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Fake News (the new-news buzzword) is on a tremendous rise since the past few years. With the increase in digital penetration (read social media penetration), pieces of fake news are going viral like wildfire. The political environment has changed and content creation is at its peak. People are consuming news in a hundred different formats …

The world has been hit. Hard! There is hardly any opportunity to deny that. All of us had been nipped at the bud, and have been left in tatters. Although a considerable amount of time has passed since the worst of this storm hit us, we are still figuring out a way, or maybe a …

Blank Slate, a Mumbai-based socially conscious collaborative design firm has designed ‘Back To work’, a handbook that presents design strategies to make workspaces safe from the spread of COVID-19. The book is a cheat-sheet of affordable and doable retrofits for offices that can help us get our offices running without spreading the infection. We are …

Saurabh and Nidhi with their innovation

Saurabh and Nidhi have created a device for real-time detection of mosquito species and gender and informing authorities about an outbreak before it happens Mosquitoes are arguably one of the deadliest animals in the world. According to the World Health Information, ‘Their ability to carry and spread the disease to humans causes millions of deaths …

Ankit Jain on his field research

According to a July 2019 report published in Down to Earth, ‘After two consecutive years of weak monsoons, 330 million people — a quarter of the country’s population — are affected by a severe drought. With nearly 50% of India grappling with drought-like conditions, the situation has been particularly grim this year in western and …

Just like any other restless evening, Vivek Justus was planning to spend this one in the company of friends, catching up, sharing stories, and having fun. But, an unexpected call from one of his closest friends – Dinesh – was not the catch up he was expecting. “Dinesh gave me a call informing that he …

3M – CII Young Innovators Challenge Award Winner Annu Shree Tiwari is mending the crumbing education of tribal villages in South Gujarat, by way of active participation of the local Panchayat As part of the SBI Youth for India Fellowship, Annu Shree Tiwari saw a new – albeit old – India. An India that she …

From a reflective, manufacturing, professional vantage point – or for that matter any social point of view – this question holds an omnipresent prominence. Companies, Industries, and nonprofits pump money and utilise thousands of hours of manpower to crack this enigma of a question. Many, over the years -across numerous sectors- have explored and established …