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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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Calculate your plastic footprint with this Delhi start-up's calculator and to do your bit to keep Earth plastic-free

The Plastic Footprint Calculator will scare you first, but it will slowly make you realise that you can reduce your plastic consumption by tweaking things here and there. Are you ready to calculate?

Published on 13th October 2020
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Here's why you using cow dung candles will make our gaushalas Aatmanirbhar

The RKA is promoting extensive use of cow-dung and Panchgavya products this Diwali. Manufacture of cow dung based diyas, candles, dhoop, agarbatti, shubh-labh, Swastik, samrani, hardboard and more

Published on 12th October 2020
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Shot on an iPhone, docu-film Hira Bai shows how badly marginalised women were hit during COVID

"When crisis strikes, it is working women who get affected first. Men can run away, take to alcoholism or find other escapes, it is the women who have to step up and take responsibility," says Tejasvi

Published on 4th October 2020
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How Urban Rebox IT uses QR codes and other tech to help with waste management is wow

Currently, the start-up is working with GHMC. They are also in talks with Khammam district and Dundigal to work with them and help them manage their waste as well. Isn't that really cool? 

Published on 13th September 2020
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Rashi Anand's Lakshyam is striving to teach street children life skills for a respectable life. Here's how

Rashi had always wanted to work with street children. She has not only helped the marginalised during the lockdown but also found a way to keep the NGO from shutting down

Published on 11th September 2020
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Case against ABVP national president for 'urinating' on neighbour's doorstep in Chennai

The woman had rented out her parking space to the ABPV leader who is also a doctor. "Since January, the doctor had not paid the money which led to a fight between the duo," said a police source

Published on 25th July 2020
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Hyderabad start-up Bintix will pick up your dry waste and tell you how many trees you saved. How cool is that?

While the likes off material like paper and carton are readily recycled in Hyderabad itself, whereas laminate plastic and PET bottles have to be processed with specialised companies in other states

Published on 8th July 2020
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These two sisters in Hyderabad have got the Oorja to be the planeteers. This is their story

Nukkad nataks, treasure hunts and webinars — sisters Pragya and Mridu Nagori are doing their bit to spread awareness about the nature and Mother Earth. This is what their initiative Oorja is about

Published on 14th June 2020
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Government must strengthen laws to protect animals: PETA India

As per the current laws set out against animal cruelty, the perpetrator would only be charged Rs 50,000 as a fine. That is equivalent to no punishment at all

Published on 7th June 2020
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Why you must check out this online tool by a class 11 student that detects gender neutrality in textbooks

Rashmi Patil speaks to Ananya Gupta who is a self-taught Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence expert about the tool she developed to detect if a textbook is gender-neutral or not 

Published on 1st June 2020
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This IIT Madras-incubated start-up's Smart Bin System will help prevent COVID-19 spread. Here's how

Called ‘AirBin,’ It enables remote monitoring of waste accumulation levels and clearances through IoT systems

Published on 27th April 2020
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COVID-19: Plea in Delhi HC to feed stray dogs and other animals during lockdown

The plea has claimed that failure to take any action could result in deaths of countless stray animals due to starvation thus leading to another epidemic

Published on 26th April 2020
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New smartphone app may warn about COVID-19 exposure while protecting privacy 

The app being developed by researchers in the US, uses Bluetooth-enabled cell phones to notify a person if they have come into close proximity with infected with the novel coronavirus

Published on 17th April 2020
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Lockdown Tails: Canine psychologist says lockdown has left stray dogs craving a pat more than a treat

 In this series during the lockdown, we look at how the lockdown has affected the lives of stray animals not just in matters of food but also their mental health

Published on 15th April 2020

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