Krishnammal Jagannathan freedom fighter cum social activist and founder of LAFTI in Nagapattinam, by Amy (Australia); Chasing the north east Monsoon, our MM team Member chased monsoon from Chennai, meet the Metrological Survey of India by Caroline (Denmark); Chasing the Danish tradition at Taharangambadi by Caroline (Denmark); "Life of a fisher man" in Nagapattinam, Pondycherry, Kanyakumari & Chennai. village voice at fisher man village at Nagapattinam Hanae Arki (Japan);
"Pia-ow... may-awe...!" I hear these haunting shrill high pitched sounds every morning just outside my home. The raucous call of the peacock is nowhere as bewitching as its gorgeous looks. The most photogenic bird is the peacock.
Declared as the national bird of India in 1963, the peacock (Pavo cristatus) is celebrated in mythology, religion, culture and art. I rarely miss an opportunity to watch the peacock live show staged every morning ...
At first glance, there is nothing remarkable about Sittuvarpatti, a sleepy little village, 20 kms from Madurai. But this one has a special story to tell: a story of modernity, of technological advancement, of a community transitioning from darkness to light, thanks to the initiatives of SELCO (Solar Electric Light Company),
India, a non-for-profit social enterprise based in Benagluru, India. SELCO, which provides sustainable energy solutions for the rural poor, has lit up the lives of the people of this village through solar panels
Lucas Millet wanders around the scenic village of Kurivithurai and at the end of the day confesses that it was a soul stirring experience that has increased his sensitivity to people
As my sleepless night was starting to make its disastrous effect on my wearied mood, and with the heat already profusely feeding itself on every poor inch of water...
Our journalists have different missions: write about Madurai, give information about what's going on, spread cultural information but they are also very keen to meet local people and share their everyday work and experience with them. They are in touch with local children and students in Madurai. They are organizing creative writing sessions in different schools. They are also preparing articles written with Indian students in universities.