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VOICE YOUR VIEWS: 'THAI' FIRST AS TAMIL NEW YEAR DAY
The State Government’s decision to declare the Tamil month of ’Thai’ as Tamil New Year day is quixotic to say the least. It is not clear whom the Government wants to placate by this seemingly purposeless decision. There are ...
The introduction of Thai Tamil New Year day on January 15th of every year is a welcome move for the people of the South. All festivals are celebrated in a grand manner when all family members meet and share their joy and happiness. Thai ...
According to the belief of Hindus,on the first day of Chithirai, Lord Brahma stared creation. Indian civil calendar starts in the month of Chithirai. Also, Telugu New Year, Bengali New Year and Astronomical New Year in Malayalam calendar fall ...
The idea of celebrating Thai 1 as Tamil New Year should be welcomed. The first day of the Thai month is celebrated as Pongal, a day when the Sun God is specially thanked with various offerings. Paddy and sugarcane are ready for harvest by the ...
For administrative purpose, cutting birth day cakes of our leaders and computer’s regional settings, we adopt British date system. For panchangams, writing horoscopes and in religious functions, Tamil date system is used, supported by ...
The decision of the Tamil Nadu Government appears to be acceptable, synchrosnising with the harvesting season when all people across the State would be celebrating the joyful festival of Pongal. ‘Thai’ is also considered auspicious ...
The idea of making Thai 1 as the beginning of the Tamil New Year may not be agreed upon by many. It may affect the sentiments of people. Thai 1 is the day for farmers and that cannot be clubbed with the start of the year. There is a sanctity ...
Aamir as a cut-out!
Aamir Khan is an actor who is known to stand by his convictions as far as work is concerned as also for not attending award functions because he believes they’re all rigged! At the recently held Star Screen Awards, to be telecast on Star ...
Nadia spelt fun
Nadia Moithu, the star of the Eighties, talks about her films and family
Games people play
Fitness for life Here’s why men and women need to train differently
Should it be protein or carbs?
Food for thought What you should eat and what you should not eat before a crucial match
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