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Grains of Concern: The declining nutrients in our daily food 

Grains of Concern: The declining nutrients in our daily food 

We consume pulses for our nutritional intake, yet the question arises: do pulses truly offer adequate nutrition? This concern extends beyond pulses to wheat, rice, fruits, vegetables, and even millet, often hailed as a superfood. Alarmingly, the nutritional content of these staples has declined. It’s commonly assumed that a diet of ‘healthy foods’ will ensure…

Caring for the Silver Generation

Caring for the Silver Generation

The most populous country on the planet, India, is home to more than 1.4 billion people. Recently, India has witnessed a sudden change in its demographic. More and more people are crossing the age of 60 every day, and the elderly population is rapidly growing. According to the ‘Senior Care Reforms in India’ report of…

The Dirty Path to Well-Being 

The Dirty Path to Well-Being 

“Don’t get dirty!” used to be something parents said a lot, feeling upset when they saw their kids get their nice clothes dirty. It didn’t matter if the kids were running around in fields, climbing trees, or catching little frogs; their clothes would always get dirty by the end of the day. Nowadays, many parents…

The Fizz on Energy Drinks

The Fizz on Energy Drinks

In a world that never sleeps, energy drinks have become the go-to solution for millions seeking a quick energy boost. But beneath the allure of instant vitality and heightened alertness lies a question of safety. Are these vibrant cans a harmless pick-me-up or a health hazard in disguise? Energy drinks have surged in popularity, with…

The Wide World of Maritime Jobs: Your Exciting Career Awaits at Sea

The Wide World of Maritime Jobs: Your Exciting Career Awaits at Sea

The maritime industry offers a wide range of well-paying and adventure-filled careers aboard ships and at sea. From cruise liners to cargo carriers, tankers to tugboats, maritime jobs enable you to see the world while gaining excellent technical skills, job stability, and rapid career advancement. Why Choose a Maritime Career? Maritime careers offer adventurous professionals…

‘No One Can Pressurise You Today’: Aircel Founder 

‘No One Can Pressurise You Today’: Aircel Founder 

In the twilight of the 20th century, 1999 marked a digital dawn in India with the advent of mobile phones. State-owned enterprises like BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) and MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited) began their services in the domestic sphere. At the same time, private sector giants like Reliance ventured into the mobile service…

The Assassination of a Progressive PM

The Assassination of a Progressive PM

On 21st May 1991, the former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated at Sriperumbudur, a village located approximately 40 km from Chennai(then it was Madras). He was assassinated at 10.10 pm, while campaigning for the then Lok Sabha Congress candidate of Sriperumbudur, for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections of 1991.  A woman who…

AGNIi: Sparking India’s Innovation

AGNIi: Sparking India’s Innovation

As India’s economic progress continues, innovation is a guiding light, laying the foundation for growth, prosperity, and sustainability. Central to this innovation movement is AGNIi – Accelerating Growth of New India’s Innovations. AGNIi is not merely a program; it’s a driving force propelling India’s innovation ecosystem ahead, nurturing innovative ideas and turning them into concrete…

The Cure for Smallpox

The Cure for Smallpox

One of the deadliest infectious diseases in the history of humankind, smallpox is estimated to have killed nearly 300 million people in the 20th century. On 8th May 1980, the World Health Assembly declared smallpox to be eradicated.  The process of getting the world freed of smallpox began much earlier, when on 14th May 1796,…

When Great Britain Came into Being 

When Great Britain Came into Being 

Often used interchangeably, the terms Great Britain, England, and the UK represent distinct political entities despite their frequent erroneous conflation. Great Britain is an island on the North Atlantic Ocean, which covers England, Scotland, and Wales, along with their offshore islands. These regions with Northern Ireland form the United Kingdom, a union comprising four constituent…