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The Golden Bird Foundation – Yatripreneur story

“I have promised myself, I will live every single dream (no matter how silly or absurd it is)”, says 19-year-old Yatri, Aakash Mishra. Aakash hails from Indore. On the JY train he is always found with his iPad, interacting with other yatris, taking phone numbers and clicking pictures. When asked …

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Interview with Gautam Basik

Gautam, how did your passion for photography start? I have a passion for traveling and I needed money for that. Anthropology, Geology, photography and filmmaking are the possible professions which gives me scope to travel. Of these I chose photography to pursue my passion to travel as it is the …

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Udyam Fellowship: My Journey of Self Exploration

My life was very comfortable in Chandigarh. I was doing MS from National Institute getting monthly stipend from Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizer. I worked on Anti-tuberculosis and Anti-cancer drugs in early drug discovery and development stage for 18 months. Apart from my research I was singer in my rock …

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Team Aasman – Jagriti yatra ’14

Education in rural India has been a much discussed and worried about issue. While many were debating over the current situation, Darshil and few of his friends wanted to do something about ; as they had just given their 10th board exams then and had begun to understand the importance …

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Let there be light – Jagriti Yatra enterpreneurs

Light might be a modern world necessity for many, but unfortunately a dream for few. There are people in several rural areas of India whose generations haven’t witnessed artificial light. Considering our ‘junta’ and population in rural areas wouldn’t it be too ambitious to think it is another trivial problem …

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Jagriti Yatra ’14 – Day 1

Day 1 (From the train) Fancy Facebook updates, wacky selfies that’s how it started! Soon after, quick chats turned into engaging conversations; Stories were captured in sublime memories; Noise gradually gave way to silence. Eventually Yatris began connecting dots. You might remember the famous Einstein theory, E= (mc) square. One …

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COOL PROPOSALS FOR A WHIPPY START-UP
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Cool Proposals for a Whippy Startup

Ever pondered of accomplishing your dream business start-up? The phenomenon of getting formidable ideas is not apparently just trying to think of start-up ideas. Basically, the exemplary ideas do have three things in common: they are something the founders themselves want, which perhaps could be built upon by themselves and …

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Zostel- Revolutionising Backpack Travel
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Zostel- Revolutionising Backpack Travel

Many of us love to travel to new places and explore different markets, cuisines and monuments. But when it comes to finding reasonable accommodation, we are forced to rely on backpacker hostels. These places are often filthy and have untidy beds, stinky washrooms, horrible food and no services like television …

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Start it up kid

Well never heard of me right. Don’t know where I live, what I do etcetera. So I must introduce myself by humbly stating that I am not your average Indian kid coming out of the Engineering factory with an IT offer in hand or the dream to be in government …

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WhatsApp - The New Facebook
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WhatsApp – The New Facebook

Two men, discussing over tea on the inception of a mobile application that would bring the world together, and keep people across nations connected, marked the birth of WhatsApp. Jan Koum was born Jewish on February 24, 1976.He grew up in Ukraine and moved to California at the age of …

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