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This coating made from rice husk, by Shiv Nadar University, can save India's monuments from corrosion

Developed by extracting the nano-silica particles of rice husk — an agriculture waste product, it also has the potential to offer an alternative to crop residue burning by farmers

Published on 23rd September 2019
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UP school students to participate in debates about Article 370, triple talaq to mark Gandhi's birthday on Oct 2

Other topics for debate chosen by the government include 'Non-violence — a solution to terrorism and Naxalism' and 'Root cause of India's problems is population explosion'

Published on 20th September 2019
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Students protest outside Amitabh Bachchan's house over his tweet supporting Mumbai Metro project

The 76-year-old Bollywood icon, himself a face of several environmental campaigns, is facing flak from certain quarters for coming out in support of the Metro project

Published on 19th September 2019
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This electric auto rickshaw designed by IIT Kharagpur students could make you turn Ola, Uber away soon

Manuj Agrawal, one of the students, explains to us why they wanted to create this vehicle and what makes it different from the electronic three-wheelers already in the market

Published on 18th September 2019
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IIT KGP students develop new green vehicle 'DESHLA' with a lithium ion battery that can last up to 7 years

The new green vehicle 'DESHLA', designed and built by the team, is set to pose a strong challenge to the current generation of three-wheeler autos and high-maintenance e-rickshaws

Published on 17th September 2019
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IIT Mandi Catalyst's Himalayan Start-up Trek selects 25 best ideas to address climate issues, pollution and more

More than 270 teams applied for HST 2019. A total of 60 teams including individuals and organizations were shortlisted

Published on 16th September 2019
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Here's how this artist turns leaves into art to bring attention to the environment

Subham has carved images of several famous personalities onto leaves with just the help of a pen and a blade

Published on 13th September 2019
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This 9-year-old boy is campaigning about the ills of plastic use in schools across Srikakulam and Abu Dhabi

Inspired by a video clip screened in the school, Harshith took up the no-plastic campaign to sensitise children and people about its ill-effects

Published on 5th September 2019
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This 26-year-old Gujarat entrepreneur is creating 'green' Ganeshas from artificial jewellery waste

Binish Desai, a social entrepreneur from Gujarat, is doing his bit for the environment by creating eco-friendly Ganesh idols from artificial jewellery waste

Published on 1st September 2019
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Immerse Ganpati, get Tulsi: How these special Mumbaikars are helping the environment this Ganesh Chaturthi

The Om trust, based in Mumbai's Worli, is planning to open a residential programme for the young adults with Down Syndrome soon

Published on 1st September 2019
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Professor John Tookey tells us about the challenges in the built environment industry and how engineers can deal with it

Tookey also explains how Auckland University of Technology encourages students to come up with practical solutions

Published on 28th August 2019
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DU students say more buses, metro passes can cut capital's pollution problem, in survey

Through the rally, the student political organisation is asking the government to provide more buses and introduce metro passes for students

Published on 23rd August 2019
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IIT Madras faculty works on breakthrough technology to derive power from estuaries

Rapidly dwindling fossil fuel reserves, coupled with concerns of environmental pollution and global warming issues have led to the exploration of alternate energy sources

Published on 16th August 2019
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Green cover can't be sacrificed for any city plan: Manikonda Vedakumar, Forum For A Better Hyderabad

Forum For A Better Hyderabad's Manikonda Vedakumar took us on a nostalgia trip to the time when Hyderabad was a city lush with greenery and no urban planner dared change that

Published on 14th August 2019
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Saving Earth is a collective effort: Dr Mesineni Anand Rao

Dr Mesineni Anand Rao has been teaching Chemistry at Hyderabad's iconic Osmania University since 1979. He has 72 research papers published in reputed national and the international research journals

Published on 14th August 2019

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