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VarahaMihira Gopu
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Connoisseur of the Commonplace
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My favorite economist - Arthur Laffer
Do you have a favorite actor? Poet? Politician? Singer? Flower? Author?
Cricket player? Food? Color? Almost certainly. In India we often have several;
we even have favorite Gods and Goddesses, saints, swamis, parks, temples.. Favorite
Scientist? Probably, b...
My favorite economist - Arthur Laffer
My favorite economist - Arthur Laffer
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தாலாட்டும் காவேரி
படம் - சண்முகப்ரியா   கண்ணுக்கினிய
காவிரி நீலச்சேலை பூண்டு நிலமளந்து பாய திருச்சி மலைக்கோட்டை மேலே வீற்றிருக்கும் கங்காதரனும்
தாயுமானவரும் உச்சிப்பிள்ளையாரும் காணும் இந்த படம் இணைத்தில், சில நாட்களாக பரவி வருகிறது.
நான் முதலில் பார்த்தது சண்முகப்ரியா வெங்கட...
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Not Kumanan
Sunday dusk, at the Marina beach. Near the police booth next to
the Gandhi statue. A lady was dissolving into hysterics. An occasional gasping
howl. Most of us didn't know what was going on. Maybe somebody had
stolen her purse. Or worse, molested her. The y...
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Tamilnadu Orissa Comparative Timeline
This is a timeline (broad and imprecise) of the dynasties that rule Orissa,with a similar timeline of they dynasties that ruled Tamilnadu concurrently, as historians have reconstructed from inscriptions on monuments, copper plates, literary sources, coins e...
Tamilnadu Orissa Comparative Timeline
Tamilnadu Orissa Comparative Timeline
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The Mathematics of Thales
Most of
us who have gone to school, know of Pythagoras, Archimedes, and Euclid as the
famous mathematicians of ancient Greece. Some of us have heard of other great
mathematicians like Eratosthenes, Hipparchus, Apollonius, Aristarchus, etc.
But, Thales? Most...
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சென்னை நகரத்து நூலகங்கள்
தீவுத்திடலில்
ஜூன் 2016 நடந்த சென்னை புத்தக கண்காட்சியில் சென்னை
நகரத்து நூலகங்கள் என்ற தலைப்பில் உரையாற்ற நண்பர்கள் பிரதீப் சக்கரவர்த்தியும்
பிரியா தியாகராசனும் பபாசி நிறுவனத்தின் சார்பில் கேட்டனர். மகிழ்ந்தே ஒப்புக்கொண்டேன்.
ஒரு சில நூலகங்களுக்கு சென்று, ...
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Vali Vadham - book review by S Kannan of Siriyana Sindhiyaadhaan
S Kannan labelled a “scholar
in hiding” by my friend, V Chandrasekar, reviewed the book Siriyana Sindhiyaadhaan , a Tamil book by Dr S Ramakrishnan, at
Gandhi Study Center in Thyagaraya Nagar on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. This book
was written in the 1950s. H...
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Theodore Baskaran on Film and Literature at MLS
Theodore Baskaran தியோடோர் பாஸ்கரன் , renowned film critic, and author of a history of Tamil cinema, Em Tamizhar Seytha Padam (The Films Made
by our Tamils) எம் தமிழர் செய்த படம் lectured on the topic “From Print to Screen : Literature and
Tamil Cinema” at ...
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Indian Mathematics and Astronomy - A summer course
Have you heard of the Ujjain Meridian? It was used for 1500 years, but why is it unknown to Indians, unlike the Greenwich Meridian? How did Aryabhata Brahmagupta Bhaskara and Varahamihira do mathematics without knowing English or Greek? Was Sanskrit only th...
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