International Women’s Day: Six Socially Responsible Bloggers to Follow

On International Women’s Day, Premjit Mohapatra puts together a list of smart and savvy women bloggers, who are generating content that reflects their personalities, sharing personal stories and adding to the social and political discourse.

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Hard times, but there is hope: Artist Shahabuddin Ahmed

Celebrated Bangladeshi artist Shahabuddin Ahmed, a 1971 Bangladeshi war commander, is in New Delhi as a resident-artist at Rashtrapati Bhawan, where he will also exhibit select works in a solo show titled Shanti, presented by Ganges Art Gallery. The 67-year-old artist, settled in Paris for over four decades, talks about his art and whether themes of war, peace and immigration influence his work.

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Bhavesh Bhatia, the blind founder of a multi-crore company

Paralympian, trekker and entrepreneur, visually-impaired Bhavesh Chandubhai Bhatia founded Sunrise Candles, which is run by over 2,280 blind individuals and enjoys a turnover over Rs. 25 crores. He was recently awarded by the Nipman Foundation. He spoke to Premjit Mohapatra about his journey.

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Baba Ramdev & Patanjali’s Gonyle copycat of Holy Cow’s Gaunyle?

Recently, Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali product Gonyle, a floor cleaner, was the subject of much twitter trolling for containing cow urine. However, there are concerns of a different kind since it sounds similar to Gaunyle, registered with the Holy Cow Foundation. Anuradha Modi, founder of Holy Cow Foundation, spoke to The Goodwill Project on issues of copyright and the merits of cow urine and Ayurveda.

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