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Tamil language included in guidelines for ASI course, TN CM thanks PM, leaders welcome it

Opposition DMK President M K Stalin, who had condemned the Centre for ignoring the Tamil language as the criteria for the diploma course, welcomed the inclusion as well

Published on 9th October 2020
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MHRD appoints Tamil professor R Chandrasekharan as the first Director of CICT. Nishank calls it 'commitment to Tamil language' 

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced the appointment through a tweet on Monday

Published on 1st June 2020
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MDA makes online course on handling special children for teachers free on IIT-M's NPTEL platform. Details inside

The courses are hosted on IIT-M's NPTEL web portal, which has enabled MDA to offer it for free to anybody who is interested in equipping themselves with strategies to cope with difficulties

Published on 14th April 2020
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Will set up Tamil language centres around the world: K Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture

Addressing students and delegates at the two-day conclave, the Minister stressed on the need for students to pursue higher education in History

Published on 8th January 2020
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Hindi, French courses at International Institute of Tamil Studies optional, says K Pandiarajan

The statement was made in response to DMK's criticism about the launch of Hindi training classes at the institute

Published on 5th December 2019
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Multitasking, much? This 17-year-old from Tirupur does ten tasks at a time and has won awards for it

Oviya K, has been practising Dasavadhani for the past four years and she's won over 16 awards so far

Published on 28th November 2019
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Houston University receives $2 million commitment to support Tamil language and culture

Funds will support research programme costs, equipment and seminars with invited scholars who are experts on Tamil societies and the Tamil diaspora in the US

Published on 4th October 2019
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PM Modi arrives in Chennai to address IIT Madras' 56th convocation ceremony

A large number of supporters gathered at the airport to welcome the Prime Minister, who also took a brief halt to address the gathering

Published on 30th September 2019
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Never asked to impose Hindi: Amit Shah urges Indians to learn Hindi as a common second language

Last week, Shah had pitched for Hindi as a common language for the country, reigniting the debate on the issue even as regional leaders in the southern part of the country

Published on 18th September 2019
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From Jaffna to Montreal, how Navz-47 escaped war and is making music to fight bullies  

The Canadian-Tamil singer's latest single has 81,000 views on YouTube and has been praised by musicians in the Tamil music industry

Published on 19th August 2019
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After Sanskrit vs Tamil furore, TNSCERT drops entire chapter from Class 12 textbook

The fifth unit of the English book said that the origin of Tamil language is 300 BC, while Sanskrit’s origin was mentioned as 2,000 BC.

Published on 1st August 2019
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Tamil film Pariyerum Perumal finds its way into the legendary Konar Tamil Urai

The Konar guide book has been a deeply cherished book for students since the 1940-50's and the film Pariyerum Perumal just became one of the answers to a question in the book

Published on 27th June 2019
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Why we're so turned off by Bharathiyar's saffron turban: Did the orange fall too far from the tree

Writers and academics debate on Bharathiyar's understanding of Hindusim and if his saffronised turban wasn't very far from the truth

Published on 24th June 2019
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This girl was awarded a State Award for her literary contributions to Tamil

Nila Saravanaraja has taken painstaking efforts to translate Tamil literature's greatest novel into the world's second most widely spoken language

Published on 5th June 2019
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Meet Narthaki Nataraj, the first-ever transwoman recipient of the Padma Shri award

54-year-old Narthaki Nataraj opens up about dance and being the first transwoman to receive a Padma Shri award

Published on 26th February 2019

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