Chennai-based Tamil professor teaches silambam for free

News Today spoke to M Krishnamoorthy, Tamil Professor at Mohamed Sathak College of Arts and Science, and he shares how the day is instrumental in reviving forgotten traditions and practices. A resident of Anna Nagar in Taramani, Krishnamoorthy also runs ‘Friends¬íSilambam club at Vijaya Nagar where he teaches about 40 students for free. Continue Reading

Royal Enfield’s cafe racer, Continental GT 650, makes us fall in love

When Royal Enfield gave me their Continental GT 650, instead of concentrating on its straight-line speed and highway cruising ability, I decided to run it every day. At first, things seemed rather odd. The bike had soft front brakes and the seat was not that comfortable. And then there was the ride. It was harsh when I was riding solo and did not improve much when I had a pillion on board. The bike was not off to a great start then. But, like every good thing in life, we have to persevere and my God was I in for a treat. Continue Reading

A look at plans pitched by scientists to clear space debris

India became the fourth nation after the US, Russia and China with anti-satellite missile capabilities. Ever since the news came up, some western scientists voiced concern over the space debris that has emerged following the missile test. Continue Reading