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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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Situation calm in Kudankulam


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project, the situation in the Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu is calm, said an official ... Read more...

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Myneni, Prasanth in semis of ITF meet


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Third seeded Saketh Myneni along with Antoine Escoffier from France, and Korea's Hyun-Woo Nam entered the semi-finals with comfortable victories in the ITF Futures men's tennis ... Read more...

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Sharma puts out Vijayaraghavan in ITF event


July 30th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Kaza Vinayak Sharma ousted higher ranked fellow-Indian Ashwin Vijayraghavan 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in the first round of the Dr KCG Verghese-GNC ITF Futures men's tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Close call for Vijay Sundar


July 24th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Fifth seeded Vijay Sundar Prasanth survived a strong challenge from Ashwin Vijayragavan and advanced to the second round of the Indian Oil Servo ITF Futures Men's ... Read more...

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Good day for Sudanwa at ITF tourney


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Sudanwa Sitaram from Coimbatore had a good outing as he entered the second round of singles competitions and then teamed up with Kaza Vinayak Sharma and ... Read more...

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2000 Sydney Olympics: Controversies affect India’s chances (Sports Special)


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
For the umpteenth time, the Indian hockey team's preparations for the Olympics were hampered by the usual quota of controversies and uncertainties. After the poor finish at the 1996 Atlanta Games, ... Read more...

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Congress faces setback in Andhra, Trinamool wins UP bypoll (Roundup)


June 15th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday faced a humiliating defeat in Andhra Pradesh by-polls where the YSR Congress bagged the Nellore Lok Sabha and 15 of the ... Read more...

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Congress wins Kerala bypoll (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday won the Neyattinkara by-election in Kerala, with the Congress' R. Selvaraj, who was trailing third as counting began stealing a march over ... Read more...

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Congress wins bypoll in Kerala (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday won the Neyattinkara by-election in Kerala.Congress' R. Selvaraj who was trailing in third position as counting began in the morning stole a ... Read more...

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CPI-M leads in Neyattinkara by-election


June 15th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) The Left was leading over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by 416 votes, as counting for the Neyattinkara by-election began here Friday. The Congress was ... Read more...

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Smooth sailing for seeds in Bangalore ITF


June 13th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Barring seventh seed Kittiphong Wachiramanowong from Thailand who retired due to stomach ailment after losing the first set, the other fancied players, including top ranked Ti ... Read more...

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Rawat eliminates Rastogi in ITF tourney


June 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 6 (IANS) Unseeded Sidharth Rawat, ranked 1076, pulled off a big upset in the Zuari Garden City Mysore ITF Open tennis tournament when he knocked out Davis ... Read more...

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About 80 percent turnout in Kerala bypoll (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) An estimated 80 percent of the electorate voted Saturday in the assembly by-election at Neyyattinkara in Kerala, officials said.The turnout was so heavy that many ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in Neyattinkara by-election


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) Despite lashing rain, people turned out in large numbers to cast their votes Saturday morning at all the 143 polling booths in the Neyattinkara assembly ... Read more...

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BJP the dark horse in Kerala by-election


June 1st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) In Saturday's Neyattinkara by-election in Kerala, where elections have always been a battle between the Congress and the Left, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is, ... Read more...

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Malik top seed as Vishnu pulls out from ITF event


May 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 27 (IANS) Davis Cupper and top seed Vishnu Vardhan pulled out of the Prem Sugars ITF Mandya Open tennis tournament here Sunday, just a day before ... Read more...

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Neyattinkara by-poll crucial for Kerala parties (Kerala Newsletter)


May 19th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) For the rival political groupings in Kerala, the Neyattinkara by-election to the state assembly in June is proving a testing time. The poll is crucial ... Read more...

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Malik leads way into last eight of ITF tennis


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) Top seed Vijayant Malik eased past Ronak Manuja 7-5, 6-3 to lead the field into the quarter-finals of the MCC-SR Subramaniam ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Neyattinkara to go to polls June 2


April 24th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced June 2 as the date for the by-election to Kerala's Neyattinkara assembly constituency.The last date for filing of nomination is ... Read more...

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Neyattinkara, land of uprisings, set for another battle (Kerala Newsletter)


April 20th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Neyattinkara is a piece of land in Kerala that once saw many uprisings against British rule. But now it is set for a fierce battle of ... Read more...

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Trouble grows in Ford India after seven workers suspended


March 30th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Labour trouble at car maker Ford India Pvt Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the US-based Ford Motor Company, Friday took a serious turn with the company ... Read more...

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Work to resume at Ford India’s Chennai plant Friday


March 30th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Around 700 workers of Ford India Pvt Ltd who had boycotted work for the past two days would resume duties Friday after a truce was arrived ... Read more...

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Conciliation meeting between Ford union, management Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) A conciliation meeting is slated for Thursday between Ford India Employees Union (FIEU) and the management of car maker Ford India Pvt Ltd before the labour ... Read more...

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Widow gets Rs.3 lakh for custody death


March 16th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) On the recommendation of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Puducherry government paid Rs.3 lakh to the wife of a prisoner who died a ... Read more...

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Legislator’s resignation triggers war of words


March 10th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 10 (IANS) The sudden resignation of CPI-M legislator R. Selvaraj has sparked a war of words, with the party alleging he has been won over by Kerala's ruling ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M legislator resigns


March 9th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 9 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader R. Selvaraj Friday resigned as legislator, taking the party top brass by surprise and fuelling speculation that he was hand ... Read more...

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Sixth seed Selvaraj bows out of National Grass Court Tennis


February 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Qualifier Yogesh Phogat upset sixth seeded Ajay Selvaraj while numero uno Saketh Myneni coasted to an easy win in the men's singles first round matches of ... Read more...

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Siege of Kudankulam N-plant called off


December 11th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) The day-long siege at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in Tirunelveli district Saturday by around 1,500 villagers has been called off on the assurance that ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa praises joint effort to defuse bomb


October 29th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday praised a villager, one of her party workers and the bomb disposal squad for detecting and defusing a ... Read more...

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Celebrations in Tamil Nadu as Rajiv killers’ hanging stayed


August 30th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Celebrations broke out in Chennai and other towns of Tamil Nadu after the Madras High Court Tuesday stayed the Sep 9 hanging of three men ... Read more...

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Hat-trick of wins for Walavalkar


August 20th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Mumbai's Ameya Walavalkar and his Mars Racing team-mate R. Deepak (Chennai) capitalised on a mistake by pole-sitter S Narendran (TVS Girling) for a 1-2 finish ... Read more...

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Kalanithi Maran summoned by police, seeks time


July 13th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Media mogul Kalanithi Maran, managing director of the Rs.19 billion Sun TV Network Ltd, was summoned to appear before the police Wednesday morning in connection with ... Read more...

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Bail denied to Sun TV executive


July 8th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) A court here Friday dismissed the bail application of W. Hans Raj Saxena, chief operating officer (COO) of Sun Pictures, a division of listed Sun TV ... Read more...

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