Archive for December, 2019

SAVE OUR WETLANDS

R. Sabesh Many people consider wetlands as unproductive areas and hence destroy or drain it for developmental activities. However, the importance and usefulness of wetlands was first brought to the notice of the world through a Convention on Wetlands held at the Iranian city, Ramsar, in the year 1971. Wetlands are areas of land where the water level remains near or above the surface of the g

SRI NAGANADHASAMY TEMPLE, AMBUR, VELLORE DISTRICT

Dr. Major. Syed Shahabuddeen Professor of History, Islamiah College, Vaniyambadi, Tamilnadu. Temples occupy a unique place in the socio-economic life of the ancient Tamils. To begin with, the word kovil was referred to only as the palace of a monarch, as Tamilians used to associate divinity, justness, and benevolence with the kings and went even to t