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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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Come March, new Tamil dictionaries are likely to hit the stands

Three dictionaries — contemporary Tamil dictionary, students' literary Tamil dictionary, and a dictionary of Tamil equivalents for words from other languages will be launched by March 2019

Published on 26th December 2018
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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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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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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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Kamal Haasan just jumped on the Harvard Tamil Chair bandwagon. Here's everything you need to know about the Chair and the men behind it

In a worldwide campaign, Tamilians are going all out to get the Tamil language and establish a Chair at one of the world’s top universities, Harvard. Will they raise enough money in time?

Published on 16th November 2017
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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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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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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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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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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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No Tamil? No problem! You have an option of not writing Tamil exams now

High Court exempts non-Tamil students from writing Tamil language exam

Published on 1st March 2017
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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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Pondicherry University writes to MHRD for granting 25 per cent reservation to Puducherry students

At present 35 per cent of the seats in all subjects are occupied by Puducherry students, claimed the Vice Chancellor

Published on 1st December 2018
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Remembering Amma: Five awesome Jaya films that every millennial MUST WATCH

Go online, find a pirate site or go scround around in old DVD rental places till you've got a copy of these movies and then binge watch 

Published on 5th December 2017

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