Category: India

In 2001, India started building roads that are held together…

In 2001, India started building roads that are held together using polymer glues made from shredded plastic wastes. These plastic roads have developed no potholes and cracks after years of use, and they are cheaper to build. As of 2016, there are more than 21,000 miles of plastic roads.

In 2001, India started building roads that are held together…

In 2001, India started building roads that are held together using polymer glues made from shredded plastic wastes. These plastic roads have developed no potholes and cracks after years of use, and they are cheaper to build. As of 2016, there are more than 21,000 miles of plastic roads.

In the 1980’s, people living on the borders of forests in…

In the 1980’s, people living on the borders of forests in India and Bangladesh were issued plastic face masks to wear on the back of their heads. Tiger attacks virtually stopped because the tigers thought people were looking at them when their backs were turned.

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In 1977, Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia, a poor Indian artist, rode…

In 1977, Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia, a poor Indian artist, rode a second-hand bicycle for four months and three weeks from New Delhi to Gothenburg in Sweden to meet his love Charlotte Von Schedvin. He rode his bicycle because he didn’t have enough money to buy an airplane ticket. They married and now have two children.

Currently, India is the only country on Earth confirmed to have…

Currently, India is the only country on Earth confirmed to have both lions and tigers in its wilderness.

A proud father who has 400+ daughters. Mahesh Savani from…

A proud father who has 400+ daughters. Mahesh Savani from Gujarat is well known for his humanitarian works. He bore all expenses of weddings of over 400 girls from all religions, who had no father. He did all a father does for his daughter.

Mystery of ‘smoking elephant’ in India – Unexplained Mysteries

Mystery of ‘smoking elephant’ in India – Unexplained Mysteries

It took 96 weeks and thousands of volunteers to clean up Versova…

It took 96 weeks and thousands of volunteers to clean up Versova Beach in Mumbai, India. The payoff? Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles hatching this week. First time in decades.

After his wife was denied water by upper caste people, Indian…

After his wife was denied water by upper caste people, Indian laborer Bapuro Tajne managed to dig her a well in under 40 days and ended up discovering a water source capable of sustaining his entire village.

In the 1920s, Aloha Wanderwell became the first woman to drive…

In the 1920s, Aloha Wanderwell became the first woman to drive around the world. Along the way, she made friends with Chinese bandits, used water buffalo to tow her Model T across rivers in India, and disguised herself as a man to pray in Mecca.