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Asia’s 2018 Heroes Of Philanthropy: Putting Wealth To A Good Cause

For our 12th annual philanthropy roundup we’ve sifted through dozens of candidates to compile a list of altruists attracted to causes in the Asia-Pacific region. The 40-member honor roll spans entrepreneurs, executives and one celebrity, and unlike our wealth lists, these selections are subjective. The goal is to capture individual philanthropists–those making donations with personal […]

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This 39-Yr-Old Karnataka Man Feeds 350 People Outside A Cancer Hospital Everyday For Free

People sleeping on pavements outside hospitals is quite a common sight in India. Trying to afford proper healthcare for their loved ones, many people cannot spare money to feed themselves. For example, outside the majestic looking building of Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, one can spot numerous people sleeping and practically living on the pavements […]

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This Clerk Pays School Fees Of 45 Students In Memory Of His Daughter

It is said that when you desire something truly, then the entire universe will find a way to make it happen. So it did for 45 girls from Kalaburagi, Karnataka. Mr Basavaraj, fondly called ‘God’ by these 45 girls, is paying for their education. Mr Basavaraj works as a clerk at MPHS Govt High School […]

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There is always an hope to live!

“My parents are social workers. They’ve dedicated their lives to underprivileged kids––they run a school for them. When I was a child, many of my father’s students would stay with us at home, and my mom would feed them. I grew up watching them take care of people…they nurtured these kids and helped them grow […]

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The Visionless Man Who Thought That No Disability Can Prevent Anyone From Achieving Their Dream

A blind teen from India, Karthik Sawhney opened the eyes of many visionless officials in the education field. He believed that any kind of disability cannot prevent a person from achieving his or her goals or dreams. He was denied admission by IIT in India but was welcomed with both hands by Stanford. Blind students […]

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College Students Clean Mumbai’s Dirtiest Beach, Clear 600kg Of Garbage

Tripping to a beach outside the country is a great way to spend a holiday. Taking a dip in the ocean, one feels energised, rejuvenated and happy. However, for Mumbaikars, the situation is slightly different as the beaches there are filled with plastic, garbage and human faeces. It’s a very rare sight to see children […]

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Those who have beautiful heart they never fail!!

“I’ve been working at this job since the past 22 years. I was always considered a failure because I failed the 8th standard and didn’t know English, but today I can speak around 10 languages, including English, French and Russian. Believe it or not, working here at the Chateau Windsor has taught me everything about […]

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6 ways you can become a billionaire in India before turning 35

For those of us who aren’t born with a silver spoon, we often wonder how to become rich and quickly. We go through inspiring stories of millionaires and billionaires, look for lucrative investment options and even take up side business to achieve a billionaire tag. And, becoming rich in India is different when compared to […]

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“I can’t sit at home and watch these TV serials or gossip endlessly

“I can’t sit at home and watch these TV serials or gossip endlessly. I’m 72 — I’m not dying so why should I behave like it? I love being outdoors — I wake up and go to my aerobics class, then a brisk walk and I’ve recently joined a gym…just to see what it’s like. […]

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Inspite Of Being Limbless He Is Completely Self Reliant And Lives On His Own

Raja Mahendra Pratap from became limbless after electricity surged into his body during a challenging attempt at a daring task, at a tender age of 5, but as of now he is self reliant, survives on his own, earns well and tries to never miss going to work. This inspiring man with severed hands and […]

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He Feeds The Homeless Each And Every Day

Narayanan Krishnan is a chef by profession but has dedicated his life to feed the homeless. This 29 year old gets up early morning, cooks simple healthy meals and with the help of his team, loads it onto the van. He travels a distance of around 200 km every day to Madurai in Tamil Nadu […]

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23-Yr-Old Amith Amarnath Dreams Of Making Bengaluru The Cleanest City In The Country

In the course of becoming the Silicon Valley from the Garden City of India, Bengaluru (then Bangalore) underwent a radical transformation in its structure. Lofty skyscrapers and a massive urban migration burdened the metropolitan for which it had to pay the price, with its trees, gardens, and lakes. Gradually, the green cover of the city slumped […]

