Search Results for: Kazakhstan

Why are Chinese calendars based on animals?

Why are Chinese calendars based on animals?

A large percentage of the Chinese are followers of Taoism. According to Taoist belief, the Jade Emperor is the ruler of heaven, mankind and hell. It is said that the Jade Emperor decided to assign a different animal for each year, so that people could easily remember the twelve-year zodiac cycle. So he called one representative from each animal species …

Read More »

Lakshmi Nivas Mittal

Lakshmi Nivas Mittal (born June 15, 1950) is a London-based Indian billionaire industrialist, born in Sadulpur Village, in Churu district of Rajasthan, India and residing in Kensington, London. He is the 5th richest person in the world and the richest Indian, with a fortune of U$32 billion according to Forbes. The Financial Times named Mittal its 2006 Person of the …

Read More »

Desman

Desman — The Desmans or tribe Desmanini are one of several tribes of the mole family Talpidae. This tribe consists of two species of aquatic or semi-aquatic insectivores found in Europe. Both species are considered to be vulnerable. They have webbed paws and their front paws are not designed for digging. The Russian Desman (Desmana moschata) is a small semi-aquatic …

Read More »

Juglans Regia (Walnut, Persian Walnut, European Walnut, Akhrot)

Juglans Regia (Walnut, Persian Walnut, European Walnut, Akhrot) — Family Name: Juglandaceae Botanical Name: Juglans Regia Common Name: Walnut, Persian Walnut, European Walnut, Akhrot Part Used: Leaves, Barks, Fruits Habitat: Cultivated in Himalayas and the Khasia hills. Uses: Leaves are Astringent, Tonic and Anthelmintic. They are useful in herpes, eczema, scrofula and syphilis. Fruits are sweet and emollient, thermogenic, and …

Read More »