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9 Popular Animals From Tortoises to the ‘Nemo’ Clownfish That Should Not Be Kept as Pets

The home is no place for wild animals. While they are self-sufficient in their natural habitats, outside the wild, only experts with years of …

The Story of Pedongi, the Brave Mule that Won a Unique Award from the Indian Army

Whether they are pets, mascots, or working creatures, animals have been bringing solace to the soldiers serving at the front since time …

Freedom From Animal Cruelty: 15 Small Ways You Can Do Your Bit to Care for Animals

Compassion and kindness are true-blue Indian values. Even the Constitution of India reflects these values in its Fundamental Duties [51 A (g)]. Show …

Bandipur's Parched Animals Finally Have Drinking Water, Thanks to Solar-Powered Wells

Between forest fires and prolonged dry spells, animals living in and around Karnataka’s Bandipur National Park have been having a difficult time …

This Physiotherapist Quit Her Job to Help Paralysed Animals Walk Again!

.“After taking an X-Ray of the injured pup’s spine, the vet told me that her spine was broken and that I should put her to sleep. I was shocked at …

Dogs, Cows, Horses, Pigs Even Elephants - This Pune Centre Rescues over 500 Animals Each Month

Neha Panchamiya has always been an animal lover. Originally from Mumbai, she’d volunteer for animal rescue organisations in the city and call …

Want to Help Protect Distressed Animals Birds in Your City? Reach out to These Organisations

A shocking announcement made by Blue Cross of Hyderabad (BCH) last month left animal lovers in the city in dismay. The city’s most efficient animal …

Teacher Saves Teenager From the Clutches of Blue Whale Challenge in Rajasthan

The number of victims falling prey to the infamous ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ has been on a significant rise in India, with five already dead and many …

Risking Her Own Life, This 65-Year-Old Lady Saved 8 Kids From Drowning in Bengaluru

In Bengaluru, rains have unleashed a seemingly never-ending spell of showers over the past few days. Many areas have been severely inundated with …

Good News for NRIs: You Could Soon Cast Votes From Overseas via Proxy

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved changes in certain electoral laws, which will allow Non Residents of India (NRIs) to vote through a proxy in …

Good News! India Has Averted a Million Child Deaths since 2005

An international study published in The Lancet, authored by Dr Prabhat Jha, Head, Centre for Global Health Research of St. Michael’s Hospital in …

Guess Which New Indian Origin Words Have Made It to the Oxford Dictionary?

After our beloved expression ‘Aiyo’ made inroads into the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) as the exclamation in southern India and Sri Lanka, …

Used Plastic Plates in Your Wedding? This Kerala Village Will Withhold Your Marriage Certificate!

Imagine not being issued your marriage certificate if you serve your guests food on plastic plates!<p>The Kolad panchayat in Kannur district of Kerala …

He Was the First Voter of Independent India, And Now He's Ready to Vote Again at 100!

After Independence, the first Indian to cast his vote for the parliamentary polls held for the first time was Shyam Saran Negi.<p>He did so on October …

IIT-M Students for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, Clean Area Using 45 Robots in 15 Mins!

Sweeping it clean figuratively and literally, IIT Madras students may have set an all-new Asian and Indian record for deploying the largest number of …

Indian Army to Bring Back Remains of Garwahl Rifles' Soldiers From France

In November, a team from the Garhwal Rifles will travel to France so they can identify and bring back the remains of two soldiers killed during the …

Ahmednagar Plastic Surgeon Uses 500-Year-Old Technique to Rebuild Girl's Nose

18-year-old Komal Dhale was born with an absent nasal bone. Despite having undergone two forehead flap surgeries to reconstruct her nose in …

MY STORY: Why This Switzerland-Based Scientist Started a Training Programme to Skill Indian Youth

Dr. Rajendra Joshi, President and Founder, Bhartiya Skill Development Campus (BSDC) talks about the need for skill development in India and why he …

A Training Workshop in UP Is Empowering Dalit Women by Educating Them About Their Legal Rights

Ayodhya makes headlines mostly for the wrong reasons. However, a training workshop in the city seeks to empower Dalit women through raising law and …

Constitution in Hand, These Citizen Heroes Are Empowering People Through Civic Education.

Ghodgaon, one of the many villages in the area of Ganeshpuri, district-Thane, Maharashtra long suffered from scarcity of drinking water. The issue of …

School Students in Bengaluru Are Learning All About Waste Management by Simply Reading Up!

In 1802, poet extraordinaire William Wordsworth wrote “the child is the father of man” in his poem <i>The Heart Leaps up</i>. Interpretations suggest that …

Geometry That's Interesting? This New Model Helps Students Learn Better While Having Fun!

<b></b><b>Using Technology in Classrooms</b><p>It’s true what they say, <i>‘Technology in the hands of great teachers is transformational</i>’. Using new technology in …

This 24-Year-Old Is Bridging the Gap between Traditional Knowledge and Modern Learning in Schools

Children in different villages of Jawhar taluka in Thane district of Maharashtra were not aware of the traditional agriculture, art, and conservation …

Information in Your Own Language: Indian Language Wikipedias Are Making Knowledge Accessible to All

Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), a Bengaluru-based think tank, is facilitating the production of Wikipedia content in regional languages and …

EXAM TIME? 15 Tips And Tricks From Traditional Indian Knowledge To Beat Exam Stress

Here are 15 ideas that have been passed on for generations of Indians, which not only help us prepare better for our exams but also make us more …

These Smart School Students Used RTI Civic Knowledge to Solve a Water Crisis in Their Community!

India is one of the largest democracies in the world. There are multiple tools available that let citizens take charge by participating in …

Your Old PC Can Open the Doors of Knowledge for Someone in Need. Here's How!

It wasn’t very long ago that large box-like white desktops were the trendiest things to own. However, things sped up at an amazing pace in the field …

Supreme Court Verdict is The Last Chance to Save Bengaluru's Bannerghatta National Park

Around 25 kilometres from Bengaluru lies the ecologically sensitive zones (ESZ) around the Bannerghatta National Park (BNP), one that is in a …

Do You Suffer from Cancer, Diabetes, Etc.? India’s New National Health Policy Is Great News for You

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare recently passed the National Health Policy, 2017. Dr. Kenneth E. Thorpe takes a look at how the Policy’s new …

From Fighting Social Evils to Installing Solar Lights. Here's How a Punjab Village Won a National Award

There is a tiny little village called Doburji about 35km from Ludhiana, Punjab, that has quietly been turning itself into a haven for its people. Not …