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Read the latest editions of The Optimist Citizen Newspaper.

We hope you and your loved ones are doing safe and fine. It’s been an unpredictable time with more news of despair and tragedy than anything else. The second wave has probably swept us all in a way that we probably were never prepared for. Our team has been on the ground doing relief work and we …

Hey There! The pandemic is finding its way back into our lives. Newer cases have soared, and so has our intent to bring you hopeful news. Because the world needs it, now more than ever. The March 2021 issue has solutions spanning diverse domains across education, community, activism, social work and innovation. Happy to announce …

The world is desperately trying to get back to how it was. Massive vaccination drives have begun and so have gatherings. The confusion of rising new cases and normalcy continues. Yet, we are here do give you a sense of comfort with inspiring stories. To tell you that good is still intact in the world. …

While the last week of the first month of the year was saturated with issues that kept our hearts low, we try to build conversations that can ensure a more constructive-empathetic dialogue.  Here’s what January month’s newspaper has to offer: The conversation around the headline-making ‘Tractor Rally’ inviting constructive feedback by two young people from …

2020 has been a tough year for all of us last year, but there’s so much good that happened in and around the world. So as we start this new year, we bring to you 66 Positive News Stories that happened in 2020. It’s rare, but it’s still there. We also the following interesting stories …

The Optimist Citizen’s November 2020 Issue is now out. Here are a few picks that you’ll get to read in this issue: A professor’s innovation to make straws out of coconut leafA young man’s solution to make women in the country feel saferThe stance of society on HIV/AIDS, three decades after it hit the worldHow …

Suhani Jalota, a Queen’s Young Leader Awardee’s MYNA has been revolutionising the health condition for rural women in India by produces low-cost, eco-friendly sanitary pads

Ashwani Parashar with village kids.

A few years ago, Ashwani Parashar visited his hometown Dholpur during the Diwali break from his medical studies in Jaipur. Always brimming with sensitivity for society, he decided to celebrate his Diwali with people from financially repressed backgrounds. Along with a group of friends, Ashwani Parashar bought some sweets and crackers and visited a village …