In a novel scheme to keep Delhi roads free of litter, the municipal corporation has decided to levy a penalty of Rs 50 on those found spitting, dumping vegetable, groundnut skins and cigarette buds in public places.

Over four tonnes of fish died in the Railadevi Lake in Thane, Mumbai, due to asphyxiation after water was drained out to facilitate an ongoing beautification drive.

Mangal Singh, a farmer from the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh, has devised a simple water wheel. Dubbed the