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A TO Z INDIA ENGLISH & TAMIL MONTHLY VOLUME 01 • ISSUE 02

MAY 2017

INDIAN CULTURE • INDIAN ART • INDIAN FOOD • INDIAN LIFE


A TO Z INDIA, VOL. 1, ISSUE. 2, MAY 2017.

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A TO Z INDIA, VOL. 1, ISSUE. 2, MAY 2017.

FROM THE EDITOR

'A to Z India' magazine covers the Indian through his creative life, customs, traditions, languages, marriage, work life, history, art, foods and so much more. This magazine gives a detailed insights of the Indian man from an angle uncovered

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by others. Turn to find out what it is really like to

PEOPLE: MEETING WITH SRIRAM BAKTHISARAN

immerse yourself in a

We uncover to you a successful Bangalore based entrepreneur who ventured

completely different culture.

into media technology. Meet Sriram Bakthisaran, the founder and Managing Director of Mercuri Media Private Limited.

- Indira Srivatsa, Founder-Editor.

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PLACES: TRAVEL TO ANCIENT PORT CITY OF MAMALLAPURAM

MONEY: SMALL FINANCE MANAGEMENT IN INDIA

We travel to Mamallapuram to

Surveys, Google AdSense and

discover it's ancient heritage

so much more. We've uncovered

and culture.

them for you.

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POETRY: GET A LOOK INSIDE INTO A TAMIL POETRY

FESTIVALS: RAMANUJAR 1000

Enlighten yourself with a

birth anniversary of Shri.

classical Tamil Poetry written by

Ramanuja, the Hindu theologian

author Durai. Nandakumar

and philosopher.

inside

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DESIGN and LAYOUT Srinath ______________________

Part time jobs, Online

India celebrates the 1000th

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Indian Calendar - May, 2017. List of National Festivals & Holidays of India

01, MONDAY, MAY, 2017 - MAY DAY 07, Sunday, MAY, 2017 - Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti 10, Wednesday, MAY, 2017 - Buddha Purnima, Chitra Pournami 28, Sunday, MAY, 2017 - Maharana Pratap Jayanti

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PEOPLE:

Sriram Bakthisaran experiences directly to students in a highly interactive way, and can inspire them in ways that no other medium can.

Mercuri’s Digital Classroom Solutions will improve productivity by delivering live and on-demand education and training that includes video, audio, and rich media live presentations to students The Pune, India & New York, USA

anywhere, anytime around the

based Mercuri Media, founded by

world by the best trainers. Its

Sriram Bakthisaran in 2009

interactive education solution is an

started a beta testing platform

innovation by Sriram’s team and

that allows students to access the

truly is a first & finest in the

best educational content from

world for many reasons.

anywhere on any device. The solution has been designed and What Mercuri Media is doing is to

developed keeping in mind the real

redefine the education delivery

class room. This is a boon for

mechanisms as this will be truly a

remote locations that are deprived

platform that will help make this

of quality teachers and is a killer

game changing experience available

solution for Distance Education

to a much broader audience. Video

programs /Virtual Classrooms.

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PEOPLE:

Sriram Bakthisaran Mercuri’s solution helps deliver

The new technology is especially

education over limited Internet

good news for students in remote

Bandwidth that can be as low as

areas, who will be able to learn

256 Kbps. Sriram sincerely believes

from the best teachers sitting at

that their technology solution will

their comfort of living room or

redefine the way education is

their own government school

imparted and this would be the

classrooms or from their personal

future of education delivery

tablet.

mechanisms.

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PLACES:

Mamallapur am

Mamallapuram, also known as

Stone Elephant Carving, Tiger Cave,

Mahabalipuram, is a town in

Krishna's Butterball, Light

Kancheepuram district, around 60

House, Pancha Rathas, rock-cut

km south of the city of Chennai in

and monolithic monuments,

the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It is

sculptures industry, etc.The

an ancient historic town. In the 7th

sculptures in Mamallapuram are

century, it was a port city of the

excellent examples of Pallava art.

South Indian dynasty of the Pallavas.

The Monuments at Mahabalipuram

Today Mamallapuram is famous

have been classified as a UNESCO

for Cave Temple, Shore Temple, Single

World Heritage Site.

The following buses fly to Mamallapuram from Chennai: [1] Route Number: 568, Start: Adyar, Chennai. [2] Route Number: 568C, Start: Koyambedu, Chennai. [3] Route Number: 589, Start: Velachery, Chennai.

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ART:

Navarathri Kolam Designs . . . - cont. from previous issue.

‘Mercury God’ Kolam, Tamil = த பகவா

Kolam is a line drawing with geometrical shapes and is practised everywhere in South India. It has many loops & patterns and is drawn around a series of dots. Kolam is a household Indian Traditional art form which has been practised for many generations. Kolams are drawn using Rice Flour or Chalk Powder.

The word Navarathri means 'nine nights'. We list here, traditional ‘nine Kolams’ which can be drawn in our house during the nine days of Navarathri. These Kolam are usually decorated with color powders.

Design 4: This Kolam gives us ultimate knowledge. This Kolam is dedicated to the ‘Mercury God’. This Kolam is drawn in the fourth day of Navarathri.

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ART:

Navarathri Kolam Designs

‘Jupiter God’ Kolam, Tamil = பகவா

Design 5: This Kolam gives knowledge & prosperity in our life. This Kolam is dedicated to the ‘Jupiter God’. This Kolam is drawn in the fifth day of Navarathri.

