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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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Rajinikanth says his RMM not contesting in upcoming Parliamentary elections

I’m not contesting in the upcoming parliamentary election. Tamil Nadu state assembly election is our target. In the upcoming Parliamentary election, my support is for no party. So don’t use Rajini Makkal Mandram and Rajini Rasigar Mandram name, my photo, mandram flag in support of any party’s campaign. Water scarcity is the important problem of Tamil Nadu. In the upcoming

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