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DAZZLING DEEPAVALI NIGHT: The lights create a magic on the black mantle that the sky is. Photo: Guna Amuthan
MADURAI, October 23, 2014

Sparkles in the sky!

“It was as if a zillion stars had come upon the sky,” says Harish, a college student about the fireworks on Deepavali night. It’s like a ritual for him to watch the spectacle with his family every... »
SWEET TREAT: The Nagapattinam Original Halwa shop. Photo: G. Moorthy
MADURAI, October 17, 2014

The Halwa kadais of Madurai

Those were the times! When moms talked about the numerous flours, you knew Deepavali was round the corner. A week before the festival, the women would dish out the ubiquitous athirasams and murukk... »
October 11 is also observed as National Coming out Day in many countries to show how important it is for the families of gender and sexual minorities to accept them.
MADURAI, October 23, 2014

Making gender flexible

Around 15 students from various disciplines gathered at the NCC Room at The American College last week, to listen to a lecture on a much relegated topic in academics – Gender and Sexual variation. »

Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Kawasaki on Thursday launched its quarter-litre streetbike Z250, based on the Ninja 250R, and the 650cc ER-6n. The Z250 has been priced at Rs. 2.99 lakh... »

There is an authentic variety of desi sweets for Diwali this time »

The fashion scene is seeing a churn, with designers launching kids collections and little ones making their own style statements »