Indian Agriculture: The Monsoon Myth

Indian Agriculture: The Monsoon Myth

Indian Agriculture: The Monsoon Myth The English word “monsoon” – first used in British India – comes from the Arabic word “mausium” meaning season. It describes the seasonal wind shift over a region that is usually accompanied by rains. Monsoon refers to...
Alcohol – A Cancer Causing Substance

Alcohol – A Cancer Causing Substance

Alcohol – A Cancer Causing Substance Alcohol is one of the most well established causes of cancer -Sara Williams, Cancer Research, UK What are the cancers causing substances? If this question were put before educated elite community, including doctors, their...
Doubling farmers’ income by 2022 – India’s goal

Doubling farmers’ income by 2022 – India’s goal

Doubling farmers’ income by 2022 – India’s goal Changing dietary habits Factors like globalization, increase in the income, a rise in the standard of living and urbanization, have influenced our consumption habits. We’ve noted a shift from stapled food grains to dairy...