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Metropolis in Tamil Nadu, India

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Madurai: Metropolis in Tamil Nadu, India
Madurai is a major city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of Madurai District, the third largest city in Tamil Nadu and 44th most populated city in India. Located on the banks of River Vaigai, Madurai has been a major settlement for two millennia. "Thoonga Nagaram", term is used to refer Madurai, means " the city which never sleeps".

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Jallikattu: Celebrations begin on day 2 [Video]

Jallikattu: Celebrations begin on day 2

The 2nd day of 'Jallikattu' or bull fight festival began in TN's Madurai on Jan 15. The medical check-ups of bull were conducted before the fight commenced. In wake of COVID-19, the state government..

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Watch: Bull tamers raise slogans against farm laws during Jallikattu event [Video]

Watch: Bull tamers raise slogans against farm laws during Jallikattu event

Bull tamers on January 14 raised slogans against farm laws amid Jallikattu event in Tamil Nadu's Madurai. The bull tamers also showed black flag against Centre. They were later detained by the police...

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'Mark my words,' centre will be forced to take back farm laws: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

'Mark my words,' centre will be forced to take back farm laws: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that Centre will be forced to take farm laws back. He said, "Mark my words. Take it from me. The Government will be forced to take these laws (the three (Farm Laws),..

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Centre can't suppress Tamil spirit: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

Centre can't suppress Tamil spirit: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the Centre govt is under the impression of suppressing the spirit of Tamil people but he visited Madurai to send a message that 'nobody is going to suppress the..

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Jallikattu is not harmful for bulls: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

Jallikattu is not harmful for bulls: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on January 14 reached Madurai to watch Jallikattu. Starting his sentence by wishing Pongal to everyone, he said that Jallikattu is not harmful for animals. "The way it..

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Rahul Gandhi watches jallikattu, speaks on preserving Tamil culture [Video]

Rahul Gandhi watches jallikattu, speaks on preserving Tamil culture

Traditional bull-taming sport Jallikattu began in Tamil Nadu on Thursday with certain Covid-19 restrictions. More than 200 bulls participated in the competition at Avaniyapuram in Madurai. Last year in..

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'Jallikattu' begins in Madurai amid COVID pandemic [Video]

'Jallikattu' begins in Madurai amid COVID pandemic

The festival of Jallikattu began in Avaniyapuram area of Tamil Nadu's Madurai. Over 200 bulls are participating in the competition on January 14. Medical check-up of bulls was conducted before the bull..

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Jallikattu players undergo COVID-19 tests in Madurai [Video]

Jallikattu players undergo COVID-19 tests in Madurai

Ahead of the multi-days Jallikattu festival in South India, the participating players of the bull-taming event underwent the mandatory COVID-19 tests held in Madurai's Avaniyapuram. The Tamil Nadu..

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Bulls in Madurai undergo inspection for Jallikattu as Pongal approaches [Video]

Bulls in Madurai undergo inspection for Jallikattu as Pongal approaches

Bulls were inspected by veterinarians in Madurai for the upcoming Jallikattu competition. Bull trainers are also gearing up for the sport. After Tamil Nadu government granted permission to hold the..

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Sugarcane harvesting underway in Madurai ahead of Pongal festival [Video]

Sugarcane harvesting underway in Madurai ahead of Pongal festival

Sugarcane harvesting is going on in Tamil Nadu's Madurai before the upcoming festival of Pongal. The festival is set to start from January 14. The festival is observed for three or four days in Tamil..

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Bull training in full swing for Jallikattu festival in Madurai [Video]

Bull training in full swing for Jallikattu festival in Madurai

The traditional bull-taming sport Jallikattu will be held in Madurai during Pongal. World famous 'Alanganallur Jallikattu' will kick start on Jan 15 at Avaniyapuram. The registration of bull for the..

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Earthen lamps lit at Kerala's Sabarimala on 'Karthigai Deepam' [Video]

Earthen lamps lit at Kerala's Sabarimala on 'Karthigai Deepam'

Earthen lamps have been lit at Kerala's Sabarimala on the occasion of 'Karthigai Deepam' on November 29. Like Diwali, Karthigai Deepam is a festival of lights. Meanwhile, 'Mahadeepam' was also lit atop..

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TN Minister inspects toxic foam spilling Vaigai River in Madurai [Video]

TN Minister inspects toxic foam spilling Vaigai River in Madurai

Tamil Nadu Minister for Co-operation Sellur K Raju visited the Sellur pond area where the toxic foam is overflowing. He inspected the situation and gave orders to take appropriate actions to reduce the..

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