Vol 9 Issue 39, Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018.

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  •  He is different

    He is different

    Balasaheb Darade is a politician of another hue. The 29-year-old could have pursued the American dream, easily. But he chose to work in his Vidarbha region of Maharashtra to bring the change that people want. Kavita Kanan Chandra spoke to him
      Posted    02-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 31
  • Planned step

    Planned step

    Max Chandra is on a mission, walking 12,000 km to raise funds for his charity, One Step at a Time. However, his weird sartorial style is aimed at drawing public attention, says Shilpa Raina
      Posted    26-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 30
  • Top service

    Top service

    A team of 7000 volunteers, mostly from the IT sector, are working among poor children, empowering them, building their self-confidence and teaching them basic literacy skills. P C Vinoj Kumar meets Kartheeban C, the architect of the movement
      Posted    19-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 29
  • A cool choice

    A cool choice

    Rayna Srivastava, a 16-year-old high school student from Texas, USA, spent her summer vacation teaching English at a girls’ home in Mumbai, even skipping a trip to Brazil, says Krishnaraj Rao
      Posted    13-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 28
  • Sight of joy

    Sight of joy

    Forty sightless people, who are themselves waging a grim battle for survival, have formed an association in West Bengal to extend help to those less fortunate than them, says Ritwik Bagchi
      Posted    06-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 27
  • Powered women

    Powered women

    In Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district, the empowerment by Panchayati Raj is evident in women representatives from varied background undergoing a change in attitude. Abha Sharma meets some of them
      Posted    28-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 26
  • One of a kind

    One of a kind

    A library has created a revolution in Kerala’s Cherukulathur by inspiring the entire village of 600 families to pledge their organs for donation. M Suchitra finds out how the movement began
      Posted    25-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 21
  • Doctor and officer

    Doctor and officer

    A Arun Thamburaj, a medico who stood sixth in the civil service ranking, and was selected for IPS last year, had turned down lucrative opportunities from abroad, all for serving the country
      Posted    10-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 19
  • Papa & papa

    Papa & papa

    Social work is no pizza business, it requires commitment and passion says Vidyaakar, who has been running a home in Chennai, Udhavum Karangal, for 30 years. Catherine Gilon met the Papa, who now has 1263 people, 314 of them kids, in his care
      Posted    19-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 16
  • Miracle road

    Miracle road

    A young IAS officer mobilized Rs 40 lakh through Facebook to build a road in Manipur, earning the sobriquet ‘The Miracle Man’. Gaurav Sharma met Armstrong Pame to find out why he wanted to build the 100 km ‘People’s Road’ and how he did it
      Posted    12-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 15
  • The Good Samaritan

    The Good Samaritan

    Ravi Kalra is a former taekwondo instructor whose NGO cares for senior citizens, and mentally challenged people. He carries on with his work though his family deserted him, says Rahul Vaishnavi
      Posted    09 Apr 2013    Vol 4 Issue 14
  • Freezing migration

    Freezing migration

    They call him the ‘glacier man’. Chewang Norphel of Ladakh built 12 artificial glaciers that prevented farmers in high altitudes from moving out of the villages in search of alternative livelihood. Akash Bisht profiles the visionary with grit
      Posted    29-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 13
  • A woman’s toil

    A woman’s toil

    Though she eked out a living doing menial jobs, Subhasini Mistry built a hospital. She did not want others to suffer as she did after her husband died when she was just 23, says Sahana Ghosh
      Posted    15-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 11
  • Ice breakers

    Ice breakers

    The dedication of the workers of General Reserve Engineering Force, who are cutting through a 100-feet snow wall, under Arctic-like conditions, to reopen the Rohtang Pass wows Vishal Gulati
      Posted    09-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 10
  • Tamil Braveheart

    Tamil Braveheart

    Braving a harsh winter, Sathi Sinnaya walked 763 km from London to Geneva, carrying a memorandum seeking justice for Sri Lankan Tamils. Paul Newman reports on the Mission Accomplished
      Posted    09-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 10
  • Brave cyclist

    Brave cyclist

    One of India's brightest prospects in the upcoming Asian Cycling Championship, Rajesh has bounced back after being comatose for 10 days following an accident last year, says Bharat Sharma
      Posted    05-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 9
  • Anna’s auto

    Anna’s auto

    If you are a teacher, you can hitch a free ride in an autorickshaw with amenities like magazines, newspapers, TV, wi-fi and a tablet to browse. P C Vinoj Kumar meets the owner-driver G Annadurai, who has set a benchmark in customer service
      Posted    01-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 9
  • Poor CM

    Poor CM

    Manik Sarkar, now elected for the fourth time as Tripura Chief Minister, is the poorest Chief Minister in India. Sujit Chakraborty profiles the tailor’s son who still washes his own clothes
      Posted    01-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 9
  • 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
  • Friday, September 21, 2018