Auroville.... no..... Mahabalipuram! 

As mentioned in our last blog post, due to a national holiday coinciding with our time here, almost all of the Pondicherry/Auroville hotels, B and Bs and homestays had been booked up for months. 762 more words


Tamil Nadu

Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur

Welcome to the first temple made completely of granite in the world. A fine example of Dravida temple architecture by Sama Varma built as a tribute to Raja Raja Chola 1 in 1010 AD, Brihadeeswarar Temple or Peruvudaiyar Kovil is located in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. 1,324 more words

Brihadeeswarar Temple

Janmashtami जन्माष्टमी

जन्माष्टमी के इस अवसर पर, हम ये कामना करते हैं कि श्री कृष्ण की कृपा आप पर, और आपके                               पूरे परिवार पर हमेशा बनी रहे। Jai Shree Krishna.


Now, students from Government engineering colleges in Tamilnadu to go abroad: Jaya

The Times of India | TNN | Aug 24, 2016 |

CHENNAI: Students from government colleges will now have a chance to go out of the country and study like their counterparts in private colleges.   158 more words


First a message in Tamil, now a hiring desk at TN by al Qaeda

Bengaluru, Aug 23: When the al Qaeda in the sub-continent or the AQIS released a three page note in Tamil in the aftermath of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani’s killing, there was a message to South India. 32 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

Cloud computing centre, a fillip to engineering education in Tamil Nadu

The Hindu |  CHENNAI, August 24, 2016 |  R. Sujatha |

The cloud computing centre that Chief Minister Jayalalithaa announced in the Assembly on Tuesday would help researchers in Anna University to store and mine large volume of data. 256 more words


13 reasons why Madras wasn't just about the filter coffee

It is tough to pigeonhole Indian metropolitans. They are Dickensian by nature. Often, their identities shift, like tectonic plates, under the pretext of urbanization. All the while, they play a game of cat-and-mouse with the past, whether good, bad or ugly. 1,067 more words