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Sangam

An ancient Indian unit of area approximately equivalent to one-quarter hectare.
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It is said that three Sangams were held in the ancient period and that thousands of poets presented their compositions in the Sangams and debated over style, syntax and attainment of excellence in Tamil.
The Sangam Age finds the most significant place in the annals of Tamil Nadu, and it is also said to be the golden period of Tamil Nadu.
The Tamil poetic anthology, Kurunthogai, serves as a prototypical record of 'things' of the five Sangam landscapes which play a significant role in forming, transforming and shaping the human beings of the Sangam age.
Too much coaching by central authorities will lead to sameness in public sector banks that successive Gyan Sangams have criticized," said Rajan, speaking at the FICCI-IBA banking conference on Tuesday.
Dhandapany Kuppuswamy, President of Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America (Fetna) on charges of defamation, malicious false propaganda and scandal.
Fetna has committed libel per se in publishing false statements across the internet, specifically through the Federation of Tamil Sangam of North America (Fetna) website and in its communication to member-sangams deliberately with the purpose of defaming Swamy.
The suspension itself is questionable and any presumable follow up action like announcement and or communication to other member sangams only made things murkier.
Maoists recruit children aged between six and 12 into their children's association, called Bal Sangams, where they are trained in Maoist ideology, used as informers and taught to fight with non-lethal weapons.
Students aged 6-12 are trained in the Bal Sangams," Kumar said.
New York, May 11 -- The Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC) led by David Poopalapillai has informed Canadians that on July 5 and 6, 2013, the Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America's (FeTNA) 26th year convention will be held in Toronto, Canada.
FeTNA has grown from just five Sangams to becoming a successful umbrella organization of over 40 Tamil Sangams.
Bharat will become samarth ( strong) only when Hindus keep aside their differences and stand united for the sake of the nation," Bhagwat said in a fiery speech during the Ma Narmada Hindu Sangam in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.