Vol 8 Issue 48, Nov 24, 2017 - Nov 30, 2017.

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  • Rising stars

    Rising stars

    She set out to transform the lives of an estimated 4 million ‘stateless’ citizens of Gujarat, and is succeeding in her efforts. Mittal Patel, a former journalist has become a catalyst of change for the state’s nomads, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    09-Feb-2013    Vol 4 Issue 6
  • Changing hunters

    Changing hunters

    Erstwhile hunters of Ranthambore have turned a new leaf, thanks to a former nutritionist, Divya Khandal, whose project, Dhonk, has enabled Mogiya tribes and others around the tiger reserve do better with alternative skills, says Akash Bisht
      Posted    01-Feb-2013    Vol 4 Issue 5
  • Hero mobbed

    Hero mobbed

    ‘The Weekend Leader – VIT Chennai Person of the Year’ Anil Joshi wowed VITians who mobbed him and took photos with him at their Chennai campus where he was honoured for his remarkable service
      Posted    24-Jan-2013    Vol 4 Issue 3
  • Healing Vidarbha

    Healing Vidarbha

    In Maharastra's Vidarbha, notorious for farmers' suicide, a couple's philanthropy provides a healing touch to widows and children. Quaid Najmi checks out what Cyrus Guzder and Lyla are doing
      Posted    18-Jan-2013    Vol 4 Issue 3
  • Kids guide

    Kids guide

    Like the Pied Piper of Hamelin, Sodi Mada charms children and leads them to schools in the Maoist belt of Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district. Mitali Mohanty Ghosh tells us about the young farmer
      Posted    04-Jan-2013    Vol 4 Issue 1
  • A cause to beg

    A cause to beg

    On Mumbai local trains he seeks donations. Though begging is banned, no one harasses this former marine engineer. Kavita Kanan Chandra tell us about the mission of Sandeep Manohar Desai, who runs a few schools for underprivileged children
      Posted    04-Jan-2013    Vol 4 Issue 1
  • Best of 2012

    Best of 2012

    Anil Joshi built 10 check dams in a drought-stricken area in Madhya Pradesh, collecting Re 1 from each villager. Yes, you read the story early this year and lauded him and his work. Now we have chosen him for the ‘Person of the Year’ award
      Posted    22-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 51
  • Warming Ladakh

    Warming Ladakh

    Sujata went to Ladakh following her trekker husband’s trail but ended up taking education to the children there against all odds. Shudip Talukdar tells us the story of commitment and courage
      Posted    14-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 50
  • A bumpy ride

    A bumpy ride

    Watching the ordeals of rickshaw pullers in Varanasi, as a boy, Naveen Krishna embarked on a mission to help the pullers come out of the grip of mafia-styled vehicle owners. Though he succeeded, the ride was a bumpy one, says Akash Bisht
      Posted    14-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 50
  • Peoples project

    Peoples project

    When a check dam in Jharkhand was washed away, the villagers affected by it did not go to the government to rebuild it. Instead they did it themselves in three weeks. Now, they are planning to build eight more dams, says Santosh H K Narayan
      Posted    07-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 49
  • Hail Hippocrates

    Hail Hippocrates

    A group of young doctors landed in a dusty village called Ganiyari, now in Chhattisgarh, 10 years ago to provide quality healthcare to locals. Today, they are the pride of medical profession
      Posted    30-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 48
  • Rural focus

    Rural focus

    Ajay Chatruvedi, who gave up a lucrative job abroad, has been focusing in rural India, changing the lives of villagers by setting up BPOs for women and trying to run the centres with gobar gas and solar power. Kavita Kanan Chandra reports
      Posted    23-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 47
  • This-able man

    This-able man

    Sai Prasad Vishwanathan, India's first disabled skydiver, will add another feather to his cap when he goes to Antarctica in 2013 as the first Indian with disability to visit the icy continent
      Posted    19 Nov 2012    Vol 3 Issue 46
  • People's hero

    People's hero

    People magazine of the Time magazine group, which usually features celebrities and film stars, has profiled Anand Kumar, founder of Super 30, hailing him as a ‘People’s Hero’. A report  
      Posted    08 Nov 2012    Vol 3 Issue 44
  • Kids' garden

    Kids' garden

    When he was a child, his mother did not want him. Now, Lobsang Phuntsok is more than a mother to 82 children, who had been abandoned and abused. Madhu Gurung meets the monk, whose name means kind heart, at his orphanage in Arunachal Pradesh
      Posted    02-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 44
  • Firmly rooted

    Firmly rooted

    An MBA holding a job with ITC, Jaya Prakash Dabral should have been climbing the corporate ladder at the age of 35. But he went back to his roots, the place where he hailed from, and saved trees from being felled, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    26-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 43
  • Green restorers

    Green restorers

    Thanks to the conservation efforts of a group of women, forest cover has gone up by 63 percent in a village in Odisha, which was devastated by the 1999 super cyclone, says Richa Sharma
      Posted    19-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 42
  • Change makers

    Change makers

    Village volunteers or Gramdoots have changed the government machinery - to work for the people - in around 1,000 villages of Maharastra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, says Aparna Pallavi
      Posted    05-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 40
  • Lady Tarzan

    Lady Tarzan

    In the jungles of Muthurkham Chaura and Kadel Pahar in Jharkhand, which is a Maoist corridor and haven for timber mafia, there roams a 42-year-old woman, Chami Devi Murmu, whom the locals fondly call ‘Lady Tarzan’. Saadia Azim tells us why
      Posted    21-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 38
  • Tiger grower

    Tiger grower

    Bringing back the roar to Panna Tiger Reserve, which had no wild cat prowling in 2009, was a task cut out for R S Murthy. Akash Bisht tells the story of how the IFS officer raised the tiger count at the park from zero to 17 in just 2 years
      Posted    14-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 37
  • A mariner's tale

    A mariner's tale

    Lt. Commander Abhilash Tomy, is set to circumnavigate the globe solo, without dropping anchor once, to become the first Indian to do the 22,000-nautical mile journey, says Mayank Singh
      Posted    07-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 36
  • Doctor is in

    Doctor is in

    Ever since he started practice in the 1960s, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee has been charging just Rs 5 as consultation fee. Now at the age of 75, every day he sees up to 50 poor patients, who come from all over Jharkhand, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    07-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 36
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