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Real History of Thai Pongal – The Harvest Festival

Tamil festival of Thai Pongal is a thanks giving ceremony in which the farmers celebrate the event to thank the spirits of nature spirit, the Sun and the farm animals for their assistance in providing a successful harvest. The rest of the people celebrate the festival to pay their thanks to the farmers for the production of food. This festival

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Hindu caste injustice-3,000 Tamils to convert to Islam after Coimbatore wall collapse

Discriminated, denied, and arrested for demanding their rights, more than 3,000 members who belong or are linked to the Tamil Puligal Katchi, a Dalit political outfit at Tamil Nadu, India will be converting to Islam in multiple phases from 5th January of 2020. The reason cited was the injustice meted out to the poor Tamil Dalits at Nadur village in

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Tamil Nadu’s Kallanai Dam – Oldest Dam in the World still in use

November 20th is a appreciation day dedicated to all engineers around the world. The reason is engineers plays a key part in development of human civilization. Their innovation, creativity and a wealth of knowledge, has created lot of technical wonders. One such engineering marvel is the Grand Anicut or Kallanai Dam built more than 2,000 years ago by the Chola King

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2,600 years old Keezhadi: Link between Tamil Nadu and Indus Valley Civilisation

In what may be a major discovery for Tamil’s history as per 5th excavation report released on 19 September 2019 by TN Archeological Department, artefacts found in excavations carried out at Keezhadi in Tamil Nadu’s Sivagangai district have determined a possible link between the scripts of the Indus Valley Civilisation and Tamil Brahmi, which is the precursor to modern Tamil.

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Titan does a first, launches Tamil script embossed watch collection

For the first time in their 35-year-long history, well known watchmaker TITAN has launched a limited edition ‘Tamil Nadu Collection’ with ‘Titan’ brand embossed in ‘Tamil’ script as a tribute to the state of Tamil Nadu. The collection, which Titan says is a “celebration of Tamil Nadu’s culture, literature and architecture” comprises seven watches whose designs pay tribute to the state’s

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Keezhadi excavations: Court orders transfer of ASI officer Amarnath Ramakrishna back to Tamil Nadu

The Madras High Court on March 15 has directed the central government to transfer Amarnath Ramakrishna, the Archeological Survey of India officer who led the Keezhadi excavations, back to Tamil Nadu. The Centre has been granted 15 days to bring the officer’s transfer into effect. The officer was shunted out to Assam in 2017. The order came on a petition filed

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