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  • [Video feature] Nandita Das on Inclusive India

    So what does the gorgeous Nandita Das have to do with Inclusion? From Deepa Mehta’s critically acclaimed ‘Fire’, to an award winning directorial debut ‘Firaaq’ and the numerous social campaigns that she supports, Nandita Das has had an extraordinary and a multifaceted career that has repeatedly...

    Saturday, 29 March 2014 - 5:56pm
  • [Video feature] A Box for Educating India

    With 1 teacher to a classroom of 200 students per subject, several rural schools India are facing a serious deficit of qualified educators. With a countrywide average of 1 teacher to every 40 students, India suffers from a lower quality of education delivered as compared to its BRIC counterparts....

    Friday, 14 March 2014 - 4:11pm
  • Good Water for India [Video feature]

    Nearly 600 million Indians do not have access to safe drinking water. And nearly 1600 people die each day due to water impurities. This is exactly what Spring Health is attempting to address. At just 30 paisa per litre of drinking water, Spring Health is boosting the health of people in 100...

    Saturday, 1 March 2014 - 4:34pm
  • A Transgender for Change [Video feature]

    Born as Jagdish in a middle-class family, Akkai Padmashali always knew she was a woman inside. Akkai is a male-to-female transgender who was once a discriminated sex-worker.

    Sunday, 2 February 2014 - 5:26pm
  • Mentoring India's Youth

    India’s future is it’s youth, yet millions of Indian youth are underprivileged and lack access to career guidance, resource information and opportunities. Arundhuti Gupta’s MentorTogether aims to change this. Her’s is a non-profit that screens, trains and connects able professionals with aspiring...

    Sunday, 19 January 2014 - 2:18pm
  • New India's Scientists

    With rural talent innovating in its R&D centre, Raman FibreScience from Mysore is showing us where new India’s scientists are to come from.

    Sunday, 19 January 2014 - 2:15pm
  • Girl, let's talk about it [Video Feature]

    From a volunteer who taught spoken English at a local government school to educating over 6000 girls on menstrual health in Karnataka, Sinu Joseph has come a long way in three years. Here's her sharing her experiences over a cup of chai with Lakshmi Rebecca, the anchor of India's award-winning...

    Sunday, 19 January 2014 - 2:11pm
  • India's Intellectually Challenged

    Chai with Lakshmi is India's first award-winning online talk show. It celebrates people and ideas positively shaping India for the future. In this episode, Lakshmi Rebecca, the anchor and director, talks to Sugandha Sukrutaraj, a woman who is making India more inclusive towards its intellectually...

    Sunday, 19 January 2014 - 2:03pm
  • The youth today can afford to explore new ideas and fail, says Dream:IN co-founder Sonia Manchanda [Video feature]

    Initiatives such as Dream:IN nurture the entrepreneurial spirit in a country where roughly 1 million people have been entering the labour market every month since 2010

    Wednesday, 8 January 2014 - 1:25pm
  • Using Japanese Miyawaki method, Afforestt has planted 36,000 trees [Video feature]

    Today, in every minute 117 cars are made, 36 football fields of forest cover are lost. In India, the ideal forest cover should be 33%, it is infact only 24. Attempting to change this and already having planted 36,000 trees is Shubhendu Sharma of Afforestt.

    Wednesday, 8 January 2014 - 12:55pm

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