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Bomb threat to Meenakshi temple, cops hunt for caller

MADURAI: A hoax bomb threat to Meenakshi Amman temple created a flutter in the temple and put the police on their toes on Saturday evening. Police were relieved only after a thorough screening of the massive temple that lasted for more than an ... Times of India, 4 days ago

One lakh people take part in Meenakshi amman car festival

About one lakh people participated in the Chithirai car festival of Sri Meenakshi temple here today, and offered "deepa harthi" and worship. Both the two giant wooden cars of Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareswarar, left the base at 6.30 am and were pulled ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Temple entry re-enacted

In a re-enactment of the historic 1939 temple entry, led by Gandhian A. Vaidyanatha Iyer, Dalit students from Harijan Sevalayam were taken to Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple here on Tuesday. The day marked the 75th anniversary of the 'temple entry.' ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

When barriers to disallow dalits into temple were broken 75 years ago

MADURAI: When a group of dalit students from Sevalayam, a children's home in Madurai run by Harijan Seva Sangh (HSS) founded by Mahatma Gandhi visited the Meenakshi Amman temple and offered prayers, there was more significance to it. Though a ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
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Rainwater harvesting at 55 points in Srirangam Temple

Rainwater harvesting structures are to be renovated and further expanded to 55 points at the Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. The temple spread over a vast area accounts for a large number of mandapams, sannidhis and tanks. While the water ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Kandasamy Temple at Thiruporur

Thiruporur as the very name suggests, is the venue of war ("Por" in Tamil means war) and is situated between the 40 and 41 kilometer stones on the Thiruporur High Road(Old Mahabalipuram Road-OMR ) from Chennai. The temple was founded by guru of ...
 Chennai Online2 months ago

TN Tourism conducts package tour to Courtallam

Travel enthusiasts now have a new weekend getaway with the Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation introducing a package tour from Chennai to Courtallam known for its waterfalls. According to an official press release, tourists will leave ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago TN Tourism package tour to Courtallam  Hindu Business Line1 month ago
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Lucky charm

Youve been travelling and shooting for your films for over a decade now. Is there a place you love to return to? Chennai. Because it's home. And I can spend time with my kids. Outside India, I love Queensland; it's also what comes to mind first ...
 Outlook Traveller1 month ago

Liberal, secular and Indian in the age of Modi

One of the first images seared into my brain is of Ajji, my grandmother, swaying back and forth on her bed in the room my brother and I shared with her. It is a warm, summer night on the Deccan plateau in the early 1970s, and I watch her trying to ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago Liberal secular and Indian in the age of Prime Minister Narendra Modi  Hindustan Times1 month ago

IRCTC offers special six day rail tou...

Hyderabad, June 04: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), in its continuous efforts to offer new and attractive rail tour options, has designed a Special Five Night and Six Day tour package from Hyderabad to various popular ...
 Siasat Daily1 month ago
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