For the love of gond
How an edible gum works wonders for the taste buds as well as health, explains Pooja Singh
सेहत और स्वाद की घंटियां
कई बीमारियों के उपचार के साथ-साथ जमरूल शरीर की प्रतिरोधक क्षमता भी बढ़ाता है। भारत समेत कई देशों में इसे सौभाग्य का प्रतीक माना ...
कम कैलोरी और अधिक प्रोटीन वाला फल होने के कारण विदेशों में सेहत पसंद लोगों में काफी लोकप्रिय है मिश्रीकंद। माया सभ्यता के लोग ...
‘Govt is cheating us, destroying traditional agriculture’
Farmers living in tribal areas in Jharkhand alleged that industrialists and the government are conspiring to ruin diverse traditional seeds and crops
A human-rights approach is essential to end the global TB epidemic
it is critical to ensure that tuberculosis services are included within essential universal healthcare packages and social protection programmes
Why science matters so much in the era of fake news and fallacies
Science and facts are the foundational basis for rational and logical disputation and the possibility of reaching some truths
Many Indian women denied mobile phones to keep them 'pure'
A study finds a 33 per cent gender gap in access to mobile phones in India that is inhibiting women’s earnings
`Ancient Indian literature displays exact knowledge of environmental phenomena'
Retired diplomat and well-known translator of ancient Sanskrit texts, Aditya Narayan Dhairyasheel Haksar recently released the reprint of his …
Kings ate this fruit to restore their youth
Khirni is a life-saving fruit mentioned in ancient texts and also has medicinal properties
Kenya's struggle to modernise traditional medicine is far from won
In the last two decades, neglect of traditional medicine has been replaced by renewed focus and a raft of policies and new laws
The fire-fighting children of the Khasi Hills and the decline of traditional farming in north-east India
In North-east India, children of the Khasi Hills (Meghalaya) learn slash and burn cultivation, an intergenerational yet controversial indigenous …
Popeye would like this spinach
Tree spinach, or chayamansa, is nothing less than a superfood for humans as well as livestock
Indonesia's ancestral community embraces drones, computers while preserving traditions
Indonesia’s Ciptagelar community, 130 km southwest of Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, is in many ways both a model smart village …
These 9 smart foods are often overlooked
They are good for human and environmental health but have been ignored due to a lack of awareness, research, policy support and market oppurtunities
Food: Tangy delight
Kanji, a ready-to-serve traditional drink, can help you win a few hearts very easily. It is essentially fermented water, which is made yummy with …
Seize the freshness
Kerala self-help groups make medicinal oil, chutney powder from flesh of coconut
Taste for tradition
Home delivery services are taking traditional food everywhere. And the market is catching up too
Of India's 18 major rivers, 17 are inter-state. In all cases, the water is intensely fought over. In all cases, there seems no resolution. In …
Taste the Himalayas
The leaves of faran have a distinct fragrance and are of high medicinal value
Small sweet success
Farmers in the Western Ghats warm up to wonder fruit kokum after local organisations create a market for it
Rise and fall of traditional water harvesting systems in India They are called kuhals in Jammu, kuls in Himachal Pradesh and guls in Uttarakhand.…
Rural women have resilience to cope with climate risks: study
Women use creative ways to manage food and nutrition security in their households in lean months, shows an ongoing study in Faizabad, Uttar …
Can permaculture make agriculture sustainable?
Is permaculture a real solution to agricultural distress?
Permaculture farming, which spread across the West as part of the hippie movement, is fast gaining ground in India among subsistence farmers and …
Don't need subsidies, give us the right price
For most Indians, Mahendra Singh Tikait is the man who brought Delhi to its knees in 1988 with a rally that brought the national capital face to …