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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......

Election apps find flavour in poll season

Tamil Nadu Election Candidates, TN 2016, Deepika Election Live, Thanjavur Election are some of the apps keeping people hooked to their handsets. Image: A series of election-related apps were......

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......

Google's Street View? No, says India

  The Home Ministry has conveyed to Google that its plans to cover India through the Google Street View is rejected. India has rejected Google's plans to put Indian cities, tourists spots,......

It's not Bengaluru or Patna, these 98 places will be 'Smart Cities'!

Modi government's ambitious ‘Smart Cities’ project has shortlisted 98 cities but Bengaluru and Patna don't figure in the list. Image: Jaipur has been selected to be turned into a Smart......

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......

A bridge to friendship, courtesy Rajinikanth

'For me, he was a bridge to lifelong friendships in a land where I had none.''He helped break barriers of language and suspicion.'Maharaj Damodardas salutes the one and only......

Review: Thaarai Thappattai is brutally honest

Thaarai Thappattai may not appeal to all but it is definitely worth a watch, feels S Saraswathi. After the heart-wrenching tale of enslaved tea workers of the pre-independence era in Paradesi,......

Legendary Tamil actress Manorama, remembered as 'Aachi', dies

A versatile actress, Manorama holds a Guinness World Record for acting in more than 1,000 films Legendary Tamil actress Manorama died at a private hospital in Chennai following a heart attack on......

'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......

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......
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Tamil Nadu to implement National Food Security Act from November 1

Three years after its enactment, Tamil Nadu government on Thursday decided to implement the National Food Security Act from November 1, but said... ...
Siddharth sizzles, but Nagapattinam loses

S. Siddharth's 146 went in vain as Nagapattinam lost to Salem by four wickets in the TNCA under-23 inter-district cricket tournament on Thursday.... ...
BJP names candidates for Nov 19 polls

Chennai, Oct 27 (PTI) BJP today named its candidates for the polls in Thanjavur, and Aravakkurichi constituencies and bypoll in Thirupparankundram,... ...
BJP fields Kalikho Pul's widow for Hayuliang by-poll

New Delhi, Oct 27 (PTI) BJP today fielded Dasanglu Pul, widow of former Arunchal Pradesh chief minister Kalikho Pul, from the state's Hayuliang... ...
Kaleidoscope of culture

Handicrafts from all over Indian, local cuisine from every part of the country, performance of art, folk, tribal, classical by artist and painting,... ...

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