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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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/wha-tdo-u-understand-by-teh-term-jalli-kattu-where-it-is-per//answers/15763591

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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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-origin-behind-jallikattu-in-tamil-nadu-/15763563/answers/6313944

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Jallikattu lovers upbeat over govt decision to reverse stand on bulls

MADURAI: In a major fillip to jallikattu enthusiasts and bull owners, the Centre has reversed its stand and pulled out bulls from the list of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Jallikattu-lovers-upbeat-over-govt-decision-to-reverse-stand-on-bulls/articleshow/33527448.cms
Madurai village to boycott poll seeking nod for holding jallikattu

MADURAI: Boycott of election by voters is not new. Karadikal village in Madurai wants to use the forthcoming election as an opportunity to... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Madurai-village-to-boycott-poll-seeking-nod-for-holding-jallikattu/home/lok/sabha/elections/2014/news/Madurai-village-to-boycott-poll-seeking-nod-for-holding-jallikattu/articleshow/32986405.cms
Glaucoma doesn't spare even teens, doctors say

MADURAI: Glaucoma, a disease which damages the optic nerve, is now found even among youth in the city. Incidence among teens is also not unheard of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Glaucoma-doesnt-spare-even-teens-doctors-say/articleshow/32170181.cms
PETA crys foul over Jallikattu, demands ban

People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has claimed that Jallikattu is an inherently cruel activity which causes death and serious... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2345850&n_date=20140223&cat=India
Horticulture taken up to tackle drought in Madurai district

The National Horticulture Mission has recorded a steady increase in the cultivation of mango, amla and guava in the Alanganallur and Kottampatti... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/horticulture-taken-up-to-tackle-drought-in-madurai-district/article5695484.ece

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