Nation

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Dons Veshti to Celebrate Pongal

Trudeau posted pictures on his Twitter account showing him taking part in the festivities along with Tamil Canadians.

Nation

Crowd swells up at Marina beach on Kaanum Pongal

Crowd swells up at Marina as the day turns into night on Kaanum Pongal, the last day of Pongal festival in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Coimbatore

Pongal celebrated at Boat House

Hundreds of tourists were awestruck by the acrobatic performances of a troupe of Thappattam dancers at the Ooty Lake and Boat House during the 'Pongal Thiruvizha' organised by the Tourism Department o...

Chennai

Celebrating Kaanum Pongal: Sun, sea and sand

Kaanum Pongal is an occasion when people head out for sightseeing, eating out and meeting relatives. This year too, people thronged the same old locations

Nation

Folk dancers enthrall audience at Pongal festival in Madurai village

As a part of Pongal festivities, the Tourism Department organised a folk dance show in Vadipatti near Madurai. Traditional dance forms such as poi-kal kuthirai and karagam were performed for an audien...

Coimbatore

Temple and mutt jumbos join Pongal celebrations

Prayers, games mark occasion; animals served special food

Nation

19-year-old Spectator Dies During Jallikattu Event in Tamil Nadu

Jallikattu is a sport that involves taming a bull. The bull is released into a crowd of people and the participants try to hold on to its hump or horns. The event is celebrated on Mattu Pongal, which is the third day of the popular harvest festival.

Nation

Monsoon failure dampens Pongal spirit

Paddy crop on 1.26 lakh hectares in the district had withered

Nation

Fishermen celebrate Pongal by offering worship to Kadal Matha

The unique custom is practised only in one coastal hamlet

Nation

Villagers offer ‘mass pongal’ to Pennycuick

They have the British engineer’s relative and her team as guests

Nation

Pongal celebrated in India-Myanmar border town

Tamil Sangam Moreh, an organisation of the Tamil traders at the India-Myanmar border town of Moreh organised its 50th Pongal festival on January 14. It will continue for three days. People from othe...

Nation

TN Governor, CM Palaniswami Extend Pongal Greetings to People

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami extended Pongal greetings to the people, wishing them a prosperous life on the occasion.

Nation

Jallikattu Live on Sun News (Tamil): Watch Live Streaming of Bull Taming Sport From Madurai

Around 50,000 to 1 lakh spectators are expected to witness the three-day Jallikattu event.

Coimbatore

30 species of birds spotted

Pongal holidays for many started with a walk in the nature for winged friends as Pongal Bird Count (PBC) 2018 started in Coimbatore on Saturday. Commencing the three-day-long State-wide annual progra...

Travel

Makar Sankranti 2018 in Tamil Nadu: How Thai Pongal is Celebrated

Tamil Nadu will be celebrated one of its biggest festivals in the year, Pongal.The postMakar Sankranti 2018 in Tamil Nadu: How Thai Pongal is Celebratedappeared first onTravel India.

Food

Pongal special recipes: Tantalise your taste buds with these 7 delectable dishes

Like every festivity, Pongal is incomplete without food. To help you deck up your dinner table with scrumptious meals, here are some recipes to delight your guests with.

Entertainment

Thaanaa Serndha Koottam box office: The Suriya film gets a huge Pongal opening

Apart from Suriya’s Thaanaa Serndha Koottam, two other films have released on Friday. But it looks like TSK is leading the box office race.

Chennai

Pongal: Bhogi celebrations cover Chennai city in smoke, flight services disrupted

Pongal: The government conducts regular awareness campaigns ahead of Bhogi to promote smoke-free celebrations during the festival.

Coimbatore

Bus services resume ahead of Pongal

Special reservation counter opened at Singanallur bus stand

Chennai

Commuters relieved as buses start plying ahead of Pongal

State Transport Corporations to operate around 12,000 buses

Chennai

An extra pair of hands for traffic police

In and around Chennai, Kaanum Pongal is synonymous with Marina beach. On this concluding day of Pongal festivities, people descend on its soft sands. As Kaanum Pongal will arrive in a few days, membe...

Food

Sweeten your Pongal celebrations with servings of delicious Sakkarai Pongal

Pongal brings together families and friends at the dinner table. If home-cooked food trumps all the culinary delights for you, then try your hand at this delicious 'Sakkarai Pongal' recipe.

Chennai

When the start-up sector tapped into tradition

‘Start-up Pongal’ offers entrepreneurs a chance to network

Nation

8 Day Strike by Tamil Nadu Transport Workers 'Temporarily' Called Off

CITU leader A Soundarajan told reporters that the decision to 'temporarily' withdraw the stir was taken in the interest of the people of the state ahead of Pongal festival.

Food

For a grand pongal feast

The Pongal festivities are identified with juicy sugarcanes and the ghee-dripping sweet pongal. But there's much to a traditional pongal feast beyond the two. From fragrant curries made with native vegetables, crunchy snacks like fried lima beans and a he

Food

The flavours of Pongal

The Pongal Festival is a thanksgiving to the sun, the rain, the harvest and of course the farmers who bring food to our table

Food

Pongal 2018 Recipe: How to Make Chettinad Special Pongal Kuzhambu

Pongal celebration is incomplete without some delicious traditional dishes. Here is a recipe shared by Chef Kasiviswanathan, Executive Chef of Radisson Blu Atria Bengaluru to make Chettinad special Pongal kuzhambu.

Nation

TN transport strike plays dampner on Pongal festivities

Prolonged protest by the transport workers of Tamil Nadu, which entered the eighth day on Thursday, has put a question mark over the travel plans of Tamilians moving to their hometowns to celebrate ...

Food

Pongal special recipe: Spice up your festive celebrations with Chettinad Chicken Curry

Pongal is all about having fun with family and friends — while relishing scrumptious meals. If home-cooked food trumps all the culinary delights for you, then try your hand at this Chettinad Chicken Curry recipe.

Movies

It’s Suriya versus Vikram this Pongal

All eyes are on the big festive weekend

Chennai

Work on 10th check dam across Kosasthalaiyar after Pongal

5 villages set to benefit; project to be completed in 9 months

Coimbatore

Two-day agri fest from Saturday

Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, is organising a two-day agri fest on January 6 and 7 on the college premises at Neelambur coinciding with the Pongal celebrations. ‘Ve...

Chennai

Ahead of Pongal, Vandalur zoo introduces online booking

Authorities are in talks to bring rhinos and king cobras from other States

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