Nature

Why Coriander Should Be Our National Herb! feat. Chef Ranveer Brar

One of the oldest herbs dating back to more than 7000 years, Coriander is among the very few things with the power to unite a diverse and vast country like India. As you travel across the country, you find it everywhere in with different names such as Kothmir, Dhaniya, Danika, and Kostombir but with the same …

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Cheetahs Return to India After 70 Years

Eight wild cats from Namibia will be allowed to roam freely in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno-Palpur national park as part of an initiative to return the species to its natural environment. Despite being an essential component of India’s ecosystem, poaching and habitat destruction led to the cheetah’s extermination from the nation in 1952. Cheetahs are the …

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A Tusk-Less Future | Why Asian Elephants Are Losing Tusks

Tusks have defined the personality of elephants throughout their evolutionary history. Yet, tusks are absent among all-female Asian elephants and in many male elephants as well at present. Raman Sukumar (professor at the Indian Institute of Science) has been intrigued by the function of tusks in elephants and the reasons for their loss among females …

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India’s Defence Research And Development Organisation (DRDO) Solution For A Cleaner Earth

In an attempt to curb the rising menace of single-use plastic, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) joined hands with Ecolastic Private Limited to launch biodegradable packaging products, which are made from natural and plant-based food-grade materials. These sustainable bags would be made available in two forms —soluble and insoluble. These bags would be …

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How Technology Made An Indian Garden An Evergreen Wonder!

Think Bengaluru, Think Green. Think Lalbagh! But ever stopped to think how one of India’s largest botanical gardens remain green all year long, right in the middle of a bustling city?  For a space that is home to over 1000 rare species of trees and plants, Lalbagh’s need for water and more is obviously high!  …

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The Maharaja’s German Gardener | G. H. Krumbiegel

When the tabebuira blossom in bright yellow and pink bursts, who can help but smile? Bengaluru’s jacaranda tree, gulmohars, and cassias have enchanted visitors from all over the world. The renowned horticultural Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel, whose abilities so pleased Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV that he appointed him as curator of Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, is responsible for …

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Dogs of Honour – Mudhol Hounds

Mudhol hounds also known as Pissouri Hound and Lahori Hound .These canines are primarily found in the Karnataka districts of Bagalkot and Vijayapur. An estimated 1500 people live there. They have a powerful build and excellent endurance. Body is symmetrical and has a slim, beautiful appearance. The most common coat colours are white,brown, spotty, brindle, …

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Green Jackfruit – A Superfood For Diabetes

The biggest fruit that grows on trees, jackfruit, is known by numerous names both domestically and abroad, and it is prepared in a wide range of ways. While ripened jackfruit is used to make custards and cakes in several tropical nations, it is frequently utilised with rice in southern India to make idlis and dosas. …

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