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Issue 16


Let’s convert all the smog around us into diamonds. Sounds crazy? But China is literally giving shape to this crazy science fiction analogy into a reality. It recently launched a project where numerous ‘Smog-sucking’ towers are to be installed to clean up its cities. These 7 metre tall towers are the brain child of Dutch …

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“It is said that in the Puri Temple of Orissa, the deity is served a different variety of rice every day during the Daily Puja. This means that there is a serving of at least 365 different varieties of rice every year”. At first, this claim might seem exaggerated to an astronomical extent, but the …

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Asha Gond, a 16-year-old tribal girl, grew up in Janwaar village in the Panna district of Madhya Pradesh. With her family entirely dependent on their, often, paltry farm produce, life was extremely difficult for them. But, their perilous financial condition never smothered Asha’s affection towards her education. Working hard, she found a deep interest in …

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There are different ways in which one can help others. Education, social awareness, medical services, and whatnot. But one thing that is undisputedly the most difficult and probably the most important to provide, is someone’s dignity. One can donate thousand of things, but providing someone with their dignity, especially when it’s lost in a whirl …

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In animal friendly families, children get to hear from childhood that a domestic animal is the best and most trusted companion of Man. But Man on the contrary, has used and exploited the same domestic animals for security, pleasure, transport, wearables, ornamental, and even food. Robin Singh came visiting from US to Auroville India in …

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Moved by the Delhi Rape incident, Arun Sivag, a specialist in Latin and African music, decided to use music as a tool to empower women across the globe and started STRISVARA. With a new musical journey featuring tribal and international musicians, it is attempting to create a new octave of freedom and awareness Arun Sivag began his musical …

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“When was the last time, you saw or interacted with a person with hearing disability and actually stopped for a moment to think about their lifestyle? What kind of a life do they live when they become adults, and what does socio-economic independence mean to them? Do they also not want to stand on their …

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“The Transgender community worldwide has long fought a battle to go beyond the societal classification of a ‘he’ or a ‘she’ and to achieve the fundamental virtues of acceptance and dignity for themselves. The whole community had been fighting hard and their fight now has a new bastion of hope in the form of a …

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