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American woman drugged, assaulted in Chennai

May 30th, 2008 - 1:18 am ICT by admin
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) A US citizen was found "drugged and and molested" in this southern metropolis, the Tamil Nadu police said Thursday. Police identified the woman as Kelly Lawer Packer, 26. ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express comes calling in Tamil Nadu

May 27th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) The Red Ribbon Express, India's flagship HIV/AIDS campaign vehicle, steamed into Katpadi station on the outskirts of this southern metropolis Tuesday to a colourful welcome from banner-waving school ... Read more...

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Chinese slave children being ’sold like cabbages’

April 30th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.30 (ANI): Thousands of children are being sold "like cabbages" to China's booming factories as virtual slave labour. According to the Southern Metropolis Daily, hundreds of children, some as young ... Read more...

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A Chennai landmark disappears - and with it a bit of city’s history

April 21st, 2008 - 11:17 am ICT by admin
(Letter from Chennai) By T.S.V. Hari Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Woodlands Drive-in Restaurant, a landmark of the southern metropolis known for its proximity to the US consulate and the arterial Anna Salai, has ceased ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu market downs shutters over Hogenekkal

April 9th, 2008 - 1:38 am ICT by admin
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) One of Asia's largest perishable goods markets, Koyambedu, located on the western suburbs of Chennai, remained closed Tuesday as merchants held protests against Karnataka's opposition to the Hogenekkal ... Read more...

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Central government clears Tamil Nadu cable TV proposal

April 4th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu announced Friday that the central government has cleared the decks for its cable delivery system proposal. The decision to start the process of launching the government's ... Read more...

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It’s still a pleasant spring in north India

March 12th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by admin
(All India weather report)New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The pleasant spell of spring weather continued in north India Wednesday, with another day of moderate temperatures bringing smiles to millions in the region. ... Read more...

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Chidambaram assures infrastructure development assistance in Tamil Nadu

November 14th, 2007 - 10:27 am ICT by admin

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