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20 Natural Wonders of India We Bet You Missed In Your Geography Books

When we think of natural wonders, the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Reef, Mount Everest and the Amazon Rainforest are the names that typically come to mind. However, there lies a treasure trove of strikingly scenic natural wonders a little closer to home too.

 

One of the world’s most varied countries in terms of geographical diversity, India has an astonishing array of natural wonders. Some are pretty well-known and undeniably spectacular, while Read more...

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Meet the Two Rupee Doctor Serving Chennai s Underprivileged for 40 Years!

In a world where affordable healthcare is a distant dream to many, one 67-year-old doctor in Chennai has been serving patients quietly as a little consultation fee of Re 2 since 1973.

 

Living up to his Hippocratic oath, this 67-year-old medic, Thiruvengadam Veeraraghavan dedicated his life to make affordable medical attention accessible to the most underprivileged sections in Vyasarpadi situated in North Chen Read more...

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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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