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In the news: Vrindavan ashram for widows

Vrindavan has made the news in photos by Adnan Abidi, published by Reuters, depicting widows who reside at the Meera Sahavagini ashram, where they receive shelter, training and employment. Welcome refuge for India’s widows Reuters via Yahoo! News – Mar … more

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Growing a forest

Indian Man Single-Handedly Plants 1,360 Acre Forest – TIMON SINGH – Apr 4, 2012 Jadav “Molai” Payeng started his project 30 years ago when he was still a teenager. Then, in 1979, flood waters washed a large number of … more

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Great expectations

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs Walter Isaacson – Harvard Business Review – 2012 It’s important to appreciate that Jobs’s rudeness and roughness were accompanied by an ability to be inspirational. He infused Apple employees with an abiding passion … more

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An artist’s journey

This is the story of one man who comes from an old, established family and who worked with one of the world’s most prestigious companies as artist-designer for its top-range jewelry. Yet all the while others sought him out, he … more

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