By Somali K Chakrabarti China will trap its smog and turn them into diamonds. – World Economic Forum As bizarre as it sounds, this video posted by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on their Facebook page claims that China will tackle Beijing’s air pollution problem by turning the carbon from smog particles into a diamonds.… Read More Five long term actions for controlling air pollution in Delhi
By Somali K Chakrabarti “Innovation opens up new vistas of knowledge and new dimensions to our imagination to make everyday life more meaningful and richer in depth and content.” ~ Dr APJ Abdul Kalam While most people know about camel rides in the deserts of Rajasthan, not many would have heard about a bus that it… Read More Camel Bus – Social Innovation for desert transportation
By Somali K Chakrabarti Image Source A few weeks back I had written a poem on Forest Fire. Here is a following write up by Reshma Gandhi, elaborating upon the impact of the Forest Fire and the related environmental concerns. A fierce forest fire blazed across the state of Uttarakhand in May. Ruthless and punishing it created… Read More Impact of Uttarakhand Forest Fire
By Somali K Chakrabarti Image Source The earth cracks with blistering heat, rivers dry, crops wilt; if water is consumed without a thought, we all shall bear the brunt of drought – Life is water, water is life Conserve water before shortage is rife. . © Somali K Chakrabarti
By Somali K Chakrabarti Image Source A raging forest fire Since the past few months Burns the green cover In the state of Uttarakhand The worst of its kinds In the recent times Natural or motivated? Several theories transpire – Combustible chir pine trees or The greed of mafia and lobbies- What stoked the fire… Read More Forest Fire
By Somali K Chakrabarti “You will be nearer to Heaven through football than through the study of the Gita.“ This is one of the most popular quotes of Swami Vivekananda. A healthy mind resides in healthy body and football or for that matter athletics are good sports to keep oneself fit. Yet, athletics has received very little support… Read More Gail-Indian Speed Star: An initiative to promote athletics
By Somali K Chakrabarti Sun baked grounds Forecast of monsoon abound Hopes soar! .
By Somali K Chakrabarti flurry of fireworks in an old temple premise- doom descends, charred lives .
By Somali K Chakrabarti Image Source sweet profits reaped from thirsty sugarcane farms cost bitter tears! .
flame smoke splinters shards disrupt singing of the lark savagery lays bare- booms of devil’s grin are heard in the Garden of Iqbal #PrayForLahore