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Bukkaraya Samudram School

Everyone is differently unique and uniquely different. Bukkaraya Samudram School (BKS) in Andhra Pradesh embodies this notion and employs sports and cultural activities to empower children with hearing and speech impairment. BKS was pitched in 2008 when the Rural Development Trust (RDT) commissioned the school to be a singular institution in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh which …

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Promila Bahadur

In 1991, India, it wasn’t usual for a 14-year old teenager to teach herself on how to use a computer. But Promila Bahadur accomplished this and what she did with this knowledge has profoundly changed the lives of many young women in a poor village just 15 kilometres from her hometown of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. …

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A new software tool can help reduce the risk of triggering manmade earthquakes by calculating the probability that oil and gas production activities will trigger slip in nearby faults. A new, freely available software tool developed by Stanford scientists will enable energy companies and regulatory agencies to calculate the probability of triggering manmade earthquakes from …

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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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850 students of the Assam Valley School at Balipara, around 200 km northeast of Guwahati, are accomplishing what the civic bodies of there couldn’t. These students have collected and contributed over Rs.3.5 lakh, along with their own physical efforts, to pave a 90-metre road to Khelmati weekly market near Balipara on which the farmers and …

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Mission Army Widows Empowerment

For most people, their teenage years are a swirling mixed bag of emotions and introspection. Some spend their years in uncertainty, worrying about the future, while others think about their greater purpose in life and make an effort to bring about a change in the society. And one such person with a heightened sense of …

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School was never the only means to an end for Chetanya Golechha, Mrigank Gujjar and Utsav Jain who are Class X students of Neerja Modi School in Jaipur. They always felt that they had the capacity to go beyond of what they were being taught in the conventional setup. This thirst of venturing into the …

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