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HindustanTimes Wed,17 Sep 2014

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Breaking walls to build on future

The boundary between ‘Hindustan’ and ‘Pakistan’ has been erased — at least in Harinagar area of Mumbai’s Jogeshwari suburb. Mugdha Variyar reports.

When beggars turned choosers

Shravan Kumar’s mission to get these children off the streets and into school was difficult but has paid off. The turnaround, however, did not come easy, Anshu Seth reports.

Temple, tree and enlightenment

The classroom in the Mansa Devi temple complex, Panchkula, may have a pastoral feel but it provides fodder for the human mind. Eileen Singh reports.

Man on mission education

Class apart RB Pal's students elect a panchayat that manages the school. It holds general body meeting to discuss future plans and social service schemes. Sachidanand Shukla writes.

You paved the way, believe it

It is 9am and the gong goes off. Children in red and black checks shuffle into the smart white building perched on a slope surrounded by deodars. Few minutes later a sing-song chorus of ‘Good morning sir’ wafts out of the two-storey building. That is the Haji Public School, Breswana. Tarun Upadhyay reports.

The village schoolmaster

Here is a 365-day activity centre where students drop by on weekends too. Yogesh Joshi reports.

A bridge to somewhere

By providing education, Swayam Foundation hopes to improve the lives of migrant children. Mahesh Langa reports.

Cry to end child labour gets louder; fight goes online

Asking the government to adopt a zero tolerance policy on child labour, volunteers of Child Rights and You (CRY) will launch an online campaign, asking people to post pictures of minor children who are being used as labour. HT reports.

Going back to school

Beaten and bullied, 11-year-old Vishal from Nardan basti stopped attending school. Two years later, an HT initiative helped the traumatised boy overcome his fears. Anushka Bhartiya reports.

It’s advantage Sanya Mirza

After spending just four months at an education centre funded by HT, this six-year-old of New Kardampuri is all set to do her family proud by joining a government school. Hema Rawat reports.

Spreading her wings and soaring high

Uma, 10, wants to be a teacher when she grows up. Thanks to HT, the Class 2 girl is already at it, teaching her siblings. Anushka Bhartiya reports.

C for cricket, D for Dhoni, E for education

Thanks to your contribution, five-year-old Sameer is all set to make the transition from Balwadi to an MCD school. Hema Rawat reports.

Dreams in no man's land

Till recently, Meenakshi was a part-time beggar. But now, thanks to you, she can dream of a better, brighter future. Anushka Bhartiya reports.

Little steps to big things

Like any other child his age, three-year-old Vansh loves to spend time with his friends — playing and riding the bicycle. Hema Rawat reports.

Girl uninterrupted

Eleven-year-old Barkha, a student of class 5, loves her books. Even when school is closed, she is busy filling the pages of the notebook with her name. Anushka Bhartiya reports.
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