• தமிழ்

    Tamil TV News sporting sign language

    ரொம்ப நாட்களாக செய்கிறார்கள் போல, நான் இன்று தான் கவனித்தேன். தமிழ் செய்தி டிவி சேனல்களில் கேட்கும் குறைபாடு உள்ளவர்களுக்காக ஒலியாக வாசிக்கின்ற செய்தியை, செய்கை முறையில், எழுத்தில் கொடுக்கிறார்கள். இது வரவேற்க வேண்டிய முயற்சி. சன் நியூஸ் சேனலுக்கும், புதிய தலைமுறைக்கும் வாழ்த்துக்கள்.

  • Faith

    Sri Saraswathi Pooja 2021

    பெருந்தொற்று காரணமாக உலகம் முழுவதும் அவதிப்படும் உழைப்பாளிகளுக்கும், வசதியில்லாத படிக்க முடியாமல் இருக்கும் மாணவ மாணவிகளுக்கும் இந்த ஆயுதப் பூஜை, சரஸ்வதி பூஜை தினத்திலிருந்து விடிவு பிறக்கும், நல்ல காலம் வர வேண்டும் என்ற பிரார்த்தனையோடு எங்கள் வீட்டில் பண்டிகையை எளிமையாக கொண்டாடுகிறோம். In India, especially in the state of Tamil Nadu, everyone celebrates the Hindu festival for Goddess Saraswathi (the God of Education and Learning) as the festival of Tools (in Tamil called as Ayudha Poojai). On this day, in offices and factories around the state, production is stopped by evening, all the main hand-tools used in the place including (select) computers are stacked in front of pictures of Hindu Gods and Goddess – students keep their schoolbooks – this is followed by holy hymns…

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    My wall of stamps and collectables

    In my den, I have decorated one of the walls into a gallery of the stamps, currencies and collectables I have. This way, instead of these being buried out of sight, friends and family visiting my room can take a look at them and enjoy. This month I had quite a few new additions to the collections which I wanted to share with you. You can read the earlier post on Tamil themed collections here and the first version of the wall in 2017 here. My wall of stamps and collectables is complete, for now. The new additions this month were: Indians in First World War by India Post, Model…

  • Book Review,  Homepage

    The Fall of the Kingdom of the Punjab by Khushwant Singh

    We are familiar with the Koh-i-Noor diamond coming to the possession of the British Crown under the Last Treaty of Lahore (29th March 1849) after the fall of the Kingdom of Punjab. But we may not have read much about the events that led to the fall of the powerful Sikh Empire. The famous writer and Padma Vibhushan awardee Mr Khushwant Singh in his book titled “The Fall of the Kingdom of the Punjab” addresses this gap by taking us on a whirlwind tour of the turbulent period in India’s history preceding the East India Company’s usurpation of the Kingdom. The book starts with the events following the death of…

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    Lifestyle

    CBSE Class-12 board exams cancelled for 2021

    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national level board of education in India for public and private schools, controlled and managed by Government of India. According to Wikipedia, there are over twenty-thousand schools in India and two-hundred schools in several countries outside India affiliated to the CBSE. The Class-12, or the senior secondary school leaving examination conducted by CBSE, and various states are the most important event in the life of students. It is the qualification for university education in the country, marks scored in this exam determine the college you get an admission to. There are 1.2 million students across India who are registered to sit…