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Struggling to Keep a Passion Alive? Let This 71-Year-Old Musician Inspire You

A former banker, Tukaram managed to balance work and music, and has performed with several renowned artistes.

 

“During the day I worked as a banker, only to keep my passion for playing the harmonium alive,” says 71-year-old Tukaram Bugad, a passionate harmonium player and a former banker.


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The Story of Bana Singh, The Hero Who Helped India Win The 1987 Siachen Standoff

 

                    “Siachen is indispensable for India and no price is too big for it.”

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Meet the Japanese Gandhian Spreading the Mahatma Gandhi Ideals Around the World

Dr. Daisaku Ikeda has been the President of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) since 1975 and Honorary President of Soka Gakkai since 1979. He was earlier the President of Soka Gakkai from 1960 to 1979.

 

The SGI is a global lay Buddhist movement that originated in Japan in 1930. It has more than 10 million members in Japan and more than 1.2 million members in 189 other countries and territories worldwide.

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With Over a Lakh Books, This Septuagenarian Couple s Library Is Worth a Visit!

There is only one place on earth that you would find a 1942 issue of Sakthi with a resplendent Rukmini Devi Arundale on the cover, letters written by Rajaji and poet Bharathiyar’s daughter Thangammal, a rare photocopy of Thampiran Vanakkam (1578)—the first Tamil book ever published, and a hand-written 1867 Latin-Tamil dictionary, all under one roof.

 

Gnanalaya is a private library and research centre in Thirukokarnam, Pudukkottai that was est Read more...

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The joy of giving: Mumbai man offers free tiffins every day to 56 senior citizens

The joy of giving: Mumbai man offers free tiffins every day to 56 senior citizens

 

From his tiny kitchen in Borivali, 59-year-old Mark D’Souza has been delivering free lunches to needy senior citizens in Borivali’s IC colony since 2012; the number of lunches is slowly growing.

 

Every day, a little afternoon, about 56 senior citizens in Mumbai wait for a certain man to walk through their doors, for he comes bearing son-like devotion packaged in two wholesome meal Read more...

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