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This 7-year-old girl from Tamil Nadu is aiming to plant 1 lakh trees to improve the Earth's green cover

Prasiddhi, who is a student at the Mahindra World School near Chennai, also inspired her classmates and the school principal to take part in her fight towards a better world

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Future Brahmaputra flooding under warming climate may be underestimated, says study

According to the scientists, anyone using the modern discharge record to estimate future flood hazard would be underestimating the danger by 24 to 38 per cent, based solely on natural variations

Published on 1st December 2020
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How this Mumbai-based author's latest book drives home the importance of inclusivity in an increasingly divided world

When Adil Speaks is a thoughtful book that has equally thought-provoking illustrations as well. The idea of the book has been brewing in the mind of author Lavanya Karthik for a very long time now

Published on 27th November 2020
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Indians emerging as prolific users of filters in selfies: study

Unlike Germany, Indian respondents expressed low levels of concern about the impact of filters on their children's wellbeing

Published on 21st November 2020
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This teenage innovator has developed an automated pesticide sprayer to ease our farmers' load

Neha Bhatt, a 10th grader who has developed an automated agri sprayer that can help farmers spray pesticides or organic medicine without much effort. It works on chargeable battery for five hours

Published on 18th November 2020
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Modi to inaugurate JNU's Vivekananda statue on Thursday: Why this statue has been mired in controversy

We take a look at the various allegations and controversies around JNU's life-sized statue of Swami Vivekananda, which will soon be inaugurated

Published on 9th November 2020
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A device that can extract coconut nectar? That's the deal this Kerala start-up has for you

NAVA Design and Innovation has created a device that can automate the process of coconut nectar extraction. This is why it's such a cool idea that can really boost our gastronomic thoughts

Published on 6th November 2020
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Why Usha Rajagopalan's new book will help you fall in love with animals and nature again 

Famous conservationist and author, Usha Rajagopalan speaks about her new book, The Zoo in My Backyard and why everyone must this beautiful book

Published on 4th November 2020
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This retired Railways employee has built a free library for kids in rural Karnataka. This is his story

Ningappa Patil worked as a Head Sorting Assistant at the Railway Mail Services until 2018. Soon after his retirement, he has ensured to fulfill his dream of building a library for rural children

Published on 26th October 2020
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Being Archana Soreng: How a young tribal girl from Odisha went on to address the United Nations

When in school, Archana had participated in an essay-writing competition that required her to find out about her own tribal community and that's where her journey really began. This is how it went on

Published on 7th October 2020
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Arvind Kejriwal announces campaign to combat pollution, 'Green Delhi App' to be launched soon

He also said that a new 'anti-dust campaign' and a new policy will be brought, under which any agency that cuts down trees will have to plant 80 per cent of them at a new spot

Published on 5th October 2020
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Meet Jis Sebastian, a researcher who's making students fall in love with orchids — and preserve them

Jis Sebastian speaks about her years studying orchids, why she's getting students involved in preserving them for posterity and why protecting the plant can help save entire ecosystems

Published on 5th October 2020
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A 17-yr-old from Surat appointed Regional Ambassador for UN Porgramme - Tunza Eco-Generation

The newly appointed ambassador, Khushi Chindaliya, says that she started to look for ways to conserve nature after she saw the greenery around her hometown turn into a concrete jungle

Published on 23rd September 2020
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A WhatsApp Teachers’ Day: How Government School teachers across Tamil Nadu are coping with not seeing their students

These teachers have to hear that their students are finding it hard to even get three proper meals a day and so how are they supposed to go with their online classes, as if everything were fine?

Published on 5th September 2020
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A miracle in Mollem: How Goans are galvanising the young and upbeat with art and activism to save their habitat

Students, researchers, scientists, musicians and artists in Goa have launched a widespread movement that hopes to save the protected Mollem National Park from three developmental projects

Published on 30th August 2020

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