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Indian villagers compete in bizarre event to see who can cycle SLOWEST [Video]

Indian villagers compete in bizarre event to see who can cycle SLOWEST

A group of men from a village in southern India took part in a bizarre event on Thursday (January 14) to see who could cycle the slowest.

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Cow Pongal celebrated with traditional dance and music in Coimbatore: Watch | Oneindia News [Video]

Cow Pongal celebrated with traditional dance and music in Coimbatore: Watch | Oneindia News

'Cow Pongal’ was celebrated with traditional dance and music in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore with full fervour. It attracted the tourists and local visitors in large numbers. ‘Cow Pongal’ was..

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'Cow Pongal' celebrated with zest and zeal in Coimbatore [Video]

'Cow Pongal' celebrated with zest and zeal in Coimbatore

'Cow Pongal' was celebrated with traditional dance and music in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore with full fervour. It attracted the tourists and local visitors in large numbers. 'Cow Pongal' was celebrated at..

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Watch: Jallikattu event in Madurai enthralls spectators [Video]

Watch: Jallikattu event in Madurai enthralls spectators

Several people witnessed Jallikattu event in Madurai on January 16. Hundreds of bull tamers participated in the event. Participants showed their skills with their attempts to tame the bulls. Jallikattu..

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Local competitors in southern India vie for stone-lifting crown [Video]

Local competitors in southern India vie for stone-lifting crown

Residents of a village in southern India took part in an unusual strength competition on Friday (January 15) by taking turns to try to lift enormous, round stones.

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Cooking gas cylinder explosion caught on camera in southern India [Video]

Cooking gas cylinder explosion caught on camera in southern India

This is the dramatic moment a cooking gas cylinder exploded in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Thursday (January 14).

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TN CM, his Deputy inaugurate 'Jallikattu' competition in Madurai [Video]

TN CM, his Deputy inaugurate 'Jallikattu' competition in Madurai

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K Palaniswami along with Deputy CM O Panneerselvam inaugurated the 'Jallikattu' competition in Alanganallur area of Madurai on January 16. Several other leaders..

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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University celebrates Pongal with cultural events [Video]

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University celebrates Pongal with cultural events

The traditional festival of Pongal is being celebrated across the state of Tamil Nadu. Pongal was celebrated with full fervour at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) on January 14. People..

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PM Modi ensures Tamil Nadu takes a big leap in development: JP Nadda [Video]

PM Modi ensures Tamil Nadu takes a big leap in development: JP Nadda

BJP president JP Nadda attended party's Pongal festival in Chennai on January 14. During his address, Nadda said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ensuring that Tamil Nadu takes a big leap as..

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Another blow to solution: Bhupinder Singh Mann recuses self from SC panel | Oneindia News [Video]

Another blow to solution: Bhupinder Singh Mann recuses self from SC panel | Oneindia News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the nationwide Covid vaccination drive on Saturday, at 10:30 am; In a political flip flop, Congress's Rahul Gandhi celebrated Pongal in poll-bound Tamil Nadu..

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Indian festival sees 150 men attempt to tame bulls in traditional sporting event [Video]

Indian festival sees 150 men attempt to tame bulls in traditional sporting event

As part of the festival Pongal, 150 men attempt to tame a bull by clinging onto it in this traditional sport.

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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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Low-key Pongal celebrations in Rameswaram due to pandemic [Video]

Low-key Pongal celebrations in Rameswaram due to pandemic

Pongal and Makar Sankranti, the harvest festivals were celebrated across South India on January 14. People in Rameswaram, celebrated the festival simply this year. They made 'rangoli' and their ritual..

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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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RSS Chief celebrates Pongal in Chennai, teaches a stanza of Tirukkural to a Tamil girl|Oneindia News [Video]

RSS Chief celebrates Pongal in Chennai, teaches a stanza of Tirukkural to a Tamil girl|Oneindia News

When RSS Sarsanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat taught a stanza of Tirukkural to a girl of Tamil family when he visited a RSS functionary's home in Chennai on Pongal day. Watch this video. #RSSChief..

