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This is what our PM is really like!

It was a small political gaffe but a revealing one. On July 15 a thatched roof caught fire in a school building in Kumbakonam and around 90 toddlers perished in the blaze.In faraway Delhi the Prime......

Kumbakonam toll goes up to 94

With the death of one more boy in the small hours of Wednesday, the toll in the July 16 fire tragedy in Kumbakonam has risen to 94, according to Thanjavur district Collector Dr J......

Kumbakonam residents have another fire scare

On Friday night at 9:30pm, people residing near the Sri Krishna School were shocked to see smoke coming out of its second floor window. It was emerging out of a cupboard filled with books.They......

Kumbakonam fire toll rises to 92

Two girlsinjured in the fire in a school in Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district succumbed on Wednesday taking the toll to 92. They had been admitted to the Thanjavur Medical College......

TN fire: We helped children, say teachers

Some of the teachers of the Sri Krishna Matriculation school at Kumbakonam, where 90 children perished in a fire, have denied charges that they did not try to save the students and that they were......

L&T to buy 10% in City Union Bank

Engineering major Larsen & Toubro will pick up nearly a 10 per cent stake in the Kumbakonam-based City Union Bank for Rs 45 crore.The company will subscribe to the preferential allotment of 2.66......

Investing tricks not taught in grad schools

We learnt calculus, organic chemistry and Shakespeare in college, but investing in the stockmarkets, arguably a subject of interest for scores, never formed part of our curriculum. A subject that......

The amazing success story of K B Chandrasekhar

The story of K B Chandrasekhar, founder-CEO, Jamcracker Inc, is highly inspirational. Especially, for all the enterprising young Indian men who desire to be successful entrepreneurs. Chandra's......

CCEA nods auto testing project

The government on Monday cleared a Rs 1,718 crore (Rs 17.18 billion) project to set five centres for automotive testing and homologation throughout the country over the next six years."The project......

PM seeks more credit for agri sector

Asking banks to keep credit deployment in line with changes in structure of economy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said banks must increase credit to agriculture, provide adequate......

Review: Ramanujan is a must watch

Director Gnana Rajasekaran’s Ramanujan is a well researched, well-written and brilliantly directed film dedicated to India’s mathematical prodigy, Ramanujan, whose genius hung like......

Review: Naan Than Bala disappoints

Vivek’s Naan Than Bala directed by Kannan is a highly melodramatic tale of friendship between a righteous temple priest and a hardcore killer, says  S Saraswathi. Actor......

First Look: Siddharth's Theeya Velai Seiyyanam Kumaru

Theeya Velai Seiyyanam Kumaru is the title of the new film directed by Sundar C for UTV Motion Pictures. The long title means 'Work like fire, Kumaru' and Kumaru is none other than Siddharth.......

Review: Kalakalappu fails to impress

Pavithra Srinivasan says Kalakalappu fails to capitalise on either its cast or plot, and delivers only a few gags. Director Sundar C is known for delivering movies in several genres, but it's......

Review: Ethan has its moments

Pavithra Srinivasan feels Ethan could have been more tightly written. Post YOUR reviews here!\\nYet another southern-flavoured film arrives on the big-screen, ready to take us through the......
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Om Shrivastava
Q. which city/ town of India will you like to call as the city of temples?
Om Shrivastava:  A.  more

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sudhakar kuruvada
Q. A few temples are dedicated to Brahma? please name them?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. Kumbakonam Tamilnadu more

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Pawan Gupta
Q. have you ever travelled in a truck before ?
Pawan Gupta:  A. Temples devoted to BrahmToday, India has very few temples dedicated to Brahm.Brahma Temple at Khokhan, in Kullu [Himachal Pradesh]temple in Pushkar...... more

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tapas kumar
Q. Agar ek din marni hi hai to fir jindagi kyu mili?
Tapas Kumar:  A. Yes from Kumbakonam to chennai more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/agar-ek-din-marni-hi-hai-to-fir-jindagi-kyu-mili/24243506/answers/25110267

  Web results for Kumbakonam
Tirukkural Elocution Contest Held

PUDUCHERRY: A Tirukkural Elocution Contest for school and college students was conducted by Shriram Ilakkiya Kazhagam, a literary wing of Shriram... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Tirukkural-Elocution-Contest-Held/2014/07/28/article2352245.ece
The legacy of Srinivasa Ramanujan

On a height he stood that looked towards greater heights. Our early approaches to the Infinite Are sunrise splendours on a marvellous verge... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/the-legacy-of-srinivasa-ramanujan/article2746988.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Science&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
Neelankarai cop does charity work

This policeman sets aside time towards charity work. M.S. Bhaskar, Inspector of Police at Neelankarai Police Station, has been touched by these... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/downtown/neelankarai-cop-does-charity-work/article6252244.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Temple on wheels

Watching a huge temple chariot trundling along without any contretemps can be an awe-inspiring experience. There are references in the Ramayana and... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/watching-temple-chariot-is-an-aweinspiring-experience/article6245119.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
RS member

A demand was made in the Rajya Sabha today for recalling the proposals to construct barrages on the Ganges river. Raising the issue in his... ...

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