Kerala

Photo: Kerala Rice Kerala is located in South India on the Malabar Coast. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state. Headlines Kerala: Safari park planned to rehabilitate stray tigers- The New Indian Express Elsewhere on the Web keralatourism.org Embedded Tweets Night out in our village #RiverNila …

Chennai

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Loyola Chennai, also known as Madras (the official name until 1996), is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational center of south India. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about …

Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda was an influential figure whose devotees included J.D. Salinger, Sarah Bernhardt and Leo Tolstoy. Elsewhere on the Web The 19th century swami Recommended Listening Legacy of Swami Vivekananda – The millions of yoga devotees who sustain today’s multi billion dollar global industry, have probably never heard of the man who brought yoga to …

Kerala Floods 2018

August, 2018 Kerala, India – The popular tourist destination in southern India has been battling heavy rains for over a week, which has left many parts of the state submerged in floodwaters. Since the onset of monsoon on May 29 this year, 264 people have died. The international airport at Kochi has suspended operations and …

India Independence Day

India flag Wikipedia: Independence Day is annually celebrated on August 15, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on August 15, 1947, the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. Elsewhere on the Web https://indianexpress.com/article/trending/trending-in-india/independence-day-2018-reactions-live-updates-72nd-indian-independence-day-5306799 http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/celebrate-indias-independence-day-with-this-anthemic-playlist Quotes It shall …

Hyderabad, India

Photo Basic Facts founded: 1591 elevation: 544 meters location: 17 27N, 078 28E Lots to see – Chowmahallah Palace, Charminar, Laad Bazaar, Birla Mandir Temple, several museums, but best of all is Golconda Fort and the neighbouring Qutb Shah tombs just outside the city. Great food, too, with the local favorite chicken biryani Time Current …

Rajasthan

Image: Official seal of Rajasthan Rajasthan is India’s largest state by area (342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4% of India’s total area). It is located on the north-western side of the country, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert (also known as the “Rajasthan Desert” and “Great Indian Desert”) …

Bangalore

Photo, Brian King Headlines http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/Enough-is-enough-Bengalureans-reject-15-year-master-plan/articleshow/56840123.cms? Elsewhere on the Web http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in http://thealternative.in/travel/100-new-ways-to-see-bangalore-contest http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore http://thealternative.in/environment/the-city-of-trees-organizing-the-bangalore-tree-festival http://www.wonobo.com/bangalore http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/7-reasons-why-bangalore-is-leading-the-cycling-revolution-in-india Flickr Bangalore Embedded Tweets Street Food Special: Where are you heading for your Iftar feast in Bangalore?http://t.co/nx7nivwH7X pic.twitter.com/06VOVDmub3 — The Alternative (@_thealternative) June 20, 2015 Photos Wikipedia Bangalore Planeta.com India India Links Cities