• Rape happens in animal kingdom too......

    Rape happens in animal kingdom too......

    Bottlenose dolphin males form gangs, corner a female and then take turns mating with her. If there are no females around, they take a young male instead. Competing groups of dolphins may raid rival territories for their females.
  • What’s there in your Chicken ?

    What’s there in your Chicken ?

    Indians love freebies. And they love chicken. The per capita consumption of poultry has increased four-fold in the last 50 years. So, let me give you the knowledge of two free things you get with your chicken.
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    Magical World of Animals

    When a human has problems dealing with his life and goes to a psychiatrist, one of the tools used is regression through hypnosis. The person, in a hypnotic state, relives his past till he finds the incidents and relationships that have caused him
  • Silver Varakh- A Dirty Poison

    Silver Varakh- A Dirty Poison

    For years and years the government put off the decision to make varakh, silver leaf, by machine on the grounds that no machines were available. Finally, this year a historic decision has been taken and the FSSAI notification has come that no varakh c
  • Colours To Die For: How Bad Is Food Colouring For You

    Colours To Die For: How Bad Is Food Colouring For You

    Since the colour of food influences consumers, many food manufacturers use dyes in foods ranging from meat and candies to wine. The aim is to simulate a colour that is perceived by the consumer as natural,
  • Wonderful things animals can do

    Wonderful things animals can do

    25 years ago I wrote a quiz book called Wise and Wonderful published by Rupa. The idea was to get people familiar with the millions of wonderful things animals could do. So many years later I continue to be fascinated by their abilities.
  • Con Artists of the Animal World

    Con Artists of the Animal World

    Mimicry – in appearance, scent, sound and behaviour (for instance a harmless red milk snake will change its colours to look like a venomous coral snake), camouflage, feigning death or injury, adopting threatening poses,
  •  Amazing Animals With Secret Abilities You Never Knew About

    Amazing Animals With Secret Abilities You Never Knew About

    IF YOU meditate properly, over a period of time you can develop parts of your brain to do things that normal people can’t do: see amazing colours, listen to ethereal music, travel to different places while your body remains here,
  • Are you lactose intolerant?

    Are you lactose intolerant?

    Do you experience bloating, intestinal cramps and excessive gas in your stomach often? This could be lactose insensitivity which is a very common reason for digestive problems.
  • Srinagar residents protesting growing dog menace in their localities

    'Dog Menace': Some Facts

    I hate press conferences. I always manage to talk myself into controversy. The problem is that I am always trying to think of better ways to do something. In my current job it is ways to get rid of malnutrition by feeding our children better,
  •  Horrible Things You Don’t Know Are in Your Food

    Horrible Things You Don’t Know Are in Your Food

    HOW MANY disgusting things do you eat in your food that you are not aware of? Let’s list a few based on dead insects, animal slime, vomit and faeces. Many sweets, jelly beans, and chocolate products are coated.
  • How Many Dead Animals You Want to Rub On Your Face Every-Day?

    How Many Dead Animals You Want to Rub On Your Face Every-Day?

    THERE IS NOTHING that the human will not use in order to make herself / himself more alluring. We will eat badly and inappropriately, smoke, drink, sleep inappropriately and then use all sorts of goo sourced from the most unpleasant places
  • Vanishing Wildlife- China Factor

    Vanishing Wildlife- China Factor

    WE may try to protect our wildlife but it is vanishing rapidly. One of the main causes is the greed of our neighbour China.China has spread its hungry tentacles all over the animal world.
  • Why God Created Mosquitoes?

    Have you ever wondered why God Created Mosquitoes?

    And its not just humans. Dogs and cattle go crazy when mosquitoes buzz around them. Prior to the 1800s, mosquitoes did not exist on the Hawaiian Islands, so the wildlife there had no natural resistance to the diseases they can carry.
  • More than 26,000 wild hunting trophies were shipped around the world between 2010 and 2014.This includes thousands of wild animal heads, elephant ears, panther skulls, black bear claws and monkey bodies.

    How Wildlife Trade Thrives Globally

    TWO months ago the Ministry of Health raided the kingpin of the illegal oxytocin trade in India. He is a lowly employee of the Municipal Corporation of Kolkata with 5 houses, and many godowns stuffed with oxytocin, and another illegal drug codeine.