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55 injured in Jallikattu

Stone-pelting and injury to 55 people marred Tamil Nadu's age-old sport of taming wild bulls in Alanganallur on Thursday in connection with Pongal (the harvest festival) and local temple......

'We'll let loose 300 bulls. What'll the cops do?'

A day before the Tamil harvest festival Pongal, Alanganallur village, 18 km from Madurai district, is abuzz with festive anticipation.A huge mandap greets you in the village centre. At least a......

TN villagers fast to protest bullfight ban

Two days after the Supreme Court bannedJallikattu (bull fight), the residents of Alanganallur and Palamedu villages in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu observed a one-day fast on Sunday morning,......

Cowboys, bulls and tamers rock TN's Jallikattu!

The final day of Jallikattu lived up to all the hype surrounding the tremendously popular sport. A Ganesh Nadar shares his ringside view with us. The night before Jallikattu – an ancient bull......

Tamil Nadu geared up for Jallikattu on Monday

People inMadurai district of Tamil Nadu are all geared up for the traditional three-daybullfight event, Jallikattu. Jallikattu is organised as a part of the harvest festival of Pongal, which will......

Why healthcare sector is upbeat about telemedicine

Karutha Gengachi, a 47 year-old single woman in Alanganallur near Madurai in Tamil Nadu had trouble in her eyes for some time. It got so bad that she could barely see anything and neighbours had......
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Q. Wha tdo u understand by teh term :Jalli Kattu: Where it is performed annually?? in India ??
:  A. Jallikattu is a bull taming sport played in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebration. This is one of the oldest living ancient sports seen in the...... more

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Q. The origin behind Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu ?
SriniVenkat:  A. The term Jallikattu comes from the term "Salli" kassu (coins) and "Kattu" (meaning a package) tied to the horns of the bulls as...... more

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Perishing coconut crop worries farmers in Madurai district

MADURAI: Drought conditions in the last three years has taken a heavy toll on the coconut crop in the district and according to a survey taken by... ...

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Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Farmers submit petitions to Collector L. Subramanian at a meeting at the Madurai Collectorate on... ...

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Clearing of wild bushes along Periyar Main Canal under way

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Photo: R. Ashok Public Works Department officials clearing wild growth along Periyar Main Canal ahead of... ...

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Alanganallur Town Panchayat bags award

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Alanganallur Town Panchayat was adjudged the second best town panchayat in the State and the officials... ...

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Woman cop who took on sand mafia gets Tamil Nadu govt's Kalpana Chawla award

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday presented the annual Kalpana Chawla award for courage and daring enterprise to... ...

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