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Mumbai Vada Pav

Cutting Chai And Vada Pav

There is nothing that can be said about Mumbai that hasn't been discussed before. There is nothing new that I can say except put my overwhelmingly strong feelings that I have for this city into simple words. Trash-strewn streets, muck, dabbawalas, slums and potholes are what people see when they come to Mumbai.
SmallSteps foldable bag

Vote for Best Eco-friendly Ideas from India

Our Caleidoscope Eco-ideaz Contest has reached the culminating stage now. We have received nominations from all across for the best eco-friendly innovative idea seen in India. Now, we seek your vote for the best idea among these innovations. The primary criteria will be the eco-friendliness of the idea and its commercial feasibility. If your idea is not in this list, you can add a new idea along with its photograph searched online. A participant can only choose two ideas. They can also promote their idea among their friends and get more votes. Just write a comment to vote for the idea.
Offbeat South India Malappuram

Top Offbeat Destinations in South India

Far away from the travel spotlight, these destinations are beyond touristy trappings, and away from the cacophony that surrounds popular tourist spots. travellers suggest Top 5 Offbeat Destinations in South India.
Reset-My problem, My promise

RESET – ‘My problem, My promise’ campaign

We are thrilled to inform you that we have partnered with RESET is an international information portal and platform for environmental protection and humanitarian action. For the upcoming World Environment Day,, Green Commandos, and The Alternative are inviting people to take action to actively address one environmental problem that concerns us in our day-to-day lives - and we’re inviting you to submit a photo of yourself doing the same and join our online campaign!

Best Eco-friendly Ideas from India

Great green ideas are emerging from India that can be replicated across the country. Sustainable development is no more a buzz word among policy makers and activists; it is the underlying theme of every new jugaad innovated in the rural parts of the country.
Stylish Eco-friendly Sandals by Mohop | Source: Saturday Persimmon

Eco-Friendly Footwear to Flaunt This Summer

As the globe warms further this summer, we begin to feel the scorching heat. Summer calls for sandals that allow the sun to gracefully shine on your pretty legs and toes. Thankfully, the footwear industry has prepared for the release of its greenest sandals and shoes collection yet!
eco-ideas India

Caleidoscope Eco-ideaz Contest!

We at Caleidoscope are organizing the Eco-ideaz Contest where we seek your nominations for the best innovative idea you have seen in India. The primary criteria will be the eco-friendliness of the idea and its commercial feasibility. We request our readers to identify the most eco-friendly product or service created in India either by writing a case-study on it or by just nominating it with a brief description. Remember, the idea need not be implemented by you!
Eco-friendly Banana Fiber Bag

Alternatives to Plastic Bags?

The first time I heard that the preservation of our environment was the “need of the hour” was in my fifth class. More than 10 years later and innumerable conferences later, the deteriorating condition of the environment still seems to be the “need of the hour!” If anything, the situation seems to have worsened, what with the global warming and all.
Hampi landscape from Hemakutam hill

Results of Caleidoscope Offbeat Travelogue Contest

Our Caleidoscope Offbeat Travelogue Contest has finally reached its culminating point. We began two months ago by listing a range of offbeat travel destinations across India and invited our readers to vote the best.
Memorable sunset at Hampi

Photo Feature – The lost city of Hampi

The lost city of Hampi, in Karnataka is famous as a UNESCO world heritage site. The place is a photographers delight, the landscapes, the ruins, the weird arrangement are the main attractions. One can spend time leisurely looking at randomly balanced stone boulders or the beautifully carved temples.