Category Archives: Tamizhar History

Ancient China and Tamil Nadu’s thousands of years of Friendship

The Chinese and Tamil communities have celebrated thousands of years of friendship. And this rich bilateral exchange has been recorded by several monks and traders. The history of Tamil-Chinese interactions dates back two thousand years ago. From the renowned Buddhist monk XuanZang to nameless explorers, numerous Chinese travellers and historians have left notes on Tamil people and the ancient Tamil

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Cambodia to build Rajendra Chola statue and introduce Thirukkural in school syllabus

TAMIL NADU: The Angkor Thamil Sangam and Pannattu Thamilar Naduvam along with The Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, and Seenu Gnanam Travels are planning to unveil the statues of Chola emperor Rajendra Chola and Khmer emperor Suryavarman I in Siem Reap, Cambodia in May 2022 to commemorate the friendship of these two great kings in the region. Also

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Stone inscription with Tamil and Mandarin script found in China

MADURAI: A 13th century stone inscription with Tamil and Mandarin scripts has been discovered in Quanzhou, an ancient port city in Fujiyan province, South East China, and it has been deciphered by an amateur archaeologist in Dindigul. Archaeologist V Narayanamoorthy said that many people with archaeology as common interest led by Orissa Balu, historian and Tamil researcher, had formed a

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Anjalay Coopen: Tamil Lady ‘Kabali’ of Mauritius

This year marks the 76th anniversary of the Belle Vue Harel massacre, which took place on 27th September 1943. During this terrible event, four sugarcane workers, including Anjalay Coopen, were killed and became the martyrs of the Mauritian working class movement. She died in a gunshot in protest for the right of her co-workers, at young age of 37 with

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The 2,500 year-old Tamil City that Once Clothed Rome!

Kodumanal is a unassuming village in Tamil Nadu and it would be a stretch – both geographically and imaginatively, to say that it had, or has, anything remotely to do with the city of Rome in Italy. But as they say – fact can sometimes be stranger than fiction, and as archaeological excavations has revealed, the village was a prominent

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கீழடியில் இரட்டைச் சுவர் கண்டுபிடிப்பு: தோண்ட, தோண்ட தொல்பொருட்கள்

முக்கிய இந்திய நாளிதழ்கள் சிலவற்றில் வெளியான கட்டுரைகள் மற்றும் செய்திகளைத் தொகுத்து வழங்குகிறோம். இந்து தமிழ்: ‘கீழடியில் இரட்டைச் சுவர் கண்டுபிடிப்பு’ சிவகங்கை மாவட்டம், திருப்புவனம் அருகே கீழடியில் நடைபெறும் 5-ம் கட்ட அகழாய்வில் அருகருகே 2 சுவர்கள் கண்டுபிடிக்கப்பட்டன. கீழடியில் 2015-ம் ஆண்டில் மத்திய தொல்லியல் துறை அகழாய்வை மேற்கொண்டது. இதில் ஆயிரக்கணக்கான தொல் பொருட் கள் கண்டறியப்பட்டன. இவற்றை பரிசோதித்ததில் 2,500 ஆண்டுகள் பழமையான நகர நாகரீகம் கீழடியில் இருந்துள்ளது கண்டறியப்பட்டது. தொடர்ந்து மத்திய தொல்லியல் துறை 2-ம் கட்ட மற்றும்

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Kuyili: The Brave Tamil Commander Whose Sacrifice Remains An Unsung Tale

It is not common knowledge that Velu Nachiyar (1730-96), the Queen of Sivagangai, was the first ruler in the Indian history to wage a war against the British colonisers in 1780, about seventy-seven years before what we believed to be the First War of Independence took place. What is perhaps even lesser known is that the strategy that helped her

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