Vol 8 Issue 47, Nov 17, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017.

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  • Women first

    Women first

    Kultikiri village in West Bengal has been electing only women to its panchayat for the past 20 years though the seats are not reserved. Saadia Azim finds out why women rule the roost here
      Posted    07-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 23
  • For moms eyes

    For moms eyes

    The clocks of Sunil Saxena grew in size as his mother’s eye sight failed. His wish to make her read time without strain has led to the clock with a diameter of 72 inches, says Brij Khandelwal
      Posted    31-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 22
  • Cutting thru penury

    Cutting thru penury

    Driven by a desire to succeed after he was told that he did not deserve a Pilot pen in class V, Ramesh Babu who worked his way up to own a fleet of 127 cars, including a Rs 3.3 crore Rolls Royce, yet remains a hairstylist, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted    09-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 10
  • Potato record

    Potato record

    Bihar has beaten its own record. What a farmer achieved last year was humbled by Rahesh Kumar, whose harvest of 108.8 tonnes potato in 1 hectare is a world record. The secret: Organic farming
      Posted    23-Feb-2013    Vol 4 Issue 8
  • Wonder builder

    Wonder builder

    Harpal Singh created a record by putting up a 10-floor building in 48 hours and now wants to build a livable house in 20 hours. What drives the man to do such wonders? Jaideep Sarin finds out
      Posted    01-Feb-2013    Vol 4 Issue 5
  • Talent show

    Talent show

    Over thousand children in the age group of 4-13 years will be calculating sums faster than computers at a national level mental arithmetic competition to be held in Chennai on December 29
      Posted    17-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 50
  • Award for innovation

    Award for innovation

    Uttarakhand based Rajnish Jain who used the destructive energy of pine needles to provide clean, affordable electrical and cooking energy receives award and financial support of Rs.20 lakhs
      Posted    13-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 49
  • Master workers

    Master workers

    At the Sadhna showroom in Udaipur, where dupattas of every hue, and handicrafts fashioned out of cloth catch the eye, each artisan is an owner member of the organization, says Pamela Philipose
      Posted    07 Dec 2012    Vol 3 Issue 49
  • Super comeback

    Super comeback

    After sitting out of the Champions Trophy for the last six editions, India has come back strongly this year by qualifying for the semis after defeating Belgium 1-0 in the quarterfinal 
      Posted    06-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 48
  • One stretch

    One stretch

    Hundreds of ‘Jhumia’ farmers in Tirupura saw their income expanding, not like, but because of rubber. Sujit Chakraborty explains how rubber cultivation by tribals ushered in an economic boom 
      Posted    02-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 44
  • Women on top

    Women on top

    Kanjikuzhy near Alleppey offers a surprise to Syeda Hameed and Gunjan Veda, who learn how women have turned the once famine-hit panchayat into a prosperous region. It is Panchayati Raj system that has empowered women really, not symbolically
      Posted    05-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 40
  • Cherishing the breaks

    Cherishing the breaks

    US-based vocal coach Jaime Vendera can break wine glasses just by screaming at them at the top of his voice, and it is a skill he cultivated through years of hard work, says Priyanka Sharma
      Posted    01-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 39
  • Right call

    Right call

    For many women in the obscure town of Wai, 160 km from Mumbai, it came calling, offering a career outside the farmlands. Suchismita Pai tells us how Samwadini Call Centre changed many lives
      Posted    29-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 39
  • Water babe

    Water babe

    She has conquered the seven seas, crossed the Arctic and set to swim the Antarctic. Now 22, she wants to be the youngest to make a splash in all five oceans. Rakesh Kumar meets Bhakti Sharma
      Posted    21-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 38
  • Against odds

    Against odds

    When a diplomat's daughter Anouradha Bakshi wanted to take education to the slums in Delhi, there was stiff opposition from all. Roohi Saluja Sehgal finds out how she overcame the obstacles
      Posted    21-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 38
  • Rising star

    Rising star

    India’s rising badminton star P V Sindhu records biggest win of her career beating London Olympics gold medalist Li Xuerui of China to enter the semifinals of the China Masters Superseries
      Posted    14-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 37
  • Higher and more

    Higher and more

    When Nivedita Choudhary scaled Mount Everest, she was the first woman air force officer and first woman from Rajasthan to reach the peak. Yet she has more adventure plans, says Rakesh Kumar
      Posted    14-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 37
  • Inspired by life

    Inspired by life

    After two years in hospital, Navin Gulia was confined to a wheel chair. He lost his job but not confidence. ‘Whatever comes my way, I try to look at it from a positive perspective’, he says
      Posted    31-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 35
  • Change within

    Change within

    ‘Before the organisation could make radical changes, I had to change my own mindset’, says Anu Aga reflecting on the challenges she faced two years after taking charge of family firm, Thermax
      Posted    31-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 35
  • Braving storms

    Braving storms

    As an IPS officer, Y P Singh faced witch hunt. Then as a lawyer, the going was not easy. But he persevered and triumphed. He has also written two books, one of them churned into a Hindi film
      Posted    31-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 35
  • Daredevil journalism

    Daredevil journalism

    A well-known name and face in Tamil journalism, R R Gopal, founded amidst great challenges ‘Nakkheeran’, the magazine that showed to the world the real face of forest brigand Veerappan
      Posted    31-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 35
  • Positively poised

    Positively poised

    Marking the second anniversary of this portal started with a mandate to give positive news a push, its founder editor   P C Vinoj Kumar looks back at the struggles and triumphs to find out that team work is the key for any venture to succeed
      Posted    31-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 35
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