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He could be working at a dhaba, but is now at IIT!

He could be working at a dhaba, but is now at IIT!

In a special series, looks at India through the lives of its people. Today: Brijesh Kumar Saroj, the son of a poor weaver, who overcame every hardship to make it to IIT-Bombay. When he cleared the IIT entrance exam, villagers threw stones at his home because he is Dalit. This has only hardened his resolve to 'make it in life.' IMAGE: Impressed with Brijesh's achievement, Aamir Khan met him after he arrived in Mumbai. The actor has asked him to get in touch if he needs help., 1 month ago
International Business Times India

Murder Convict Ajit Kumar Saroj Turns National Topper in Ignou Exam

IGNOU awarded degrees, diplomas and certificates to 1,92,000 students at its 28th convocation on Saturday. Ignou official website A 24-year-old murder convict, who has emerged as national topper in a one-year diploma course offered by theIndira ...
 International Business Times India2 months ago
International Business Times India

Bihar polls 2015 Grand Alliance seat sharing: Complete list of Congress, JDU, RJD candidates

(Clockwise from top left) RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Yadav and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Reuters/IANS The month-long Bihar state assembly election is set to commence from 12 October and will last ...
 International Business Times India5 days ago

Over 90% of Suicides are Caused Due to Various Types of Depression

India is on the verge of becoming the suicide capital of the world. Speaking ahead of the World Mental Health Day on October 10, doctors have suggested that over 90% of suicides are caused due to various types of depression including bipolar ...
 MedIndia23 hours ago

The many benefits of family floater plans

Why are family floater plans so very important? Anil Rego answered readers' queries in an online chat on October 7. For those who missed the chat, here is the transcript that dealt with many issues related to health insurance and mediclaim policies. randeev mehta: I have purchased a mediclaim policy from ICICIPru but now want to change the company. What is the procedure for porting of the policy and is it advisable. I have been paying a yearly premium of Rs 15,000 for the policy Anil-Rego: ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago
Indian Express

Formed to analyse reasons for poor performance of govt schools, four committees lying defunct

The purpose of constituting the committees was an overall school inspection in terms of infrastructure. Even as government schools in the city have fared poorly in surveys conducted by NCERT over the past two years about quality of education being ...
 Indian Express1 week ago
Outlook India

Dancing Divas

The songs of Rajiv Rai's Tridev (1989), arguably spelled the death knell for the dancing queens who had hitherto performed the mandatory dance numbers in commercial Hindi films. Earlier, although talented leading ladies like Padmini, Vyajanthi ...
 Outlook India1 week ago

Uzbekistan: Hey, World Bank, attention here!

According to information Fergana obtained from several sources, thousands of residents of the city of Angren in Tashkent Region of Uzbekistan are engaged in this year's cotton-picking campaign. The area is of particular interest because its one of ...
 Ferghana.ru1 week ago

Beef Ban Kills India `Eid Festivities

Thousands of people take part in a protest march against the ban on beef, in Maharashtra. NEW DELHI Joining millions of Muslims worldwide, India Muslims have celebrated a somber `Eid Al-Adha, amid increasing restrictions imposed by right-wing ...
 OnIslam.net1 week ago
Bangalore Mirror

From the art trenches

Showcase of works produced by artists at art camps Twelve plus four plus one more - the answer adds up to a gorgeous show. Many talented artists have been showcased by the K K Hebbar Art Foundation (KKHAF), which has now decided to catalogue their ...
 Bangalore Mirror1 week ago
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