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The blind woman who creates entrepreneurs and game changers

Shobha Warrier meets Sabriye Tenberken who is changing lives in India. Blindness didn't stop Sabriye Tenberken from seeking adventure. In fact, it motivated her to get others like her -- the marginalised -- to do the same. Her dream brought her to Kerala, where she and her partner Paul Kronenberg launched kanthari, a leadership programme that empowers those from the marginalised parts of society from all over the world to initiate social change as entrepreneurs, innovators, and activists. I ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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'No difference between UPA1, UPA2 and this govt'

'Karna is the greatest warrior in the Mahabharata -- in fact, Arjuna is a nobody in front of Karna.''But Arjuna had a better advisor in Krishna than Karna.''Karna failed because he listened to the wrong advice given by Salya.''It just shows wrong advisors can land even the mighty in trouble.''Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com After Subramanian Swamy and Yashwant Sinha, it was the turn of the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, India's largest labour union affiliated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak ...
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'You will see an epidemic of non-smoking lung diseases in India'

'Just like we have accepted that more Indians have hypertension and diabetes, lower lung capacity of Indians should not be construed as normal.' 'We will see an epidemic of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in India which is irreversible.''You will see that many of them are non-smokers while in the West, only smokers get COPD,' says Dr Anurag Agrawal.Photograph: PTI. Kindly note the image is published only for representational purposes. A study recently conducted by a team of scientists ...
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'Don't want more Akhilas to become Hadiyas'

'I served the Indian Army and I am an ex-serviceman.''I look at this as a battle I am fighting after I left the army.''I will not leave till I get her back as my daughter Akhila, and I believe it will happen one day.' IMAGE: Akhila Ashokan aka Hadiya has been directed by the Supreme Court to continue her studies at the Sivaraj Homeopathy Medical College. Photograph: Sivaram V/Reuters Ever since his only daughter Akhila Ashokan vanished from the Sivaraj Homeopathy College in Salem in Tamil Nadu ...
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'It is a very tough time to be a film-maker in this country'

'What is happening is worse than Talibanisation.''There is no way a film-maker can fight these fringe groups, these extra-constitutional authorities.' IMAGE: 'Imagine what kind of negotiation you can have with somebody who talks about offering a bounty for Deepika Padukone's head!''What we see is a display of fascism and arrogance.' As the controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati rages on, fiery independent filmmaker and activist Leena Manimekhalai tells Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier ...
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'Indian economy can never go to ICCU'

'No finance minister has the capacity to put the economy in an ICCU just like no finance minister has the capacity to take it for 10% growth!' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com "This Yojana business by governments must stop," M R Venkatesh, chartered accountant and political commentator, tells Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier. "The government must understand that the household is far more efficient and productive than any Yojana under the government," Venkatesh adds. "To tax households ...
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Techies, an interview you must read!

'You have to move from one skill to another skill.''An employee can't say this job is my right and even if you train me, I refuse to get trained.''Those who participate in re-skilling will remain in the industry.''Those who refuse to get re-skilled will have to go.' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Nasscom Chairman Raman Roy -- who is also the CEO and MD, Quatrro Global Services -- tells Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier why it is so important for techies to reskill themselves.   From the IT ...
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'Why is no one questioning the RBI?'

'If the RBI reduces the rate of interest, housing demand can pick up, investment can pick up, automobile demand can pick up...' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com One year after demonetisation, what is the state of the Indian economy? Is it huffing and puffing still? What should be done to revive the economy? Dr Ashwani Mahajan, co-convenor, Swadeshi Jaagran Manch, which is alingned with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, discusses the economic challenges confronting India with Rediff.com's ...
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'Economy will begin to revive in December'

'The next fiscal year will be a good one.' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com In Part 1 of his interview with Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier, Dr Ashwani Mahajan, co-convenor of the Swadesh Jaagran Manch, which is aligned with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, had asked why the RBI does not lower interest rates to boost private investment and give the economy a boost. "We have to come out of the mindset that FDI and foreign investors would change our country; only our people, our farmers, our ...
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'There is only one law and that is the law of nature!'

'Nature doesn't bother even if the Supreme Court says it is legal!''If something is in the wrong place, it will be damaged or destroyed by nature.' IMAGE: A woman wades through a water-logged subway after rains in Chennai, November 3, 2017. Photograph: P Ravikumar/Reuters Another year. Another monsoon and floods again in Chennai. This grim situation is not confined to Chennai alone. All the big cities in India -- Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Hyderabad -- suffer when the monsoon arrives. Why do ...
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