Ancient History of Goa India Interesting facts 

Ancient History of Goa

The original inhabitants of the Konkan region on the South Goa coast are the Kunbi, Gauda and Velip tribes. It is claimed that they inhabit the region of the coast for over five thousand years. Today, they live in the region of Kerala, Karnataka and South Goa. Some of these tribes adopted the Roman Catholic religion as a result of the... Read More
Lemon grass: to mosquito and cold say ‘No!’ Food India Interesting facts Nepal 

Lemon grass: to mosquito and cold say ‘No!’

Lemon grass, gingergrass or palmarosa – ‘Cymbopogon martini’ Known in India as ganjan or gavti cha,  is a species of grasses. It grows wild in wetlands of rural areas of India, Nepal, China and neighboring countries. In Ayurveda known as Rohisha – is a component of many ayurvedic prescriptions and is used in traditions of natural healing. The Chinese usually use... Read More
Increased number of road accidents with wild animals

Increased number of road accidents with wild animals

Hours before sunrise on a cool February night this year, a four-year-old male leopard waited behind a bush along the National Highway 8 that cuts through the Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Maharashtra. As vehicles zipped passed along the high-speed motorway, it waited for a break in traffic to make it to the other side. But traffic never ceases on the... Read More