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    Not For Women Only24, Feb 2020, 3:26 PM IST

    Rukmini Devi Arundale Chose Dance Over Becoming President Of India!

    Honored with the Padma Bhushan in 1956, legendary Bharatanatyam exponent, theosophist and founder of the Kalakshetra, Rukmini Devi Arundale was best known for her visionary work in the field of dance, culture and education. However, very few know that this charismatic lady could have been India’s first female president, had she accepted an offer by the then Prime Minister Morarji Desai. Let’s find out more about this legend in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.

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    India24, Feb 2020, 10:14 AM IST

    Killing of Hindu leaders: NIA raids 20 locations at Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka

    The raids are in connection with the murder of special sub inspector Wilson, who was murdered by an Islamic State operative in act of revenge killing, National Investigation Agency (NIA) sources told MyNation. Further, the NIA is also investigating a case in which the ISIS operatives had planned attacks in New Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. 

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    India19, Feb 2020, 4:29 PM IST

    While several CMs pass resolution against CAA, TN CM Palaniswamy shows spine, says CAA won’t affect minorities

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy has thrown his weight behind the CAA, days after superstar Rajinikanth expressed his support.

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    Culture Shauk5, Feb 2020, 4:06 PM IST

    The Rich History Of Brihadeeswarar Or Big Temple In Thanjavur

    After 23 years, the 6th mega consecration ceremony also known as Kumbabishekam took place today at the Brihadeeswarar Temple or the Big Temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The last event held in 1997 was delayed by a day as a massive fire engulfed the yagasalai leading to the death of 40 people in a stampede. The rituals were carried out both in Tamil and Sanskrit, after the court ordered to hold rituals and pujas in accordance with the agama principles. A team of Odhuvars recited the Thevaram, Thiruvasagam, Thirumurai and other hymns in Tamil during the consecration. Let’s find out more about the rich history of this famous Hindu temple in this episode of Culture 'Shauk' with Sunita Iyer.

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    India Untold30, Jan 2020, 2:30 PM IST

    How Madurai Inspired Mahatma Gandhi’s Iconic Loincloth Attire

    Overwhelmed to see Mahatma Gandhi’s attire, Winston Churchill once called him a ‘half-naked seditious fakir’. While the former UK prime minister mocked Mahatma Gandhi’s attire, what he failed to realize back then was that look of Mahatma Gandhi would go on to become the quintessential symbol of the common man and his spiritual strength. But do you know why Mahatma Gandhi opted for the iconic makeover? There is a deeper story set in the ancient city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Let’s find out more in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.

  • Indian Railways Renovates Nagaland, Tamil Nadu Junctions with Latest Passenger Amenities

    Village Ki Chhori29, Jan 2020, 6:07 PM IST

    Indian Railways Renovates Nagaland, Tamil Nadu Stations with Latest Passenger Amenities

    Adding vision to the modernization plans of the Ministry of Railways, Junction upgradation works are in progress in several railway stations of India. Salem junction in Tamil Nadu and Dimapur junction in Nagaland are the two such railway stations where stations are being renovated and upgraded with the latest passenger amenities.

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    Let's Talk About Bharat29, Jan 2020, 2:20 PM IST

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    India25, Jan 2020, 2:41 PM IST

    Sibling support for Modi as Prahlad prays for good sense to prevail among anti-CAA protesters

    On the occasion of Thai Amavasya, which is considered to be an auspicious day to seek blessings from the Lord and ancestors, PM Modi’s younger brother Prahlad Modi visited Ramanathaswamy temple in Tamil Nadu's Rameshwaram and sought divine blessings for the welfare of the country that is facing outrage over the implementation of CAA
     

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    India21, Jan 2020, 8:57 PM IST

    The Rajinikanth-Periyar Controversy: All You Need To Know

    Days after a Dravidian outfit demanded Rajinikanth to apologise for his comments on a rally led by Dravidian icon Periyar decades ago, the Tamil superstar today said he will neither express regret nor apologise for his speech made at Thuglak magazine’s 50th-anniversary event on January 14. The Dravidian outfit had claimed that the actor had defamed Periyar when he reminded people that the latter had disrespected Lord Ram and Sita. Here’s all you need to know about this controversy.

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    Culture Shauk15, Jan 2020, 3:21 PM IST

    Pongal: The History And Significance Of Tamil Nadu's Harvest Festival

    India is a land of festivals. Every festival is celebrated with equal enthusiasm and fervor. Pongal, the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu, is one such festival. Why is the Pongal festival celebrated, how is it celebrated, what is its significance? Let us find out more in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’ with Sunita Iyer.

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    Let's Talk About Bharat15, Jan 2020, 12:54 PM IST

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    Views13, Jan 2020, 11:58 AM IST

    Revenge! Islamic State of Tamil Nadu kills cop, plots murders of dozens of Hindus

    Police sources told MyNation that this is a group operating in Tamil Nadu and its members are highly radicalised. The targeting of a cop has come as a shock to the force, since this appears to be a new modus operandi.
     

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    Views11, Jan 2020, 2:32 PM IST

    Revenge! Islamic State of Tamil Nadu kills cop, plots murders of dozens of Hindus

    Police sources told MyNation that this is a group operating in Tamil Nadu and its members are highly radicalised. The targeting of a cop has come as a shock to the force, since this appears to be a new modus operandi.
     

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    Views10, Jan 2020, 1:04 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu ISIS operative arrested in Gujarat was in process of launching pan-India Jihad

    Zafar Ali Mohammad Haliq, a 25-year-old ISIS operative, and a resident of Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu was nabbed in a joint operation of the ATS and Vadodara Police
     

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    Views9, Jan 2020, 1:32 PM IST

    Small terror groups, big plans: Tamil Nadu based Jihadi outfits are shaping the Khilafat movement in India

    Hiding in the shadows of larger terror groups are the smaller ones in Tamil Nadu, who are part of the bigger plot to shape the Khilafat movement. There's a lot to take after the NIA busted 16 Islamic radicals