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Vol 5 Issue 37, Sep 12 - 18, 2014
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South Africa’s like
South Africa’s like

A farmer in Bihar has been hired to train South African farmers on improving rice production. Sumant Kumar of Nalanda district told Imran Khan that the first call came to him through Facebook

Posted    30-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  35
Ramp’s warmth
Ramp’s warmth

However chill it is out there at the border or diplomatic meets, Pakistani designers felt the warmth of India at the Lakme Fashion Week, displaying their creations, says Surekha Kadapa-Bose

Posted    30-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  35
Versatile rubber
Versatile rubber

Making use of rubber’s versatility, some scientists in Bhubaneswar have developed a ‘rubberised’ check dam. Kavita Kanan Chandra checks out the benefits of replacing concrete and cement with rubber and where all the new technology is going

Posted    16-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  33
Being the change
Being the change

At an age of 28, Arun Daniel Yellamaty is already a known social worker, whose Youngistaan Foundation is into a plethora of activities in Hyderabad. P C Vinoj Kumar finds out from the former journalist how he changes the life of urban poor

Posted    30-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  35
Proved again
Proved again

That Sri Lankan military brutalizes Tamils is old hat. An excerpt from a new book by Trevor Grant, 'Sri Lanka’s Secrets: How the Rajapaksa Regime Gets Away with Murder', has more chilling facts

Posted    06-Sep-2014    Vol  5   Issue  36
The challenger
The challenger

It challenged the idea of Ice Bucket Challenge itself. Manju Latha Kalanidhi, a journo from Hyderabad, changed the course of a charity wave, turning it more relevant to Indian context. Akash Bisht spoke to the Rice Bucket Challenge pioneer

Posted    06-Sep-2014    Vol  5   Issue  36
Delhi’s allure
Delhi’s allure

Youth from the North East find in New Delhi a job destination. ‘If on one hand the capital spells fear and unease, on the other it offers hope and prosperity,’ they tell Natalia Ningthoujam

Posted    16-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  33
Wrestling rights
Wrestling rights

Villagers of Balali in Haryana may now cheer at Phogat sisters for bringing laurels to India from Commonwealth Games. But when the girls took to wrestling, they opposed it, says Abhishek Roy

Posted    16-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  33
Double hurt
Double hurt

Armed conflict and environmental degradation affect all. But they hurt women more as Chetna Verma found in Mendhar district of Jammu and Kashmir where too many limbs had been lost to landmine

Posted    16-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  33
No kid's play
No kid's play

What started with 15 street boys is now an NGO touching the lives of 300,000 children in 3,000 locations in 19 states. Santosh Rao meets Mathew Spacie, who cranked the Magic Bus 15 years ago

Posted    06-Sep-2014    Vol  5   Issue  36
Sounds good
Sounds good

A device to detect hearing impairment in newborns will hit the market by 2016. Afsana Rashid spoke to designer Neeti Kailas, who explains how her innovation will help children born with hearing disability by facilitating an early intervention

Posted    25-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  34
Sprint to nowhere
Sprint to nowhere

A star sprinter who represented India, Bibiana Kulu is now a domestic help in a Mumbai home. The story of the 17-year-old tells more of the state of Indian sports itself. Rakhi Ghosh reports

Posted    06-Sep-2014    Vol  5   Issue  36
Fading stars
Fading stars

Malayalam cinema is changing as the three reigning superstars lose out on the popularity stakes to new comers and Tamil films are capturing the imagination of the audience, says Sanu George

Posted    30-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  35
Sobering mothers
Sobering mothers

Weaning Assam’s tea workers from alcohol was not an easy task for members of the Mother’s Club when they launched a campaign. But they persevered and made a mark, says Azera Parveen Rahman

Posted    25-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  34
Goa stirred
Goa stirred

It missed a chance to be on the Bond film, Skyfall. Soon it might be missed by all those benefitting from it. Dudhsagar, Goa’s grand waterfall, may soon dry up, says Mayabhushan Nagvenkar

Posted    30-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  35
Fighter women
Fighter women

As violence against women spirals all around, we rarely find someone plunging in to save someone or call the police. Syeda Hameed writes about two such brave women Mohini Giri and Padma Seth

Posted    06-Sep-2014    Vol  5   Issue  36
Smart mobility
Smart mobility

It is good times for Indian telecom companies in the next three years when online market will explode with smartphone users growing six times and buying five times more content, says a study

Posted    25-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  34
Golden shuttle
Golden shuttle

A Gold at Glasgow has not changed shuttler Parupalli Kashyap’s life as he prepares for this year’s World Championship and Asian Games. Sandip Sikdar meets the Gopichand protégé from Hyderabad

Posted    25-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  34
Fight for toilet
Fight for toilet

Many summer ago, in an obscure village in Odisha, a lone woman asked her in-laws for a toilet. Later when she built one, the entire village was inspired by her. Rakhi Ghosh meets Kabita Nayak

Posted    25-Aug-2014    Vol  5   Issue  34
Passion pursuit
Passion pursuit

Pursuing a passion as occupation is now common, finds out R V Rajan, who disapproves of a woman resenting her son not taking an engineer’s job though he earns well as musician

Posted    16 Aug 2014   
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