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Situation calm in Kudankulam, protest leaders abducted by fishermen (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli was calm Tuesday even as protests ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, more protestors arrested (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu was calm Tuesday even as ... Read more...

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Self respect, not charity is our belief: Magsaysay winner


July 26th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Our belief is in self respect, empowering women, removal of poverty through self help groups and not in charity, said Kulandei Francis, a 2012 winner of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu ex-minister, kin raided for graft (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The houses of former Tamil Nadu minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam, his relatives and his two personal assistants and premises of an educational institution were Thursday raided ... Read more...

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Sexually transmitted infections drop in Tamil Nadu: Survey


November 4th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) has observed a sharp decline from 25 percent to 6 percent over a period of 8 years in ... Read more...

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DMK pulls up Vijayakanth for beating party worker


March 31st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 31 (ANI): The Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) has criticized Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) chief and actor Vijayakanth for beating up his assistant during a poll rally in Tamil Nadu."The ... Read more...

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I slapped my assistant, not party candidate: Vijayakant


March 30th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician and DMDK founder A. Vijayakant Wednesday said that he had hit his assistant after his cordless mike failed at an election rally Tuesday evening, and ... Read more...

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14-year-old girl, father among Sabarimala stampede dead


January 15th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Kumily (Kerala) Jan 15 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl from Coimbatore and her father are among the 102 pilgrims who lost their lives in the Sabarimala stampede.A police official in Kumily said the ... Read more...

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Seven Sabarimala injured admitted to Tamil Nadu hospital


January 15th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Seven people, six from Tamil Nadu and one from Andhra Pradesh, injured in the Sabarimala stampede have been admitted to the Theni Medical College Hospital, on the border ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi urges partymen to expose AIADMK’s misdeeds


December 21st, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) DMK leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday urged party cadres to explain to the people about the misdeeds of AIADMK's rule under its chief J. ... Read more...

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India’s cocoa export to international market increasing


August 20th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
By S. JaykumarDharampuri (Tamil Nadu), Aug 20 (ANI): India's exports of cocoa to the international market have reached 60 to 70 percent of the total output.More than 2,500 hectares of land ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu farmers rejoice over sunflower bumper crop


August 9th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarDharampuri (Tamil Nadu), Aug 9 (ANI): Farmers of Tamil Nadu's Dharampuri district rejoicing after good rains and favourable climatic conditions have helped deliver a bumper sunflower crop.Farmers said this year's ... Read more...

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TRS sweeps Telangana by-elections, Congress chief loses (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Riding on the Telangana sentiment, Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) swept the assembly by-elections in the Andhra Pradesh region, winning six seats and was leading in six other ... Read more...

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TRS wins five seats, leading in six (Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Riding on the Telangana sentiment, Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) swept the assembly by-elections in the region, winning five seats and leading in six other constituencies Friday. Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Scant rainfall hits export of mango pulp in Tamil Nadu


May 18th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu), May 18 (ANI): The export of mango pulp from Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri region has been adversely hit due to inadequate rainfall during the northeast monsoon this year. Incidentally, Krishnagiri ... Read more...

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People on death row in India


May 6th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the sole surviving perpetrator of 26/11 terror attack, convicted and ordered to be sent to gallows by a special Mumbai anti-terror court Thursday, ... Read more...

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84 percent polling in Tamil Nadu poll


March 28th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Mar 27 (IANS) Around 84 percent of over 200,000 voters Saturday cast their votes in the by-election to the Pennagaram assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu. The polling was largely incident-free, officials ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu by-poll records 84 percent voting (Lead)


March 28th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) Around 84 percent of over 200,000 voters Saturday cast their votes in the by-election to the Pennagaram assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, officials said. "Polling is still on in ... Read more...

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Four-corner contest in Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll


February 24th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu's Pennagram assembly constituency by-election March 27 will be a four-corner contest with the AIADMK and DMDK announcing their candidates here Wednesday. Tamil Nadu's major opposition party ... Read more...

