May 31, 1893 is unarguably a historic day. On this date, two great Indians and visionaries — Swami Vivekananda and Jamsetji Tata — sailed together on a ship from Japan to the US. Both, whose lives would ultimately impact millions of their ... The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
A call by the Traders Federation in Tamil Nadu to ban sales of Coca Cola and Pepsi soft drinks came into effect on Wednesday with its president A M Vikrama Raja declaring drinks as ‘toxic’ for consumption. “About 70 per cent of the (15 lakh) traders have decided to boycott the sales of Coke and Pepsi from today onwards for their toxic nature. Whatever you find on the shelves of the stores are leftover stocks and those not taken back by the (distributing) agencies,” he ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago Ban call on Coke, Pepsi by TN traders body comes into effect Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago
From planting seedlings to holding feasts and shutting down 500 liquor shops, Tamil Nadu government is going all out to uphold Jayalalithaa's fame on her 69th birth anniversary. Tamil Nadu government, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and dissident leader O Panneerselvam on Friday observed the 69th birth anniversary of late chief minister J Jayalalithaa by planting saplings and disbursing welfare assistance. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami planted a sapling at the Omandurar ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
The Jallikattu issue has revived pan-Tamil political sentiments especially among youths, says N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE: Despite the SC ban, Jallikattu was organised at several places in Tamil Nadu this year. This year's Pongal season has seen the Supreme Court ban on the annual Jallikattu taking a 'pan-Tamil nationalist hue' after protests erupted across the state's southern villages for restoring Tamil Nadu's culture and tradition. With some ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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