Chennai Sangamam-Namma Oor Thiruvizha

    • Chennai Sangamam, a cultural extravaganza is being held at Chennai city in 18 locations from January 13-17
    • Series of cultural performances, literary events like seminars, poetry, dramas, and debates by eminent personalities will also take place.
  • Objective of the event: To spread awareness among the public on less known artforms

Operation Black

  • The ‘Operation Black’ was launched to capture a wild elephant nicknamed Karuppan
  • It is also planned to fix a radio collar and translocate it in Talavadi Hills

About Karuppan:

  • Karuppan is wild tusker found involved in human-elephant conflict and massive crop destruction at Rangasamy Kovil and Joraikadu areas of Erode district


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