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Mulangi Thoran Recipe (Radish Stir Fry with Coconut)

To begin making the Mulangi Thoran Recipe (Raddish Stir Fry with Coconut), we will first steam the raddish in a vegetable steamer and keep it …

Incorporated

Indo-Anglians: The newest and fastest-growing caste in India

An influential demographic or psychographic is emerging in India  – and it is  affluent, urban and highly educated.<p>Sometime around 2012 or 2013, my …

Hinduism

15 Stunning Photos That Prove You Have No Clue How Food Is Grown

We all enjoy eating delicious foods but most of us have absolutely no idea how that food grows or is produced. You’d probably be shocked with some of …

Manu Prakash: A pocketful of inventions

Manu Prakash and his team field test the Foldscope in Madagascar. Photo: Courtesy Foldscope Instruments.<p>In July, in a flooded rainforest in the …

Chemistry

Battle of Koregaon: Why the Dalits hate Peshwas and celebrate this British ‘victory’

Two centuries later, the Koregaon victory pillar is the site of an annual celebration by the Mahar community of Maharashtra. (Wikimedia Commons)<p>On …

India

Secularism: Why Nehru dropped and Indira inserted the S-word in the Constitution

Jawaharlal Nehru addressing the Constituent Assembly (Wikimedia Commons)<p>On November 15, 1948, when the newly independent dominion of India was in the …

India

Crispr Isn’t Enough Any More. Get Ready for Gene Editing 2.0

In fewer than five years, the gene-editing technology known as Crispr has revolutionized the face and pace of modern biology. Since its ability to …

Genetics

Mdoroni Swahili fish and shrimp

As-you-like-it Christmas cake

1kg mixed dried fruit (any blend of raisins, sultanas, currants, mixed peel, dried cranberries, glacé cherries, chopped dried apricots, dates, dried …

Chicken & mushroom puff pie

1 tbsp vegetable oil<p>8 skinless boneless chicken thighs<p>8 rashers smoked streaky bacon, cut into large pieces<p>1 onion, halved and sliced<p>un-yun<p>Onions are …

Spiced parsnip shepherd's pies

600g parsnip, peeled and chopped into large chunks<p>par-snip<p>The fact that the parsnip is a member of the carrot family comes as no surprise - it looks …

Edward Lear, The Owl and the Pussycat

<b>T</b>he Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea <br>In a beautiful pea green boat,<br>They took some honey, and plenty of money, <br>Wrapped up in a five pound note.<br>The …

Chocolate beetroot cake

The Scientist Magazine - Life Sciences News and Articles

Covering the life sciences inside and out<p>Stem cells and cancer cells have enough molecular similarities that the former can be used to trigger …

Biology

After the Mugabes, which African dynasties remain?

<b>With Robert Mugabe's hopes of handing power to his wife in Zimbabwe over, which political dynasties are still going strong elsewhere in Africa?</b><p>Since the 1990s, multi-party elections and peaceful transfers of power have become far more common on the continent but quite a few current leaders have …

Balkans war: a brief guide

The former Yugoslavia was a Socialist state created after German occupation in World War II and a bitter civil war. A federation of six republics, it brought together Serbs, Croats, Bosnian Muslims, Albanians, Slovenes and others under a comparatively relaxed communist regime. Tensions between …

Europe

The story of the poppy

During the First World War (1914–1918) much of the fighting took place in Western Europe. Previously beautiful countryside was blasted, bombed and …

Remembrance Day
Eldest

Why This Revival Of Hindu Chauvinism?, Hindustan Times

Some years ago, I was at a literary meeting in Bhubaneshwar. Odia had just been declared the sixth classical language in India, after Tamil, …

India

The Struggles Of A Muslim Modernizer, The Telegraph

In different but complementary ways, the debate on triple talaq, and the debate on cow slaughter, both demonstrate the medievalist mindset of modern …

Religion

Death of the Nile

By Peter Schwartzstein<p>The world's longest river is sick -<br>and getting sicker<p>Booming populations have dirtied and drained it, while climate change threatens to cut its flow.<p>And some fear that competition over its dwindling waters could trigger a regional conflict.<p>The rains<p>The rot starts at the source.<p>…

Africa

Israel to join US in quitting Unesco

<b>Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation Unesco, after US officials cited "anti-Israel bias".</b><p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the US decision as "brave and moral", a statement said.<p>The agency is known for designating world heritage sites …

Israel

tomato upma recipe, how to make tomato upma recipe

tomato upma recipe with step by step photos – tangy upma recipe with full on flavors from tomatoes and spices. upma and poha are two breakfast dishes …

Indian Recipes

The History of the Melody Line In Jennifer Lopez's 'On The Floor'

Among the eight names listed as co-writers of Jennifer Lopez's new single "On the Floor," a couple stand out: Ulises Hermosa, who died in 1992, and …

The Golden Touch of Jay Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah’s son, Jay Shah, has seen a dramatic increase in some of his businesses since Narendra Modi became prime minister.<p><b>Key</b> …

India

Jal Satyagraha to nude protest against AFSPA: Five extreme forms of agitations that shook everyone

Farmers stage ‘satyagrah’ against aquisition of land by Jaipur Development Authority at Nindar village in Jaipur district. (Photo: PTI)<p>Organic and …

India

Nobel Laureates Who Were Not Always Noble

Racists, frauds, and misogynists: Meet the rogues’ gallery of Nobel Prize winners.<p>Since the Nobel Prize's beginnings in 1901, fewer than 1,000 people have won the world's most prestigious award. As <i>National Geographic</i> has previously covered, many great discoveries have been incomprehensibly …

Nobel Prize

Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77

Stanislav Petrov was a lieutenant colonel in the Soviet Union's Air Defense Forces, and his job was to monitor his country's satellite system, which was looking for any possible nuclear weapons launches by the United States.<p>He was on the overnight shift in the early morning hours of Sept. 26, 1983, …

Kevin Costner

The Week My Husband Left And My House Was Burgled I Secured A Grant To Begin The Project That Became BRCA1

The week of April Fools' Day of 1981 began badly. That Sunday night my husband told me he was leaving me. He had fallen in love with one of his …