A group of scientists and academics with the University of Massachusetts and other institutions made that assessment while conducting research about a long-ago calamity in New England that was caused by the eruption of Mount Tambora half a world away in 1815. The Hindu, 1 month ago
There was a time when whiting were plentiful in the waters of Rhode Island Sound at Point Judith, Rhode Island, USA and Christopher Brown pulled the fish into his long stern trawler by the bucketful. "We used to come right here and catch two, three, four ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Distress sales, market closures and anchoring of fishing fleets have been reported from West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. A particular hammer blow appears to have been dealt by the new Rs 2,000 note because there is no change to return, reports Mukta Patil/IndiaSpend. IMAGE: A typical Goan fish market brought to life by the late cartoonist, Mario Miranda. Photograph: Rediff Archives Gangu Kundaikar is a small-framed, sari-clad woman who rises at 3 am every day, wraps a cloth ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be nudging Indians towards a cashless economy, but everyone knows currency notes are never really going out go out of circulation. Among other aspects, the International Bank Note Society looks at currency notes from a perspective many of us seldom don't. So then, there the annual design contest for new banknotes. Founded in 1961, the IBNS says it promotes, stimulates and advances the study and knowledge of worldwide banknotes and paper currencies along ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'These are foods that are very common in the Indian diet... Naan, chapatti, rice...''Those processed carbohydrates are far worse for body weight and heart health than the fats they replaced.''The problem with these foods is that even if there isn't any obvious sugar in them, they turn to sugar very quickly.' Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani for Rediff.com Does feeling constantly hungry make you feel guilty? Lunch just went by. You had three rotis. Even some rice. And your sabzi. Yet three hours ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Find out how eating smelly or pungent foods at your desk can affect your productivity. IMAGE: Consuming smelly food at the office desk can affect working conditions. Photograph: Reuters According to a recent study, consuming smelly food at desk 'Al Desko' during office hampers the worker's productivity. The practice has now become so prevalent that two thirds of people eat lunch at their desks most days of the week, reports Daily Mail. And food with pungent smell like oily fish, cheese and egg ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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