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Prehistoric city discovered near Jerusalem

A prehistoric settlement discovered near Jerusalem by Israeli archaeologists offers new insight into how civilizations developed around the end of the

17 Jul 2019 10:30 pm
Can OMR match up to the glam quotient of ECR?

In a battle of East Coast Road against Old Mahabalipuram Road, which coastal corridor will reign supreme?

16 Jul 2019 5:49 pm
Meet Santhana Krishnan, a die-hard MGR fan

Santhana Krishnan has been entertaining people, dressing and talking like the legendary actor

16 Jul 2019 2:17 pm
Visakhapatnam’s WhatsApp group ‘Bowl of Life’ helps birds get their fetch of water

Sangitaa Sehgall is distributing cement bowls free of cost

13 Jul 2019 11:52 am
Reading unlimited

Tiruchi’s Muslim Literary Society has been serving book lovers since its inception in 1916

12 Jul 2019 4:40 pm
A tribute to D.K. Chowta, Tulu novelist and playwright

D.K. Chowta, Tulu novelist and playwright, who passed away recently, had a strong bond with society and culture. Under his leadership, Chitrakala Parishath flourished

12 Jul 2019 2:44 pm
How Villadichanpattu, an ancient form of storytelling in Kerala

The artistes of Paravur popularised the Villadichanpattu, a form of storytelling that’s now virtually extinct. The group looks back at a bygone time

11 Jul 2019 3:02 pm
In the land of snow and ice

“The leopard seal is like Kumbhkarna. It loves to sleep and can do so for up to an entire month.” This was one of the nuggets of information that Jaya

5 Jul 2019 4:39 pm
Following the rain clouds

The Cuckoo Movement for Children hosts a 45-day event, with film screenings, photo exhibitions, and story-telling sessions. Theme: water

3 Jul 2019 12:26 pm
Finding more in moringa

Drumsticks are not just about sambar, says this farmers’ cooperative in Karur district

1 Jul 2019 2:54 pm
Higher Knowledge

The Upanishads cannot help being repetitive while discussing the nature of Brahman and the atma. They also reiterate that the ultimate purpose of huma

28 Jun 2019 8:08 pm
Hurdles to Moksha

Jivatmas are bound by their countless sins that constitute a veritable ocean. How is one to remove these sins that are tough hurdles which prevent one

27 Jun 2019 8:34 pm
Sole comfort

Basheer and Farook of Deluxe Foot Wear not only custom-make slippers and sandals but also clean them, thereby giving all worn-out footwear another lease of life

26 Jun 2019 4:40 pm
Weathering monsoon blues in line of duty

Rain or shine, for these people, call of duty takes precedence

26 Jun 2019 4:29 pm
A device that cuts water use by over 90%

Earth Fokus’ innovation Qua Mist, once fitted to your tap, reduces water to a fine mist, cutting down on consumption

24 Jun 2019 6:32 pm
IIT Madras: Decoding the physical, chemical nature of ancient plasterwork

Researchers from IIT-Madras have uncovered the microstructure of the binding material used in plasterwork from the 13th to the 16th century

24 Jun 2019 6:21 pm
Kodumanal: the city that clothed Rome

This nondescript village near Tiruppur has a remarkably strategic location, which explains why it was such an important centre of commerce in ancient times

22 Jun 2019 6:40 pm
Auction of royal objects from India sets record

Gem-studded items sold for $109 mn

20 Jun 2019 10:38 pm
Myanmar love poem saved by devotion of fans

It will remain in school textbooks

20 Jun 2019 10:36 pm
Yoga — the ancient path of balance and integration

A multi-dimensional approach will keep you connected to your body and the world outside, including the environment

20 Jun 2019 7:05 pm
Making a case for gender-inclusive schools

Educators, who for centuries have divided students into boys and girls, are now figuring out better ways to address students who are non-binary and gender fluid

19 Jun 2019 10:23 pm
This initiative strives to provide clean drinking water for animals and birds throughout the year

Since the inception of Animal Water Bowl Project (AWBP) India in 2017, founder Lakshman Molleti has spent ₹3.75 lakh to make 2,500 bowls that went out for free distribution

19 Jun 2019 5:41 pm
Cannes Lions: Is advertising bridging the digital vs traditional divide?

With the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity underway, a look into the jugalbandhi between the traditional and digital in the advertising world

19 Jun 2019 3:17 pm
The buzz around bees: A Vivekanandhan on why he opted for beekeeping

Amid flowering plants and trees, A Vivekanandhan has found his dream job: bee keeping

18 Jun 2019 3:18 pm