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Darjeeling Himalayas gets a people-centric early warning system for landslides

All it takes for the system to work is a tipping bucket rain gauge, a rainfall threshold chart, whistle, mobile messenger and a billboard.

Delhi's social Butterflies: Why the city's citizen scientists are counting butterflies in crowded residential areas

They flutter like eyelashes, dip like fish, or float languidly in an undulating rhythm that is mesmerising to watch, like ripples on a lake.

Pride of Place

The transformation of a waste-picker's dark and ill-ventilated house into a bright, airy and safe home.

E-rickshaws in Jaipur: Freedom on three wheels

Housewives and young girls from slums in Jaipur are finding their freedom on three wheels

Open a door: No room for discrimination and communal profiling in West Bengal

(They) intervene in cases where people complain of discrimination and mobilize the locals to eliminate discrimination.

KSEB aims to generate 500 MW electricity from rooftop solar plants

Offer to install roof top panels at maximum number of residential and commercial buildings across the state (12 sq. meter area required for 1 kW).

An alternative school in rural Kerala is teaching tribal children life lessons

Gothrathalam school aims at preventing Dalit and Adivasi students from being isolated

Passive Solar Housing keeps people warm in icy Ladakh

The south face of a building needs to be all windows, as it gets maximum sunrise to sunset exposure in winters.

Speech and Hearing Impaired Individuals Run the Show at This Mumbai Restaurant!

Diners are required to simply mimic these hand-gestures to place their orders.

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