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Author: Roneel Narayan

There are those out there that think “clothes make the man” or “diamonds are a girl’s best friend” that should actually make a difference in one’s life, and there are those that believe there really isn’t much of a difference between a T-Shirt that costs $10, and one that costs $500. Either way, it’s pretty […]

You’re probably already clenching your knees together after reading the title, but yes, the chainsaw was originally invented to assist in childbirth. Before the common use of the caesarian section, all babies had to be passed through the birth canal. Which certainly makes sense. But, as we know, babies can become obstructed in the there […]

As we celebrate International Museum Day today, we at Radio Sargam thought to share something different. If dusty fossils don’t do it for you, these strange venues offer something a little different. We’ve rounded up ten of the world’s weirdest museums. 1. Meguro Parasitological Museum, Tokyo, Japan Those prone to squeamishness should probably avoid this […]

International Museum Day (IMD) is celebrated every year on 18 May. This day is observed to highlight the importance of museums in any culture. According to the official website of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace […]

Every year, May 17 is dedicated to World Hypertension Day (WHD). The purpose of the WHD: To motivate the common public to regular checkups of their blood pressure at least once a year. To encourage the people having hypertension on a global basis to go to their health practitioner for regular checkups and proper treatment. […]

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is celebrated annually on May 17 to raise awareness about the opportunities and possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) brings to nations, societies, and economies. It also aims to spread awareness about the ways to bridge the digital divide. History […]

With the price of a Litre of Fuel in Fiji, getting some advice about improving your mileage is becoming a greater priority. While there are some simple ways to make your dollar go further at the pump, there are also things you can do after driving off that can boost your fuel savings. 1. Don’t […]

May 14 is a significant date in the history of Fiji, especially for the Fiji Indians. It was on May 14, 1879, that the first ship – Leonidas – arrived in Fiji with 463 Indian indentured labourers to work largely in the country’s sugar cane plantations as bonded workers, which came to be referred to […]

International Nurses Day is marked on May 12, and also observes the birth of Florence Nightingale, usually recognised as the ‘founder of modern nursing. Every year, International Nurses Day is marked on May 12 to honour and recognise the efforts of nurses across the globe. The day is commemorated to acknowledge the sacrifices and invaluable contributions that […]

Though native to South America, pineapples (scientific name: Ananas comosus) made their way to the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, and it was here that Christopher Columbus first spotted their spiky crowns in 1493. Columbus and his crew took pineapples back to Spain, where everyone loved how sweet this new, exotic fruit tasted. They tried to […]