In Shimla, four life convicts from a nearby sub-jail are running a cafe that is funded by the state’s tourism department. The prisoners have been trained by a renowned hotel to serve cookies and pizza they have baked, says Vishal Gulati
Joby Mathew stands 3 feet, 5 inches tall. But he has beaten men taller than him in arm wrestling and won even the world championship. Kavita Kanan Chandra finds that hard work, discipline and determination are the secrets behind his success
From child labour to motorcycle racing, S Sarath Kumar has come a long way. P C Vinoj Kumar meets the first Indian to have a podium finish at an international event and learns that he now enjoys the support of his namesake actor-politician
The manner in which Alifia Tundawala has overcome her disabilities has inspired students and others in Kolkata’s Savitri College so much that they see the professor as a living testimony for the power of human spirit, says Kamalika Sengupta
Several disabled persons have realized their potential through a music, dance and theatre therapy offered by Syed Sallauddin Pasha. Sreeparna Chakrabarty spoke to the man and his wards, one of whom is a dancer, holding a world record
A victim of an acid attack, Sonali Mukherjee, now hopes to regain her eyesight and also have her face reconstructed, thanks to the media and an NGO. But the law does not view ‘acid attacks’ as serious and lethal, feels Kamayani Bali Mahabal
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