• Festivals of India
    Dewali One of the most celebrated and widely popular festivals in India is Diwali. The actual word has its origin from the phrase “rows of lights”, for which the term in Sanskrit language is “Deepavali”. This day is considered to be very auspicious among other Hindu festivals and is a way to appreciate...
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  • Pongal Festival
    Pongal Festival Pongal is a four-days-long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India. For as long as people have been planting and gathering food, there has been some form of harvest festival. Pongal, one of the most important popular Hindu festivals of the year. This four-day...
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  • Ganesh
    | Makar Sankranti or Pongal | Makar Sankranti marks the transition of the Sun into Makar. It marks the beginning of the gradual increase of the duration of the day. Pogal is first day of Uttarayana, coinciding with the beginning of the Tamil month of Thai | January 14 | Pongal is one of the most popular...
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    significance behind the celebration is fun and enjoyment Pongal is celebrated as a harvest festival of Tamil Nadu. Here is an overview of Pongal celebration in India. Festivals of India : Pongal Festival Pongal Pongal is regarded as a harvest festival of South India. It is one of the...
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    smog and acid rain is a killer to all of us. It destroys marine life, our own health and destroys historical monuments and statues. Diwali: The word literally translates as a row of lamps** in Sanskrit[1]*. It is traditional for adherents of Diwali*-celebrating faiths to light small clay lamps (or...
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  • Festivals of India
    Maharashtra, it is most important festival and is celebrated for 10 days. It is celebrated from 4th to 14th day of bright fortnight of Bhadrapad month. In Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, images of Ganesh made of unbaked clay are worshipped on this day in every house. A special sweet called Modak...
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    accepted by all Jains places Mahavir's birth in 599 BCE. Pongal Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated in South India at the end of the harvest season.[1] It is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Tamils in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry and Sri...
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  • An Island Rich of Cultural Diversity
    article presents a brief description on cultural festivals of the country. Sri Lanka has six distinct ethnicities namely, majority of Sinhalese, Tamils, Indian Tamils, Moors, Malays, Burghers and other minorities. It also rich with four distinct religions namely, majority Buddhist, Christian, Hindu and Islamic...
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    Sankranti in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, etc, Uttarayan in Gujarat, Maghi in Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Pongal in Tamil Nadu. Each year we celebrate Sankranti by flying kites and exchanging tilgul ladoos (chikki) with friends and relatives. Sky looks spectacular...
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  • The Geography of Beef
    mass scale. The word cattle did not originate as a name for the animal; it actually derives from the Latin word “caput,” or head, and originally referred to a unit of livestock, or one head. The word is also closely related to “chattel,” a unit of property, and to the word “capital” in the sense...
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  • Festivals in India
    Festivals in India are characterized by color, gaiety, enthusiasm, prayers and rituals. The word festival means feast day, festive celebration. As kids, when there used to be festivals the only thing that came to our minds was holidays and sweets that in turn meant lots of fun. India being a society...
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  • Indian Culture
    Hindu festivals of Navratri, Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga puja, Holi, Rakshabandhan and Dussehra. Several harvest festivals, such as Sankranthi, Pongal and Onam,"Nuakhai" are also fairly popular.Islamic festivals, such Eid ul-Fitr, Eid al-Adha and Ramadan, are celebrated by Muslims across India. Sikh...
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    2* 15 17 5 Creating (Formation & Evaluation of a Judgment or Situation Multi-Disciplinary) ----- ----- 5 25 28 TOTAL 14 7 11 90 100 336 27. TAMIL CODE : 006 CLASS IX: I and II Term Time : 3Hrs Total : 90 Marks No. of Periods The Question Paper will be divided into four sections: Section A...
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    tongue language however, there is a mixed language called ”Manglish”. It is an unofficial English based language with words originating from Malay, Mandarin, Hokkien, Cantonese, and Tamil. Manglish means Malaysian English or sometimes Malglish or Mangled English; a unique dialect of English spoken in Malaysia...
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  • Culture of India
    under the same roof. The patriarch often resolves family issues Greetings Namaste, namaskar or Namaskara or Namaskaram (Telugu, Malayalam), Vanakkam (Tamil),Nomoshkaar (Bengali), Nomoskar (Assamese) is a common spoken greeting or salutation, though becoming considered old-fashioned by some. Namaskar is...
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  • Pongal
    Thai Pongal is a thanksgiving festival at the end harvest season celebrated by the tamilians in the state of Tamil nadu . Pongal is traditionally dedicated to the Sun God Surya,[4] and marks the beginning of the northward journey of the Sun from its southernmost-limit, It coincides with the festival...
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    Spring | Chaitra and Vaisakha | ~ March 20 to May 20 | Temperature around 25-30 degrees; marriage season | Ugadi, Rama Navami, Vishu/Bihu/Baisakhi/Tamil Puthandu, Hanuman Jayanti | 2 | Grishma ग्रीष्मः | Summer | Jyeshta and Aashaadha | ~ May 20 to July 20 | Very hot, up to 40 degrees temperature...
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    some modernists, they speak of a healthy new empowerment for women."[15] [edit] Namaste Namaste, namaskar or Namaskara or Namaskaram, Vanakkam (Tamil) or Asssalamu alaikum (Urdu / Persian) Sat Shri Akal (Punjabi) is a common spoken greeting or salutation in the Indian subcontinent. Namaskar is considered...
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  • Indian Festival
    Pongal is the only festival of Hindu that follows a solar calendar and is celebrated on the fourteenth of January every year. Pongal marks the beginning of Uttarayana. In Hindu temples bells, drums, clarinets and conch shells herald the joyous occasion of Pongal. To symbolize a bountiful harvest, rice...
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    | | | | Eastern most tip of India | | | | Western most tip of India | | 13 | Jallikattu is a famous sport played in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations. Which animal is associated with this sport? | | | Dogs | | | | Cocks | | | | Bulls | | | | Elephants...
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