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A Young Engineer Is Changing Lives Of Slum Children Through Community Leadership Programmes

‘Never, never be afraid to do what is right.’ King said ‘Society’s punishments are small as compared to the wounds we inflict on our souls when we look away”,  shared Harsh Mander. With a passion to innovate ed-space, Subodh couldn’t look away from the education divide between rural and urban India. A computer science engineer […]

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I Lost My Beautiful Wife & The Doctors Handed Me The Body Of My 4-Month-28-Day Old Baby

“This was the last selfie which I took with my wife. On New Years, we celebrated with my family and started the year with a lot of dreams and hope. But, God had different plans. My wife fell down from our bike on Jan 7th at 6:40 am near Anna Nagar. We rushed her to […]

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Hats off for this Man – He is our real hero!

“Every morning I come here and pick up the garbage around the rock area. People often look at me as dirty, but don’t ask why. I don’t mind though, I like that I can contribute in some way towards making people happy — at least the people who come here for a walk, don’t have […]

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The Man Who Single Handedly Converted A Washed Out Land Into A 1,360 Acre Forest

Almost three decades ago, a teenager, after noticing the deaths of a large number of reptiles due to a lack of a tree cover, started planting Bamboo in an area that had been washed away by floods. Today, that same land hosts 1,360 acres of Jungle called Molai Forest, named after Jadav “Molai” Payeng, the […]

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Never Forget Friends, They are precious!! Share this if you have really precious friends.

Many years ago, a newlywed young man was sitting on a couch on a hot, humid day, sipping frozen juice during a visit to his father. As he talked about adult life, marriage, responsibilities, and obligations, the father thoughtfully stirred the ice cubes in his glass and cast a clear, sober look on his son. […]

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My Story: Once While Working As A Security Guard, I Was Fired Because I Was Reading Newspaper

My education qualification has been quite below the mark. I loved studying but due to financial problems and in order to support my family’s needs I had to work. I studied in a Hindi medium school and I had to drop out due to timing clashes at work. I got involved in several odd jobs […]

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She Fed Orphans By Begging On The Streets

There couldn’t be anyone more heroic than Sindhutai Sakpal, born in Pimpri Megher village in Wardha District. She fed orphans by begging on the streets herself. She was an unwanted kid, names as Chindhi, which means a torn piece of cloth and when she was nine months pregnant her abusive husband left her along. This […]

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No job is too small…if you believe you can

“I came to Bombay from a small village in Pune and started my career as a peon in a travel agency. My work often extended beyond midnight as I had to wait until the auditors were done so I spent most of my time in the office luxury buses. I was awed by their interiors; […]

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No one has seen tomorrow enjoy the life today.

“I’m 32 years old and I’ve spent more than half my life studying to be a doctor. I’ve seen so many hospitals and witnessed multiple cases; some causal, some fatal but ultimately the only thing I’ve learnt is something so simple, yet so difficult to grasp because we think we have all the time in […]

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The Man Who Is Solving Some Of India’s Biggest Agriculture Problems With His Simple Inventions

Girish Badragond, a 28 year old guy from Bijapur District came to Bangalore in 2006 with a laptop, a wireless router and one way bus fare. Now, after six years he is a partner at Santepp Systems, a fast growing technocrat proprietary firm in the field of agricultural technology manufacture. “Ever since I was a child, […]

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Two Brothers Wanting Power For Their Farms Invented A Bamboo Windmill That Is 10 Times Cheaper!

