Tamil Current Affairs, GK & News

AICTE Creating Database to Promote Higher Education in Regional Languages: PM

All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has announced that it is creating a database of resources so that colleges can offer more programmes in the regional languages of the country. AICTE has also developed a tool to translate the engineering content into 11 languages of the country. Highlights This step has been taken so ..

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Nilayur Tank

Nilayur Tank is an ancient water conservation measure located in Tamil Nadu. Its origin can be traced back to the Pandyan period. As it is still alive and functional, it is being regarded as an engineering marvel. It has four sluices, one of which bears the name of the Pandyan king, Paraanthaga Veeranarayanan who lived ..

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Keeladi-An Urban Settlement of Sangam Age on Banks of River Vaigai’ published by Tamil Nadu Archaeology Department

The report titled, ‘Keeladi-An Urban Settlement of Sangam Age on the Banks of River Vaigai’ has recently published by the Tamil Nadu Archaeology Department (TNAD). The report is the major turning point in the cultural historiography of the ancient Sangam Age, which is generally considered between 300 BC and 300AD. In it, TNAD stated that ..

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Keeladi excavation site

The recent announcement of the TNAD – Tamil Nadu Archaeological Department stated that the cultural deposits unearthed at Keeladi, Sivagangai district can be dated to a period in 3rd century BC. However, samples sent to US for carbon dating say that the artifacts are much more older. They may be 300 years older than they ..

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Vice president issued Postage Stamp to commemorate 750th Birth Anniversary of Sri Vedanta Desika

On 2 May 2019, Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu released postage stamp in New Delhi to commemorate 750th birth anniversary of Sri Vedanta Desikan and his great philosopher’s life and highly valued work. Importance Releasing commemorative postage stamps is an initiative to pay tribute to great contributions of visionaries like Sri Vedanta Desikan but ..

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