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    Issa Fathima Jasmine
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    Issa Fathima Jasmine
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    Issa Fathima Jasmine
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    Issa Fathima Jasmine
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    Issa Fathima Jasmine
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    Issa Fathima Jasmine
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    Issa Fathima Jasmine

Waste Not, Want Not: Issa, the Guardian Angel

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While Robin Hood was famous and loved for taking money from the rich and giving to the poor, Issa Fathima Jasmine collects wasted, excess or leftover food from different sources and gives it to the millions of poor and starving souls in our society. She does this through her immensely credible – Project Ayyamittu Unn,…

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    Prashant Kumar and Ben Reid-Howells
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    Prashant Kumar and Ben Reid-Howells
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    Prashant Kumar and Ben Reid-Howells
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    Prashant Kumar and Ben Reid-Howells
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    Prashant Kumar and Ben Reid-Howells
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    Prashant Kumar and Ben Reid-Howells
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    Prashant Kumar and Ben Reid-Howells
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    Prashant Kumar and Ben Reid-Howells

From India To Scotland : A Bike Journey For A Cause

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This is the story of two young men, Prashant Kumar from India and Ben Reid-Howells from Canada, who left their career paths to pursue something clearly unprofitable, vastly complex and problematically intangible. Prashant was an upcoming artist who dropped out of engineering college to create useful art from waste and went on to redesign over…

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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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    Samiya Rafiq
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    Samiya Rafiq
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    Samiya Rafiq
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    Samiya Rafiq
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    Samiya Rafiq
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    Samiya Rafiq
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    Samiya Rafiq
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    Samiya Rafiq

She is Clothed With Strength And Dignity

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The point of all this is knowing about this amazing Pakistani woman who has currently taken initiative with class, grace and dignity. ‘Climbing’ Her Way Past All Obstacles to Greatness This girl has proven that the outdoors isn’t just for the boys with her passion for mountain climbing. Born and raised in Saudi Arabia, Samiya Rafiq…

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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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    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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    SAI KAUSTUV DASGUPTA
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    SAI KAUSTUV DASGUPTA
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    SAI KAUSTUV DASGUPTA
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    SAI KAUSTUV DASGUPTASAI KAUSTUV DASGUPTA
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    SAI KAUSTUV DASGUPTA

How Sai Kaustuv Turned His Disability Into A Driving Force

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Determination might be just a word for some people, but for Sai Kaustuv Dasgupta, there is no end to will power or motivation. Being a man whose body is 90% disabled, he has not let that define him. A singer, graphic designer and motivational speaker, he has left no stone unturned to defy what one…

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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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    Tushar Rishi

How Tushar Rishi broke the shackles of cancer to inspire people

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Tushar Rishi began his inspirational journey when he decided to overcome his cancer by channelling his experiences through a creative outlet into his book, The Patient Patient. During his chemotherapy sessions, he would return home from the hospital and write about everything he felt and saw on that day. Seven or eight months into his…

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    Malvika Iyer
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    Malvika Iyer
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    Malvika Iyer
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    Malvika Iyer
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    Malvika Iyer

The bomb blast survivor who never played the victim card

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A freak bomb blast in 2002 left the then 13-year-old Malvika Iyer an amputee. Preventing the ability to control her limbs, it was as though the teenager’s future had been blown to bits. However, young Malvika did not live in misery and play the victim. She rose to the challenge, overcame obstacles and is a…

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    Virali Modi
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    Virali Modi
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    Virali Modi
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    Virali Modi
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    Virali Modi
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    Virali Modi
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    Virali Modi

How Two Failed Suicide Attempts Made Virali Modi A Successful Phenomenon

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Several years ago, Virali Modi was clinging on for her life in a ventilator following an accident. Lying helplessly in a coma, the odds were against her at that point but, sure enough, that she regained consciousness and had got her life back. However, she wasn’t mentally prepared for the fact that she wouldn’t be…

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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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    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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    priyank asha sukanand
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Paving The Way To Help The Nation Accept The LGBT Lifestyle

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Coming out as a homosexual at only 13, Priyank Asha Sukanand calls himself an ‘early bloomer’. He later walked his first gay pride in 2008 with the help of his dear friend who he met in theatre, Palavi Chander. Priyank later joined a LGBT support group and eventually founded a youth support group in 2011,…

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    Saswati Singh
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    Saswati Singh
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    Saswati Singh

A Mother Who Pushed Away Depression And Gave In To INSPIRATION

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After her son was rejected in 42 special schools due to autism, Saswati Singh took matters into her own hand by founding  ‘Inspiration’. Inspiration has a Special School, Vocational Centre, as also a fully equipped Occupational Therapy Centre for the cognitively challenged. They also have free training sessions for parents who are also encouraged to…

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    Khushboo Kumari
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    Khushboo Kumari
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    Khushboo Kumari
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    Khushboo Kumari
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    Khushboo Kumari
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    Khushboo Kumari

This Class ‘8’ Student Teaches Us Why It’s Important To Not Fall Victim To Our Circumstances

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Khushboo Kumari is not your everyday class ‘8’ student. Referred by some as a child prodigy, Khushboo has performed her poetry at National Youth Poetry Slam. When asked about the poetry competition, she says, “In class 4, Robin Bhaiya had asked us all to write a poem. I got a poem the very next day.…

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    Padma Vishwanath
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    Padma Vishwanath

Padma Vishwanath Iyer; The Progressive Mother Who Wholeheartedly Supports The LGBT Community

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We live in a society where the LGBT community is still not accepted completely and wholeheartedly. The older generation especially, has a hard time wrapping their heads around gays, bisexuals, etc.  The mother of Harish Iyer, Padma Vishwanath Iyer is unlike most people from her generation. She has lovingly accepted her son’s sexuality and his…

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