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Posts Tagged ‘star of the day

Rani Verma – World at her ‘feet’

September 10, 2009

A 17-year-old being able to write, draw and use a cell phone and laptop is not something one would take note of; anybody in that age-group can do it with consummate ease. But this 17-year-old named Rani Verma is different. Why? Because she does it with her feet. Rani Verma is surviving on two limbs since […]

Mukti Karva – Against Child Labor

June 20, 2009

Mukti Karva is the brainchild of eight children – aged between 8 and 20 – who were rescued as child laborers by an NGO called Bachpan Bachao Aandolan (BBA, Save the Childhood Mission) that works for protection of child rights across India. Mukti Karva – a mobile theater group – represents the never-say-die spirit of […]

Namit Bahadur – Champion Boxer

June 11, 2009

While it can be considered as yet another instance of Indian Government turning a blind eye towards recognizing sportsmen of champion ability, young 16-year-old flyweight boxer Namit Bahadur kept chasing his dreams and achieved what he was destined to – winning bronze medal at the World Junior Boxing Championship, his first international meet. Namit comes […]

Devika Rotawat – Against Terrorism

June 11, 2009

It takes some courage to stand in the courtroom as an eye witness. At a place where even the most strong-hearted get goose bumps, a 10-year-old girl seemed unfazed and resolute to bring a terrorist – who rendered her disabled – to justice.  Devika Rotawat was like any other schoolgirl until that nightmarish evening of November 26, […]