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From bringing students back to manufacturing 25k N95 masks everyday on campus, how IIT Kanpur has taken the pandemic head-on

The institute's Director Dr Abhay Karandikar says that the institute manufactures 25,000 N95 masks every day

Published on 23rd October 2020
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Students cry foul, claim dogs on IIT-M campus go missing after sterilisation. Dog lovers write to AWBI, Maneka Gandhi

The IIT Madras administration had previously banned its students from feeding the strays on campus, creating a lot of hue and cry

Published on 22nd October 2020
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How this water tech developed by Sona students bagged the top spot at the Smart India Hackathon

Six students from the college developed an IoT-enabled magnetisation-based water treatment technology that can decrease the quantity of water used and reduce dependence on fertilisers

Published on 22nd October 2020
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NITI Aayog collaborates with Amazon Web Services to develop a Cloud Innovation Centre for addressing societal challenges

The centre will identify and prioritise projects as well as collaborate with local leaders, including subject matter experts at the state and district levels, to solve critical challenges

Published on 20th October 2020
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Up for an adventure? Pick up filmmaker Soumitra Ranade's first action-adventure novel for children

Out on bookshelves on October 20, Soumitra Ranade's novel Bhrigu and the Palace of Mirrors is high on the mystery and intrigue factor. We find out what's it all about during a chat with the filmmaker

Published on 19th October 2020
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Here's how Bengaluru's Kavade's bringing back traditional games and toys to people in urban areas

Sreeranjini, Founder of Kavade, speaks about her traditional toy house that is involved in popularising traditional games and toys in Bengaluru for more than a decade

Published on 19th October 2020
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These curly hair dolls will be at the Kochi Muziris Biennale 2020. Check them out!

Curly and proud! That's what Anisha P, Co-founder of Curly Wurly, says about herself and her curly-haired creations. This year, her doll will be put up at the Kochi Muziris Biennale

Published on 19th October 2020
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How Vocal For Local Toys shares the work of traditional toymakers for a newer generation

Pete Jaison speaks about the website he set up in an attempt to revive the age-old Indian tradition of toy-making and how he is working with artisans to preserve the culture

Published on 19th October 2020
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Karnataka teacher who allegedly contracted COVID after conducting Vidyagama classes dies due to heart attack

Padmakshi and her husband Shashikanth have been working at the Jawaharlal Nehru Makki Aided High School and DJ Higher Primary Aided school respectively

Published on 16th October 2020
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Fashion Designing students at Institute of Design and Technology in Surat develop COVID Garba costume with PPE kits

The traditional dance 'Garba' will not be performed during Navratri due to COVID-19. These dresses will be given to frontline workers at hospitals in Surat 

Published on 16th October 2020
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Asan Conservation Reserve becomes Uttarakhand's first wetland to make it to Ramsar list

Wetlands provide a wide range of important resources and ecosystem services such as food, water, fibre, groundwater recharge, water purification, flood moderation, erosion and climate control

Published on 16th October 2020
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IIIT Hyderabad, National Disaster Management Authority develop 'RVS Primer' to estimate damage during earthquake

While disaster management has hitherto followed a relief-centric approach, the RVS Primer will assist in a more mitigation- and preparedness-centric approach

Published on 16th October 2020
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#HathDhonaRokeCorona: Uttar Pradesh celebrates World Hand Washing Day with social media campaign

Global Handwashing Day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership and is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands

Published on 15th October 2020
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How this 26-year-old from Pune is procuring low-cost tabs for government school students to study during the pandemic

Pune-based Ankit Virdi launched EduReach India in August to help further his mission. And currently, he has targetted two schools in Pune whose students he will help with the funds he receives 

Published on 15th October 2020
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Remember the viral Wildlife Map of Odisha? Meet the designer who illustrated it in great detail

Captured by the Wildlife Map of Odisha, we track the works of visual designer Sudarshan Shaw and understand how it is in the discovery of India that he found the voice for his art. Check it out!
 

Published on 14th October 2020

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