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,
In a country where 590 million people still defecate in open it’s not possible to bring awareness without community participation. Jambagi village in Karnataka’s Belagavi district has become a symbol of active community participation and efforts to eradicate open defecation. The village panachayat had
In 2015, when rest of the country is putting a fight against garbage, littering, and proper waste disposal, Shimla, also known as the ‘Queen of Hills’, summer capital of the British India and now an international tourist destination, stands embarrassed as the Municipal Corporation
India’s first dolphin community reserve is planned in West Bengal to protect the endangered Gangetic river dolphins, announced the West Bengal Wildlife Board. There are only 2, 000 dolphins left in entire country and in the entire distribution range along the Ganga Brahamputra river system.
In another horrifying incident, a 45-year-old schoolteacher in a Sangrur village, Punjab met with an accident late Friday. Nazar Singh’s bike slammed into a tree near his village. Unfortunately, a pack of stray dogs (that mostly feed on animal carcass dumped in the area), attacked
Dr Kishore Munshi, a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, has developed a water-less toilet – the Dry San Hygienic Rural Toilet. The toilet is designed as a solution for farming and tribal community living in Indian villages that faces water-shortage. The toilet doesn’t require water for
Baripatha, a tribal village in southwest of Bhubaneswar, is the first 100 percent solar-powered village in Odisha. The project was inaugurated on Firday by Nalco CMD Tapan Kumar Chand. It’s for first time that this village has experienced a life with electricity after a