Ramadhan Is A Boot Camp For The Muslim Body And Soul

By SHEFA RAFI The paths to paradise are many, fasting is one among them. Yes, the Holy month of Ramadhan has arrived with Muslims commencing their month-long fast across the globe. Interestingly, Ramadhan is about breaking bad habits and not putting them on pause. Notably, Ramadhan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and it is mandatory for healthy adult Muslims to observe fast from dawn to dusk. And this includes abstaining from drinking, eating, immoral acts and anger. Other acts of worship such as prayer, reading the Quran…

Kovai’s Enterprising Entrepreneurs

In the second part of ‘Kovai’s Enterprising Entrepreneurs’, Surya Harish elicits interesting info from Tamarai’s creative head and founder Swaroopa Muthusivan in a tete-a-tete on how she developed a passion for fashion designing thereby making it a profession. The interface details about her transition from fashion show to fashion designing. Tete-A-Tete With Swaroopa, The Creative Mind Behind Tamarai When and where did your passion for designing begin? Even as a child, I used to love nature and would spend hours admiring the beauty. This was fundamental in my growing interest…

Vidhya Niketan Students Walkathon For Girl Child Education

In a bid to create awareness on educating girls, students of Vidhya Niketan School – Arhha, Gehna, Rifaah and Farhaan jointly with event partner Pooja Davda organised a walkathon in the city. The proceeds of the event will be utilised towards underprivileged girl child education. Interestingly, the girls got the support for the event from sponsors like SBI Bank, Aspire to Inspire, Khubsoorthi, Ahuja, Chandras, Spreading smiles across miles, Upbeat etc. More than 150 people participated at the event. The participants walked the Racecourse holding pink balloons which symbolise girl…

Cutting Edge Tech To Relieve Pain In Arthritis Patients

Local application of ice for reducing swelling and inflammation is an age old practice. Cutting edge technology helps in relieving the pain, says Augustine Joseph, Chief consultant, First Physio @ Itham Centre, RS Puram. For the first time in Coimbatore, whole body cryotherapy is available for treatment of joint pains, sports injuries, enhancing performances and relaxation. The centre has been running now for 3 months and this is what Augustine says, “Patients with severe disability conditions like Ankylosing Spondylitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia have taken full course of treatment of…

God Couldn’t Be Everywhere, Hence He Created Mothers

Happy Mother’s Day The world celebrates Mother’s day on 12, May. This special day is to rejoice and remember all the women in our life. Especially for the act of kindness, selflessness and gracefulness showered on us. A warm hug and a tender word from her will do wonders in life. Nature is celebrated as Mother. Goddess is worshipped as Mother. River is praised as Mother. God’s creation is appreciated as Mother. Female child is welcomed as Mother. Such a wonderful and powerful word is “Mother”. As the universe and…

Ayya’s Innovative Policy Changed The Face of Education In South

T S Avinashilingam Chettiar, A Visionary With A Mission T.S.Avinashilingam Chettiar (Ayya) was born in the May of 1903. He came under the influence of Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi. These influences led him to lead a life of dedication and service. He spearheaded the freedom movement in Tamilnadu from the year 1930 and was repeatedly incarcerated (1930, 1932 , 1941 and 1942). Ayya was elected to the Central Legislative Assembly in 1934. It was 1946 when he was elected to the Madras Legislative Assembly and he became…

Helping Women Get Their Dream of Motherhood A Reality Thru’ Laparoscopy

Women’s wellness is of great significance, because her emotional wellness is far more entrenched in her physical wellness than in the case of men. A lot happens inside women particularly during menstruation cycles. A lot happens inside her when she ages. A lot happens when she gains those extra kilos. A lot happens when she reaches the doors of menopause. At every stage, she pauses in bewilderment…confusion…stares at the dark path that lies ahead…begging and beseeching the man to hold her hands. But that seldom happens, reveals Dr Ramya Jayaram.…