Vol 9 Issue 3, Jan 12, 2018 - Jan 18, 2018.


  • 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
  • A dream hospital

    A dream hospital

    The undying spirit of a poor, illiterate widow, Subhashini Mistry, to build a hospital in her husband's village has been captured in words by Anita Pratap and through the lens by Mahesh Bhat  
      Posted    30-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 52
  • Of inheritance

    Of inheritance

    To break a traditional law that wrongs women by depriving them of property rights, Rattan Manjari and her band of activists are trudging miles of rugged and inhospitable Himalayan terrain. Vishal Gulati meets Mahila Kalyan Parishad members 
      Posted    22-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 51
  • Barging to help

    Barging to help

    The walls were built to keep slum dwellers at bay. But they broke it to help the ‘privileged’ people trapped in the inferno at the AMRI hospital. Rajashri Dasgupta meets the Good Samaritans
      Posted    15-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 50
  • Sound couriers

    Sound couriers

    A fellow traveller in a bus opened the ears of Dhruv Lakra to the silent cries of the deaf, prompting him to employ poor, hearing impaired boys and girls in his company. Kavita Kanan Chandra visits the office of ‘Mirakle Couriers’ in Mumbai
      Posted    15-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 50
  • Brave wife

    Brave wife

    Supercop Sanjiv Bhatt’s wife Shweta tells Priyanka Borpujari about the dangerous life the family leads after her husband accused Chief Minister Narendra Modi of instigating the 2002 riots 
      Posted    07-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 48
  • Lofty dream

    Lofty dream

    IT professional Sapna Agrawal dreams of building a world class hospital in Agra for poor patients to get free treatment and she is raising the funds through 500 piggy banks in the city
      Posted    06-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 48
  • Hot stories

    Hot stories

    Audrey Wabwire, a Kenyan journalist, travelled in a truck from Nairobi to Durban, through 5 nations, to report on climate change at community level, says Stella Paul who met her at Durban
      Posted    05-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 48
  • 26/11 heroes

    26/11 heroes

    When terror struck Mumbai three years ago on 26/11, some men turned heroes at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and saved precious lives, says Mauli Buch, who caught up with couple of them 
      Posted    23-Nov-2011    Vol 2 Issue 46
  • Singur Superfast

    Singur Superfast

    Asha is the fastest woman in India. But the athlete, who ran 200 m in 24.36 seconds, lives in a mud house, helping her father, a vegetable vendor, in his business even as she attends college. Ajitha Menon profiles the determined girl
      Posted    17-Nov-2011    Vol 2 Issue 46
  • Rural revolutionaries

    Rural revolutionaries

    Two IITians who have been working with villagers in Bihar are set to transform the lives of many farmers, who will soon be supplying rice to Wallmart and exporting potatoes from their farms
      Posted    05-Nov-2011    Vol 2 Issue 44
  • Clean woman

    Clean woman

    With the commitment of a social worker and expertise of an engineer, Mula Devi, an illiterate woman, has changed Bhimnagar of Jalaun district in Uttar Pradesh. Anuradha Sahni finds out how she has infused a healthy lifestyle in villagers
      Posted    03-Nov-2011    Vol 2 Issue 44
  • An uphill task

    An uphill task

    Travelling across India, a doctor couple stopped in Tamil Nadu’s Dharmapuri district in 1993 to start another journey in providing health care to hill people. Today, Sittilingi valley has a full-fledged hospital, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    27-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 43
  • A true secularist

    A true secularist

    Krishnadas has been carrying a placard saying ‘Follow your religion, love everybody’ for three years in Mumbai. Arati Raval-Pandey finds out that it is his way of ushering in religious amity
      Posted    27-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 43
  • Zooming ahead

    Zooming ahead

    Formed in January this year on Facebook, Bikernis is not just a group of Indian female bikers; for these women, who have defied gender stereotypes, motorcycles are an extension of their selves
      Posted    22-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 42
  • What a son!

    What a son!

    It’s not always a politician’s son hits the headlines for the right reasons. But a state minister’s son has helped 25300 youth get jobs in a single day and has created a new Guinness record
      Posted    14 Oct 2011    Vol 2 Issue 41
  • Rediscovering SRK

    Rediscovering SRK

    Going gaga over ‘Ra One’, the media failed to find out what Shah Rukh Khan does otherwise. Marianne de Nazareth, in an exclusive, turns the spotlight on SRK’s social responsibility that has made him talk about the importance of toilets 
      Posted    15-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 41
  • In Sonia's turf

    In Sonia's turf

    Fighting prejudices, Guidya educated herself, spinning rope in her spare time, and then set up a school at the verandah of her house in an obscure village in Rai Bareilly. Anjali Singh visits the school that has changed the local community
      Posted    29-Sep-2011    Vol 2 Issue 39
  • Dream school

    Dream school

    What he was deprived of, Harekal Hajabba wanted to give the children of his village. So the illiterate fruit seller set up a school in Nyupadpu with his own meagre income, says Sahana Attur
      Posted    29-Sep-2011    Vol 2 Issue 39
  • Unshaken but stirred

    Unshaken but stirred

    On his way to Mt Manaslu, the riskiest mount to climb, Arjun Vajpai was caught in the earthquake. It did not shake him, rather stirred his spirit to scale new heights, says Sudheshna Sarkar
      Posted    22-Sep-2011    Vol 2 Issue 38
  • Catering service

    Catering service

    A catering firm owner, 52-year-old Sanjeev Trehan, is there every morning, Monday to Friday, on the narrow Ghaziabad – Noida underpass on NH24 regulating the busy traffic as a ‘social service’
      Posted    22-Sep-2011    Vol 2 Issue 38
  • Thursday, January 18, 2018