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6 Amazing Essays And Stories From The Indian Internet That You Should Spend Your Sunday On

Great reads by, for, and about Indians.

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1. T. S. Sudhir on Pullela Gopichand, the man behind Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu's success.

Newslaundry's "How Pullela Gopichand Has Made A Champion Out Of P.V. Sindhu" provides a deep insight into how the soft-spoken 42-year-old has been responsible for consistently churning out champions, including Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth.

3. Sidin Vadukut on "solutionism" and India's tendency to dislike the fact that there might not be a simple way to tackle many of our problems.

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From our lack of Olympic medals to Indian society's patriarchal approach towards women, Vadukut's "Letter From… Milton Keynes" for Livemint talks about how Indians tend to wilfully ignore that some of our problems can't be solved by changing just a few factors.

5. Bangkok Post on the Indian women's wrestling team and their amazing journey to the Olympics.

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"From 'Honour Killings' To The Olympic Women's Wrestling Team" charts out Sakshi Malik and the Phogat sisters' amazing journey from one of India's most conservative states to Rio.


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