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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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Indian wins Ramon Magasaysay Award


July 26th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) India's Kulandei Francis is one of the six winners of the prestigious Ramon Magasaysay Award for 2012, announced by the organisers in Manila Wednesday.Francis is being ... Read more...

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Gail, Tidco to set up a JV power plant in Tamil Nadu


May 11th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) The Gas Authority of India Ltd (Gail) and the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation Ltd (Tidco) would jointly promote a special purpose vehicle to set up ... Read more...

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Reliance Infra’s Q2 operating revenue up 44 percent


November 8th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Reliance Infra, part of the Reliance Group, Tuesday reported a rise of 44 percent in its operating income for the quarter ended Sep 30, 2011 at ... Read more...

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‘Krishnaben’ wants to play Ranbir Kapoor’s mom in films


January 15th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) She is being loved by viewers for her portrayal of a strong, selfless and compassionate mother in Sony TV's series "Krishnaben Khakhrawala". And now, south ... Read more...

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First rural BPO in Chennai’s Krishnagiri District boosts employment


May 20th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Krishnagiri (Chennai), May 20 (ANI): The first government-run rural BPO in Chennai's Krishnagiri District is proving to be a boon for youths wanting jobs.At present over one hundred rural youth, both male ... 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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Rahul begins whirlwind Tamil Nadu tour to revive Congress


September 7th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi begins a whirlwind three-day tour of Tamil Nadu Tuesday to revitalise the party in the state, amid tight security in towns and ... 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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Self-employment schemes empower women in Tamil Nadu


March 16th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Jai Kumar Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu), Mar 16 (ANI): Women residing in the interior regions of Krishnagiri District in Tamil Nadu should be indebted to the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) ... Read more...

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Rose exports zoom ahead of Valentine’s Day in Tamil Nadu


February 11th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
By Jai KumarHosur (Tamil Nadu), Feb 11 (ANI): Defying recession trends, the rose export business is booming ahead of Valentine''s Day in Tamil Nadu.With Valentine''s Day approaching, Hosur, a resourceful ... Read more...

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Suspected poisoning kills thousands of fish in Tamil Nadu lake


January 18th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu), Jan 18 (IANS) Thousands of fish and water snakes have been found dead, floating in a lake near here, forcing the district administration to launch an investigation into a ... 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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Tamil Nadu farmers agitated over another riparian dispute


June 29th, 2008 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Vellore (Tamil Nadu), June 28 (IANS) Farmers in Tamil Nadu Saturday threatened to block road links with Andhra Pradesh to protest its "plans" to build minor and major dams over interstate rivers. ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa for all party meeting on Hongenakkal issue


June 2nd, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa today said that an all party meeting would be called to resolve the Hongenakkal issue after his Government passes the ... Read more...

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Fighting fire with fire: IMFL as antidote for liquor poisoning


May 28th, 2008 - 9:29 am ICT by admin
By T.S.V. Hari Chennai, May 28 (IANS) It's a bit like fighting fire with fire. Experts believe there is cure for alcohol poisoning of the kind that killed 180 people in Karnataka and ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu police crack down on bootleggers


May 26th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin
Hosur (Tamil Nadu), May 26 (IANS) Cracking down on bootleggers after many people died drinking spurious liquor, the Tamil Nadu police have arrested 217 people, among them 85 women, a police official ... Read more...

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Kingpin behind spurious liquor tragedy nabbed


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) The prime suspect behind the spurious liquor racket which has claimed at least 168 lives since Sunday was arrested at Dharamapuri in Tamil Nadu, a top police official ... Read more...

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Spurious liquor toll in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu crosses 100


May 20th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore/Hosur, May 20 (IANS) At least 100 people, 45 of them in Bangalore, have died in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu after drinking spurious liquor Sunday, police said Tuesday. As authorities raided several ... Read more...

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Death toll climbs to 65 in Karnataka Hooch tragedy


May 20th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore,May 20 (ANI) : The death toll from the hooch tragedy in Karnatakas Kolar district and Tamil Nadus Krishnagiri district has gone upto 65 Thirty people have been admitted to the Dengenakottai ... Read more...

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Afghan blast victim’s family mourn in Tamil Nadu


April 14th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
Thippnanapalli (TN), Apr 14 (ANI): The family of C. Govindasamy, an Indian engineer who was killed in a suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan on Saturday, is in a state of mourning ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to pay compensation to slain engineer’s widow


April 13th, 2008 - 10:56 pm ICT by admin
Thippanahalli (Tamil Nadu), April 13 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Sunday announced compensation for the family of an Indian engineer killed in Afghanistan Saturday. Krishnagiri district collector Santosh Babu informed G. Sivakami, ... Read more...

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Hogenekkal project on hold, Karunanidhi draws flak


April 5th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Chennai, April 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Saturday put on hold the contentious Hogenekkal drinking water supply scheme, facing protests from Karnataka, till elections were held in the neighbouring state in May. The ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu puts Hogenekkal scheme on hold


April 5th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Saturday put on hold the Rs.13.3 billion contentious Hogenekkal Drinking Water Supply scheme being protested by Karnataka till the May elections are held in ... Read more...

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Tamil film industry on a hunger strike over Cauvery row


April 4th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 4 (ANI): Artists and producers of the Tamil film industry observed one-day hunger strike today at Chepauk Stadium, condemning the attacks on cinema halls screening Tamil movies in Bangalore, ... Read more...

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Tamil film industry on a hunger strike


April 4th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Apr 4 (ANI): Artists and producers of the Tamil film industry observed one-day hunger strike today at Chepauk Stadium, condemning the attacks on cinema halls screening Tamil movies in Bangalore, ... Read more...

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Tamil stars fast against Karnataka stand on Hogenekkal project


April 4th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Tamil film stars belonging to various unions Friday began a daylong protest fast against Karnataka's objections to the drinking water project in Hogenekkal, on the border between Tamil ... Read more...

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Tamil film industry to protest Karnataka stand


April 3rd, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) The stage is set for a protest by the Tamil Nadu film industry against neighbouring Karnataka's opposition to a water project near the interstate border. The decision to ... Read more...

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Krishna, Baalu take Cauvery dispute to PM’s door


April 2nd, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The standoff between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the latter's decision to go ahead with a water project on the Cauvery river near the interstate border Wednesday ... Read more...

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Karnataka-Tamil Nadu tiff over water supply project worsens


March 31st, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
Hogenekkal (Tamil Nadu) March 31 (IANS) The month-long dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over a Rs.13 billion water supply project worsened Monday, following protests by volunteers of a political party here ... Read more...

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Tension over Tamil Nadu drinking water project


March 16th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by admin
Hogenakkal (Tamil Nadu), March 16 (IANS): Tension prevailed here Sunday following a visit by a team of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarians who were objecting to a Tamil Nadu drinking water project ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s great great grandma Rajammal celebrates her 106th b’day


March 15th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
By Jai Kumar Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu), March 15 (ANI): It was birthday celebrations of a different sort for the 105-year-old Rajammal of Tamil Nadu when her entire family, comprising 195 members, converged ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu launches new drinking water project


February 27th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by admin
Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu), Feb 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday laid the foundation stone for a drinking water project at the Hogenakkal waterfall to be constructed with Rs.11.4 million ... Read more...

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Rose sale witness a boom ahead of Valentine’s Day


January 29th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
By Jai Kumar Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu), Jan 29 (ANI): The business in roses is witnessing a mega boom ahead of Valentine's Day in Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri District. Krishnagiri, which is about 250 km from ... Read more...

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