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ART:

Navarathri Kolam Designs

‘Venus God’ Kolam, Tamil = ர பகவா

Design 6: This Kolam gives success in marriage & brings prosperity, wealth, etc. This Kolam is dedicated to the ‘Venus God’. This Kolam is drawn in the sixth day of Navarathri. . . . - cont. in next issue.

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RECIPES:

Pickle Recipes Baby Mango Pickle Preparation Time 1 Week | Serves 20 Persons

Ingredients Required 4 Cups / Baby Mangoes

2 Tsps. / Mustard seeds

36 – 40 Numbers / Long Red Chilies

1 Tsp. / Fenugreek seeds (Roasted &

4 Tablespoons / Gingelly oil

Powdered) As Required / Salt, Turmeric powder, Water & Asafetida

Directions 4 Cups of Baby Mangoes are taken

Mustard seeds and add required

and they are washed and cleaned

amounts of Asafetida.

well. Remove the stalks if any.

To this add, required amounts of Salt,

Completely dry the baby mangoes.

Turmeric powder, roasted Long Red

Make sure that there is no water on

Chilies & 1 Tsp. of Fenugreek seeds

the baby mangoes. Transfer the

(Roasted & Powdered). Mix well. Grind

contents to a porcelain container.

the above contents in a mixer. Add

Now, pour 4 Tablespoons of

cup of water and grind it to a paste.

Gingelly oil and mix well so that the oil

Add this paste to the greased baby

coats all the baby mangoes

mangoes.

completely.

Keep the contents aside for a week to

Next, dry roast around 36 - 40 numbers

make the baby mangoes completely

of Long Red Chilies. Remove from the

shrunken.

½

flame. In a pan, crackle 1 Tsp. of PAGE 11


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RECIPES:

Pickle Recipes Drumstick Pickle Preparation Time 1 Day | Serves 12 Persons

Ingredients Required 4 Numbers / Drumstick

2 Tsps. / Mustard seeds

50 grams / Tamarind paste

1 Tsp. / Fenugreek seeds (Roasted &

4 Tsps. / Red chili powder

Powdered)

1 Cup / Gingelly oil

As Required / Salt, Turmeric powder & Asafetida

Directions 4 Numbers of Drumstick are cut into

In a bowl, mix 4 Tsps. of Red chili

small pieces. Wash and dry them

powder, 2 Tsps. of Mustard seeds

completely. Take a pan and heat 1 Cup

(Crackled & Powdered), 1 Tsp. of

of Gingelly oil. Add the chopped

Fenugreek seeds (Roasted &

drumsticks and fry it for 15-20 minutes.

Powdered) and required amounts of

To this add 50 grams of Tamarind

Salt, Turmeric powder & Asafetida.

paste. Mix well and bring it to it.

Next, add this mixture to the cooked

Remove from the flame and keep the

Drumsticks and mix well. Use the pickle

contents aside for 10 minutes.

after a day.

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MONEY:

Small Finance Managemen t in India Creating an App App creation requires right app

Apps are a great source of

development skill, along with a

passive income and an app can be

significant investment of money.

monitorized by 3 ways. The first is

This is pretty much for the

by selling the app itself, the second

technical people. For non-technical

is by using the in-app purchase

people, they need to hire someone

option and the third is by displaying

who can assist them in creating a

advertisements in the apps.

good app. One can reach a massive number of smartphone users by building great apps.

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MONEY:

Small Finance Managemen t in India Selling Audiobooks Audiobooks are the latest trend

For building an audiobook, we must

now-a-days. Their popularity is rising

first write a book or produce

day-by-day. Audio enhances reading

audiobooks for books written by

experience and attracts many

others. Audible's ACX platform is

readers. Audiobooks are easy to

the entry for creating audiobooks.

create and requires less time and

We can also hire a producer either

money. High quality audio books are

through a royalty share

in great demand in the world today.

program, or we can do a pay-perhour hire as well.

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POETRY:

இைத ட ேவ ைல ைன

ேகாைட ைற ஆன ேதா ட அ ,ம கா, நா ெசா சாமா க ைளயா ெகா ைளயா

ேதா

பமாக ள க அ ைக ஆன இ ப ேம ெகா ைளயா ைட ெதாடர மன பா ேல ேற இ ேநர சைம ெகா பா அ மா.

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FESTIVALS:

Ramanujar 1000

Ramanuja was a Hindu theologian

almighty. Kings, community heads and

and philosopher. He was born on 1017

political wizards recognized the long

AD in a Tamil Brahmin family in the

vision and the sustained efforts of

village of Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu.

Sri Ramanuja and surrendered at his feet aiming at social welfare

"The Sri Bhashya", which is Sri

and general prosperity.

Ramanuja’s commentary on the Brahmasutra, is recognized as the

This year marks the 1000th birth

best commentary on the Brahmasutra.

anniversary of Shri. Ramanujar and

Sri Ramanuja recommended the path of

is being celebrated all over India.

earnest surrender to the merciful

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EDUCATION:

Learning about Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a Wireless Personal

Bluetooth version 3.0+HS includes

Area Network communications

Bluetooth high speed technology

protocol which was designed by

which provides data transfer speeds of

the Bluetooth Special Interest

up to 24 Mbps, though not over the

Group.

Bluetooth link itself.

Bluetooth v2.0 includes Enhanced

Bluetooth Specification 4.0

Data Rate to support faster data

includes former Bluetooth

transfer.

standards and Bluetooth Low Energy.

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Happy Buddha Purnima PAGEÂ 20

MAY 2017  

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