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Pilgrims thronging Gurudwaras with gaiety and devotion

Pilgrims thronging Gurudwaras with gaiety and devotion

April 23, 2018

  Baisakhi, celebrated on April 13 or 14 every year in north India, is a harvest festival of the winter ( rabi) crops. For the Sikh community, the day is also as a celebration of the New Year and a day of thanksgiving to the Lord for their fortune and prayers for better crop...

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5 things to do in Udaipur

5 things to do in Udaipur

August 11, 2016

Udaipur, fondly known as the city of lakes, is a popular tourist destination in the state of Rajasthan in North-West India. The former capital of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar is a delight for history, architecture, nature and food lovers. Not only tourists, but the place is also a...

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Increasing vegetarianism in India

Increasing vegetarianism in India

June 10, 2016

According to a survey, the percentage of meat eaters in India is expected to decline as the benefits of vegetarianism are getting popular in the country.

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Food insecurity in India

Food insecurity in India

May 2, 2016

46,658 tonnes of food grains were spoiled and rotten in Food Corporation of India godowns, which could have fed around 0.8 million people. 46,658 tonnes of food grains in Food Corporation of India (FCI) godowns spoiled in three years, whereas if the grains would have been distrib...

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Upgrading the agricultural sector

Upgrading the agricultural sector

April 15, 2016

On April 14, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an electronic trading platform, the National Agriculture Marker (e-NAM) for the farmers in India to sell their produce. On the 125th anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, Indian jurist, economist, politician and social...

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Impact of Climate Change on the Hills

Impact of Climate Change on the Hills

February 3, 2016

Enroute Chandrashila peak at 4000 metres in Tungnath region of Uttarakhand, the villages still await to receive the first snowfall in the middle of January. Additionally, the reduced rainfall once again impacted agricultural output, thanks to climate change. “We are in the midd...

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