Tagged: India

Sentinelese

The Sentinelese, also known as the Sentineli and the North Sentinel Islanders, are a pre-Neolithic indigenous people who inhabit North Sentinel Island, located in the Bay of Bengal in India. An uncontacted people, the...

The sufi ritual of sticking knives in eyes

The annual Urs Festival sees thousands of followers of the branch of mystic Islam take to the streets to commemorate the founder of Sufi, Moinuddin Chishti. To show devotion to their faith, the holy...

Extreme World: human trafficking

Coming face to face with the horror of human trafficking reduced TV hardman Ross Kemp to tears. His encounters with slave masters and victims moved the Extreme World frontman very deeply. So he didn’t think twice...

Solve maths problems in seconds

In this topic our expert trainer Shruti from mathtrix explains how to solve difficult maths problems in a matter of seconds. To enable you to to do faster calculation using best speed maths techniques and...

Do spicy foods cause ulcers?

Years ago it was accepted as fact that spicy foods were the culprits behind many peptic ulcers. Doctors’ advice was to avoid curries, salsas, hot peppers, and anything else that “burned,” the theory being that...

The man who knew infinity

Who was Srinivasa Ramanujan? Learn about this mathematical genius who died young but left mysteries that still puzzle mathematicians today.

Health benefits of turmeric

Bright colors in fruits and vegetables generally indicate high levels of nutrients and other healthful compounds, including the pigments themselves (such as beta carotene in carrots). Strong, sharp flavors of plant-derived foods and spices...

Reincarnation of Ganesha

Ganesha has become one of the commonest mnemonics for anything associated with Hinduism. This not only suggests the importance of Ganesha but also shows how popular and pervasive this deity is in the minds of the...