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This Bangalore restaurant is inspiring all to go eco-friendly

If you are fond of eco-friendly, Bangalore’s Go Native restaurant is just the place to be! Right from lighting up the dining area with solar power to sourcing local farm fresh products to plastic-free packaging, Go Native chain of restaurants is setting an inspiring example for everyone to follow. Talking about the same, Go Native...

Women’s Equality day: Meet Sucheta, the female cab driver and owner

Women have been leaving a mark in every possible field, especially those which are considered as ‘male dominated’. Be it fighting in the boxing ring, driving a train or flying an aircraft, women have proved they are no lesser. On Women's Equality Day, August 26, The CSR Journal presents the story of Sucheta Ghosh,...

International Dog Day: Time to be kind towards strays

Ever since 2004, International Dog Day is celebrated on the 26th of August every year to spread the message encouraging people to adopt more dogs instead of buying them. However, even in 2022, disturbing pieces of news like ‘stray dog tortured and killed’, ‘dog brutally tortured’, ‘puppy beaten/strangled to death’ continue to make their...

Jalandhar’s Meenal Verma shares her journey of ‘going 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...

Entrepreneur couple creating eco-friendly stationery and packaging

Giving back to the environment, many people think of doing this but only a handful of people on this planet actually practice the idea. Entrepreneur couple Subham Das and Mandira Karmakar from Kolkata’s Jadavpur has started manufacturing eco-friendly gift items, stationery and packaging under their label ‘Amuktika’. Opening up on the same, Subham Das told...

World Mosquito Day: Doctor suggests how to prevent malaria

World Mosquito Day is observed on the 20th of August every year to honour the discovery of Nobel laureate British doctor Sir Ronald Ross. In the year 1897, Ross had discovered that malaria is transmitted to the human body by Anopheles mosquitoes. On World Mosquito Day this year, The CSR Journal talks to Dr Chandramouli...

World Humanitarian Day: Teachers offering free tuition for board students

A small act of humanity, of kindness, can make the world a much better place for all of us. Today, on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day, The CSR Journal brings to you the story of one such humanitarian act, which is helping a bunch of school students from suburban West Bengal, who will...

Mr Alok Varma, director, HCL Foundation’s Clean NOIDA Program opens up on their plastic waste sculpture

HCL Foundation, under its flagship program Clean NOIDA along with NOIDA Authority, recently unveiled India’s first sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi made with a 1000 kg of plastic waste. The life-sized statue of ‘Marching Bapu’, which demonstrates the concept of waste circularity (Reduce, Recycle and Reuse), has been inaugurated at Sector 137, Noida. The 20 feet...

World Elephant Day: The story of an ‘elephant mom’

Women who keep pet cats and dogs often prefer to call themselves ‘cat mom’ or ‘dog mom’. But have you ever heard about an elephant mom? On World Elephant Day, The CSR Journal brings to you an exciting tale of an ‘elephant mom’! California-based software engineer Ankita Banerjee narrates the story of how she...

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...

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