Kumbakonam (India)

Type: City
Name: Kumbakonam (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 10.97
Longitude: 79.379997
population: 139,276
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

A festival of dances

Divinity series, SAARC Festival and Jashn-e-Banjaara enthralled the Capital's audiences. A review by manjari sinhaDivinity Series, the annual music and dance festival of Jyotsna Shourie’s dance society, held at Kamani auditorium on 27-28 September, featured ... [Published The Statesman - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Who cares for children

Dr.Banarsi Lal and Dr.Shahid AhamadWe celebrate many important days like Children’s Day, Human Rights Day, Teachers Day, Literacy Day, World Environment Day and Mothers Day and so on. We observe the rituals but actually we ignore the basic purpose of ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Towering glory

The seeds of my trip to the Great Living Chola Temples of Tamil Nadu were sown on a pleasant morning three years ago, in the courtyard of the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam. I had travelled to the temple towns of Tiruchirappalli and Srirangam ... [Published The Week - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Hit the Great Indian Coffee Trail

There’s a story that claims how nearly 400 years ago, a Sufi poet named Baba Budan smuggled coffee beans from Mocha (Yemen), to the hills of Chikmagalur in Karnataka. While there is no recorded evidence to prove this story, it has remained a popular folklore ... [Published Mid Day - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Visionary zeal

C. Rajam was intrinsic to the evolution of MIT. Prema Srinivasan talks to about her grandfather’s vision for the institutionPrema Srinivasan remembers her grandfather, C .Rajam, as a lean old man dressed in crisp Khadi, who walked with a walking stick. ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Manjul Bhargava’s Fields Medal and beyond

International Mathematical Union Manjul Bhargava, the Canadian-American number theorist from Princeton University.TOPICSThe award of the 2014 Fields Medal to Professor Manjul Bhargava of Princeton Uniersity is a crowning recognition for his path-breaking ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bone marrow transplant facility launched in Madurai hospital

MADURAI: A bone marrow transplant (BMT) facility has been launched in south Tamil Nadu for the first time at the . The transplant has been performed on five patients in the past six months.According to oncologist Dr Krishna Kumar Rathnam and bone marrow ... [Published Times of India - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Stolen Nataraja, Ardhanariswara idols return to the land of temples

CHENNAI: Two 11th century idols of Nataraja and Ardhanariswara, which were returned to India by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott last week, have arrived in the land of temples, Tamil Nadu, from where they were stolen long ago.The idol wing of the ... [Published Times of India - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Indian court convicts ten over school fire that killed 94 children

A court in southern India has sentenced 10 people to jail for a school fire in 2004 that saw 94 children burned alive in the Tamil Nadu state. The school’s owner received a life sentence, while four others, including his wife, the headmistress and the ... [Published The Independent - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

breakdown

It is not just old buildings that collapse in India; new ones do too. As do roads and flyovers, particularly during the monsoons. Almost all these accidents, often lethal, are a result of ruthless corruption. How else can a 11-storey building under construction ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 08 2014]

Quotes

"The significance of its early return by Australia is that it permits us to have early trial and prosecution of the case which will act as a deterrent to such global traffickers. It is an important case, which has global ramifications" Philip said
The girl, who only gave her name as Madhumita told Indian media: "If they had considered the children as their own children, they would have saved us."

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A festival of dances [Published The Statesman - Oct 15 2014]
Who cares for children [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Oct 15 2014]
Towering glory [Published The Week - Oct 09 2014]
Visionary zeal [Published The Hindu - Sep 27 2014]
Hit the Great Indian Coffee Trail [Published Mid Day - Sep 27 2014]
Manjul Bhargava’s Fields Medal and beyond [Published The Hindu - Sep 24 2014]
Bone marrow transplant facility launched in Mad... [Published Times of India - Sep 22 2014]
Stolen Nataraja, Ardhanariswara idols return to... [Published Times of India - Sep 11 2014]
Indian court convicts ten over school fire that... [Published The Independent - Jul 30 2014]
breakdown [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 08 2014]
Biography for Dayanidhi Maran [Published Able2Act - Mar 13 2006]
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