All of us wear or have worn a prideful badge of being a student. A student of a school, a college, a technical foundry, of music, of life. But, in the doldrums and terse conditions of our circumstances, we forget what is it really like to be a student. Often, in the cauldron of rote …

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Look at a pile of trash – a few plastic bottles, unused pens, toffee wrappers, unused papers, and a lot more, waiting to be burnt, thrown away or buried. Does it speak to you? Do you look at it as trash that needs to be gotten rid of? Do you repel the very sight of …

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“I sold my daughter to a money lender for $200. I had no choice left”, the farmer murmured with a tangible void in his trembling, haunting voice. The grief in this farmer’s eyes unveils the hard reality of a small farmer’s course of life in Indonesia. With 41% of the population engaged in agriculture, millions …

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The Wise Wall Project: Project FUEL uses its visionary concept of life lessons to bring life to the forgotten village of Khati in Uttarakhand.     Far away, on your way to the Pindhari Glacier trek in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, you would find the village of Khati – a cluster of huts, obliquely hidden …

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Geeta Bora

For a woman in a well-developed urban location in India, getting a hygienic sanitary napkin when she menstruates is not even a considerable question. With the large number of companies producing and selling sanitary napkins in the local markets, such provisions relieve the urban women from various hygiene issues associated with menstruation. But imagine a …

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SETU

A blend of diverse cultures and art forms practiced in different communities in India indeed makes it one of the most vibrant and colourful nations in the world. Be it embroidery, painting, wood carving, stone carving, sculpturing, India has traditionally been a heritage of craft and art forms and immensely creative and talented artists. If …

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When the entire world is talking about environment conservation and sustainable development, do you wonder if that is even possible? Do you wonder if you, as a part of an urbanised locality held into inevitable product consumption and waste generation, can ever contribute towards the larger goal the world wants to seek? Yes, you can. …

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Our constitution labels us as productive citizens, capable to be active participants of the democracy, once we cross the age of 18. But, often, even after crossing the threshold of age and receiving the right to vote,  many of us tend to shed off our responsibility as ‘citizens’ of the democracy; taking a backseat and …

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