • A role model

    A role model

    For local girls, Shama Khan is the role model. The 28-year-old panchayat chief strives to provide what is scarce in Thar: Water and woman’s education. Due to her efforts, enrolment has gone up from 550 to 6,550 in two years, says Renu Rakesh  
      Posted    06-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 27
  • An ace

    An ace

    Tennis champ Sania Mirza shows remarkable courage in speaking her mind on the treatment meted out to her by AITA in forcing her to partner Leander in the mixed doubles event at the Olympics
      Posted    28-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 25
  • Joy of giving

    Joy of giving

    Hearing about the farmers’ suicides in Vidarbha, a school teacher from Ludhiana visited the region and later raised funds to install tubewells at four tribal villages, says Quaid Najmi
      Posted    27-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 25
  • Begging to expose

    Begging to expose

    To expose a corrupt policeman who sought a bribe of Rs.1000 from him, a poor Dalit farmer raised the money by collecting alms, and sent it to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, says Imran Khan
      Posted    20-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 24
  • Educating girls

    Educating girls

    For Faiza Nisar Ali, it was fight against all odds to ensure girls were admitted into the 300-year-old Anglo-Arabic school in Delhi’s Ajmeri Gate. Madhulika Sonkar writes about her struggle
      Posted    08-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 23
  • Living to drive

    Living to drive

    Not even a brush with death has dampened the spirit of the driving couple from Chennai, Harsha Koda and Prabha, who have resumed a journey from the very spot it was cut short 7 months back when their Xylo ran off the coastal road in Orissa  
      Posted    08-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 23
  • Bravery awards

    Bravery awards

    Entries are invited for a competition organized by The Press Institute of India and the International Committee of the Red Cross for print media journalists reporting on armed violence
      Posted    08-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 22
  • Good soldier

    Good soldier

    For Rao Kabool Singh, a World War II veteran who turned 100 recently, it’s been a life of service and his latest achievement is setting up of a hospital in a remote village, says Nikhil Walia
      Posted    28-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 21
  • The chosen one

    The chosen one

    B D Sharma was chosen by Maoists of Chhattisgarh to negotiate the release of Sukma collector, Alex Paul Menon. Why the 81-year-old former IAS officer? Onkareshwar Pandey finds out from him
      Posted    24-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 21
  • Desi Baywatch hero

    Desi Baywatch hero

    River lifeguard Satish Chandra is like Mitch Buchannon, the popular lifeguard from American TV show ‘Baywatch’, but recognition eludes him even after he has saved 50 lives in 33 years
      Posted    23-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 20
  • Real IIT heroes

    Real IIT heroes

    Anand Kumar’s Super 30 initiative for poor students continues to taste success as 27 of its 30 students including children of a daily wage labourer and a truck mechanic get into IIT this year
      Posted    19 May 2012    Vol 3 Issue 20
  • Daring angel

    Daring angel

    Jaya Devi is not just a courageous woman who fought caste oppression in her village in Bihar but one who turned 5000 acres of barren land into a fertile green belt, bringing prosperity and empowerment to people, says Kavita Kanan Chandra  
      Posted    18-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 20
  • 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
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