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat celebrates Pongal in Chennai [Video]

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat celebrates Pongal in Chennai

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat visited and offered prayers Sri Kadumbadi Chinnamman Temple in Ponniammanmedu on Jan 14. He also participated in Pongal celebrations. According to..

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Makar Sankranti 2021: CM Yogi offers prayers at Gorakhnath temple [Video]

Makar Sankranti 2021: CM Yogi offers prayers at Gorakhnath temple

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offered prayers at the Gorakhnath temple on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. He offered prayers in the wee hours of January 14. Several devotees also..

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4-day long Pongal celebrations begin in Visakhapatnam [Video]

4-day long Pongal celebrations begin in Visakhapatnam

Locals in Visakhapatnam celebrated 'Bhogi' festival on January 12. They gathered to light bonfires to burn their old belongings. Locals danced around the bonfire to celebrate the joyous occasion...

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'Bhogi' festival: Chandrababu Naidu sets fire to govt orders issued by state govt over farmers [Video]

'Bhogi' festival: Chandrababu Naidu sets fire to govt orders issued by state govt over farmers

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu participated in the celebration of 'Bhogi' festival. He celebrated the festival at Paritala village of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna District on January..

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VP Naidu celebrates 'Bhogi' festival with family in Goa [Video]

VP Naidu celebrates 'Bhogi' festival with family in Goa

Vice President (VP) M Venkaiah Naidu celebrated 'Bhogi' festival in Goa's Panaji on January 13. He celebrated the auspicious occasion with his family members at Raj Bhavan. 'Bhogi' marks the beginning..

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People celebrate 'Bhogi' festival in Vijayawada, Chennai [Video]

People celebrate 'Bhogi' festival in Vijayawada, Chennai

Endowments Minister of Andhra Pradesh Vellampalli Srinivasa Rao celebrated 'Bhogi' festival in Vijayawada. He celebrated the festival along with family members at his residence on January 13. 'Bhogi'..

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Roosters get training for cockfighting ahead of Pongal festival [Video]

Roosters get training for cockfighting ahead of Pongal festival

Roosters were given training in Tamil Nadu's Rameshwaram ahead of Pongal festival on January 10. The intensive training is being given to the roosters to participate in the cockfight competition. The..

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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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Retired nutritious meal workers seek ‘Pongal gift’

TIRUNELVELIMembers of Tamil Nadu Retired Nutritious Meal Workers’ Welfare Association submitted a petition to Collector V. Vishnu on Monday seeking th
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Aatha’s Pongal

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The Hindu Pongal Whiz 2021 – results are here!

The Hindu recently organised an online quiz contest, The Hindu Pongal Whiz, for readers in Tamil Nadu. The quiz was hosted on The Hindu Reader Connect
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Unseasonal rains delays salt production in Thoothukudi

The recent unseasonal rains that lashed the district before ‘Pongal’ has delayed the start of salt production this year as most of the saltpans are st
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Sevvai Pongal celebrated

A large number of women participated in the ‘Sevvai Pongal’ celebrations at Sri Kannudaya Nayaki Amman Temple on Tuesday. The ‘Nagarathaars,’ who live
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Over 5,000 booked for traffic violations in Cuddalore during Pongal

The largest number of violations were of motorists not wearing helmets, the police said
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Ford shuts plant on chip shortage

Hobbled by the supply disruption of a critical part, Ford India’s factory in Maraimalai Nagar near Chennai is taking an extended shutdown of a week after Pongal. The plant, which closed on January 14..
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Traffic snarls witnessed at toll plazas in Chennai city limits

Pongal holiday returnees cause pile ups
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Chennai-bound vehicles choke Samayapuram toll plaza

TiruchiPeople returning to Chennai from Tiruchi and southern districts after the Pongal festival were caught between Samayapuram Toll Plaza and No.1 T
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