How does an aspiring air force pilot land up in an engineering course in metallurgy? How does he end up in a factory producing dyes and sell saris for a living? And how with absolutely no creative background does he go on to head one of the biggest advertising agencies in the country? The journey of Abhijit Avasthi, the former national creative director of Ogilvy & Mather, is as amazing as it is unbelievable. Read on! Abhijit Avasthi, on a refurbished 55 yr-old original Czech-made Jawa ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
When Sushmita Sen won Miss Universe in 1994 and Aishwarya Rai returned home with the Miss World sash, most of us weren't really aware of just what the two titles meant. But we knew that the achievements were remarkable. For perhaps the first time, Indians woke up to the fact that 'beautiful' need not mean a tall, blonde, blue-eyed woman. Before Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai became the most famous celebrities in India who weren't movie stars, they were just two girls competing for a title -- ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
All of 22 and straight out of college, Pavithra YS (pictured below) decided to make a difference and look what she's achieved! Vindhya E-Infomedia is a business processes outsourcing company based in Bengaluru. With over 600 employees, Vindhya is probably just a speck in the booming BPO market. What sets it apart is that most of its 600-plus employees (including everyone on the floor operations) are differently abled. When she started Vindhya, Pavithra YS was all of 22, fresh out of college, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Twenty-year-old Sheetal Jain is the daughter of a bar dancer and grew up in Mumbai's red light district. But she isn't letting that define her identity. As you read this, Sheetal is in Washington DC pursuing a course in drumming. This is her story. Sheetal Jain is pursuing a course in drumming at the Levine School of Music in the US Photograph Courtesy: Kranti Goddess Durga has arrived in Kamathipura. She has been mounted on a handcart, the kind vegetable vendors use to sell their wares and ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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