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Being Sai: How the wheelchair never held this Hyderabad youth back from skydiving or going to Antarctica with Robert Swan

Now that Sai Prasad Vishwanathan has been to Antarctica, gone skydiving and pursued his MBA from ISB, he has been conducting counselling sessions for over 35,000 students and is helping out a lot

Published on 1st July 2020
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Goa's museums struggling to stay afloat due to COVID-19 lockdown, owners promise to take all precautions

Two studies by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) said museums have been especially affected by the pandemic

Published on 14th June 2020
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Madras University, several Chennai colleges to send students for gaana competition on Int'l Condom Day  

This is the 13th edition of 'International Condom Day' that the AIDS Healthcare Foundation is organising but it is the first time, the event is happening in Chennai  

 

Published on 12th February 2020
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Working in the name of Humanity: How this 24-year-old from Gwalior is helping the young of our society

From being the 'Solution Boy' in school to becoming a social worker and entrepreneur, Ayush Baid's journey is nothing short of a marvel. He now intends to invest his life in society

Published on 4th February 2020
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Meet Aryan, the 10-year-old Bengaluru boy who's a pro on the monkey bars

Aryan Ale started climbing money bars when he was only five-year-old. His name has also entered the India Book of Records for climbing monkey bars with 13 kgs of weight in 23 seconds  

Published on 23rd December 2019
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Poems on how to write poems: Why you should read this award-winning poet's latest book

His recent collection, Making a Poem, has been hailed by critics as intuitive, thoughtful and creative pieces that work together as a cohesive collection. Read more to understand his creative process

Published on 3rd December 2019
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Bibek Debroy: Reducing Gandhiji’s views to stereotypes misses the point

Living, speaking and writing in kali yuga, Mahatma Gandhi was reminding us of an ideal satya yuga, where the State becomes redundant, says Bibek Debroy

Published on 2nd October 2019
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Odia boys Soumya Ranjan Biswal and Dilip Kumar Biswal are on a mission to protect the threatened habitat of Olive Ridley turtles

The number of Olive Ridleys visiting Odisha for nesting has been dwindling over the past few years inform the duo and they are doing all they can to stop the downward spiral 

Published on 20th June 2019
Photographer Richa Maheshwari

Richa Maheshwari is teaching visually impaired children to shoot great photos. And the pics are #inspiring

Richa has visited 42 countries till date, is a TEDx speaker, has made it into the Limca Book of Records for doing the maximum number of burpees (a full-body exercise) in one minute

Published on 4th April 2019
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Here's what Apurwa Masook, a VSSUT, Burla student, experienced at the MIT bootcamp in Australia 

The first four days of the camp were dedicated to a trek and the focus was on team building, communication and focus​

Published on 28th February 2019
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Meet Gattem Venkatesh, a micro artist from AP, who carves intricate designs on soaps and even toothpicks

"My father is a farmer and my mother a homemaker and they have always encouraged me and my art," says Gattem Venkatesh

Published on 28th February 2019
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VSSUT students' innovative space programme on sounding rocket launch vehicle gets PM's pat on Mann-Ki-Baat

Stating that the country has also created a world record for launching 104 satellites simultaneously from the same spacecraft, Modi hoped that India would soon register its presence on the moon

Published on 28th January 2019
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This 4-year-old from Odisha runs 30 km a day to prepare for marathons

Dibya's mother feeds him half-a-litre of milk with Horlicks, two boiled eggs and 50 gm green grams after his rigorous practice sessions

Published on 6th December 2018
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Meet the Paperboy of Odisha, a man who collects newspapers from across the globe

Out  of curiosity, Shashanka Sekhar Dash learnt about printing, publishing and the distribution of newspapers and started collecting Odia newspapers

Published on 19th October 2018
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Why Biplab Mahapatra is teaching school students in Odisha about poisonous snakes 

Biplab Mahapatra talks about his Mission 100 Schools programmes that is teaching kids that not all snakes are dangerous or poisonous 

Published on 27th September 2018

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