Olive Ridley hatchlings run the gauntlet at Gahirmatha Sanctuary
Millions of newborn turtles started their journey from nests to the sea April 25, …
The science behind the art of cooking
Cooking is an art, most would say. However, at its root, cooking is a form of chemical engineering, writes Krish Ashok in his recent book, Masala Lab: The Science of Indian Cooking. Understanding the science behind food preparation can arm the chef with techniques to augment flavours. Here’s a crash course on the physics and chemistry of food.
Farmers prepare for mega tractor rally on January 26
Delhi Chalo: Amid police face-off, farmers keep up the march
The ‘Delhi Chalo’ (Onward to Delhi) agitation began November 26, 2020, as thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand moved towards the national capital to protest against Centre’s contentious farm laws. The protests were unflinching in the face of police action on protesters. CLARIFICATION: The previous cover image used in this story showing the use of …
In photos: Women leading poultry, livestock farming in rural Jharkhand
Poultry and livestock farming are a major source of income for those in rural Jharkhand, especially women, who are largely in charge of the industry. As the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) battered farming practices, PRADAN (Professional Assistance for Development Action), a voluntary organisation involved in the promotion of livelihoods for poor rural families, stepped in to help.
Curbs to chaos: The national capital commutes amid COVID-19 fears
Millions across the world have come out of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown and returned to work. Public transport with confined spaces and limited ventilation has come alive in the national capital again — and with it the fear of disease outbreak
Young art: A head full of dreams
Gobar Times and Green Schools Programme conducted a five-day environment e-summer camp from June 1 to June 5, 2020. Sessions on story-telling, quiz, photography, comic-making, script-writing and news-writing were conducted. Students from class 3 to class 8 participated in the online workshops and few shared their art with us after the event. Here’s a look.