Monthly Archives: July 2008

Sweeper swept hurdles to become college prinicpal

Nirjharani Chakraborty, principal of Rishi Bankim Chandra College for Women, never hesitates to pick up a broom and sweep a dusty classroom or verandah. After all, she started her career that way. Nirjharani began as a Group D employee in … Continue reading

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Disabled student all set to graduate from IIT Madras

“I have always been lucky,” beams 21-year-old Naga Naresh Karuturi who will get his B. Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras on July 25. One look at this engineering graduate, however, will tell you that the boy … Continue reading

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Chandrasekar, 17, is youngest to ace MTech from IIT

  Two years ago, at 15, S Chandrasekar was the youngest engineering graduate in the country. On July 25, he will be the youngest postgraduate from IIT Madras when he receives his degree at the convocation. The teenager has also … Continue reading

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From Rs 50 to a Forbes billionaire!

P N C Menon, chairman of the Rs 1,500-crore Sobha Developers Ltd, is one of the few dollar-billionaires in India. For the last two years, he has been listed in the Forbes list of billionaires (he is listed at number … Continue reading

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Mercy Killing petitioner beats death, hugs life

Two years back Seema Sood longed for death and had even petitioned the President of India for euthanasia. But hope triumphed over despair and today, walking with difficulty, but walking nonetheless, after a total knee replacement surgery, the Bits Pilani … Continue reading

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Software Engineer-to-be at 16!

Imagine this: a sixteen-year-old schoolboy, with a plum job offer at hand? Hard to believe? It was for us too – till we met Arvind Thiagarajan, an unassuming standard XII lad from DAV Chennai with an impressive title – Bell … Continue reading

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Inspiring speeches of the 20th century

Dear Friends, Click the link below to listen to inspiring speeches by great world leaders. A.Hari.

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