8 Women Who Will Inspire You To Follow Your Dreams
There are many women who have been hailed in history, but there are many more who are doing their bit in today’s world. Let’s get to know a few of them.
How Yuvraj Singh Took On The World And Became Such An Inspiration
Yuvraj Singh is a real hero, on and off field.
Father Of The White Revolution, Dr Verghese Kurien
Did you know this inspiring real-life story of Dr Verghese Kurien?
From A Graphic Designer To A Happiness Coach – Dr. Sai Kaustuv DasGupta
Dr. Sai Kaustuv DasGupta a.k.a the ‘Happiness Coach’ has been confined to a wheelchair for the past 26 years. He is differently-abled, but his positivity and confidence has never let him falter.
MARY KOM WINS SIXTH WORLD BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE
India’s MC Mary Kom won the sixth Gold medal in the World Boxing Championship and made a record. India’s Olympics bronze medallist, Mary Kom outclassed Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota by a unanimous 5:0 verdict, to emerge victorious in the light flyweight 48-kilogram category. It took three rounds to knock out her opponent and win the championship crown. This was Mary Kom’s ninth appearance in the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) Women’s World Championships. Mary Kom had defeated Okhota earlier in the year, in Poland. MARY KOM’S JOURNEY Mary overcame multiple drawbacks to gain momentum and achieve success in the Women’s World Boxing […]
ORDINARY CITIZENS BECOME SUPERHEROES
Headline news on a daily basis shows a world full of inhumanity, death, violence, and destruction. Kindness and empathy seem a distant dream. But in the midst of such chaos, we do find “heroes” who re-affirm our faith and establish goodwill in human nature. A case in point is the recent tragedy when a bridge collapsed in Kolkata. An overloaded bridge Majerhat Bridge in South Kolkata is a busy stretch used daily by thousands of commuters. On September 4th it collapsed during rush hour putting commuters as well as people around and under the bridge in danger. The tremors were […]
Most Iconic Teachers Of Indian History
“Teachers affect eternity, and no one can tell where their influence stops”. A teacher is one of those people who inspires not just one or two people at a time, but an entire generation. Sometimes, the generations to come, too. To be a teacher isn’t as easy as it seems. It requires a high amount of consciousness as the pupils grow up to become what they learn from their teachers and surroundings. A teacher is perhaps one of the most selfless beings to be existing. A teacher not only gives away all the knowledge that he/she has but also guides […]
Alan Alda inspires people with Parkinson’s disease
Over his 30-year long career, Alan Alda entertained millions of people. He recently revealed on Twitter he had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease three and a half years ago and wanted to inspire other sufferers. With an unsubduable spirit, Alan has proven to the world that giving up is not a choice. AN UNEXPECTED TWEET Alda, a six-time Emmy winner, recently tweeted from his official handle saying, “I decided to let people know I have Parkinson’s to encourage others to take action. I was diagnosed 3 and a half years ago, but my life is full”. The author, director-screenwriter continues acting, releasing […]
Cop saves newly-weds
Your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life. But imagine your wedding day becoming so memorable, it becomes a part of family lore for years to come. This happened to one such newly-wed bride and groom. This couple can tell you how to make your wedding unique and unforgettable Post wedding hassle After their wedding, the bridal couple was driving past Bogota, New Jersey, when their car got trapped in floodwaters. Though stranded, they were fortunate their car doors and windows were shut, so water could not enter the car. Police to the rescue When […]
HELPING THE ELDERLY
Some stories restore our faith in humanity reassuring us hope exists even in dark times. Jahmal Cole realized this during a snowstorm in Chicago. Snowstorm A ferocious snowstorm destroyed many parts of Chicago and left many elderly people stranded because of their inability to shovel snow from their driveways. Many ailing people could not be taken to hospitals and others were frightened of being trapped in their homes. Requests to help elderly neighbours flooded the inbox of Chicago resident, Jahmal Cole. Seeking Help Cole turned to Twitter for help. He asked for ten volunteers to come to his Chatham neighbourhood […]
An unbeatable spirit
The debate about the importance of education and whether marks are an indication of achievement has raged for centuries. But there is no questioning the value of hard work and dedication. People who show determination and persevere despite difficult circumstances and socio-economic obstacles, are to be applauded. They are an inspiration worth emulating. Time and again, they prove that hard work and determination brings success for sure. Education is not just a result but is an indication of a well-rounded mind, soul, and beliefs. We learn until our last breath and that defines us more than academic reports. Justin Fernandez is […]