Traditional Archive

Bhopal: Many still prefer traditional reading practice

Bhopal: The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) amidst much fanfare started e-library facility at Dr Ambedkar Library on Monday. Inaugurating the e-library facility, Mayor Alok Sharma urged the students of the city to avail the service to the fullest to perform well in the examinations and

Did India’s Green Revolution Strategy Take Into Account Research on Traditional Varieties of Rice?

This is the second article in a two-part series on sustainable farming methods. Read the first part here. One of the little known aspects of India’s green revolution is that one of the country’s senior-most scientists, a Cambridge doctorate academic, was firmly opposed to it.

Sampling innovations in teaching and learning

Instead of writing a final paper, what if students crafted an art project, complete with artist’s statement, to demonstrate how plants have evolved? Instead of using class time for lectures, what if professors recorded videos for students to watch on their own, to save

RIGHT AT HOME: Traditional wing chairs with modern twist

No matter how old you are, you might have grown up in a home with a wing chair. This classic chair dates back a lot farther than any of us, according to Bronia Suszczenia, co-founder of the Yorkshire, England-based interior design firm Art from

Volvo to phase out traditional engines

Carmaker Volvo has said all new models will have an electric motor from 2019. The Chinese-owned firm, best known for its emphasis on driver safety, has become the first traditional carmaker to signal the end of the internal combustion engine. It plans to launch

2017 Lincoln Continental – A Traditional Revival Of A Classic Nameplate

When Alan Mulally took the reins as CEO of Ford Motor Company in 2006, one of his goals was to shed all of the disparate brands then under the corporate umbrella with the exception of the blue oval. Over the next four years he

China’s traditional banks lose branding ground to internet rivals

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Snapsheet rallies $12 mln Series D

Chicago-based Snapsheet, a provider of virtual claims software for the personal and commercial insurance sector, has raised $12 million in Series D funding. Tola Capital led the round. In conjunction with the funding, Sheila Gulati of Tola Capital has been added to Snapsheet’s board

QUIZ: Test your general knowledge on traditional Arab dress

Once it comes to traditional dress across the world, the Middle East is considered unique and colorful. Although the Arab world is a complex reality where local traditions and western fashions mix, there remains to be a strong sense of tradition in the region’s

This Is Why It’s Called a Grandfather Clock

Nowadays, people are more likely to check the time on their phone than to look over at a clock. But even with these ubiquitous (and multitasking) digital timepieces, it’s not uncommon for homes to feature a tall, stately grandfather clock. The classic “tick-tock” noise