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Indian School Educates Students Who Pay Tuition With Plastic Waste Instead of Money (GNN Podcast)

Rather than requiring families to pay for kids’ education, this clever little school asked students to collect plastic waste from around their communities.

They Disguised Themselves As Boys in Order to Pay the Bills, Now ‘Barbershop Girls’ of India Given Scholarships

These girls have been defying gender stereotypes for years – so as a means of rewarding them for their hard work, they are now being given a free education.

A Poor State in India Learned From Its Mistakes: How It Saved a Million People From the Devastating Cyclone

Despite being home to some of the nation's poorest farmers and residents, this Indian state has experienced almost no casualties following Cyclone Fani.

In What May Be its Largest Ever Gift to Charity, Businessman in India Donates $7.5 Billion

After accounting for the bulk of India's major charitable donations last year, the nation's second-richest person is now donating billions more.

Prices of Nearly 400 Anti-Cancer Drugs Slashed by Up to 87%, Expected to Save Patients Millions in India

Hundreds of anti-cancer medications are receiving price cuts as high as 87% thanks to government regulation intended to curb drug profiteering.

India Gets Its First Ever Hospital for Abused Elephants – and They’ve Already Treated Dozens

Since opening their doors four months ago, this elephant hospital has rescued and treated 26 pachyderms from abusive conditions.

See How Generations of Muslims Have Taken Care of a Jewish Synagogue in India

These Muslim families have spent decades caring for this ornate synagogue in Kolkata out of love and respect for their Jewish counterparts.

La NASA Felizmente Reporta que lla Tierra es más Verde, Con más Árboles Que 20 Años Atrás- Gracias a China e India

El mundo es literalmente un lugar más verde de lo que era hace 20 años, y los datos recolectados por los satélites de la...

NASA Happily Reports the Earth is Greener, With More Trees Than 20 Years Ago–and It’s Thanks to China, India

This heartening reserach from the last 20 years has spurred NASA researchers to encourage optimism for humanity's future on Earth.

India Has Saved Thousands of Lives by Increasing Sanitation Coverage from 40% to 90% in Just Four Years

The nation's most significant cleanliness campaign has reportedly prevented thousands of children dying from sanitation-related causes in just 4 years.

Indian Region Just Won Top UN Prize for Being World’s First 100% Organic State With 66,000 Farmers

The Indian state policy was deemed so effective, it managed to beat 51 other nominations for the esteemed UN prize.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Archaic Adultery Law in India Because ‘A Husband is Not the Master’

The Indian Supreme Court overturned the the ancient law on the grounds that it is “arbitrary, and it offends the dignity of a woman.”

India Passes Historic Ruling That Decriminalizes Homosexuality, Which was Punishable by up to Life in Prison

India’s historic ruling to ensure equal rights and privacy for all its citizens overturns a 150-year-old law, which was instated during British colonial rule, that made homosexuality punishable by up to life in prison.

India Añade una Nueva Clase al Curriculum de 1.000 Escuelas: Cómo Ser Feliz

Escuelas en India están añadiendo este nuevo elemento de educación a sus intensivos curriculums: Felicidad. Más de 1.000 escuelas en Delhi están ahora empezando sus días con clases de...

India Adds a New Class to Curriculum at 1,000 Schools: How to Be Happy

With such high rates of stress and anxiety amongst young students, legislators hope the classes will help the kids live mindfully and happily.

Instead of Tossing it Back, 5,000 Indian Fishermen Now Collect Ocean Plastic to Build Roads and Prosperity

While the world becomes more and more aware of plastic pollution, a group of 5,000 fishermen who rely on the “Mother Sea” to survive...

She Prevents Gender-based Violence in India by Using a Powerful Law

Sometimes, it only takes one determined woman to save millions of people from the judicial system; and in this case, that woman is Gulika Reddy.

Indian District Becomes First Territory to be 100% Solar Powered

The new solar facilities aren't just cheaper for the district residents – they also serve as an example of sustainability for the rest of the country.

India Bans Circuses From Using Wild Animals For Exhibition

In light of continuing animal rights violations, all the elephants currently used in Indian shows will be rescued and sent to wildlife reserves.

India Unveils Plan to Bring Electricity to Every Household in 2018

The prime minister of India has just unveiled an ambitious plan to electrify every household in the country by the end of 2018. The $2.5...