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Pongal celebrated with traditional fervour

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 21:02

Pongal, the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu, was on Tuesday celebrated with traditional fervour across the state.

35 injured during Jallikattu

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 17:41

Thirty five persons, including bull tamers and spectators, were injured on Tuesday in the `Jallikattu` (bull taming sport) at Avaniyapuram here, organised as part of "Pongal harvest festival.

Bollywood hopes for a good year with Makar Sankranti, Eid, Pongal

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 13:43

Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Madhur Bhandarkar and Vivek Oberoi conveyed their best wishes to their fans.

Thousands take holy dip in Sangam on Makar Sankranti

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 13:07

Braving chilly weather, thousands of people visited the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati here on Tuesday for a holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

India, Sri Lanka to release 20 fishermen each

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 21:20

India and Sri Lanka are to release 20 of each other`s fishermen, marking the beginning of a reciprocal process to tide over an issue that has caused tension in bilateral ties.

Governor, Tamil Nadu CM extend Pongal greetings

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 16:11

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and leaders of various political parties Monday extended their Pongal festival greetings to the people wishing them growth and prosperity.

Jayalalithaa`s one-rupee idli now in Delhi`s Tamil Nadu Bhavan

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 02:44

As a part of Pongal celebrations, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa`s `Amma canteen` has set-up food stalls in the national capital at Tamil Nadu Bhavan and are serving `idli` just for one-rupee each.

President greets nation on Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 18:21

President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday greeted the nation ahead of the festivals of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal.

6,500 special buses to clear Pongal rush

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 14:13

To clear the rush of passengers heading to various destinations in view of Pongal festival, Tamil Nadu government Wednesday said it would operate more buses.

Ajith`s `Arrambam` joins Diwali race

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 12:16

The much-awaited Ajith Kumar-starrer Tamil action-thriller ‘Arrambam’, currently in post-production phase, has joined the Diwali race along with actor Karthi Sivakumar`s ‘All In All Azhagu Raja’.

Karthi locks Diwali, Pongal for his releases

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 14:38

The festive season will be special for Karthi Sivakumar -- his Tamil film `All in All Azhagu Raja` will release during Diwali this year, while `Biriyani` will hit the screens on Pongal next year.

Twenty two injured during Jallikattu in TN

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 16:17

Twenty two persons were injured, in the Jallikattu (taming of the bull) event that took place at Palamedu town as a part of Pongal harvest festival.