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    Durga Kolli
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    Durga Kolli
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    Durga Kolli
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    Durga Kolli
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    Durga Kolli
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    Durga Kolli

Give A Gift with A Meaning with Kaira Gift World

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Tired of buying meaningless gifts that don’t have any thought or feelings put into them by their makers? Why would they anyway as not everybody understands the emotions behind giving someone a gift. But Kaira Gift World is different. Started by a mother of two and a former corporate professional, Kaira Gift World understands the…

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    Rohan Chakravarty

A Wildlife Enthusiast; A Nature Conservationist; A Cartoonist – Green Humour Puts a Fun Twist On Saving the World

We hear all about the importance of protecting wildlife that’s going extinct or conserving the depleting environment on the news, on the radio and everywhere else; but is anyone really taking it seriously? Well, maybe they would if a little fun and humor were added to the seriousness of wildlife, environment and nature conservation. And…

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    Pragya Singh
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    Pragya Singh
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    Pragya Singh
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    Pragya Singh
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    Pragya Singh
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    Pragya Singh
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    Pragya Singh
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    Pragya Singh
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    Pragya Singh

Prayers of Acid Attack Victims Answered by an Angel

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When Pragya Singh suffered a horrible acid attack by a previously rejected suitor she felt her whole life come crashing down around her. She was turned away from jobs and felt isolated in society. The acid attack left Pragya’s face horribly scarred, burnt and damaged but it didn’t damage her inner strength. She picked herself…

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    Kavan Antani

Bring Out the Creative Genius in You with India’s Largest Professional Creative Network

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If you’re tired of your mundane desk job or scared of getting sucked into the vortex of corporate uncreativeness, then what you need is IndieFolio. IndieFolio is the perfect outlet for your brilliant, creative and unique ideas. What’s IndieFolio all about? IndieFolio, co-founded by graphic designer Kavan Antani, is an online platform and market network…

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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza

Arjun Dsouza, The dreamer with a purpose

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Music has the ability to transform someone physically, mentally and emotionally all the while nurturing their personality. Arjun Dsouza, one ambitious individual, realized the potential that can be brought out in people through music, decided to found a non-profit zero overhead, non-governmental organization that teaches music and dance to special children as well as physically…

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    Nijesh Shah
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    Nijesh Shah
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    Nijesh Shah
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    Nijesh Shah
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    Nijesh Shah

The story behind the bookstore of our dreams

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Sapna Book House has been a household name in Bangalore as well as Karnataka for around 50 inspiring years. Determined to not let it stop there, Nijesh Shah, a young man passionate about technology, decided to create an online presence for the book house and created Sapna Infoway. From a small 10X10 sq ft of…

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    Vishal Singh
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    Vishal Singh
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    Vishal Singh
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    Vishal Singh
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    Vishal Singh

The Mane Man In The Country When It Comes To Beards

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Despite living in a generation that accepts trends, whichever way they come, bearded men was the trend that took everyone pleasantly by surprise. Trends come and go, fizzling out soon enough. However, the beard club has never been just a trend; it has slowly become a medium that unites bearded men from different religions, race,…

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    Sharad Kumar
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    Sharad Kumar
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    Sharad Kumar
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    Sharad Kumar
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    Sharad Kumar

The Stroke Survivor Who Pumps Life Into Other Survivors

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After a devastating stroke in 2012, doctors gave up on Sharad Kumar merely due to the severity of the condition. He lost his voice for 3 years and has been paralyzed on his right side ever since. Having survived the traumatic disease, the challenge for the brave man was to rebuild his life. Sharad says,…

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    Aparna Athreya
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    Aparna Athreya
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    Aparna Athreya
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    Aparna Athreya
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    Aparna Athreya
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    Aparna Athreya
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    Aparna Athreya

Aparna Athreya’s Spiritual Transformation That Gratified Her Heart

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After having successfully worked in the software industry for 15 years, Aparna Athreya was involved in a lot of CSR related work. She received several opportunities to work with kids and gradually the techie developed a deep passion for working with children. She says, “I loved it so much that I was in two minds,…

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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram

