15 Nov 2019
Traditional mud chulhas are a common sight in a rural Indian household, often accompanied by black shadows tracing the kitchen walls from soot collected over time.
23 Sep 2019
Odisha's Keonjhar district administration is cutting down on its plastic waste by retracing the local roots.
25 Aug 2019
Over 2.21% (2.68cr people) of the Indian population is disabled, as per the 2011 Census (2016 updated).
23 Aug 2019
For five years, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has been going beyond the call of duty to coach civil services aspirants.
19 Aug 2019
Two IIT students have invented an innovative low-cost, eco-friendly device that not only offers a solution to menstrual health and hygiene but also reduces biomedical waste.
18 Aug 2019
The Union Public Service Commission exams are as feared as they are admired. However, Indian Administrative Service officer Saumya Sharma cleared the exam in her first attempt despite her hearing disability and a viral fever on the day of the exam.
09 Aug 2019
Two students of IIT-Gandhinagar have come up with an innovative device that can address one of the many causes of road accidents - obscured vision due to sun glare.
07 Aug 2019
Cracking the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) isn't easy. Many candidates give up on their CSE dream after one or two unsuccessful attempts.
20 Jul 2019
Years before mathematician Anand Kumar launched his famed Super 30 program, a West Bengal man started free coaching to help uplift the underprivileged.
11 Jul 2019
When he graduated from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, in 2007, instead of going for a well-paying job abroad, 26-year-old Kaushlendra Kumar went back home to Bihar to help ameliorate the plight of farmers.
09 Jul 2019
An IIT-Madras graduate's start-up is all set to make your garbage collection smart.
26 Jun 2019
When results of the coveted Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations were declared back in April, 759 candidates were recommended by the Commission for appointment to various services like IAS, IPS, IFS, etc.
21 Jun 2019
People often raise alarms over the possibility of machines taking over the world.
17 Jun 2019
To be able to promote education across India, we must first acknowledge that most educational institutions here do not make themselves accessible to all people.
16 Jun 2019
With 22 of the world's 30 most polluted cities in India, it is one of the most polluted countries. The national capital itself is so polluted, that breathing in Delhi is just the same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day.
15 Jun 2019
Access to healthcare is a serious problem in rural India. In 2018, when Awanish Saran IAS became District Collector of Chhattisgarh's Kabirdham, he realized that basic healthcare facilities couldn't reach people in remote areas, especially Baiga and Gond tribal communities.
12 Jun 2019
Clearing the national-level Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), conducted for admission to postgraduate courses in engineering and science, is not an easy task, especially without coaching.
12 Jun 2019
As the extreme heatwave in various parts of India is expected to persist with the delay in monsoon, a district collector in Umaria, Madhya Pradesh, donated his air conditioners to state-run shelters for malnourished children.
09 Jun 2019
Every year, lakhs of students appear for the Union Public Service Commission civil services examination, having prepared extensively to become IAS officers. However, only a few hundred get to achieve their dreams.
30 May 2019
Over three years after making the Mysuru railway station India's first blind-friendly station, the NGO Anuprayaas continues to make public spaces more accessible to disabled people.
20 May 2019
While travelling in the famous local trains in Mumbai, it is hard to miss the music of the street singers inside the trains and at stations.
18 May 2019
In India, over 62% of the healthcare expenditure is spent from people's savings, and primary healthcare is still a dream for millions.
16 May 2019
Every year board examination results are followed by several inspirational stories of determination and hard work about the toppers/fighters and 2019 is no different.
15 May 2019
While many of us think getting married and having kids could end our professional dreams, Pushplata from Rewari, Haryana, has proved otherwise.
08 May 2019
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is the most difficult engineering entrance exam in the country. JEE comprises Main and Advanced exams.
07 May 2019
A 21-year-old Mumbaikar, Malhar Kalambe, along with his friends initiated a drive to clean-up the beach in Dadar, in 2017.
27 Apr 2019
36-year-old Komal Ganatra cleared the Civil Services Examination, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, in 2012.
18 Apr 2019
38-year-old Dinesh Miglani from Rohtak, Haryana, has over 4 lakh subscribers on his YouTube channel.
16 Apr 2019
Two engineering students from Kerala, Anto P Biju, and Thomas Cyriac have developed a low-cost, organic water purifier.
13 Apr 2019
The Union Public Services Commission examination is one of the toughest in the country, and for a visually challenged candidate, the difficulty level probably multiples manifold.
10 Apr 2019
When anything goes wrong, blame the authorities.
25 Mar 2019
Out of home, and your phone ran out of battery- feels like a nightmare, doesn't it? Looks like our dependence on smartphones is here to stay.
22 Mar 2019
Despite being a completely natural biological process, menstruation is often brushed off as a taboo topic in the Indian society, particularly among the uneducated rural masses.
17 Mar 2019
Pushpa NM is the real life hero Indian education system needs.
15 Mar 2019
Kids are utterly curious, and rightly so.
19 Feb 2019
In India, Goa is known to be one of the most preferred places for touring.
13 Feb 2019
Love is beautiful.
03 Jul 2018
Mumbai woke up to a bitter morning today: a section of Gokhale Road overbridge, connecting Andheri East and West stations, caved in amid incessant rains.
21 Apr 2018
Aging is a new stage of opportunity and strength, said American writer Betty Friedan.
24 Jan 2018
The government is expected to set aside Rs. 3,000 crore in Budget 2018 for the Indian Railways for purchasing 12 lakh CCTV cameras to improve passenger security and provide a more secure travel experience.