Issue Date: Apr 30, 2007
known for its cosmetic applications, aloe vera, the wonder plant, has now been found to possess ingredients that can
cure kala-azar and some other forms of leishmaniasis. Ghrita Kumari, as the plant is locally known, can kill two forms of leishmania parasites,
researchers from Kolkata's Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research and Indian Institute of Chemical Biology have found.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
Butterflies on the roof of the world is a vivid and engaging narrative of the author's rendezvous with the butterflies and moths in particular, and nature in general