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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......

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......

Vikram's Tamil movie set to break BO records

Susi Ganesan's Tamil movie KandasamyanditsTelugu versionMallana starring Vikram and Shriya are going to be released simultaneously on the 21st August not only in India but throughout the world.......

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......

Tainted athlete attempts suicide

Athlete Santhi Soundarajan, who was stripped of a silver medalat the Doha Asian Games last year after failing a gender test, on Wednesday attempted suicide by consuming "veterinary......
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Do you Know How the Food Safety and Standards Act protects you

Comment · print · T T T+· T- It has been over three years since the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 ame into force in the State.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/do-you-know-how-the-food-safety-and-standards-act-protects-you/article7169738.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
'Tamil Nadu Police Arbitrarily Closed 23 Per Cent FIRs in 3 Years'

MADURAI:The Tamil Nadu police have closed over 20 per cent of the cases filed by them in 190 police stations across the State in 39 months till... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Tamil-Nadu-Police-Arbitrarily-Closed-23-Per-Cent-FIRs-in-3-Years/2015/05/04/article2796422.ece
TELC priest arrested

Comment · print · T T T+· T- A church priest was arrested on the charges of unlawful entry and behaving rudely with women during a mass... ...

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A Doyen of Children's Theatre

KOCHI: He came to Kerala in 1967 to join hands with his friend, veteran playwright G Sankara Pillai, to organise the first-ever theatre camp in the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/A-Doyen-of-Childrens-Theatre/2015/05/04/article2795884.ece
Struggle for artists to make both ends meet

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Arul Ganga Gunalan explaining her work.— PHOTO: A. MURALITHARAN The recent art exhibition gave an... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/struggle-for-artists-to-make-both-ends-meet/article7168570.ece?ref=tpnews

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