tamil Nadu has been ranked No 1 by the Economic Freedom Rankings for the States of India 
Possessing the fifth largest economy (2004–2005) among states in India, Tamil Nadu is also the second most industrialised state next to Maharastra.
It ranks second in per capita income (2004–2005) among...
The Tamil Sangams were assemblies of Tamil scholars and poets that, according to traditional Tamil accounts, occurred in the remote past. Some scholars believe that these assemblies were originally known as kooṭal or gathering...
The Tamils are an ethic group and lives in southern India and on Sri Lanka (mainly in the state of Tamil Nadu); it is an island of 21 million people odd the southern tip of India. According to a 2001 government census, most Tamils live in the eastern and the northern Sri Lanka, and they comprise approximately...
There are lots of temples in Tamil Nadu where Siva is worshipped as Nataraja.
Lord Siva, as the god of dance is known as Nataraja. There are lots of temples in India and especially in Tamil Nadu where Siva is worshipped as Nataraja. But, there are mainly five places in Tamil Nadu where the cult of Nataraja...
Discourse On the Tamil Tigers
“I would prefer to die in honour rather than being caught alive by the enemy” (Towards Liberation 83). V. Prabakaran, leader and founder of the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam), said this during an exclusive interview with the magazine the “Sunday.” This statement...
of 6 Indian states have crossed 70 year mark. And of those six, 3 have crossed the 80th 'milestone'. Kerala CM A S Achuthanandan is 86 followed by Tamil Nadu CM K Karunanidhi (85) and Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal (82). The members of 70-club are Uttarakhand CM Dr B C Khanduri (75), Assam CM Tarun Gogoi...
long, 45-65 million years old mountain range which extends from south of the Tapti River in the border of Gujarat and Maharshtra to Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, covering six states ( Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Kerala) in India.
The rich biodiversity of the region has made it an important...
Sinhalese, became the ofﬁcial Sri Lankan language. The Tamils had hoped that the island’s independence would bring equality to the country, but the cultural differences were just too great. Rioting broke out in 1958, followed by some compromises with the Tamils. The Sinhalese prime minister was assassinated...
Who is this Raja Raja Cholan (more precisely, Raja Raja Cholan-I)? Readers who are fans of the popular Tamil novelist Kalki may be familiar with his historical novel “Ponniyin Selvan”. That novel is woven around the life of Raja Raja Cholan, also known an Arunmoli. Of course, much of the novel and many...
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5 Indian Railways
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7 Chronology of major incidents
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of moving image
Filmmaking, the process of making a film
Movie theater, a building in which films are shown
Cinema (2008 film) or Bommalattam, a Tamil film
Cinema (TV channel), a defunct Scandinavian movie channel
Cinema 4D, a 3D graphics applicationCinema may refer to:
Film, a series of still...
July 2015) was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. A career scientist turned reluctant politician, Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He spent the next four decades as a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the Defence...
writing. His stereotypical comments aimed at both Tamil and Malay communities as well. In his autobiography, Growing, he says Jaffna “is inhabited by Tamils who are Hindus and generally darker and dourer than the Sinhalese”(149)and also the word “Tamil” has been used consecutively in The Village in the...
The Sri Lankan Tamils fought back against their oppressors, but the Negroes in Mississippi Burning did not fight back. The Tamils in Sri Lanka had started the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to fight against the injustice the Sinhalese were giving them, but the Negroes did not start anything...
Chola Nadu (Tamil: சோழநாடு) is a region of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. It encompasses the lower reaches of the Kaveri River and its delta, and formed the cultural homeland and political base of the Chola Dynasty which ruled most of South India and parts of Sri Lanka and South-East Asia between...
including colored rice, dry flour, (colored) sand or even flower petals. Similar practices are followed in different Indian states: in Tamil Nadu, there is Kolam in Tamil Nadu; Mandana in Rajasthan; Chowkpurna in Northern India; Alpana in West Bengal; Aripana in Bihar; Chowk pujan in Uttar Pradesh; Muggu...
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desire to protect and build upon a minority language or religion and the feeling or being mistreated due to being an ethnic minority for example the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka. Separatism can lead to a wide range of consequences that range from the collapse of governments and civil wars to, more political...
life there. In boarding school, where not all the caretaking staff or shop keepers and taxi drivers knew English, learning Tamil, the ethnic language, was a survival skill. In Tamil, I can still recite the three crucial phrases that got me through boarding school life, the most repeated being, “Anna (big...
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam born October 15, 1931, Tamil Nadu, India, usually referred to as Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam^, was the eleventh President of India, serving from 2002 to 2007. Due to his unconventional working style, he is also popularly known as the People's President. Before...
is non-greasy lightly spiced and a gourmet’s delight. Pepper chops, chicken curry, keema vadas, meatball curries are some of the exotic fare of the Tamils. In the old days, ragi was popular and cooked ragi balls were eaten with hot curries. Indeed, eating ragi (made into, balls with the fingers) are dipped...
