How the tribals learned to dance

Dances like kathak, Bharatnatyam, kathakali, chhau are very popular and much loved in our country for their grace and beauty. Tribal dances of these regions are as beautiful and diverse as folk and classical dances.

Tribal dances have a beautiful history and a deep connection with the divine. Dance is an important part of several religious rites and rituals and there is a different dance for each festival.

Tribal Games: Practical and low budget sports played in the Tribal areas

The indigenous people are outdoorsy and have a good time hanging out in nature, near rivers, mountains and trees. These earthly elements also form the basis of many of their games, creating a strong bond between them and mother nature. While indigenous people worship nature, they also explore their creativity and design games to learn life lessons while playing outdoors. Some of their games are played during the day, while others take place on full moon nights.

Tattoos and Tribal communities in India

Being considered an important part of beauty, tattoos also hold spiritual importance for tribals of central India. Women especially consider tattoos of utmost importance as it is said in their culture that while all the beautiful clothes and ornaments would be left behind, the tattoos on their skin will go with their soul.

Wine, champagne, cider and poiré: A peek into French wine culture

Shuchita Jha Welcome to the fourth episode of French Tales from Ground Tales. We have with us our new guest, Mr. François Le Cardinal, a French professor, and also an amateur connoisseur of wine and liquor. He will enlighten us today about the different kinds of wine or cider and whiskeys that are found inContinue reading “Wine, champagne, cider and poiré: A peek into French wine culture”

Invasion of Normandy beach during WW-II, D-day beaches, people and anecdotes of war

By Shuchita Jha Welcome to the third episode of French tales. Today with us we have a very special guest, Mr. Laurent Guerin who has a very deep knowledge of the Normandy beach invasions, the lives of the people, and how they turned around with the invasion. He also interviewed and met the Higgins family, whoContinue reading “Invasion of Normandy beach during WW-II, D-day beaches, people and anecdotes of war”

No ego, just love… A reckless rockstar turns over a new leaf with Buddhism

Hello, everybody, this is Shuchita. Today we’ll start with our first episode of the series French Tales. And with us today we have Mr. Sylvian Gambini, a professional musician who has been practicing Buddhism for the past 20 years in France. He has also adopted vegetarianism as a way of life, and follows the principles of Buddhism with the core of his heart. Today, we will interact with him and know what sparked his interest in Buddhism. And what led him to be such a great follower of the sect, which is very rarely found in France. He was the first Buddhist I met in France. And I have also been inspired by him. So let’s talk about him and come to know his journey.

The Bayeux War Cemetery – The lives that could have been

The Second World War shook the world in a way humanity can never forget.
Keeping alive the memory of the martyrs, the Bayeux War Cemetery pays homage to the soldiers who died in the war. 

The largest cemetery of the commonwealth soldiers lies in a Quaint town of France, Bayeux, away from the hullabaloo of the big cities, so that the departed can rest in peace.

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Corona Tales : Children reveal new ‘adjustments’ that pandemic brought in their lives

Children for Children team of Child Rights and You (CRY) organises one of its kind virtual Model United Nations to discuss issues of underprivileged children during lockdown.

Major Impact on climate due to extension of Amery Ice Shelf (AIS), NCPOR study reveals

The National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) predicts that there would be a 24% increase in the expansion of Ameri Ice Shelf (AIS) boundaries by 2021 and another 24% expansion by 2026 from its 2016 positions. The prediction made by NCPOR is based on a 16-year-long satellite-based observation that covered an area of 60,000 sq. km across the AIS. Scientists feel that this study would help understand the ongoing changes in the ocean and atmospheric forces better.

After studying the DNA from 3,000 rice accessions Researchers find a new possibility to improve rice productivity

In a new study, researchers from the Department of Biotechnology’s National Institute of Plant Genome Research (DBT-NIPGR), ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI), ICAR-National Rice Research Institute (ICAR-NRRI), Cuttack and University of Delhi South Campus (UDSC), have identified a region in the genome of rice, which seems to have the potential for improving productivity.