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While the entire country mourned with the scarred families of the Uri martyrs, Mahesh Savani, a businessman, a philanthropist and a social activist, took it upon himself to contribute to the lives of the family members who were beyond themselves with grief. He extended a helping hand to the families by offering to sponsor the …

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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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“If I don’t rescue them, how will they live on the streets? There is no one to take care of them,” says Amee. Amee is a resident of Horamavu, Bengaluru and she rescues dogs ill-treated by the society. She nurtures them in her own house, where 53 dogs now have taken over every single inch …

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Breaking the stereotypical clamour of corruption, the Hoshangabad SP and his team of police personals are using blackboards and Chalks to bring about a change in the society Government schools, especially in remote tribal and rural spaces, have often faced a disgusting apathy from numerous stakeholders in the society. We see the lack of interest …

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“अ से अनार, अा से अाम….  A for Apple, B for Ball”…. Hearing the familiar chaotic sound, my ears assured that it was a montessori School. Instantly, my eyes moved around in search of the source of noise, just to stop at a big blue board with flashy large words- HANUMANGANJ POLICE THANA. Peculiar! A rapid …

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Of all the stories which exemplify Virat Kohli’s fighting spirit, the one which stands out is when his father passed away. In a Ranji Trophy match in 2006, Karnataka amassed 446 against Delhi who were soon tottering at 14/4. An 18-year-old Virat Kohli waged a lone battle and ended the day on 40. It was …

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Hrithik Roshan has clapped hands with India’s first transgender band for a music video for their next single. India’s first transgender band, 6-Pack Band, has been sparking off plenty of excitement since its first single, “Hum Hain Happy”, a cover of Pharrell Williams’s popular 2013 track, “Happy” (2013), with a video shot across the city. …

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  Tens of thousands of citizens of the tiny kingdom of Bhutan came together earlier this month to welcome their newborn prince with Buddhist symbols by planting 108,000 trees, each sealed with a prayer for the heir to the throne. Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, three of his ministers, and the leader of Opposition were among the 100,000 …

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