Concerns from young ones

20 March 2019 3:32 PM GMT
About 500 school girls from Assam have produced a ‘Children’s Agenda’ focusing on health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, education and...

Can we bank on seed banks alone?

23 Nov 2018 4:56 PM GMT
While ex situ conservation demonstrates the remarkable capacity to secure genetic resources, priority should be conserving natural habitats

Soot in placenta

16 Nov 2018 4:55 PM GMT
Augmenting evidence on the dangers of pollution to unborn babies, when pregnant women breathe polluted air, sooty particles reach the placenta through...

Dangers of dwindling Ganga

18 Sep 2018 4:34 PM GMT
The fast deteriorating Ganga could stall food security and prevent achieving SDGs

The future of plastic?

22 July 2018 6:02 PM GMT
Scientists explore bioplastic from sorghum, illustrates Sahana Ghosh.

Tales of communal harmony this Durga Puja

14 Sep 2017 10:37 AM GMT
According to Indologist Nrisingha Prasad Bhaduri, Hindu-Muslim integration during the Durga Puja was not uncommon in undivided Bengal.

Bengal transwomen on track to become paramedics

16 Aug 2017 5:35 AM GMT
Twenty-four-year-old Jiya was once forced to dance at gunpoint. Now the plucky transwoman from West Bengal is blazing a trail of success as a trainee...

Pollution control to turn snappy

14 Aug 2014 11:08 PM GMT
The eco-friendly, cost effective ‘smart polymer’ technology is the brainchild of scientist R J Krupadam, who recently received the National Award for...

Technology, a boon for rural Maharashtra

30 Nov 2013 10:12 PM GMT
 When the villagers were given the option to install a sophisticated water filtration plant, they welcomed it with open arms. Now the successful...

One Two Cha Cha cha

23 July 2013 5:29 PM GMT
Let the hip-shaking zumba and the energising rhythm of the conga jazz it up for you. Thanks to a clutch of Kolkata musicians and dancers, Latin music...

Dhaka’s rickshaw army

28 May 2013 7:38 PM GMT
With a hoot and a honk, meandering through Dhaka’s famed traffic snarls, the legion of psychedelic rickshaws that are an essential part of...

Shahbag movement lives on

23 May 2013 2:16 PM GMT
Directed at channeling the ‘patriotic spirit’ of youngsters in Bangladesh to create a ‘secular youth force’, the Shahbag movement, that peaked in...
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