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Father who lost both his children in Mettupalayam wall collapse donates their eyes

Despite his grief, Selvaraj, who works at a tea shop in Jadayampalayam Pudur, made a different decision and decided to donate his children's eyes.

published : 03 Dec 2019

Health department appoints first transgender staff nurse in Tiruchy PHC

Ruby said, like many others in the transgender community, she also faced discrimination but has now overcome it.

published : 03 Dec 2019

Bihar-born sub-Lieutenant Shivangi becomes Navy's first woman pilot

Hailing from Muzzafarpur in Bihar, Shivangi will be flying the Naval Dornier surveillance aircraft.

published : 02 Dec 2019

At 12, this Manipur boy will appear in Class 10 board exams

The mental age of Isaac was found to be 17 years and 5 months and his IQ was 141.

published : 02 Dec 2019

A nomadic family that lives on solar energy!

The family members said they watch the television, use an induction stove for cooking and recharge their mobile phones through the electricity generated by solar panels.

published : 02 Dec 2019

On World AIDS Day, Kakinada Collector D Muralidhar Reddy eats with HIV patients to fight stigma

On the occasion of World AIDS Day, he urged NGOs to come forward in helping the marginalised people.

published : 02 Dec 2019

Students of this Kochi school buying ration for poor schoolmates to end dropout crisis

Not only has the school increased its strength from 80 to 117 but it has also become an education hub for children belonging to migrant families.

published : 02 Dec 2019

With music, art and everything else, this library makes kids fall in love with books

The One Up Library aims to revitalise the idea of libraries from traditional repositories of knowledge to dynamic and child-centred learning spaces.

published : 01 Dec 2019

'Bware': Four young students come up with app that aims to make travelling in Delhi safer

Designed by four students of Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, the app is aimed at enabling people who are new to Delhi to explore and navigate the city safely.

published : 01 Dec 2019

The inadvertent YouTuber: A fisherman goes live from sea

With a subscriber base of 5.36 lakh, Kingston is a YouTube star in his own right. However, neither did the success come overnight nor was it served to him on a silver platter.

published : 01 Dec 2019

Odisha doctor drops birthday plans for twins, helps 12-year HIV positive boy with treatment

"HIV infected people lead a neglected life in society. Though they are entitled to live a life like normal people, society still discriminates them on the basis of their disease" says Dr Ramchandani.

published : 01 Dec 2019

Man on a mission saves all creatures, big and small

Be it wild or domestic, poisonous or non-poisonous, one man, popularly known as the ‘the man on round-the-clock rescue missions’ is there whenever you need him.

published : 01 Dec 2019

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

NGO makes sanitary napkins affordable for Tamil Nadu women at Rs 3 per piece

In collaboration with women Self Help Groups (SHGs), READ set up ten pad-making units in ten villages of Tamil Nadu. The added benefit of the initiative? Jobs for 100 women.

published : 30 Nov 2019

Elderly sisters with demonetised notes offered pension, heathcare benefits 

Distrustful of their children, the women kept it a secret, fearing that their kids would splurge it on liquor.

published : 30 Nov 2019