Vol 9 Issue 42, Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 18, 2018.

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  • Driving crazy

    Driving crazy

    A toy bike created by a Meerut mechanic for his 4-year-old son attains a high speed of 60 km/hour. People are ready to shell out up to Rs.2 lakhs to buy the bike, but its owner is refusing
      Posted    08-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 27
  • Urban management

    Urban management

    A new university is coming up near Bangalore to train people in managing the emerging urban India. V S Karnic elaborates on the project, for which Nandan Nilekani has contributed Rs 50 crore
      Posted    08-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 27
  • Radio speaker

    Radio speaker

    For the last two decades, 59-year-old Raj Narayan Mishra has functioned as a one-man radio station from his hometown near Lucknow. He has no studio or transmission towers to broadcast news
      Posted    29-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 25
  • Musical fizz

    Musical fizz

    Coke Studio is a platform to promote fusion music. Outside the cinema industry, it makes a bid to promote a refreshing new genre of music. Shilpa Raina meets the key people behind the show
      Posted    17-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 24
  • Facebook cops

    Facebook cops

    Chandigarh Police’s Facebook account not only serves as a healthy platform for Police – Public interaction, but has also provided an opportunity for vigilant citizens to expose errant cops
      Posted    16-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 23
  • 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
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