Govt to organise online essay competition on Tiruvalluvar

An online essay competition which encourages students to learn the life and works of famed Tamil poet-saint Thiruvalluvar would be held this month, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said.

Ferry service to Vivekananda rock resumes

With the seas turning calm after a 10 day gap, the ferry service to Vivekananda rock and Tiruvalluvar statue resumed Wednesday, officials said.

New chapter in TN-K`taka ties as Tamil poet`s statue unveiled

Unveiling a sort of statue diplomacy, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka on Sunday buried 18 years of bitterness when the bust of renowned saint-poet Tiruvalluvar
was opened in Bangalore by Chief Minister M Karunanidhi.