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Bringing water
Bringing water

By reviving a traditional irrigation system, using modern techniques, an NGO, Gramya Vikash Manch, has channeled water to three parched districts of Assam, raising hopes of a bumper harvest

  Posted    01-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 48
Sailor girls
Sailor girls

Introduced to sailing through a summer activity, two Chennai girls took to it like fish to water. Hema Vijay meets Varsha Gautam and Aishwarya Neduchezhian, who won bronze at the Asian Games

  Posted    08-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 45
Fruits of labour
Fruits of labour

‘Pazhamudir Nilayam’, a small venture in 1950s by two brothers in Coimbatore, has grown into a multi-city vegetable and fruit business. Next, the company plans to take orders over phone and internet for home delivery, says P C Vinoj Kumar

  Posted    27-Oct-2014    Vol 5 Issue 43
More noble
More noble

To comfort victims of child labour, Kailash Satyarthi, the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner from India, will go to any length. He even cooks sumptuous meals for them, says Azera Parveen Rahman

  Posted    2014/10/11    Vol 5 Issue 41
Milky way
Milky way

The denial of visa shattered his dream to study in the land of milk and honey. But Bhasker Reddy managed to squeeze honey out of milk in India by starting a dairy business in Hyderabad. P C Vinoj Kumar meets the first generation entrepreneur

  Posted    13-Sep-2014    Vol 5 Issue 37
South Africa’s like
South Africa’s like

A farmer in Bihar has been hired to train South African farmers on improving rice production. Sumant Kumar of Nalanda district told Imran Khan that the first call came to him through Facebook

  Posted    30-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 35
Golden shuttle
Golden shuttle

A Gold at Glasgow has not changed shuttler Parupalli Kashyap’s life as he prepares for this year’s World Championship and Asian Games. Sandip Sikdar meets the Gopichand protégé from Hyderabad

  Posted    25-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 34
Beautiful dream
Beautiful dream

Creating 3000 salons, 1000 women entrepreneurs and 50,000 jobs by 2020 is the dream of C K Kumaravel, who, despite hailing from a business family, had to start on his own. P C Vinoj Kumar traces the growth of Naturals beauty salons founder

  Posted    09-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 32
Mobility in life
Mobility in life

In a way, Darangi realized his engineering dream by becoming a mobile phone mechanic, thanks to ChildFund India, which has liberated many such youth from daily labour, says Prantick Majumder

  Posted    19-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 29
Ticket to dream
Ticket to dream

It was no wild goose chase for Arun Athiappan, when he co-founded TicketGoose.com, a bus ticket booking portal. He always wanted to be an entrepreneur and has been losing sleep to come up with new ideas since he was 12, says P C Vinoj Kumar

  Posted    07-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 27
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