Tsunami is a Japanese word. Its literal meaning is the wave of the harbour. Here 'tsu' means port or harbour and 'nami' means sea waves. The tsunami originated at sea level. A tsunami is the huge wave that occurs at the sea level when a strong earthquake occurs at the bottom of the sea. The first tsunami was recorded in 1500 BC.
1 November 1956, the Kannada-speaking merger of the south-western part of Karnataka in south India to form the state of Karnataka. Established in 1956, this is aimed at promoting and preserving Kannada culture. They organise social gatherings to promote the art, music and culture of Karnataka.