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Sethusamudram falls out of favour with the Centre

The project is currently under litigation after environmental concerns were raised against the plan of linking the PalkBay and the Gulf of Mannar by creating a shipping channel through the shallow......

Political battle rages on Sethusamudram project

BJP, AIADMK oppose the project while DMK and CPI-M support the Sethusamudram shipping project across the Palk Strait. T E Narasimhan reportsWith the Lok Sabha elections round the corner, the......

Be prepared to sacrifice life for Sethusamudram: Karuna

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief M Karunanidhi on Monday mounted a blistering attack on the Tamil Nadu government over its opposition to the Rs 2,400 crore Sethusamudram project and asked his......

Sethu project: Pachauri warns of ecological consequences

With the Centre ignoring the Pachauri Committee report advising against implementation of the controversial Sethusamundram project, eminent scientist R K Pachauri has said that he stands by the......

SC grants time to TN to take stand on Sethusamundram

The Supreme Court granted two weeks' time to Tamil Nadu government to apprise it of its stand on the controversial Sethusamundram project after the Centre had said it intended to pursue its......

Sethusamudram controversy back in the spotlight

There seems to be no end to the 16-year-old war over the controversial Sethusamudram project. The project involves dredging the stretch of water between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka to make it......

Sethu project faces 20-30% cost surge

The Rs 2,427.40-crore (Rs 24.27 billion) Sethusamudram canal project off the Tamil Nadu coast will face a cost escalation of over 20 to 30 per cent and a delay of over a year if the government......

Sethusamudram Corp lines up foreign loan, IPO

Sethusamudram Corporation, the special purpose vehicle for the Rs 2,427.40 crore (Rs 24.27 billion) Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project, will raise a foreign currency loan of over $100 million. It......

Govt clears Sethusamudram project

The government on Thursday cleared the long-delayed Sethusumudram Ship Canal Project off Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu that would vastly reduce distance between east and west coasts of India.The Rs......

Nath inherits a muddy highways programme

India's Ministry of Surface Transport is well known as a cash cow for the political party in power, and thus for the minister in charge if he is so minded, because of the massive contracts......

  People speak for sethusamudram

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Q. Identify the person : Subramanya Samy
:  A. DR. SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY (B. 15 SEPTEMBER 1939 AT CHENNAI, SOMETIMES SPELT ASSUBRAMANIAM SWAMY) IS A POLITICIAN FROM INDIA. HE IS ALSO A TRAINED...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-the-person--subramanya-samy//answers/16727400

hitler
Q. which stone is full of holes that lets it to float in water?
Hitler :  A. If there are a great number of small gas bubbles, or there are a sufficient number of large gas bubbles, chunks of cooled lava can float. Pumice is...... more

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dare devil
Q. What do u think the present GOVT will retain the power Or will it be a hung parliament in the coming elections.
Dare Devil:  A. The present Govt. proved itself good for nothing. There are no improvements on ground and all are in papers only. Except the number of deaths due...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-u-think-the-present-govt-will-retain-the-power-or-wi/16100527/answers/13226857

rajesh
Q. The Sethusamudram project is one of the most ambitious project to be concieved in the Indian port sector. Giving details on the project, explain how it will help India. Also touch upon the environmental impact of the project, with special emphasis on its impact on biodiversity of the region.
Rajesh:  A. Contact TN GOVT. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-sethusamudram-project-is-one-of-the-most-ambitious-proje/13225579/answers/12691311

Abhishek Goyal
Q. the setusamudram project connects which places?
Abhishek Goyal:  A. Sethusamudram project is not to connect but disconnect. It offers passage to ships thru Palk straits which now have to circumnavigate Sri Lanka to...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-setusamudram-project-connects-which-places/12691275/answers/12798866

  Web results for Sethusamudram
Centre Plans New Route

NEW DELHI: Factoring in on the BJP-pronounced stand not to demolish Ram Sethu, the Central Government is in the process of exploring an alternative... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Ram-Sethu-Centre-Plans-New-Route/2014/12/17/article2575450.ece
Nallakannu

Comment · print · T T T+· T- R. Nallakannu, senior leader, Communist Party of India, speaking at the 13th anniversary of Tiruchi... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/centre-has-got-its-priorities-wrong-nallakannu/article6692795.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Association Demands Scrapping of Sethu Project

CHENNAI: The Coastal Action Network, a state wide forum involved in the protection of livelihoods, homeland, ecology and fisheries of the fishing... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Association-Demands-Scrapping-of-Sethu-Project/2014/12/13/article2569018.ece
Centre to divest 5% in Dredging Corporation

NEW DELHI: The government plans to divest 5 per cent in state-owned Dredging Corporation of India, a senior official has told ET. The shipping... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/shipping-/-transport/centre-to-divest-5-per-cent-in-dredging-corporation-of-india/articleshow/45407626.cms
How Tuna fish could resolve the India-Sri Lanka geopolitical conflict

By: Sandhya Ravishankar On a misty cool morning, five men set out from Rameswaram on a boat to catch prawns near the Sethusamudram canal. At... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/how-tuna-fish-could-resolve-the-india-sri-lanka-geopolitical-conflict/articleshow/45320374.cms

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