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Bilal Khan

Journalist & Writer

Mumbai

Bilal Khan

is a freelance journalist who loves to reveal grassroots issues, and write positive and inspiring stories. He aspires to change society for the better through his writing.

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US-returned software engineer promotes organic farming and builds a Rs 25 crore turnover retail chain

Software engineer Madhu Chandan quit a thriving business in the US and returned to India to take up organic farming in Karnataka’s Mandya district. Today, he works with 1,200 farmers and owns a Rs 25 crore turnover retail chain.
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Farmer’s Son Couldn’t Get Admission in IIT; Innovations Made him Their Guest Lecturer

Anand Pandey, an engineer from Sultanpur village, Uttar Pradesh, did not want to be part of the rat race. Now, at the age of 31, he has won a couple of awards while also earning in lakhs.
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Rural Sultanpur's 'covid warrior' pradhans battle vaccine hesitancy

Pradhans, officials and doctors in Sultanpur district observed that Muslims appeared to be more hesitant about taking the vaccines than other communities.
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Growing Up Gay In Lucknow: The Story Of How Lovepreet Singh Started Rehbar Trust

“I was called mittha, gud, and different homophobic slurs in my college and office," Lovepreet, a Lucknow based gay shared.
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How a struggling salesperson with Rs 5,000 salary turned to farming and built a Rs 2.5 crore turnover company

Dreaming of a well-paying job for a secure life, Umesh Deokar did his mechanical engineering, but failed.
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“Won Panchayat Elections in 6 Days”: The Story of Kanpur’s Newly Elected Transgender Village Head Kiran Kajal

Kiran Kajal, who is a transgender woman from Kanpur, was also disowned by her family just because she belongs to the third gender community. Little did the family know that she will one day have everything from money, to fame to respect.
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The Pitfalls of Being Gay & Married, And How to Handle the Marriage Pressure

Many gay men and lesbian women in India get married under social pressure, locking them in unhappy marriages, sometimes with tragic outcomes.
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Starting in a 12 sq ft shop, this duo built a Rs 20 crore turnover vada pav chain in five years

Two youngsters who met in college and fell in love with each other started a vada pav and pav bhaji shop in a 12 sq-ft space. Five years later, Akshay Pramod Rane, 29, and Dhanashree Gharat, 25, are owners of Jugaadi Adda, a Rs 20 crore turnover 34-outlet eatery chain.
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A Bet Found Me My Life-long Boyfriend

The more we would spend time together the more the love between us would intensify. I have met many men before but meeting Ashton was different. It was as if we were made for each other.
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Mumbai Society Converts Waste Into Fertilizer, Grows 90 Kgs Organic Veggies Per Month

Mumbai-based Emgee Greens society claims to be garbage free for over two years. They’ve even recycle old cupboards and sinks into farming beds for their organic plants that supplements the residents’ vegetable needs.
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Dating Scam with Queer People, Here is How to Handle it Wisely

Gautam Yadav from Humsafar trust informs that 90% of the time, scams with queer people happen to those who are not out about their queer sexuality. Gaylaxy talked to LGBTQ activists to find out how one can avoid such scams and what steps can one take if they fall for it.
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Mumbai's ration shops cheating the poor, hoarding their food

According to Prashant Kale, Additional Deputy Controller of Rationing (Mumbai), the government collected Rs33,78,978 from ration shop vendors in the city between April 2020 and January 2021 in fines for stealing rations from consumers.
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About

Bilal Khan

Having more than four years experience in journalism. Bilal Khan has been writing about civic issues, Muslims issues, social issues and positive stories.

Apart from having experienced in news organization he has a knowledge of digital marketing as he has worked with digital marketing organization for some time.

Bilal Khan is an economic graduate, and holds a journalism degree from Kishinchand Chellaram College (Mumbai). He has also done TV Journalism from K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (Mumbai).

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Skills

  • journalist