The Solar Urja Lamp SoUL

Many villages in the Dungarpur district of Rajasthan had never seen light after sundown. Without any stable connection to the state electrical grid, they mostly resorted to Kerosene lamps. But today, the situation has changed drastically. The Solar Urja Lamp (SoUL) project – a brainchild of IIT Bombay – which was started in 2015 by …

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850 students of the Assam Valley School at Balipara, around 200 km northeast of Guwahati, are accomplishing what the civic bodies of there couldn’t. These students have collected and contributed over Rs.3.5 lakh, along with their own physical efforts, to pave a 90-metre road to Khelmati weekly market near Balipara on which the farmers and …

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Lee Duck Hee

Lee Duck Hee, the 143rd best tennis player in the world, and the 2nd highest ranked professional in the 18-and-under category, was diagnosed deaf when he was only 2 years old. Instead of whining for days and staying put, his parents bravely researched for a place where he can be properly educated. The main criteria …

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Sharath Gayakwad

Sharath Gayakwad  has come a long way. From being forced into learning a life-saving skill to falling in love with that sport and earning record breaking medals for the country. Yes, Sharath became the first Indian to win six medals in a multi-disciplinary sport event at the Asian Para-games in Incheon, South Korea in 2014 …

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Born and brought up in a remote village on the border of India and Pakistan, Inderpreet Singh has seen the changing conditions of the youth of Punjab, getting addicted to malicious stuff with no sensitization, whatsoever, to the societal issues. Ever since he was an undergraduate, he believed in improving the substandard condition of India, …

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Francesca Jones

15-year-old Francesca Jones might be the most remarkable and certainly is the most inspirational tennis player who competed at the Wimbledon this year. She was born with Ectrodactyly Ectodermal Dysplasia (EED), a rare condition that caused her hands and feet to develop abnormally and has left her with only three fingers in each hand. Even …

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