• Monsoon is here. Where shall we go this weekend?

    Sowmya A Raman Some places turn magical during rains. There are the usual suspects - Mekedaatu and Shivanasamudra - and some less-explored - Kudremukh, Mandalapatti in Madikeri, and Horsley Hills in Andhra. Beat the stress by checking out these weekend getaways this monsoon.1) SkandagiriSituated 61 ...

  • Auschwitz: A cry of despair

    As I stood in front of the commemorative plaque reading the words, "For ever let this place be a cry of despair and a warning to humanity, where the Nazis murdered about one and half million men, women and children, mainly Jews from various countries of Europe", someone standing behind said, "My gra...

  • Tipu Sultan’s Battery and Tannirbhavi Beach

    Submitted by Editor on Tue, 2015-11-10 20:44 Priyadarshan BanjanIn my twenty-two years of existence, I have lived in and visited numerous cities, spanning across cultures in India. However, never have I felt at home, as I feel in my hometown of Mangalore. The delectable seafood with their...