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A milestone verdict, editorial, November 11, 2011 [Needimandra teerpugalil oru mayilkal]. Translated by Premalatha. Presented by Meera Srinivasan



Nice initiative by the Hindu. Keep coming.

from:  Praveen
Posted on: Dec 24, 2011 at 15:45 IST

Great effort.
Can we now expect similer reporting Coimbatore blasts, Kashmiri Hindus, Butchered Sikhs after the death of Indira, etc

from:  Prasad
Posted on: Dec 20, 2011 at 04:57 IST

It is a commendable effort on the part of Hindu to enable Tamils to have access to editorials in tamil. If the Hindu brings out its Tamil edition of daily that would be great service for the Tamils who are starving for impartial news paper in Tamilnadu.

from:  Arumugam
Posted on: Dec 8, 2011 at 20:32 IST

I long back sent my elaborate views/congratulatory remarks in Tamil scripts which was not accepted by this website. After all, the whole exercise is by,for and to the Tamil knowing community! The focus is on the vernacular delivery and if the response is also in the same, it will only be appropriate. What could be the better objective for the entire effort? The BBC website deals with individual languages in their respective script itself.What happens if a 'poor in English' person comes out with good points,expressed in a better way, in his vernacular? Will the editorial board spare a thought to address my view/doubt?

from:  S Raju
Posted on: Dec 3, 2011 at 16:45 IST

Excellent idea. It's refreshing to listen to good articles that are delivered professionally. Hats off!

from:  sharanya
Posted on: Dec 3, 2011 at 10:21 IST

great to get 'The-Hindu' in Tamil, will make us understand the news faster! also, nice voice selection!

Wish 'The-Hindu' release a tamil news paper too!!

from:  Suresh S
Posted on: Dec 1, 2011 at 12:44 IST

Hooray !! I look forward to The Hindu becoming a Tamil Language media outlet.

from:  okonomi
Posted on: Nov 27, 2011 at 07:02 IST

A positive emergence of changing dimensions in revolutions of THE HINDU!Can we expect other useful articles of sections like sci& tec? Mini regional daily editions can also be thought of!! well done keep it up!!!

from:  G.Chandra Sekaran
Posted on: Nov 26, 2011 at 08:06 IST

Congratulations to the The Hindu. Thank you indeed.

from:  Ippar
Posted on: Nov 25, 2011 at 17:16 IST

I am Tamil-an ,and i am more comfortable with Tamil than English. At the same time i long for quality news irrespective of language so i struck to The Hindu. To me The Hindu is my native newspaper and this is further strengthened by Tamil Podcast. Now English language will not be barrier for my other fellow Tamil-ans who are longing for quality news. The Hindu will be remembered for its contribution to the Tamil society progress. Let this get extended to other Dravidian language.

from:  V Vinodh
Posted on: Nov 25, 2011 at 13:56 IST

For the first time I listened to the editorial. I appreciate the quality and the neutrality of the reader. She has very sweet voice. I applaud the professionalism that The Hindu exhibits in any media.

from:  Sivam Eniasivam
Posted on: Nov 24, 2011 at 15:18 IST

The voice-over is a bit too dramatic - especially when describing the
scene of the crime. Maintain a professional distance from the subject,
please.

from:  Rohan H
Posted on: Nov 23, 2011 at 16:39 IST

If this move is just a prelude to the publication of your daily in Tamil,I wholeheartedly welcome it.
Appaduri

from:  Appadurai
Posted on: Nov 23, 2011 at 16:20 IST

The title can be given in Tamil font itself, which will make it more clear.

from:  Elango V
Posted on: Nov 23, 2011 at 11:04 IST

Wow, Quality of substance and presentation is excellent.
Looking forward for more such initiatives in Tamil

from:  anonymous
Posted on: Nov 22, 2011 at 22:34 IST

Bravo...The Hindu team. I am really happy about this initiative. Bring more of such innovative and most needed ideas, we will always support you. Appreciations once again.

from:  Sathesh S
Posted on: Nov 22, 2011 at 10:50 IST

Thanks to The Hindu the Tamil population canget the best of the daily news. Please go ahead and carry out more of these ventures.