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"Born on 15 October 1931 at Dhanushkodi in the Rameswaram district of Tamil Nadu, Abdul Kalam’s father had to rent boats out to fishermen to pay this genius’ school fees. He received secondary education at the Schwartz School...
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today dominates two-thirds of the global diamond
trade. The Nadar caste runs over three-fourths of the retail trade,
match works, and fireworks in Tamil Nadu. In Tirupur, Goundar caste
entrepreneurs, 80 per cent of whom are not even matriculates, compete
at the global level, exporting knitwear garments...
irrespective of boards.
Tamil Nadu claims to rank as one of the most literate states in the country with wide spread availability of schools and colleges. Under the present system our students are examined in such a way that they score 100% marks even in subjects like English and Tamil. Through this book...
West Bengal |
2 | Aranmula Kannadi | Handicraft | Kerala |
3 | Pochampalli Ikat | Handicraft | Andhra Pradesh |
4 | Salem Fabric | Handicraft | Tamil Nadu |
5 | Chanderi Fabric | Handicraft | Madhya Pradesh |
6 | Solapur Chaddar | Handicraft | Maharashtra |
7 | Solapur Terry Towel | Handicraft...
Variation in Tamil
Tamil is one of the ancient languages of the world with records inthe language dating back over two millennia. Its origins are notprecisely known, but it developed and flourished in India as a language with a rich literature. With an estimated 30,000inscriptions, Tamil has the largest...
have more flops.
Wanted, Ghajini, Bhool Bhulaiya apart from being blockbuster hits, they were remakes of regional movies, not just them but also many Tamil – Telugu movies in the period of 1992-1996 were either dubbed or remade in Hindi.
Bollywood has become synonymous with the Indian Film Industry. But...
citizenship rights responsible for the conflict between Sinhalese and Tamils?
The Sinhalese and the Tamils have been having conflict in Sri Lanka. Most of the issues revolve around the discriminatory policies against the Tamils practiced by the Sri Lankan government which prefers Sinhalese, the majority...
specifications are diversified.
Impact stone crusher uses new concept crushing technology with innovative design principle,project for sand manufacturing in Tamil fully meets the crushing of different material specifications and the new technology requirements of "more crushing less grinding". This machine...
India, including the cinematic culture of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Haryana,Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. Indian films came to be followed throughout South Asia and the Middle East. The cinema as a medium gained popularity in the country...
Karnataka alleges that these agreements have been unfairly made and demanded a review. Tamil Nadu says it has developed 3,000,000acres of land and any change would destroy the lives of millions of farmers History of the dispute It has been on since 1807 but somehow the British mediated and silenced...
its rice; it has three crops a year. Musiris was the first Indian emporium, and it was mentioned that even Apostle Thomas was there. Tamil Nadal is the Roman Empire. Tamil Nadal was the world’s last classical civilization. The city capital is Madurai. Indians worshiped the cities goddess, Meenakshi. Ancient...
perception towards Pondicherry literature in a chronological form.
Literature on Voyages :
The French literature projected its reflection in the Tamil literature by 17th century, with the help of La Foutaine’s, acquaintance with Francois Bernier, philosopher and scholar of the period and brought out...
Educational Platform of Tamil Nadu
Introduction of Samacheer Kalvi
Samacheer Kalvi is a new education system which has brought about noticeable changes. It was formed with the great vision of providing equal education to all students of different classes. This system is also known as Tamil Nadu Uniform System...
ember or perceived not as a fire but as a well spring of hope. What can explain the regional differences in public responses to SEZ?
The state of Tamil Nadu has been proactive in implementing SEZ policy both at the regional level as well as at the central policy levels. Mukherji and Shivpuri Singh argue...
movement was launched in a bid to slowly phase out English, replacing it with Sinhala or Tamil. However, shortly after the departure of the British the campaign, due to various political reasons, evolved from Sinhala and Tamil to replace English to just Sinhala replacing English.
In 1956, the first election...
5. Which is the most ancient Dravidian language?
6. Which university had its own laboratory and furnaces?
emblem of Tamil Nadu contains the tower or gopuram of the popular Srivilliputhur Andal Temple at the center in yellow colour. The base consists of the Indian emblem (Sarnath Lion Capital) at the center in red colour with the Indian flag on both sides.The emblem also has 2 inscriptions in Tamil script,...
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The deadliest terrorist group of Srilanka, LTTE was founded by Velupillai Prabhakaran in May 1976, possessing a sophisticated military. However...
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (Tamil: தமிழீழவிடுதலைப்புலிகள், ISO 15919: tamiḻ iiḻa viṭutalaip pulikaḷ; commonly known as the LTTE or the Tamil Tigers) is a militant organization based in northern Sri Lanka. Founded in 1976, it has since actively waged a violent secessionist campaign that seeks...
