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HC issues notice to Jayalalithaa, govt officials on PMK's plea

The Madras high court on Tuesday issued notice to All India Anna Dravida Munetra Kazhagam supremo Jayalalithaa and government officials, on a petition by the Pattali Makkal Katchi accusing her of......

'Hogenakkal project will be completed on schedule'

The Hogenakkal water project, kept on hold by Tamil Nadu till the Karnataka elections, will be completed as per the schedule announced by Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, Local Administration Minister......

Tsunami reveals stone scriptures

The tsunami that hit the Tamil Nadu coastline in December has brought to light a block of stone carvings, which was underwater, near the Shore Temple in Mamallapuram.According to officials, the......

Tsunamis hit Tamil Nadu, toll reaches 1,500

The devastating tidal waves that lashed several coastal districts of Tamil Nadu on Sunday have left at least 1,567 people dead, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said in Chennai.Nagapattinam recorded the......

Appu being questioned: SIT chief

Appu, one of the accused in the Sankararaman murder case, in which Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati is the prime accused, was interrogated throughout Sunday night, the official heading the......

Managing insurance policies in disaster-prone area

The cyclone 'Nilam', which recently ravaged Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram coast, caused severe damage - 28 lives were lost, 150,000 individuals displaced and crops in 1.2 million......

3G network in a rural village? Yes!

On a desolate, 300-square kilometre stretch of land bordering the coastline near Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu, a revolution is brewing. This is the site of Gramjyoti Rural Broadband Project, a 3G......

Food Security Bill will benefit over 75% rural households: Min

Union Minister of State for Communication, IT and Shipping, Milind Deora on Monday expressed hope that the Centre's Food Security Bill would be ratified in the Monsoon session of Parliament. "It is......

TN to be Asia-Pacific tourism hub

Tamil Nadu's new tourism strategy is aimed to position the state as an international tourist destination in Asia and Pacific regions by transforming it into a "tourism hub", Chief Minister J......

Infosys acquires 129 acres in Mahindra City

As part of its plan to expand its operations in Chennai, IT major Infosys will acquire 129 acres of land at the Mahindra Industrial Park Limited at suburban Maraimalai Nagar, thus becoming the......

Review: Aadhalaal Kadhal Seiveer is compelling

Aadhalaal Kaadhal Seiveer is a must watch, writes S Saraswathi.Director Suseenthiran’s latest offering Aadhalaal Kaadhal Seiveer (AKS) focuses on a growing social problem: the alarming......

  People speak for mamallapuram

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Ravi Raj
Q. Which place in Tamil Nadu attracts most foreign tourists? In other words, Which place in Tamil Nadu visited by most foreign tourists?
Ravi Raj:  A.  more

Ravi Raj
Q. Where is the world's largest panoramic sculptural relief located?
Ravi Raj:  A. Mahabalipuram (or Mamallapuram) more

Q. The name Seven Pagodas has served as a nickname for the city of ----
DEEPAK SINGH:  A. Mahabalipuram, also called Mamallapuram :) more

jameel ahmed
Q. Name the world's largest panoramic relief declared by UN as the World's heritage site?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. The world's largest panoramic relief is located at the shore temples of Mahabalipuram (or Mamallapuram) in India. more

Jack Johnson
Q. how many tourist places in india ?and what are they?
Jack Johnson:  A. There are plenty - but the sector is still unorganised. Each state you will find atleast one or two tourist spots. Shimla, Manali, Pehelgam,...... more

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Setback to hauling INS Vagli to shore

File picture of INS Vagli. Chennai: It's not the weather but technology that had let down the efforts to haul Indian Navy's decommissioned... ...
Police recover passports of 14 Lankan Tamils

CHENNAI: The Anna Square police have traced the passports of 14 Sri Lankan nationals which were lost at Marina beach. A bag containing the... ...
Out of site

Great art has to be that which lasts beyond a certain time period, and Mamallapuram has constantly inspired photographers, sculptors, printmakers,... ...
The EC road home

From leisure corridor to residential real estate, looks at the slow transformation taking place on the East Coast Road When Manish S relocated to... ...
Snake-catcher gives children a lesson in handling reptiles

CHENNAI: Despite familiarity with snakes, we are often misguided when it comes to their morphology and behaviour. A sand boa will still confuse... ...

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