I increasingly find myself paying absolutely nothing at cafes, food courts, multiplexes and fast food outlets. Coffee, soft drinks, popcorn, frozen yogurt—it's all free! Not only food... even th...
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Every other day, I read about animals being harmed for selfies and other selfish pursuits, and it makes me wonder, where did all the good people go? Well, some of those good people definitely live in Velas, a magical, sleepy little coastal village about 250km from Mumbai. Why is this place special you ask? The amazing humans of this village have taken it upon themselves to save tiny baby Olive Ridley turtles.
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When the Chennai floods hit, restaurant owner Santosh decided to help by cooking a big batch of food for those in need. Word spread and volunteers began arriving in droves to help out. Together, working for straight 90 hours, they cooked, packed and distributed 1.7 lakh boxes of food. In the time when nothing seemed certain, these 300 people decided to choose hope and action. Watch their inspiring story in this short video.
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or the 'Non Resident Indian Day' is celebrated on 9 Jan every year to acknowledge the contribution of Indians living abroad in the development of India. To mark this event, here are the stories of some inspirational Indians, who worked to make a change in India despite being separated by distance and time zones.