Millennium Post

The 'qissa' of Basmati

8 Dec 2020 6:16 PM GMT
As the European Union gets set to pronounce whether to give a GI tag to India’s Basmati rice, we explore the history of a grain that transcends human boundaries

Will Yeti revive cryptozoology?

3 May 2019 3:42 PM GMT
For many in the academic world, this is still a pseudoscience, not to be taken seriously

Swimming together

3 April 2019 3:49 PM GMT
India and Nepal must pool in their efforts to preserve the freshwater fish stocks in Ganga and its tributaries

Elephants' home restored

4 Feb 2019 4:23 PM GMT
The Numaligarh Refinery’s wall lay in the path of the elephant corridor. Deopahar is notified as reserve forest after 20 years

Indigenous voices silenced

3 Dec 2018 2:02 PM GMT
There has been a rise in global incidents of indigenous activists being killed – in India, the exploitation manifests in a different form

Sentinelese in danger?

28 Nov 2018 4:33 PM GMT
While John Chau’s body will definitely give out pathogens, whether or not the Sentinelese are susceptible to them is yet unknown

Historic litigant

7 March 2016 8:03 PM GMT
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s suggestion for a new Parliament building has opened the Pandora’s Box. The existing 88-year-old structure is...

Back of Australia

23 Jan 2016 9:57 PM GMT
When the British colonised Australia in 1788, they restricted their settlements to the coast. As colonies expanded into the interior, the authorities...

A Sultan’s silken reality

19 Nov 2015 9:56 PM GMT
As the controversy over whether the  “Tiger of Mysore” Tipu Sultan was an Islamic iconoclast or secular nationalist rages on in India, it is time for...

Identity crisis: Blurring the lines between man and animal

29 May 2015 9:37 PM GMT
On April 21, when Manhattan Supreme Court judge Barbara Jaffe allowed Hercules and Leo to defend their rights against unlawful imprisonment, it...

Head start to this transplant

2 May 2015 10:25 PM GMT
In earlier head transplant experiments like the one by Robert White (in 1970), the immune system rejected the transplanted tissue. What do you intend t...

Ancient Indian literature and the environment

9 April 2015 10:41 PM GMT
Why did you decide to translate the Jatakamala?There are 540 Jataka tales in the Buddhist canon. While most of the stories are in Pali, some are in San...
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