Vol 9 Issue 39, Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018.


  • Being Dimple

    Being Dimple

    Dimple Yadav who has created a record by being elected unopposed to the Lok Sabha is a die-hard Metallica fan, a serious painter, and one who rode horses happily, says Mohit Dubey
      Posted    09-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 23
  • North East hero

    North East hero

    The son of a government primary school teacher, Mohammad Ismat, has done both his father and the entire North East India proud by topping the class 12 CBSE exam with a total of 495 out of 500
      Posted    30-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 21
  • A sexy award

    A sexy award

    Varanasi based activist Ajeet Singh, who has rehabilitated over 100 sex workers, and who was recently profiled in The Weekend Leader, has been chosen as The Week magazine’s Man of the Year
      Posted    14-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 19
  • Small town topper

    Small town topper

    When Shena Aggarwal from the small town of Yamunanagar in Haryana topped the all-India civil services exam last week, her feat put women achievers from the state in the spotlight yet again
      Posted    12 May 2012    Vol 3 Issue 19
  • Scribe’s story

    Scribe’s story

    For senior journalist Sankarshan Thakur journalism was more attractive than the civil service. The Roving Editor of The Telegraph opens up to Anuradha Preetam on his life and passion
      Posted    02-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 17
  • Leading ladies

    Leading ladies

    Women in many drought hit areas are leading a revolution in farming through water management programmes. Ajitha Menon tells us how SHGs in W Bengal have ushered in some much needed changes  
      Posted    26-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 17
  • A golden chance

    A golden chance

    The inclusion of women’s boxing in the Olympic Games has raised India’s hope for a gold as M C Mary Kom is all geared up for it. Sneha Theeng meets the girl, who was inspired by Muhammad Ali
      Posted    20-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 16
  • Barefoot hero

    Barefoot hero

    A 22-year-old Assam Police constable, Abhijit Baruah, was Tuesday officially entered in the Guinness World Records as the longest barefoot runner, having run 156.2 km in 24 hours in January
      Posted    19 Apr 2012    Vol 3 Issue 15
  • The new Bhutto

    The new Bhutto

    Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of Pakistani president, has struck a chord with India’s youth on social media. “Peace be with India,” he tweeted, after he landed in New Delhi
      Posted    09-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 14
  • Be yourself

    Be yourself

    Award winning journalist, Neha Dixit, has proved her mettle adequately in five years. Here she shares the secret of succeeding in an industry that stifles newcomers, mainly women and small town people, not letting them do their own thing
      Posted    05-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 14
  • Potato records

    Potato records

    Bihar is set to usher in India’s next green revolution, which is evident from the record production of paddy and potato achieved through organic farming and other methods, says Imran Khan
      Posted    15-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 11
  • Son rise

    Son rise

    Akhilesh Yadav (38), a three time MP and son of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav played a key role in their party’s good show in the UP assembly election, says Prashant Sood
      Posted    06-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 9
  • Flaming femme

    Flaming femme

    Rural women from 437 SHGs in 129 villages of Madhya Pradesh have excelled urban feminists in gaining empowerment on their own. Pamela Philipose tracks the change they brought to their lives  
      Posted    02-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 9
  • Rural windfall

    Rural windfall

    The Odisha government’s order last year directing the anganwadis to procure locally available lentils and vegetables has triggered an economic boom in villages, reports Richard Mahapatra
      Posted    01-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 8
  • Healer of maladies

    Healer of maladies

    Bihar, the state that was once synonymous with anarchy, has changed, thanks to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Now, 88 per cent of the people are satisfied with the regime, says Sanjay Upadhyay
      Posted    17-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 7
  • The cyclists

    The cyclists

    Two management graduates in Mumbai launched ‘Cycle Chalao!’ and changed the way students went to college. Latha Suresh profiles Raj Janagam and Jui Gangan, experts in Bicycle Sharing Systems
      Posted    11-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 6
  • Work, no doles

    Work, no doles

    A panchayat in Kerala has asked its people not to take unemployment dole but take up work for making the village self-sufficient. M Rajasekhara Panicker reports from Thalayazham in Vaikom
      Posted    06-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 5
  • Winning teacher

    Winning teacher

    Vandana Suryawanshi, who teaches biology and earth sciences in a Pune school, becomes the first foreign teacher to be chosen for a prestigious US space programme
      Posted    01-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 4
  • Service cited

    Service cited

    The full text of the citation awarded to The Weekend Leader Person of the Year 2011, V Venkatraman, who was honoured at a function held at VIT Chennai on 23 January 2012
      Posted    25-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 3
  • Hero honoured

    Hero honoured

    The Weekend Leader took its mission of making role models of unsung heroes to the portals of VIT Chennai, where 'The Weekend Leader Person of Year 2011’ was honoured with the award and citation
      Posted    24-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 3
  • Ponds dreams

    Ponds dreams

    The once - parched district of Dewas in MP has turned fertile with agriculture thriving, and buffaloes yielding more milk, after people started digging ponds everywhere, says Aparna Pallavi
      Posted    19 Jan 2012    Vol 3 Issue 2
  • Easy crab

    Easy crab

    In an island village of Chilika Lake, women have become financially independent by taking up crab cultivation, thanks to an initiative by a UK-based NGO ‘Jeevika,’ says Candace Rose Rardon  
      Posted    05-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 1
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