Positive Stories

July 1, 2020

On this Doctor’s Day, a doctor appeals to the COVID-19 survivors to donate their plasma. It may save lives

I want to tell you this as a human being, if you are someone who was fortunate enough to have recovered from COVID-19, please do not hesitate to donate your plasma.

Saurabh Sachar
July 1, 2020

After securing rights over 5,352 hectares forest, this tribal village becomes an ecotourism hub

Last August, the gram sabha of Jabarra village in Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh secured rights over 5,352 hectares forest. By focusing on ecotourism, this tribal village has attracted many tourists

Deepanwita Gita Niyogi
June 29, 2020

To beat the lockdown blues, traditional artisans of Kachchh in Gujarat go online

The business of world famous Ajrakh artisans of Gujarat is badly hurt due to the lockdown. They are now taking help of the internet and social media platforms to sell their unique artworks

Azera Parveen Rahman
June 20, 2020

International Yoga Day: At 123 … he is the happiest man alive!

“Yoga brings mental peace and happiness. I am not only the oldest, but also the happiest living man in the world,” said Swami Sivananda, who was born on August 8, 1896, while sharing the secret behind his long and happy life

Varsha Ramachandran
June 15, 2020

Forget the chaos and hardships of life, come fall in love with nature … once again

Abhishek Verma is a travel photographer. Occasionally, he cuts himself off from the rest of the world, packs his bag, and leaves for the mountains. Let’s see nature through his lens

Abhishek Verma
June 15, 2020

Watch these birds and animals in their happy space … their natural habitat. A photo series

Nature Photography Day is celebrated to motivate people to pick up the camera and shoot mother nature in its purest form. Here are some nature and wildlife shots by Amit Mishra

Amit Mishra
June 6, 2020

This is how a solar-powered hospital in Jharkhand is dealing with the COVID pandemic

To serve two of the most under-developed districts of the state – Palamu and Latehar – this hospital has, over the years, taken many proactive steps to add services to cater to the needs of the villagers

Lanvin Concessao
June 5, 2020

An elephant kills a girl. Later, a few men thrash an elephant to death. Is this poetic justice?

This forest guard had to deal with an unusual situation. But it made him reflect. The elephants are not trespassers, we, humans, are encroachers. And yet, we keep blaming the elephants

Trideep Mahato
June 5, 2020

This Environment Day, I want to come clean. I committed a crime when I was a child

Over the years, I have learnt to respect animals, birds and plants. But I feel angry when I see adults not respecting nature and when they don’t teach their children to do the same

Shivani Gupta
June 5, 2020

“Just one tiny virus is enough to bring the whole human world down to its knees!”

It’s time we respected nature before it is too late to pull back from the catastrophic results of our greed and parasitic behaviour. It shocks and saddens me to no end to see people chop down trees

Swagata Shrivastava