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How Dharavi transformed into mini Tamil Nadu on Pongal

Once a year, the bylanes of Dharavi provide the setting for a very special Tamil feast. With a sizeable Tamil population, the harvest festival of Pongal is celebrated with much vigour and zest in......

Pongalo Pongal! Tamil Nadu's biggest festival is here!

Over four days all of Tamil Nadu is caught up in celebrating Pongal, the state's harvest festival. From a bonfire to worshipping cattle, it is a throwback to a time when society was agrarian, says......

PM, Prez greet nation on Lohri, Makar Sankranti

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has greeted the nation on the occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal. In his message, Dr Singh said that these festivals mark the joy and hope that a new......

Supreme Court declines to stay Jallikattu

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay Tamil Nadu's traditional bullfight Jallikattu for the upcoming festival of Pongal starting next month.A bench comprising justices K S Radhakrishnan and......

Idli, dosa cheaper on Karunanidhi's 85th birthday

If you love eating idli, dosa, vada and pongal -- then you have a reason to smile. These food items will be cheaper by 10 to 15 per cent from Tuesday in Tamil Nadu. This is Chief Minister M......

Brand Amma's throwaway pricing

In 2001, J Jayalalitha, now in her third term as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, had expressed a wish to act as a mother to all Tamils. Known as amma, which is Tamil for mother, amongst her......

Gold demand in India firm as jewellers stock up

Gold demand in India, the world's biggest buyer of the metal, remained strong on Thursday as jewellers were restocking for a key festival, though retail demand was weak.The actively traded gold......

15 holidays for central govt staff in 2012

The government on Thursday released the list of 17 holidays for its staff in Delhi for 2012.However, three of these holidays fall on Sundays and one on a Saturday and hence the effective number of......

The inspiring story of Medak's women farmers

Twenty bullock carts decorated with paintings, colourful festoons, flowers, spikes of various crops and painted pots full of seeds of many varieties, moved along the streets of Pastapur, a small......

Telangana row hits Surat's textile industry

Political instability and violence following the demand to carve a separate state out of Andhra Pradesh has dented the Rs 40,000-crore (Rs 400 billion) Surat-based synthetic textile industry. The......

Amy Jackson celebrates Pongal

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: British actress Amy Jackson, whose latest Tamil film I is getting rave reviews, thanked her fans on Twitter. She......

Vikram's I is definitely a Pongal treat

Director Shankar’s I is an extravagant revenge saga that revolves around a beautiful tale of love sullied by jealousy, greed and anger, says S Saraswathi Director Shankar’s phenomenal......

Don't miss! Exciting Tamil releases this Pongal

It was going to be the clash of the titans this Pongal, with the phenomenal Shankar versus the critically acclaimed Gautam Menon, and Ajith vs Vikram. Much to the disappointment of movie buffs,......

Don't miss! Exciting Tamil releases this Diwali

Big banners and A-list stars prefer to release their films during big festivals. Diwali and Pongal hold the biggest attraction for the Tamil film industry. This year the fight is mainly between A R......

PIX: Sanjay Dutt celebrates Pongal

Sanjay Dutt, who will be next seen in the film Police Giri -- a remake of Vikram's hit Tamil film Saamy -- celebrated Pongal in Chennai recently with actor-director K S Ravikumar and actor......
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Where gods descend on humans

Despite the festivities, the loud music and the crowds, most temples in the state have an air of sobriety, even silence. Devotees entering the... ...

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Ayurveda in everyday food

A love for traditional healing and kitchen experiments led Pankhuri Agarwal to write her cookbook, Karmaa Kitchen. Twenty-nine-year-old Pankhuri... ...

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Take off with a slice of the south

Comment · print · T T T+· T- From designer wear to handlooms to duty-free perfumes. TOPICS Kempegowda International Airport... ...

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Queuing up for the famed and patented Sri Vari Laddu at Tirupati

Back from a recent trip to Tirupati, recounts her time queuing up for the famed and patented Tirupati or Sri Vari Laddu dna Time, Hindu... ...

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No pun, only fun intended

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Welcome to the show: Were not so serious. Photo: Special Arrangement TOPICS Stand-up comedy team, The... ...

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