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Tech Savvy: Vehicle Helps Carry Books for Teachers

Tech Savvy: Vehicle Helps Carry Books for Teachers

Heavy books and papers can be a hassle for students but also for teachers. Two students in Bengaluru have created a vehicle that helps teachers move papers and notebooks between classrooms. The Autonomous Transport Vehicle (ATV), designed and developed by Vikram Mishra and Gaurang Bharti, students of Oakridge International School, Sarjapur, navigates on its own...
Project Rupantara Brings Hope to Kids in India  

Project Rupantara Brings Hope to Kids in India  

Happy Halloween! Which is why it is the perfect time to share the story of the Kalpalli Burial Ground in Karnataka, India. Not to fret, this story is not full of ghosts or ghouls, as this family cemetery turns into a school for children at night. Led by Samuel Gladson and Gleeda D’Silva, kids aged...
Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali! Diwali is the most auspicious Hindu Festival celebrated throughout India and around the world with historical and religious significance.  It is known as the Festival of Lights and usually falls in late October or November. Once upon a time there was a great warrior, Prince Rama, who had a beautiful wife named Sita....
India’s First Blind-and-Sighted Tandem Expedition is Huge Success

India’s First Blind-and-Sighted Tandem Expedition is Huge Success

  At fifteen years old, Manasvi Baheti rode a tandem with her father from Manali in Himachal Pradesh to the Khardung La mountain pass in Jammu & Kashmir. Something that most people will not accomplish in their lifetime and she also accomplished this while being legally blind. Manasvi and her father Kailash’s adventure was part...
BBC World Service Launches Broadcasting in Four New Indian Languages

BBC World Service Launches Broadcasting in Four New Indian Languages

BBC World Series has announced that they will be broadcasting in four new Indian languages. The launch is part of the World Service’s biggest expansion since the 1940s, following a government funding boost announced in 2016. Broadcasting is now available in a total of 40 languages, including English. The new Indian languages include Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Punjabi. Marathi, originated in...
Celebration of Durga Puja

Celebration of Durga Puja

India has welcomed Goddess Durga! This year Durga Puja festivities began on 26th September (Shashti) and will end on 30th September (Vijaya Dashmi). The Durga Puja festival marks the battle of Goddess Durga with the powerful buffalo demon Mahishasura, and her emerging victorious over evil. Thus, the festival epitomizes the victory of Good over Evil,...
Tailor-made Technology at Herringbone & Sui

Tailor-made Technology at Herringbone & Sui

You can now get tailor-made from the comfort of your own home! Herringbone & Sui, one of India’s luxury made-to-measure men’s brands offers the BEAVERTECH experience- a revolutionary photo measurement technology that maps your measurements more accurately than a tailor in under 5 minutes. Share a profile picture and a couple of basic measurements and...
Chaiwallas to the Rescue

Chaiwallas to the Rescue

It’s half past four in the afternoon, that moment in your work day when the midday slump sets in and you stare at the clock from your desk longing for a cup of tea. That is when our devoted chaiwallas save the day! India’s neighborhood tea sellers line the streets ready to serve delicious chai...
The Original Milkshake Gets a Makeover

The Original Milkshake Gets a Makeover

The original milkshake is back! Keventers, a 92-year-old name in the Indian dairy sector, once synonymous with ice cream carts in Lutyens’ Delhi, is being resurrected as a hip brand for new-age consumers. In 1925, Edward Keventer, a proud Swedish dairy technologist established his dairy plant in India and emerged as a top industry leader...
Girls Who Code: Inspiring Interest in Technology Among Young Girls

Girls Who Code: Inspiring Interest in Technology Among Young Girls

Meet Reshma Saujani, the woman that 40,000 young girls look up to as a role model. Founder of Girls Who Code, Saujani has changed the landscape for girls in the United States. The program is building the largest pipeline of future female engineers in the United States by teaching them the fundamentals of coding and...
Trendy New Cafes Offer Friendly Spaces for Kashmir’s Youth

Trendy New Cafes Offer Friendly Spaces for Kashmir’s Youth

Kashmir is currently one of the top tourist destinations in India full of beauty and culture.  However, for Kashmir’s youth, it can be boring especially on days the internet is barred. On these days, it is common to see many sitting outside store fronts with friends or just hanging around.  Lately Kashmir’s youth has had...
Instagram Project Pays Homage to Kolkata

Instagram Project Pays Homage to Kolkata

Thanks to a special project on Instagram, we can now explore Kolkata like never before! Calcutta Houses, started by three friends—Manish Golder, Sidhartha Hajra, and Sayan Dutta—aims to archive the city’s rich tableau of heritage homes which are increasingly being torn down to make way for modern commercial and residential buildings. The project follows in...