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Issue 33


Mandar was a 16-year-old cheerful boy who had just finished writing his 10th board examinations. After he gave his last board exam on 21st March 2015, he and his friends decided to go for an outing to a dam in the outskirts of the city. This dam, popularly known as the Kerwa was a prominent …

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To study the colossal damage caused by unverified fake news and to find out if people are able to verify the news that they are consuming, Ankita Garg, and her co-founder Amitabh Mehta, both alumni of IIM Bangalore, started researching around how they can contribute to the cause of Fake News using gamification. Their startup, …

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What do you expect from a 14-year-old 9th grader? The usual school, tuitions, friends, mobile etc. However, unlike most children of her age, Chandani Grover, a student of The Sanskaar Valley School in Bhopal has gone miles ahead by defying odds and changing the mainstream narrative by conceptualizing and establishing a centre for providing shelter, …

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It was just another day for Anupriya Soni, an 18-year-old who had just passed out of her school and was ready to join a medical college. She was on her way for a college counselling session on a bright sunny day and she just halted her car to have some water and buy fruits. There, …

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There have been several myths around natural buildings, one that, they are weak, or that, that they won’t stand for long or that it smells bad. But what if we tell you that these houses can be as strong as their cement counterparts, if not stronger. Meet Dhruvang and Priyanka, an architect couple from Pune …

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With the increasing impact (both positive and negative) of technology on our day to day lives, staying up-to-date with the world has become easy with just a click of a button. And children are not alien to this advancement either. Studies say that an average child spends 32-28 hours per week on devices, tv, and …

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It’s 5 AM in the morning. The sun rises graciously on the beautiful terrain of Dimapur. The biggest city of Nagaland basks in it’s light, flaunting it’s cascading waterfalls and the lush green slopes. You could easily feel a distant chirp of birds sonically blending with the chatter of 11 little children at the “Eliezer …

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A wardrobe is incomplete without a pair of jeans or two. Some of these live life-long don’t they? But do you know what it takes to make that one pair of jeans? According to the author of “Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use to Make Everyday Products,” it takes …

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