Bothaiyanaar Alternative to Pythagorean Theorem

Bothaiyanaar’s Alternative to Pythagorean Theorem Related post: http://taaism.com/an-alternative-to-the-pythagorian-theorem-by-a-keralite-mathematics-teacher It was quite accidentally, when reading about Pythagorean theorem, that I stumbled upon this amazingly simpler theorem which stands as an alternative to Pythagorean theorem. This was actually written by a Tamil poet – Bothaiyanaar – and is useful while calculating the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle. Note that […]

An Alternative to the Pythagorian Theorem by a Keralite Mathematics Teacher

I rose to read Mathrubhumi daily today, only to amuse myself for a Keralite Mathematics teacher – Mr. Rahumathulla – has devised an alternative to the well-known Pythagorian Theorem. The original theorem is supposed to be so minimalistic and unimprovable that even the fifth graders in our schools are given lectures on the same. But, […]

A FAQ on GRE and Higher Studies Abroad

There was a Google Hangout session conducted by the alumni of College of Engineering Chengannur (CEC) – my UG college, and its current students, on GRE and Higher Studies Abroad. After the session, it was planned to prepare a questionnaire and post on the web so that we would get suggestions from all the alumni, who […]

MPLADS Fund Utilization by Kerala MPs

It was on a purely academic interest that I sent an RTI to the Dept. of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India for details on the MPLADS fund utilization by Kerala MPs. The request was forwarded to Dept. of Statistics, and they gave me a reply. Adding it here. Actually, such stats are available on the […]

An Open Letter to the Authorities of NIT Calicut

The following is an open letter written by a group of students of NIT Calicut, to the administration, following a mishappening occurred in the campus on February 15, 2014, leading to losing a student’s life. The same has already been published on the Facebook page of Students’ Affairs Council of NITC, and in some dailies […]