Vol 7 Issue 38, Sep 16 - 22, 2016.

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  • Caring angel
    Caring angel

    Having disabled parents, Neha Arora knew the difficulties that the physically challenged faced.  The young engineer has quit a promising career to brighten the lives of disabled people by organising special tours for them, says Jyoti Kanyal 

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  • Sky riders
    Sky riders

    An Indian engineer Ashwani Kumar Upadhyaya, along with Emil Jacob, a research associate at MIT, has designed a mini train that can run on narrow streets on tracks suspended in the air, providing last mile connectivity, says Narendra Kaushik

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  • Prize for cleanliness
    Prize for cleanliness

    Maharashtra’s first tourist district, Sindhudurg, with its lush green forests and beautiful beaches has now been declared the "cleanest" district in the plains in the country, says Quaid Najmi 

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  • Gold at Rio
    Gold at Rio

    Devendra Jhajharia who bagged his second Paralympics gold, bettering his own world record at Rio, credited the government's Target Olympic Podium scheme for his victory, says Tridib Baparnash

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  • Voice for khadi
    Voice for khadi

    Khadi is the fabric of the future, declares Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell in an interview to Durga Chakravarty.  The model-turned-designer’s outfits are handmade by skilled craftspeople 

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  • Fighter spirit
    Fighter spirit

    Test matches should be played in smaller towns to pull in the crowds, Gautam Gambhir told Gaurav Sharma, and expressed his determination to get back his place in the national test cricket team

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Cab to riches
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Hunger was his biggest enemy as a child and he had begged with his father for a bowl of rice. For 3 years he even worked as a sweeper in an office.  Usha Prasad tells the story of the owner of a Rs 40 crore turnover cab service in Bengaluru

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Towering cop
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Serving in Rajkot Traffic Police, assistant sub-inspector Dhansukh Mensibhai Kachot discharges his duty without fear or favour. He has collected a record Rs 2.16 crore fine amount from traffic offenders in last 10 years, says Narendra Kaushik

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Shaping officers
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P Kanagaraj failed to make it to the IAS in spite of reaching the interview stage twice. Undaunted, as a professor of political science, he is quietly churning out IAS and IPS officers through his free coaching classes, says P C Vinoj Kumar

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Changing destiny
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Corporate honcho Bikash Chowdhury’s story can provide inspiration to anyone facing challenges in life, says Somma Banerjjee, after meeting this son of a poor laundryman who grew up in a 10 by 15 ft room, but lives life king size in Mumbai now

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Leadership mantras
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Like most things in the world, leadership too has evolved. Leaders from diverse fields came together at a conclave to share what it takes to be a leader in the present age, says Usha Prasad

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