Vol 8 Issue 13, Mar 24, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017.

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  • Water saver

    Water saver

    Executing water conservation projects in over 4,200 locations is no joke. But Ayyappa Masagi has done that and more to save water, says Ruchita S, who drove 119 km to find out why the much honoured man is called a ‘Doctor of Dry Borewells’  
      Posted      Vol 6 Issue 38
  • Green Warrior

    Green Warrior

    Kusum Dahivalkar, a retired plantation officer in the Social Forestry Department in Nashik, Maharashtra, has made it her mission to inspire people to save and plant trees, and live as close to nature as possible. Surekha Kapa-Bose reports
      Posted      Vol 8 Issue 8
  • Green guru

    Green guru

    A spiritual guru in saffron robes is the last man you would expect to get into a dirty river overflowing with sewage to clean it. But Balbir Singh Seechewal did just that to transform the Kali Bein beyond imagination, says Narendra Kaushik
      Posted      Vol 7 Issue 31
  • The protector

    The protector

    To pursue his passion for wildlife, Imran Siddiqui reared chicken and sold it on the streets of Hyderabad. T P Venu tracks the silent work of the green warrior who recently stopped construction of a road through a wildlife sanctuary with a PIL
      Posted      Vol 7 Issue 36
  • Building on dreams

    Building on dreams

    Somma Banerjee gives a blow-by-blow account of how V P Lobo, the son of a daily wager, who came to Mumbai from a village near Mangaluru with just Rs 50, built a business that has achieved a cumulative turnover of Rs 75 crore in six years
      Posted      Vol 8 Issue 1
  • Good deals

    Good deals

    A first generation entrepreneur, Yuvraj Aman Singh, who entered the refurbished mobile phone market eight years ago selling his products outside a Sony Ericsson outlet in Delhi, has now reached a turnover of Rs 150 crore, says Narendra Kaushik  
      Posted      Vol 8 Issue 1
  • Winged visitors

    Winged visitors

    Thousands of migratory birds have arrived for their annual sojourn at Himachal Pradesh’s Pong Dam wetlands that is spread over an area of at least 18,000 hectares and extend up to 30,000 hectares in the peak monsoon season, says Vishal Gulati
      Posted      Vol 8 Issue 5
  • Green guru

    Green guru

    A spiritual guru in saffron robes is the last man you would expect to get into a dirty river overflowing with sewage to clean it. But Balbir Singh Seechewal did just that to transform the Kali Bein beyond imagination, says Narendra Kaushik
      Posted      Vol 7 Issue 31
  • The protector

    The protector

    To pursue his passion for wildlife, Imran Siddiqui reared chicken and sold it on the streets of Hyderabad. T P Venu tracks the silent work of the green warrior who recently stopped construction of a road through a wildlife sanctuary with a PIL
      Posted      Vol 7 Issue 36
  • Cool relief

    Cool relief

    Overhearing a home tutor’s physics lecture to his son, Ashis Paul of Grey Dhaka designed a cooling devise, bringing relief to poor Bangladeshis reeling under heat without power, says G Singh
      Posted      Vol 7 Issue 24
  • River revival

    River revival

    Noyyal, the river that fed the fertile western Tamil Nadu, is today polluted and dry most of the time. To rejuvenate the dead Noyyal, Vanitha Mohan is on an eco-mission. P C Vinoj Kumar profiles her on the occasion of World Environment Day
      Posted      Vol 7 Issue 23
  • Another stork tale

    Another stork tale

    Fascinated by the rare Greater ‘Adjutant’ Stork in the fields on her way to school in Assam, Purnima Devi Barman grew up to learn that it has become rarer and launched a campaign to protect the species. Kavita Kanan Chandra tells the story
      Posted      Vol 6 Issue 44
  • Water saver

    Water saver

    Executing water conservation projects in over 4,200 locations is no joke. But Ayyappa Masagi has done that and more to save water, says Ruchita S, who drove 119 km to find out why the much honoured man is called a ‘Doctor of Dry Borewells’  
      Posted      Vol 6 Issue 38
  • Forest maker

    Forest maker

    Touched by the death of hundreds of snakes in a flood, a school boy started planting trees. Now, 36 years later, we have a forest in that island on the Brahmaputra. Partho Burman tells us Jadav Payeng’s story of determination and dedication
      Posted      Vol 6 Issue 17
  • Power of waste

    Power of waste

    Namakkal in Tamil Nadu is known for poultry, among other things. But not many know of a poultry owner generating electricity from chicken droppings, whose disposal was once a headache. P C Vinoj Kumar explains the innovation and the business
      Posted      Vol 5 Issue 13
  • Cracking on crackers

    Cracking on crackers

    This Diwali passed off without much noise in Mumbai, thanks to the noise raised by Sumaira Abdulali, founder of Awaaz, who has even taken on the sand mafia. She continues her fight despite facing physical attacks, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted      Vol 4 Issue 46
  • Teacher-activist

    Teacher-activist

    Going beyond textbooks, Karpagam Ramalingam inculcates a sense of love for the environment among her students. Though she is sad that some trees planted by her students have been chopped, the 46-year-old soldiers on, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted      Vol 4 Issue 45
  • Power saver

    Power saver

    The maker of ‘Superfan’ that consumes just about a third of the electricity other fans expend, Sundar Muruganandhan, is looking for investors to expand his plant to take his ‘i3’ award winning innovation to the masses, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted      Vol 4 Issue 43
  • Young innovator

    Young innovator

    The eco cab that can be spotted on Chennai’s Marina is an environment-friendly public transport. But the youth who innovated it is also keen on making its operation economically viable. In fact, he brims with more ideas, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted      Vol 4 Issue 37
  • Yeah, Yamuna

    Yeah, Yamuna

    Vimlendu Jha is a social activist with a difference. From Narmada to Chamoli to Yamuna, he has been everywhere, fighting. He now fights to clean up the Yamuna even as he runs a store in Hauz Khas selling up-cycled products, says Akash Bisht
      Posted      Vol 4 Issue 36
  • Scrap artistes

    Scrap artistes

    Sisters Radhika and Madhvi procure scrap from kabadiwalas, and turn them into chic products using their creative skills that were honed at FIDM in Los Angeles, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted      Vol 4 Issue 29
  • Back to nature

    Back to nature

    A five acre organic farm in the Himalayas is drawing people from around the world. For, it’s a dream of a father-daughter duo to create a model that would enable urban dwellers to reconnect with nature and learn about farming, says Akash Bisht
      Posted      Vol 4 Issue 32
  • Thursday, March 23, 2017