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Nail polish that can detect a drugged drink? These Odisha kids' inventions are AMAZING!      

Every change in society begins with an idea. Read on to find out how a few students from Odisha didn't let their ideas rot away — and how those ideas got them the Abdul Kalam Ignite Awards

 

 

 

Published on 8th December 2017
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One Year After Amma: Five other earth-shattering reasons the world remembers December 5

If you believed that December 5 should be named Amma Day, here are five other important things that happened on the same day

Published on 5th December 2017
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Hello Dilli-wale parents: Here are five things that you should ensure to help your kids survive the smog

Fighting the 'Air crisis'? Check out some quick measures to tackle the Great Delhi smog

Published on 13th November 2017
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No play time for Delhi kids after IMA docs say that polluted air is too dangerous for kids to play outside: Kejriwal asks Edu Ministry to shut schools down till air clears

The IMA also urged organisers of the Delhi Half Marathon and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seeking cancellation of Delhi Half Marathon because of the increased pollution

Published on 7th November 2017
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Bookworms, brace yourself for 'no save' November as bookshelves to carry greats like  Jeet Thayil and Sachin Tendulkar

With the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Man Booker Prize -- the two most coveted literary honours -- having been awarded earlier in October, November has an exotic menu

Published on 31st October 2017
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A breath of fresh air: How three Manipal students are purifying the surroundings using the ad hoardings   

Designed by three third-year engineering students, from Manipal Institute of Technology, this hoarding, called the GreenBoard, can draw impure air from the surroundings and purify it

Published on 26th October 2017
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Air scare: Delhi Transport Department holds 24 buses of different State roadways for violating Pollution Control norms

Buses that failed the test, including 13 buses from UP and 17 from Haryana, will not be allowed to enter the Kashmere Gate Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT) until new PUC certificates are obtained

Published on 25th October 2017
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Canine officers are trained to brave loud crackers even as pups; handlers keep their celebrations in check

The dogs are trained to adapt to loud noises in small doses and are taken to petrol crowded areas, but are also tested for their physical abilities and stabilities before embarking on the job

Published on 20th October 2017
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Game of Smoke and Fire: As night falls, cracker ban goes up in smoke as Delhi celebrates Diwali

The pollutants, that started acting up as dusk fell, violated the corresponding 24 hour safe limit  and reached alarmingly high levels by 11 pm

Published on 20th October 2017
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Camping in the greens and removing the greys, this camp takes kids closer to nature. No filters attached

Geethu Mohandas' camp not only gives kids an in-depth understanding of nature and harmful effects of mankind on it but also teaches them to balance sustainability and creates awareness 

Published on 17th October 2017
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Will IIT Madras lose all its deer? If they don't fix their waste problem, Forest Department threatens to relocate all animals on campus to Guindy Zoo

Over 500 animals including the endangered black buck and spotted deer have died inside the IIT Madras
campus since 2010 — prompting the NGT to threaten the relocation of all animals 

Published on 10th October 2017
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Bring Permaculture to your rooftop terrace to have a colourful harvest, and give some green back to the ecosystem

The cost-effective method ensures a sustainable approach towards a more organic, natural system

Published on 7th October 2017
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From MCC to Koodankulam, Sophia Edward has broken a lot of ground. Now, she's fighting for her life and needs a liver transplant to live. Can you help?

Researcher and teacher Sophia Edward needs a liver transplant in a hurry. Mounting medical bills and scarcity of donors is making fighting for life an everyday battle
 

Published on 4th October 2017
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With power charging and a speed of 40kmph, this solar cart can be your green dream of the year

Dr Seyezhai and Bharathi Sanker of SSN College, Chennai have come up with this mean machine. Thus, doing their bit to curb pollution and making the planet a more sustainable place to live in    

Published on 12th September 2017
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Inside Rajmohan's mind: Everything you wanted to know about the man who asks the questions on Tamil Nadu's mind

Rajmohan Arumugam from Put Chutney has created a lot of impact with his thought-provoking videos about issues plaguing the State. How much do you actually know about him?

Published on 26th September 2017

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