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Chettiar Park, Kodaikanal: A Peaceful Oasis in the Hills

This is a scene from Chettiar Park, a beautiful park in Kodaikanal, India. The park is named after the Chettiar community, who were the original owners of the land. Chettiar Park is home to various flowers, including roses, lilies, and orchids. There is also a lush green lawn, a children's playground, and a small pond. The park is a popular spot for picnics, family outings, and romantic strolls. Chettiar Park, Kodaikanal, TN In addition to its beautiful gardens, Chettiar Park also has several other attractions. There is a Kurinji flower garden, which blooms once in 12 years. A temple is also dedicated to Kurinji Andavar, the god of flowers. Chettiar Park is a great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. It is a popular spot for people who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. If you are looking for a peaceful place to spend a day, Chettiar Park is the perfect destination. Here are some tips for visiting Chettiar Park: The park is open from 6am to 6pm, and the entrance

Know all about Chandrayaan 3 and the mission director S Mohana Kumar

Chandrayaan 3 was launched on July 14, 2023, at 2:35 pm IST from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, India. The spacecraft was successfully placed into a lunar orbit and is currently en route to the lunar south pole. The lander and rover are expected to land on the lunar surface on August 23, 2023. Chandrayaan 3 is a follow-on mission to Chandrayaan 2, which was launched in 2019. The mission's goal is to soft-land a rover on the lunar surface and conduct a series of scientific experiments. The rover will be equipped with a variety of instruments to study the composition of the lunar soil and the history of the moon. Chandrayaan 3 launch The launch of Chandrayaan 3 is a significant achievement for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It is the first time that India will attempt to land a rover on the lunar surface. The success of the mission will be a major boost for India's space program and will help to further its position as a leading spa

Largest Natural Arch Found in Sundargarh district of Odisha

A team of geologists from the Geological Survey of India (GSI) has discovered the largest natural arch in India, located in the Hemgir area of Sundargarh district in Odisha. The arch is about 30 meters long and 12 meters high and is made up of sandstone that was formed about 184 to 160 million years ago. The arch was found during a survey of the area for coal reserves. The team was surprised to find the arch, as it is not the type of geological formation typically found in coal-bearing areas. The arch is located in a remote area of the forest and is difficult to access. The arch is a significant geological feature and is a rare example of a natural arch that has been formed in sandstone. The arch is also a potential tourist destination and could help to boost the local economy. Conclusion The discovery of the largest natural arch in India is a significant event and a testament to Odisha's geological diversity. The arch is a unique and beautiful natural formation and is a valuable a

current affairs July 2023 - Quiz

Who was recently appointed as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra? Ajit Pawar Which Indian international airport recently switched to 100% renewable energy? Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Which bank merged with IDFC Ltd. and IDFC Financial Holding? IDFC FIRST Bank Which Indian star MMA Fighter won Matrix Fight Night's women's strawweight title? Puja Tomar Who won Bigg Boss Malayalam 5? Akhil Marar Which online summit did PM Narendra Modi host recently? SCO Where will the second meeting of opposition parties be held in July? Bangalore Which athlete clinched back-to-back Diamond League titles in Lausanne? Neeraj Chopra Which tech giant became the first public company to be valued at $3 trillion? Apple Inc. Who will represent India at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York between July 10 and 14? G. Kishan Reddy

Journey to the Heart of Odisha: Visiting the Tribal Villages of the State

Odisha, located in the eastern part of India, is a land of rich cultural heritage and diverse traditions. Beyond its bustling cities and famous tourist destinations, Odisha is home to numerous tribal communities that have preserved their unique way of life for centuries. Embarking on a journey to the heart of Odisha allows you to explore these tribal villages, immerse yourself in their customs, and witness their ancient traditions firsthand. Table of Contents 1. Understanding the Tribal Communities of Odisha     - Overview of Odisha's tribal diversity     - Cultural significance and heritage     - Challenges faced by tribal communities 2. Planning Your Visit to Odisha's Tribal Villages     - The best time to visit     - Selecting the tribal villages to explore     - Necessary permits and guidelines 3. Exploring the Vibrant Tribal Culture     - Traditional attire and jewellery     - Folk dances and music     - Indigenous art and crafts 4. Experiencing Daily Life in the Tribal Vi

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