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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......

How Equitas turns poor people into successful entrepreneurs

Pushpal Shinde now earns some Rs 50,000 a month by selling washing powders under the brand SARA. Image: Empowering women to run own business. Photograph, courtesy: Business Standard    ......

Buses off roads in TN for the second day

About 200 employees were detained across the state in connection with incidents related to strike Commuters were hit hard for the as a number of state run buses remained off the roads across Tamil......

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......

'The sun is the villain in Surya Versus Surya!'

'My character in Surya Versus Surya cannot come out in daylight.' Actor Nikhil Siddhartha talks about his latest film. With back-to-back hits in Swamy Ra Ra and Karthikeya, Nikhil Siddhartha is......

Meet Dev Patel's onscreen wife

'Dev Patel and I hung out together to get to know one another. It’s very important to understand your co-star before you begin a project.' Devika Bhise gets ready for The Man Who Knew......

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.......
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Restoration work under way in temples ahead of Mahamaham

Working at a feverish pace, the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department is racing against time to complete renovation and restoration... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/restoration-work-under-way-in-temples-ahead-of-mahamaham/article7592619.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Red sanders worth Rs. 2.7 cr. seized

SP Naveen Gulati presenting the red sanders smugglers before the media at Kadapa on Tuesday. 2.2 tonnes of the precious logs recovered from five... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/red-sanders-worth-rs-27-cr-seized/article7580479.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Revamp legal system

The Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Thanjavur, is conducting various short-term courses in post-harvest techniques and value... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/revamp-legal-system/article7576996.ece?ref=tpnews
Van Rams Stationary Bus on Gst Road, Kills 5

CHENNAI: Four family members and a bus passenger were killed when a van carrying the family rammed into a bus that was parked on the roadside on... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Van-Rams-Stationary-Bus-on-Gst-Road-Kills-5/2015/08/25/article2991988.ece
Five pilgrims from Kumbakonam die as van rams bus near Achirapakkam

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Mangled remains of the van after it rammed a government bus at Achirapakkam in Kancheepuram district on... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/five-pilgrims-from-kumbakonam-die-as-van-rams-bus-near-achirapakkam/article7576835.ece

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