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Our generation is often condemned for its vanity, shallowness and lack of focus but some gems overwhelms us in all ages with their firm determination and focus. Here is one more girl, who is carving her own niche with ideas anew, confidence intact and mission so virtuous. Diya Burman, the daughter of Amit Burman the chairman …

Our latest parinda, Arup Rakshit, was teaching students at a government school in Howrah, West Bengal after he completed his post-graduation in botany. As he had a keen interest in this field, Arup was also simultaneously working on a research project on Indian medicinal plants. It was during this research phase that he came across …

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 …

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. …

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? …

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 …

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 …

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 …