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This is a place where we list out the recent achievers and winners in different fields so that our members can get inspiration from them.

Inspiring Story Of The Goldman Environmental Prize Winner Prafulla Samantra

Prafulla Samantara, 67, fought to protect a community and its forest land from being consumed by mining activities. He affirmed the indigenous population of Dongria Kondh of their rights by protecting them against the massive bauxite mining by Vedanta Resources. He has lived among the tribals of the Niyamgiri hills, battling with them at every step and risking his life. …

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From Selling Goods In Street’s To Wining An International Gold Medal In Skating Here Is The Inspiring Story Of Rajkumar Tiwari

Rajkumar Tiwari, India’s first ice skater to win an international gold medal – a young man from New Delhi who is slowly building his future on the foundation of his dreams. Son of a street hawker from Sadar Bazar area in Delhi, Rajkumar was diagnosed with moderate intellectual disability at an early age, after an accident in which he fell …

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These Stories Of Indias First Amputee Calendar Are Breaking Barriers Of Disability

Words like ‘inspiration’ and ‘pride’ are associated with people who are differently-abled, never are the words, ‘strong’, ‘sexy’ or ‘powerful’ used. To remedy that, Project Rising Above, an initiative of Mission Smile – Pledge Your Day, was conceived by co-founder of Mission Smile, Preeti Rai. There are reel heroes, and then there are real heroes. The real heroes are the …

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Inspiring Story Of Padma Awardee Subroto Das Who saved Lives Of People In Highway Accidents

In August 1999, Vadodara-based doctor Subroto Das‘s car hit a tree beside a highway in the dead of the night, leaving three persons injured. But help arrived only after a harrowing wait of nearly five hours. The helplessness that he and two of his co-travellers experienced on that day led to an initiative that has changed the way a highway …

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Inspiring Story Of Padma Shri awardee Karimul Haque, The Man Who Runs A Bike Ambulance For 20 Villages In Bengal

The Padma awards this year are being given to the “unsung heroes” of our country. Apart from famous figures like PV Sindhu, Virat Kohli, P Gopichand and Sakshi Malik, the awardees include many unknown heroes who have quietly been working for the betterment of society and people. One such inspirational man is Karimul Haque. 50-year-old Karimul Haque is the ‘Bike-Ambulance-Dada’ for …

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Meet Bipin Ganatra : Who Fought Fire & Helped Thousands, To Be Awarded Padma Shri

60-year-old volunteer firefighter, Bipin Ganatra, has been named a Padma Shri awardee by the Centre. The Padma Shri is the fourth highest civilian award in India. It is awarded for distinguished service in any field. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year. They are conferred by the President at ceremonial functions which are held at …

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