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‘Damarukam’ album satisfying, but lacks class (Telugu Music Review)


September 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Damarukam"; Music Composer: Devi Sri Prasad; Lyricists: Chandra Bose, Ramajogayya Sastry and Sahiti; Singers: M.L.R. Karthikeyan, Shankar Mahadevan, Jaspreet Jazz, Sunitha, Gopika Poornima, Sri Krishna, Harini, Venkat Sai, Karthik, Hariharan, ... Read more...

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Roll back fuel price hike, Left demands


May 31st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government should roll back the petrol price hike, the four Left parties demanded Thursday, at the end of a day-long nationwide protests."The UPA government ... Read more...

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Shutdown call evokes partial response in Tamil Nadu


May 31st, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 31 (IANS) The nation-wide shutdown called by the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left parties Thursday to protest the recent hike in petrol prices evoked a partial ... Read more...

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Senior cop’s Kudankulam visit sparks speculation


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) Speculation prevailed in Kudankulam and Idinthakarai villages of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district Friday as a senior police official arrived to review the security arrangements near the ... Read more...

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Central panel to finalise report on Kudankulam n-plant


December 13th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) Members of the central government appointed expert committee to allay the fears of villagers agitating against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) are meeting at Kanyakumari ... Read more...

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Kalam suggests 10-point development programme for Kudankulam


November 7th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Four-lane highways, a mega desalination plant, construction of houses, schools, hospitals as well as cold storages are amongst the suggestions to the central government made by ... Read more...

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A fishing village that shook the Indian establishment


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Idinthakari (Tamil Nadu), Oct 22 (IANS) Not many even in Tamil Nadu would have heard about this small fishing village in Tirunelvelli district named Idinthakari, literally meaning damaged coast, till ... Read more...

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Southern Railway plans to improve infrastructure


June 30th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Southern Railway will be spending around Rs.1,700 crore this fiscal on improving its infrastructure, an official said Thursday.Speaking to reporters here after releasing the new railway ... Read more...

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AIADMK announces deal with DMDK, new list of candidates


March 21st, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's major opposition party AIADMK Monday formally announced its agreement with the DMDK, led by actor-turned-politician Vijayakant, allotting it 41 seats for the coming assembly ... Read more...

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Lighthouses to be upgraded for tourism


February 12th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) The Indian government plans to upgrade 13 lighthouses around the country to turn them into tourist attractions as they are located in picturesque locations, Union Shipping Minister G.K. ... Read more...

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Son denies misuse of land of Chandra Shekhar trust


February 7th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Neeraj Shekhar, son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, has said that the Bharat Yatra Trust set up by his father would never lease out its properties ... Read more...

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Energy Awareness Yatra, East starts Jan 12


January 7th, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) In a bid to raise awareness for an orange revolution, Vivekananda Vijnana Mission and West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation Limited (WBGEDCL) will organise the 15-day Energy Awareness ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa woos Christians


December 23rd, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), Dec 23 (IANS) In a bid to woo Christian voters, AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Thursday promised travel assistance to those who want to undertake pilgrimage to Israel, extension ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to give cheap kerosene for fishing boats


October 30th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Saturday ordered supply every month of 200 litres of kerosene at Rs.25 a litre per motorized country boat to fishermen in Tuticorin, Kanyakumari and ... Read more...

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Rajni fans go bonkers


October 1st, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu might have started the rationalist movement in the country. But when it comes to movie heroes, rationality goes for a six and it is more ... Read more...

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Congress-DMK alliance to continue in next assembly poll: Azad


September 21st, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress will fight the 2011 assembly poll in Tamil Nadu in alliance with the DMK and win more seats, party general secretary and Tamil Nadu in-charge ... Read more...

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Study Tamil to get jobs: Karunanidhi


June 27th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 27 (IANS) People who have studied Tamil will be given preference in government jobs, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said Sunday at the World Classical Tamil Conference. "Preference ... Read more...

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Blast on rail track in Tamil Nadu, narrow escape for passengers


June 12th, 2010 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) Passengers of Chennai-bound Rockfort Express had a miraculous escape Saturday morning when the driver stopped the train immediately after receiving a warning about a blast on the track ... Read more...

