December 04, 2023
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EcoPosro Becomes Goa’s First Zero Waste Eco Store


Tourists visiting Goa have one common complaint about the state- it is too littered. The plastic bags and other containers just litter the streets and beaches of our favorite tourist destination. EcoPosro came to the state’s rescue when they opened their zero waste eco store in Goa. It is Goa’s first ever store of its kind. Their mantra is Zero …

Foam-Free Vaisakhi Celebration By Two Surrey Brothers


Vaisakhi is widely-celebrated by the Punjabi community whether it is in their home state or abroad. With the celebrations comes the tradition that has been followed for years. The annual Surrey Vaisakhi Parade is one of the largest such celebration in North America. The festival draws out nearly half a million people out to the streets and about 200 vendors …

Red Stains On A White Bed Sheet: Virginity Test


Wedding night test for the virginity of the bride is a well-practiced ritual among the Kanjarbhat ethnic group and other communities as well. White sheets and linen are used to test whether the bride has been ‘pure’ till the wedding night or not while no such test exists to test the virginity of the groom. According to the custom, the …

Doctor Couple Quit Job To Perform Free CHD Surgery On Kids

congenital heart disease

Dr. Gopi Nallaiyan and Dr. Hemapriya Natesan are doctors who both had high-paying jobs but they both quit their jobs in order to start a foundation to treat underprivileged children with a deadly heart condition for free. Dr. Gopi Nallaiyan is a paediatric cardiac surgeon who, along with his wife, started a foundation called the Little Moppet Heart Foundation. With this foundation, …


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