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Three charred to death in Sivakasi factory fire

Three persons were charred to death and 13 seriously injured in a blaze that swept through a private fireworks factory in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu after an accidental explosion. Police said the fire......

Three charred to death in fire at Sivakasi unit

Three persons were on Friday charred to death and an equal number suffered burns in a fire mishap at an illegal cottage fireworks unit, barely three weeks after a devastating blaze in a cracker......

A tragedy called Sivakasi

A Ganesh Nadar visits the site of the firecracker tragedy in Tamil Nadu and finds that little has changed despite such tragedies happening regularly Mudalipatti village in Virudhunagar district of......

The shame of Sivakasi: Dead eyes in its living children

That Sivakasi has also killed over time, albeit very slowly, numerous child-workers engaged in matchbox production is scarcely registered on the national conscience, says Shreekant Sambrani Every......

Owner of Sivakasi firecracker unit arrested

The owner of a Sivakasi cracker manufacturing unit where a fire on September 5 claimed 39 lives was arrested on Sunday on culpable homicide not amounting to murder and other charges from......

Sivakasi wants firepower to fight China's rockets

Sivakasi hopes the new government will check the smuggling of Chinese fireworks and remove the higher charges on local units imposed by the UPA government. Between April 7 and 16, the town of......

Sivakasi cracker industry looks for a sparkle

The fireworks industry of Sivakasi has been hit by restrictive explosives laws and growing Chinese domination of the sector. But by adopting new strategies, the cracker companies look set to......

The changing face of Sivakasi

From burying its stigma as an exploiter of children to implementing better safety procedures, this industry is booming at a 20 per cent growth rate. The Sivakasi of today is not the Sivakasi of......

Firecracker output down 20% : Sivakasi units

The firecracker industry in Sivakasi, in interior Tamil Nadu, from where 95 per cent of the Indian output comes from, has said production has declined 20 per cent this year.The industry says this......

2-fold strategy to end child labour in India

The winning of the Nobel peace prize by Kailash Satyarthi, who has spent a lifetime campaigning against child labour, has refocused attention on this scourge. Image: India must eradicate child......

Asin: Kaavalan is not like Sivakasi or Pokri

Asin returns to Tamil after a long gap with Kaavalan directed by Malayalam director Siddique. Vijay plays Asin's Kaavalan or bodyguard in this Pongal release. Over......

Vijayadasami offers nothing new

Romance, sibling rivalries, melodrama, rich song sequences, family sentiments and stunts-- that's Sivakasi... oops... Vijayadasami for you. It appears as if Kalyanram is playing it safe. He takes......

'Dharmapuri is not a political film'

After giving successive hits like Thirupachi, Sivakasi and Tirupathi, director Perarasu is back with Dharmapuri this Diwali. If he had directed the likes of Ajith and Vijay in his first three......

Sivakasi: for Vijay fans only

The Tamil Diwali release Sivakasi is like a pack of assorted crackers,with almost all the varietiesmade in the famedSivakasi town of Tamil Nadu. It has sparklers, flower pots, 'atom' bombs, Lakshmi......

'Sivakasi is not a typical Vijay film'

One of the most eagerly awaited films this Diwali is Sivakasi, starring Vijay. Director Perarasu, he appeared relaxed, unusual for a man of whom so much is expected. But it is more so because the......

  People speak for sivakasi

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gingermasalatadka
Q. Mera Bharat Mahan !! Sivakasi (T.Nadu) city is famous for ------------- ---------- ??"
Gingermasalatadka:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/mera-bharat-mahan--sivakasi-t.nadu-city-is-famous-for-------/27686181/answers/

True Indian
Q. why do these north indian open fire on their marriage occassions causing many death on innocent life
True Indian:  A. Crackers more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-these-north-indian-open-fire-on-their-marriage-occass/27201427/answers/27686185

Indian Ocean
Q. TV Serial tom and Jerry :- why Bomb always Burst when its in Toms Hand ? :-((....:-P
Indian Ocean:  A. Because South Indians use Sivakasi to light fires in South India more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/tv-serial-tom-and-jerry---why-bomb-always-burst-when-its-in-/27068747/answers/27201434

Nauty
Q. The first satellite launched by India was called Bhaskara I Aryabhatta Bhaskara II Rohini
Nauty:  A. Woh Chinese yaa Sivakasi made bomb nahi hai naa isliye harr baar foot-ta hai :p more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-first-satellite-launched-by-india-was-called---bhaskara-/26755704/answers/27068778

pravin
Q. Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu is famous for which industry ?
Pravin:  A. Standard Rocket, made in Sivakasi more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/sivakasi-in-tamil-nadu-is-famous-for-which-industry-/25710705/answers/26755711

  Web results for Sivakasi
Univs and their sexist ways

Aprominent aided college in Madurai follows a strange classroom protocol. Women students are made to wait at a designated spot while boys are being... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/stoi/deep-focus/Univs-and-their-sexist-ways/articleshow/45245536.cms
Collapse turns focus on Anderson St

CHENNAI: "Corporation officials decide to act only after someone dies," said B Meeran, a trader on Anderson Street in Kothwal Chavadi on Monday... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Where-buildings-are-houses-of-cards-Collapse-turns-focus-on-Anderson-St/articleshow/45183978.cms
VAO held on bribery charge

A Village Administrative Officer (VAO) was arrested by the sleuths of Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) wing police for demanding... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2496791&n_date=20141117&cat=India
Colleges in Madurai hire informers to track male-female interaction

MADURAI: Many college students here are finding it hard to even talk to members of the opposite sex as their institutions are going to any length... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Colleges-in-Madurai-hire-informers-to-track-male-female-interaction/articleshow/45172252.cms
Sanskrit hymn row to be heard in camera

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The cover page of the sloka booklet. TOPICS 90-year-old man accuses 86-year-old religious leader of... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/sanskrit-hymn-row-to-be-heard-in-camera/article6596392.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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