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Assam floods: Death toll reaches 100, 16 missing


July 5th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) The death toll in the Assam floods Thursday rose to 100 even as the waters started to recede in most of the 27 affected districts except ... Read more...

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Health ministry mulls ban on cosmetic testing on animals


June 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India's health ministry Wednesday said it is considering a proposal by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for a ban on testing of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to launch its first satellite in 2015


May 25th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 25 (IANS) China will help Sri Lanka launch its first satellite by 2015, officials said.Local company SupremeSAT said it has reached an agreement with the Sri Lankan board ... Read more...

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Thousands displaced in Assam flash floods


August 15th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 15 (IANS) At least seven people were swept away and thousands displaced by flash floods in Assam Monday, officials said, adding that army soldiers and Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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Medical equipment fair in Chennai starts Aug 6


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) About 400 medical equipment manufacturers, including 20 from China, Taiwan, Germany and Britain, are expected to showcase their products at the Medicall expo beginning here Aug 6. "The ... Read more...

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Eight Chinese firms to participate in Chennai exhibition


July 29th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Eight Chinese hospital equipment makers will showcase their products in the "Medicall" hospital equipment exhibition, which will start here Friday, organisers of the event said. The fourth ... Read more...

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Stone inscription mentioning 17th century solar eclipse found in Tamil Nadu


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a stone inscription at Periyanayaki Amman temple in Palani, Tamil Nadu, dating back to 17th century that mentions a solar eclipse that took place ... Read more...

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RAF conducts a flag march in Mysore


July 3rd, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Mysore, July 3 (ANI): The Rapid Action Force (RAF) staged a flag march in the riot-hit areas of Mysore today.The flag march was taken out day after three persons died in communal ... Read more...

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‘Mayandi Kudumbathar’: family troubles and audience woes (Tamil film review)


June 7th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Maudgalyan Film: "Mayandi Kudumbathar"; Cast: Manivannan, Seeman, Tarun Gopi, Poongokodi; Music: Sabesh Murali; Cinematography: Bala Bharani; Director: Rasu Madhuryan; Rating: *"Mayandi Kudumbathar" meaning Mayandi's family, is a parade of directors-turned-actors past their ... Read more...

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Tamil actors, directors rant against Congress over Sri Lanka


May 6th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) They are not contesting the Lok Sabha elections and don't care who wins either. But many Tamil film personalities are campaigning actively to prevent the Congress from ... Read more...

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‘Naalai Namathey’: Fights, item numbers and crass comedy (Tamil movie review)


April 11th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Maudgalyan Film: "Naalai Namathey"; Direction: Vinayan; Cast: Pradeep, Sharvand, Tanisha, Kiran, Manivannan, Rajan B. Dev, Ashish Vidyarthi, Charlie and M.S. Bhaskar; Cinematographer: Rajaratnam; Music: Bharadwaj; Rating: *The title is lifted from ... Read more...

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BJP supporters protest rumour about Vajpayee’’s death


February 9th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
Mysore (Karnataka), Feb.9 (ANI): Angry Bharatiya Janata Party supporters protested here on Saturdayagainst the Deputy Commissioner Manivannan for allegedly making a false announcement about the death of former prime minister and ... Read more...

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Director, Tamil nationalist leader held for inflammatory speeches (Lead changing dateline)


December 19th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Erode (Tamil Nadu), Dec 19 (IANS) Southern film director Seeman and Tamil nationalist leader Kolathur Mani were arrested Friday for allegedly making inflammatory, secessionist speeches."The arrests were made after repeated complaints from ... Read more...

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Tamil film director arrested for inflammatory speeches


December 19th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Batlagundu (Tamil Nadu), Dec 19 (IANS) For the second time in two months, Tamil movie director Seeman was arrested at a shooting locale here Friday for allegedly making inflammatory, secessionist speeches, police ... Read more...

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Unsolved murders inspire multilingual film


July 25th, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) An unsolved chain of nine murders here has inspired filmmaker Chitraselvan to make a multilingual film. "There is a story behind all multiple killings to be told because ... Read more...

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Vijay starrer ‘Kuruvi’ is disappointing (Lead)


May 5th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
By Ayyappa Prasad Film: "Kuruvi"; Cast: Vijay, Trisha, Manivannan, Ashish Vidyarthi and Suman; Director: Dharani; Producer: Udayanidhi Stalin; Ratings: 1/2 "Kuruvi", the first home production of Udayanidhi Stalin, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's grandson, ... Read more...

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‘Kuruvi’ - don’t even feed it to the birds (Review)


May 5th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
By Ayyappa Prasad Film: "Kuruvi"; Cast: Vijay, Trisha, Manivannan, Ashish Vidyarthi and Suman; Director; Producer: Udayanidhi Stalin; Ratings: 1/2 "Kuruvi", the first home production of Udayanidhi Stalin, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's grandson and ... Read more...

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