Mohammad Methar Hussain and his brother Mushtaq Ahmad from Darrang district in Assam grew paddy in the winter season (also known as bodo paddy). Irrigation involved a lot of manual effort and using diesel sets for pumping  water was a huge drain on the resources. To tackle this issue, Mehtra thought that if they could […]

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A Simple Technology That Can Solve India’s Clean #Water Problem In Just Rs.3,000

Water borne diseases are the number one  cause of deaths worldwide, with WHO and CDC estimates pinning 3.5 million deaths every year to contaminated drinking water. In India alone, around 2,000 people die every day due to lack of clean drinking water, and out of these, children under the age of five are most vulnerable. Most villagers consume unsafe […]

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The Man Who Creates Artificial Glaciers To Meet The Water Needs Of Ladakh

Chewang Norphel, a 79-year old retired civil engineer, has always been a solution provider. The story goes back to 1966 when he was posted in Zanskar, one of the most backward and remote areas in Ladakh, as Sub Divisional Officer. He, along with his team, had to construct school buildings, bridges, canals, roads etc. in […]

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What This Girl Did To Her Molester On The Delhi Metro Is Something Every Girl Should Learn From

It was a Saturday afternoon I had lunch with a friend in Gurgaon before I decided to head home. The metro, for those who do not take it or do not belong to Delhi, can get crowded and air tight to an extent that the Tupperware guys could take inspiration from. I luckily managed to […]

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MY STORY: I Met A Man Who Had The Opportunity To Keep 1 Crore Rupees. Legally. Yet He Did Not!

Today was a specially blessed day for me—I met a truly blessed man this morning. I first heard about him some months ago, and when I recently discovered that he worked in the town where I’ve been staying for the last month or so, I decided I just had to meet him. 45 year-old K. […]

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He Made Extraordinary Sacrifices To Make Others Live Better Lives

Mr. Sudhanshu Biswas is now a 96 year old freedom fighter from a poor district called Paragans around 35 kms from Kolkata. He teaches values of belief, perseverance and compassion to old and young both. Love for his fellow human beings and country is the main purpose of his life. Founder of Sri Ramakrishna Sevashram […]

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He Gave Up A High Paying Job To Create Forests

In just a few years as an industrial engineer, Shubehendu Sharma has created around thirty self sustainable forests in India using Miyawaki technology. If anyone wishes to make a forest in the backyard, he can make one with ease. He had a high paying job but decided to grow saplings and plant trees.  In just […]

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MyStory: In Few Years I Realised That This Race Of Wanting More, Finding Joy In Material Things Is Never Ending

“I was born and brought up in a big joint family in a small town, a kind of place where everybody knows everybody and where the concept of locking your house was more or less non-existent. ‘I want to be a responsible citizen of my country,’ was the line I often wrote in my friends’ […]

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My Story: Never Thought I Would Become A Dentist, But On Wheels, I Became A Gold Medalist

“I had a normal childhood. I topped my BDS exams and was on my way to present a paper at a conference in Chennai when the driver dozed off and hit a stationary truck. When I woke up, I felt paralysed. I knew I had become a paraplegic. At first, I was disgusted by the […]

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At A Tender Age Of 16 Babbar Ali Became The Youngest Headmaster Ever

Babbar Ali’s story will leave you motivated and inspired. This young and amazing 12th standard wonder boy will capture your soul. This young boy from Murshidabad in West Bengal, at a tender age of 16 he became the youngest Headmaster ever. To explore and see, he created a system of his own.  With deepest desire […]

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He Fulfilled Water Needs Of Ladakh By Creating Artificial Glaciers

Ladakh is a dry region full of mountains. 79 year old Chewang Norphel a retired civil engineer, born in 1936 created artificial glaciers in with his innovative and remarkable engineering skills to make locals financially independent and meet water needs of the region. When he was posted to Ladakh’s most remote and backward area Zanskar, […]

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My Story: My Family Agreed To The Marriage, But They Didn’t Like Him Because Of His Job & Background

“My teachers back in school always believed in me and told me that I would go places since I was a bright student. I was one of the few students from my community who went onto pursue a college degree after schooling. I graduated in B.A History from Govt Arts College, Mint. But after graduating, […]

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“I Sold My Mangal Sutra To Get Money & My Children Started Working In Order To Support The Family”

“I AM NOT WHAT HAPPENED TO ME , I AM WHAT I CHOOSE TO BECOME,”    Meet Shraddha Shinde a spirited young woman who has completed her engineering and now works at IIT. A flashback amidst the round of applause takes us through her journey of struggle for survival and trails to make her dream a […]