Courage

  • Gujarat: Woman fights her way out of coma, identifies her attackers four years after attack 1 week ago

    Ahmedabad: In an incident of sheer grit and determination, a 26-year-old woman, Dimple Patel, in Gujarat identified her alleged attackers in court four years after the attack. The brutal assault had left the woman in coma for almost a year. The woman has lost her hearing and can barely talk...
  • Antony a good man but surrounded by a web of bureaucrats: Gen VK Singh's autobiographer April 6, 2014

    New Delhi: With the clock ticking down, the fate of 542 candidates that will be sent to the next Lok Sabha hangs in the balance. Amidst the shrill, high-pitched drama with various candidates attacking their rivals, the one issue that is omnipresent is the multiple scams in Defence deals. The...
  • Veer: 'Courage beyond compare', stories of extraordinary struggles April 3, 2014

    The book tells the stories of the extraordinary struggles of some of India's highly accomplished para athletes. These athletes overcame unbelievable physical and mental challenges to become world beaters in their chosen sporting arena. ...
  • US to honour India's 'Stop Acid Attacks' campaigner March 4, 2014

    Washington: Laxmi, a "Stop Acid Attacks" campaigner from India is one of the ten "extraordinary women from 10 countries with the 2014 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award" on Tuesday. US First Lady Michelle Obama will join deputy secretary of State Heather Higginbottom as the latter presents the...
  • Delhi-Mumbai Go Air flight returns to Delhi after fire warning November 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi bound Go Air flight returned to Delhi 40 minutes after take off following a fire warning which was raised on the flight. The flight had departed at 8 am on Saturday and developed a technical snag midway after which it had to be flown back to...
  • Age row created deliberately to cut short my career, says VK Singh November 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Army chief Gen VK Singh, in his autobiography released recently, has taken a swipe at his predecessors over his age controversy and claimed it was done deliberately to cut short his career. VK Singh's last few months in office saw a legal tussle with the government concerning...
  • Age row created deliberately, claims VK Singh November 10, 2013

    Former Army chief Gen VK Singh, in his autobiography released recently, has taken a swipe at his predecessors over his age controversy and claimed it was done deliberately to cut short his career. VK Singh's last few months in office saw a legal tussle with the government concerning his age. In his...
  • Gen VK Singh takes potshots at the functioning of Manmohan Singh November 9, 2013

    Former Army Chief Gen VK Singh has taken potshots at the functioning of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was "expressing helplessness in matters" that should have been trivial. In his autobiography 'Courage and Convictions', the former chief said he had briefed the Prime Minister about his visit to Myanmar and told...
  • There is a need for transparency in defence procurement: VK Singh November 7, 2013

    Ahead of the release of his book 'Courage and Conviction', former Army chief VK Singh has alleged that the arms lobby had become "very powerful" and was now a part of the "system" in the country. "The arms lobby is very powerful now. As far as arms dealers are concerned,...
  • Stand by comments on Army giving money to J&K politicians: VK Singh November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of the release of his book 'Courage and Conviction', former Army chief VK Singh has said that he stands by his comments on money being given to Kashmir's politicians by the Indian Army. "Whatever I have said, I stand by that. I have said nothing that has not...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage, creativity and compassion June 2, 2013

    Watch the show for positive stories from across the country. ...
  • Kylie Minogue honoured with 2013 Courage Award May 5, 2013

    London: Pop star Kylie Minogue has been honoured with Courage Award for her battle with breast cancer by the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Women's Cancer Research Fund. Minogue, 44, who diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, said she found it hard to feel positive while battling the disease, reported Daily Express. "Sometimes when...
  • Act against hate speech makers, SC tells government April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Holding that hate speeches targeting a section of society were weakening the country's social fabric, the Supreme Court on Monday urged the central and the state governments to demonstrate courage and proceed against political and religious authors of these speeches. A bench of Chief Justice Altamas Kabir, Justice...
  • US to give 'women of courage award' to Delhi braveheart posthumously March 5, 2013

    Washington: United States has selected the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart for the International Women of Courage Award. The award to the braveheart would be presented posthumously by the First Lady Michelle Obama and the Secretary of State John Kerry, on March 8, an official announcement said on Monday. "For millions of Indian...
  • India Positive: Stories of hope, courage and positivity February 9, 2013

    On this episode we bring you a story of a man who fought against all odds to become a doctor. ...
  • India Positive: Living against the odds January 12, 2013

    On this episode we bring you stories of inspiring individuals. ...
  • Rolex awards: Honouring exceptional individuals January 6, 2013

    On this episode we bring you the official ceremony of the 15th Rolex awards. ...
  • India Positive: Inspiring stories of courage, good work November 11, 2012

    As Cyclone Nilam ravaged the coast of Chennai, 5 brave fishermen jumped into the sea to save sailors of MT Pratibha Cauvery from drowning. ...
  • India Positive awards: Honouring bravery October 13, 2012

    On this episode we meet three spacial achievement awards winners. ...
  • India Positive: Stories that make us feel proud July 8, 2012

    On this episode we bring you the stories of the real life heroes who inspire others. ...
  • India Positive: stories of courage and good work June 30, 2012

    On this episode we bring you the stories of a story of the separated conjoined twins and more. ...
  • India Positive: Stories of selfless individuals May 12, 2012

    On this episode we bring you the stories of the real life heroes who inspire others. ...
  • India Positive: Stories that make us feel proud April 28, 2012

    This week on India Positive, stories about heroes of Jalandhar tragedy, a class 10 dropout who writes, prints and publishes a magazine 'Baal Ki Khaall' and much more. ...
  • India Positive: stories of invention and inspiration April 24, 2012

    We bring you courageous stories of people which bring hopes to thousands. ...
  • India Positive: stories of courage and good work December 17, 2011

    On this episode we talk about the individuals who are helping those in need and setting an example for others. ...
  • Common People Show that Uncommon Courage Wins December 23, 2011

    Who is an idol? If we look at the question the way a celebrity-obsessed, media-driven culture wants us to, its answer becomes simple: an idol is somebody we know ('we' here standing for the urban middle class which has set a certain standard for its idols, and those fitting in...
  • Disabled Soldiers' Rally: Jawans show courage December 9, 2011

    HYDERABAD: The year was 1984. Umendra, a young jawan undergoing training at the Artillery Centre here, was looking forward to the day he would serve his country on the battlefield. Fate, though, had other plans for him. He met with a road accident and was left paralysed chest under. Today...
  • India Positive: Inspiring stories of courage November 26, 2011

    On this episode we meet people with a mission to make paths for who follow them easier. ...
  • Zindagi Live: honouring the real heroes November 30, 2011

    On this special episode we look back at the people who shared their stories of struggle and courage with us....
  • India Positive: A hope filled Diwali for some October 27, 2011

    On this episode we bring you stories of people who light up our lives. ...