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Malala opens schools for Syrian girls

Malala Yousafzai, on her 18th birthday on Sunday was not partying her way into adulthood, it seems. An inspirational figure, who won the Nobel Prize for Peace last year, was at the Syrian border campaigning for girls’ rights and opened a school for 200 girls in armed conflicts’ affected areas for educating and training them.   The Malala Yousafzai All ...

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Sapna Bhawnani strutting her spirit with pride

“No one wants to be beaten up, get raped or sell their bodies. It took me 20 years to voice my incident, but for me a woman keeping it all within her because she has no other choice isn’t a sign of weakness – it’s a mark of strength and something we need to start respecting.” That’s Sapna Bhawnani for ...

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IIT’an Ban Gaya Film Star

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The glitz and glamour of cinema attracts all. But the idea of an aeronautical engineer from IIT, entering the world of cinema can never cease to astonish us. Vikas Chandra, who just passed out of IIT Madras is one such example. Having bagged a role in Santosh Parlawar’s Telugu movie “Ringtone”, slated to release in July 2013, he is all ...

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“Acting Shacting Hai Rabba” – 16 year old debuts on TV

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16 years old, young enough to have fanciful dreams and old enough to be highly opinionated. An avid reader, budding writer, music, sports, books and bollywood freak, and an actor (well, almost). Here is how she got flung into the world of TV serials; ACTING-SHACTING, HAI RABBA! After doing a summer camp in acting, I had decided I hate it. ...

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Young Techies: From Presentations to Apps

Four Apps and 17000 downloads! Steve Jobs is an inspiration for Shravan Kumaran,12 & Sanjay Kumaran,11 who are developing iPhone apps under their own company – Go Dimensions. They have developed four applications that are available in Apple’s App Store! The two brothers were born in Bangalore and brought up in US for four years after which they moved to ...

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Are you bored eating your canteen or mess food every day? Three batchmates from BITS Pilani Goa have come together to your rescue. They have started www.foodkhoj.com that lets you order food online and enables restaurants near and far to deliver food to your campuses every day. Prior to starting FoodKhoj co-founders Swetansu Mohapatra, Pradeep Kumar and Hanu Prateek had ...

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Four batch mates of IIT Kanpur have started an online portal, www.bluegape.com to personalize the shopping experience of the customer. At Bluegape customers can select from the ‘personalisable’ products like t-shirts, mugs, posters and create their own designs or select from the online design library for it. One can order for the products online and Bluegape ensures the delivery within ...

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Criticism is easy, but it takes a great deal to make a difference. You don’t have to be an Anna Hazare to give the call of awakening or an Arvind Kejriwal to assemble the common man, to raise their voices against the unjust bureaucratic practices. You just need to be responsible enough to open your eyes to the issues that ...

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Face in the Crowd: APWIG (A Place Where Ideas Grow).

It is always better to work and make a small organization grow instead of doing menial jobs in huge firms, believe Supratim and Ria young entrepreneurs and CEOs of APWIG (A Place Where Ideas Grow). Ria Chauhan and Supratim Dam are Journalism graduates from Jai Hind College got fed up of working in big media houses and seriously felt that ...

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