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And what of the African Diaspora in India?
Indian photographer Ketaki Sheth has captured a series of black-and-white images of the unseen people of African descent living in India and Pakistan.
A contemporary raw-brick house in India shelters orphaned children
Designed by Made in Earth, a group of humanitarian architects, Vellore House in Tamil Nadu, India, accommodates twenty orphaned children.
A plan to rejuvenate New Delhi through a network of canals
This proposal to revitalise New Delhi through a polluted network of canals would minimise pollution and improve transport but it keeps getting delayed.
Exhibition in New York exposes one of the world’s most contaminated rivers
Artist Vibha Galhotra's ABSUR-CITY-PITY-DITY explores the impact of toxic pollution in India’s Yamuna River.
Students embrace sustainable living at school
A sustainable school in India teaches eco-habits and other important life skills to its learners.
3 Indian clothing brands spearheading sustainable fashion
These brands are setting an example for India’s fashion industry with their socially and environmentally responsible clothing lines.
A water purifier that costs 1 cent to operate
KOHLER’s Clarity is a sustainable water purification system for developing nations.
20 tuk-tuks transformed into moving artworks
Rickshaws made over by a collection of prominent designers in the name of India’s elephants.
A low-tech solution to curb neonatal mortality
The Embrace Warmer is a low-tech incubator for low weight and preterm infants born in the developing world.
Sanjay Puri Architects take home World Architecture Festival 2015 prize for office building of the future
Award-winning Indian architecture firm wins award for their modern workplace that draws from an ancient architectural structure.
Sheroes Hangout is a café run by survivors of acid attacks
Located near the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, Sheroes Hangout is a café run by five women who have all survived acid attacks.
Safer: The beautiful, wearable panic button
Leaf Innovations have designed a line of jewellery that could save your life.
Waterless toilets designed for rural India
A new Eco-friendly waterless toilet system designed by a university professor is set to prevent illnesses caused by human waste.
Fashion brand The IOU Project restores the livelihood of artisans in India
Online store pairs Indian handloomers with European designers in an attempt to change the way we make and buy clothes.
The ReMotion Knee is a low-cost prosthetic for developing countries
D-Rev, a company focusing on providing quality healthcare to low-income populations, is launching the ReMotion Knee.
India's Kothi community defies gender roles despite persecution
A Woman In My Heart by Candace Feit captures a community of men who struggle to find a way to express their feminine identities.
Indian data company helps change makers collect on-the-ground information to assess communities' needs
Social Cops has grown from a Facebook campaign to a burgeoning social enterprise by giving citizens a voice through its information technology platform.
The Brilliance device treats babies with jaundice
The Brilliance, designed by nonprofit D-Rev, is a phototherapy device designed to treat infants with jaundice in poor communities.
Mumbai-based Mayur Mengle's illustrations explore the daily commute
Mayur Mengle takes his daily two-hour commute on Mumbai's railway line and turns it into a doddle-a-day.
Google gets 1 billion Indians connected
Train stations in India are set to provide one billion users with internet access.
Free Electric: A bicycle that generates free, clean energy
Manoj Bhargava's Free Electric hybrid bike could impact billions of people who’ve lived their lives off the grid.
Furqan Jawed’s talking smack with a poster a day
Indian graphic designer and illustrator Furqan Jawed celebrates the crazy conversations he overhears with "A Poster Everyday".
Introducing Jalpa Shah’s quirky Monday BLUdle illustrations
The Monsoon Monster, The Amoeba Man & Shitty Selfie form part of this Indian illustrator’s light-hearted graphic series.
Scrap traditional waste management, says Kabadiwalla Connect
New information service puts Indian communities in touch with local scrap dealers.
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