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

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  • Cool potter

    Cool potter

    Refrigeration without electricity may sound incredible. But Mansukhbhai Prajapati has invented an eco-friendly cooler without letting his lack of formal education come in the way of his determination. Kavita Kanan Chandra meets the potter
      Posted    10-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 23
  • Solar power

    The Delhi government, in partnership with the ministry of new and renewable energy, plans to implement a rooftop solar energy policy, which would involve installing of solar power plants on the rooftops of Delhi houses. It is a unique initiative to promote clean and renewable energy in the cit
      Posted    06-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 22
  • Illuminating villages

    Illuminating villages

    Returning from US, Gyanesh Pandey realised the need to electrify his remote village in Bihar. Kavita Kanan Chandra throws light on the mission of the man, who lighted up places untouched by government power cables through an innovative project
      Posted    03-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 22
  • Flying car

    Flying car

    NRI businessman Subhash Shihora becomes the first Indian to own a flying car that he can drive from home straight to the airport and take off into the air. Kavita Kanan Chandra spoke to him
      Posted    18-May-2011    Vol 2 Issue 19
  • Futuristic phone

    Futuristic phone

    Paper thin mobile phones are set to hit the market soon. If reports are to be believed, like the dial phones, button and touch screen phones too will be passé soon, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    09-May-2011    Vol 2 Issue 18
  • Democratic media

    Democratic media

    By making many-to-many communication possible, FB and Twitter have made dissemination of news more democratic and forced mainstream media to co-opt them in their operations, says Stalin K
      Posted    04-May-2011    Vol 2 Issue 17
  • A whodunit mystery

    A whodunit mystery

    Riti’s Murder Mystery has been helping corporate executives hone their management skills. Marianne de Nazareth cracks the mystery behind M D Riti’s evolution from a journalist to a trainer
      Posted    15-Apr-2011    Vol 2 Issue 15
  • Comedy engineers

    Comedy engineers

    Five students of IIT-Bombay have given a new meaning to E=mc² even as they turned humour into a career and laughter into profit. Kavita Kanan Chandra meets the engineers behind Humorbeings
      Posted    01-Apr-2011    Vol 2 Issue 13
  • Kind teacher

    Kind teacher

    Attending elite schools in various countries, Shaheen Mistri remained insulated from Indian realities once. Kavita Kanan Chandra meets the founder of Akanksha Foundation and Teach For India
      Posted    25-Mar-2011    Vol 2 Issue 12
  • A house for Mr Kondar

    A house for Mr Kondar

    Just 220 km away from Mumbai in Purushwadi village, building a house is a totally different ball game. What people watch out for is not interest rates but the rains, says Tejaswi Damaraju
      Posted    04-Mar-2011    Vol 2 Issue 9
  • Prospering the poor

    Prospering the poor

    Inspired by the Grameen Bank of Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Ram and Smita returned from UK to start Rang De, a social enterprise that offers small loans to the rural poor.  P C Vinoj Kumar reports
      Posted    25-Feb-2011    Vol 2 Issue 8
  • Independent farmer

    Independent farmer

    Travelling across rural India on a Grassroutes fellowship, Akshat Shukla met Kishen Da in Chaukhuta village in Uttarakhand. The farmer crusades for self reliance in the mountainous village
      Posted    11-Feb-2011    Vol 2 Issue 6
  • Friend makers

    Friend makers

    Even in these days of social networks, it is hard for a coolie’s son to strike a meaningful friendship with an engineer. But such friendships are blossoming. Orchie Bandyopadhyay finds out
      Posted    28-Jan-2011    Vol 2 Issue 4
  • Awakening people

    Awakening people

    12-year-old Utkarsh Tripathi started a newspaper as he wanted to serve the country in some way. Arpit Gupta has the story of the youngster who publishes a handwritten newspaper from Allahabad
      Posted    17-Jan-2011    Vol 2 Issue 2
  • A woman's view

    A woman's view

    Using science in effectively managing money, Tara Thiagarajan has given a new perspective to microfinance. Fehmida Zakeer meets the woman who offers the lowest lending rate for rural women
      Posted    07-Jan-2011    Vol 2 Issue 1
  • Striking a balance

    Striking a balance

    Does a successful business venture go against social needs? No, say social entrepreneurs, who argue that the two can complement each other. Paul Basil, founder of Villgro, tells you how
      Posted    24-Dec-2010    Vol 1 Issue 17
  • People's voice

    People's voice

    A reporter's dilemma - to say the whole truth or just do what he is expected to - led to the launch of a newspaper for the common man. Basudev Mahapatra reports on Chandra Mishra's dream paper
      Posted    22-Dec-2010    Vol 1 Issue 16
  • Reform thru work

    Reform thru work

    Within the high walls of a jail in Andhra Pradesh there is BPO facility that not only employs prisoners but also prepares them for a life after they are set free. Rama Devi Menon has a peek
      Posted    09-Dec-2010    Vol 1 Issue 15
  • Tree owners

    Tree owners

    With no time to protest felling of trees, Siddalinga Prasad launched a project that ties people’s heart to trees. Marianne de Nazareth finds out that it’s a positive way of conserving nature
      Posted    03-Dec-2010    Vol 1 Issue 14
  • Natural paper

    Natural paper

    Two paper makers are using elephant dung as the main raw material. Roohi Saluja Sehgal learns from Mahima and Vijendra how they discovered the potential of ‘waste’ during a trek to a shrine
      Posted    26-Nov-2010    Vol 1 Issue 13
  • News breaker

    News breaker

    Voice of Village is the eponymous name given to the news service. Mohd Faisal Fareed finds that the novel method of news reading over the mobile phone is a hit in the village in Uttar Pradesh. For the rendering is in local Awadhi dialect
      Posted    26-Nov-2010    Vol 1 Issue 13
  • Flooring Obama

    Flooring Obama

    He impressed Barack Obama with his innovative business model though he hails from a state not known for entrepreneurship. Kavita Kanan Chandra talks to Irfan Alam, the social entrepreneur 
      Posted    19-Nov-2010    Vol 1 Issue 12
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