Stoves, not fans, for women in the hills

September 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government's freebie scheme, which a lawyer has challenged in the Supreme Court, has been tweaked a bit as it reaches the hilly ... Read more...

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Panasonic Home Appliances spending $3 mn to expand capacity

September 6th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) With the demand for its electric rice cookers and premium mixer-grinders picking up, the city-based Panasonic Home Appliances Company Ltd is doubling its production capacity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu provides for free cattle, laptops in budget

August 4th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O. Pannerselvam Thursday presented the state budget for this fiscal, setting aside Rs.8,900 crore for freebies such as laptops, fans, mixers, cattle, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu asks mixer makers to state concerns in tender

June 22nd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has asked manufacturers of grinders, mixers and laptops to state their concerns regarding its tender to source these products for free distribution ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu tender to grind out small grinder makers

June 17th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Small grinder manufacturers in Tamil Nadu are feeling excluded as the AIADMK-led government's tender specifications for sourcing 2.5 million units for its free distribution scheme disqualifies ... Read more...

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Defeat of ruling parties certain in all five state polls: Naidu

April 4th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 4 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said he was confident that all the ruling parties in the states of Assam, West Bengal, ... Read more...

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Appliance industry booms ahead of Tamil Nadu polls

April 1st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Apr 1 (ANI): Ahead of April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly elections, the appliance industry in Coimbatore booms after politicians promised to gift them to voters.The ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and ... Read more...

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Tele-music - Sonu’s Novel Experience!

April 9th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): We are all aware of the wonders of technology. Modern inventions have made communicating over a distance not only possible, but easier and convenient. Concepts like ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tata Motors launch new range of trucks

May 29th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 29 (ANI): Tata Motors, India's leading manufacturer of both heavy and light automobiles, launched a new line of trucks, named 'World Truck' here on Thursday.The launching of the new ... Read more...

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Booze is ‘killing’ Gazza’s daughter Bianca’, say doctors

May 16th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Bianca Gascoigne, the estranged step-daughter of former England football great Paul Gascoigne, has been warned that she is a "borderline alcoholic" in danger of ending up like the ... Read more...

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Two arrested for food adulteration in Orissa

May 11th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, May 11 (IANS) Police claim to have busted a food adulteration racket in Orissa's southern city of Berhampur and arrested at least two people, an official said Sunday. Following a tip-off ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pre-mixed drinks luring youth into binge-drinking culture

March 27th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Cheap and brightly coloured pre-mixed drinks are enticing kids as young as 12 into a binge-drinking culture, says a new study.Citing the trend, the study conducted by ... Read more...

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