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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......

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.......

Review: Uliyin Osai fails

More than sixty years ago, a master writer wrote a legendary historical romance that involved a peerless dancer, a great sculptor and a prince that captured the imagination of an entire generation......

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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gingermasalatadka
Q. Had you been to the 11th Century Brihadeeswara temple (Shiva) at Thanjavur city of Tamil Nadu.
Gingermasalatadka:  A.  more

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Q. Breaking news: "A trial court in Tamil Nadus Thanjavur on Wednesday sentenced the founder and the headmistress of a private school in Kumbakonam to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment after it found them guilty of a fire accident that killed 94 children." Your views please.
Somebodysomewhere:  A. yes but long back more

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Bad roads remain a burning problem

Comment · print · T T T+· T- One of the arterial roads in the Central Bus stand area that has been eroded after the recent rains.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/bad-roads-remain-a-burning-problem/article6712839.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Creatures of the Sea

As a peninsula, India has a large coastal area. The Fishery Survey of India reported in their 2012-13 annual report that over 41.44 tonnes of fish... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/edex/Creatures-of-the-Sea/2014/12/21/article2580270.ece
DMK men spend lavishly in party polls

CHENNAI: Candidates contesting for the influential district secretaries posts of the DMK in Tamil Nadu are spending lavishly. With 65 posts up for... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/chennai/DMK-men-spend-lavishly-in-party-polls/articleshow/45590581.cms
Forget the past

One hopes that Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's appeal to Tamils to forget the past (International, Dec.19) is more an election stunt than... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/forget-the-past/article6708972.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Letters&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
The Transfigurative Power of Art

LAVELLE ROAD : Towards the end of the 19th century, Estelle Arpels, the daughter of a dealer in precious stones met Alfred Van Cleef, the son of a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/The-Transfigurative-Power-of-Art/2014/12/20/article2579260.ece

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