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The 65-yo Postman Who Trekked 15 Km Of Forests Daily But Never Failed To Do His Job

65-year-old D Sivan, calls himself an ordinary man living a simple life. Until about a month ago, the Coonoor resident and former postmaster would follow a routine that remained unchanged for 35 years. At 10 AM, he would begin the journey to the Hillgrove Post Office, his workplace, which is approximately 10 kilometers from Coonoor. While he would ride on a local bus for the first 4 kilometers, he covered the rest of the distance on foot, walking through several tea estates, and finally reach ........

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President Ram Nath Kovind's Wife Stitches Masks For Shelter Homes

President Ram Nath Kovind's wife Savita Kovind on Wednesday stitched face masks at Shakti Haat in the President's Estate as part of the fight against COVID-19. These masks will be distributed at various shelter homes of the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board. Savita Kovind was seen covering her face with a red colour cloth mask. By stitching masks, Savita Kovind has given a message that everyone can fight the COVID-19 pandemic together. Health experts have recommended tha........

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27-YO Man Invested Rs 10K to Grow Mushrooms. He Now Earns a Lakh Every Month

A job at a reputable company, with a salary to lead a decent life — this is the dream for any young professional. However, for 27-year-old Mahesh Kumar, a resident of Lingampally, a suburb in Hyderabad, the dream soon turned into a life of drudgery. As the ennui grew, Mahesh began to seriously consider leaving the job, and starting a business where he could not only earn more money, but also make his own rules. After some deliberation, he quit his job in 2016, to start his own business related to agriculture, more specifically, mushro........

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'Always Dreamt of This Day': Tea Seller's Daughter Tops IAF Academy, Receives President's Plaque

With hard work and perseverance, one can achieve anything and a shining example of it is 23-year-old Aanchal Gangwal, who is now a flying officer of the Indian Air force. Notably, Aanchal comes from a humble background as her father Suresh Gangwal owns a small tea stall at Neemuch district of Madhya Pradesh.Despite all odds, the small-town girl fought all obstacles to become one of the 19 women officers who were commissioned by the Indian Air Force (IAF) at the combined graduation........

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This Bengaluru Man Will Convince You to Grow And Eat Weeds, And They Are Delicious!

Artist Suresh Kumar G has been making the most of the lockdown in his garden. The 47-year-old resident of Bengaluru not only tends to the fruits and vegetables but also looks after the weeds. For long, we have believed that weeds are undesirable and unwanted plants. But, not Suresh. “A lot of us unknowingly get rid of weeds that grow in our gardens, thinking that they deter the growth of fruits and vegetables. But, if you look at traditional cuisines, weeds have been used to cook dishes. The reason is they are n........

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IAS Officer Refuses 6-Month Maternity Leave amid COVID-19 Crisis, Joins Work with Month-Old Baby

In an inspiring incident, an Indian Administrative Service officer gave up her six month maternity leave and returned to work within just a month of giving birth. Srijana Gummalla, who passed out with the 2013 IAS batch and is currently serving as Commissioner of the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) in Andhra Pradesh, gave birth earlier in the year. The young mother, however, was back at work within just a week with the baby in tow. Images of her holding her newborn baby in her arms while working in her office went........

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Positive Thinking Quotes and A Positive story

Know Here Positive thinking quotes and short a short story of positive thinking. How to gain a positive thought? How to be positive and face your problems. S........

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"Girl With A Broken Neck", Now CEO Of $4 Billion Indian Asset Manager

Lots of female chief executive officers have stories about conquering adversity. Radhika Gupta's begins when she entered the world with a broken neck. The birth complication left Gupta's neck with a permanent tilt, a feature that at times had an impact on her self esteem but has now become a source of inspiration for doing things differently. At 36, she has already set up India's first domestic hedge fund and become the country's only female head of a major asset m........

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Akshay Kumar Donates Rs 1.5 Crore To Build A Home For Transgenders In Chennai

Akshay Kumar, who is currently busy with his forthcoming releases, took out time to support and uplift the transgender community in India. The actor recently donated Rs 1.5 crore to build a home for transgenders in Chennai. Raghava Lawrence, who is directing Akshay's upcoming film Laxmmi Bomb, shared the "good news" of the actor's new initiative with friends and fans along with some pictures on Faceb........

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Meaidaibahun Majaw, 9-Year-Old Meghalaya Girl Who Created Anti-Bullying App, Invited To Silicon Valley

As per reports, Majaw is a student of Class IV in Shillong and she has been selected by an online portal, White Hat Junior, as among 12 winners. She might be the youngest entrepreneur from the North-east region. “Kudos Mae Mae, who is one of our winners of the 12 chosen ones! Mae Mae will soon be flying to #SiliconValley to meet #Google Scientists, Waymo Engineers, VC’s from Nexus Ventures and En........

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Ditch Cement, Use Jaggery & Eggs to Build Homes! TN Engineer Shows You How

No, this is not a joke. Jawahar C, a resident of Vellakoil in Tamil Nadu’s Tirupur district, is currently supervising the construction of his 3200 sq ft home, which is being built using jaggery and egg whites. “Our ancestors built and lived in eco-friendly homes, that were well-ventilated, sturdy, and served all their needs. I was deeply inspired by them and wanted to do something similar. Besides, construction activities can be extremely polluting. We are anyway facing a severe scarcity of natural resources, so why burden the earth further........

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45,000 Surgeries To Date: Padma Shri Surgeon Shares What Care Our Knees Need

Dr Ashok Rajgopal is the Group Chairman of the Medanta Institute of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Orthopaedics, The Medicity, Gurugram. An internationally renowned orthopaedic surgeon, he holds a track record of over 30,000 total knee replacement surgeries and more than 15,000 arthroscopic surgeries for ligament repairs and reconstructions. Born in 1953, Dr Rajgopal pursued his M.B.B.S from the Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, and his masters from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi and the University of Liverpool,........

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When a 13-year-old Ludhiana girl impressed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Namya Joshi, a seventh-grader from Sat Paul Mittal School in Ludhiana loves training teachers and has been a crusader for making learning fun through technology. Joshi, 13, has been helping teachers -- not only at her school but across the globe -- convert classroom lessons into interactive Minecraft sessions. For her, Minecraft is a great platform and "if children do not like reading books, one can ma........

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Story Of 'V Unbeatable': From Mumbai Slums To World Stage

A team of 29 dancers called "V Unbeatable" from the slums of Mumbai's Bhayander and Naigaon has found international glory after winning the Championship Trophy, an extension of the original US reality show, America's Got Talent. They received $1 million for this feat. For these children who did not even have passports, dancing is not just a passion but also a tribute to their co-founder Vikas Gupta, who died in an accident while pra........

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Wendell Rodricks was an icon of Indian's LGBTQ rights movement — a pioneer who ventured where few had dared to

I knew of Wendell Rodricks long before I met him. In 2002 he had made news by entering into a civil partnership with a Frenchman named Jerome Marrel. A timeline of Indian LGBTQ history from Queer Ink takes note of that, under 2002. It was not surprising that a fashion designer was gay. Many were rumoured to be. What was remarkable was that he not only chose to be out, he chose to out his relationship. He told Reader’s Digest years later that he and Jerome signed the Pacte Civil........

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This Man Travelled Across India, Met Pulwama Martyrs Family To Collect Soil To Build A Memorial

Umesh Gopinath Jadhav, a musician from Maharashtra had spent the better part of 2019 traveling across the country meeting the families of all the 40 CRPF men killed in the biggest of its kind attack on Indian forces. He had also collected soil from outside the homes and placed it into an urn. After travelling over 61,000 km long journey across India to meet families of the 40 jawans and collecting soil from their homes, on Friday, Jadav present the urn at the memorial column at th........

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Three Years After Surviving Cancer, Uttarakhand Player Hits Century on Ranji Trophy Debut

At 15, budding cricketer Kamal Kaniyal, who was part of the Uttar Pradesh U-14 and U-16 camps, was diagnosed with leukaemia, cancer of the blood. Three years on, Kaniyal, on his Ranji Trophy debut for Uttarakhand on Thursday scored 101 off 160 balls with the help of 17 fours against Maharashtra in Round nine of Elite Group C. Kaniyal’s knock helped Uttarakhand take a slender 44 runs first-innings lead over Maharashtra. Maharashtra were bowled out for 207........

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This Woman is Empowering 300+ Farmers While Making All-Natural Skin Care Products

Shantal Mujumdar, an entrepreneur from Bengaluru, wanted to go two steps further in this regard — she wanted to enable people to use skin care products made of ethically-produced, in-season, all-natural ingredients. But not just that. In the process, she also wanted her customers to be able to empower farmers who grow the raw materials going into her products. And that’s the vision with which she founded Rasalila In........

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Former Chief engineer of Andhra's electricity board spends 90 per cent of pension for welfare of poor

CVN Murthy, a former chief engineer of the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board (APSEB), spends 90 per cent of his pension on social service activities every month. He spends Rs 30,000 to feed more than 120 beggars daily at various temples in the district headquarters town. The septuagenarian also offers medicines worth Rs 15,000 to the poor by conducting evening clinics at the Red Cross Medicine Bank and Panchayatana Siddi Vinayaka temple at PN Colony w........

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Meet Dr MK Bhan, Whose Made-In-India Vaccine Saves Thousands of Kids Annually

Dr MK Bhan was the man behind the Rotavac vaccine, the first indigenously developed rotavirus vaccine which drastically lowered the cost of vaccination for diarrhoea. A three-dose vaccination course of Rotovac vaccine for full immunisation costs just Rs 180 as compared to the two other WHO-approved vaccines available in the market which cost around Rs 2,500 per course. ........

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