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Issue 39


It is undeniable that the harmful effects of plastic pollution have manifested themselves in a million different ways – from threatening marine life to polluting the soil and by extension the groundwater and even the food we eat. They release toxic byproducts during production and are almost impossible to completely dispose of. According to a …

Delhi Government to give free treatment to accident victims and rewards to good samaritans Roads have been the most unnoticed killers in recent times. Road accidents account to about 2% of the total deaths in the country every year. Our country witnesses around 1370 accidents every day and 400 deaths due to accidents every single …

Our country is facing a massive waste management challenge. There are over 377 million urban people that live in 7,935 towns and cities that together generate about 62 million tons of municipal solid waste per annum. Only 43 million tons (MT) of the waste is collected, 11.9 MT is treated and 31 MT is dumped …

Our society struggles to deal with menstruation even today. The taboo around it results in all sorts of frivolous & foolish practices that cost health and wellness, both physically & mentally. A study shows, 71% of girls in India report having no knowledge of menstruation before their first period. Over 200 million women in India …

It could have been an ordinary day at college for Pallavi. But it was her pro-activeness that changed somebody’s day, and eventually her life. As fate would have it, she did not quite follow the typical trail. Pallavi used to notice how Julien, an exchange student from the Republic of Congo, often asked her questions …

It’s true when people say that it does not take a lot to help someone. A little bit of will power and a lot of determination and you’re already there! A duo of young boys set out on this journey and made it happen.    Residents of Assam, Sabuj Saikia and Kaustav Moni Malakar came …

The pea-peel bioplastic bags fulfil every utility that any regular plastic bag would do. Our engagement with plastic bags has become a daily affair. We come across it when we buy groceries, or go shopping. Often even with the food we get packed for our spontaneous dinners. But what happens to all the pile of …