Category "India"

4Jul2018

In Kerala’s Palakkad District there is a place called the Silent Valley. It is one of the few forest areas in the world which hasn’t been much disturbed by us human beings. […]

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4Jul2018

Buttermilk is a lovely, cooling drink to have in summer. It is made by mixing two or three tablespoons of yogurt, also called curd, in a glass of water, and whisking it well with salt. You can also add a bit of crushed ginger and green chilies, curry leaves, coriander leaves and a pinch of roasted and ground cumin and pepper to the drink. […]

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4Jul2018

B R Ambedkar or Babasahib Ambedkar is known as the Father of the Indian Constitution. That’s because he was the one who was in charge of creating the document known as the Constitution. The Constitution sets out what type of country India is, what its laws are, and how it should be ruled so that every Indian gets a fair deal. How he got that responsibility is an amazing story. […]

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4Jul2018

Vishu is usually celebrated on April 14th or 15th each year by the people of Kerala, known as Malayalees. It is the first day of the summer month Medham in the Malayalam Calendar. In India, different calendars are followed along with the usual one beginning with January and ending with December. These are based on the seasons and helped people in olden days to keep track of when to plant crops, when to expect the rains and when the crops would be ready for harvest. A new set of seasons begins with Vishu. […]

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4Jul2018

Turmeric is a spice grown mostly in India. The roots of the turmeric plant are dried and powdered. Turmeric is bright yellow, and is used in cooking. In north India, it is commonly called haldi while in the south it is usually known as manjal. […]

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