Tag Archives: India

Addressing hunger in Tamilnadu

Dhastagir Sultan Sheriff Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India     “There’s enough food on this planet for everyone’s needs but not for everyone’s greed.” – Mohandas Gandhi Around 800 million people suffer from hunger globally, a number that may double by 2050. Chronic hunger creates a vicious cycle of malnutrition, stunted growth, and childhood death before the […]

The role of water in Indian culture

Dhastagir Sultan Sheriff Chennai, Tamilnadu, India   Fig 1. Water management in Ancient India Changing patterns of weather and rainfall, past policies regarding water release and storage, and a frequently resultant dry basin have forced the central and state governments of India to engage in conserving water, often looking at ways to adapt ancient and […]


Asha Tyagi, MD, DNB, MNAMS Delhi, India   He turned his face to look at her, murmured into her ear. Her words were not important, Were not even audible . . . . . . but her smile was beautiful as she returned his glassy gaze.   Their eyes looked deep into each other, into […]