Vol 8 Issue 48, Nov 24, 2017 - Nov 30, 2017.

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  • Sun Teller

    Sun Teller

    ATM card holders in villages that go without power for hours need not trek to towns to draw money. Indian start-up, Vortex, has come up with solar-powered Gramateller, says Shudip Talukdar  
      Posted    05-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 1
  • Biogas buses

    Biogas buses

    As many as 120 Delhi buses may soon be running on biogas produced from a plant to be set up inside Kesopur Sewage Treatment Plant in West Delhi, says Ankur Paliwal 
      Posted    20-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 50
  • Torchbearers

    Torchbearers

    The steely resolve of two Vidarbha farmers broke the myth that biogas plants will not work in their villages, which led to a proliferation of natural fuel making units, says Aparna Pallavi  
      Posted    15-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 50
  • Shooting guns

    Shooting guns

    Turning murder weapons into productive tools is not just a lofty idea for Bihar police, who have been practising it by converting seized pistols into hoes and hedge clippers, says Imran Khan
      Posted    03-Nov-2011    Vol 2 Issue 44
  • The making of Jugnu

    The making of Jugnu

    Fifty IIT-Kanpur students worked day and night to make Jugnu, a nanosat that was launched recently. It was built through out-of-the box thinking and plenty of sacrifice, recall the students
      Posted    01-Nov-2011    Vol 2 Issue 43
  • Cool deal

    Cool deal

    Now, you have a solar cap to keep you cool when you are out in the sun! At Rs.400 the cap has no recurring cost, since the tiny fan fitted in the cap runs on solar power, says Mauli Buch
      Posted    15-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 41
  • Road to glory

    Road to glory

    A major plan is on the anvil to spruce up Bangalore roads to international standards. The unique public-private initiative will see the involvement of corporates like Biocon and Infosys
      Posted    13-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 40
  • Historic launch

    Historic launch

    Chennai based SRM University is set to make history by launching a nano-satellite designed and built by its students to monitor greenhouse gases from Sriharikota today. A report
      Posted    12-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 40
  • Innovating the wheel

    Innovating the wheel

    Picking parts from the scrap heap, Sandeep Kumar fabricated a foldable cycle, ‘SANDSIMA’, which is not just a boon to cycling enthusiasts but also for whom the bicycle is a part in their scheme of commuting to work, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    07-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 40
  • Tyre to rubber

    Tyre to rubber

    Every year a billion tyres are discarded worldwide with the bulk going into landfills, placing a burden on the environment. Scientists have now found a way to make rubber products from them
      Posted    06-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 39
  • Whiz stick

    Whiz stick

    To prevent visually impaired friends bumping into walls, Shantanu Gangwar made a walking stick that warns of an obstacle a foot ahead and won a CSIR award for inventions by school children
      Posted    29-Sep-2011    Vol 2 Issue 39
  • Precious Nano

    Precious Nano

    A not-for-sale, ‘fully functional’ model of the Tata group’s Nano car, has been made with 80 kg 22 carat solid gold, 15 kg silver, and studded with diamonds, rubies, and other gemstones
      Posted    20-Sep-2011    Vol 2 Issue 37
  • Kids' joy

    Kids' joy

    Ajit Narayanan’s speech device for spastic kids has brought tears of joy to parents. It helps users to construct phrases that are spoken out by an artificial voice through built-in speakers
      Posted    06-Sep-2011    Vol 2 Issue 35
  • Accredited schools

    In a first of its kind initiative, about 21 schools in Chandigarh have been selected in a project funded by the health department in collaboration with the World Health Organisation to slot schools under various categories - bronze, silver, gold and platinum – based on certain health par
      Posted    22-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 29
  • Barefoot inventor

    Barefoot inventor

    A humble Gujarati farmer’s innovation, Chetak, has revolutionised cotton industry, cutting down the cost of cotton stripping 20 times. Kavita Kanan Chandra meets the barefoot inventor, Mansukhbhai Patel, who is now a successful businessman
      Posted    22-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 29
  • Women's dream

    Women's dream

    A Bengali woman, with an MBA, is helping poor women through a retail selling system that is giving jitters to supermarket chains. Soma Mitra finds out the secret of Aparna Banerjee’s dream
      Posted    15-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 28
  • Cool jackets

    Cool jackets

    India will soon provide its soldiers a specially designed ‘cool’ jacket that will help them beat the summer heat in the Rajasthan desert, where temperatures shoot up to over 50 degree Celsius
      Posted    09-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 27
  • Driving crazy

    Driving crazy

    A toy bike created by a Meerut mechanic for his 4-year-old son attains a high speed of 60 km/hour. People are ready to shell out up to Rs.2 lakhs to buy the bike, but its owner is refusing
      Posted    08-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 27
  • Urban management

    Urban management

    A new university is coming up near Bangalore to train people in managing the emerging urban India. V S Karnic elaborates on the project, for which Nandan Nilekani has contributed Rs 50 crore
      Posted    08-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 27
  • Radio speaker

    Radio speaker

    For the last two decades, 59-year-old Raj Narayan Mishra has functioned as a one-man radio station from his hometown near Lucknow. He has no studio or transmission towers to broadcast news
      Posted    29-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 25
  • Musical fizz

    Musical fizz

    Coke Studio is a platform to promote fusion music. Outside the cinema industry, it makes a bid to promote a refreshing new genre of music. Shilpa Raina meets the key people behind the show
      Posted    17-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 24
  • Facebook cops

    Facebook cops

    Chandigarh Police’s Facebook account not only serves as a healthy platform for Police – Public interaction, but has also provided an opportunity for vigilant citizens to expose errant cops
      Posted    16-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 23
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