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Yam

Yam — Yam is the common name for some species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae). These are perennial herbaceous vines cultivated for the consumption of their starchy tubers in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania. There are hundreds of cultivars among the cultivated species. Yams are not sweet potatoes, but are used in a fashion similar to both sweet potatoes …

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Water Lily

Water Lily — Water lily is the common name for more than 40 species of aquatic plants of the water lily family, Nymphaeceae. Some species are known as LOTUSES. Found throughout temperate and tropical regions, water lilies are characterized by large, nearly circular, leathery floating leaves and by white, yellow, pink, red, scarlet, blue, or purple flowers that float or …

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Flatulence

Flatulence — Flatulence is the emission of gases present in the intestine. The mixture of gases ‘flatus’ is released under pressure and creates a sound accompanied by a foul odor. Apart from causing discomfort and pain due to bloating, it also causes social embarrassment. The most common symptoms of flatulence or more popularly known as gas are a feeling of …

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World Religions

World Religions — From the earliest known evidence of human religion by Homo sapiens Neanderthalensis around 100,000 years ago to the present day, religion continues to be a very influential aspect of human lives. Today, there are numerous challenges and problems faced by humans from every possible background, location and social class. Every day people must face issues of health, safety …

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राख – कैफ़ी आज़मी

जाने क्या ढूंढती रहती हैं ये आँखें मुझमें राख के ढेर में शोला है न चिंगारी है अब न वो प्यार न उस प्यार की यादें बाकी आग यूँ दिल में लगी कुछ न रहा कुछ न बचा जिसकी तस्वीर निगाहों में लिये बैठी हो मैं वो दिलदार नहीं उसकी हूँ खामोश चिता जाने क्या ढूंढती रहती हैं ये आँखें …

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