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Art has always been one of the fundamental building blocks of our society. But, often, due to the commercial cogwheels, our sensibility towards art gets restricted to a niche and thus, true appreciation of arts and artists goes down the drain. To tackle this notion, two brothers from Ahmedabad, Rutul and Ronak, have come up …

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Re-imagining the design of a centuries-old dress appeared to be far-fetched. It seemed too simple to work: update the phanek, a traditional Manipuri wrapping skirt to a more modern, stylish fashion. But what started out as an ambitious idea between five determined manipur women blossomed into a lucrative business that none of them could fathom. …

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Technology is all pervasive and is found in almost every walk of life. A large number of startups are now banking on technology for their products and services and are highly dependent on the same to mark a competitive edge. But can you imagine that junk collection too can become a business based on technology? …

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Imagine carrying a 25 kg briefcase on your head and walking a distance of 2.5km every day to office. Now imagine having to do this tedious task three times, every single day. This is typically what every Indian woman in rural India is required to do to fulfill the water needs of her family, resulting …

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Concerned about Bengaluru’s shrinking green cover, Kapil Sharma, a software engineer decided to do something about it. What started as a small initiative eventually grew into a full-fledged operation. Kapil’s passion gave birth to the NGO, SayTrees. He is transforming the city and making it green once again. “A recent study has shown the number of trees per …

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Providing veterinary services all over Guwahati meant a lot of commuting for Pradip every day. Once, when he did not get any transport, he hired a Cycle Rickshaw to reach the place. During the ride he got into a conversation with the rickshaw puller, which opened his eyes. Their plight, cycling in the scorching heat …

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Yashveer Singh

  Story of Yashveer Singh  – Country head of Ashoka Youth Venture who started his life from a remote village school in Pilani “Dreams are not that you see in sleep, Dreams are those that do not let you sleep”, these famous words from the People’s President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, resonate in …

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It is well known that social media is a great tool that works wonders to connect people across geographies. It helps us to stay connected with the world and voice our opinions on the web. But do we know each and every person living in our immediate neighborhoods? How well are we connected to our …

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