• Delhi: Taekwondo trainer's home open for all those left on streets August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: An International Taekwondo trainer left his lavish lifestyle to serve the poor and the needy and is providing shelter to those with disabilities who have been abandoned by their families. The shelter located in Delhi's Vasant Kunj area provides love and care to the mentally challenged, elderly, differently-abled,...
  • CJ Appeals for Better Treatment of Leprosy Sufferers August 11, 2013

    One CJ - himself a leprosy sufferer - exposes the limited amount of compensation that victims receive, and documents their attempts to create a community for themselves. ...
  • When UP Police 'turned' a complainant into a criminal

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    It was a usual quiet afternoon when I reached my home at almost 4 pm on February 2, 2013. Unexpectedly, the main door was open...

  • MP: Meet Sharad Kumre, the man who has donated blood 50 times July 29, 2013

    Hoshangabad: A 42-year-old man in Madhya Pradesh has donated blood 50 times and has organised almost 90 blood donation camps. Sharad Kumre is also an environmentalist who carries out plantation drives in the remote villages of Madhya Pradesh. "I have motivated many people to donate blood. Those who feared earlier,...
  • Happy School, an educational platform for the unprivileged July 26, 2013

    Gurgaon: Happy School in Gurgaon caters to the children of rickshaw pullers and domestic helps, and is imparting education to them for a token fee of Rs 5 a month. The Happy School is an initiative by Kamal Capoor. From being taught English, Maths, computer science, dance or painting, the...
  • Faridabad: Leprosy patient help others like him to find home July 19, 2013

    Faridabad: After being thrown out of his home and forced to beg, leprosy patient M Gurappa vowed that he would not let other patients suffer the same fate and would also help them find a home. Gurappa was disowned by his family in his teens after he was afflicted with...
  • Aaramshop.com brings the grocery store to your home July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Aaramshop.com is an online platform for grocery stores where anyone can buy products on a click. It has tied up with several grocery stores and using this service will direct business to local traders. The application can also be downloaded on mobile phones. Aaramshop.com CEO Vijay Singh told...
  • All girls football team in Jammu and Kashmir June 14, 2013

    Girls in Jammu and Kashmir take to football and hope to make it big. ...
  • Bus with comforts of a private jet helps in charity work February 26, 2013

    Would you like to contribute to charity by going on a luxury bus ride? A concept initiated by banker-cum-philanthropist Madhabi Puri Buch, the Ashok Leyland Luxura Magical India Bus gives you the comfort of a house on wheels. Buch, who works as a fund raiser for the Founder Toofles Foundation,...
  • Ghaziabad: 60-year-old plants 4 lakh trees in 46 years January 16, 2013

    Sixty-year-old Raj Sharma is inspiring people to protect the environment. She has helped develop almost 40 parks in Ghaziabad and planted close to 4 lakh trees over the last 46 years. ...
  • Merchant Navy officer writes comics on war heroes August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Journalist: You must be so relieved and satisfied at the end of this operation. What does the victory feel like? Captain Vikram Batra: Feel like? Yeh dil maange more! That was Captain Vikram Batra who died a valiant death fighting Pakistan tooth and nail in July 1999 during...
  • Anna effect: India's villagers unite against corruption

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    Village Khaloaa, just 12 km from Agra, has an inspiring story to tell. Six months back, a few members of this village attended 'Anna ki...

  • Accompany me in building a better Bharat

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    How easy is it for a common man to sit in a group, have a cup of tea/coffee and slam the corrupt politicians? How easily...

  • Rise of people's power - one year, many instances

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    5 April 2012 was time for a flashback! A year earlier a group of civil society members under the leadership of Anna Hazare started an...

  • State protecting the corrupt and killing the honest

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    IPS officer Narendra Kumar was crushed to death by a tractor on 8 March 2012 in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district. His fault was taking action...