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Age is just a Number! 102-year-old Pune doctor tireleslsy serves patients

102-year-old Dr Balwant Ghatpande is one of the oldest practicing doctors in Pune and has continued to help patients with his traditional knowledge of allopathic medicines as the landscape of the medical field has undergone change. The man who works 10 hours a day seven days a week, says that …

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Amirudin Shah, Son Of Welder From Mumbai Slum, Dances his Dreams come true- To New York Ballet School

A teenager from a Mumbai slum is closer to fulfilling his dream of becoming a professional ballet dancer after being accepted into a prestigious school in New York. Amiruddin Shah, the 16-year-old son of a welder, will enrol at the American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School (JKO) in August, …

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Telangana Cop honored by the US For his efforts Against Human Trafficking

Convicting traffickers operating across state and national borders is the biggest challenge law enforcement agencies face today, Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat, Police Commissioner from Telangana, said after winning the US government’s 2017 Trafficking in Persons Hero award. The US State Department named Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat one of eight winners this year, …

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IAS Officer’s innovative rescue of Assam’s villages from dangerous Sterilization Rumors

A rumor that Japanese Encephalitis vaccine leads to sterility spread like wildfire in some of the villages of Assam – a reason enough for the villagers to boycott the vaccination drive which was due this month. Japanese Encephalitis, a mosquito-borne disease, has led to deaths of over 800 people since …

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Incredible story of Idris- the man who hid His Job From His Daughters But Educated Them.

“I never told my children what was my job. I never wanted them to feel shame because of me,” says a father in a moving post going viral on Facebook. His poignant story about hiding his job from his daughters, yet putting every penny he earned towards their education has …

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Pustakanche gaon: India’s first village of books in Maharashtra’s Bhilar

Bhilar, a village in the Satara district of Maharashtra, has embraced the tag of being the first ‘village of books’. The concept has been inspired by Britain’s Hay-on-Wye, a Welsh town known for its bookstores and literature festivals. ‘Pustakanche gaon’, as it is known in Marathi, was set up as the village …

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Self-built low cost urinals: 13-year-old students’ inspired solution to urination problem in their school

A persistent stench was present in the classrooms of Panchayat Union Middle School in Kurumbapatty every day. This was due to the lack of proper facilities in the school, as a result of which the walls were being used as urinals and many students were falling sick and taking leave. …

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Chennai: Artists With Disability put up an exhibition of paintings

K Narasimhalu stunned people at an exhibition in Chennai by doing embroidery with his foot. The 39-year-old artist has cerebral palsy. R Udhayakumar is orthopedically challenged. He paints just one square inch every day. On each painting, Mr Udhayakumar spends four to six weeks. Another artist, Suvedha Ganesh, who is hearing …

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Tough Times: Man Feeds 500 Cops during the London Attacks

Despite the order that all restraints and businesses must be evacuated during Wednesday’s terror attack in London, one man insisted on staying open to feed policy officers and other emergency personnel on the job. Ibrahim Dogus is a Muslim born Kurdish restraint owner in the Westminster area, fed over 300-500 …

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