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The Thiruvalluvar Day is celebrated on January 15 or January 16. It is celebrated as a part of Pongal (or Sankranti) celebrations in Tamil Nadu. The day is celebrated to honour the contribution of the Tamil poet Thhiruvalluvar to tamil literature. Thruvalluvar wrote Thirukkural. About Thiruvalluvar Except from his literary works, nothing else is known ..
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137 foundation day of Indian Metrological Department observed In the year 1875, the Government of India established the India Meteorological Department, bringing all meteorological work in the country under a central authority. Mr. H. F. Blanford was appointed Meteorological Reporter to the Government of India. The first Director General of Observatories was Sir John Eliot ..
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Government permits to prosecute 21 social networking sites The Government grants sanction to prosecute 21 social networking sites for allegedly promoting enmity between classes and causing prejudice to national integration. Department of Information Technology, in its report, tells a Delhi court that there is sufficient material to proceed against them. The sites which may be ..
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