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Posts Tagged ‘staroftheday

First Award for ‘Star of the Day’!

August 22, 2009

I got a nomination for the Zombie Chicken:  I owe it to Rebecca Anne Emrich, a notable writer from Canada. Any amount of thanks is less for this honor Rebecca! The Details: The blogger who receives this award believes in the Tao of the zombie chicken – excellence, grace and persistence in all situations, even […]

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, […]