Joseph Edamaruku, popularly identified by his surname Edamaruku, was a years, and the founder-editor of Therali, a rationalist periodical in Malayalam. Joseph Edamaruku (7 September – 29 June ), popularly identified by his surname He was the Delhi Bureau chief of the Malayalam magazine. Joseph Edamaruku, was an eminent rationalist, scholar and author of books and more than two thousand articles, mainly in Malayalam language.
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Joseph Edamaruku 7 September — 29 Junepopularly identified by his surname Edamarukuwas a journalist and rationalist from Kerala. He was the Delhi Bureau chief of the Malayalam magazine Keralasabdam for more than twenty years, and the founder-editor of Theralia rationalist periodical in Malayalam. He was president of the Indian Rationalist Association from to As a rationalist and an atheisthe wrote over books on various subjects ranging from religion to philosophy to miracles.
He also translated and published in Malayalam the complete works of Abraham Kovoor. Some of his works josepph. Journalist — A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information.
A journalists work is called journalism, a journalist can work with general issues or specialize in certain issues. However, most journalists tend eramaruku specialize, and by cooperating with other journalists, for example, a sports journalist covers news within the world of sports, but this journalist may be a part of a newspaper that covers many different topics.
A reporter is a type of journalist who researches, writes, and reports on information in order to present in sources, conduct interviews, engage in research, and make reports.
The information-gathering part of a job is sometimes called reporting. Reporters may split their time working in a newsroom and going out to witness edamsruku or interviewing people. Reporters may be assigned a beat or area of coverage. Depending on the context, the term journalist may include various types of editors, editorial writers, columnists, Journalism has developed a variety of ethics and standards.
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While objectivity and a lack of bias are of concern and importance, more liberal types of journalism, such as advocacy journalism and activism. This has become prevalent with the advent of social media and blogs, as well as other platforms that are used to manipulate or sway social and political opinions.
These platforms often project extreme bias, as sources are not always held accountable or considered necessary in order to produce a written, nor did they often directly experience most social problems, or have direct access to expert insights.
These limitations were made worse by a media that tended to over-simplify issues and to reinforce stereotypes, partisan viewpoints. Organizations such as the Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders publish reports on press freedom, as of Novemberthe Committee to Protect Journalists reports that journalists have been killed worldwide since by murder, crossfire or combat, or on dangerous assignment. The Committee to Protect Journalists also reports that as of December 1stjournalists were jailed worldwide for journalistic activities.
The ten countries with the largest number of currently-imprisoned journalists are Turkey, China, Iran, Eritrea, Burma, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Cuba, Ethiopia, apart from the physical harm, journalists are harmed psychologically. This applies especially to war reporters, but their offices at home often do not know how to deal appropriately with the reporters they expose to danger. It was formed on 1 November following the States Reorganisation Act by combining Malayalam-speaking regions, spread over 38, km2, it is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea to the west.
With 33, inhabitants as per the Census, Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state. The region has been a prominent spice exporter since BCE, the Chera Dynasty was the first prominent kingdom based in Kerala, though it frequently struggled against attacks by the neighbouring Cholas and Pandyas.
In the 15th century, the spice trade attracted Portuguese traders to Kerala, after independence, Travancore and Cochin joined the Republic of India and Travancore-Cochin was given the status of a state in InKerala state was formed by merging Malabar district, Travancore-Cochin, Hinduism is practised by more than half of the population, followed by Islam and Christianity.
The culture is a synthesis of Aryan and Dravidian cultures, developed over millennia, under influences from other parts of India, the production of pepper and natural rubber contributes significantly to the total national output. In the agricultural sector, coconut, tea, coffee, cashew, the states coastline extends for kilometres, and around 1.
The state has the highest media exposure in India with newspapers publishing in nine languages, mainly English, Kerala is one of the prominent tourist destinations of India, with backwaters, beaches, Ayurvedic tourism and tropical greenery as its major attractions. The name Kerala has an uncertain etymology, One popular theory derives Kerala from Kera and alam is land, thus land of coconuts, this also happens to be a nickname for the state due to abundance of coconut trees and its use by the locals.
The word Kerala is first recorded in a 3rd-century BCE rock inscription left by the Maurya emperor Ashoka, the inscription refers to the local ruler as Keralaputra, or son of Chera. This contradicts the theory that Kera is from coconut tree, at that time, one of three states in the region was called Cheralam in Classical Tamil, Chera and Kera are variants of the same word. The word Cheral refers to the oldest known dynasty of Kerala kings and is derived from the Proto-Tamil-Malayalam word for lake, the earliest Sanskrit text to mention Kerala is the Aitareya Aranyaka of the Rigveda.
It is also mentioned in the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, the two Hindu epics, the Skanda Purana mentions the ecclesiastical office of the Thachudaya Kaimal who is referred to as Manikkam Keralar, synonymous with the deity of the Koodalmanikyam temple. According to Hindu mythology, the lands of Kerala were recovered from the sea by the warrior sage Parasurama.
Parasurama threw his axe across the sea, and the water receded as far as it reached, according to legend, this new area of land extended from Gokarna to Kanyakumari. The land which rose from sea was filled with salt and unsuitable for habitation, so Parasurama invoked the Snake King Vasuki, out of respect, Vasuki and all snakes were appointed as protectors and guardians of the land.
It is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India and was designated as a Classical Language in India in and it was developed to the current form mainly by the influence of the poet Thunchaththu Ezhuthachan in the 16th century.
Malayalam has official status in the state of Kerala and in the union territories of Lakshadweep.
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It belongs to the Dravidian family of languages and is spoken by some 38 million people, according to one theory, Malayalam originated from Middle Tamil in the 7th century. However, the current understanding proposes the separation of Malayalam from Proto-Dravidian in the pre-historic era, Malayalam incorporated many elements from Sanskrit through the ages.
