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Imagine turns 50

1971 was a tumultuous year. The counter-cultural movement of the 60s was still being felt. Demonstrations were held opposing the Vietnam War and in August, Australia and New Zealand withdrew their troops. Apollo 15 landed on the moon.…

Emerging as a global sports leader with Yoga

Yoga is a time-honoured tradition in our county and with the worldwide celebration of International Yoga day, yogic practices have evolved from Indian to becoming global traditions. Over centuries of inheriting this practice, Yoga is…

Myths, legends, science around India’s geography

In the North, a majestic mountain range emerges from a demon's tantrum. In the South, the avatar of a god gives a forest its name. In the East, a pirate king finds his plans foiled by a formidable force of nature. In the West, a sea keeps a…

Decoding insect recipes from across the country

By Sukant Deepak In 2018, while working at Rosie and Peter's Food Forest in Goa, learning how to grow food using regenerative and resilient systems, she was walking around in the garden one day when she noticed that the cacao fruit was…

Waiting for Turtles

Children's publishing house Karadi Tales has brought out an illustrated book to raise awareness about the oldest group of reptiles, turtles through a story happening on the ecologically fragile Andaman & Nicobar Islands (A&NI).…

Understanding CAT

By Ranjan K Baruah Many students want to get engaged in a profession where they can earn money and support their families and also live a healthy lifestyle. One of the areas of study which may give a quick job is none other than…

Higher education in NE India sees uptick

By Siddhi Jain As the education scenario post Covid changes drastically, students in India's Northeastern states are increasingly choosing a university or college closer to home. Stakeholders, ranging from parents to educators, say…

‘Burning Man’ fest sans the burn

This year's 'Burning Man' festival is officially cancelled, but that won't stop thousands of people from gathering at the event's traditional site in northern Nevada in the US this week for an unauthorised celebration in the same vein.…

Teacher’s Day reflections

By Prof. H. Srikanth Every year on September 5 we celebrate Teachers’ Day, in memory of Late S. Radhakrishnan, an eminent teacher and scholar in Indian Philosophy, who taught in many reputed universities in India and abroad, before he…