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Happy Onam


Once again, it is the time to celebrate Onam,  the beloved harvest festival of the southern Indian state of Kerala. Though the festival is fervently celebrated by the Malayali diaspora across the world, celebrations have been muted in respect to the tragic Kerala floods since 2018. To know more about the story of Onam and […]

Onam 2015


Onam is the harvest festival celebrated by Malayalees across the globe regardless of religion or caste. Last year I posted few restaurants where you can book your onam sadhya in Bangalore. This year I’ll be in Kerala to welcome the return of King Mahabali. To know more about King Mahabali and onam, visit this. Last year, […]

Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL), India’s first public-private partnership (PPP), is set to be the first airport to be completely solar powered. This is achieved by using over 46,000 solar panel in 45 acres land to produce 12MW. The project completed by Bosch Bangalore is set to inaugurate today. While I completely laud CIAL for going […]

They above picture reminded me of my childhood days where we had to make our own flags. Getting the right color of orange craft-paper was the highest priority then. I am missing out all the fun this Independence day as I am abroad. They say people get more patriotic when they leave the country; I might […]

Happy Easter


  I really like the poster above which to me represents the inside of an egg with the bright yellow yolk surrounded by infinite white. The Easter egg is symbolic to many Christians and personally triggers few childhood memories. This is what Wikipedia has to say : In Christianity, for the celebration of Eastertide, Easter eggs symbolize the empty […]

Bangalore Comic Con, in its third year, has gone bigger than ever. This time, the ample space at the White Orchid Convention Center near Manyatha Tech Park was taken over by comic fans and cosplayers for three days. I went on Day 2 hoping for lesser crowds since the location was a bit away from the city. […]

Thaikkudam bridge is a Kerala based band which got immensely popular after their appearance on Kappa TV’s Music Mojo. ‘Nostalgia‘, their most popular single involves a mix of few heart-tugging yesteryears melodies. They are also know for their unprecedented number of 8 vocalists. After a performance in Dubai, the band is coming to St.John’s Medical […]

Onam Ashamsakal


image : Onam is the harvest festival celebrated in Kerala in the Chingam (1st month of the Malayalam calendar). The 10 day long festival is celebrated by all Malayalees regardless of caste and religion. You can know about the onam legends, customs and games here. I feel onam is celebrated more by NRK (Non Resident Keralite) […]

image via This is old news but the event is yet to happen. Red Bull are letting Indian show off their wings through the 1st Red Bull Flugtag to be held in Sankey tank, Bangalore. The Flugtag, german for air show, has been held in different cities since 1991. Each participating team comprises of four individuals […]