Masala dosa – Indian breakfast Food India 

Masala dosa – Indian breakfast

Masala dosa with chutney. To make dough for idli and dosa, Indians use a special type of rice called idli rice. Basically, the dough for both dishes, mentioned above, is the same, the difference is only in density – dough for dosa should be slightly thiner. Living in India, you can – instead of exploring the secrets of the culinary... Read More
Pongal – harvest festival Culture India Interesting facts 

Pongal – harvest festival

Pongal is celebrated in south India mostly in Tamil Nadu. The word Pongal itself means “boiling over” or “spilling over” (of milk and rice) in Tamil, signifying abundance and prosperity. Pongal is usually held from January 13–16 in the Gregorian calendar i.e. from the last day of the Tamil month Maargazhi to the third day of Thai. It is festival that brings respite to the... Read More
Tamil Nadu government quietly trims bus fleet by 10 percent to cut costs

Tamil Nadu government quietly trims bus fleet by 10 percent to cut costs

Public transport corporations across the state have quietly removed over 10 percent of buses from their fleet in the last few weeks, which could mean that around 5,000 daily bus services were withdrawn. It is learnt from reliable inside sources that the move was to control the spiraling maintenance costs of buses since around a whopping 60 percent of public... Read More
A 14th century stone slab with Tamil inscriptions was found in India

A 14th century stone slab with Tamil inscriptions was found in India

A 14th century stone slab with Tamil inscriptions was found in Karnataka. Tamil people have different language and culture and yet the stone was found on the other side of the country. It was found while digging foundation for a house near Krishnarajapura in Bengaluru, capital of Karnataka. It was first sighted by Maniganda, a research scholar in the National... Read More