Vol 10 Issue 25, Jun 21, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019.


  • Wedded to athletics

    Wedded to athletics

    Unlike many athletes, who hang up their boots after marriage, Sneha Jain began a medal hunt at the behest of her mother-in-law, and has bagged 149 golds in 15 years. Renu R profiles the Rajasthani who has also set national and Asian records
      Posted    29-Mar-2016    Vol 7 Issue 13
  • Born to ski

    Born to ski

    A 3-year-old Zainab, who took to the ski like fish to water, is being trained to be a professional in Gulmarg. Her parents see a future medal hope for India at Winter Olympics, says Aadil Mir
      Posted    21-Mar-2016    Vol 7 Issue 12
  • Momo monarchs

    Momo monarchs

    Two friends in Kolkata, keen on turning their culinary delight into business, rejected job offers in a campus interview to start a momo kiosk. Eight years on, their venture started with Rs.30,000 has grown into a Rs.100 Cr entity, says G Singh
      Posted    21-Mar-2016    Vol 7 Issue 12
  • Smart mobility

    Smart mobility

    Realising that actual use of cars is on the decline, Sakshi Vij came up with an idea of starting a car rental company, which helps people drive whenever they have to without actually owning a car. Narendra Kaushik tracks the success of Myles
      Posted    07-Mar-2016    Vol 7 Issue 10
  • Model farmer

    Model farmer

    In a region known for farmer suicides and parched fields, Gudivada Nagaratnam Naidu returned to his roots, giving up a job, and went on to create a farm revolution. S Sainath visited Naidu’s farm near Hyderabad that’s even got an apple tree
      Posted    29-Feb-2016    Vol 7 Issue 9
  • Ma baker

    Ma baker

    The story of Supriya Roy, who runs a top notch bakery in Kolkata, is not sweet on the ears. Though she did taste success, her path was strewn with many hardships. Once, she wrote her school final exam with her child on the lap, says G Singh
      Posted    22-Feb-2016    Vol 7 Issue 8
  • 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
  • A real motivator

    A real motivator

    Former President A P J Abdul Kalam not just asked the youth to dream but also motivated people, helping them realise their dreams. P C Vinoj Kumar has the story of former army driver V Kathiresan becoming assistant professor, thanks to Kalam
      Posted    03-Aug-2015    Vol 6 Issue 31
  • Unsung IAS hero

    Unsung IAS hero

    A daily wage earner’s son, who could not attend college due to poverty, is among those going to Mussoorie this year for IAS training. P C Vinoj Kumar has the inspiring tale of the determined man who pursued his childhood dream to join IAS
      Posted    27-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 30
  • Body blow

    Body blow

    A bodybuilder who won the world championship now lives in extreme financial stress, unable to train, but hanging on to his Mr. Olympia dream. P C Vinoj Kumar has the story of Rajendran Mani
      Posted    18-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 29
  • Chicken dream

    Chicken dream

    It is sheer grit and determination that took B Soundararajan, MD of Suguna Holdings, to such dizzy heights. P C Vinoj Kumar meets the man, whose poultry business makes a turnover of Rs 5500 crore
      Posted    04-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 27
  • From scratch

    From scratch

    ConceptWaves is a successful company. But 10 years ago its founder Raghu Kanchustambham launched his first project as his team was falling apart. Sapna Gopal traces the entrepreneur’s journey
      Posted    22-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 25
  • Divining at heights

    Divining at heights

    Where no man or machine went before 1996 in search of water, geo-scientist Ritesh Arya rushed in to divine water in the rocky mountain deserts of Ladakh. Because, as he tells Partho Burman, he understands the rocks better than human beings  
      Posted    15-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 24
  • Monday, June 24, 2019