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Indian Professor develops Dry San water-less toilet for rural regions

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 becomes Odisha’s first 100% solar-powered tribal village

  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

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Indian Villagers Worshiping Newly Built Toilets Instead of Using Them

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claims 100% success in eradication of open defecation under Swacch 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

Tesla Model X electric SUV takes automotive industry to next level

Yesterday, Tesla Motors unveiled Model X: its new electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) at Fremont, California. The specifications are stunning. It seems like Tony Stark has built a luxury supercar equipped with technologies which are still a far cry for common people. The one-of-a-kinds SUV is expected

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Scary pictures of Bengaluru Lake & roads covered in snowy toxic foam

India’s Silicon Valley, Bengaluru is making headlines worldwide after horrific pictures of toxic froth covering 9,000-acre Bellandpur Lake and roads show up. Nightmarish pictures captured by IT professional Debasish Ghosh show how garbage and toxic industrial waste released into the lake has begun to take horrifying form. The


YObykes electric scooter conquers Khardung La -world’s highest motorable road

Performance of electric vehicles in tough terrains, such as those found in the Himalayas can be doubtful. But Indian manufacturer Electrotherm, India’s largest maker of EVs, has successfully conducted world’s first electric scooter expedition to Khardung La – world’s highest motorable road at an altitude of 18,380