Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age of five, Chennai-based Prem Sankar and his family fought a broken education system and job market before he finally turned entrepreneur.
Banyan trees, loudspeakers, song, dance and motorcycles are their teaching aids; educators in rural tribals areas are innovating, experimenting and educating children without a smartphone in sight.
The jockey, who has won 727 races in the country and abroad, battled sexism before trainers would trust her with good horses. She now handles 18 horses in the MAM Ramaswamy stable, Chennai.
A tracking study documents the nearly 10,000-kilometre journey of a common crane named Vadla, from her wintering ground in Gujarat to her breeding ground in northern Kazakhstan and back. She perfectly timed her return and landed back on the World Migratory Bird Day, on October 10.
They built a gym in the outdoors using locally available bricks, stones, planks and logs after the COVID19 lockdown interrupted their training
Some in the media have raised doubts about the veracity of Manjhi’s claim, but the local administration supports him.
Disaster-preparedness in India gets a filip as two coastal villages in Odisha become the first to earn UNESCO’s coveted ‘Tsunami-Ready’ tag among the 22 Indian Ocean member states.
Despite initial failure, Alok Tripathi kept planting saplings in the three-and-a-half-acre school campus in Mahadeva village for more than two decades. Today, it has 250 varieties of plants, including medicinal herbs.
After dispersing a million seedballs last year, the Chhattisgarh forest department has spread 2.5 million more seedballs this monsoon to regenerate the forests. Will this initiative bear fruit?
They came to Mumbai as teenagers and work as coolies and security guards. What brings these migrant workers together is pehlwani. Virtual Bharat’s ‘Pehlwan: The Migrant Warrior’ documents their grit.