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Retired from the Army, This 72-Year-Old Officer Is Now Solving Farmers Water Woes

Google Vivek Mundkur’s name and interestingly, you’ll find an article from 1981. It has a black and white photograph of him flying high on a hang glider while hundreds of people look up at the spectacle. Hang Gliding, an air-sport or recreational activity in which a pilot flies a light, non-motorized foot-launched heavier-than-air aircraft called a hang glider, was brought to India by Vivek Mundkur.

 

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A case of extreme virtue

Meet R.Jalaja and K.Janardhanan, a rare couple, living on a quarter of their income so they can spend the rest in changing lives of others

 

Inside a two-storey modest house on a narrow congested residential street in Tirunagar, live R.Jalaja, 65, and her husband K.Janardhanan, 72, on their own time and dime now. But they aren't like any other old retired couple. In today's time they stand out because Read more...

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After 35 Years of Experimentation, This Kerala Priest s New Rubber Variety Offers a Double Yield

Home to the highest number of rubber plantations in the country, Kerala accounts for almost 90 per cent of India’s total natural rubber production.

 

Brought to India during the British era, the crop continues to remain a great favorite amongst the farmers in the state, with generation after generation taking the reins of its cultivation and production forward.

 

Amidst all the rubber talk, one Read more...

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Sudhanshu Biswas Fought for India s freedom, now fighting poverty

This is the story of Sudhanshu Biswas, a 95 year old freedom fighter who continues to serve the country through his philanthropic organization while unfortunately battling against financial problems.

 

Getting down from a crowded local train at Dakshin Durgapur railway station (rural West Bengal), I saw dark clouds setting in. I came out of the station and searched for a rickshaw or cycle-van (a popular mode of transport in ru Read more...

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101 Inspiring Happiness Quotes

The written word is truly an amazing thing.

With the help of it we can record out innermost thoughts and spread them if we like.

With the help of the written word we can look far, far back into time, through the decades, the centuries and, yes, even the millennias.

Today I would like to look back into the past and see what the wise people who have walked on this earth can tell us about happiness and how to uncover it.

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