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5 Offbeat Tourist Destinations In #Rajasthan

We have all heard of the amazing Hawa Mahal and the breathtaking forts of Rajasthan. Here is a Rajasthan you have probably never seen before. This year, stay away from the popular tourist circuit and explore these five hidden and offbeat destinations.
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Celebrating The Bonds Of Sisterhood In Asia’s Biggest Red Light Area This Diwali

While we gear up to celebrate the festival of lights with our family and loved ones, the girls in Asia's largest and the world's second-largest red-light district rally around to offer comfort and kinship to each other while they are miles away from their families. They sit together, pray and light diyas instead of bursting crackers as they believe it pollutes the environment! Take a peek at life in a brothel and learn how, despite their vulnerabilities, the women have learnt to live a full life.

Having Lost His Eye Sight, He Built A Successful Company With 200 Other Visually Impaired People

Bhavesh Bhatia lost his eyesight in his early 20s. As the light faded from his eyes, instead of lamenting on his fate, he decided to learn the art of candle making and light up the lives of others like him. Bhatia today runs a huge candle manufacturing enterprise that provides employment to hundreds of visually impaired people and has clients across the globe. Read how this inspiring man converted this disability into an opportunity.

She Was 12 Years Old When She Invented An Adjustable Walker To Help Climb Stairs

Moved by the difficulties her grandfather faced, Shalini Kumari invented a walker that ultimately landed her in NIF-India’s league of winners. A walker to help the physically weak climb stairs was designed by her when she was only in class 9! Read further to know about her invention’s journey from an idea to a product in the market.
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Volunteers And Locals Are Coming Together For North-East Flood Relief. You Can Help Too!

Floods in Assam and Meghalaya , the result of a sudden cloud burst, have resulted in more than 100 casualties till now. Around 2000 villages are still submerged. These teams of volunteers have joined forces with local ground partners to support victims of the flood affected areas in the North East. Here's how you can come forward to help and spread the word.

A 3-Year-Old Rape Victim Gets Justice

Delhi High Court gave a landmark judgement in a 3-year-old minor girl's rape case by overruling the judgement of Dwarka District Court to acquit the accused. Not only this, Delhi HC also asked the state government to bear all medical expenses of the child's treatment and consider the trial of minor victims in a more considerate way in the future. Here is all you need to know about the case.
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The Man Who Is Bringing Back The Forgotten Herbs To Cure Several Diseases

A young and curious Ramaji Parmar would follow his father to the jungle to understand more about the herbs he used to treat various deseases. After his father's demise, he followed in his footsteps and made some amazing contributions to herbal science by growing and nurturing endangered herbs in a botanical garden.
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Tihar Jail Giving Its Inmates A Second Chance Through An Automotive Manufacturing Unit In Jail

Tihar Jail has opened a first-of-its-kind automotive manufacturing unit in Tihar Jail number 2 which will offer various livelihood options for the inmates. South Asia's biggest prison has always been keen on starting various initiatives to keep the inmates busy and help them lead a better life in the future. Read more to know what all the jail authorities have been doing to encourage the convicts.

Why Firoza Came To Be Known As Mulund Ki Cyclewali

An inspirational story of a girl from a middle class family in Mumbai, who defied all odds to follow her passion – cycling. Read how she overcame financial constraints, fought social barriers and invested all that she had in living her dream. And now she's encouraging others to join her in making the right choice for the environment!

Here Is What Happened When India And Pakistan Had Dinner Together

Did you ever imagine that the most serious conflicts could be solved by just a simple dinner? Eric Maddox did! And that is why he brought India and Pakistan together at a dinner table and talked about the major conflicts between the neighbours. The participants' views about each other will surprise you. Watch the two amazing films and know more about The Virtual Dinner Guest Project.

YOUR VIEW: What I Have Learnt From Hudhud’s Destruction Of Vizag

Tejaswi Bhagavatula is from Vizag. Here he shares his first-hand account about the unimaginable destruction caused by cyclone Hudhud within a matter of hours, about a city struggling to come to terms with it, the stories of hope he sees around him, and the lessons he has learnt in a short time.
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This Young Man Is Empowering Rural Youth So They Do Not Have To Face The Challenges That He Did

After facing financial challenges while studying, Sandeep Mehto started an initiative called Bharat Calling which enables rural youth to pursue higher education courses of their choice. The initiative guides the students and links them to the right universities. Know more about his interesting project and also learn how you can help him reach out to and help a lot more students.
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With 35 Rupees, You Could Buy A Popcorn Or Recharge Your Mobile. He Chose To Save Lives.

When Dr. Pawan found out about the unhygienic living conditions in Gadchiroli, Maharasthra, he created a hand-washing device in just Rs.35 that changed the lives of the villagers. Not only this, he involved people of all age groups in his wonderful initiative through interesting activities. Find out more about his device and how he made it possible.