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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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Why Ashwini Angadi's Belaku is the school that every blind child wants to be at

This visually impaired girl runs a residential school for the visually impaired and it is free of cost. Next, she wants to open it for all the differently ablled students, finds Rashmi Patil

Published on 16th August 2018

Kerala-based dentist aiming for a Limca record for her paper quilling artwork

To make her works more attractive, she uses acrylic paints, beads, shells and glitter, though typically only quilling strips are used

Published on 20th April 2018
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Lone avenger Esha Gupta is biking solo across the nation to prove it's safe for women 

Who said solo travel in India is only for boys? Presenting Esha Gupta, who is out to negotiate every rough terrain on her Avenger motorcycle to prove that Atithi Devo Bhava stands true even today

Published on 26th March 2018
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Artist Mukul Dey with over 12K miniature notebooks now to work on mini Bhagvad Gita

Calico, the main raw material for Dey's work is made from unbleached and often less- processed cotton far less fine than muslin, but less coarse and thicker than canvas or denim

Published on 2nd February 2018

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