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Three dead, several injured during Jallikattu events across Tamil Nadu

January 17, 2020 8:12 pm

With the Tamil Nadu government taking precautions this year to reduce casualties, more than 2,000 police personnel were deployed at Alanganallur to ensure security and crowd management during the event. Several ambulances were also stationed around the arena.

Kiran Bedi shares video of woman dancing at Pongal event, dancer gets praise

January 15, 2020 1:37 pm

The Puducherry Lieutenant Governor shared a video of an elderly woman dancing during an event at Raj Niwas on the occasion of Pongal, and praise poured in for the woman in the video.

Happy Pongal Images 2020: Whatsapp Wishes, Quotes, Messages, Status and Photos

January 15, 2020 3:52 pm

Happy Pongal 2020 Wishes Images, Status, Quotes, Wallpapers, SMS, Messages, Photos: Make your day even more special by sharing these wishes with your loved ones.

Chennai traffic police put in restrictions to streamline special Pongal buses

January 14, 2020 8:20 pm

The restrictions were announced on January 13. All buses bound for Puducherry, Cuddalore and Chidambaram along the East Coast Road will depart only from the K K Nagar bus station.

Happy Pongal 2020: Wishes Images, Status, Quotes, Messages, Photos, and Greetings

January 15, 2020 3:53 pm

Happy Pongal 2020 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Wallpapers, SMS, Messages, Photos, Pics: The word 'pongal' means "to boil" in Tamil. The festival is celebrated as a thanksgiving ceremony for the year's harvest.

Pongal 2020: Date, History, Importance and Significance of this popular harvest festival

January 14, 2020 6:45 pm

Pongal 2020 date: This year, the harvest festival starts from January 15 and ends on January 18. Different activities like cooking delicious Pongal, drawing kolam, etc, are part of this three-day Hindu festival.

Pongal 2020 Date: When is Pongal in India?

January 13, 2020 6:44 pm

Pongal 2020 Date in Tamil Nadu India: It should be noted that Thai Pongal is the first day of the Thai month, as per the Tamil solar calendar.

This Boghi, exchange your recyclable household items at Chennai corporation's 'Swap Shop'

January 11, 2020 6:09 pm

The two-day Swap Shop helps citizens swap items that they do not need in exchange for items that they want, with the aim of reducing the waste footprint per person and the volume of waste that is generated in Chennai.

TNSTC to operate over 30,000 special buses for Pongal between Jan 11-14

January 09, 2020 6:12 pm

The special buses will be operated by the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) from five bus stations in Chennai, namely Tambaram, Poonamallee, Koyambedu, Madhavaram and Saidapet.

Happy Pongal 2019: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Status, Wallpapers, SMS, Messages, Photos, Pics

January 15, 2019 7:38 am

Happy Pongal 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Wallpapers, SMS, Messages, Photos, Pics: To celebrate familial love and bonding, let us help you wish your loved ones with these messages and wishes.


Pongal 2020: Members of the Tamil community celebrate Pongal at Dharavi in Mumbai

January 15, 2020 8:43 pm

Pongal 2020: Also known as Thai Pongal, the festival is celebrated with a ritualistic event of boiling freshly harvested rice with fresh milk and jaggery in a new clay pot.

Pongal Kolam Rangoli Designs 2020 Images: Amazing and simple rangoli designs for Pongal

January 14, 2020 2:04 pm

Check out these easy and beautiful designs for Pongal Kolam.

Happy Pongal 2020: Celebrate Pongal with these special messages, wishes

January 14, 2020 9:28 am

Pongal 2020 wishes: What makes Pongal more special is the gathering of friends and family for the joyous celebrations. To help you wish your loved ones thoughtfully, we have compiled here a list of messages, greetings and SMS. Happy Pongal!

Happy Pongal Images 2019: Here's how people across India are celebrating the festival

January 17, 2019 7:02 am

This year, Pongal will start from Tuesday, January 15 and will continue till Friday, January 18. The festival coincides with another harvest festival Makar Sankranti which is primarily celebrated in North India.

Makar Sankranti and Pongal 2018: How people across India are celebrating the festivals

January 15, 2018 4:53 pm

The year has just began and with that a string of festivals have also started. People in different parts of the country are busy celebrating Makar Sankranti and Pongal, marking the onset of spring and the harvest season.

Pongal 2018: Beautiful Kolam and Rangoli designs to decorate during Pongal festivities

January 14, 2018 10:09 am

Celebrate Pongal with these colourful and creative Kolam (Rangoli) designs at your doorstep. Take inspiration from our compilation and bring the brightness of these colours to your home this festival.

Happy Pongal: Colourful rangolis, bonfires and cultural programmes mark three-day harvest festival

January 15, 2016 3:43 pm

Colourful rangolis, bonfires and cultural programmes marked the Pongal celebrations, the three-day harvest festival of the Telugu community.

Usher in the harvest season with these Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu recipes

January 14, 2016 11:46 am

This is the month when the sound of til gud ghya, god god bola will resonate in every Maharashtrian home and every family in Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and the northern plains of India will stuff their mouth full with several dishes combining sesame seeds and/or jaggery. How many combinations of these can there possibly be in one country? Lots. Here are a few to inspire the cook in you, and excite the foodies in your family.


South India celebrates Pongal with great fervour

January 14, 2016 12:48 pm

Madurai, Chennai, Jan 14 (ANI): Tamil Nadu celebrated the harvest festival of Pongal with great zeal and fervor on Thursday. People worshipped local Gods and offered sugarcane and observed fast among other forms of celebrations like cooking mush, porridge, curd rice, poli, payasam etc. Educational institutions in the state held special programmes on the occasion. Dressed in traditional wear, college students in Madurai city prepared beautiful patterns with powdered colours, apart from cooking porridge and other delicacies on the festival. Meanwhile, sugarcane markets remained abuzz in capital Chennai city as people thronged the markets to buy the festival essential.

Amit Shah celebrates Makar Sankranti

January 14, 2016 10:08 am

Ahmedabad, Jan 14 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Thursday celebrated Makar Sankranti and flew kites on the occasion. Makar Sankranti is a harvest festival celebrated over India and Nepal on the joy of getting new crops for farmers. Makar Sankranti is observed with various names in different regions of India; Pongal in Tamil, Lohri in Punjab, Uttarayan in Gujarat.

Pilgrims take holy dip at Triveni Sangam

January 13, 2016 5:56 am

Allahabad, Jan 13 (ANI): Ahead of Makar Sankranti, a large numbers of pilgrims have started taking holy dips at the Triveni Sangam in Allahabad since early Wednesday morning. Makar Sankranti is one of the most auspicious festivals celebrated with tartness on 14th January every year across India. Makar Sankranti is observed with various names in different regions of India, Pongal in Tamil, Lohri in Punjab, Uttarayan in Gujrat, Maghi and Khichdi are some other names of the same festival.