There is a village in South India called Thirunaraiyur. It has this name since it is believed that a stork worshipped Lord Shiva here.
In this village, in the family of Shaivite priests, was born a child, who was named Nambiyandar. 1,831 more words
Former finance minister P Chidambaram did a smart thing before the last Lok Sabha elections—he decided not to contest. His son Karti Chidambaram contested instead of him, in the Sivaganga constituency in Tamil Nadu. 722 more words
P is for Padma Subrahmanyam in #atozchallenge
Almost every year in my junior and middle school, i have witnessed minimum of one Bharatha natyam performance by Padma Subrahmanyam – it is like part of my growing up memories – watching her dance gracefully on the stage, listening to her intelligent sessions about the history of Bharatha natyam, hanging around the green room to see that lovely glimpses of her laughter with her group, following her closely on the way in and way out to the stage – wow!!! 118 more words