from:  SELVARAJ
Posted on: Nov 20, 2011 at 09:14 IST

THE HINDU is PIONEER among news paper. Good going. keep it up. Best wishes.

from:  manivannan
Posted on: Nov 20, 2011 at 08:00 IST

it would be useful for tamil speaking people. more editorials should be
translated in to tamil, then only village students could improve their
knowledge

from:  sendhur
Posted on: Nov 19, 2011 at 19:15 IST

Very Nice. Can we make it available as a podcast in iTunes?

from:  Praveen Mannam
Posted on: Nov 19, 2011 at 01:57 IST

Great! The Hindu quality in Tamil! Let the Tamil dailies and television learn correct writing and speaking in Tamil.

from:  Jeyapandian Kottalam
Posted on: Nov 18, 2011 at 09:24 IST

Way to go Hindu! The vernacular press was lacking editorial quality and this will provide that. Ramp-up quicker. We have enough sources for English language news. Please PLEASE focus on vernacular languages and provide your gold standard there. Lets learn to respect our own languages.

from:  Karthik
Posted on: Nov 18, 2011 at 03:08 IST

Highly innovative. No newspaper would have even imagined one. Good Tamil employed and pronunciation excellent. Contents of editorials always sensible. Let this initiative lead to video presentations as well. Also publication of a Tamil Daily of Hindu's standard is the expectation of Tamil readers. CONGRATS.

from:  J. Gurumurthi
Posted on: Nov 17, 2011 at 05:43 IST

As someone residing in the UK in an area where no tamil is spoken, I have the chance to hear it at least once a day. I am certain that there are many others like myself across the globe who will be just as appreciative. Thank you.

from:  Rajagopal Raman
Posted on: Nov 16, 2011 at 20:12 IST

well-done.! The Hindu has pioneered another positive and advanced step in the modern day journalism in India. Waiting for the English version

from:  Muhammed Sabith, Puducherry
Posted on: Nov 16, 2011 at 19:35 IST

great initiative by the hindu to podcast editorials in tamil.surely,it will be helpful to the people especially visually challenged.keep up the good work.

from:  Y Raja
Posted on: Nov 16, 2011 at 12:06 IST


Dear Sir: I have listned the Tamil Audio version of Gujarat Verdict as 'Neethi Mandra Thirppukalil oru milekal'; I congradulate The Hindu for such innovative additives in the press rather than routines.

from:  C.Muthaiah
Posted on: Nov 16, 2011 at 08:01 IST

The HINDU has brought technology for delivery of information and news in a convenient format. I am sure this will gain popularity and acceptance in days to come.


from:  S.Balakrishnan
Posted on: Nov 16, 2011 at 06:17 IST

This is a great first step in increasing accessibility of The Hindu online.Kudos to the thinker.

from:  Shankar
Posted on: Nov 15, 2011 at 19:21 IST

it's great initiative...i wish all the tamil journals inherit the quality from the hindu.

from:  Manivasagan T
Posted on: Nov 15, 2011 at 18:54 IST

Good initiative... Thank you...

from:  Anand
Posted on: Nov 15, 2011 at 18:46 IST

Good thing! It would certainly help to many, especially the blind. Could
you please provide in English as well?

from:  Saravanan.C
Posted on: Nov 15, 2011 at 09:13 IST

Good move. Popularise this so that many people will know what is happening around them.

from:  raman
Posted on: Nov 14, 2011 at 19:56 IST

Brilliant initiative by The Hindu. Very well explained in Tamil. Do continue this good work.

from:  R.Mohanasundar
Posted on: Nov 14, 2011 at 17:15 IST


It is no exaggeration that the HINDU needs special praise for innovative ways of handling communication for the benefit of humankind.
with regards and greeting to the publishers

from:  s kesavaperumal
Posted on: Nov 13, 2011 at 13:47 IST

The worst thing to have happend in The Hindu group, this uwnanted venture. Slowly, tis standardas have been nfalaling . It is tiem that it gets back to its old Halcyone days.

from:  s subramanyan
Posted on: Nov 13, 2011 at 13:30 IST
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