HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

picture info

Parimelazhagar
PARIMELAZHAGAR (c. 13th century CE), also known as Vanthuvarai Perumal, was a Tamil poet and commentator known for his commentary on the Thirukkural
Thirukkural
. He was the last among the canon of ten ancient commentators of the Kural text most highly esteemed by scholars. He was also among the five ancient commentators whose works had been preserved and made available to the Modern era
Modern era
, the others being Manakkudavar , Pari Perumal , Kaalingar , and Paridhi . The chapter ordering, and the verse ordering within each chapter, of the Tirukkural
Tirukkural
as set by Parimelazhagar
Parimelazhagar
has been accepted as the standard for numbering the Kural verses in the Modern era
[...More...]

"Parimelazhagar" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Namakkal Kavignar
(1888-10-19)October 19, 1888 Namakkal
Namakkal
, Madras Presidency
Madras Presidency
British India
British India
DIED August 24, 1972(1972-08-24) (aged 83) OTHER NAMES Namakkal
Namakkal
KavignarVENKATARAMA RAMALINGAM (Tamil : வேங்கடராம ராமலிங்கம்), or V. Ramalingam Pillai (October 19, 1888 - August 24, 1972), was a Tamil poet from Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
, India and independence fighter. He is well known for his poems about independence. The poem "கத்தியின்றி ரத்தமின்றி யுத்தமொன்று வருகுது சத்தியத்தின் நித்தியத்தை நம்பும்யாரும் சேருவீர்..." was very famous among freedom fighters
[...More...]

"Namakkal Kavignar" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Devaneya Pavanar
DEVANEYA PAVANAR (ஞா. தேவநேயப் பாவாணர்; Ñānamuttaṉ Tēvanēya Pāvāṇar; also known as G. DEVANEYAN, ÑANAMUTTAN TEVANEYAN; lived 1902–1981) was a prominent Indian Tamil author who wrote over 35 books. Additionally, he was a staunch proponent of the " Pure Tamil movement " and initiated the Etymological Dictionary Project primarily to bring out the roots of Tamil words and their connections and ramifications
[...More...]

"Devaneya Pavanar" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Karunanidhi
MUTHUVELU KARUNANIDHI is the leader of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and a former Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
Chief Minister . He became Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
for the first time in 1969. On 13 May 2006, he became the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time. He is also known for his writing works in the Tamil film industry. During the Thooku Medai play, MR. Radha gave him the title of "கலைஞர்", which he is still called by his supporters till date. His passion for social work enabled him to become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Having been in politics for 60 years, he is a strong force and effectively guides his party members and supporters. In addition to his literary contribution to Tamil literature, he also enriched himself in the interests of poor people in the community
[...More...]

"Karunanidhi" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

M. Varadarajan
Also known as MU. VA. and VARATHARASANAR, was a Tamil scholar, author and academic from Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
, India. He was a prolific writer whose published works include 13 novels, 6 plays, 2 short story collections, 11 essay anthologies, a book on the history of Tamil literature
Tamil literature
, books on Tamil linguistics and children's books. During 1961–71, he was the head of the Tamil department at the University of Madras
University of Madras
. In 1961, he was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award
Sahitya Akademi Award
for Tamil for his novel Karithundu. During 1971–74, he was the vice-chancellor of the University of Madurai
[...More...]

"M. Varadarajan" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Tamil Language
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Singapore
Singapore
India
India
: * Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
* Puducherry * Andaman line-height:1.1em; padding-right:0.5em;"> Recognised minority language in Malaysia
Malaysia
Mauritius
Mauritius
South Africa
South Africa
LANGUAGE CODES ISO 639-1 ta ISO 639-2 tam ISO 639-3 Variously: tam – Modern Tamil oty – Old Tamil ptq – Pattapu Bhashai LINGUIST LIST oty Old Tamil GLOTTOLOG tamil1289 Modern Tamil oldt1248 Old Tamil LINGUASPHERE 49-EBE-a THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS IPA PHONETIC SYMBOLS. Without proper rendering support , you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
characters
[...More...]

