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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
From scrap
From scrap

By professionalizing the otherwise unorganized scrap market, two MBA students, Apoorva Chaturvedi and Yogesh Sood, have changed the image of the man coming home to buy old newspapers. Asad Ashraf logs on to kabaadiwala.com to check the profit

  Posted    28-Jun-2014    Vol 5 Issue 26
Farm women
Farm women

Nagaland women are cultivating in community lands and have formed self help groups to market their organic foods, says Ninglun Hanghal, who met some of the successful farmer–entrepreneurs

  Posted    17-May-2014    Vol 5 Issue 20
Doctored farming
Doctored farming

Lavender crop brings 20 times more profit than, say, maize. This was discovered by a lady doctor who went on to taste success in farming and also be a change-maker in Kashmir, says Sana Altaf

  Posted    15-Feb-2014    Vol 5 Issue 7
She overcame
She overcame

Sudden shocks of climate change rarely affect the farm of Sudha Gunwant in Almora. Taking Anuradha Sahni around the farm, a hub of biodiversity, she explains how she overcame the challenge

  Posted    22-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 47
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