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Meet Sagar: Engineer-cum-security guard who is working hard towards his goals

Aug 22, 2015

Meet Sagar: Engineer-cum-security guard who is working hard towards his goals

Sagar Ashokrao Bhagat, an engineer by qualification and a security guard by profession, tells on one hand an inspiring story of an individual ready to do anything to achieve his goals and on the other hand a sad tale of shortage of jobs for graduates in India. #Life #facebook #India #ChangeAgent #Engineering #Sagar #Shareworthy
Against all odds: From the streets of Kolkata to an American college. And back

Aug 16, 2015

Against all odds: From the streets of Kolkata to an American college. And back

A an Indian success story albeit with an American touch, the Community College Initiative Program that began in 2007 has seen some 2,300 students, spending a year in American community colleges. This is the story of Ashok Pal, Pratap Kundar and Zeeshan Ali from Kolkata #ChangeAgent #Rugby #street children #Community college #American Center
'As you pursue your goals, obstacles become irrelevant': Magsaysay awardee Anshu Gupta on running 'Goonj'

Jul 30, 2015

'As you pursue your goals, obstacles become irrelevant': Magsaysay awardee Anshu Gupta on running 'Goonj'

Anshu Gupta, who has been given the Magsaysay Award, has been recognized for his creative vision in transforming the culture of giving in India. Excerpts from an interview #NewsTracker #ChangeAgent #Goonj #NGOs in India #Anshu Gupta #Magsaysay Award
Why are there no women on dollar notes? 9-year-old gets Obama's reply to her cute letter

Apr 02, 2015

Why are there no women on dollar notes? 9-year-old gets Obama's reply to her cute letter

A little girl had asked the US President Barack Obama in a letter last year why there were no women on dollar bills and coins, and now she has had a reply from the man himself. #United States #Dollar #Barack Obama #ChangeAgent #US Dollar #Coins #Dollar bill #womenon20$
#TheHomelessPeriod: A campaign in UK aimed at changing the situation for poor women

Mar 31, 2015

#TheHomelessPeriod: A campaign in UK aimed at changing the situation for poor women

Having your periods when your homeless can be extremely tough, and that's why three women in the United Kingdom are trying to address the issue with their campaign The Homeless Period. #ChangeAgent #Health #United Kingdom #Hygiene #Sanitation #The Homeless Period #Homeless women
Chuck Facebook, file RTI queries Teenager sets an example by making a difference

Oct 22, 2014

Chuck Facebook, file RTI queries Teenager sets an example by making a difference

Meet Suwan, the RTI warrior, who made the PMO accept that the ex-PM Manmohan Singh speaking even two sentences was a like delivering a speech! #India #Manmohan Singh #ChangeAgent #Indian Railways #Right to Information Act #RTI #RTI Act
Abortions by mail: How a Nagpur businessman is helping women across the world

Sep 30, 2014

Abortions by mail: How a Nagpur businessman is helping women across the world

The mail order abortion service has enabled thousands of women across the globe to assert their reproductive rights and attain greater control of their bodies. #ChangeAgent #Women #Babies #Abortion #Women Rights #PCPNDT #Mohan Kale. Rebecca Gomperts #Legal Abortions #Right to bodily autonomy #Women on Waves
Kerala student innovator designs unique robot, gets pat from BrahMos

Jun 16, 2014

Kerala student innovator designs unique robot, gets pat from BrahMos

A student entrepreneur from Kerala's Startup Village has won accolades for developing a unique robot, 'Xerobot', at a national-level competition organised by Brahmos Aerospace Private Limited. #India #Kerala #NewsTracker #ChangeAgent #Abdul Kalam #BrahMos #Xerobot #Jijo Paul
Dabbawalas tie-up with WHO for awareness on malaria, dengue

Apr 08, 2014

Dabbawalas tie-up with WHO for awareness on malaria, dengue

The Dabbawalas, the famous food delivery workforce in the metropolis, have joined hands with World Health Organisation to spread awareness about vector borne diseases like malaria and dengue among Mumbaikars. #NewsTracker #ChangeAgent #Health #WHO
Bangalore gets India's first electric bus, other cities to follow?

Feb 28, 2014

Bangalore gets India's first electric bus, other cities to follow?

In a significant move towards environment friendly public transport, the country's first electric bus began operations in Bangalore on Thursday. #India #Environment #ChangeAgent #Bangalore #transportation #Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation