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Mother-daughter in Mumbai rescuing stray dogs since lockdown

Mumbai girl Kahani Kaintura and her mother have been rescuing stray dogs in the city ever since the Covid-19 pandemic induced lockdown happened two years ago. Why did they suddenly start feeding and rescuing stray dogs? Sharing her story, Kahani told The CSR Journal, “I and my mom started this around two years ago in...

Into the life of Droupadi Murmu, India’s first President hailing from a tribal community

As the world celebrates ‘The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples’ on the 9th of August, The CSR Journal takes a look into the life and journey of Droupadi Murmu, India’s first ever president hailing from a tribal community. India’s 15th president India’s 15th and current president, Droupadi Murmu assumed office on the 25th of...

National Handloom Day- relevance of Indian handloom in the present day

It is the year of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav or the 75th Year of Independence Day of India and today is National Handloom Day. This day is celebrated across the nation to remember India’s Swadeshi Movement (7th August, 1905) which had encouraged home-grown industries, especially handloom. National Handloom Day is observed on the 7th of...

Dairy in Ujjain offering discount discouraging single use plastic

The government of India has banned the manufacture, sale and use of single use plastic items from July 1, 2022. Following this, a dairy in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain has come up with a unique idea to discourage their customers from using single use plastic carry bags. Ujjain’s Amrit dairy, is giving a one-rupee discount...

Herbalife Nutrition India and GEM Enviro team up for plastic waste recycling

Bengaluru, Karnataka: Herbalife Nutrition India, a premium global nutrition company has partnered with GEM Enviro, a Producer Responsibility Organization to facilitate the recycling of all kinds of plastic waste. As a part of this partnership, collection centres are launched across the country in metros like Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, and Hyderabad where used...

Kolkata boy’s eco-friendly pen to encourage afforestation

What happens to a use and throw pen after the ink is finished? We throw it away and forget about it. Today, we will narrate the story of a use and throw pen, which after being thrown away, will give birth to a plant! Yes, you read that right. Kolkata’s Subhajit Saha has come...

Jalandhar’s Meenal Verma is inspiring all to ‘go zero waste’

How will you react if someone knocks your door one fine morning and says, “Please close the tap in your backyard, it’s been open since the last two hours and water is getting wasted.” Will this annoy you or will you quickly rush to rectify your mistake? Jalandhar’s Meenal Verma did not receive a warm...

Meet the Haryana boy who plants saplings in schools

Would you like to plant saplings at educational institutions at your own cost? Asked this, the general reaction would be, ‘but how is that going to benefit me?’. Fortunately, a rare breed of humans still exists in this planet, who care for the society and environment without thinking about their self-interest or own benefit....

‘Mangrove Man’ to plant 10,000 saplings in Sundarban

The 26th of July every year is celebrated as ‘The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem’ as declared by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or UNESCO. Umashankar Mandal, popularly known as the ‘Mangrove Man’ is planning to mark the occasion by planting 10,000 mangrove saplings in the Sundarbans...

Bengal teacher feeding vagabonds at railway station

Have you ever spared a minute to take a closer look at a vagabond limping on a railway station platform or maybe an elderly lady stinking in dirty clothes sitting helplessly on the over bridge? Where do these people come from? What do they eat? Where do they sleep? Today, we will narrate the...

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