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Hindi merely one of many languages in India, English takes us global. Happy Pongal!

Our crops are different, our festivals and new year celebrations fall on different dates and we speak different languages and follow different religions. It is time for sarkari babus to know that diversity is important for Indian unity.

Jan 15, 2019, 16:18 PM IST

Tarun Vijay's other side – lover of Tamil culture, brought Thiruvalluvar to Haridwar

Tarun Vijay is a familiar face in Tamil Nadu, a southern state, because of his expression of love for Tamil, Thirukkural and Thiruvalluvar.

Apr 07, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM thanks Rawat for taking steps to install poet's statue

 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on friday thanked her Uttarakhand counterpart Harish Rawat for taking steps to install the statue of Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar in his state, calling it a "positive action."

Jul 22, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

Poet's statue lying abandoned causing outrage: Jayalalithaa to Narendra Modi

 Chief Minister Jayalalithaa sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for installation of a statue of Tamil saint poet Tiruvalluvar in Haridwar.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:33 PM IST

Jayalalithaa asks PM Modi to resolve Thiruvalluvar statue issue

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to urgently take up with the Uttarakhand government the issue of installation of a statue of Tamil sage poet Thiruvalluvar in Haridwar.

Jul 20, 2016, 15:30 PM IST

PM Modi releases Gujarati translation of 'Thirukkural'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday released a Gujarati translation of Thiruvalluvar`s "Thirukkural", which holds a prime place among the classical Tamil literary works, an official statement said.

Jan 16, 2015, 23:55 PM IST

Thiruvalluvar statue in Karnataka after 18-yr wait

Eighteen years after the installation of the statue of Tamil saint-poet Thiruvalluvar here, the BJP govt in Karnataka has decided to finally unveil it on August 9.

Aug 03, 2009, 18:43 PM IST