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Periyar Reserve to use cameras to monitor tigers

The Periyar Tiger Reserve has decided to monitor tigers by cameras to identify animals, their home range and their stripe patterns.The Scientific Monitoring of Tigers exercise is likely to commence......

When poachers became tourist guides

What does a poacher do when he has hung up his boots and surrendered his guns?At the Periyar Tiger Reserve located along the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border, he dons a government uniform and leads......

Raise Mullai Periyar dam water level: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the water level of the Mullai-Periyar Dam to be raised from the present 136 feet to 142 feet.A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Y K Sabharwal, Justice......

Petitions filed in HC opposing bail to seer

Two petitions -- one by a city advocate and another by Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam -- were filed in the Madras high court on Tuesday, opposing the grant of bail to Kanchi Shankaracharya......

How star-power plays out on the streets of Tamil Nadu

In Tamil Nadu, the alternative to one Dravidian party has been another, and for one actor-politician CM, there is another. Their initial popularity may owe to their filmi charisma, but their......

India to beat US to become No.1 in ACs: LG

Korean consumer durables major LG on Friday said it will invest Rs 800 crore (Rs 8 billion) in 2011 to add capacity and for other purposes in India, which it expects will become its largest......

A farmer's hunger strike to fight land acquisition

Land acquisition for special economic zones has been a major bone of contention across the nation. Thousands of people whose land was being acquired to set up SEZs have protested against the low......

'Blacklisted' varsities still a hit among students

Uncertainty may shroud their deemed status with the apex court yet to deliver its final verdict. However, admissions to nearly 50 per cent of deemed universities blacklisted by the Ministry of......

India's top second-home spots

India's second-home market might not be steaming, but it's still pretty hot.According to a study conducted by Kapston.com, a Bangalore-based E-business consulting firm, second-home sales in India......

Why tourists are rushing to south India

Not too long ago, Indian tourism was mostly concentrated in north India; the golden triangle was supreme, and Rajasthan was king. Then along came Kerala with its "God's Own Country" campaign and......

Periyar is path-breaking

Making a movie on a legend is not easy. There needs to be a balance between sentimentality and fact, which director Gnana Rajasekharan has managed to do in Periyar -- a film based on the legendary......

First Look: Periyar, the movie

In Tamil, Periyar means 'the respected'. How the reformist leaderEV Ramaswami Naicker came to be known by that name is an amazing story, with all the elements of controversy well in place.It is to......

Music Review: Periyar is impressive

A Tamil period film, Periyar isbased on rationalist, social reformer and Dravida kazhakam founder, EV Ramaswamy Naicker, respectfully called Periyar by his followers. Satyaraj plays the title role......

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......

'Everybody was unfair to Ramanujan'

Gnana Rajasekharan, an IAS officer of the Kerala cadre, took voluntary retirement to concentrate on what he loves the most, and where his heart belongs -- films. His first feature film, Moha Mullu,......

CWG: Tearful Pearson takes solace in hurdles gold

Australia's Sally Pearson overcame last week's 100 metres heartbreak to win the hurdles event over the same distance on Monday, collapsing on the track in tears after her golden run. Pearson was......

Socca Punch: The World Cup Quiz

With most people glued into their television sets this month, it is imperative to talk about nothing else but the FIFA World Cup. The 2010 edition in South Africa, the first ever in the......

Federer teases Australians with migration tale

After breaking the heart of third-round opponent Albert Montanes, Roger Federer broke the hearts of millions of Australians when he said his family had nearly migrated to the country when he was in......

AIFF shortlist 35 for World Cup qualifiers

The All India Football Federation announced a list of 35 probables for the 2006 World Cup qualifiers in February.The players will undergo a training camp from January 24 at the Nehru stadium, in......

Indian colts rout Brazilian outfit

Close on the heels of East Bengal's triumph in Jakarta, the Indian under-18 team earned laurels for the country by trouncing the famed Brazilian outfit Botafogo 3-0 in the final of Wales......
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Will Periyar water flow to quench residents thirst?

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City mall closed after youth plan to hold Kiss of Love protest

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Periyar Banks Turns Into Defecating Zone

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