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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......

First Sukhoi fighter plane base inaugurated at Thanjavur

India's capabilities to protect its vast interests in the Indian Ocean Region and to tackle any threat there received a boost today with the setting up of a Sukhoi fighter aircraft base in Tamil......

Antony inaugurates Sukhoi airbase in Thanjavur

Strengthening India's presence over the Indian Ocean region, Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday inaugurated the first fighter aircraft base here in southern India where the IAF is stationing its......

Antony to inaugurate Su-30 squadron at Thanjavur air base

Defence Minister A K Antony will on Monday inaugurate an airbase in Thanjavur to house squadron of IAFs lethal Su-30 MKI combat aircraft, making it the first fighter squadron in south India that......

India's biggest temple turns 1000

The historic town of Thanjavur is getting ready for festivities as its world-famous Big Temple, an edifice of the great Chola kingdom, turns 1000. The Tamil Nadu government is planning many......

Tamil Nadu students design low-cost amphibian car

Engineering students of a university in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, have designed two types of light weight, eco-friendly and low-cost cars, including an amphibian one capable of travelling on road and......

Delhi, Mumbai LPG consumers to get cash subsidy from Jan 1

Domestic cooking gas consumers in Delhi and Mumbai will from Wednesday get cash subsidy for buying cooking gas refils as the Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Scheme will be extended to 105......

Power prices in India to rise 6%

Affected firms note practical problems in getting discoms, consumers to pay for costlier supply; viability shadow on investments The Union Cabinet’s decision on doubling domestic natural gas......

Rail Budget: 67 express, 26 passenger trains

Offering a bonanza for train travellers, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal announced that the Indian Railways will start new 67 new Express trains, 27 passenger trains, 5 MEMU and 8 DEMU......

'Blacklisted' varsities still a hit among students

Uncertainty may shroud their deemed status with the apex court yet to deliver its final verdict. However, admissions to nearly 50 per cent of deemed universities blacklisted by the Ministry of......

'Crying in films is very difficult'

'The dark side is not me; I am a mama's boy,' Ganesh Venkatraman tells S Saraswathi. After years of playing second fiddle, Ganesh Venkatraman has finally come into his own. He plays the......

Review: Nannbenda is unremarkable

Tamil film Nannbenda is run-of-the-mill, says S Saraswathi.There is nothing new in Udhayanidhi Stalin starrer Nannbenda.  The characters are familiar and the plot is a rehash of his......

K Balachander gets Dadasaheb Phalke award

K Balachander, who brought a whiff of fresh air with daring new style in direction and filmmaking in Tamil cinema in the 1970s, was today chosen for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2010.The......

Abhijeet Sawant assaulted after road mishap

Indian Idol star Abhijeet Sawant was beaten up by an irate crowd in Mumbai after his friend and reality show participant Prajakta Shukre rammed her car into a scooter injuring two teenagers,......

The highlight of Endhiran/Robot

After Mani Ratnam's bilingual film Raavan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be seen in another bilingual called Endhiran in Tamil, and Robot in Hindi. The film is one of the most-awaited films of the......

Soccer sorcery from Thanjavur

Having mastered juggling skills in football, he may become the first entrant in a unique category created for him by the Limca Book of Records, 2006.Kumarvel, who hails from a remote village in......

Ireland ready for Bangladesh challenge

Dismissing Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan's suggestion that Ireland will struggle on the spin-friendly conditions in Dhaka, Irish skipper William Porterfield insisted that his team is well......

Vishy Anand to welcome QBR to Chennai

Four-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand will be among the few sportspersons who will welcome the Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) for theDelhi Commonwealth Games when it reaches Chennai on......
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A train journey

Many a reader may empathise with the plight of Mr. C.A. Nair (Open Page The experience of a train journey, June 30) but I strike a note of... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/a-train-journey/article7371627.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Letters&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
Chain snatcher arrested

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Passengers and platform vendors caught a chain snatcher at Dindigul railway station and handed him over to... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/chain-snatcher-arrested/article7372857.ece
The Best of Art Under One Roof

CHENNAI: Poompuhar Chennai is conducting an exhibition titled Sculptures & Paintings, at Amethyst, beginning on July 1. The exhibition will be on... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/The-Best-of-Art-Under-One-Roof/2015/07/01/article2895145.ece
Lurking danger in the park

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The children's park set up on the sea-shore in Karaikal was developed during post-tsunami period. An... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/lurking-danger-in-the-park/article7368813.ece
Vedaranyam temple consecration on October 26

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The kumbabhishekam of Sri Vedaranyeswarar temple in Vedaranyam will be held on October 26. The temple is... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/vedaranyam-temple-consecration-on-october-26/article7368832.ece

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