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Smart gardening kits to app that checks soil moisture. Why modern farmer must check out Farm 19

Before Farm19 came Eve19 which was established to help make way for the former. Lakshmi Kamal Sanjay and Ravindra Babu started it all 

Published on 20th July 2019
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This college in Sirsi is using plastic bottles to grow plants. Here's what's awesome about it

Why throw plastic bottles away when you can use them to grow plants? We bring you some insights from a college in Sirsi where this idea is trending

Published on 14th July 2019
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Do you know which is the oldest tree in India? Ask these two tree hunters!

Seema Mundoli and Harini Nagendra talk about what went into their book Cities and Canopies: Trees in Indian Cities and why everyone must read it

Published on 3rd July 2019
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Padamshree Haji Kalimullah, India's mango man adds 'Shah mango' to his platter, a new variety named after Home Minister Amit Shah

He claims that he tries to match the traits of the personalities in the variety he develops and names it after the biggies

Published on 18th June 2019
LPU professor created natural paints

This LPU professor has created an eco-friendly paint using litchi extracts. Here's why it's awesome

You now have green paint and primers from litchi peel and seeds. Sounds exciting right? We spoke to the professor who invented it to find out more

Published on 11th June 2019
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Why Wayanad's 22-year-old Sooraj has been leading the charge against chemical fertilisers

Sooraj C S has been practicing organic farming for the past nine years while campaigning against the use of pesticides. This is his inpiring story — and how he decided to become a farmer at 13

Published on 11th June 2019
Chidananda Murthy has planted thousands of saplings in Doddaballapura town and forest (Pics: Pushkar V/Express)

Meet the Karnataka-based environmentalist who's saving our rivers so that we don't run dry 

Chidananda Murthy tells us what led him to work for the conservation of Arkavathi river and afforestation for over 10 years now

Published on 10th June 2019
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This Hyderabad Kisaan will harvest your veggies right in front of you

The 3000 square feet farm produces an equivalent yield from 1.75 acres of conventional farming. Prajanma Das finds out why we need to think beyond soil when we think of a farm

Published on 11th June 2019
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Bengaluru doctors do their bit to spread awareness on Nipah virus, hospitals to have two beds exclusively for patients

The department has also asked the districts to furnish daily outbreak report regarding Nipah virus. It also directed the authorities concerned to sensitise health assistants and ASHA workers.

Published on 9th June 2019
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This Lucknow vegetable market is trying to revive Sanskrit in daily life

Slowly the customers are also learning the Sanskrit names of vegetables and some of them even ask for 'allookam' or 'raktphalam'

Published on 7th June 2019
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Why you'll never feel bad about donating money to the One Rupee Foundation. Ever

The One Rupee Foundation was started by a group of friends who came together and began crowdfunding for various causes where the donation required from any one person is only one rupee.

Published on 6th June 2019
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After 38-years of abusing children, 68-year-old madrasa teacher from Kochi finally arrested

Earlier, a girl student had shown reluctance to go to the madrassa class due to alleged abuse by the sexagenarian

Published on 2nd June 2019
Plant 1000 Trees in Chennai

This father is raising funds to plant 1000 trees in Chennai for his one-year-old daughter

All the contributions made will be utilised towards creating a Micro Fruit Forest in a government school in Chennai

Published on 30th May 2019
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Want to know how you could tackle obesity? Check out this book by Dr Kamal Mahawar

Mahawar, a Professor at the University of Sunderland and a surgeon, tells us about the need to address obesity at the earliest

Published on 22nd May 2019
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This summer camp is creating awareness among children about forests and animals 

Dev Balaji who has been conducting Summer Adventure Camps in forests across Karnataka tell us about what they teach for children and how it is helping the little ones 

Published on 24th April 2019

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