"Tamil Language" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Kural (poetic Form)
The KURAL is one of the most important forms of classical Tamil language poetry . It is a very short poetic form , exactly in 2 lines, the first line consisting of 4 words and the second line consisting of 3. It should also conform to the grammar for Venpa , the most difficult and the most highly esteemed of stanzaic structures of classical Tamil literature. Kural is one of the five types of Venpa stanza. The Tirukkuṛaḷ
Tirukkuṛaḷ
, one of the greatest philosophical works in Tamil language
Tamil language
by Tiruvalluvar , is a typical example of this type of poetic form
[...More...]

"Kural (poetic Form)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

V. O. Chidambaram Pillai
VALLIAPPAN OLAGANATHAN CHIDAMBARAM PILLAI (5 September 1872 – 18 November 1936), popularly known by his initials, V.O.C. (spelt Vaa. Oo.Ce in Tamil ), also known as KAPPALOTTIYA TAMILAN "The Tamil Helmsman", was a Tamil political leader. He was a disciple of Bal Gangadhar Tilak . He launched the first indigenous Indian shipping service between Tuticorin and Colombo
Colombo
with the Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company , competing against British ships. At one time a member of the Indian National Congress , he was later charged with sedition by the British government and sentenced to life imprisonment ; his barrister license was revoked
[...More...]

"V. O. Chidambaram Pillai" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Thiru Vi Ka
THIRUVARUR VIRUTTACHALA KALYANASUNDARAM (August 26, 1883 – September 17, 1953), better known by his Tamil initials THIRU. VI .KA (Thiruvarur Virudhachala Kalyanasundaram Mudaliar), was a Tamil scholar, essayist and activist. He is esteemed for the strong humanism of his essays, the analytical depth of his commentaries on classical Tamil literature
Tamil literature
and philosophy, and the clear, fluid style of his prose. His works, along with those of V. O. Chidambaram Pillai
V. O. Chidambaram Pillai
, Maraimalai Adigal , and Arumuga Navalar , are considered to have defined the style of modern Tamil prose. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Contribution to literature * 3 Politics * 4 Death * 5 Recognition * 6 References HISTORYThiru Vi
[...More...]

"Thiru Vi Ka" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Solomon Pappaiah
SOLOMON PAPPAIAH (Tamil:சாலமன் பாப்பையா) (born 22 February 1936), also known as SOLOMON PAPPIAH and SALOMON PAPPAYAH is an Indian scholar and a television icon in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
, India
India
. He is best known for moderating Tamil language
Tamil language
debate talk shows, known as 'patti mandrams', which have been airing on Sun TV for quite a long time. He is credited for taking social themes to the masses and has so far moderated over 5,000 debates programmes across the globe. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Speaking style * 3 Awards and titles * 4 Writing * 5 Acting * 6 Personal life * 7 References * 8 External links EARLY LIFEBorn as the ninth child in a family of 12 to Mr.A.Sundaram and Mrs.S.Pakkiam, Pappaiah had his job cut out as his father was a mill worker and did not have the wherewithal to financially support his studies
[...More...]

"Solomon Pappaiah" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Kannada Language
KANNADA (/ˈkɑːnədə, ˈkæn-/ ; )( Kannada
Kannada
: ಕನ್ನಡ), also known as CANARESE or KANARESE /kænəˈriːz/ , is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in India
India
, mainly in the state of Karnataka
Karnataka
, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
, Telangana
Telangana
, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
, Maharashtra
Maharashtra
, Kerala
Kerala
, Goa
Goa
and abroad. The language has roughly 38 million native speakers who are called Kannadigas (Kannadigaru), and a total of 51 million speakers according to a 2001 census. It is one of the scheduled languages of India
India
and the official and administrative language of the state of Karnataka
[...More...]