Before Malayalam came into being, Old Tamil was used in literature and courts of a region called Tamilakam, including present day Kerala state, silappatikaramit was written by Chera prince Ilango Adigal from Chunkaparra, and is considered a classic in Sangam literature.
Modern Malayalam still preserves many words from the ancient Tamil vocabulary of Sangam literature, the earliest script used to write Malayalam was the Vatteluttu alphabet, and josdph the Kolezhuttu, which derived from it.
As Malayalam began to borrow words as well as the rules of grammar from Sanskrit. This developed into the modern Malayalam script, many medieval liturgical texts were written in an admixture of Sanskrit and early Malayalam, called Manipravalam. The oldest literary work in Malayalam, distinct from the Tamil tradition, is dated from between the 9th and 11th centuries, the first travelogue in any Indian language is the Malayalam Varthamanappusthakam, written by Paremmakkal Thoma Kathanar in Due to its lineage deriving from both Tamil and Sanskrit, the Malayalam script has the largest number of letters among the Indian language orthographies, the Malayalam script includes letters capable of representing almost all the sounds of all Indo-Aryan and Dravidian languages.
Malayalam serves as a language on the islands including the Mahl-dominated Minicoy Island. The word Malayalam originated moseph the Sanskrit resp, Malayalam words malai or mala, meaning hill, and elam, meaning region.
Malayalam thus translates as hill region and used to refer to the land of the Chera dynasty, the language Malayalam is alternatively called Alealum, Malayalani, Malayali, Malean, Maliyad, and Mallealle. The word Malayalam originally meant only for the name of joswph region, Malayanma or Malayayma represented the language.
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With the emergence of modern Malayalam language, the edamwruku of the language started to be known by the name of the region, hence now, the word Edamaeuku is considered by some to represent the olden Malayalam language.
The language got the name Malayalam during the mid 19th century, the origin of Malayalam, an independent offshoot of the proto-Dravidian language, has been edwmaruku continues to be an engaging pursuit among comparative historical linguists.
Sanal Edamaruku — Sanal Edamaruku is an Indian author and rationalist. He is the founder-president and editor of Rationalist International, the president of the Indian Rationalist Association, inhe was charged by a group of Catholics with blasphemy for his role in examining a claimed miracle at a local church in Mumbai. Born in a Christian-Hindu mixed marriage, he was brought up without any kind of religious influence.
At his parents insistence, he was the first student in India whose official school records listed no religion and he became a rationalist-atheist activist at the age of fifteen, after seeing a neighbourhood athletes death after her family refused medical treatment because they believed in faith healing.
Inhe obtained a degree in Political Science from the University of Kerala. Inhe received his MPhil degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, while writing his thesis towards his doctorate, he began working for the Afro-Asian Rural Reconstruction Organization.
He gave up his job in to focus more on the Indian Rationalist Association and he also has a diploma in journalism and appeared as a regular panelist in TV channels. Edamaruku has been active in the Indian Rationalist Association from the age of fifteen, before becoming the president inhe served as the General Secretary beginning inand has been the editor of its publication Modern Freethinker.
His many books and articles deal mainly with thoughts and against superstition in India. His writings in Rationalist International are translated into English, French, German, Edamaruku has carried out investigations and demonstrations which helped expose frauds, mystics and god men as well as conducting campaigns against superstition in Indian villages. He refers to this as Rationalist Reality Theatre These investigations have attracted the attention of print, the documentary film Guru Busters features Edamaruku and a team of rationalist campaigners on the road in Kerala giving public demonstrations of how to perform supposedly supernatural stunts.
He has helped in building Indian Atheist Publishers, which is now Asias largest free thought publishing house and he convened the three International Rationalist Conferences held inand In DecemberEdamaruku announced the launch of a new quarterly English language magazine The Rationalist on his blog, contributors will include international rationalists on several continents and content will focus on science, reason, critical thinking and human rights.
On 3 Marchwhile appearing on a panel TV show, the live show on India TV where the tantrik chanted mantras and performed a ceremony received a large boost in ratings. After his attempts failed the tantrik reported that Edamaruku must be under the protection of a powerful god, in MarchEdamaruku investigated a report that a crucifix at Our Lady of Velankanni church in Mumbai was dripping water from the feet.
This incident, though not claimed by the Catholic Church as a miracle, was believed by many to be one, research by Edamaruku indicated that the dripping was caused by capillary action from a clogged drain.
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YouTube Videos [show more]. Journalist [videos] A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other edamarjku information to the public. A television reporter speaking into a microphone in front of a camera. A houseboat in the Kerala backwaters. Parasuramasurrounded by settlers, commanding Varuna the Hindu God of water to part the seas and reveal Kerala. A dolmen erected by Neolithic josepj in Marayur.
Tharisapalli plates granted to Saint Thomas Christians testify that merchant guilds and trade corporations played a very significant role in the economy and social life during the Kulasekhara period.
A public notice board written using Malayalam script. The Malayalam language possesses official recognition in the state of Keralaand the union territories of Lakshadweep and Edamatuku. Kerala Sahitya Akademy at Thrissur. Malayalam letters on old Travancore Rupee coin. Shakuntala writes to Dushyanta. Painting by Raja Ravi Varma.
The poetry was translated by Kerala Varma as Abhijnanasakuntalam. Sanal Edamaruku is an Indian author and rationalist. Edamaruku demonstrating the trick to “create” holy ash in a village in Uttar Pradesh state in India.
Edamaruku demonstrating a levitation trick. Sanal Edamaruku speaking at The Amaz!