A journey beyond a destination

A senior Indian Revenue Service officer, Deepankar Aron was posted to Hong Kong as consul in 2012. It was by chance that he noticed a 35-meter tall Tian Tan Buddha statue right next to the Hong Kong airport that put it"In the…

The news of the day of May 31, 2022

GDP grew by 8.7% in 2021-22, lower than official estimatesOutput from India's eight major sectors grew by 8.4% in April 2022, the fastest pace in six months, with crude oil and steel the only sectors to register a marginal decline in output…

Exploring Vanchipattu Eternal Tunes

The ceremonial celebrations related to the Onam festival in Aranumula, a heritage village in central Travancore, could still be a few months away. But the rhyme and rhythm of boat songs, which are so much part of the fabric of this land,…

Charlatan arrested in Pernambut

A 40-year-old charlatan has been arrested but two charlatans, who ran illegal clinics in Pernambut, escaped on Saturday.Health officials said S. Nagaraj, a local resident, had been running the health center without a sign or description at…

Online campaign to save the flag

A few days ago, Laila Tyabji, co-founder of Dastakar, an NGO that promotes handwoven fabric, launched a call on social media to save the Flag Code. This created a flurry of responses from various activists. They posted posts with hashtags…