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Satish-Savera combine top in Spice Cup


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 9 (IANS) Satish Gopalkrishnan and his wife Savera D'Souza from Bangalore staged a remarkable recovery to move from third position overnight to first and win the Mahindra Spice ... Read more...

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US seizes stolen statues from Indian art dealer


July 28th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 28 (IANS) US authorities have seized several stolen sandstone and bronze statues and other cultural artefacts with an estimated value of more than $20 million from a ... Read more...

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Apex court takes over Rajiv assassins’ mercy plea


May 1st, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday transferred to itself a petition seeking commutation of the death sentence of the three assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, ... Read more...

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Around 75 percent voting in Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Voting for the by-poll in Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district came to an end Sunday with around 75 percent of the voters ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in Tamil Nadu bypoll (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Brisk voting was witnessed in the bypoll to the Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu Sunday.Voting began at 8 a.m. in 242 polling booths in ... Read more...

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Polling begins for Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll


March 18th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Voting for the by-poll in Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district began amid tight security at 8 a.m. Sunday.Thirteen candidates, including six independents, ... Read more...

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Stage set for Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll Sunday


March 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The stage is set for Sunday's by-poll in the Sankarankoil assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district.Thirteen candidates, including six independents, are in the fray ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa deputes two MPs to attend Badal’s swearing-in


March 10th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa has deputed two of her party MPs to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Punjab Chief Minister ... Read more...

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13 in fray in Sankarankoil by-poll


March 4th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Thirteen candidates, including six independents, are in the fray in the Sankarankoil by-poll to be held March 18, the Election Commission said Saturday."Out of the ... Read more...

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Lady Luck smiles on labour, honesty takes spotlight


February 25th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 25 (IANS) The stake was as high as Rs.40 lakh and a brand new, gleaming Innova car. But instead of claiming the prize himself, a lottery vendor here ... Read more...

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Chef’s table week, unique concept taking root in India (With Images)


February 19th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Restaurant weeks are getting increasingly common around the world. New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Sydney and Hong Kong are established players in this area ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu celebrates Republic Day (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu celebrated the 63rd Republic Day with patriotic fervour Thursday with Governor K. Rosaiah unfurling the national flag at the Marina beach here.Rosaiah also took ... Read more...

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One dead in fire near Marina beach (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) One man was killed and two others suffered major burns when a government building on the Marina beach road caught fire, the authorities said.The casualties occurred ... Read more...

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One killed, three injured in Chennai fire


January 16th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) One person was killed and three injured after a building housing government departments here caught fire Monday, said police.The fire at the Ezhilagam complex located on ... Read more...

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Death sentence is judicial murder, says judge in Rajiv killing


October 16th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Death sentence is judicial murder, says former Supreme Court judge K.T. Thomas, who headed the bench that pronounced death punishment to three conspirators in ... Read more...

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Nine nabbed for Bangalore Congress corporator’s murder


October 10th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Nine people were arrested for their alleged involvement in the murder of Congress corporator S. Nataraj here Oct 1 owing to personal rivalry, police said ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi killing convict couple meet in Vellore jail


September 10th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Nalini Sriharan, serving life sentence for the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Saturday met her husband Sriharan alias Murugan who is on death ... Read more...

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Commute death sentence in Gandhi case: PUDR


August 26th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The People's Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) Friday urged the Tamil Nadu government to spare the lives of three men sentenced to death for ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi killer’s mother demands fresh trial


August 13th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after the president rejected the mercy petitions of three men on death row for former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, the mother of ... Read more...

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Notice to Tamil Nadu Police over daylight murder


July 13th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu Police over the murder of a man by four others in broad ... Read more...

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People watch as goons kill man on street (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 13 (IANS) A police officer Wednesday slammed people for insensitivity after four men assaulted a man fatally on a busy street in this Tamil Nadu city even as ... Read more...

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Sukanya Roy wins America’s coveted spelling bee crown (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Spelling tongue twister "cymotrichous", Greek for having wavy hair, Indian American Sukanya Roy has won the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee crown to retain the coveted ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi meets Kanimozhi, Raja, Sharad Kumar in Tihar (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Monday met his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, former telecom minister A. Raja and the family-run Kalaingar TV's managing director ... Read more...

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Congress-DMK seat-sharing talks inconclusive


February 26th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK and its ally Congress Friday held their second round of seat-sharing discussions ahead of the ensuing assembly elections but talks remained inconclusive and ... Read more...

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Kamal Haasan Deletes ‘Kannodu’ Song In Manmadhan Ambu


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kamal Haasan was obstinate over not succumbing to the protests of Hindu Makkal Katchi that insisted him to delete the song ‘Kannodu’ (Kamal Kavidhai’ from his upcoming release Manmadhan Ambu. ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Queen Elizabeth II for talking about ‘all faiths’ at Church of England Synod


November 26th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 26 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Her Majesty The Queen of United Kingdom (UK) Elizabeth II for acknowledging contributions of "all faiths" while inaugurating Ninth General Synod of the Church ... Read more...

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2G scam: Raja meets Karunanidhi for second time in 24 hours


November 14th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov.14 (ANI): Information Technology and Communications Minister A Raja met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) supremo M Karunanidhi for the second time in the last 24 ... Read more...

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2G scam: DMK sends emissary to Congress to stop A. Raja’s Cabinet sack


November 14th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai/New Delhi, Nov.14 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader M.Karunanidhi on Sunday sent senior party leader and the state's Law Minister Durai Murugan as his emissary ... Read more...

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Social security card holding Bengal villagers get land grants, rice subsidies


August 16th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Rick SunderJhargam (West Bengal), Aug 16 (ANI): Seeking to encourage and give hope to villagers possessing social security cards, authorities in Jhargam town in West Bengal's West Midnapore District distributed rice ... Read more...

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Plea to release Rajiv Gandhi’s assassin dismissed


July 28th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has dismissed a suit seeking the release of Nalini Sriharan, her husband Murugan and five others awarded death or life sentences in the Rajiv ... Read more...

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Women allege sexual assault by CRPF personnel in West Bengal village


July 25th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Rik SundarWest Medinipur (West Bengal), July 25 (ANI): Women in Birhandi village of West Bengal's West Medinipur District lodged a complaint on Saturday with the Sub Divisional Officer (SDO) at Jhargram, ... Read more...

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Explosive-laden vessel bound for Karachi intercepted (Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A Karachi-bound explosive-laden vessel from the Bangladesh port of Chittagong was intercepted by the security agencies on the Hooghly river channel Friday evening, officials said. The vessel - 'Agean ... Read more...

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Arrested Karnataka ex-minister admitted to hospital (Lead)


May 10th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister Haratalu Halappa, arrested Sunday in a rape case, has been admitted to a government hospital in Shimoga after he complained of chest pain, police said. ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu will not have power cuts by 2011-12: Minister


May 7th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Friday said the state will not have any power cuts by the year 2011-12 as some of the power projects will go on stream. Law ... Read more...

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Johnny to Act in Two Films


May 6th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Leaping with laurels for his extraordinary performance in debut film "Renigunta', Johnny has now started shooting for couple of films at the same time. As known ... Read more...

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