Bangladesh is about to run, first-of-its-kind, three-wheeled ambulances that are entirely powered by solar-energy including the lighting. The ambulance is well-equipped, cheaper, and faster than hand-pulled rickshaw’s that are currently in use. It can work in rural areas with no electricity. Moreover, the poverty-stricken health
Swachh Bharat Mission proposes toilets for all, with a vision to make India open defecation free by 2019. Lack of toilets however is not the only issue in remote parts of the country. Shortage of electricity and scarcity of safe drinking water are other two
A few days ago a picture and a footage showing Kerala’s tribal kids eating from garbage appeared in a regional newspaper ‘Mathrubhumi’. Surprisingly, it wasn’t picked up by mainstream media. May be, because it shows how greed of corrupt government has ended up with such
Smartwatches and wrist-worn fitness wearables have become really useful gadgets. You can see every second person in the gym, on the cycle, race track or even in the park wearing a band on the wrist to keep track of their fitness.
A team of four 10-12-year-old Indian schoolgirls have patented an eco-friendly mosquito repellent device that is powered by solar energy. The device is aimed at providing protection from diseases like malaria and dengue in community spaces such as schools, offices, hospitals etc. to benefit large
Desecration or insult of religious symbols or objects can lead to massacre in India. But that is limited to some specific minority groups only, such as in case of beef. Otherwise, Indians don’t mind peeing on walls painted with their holy signs. It’s not that
According to a WHO report, in India, about 70 million people do not have access to the most basic medicine – soap. Every year, about two million children die due to diseases that could be prevented simply by using soap. As a matter of fact,
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claims 100% success in eradication of open defecation under Sawach Bharat (Clean India) campaign. Against a target of about six million toilets in rural areas, he claims construction of about nine million in one year. The irony is, rural people in the
McDonald’s, world’s biggest restaurant chain by revenue, in an attempt to revamp its food source practices, has announced its first purely organic burger launch in Germany. From October 1 to November 18, McDonald will be offering “McB” burgers, made from beef sourced from organic farms
Air pollution from various sources is worsening day by day, and poverty stricken developing nations are hit most by the adverse effects of it. India is already the host to world’s most polluted city – the capital city Delhi.