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Creators thrilled at popularity of ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ in India: 'Feels like a dream... unbelievably happy'

September 21, 2021 12:16 pm

‘Manike Mage Hithe’: A song from Sri Lanka that is viral on Instagram has spawned covers in several regional languages in India. A look at what has made the Sinhala song so popular

Tamil is the Language of Gods, says Madras High Court

September 13, 2021 1:20 pm

A bench of Justice N Kirubakaran, since retired, and Justice B Pugalendhi, in a recent order also said that in our country "it is made to believe that Sanskrit alone is Gods' language."

Village Cooking Channel, of Rahul Gandhi's mushroom biryani fame, reaches 1 crore YouTube subscribers

July 05, 2021 8:24 pm

The channel creators donated Rs 10 lakh to Tamil Nadu chief minister’s Covid-19 relief fund after YouTube recognised them with the diamond play button.

June 5, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Lanka Emergency

June 04, 2021 11:05 pm

Opposition sources alleged that security forces shot and killed at least five people in Jaffna.

Amazon Prime's 'The Family Man 2' seeks to portray Tamils as vicious, must be dropped: Seeman

May 21, 2021 10:01 pm

The web series is set for release on June 4.

Enjoy Enjaami: Tamil song by Dhee and rapper Arivu goes viral, celebrates our shared existence with nature

March 24, 2021 9:03 am

Enjoy Enjaami has garnered 1.2 million views on YouTube so far, with Siddharth, Pa Ranjith and Swetha Mohan praising the song. Enjoy Enjaami lyrics were penned by Arivu.

Last Tamil school closed in Ahmedabad; TN CM urges Rupani to intervene

September 25, 2020 6:21 pm

Parents and children have been carrying silent protests on the school campus against the closure order.

Explained: The troubled history of the Sri Lankan national anthem in Tamil

February 05, 2020 9:35 am

The previous Maithripala Sirisena government would sing the anthem in both Sinhala and Tamil, to boost ethnic harmony in the country. On February 4, the Gotabaya Rajapaksa regime changed the practice.

Linguistic minority students exempted from writing Tamil exam till 2022

September 24, 2019 9:03 am

Allowing pleas moved by various linguistic minority schools, a full bench of the high court comprising justices S Manikumar, Abdul Quddhose and Subramonium Prasad granted the reprieve.

How Tamil stand-up comedy is gaining popularity in state

August 20, 2019 7:28 pm

Though still in its infancy, Tamil stand-up comedy comedians have carved a niche for themselves in households across Tamil Nadu.


Kalaignar Karunanidhi passes away at 94

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passes away at 94

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.