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Student entrepreneur for global award to be chosen in Coimbatore


August 31st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) Coimbatore will host a national level competition Thursday, in which 30 undergradutates from nine Indian states will showcase their businesses for a place in the Global ... Read more...

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China, Turkey, Korea keen to invest in Pakistan


August 1st, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Chinese, Turkish and Korean businesses have shown keen interest in investing in Pakistan's "textile city" of Karachi, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani said ... Read more...

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DMK meet ends; silence on cabinet slots, Congress tie-up (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The curtains came down Sunday on the two-day executive and general council meetings of Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK here with the party remaining silent on the ... Read more...

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DMK silent on cabinet representation, alliance (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) Contrary to its earlier announcements, the DMK's general council, which met here Sunday, remained silent on the crucial issues of naming two representatives for the union ... Read more...

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DMK moots filling cabinet posts, alliance


July 24th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) A day after its succession rivalry became apparent, the politically-battered DMK Sunday again met here to discuss the electoral debacle of May, continuation of alliance with ... Read more...

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DMK cadres ready for soul-searching at Coimbatore


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Battling electoral defeat and corruption allegations, Tamil Nadu's crisis-ridden DMK has called a meeting of its executive and general council over the weekend to discuss the ... Read more...

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Panel set for Tirupur textile units’ revival


July 20th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The central government Wednesday set up a committee to look into the matters related to the closure of Tirupur textile units in Tamil Nadu and ... Read more...

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DMK to discuss ties with Congress July 23-24


June 25th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) The DMK will deliberate on the nature of its relationship with other political parties, including the Congress, at a two-day meeting of its general council in ... Read more...

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UAE, India business groups discuss trade ties


April 25th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 25 (IANS) The UAE's Economic Zones World (EZW) and India Club, the oldest Indian business and cultural organisation in Dubai, have discussed ways to boost commercial ties between ... Read more...

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Polls will give freedom to Tamil Nadu people: Jayalalithaa


April 6th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), April 6 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said the April 13 elections is to end the fascist rule in Tamil Nadu and to give freedom ... Read more...

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Bookie Mazhar’s family migrated from Faisalabad (Lead)


August 31st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The sleepy Moonshi Mohallah of Faisalabad has shot into global prominence as suspected British match-fixer Mazhar Majeed's roots are in this textile city.Bookie Mazhar was arrested ... Read more...

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Mazhar’s roots are in Faisalabad


August 31st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The sleepy moonshi mohallah of Faisalabad suddenly gained global attention as alleged British match-fixer Mazhar Majeed's roots are in this textile city.Mazhar was arrested by ... Read more...

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Notice to Maharashtra on Pragya Singh’s bail plea


August 30th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Maharashtra government on a bail petition by Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, the main accused in 2008 Malegaon blast. Thakur is ... Read more...

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Study Tamil to get jobs: Karunanidhi


June 27th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 27 (IANS) People who have studied Tamil will be given preference in government jobs, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said Sunday at the World Classical Tamil Conference. "Preference ... Read more...

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Life sentence to 18 Coimbatore blasts convicts confirmed


December 18th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) The Madras High Court Friday upheld the life sentences to 18 of the total 40 people convicted in the 1998 Coimbatore blasts, while 21 others were acquitted. Petitions ... Read more...

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World Tamil Conference in Coimbatore next January


September 19th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The ninth World Tamil Conference will be held in the textile city of Coimbatore Jan 21-24 next year, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said here Saturday. The dates ... Read more...

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Swat operation nears end, says Gilani


June 28th, 2009 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 28 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said the military operation in the Swat Valley is nearing end as the top rung militants there have been killed and ... Read more...

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No room left for another stimulus: Kamal Nath


May 25th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Congress-led coalition government at the centre may not offer any further fiscal stimulus as the mounting fiscal deficit has left "little room" for more such measures, ... Read more...

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Fatal hammer blows await terrorists: Chidambaram


April 26th, 2009 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu), April 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday sternly warned terror elements and said nobody will be allowed to play with India's unity "till the last drop ... Read more...

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5,300 Tamil Nadu polling booths ’sensitive’: police


April 14th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), April 14 (IANS) At least 5,300 polling booths in Tamil Nadu have been identified as "sensitive" from a security point of view, state police chief said Tuesday. Director General of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu businessman robbed of Rs.1.8 mn


March 31st, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), March 31 (IANS) A seven-member gang robbed a businessman and decamped with cash and jewels collectively worth Rs.1.8 million, police said Tuesday. "The yet-to-be-identified seven-member gang robbed K. Ramaswamy (62) ... Read more...

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Terror strikes designed to hurt Indian economy: Pranab


January 17th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The terror strikes in the country last year were neither sporadic nor isolated but designed to hurt the Indian economy, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday."I ... Read more...

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Remember charges against Shilpa Shetty’s parents? Accused nabbed in Nepal


January 16th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) Six years after India was agog with allegations that Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty's parents were trying to extort money from a Gujarat-based businessman, one of the underworld henchmen ... Read more...

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Congress leaders demand Thirumavalavan’s arrest


December 21st, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Central Ministers E.V.K.S. Elangovan and G.K. Vasan Sunday demanded the arrest of ally VCK leader Thol Thirumavalavan following attacks on Congress workers at the party's state headquarters here."For ... Read more...

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Tamil film director, separatist leaders held for fanning passions (Second Lead)


December 19th, 2008 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Erode (Tamil Nadu), Dec 19 (IANS) Southern film director Seeman and Tamil nationalist leader Kolathur Mani were sent to prison on a 14-day remand while another secessionist leader P. Maniarasan was arrested ... Read more...

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Director, Tamil nationalist leader held for inflammatory speeches (Lead changing dateline)


December 19th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Erode (Tamil Nadu), Dec 19 (IANS) Southern film director Seeman and Tamil nationalist leader Kolathur Mani were arrested Friday for allegedly making inflammatory, secessionist speeches."The arrests were made after repeated complaints from ... Read more...

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Criminal shot dead in police gunfight


November 16th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Salem (Tamil Nadu), Nov 16 (IANS) A man with several criminal cases against him was killed in a gunfight with the police in Tamil Nadu Sunday, officials said. "After being cornered by ... Read more...

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Sonia underlines need for nuclear power


September 4th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Erode (Tamil Nadu), Sep 4 (IANS) Congress president and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi here Thursday underlined the need for augmenting India's energy needs through nuclear power.Addressing a gathering of Congress ... Read more...

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Snap all links with Pakistan, says VHP


July 28th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), July 28 (IANS) Vishwa Hindu Parishad leaders Ashok Singhal and Praveen Togadia Monday launched a scathing attack on Pakistan for facilitating "commerce of terrorism". "It is high time that ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu lawyers protest heritage building demolition


July 9th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Salem (Tamil Nadu), July 9 (IANS) Two lawyers Wednesday said they would move the Madras High Court to prosecute the Tamil Nadu government for alleged contempt of court following partial demolition of ... Read more...

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