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Kerala taught this Kashmiri Urdu, made him a poet

Eight years ago, when Mahmood Ahmed was in Class IV, he could not even write his name in his mother tongue, Urdu.

published : 01 Dec 2019

No difference between Allah and Ram: Muslim youth who cleans both masjid and mandir in Bengaluru

Saddam also goes to the Rama Mandira, where he climbs the Gopura and cleans it and also cleans the temple premises.

published : 10 Nov 2019

Jharkhand cops help kids in Maoist-hit areas with tutorials, books, guidance

Sixteen centres across the district have been set up with at least 50 students each centre wherein teachers from government schools, retired personnel and those willing to contribute for the society.

published : 27 Oct 2019

Painting an Air India surprise for government school in Odisha

The painting, an initiative of headmistress of the school Abharani Biswal, aimed at drawing students to school every day.

published : 27 Oct 2019

Odisha's Kesha Pradhan, who changed landscape of folk theatre

Hailing from Padampur in Bargarh district, 64-year-old Pradhan retired as the principal of Anchal College in his hometown but theatre has always been his forte.

published : 27 Oct 2019

2019 A Love Story: How languages are bonding Indians across regions

In spite of historical language agitations in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, 24-year-old Bengali teacher Baishaki Sardar found that alien language is not a barrier.

published : 18 Aug 2019

Physically challenged boy clears NEET after travelling miles on crutches

Sajan Rai came to Kota a year back from Madhubani in Bihar to realise his dream of becoming a doctor.

published : 20 Jul 2019

This Udupi girl fought all odds to become a magistrate

Hailing from a humble background from a village in Karkala taluk, Udupi district, Nasira Banu has succeeded in realising her goal of becoming a judicial magistrate. 

published : 12 Jul 2019

Class 5 boy saves drowning woman and her daughter, becomes a hero

The heroics of Uttam Tanti, who belongs to Tea Tribe community, made the authorities to decide on recommending his name for National Bravery Awards. 

published : 11 Jul 2019

Now, order made-by-jail-inmates Metro Freedom chappati and biryani on apps

It is already popular among residents and techies at Kochi's Kakkanad. A packet of chicken biriyani is sold for Rs 60 while chicken curry is priced at Rs 20. A chappati costs just Rs 2.

published : 11 Jul 2019

Shooting for the top: Basketball gives TN women’s wheelchair team a new lease of life

The Tamil Nadu Women’s Wheelchair Basketball team raise the bar despite inaccessible facilities and lack of sponsorship.

published : 10 Jul 2019

This Hyderabad man juggles three jobs to take care of his 45 HIV+ adopted kids 

Anand's foster father was no less caring than his biological father would have been but he was clueless about how to take care of an HIV positive child.

published : 09 Jul 2019

Daughters of the soil: Meet Telangana's fiery dalit women fighting all odds to save environment

Unsung and undeterred, these three women planted a forest, grew millets and healed with medicinal herbs.

published : 09 Jul 2019

Brothers get passports in just 5 hours to visit critically ill mother in Australia

The Regional Passport Office in Bengaluru opened its Koramangala office on Saturday evening and asked its staff to report for duty to issue emergency passports. 

published : 09 Jul 2019

Good Samaritans offer help to 16-year-old victim of IMA scam

The New Indian Express had published a report titled “16-year-old’s dream of becoming CA gets crushed by IMA scam” on June 22.

published : 09 Jul 2019