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Walavalkar clinches pole in Volkswagen Polo R Cup


August 25th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) Pushing his Race Polo to the extreme, Ameya Walavalkar took pole position for Race 1 of Round 3 of the JK Tyre Volkswagen Polo R Cup ... Read more...

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Presidential changeover with ‘hazar salam’, buggy ride


July 21st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) It will be an event high on protocol and ceremony whose finer details were worked at a dress rehearsal Saturday.The kinks were ironed out ... Read more...

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Anand bids to be an all-time great (Profile)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India's chess legend Viswanathan Anand can lay claim to be one of the all-time greats in the sport after he won his fifth World Championship ... Read more...

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‘Advise Karnataka to stop construction of check dams’


May 20th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to advise the Karnataka government to stop construction of check dams across the ... Read more...

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Indefinite hunger strike against Kudankulam N-plant called off


May 15th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) The People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) leading the protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project Tuesday announced its decision of call off its indefinite hunger ... Read more...

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Can’t quit IIT, reappear in entrance test: Court


April 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Leaving an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) course midway or after confirming the admission will now cost students dear as the Delhi High Court has ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia troops train in guerrilla warfare


March 1st, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Troops from the Indian and Indonesian armies shared their skills in guerrilla warfare in a week-long joint training exercise held at India's elite Counter Insurgency ... Read more...

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Vedanta merges units to create India’s largest resources firm (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta Resources Saturday said it will merge its Indian subsidiaries into a single unit this year to create India's largest natural resources firm with ... Read more...

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Vedanta to consolidate subsidiaries into single entity


February 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) In a bid to simplify operations and save costs, mining major Vedanta Resources Saturday proposed to consolidate its various subsidiaries into a single group company ... Read more...

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Young singers have universal appeal: A.R.Rahman


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 23 (IANS) Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R.Rahman, who has launched several new voices in the Hindi film industry, feels some of the current crop of young singers ... Read more...

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Rahman unveils romantic album at Taj Mahal


December 21st, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 21 (IANS) What better than the symbol of love, the Taj Mahal, as the backdrop to the launch of a romantic music album for the film "Ek Deewana ... Read more...

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FMSCI not to be blamed for Buddh Circuit’s lockdown: Chandhok


November 9th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) has nothing to do with the decision of the owners of the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) to ... Read more...

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All forms of music coexist: Rahman


October 1st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Many believe Bollywood songs have overshadowed other forms of music genres but music maestro A.R. Rahman completely disagrees. He believes all forms of music will always ... Read more...

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Company Law Board to hear dispute on The Hindu newspaper chief


July 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the Company Law Board (CLB) to hear the dispute involving the members of the family owning The Hindu newspaper over ... Read more...

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Central varsities’ OBC quota petition to be heard Monday (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Declining to give any immediate direction, the Supreme Court Friday posted for Monday a plea seeking uniformity in the admission criteria for students from Other ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman launches his biography


April 7th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Music maestro A.R. Rahman got a little nostalgic remembering his old days, during the launch of his biography "A.R. Rahman: The Spirit of Music" in ... Read more...

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Mani Ratnam to launch Rahman’s biography April 6 (With Images)


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A.R. Rahman's fans will soon be able to get an insight into the music maestro's life through his biography "A.R. Rahman: The Spirit of ... Read more...

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India to finalise scheme for infrastructure funds


February 12th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) The central government is expected to finalise in the next few months its framework to attract long term funds for the infrastructure sector, with an aim to garner ... Read more...

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A.R.Rahman Fails To Be Second Time Lucky At Golden Globes!


January 17th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, failed to impress the juries this year. Rahman, who won double Oscars, last year, was nominated for the 68th Annual Golden Globes Awards along with other International musicians.This year, the ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman Going The Animation Way


January 13th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A.R.Rahman is enjoying the break he has taken from composing music for films but the man can never completely shun making it even during the off-time. So Rahman is still ... Read more...

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Rahman to launch music video with Dido?


January 4th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Double Oscar-award winning Indian music composer A.R. Rahman has revealed that he's coming out with a music video. Speculations are rife that it's the visual representation ... Read more...

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MRF races at Noida F1 circuit


December 1st, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) MRF Formula championship took a big leap forward, at least in terms of visibility as the final two of the eight rounds in 2011 series will be run ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha approves Orissa’s name as ‘Odisha’, Oriya as ‘Odia’


November 9th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.9 (ANI): On the first day of Parliament's Winter Session, the Lok Sabha here today passed the Orissa (Alteration of Name) Bill and approved the name of Orissa state ... Read more...

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Durand Cup: Pune FC, Army Red win in quarterfinal league


October 29th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Pune FC defeated Indian Air Force (IAF) while Army Red beat Madras Engineering Group (MEG) Bangalore in the quarterfinal league of the Durand Cup here Friday. ... Read more...

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Army hands over reconstructed footbridge for Commonwealth Games


October 1st, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 1 (ANI): The Army handed over the reconstructed Bailey bridge to authorities in Delhi on Friday."The reconstruction of 260 feet Bailey bridge at this location commenced on September 25 ... Read more...

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India becoming more tolerant, says ‘The Revised Kamasutra’ writer


September 30th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) His book "The Revised Kamasutra" created a flutter when it was published 20 years ago, but former IAS officer Richard Crasta says after a relaunch, ... Read more...

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Is A.R. Rahman losing his way in Kollywood?


September 9th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It's been 19 years of a stupendous journey and yet A.R. Rahman keeps offering the fresh and stunning music. The Madras Mozart's association with ace filmmakers ... Read more...

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Malaysian biker wins fourth round of Asian championship near Chennai


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Aug 23 (ANI): A Malaysian rider Mohammad Zamri Baba won the fourth round of the 2010 Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship in the premier SuperSports 600cc category held at the Madras ... Read more...

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‘Sholay’ climax was to be re-shot: Amitabh Bachchan


August 6th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) "Sholay" retains its charisma even after 35 years but megastar Amitabh Bachchan reveals that the climax of the cult classic was to be re-shot with ... Read more...

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Brits ‘craving for food 400 times hotter than what used to be in the 1960s’


August 4th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): A survey has found that people in Britain are eating food that is 400 times hotter than what used to be in the 1960s.The study by Tesco found ... Read more...

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Fiction writers aren’t social commentators: Novelist (With Image)


August 4th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian contemporary literature is benefiting from the growing tribe of journalists who are writing books of late, points out award-winning poet, dancer and novelist Tishani ... Read more...

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Politics is hell, won’t join it: Rahman


July 13th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 13 (IANS) Music maestro A.R. Rahman has no intention of ever joining politics, describing it as a "hell""It is from one hell to another - lack of creativity ... Read more...

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Indian team leaves for Sri Lanka, Dhoni to join Saturday


July 9th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 9 (ANI): The Indian team left on Friday for Sri Lanka to play three Tests and a tri-nation ODI series, starting July 18.Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will join the ... Read more...

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FIA to inspect Chennai race track


June 18th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) The Madras Motor Race Trust track at Sriperumbudur near here will be inspected over the weekend as part of FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) certification process. FIA track inspector ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue Surprises AR Rahman!


June 16th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Music maestro AR Rahman has millions of fans all over the world. One more name has been added to the list now; it is none ... Read more...

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