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Up above the world so high: A bamboo treehouse in this J&K village helps students with better network for online classes

Due to COVID-19-induced school closures, classes have shifted to the digital mode and children from rural areas are struggling to stay connected due to unstable networks

Published on 12th February 2022
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Here is this 26-year-old's quest to substitute plastic packaging with eco-friendly sabai grass

The initiative Chandni Khandelwal, a graduate from NIFT Bhubaneswar, started is called Ecoloop and she works with 200 female artisans in Odisha to come up with eco-friendly packaging material

Published on 22nd September 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: When Shazam's music recognition tech bamboozled us all

In today's #TBT, let's talk about Shazam and its ability to recognise songs via audio printing technology. This is how it became the toast of the town when it released as an app on Apple's App Store

Published on 10th July 2021
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Meet the Shree sisters, whose blend of bamboo tea can really boost your inner strength 

Incubated at IIT Guwahati, it certainly won't be wrong to say that Silpakarman and their bamboo products have come a long way! So now, let's say cheers to their latest flagship product — BeYouTea

Published on 28th May 2021
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Will bamboo replace the 'age-old Willow' to make the best cricket bats? Cambridge study says it can

Bamboo could, the study argues, help cricket to expand faster in poorer parts of the world and make the sport more environmentally friendly

Published on 10th May 2021
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Ever heard of a nose flute? Thanks to bamboo artisan Rajiv VK, this long-lost instrument is finding its way back

Rajiv VK helped restore a long-lost Indian tradition when he helped make a nose flute out of bamboo. We speak to the bamboo artisan about the journey that led him there

Published on 24th February 2021
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How this bamboo research centre has revitalised the way of life in Wayanad

At Uravu Indigenous Science and Technology Study Centre, bamboo has grown to become a way of life. We find out how they promote indigenous knowledge around the plant

Published on 1st February 2021
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Manipur villagers build 80 bamboo huts for those in quarantine

The villagers without taking any financial assistance from the government have made more than 80 thatched bamboo huts in Senapati district's Tungjoy village

Published on 13th May 2020
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COVID-10: IIT Guwahati team designs bamboo furniture for health care centres, make-shift isolation wards

The institute is in touch with with two local entrepreneurs who have agreed to undertake the manufacturing of the furniture and the designs have also been shared with Guwahati Medical Hospital

Published on 30th April 2020
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How online store Brahmaputra Fables is promoting northeast Indian culture to the rest of the world

Dhruba Jyoti Deka, founder of Brahmaputra Fables tells us about the initiative that gives people access to products from northeast India

Published on 2nd October 2019
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This Bengaluru couple is helping us go plastic-free one pencil at a time. Here's how

Akshata Bhadranna took to being eco-friendly when she and her husband shifted back to India from Indonesia. She shares her journey of starting a paper pencil manufacturing unit

Published on 3rd July 2019
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After acing their game with bamboo, Bamboo House India is making the most of plastic waste by making homes out of it

Hyderabad-based Bamboo House India is receiving enquiries from across the seas for not just their houses made of bamboo and plastic, but for their other innovative products as well

Published on 3rd November 2018
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This bamboo footwear, designed by IIT Roorkee grads, will let you run without injuring yourself

Prateek Sharma, Co-founder, and CEO is a Sports Engineer from Center for Sports Engineering Research, Sheffield, UK and a Materials Engineer from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Published on 9th July 2018
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Time's up for cotton, this summer wear bamboo - it's softer and biodegradable!

This start-up makes clothes out of bamboo and people are loving it. Here's how  they make their clothes special

Published on 21st May 2018

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