Mangal Pandey – His Life Story Is A True Inspiration
A true and inspiring story of Mangal Pandey that will leave you spell-bound.
Let Your Fears Take A Flight! – Moral Story By Swami Vivekananda
The only thing that stands between you and your goals, are your fears. Knock them them, and success is all yours! This story by Swami Vivekananda, is the perfect example for this!
Inspiring Freedom Fighters – Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev
Sacrifices that our Indian Freedom Fighters made so that we enjoy free India can never be forgotten.
#MeTooPositive: A Shopkeeper I Barely Knew Saved My Day!
It has been over 15 years and I still remember this story like it were yesterday. I was a young engineering student in Bangalore. A loner by nature, I usually used to camp out in the college library after classes. The girls’ hostel, was situated off campus, so I had to walk from the library for another couple of miles, to reach the hostel. My finals were coming up, so, one evening I stayed out a bit too long. While walking back, there was a lonely stretch of a pebbled narrow lane, which was, in fact, a short cut to […]
Woman Officer Has Killed 16 And Arrested 64 Terrorists
A woman police officer from Assam has made waves with her exemplary courage and dedication to capture terrorists. Sanjukta Parashar, the first female IPS officer from the North Eastern state of Assam. She killed 16 terrorists and captured 64, in fifteen months, as a part of several missions. WHO IS SANJUKTA PARASHAR? The 39-year-old officer finished preliminary schooling in Assam before doing an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Indraprastha University. She then attended the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi to complete a Ph.D. Sanjukta was active in sports since childhood winning several laurels. POLICE CAREER Even as a […]
Rescue In The Indian Ocean Re-Affirms Faith In Humanity
Rescue implies a response to a life-threatening incident or preventing injury in an unfortunate situation. A rescue effort could use tools such as search and rescue animals, helicopters, hydraulic cutting and advanced tools to extricate individuals from wreckages. Rescue effort can be supported by fire departments or Emergency Medical Services. However, it seems as if the term rescue is waning each day. Technology has its grip on the man, so they are unaware of anyone needing rescue. Thanks to social media, people connect online but not face to face. Therefore, the rescue of Abhilash Tomy is unusual and reinforces faith […]
Brave Air India Pilots Prevent A Fatality
Some incidents leave you awestruck. One such episode was a recent Air India flight to JFK where the pilots’ calmness and presence of mind prevented a tragedy. Senior commander Rustom Palia and second-in-command, Captain Sushant Singh showed nerves of steel. System failure The flight from Delhi to New York is long. After fourteen hours in the air, the pilots realized, the system in their nine-year-old Boeing 777-300 was not responding. Weather conditions at JFK were deteriorating fast. Captain Palia informed JFK Air Traffic Control (ATC) about the situation. He said, “We’re really, you know, stuck and there’s no fuel.” Failure […]
Not All Superheroes Wear Capes
There is nothing nobler than risking your life to save others. Shane Drossard did that and proves humanity is still alive in this world. Also, he proved that his name is another word for superhuman. Drowning woman Minneapolis native, Shane Drossard, is homeless, and wanders in search of a place to sleep, each night. One night he took shelter under the Washington Avenue Bridge. Around 2 am, as he was falling asleep, he heard a loud splash in the river. He became aware of a woman’s voice. He realized she survived the fall, but was caught in the fast-moving current. […]
A Fisherman Saves Many Lives
It is believed, God sends angels during times of despair. Anupam Baru showed how he is one, by using the presence of mind and a prompt decision, to save many lives from perishing. He is now being hailed as one of the real life heroes in India. Sensing danger The 54-year-old fisherman is a resident of Nandanpur Kerarpara village, 17 km from Jalpaiguri. As per his routine, at 7.30 amBaru went to the Jalpaiguri railway station, from where he left to go fishing. He waited by pillar 20/9 when he noticed something unusual on the railway tracks; a long stretch of […]
Stranger Saves A Cop From Death
Fate steps in when you least expect it, as Officer Carlos Basurto can testify. See how he survived a low speed car flip after he dozed off on the wheel. When the car flipped While driving home from work, San Mateo police officer, Carlos Basurto, met with a near-fatal accident. It is possible, Office Basurto was too exhausted and fell asleep at the wheel. His car, reportedly, went off the road and flipped several times before coming to a halt. When help arrived As a trained police officer Carlos knew the perils of dozing off before the paramedics arrived. He […]