The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu wished the people on the eve of Makar Sankranti and Pongal. Following is the full text of his message – “ I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to all our citizens on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal. Makar Sankranti marks ‘Uttarayan’, the beginning of the northward journey of the Sun. Celebrated… Continue reading "Vice President greets the nation on the eve of Makar Sankranti and Pongal"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and leaders of political parties extended their greetings to the people of Tamil Nadu on the occasion of Pongal. Modi said, “On the auspicious occasion of Pongal, best wishes to my sisters and brothers of Tamil Nadu. I pray that this… Continue reading "Leaders convey Pongal greetings to people"
Residents of Purva Windermere at Pallikaranai are celebrating the harvest festival of Pongal in true village style. The celebrations, titled ‘Purvavil Gramaththu Pongal’, are organised by the cultural team of the apartment complex. The events include Pudhu Pongal, Bullock cart ride for kids, Tug of war, Traditional games, Cultural programs, Rangoli & block decors and Special performances. The events started… Continue reading "City residents celebrate Pongal in village style"
As part of celebrating Tamil Culture and various art forms of South India, CMRL in collaboration with South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur is conducting ‘CMRL Metro Pongal Cultural Festival’ at Saidapet, Central and Thirumangalam Metro Stations from 9 to 11 January from 5.45 pm to 8.30 pm. According to a press note today, as part of celebrating our heritage, on 09-01-2019… Continue reading "Chennai Metro Rail plans cultural events during Pongal"
The Tamil Nadu government has announced Pongal bonus to its employees and teachers in the C and D ranks, temporary workers, local body staff and others. According to an official order, C & D rank employees will get Rs 3,000 as Pongal bonus. Others will get Rs 1,000 as bonus, while pensioners get Rs 500. Meanwhile, the Tamil Nadu government… Continue reading "TN govt announces Pongal bonus for its employees, teachers"
The Tamil Nadu government will give Rs 1,000 and a gift hamper to ration cardholders for the Tamil harvest festival Pongal in 2020 also, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said. Explaining the rationale behind the gift scheme, Palaniswami said it was implemented a year ago to “mitigate the sufferings” of farmers and general public. He added that the gift… Continue reading "CM’s Pongal gift: Rs 1,000 to all ration cardholders in TN"
After hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping, Tamil Nadu, reports claimed, is all ready to host Vladimir Putin, the Russian President. They said, he, along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be in Tamil Nadu in January 2020. The reports stated that Putin will be in Tamil Nadu in January 2020 to witness the famous bull-taming sport Jallikattu at Alanganallur during… Continue reading "Modi, Putin to visit Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu during Pongal?"
Superstar Rajinikanth’s Petta and ‘Thala’ Ajith’s Viswasam opened to packed houses across Tamil Nadu during the early hours of today. It was nothing short of celebrations in front of theatres by the fans of both top stars, who bursted fire crackers, beat drums and performed paal abhishekams to the cutouts and banners of the matinee idols. With initial reviews claiming… Continue reading "Rajini’s Petta, Ajith’s Viswasam open big; fans tear banner in Chennai"