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Ethiopia ‘breaks’ tree-planting record to tackle climate change

As reported by BBC, Ethiopia has planted more than 350 million trees in a day, a figure by officials, where they believe is a world record. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is leading the project, which aims to counter the effects of deforestation and climate change in the drought-prone country. The UN says Ethiopia’s forest coverage declined from 35% of total

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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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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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More Mother Tongue Programmes at Singapore Schools

THE learning of mother tongues in Singapore schools is being enhanced on various fronts, from more support for those struggling with Chinese, Malay and Tamil to more opportunities for those who do well to deepen their knowledge. A two-year programme that weaves in creative ways to learn Chinese, Malay or Tamil literature through immersion trips and camps, which until now

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Huawei now world’s 2nd-biggest smartphone maker after Samsung

HUAWEI overtook Apple to claim the No. 2 spot in smartphones in the first quarter of 2019, moving a step closer to its avowed ambition of displacing Samsung at the top of the market. The networking giant, shrugging off a barrage of accusations that it aids Chinese espionage (which it’s repeatedly denied), grew shipments 50 per cent from a year

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Farmer’s daughter from Tamil Nadu wins first Gold medal for India!

Tamil Nadu Athlete Gomathi Marimuthu has won a Gold medal in the Asian Athletics championships held at Doha, Qatar, clinching the medal in the 800 m race event. It must be noted that this was India’s first Gold in the tournament. Gomathi hails from Mudikandam village near Trichy and is from a family dependent on agriculture. Born in an economically

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Tamil Nadu’s Adichanallur relics are 2,900 years old between 905 BC and 696 BC

Chennai: The Madras high court has said based on the Carbon dating report regarding samples taken from Adichanallur site, the Archaeological Survey of India has to take a decision whether it is going to excavate on its own or the Central government is going to permit the state government in this regard. A division bench comprising Justices N.Kirubakaran and S.S.Sundar said,

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