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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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Sonia Mitra Becomes the Latest to Win the World Bodybuilding Championship!

Just a couple of days back Thailand hosted Women’s World Body-building Championship where contestants from developing countries were the top contenders but to everyone’s surprise two Indian gems – Sonia Mitra and Shreyasi Das Choudhary grabbed two out of the top three positions! In a country were females are discouraged to take part in physically strenuous activities, Sonia Mitra bagged …

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Inspiring Journey Of Dilip Shanghvi From Seller To Top Richest Businessman

About 32 years ago, Dilip Shanghvi borrowed Rs10,000 from his father and came to Mumbai from Kolkata to begin marketing of Psychotherapy drugs. Then In 1982, he set up his own pharmaceutical business in Vapi and started manufacturing drugs. In 2015, he became India’s richest man. Today he is the second wealthiest businessman of the country. Born to a drug …

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Studying From Hospital Bed Battling Cancer,18 Year Old “Raghav Chandak” Scores 95.8% In ICSE Exam

  Refusing to be cowed down by cancer, Raghav Chandak had the burning desire to excel in his ICSE examination and so he took text books and notes to his hospital bed to score 95.8 per cent. Raghav, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in April, last year, was able to attend classes in the Heritage School for …

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The Inspirational Story Of India’s First Football Club-Mohun Bagan Athletic Club

On 15th August, 1889, exactly 58 years before India gained independence, few eminent Citizens of Kolkata met at 14, Balaram Ghosh Street, Kolkata 700004, to promote a patriotic feeling by establishing a Sporting Club for the Indians. Thus, the Mohun Bagan Athletic Club was born. After the revolt of 1857, the British started flexing their muscles rapidly and also increased …

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Moin -Physically Challenged , Won Medals at the National Paralympics Swimming Competition

Moin has brittle bone disease, or osteogenesis imperfecta, which means that his bones are extremely brittle and highly prone to fracture. For Moin, even a slight bump can cause a fracture. He can neither stand upright nor hold anything in his hands. Others might let the smallest of setbacks get in the way of pursuing their goals, but Moin hasn’t even slowed …

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