Living Root-bridges

Meghalaya’s living root bridges attract tourist from all over the world. Some of the root bridges are estimated to be 500 years ‘old’ by National Geographic ‘Survey.’ Ficus elastica, a specie of Indian rubber tree has aerated roots. These roots are tied, twisted and shaped into bridge like structures. It takes 10 to 30 years […]

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Sampooran Singh Kalra also known as Gulzar. Born on 18 August 1934 is the man who is marked for his simplicity in his work and life. Poem, shayari, stories, lyrics, etc simplified into so easy words that even a common man can connect it to his life. Honoured with Academy award, Padma vibhushan award(third highest […]

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Javed Akhtar

The poet and lyricist who revolutionised the thoughts. Javed Akhtar is known for his firebrand scripts which brought Bollywood into a new phase. Zanjeer, Deewar and Sholay are the milestones of his career(along his partner Salim*). His thoughts not only changed the beliefs of Bollywood but also contributed in social reform. Born in 1954 in […]

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Miko 2

An advanced personal robot for kids. Miko 2 looks like very much similar to what we would expect a robot for kids. It communicates with us, recognise face, identify moods and remember names. It is available on internet to buy. Carries a price tag of ₹ 24,999 ($299). It is developed by a Mumbai based […]

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Brick of Dog’s Poo

Bio bricks developed by students of Phillipines. Phillipines students have found a way to convert poo from stray dogs into a mixture for bricks. The aim of the project is to keep city streets clean of excrement and even lower construction cost. The students call this bio brick. This brick contains poo and cement. It […]

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Vyom-mitra: Lady Robot

The first Indian lady astronaut robot. Vyom Mitra is a combination of two words, Sanskrit word Vyom (Space) and Mitra (Friend). ISRO( Indian Space Research Organisation): She introduced herself at ISRO “Hello everyone. I am Vyom mitra, the prototype of the half-humanoid, been made for the first unmanned Gaganyaan (Moon exploration) mission,” the robot said. […]

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The Mysterious Lake

Lonar lake, the mysterious lake.Also known as Lonar Crater. One of the four known high velocity, impact crater on Earth. Location: Buldhana district, Maharashtra State, India A recent study conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay found that the minerals in the lake soil are very similar to the minerals found in ‘moon-rock’ brought […]

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