From a Lower Middle-Class Family to Being Google’s Ceo, Sundar Pichai’s Story is The ‘American Dream’ Come True

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Indians have always loved to chase the America Dream- a life of personal happiness and material comfort as traditionally sought by individuals in the USA. A simpler and rather newer definition of the same is Sundar Pichai, the first India-born CEO of Google. Ever since the news broke about Pichai’s rise to the throne, Indians have gone berserk. But very little has been spoken about the hard work and tough times Pichai went through. Here’s how he became an example of the great American Dream Indians love to chase. Before…

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The real story of Gauri Sawant, the trans ‘mommy’ from the Vicks video, is even more extraordinary

real story of Gauri Sawant

Society told her that she is not a woman; but she became a mother. They told her that she has no rights of her own, that she does not exist in the eyes of the law; yet, she took in an orphaned girl to protect her right to a happy childhood, so that another little girl doesn’t get trafficked and disappear into oblivion.   As an impeccable embodiment of the best of human nature, Gauri Sawant makes for a formidable woman. No, it’s not her crisp cotton sarees that bear the…

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LIFE IS NOT FAIR ON ANYBODY – Best Story in Mahabharata

Best Story in Mahabharata

In Mahabharat, Karna asks Lord Krishna – “My mother left me the moment I was born. Is it my fault I was born an illegitimate child? I did not get the education from Dhronacharya because I was considered a non-Kshatriya. Parshu-Raam taught me but then gave me the curse to forget everything since I was a Kshatriya. A cow was accidentally hit by my arrow & its owner cursed me for no fault of mine. I was disgraced in Draupadi’s swayamvar. Even Kunti finally told me the truth only to…

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Defying all odds, autorickshaw driver’s son Ansar Ahmad Shaikh cracks UPSC

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Defying all odds, including religious discrimination that forced him to adopt a Hindu identity, a 21-year old Muslim boy from Maharashtra has cracked the prestigious UPSC examinations, the results of which were announced on Tuesday. Since the results came out, the candidate, Ansar Ahmad Shaikh, son of an autorickshaw driver and brother of a garage hand, has been besieged with calls and visits from well-wishers, friends, relatives, media-persons and even strangers. He hails from the Shelgaon village in Jalna district in the heart of drought-hit Marathwada region and considers the…

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This IIM Calcutta alumna runs a school in her village and has educated over 1,000 children for free

pooja mishra founder of Gurukul Public School

“It is much easier to concentrate on cities, which are touted as the growth engines of tomorrow’s India,” opines Pooja Mishra, a 36-year-old Indian Institute of Management Calcutta alumna and the founder of Gurukul Public School, a charitable English-medium school providing free education to rural underprivileged children. She continues, “So what does it lead to? It leads to the government’s primary and secondary schools serving more as day care centers providing low-quality meals during the day.  And they only have one or two caretakers to look after the children who…

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