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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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10 Hidden Heritage Sites in the Himalayas That You Must Explore

The majestic Himalayas have always been a subject of awe and admiration — be it for their geographical advantages, their cultures and communities, or, more…

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Agri-Startup Raises $12.5 Mn, Gets Produce Directly From Farmers

Farm-to-consumer startup Deep Rooted has raised $12.5 million in a Series-A funding round led by IvyCap Ventures. Its existing investors Accel, Omnivore, and Mayfield also…

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At 65, Kerala’s Narayani Teacher Walks 25 KM Everyday For Her Students

Kerala resident K V Narayani has spent 50 years walking from house to house every day to teach students. Watch this video to see why…

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Caribbean Artist Inspired Big B & Bollywood to Sing His Songs

In 1969, Sundar Popo released his debut song ‘Nana and Nani’, a monster hit which left an indelible mark on the cultural fabric of Trinidad…

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Officer Who Transformed Ahmedabad Railway Station

In 2015, the Indian Railways announced its plans to improve cleanliness on-board and on stations, for which it constituted the ‘Environment and Housekeeping Management Directorate’,…

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I Quit My Job To Sell Traditional Pottery & Here’s How It Earns Me Lakhs

Few may know the perils of using non-stick utensils, which may provide ease of cooking. They have been found harmful to both the environment and…

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We Left Our 9-5 City Jobs to Adopt a Farming Life in the Hills: What We Learnt

Everyone dreams of moving to the hills and living a quaint life. Preeti and Lovepreet made this dream a reality.  In 2012, the couple left…

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