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    'I'm my own boss': Karnataka Woman Set up Automobile Biz & Increased Income by 70%

    Shell India brings to us the inspiring story of Monika, as part of their recent campaign #GreatThingsHappenWhenWeMove. Article sponsored by Shell. At first glance, 33-year-old Monika's life may seem ordinary. Like hundreds of women, she too wakes up early to finish all her chores, gets her kids ready for school and then trots off to work as the owner of a...

    • 5 days ago
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    BBA Grad Builds Unique Cart, Decides to 'Monkey' Around Instead of Waiting For a Job

    If you pass through Church Street in Bengaluru, it is unlikely that you'd miss the person in a monkey mask next to a small kiosk, playing music. But don't mistake him for a roadside busker playing music for your entertainment. Behind the mask is a 21-year-old graduate whose actual business entails running a unique food stall with only one item on the menu...

    • 5 days ago
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    This Trailblazing IPS Officer's Reforms Helped Andhra Cops Bag 3 National Awards

    The Andhra Pradesh Police Department recently (on March 21) bagged three national-level awards for their outstanding performance and innovative policing methods. These include FICCI's Best State Award, SKOCH Indian Award for the Country's Best Director-General of Police, and the National Crime Record Bureau's Award for Best Criminal Justice system. Alongside, IPS...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    UP Brothers Turn 200 Quintals Of Cattle Waste Into Vermicompost, Earn Rs 20 Lakh/Year

    Traditionally, villagers of Sikhar in Uttar Pradesh had relied on cow dung and other organic material including wood to use as fuel for cooking. However, when the Central government announced the Ujjwala scheme and supplied LPG cylinders of subsidies, the use of cow dung in cooking became redundant. The immediate effect of this was that villagers stopped...

    • 3 weeks ago
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    Despite Earning Rs 750/Day, Tamil Nadu Welder Serves Meals At Rs 5 To 400 People Daily

    The nation-wide lockdown, imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, affected people across India differently. Some took it as a time to learn a new skill, and some experimented with and upgraded their culinary skills. Many, however, did not have access to food or shelter. Daily-wage workers could not feed their families because they had no money to purchase...

    • 3 weeks ago
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    How Did Over 2000 Words From India Make Their Way Across The Globe?

    Flora: 'While having tiffin on the veranda of my bungalow, I spilled kedgeree on my dungarees and had to go to the gymkhana in my pyjamas, looking like a coolie.' Nirad: 'I was buying chutney in the bazaar when a thug who had escaped from the chokey ran amok and killed a box-wallah for his loot, creating a hullabaloo and landing himself in the mulligatawny.' This is a...

    • 3 weeks ago
  • Technology

    Nagpur Students Innovate AI-Based Technology; Help Identify Deepfakes With Over 90% Accuracy

    How much would your favourite movie change if it starred another actor? A recent trend on social media involves editing clips of movies with actors who originally do not star in them. The most recent one I watched was of comedian/actor Jim Carrey in the horror film, The Shining. I was confused by what I saw at first, for I knew that he wasn't originally...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    Meet The Parsi Lawyer Who Helped Ensure Indian Women Can Vote Freely

    Mithan Lam (née Tata), and her mother Herabai Tata, the wife of industrialist Ardeshir Bejonji Tata (a member of Parsi industrialist Jamsetji Tata's extended family), were on a holiday in the cool climes of Kashmir in 1911, when they met Princess Sophia Duleep Singh. She was a well-known feminist, suffragist and daughter of Maharaja Duleep Singh, the last Maharaja of...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    Meet The Makers of 3.75 Lakh Syringes Per Hour Helping India Vaccinate a Billion

    Earlier this week, Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices Ltd (HMD), one of the world's largest makers of syringes, received an order from the Indian government to supply 265 million auto-disable syringes for the country's COVID-19 vaccination programme. Sold under the brand name Kojak Selinge, these auto-disable syringes (AD syringes) are available in different...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    At 14, Crippling Period Pains Left Me Helpless. It Took 15 Years To Find What Was Wrong

    A hmedabad-based Jahnvi Trivedi began experiencing crippling pain in her abdomen at the age of 14, when she got her first period. At first, she and everyone around her dismissed it as regular period cramps. However, the excruciating pain would often result in her missing school for 4-5 days every month. This pattern continued for the next 15 years, and...

    • a month ago

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