Yearly Archives: 2010

Inspiring Lessons to learn from Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar’s truest talent—the one that has just seen him hit his 50th Test hundred and brought him close to a 100 international centuries— is not his ability to see the ball early or to pick spin out of a bowler’s … Continue reading

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Studied +2, But Now World leader in Cloud Computing

Suresh Sambandam seems to have a knack for being present at the right place at the right time and more importantly, with the right set of skills to make full use of opportunities life throws at him. Today, Sambandam runs … Continue reading

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Success stories of small town girls in Asian Games.

Women were the big reason behind India’s impressive show of India in Asian Games, bringing ten of the team’s 11 medals and also four of the five golds. Incidentally, the medals were brought by India’s small town girls, who fought … Continue reading

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Rags to Riches story of Lawrence Rajendran

It is the kind of stuff fairy tales are made of. From being raised by a single mother who was a government teacher, studying in a government school in the suburbs of Chennai and graduating from a college in rural … Continue reading

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How ‘Magic’ Johnson’ fought back AIDS?

Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson has the repute of being one of the most successful players in the history of the basketball game. In November 1991, Johnson encountered the most challenging moment of his life. During a routine physical examination for an … Continue reading

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Inspiring story of India’s Only News paper for AIDS

Maragatham, 35, is a daily passenger on the train to Chennai, which stops at Karur, a textile town, 430 kilometres south of the metropolis. She trades in readymade garments. Every 15 days, she waits eagerly for a newspaper distributed free … Continue reading

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Success story of physically challenged Chess champion

Her world has revolved around the black and white squares, for more than a decade now. For 23-year-old Jennitha Anto crossing hurdles in life is similar to making her way across the chess board — one square at a time. … Continue reading

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Inspiring story of school dropout with a PhD

V Kathiresan had to drop out of school to support his family. Years later, working for A P J Abdul Kalam as his driver, he was encouraged to restart his education. Today he has a PhD, has written two books, … Continue reading

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100-year-old freedom fighter pursues PhD

Freedom fighter Bholaram Das marked his 100th birthday this weekend by announcing that he was going back to school. Das has enrolled in a PhD program at Guwahati University in the northeastern state of Assam – making him perhaps the … Continue reading

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12-year-old aims for gold at CWG

She studies in class VIII, badly misses her mom, has fallen in love with chicken tikka and naan, and she wants a medal — not any, but one at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. Meet Khaaliqa Nimji, all of 12 … Continue reading

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