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Poverty Didn’t Stop This Man Building A Billion-Dollar Empire Inspiring Story of Dr Devi Prasad Shetty

If you are a businessman, you have probably read the Harvard Business School case study on Dr Shetty that extols his method of providing high-quality heart treatment to all comers through a relentless drive to cut costs. Here is his inspiring story. Born in a small town called Kinnigoli in Karnataka. He is the eighth child among nine children. He …

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How This Father Carried Disabled Son To School For 3 Years On His Back Will Fill Your Heart With Joy This Father’s Day

A young boy named Dinesh, who is 90% physically challenged and belongs to a poor family, recently scored 93.75% in the SSLC examination. Despite being 90% physically challenged, he achieved what others could not. Dinesh has no control over his body’s motor activities, said his father Beera Gouda, an agricultural labourer who also doubles as a coolie.”When he was born, …

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Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya :A School Where The Qualification Is An Economically Challenged Background

It was back in 2002, that Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya (KSV) was founded in Kalkeri, Dharwad district of Karnataka. Located at the nerve centre of Hindustani classical music in the southern part of the country, 18 km away from Dharwad,  KSV is a residential school that offers children from low socio-economic backgrounds training in music along with regular education absolutely free …

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BBC’s Most Influential Women List – Saalumarada An Environmentalist From Karnataka …

Saalumarada Thimmakka, an environmentalist from Karnataka, has been listed in BBC’s most influential & inspirational 100 women. She is the oldest person in the list for planting more than 8000 trees in 80 years.  She lives an ordinary life, but she is no ordinary woman. In her own village she has got the honour of being named ‘Saalumarada’ for the …

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Sumitra Koluru From Karnataka ,Walks 10 Kms Every DayTo Teach Kids In A Far Village

Every 5th Of September we celebrate our teachers who molded us and made us into the responsible adults we are today. And if you recall all your school memories, there is that one teacher always stands out. They may not have been a favourite of the students, but no one could question their sincerity and dedication for teaching. One such …

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Karnataka Now Has India’s 1st Smokeless Village!

Adapted to their daily lifestyles, accustomed to the usage of firewood, air filled with carbon leading to bouts of cough, and cooking was an ordeal for the women of Vyachakurahalli till last week. Not just for Kannadigas but it’s a moment of pride for India as well after the petroleum ministry has officially declared Vyachakurahalli as India’s first smokeless village …

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