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Writers, social activists write to Goa Governor over FIR against academic

They letter said it was a "systematic repression of academic freedom and politically motivated move to foment communal discord and to disrupt peace in the coastal state"

Published on 12th November 2020
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Why Rishav Mohanty's illustrations are giving Odia folk tales a glocal upgrade

In a quest to tell more local stories, 24-year-old Rishav Mohanty, who hails from Bhubaneswar but is currently based out of Delhi, is going back to his roots and we find out what he is up to now

Published on 11th November 2020
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IIT Roorkee researchers develop the world’s first specific bacterial biosensor to detect environmental pollutant

The biosensor showed a satisfactory and reproducible recovery rate for the detection of SDS in real samples of sewage water, river water, and pond water

Published on 11th November 2020
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My book will now be better understood: Malayalam author S Hareesh

JCB Prize winning author S Hareesh is confident it would be viewed in its proper context and that too by a wider audience that translations reach out to with such works.

Published on 11th November 2020
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Why Meera Shenoy wants youngsters in India to have the will to skill

This was the mantra that Youth4Jobs adopted during the pandemic. Based out of Hyderabad and working pan-India, this organisation which works with the disabled continued to train and provide jobs

Published on 11th November 2020
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India's clean fuel transition slowed by belief linking firewood to well-being, say scientists

It said providing universal access to clean cooking fuels has been identified as one of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to which the country is a signatory

Published on 10th November 2020
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IIT alumnus launches Mission 10k Khushiyan to provide educational play boxes to 10,000 children

The crowdfunding campaign has been supported by organisations like Salesforce and partners like Bal Utsav and Makkala Jagriti, which has led to the delivery of 1,000 playboxes to children

Published on 9th November 2020
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Schooling the Totto-Chan way: How Baala Balaga is changing the concept of schooling in Dharwad

Prathiba Kulkarni of Baala Balaga School in Dharwad tell us about how she and her husband were inspired by the Totto-Chan book to change the concept of school among parents and kids 

Published on 9th November 2020
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Why Igloopupa will bring out the responsible traveler in you

Igloopupa was set up with the noble vision of promoting and encouraging sustainable tourism practices by working closely with local communities across the country

Published on 9th November 2020
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IIT Kharagpur researches discover microplastic contamination in paper cups, say it's harmful to drink tea in it 

Paper cups are usually lined by a thin layer of hydrophobic film which is made of mostly plastic (polyethylene) and sometimes co-polymers to hold the liquid in the paper cup

Published on 8th November 2020
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Has COVID-19 made Indians softer? How facing great adversity might make us lose interest in wealth

Are people more giving in the face of great adversity or is it sheer loss that makes us lose our vapid interest in money and accumulation of wealth?

Published on 7th November 2020
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Children and adults produce different types and amounts of antibodies against COVID-19: Study 

Compared with adults, children produced fewer antibodies against the virus's spike protein -- which the virus uses to infect human cells, according to the researchers

Published on 6th November 2020
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Kerala CM releases Kerala Tourism's coffee table book on Thiruvananthapuram by Raghu Rai 

A stunning visual treat, Thiruvananthapuram-An Artist's Impression explores the city's culture, heritage and life through a fascinating collection of shots viewed through the lens of Raghu Rai

Published on 6th November 2020
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This 29-year-old wildlife conservation artist talks about intricacy, her work in Ladakh and educating people about birds

Niharika Rajput makes intricate sculptures of birds and pays great attention to detail, right down to every feather. And this is how she is using her art to convey the message of conservation  

Published on 6th November 2020
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How this social media project aims to replace misogynistic and casteist slurs across Indian languages

Tamanna Mishra and Neha Thakur started The Gaali Project on Instagram and Twitter as a platform to promote alternative swear words which they have crowdsourced

Published on 5th November 2020

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