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Supreme Court to hear Tamil Nadu’s freebie case


September 16th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major setback to the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court Friday ordered the transfer to itself of a case against the freebies announced by ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear Tamil Nadu freebie case Sep 16


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu is likely to go ahead with its planned distribution of free mixers, grinders, fans, laptops for students and other ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear case against AIADMK’s freebies


July 29th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the city-based advocate S.Subramaniam Balaji to file a petition to transfer his case against the freebies announced by the AIADMK government ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s poll freebies hang on legal thread


June 13th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's promised poll freebies, including mixers, grinders, fans and laptops, are to roll out from September, but her plan could hit ... Read more...

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With AIADMK win, voters eye freebies of laptops, gold mangalsutra


May 13th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Now that the AIADMK has won a thumping victory in Tamil Nadu, voters are eyeing the freebies, including laptops for students, gold mangalsutras for women, free ... Read more...

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DMK, PMK poll promises are bribe: Chennai advocate files complaint


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) City-based advocate S. Subramaniam Balaji has complained to the Election Commission that the freebies announced by the ruling DMK and its ally PMK as poll promises ... Read more...

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Electoral Officers asked to monitor, investigate paid news


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): After the announcement dates for the assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, West Bengal and Puducherry, the Election Commission has asked the Chief Electoral Officers to ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi disappointed with Tamil Nadu election schedule


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 2 (ANI): Chief Minister and Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi objecting to the election schedule for the Tamil Nadu assembly polls, on Wednesday said the gap of a ... Read more...

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Stop distribution of TV sets: EC tells Karunanidhi Govt.


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 2 (ANI): A day after announcing the poll schedule for Tamil Nadu, three other states and the Union Territory of Puducherry, the Election Commission on Wednesday began a strict implementation ... Read more...

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Ban on colour television distribution in Tamil Nadu


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) A day after the announcement of the date for the state assembly election, Tamil Nadu's chief electoral officer Wednesday ordered district collectors and heads of various ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu assembly adjourned sine die


February 10th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly was adjourned sine die Thursday after Finance Minister K.Anbazhagan presented supplementary demand for grants for Rs.11,772 crore for the 2010-11 fiscal.Anbazhagan said ... Read more...

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A 42-year-old colour TV that still works


November 12th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A colour television set that was bought 42-years back is still running fine in Britain.Derek Wills purchased the colour TV, Mitsubishi CT2217BM, way back in 1968 - and ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to distribute another one million TVs


October 7th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Thursday decided to buy additional one million colour television sets (CTVs) for free public distribution under an on-going scheme to fulfil the ruling DMK's ... Read more...

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Ensure poor benefit from welfare schemes: Karunanidhi


August 27th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Friday asked district collectors to ensure that the government's various welfare schemes reach the intended beneficiaries and to complete the free distribution ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu signs three MOUs worth Rs.13,000 crore


August 4th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu government Wednesday signed three agreements with as many companies involving an investment of around Rs.13,000 crore. The government signed the memoranda of understanding for setting up ... Read more...

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Cops nab beggar who chose the good life (Lead)


February 5th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 5 (IANS) This is a beggar who can be a chooser. Shankar Mehta is fond of the latest gadgets, electronic accessories and living the good life in hotels and resorts ... Read more...

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Tammil Nadu postpones fiscal responsibility by two years


January 12th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has postponed the target date for eliminating revenue deficit and capping the fiscal deficit at three percent of the gross state domestic product (GSDP) ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to source 4 million colour TVs for Rs.8.24 bn


December 15th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Tuesday finalised 17 suppliers for sourcing four million 14-inch colour television for its free TV scheme at Rs.2,061 per set, totalling around Rs.8.24 billion. ... Read more...

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Price bids for supply of TV sets to be opened Dec 15


December 9th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will open Dec 15 the price bids submitted by select companies to supply four million 14-inch colour television sets for the government's free TV ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to spend Rs.100 crore on Sri Lankan refugees camps


November 12th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Thursday decided to allocate Rs.100 crore for improving the amenities in the 115 camps for Sri Lankan refugees in the state and also for ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to issue tender for sourcing television sets


November 5th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will issue a global tender this month for sourcing 4.8 million colour television sets for distribution under its free colour television sets scheme. In an ... Read more...

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Doordarshan gears up for high definition coverage of CW Games


October 23rd, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): After giving colour television to the nation during the Asians Games in 1982, the Doordarshan is gearing up for the high definition telecast of the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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James Murdoch attacks ’state-sponsored’ BBC


August 29th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) News Corporation Chairman James Murdoch has hit out at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), describing it as a "state-sponsored" media house that is out to throttle the free ... Read more...

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Energy efficiency steps to get green signal


August 23rd, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Steps to boost India's energy efficiency, including mandatory efficiency ratings for everyday equipment, are expected to get the go-ahead when the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change ... Read more...

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Mandatory energy efficiency ratings in the offing


July 31st, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Refrigerators, air-conditioners, distribution transformers and fluorescent lamps will need mandatory ratings from the Indian government's Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) from Jan 7 next year, Minister ... Read more...

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Samsung India targets $2 bn turnover this year


July 15th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) The Indian arm of Korean consumer durable major Samsung India is targeting a turnover of $2 billion (about Rs.10,000 crore) this calendar year, said a senior company official ... Read more...

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YSR sworn in Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister


May 20th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, May 20 (ANI): Dr. Yaduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy, popularly known as YSR, was sworn-in as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister for the second consecutive term at the sprawling Lal Bahadur Stadium here ... Read more...

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LG to launch 31 energy-efficient TV models in India


May 19th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Global electronics manufacturer LG is planning to launch 31 new models in the star-rated colour television (CTV) category by 2009-end, a top official said Tuesday. "Even though the ... Read more...

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YSR’s performance, credibility behind Congress magic in Andhra


May 17th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The Congress in Andhra Pradesh has created a record of sorts by retaining power for a second consecutive term - the first time in three decades ... Read more...

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YSR leads Congress to renewed mandate in Andhra Pradesh (Second Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's magic worked again in Andhra Pradesh as Congress party retained power with a simple majority. Facing a united opposition alliance and the Praja Rajyam Party ... Read more...

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Three-cornered contest in second phase (Poll curtainraiser - Andhra Pradesh)


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) The stage is set for a keen contest among the ruling Congress, the main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) of film ... Read more...

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Caste to play key role in Andhra Pradesh


April 21st, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) The battle lines in south coastal Andhra Pradesh and the Rayalaseema region going to the polls in the second phase Thursday have been drawn on the ... Read more...

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Down but not out - Junior NTR campaigns from bed


April 14th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) He is still recovering from injuries suffered in a road accident last month. But popular Telugu actor Junior NTR is back to campaigning for the Telugu Desam Party ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh may be heading for hung assembly


April 14th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) As the curtains ring down Tuesday on campaigning for the first phase of the Andhra Pradesh assembly polls - and for round one of the ... Read more...

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Andhra set for polls, hung assembly predicted


April 13th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Amid predictions of a hung assembly in Andhra Pradesh, the stage is set for the first phase of simultaneous elections to the state legislature and the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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