We're living increasingly selfish lives. Here are stories that may inspire you to break out and do something for the environment.
The planet seems to have healed in the time that humans have been locked up inside their homes. However, this might be short-lived since according to reports, the environment ministry is expediting clearance for controversial projects that could have an adverse impact on the environment.
This study on weather conditions in the future is startling as it shows that a billion people may have to endure insufferable heat in the next 50 years. The climate crisis is bigger than we thought.
We celebrated our first earth day 50 years ago and today, after half a century, we need it more than ever as we struggle to battle this deadly coronavirus pandemic. There’s a bigger crisis in front of us, which requires no vaccine but our resolve.
We won't have to look too hard for a silver lining in the current situation. And there is good news finally. According to several reports, pandemic or not, the world is increasingly shifting towards green energy.
This is river Yamuna in Delhi - hard to believe, isn’t it? You can actually see through the water, this has what we’ve achieved, albeit due to a forced lockdown. In fact, the water quality of both the Ganges and the Yamuna, has improved. The rivers have become cleaner in the last couple of days as 21-day lockdown is in force in India due to the covid19 pandemic
We have seen many shocking visuals of the Syrian War and this video of a Syrian father-daughter duo will further break your heart. War is devastating and traumatising especially for children who do not understand it. And what this father did will pull at your heart's strings.
You remember that lie detector test where the polygraph needles would go nuts trying to figure out what the truth is? Or the truth serum that was once injected to know what a human being is truly feeling? Are we really understood? Because we say so much, but most of it is misunderstood by people or understood at all. On this season of Tech Probe we met such great creators, but this one stands out. Here's why.
Public transport is the backbone of every city. In India, we have buses, trains and the metro, which is usually under construction. So the quick fix to our travel problems is the auto. Now in India, we have more than five million of these, so imagine the kind of pollution that's pumped into the system. But today on Tech Probe, we've found a solution to the auto, and this is the autocorrect we need.
Annie is the world's first self-learning braille device for the visually impaired. Rapyuta, a robotics company that's making it easier for businesses to use robotics and drone solutions without necessarily having in-house expertise. Watch Tech Probe only on Indiatimes to learn more.
Isn't watching a rocket launch a fascinating thing? Every rocket is expendable, it just falls off. Unfortunately, there are lot of these pieces of debris that remains up there. Ever wondered what happens to all of it? Apparently, satellites also have a graveyard.
Back when Mumbai was Bombay, the city introduced us to our favourite tea-time snack, the Bombay sandwich. You won't be wrong in calling it the city's superstar dish either. Join Kubbra Sait and Indiatimes as we discover India's flavourful history with #IndiaOnAPlate.
Winter is here and what better than the comfort food 'chikki' during this season? Do you know how it's made? Here's a clue: the humble chikki was born right here in Lonavla. Join Kubbra Sait on #IndiaOnAPlate to find out the interesting tale behind this mouth-watering sweet snack.