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7th Session of Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs (CCSCH) held in Kochi

The 7th Session of Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs (CCSCH) was recently held in Kochi. During this session, the committee finalised and recommended quality standards for five spices — allspice, juniper berries, star anise, turmeric, and cardamom. About ..

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14 High Risk Zones Identified in Joshimath

The Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) has identified 14 high risk zones in Joshimath after a detailed survey. These zones with severe land subsidence include houses in the Marwari, Sunil, Upper Bazar, Lower Bazar, Singhdhar and Manohar Bagh areas. Residing ..

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Modi Reenacting Somnath History at Ayodhya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the Ram Mandir temple in Ayodhya on January 22nd, 2024. This echoes a similar grand inauguration ceremony 73 years ago in 1950 when President Rajendra Prasad inaugurated the Somnath temple. However, India’s ..

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Odisha CM Unveils Shree Mandir Parikrama Prakalpa (SMPP)

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik recently unveiled the Shree Mandir Parikrama Prakalpa (SMPP), a large development project around Puri’s 12th century Shree Jagannath Temple. The project aims to transform Puri into a world-class heritage destination for pilgrims. Multi-Zone Development The ..

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Significance of Nashik’s Kalaram Temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently visited the iconic Kalaram Mandir in Maharashtra’s temple town of Nashik. The site is deeply intertwined with Hindu mythology as part of the Ramayana’s Panchavati area where Lord Ram resided in exile Political Prominence The ..

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Palace of Aigai to be Reopened

The Palace of Aigai, an ancient Greek site dating back to the 4th century BC that served as the spiritual centre of Macedonian rulers, is reopening on January 8th, 2023 after a 16-year, €20 million renovation project. Significance as Macedonian ..

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