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Suspected spy for Pakistan arrested in Tamil Nadu


September 17th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) A suspected spy, passing sensitive defence information to Pakistan's intelligence agency through its High Commission in Colombo, has been arrested in Tamil Nadu, a senior police ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Civil aviation sector up 18.5 percent in seven years’


March 15th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India's financially troubled civil aviation sector grew at 18.5 percent in the last seven years and the government has taken various steps to resolve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘India protecting fishermen from Sri Lankan Navy’


December 29th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard is taking necessary steps to protect Indian fishermen from the attacks of the Sri Lankan Navy, an official said.Speaking to reporters after handing over ... Read more...

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Delhi gets advanced radar for weather forecast


May 20th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Minister of State for Earth Sciences Prithviraj Chavan Thursday inaugurated India Meteorological Department's (IMD) advanced doppler radar here for more accurate weather forecasting in Delhi and adjoining ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Weather forecasts to get more accurate, courtesy Chinese radars


May 5th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, May 5 (IANS) Weather forecasting in India is all set to get more accurate with the met office setting up Chinese made Doppler radars across the country that can ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Power cuts? Here comes loan mela for gensets


April 10th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) It's a loan mela to encourage small time industrial units in Tiruchirapalli to buy gensets, plagued as they are by long power cuts. It's the BHEL Small and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

M.O.H. Farook takes oath as Jharkhand governor


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 22 (IANS) M.O.H. Farook became the seventh governor of Jharkhand Friday, less than a month after Shibu Soren took over as the state's seventh chief minister. Farook was administered the oath ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lawsuit opposing statehood to Puducherry dismissed


January 18th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a lawsuit opposing "political moves" to confer statehood on Puducherry on the grounds that the new status will deprive the union territory ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu coastal districts (Lead)


December 15th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Heavy rains Tuesday lashed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu and Karaikal in Puducherry due to a low pressure over Sri Lanka and its neighbourhood. According to a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jayalalithaa demands central probe into diversion of potash


August 11th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Leader of Opposition and former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday demanded a central probe into the alleged diversion of potash meant for farmers to two ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Free TV and a cow for below poverty families in Puducherry


August 5th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Puducherry Chief Minister V.Vaithilingam Wednesday announced his government would give free of cost a colour television set and one cow to each below poverty line (BPL) family in ... Read more...

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Five new airports to come up in two years: Praful Patel


July 16th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Five greenfield airports would come up in Karnataka and Sikkim in the next two years, said Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Thursday. In reply to a question ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Men pip women in vote percentage in Puducherry


May 13th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Men in Puducherry at the last moment piped women in terms of percentage of votes polled for the 15th Lok Sabha elections Wednesday. Interestingly, out of the 762,028 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

36 percent voting in Tamil Nadu, 51 in Puducherry (Third Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry, May 13 (IANS) Thirty-six percent voters exercised their franchise in 39 Tamil Nadu constituencies until 1 p.m. Wednesday while in neighbouring union territory of Puducherry the turnout crossed the half ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Women outshine men voters in Puducherry district


May 13th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, May 13 (IANS) Woman voters in a Puducherry district enthusiastically participated in the Lok Sabha elections outshining their male counterparts Wednesday. Till 11 a.m. 43.86 percent of woman voters in Yanam district ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Karaikal Port gets its first vessel


April 15th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karaikal (Puducherry), April 15 (IANS) Chennai-based construction major Marg Ltd's greenfield port project at Vanjore near Karaikal formally went on stream Wednesday. A project cargo specialist vessel, MV Beluga Fan Fare, carrying ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Puducherry releases ‘Vision 2025′


February 28th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, Feb 28 (IANS) Puducherry Chief Minister V. Vaithilingam Saturday released the 'Vision 2025', a document with several proposals to transform the union territory into a "model state". Prepared by the Confederation of ... Read more...

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Coast guard arrests 21 Sri Lankan fishermen


February 29th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Feb 29 (ANI): Coast guard officials today arrested 21 Sri Lankan fishermen who had strayed into Indias territorial waters.The fishermen were taken into custody by the officials off the coast of ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka arrest 46 fishermen


February 29th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu), Feb 29 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard Friday arrested 21 Sri Lankan fishermen, off the coast of Karaikal in Puducherry. The police have taken the fishermen, who had crossed ... Read more...

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