Miscellaneous

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 are …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Rotary Poster Painting Competition 2009

Rotary on the Spot Poster Painting Competition 2009 Rotary South-West had organised “On the Spot Poster & Painting Competition” for children of Age group 3 years to 17 years on Sunday,  the 01st Feb 09   at Civil Services Sports Ground Ashoka Hotel, Chankyapuri, New Delhi. More than two thousand children participated in the painting Competition …

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Rotary–Poster-Painting Competetion 2009

Rotary–poster-painting 2009 On the Spot Painting Competition (Participation Free) (Bring own colours  etc. , Stamped Drawing Sheets will be provided) Sunday 01 Feb 2009 Civil services Sports Ground NO3 Opp Nehru Park Near Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi Age Groups 3 to 6 6+ to 9 9+ to 13 13+ to 17 Organised by Rotary Club …

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