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Mumbai An IAS officer who also directs films

Zeeshan Shaikh
It is not often that the director of a film also happens to be a government officer. But Vishwas Patil, 56, director of Rajjo, starring Kangana Ranaut, which is set to hit the screens on Friday, is used to wearing many hats — child artist, journalist, historian, bureaucrat, Sahitya Akademi award-winning writer, and now a film director.

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Crafting livelihoods

Sreelatha Menon
Even as India worries about the falling rupee, another wealth is fast disappearing for want of attention - the country's craftsmen and artisans who hold the key to traditional pottery, embroidery, weaving, carpet making, etc.

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The food printer

Indira Kannan
From creating food with taste and texture during space flights to possibly ending food wastage and easing the worlds hunger, Anjan Contractors food machine promises to be a magical step in modern living.

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Rural folks driving own economy with selfsustaining models

Rupali Mukherjee
MUMBAI: Indian villages are powering their own economy, but contrary to conventional belief , it's not government largesses which are the drivers, but their own self-sustaining models. Growth at the bottom of the pyramid is at unprecedented level, and the transformation is stark.

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Nations young changemakers

Furquan Ameen Siddiqui
Afroz Alam Sahil, 27, wanted to take his RTI activism up a notch by educating people about how to follow up on their applications. So in December last year, Sahil, with like-minded friends, started a non-profit, the Insaan International Foundation.

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Centres smart card insurance scheme becomes global bestseller

Surabhi
If imitation is the best from of flattery, the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) is fast becoming an international model for targeted distribution of benefits. The success of smart card technology for health insurance to the poor have found followers in Egypt and Iraq. 

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Bihar puts its schools teachers students to test

Santosh Singh
After free bicycles and uniforms, scholarships and a grant of 20 per cent of its annual budget, the Bihar government has opened a new chapter in its education drive in the state. Bihar is introducing report cards for teachers and schools, in additional to that for students, in government schools starting from the 2013 academic year. 

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Come home to the Village

Sreelatha Menon
Ronnie Screwvala is trying to reverse rural migration by improving conditions in villages.  

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Transforming lives

Sreelatha Menon
Thirty young men and women are moving around tables, deftly placing plates and arranging forks and spoons — in complete silence. Rachna and Renu are among them. It’s like watching a scene from a mime show. All of them have speech and hearing disabilities, and are training in hotel operations and housekeeping at a skilling centre run by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Gurgaon.

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American idolatry in the US legal system

Shankar Sharma
Contrary to popular notions, US laws protect the truly rich and powerful Rajat Gupta, however, was an outsider The first part of this article Rajat Gupta - Less equal than others, published on November 6, showed how Hank Paulson, the former US treasury secretary, and other luminaries of the US investment world got away, despite clear evidence that they disseminated insider information — the same crime for which Rajat Gupta was punished with a fine and prison sentence.  

   
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