Benny Kuriakose remembers when his father built the first house in his village in the southern Indian state of Kerala with a concrete roof. It was 1968, and the family was proud to use the material, he says, which was becoming a “status symbol” among villagers: the new home resembled the modern buildings cropping up in Indian cities, which in turn resembled those in images of Western cities. But inside, the house was sweltering.

  • Centuries-Old Tradition of Mud Houses Makes Comeback in India's Himachal Pradesh State
    Built with local material from the hillsides, these houses help address modern day challenges such as climate change ...
    07/27/2022 - 12:12 am | View Link
  • India adds three new cultural sites to World Heritage list in reflection of its soft power
    By adding three cultural sites to the tentative list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites (WHS), India is reflecting its rich heritage ...
    07/23/2022 - 7:31 am | View Link
  • Heat wave scorches Europe as UK reaches record-breaking temperatures
    Human-induced climate change is, in general, making the world hotter, extreme heat more likely and heatwaves more painfully long. Scientists in the business of attributing the role of the climate ...
    07/19/2022 - 6:09 am | View Link
  • More


Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News