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  India. 1.2 billion inhabitants. 29 states and 7 territories. 22 official languages and hundreds of dialects. India is the quintessential example of a pluralist country, with a wide variety of religions and cultures…but also an example of contrasts, where life is a surprising mix of tradition and modernity ; where slums are stacked next to …

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Feel the Difference

The tagline of the cause-driven brand, Two blind brothers clothing, is “Feel the Difference” and that’s what they do – to make a difference through the feel of their clothing products. Started by two brothers and students at the University of Virginia, Bradford and Bryan Manning, the e-commerce site sells luxury casual wear and the …

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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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Kaitley

“Understanding of Mental disability is virtually non-existent. Even in the hierarchy of disability, Mental Illness gains the lowest rung. Society needs to have provisions for accommodation and adaptation for the mentally disabled.” says Ambareen Abdullah who has always loved to know people closely. Be it the days of her graduation in Psychology or the Masters …

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Transgender Armenians

Armenia is one of the least LGBT-friendly countries in Europe YEREVAN, Oct 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When she was 14, Lilit Martirosyan decided she wanted to start earning money for herself. But finding a normal job was complicated – employers didn’t like the way she looked. So, like many transgender women in Armenia, she …

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SETU

A blend of diverse cultures and art forms practiced in different communities in India indeed makes it one of the most vibrant and colourful nations in the world. Be it embroidery, painting, wood carving, stone carving, sculpturing, India has traditionally been a heritage of craft and art forms and immensely creative and talented artists. If …

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Social Bite

Alice Thompson was an events student at the Queen Margaret University when just in a span of two years she realised that mere studying will not help her accomplish her goals and hence left to join with Capital Events as an intern. At the same time, Josh was looking for an intern who would join …

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Paperman

Economic stability, occupational shaming, cleanliness and a sensitized society are some of the most important goals for any country and the efforts of an individual in achieving these goals go a long way. Paperman, a Chennai based company founded in 2010, believes in contributing for the successful achievement of these goals. In a span of …

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Iftkhar Ali

The fruits are never hanging low for some people. For them, even simple acts such as getting out of the bed on their own or being able to walk the perfect way is very difficult. But those, who instead of surrendering to their misfortunes take them as a challenge and overcome their disabilities, are the …

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Nigeria

When everyone across the globe is feeling the atrocious wave of the scorching heat, a 13 year old has decided to make the world a better (and cooler) place to live in with the help of wireless fans. Ukoma Michael, a 13 year old kid from Nigeria created a wireless fan that can work upto …

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