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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
Child Abuse

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
IIT Madras Sabarmati hostel

IIT Madras bans students from watching movies, playing games inside hostel rooms. Laptops and WiFi only for 'academics'

The email was sent on April 18 to the residents of the institute's Sabarmati hostel, banning them from using laptops for 'objectionable purposes'

Published on 23rd April 2019
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Meet Dhanusha, an auto driver's daughter who will represent India at a heptathlon meet in Italy 

Hailing from Mysore, the daughter of Manju, an auto driver and MB Rukmini, a homemaker, Dhanusha started practicing when she was just 14

Published on 19th April 2019
English words

Is English difficult to learn? Here are some examples of words that have multiple meanings

The word ‘bark’ as a noun refers to the outer covering of a tree and as a verb it means the sound a dog makes

Published on 10th April 2019
CBSE Students writing exam

Can diabetic students carry snacks, insulin pumps to exam halls: High Court

Besides, the petition also wanted the diabetic students to be permitted to attend natural calls as and when required while writing examinations

Published on 22nd March 2019

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