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Blaze at fireworks factory in southern India kills 38, injures 60


September 6th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by BNO News
SIVAKASI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A fast-moving fire swept through a fireworks factory in southern India on Wednesday afternoon, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 60 others, emergency officials ... Read more...

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No deal with Pakistan on n-plant: Sri Lanka


July 28th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday denied reports that it was to build a nuclear power plant in the east of the country with the assistance from Pakistan.Terming the ... Read more...

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Time to frame rules to protect our fisherfolk (Comment)


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
The near-simultaneous emergence of maritime terrorism and the revival of piracy have added a new dimension to the existing hazards that have traditionally confronted those who choose a seafaring life, and ... Read more...

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Take up fishermen harassment issue with Sri Lankan government: Jayalalithaa


June 28th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up the issue of harassment of fishermen by the Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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Key points of Raja’s bail order


May 15th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja, who has been in jail since February 2011, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum allocation case but with ... Read more...

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Chidambaram denies discrimination against northeast students (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday denied that students from the northeast were rampantly discriminated against and said the government had taken steps to curb ... Read more...

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Allay people’s fears about Kudankulam first, Jayalalithaa tells PM


December 17th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) Expressing surprise at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on commissioning the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday reminded him ... Read more...

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L&T; bags Rs.1,450 crore contract from Gujarat


May 18th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Construction and engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Wednesday said it had bagged a contract worth Rs.1,450 crore ($317.5 million) from Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) ... Read more...

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EU raises humanitarian assistance to Sri Lanka


May 8th, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 8 (IANS) The European Union has raised its humanitarian support to Sri Lanka by another 10 million euro (around $14 million, EuAsiaNews reported.This will finance further assistance for ... Read more...

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Deploy paramilitary forces at counting centres: Jayalalithaa


April 19th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa has urged the Election Commission to deploy paramilitary forces at all the vote counting centres in Tamil Nadu May 13 and ... Read more...

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Yuvan Shankar Raja To Present ‘YUVAN’ In New Year


December 28th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Tamil composer and singer Yuvan Shankar Raja is all set to take the city of Chennai by storm with his musical scores this New Year. No, this time it is not ... Read more...

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Vasanthabalan Ropes In Bharath Again For His Next


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vasanthabalan is presently busy with another big budget period film titled 'Aravaan'. His next project will also be another period film set in the time period of World War II. It ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves two laning of Tindivanam - Krishnagiri section of NH-66


November 26th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure on Friday approved the implementation of a project for the two-laning with/without paved shoulders of the 178.060 km long Tindivanam - Krishnagiri Section ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Rajapaksa to discuss Tamil issue Friday


October 13th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India will press for a political solution to the decades-old Tamil question and seek quicker resettlement of displaced civilians when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets Sri ... Read more...

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After Singhvi, Congress targets Tamil Nadu advocate general


October 5th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 5 (IANS) The Congress in Kerala Tuesday objected to the Tamil Nadu advocate general appearing in the state high court against the Kerala government and on behalf of a lottery ... Read more...

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Tigers now thriving in Sathyamangalam forest once used by Veerappan


October 4th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Officials in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu have claimed that the number of tigers have risen in forests once used as a jungle hideout by ... Read more...

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India seeks Taiwanese investment in food processing sector


August 19th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India Thursday sought investment from Taiwan in the country's food processing sector. "Taiwan can become the catalysing agent that can help India feed the world," Minister for ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express: On track to good health


July 15th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali Singh - Citizen News Service (CNS)It's called the express of hope. After completing a successful run through 100 districts in the state of Tamil Nadu educating and sensitizing over ... Read more...

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World Bank loan to improve Tamil Nadu’s health systems


April 30th, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $117.70 million loan from the International Development Association (IDA) to India designed to improve quality of and access to health services in ... Read more...

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Justice Dinakaran yet to get transfer order


April 10th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, battling land grab allegations, has not received any communication so far that he has been transferred to another high court, the ... Read more...

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Court panel to review Mullaperiyar dam


February 18th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday appointed former chief justice of India A.S. Anand as the chairperson of a techno-legal panel formed to examine the strength and capacity of ... Read more...

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Kamban- a film with strong social message


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kamban– the immortal entity of Indian literature is well known for his extraordinary epic "Ramayanam'. Deeply inspired by this personality, debutant Muralisamy has named his film's ... Read more...

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Bala opts for Sarath Kumar’s daughter


December 30th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actor Sarath Kumar's daughter Varalakshmi was supposed to make her debut with Silambarasan's "Poda Podi'. But she walked out of project as Silambarasan kept delaying the shooting schedules.Now we hear Varalakshmi ... Read more...

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Dinakaran not to hold court till cleared of charges


December 17th, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 16 (IANS) Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, facing land grab charges, has decided not to hold court sittings till he is cleared of the charges, a high court ... Read more...

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Tropical Cyclone 05B to make landfall south of Chennai on December 14


December 12th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 12 (ANI): Reports indicate that tropical Cyclone 05B has formed out of "System 96B" in the Northern Indian Ocean and is forecast to approach southeastern India by December 13 and ... Read more...

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India, Russia seal civil atomic cooperation, defence pacts (Third Lead)


December 7th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Moscow, Dec 7 (IANS) Visiting India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Monday sealed a "broad based" agreement that will boost bilateral cooperation between the countries ... Read more...

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India, Russia seal civil atomic cooperation, defence pacts (Second Lead)


December 7th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Moscow, Dec 7 (IANS) Visiting India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Monday sealed an agreement that will boost bilateral cooperation between the countries in the ... Read more...

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India, Russia to sign umbrella n-deal; Manmohan in Moscow (Second Lead)


December 6th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Moscow/New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India and Russia will sign Monday an umbrella agreement for expanding civil nuclear cooperation that will give New Delhi the right to reprocess spent ... Read more...

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India, Russia to sign umbrella n-deal as Manmohan arrives in Moscow (Lead)


December 6th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Moscow/New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India and Russia will sign Monday an umbrella agreement for expanding civil nuclear cooperation that will give New Delhi the right to reprocess ... Read more...

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India, Russia to sign umbrella nuclear deal ‘better than 123′


December 6th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India and Russia will sign Monday an umbrella agreement for expanding civil nuclear cooperation that will give New Delhi the right to reprocess spent fuel, taking ... Read more...

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Tamils protest for a separate state for Sri Lankan Tamils


November 28th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Nov 28 (ANI): The Police here on Friday arrested more than 20 Tamil activists, who were protesting for a separate state for the Tamilians displaced by the war in ... Read more...

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Indian government rejects neutrino lab site under Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu


November 25th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 25 (ANI): The Indian government has rejected a site under Nilgiri hills at Singara in the state of Tamil Nadu for the construction of a neutrino laboratory, due to environmental ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka says LTTE gone but suicide bombers remain


November 8th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Tamil Tigers are finished as a military outfit but a small group of their feared suicide bombers still remain in Colombo, a top ... Read more...

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Netmagic unveils green data centre in Chennai


October 6th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) India's leading managed IT services provider Netmagic Solutions Tuesday unveiled its "green" data centre here to offer a range of third-party services in the tech infrastructure ... Read more...

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No central nod to Kerala for new Mullaperiyar dam survey: Karunanidhi


October 2nd, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Friday stated that the central government has not given its permission to Kerala to conduct a survey to build a new dam ... Read more...

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