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Vol 7 Issue 6, Feb 5 - 11, 2016
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PM’s couturiers
PM’s couturiers

Do you know Jitendra and Bipin Chauhan? Well, you will if we introduce them as the Prime Minister’s personal tailors. The brothers, however, came up the hard way after their father suddenly took to sanyas. P C Vinoj Kumar has their life story

  Posted    04-Jan-2016    Vol 7 Issue 1
Walking tall
Walking tall

A matchstick factory sacked him when he joined the communist party and fought for employee rights, but VKC Mammed Koya, a class seven dropout went on to build a footwear brand that’s now making Rs 1500 crore turnover, says Renitha Raveendran

  Posted    07-Dec-2015    Vol 6 Issue 49
New standards
New standards

You need vision, courage, and confidence to create a school, where a student is given 10 bonus marks just for asking a tough question to the teacher, which they cannot answer. Partho Burman profiles the visionary educationist, Virendra Rawat 

  Posted    16-Nov-2015    Vol 6 Issue 46
Joy to couples
Joy to couples

Anand in Gujarat made its farmers happy through a White Revolution. Now a doctor there is making childless couples happy. P C Vinoj Kumar profiles Nayana Patel, whose fertility clinic, Akanksha, saw its 1000th child birth through surrogacy

  Posted    19-Oct-2015    Vol 6 Issue 42
Captor of moments
Captor of moments

Forced to work in a studio at the age of nine, Prakash Tilokani picked the nuances of the art to emerge as a leading wedding photographer having top business families and Bollywood celebs as clients. Kavita Kanan Chandra chronicles his life

  Posted    28-Sep-2015    Vol 6 Issue 39
Reaching heights
Reaching heights

The story of Raj Kumar Gupta reads more like a fairytale. From a mill worker to a millionaire, he has scaled great heights, starting with an apartment building in Hooghly district at a time when no one ever sold ownership flats, says G Singh

  Posted    12-Sep-2015    Vol 6 Issue 37
Wowed by India
Wowed by India

An Indo-Canadian whizkid, Bhim D Asdhir, is upbeat about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and he expects the Indian economy to hit the 10-trillion mark in the next 10 years, says Gurmukh Singh

  Posted    08-Sep-2015    Vol 6 Issue 36
Reviving numdha
Reviving numdha

In trouble-torn Kashmir, where most women lead sheltered lives, Arifa comes as a whiff of fresh air: ambitious, independent, hardworking and with a vision to revive the dying art of numdha making. Renu Agal meets the entrepreneur at her shop

  Posted    08-Sep-2015    Vol 6 Issue 36
Kabaddi’s day
Kabaddi’s day

An indigenous rustic sport that remained in the shadows despite bringing glory to the nation, kabaddi has now come into the limelight, thanks to the new professional league, says Debdoot Das

  Posted    15-Aug-2015    Vol 6 Issue 33
Bridging Golf
Bridging Golf

It reads like a fairy tale: A milkman’s son winning a world golf championship at San Diego. Partho Burman tells us about the journey of 11-year-old Shubham Jaglan from an obscure hamlet in Haryana to the posh Delhi Golf Club and further on

  Posted    15-Aug-2015    Vol 6 Issue 33
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