Hearty congratulations to The Hindu on forging ahead again as south India's number 1 English daily (Dec. 23). We, the people of south India, are used to beginning the day with a steaming cup of coffee in one hand, and the fresh and crisp newspaper, in the other. We miss The Hindu badly when we travel north. Once, in Pune, I was disappointed when I was served my morning coffee without The Hindu. What an incomplete morning and imperfect beginning to the day! Even after a frantic hunt, I could lay my hands only on the previous day's issue. One hopes The Hindu will penetrate the north Indian market as well. All the best!
Gulnar Raheem Khan,