The fruit exporters are presently hopeful that demand for Indian mangoes, grapes, bananas and pomegranates would rise. This year India expects to export more to Japan, the US and Europe. Incidentally, it may be mentioned here that even Mauritius has been opening its market for Indian mangoes, while grape exports to Europe bears hopeful signs.

The headline will not come as a surprise to many readers. Indian Society even in the most of affable term is firmly patriarchal. Patriarchy has permeated and entrenched itself in every strata of the society. It has become so hardened that we have institutionalized it in our psyche.

Food: Waste Not, Want Not, is the demand of the day and it is a social and national responsibility of every individual, because the world’s population is expected to double by the year 2050, making food security a major challenge. Food production will have to be doubled or preferably tripled by the year 2050 to meet the needs. The enormity of the challenge is significantly increased by the fact that the additional food will have to be produced on existing or even shrinking agricultural land due to socio economic pressure. Hence it is the high time to start practicing not to waste food.

On June 14th, World Blood Donor Day is celebrated worldwide! Thousands of donors will give their valuable blood, but unfortunately, it’s not nearly enough! The World Health Organization (WHO) identifies Bihar as a state that collects a very low amount of blood annually with only 20% of the estimated requirements being donated!

Fellowship is a system to support the young scientists and scholars from different disciplines in higher education. It helps poor and meritorious students to attain higher education without any financial barriers.

कहा जाता है कि सुदृढ़ शिक्षा किसी देश के विकास की पहली कड़ी मानी जाती है. शिक्षा से उस देश और समाज के रहन-सहन, खान-पान, रीती-रिवाज के साथ-साथ वहाँ के लोगों की सांस्कृतिक विचार धारा का भी पता चलता है. इसी लिए दुनिया के लगभग सभी देशों के निर्माण और विकास में शिक्षण संस्थानों का महत्वपूर्ण योगदान रहा है.

Bihari food and beverages are no longer confined within Bihar anymore. Bihari cuisines are well famous and easily available everywhere now-a-days. Whether it is Channa-Ghugni, Litti-Chokha, or Fish Curry prepared with garlic and mustard paste, they are loved by all who have tried them at least once in their life.

Bihar was once considered and portrayed as a fine example of backwardness and was associated with everything that is wrong with the state. However, it has now been showcasing large scale development not only in the agricultural sector but also in the industrial component - inviting large scale investment in the traditionally 'natural resources and manpower rich' Bihar.

For quite some time there have been debates and heated discussions in electronic media on the practice of triple Talaq in Muslim Society. People from different sections of society have taken part in these debates and generally shown their concern for the plight of Muslim women suffering as a result of triple Talaq in one go i.e. instant Talaq (Divorce). An important electronic channel conducted a survey which disclosed that ninety two percent of Muslim women of India were against the practice of instant Talaq. Recently Supreme Court also denounced this practice and declared it unlawful.