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Hindu Yoga Alone Can Be Universalised

The Hindu philosophy follows a certain set of practices, as a result of which attempts of extrapolation outside that ambit are dubious at best

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Jallikattu held across Tamil Nadu: Tradition revived

 Madurai: The bull-taming sport of Jallikattu saw a revival in Tamil Nadu on Thursday with great fanfare as part of Pongal festivities that began on 15 January. At the bustling hamlet of Alanganallur near here, a popular venue for the sport, 800 bull tamers pitted their skills against 900 bulls.   Several hundreds of spectators […]

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PETA urges TN CM to ban jallikattu

New Delhi: Animal rights body PETA today urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami to ban jallikattu, claiming that at least 23 people have died since the state allowed the bull-taming sport in January last year. PETA claimed that 23 people and six bulls have died since the passage of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals […]

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Jallikattu: Coimbatore holds its first bull taming sport

Coimbatore: The city’s first ever official ‘jallikattu’ (bull taming sport) was held on Sunday with over 450 competitors and 500 bulls taking part amid much fanfare and the top finisher bagging a car as a prize. Jallikattu, largely confined to the southern districts of Tamil Nadu and organised during the ‘Pongal’ festivities by the middle of […]

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Jallikattu: 1 spectator killed, 11 sportsmen injured

Madurai (TN):  A teenaged spectator was gored to death by a bull while 11 competitors were injured during the bull taming sport of ‘jallikattu’ held at nearby Palamedu on Monday, police said. 19-year old Kalimuthu, who was seated in a front row of the viewers’ gallery, suffered fatal stomach injury when the bull running in the […]