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STORY OF THE NEEDLE MAN OF INDIA – ARUN KUMAR BAJAJ It is said that creativity presents itself to the prodigy as a mystical gift which he hones throughout his life in order to give shape to the shapeless and give form to the unseen. But creativity is not just limited to the gifted. Instead, …

Story of S.Murugan who has saved more than 9000 children till date with just sheer Will and an Auto Rickshaw While receiving the award from the then President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan tears rolled down his eyes. The Five Star Hotel where he rested in a double cot transverse to …

STORY OF  YOUNG INDIA FELLOW AND ASHOKA YOUTH VENTURER- ASHWEETHA SHETTY “There is not much to write about me”, she said when I spoke to her for the first time. By the end of the conversation, I realised she was wrong! Mukkudal Village of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu, lives out of beedi rolling and …

  STORY OF  NARAYANAN KRISHNAN  WHO FEEDS LOVE WITH MEALS TO HOMELESS AND  UNDERPRIVILEGED  A country which has an equally diverse set of palettes as the number of cultures and religions embedded in it, the love of Indians towards food is evident. Maybe it is the simple Dal and roti cooked by your mother or …

STORY OF GANGADHAR TILAK – FOUNDER OF SHRAMDAN Roads can undoubtedly be called as the nervous system of any prosperous nation. They not only create a stable geographical link, but also conjoin a spectrum of religious and cultural diversity. But in a nation like ours, what comes as saddening is the deterioration of these roads. …

FROM SOUPS ON CYCLE TO A CHAIN OF RESTAURANTS Someone has rightly said that the road to a Man’s heart passes through his stomach, but what seems unbelievable is that how good food – elixir for the stomach can redefine a  man’s fate, his identity, his stature and propel him in the league of stalwarts …

A single life is too short to do everything. But when one divides his life into two parts, nothing seems unbelievable. And when 2 generations decide to follow the same pattern, everything seems possible. Son of a freedom fighter hailing from Jaipur, Panchsheel Jain observed, how his father had worked towards societal issues, where he helped the …

MEET THE HOOPSTER – AMIT KANARJEE One day when one of our TOC reporters brought a young athletic tanned guy in his early twenties to the TOC office, we all thought of taking a small break, and hear him out. What can be so inspiring about this guy, who was almost our age, and looked …