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For Dylan with love on his birthday… from Shillong


May 24th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 24 (IANS) Shillongites never forget to celebrate legend Bob Dylan's birthday. And Monday was no different as nearly 100 Dylan fans descended on the Pearly Dew School here to ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to build new check dams


April 19th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) In order to preserve scarce water resources in the state, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to spend around Rs.100 crore to build check dams this fiscal, Chief ... Read more...

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Most gender atrocities against Dalit women: P. Sivakami (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 5th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India's leading feminist Dalit novelist-cum-politician P. Sivakami feels that most gender atrocities in the country are committed against Dalit women.The former senior Indian ... Read more...

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After 500 years, Hampi decked for Krishnadevaraya coronation ‘again’


January 26th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Hampi (Karnataka), Jan 26 (IANS) The stage is set to relive the grand coronation of Vijayanagara emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya Wednesday at this world heritage site five centuries after he ... Read more...

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75 northeast children rescued from children’s homes


January 26th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu police have rescued 75 children hailing from Manipur and Assam from two homes run by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Chennai and Kanyakumari. On Sunday, the Kanyakumari ... Read more...

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Vidarbha shutdown total, groups want statehood by Jan 28 (Second Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 20 (IANS) Train services were disrupted, buses were stoned and most private and government offices remained closed in Vidarbha region Wednesday during a dawn-to-dusk shutdown for a separate state, ... Read more...

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Vidarbha shutdown total, trains stopped (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 20 (IANS) Long distance and local train services were disrupted, state transport buses stoned and most private and government offices closed Wednesday during the daylong shutdown for a separate ... Read more...

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Vidarbha, Telengana ’states’ welcome motorists at border (With Images)


January 16th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 16 (IANS) Hundreds of motorists entering or leaving Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh were surprised to find new colourful hoardings welcoming them to new "states" of Vidarbha and Telangana Saturday. A ... Read more...

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Solar eclipse begins at India’s southernmost tip


January 15th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), Jan 15 (IANS) The longest annular solar eclipse of the millennium began at 11.06 a.m. Friday in this Tamil Nadu city as thousands of people converged here to watch ... Read more...

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Scientists rush to southern India to study ‘Ring of Fire’ (With Image)


January 14th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Kochi, Jan 14 (IANS) It is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and scientists from across the globe are thronging southern India to watch the 'Ring of Fire' during the millennium's longest annular ... Read more...

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Fog may play spoilsport during solar eclipse Jan 15


January 13th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) As the capital's residents eagerly await the millennium's longest annular solar eclipse Jan 15 - even if seen only partially from here, dense fog predicted early in ... Read more...

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Get set to watch ‘Ring of Fire’ in the skies Friday


January 13th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Delhi is all set to watch the millenium's longest annular solar eclipse Friday. Though it will be seen only partially here, people are nevertheless enthusiastic to see ... Read more...

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Witness ‘ring of fire’ in the hills this month


January 12th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) If you want to witness the 'ring of fire' but continuous foggy conditions in the north Indian plains are bothering you, visit Himachal Pradesh to catch the ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Ring of Fire’ in the sky Jan 15


January 10th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) On Jan 15, people living in the southern tip of the country at Dhanushkodi in Tamil Nadu will get to watch the 'Ring of Fire' when the ... Read more...

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First annular solar eclipse of 2010 on Jan 15


January 9th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Jan 15 will herald the first annular solar eclipse of the year, also the longest in the millennium. Ajay Talwar of the Amateur Astronomers Association told IANS: "Not ... Read more...

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Cyclone Ward weakens, to cross Tamil Nadu coast


December 15th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Cyclone Ward has weakened into a deep depression and is likely to cross the Tamil Nadu coast Tuesday evening accompanied by rainfall, the weather office here said. The cyclone ... Read more...

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Cyclone Ward to cross Tamil Nadu coast Tuesday (Lead)


December 13th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) Cyclone Ward is likely to cross Tamil Nadu coast between Kanyakumari and Nagapattinam Tuesday morning, the Indian Meteorological Department said. The cyclone, currently centred around 400 km from ... Read more...

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