A.R. Vishnu, CEO of Sound Engineering Academy, Thiruvananathapuram. Photo: S. Gopakumar
Thiruvananthapuram, August 20, 2014

On a sea of waves

All’s quiet at the Sound Engineering Academy (SEA) in Jagathy, save for faint traces from a lecture in progress in one of the classrooms, where a batch of students are listening in rapt attention... »
Vishnu Jayachandran, who works as a personal caddy Photo: Saraswathy Nagarajan
Thiruvananthapuram, August 20, 2014

I am… Vishnu Jayachandran

Occupation: Personal caddy I live in the neighbourhood of Trivandrum Golf Club. Many of my neighbours and friends were making good money as caddies. Soon after I completed... »
Sreejith K. S., Sandeep S. S., Adarsh G. S. and Arya S. Photo: Athira M.
Thiruvananthapuram, August 14, 2014

My idea of patriotism is…

What does Independence Day mean to the youth of today? Do they take freedom for granted? How do they define patriotism? As I walk into the grand, old University College campus with these questions... »
Annie Mathew Kayyalackakom holds the Tricolour as a six-year-old in 1947.
Thiruvananthapuram, August 14, 2014

Waving the flag

Even though I was then just a six-year-old child when India won freedom in 1947, that day remains crystal clear in my mind. I lived in a place where national and international events were looked u... »
Khushie, Naasya, Jhanvi and Harish
Photo: Liza George
Thiruvananthapuram, August 20, 2014

Melange of cuisines

As the capital city of erstwhile Travancore and later as the capital of Kerala, the city is a melting pot of cuisines and cultures. One such melting pot in our city can be discovered in a tiny out... »
Arjun Krishna Lal, author of Wicked Games
Thiruvananthapuram, August 20, 2014

The games that teenagers play

It’s easy enough to draw parallels between 18-year-old author Arjun Krishna Lal and his alter ego, Amit Pillai, the protagonist of his second novel Wicked Games (published by Inked, an impr... »
Prajeet Bajpai
Thiruvananthapuram, August 14, 2014

Music for life

Being introduced as a guitarist at a party, is always a positive thing, says Prajeet Bajpai in an e-mail interview, prior to his concert in the city on August 18. The youngster who is pu... »
Sainik School, Kazhakootam. Photo: S.Gopakumar
Thiruvananthapuram, August 14, 2014

Sentinels of freedom

Sainik School, Kazhakootam. A place where bravehearts of the nation are forged in the crucible of discipline and work to live up to the school motto: ‘Gyaan, Anushaasan, Sahayog’ (Knowledge, Disci... »

The edifice that houses K. Natesa Iyer & Co., an 82-year-old jaggery godown in George Town, is living its last days »



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