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Kerala scheming to convert Tamil Nadu into a desert: Karunanidhi


December 12th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Monday alleged that Kerala is trying to convert the state into a "Sahara Desert" by enacting ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu celebrates Pongal with sweet dish and thanksgiving


January 15th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) The aroma of ghee and fried cashew wafted through homes in Tamil Nadu as people cooked the traditional Chakarai Pongal dish - made with rice, jaggery and milk ... Read more...

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Preetika Rao Speaks About Her Fan Base On Facebook


December 8th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
According to reports in the media, Preetika Rao has been well received in the Tamil film industry. She has impressed with her acting skills in ‘Chikku Bukku’ and Tamilians across the ... Read more...

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‘VA Quarter Cutting’ Music Released


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Pushkar - Gayathri's next movie "VA Quarter Cutting' had its Audio Launch at Sathyam Cinemas. Actor Suriya was present for the Audio Launch releasing The Music ... Read more...

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Salman gives ‘Raavan’ a miss


June 30th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K Jha Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Salman Khan gave 'Raavan' a miss, even as the crew members of his film 'Ready' in Sri Lanka took off to see the latest ... Read more...

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Raavan For Salman’s Unit In Sri Lanka


June 30th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On Saturday evening after the pack-up, a part of Salman's Ready crew in Sri Lanka took off to see Mani Ratnam's ... Read more...

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All-party delegation to meet visiting Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa


June 7th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 7 (ANI): Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam party has decided to lead an all-party delegation and call on the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa during his ensuing visit to India.A decision ... Read more...

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IIFA 2010 host Sri Lanka hopes to see a spurt in Indian tourists after the event


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Colombo, June 2 (ANI): IIFA 2010 host Sri Lanka will be looking to convert the hosting opportunity into a tourism showcase, and hope to attract a larger ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu farmers’ protest against ban on toddy tapping


May 27th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), May 27 (ANI): Thousands of farmers engaged in toddy tapping staged a protest and later courted arrest in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city on Thursday against the government's decision to ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi to take up Sri Lankan Tamils issue with PM


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief, M Karunanidhi, on Sunday said that he would discuss issues related to rehabilitation of Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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Pacchai Enginra Kaathu - a film based on real life incidents


May 1st, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 01, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With many films being churned out at big budgets, there have been certain filmmakers, who strongly believe that even films sans grandeur and lavish factors can ... Read more...

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Jaguar’s mud slinging won’t work on Ajith


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): These days, stunt choreographer Jaguar Thangam is making tabloid headlines with his rant against Ajith. Jaguar, who has sought to despicable publicity stunts by poking his nose ... 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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Surya declines about Sinhalese project


November 6th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actor Surya was reported to have signed for a Sri Lankan movie that turned to be a sensational talk across the town. Indeed, it stirred up a kind of frustration amongst his ... Read more...

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Rs.12 crore for Sri Lankan refugee camps in India


November 2nd, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has decided to spend around Rs.12 crore to improve the amenities in the 115 refugee camps that house Sri Lankan Tamils in the state. It ... Read more...

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Chidambaram- Karunanidhi discusses Tamilian’s resettlement in Sri Lanka


October 18th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Oct 18 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Sunday and discussed the resettlement of over 2.5 lakh Tamilian refugees of Sri Lanka's ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu lawmakers request PM to intervene in Sri Lankan Tamil issue


September 22nd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI): A group of lawmakers from Tamil Nadu submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday requesting him to intervene in the issue of ... Read more...

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Actress Aparna to enact refugee’s role


September 18th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actress Aparna, who made her debut with Dhanush starrer "Pudhukottayilirundhu Saravanan', is all set to perform the role of refugee in a documentary film. The film titled "Eezha Kanuvugal' is directed ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi asks for more relief for Tamilians in Sri Lanka


August 29th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Aug 29(ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Saturday asked the Central Government to ensure more help for Sri Lankan Tamils."The relief and rehabilitation steps being provided to Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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‘Cyanide’ director Ramesh to make film on Prabhakaran


August 21st, 2009 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By R.G. Vijayasarathy Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Kannada director A.M.R. Ramesh, who has already directed an award-winning movie about LTTE suicide bombers, plans to direct a bilingual film on former Tiger supremo Velupillai ... Read more...

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Stone inscription mentioning 17th century solar eclipse found in Tamil Nadu


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a stone inscription at Periyanayaki Amman temple in Palani, Tamil Nadu, dating back to 17th century that mentions a solar eclipse that took place ... Read more...

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Rights of Tamil civilians sacrosanct: Rahul Gandhi on Sri Lanka


April 25th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said that while the LTTE was a terrorist outfit and responsible for killing his father, the rights of the Tamil civilians ... Read more...

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Advani seeks immediate ends of war by Colombo


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Calling for an immediate end to the war in Sri Lanka, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani Wednesday blamed the Indian government ... Read more...

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Indian Govt. says watching Lanka situation, Karunanidhi’s ultimatum to PM, Sonia


April 21st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Chennai, Apr.21 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs, Anand Sharma, said Tuesday that the Indian Government is carefully monitoring the emerging situation in Sri Lanka, and was well aware ... Read more...

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MDMK alleges Tamils subjected to genocide in Sri Lanka


April 9th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore/ Chennai, Apr 9 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) activists staged protest and rallies against alleged killing of innocent Tamilians by the Sri Lanka army.In Coimbatore, holding placards and raising slogans, ... Read more...

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People in Tamil Nadu protest over Lankan conflict


February 22nd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Feb 22 (ANI): Around three thousand volunteers, both men and women, of all ages took part in a rally held here in support of Tamils being killed in Sri Lanka. They ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka bent upon eradicating Tamilians, says survey


February 6th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) A premier educational institution Friday said that 86 percent of the people surveyed in Tamil Nadu feel that the Sri Lankan government was bent upon eradicating the Tamil ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi to raise Sri Lankan Tamil issue with PM, Sonia Gandhi again


January 12th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan.12 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Monday said that he would once again raise the matter about Sri Lankan Tamilians during his meetings with the Prime Minister ... Read more...

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No ceasfire with LTTE, Rajapakse says he will take care of Tamils


November 13th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.13 (ANI): Visiting Sri Lankan President Mahindra Rajapakse today said that there was no question of ordering a cease-fire against the rebel Liberation Tigers for Tamil Ealam (LTTE), and ... Read more...

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South Indian film industry employees observe hunger strike over Sri Lankan issue


November 5th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 5 (ANI): Employees of southern film industry observed hunger strike on Wednesday to show solidarity with the Tamils in Sri Lanka .The ten-hour hunger strike has been called by ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi gifts Rs.1.8 mn to tinsel town colleagues


September 13th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Saturday gifted Rs.1.8 million from his personal wealth to 90 movie technicians who had been his colleagues during his time in tinsel ... Read more...

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Chennai-based Raj TV soon to be available for Tamilians in Malaysia


April 26th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 26 (ANI): Chennai-based Raj TV will soon link up with Malaysian Astro All Asia Networks Plc (Astro) to air its programmes in Malaysia. Most of the Indians living ... Read more...

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