"Kannada Language" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

V. V. S. Aiyar
VARAHANERI VENKATESA SUBRAMANIAM AIYAR (2 April 1881 – 3 June 1925), also known as V. V. S. AIYAR, was an Indian revolutionary from Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
who fought against the British occupation of India. His contemporaries include Subramanya Bharathi
Subramanya Bharathi
and V.O. Chidambaram Pillai , who subscribed to the militant form of resistance against the British. He went into exile in Pondicherry , then under French rule, when his militant activities attracted a warrant for his arrest from the British colonial government. Aiyar was also a Tamil writer and is considered as the father of modern Tamil short story. He also translated the Ramavatharam of Kambar and Tirukkural
Tirukkural
into English. V.V.S Aiyar is mentor of Vanchinathan
Vanchinathan

[...More...]

"V. V. S. Aiyar" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Francis Whyte Ellis
FRANCIS WHYTE ELLIS (1777–1819) was a British civil servant in the Madras Presidency
Madras Presidency
and a scholar of Tamil and Sanskrit
Sanskrit
. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Dravidian language hypothesis * 2.1 History * 2.2 The Dravidian Proof * 3 Other literary contributions * 3.1 St. George College and its press * 3.2 Works of Ellis * 4 Legacy * 5 Notes * 6 References * 7 External links BIOGRAPHYEllis became a writer in the East India Company\'s service at Madras in 1796. He was promoted to the offices of assistant-under secretary, deputy-secretary, and secretary to the board of revenue in 1798, 1801, and 1802 respectively. In 1806 he was appointed judge of the zillah of Machilipatnam
Machilipatnam
, in 1809 collector of land customs in the Madras presidency, and in 1810 collector of Madras. He died at Ramnad
Ramnad
of cholera on 10 March 1819
[...More...]

"Francis Whyte Ellis" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Gopalkrishna Gandhi
GOPALKRISHNA DEVDAS GANDHI (born 22 April 1946) is a retired IAS officer and diplomat, who was the 22nd Governor of West Bengal serving from 2004 to 2009. He is the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi
. As a former IAS officer he served as Secretary to the President of India
President of India
and as High Commissioner
High Commissioner
to South Africa
South Africa
and Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
, among other administrative and diplomatic posts. He was the United Progressive Alliance nominee for Vice President of India
President of India
2017 elections . He obtained 244 votes against NDA candidate Venkaiah Naidu
Venkaiah Naidu
, who got 516 votes
[...More...]

"Gopalkrishna Gandhi" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Vennikkulam Gopala Kurup
VENNIKKULAM GOPALA KURUP (1902–1980) was a poet from Kerala
Kerala
, India . He was born on May 10, 1902 in Vennikkulam Pathanamthitta
Pathanamthitta
, Kerala to Cherukattumadathil Padmanabha Kurup and Laksmikunjamma. He started writing poetry from the age of 15 and after passing Vidwan examinations. Gopalakurup worked as teacher for 2 years at St . Behanans High School Vennikulam and 25 years at M.G.M H.S, Thiruvalla . He later worked in Malayalam Lexicon and State Manuscripts Library. He was awarded the titles '5 Sahithya nipunan' by the Maharaja
Maharaja
of Kochi and 'Sahithyakalanidhi' by Kerala
Kerala
Hindiprachara Sabha . In 1967 he received the Odakkuzhal award, Kerala
Kerala
Sahitya Akademi Award
Sahitya Akademi Award
and Thirukkural Award for his collection Manikyaveena
[...More...]

"Vennikkulam Gopala Kurup" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

G. Balakrishnan Nair
Professor G. BALAKRISHNAN NAIR was an emeritus Sanskrit
Sanskrit
academician, author and renowned scholar of Sree Nārāyana Guru’s philosophical works. CONTENTS * 1 Birth and early life * 2 Education * 3 Professional life * 4 Honours and recognitions * 5 Major works * 6 References BIRTH AND EARLY LIFEBalakrishnan Nair was born on 5 February 1923 at Peroorkada Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram
. He is the son of Gowriamma and Govinda Pillai Vazhayila Kurukannaal House, Peroorkada EDUCATIONHe is an alumnus of Government Sanskrit
Sanskrit
College Trivandrum
Trivandrum
and University College Trivandrum
Trivandrum
. Balakrishnan Nair qualified as Mahopadhyaya in Sanskrit
Sanskrit
grammar from the University of Kerala . He secured post graduate degrees; M.A
[...More...]

"G. Balakrishnan Nair" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
.