Coonoor Heritage Gallery showcasing the history and development of Coonoor opened

In David Lean’s movie A Passage to India ( based on E.M. Forster’s novel), The Nilgiri Mountain Railway makes an appearance with a fictitious name ‘Marabar Line.’ Sarat Chandra Bose was under house arrest in ‘Fairlight’ bungalow near Sim’s Park in Coonoor for five years in the 1940s.Tea export from here to the former Soviet […]

Independence Day 2020: Significance Of Tricolours In Our National Flag

Earlier in 1921, our National Flag contained red and green colours in equal proportion. The two colours represented the Hindu and Muslims, the two main communities living in India. Later Mahatma Gandhi suggested adding white colour in between to represent other communities present in India and also added a spinning wheel in the middle. According […]

553 new cases, nine deaths in central districts

In Thanjavur, four doctors, a teacher at the Government Higher Secondary School Thirukarukavur, and several women who were primary contacts of patients who tested positive earlier also tested positive among the 59. Tiruvarur recorded a sharp fall in COVID-19 cases with only eight patients testing positive for the infection.