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Issue 42


Plastic straws are one of the most picked up items during beach clean-ups. As many as 8.3 billion plastic straws were found to pollute oceans and other water bodies all over the world. Around 1 billion plastic straws are produced every single day and each straw that was ever used still exists. It is estimated, …

When you are destined to something greater, the path you choose doesn’t make much difference. This is what can be inferred from the story of Sameer Kumar Misra, who set aside his career as a Mechanical Engineer and started a new journey towards reimagining education system in the rural Odisha. After completing his engineering in …

When I first met Gauranshi I didn’t know then that my idea of “inspiration” was going to change. At that time, I just saw a young badminton player who couldn’t speak or hear but her cheerfulness spread through her sparkling eyes and the biggest smile on her face. When I met her again 4 years …

The app called The Plant Doctor’ app is a cloud-based AI algorithms accessible over a cellular network “Age is just a number. A person’s course of actions and achievements are the real parameters to judge his/her growth “, this has been proved by the 17-year-old Bangalore boy Kaushik Kunal Singh, who founded the award-winning ‘The …

He has also set up a unique ‘Tree Museum’ for kids to be able to identify the native trees and its benefits Hitarth, a resident of Baroda spent his childhood in lush green surroundings with birds and butterflies and always felt connected with nature. Having completed his masters in sociology, Hitarth went on to pursue …

Arjun Vaidya, the 6th generation of Dr Vaidya left his lucrative job at an investment firm to bring back Ayurveda’s long lost legacy Hailing from a family that had a history of working in Ayurveda since the 1850s, Arjun Vaidya was often intrigued by what the Sanskrit inscriptions of the secret family formulations had in …

For many years, India has been a country with very strict regulations surrounding drones. Even though things have been looking positive after the government put the Civil Aviation Regulations 1.0 for drone operations in 2018, the progress in this domain has been considerably slow. However, the slowness in the industry has not hampered two young …

2020 is off to a running start and we seem to be barrelling towards a revolutionary period for health and disease control technology. Gene-editing tools to treat advanced cancer, DNA testing for grocery shopping recommendations, and virtual reality for pain management are a few among the disruptive innovations that we’re witnessing. Even though science and …