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Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Stories of Strength


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.

Malappuram model of humanity: The story behind Kerala’s first plasma therapy

July 19, 2020 7:09 pm

“They are all ready to give (plasma). Because, at the hospital, we have treated all patients with utmost love and care. Now, they are returning the same love and care by doubling it.”

Handling the dead 12 hours a day, 40-year-old says it’s service he’s doing by choice

July 16, 2020 8:41 pm

Yellaiah has seen it all: family members who faint when a body bag is opened, or run out of the mortuary or even refuse to look at the body out of fear they too will get infected.

This duo made it their job to find jobs for the jobless

July 14, 2020 7:22 pm

Those who have registered with the forum include fresher-level employees who used to earn between Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 to even employees who were part of the higher management and co-founders of startups, having a salary of Rs 20-30 lakh.

How RPF constables’ bid to feed migrant workers brought all of Vasco on one track

July 10, 2020 5:29 pm

For nearly 50 days after the lockdown commenced, the RPF personnel and station staff were able to develop a food distribution system that ran like clockwork.

Math lessons from Kashmir: Large group of students + social distancing = open air classrooms

July 12, 2020 10:06 am

Students are gathering with chairs and seating mats – placed metres apart, of course — as a teacher brings their interrupted classes to Eidgah ground in Srinagar.

140 km, 8 hours... how a woman drove a Covid-19 survivor home when no one else would

July 06, 2020 8:02 pm

“I was imagining myself in her place. If no one took her home, how would she have managed?”


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