Category archives: Product

Book Review: 'Around the World in 80 Trees' by Jonathan Drori

Book: Around the World in 80 TreesAuthor: Jonathan DroriPublisher: Laurence King PublishingPages: 240 Price: Rs 1,600 Parents can go to the wildest lengths to involve their children in their interests, hoping it’ll tickle them enough to take it up as adults. Like Jonathan Drori’s dad taught him about tree species by making him taste them. That meant licking the latex off an opium poppy, or chewing the leaves of Dieffenbachia […]

How solar lanterns are giving power to the people of India and Africa

Clean-energy lights are transforming lives—and creating entrepreneurs—in Africa and India. Prashant Mandal flips on a candy-bar-size LED light in the hut he shares with his wife and four children. Instantly hues of canary yellow and ocean blue—reflecting off the plastic tarps that serve as the family’s roof and walls—fill the cramped space where they sleep. Mandal, a wiry 42-year-old with a thick black beard and a lazy eye, gestures with […]

After Reading This, You Are Going To Eat Cucumber Every Day!

Cucumbers are delicious refreshment, especially in the extremely hot summer days. Being rich in water, nutrients, electrolytes, and calorie-free, they are one of the healthiest veggies a person can eat! They belong to the Cucurbitaceae family, together with melons, squash, and pumpkins. Cucumbers originate from the northern plains of Himalays in India, but nowadays, they can be easily found everywhere around the world. Cucumbers are abundant in manganese, potassium, copper, […]

It’s a foggy autumn as farmers start burning stubble

With government interventions proving either too expensive or inadequate, Punjab’s farmers have begun burning crop residue, raising fears of pollution. As autumn sets in, farmers in Punjab have begun harvesting the kharif paddy crop and preparing the fields for the winter crop. And as has been the practice, despite official injunctions, paddy stubble is being set on fire, raising fears of a spike in air pollution across the northern States, […]

Nokia 7.1 Launched

HMD Global has introduced Nokia 7.1, a phone that the company hopes will help it cash in on Europe’s growing demand for premium mid-end smartphones. The Nokia 7.1 Plus announced in London on Thursday has a premium metal-glass design, an HDR10-ready display, and a Zeiss-branded dual camera setup on the back. Nokia 7.1 represents HMD Global’s fresh attempt to gain market share in Europe, which has become a battleground among […]

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 launched with three cameras on the back, side fingerprint sensor

Samsung has launched its first phone with triple cameras at the back – Galaxy A7. The mid-range flagship will cost Rs 23,990 for the base storage model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. Given the price-point, Samsung galaxy A7 will compete with the likes of OnePlus 6, Huawei Honor 10, Nova 3, etc. Samsung Galaxy A7 gets a big 6-inch FHD+ display and the phone is powered by Samsung’s Exynos […]

Health Ministry bans 328 fixed dose combination drugs, including Saridon

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) banned the production, sale, and distribution of 328 fixed dose combination drugs (FDCs), including the popularly used Saridon, on Wednesday. FDCs are two or more drugs combined in a fixed ratio into a single dosage form. Furthermore, the ministry has also restricted the manufacture, sale or distribution of six FDCs subject to certain conditions. This is not the first time that the […]

Moto G6 Review

Eyeing a bigger pie of the fiercely-competitive budget smartphone market in India, Lenovo-owned Motorola has added a bigger display and visibly improved the design language of the newly-launched Moto G6. It is essentially a successor to the hugely-popular Moto G5 and attempts to fill in the gaps left by its predecessor. Launched at Rs 13,999 for 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage variant, Moto G6 features a Full HD+ “Max […]

What is IGTV: Everything you need to know about Instagram’s latest video platform

Instagram has come a long way since its early days. Initially started as a social network where people share personal moments in the form of pictures with their friends, Instagram eventually expanded into video, instant messages, and stories – which was nothing but a blatant rip-off of Snapchat’s popular disappearing stories feature. Over the last couple of years, Instagram has catered to a lot of content creators and celebrities to […]

Rudraksh – What is it?

Rudraksh is the seed of a particular tree species which usually grows at a certain altitude in the mountains – mainly in the Himalayan region. Rudraksh has a very unique vibration. You might have noticed that when you go to a new place, in some places you can fall asleep easily whereas in certain other places you cannot fall asleep even if you are physically tired. This is because if […]