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Chennai varsity students win prizes in space contests


September 18th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Students of the SRM University near here have won prizes in two international student aerospace competitions held in the US and China, an official said here ... Read more...

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Presence of CPI-M politburo member at church altar kicks up row


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) A section of the laity at the St. George Orthodox Syrian Cathedral in the capital city are up in arms following what they term "a ... Read more...

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Pranab secures 124 votes in Kerala


July 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance candidate in the presidential poll Pranab Mukherjee secured 124 out of the 139 votes polled Thursday in the Kerala Assembly.The strength of ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly stalled, opposition demands IUML member’s arrest


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was plunged into chaos Tuesday as an adamant opposition demanded that P.K. Basheer, a first-time legislator of the Indian Union Muslim League, (IUML) ... Read more...

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Balki to shoot his next with Big B at year-end (Movie Snippets) (With Images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Filmmaker R. Balakrishnan aka Balki, who presented Amitabh Bachchan in unimaginable roles in "Cheeni Kum" and "Paa", is gearing up to explore one more side ... Read more...

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Deepika to endorse pen brand (With Image)


June 1st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) After endorsing a watch brand, an airline company and a camera series, actress Deepika Padukone has now been roped in to be the face ... Read more...

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Media creation, says Vijayan of Achuthanandan letter


May 21st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala state secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Monday tried to brush off veteran communist V.S. Achuthanandan's reported demand for his removal ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan seeks Vijayan’s removal from CPI-M post


May 20th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan has asked the party's national leadership to remove his rival Pinarayi Vijayan ... Read more...

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Balki, Advani remember Taruni as versatile and disciplined actor


May 17th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The sweet impish girl who stalked the reluctant Auro (Amitabh Bachchan) all over the school campus in "Paa", is no more. Taruni Sachdev's death in ... Read more...

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‘Invest in research, technology for future of IITs’


April 16th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Increased investment in research, higher monetary assistance and development of technology for industries are the three steps that will ensure a bright future for the ... Read more...

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Setback to Achuthanandan in land grab case


April 12th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 12 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan, a prime accused in a land grab case, suffered a setback Thursday when the Kerala High Court refused to quash ... Read more...

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Out of politburo, Achuthanandan is miffed


April 9th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was clearly upset Monday after he failed to make it into the politburo of the Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan not in politburo, Buddhadeb in


April 9th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) There were question marks over both. But while former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee retained his place in the CPI-M politburo, former Kerala chief ... Read more...

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Amitabh-Tabu’s ‘Cheeni Kum’ moment in hospital


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan says he loved spending time with his "Cheeni Kum" co-star Tabu when she visited him at the Seven Hills Hospital, where he has ... Read more...

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CPI-M denies attack on Achuthanandan at party meet


February 9th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Thursday denied media reports that party delegates launched an attack on veteran comrade and former chief minister V.S. ... Read more...

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Playing pregnant woman was cakewalk for Vidya


January 11th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) If she effortlessly essayed the role of a sex symbol in "The Dirty Picutre", it was a cakewalk to play a pregnant woman in search ... Read more...

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Row breaks out over Kochi Metro Rail project


January 2nd, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 2 (IANS) While the final clearance for the much talked about Kochi Metro Rail from the centre is yet awaited, a row has broken out overr the Kerala ... Read more...

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Hazare to watch first film in 41 years?


December 18th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Anna Hazare, who is visiting Chennai Sunday, is likely to watch Tamil film "Mudhalvar Mahatma" -- which will be his first film in over four ... Read more...

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Now a film on rail mafia (Movie Snippets)


November 30th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) It seems the reality bug has bitten filmmakers and the latest to join the bandwagon is Anand Kumar. After "Zilla Ghaziabad", which is inspired by ... Read more...

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Plea to raze Games village filed in apex court


November 8th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday adjourned by two weeks the hearing on a plea seeking directions to the central and Delhi governments to raze buildings constructed ... Read more...

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Congress MP demands reprobe into 1994 Kerala firing


October 16th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kasargode (Kerala), Oct 16 (IANS) Firebrand Congress Lok Sabha member from Kannur, K. Sudhakaran, Sunday demanded that the 1994 Koothuparambu firing incident be re-investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation."Only ... Read more...

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Kerala’s rival fronts trade charges over woman guard


October 15th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Kerala's rival political fronts Saturday continued to trade charges over the alleged manhandling of a woman guard inside the assembly by two Left party legislators, ... Read more...

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Court offers reprieve to Kannada actress in temple case


October 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 13 (IANS) Kannada actress Jaimala, accused of outraging religious feelings at the famed Sabarimala temple in Kerala, got a reprieve Thursday when the Kerala High Court stayed the ... Read more...

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South African vehicle tracking major to enter Indian market


September 28th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Making an entry into the Indian market, Johannesburg-based vehicle tracking and fleet management company Ctrack, has appointed Mumbai-based Zest Technologies as its exclusive partner in India, ... Read more...

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Kerala opposition demands Chandy’s resignation


September 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) The Kerala opposition Monday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and chief whip P.C. George over alleged attempts to influence the trial of the ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan’s son appointment against rules, finds panel


September 20th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) A lawmakers' panel has found that there were procedural irregularities in the appointment of former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan's son as the director of a state-run ... Read more...

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Protests in Kerala over petrol price rise


September 16th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Two government vehicles were set afire Friday as protests here against the rise in petrol prices turned violent, police said. Protests were reported from other parts ... Read more...

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Kerala sets up new company for high speed rail


September 15th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday formed a new public limited company for setting up a 630-km high speed rail network connecting state capital Thiruvananthapuram with Mangalore in ... Read more...

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Probe against Kerala Cricket Association officials


September 6th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Sep 6 (IANS) A Kerala court Tuesday ordered a vigilance probe into complaints of alleged corruption of more than Rs.2 crore by the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) officials.The ... Read more...

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Vidya, Sridevi cheer for Sabyasachi show at LFW


August 20th, 2011 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Lots of colour along with four dozen models of different ages and sizes on the ramp. That is how the third day of the Lakme ... Read more...

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KSIDC to work on projects worth Rs.100,000 crore


July 25th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 (IANS) The Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC), which is celebrating its golden jubilee year, will be working on mega projects worth Rs.100,000 crore in the next ... Read more...

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J. Dey murder: high court says no to CBI probe


July 18th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday dismissed three public interest petitions demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing, an official ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Court seeks police report July 6 (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday gave time till July 6 to the Mumbai police to file a progress report on the probe into the brutal killing ... Read more...

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Opposition files privilege notice against Chandy


June 4th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) Kerala's opposition Left Democratic Front (LDF) Saturday slapped a notice of breach of privilege against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy for making policy announcements publicly when the ... Read more...

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Don’t change our pro-people policies, CPI-M warns Chandy


May 19th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) A day after the Oommen Chandy-led government took over, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders attacked it Thursday on various issues and warned that "the pro-people ... Read more...

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