Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Center) kick started Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on October 2.

The Unsung Heroes Who Have Been Working Towards A Swachh Bharat For Many Years Now

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi kick-started India's biggest cleanliness drive on October 2, 2014, in memory of Mahatma Gandhi, everyone came together to make this campaign a big success. We take this opportunity to talk about some laudable models we can replicate and salute some of the unsung heroes who have been doing extremely good work for quite some time for a cleaner India.
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This Man Made A Promise To Never Leave His Village. What He Did After That Is Pretty Inspiring

A man who is 84 years old now had decided in his younger days not to migrate from his village but to bring a wave of change and set his village as an example. He has been working tirelessly towards the upliftment of his village through education, livelihoods, awareness and more, and his spirit is undying as he plans to extend his programme to other villages too. Read more to know how he and his small team have been overcoming all challenges and changing the lives of thousands.

They Have Saved 12 Leopard Cubs, 1000s of Other Animals & Educated 20,000 People About Wildlife

Concerned about the human-wildlife conflicts and the poor awareness on how to deal with it, Suresh Kumar and Jaishankar started Vanamitra to teach people to co-exist with the wild. They have reunited 12 leopard cubs with their mothers, rescued several specieis of wildlife and sensitized over 20,000 people about wildlife conservation. Read more about their amazing and daring initiatives and how they do it.

We Haven’t Come Across An Act Of Kindness As Selfless As This. Have you?

He spends his days and nights at a railway station, lives a life of poverty and hunger without any source of income or help. But he makes sure that the stray dogs around him are fed properly every day. He sacrifices his food for these animals and this has been his life for 30 years now. Can an act of kindness be as selfless as this? Watch the heart-warming video of this amazing man.

69 Modern-Day Heroes Of India! How Many Of These Do You Know About?

We meet a lot of people everyday. Some we remember and some we don't. But there are very few people who leave such a great impact on everyone's life that it is impossible to forget them. They are the superheroes who live among us and leave an impact that changes the lives of thousands of people around them. Here is the list of 69 such heroes we celebrate on the 69th Independence day.
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She Begged On Streets So She Could Feed Every Orphan She Saw! Can You Imagine Anyone More Heroic?

Sindhutai Sapkal's life started as being an unwanted child, followed by an abusive husband who abandoned her when she was nine months pregnant. She gave birth to a baby girl in a cow shed and started begging to feed her child. Since then she has adopted every orphan child that she came across. Now, she is fondly called "Mother of Orphans" and runs six organizations for them. Read her amazing and inspiring story of courage and how she emerged as the "mother" of over 1400 orphans.
Hans Raj Khanna lost his justiceship after his brave stand.

The Judge Who Stood Against The Prime Minister

At a time when India is rocked with allegations of corruption in the judiciary, it might be hard to imagine a judge who would have the courage to stand up against the government, let alone the Prime Minister! But here is the story of a judge who once did, even if it meant losing the post of the Chief Justice of India. He might be the single reason Democracy is still alive in our country!
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His Love For Snakes Has Helped Him Rescue Over 30,000 Snakes In Less Than 30 Years!

Whenever we spot a snake, we tend to panic and run away. But Vava Suresh’s reaction is different! He embraces snakes, loves them and makes sure they remain protected. No, he is not a snake charmer! Read about this man who left his studies to dedicate his life towards snakes and their protection even after suffering 266 snake bites!

What This Lady Has Done For Over 5000 Slum Children Has An Important Lesson For All Of Us

Following her father's footsteps, Beena Rao started organizing free coaching classes for slum children in Surat, Gujarat. She has benefited over 5,000 students so far, working with 34 volunteers across the city and giving a holistic education experience to these children. And all of this is free of cost for the children! Read her story of how she brought the change,

Meet The Woman Who Has Been Leading Mizo Women’s Push For Legal Reforms For 40 Years!

While growing up in her home state of Mizoram, Pi Sangkhumi witnessed various atrocities and injustice meted out to women. She realized that it was largely due to the archaic laws, regressive customs, and low levels of literacy and awareness among women. She made it her life's mission to make things right, and now, after 40 years of hard work, she has reason to smile!

Meet The Organization That Has Reached Out To 270,000 Children In 35 Years

We often talk about providing quality education to children, but all these opportunities are only available to the few who can afford it. A large part of our population is still struggling to get basic primary education. That is where Deepalaya comes into the picture. A Delhi based NGO that works on issues affecting the urban and rural poor, with a special focus on women and children.
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Seeing Her Own House Getting Washed Away Did Not Stop This Young Girl From Saving A 1000 Lives!

On June 16, 2013, one of the worst cloud bursts struck the state of Uttarakhand. Millions were rendered homeless and many lost their lives. It’s been almost a year now and yet the process of rehabilitation and relocation of many is a question mark. Amidst this, here is an inspiring story of a young brave heart from Bankoli village in Uttarkashi district, one of the worst affected districts during the floods.

The Woman Who Has Traveled Across The Country Spreading Breast Cancer Awareness

Some people are lost in their own misfortunes, but for some rare gems, misfortunes make them stronger and more compassionate. Ritu Biyani is one such person. Her own suffering with breast cancer made her take it up as her life's mission to spread awareness among urban, rural and tribal reaches of India. Sagar Vishnoi had a chance to interview this outstanding woman.
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The Man Who Brought Water To Drought-Affected Beed

The incredible story of how a man from Beed and his NGO took on dried lakes and water bodies in drought-prone districts of Maharashtra and revived them. The scale of operations and the superlative management of resources for bringing to life 85 water bodies in a span of 3 months is straight out of an MBA case study!