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Lock up spies but release fishermen, says Pakistani daily


June 30th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Spies should be locked up but Pakistan and India must think about how "we treat those fishermen unwary or unlucky enough to cross the invisible line", ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Punjab for bearing daughters


April 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) A woman was allegedly strangulated to death by her husband in Punjab's Tarn Taran district as he was upset that she had given birth to three ... Read more...

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Last rendezvous with loved ones


September 8th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The air was thick with grief as friends and family of those who died in Wednesday's bomb blast at the Delhi High Court slowly came ... Read more...

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Rosaiah new governor of Tamil Nadu


August 26th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday appointed former Andhra Pradesh chief minister K. Rosaiah as the new governor of Tamil Nadu in place of Surjit Singh ... Read more...

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Lalit Kala Akademi to award 10 young artists


August 24th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Lalit Kala Akademi, India's apex body of art, will give out awards to 10 young contemporary artists at its annual national exhibition beginning in ... Read more...

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Fratricide, suicide rock IAF base


July 18th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) base depot here was rocked by a gruesome fratricidal killing and a suicide, police said Monday.An IAF sergeant was killed by ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa rehuffles cabinet, drops a minister


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Within one-and-a-half months of assuming office, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Sunday effected the second reshuffle of her cabinet, dropping a minister, inducting a new one ... Read more...

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Mohammed John sworn in as Tamil Nadu minister


June 30th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) AIADMK legislator A. Mohammed John was Wednesday sworn in as minister in the Tamil Nadu government.Governor Surjit Singh Barnala administered the oath of office and secrecy ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa reshuffles cabinet


June 27th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Nearly a month after forming her cabinet, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday inducted a new minister and reallocated the portfolios of some ministers.Governor Surjit ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu government’s decision to impact insurer


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government's announcement Friday to scrap the existing group health insurance scheme for the poor in favour of much more comprehensive cover is likely ... Read more...

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AIADMK government’s new measures welcomed


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government's new schemes and proposals, outlined by Governor Surjit Singh Barnala in his address Friday to the newly constituted assembly's first session, were ... Read more...

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At 88, Karunanidhi gets bitter present from Jaya


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) Muthuvel Karunanidhi's troubles are unending.After seeing his DMK nearly wiped out in elections and his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi in prison, Tamil Nadu's new ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to take over cable TV business


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) The AIADMK government headed by Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has decided to take over the private cable TV business in Tamil Nadu and also revive the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to ‘nationalise’ cable TV


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's government Friday announced that private cable television will be 'nationalised' in Tamil Nadu, a move that is expected to hit the Maran ... Read more...

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SGPC sets up panel to save Bhullar


May 30th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikhs, Monday set up a committee to file a review petition for saving the life of ... Read more...

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First session of Tamil Nadu assembly May 23


May 19th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) The first session of the 14th Tamil Nadu assembly will be held May 23 with the newly-elected legislators taking their oath, an official said here Thursday.Assembly ... Read more...

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Chief minister again, Jayalalithaa rolls out freebies (Night Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa Monday became Tamil Nadu's chief minister for the third time since 1991, and immediately unleashed a barrage of sops for women ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa sworn-in Tamil Nadu chief minister (Third Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa, 63, was Monday sworn-in Tamil Nadu chief minister for a third time at a packed hall in Madras University as ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa sworn in as Tamil Nadu chief minister (Second Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa, 63, was Monday sworn in as the Tamil Nadu chief minister for a third time at a packed hall in ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa takes oath as Tamil Nadu chief minister (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) J. Jayalalithaa, the 63-year-old general secretary of the AIADMK, was Monday sworn in as the new chief minister of Tamil Nadu, ascending to the post for ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi congratulates Jayalalithaa on massive win (Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, May 15 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi telephoned AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa to congratulate her on her party's massive victory in the Tamil Nadu assembly polls, and ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa to be sworn in chief minister Monday


May 15th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Sunday met Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala to stake her claim to form the government in the state for a third ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa to stake claim to form government Sunday (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa will meet Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala Sunday to stake her claim to form the government in the state for a ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa to stake claim Sunday to form government (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa will meet Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala Sunday to stake her claim to form the next government in the state, two ... Read more...

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After win, AIADMK legislators to meet in Chennai


May 14th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Following its massive victory in the Tamil Nadu assembly election, the AIADMK has called a meeting of its 148 newly elected legislators here Saturday.The meeting will ... Read more...

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Indian ‘martyr’ alive in Pakistan, family hopes for return


April 30th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Faridkot (Punjab), April 30 (IANS) Surjit Singh, a Border Security Force (BSF) constable deployed on the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan, went missing in the 1971 war between the two neighbours. ... Read more...

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Immune deficiency main reason for infant mortality: Experts


March 5th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Primary immuno-deficiency diseases (PIDs), where new-born children are born with a weak immune system against diseases, is the main reason for high infant mortality rate ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu leaders greet Muslims on eve of Milad-un-Nabi


February 15th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 15 (IANS) Leaders in Tamil Nadu Tuesday greeted Muslims on the eve of Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed.Conveying his heartiest greetings to Muslims in Tamil Nadu and in other ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi trashes Swamy’s allegations in land allotment


February 8th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Countering Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's allegation that he abused his powers in housing allotment, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday told the state assembly the discretionary ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi hits back at Swamy, says no irregularities in land scam


February 8th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 8 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi has refuted the charges of irregularities in the allotment of land under the discretionary quota, and ... Read more...

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Swamy seeks Karunanidhi’s prosecution for land allotment (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Monday sought the Tamil Nadu governor's sanction for prosecution of Chief Minister M. Karuananidhi for alleged irregularities in land allotment.Swamy handed over his ... Read more...

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Swamy to seek governor’s sanction to prosecute Karunanidhi


February 7th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Monday said he would seek Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala's sanction to prosecute Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi for alleged misuse of ... Read more...

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Vehicle thieves’ gang busted, 4 held


February 6th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Feb 5 (IANS) Punjab police Saturday said they had busted an inter-state gang of vehicle thieves, arresting four people and recovering 27 vehicles from their possession.Working on a secret tip-off, ... Read more...

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Republic Day celebrated in Tamil Nadu


January 26th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) The 62nd Republic Day was celebrated across Tamil Nadu Wednesday with patriotic fervour, with Governor Surjit Singh Barnala unfurling the national flag at the Marina beach here.Barnala also ... Read more...

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AIADMK legislators’ suspension revoked


January 11th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly Tuesday revoked the suspension of nine AIADMK legislators, who were suspended from the House Monday for unruly behaviour prior to Governor Surjit Singh Barnala's ... Read more...

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