Less Known Temples of Kerala – 3: Thirunavaya, Trippadam, Hanuman Kshetram

   The three temples  are near one another and can be comfortably covered within two hours. ;    (between kottakkal & kuttipuram on Mangalore  - Cochin rd ' 19 km from kadampuza ). Ed visited these temples in June 2011. PS Roads in Kerala have innumerable turns , bends , forks, and junctions. Of course there … Continue reading Less Known Temples of Kerala – 3: Thirunavaya, Trippadam, Hanuman Kshetram

Inspiration:The Brave , the dedicated, and the simple ones

Inspiration. A Housewife, A student, an old man, Auto rickshaw men. All stories are real. How ordinary people do wonderful things. Mother’s plight inspires daughter Overcoming Odds, Domestic Help’s Child Scores 96.96% In SSLC Examination Shruthi Balakrishna | TNN Bangalore: Sixteen-year-old Jhansi N bravely fought some battles to secure 96.96% in the SSLC exam this … Continue reading Inspiration:The Brave , the dedicated, and the simple ones

Under trials : stuck in prison, despite getting bail

A matter of great shame. Judicial processes are teriibly slow and convoluted. It benefits the criminal wonderfully.  Innocents especially the poor are always at the receiving end. Over 40 undertrials stuck in prison, despite getting bail They Can’t Walk Free As They Have None To Stand Surety For Them A Subramani | TNN Chennai: That … Continue reading Under trials : stuck in prison, despite getting bail

Who destroys our forests? The forest department!

Starvation killing jumbos N D Shiva Kumar | TNN Of 105 elephants that died in 2007-08, post-mortem of 22 was done after 10 to 25 days of death. Due to the delay, between 2002 and 2008, the bodies of 23 elephants decomposed and the reason for deaths couldn’t be ascertained. Five elephants died due to … Continue reading Who destroys our forests? The forest department!

Unsung :Girl tops exam, beats disability

Girl tops exam, beats disability Visually Impaired Is An Ace Ikram Khan | TNN Bangalore: She can’t see but is showing the way. Sumaiya Khan, 15, topped the exams at St Michael’s High School (RT Nagar) and promises to continue her sterling performance in college next year. Sumaiya was adjudged the best student after securing … Continue reading Unsung :Girl tops exam, beats disability

Top French honour for Pondy Sanskrit scholar

Top French honour for Pondy Sanskrit scholar Bosco Dominique | TNN BIRTHDAY GIFT: S Sambanda Sivacharyar, Sanskrit scholar and research assistant of French Institute of Pondicherry Puducherry: He has been working more than 10 hours a day for the past five decades, collecting palm leaf manuscripts in different scripts from various parts of country and … Continue reading Top French honour for Pondy Sanskrit scholar