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Chal Rang De: An initiative to give vibrant makeover to Mumbai’s slums Art / Inspirational / Painting

Slums are considered as “ugly faces” of urban India. Often people are seen criticizing filthy-looking slum areas in their region. But how many of us have taken the initiative to improve that? Well, we understand that all of us don’t have enough time or resources to go out and change the world in a jiffy. Nonetheless, we can appreciate the efforts of people who take...

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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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