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Clean sweep

A Delhi dentist’s unclean spittoon spurred Amarinder Singh into doing something for the community’s health and starting his own clinic that has now grown into a Rs 140 crore turnover 321-clinic nationwide dental chain, says Sofia Danish Khan

An eco-warrior

As mystery shrouds the disappearance of activist S Mugilan for over 100 days, #WhereIsMugilan hash tag trends in Twitter and people in Tamil Nadu are demanding an answer from the police. G Babu Jayakumar traces Mugilan’s path as an activist

Ahead of others

She was born 15 weeks in advance and has been surging ahead of her peers intellectually since then. P C Vinoj Kumar talks to child prodigy K Visalini, who has one of the world’s highest IQ and at 19 years ready with big plans for the country

Gift solution

Wedding Wishlist links soon-to-be-married couples with their friends to make gifting a meaningful exercise, helping the bride and groom set up their nest in their own style. Radhika Sudhakar meets Kanika, who brought gift registry to India

Growing together

After making some money by organising adventure trips, seven friends from a Delhi school embarked on their own business adventure, making 3D printers and revolutionising classroom learning in schools. Sofia Danish Khan tells us how it happened

Sweet legacy

As a descendent of Rasgulla’s founder, he rose up to fight Odhisha’s bid to take ownership of Bengal’s culinary legacy. But more than that, Dhiman Das pulled K C Das, the brand set up by his forefathers, from the red, says Gurvinder Singh

Reluctant whiz-kid

For a co-founder of a global IT company that makes Rs 700 crore a year, Milind Borate dreamt below par as a teenager, though he realised his potential in due course and set out on his own, taking risks and overcoming setbacks, says Anvi Mehta

Fitting success

Fighting her own obesity, Diksha Chhabra emerged a fitness guru by using technology, mainly social media, to the hilt and made a cool Rs 15 lakh last year, sitting at home, giving ample time for the family. Sofia Danish Khan has the story

No containing her

Rhea M Singhal was concerned that the use of aluminium and plastic in food delivery can cause more cancer in India and developed an eco-friendly alternative, an agri-based container, which is now a multi-crore business, says Sofia Danish Khan

Royal tea

Two bankers’ sons in north Chennai left their IT jobs to start out on their own, banking on the city’s love for tea and built a fortune in two years. Radhika Sudhakar had a tete-a-tete with Chai Kings, Jahabar Sadique and Balaji Sadagopan

Fragrant paper flowers

Bengaluru couple Harish and Rashmi have turned a simple childhood activity of making paper flowers into a Rs 64 crore turnover business. Usha Prasad traces their incredible life journey, 10 years of which were spent in Singapore and Australia

Steeled to Win

Gunwant Singh Mongia has a will stronger than steel that which made a tycoon, earning Rs 350 crore a year, out of a seller of iron nails. His is a steely resilience, akin to his TMT bars, that he took adversity head on, says Gurvinder Singh

A Great Reviver

Not only did Hemang Bhatt pull his own life out of an abyss but also a floundering juice company by turning it into a successful brand and then went to start a restaurant chain, making over Rs 20 crore a year in just nine years, says Anvi Mehta