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Ribhu Mukherjee of Mumbai is your regular 19 year old. Studying for an engineering degree at Symbiosis International University, Pune, he is extremely enthusiastic like many his age. He studies hard and harbors hobbies like travelling, writing, sketching and music. But, what sets Ribhu apart is that beyond his study and interests, he spends his …

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Paint Social

Art has always been utilized as a medium of expression. May it be a prehistoric cave painting, medieval masterpieces or pop art, art has always expressed the opinion of an era by just a stroke of the brush. But even today Art, specifically painting, is considered to be the forte of an ARTIST and not …

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Arundhati Mhatre

The concept of giving gifts stem from an affinity to show affection to those we love. While, at times, some gifts are just bought and passed along as mere formality, others have a thoughtful foundation to them. These are gifts that can practically change our lives and our perspective towards it. Arundhati Mhatre, a software …

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Thousands of passengers avail the services of the local trains every day in bustling heartland of Mumbai. But, more often than not, most of these passengers travel without tickets and often brandish it as a sign of privilege and wit. Very few truly realize that it is their duty, as a citizen of this nation, …

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Signal Shaala or the Signal School, is a school like no other. For one, it does not stand tall in a well-structured building. Signal Shaala is a shipment container transformed into a mini-school, sitting smug under a bridge in a heavy-traffic area of Thane city. The container shuts out the noise from the traffic above. …

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Out of the vast and diverse population of India, a large number of individuals are those who suffer with some form of disability. Although it is not a hidden fact, but the abjection and differentiation they receive from the majority is evident. And while the acceptance from society for such individuals has been lukewarm, there …

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Every Mumbaikar boasts of the majestic sea and beaches that adorn the city. However, what they cannot boast of, is the garbage that is left behind every year after Ganpati Visarjan on the beaches of the city. To show strength and the impact of collective action, Free A Billion in collaboration with Indian Development Foundation conducted …

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STORY OF MUSIC DIRECTOR ABHISHEK RAY WHO STARTED HIS OWN WILDLIFE RESERVE WHICH IS NOW HOME TO TIGERS, LEOPARDS AND 600 VARIETIES OF BIRDS AND OTHER SPECIES Since childhood, there were just two things around which the life of young Abhishek Ray revolved. They were Music and Wildlife. Singing hymns and visiting the zoo was …

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Have we ever considered what happens to the children who lose their parents and have nowhere to go? If they are fortunate, they end up in an orphanage. But what becomes of those young orphans when they move out of those orphanages? Destitute, vulnerable and lacking basic skills for employability, they move into a world …

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