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    Thanks To This Farmer's Innovation, Rice & Wheat Can Now Be A Source of Vitamin D

    In 2017, after a discussion with his friends on the health benefits of vitamin D, farmer and Padma Shri awardee Chintala Venkat Reddy was left with a question that followed him around for some time. If humans could synthesise vitamin D from the sun, why couldn't plants? Could they in turn be used as a source of vitamin D as well? 'It was reasonable to wonder that...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    'I Was Forced Into Prostitution As A Teen, But Rescued 1200 Girls From Trafficking'

    Few define the words 'strength' and 'resilience' the way Bhimavva Chalwadi does. Today, the 35-year-old is a confident woman, who has helped hundreds of women escape harrowing circumstances to be able to stand on their own feet. But 20 years ago she believed this day would never arrive. Growing up in the slums of Vasco, Goa, with an alcoholic father, a mother...

    • 2 days ago
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    Wondering When You Will Get the COVID-19 Vaccine? All Your Questions About the Phase 2 Roll Out Answered

    The second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive is all set to be rolled out from 1 March 2021. In this phase, priority will be given to those over the age of 60, as well as those who are over the age of 45 and have co-morbidities. While this announcement was made by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar, there are...

    • 2 days ago
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    How to Grow Microgreens in Coconut Shells - They Sprout In Just 3 Days!

    Coconut shells - what would you usually do once you have scraped out the coconut flesh? Discard them? Why not use them as planters and get your own microgreens going. Seetha Anand Vaidyam, who works at Ananda Foundation for Holisitic and Healthy Learning and Living, is a wellness coach, teacher-trainer, and an author who shares hacks to follow. A believer of recycling,...

    • 3 days ago
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    Unhappy With Coaching Classes? Here's How These Parents Won Fee Refunds

    Often, private coaching centres, with flashing hoardings advertising topper students, invite parents to enroll their children with the promise that the latter will benefit from the institute. With the hope that their children will excel in academics, parents do enrol them, but end up falling for disappointing services and methods of teaching. Trilok Chand Gupta (41), a...

    • 4 days ago
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    77-YO Granny Inspires Pune Family to Cook With Biogas, Saving 50% on LPG Cost

    In 2005, 77-year-old Vimal Dighe, a resident of Karve Nagar in Pune, came across a show on television about how waste from the kitchen can be converted into cooking gas. Being an environmentally-conscious person, she was intrigued. 'I have always tried to generate as little waste as possible. I usually use food waste and the water used to wash vegetables or fruits for...

    • 4 days ago
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    Meet The Expert Who Revived Up To 5000 Lead-Acid Batteries From Telangana To Ladakh

    Lead-acid batteries have been used in off-grid energy systems, such as solar energy systems, for decades. Just as how power banks store energy to charge your mobile phone, lead-acid batteries act as a power source for renewable energy. Several reports suggest that the lead-acid battery market in India will grow to 8.31% by 2024. One of the reasons owing to this...

    • 5 days ago
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    INFS Offers Free Course on Nutrition & Fitness, Participants to Get Certificates

    The Institute of Nutrition and Fitness Sciences (INFS) is offering a free online course titled 'Basic Nutrition and Fitness', which aims to provide an introduction to the principles of nutrition and fitness through activity-based tasks. Things to Note: Anyone keen on learning the basic scientific principles of nutrition and fitness is encouraged to apply. The...

    • 5 days ago
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    Negative Marking to Memory Techniques: IPS Officer Shares Tips to Crack UPSC Prelims

    On 27 June 2021, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the preliminary Civil Service Examination (CSE). With over 10 lakh candidates having appeared for the exam last year, the number is only likely to increase this year. With an All India Rank of 170, Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Raveena Tyagi is from the 2014 batch and shares tips and...

    • 5 days ago
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    Exclusive: Inside Sonam Wangchuk's 'Viral' Solar-Heated Tent for the Indian Army

    Ladakhi engineer, education reformer and innovator, Sonam Wangchuk, is at it once again. In an announcement made on var embedId = {jw: [],yt: [],dm: [],fb: []};function pauseVideos(vid) {var players = Object.keys(embedId);players.forEach(function(key) {var ids = embedId[key];switch (key) {case "jw":ids.forEach(function(id) {if (id != vid) {var player =...

    • 7 days ago

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