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Saturday, May 28, 2022

Stories of Strength


From Helsinki to Payyanur, with a pandemic-induced detour into vlogging

May 26, 2022 11:32 am

Confined to her home, Johanna decided to film a few sit-down videos, where she spoke about her experiences in India, interspersed with a few snippets of her everyday life with her husband Vinod, a government official, and their one-year-old daughter Annika.

Meet Dr Bharat Champaneria, bringing healthcare and nutritional awareness to rural Gujarat for over 40 years

May 18, 2022 1:51 pm

Dr Champaneria returned from overseas to live and work in the region, and contribute significantly to bring sustainable development to healthcare at the grassroots.

How a school WhatsApp group helped these women rebuild their lives

May 11, 2022 9:41 am

“We need women to be strong to build a strong nation. And that concept made me realise that we should do something about dropout mothers."

How Dr Nivedita Gupta, a virologist, scaled up India's Covid-19 testing process

April 19, 2022 11:07 am

Dr Nivedita Gupta, the Head of Virology at Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), had to take on responsibilities that did not really fit into her "designated work profile".

‘Saxophone Sisters’ — how this duo from Bengal overcame the digital divide to script a musical journey

April 18, 2022 12:48 pm

With little knowledge about musical notes, Priya and Chumki did face initial hiccups but their grit and determination soon helped them learn a couple of songs.

Locked out of their livelihoods, these women stitched a new path to success

March 27, 2022 7:27 pm

It is routine for these islands to sink every monsoon, only to emerge in another place when the waters abate. Yet, these women have taken troubles in their stride.

Team of IT professionals in Hyderabad who take care of victims’ final journey

July 28, 2020 8:26 pm

While fighting the stigma associated with the disease was a challenge, a personal experience prompted a team of IT professionals to start something unique and much needed.

Godsend Godmother: The psychologist who protected a high-risk baby

July 26, 2020 8:21 pm

“All these thoughts of how I would take care of the baby never came to me, for some reason. I just knew that his parents are Covid-positive and that it would not be safe for him to continue in their care.”

A 2,000-strong volunteer team readies up to help with final rites of Covid-19 patients

July 24, 2020 7:57 pm

“In such situations, the value of a human being is at stake and it doesn’t matter what religion he or she may have belonged to.”

Bhalukpong Women’s Langar: Serving hot meals to an army of frontline workers

July 22, 2020 7:04 pm

In Arunachal Pradesh, a self-funded community kitchen ensured frontline workers in town did not skip lunch during lockdown.


26/11 Stories of Strength: Survivors to share accounts of personal triumph

November 26, 2017 5:02 pm

Nine years after terrorists killed at least 166 people in Mumbai on November 26,2008, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, actor Amitabh Bachchan and poet lyricist Prasoon Joshi will take the stage at a memorial event on Sunday to listen to survivor's accounts of their personal triumph over terror in the years since.


26/11: Stories of Strength full event video

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

Watch the third edition of 26/11 Stories of Strength memorial event at the Gateway of India, Mumbai.

26/11: Stories of Strength | Address by Hansraj Ahir, MOS Home

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

26/11: Stories of Strength | Address by Hansraj Ahir, MOS Home