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girl with a broken neck now ceo of 4 billion indian asset manager

"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 manager.........

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akshay kumar donates rs 1 5 crore to build a home for transgenders in chennai

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 Facebook. ........

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meaidaibahun majaw 9 year old meghalaya girl who created anti bullying app invited to silicon valley

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 Entrepreneurs from Owl Ventures.” S........

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ditch cement use jaggery and eggs to build homes tn engineer shows you how

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 ........

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45 000 surgeries to date padma shri surgeon shares what care our knees need

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 ........

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when a 13 year old ludhiana girl impressed microsoft ceo satya nadella

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 make them take interest in Minecraft".........

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story of v unbeatable from mumbai slums to world stage

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 practicing one of their death-defying stunts and acrobatic dance moves that enthralled the wo........

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wendell rodricks was an icon of indian s lgbtq rights movement a pioneer who ventured where few had dared to

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 de Sol........

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this man travelled across india met pulwama martyrs family to collect soil to build a memorial

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 the Lethpora camp. ........

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three years after surviving cancer uttarakhand player hits century on ranji trophy debut

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 ........

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this woman is empowering 300 farmers while making all natural skin care products

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 India: A Harvest Co, a sustainable beauty brand that handcrafts its formulations usi........

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former chief engineer of andhra s electricity board spends 90 per cent of pension for welfare of poor

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 with the support of a senior ........

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meet dr mk bhan whose made in india vaccine saves thousands of kids annually

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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lala lajpat rai the patriot who changed face of indian politics

Lala Lajpat Rai: The Patriot Who Changed Face of Indian Politics

Lajpat Rai was born on 28 January 1865 to an Urdu teacher, Munshi Radha Krishan Agrawal, and Gulab Devi Agrawal, in Dhudike, Punjab (undivided India). He studied law at the Government College in Lahore, and in 1886, moved to Hisar to practice law. He later became a founding member of the Hisar bar council. As a law student in 1880, Rai met Lala Hans Raj and Guru Dutt Vidyarthi who later became his key allies to build & promote the 'swadeshi' infrastructure in India.........

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hyderabad sportskids bag national child awards

Hyderabad sportskids bag National child awards

Hyderabad shooter Esha Singh and mountaineer Samanyu Pothuraju have won this year’s Bal Shakti Puraskar for outstanding achievements in sports and will receive the awards from President Ramnath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. They will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi the next day and also participate in the Republic Day Parade on January 26.........

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messiah for the poor pune doc has done 350 heart surgeries for free

Messiah for the Poor, Pune Doc Has Done 350+ Heart Surgeries for Free!

A practising Cardiac Surgeon at Ruby Hall Clinic, a Pune-based hospital, the doctor also heads the Marian Cardiac Centre and Research Foundation, where he treats patients with heart defects for free. “I truly believe that the forces of nature are responsible for the good work done by the foundation and me. I have never had to turn any patient away for the lack of money or resources to facilitate th........

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at 90 this chandigarh grandma launched her startup with besan ki barfi

At 90, This Chandigarh Grandma Launched Her Startup With 'Besan Ki Barfi'!

Harbhajan was a proud woman when she returned home, armed with the Rs 2,000 that day. “That earning not only brought her happiness but also the confidence to take this initiative forward and make something of it.” Since then, Harbhajan made barfis and chutneys and various kinds of pickles, taking her products to the organic market every ten days. Despite her age, she continues to work and even enjoys it.........

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chuni goswami indian football s original superstar

Chuni Goswami, Indian football’s original superstar

Goswami, the most successful Indian football captain ever, turned 82. Under his captaincy, India won the gold medal in 1962 Asian Games, finished runners-up in 1964 Asian Cup, and narrowly lost to what was then Burma in Merdeka football six months later. In club football, he always played for Mohun Bagan. While in college, he captained Calcutta University in both football and cricket in the same year.........

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129 km in just 1 litre petrol vit students may just have built the car of the future

129 Km in Just 1 Litre Petrol: VIT Students May Just Have Built the Car of the Future!

What if you could travel 129 kilometres on just 1 litre of fuel? That would eventually translate to less emission and lesser pollution. With a mileage of 129 kmpl, we are making that possible,” says Sanjeev Poduri, a member of Team Eco Titans, who recently won the Shell Ecomarathon Asia 2018 (SEM).........

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ahmedabad mothers donate 90 litres of breast milk to help save premature babies

Ahmedabad Mothers Donate 90 Litres Of Breast Milk To Help Save Premature Babies

Talking of the initiative, senior neonatologist Dr Ashish Mehta of Arpan Newborn Care Center said, “Rushina’s deed is priceless. Her milk served as a panacea for these fragile babies weighing anywhere between 600 gm and 1.5 kg who are more prone to infections.” In a similar manner, another woman decided to donate after she saw a post on Facebook asking for breast milk for a sick premature baby at a private h........

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