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15-year-old boy from Kinnaur has built electricity-generating shoes Inspirational / Offbeat

While researchers in various fields are focusing on alternative ways to harness energy in an environmentally-friendly manner, Harshul Rattan Vikramaditya Negi, a 15-year-old boy from Himachal Pradesh, has built electricity-generating shoes to charge devices. A specially designed device resides in the footwear to harnesses the kinetic energy as people walk.


This Indian architect is making art accessible for the visually impaired Art / Inspirational / Painting

Most of us have been to an art museum or gallery, where we need to be quiet, respectful and above all, “Don’t touch the art!” But what if you’re visually impaired? Sure, someone can describe it to you, but it’s not the same experience as seeing it with your eyes. With an aim to change this scenario, 27-year-old Indian architect, Siddhant Shah, is making make...

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Pedalling his passion, this man cycled from ‘Mandi to Madurai’ Inspirational

All over the world, people have started ditching their expensive, high-tech cars and other modes of commuting to get back to the centuries-old method of transportation i.e., cycling. If you cycle too, how many kilometers have you covered on your bicycle so far? Well, we’re not sure about you. But Mandi-based Ayurveda graduate, Uday Shankar, has travelled from his hometown (in Himachal Pradesh) to Madurai...

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Bengaluru man builds vertical gardens using plastic bottles & coconut shells DIY / Inspirational

Bengaluru-based Sadhan Radhakrishnan, an employee of an e-commerce company, is an avid gardener. When he moved to the Garden City five years ago, he started missing the greenery around his new home – as his house in Mumbai has four balconies, each with their own mini garden. Bring the same green feel to his house in Bengaluru, he started vertical gardening using plastic bottles, coconut...

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‘Waste Warriors’ in Dharamsala keeps major tourist spots garbage-free Inspirational

Surrounding majestic cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas, Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh attracts many tourists from across the globe. The clean and garbage-free mountainous ranges are absolutely breathtaking and considered one of India’s cleanest tourist destinations. But you’ll be surprised that some of the major tourist spots here were heaped with garbage a few years ago, until the Waste Warriors (the NGO with...

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Once a beggar, this differently-abled woman now sells beautiful paintings Artists / Inspirational / Painting

It’s heart-wrenching to see people begging in front of you, asking for food or money. Sadly, begging is one of the serious social issues in our country. Many poor handicap people opt to beg because of their inability to work and earn their livelihood. Even 27-year-old Anjana Malli from Rishikesh, Uttarakhand used to live the same life – as she was born with no hands,...

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