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Women bikers set off on a month-long trip from Kashmir to Kanyakumari

City-based bikers Remya R Pillai and Sruthi R are on month-long bike ride from Kashmir to Kanyakumari

published : 10 Oct 2019

Bengaluru girl creates 'Fleo', a writing aid for those with Parkinson’s tremors

Ashwathy Satheesan is the national winner for the prestigious James Dyson Award

published : 10 Oct 2019

All geared up: Shailendra Singh to go miles with the aim of uniting Indians

Shailendra Singh has embarked on a journey like none other.

published : 10 Oct 2019

IIT-Madras students have their ‘Eye In The Sky’ to track people trapped during disasters

The Eye In The Sky project won the finals of Indian Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP 2.0) University Challenge held at IIT Bombay recently.

published : 10 Oct 2019

Kerala NGO extends free treatment, rehabilitation to people with mental illness

Follow-up, particularly house visits, is important and we need more volunteers, who’re ready to take turns and offer mental and physical support to the patients’ families. 

published : 10 Oct 2019

50-year-old Bengaluru mom gives shape to dreams, to participate in pageant in Greece

While 21-year-old Arjun Abhijit, a final year engineering student, is eager to see his career take off, he is at the moment far more excited to see his mother’s dream take shape.

published : 09 Oct 2019

Bangalore's IIIT developing affordable Braille reader for students

The institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IT firm Touchétech Labs Pvt Ltd and the NGO Vision Empower to develop the device. 

published : 09 Oct 2019

Special schools in Kashmir making up for academic losses of students amid clampdown

The children, sans the uniform, in Budgam district, carry their school bags and walk to a house where their teachers wait to impart lessons that need to be covered before the final exams.

published : 08 Oct 2019

Women in Raipur turn cow dung into 2 lakh eco-friendly diyas ahead of Diwali

From idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi, name plates, candle and mobile phone stands, key chains, nursery pots, manure pellets - you name it, they make it from cow dung!

published : 07 Oct 2019

Bengal family worships four-year-old Muslim girl in Kumari Puja

The Dutta family of Arjunpur in North 24 Parganas has been organising the puja at its house since 2013.

published : 07 Oct 2019

These Chennai apartments show how water meters can save water

Some residents welfare associations that started using water meters in apartments saw reduction in the water usage.

published : 07 Oct 2019

Cement industries in Jharkhand geared to use plastic as fuel

Officials at Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board, Ranchi, said that Jhinkpani cement factory located in West Singhbhum district will be the first to adopt the technology.

published : 07 Oct 2019

‘Aspiration’ district in Bihar beats nutrition woes

A rag doll is brought out and hung on a clothesline and all women are given shreds of ribbons of three different colours.

published : 07 Oct 2019

Sanitary napkin machine installed at Gujarat's Sabarmati jail for menstrual hygiene of inmates

The vending machine, set up by the National Legal Services Authority, the Gujarat State Legal Services Authority and Sabarmati Jail officials, will benefit 124 women inmates, a release said.

published : 06 Oct 2019

Weighing 580 grams at birth, India's third lightest infant makes a miraculous recovery

The child was not registered for a few days as it was considered an expelled foetus delivered within the abortion period of 24 weeks. Doctors called the infant third-lightest in India.

published : 06 Oct 2019