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A decade later, 10 convicted in Kumbakonam school fire tragedy

Over a decade after a devastating fire charred to death 94 school children, a court in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, on Wednesday convicted 10 persons and acquitted 11 others in the ghastly school fire......

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......

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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Somebodysomewhere
Q. Breaking news: "A trial court in Tamil Nadus Thanjavur on Wednesday sentenced the founder and the headmistress of a private school in Kumbakonam to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment after it found them guilty of a fire accident that killed 94 children." Your views please.
Somebodysomewhere:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/breaking-news-a-trial-court-in-tamil-nadus-thanjavur-on-wedn/27687941/answers/

Pathline Channel
Q. uttar Pradesh mein koi government ka presence hai bhi yaa nahi ???
Pathline Channel:  A. its a good sentence, I would say better late than never more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/uttar-pradesh-mein-koi-government-ka-presence-hai-bhi-yaa-na/27684735/answers/27687948

Om Shrivastava
Q. which city/ town of India will you like to call as the city of temples?
Om Shrivastava:  A. May be Kumbakonam is sleeping! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-city-town-of-india-will-you-like-to-call-as-the-city-o/26563106/answers/27684764

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/a-few-temples-are-dedicated-to-brahma-please-name-them/25183466/answers/26563115

  Web results for Kumbakonam
Run the Mannargudi-Jodhpur Weekly Express on main line

Comment (1) · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS To provide a direct train to Gujarat, Rajasthan: association Thanjavur District Rail Users... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/run-the-mannargudijodhpur-weekly-express-on-main-line/article5745940.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Tiruchirapalli&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
Car of VCK Man Damaged in Crude Bomb Attack

KUMBAKONAM: A crude bomb was hurled at the parked car of a district level VCK functionary in Kumbakonam in the early hours of Wednesday. The... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Car-of-VCK-Man-Damaged-in-Crude-Bomb-Attack/2014/08/28/article2402154.ece
Rs 145 Crore for Kumbakonam, Kodai, Karur

CHENNAI: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday announced various infrastructure projects to the tune of `144.94 crore for three municipalities... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Rs-145-Crore-for-Kumbakonam-Kodai-Karur/2014/08/28/article2402079.ece
Kodaikanal lake to be renovated

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu The Kodaikanal lake will be renovated at an estimated cost of Rs. 87.96 crore. File photo.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/tn-aloocates-funds-for-development-projects-in-kumbakonam-kodaikanal-and-karur/article6356592.ece
Two convicts file petition for acquittal

Two officials of the Education Department, who were convicted in the 2004 Kumbakonam School fire tragedy, filed petitions seeking suspension of... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/2004-kumbakonam-fire-tragedy-two-convicts-file-petition-acquittal-1683759.html

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