Vol 11 Issue 13, Mar 27, 2020 - Apr 02, 2020.


  • Green wheels

    Green wheels

    A single mother of two becomes New Delhi's first woman electric rickshaw driver. The emission free e-rickshaw can carry up to two passengers and its maximum speed is 20 km per hour
      Posted    06-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 35
  • Lake cleaner

    Lake cleaner

    A product developed by a Bangalore based company is in great demand in the US after it helped in restoring a polluted lake that had “a variety of water quality issues," says K S Jayaraman
      Posted    28-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 34
  • Invent for women

    Invent for women

    Having the finger on the pulse of rural women, Priyadarshini Karve has focused on research that will help the people at the grassroots. Suchismita Pai profiles the inventor with a difference
      Posted    17-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 33
  • Magic car

    Magic car

    A Pakistani engineer has built a car that runs on water and he drove the car during a demonstration for parliamentarians, scientists, and students at Islamabad, leaving onlookers astounded
      Posted    28-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 30
  • Green cleaners

    Green cleaners

    Chucking careers in the corporate world, an IIM couple came up with a ‘plant detergent’, which is not just eco-friendly but also works out cheaper and reduces water consumption while laundering clothes. Radhika Giri meets the Krya founders  
      Posted    20-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 29
  • Re-recycling waste

    Re-recycling waste

    What happens to the waste that recycling of paper throws up? In the hands of Sachin Mandavgane and Rahul Ralegaonkar, it turns into paper bricks that are all set to change the contours of Green Building technology, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    13-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 28
  • New bio-fuel

    New bio-fuel

    Villagers in Himachal Pradesh are earning up to Rs.40,000 selling pine needles to a cement plant, which is using it as a bio-fuel in its kilns along with charcoal, says Vishal Gulati
      Posted    10-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 27
  • Perfect pot

    Perfect pot

    Poonam Kasturi Bir is a potter with a difference. Her earthenware converts kitchen waste to manure. Sapna Gopal finds out why the ‘compostwali’, whose ‘teen khambha’ has caught the imagination of people even abroad, loves to constantly experiment
      Posted    29-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 26
  • No water, yes wash

    No water, yes wash

    Observing World Water Day on March 22 in the most appropriate way, three youth launched a car wash service that uses not a drop of water. P C Vinoj Kumar comes clean on the process that now has about 200 car owners ‘satisfied’ in Coimbatore  
      Posted    22-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 25
  • Wonder rickshaw

    Wonder rickshaw

    A Kolkata innovator has designed a cycle-rickshaw that uses passenger load to push the vehicle, making it easier for the rickshaw drivers, who can ride longer distances with lesser effort
      Posted    15-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 24
  • Eco flight

    Eco flight

    Nordic carrier Finnair is planning to launch its first long-haul flight powered by bio-fuels to Asia, and possibly to India, a top official of the airline told Kavita Bajeli Datt at Helsinki
      Posted    14-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 24
  • Plastic smiles

    Plastic smiles

    When the sight of plastic waste littered on the roadsides has become so disgusting to environment lovers, brothers Rasool and Ahmed have made use of the same plastic to lay beautiful roads, says Sapna Gopal
      Posted    14-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 24
  • Power plough

    Power plough

    Mansukh Jagani, a farmer from Gujarat, has fabricated a power plough, replacing bullocks with a Bullet motorbike. It’s a case of necessity being the mother of invention, says Kavita Kanan Chandra, who spoke to the barefoot innovator
      Posted    01-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 22
  • Land reclamation

    Land reclamation

    In a first of its kind initiative, the Assam government is drawing up plans to launch a mega project to reclaim the land the state has lost over the years due to erosion
      Posted    26-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 21
  • Revolution in sky

    Revolution in sky

    The world’s largest solar powered plane, Solar Impulse, completed the first leg of its first-ever cross continent flight without using a drop of fuel and running purely on solar energy
      Posted    25-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 21
  • Cool bra

    Cool bra

    In an interesting innovation, a Japanese firm has created the world's first ‘cooling bra’ that takes away excess heat from the body and leaves a pleasing sensation on the skin
      Posted    21-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 20
  • United colours

    United colours

    Two men of differing political ideologies have joined hands to quench the thirst of people. Their unique water conservation method can be a model for entire Maharastra, they tell Ashwin Aghor  
      Posted    11-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 19
  • Police guru

    Police guru

    Senior IPS officer from Tamil Nadu catches the attention of global management experts with his theory of 'Excenomics', which he claims is an alternative to Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism
      Posted    07-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 18
  • Sunny flight

    Sunny flight

    Establishing a scientific breakthrough, a solar-powered plane will soon fly 2,500 km from Switzerland to Morocco. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse can fly day and night sans fuel and no emission
      Posted    26-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 17
  • Tidal power

    Tidal power

    Gujarat is all set to develop India’s first tidal energy plant. The state government has approved Rs 25 crore for setting up the 50 MW plant at the Gulf of Kutch, reports Ankur Paliwal
      Posted    24-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 16
  • Scientific mop

    Scientific mop

    Clearing oil spills on sea will be easier when the nanosponge developed by scientists from Rice and Penn Universities hits the market. It absorbs 100 times its weight in oil and can be reused
      Posted    20-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 16
  • Ride with nature

    Ride with nature

    People in Manipur may be growing their own bicycles if the newly designed ‘bamboo bicycle’ captures their imagination. For, bamboo grows in their backyard and cycling will address health and environmental issues, says Kavita Kanan Chandra  
      Posted    13-Apr-2012    Vol 3 Issue 15
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