Mrs. A Latha, well known environmental scientist, a staunch anti-Athirapally agitationist passed away yesterday at her residence at Ollur, near Thrissur. Latha's life was dedicated to the movement against proposed 163mw hydroelectric power project at Athirapally near Thrissur.
“Are you sure this is the way?” asks my driver, as the car trundles its way through a track on the hillside. For the answer, I show him the Google Maps directions on my phone. We meander through the hillside and slushy and rutted paths before we finally arrive at what seems like a gate. Beyond it, the track seems even more forbidding than the one that brought us here.
The village of Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake and is part of the Kuttanad region. The bird sanctuary here, which is spread across 14 acres is a favorite haunt of migratory birds and an ornithologist's paradise. Egrets, Darters, Herons, Teals, Waterfowls, Cuckoo, Wild Duck and migratory birds like the Siberian Stork fly here in flocks and fascinate the visitors.
An enchanting backwater destination, Kumarakom offers visitors boating and fishing options offered by the Taj Garden Retreat, a sprawling old bungalow-turned-resort.
Kovalam means a grove of coconut trees and true to its name the village offers an endless sight of coconut trees.
A new high-speed air-conditioned train will take you from Mumbai to Goa in nine hours, all comforts included. Here’s what you need to know about the Tejas Express
The Tejas Express will start from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) and end its journey at Karmali in North Goa. The Mumbai-to-Goa train will halt at five stations along the way: Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Ratnagiri and Kudal.
Thirunelli Temple is the only temple in the world where the devotees can perform all the rituals related to one’s life, starting from birth to death and life after death.
It is one of the most ancient temples in Kerala. It is believed that here the prathishta of Lord Vishnu was performed by Lord Brahma. It is also known as ''Sahyamala Kshetram'' and ''Kashi of the South''.
India is blessed with hill stations of breathtaking beauty.Especially in North India,there are world class hill stations based on their popularity, quality of attractions, accommodation, and accessibility. North India, particularly the states of Uttarakhand & Himachal are well known for their beautiful summer destinations. These states are dotted with several popular hill resorts which are visited by a large number of tourists every year.
Another year is winding to a close and people have already started planning big for the New Year 2017.And New Zealand seems to be the most preferred country as per a survey by the global metasearch engine Skyscanner. Indians are moving away from clichéd holidays in Europe, America and France.
A premature 'miracle baby' girl, weighing lighter than an iPad just 631 gram was successfully delivered in the UAE by a team of doctors lead by an Indian.The baby girl was only 26.5 weeks old when she was delivered in Abu Dhabi, according to PTI."Timely intervention and delivery of the baby was important as the mother who had a high-risk pregnancy, came to us displaying symptoms of severing preeclampsia which are a pregnancy-related complication that is accompanied by high blood pressure and potential damage to organs," Dr.