It costs around Rs.30000/- per person if a Delhite plans to avail tour package for visiting Kedarnath and Badrinath and takes about a week. However, cost may be cut down to Rs.18000/- if one plans on its own. This article provides a perfect itinerary for a week to visit two
This article discusses about the management of pension and other benefits, received by superannuating employee, for leading a comfortable life by maintaining continuous cash flow and managing income tax efficiently to avoid erosion of money.
Medicinal mushroom (Cordyceps sinensis) is stated to possess aphrodisiacal and medicinal properties and used as a constituent of several remedies for various ailments - fatigue, cancer and impotency.
New land acquisition bill replaced the 19th century-century British era law on acquiring land on January 1, 2014. An ordinance promulgated by Indian government on January 1, 2015 ....
Honey provides protection from infection caused by microbes and viruses. Its low water activity makes it a natural treatments for wounds and cuts. Enzymes in the honey produce hydrogen peroxide and inhibits bacterial growth. Honey is k
Basil (Tulsi) leaf extract is a good expectorant and used as an important constituent of several Ayurvedic cough syrups. Tender basil leaves are boiled with tea and used as a preventive measure ...
Clove is eaten as dry buds to use it as an aphrodisiac. Clove relaxes the smooth muscle lining of the digestive tract.Chemicals present in cloves are reported to improve the digestion power by ...
Almond nuts have very high nutritional standards and kernels of the almond are highly delicious. High levels of monounsaturated fat along with polyunsaturated fat and omega-6 fatty acids are present in the almonds.
Besides protection from bacterial infections, turmeric is believed to provide a glow to skin. Facial paste is used by women to get rid of superfluous hairs and prevent adolescence pimples.
Drinking Aloe juice is reported to have several beneficial effects on health including improvement in digestion, immunity against diseases and help reduction in body weight. However, all these claims of good effects are not well supported by scientific studies involving human beings.
CropStat 7.2 is a program developed by IRRI in collaboration with CIMMYT for analysis of data for agricultural field experiments. In spite of its usefulness and reliability, it becomes difficult for a user to use this program due to incompatibility of few of its module. However, few tips given in...
Almost all the above ground parts of the papaya plant are used for medicinal purposes. Papaya is used either in a form of fermented papaya, herbal teas, tablets or fresh fruit.
Antibacterial and antifungal characteristics of neem leaves are mainly due to presence of Quercetin. Neem seeds contain lipids, azadirachtin, nimbin and salannol etc. Insecticidal properties to neem seeds are imparted to it due to presence of Azadirachtin.
Most of the fat present in Cashew is in the form of oleic acid that helps improve good (HDL) cholesterol.However, presence of saturated fats may increase cholesterol in susceptible individuals.
Onion is useful for improving sperm count, reducing hair fall and regulation of blood pressure (hypertension) etc. It treats inflammation, diabetes, urinary problems, dysentery, fever, dropsy, colic, renal and biliary calculi, catarrh, chronic bronchitis, scurvy and several other ailments
Money plant is an indoor ornamental plant and believed to be an indicator of luck and prosperity. Of the 636 guests, nearly 50 per cent polled in the survey undertaken on this hub and affirmed that...
Presenting scientific data in graphical form requires CD or LSD presentation in the graph either as line or bar. Showing error bar is simple as it is automatically done by MS Excel program but showing LSD requires stepwise process. This is shown in this article.
In eastern Indian states of Jharkhand, Orissa and West Bengal, indigenous tribes prepare local brew using rice grains as substrate. To carry out fermentation, tribal use their own unique starter cultures made of different parts of various plant species.
About 73 per cent of the gross sown area is covered by food crops.Food grain production in India increased from 51 million tonnes in 1950-51 to 218.1 million tonnes in 2009-10. As per the 4th Advance estimates as on 19.07-2011, it was estimated to touch 241.6 million tonnes
The research results suggest that green tea is effective at suppressing appetite and boosting metabolism and thus helpful in weight loss. However, precautionary measures need to be taken while taking some drugs since green tea may interact. Also there are some side effects of green tea that must be
It is used as a constituent of several home remedies and folk medicines. Its juice is believed to expedite labor and as an antidote for sea sickness.Presence of manganese in good quantity makes it promoter of bone
Dry fruits have special importance during long journeys because of high nutritive value. Nuts are like small powerhouses that nourish and provide energy when needed.Moderate use of nuts is believed to decrease risk of heart disease, gallstone and certain kinds of cancer.
The ancient Chinese and Vedic writings include details of healing properties of Banana. Most beneficial uses of banana include its uses as a mild laxative, healer of the intestine lesions, destroyer
Besides several health benefits, mango also has some side effects. Hence, one has to take care using mango.....
The bark of black berry tree is astringent, digestive, diuretic, anthelmintic and is considered useful for throat problems.The extracts of the bark, seeds and leaves are used for the treatment of ..
It is believed that tomatoes cause hypertension. However, there are no scientific evidences available to correlate the intake of tomatoes with hypertension.
Guava leaves and bark are used traditionally as a disinfectant and antiseptic for dressing wounds and sores. A decoction of guava leaves is used for relieving tooth-ache and gum boils when used for gargling while flowers of guava are used for treating bronchitis
Apple protects a person from digestive disorders and other ailments of the alimentary canal due to fair amount of fibre (indigestible carbohydrates, roughages) present in it. Results of preliminary studies suggest a positive relationship