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AIADMK meets CEC over by-poll, discusses 42,000 missing names


February 15th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 15 (IANS) Political activity is building up around the Pennagaram assembly by-poll in Tamil Nadu with an AIADMK delegation calling on Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Navin Chawla Monday, four days ... Read more...

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Hogenakkal water project to start by March 2010: Stalin


December 6th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin Saturday asked state government officials to start construction work on the Hogenakkal drinking water project by March next year. Chairing a review ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu village children row boats to go to school


October 15th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Jai KumarAlambadi (Tamil Nadu), Oct 15 (ANI): Lack of schools in the vicinity forced the children to undertake risky boat rides through the Hogenakkal river to go to their school ... Read more...

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Vijaykant causes traffic snarl


April 24th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Vijaykant, angry over action by Election Commission officials, caused a traffic snarl for more than two hours on an arterial road in Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri district Friday, ... Read more...

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AP Congress expels 40 rebels


April 7th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Apr 7 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Tuesday expelled 40 rebels for six years, after they filed their nomination papers as independents for the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections. ... Read more...

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PMK to contest seven Lok Sabha seats (Lead)


March 28th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) AIADMK leader J. Jayalalitha Saturday announced a seat-sharing pact with the PMK for the Lok Sabha election, giving it six seats in Tamil Nadu and one in nearby ... Read more...

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Japan commits $1.43 bn to India in new infrastructure loan


March 27th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Japan Friday committed itself to a Rs.7,158.32-crore ($1.43 billion) loan to India for four infrastructure projects, making the country the largest cumulative recipient of Tokyo's overseas development ... Read more...

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Lankan refugees appeal to India to save Tamils in island nation


February 16th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
Dharmapuri, (TN), Feb 16 (ANI): Sri Lankan refugees on Monday appealed to the Indian Government to save Tamils in the island nation. "We demand from India to save our people in ... Read more...

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Burning of CPI leader’s vehicles triggers protests in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


February 6th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) Activists of various parties held demonstrations across Tamil Nadu to protest the burning of a car and a two-wheeler belonging to Communist Party of India (CPI) state secretary ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu CPI leader’s vehicles burned


February 6th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) A car and a two-wheeler belonging to Communist Party of India (CPI) Tamil Nadu state secretary D. Pandian were gutted here in a fire early Friday."The incident was ... Read more...

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Goods worth Rs.2.5 bn stranded in Tamil Nadu due to strike


January 11th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Tea, vegetables and perishables worth nearly Rs.2.5 billion (Rs.250 crore) were stranded in various parts of Tamil Nadu as the truckers' strike continued Sunday for the seventh straight ... Read more...

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Power starved factories in Hosur apprehend closure


October 27th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Arun Kannan Hosur (Tamil Nadu) Oct.27 (ANI): Factory workers and industrialists in Tamil Nadus Hosur area are upset over the acute power shortage, which is causing lay offs and a concern ... Read more...

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Union Cabinet meet today over attacks on Christians


October 8th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): The Union Cabinet will meet here today to discuss the recent spate of attacks on Christians in Orissa and Karnataka. The Cabinet is expected to mull ... Read more...

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Devotees break coconut over their heads to appease God in Tamil Nadu


September 11th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu), Sept 11 (ANI): In a unique ritual, a priest broke coconuts over the devotees'' heads during a temple festival in a village in Dharmapuri District of Tamil Nadu, ... Read more...

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Inland fish farming, becoming a major source of livelihood in Tamil Nadu


July 8th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaya Kumar Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu), July 8 (ANI): Inland fish farming is becoming a major source of livelihood for farmers in the districts of Dharampuri and Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu. Over 5, ... Read more...

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Veerappan’s wealth not accessed by Maoists: Police


July 1st, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu), July 1 (IANS) Rumours of the late forest brigand Veerappan's stashed wealth being accessed by Maoist guerrillas were discounted Tuesday by a police official who also denied reports of ... Read more...

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