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Doctors lauded after boys joined at head separated successfully in Delhi

The condition that the twins had is a rare one, seen in one in 25 lakh live births, and any kind of surgical intervention in this condition is associated with a 75-80 per cent risk to the life of one.

published : 07 Sep 2019

Bengaluru man cycles across India to spread peace message

Born in Hassan Karnataka, Gowda pursued his education till grade 10 at a government school in the district.

published : 07 Sep 2019

Ganesh Chaturthi or Muharram, Hindus and Muslims in this village observe it together

Both Hindus and Muslims are equal in terms of population, and people from both communities observe the two days with equal devotion.

published : 07 Sep 2019

Civic body turns waste composting yard near Chennai into a mini forest

Various fruits, flowers, and vegetables are grown in rubber tyres, shoes, washbasins and toilet seats in the composting yard

published : 07 Sep 2019

Amidst all the doom and gloom, India's tourism brings some cheer

Among the top 25% of all countries ranked in a World Economic Forum report on tourism, India witnessed the greatest improvement since 2017.

published : 07 Sep 2019

Raipur man embarks on a mission against plastic usage, distributes free cloth bags

Surendra Bairagi got the PM's message turn as his personal mission and from August 15 onward his family — wife and a daughter got involved in it.

published : 06 Sep 2019

This 'best teacher' gets on a horse daily to reach his students in a remote village

Reaching the village is the biggest challenge for anyone; there is no proper road for a distance of nine km. Currently, Ramana drives on his bike for some distance and then rides a horse for 9 km.

published : 06 Sep 2019

Presidency gets pleasant surprise from ‘old’ student

103-year-old alumnus visits college as part of Teacher’s Day celebrations on campus

published : 06 Sep 2019

This Sambalpur man turns education angel for slum kids

While only 15 children came to the Kendra initially, 35 children from Class I to X are coming to his centre now.

published : 06 Sep 2019

Chandrayaan 2: Here's how the soil of TN villages helped India go for the moon

A hefty supply of the anorthosite soil from Sittampoondi and Kunnamalai villages not only ensured the mission's success but also ended India's dependency on the USA for the same. 

published : 06 Sep 2019

This Bihar headmaster turns ramshackle school into smart classrooms, wins Presidents' award

Pappu Harijan is the only recipient of the 'Rashtrapati Puraskar', given to outstanding contribution to the field of education, from the state this year.

published : 06 Sep 2019

WATCH | Transgender Rani Kinnar becomes India's first five-star-rated cab driver

The trooper's road to success, however, has been anything but smooth, having suffered a setback early on in her career when she drove an auto-rickshaw.

published : 06 Sep 2019

Badhaai Ho! Woman delivers twins at age of 74 in Vijayawada

The woman, Mangayamma, was married to Y Raja Rao of East Godavari district in 1962 but the couple were childless.

published : 05 Sep 2019

A month after escaping landslide, woman delivers baby girl in Puthumala

After narrowly escaping the devastating landslide in Puthumala on August 8, he and his family, comprising his then-pregnant wife and three-year-old son, were taken to a temporary camp in Mundakai.

published : 04 Sep 2019

Smitha Sadasivan: The lady who refused to let multiple sclerosis come in her way

Battling odds, Smitha has now emerged as a prominent disability rights activist who was recently awarded the Javed Abidi Public Policy Award for her work with the Election Commission.

published : 04 Sep 2019