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Aapko bhi hota hai kya?” (Does this also happen to you?) asked a 40-something-year old woman from Rajasthan to Anurag Chauhan. The man, in his early 20s, was for sure taken aback at such an appalling question. Anurag and his team were at a village in Rajasthan, far away from the...
In a country of over 1.3 billion, it is Ladakh—a region with a population of approximately 300,000—that has produced every member of the Indian women’s ice hockey team. Members train on natural frozen ponds that last just two months. These natural rinks lack critical facilities needed to play the game...
Days after revealing recollections from his earliest memories, from even before he turned 10-years-old, as part one of a five-part 'The Modi Story' for the Humans of Bombay, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now recounted the extraordinary story of what happened almost a decade later as he left his...
Each year, the fifteenth of January is celebrated in India as Army Day. It marks the day when Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa (then a Lieutenant General) took over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, on...
A Kashmir with abundant resources, where you simply scatter seeds and harvest fruit, and everybody is a friend and a welcome guest. A place where stories are told under the stars and songs are sung around the fire, where wisdom passed on to robust, hopeful young people. That is...
After BJP’s fabulous winning the most essential province of India, Uttar Pradesh, Everybody is waiting eagerly for a New India that the PM has guaranteed. Individuals are eager after the elections and they are expecting a great deal of advancement to occur under the management of the BJP government.  The...
Earlier this week a woman police constable from Hyderabad turned out to be a saviour for a two-month-old abandoned baby. The baby girl was found outside a hospital and was later taken to a police station. It is when, Priyanka, a woman constable who is currently on maternity leaves...
In a beautiful display of religious bonhomie, a Sikh boy converted his turban into an instant band-aid to help a seriously bleeding lady who had met an accident. The quick intervention prevented in her blood loss and she survived. The boy named Manjeet Singh, 20 is from Dewar, Tral. He...
Arunima Sinha, the Indian mountaineer who became the world’s first woman amputee to climb Mount Everest in 2013, has now become the first woman amputee to climb Mount Vinson (highest peak of Antarctica). Congratulating Arunima, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday tweeted: “Excellent! Congratulations to Arunima Sinha for scaling new heights of success. She is...
Your humanity can persuade you to overcome extremely unfavourable conditions, an example of which came about recently when three young men from southern Kashmir traveled 120 kilometers to donate blood and save a life. On the freezing evening of December 30, Mushtaq Ahmed of Avengound village in Pulwama district received...