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Unsung Scientist Created ‘Saheli’, World’s 1st Non-Steroidal Birth Control Pill

India will overtake China as the world’s most populous country by 2023, according to data published by the United Nations in July 2022. Going further,…

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Draft SEBI’s ‘Sustainable Finance’ Plan to Protect Environment With Investments

When you think of sustainability, your mind meanders to products and lifestyle changes one can adopt for a sustainable future. But did you know sustainable…

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Engineering Prof Grows Veggies for his Kitchen in Recycled Refrigerators on Terrace

Neyveli-resident and engineering professor Thayumanavan Kunapalan’s Facebook cover photo is a painting of a farmer ploughing the land with two bullocks. His social media bio…

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Once Run From a Garage, Woman’s Startup Helps Tribals Earn

“I remember these young girls, all of 12 or 14 years of age sitting with guns in their hands. On asking them why they weren’t…

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Bipin Kadam's maarobot, a robot built for his disabled daughter
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Self-taught Dad Builds ‘Maarobot’ to Help Disabled Daughter Eat

Plato famously wrote in ‘Republic’, “Our need will be the real creator”. Many centuries later, this echoes far away from Greece in Goa’s Bethora village,…

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Kids Under 6? Give Them Fewer Books & More Play, Say Child Experts

When the Government of India announced its New Education Policy 2020, experts furiously debated its merits and demerits. After all, this policy document was set…

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Pushpa Keya Bhatt running marathons and training in the gym
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‘Too Old? I Run Marathons & Work Out 17 Hrs/Week’: 66-YO Gives Fitness Tips

“You’re too old for this.” For many looking to seek anything “unconventional” above the age of 60, this is commonplace to hear. Since time immemorial,…

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Historian Ramachandra Guha Recommends 10 Must-Read Books

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‘Snake Man’ of Bihar Rescues 3000 Snakes & 152 Animals

“Growing up in Dalsagar village of Bihar, I would notice that as monsoons approached, there would be several snakes around our mud homes. But as…

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IIT Bombay Professor Chetan Solanki startes energy swaraj yatra to popularise solar power
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IIT Professor Is Out of a Bus for for 2 Years & Will Continue for 9 More

Chetan Solanki, also known as ‘Solar Gandhi’, from Madhya Pradesh is touring the whole country in a solar-powered bus to popularise the importance of unconventional…

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