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Atomic regulator gives fuel loading clearance for Kudankulam


September 21st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) India's atomic energy regulator Friday said it has given its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation Ltd (NPCIL) to load enriched uranium fuel rods in the first ... Read more...

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Nivedita Bhasin becomes first woman B-787 Dreamliner pilot


September 20th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior Air India pilot Capt Nivedita Bhasin has become the first woman to command the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner which landed in New Delhi Wednesday, an ... Read more...

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‘Avunu’ not a horror film: Ravi Babu


September 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Ravi Babu says his upcoming film "Avunu" will not fall in the horror genre."'Avunu' is a thriller, suspense film set within a small family ... Read more...

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Canon expects Rs.100 crore revenue in five years


September 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Japanese major Canon, which recently entered the cinematography imaging domain in India by launching a Cinema EOS product line, Wednesday said it is expecting to clock ... Read more...

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United India to expand micro-offices, agency channel


September 18th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) United India Insurance Company plans to hire 21,000 agents and open 200 one-man offices in smaller cities and towns this fiscal to reach a gross premium ... Read more...

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Six Airports Authority of India officials suspended


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government Monday suspended six senior Airports Authority of India officials who have been found to be involved in irregularities in awarding ground handling services ... Read more...

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Yuvraj made an incredible comeback: Ganguly


September 13th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Terming star Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh's comeback as incredible, former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed satisfaction over the southpaw's performance in the recently concluded Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Crackers caused Tamil Nadu Express fire: Probe report (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Accidental igniting of crackers on board the Tamil Nadu Express caused the fire that claimed 32 lives and injured 28 people in July this year, ... Read more...

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Crackers caused Tamil Nadu Express fire: Probe report


September 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Accidental igniting of crackers on board the Tamil Nadu Express caused the fire that claimed 32 lives and injured 28 people in July this year, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, India discuss travel advisory


September 13th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka is holding discussions with India to lift a travel advisory issued after 184 Sri Lankan pilgrims were attacked in Tamil Nadu, a government spokesman ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel launches navigation application


September 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Wednesday launched a navigation application - SmartDrive - that enables users to view their location on a map and plan ... Read more...

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We are eager to do well in World T20: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday said it was important for the team to do well in the World Twenty20 tournament after the triumph ... Read more...

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Dhoni happy with Yuvraj’s return to international cricket


September 12th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says that Yuvraj Singh can draw confidence from his performance against New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 as he made a return ... Read more...

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Situation under control in Kundankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The situation in Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the movement against the Kudankulam nuclear project, was under control Wednesday after three days of protests, ... Read more...

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New Zealand set India 168-run target in T20


September 11th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) Put into bat, New Zealand made an imposing 167 for five against India in their second and final Twenty20 International at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium ... Read more...

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‘Weight-loss procedures lack standardization and proficiency’


September 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) None of the weight-loss solutions currently available in the country are functioning on any reliable logical science, leading to short term weight loss and several linked ... Read more...

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MCC-Murugappa Hockey: Army XI draw with ONGC


September 11th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, S Sep 10 (IANS) Holders Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC)dropped precious points as they drew 1-1 with Army XI in a pool A match of the 87th MCC ... Read more...

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Studio Green keen to distribute ‘Kumki’


September 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) K. Gnanavel Raja of Studio Green is keen to acquire the distribution rights of Tamil film "Kumki", an interesting tale of a mahout and his elephant."The ... Read more...

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Thakerays are ‘infiltrators’ in Maharashtra from Bihar: Lalu Prasad


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Sunday said Bal Thackeray, Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray were originally Bihari, and that they were "infiltrators" in Maharashtra."Thackeray's ... Read more...

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Would love to do more Tamil films: Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy


September 8th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) After an 11-year hiatus from Tamil cinema, the compositions of Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy will be heard in Kamal Haasan's magnum opus "Vishwaroopam".The trio say their ... Read more...

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Suriya to dub for Telugu version of ‘Mattrraan’


September 7th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Tamil actor Suriya will dub for the first time in Telugu for "Mattrraan".Directed by K.V. Anand, Tamil film "Mattrraan" is an action-thriller starring Suriya as conjoined ... Read more...

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‘Rebel’ shooting complete, audio to be released Sep 14


September 5th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Director Raghava Lawrence Wednesday wrapped up the shooting of his action film "Rebel" and is set to release its audio Sep 14.The film went on floors ... Read more...

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237 lives lost in cracker unit accidents in Sivakasi


September 5th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) During the last 12 years, a total of 237 lives have been lost due to accidents in 88 fireworks units located in Sivakasi. The government has ... Read more...

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Attack on Lankan visitors unacceptable, says Karunanidhi


September 5th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) DMK President M. Karunanidhi Wednesday said attacking Sri Lankans visiting Tamil Nadu or other parts of India is unacceptable and will affect ties between the two ... Read more...

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Actor Rajendra Prasad discharged from hospital


September 5th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Actor Rajendra Prasad was discharged from hospital Wednesday morning after two days of medical care."His health condition is much better now and the doctors have confirmed ... Read more...

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DMK to submit Tamil meet resolutions to UN: Karunanidhi


September 4th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) DMK president M.Karunanidhi Tuesday said that his party will send the resolutions passed at the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) meet here to the United Nations ... Read more...

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Travel Bangalore-Mysore on country’s longest bus


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Tuesday introduced the country's longest bus, at 14.5 metres and including a pantry and toilet facilities, to ply the 130 km between the state capital ... Read more...

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Protest against Sri Lankan tourists near Trichy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 175 Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit, said ... Read more...

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Reverse flow begins from northeast to south - but slowly (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) With trepidation and hope that things would be back to normal, people from the northeast of India who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune, centres of ... Read more...

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Assamese begin return journey to Bangalore, Pune


September 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) In groups small and large, people from the northeast who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune fearing violence following Bodo-Muslim clashes in Assam have started returning ... Read more...

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Designer wear becomes affordable


September 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Want to own a Rohit Bal or JJ Valaya creation for just about Rs.5,000-Rs.6,000 ($100)? It's possible now with fashion house owner Pradeep Hirani ... Read more...

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‘Settai’ trailer reaches 2.8 mn hits on YouTube


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) The trailer of "Settai", Tamil version of hit Bollywood adult comedy "Delhi Belly", has got 279,139 lakh hits on YouTube within three days of its launch.Directed ... Read more...

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Buchi Babu cricket: Karnataka on top against Kerala


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Karnataka, after dismissing Kerala for 137, were well on way to taking the first innings lead as they were 100 for four at stumps on the ... Read more...

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Slowdown, inflationary pressures affect automobile sales in August (Roundup)


September 1st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Production losses at Maruti Suzuki, high interest rates and rising fuel prices resulted in lower sales for the auto industry in August.Crippled by a lockout ... Read more...

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M&M; logs 22 percent sales growth in August


September 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M;) Saturday announced that it has logged 22 percent sales growth in August this year as compared to the same ... Read more...

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