Vol 7 Issue 35, Aug 26 - Sep 1, 2016

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  • Towering cop
    Towering cop

    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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  • Tour Singapore
    Tour Singapore

    The Chennai - Singapore flight brought back memories of Tamil hit songs ‘Darling, Darling I love You’ and ‘Joyful Singapore,’ says Venkatachari Jagannathan, who visited the Lion City recently

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  • Simply Sindhu
    Simply Sindhu

    Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu’s strategy to become World No. 1 is simple – if you keep winning tournaments, you automatically become number one, she told Mohammed Shafeeq in an interview

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  • Facing facts
    Facing facts

    Various government agencies continue to employ manual scavengers, disguised as sweepers, or hired as contract workers so that they do not appear on their rolls. IndiaSpend does a reality check

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  • Diehard habits
    Diehard habits

    Author Greg Jenner tells in his book ‘A Million Years in a Day - A Curious History of Daily Life’ that people who lived centuries ago followed the same daily activities as we do in this age

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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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Mover and shaker
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Vijay Sankeshwar entered the transport business as a 19-year-old, investing Rs 1.20 lakh on a single truck and with a dream to succeed. Today, he is a media baron and heads a Rs. 1,800 crore transport and logistics company, says Usha Prasad

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Green guru
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A spiritual guru in saffron robes is the last man you would expect to get into a dirty river overflowing with sewage to clean it. But Balbir Singh Seechewal did just that to transform the Kali Bein beyond imagination, says Narendra Kaushik

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