How An Experiential Travel Company Is Bettering The Lives Of Several Indians

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Apart from being an alumna of IIM B, Gauri Jayaram also has over 20 years of experience in the travel industry. Having grown businesses of several travel companies, she decided to start one of her own. The Active Holiday Company is the first Indian company to focus exclusively on International Adventure Travel. Her company is…

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    Abhilasha Dafria
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    Abhilasha Dafria

Why Start-Ups Are Counting On Abhilasha Dafria To Get To The Next Level

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After being involved with startup journalism, Abhilasha Dafria was introduced to the start-up ecosystem in India. What she realized was that many entrepreneurs had grand ideas, but had a hard time executing it due to the lack of a relevant network. To bridge this gap, Abhilasha founded Venturator. Combining the words ‘venture’ and ‘accelerator’, the…

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    VARUN GUPTA

Varun Gupta Tells Us Why Adapting To Adversities Is A Big Part Of Being Successful

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Graduating from Purdue University, USA to be a computer engineer, Varun Gupta later went on to do his MBA from Columbia University, New York. However, he has been involved in his family business, a water purifying business, for the last 10 years. In 2015, he branched out of his family business to start Clicktable; a…

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    Anurag Jain and Manish Kumar
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    Manish Kumar

How Manish Kumar Overcame The Negativity Thrown At Him And Is Building An Empire

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A graduate from IIT Kanpur, Manish Kumar has over a decade of experience in the banking and financial industry. Subsequent to which, he founded ‘KredX’; India’s first invoice discounting marketplace that connects businesses looking to raise fast working capital, with investors. To understand his business model simply, he says, “We enable the growth of small businesses…

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    Pavitra Chalam

How Pavitra Chalam’s Passion For Filmmaking Is Shaping A Better Future For Our Society

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Born and raised in Bangalore, Pavitra Chalam was a national-level roller skater and athlete for more than a decade before she embarked on her journey as a filmmaker. Pavitra represented India as a Peace Ambassador to Pakistan in 2003. As part of the Youth Initiative for Peace in Pakistan, she was chosen by her peers…

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    Sudheendra Chilappagari
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    Sudheendra Chilappagari

How Sudheendra Chilappagari Is Finding The Working Class A Place Where They Belong.

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After graduating from BITS Pilani, Sudheendra Chilappagari went on to work for companies that gave him tremendous exposure in various parameters that helped him in starting up his company, Belong; the world’s first predictive outbound hiring solution that helps companies discover, engage and hire undiscoverable talent. The entrepreneur says that he watches, nurtures and is…

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    Sahil Kakaria

From Wall Street To Beauty And Fitness, How Does He Do It?

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With the experience he mastered from all the internships in Wall Street in America, and then further sharpening it in Imperial College, London with his MBA, was when Sahil Kakaria found his entrepreneurial idea: GlowVita. GlowVita is a one-stop on-demand beauty, wellness, and fitness app. He also has an experience in banking from London, adding…

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    Aditya Raj Kapoor
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    Aditya Raj Kapoor

The Maverick Biker From The Kapoor Khandaan

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The maverick of the Kapoor family, Aditya Raj Kapoor is a businessman and an avid traveler who moved away from the Kapoor family’s traditional Bollywood career path. He has several businesses including an amusement park, a fashion school in UAE. Apart from the philanthropist side of his personality, Aditya is an enthusiastic bike rider, who at…

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    Kirthi Jayakumar
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    Kirthi Jayakumar
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    Kirthi Jayakumar
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    Kirthi Jayakumar

How Kirthi Jayakumar Is Changing The Landscape Of Society In Terms Of Women’s Safety

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One day after Kirthi Jayakumar turned 25, on December 16, 2012, is when the infamous Delhi gang-rape happened. Kirthi was receiving an award for her work with a US based NGO called ‘Delta Women’, which worked for the rights of women in the US and Nigeria. Awakened by the lack of security for the women…

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    Tejas Football
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    Tejas Football
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    Tejas Football
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    Tejas Football
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    Tejas Football
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    Tejas R

He Is Building India’s No.1 Under 19 Football Team With Underprivileged Kids

For Tejas R, football is not merely a sport, but an art, an art to make children smile, laugh and be a sportsman. Tejas has dedicated himself to football and coaching, but what makes this football freestyler unique? His absolute joy in being a Football Clown. Clowning and making a fool of himself, Tejas visits…

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