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Rajapaksa wants to discuss targeting of Sri Lankans with India


September 7th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 7 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa hopes to raise the issue of Sri Lankans being targeted in India's Tamil Nadu state when he undertakes a visit ... Read more...

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Educational aid for poor: BJP to raise issue in parliament


August 18th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would raise in parliament the issue of educational assistance to all poor students regardless of religion, said a leader of ... 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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Increase Hajj pilgrimage quota: Jayalalithaa


July 14th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enhance the state's Hajj pilgrimage quota.In a letter to Singh, Jayalalithaa said: ... Read more...

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‘Advise Karnataka to stop construction of check dams’


May 20th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to advise the Karnataka government to stop construction of check dams across the ... Read more...

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Indian delegation visits Sri Lanka’s war-torn north


April 19th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 19 (IANS) An Indian parliamentary delegation has visited Sri Lanka's war-ravaged north where a large number of India-sponsored projects are being carried out, authorities said Thursday.The delegation felt ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist to be honoured with knighthood


December 31st, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Indian-origin scientist Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, a winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize for chemistry, will be honoured with knighthood in 2012.Venkatraman works as a biologist at the ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan refugees return from India


October 12th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 12 (IANS) A group of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees returned from India by boat Wednesday, becoming the first case of repatriation to the island nation by sea, the ... Read more...

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Nepal plane crash: Grieving families wait for last remains


September 26th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) After receiving the stunning news of the deaths of dear ones in Sunday's plane crash in Nepal, grieving families now face the ordeal of a long ... Read more...

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14 killed in Tamil Nadu bus accident


September 5th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Fourteen people were killed and several others were injured Monday when two buses collided head-on near Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu, officials said.Expressing her condolence to the ... Read more...

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French auto giant PSA Peugeot to invest Rs.4,000 crore in Tamil Nadu


June 29th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) Europe's second largest automobile maker PSA Peugeot Citroen (Peugeot) has decided to set up an integrated automobile project near the Tamil Nadu state capital at an ... Read more...

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Short covering, state assembly results push Sensex up 195 points (Roundup)


May 13th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday slipped from its intra-day highs but still closed 195 points higher, as traders covered short positions and ... Read more...

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Good fielding display helped CSK beat Pune Warriors: Fleming


April 26th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 26 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said the team had to display their fielding skills that was not up to the mark in the last match against Mumbai ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu polls: Rahul Gandhi to start campaign from Erode


April 6th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Apr 6 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will launch his poll campaign for the Tamil Nadu state assembly elections from Erode West constituency on Wednesday.He is expected to ... Read more...

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Congress panel deliberates on seat sharing with DMK


February 14th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) The five-member Congress panel set up to discuss sharing of seats with its ally DMK continued to hear the views of its state unit officials Monday ahead ... Read more...

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Maha Bodhi attack: Sri Lanka asks India for security of monks


January 25th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai/Colombo, Jan 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka Tuesday urged India to provide security to all its pilgrims visiting Chennai, a day after an attack on the Maha Bodhi Society Temple there in ... Read more...

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Maudany’s wife named in Tamil Nadu bus burning case (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 17 (IANS) The National Investigating Agency (NIA) Friday accused 14 activists of the People's Democratic Party, including its jailed leader Abdul Nasir Maudany's wife, of "waging war against the state" ... Read more...

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Maudany’s wife gets to meet him in jail


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 22 (IANS) People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Nasir Maudany's wife Sufiya, an accused in the 2005 Kalamassery bus burning case, Wednesday got relaxation in her bail for two weeks ... Read more...

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Maudany’s wife seeks bail relaxation to meet husband


September 20th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 20 (IANS) People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Nasir Maudany's wife Sufiya, an accused in the 2005 Kalamassery bus burning case, Monday moved a petition for relaxation in her bail ... Read more...

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Ten burnt to death in bus-lorry collision in Tamil Nadu


September 8th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Ten people were killed and 29 injured when a passenger bus collided head-on with a lorry near Tiruvanamalai Wednesday. The accident took place when the Tamil Nadu State Transport ... Read more...

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Ganapathi seeks tourists from Pashupati’s domain


August 19th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 19 (IANS) Enthused by the average Nepali's love for visiting temples, India's Tamil Nadu state - the land of the fabled Vathapi Ganapathi, Meenakshi and over 30,000 other ... Read more...

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CII pitches for defence park in Tamil Nadu


March 10th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 10 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government should set up a defence park near Madurai to take advantage of the country's offset policy, the state chapter of industry lobby Confederation of ... Read more...

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19 killed in Tirupati lorry accident


February 18th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by ANI
Tirupati, Feb 18 (ANI): In a tragic incident at least 19 persons died when a lorry in which they were travelling fell into a gorge near Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Quickly build Sethusamudram canal, says CPI-M (Lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Hundreds of youth activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) observed a hunger strike here Friday to demand the early building of a controversial shipping ... Read more...

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CPI-M youth wing strikes for implementation of Sethusamudram canal


February 12th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Hundreds of activists from the youth wing of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday began a 24-hour hunger strike to demand implementation of the Sethusamudram ... Read more...

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People are poor as they spend on liquor: PMK’s Ramadoss


January 10th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S. Ramadoss Sunday said more than 50 percent of the population is living below the poverty line (BPL) waiting for doles from the ... Read more...

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IPS probationers undertake Kashmir to Kanyakumari bicycle rally


December 25th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): A team from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy has successfully undertaken a bicycle expedition from Kashmir to Kanyakumari between November 7 to December 14.This is ... Read more...

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Kerala Court remands Soofiya to 14 days judicial custody


December 18th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Dec 18 (ANI): The first class judicial Magistrate in Aluva on Friday sent Soofiya Madani for a 14-day judicial custody.On Thursday evening, the Kerala Police arrested Soofiya wife of People's Democratic ... Read more...

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14 days judicial custody for Maudany’s wife


December 18th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Aluva (Kerala), Dec 18 (IANS) A Kerala court Friday sent Sufiya Maudany, wife of People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, to 14 days in judicial custody in a bus ... Read more...

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Maudany’s wife denied anticipatory bail, arrested (Second Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday refused to grant anticipatory bail to Sufiya Maudany, wife of People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, in a bus burning ... Read more...

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Sufiya Maudany denied anticipatory bail, arrested (Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday refused to grant anticipatory bail to Sufiya Maudany, wife of People's Democratic Party chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, in a bus burning case ... Read more...

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Sufiya Maudany’s anticipatory bail plea rejected


December 17th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday refused to grant anticipatory bail to Sufiya Maudany, wife of People's Democratic Party chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, in a bus burning case ... 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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Maudany’s wife accused in Kalamassery bus burning case


December 11th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Kerala police Friday submitted a report to a court indicting Abdul Nasir Maudany's wife Sufiya Maudany in the 2005 Kalamassery bus burning case. Arrested "south India chief" ... Read more...

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Centre must improve intelligence sharing: Kerala minister


December 5th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Saturday said the central government should improve intelligence sharing with the states.Reacting to the arrest of self-styled south India chief of Pakistani militant ... Read more...

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