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Issue 35


Deeply affected by the agrarian crisis in India, Sandeep Saxena gave up his lucrative US job to build Aranyaani, a natural food forest whose farm-products are shipped across the country.

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Albert Einstein, among the numerous groundbreaking and ingenious revelations, once quipped that “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school”. While his theory of relativity and the universal “E=MC^2” formula is probably mugged up in almost all Indian schools, the above quote is hardly followed by a few. Such …

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A unique innovation of combining the world’s worst aquatic weed, Water Hyacinth with health care for women concerning Menstrual Hygiene. In June 2018, Henna, Aswathi and Sreejesh, students of class 10 of Ahammed Kurikkal Memorial Higher Secondary School (AKMHSS) in Kerala’s Kottoor participated in the National Children Science Competition (NCSC). The theme of the competition …

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The unrelenting rate of climate change and environmental degradation is a peremptory call for action to all of us. Though the rustic and traditional methods may make a difference, the need for bolder and more imaginative thinking and solutions is undeniable. We’ve compiled a list of recent innovations embodying this spirit and attempting to save …

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A nomadic journey to a remote village in Arunachal Pradesh which led a duo to give to gift 200 solar bulbs to the remote Lhisu tribe. The duo later formed the ‘Batti Project’ which now lightens hundreds of households across Arunachal.    Thirteen years ago when Rajiv left college, agonized by the collateral damage of …

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How a group of working middle-class women are tackling garbage and patriarchy head on   “A group of travellers, after a day-long journey, reached a village tired and famished. As was the tradition, they went around the village asking for food. To their surprise, they had no luck in this endeavour as the villagers themselves …

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What if someday, the supply of municipal water in your house suddenly stops? The present times have brought one of the most severe crises in the world – Water Crisis. Cities like Cape Town and Jordan have almost run out of the water. Now regions in India are also drying up rapidly. A severe drought …

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  As per Ministry of Human Resources and Development, in the year 2014, 29.95cr students were enrolled in schools till senior secondary level in India. However, only 14.10cr students went ahead joined college for under graduation or technical courses; i.e. a dropout rate of 47%.  This is the gap which needs to be filled with great …

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