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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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An Assamese who created a woodland in a river island is the Forest Man of India

An Assamese who created a woodland in a river island is the Forest Man of India

 

It was the scorching summer of 1978 when Jadav Payeng, a Mishing tribal teenage boy, returned to his birthplace at Aruna sapori, a river island on the Brahmaputra.

 

He had just completed his Class X exams from Baligaon Jagannath Baruah Arya Vidyalaya in Jorhat and was about to loop strangely back into a different phase of his life. But no o Read more...

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After retirement, grandmother cycled around the world

After retirement, grandmother cycled around the world

 

 

 Ms Christa Baer is 65 years old and extremely proud that she had just cycled 10,000km from her home in Switzerland to Malaysia.

 

Her dream was to see the world on her bicycle. So, after retiring last June, she decided it was time to embark on her cycling trip.

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This 102-year-old man from Pune is one of worlds oldest practicing doctors

My wish is to live and die for my patients

 

"Being a doctor is one the most noble professions, where you can do the highest service to people. It gives humanitarian satisfaction, as well financial security. I have received everything from this profession, from reputation to money and the goodwill of people."  

 

Pune's Dr Balwant Ghatp Read more...

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