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