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G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu is dead (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu group, passed away here Friday, said a family member. He was 87.He was also the former managing director of ... Read more...

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Major steps to boost power generation soon


August 25th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The government is fortifying major initiatives undertaken earlier to improve the power situation in the light of the country's worst blackout last month.Minister of State ... Read more...

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260 percent power capacity added between 10th and 11th Plans


August 17th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The power generation capacity added during the 11th Plan is about 260 percent of the total capacity added during the 10th Plan, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Gas allocation not possible for power projects, says minister


August 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Allocation of more gas to any power project, including of Gujarat, may currently not be possible in view of declining domestic gas production, Minister of ... Read more...

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Nehru Boat Race enthralls thousands


August 11th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha, Aug 11 (IANS) There was not an inch of space on either bank of the Punnamada lake as thousands watched the 60th edition of the Nehru Boat ... Read more...

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CAG slams Department of Space for Antrix-Devas deal


May 15th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The government auditor has slammed the Department of Space for sealing the Antrix-Devas deal saying it was "a classic case of public investment for ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh collector’s in-laws spend sleepless nights


April 24th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) As their daughter puts up a stoic face in Chhattisgarh, the family of Asha Paul Menon - wife of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to Kerala Police on Italian ship (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to Kerala Police and the state's mercantile marine department on a petition by the owners of Italian ship MT ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to Kerala Police on Italian ship


April 10th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to Kerala Police and the state's mercantile marine department on a petition by the owners of Italian ship MT ... Read more...

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Chidambaram overruled officials on 2G, apex court told


April 4th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Wednesday that Home Minister P. Chidambaram, in his earlier capacity of finance minister, overruled officials who favoured an upward ... Read more...

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Apex court notice in Ghai land allocation case (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notices to the Maharashtra government, Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai, PIL petitioner Rajendra Lakshman Sontakke and others on a plea by ... Read more...

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Malayalam films fail to impress at National Awards; Malayalees do


March 7th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) Malayalam films drew a virtual blank at the 59th National Film Awards annoucned Wednesday in the capital, but Malayalees Vidya Balan, K.B. Suveeran and Mallika ... Read more...

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Videocon to seek review of order cancelling licences


February 29th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Telecom service provider Videocon Wednesday said it would move the Supreme Court for a review of the judgment cancelling its 21 licences issued in 2008 ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu top South Zone one-day cricket table


February 24th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Defending champions Tamil Nadu moved to the top of the leaderboard with a 61-run victory against Kerala that took their tally to 14 points in the ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s More destroys Goa in South Zone one-dayer


February 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) Debutant seamer Ronit Gajanan More took 6 for 18 as Karnataka drubbed Goa by eight wickets in the South Zone Subbaiah Pillai Trophy one-day tournament here ... Read more...

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Terminated Kochi Tuskers seek Kerala chief minister’s help


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 2 (IANS) The owners of Kochi Tuskers, the terminated Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, have sought help from Kerala chief Minister Oommen Chandy to revive the state's Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Supreme Court relief for Krishna (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In a breather for External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, the Supreme Court Friday stayed the probe by the Karnataka Lokayukta police into the de-reservation of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court relief for Krishna


January 27th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In a breather for External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, the Supreme Court Friday stayed the probe by the Karnataka Lokayukta police into the de-reservation of ... Read more...

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Government seeks gag order on Swamy for speaking on 2G


January 21st, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The government has moved the Supreme Court for an appropriate order against Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy for publicly speaking on 2G spectrum matter, ... Read more...

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Apex court stays bar association resolution on membership (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday stayed a resolution of its bar association that sought to overcome an apex court verdict restricting its membership to regularly practising ... Read more...

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A year since Karunakaran’s death


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (IANS) It has been a year since four-time Kerala chief minister K. Karunakaran passed away but everything is as it was at his home Kalyani.A year later, ... Read more...

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DMK’s top brass face land grab charge


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) After arresting many DMK leaders and former ministers on charges of illegally appropriating prime property, Tamil Nadu Police are now zeroing in on party president M. ... Read more...

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Stalin, son booked for land grab


December 1st, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police Thursday said they have registered a land grab case against former deputy chief minister M.K. Stalin, his son Udayanidhi Stalin and four others ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar dam row: Kerala, Tamil Nadu MPs meet PM


November 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The political battle over the Mullaperiyar dam hotted up Tuesday with MPs from Tamil Nadu and Kerala seeking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention to ... Read more...

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No power outages during Deepavali: Government


October 19th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) There will be no power outages during the festive season, the government Wednesday said, insisting that the electricity situation in the country is improving."The power ... Read more...

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2G: CBI clears Chidambaram, to dig deeper into Swan deal


September 29th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday gave a clean chit to Home Minister P. Chidambaram in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum case ... Read more...

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Chidambaram favoured 2G auction, CBI tells apex court


September 29th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday strongly defended Home Minister P. Chidambaram, saying that the finance ministry under him had consistently favoured "auction ... Read more...

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Decision on booking Maran by Sep 30, CBI tells apex court


September 28th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the preliminary inquiry in respect of former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran in the 2G scam has been ... Read more...

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Lawyer complains of political, media reactions


September 28th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) senior counsel in Supreme Court K.K. Venugopal Tuesday termed as "affront" the remarks of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ... Read more...

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Himachal Police sings awareness tunes


September 20th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Police have just got a new weapon to counter social evils - it's caller tunes! Every caller on the mobile phone of a police ... Read more...

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Indians make progress in ITF junior tennis


September 5th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Indians had a field day in the opening round of the Servo ITF junior tennis tournament here on Monday while three foreign entries also progressed.Jeong In ... Read more...

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May quiz Jaswant on telecom issues, CBI tells apex court


September 1st, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Thursday told by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)that it "may examine" the then finance minister Jaswant Singh over alleged wrongdoings ... Read more...

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Power Finance Corporation to raise $1 billion fund


August 29th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) State-run Power Finance Corporation has sought an approval from the Reserve Bank of India to raise $1 billion from external commercial borrowings, the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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2G scam: CBI to file third charge sheet by Sep 15


August 24th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesaday told the Supreme court that though it has completed the investigation in 2G scam, it would require some ... Read more...

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Apex court’s final hearing on Sterlite project next year (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) As the Supreme Court was told Tuesday that the withdrawal of environment clearance for the joint venture bauxite mining project of the Orissa Mining Corporation ... Read more...

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