Designation and Address : : Dr. K.R.Sundaravaradarajan Professor & Head, Department of Agrl. Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India 3. Date of Birth 4. Father’s Name 5. Experience in Years 6. Residential Address : : : : 30-07-1962 T. Ramachandran 20 years 36,Kamaleshwar...
Hydro Electric Power Plant in Tamil Nadu
Amaravathi Dam at Amaravathinagar, 25 km south on SH 17 from Udumalpet, is located in Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary in Coimbatore district,Tamil Nadu, India. The 9.31 km², 33.53 m deep Amaravathi Reservoir was created by this steep dam. It was built primarily...
Year 2013 was looked upon as the milestone for Indian cinema as the industry celebrated 100 years of entertainment and establishment. Hindi, Bhojpuri, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujrati, Punjabi, Haryanvi, Bengali etc are some of the main contributors in the process and have provided certain legendary...
amongst scholarly literature and within the general population, that CSE (its lexicon/syntax/etc.) is predominantly Chinese- or Malay-based and that Tamil has only had minimal influences (Leimgruber, 2009). However, little thought has been given, by the general population at least, as to why exactly this...
Lakshadweep and Mahé. It is spoken by 35.9 million people. Malayalam is also spoken in the Nilgiris district, Kanyakumari district and Coimbatore of Tamil Nadu, Dakshina Kannada, Bangalore and Kodagu districts of Karnataka. Overseas it is also used by a large population of Indian expatriates...
me to find out, atleast, how the caste I belong to- Kongu Vellalar Gounder (in Tamil Nadu) actually came into existence. The following has been highly drawn from secondary sources.
* Gounders! Who are they?
The Tamil country was ruled mainly by three dynasties- Pandyas, Cheras and Cholas. During...
Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka
The Tamil Tigers immigrated to Sri Lanka from southern India and made up ten to fifteen percent of the population. The Tigers were the minority when compared to the Sinhalese, who represented seventy-five percent of the population. Right away there was ethnic conflict due...
between the two neighbouring States of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka has reached a flashpoint with the issue before the Supreme Court. Despite court orders and the Prime Minister’s mediation on the issue, Karnataka has stopped the flow of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu on the ground that the farmers on...
professionals in Tamil Nadu, India. An actor, Mr Suriya Sivakumar in the year of 2005, started this foundation with the help of his family and friends. The reason behind the establishment of this foundation was to help illiterate children and also overcome child labour, child poverty in Tamil Nadu The students...
in the BJP led by Shankersinh Vaghela, who has won most of the subsequent polls.
Gujarat has 13 universities and four agricultural universities.
Tamil Nadu's population grew by 11.19% between 1991 and 2001, the second lowest rate for that period (after Kerala) amongst populous states (states whose...
funded with 70% loan assistance from HUDCO with 13% interest per annum repayable over the period of 15 years. The remaining 30% is provided by the Tamil Nadu Government as margin money. The TNSCB makeS sure that the temporary shelter put up earlier to resettle the slum families are cleared soon after...
section took the lead in
initiating efforts to abolish laws and customs, which suppressed the women in society. If
the girls today outshine the boys in Tamil Nadu, in academic excellence, the credit
should go to E. V. R. Periyar and others. This chapter highlights the contribution of
Periyar to women’s...
Brihadeeswara Temple, also called RajaRajeswara Temple at Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a Hindu templededicated to Shiva. It is an important example of Tamil architecture achieved during the Chola dynasty. The temple is part of theUNESCO World Heritage Site known as...
The Chola Dynasty (Tamil: சோழர் குலம், IPA: ['ʧoːɻə]) was a Tamil dynasty that ruled primarily in southern India until the 13th century. The dynasty originated in the fertile valley of the Kaveri River. Karikala Chola was the most famous among the early Chola kings, while Aditya I, Parantaka I, Rajaraja...
Ar Rahman Biography
Allah Rakha Rahman (Tamil: ஏ.ஆர்.ரகுமான்; born January 6, 1967 as A. S. Dileep Kumar in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India) is an Academy award winning Indian film composer, record producer and musician. His work has garnered considerable acclaim and a large global fan base since his film...
Lanka became a democratic socialist republic, (1978)the Tamils of the north wanted to be an independent state and acted out through violence The first efforts toward peace were in 1985 at the Thimpu Talks which consisted of Tamil Delegation and Sri Lanka Delegation trying to sort out their...
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A. K. Ramanujan (16 March 1929 - 13 July 1993)
Attipate Krishnaswami Ramanujan (Kannada: ್್್್್್್್್
್್್್್್್್್್್ ್್್್್್್್್) (Tamil: ್್್್್್್್್್್್
್್್್್್್್್್್್್ ್್್್್್್್್) also known as A. K.
Ramanujan, was a scholar of Indian literature who wrote in both English and
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activity in the north and east, which essentially were the Tamil areas. Successive governments cultivated a historical myth after the colonial powers had left that the British had practised communal favouritism towards Christians and the minority Tamil community for the entire 200 years they had controlled...