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AIADMK cadres light 1 lakh lamps in special prayers for Jayalalithaa

Friday, December 02, 2016

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Chennai: AIADMK workers on Friday held special prayers for the speedy recovery of their party chief and Tamilnadu CM J Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatment at a hospital here since September 22, by lighting about one lakh lamps at temples in different parts of the state. Prayers were held on behalf of AIADMK’s ‘J Jayalalithaa …

Chennai boy dies after consuming antacid and Kurkure

Thursday, December 01, 2016

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Chennai: Can drinking Eno after having Kurkure corn puff snack cause death? This is the biggest question that has set the social media on alarm mode, with reports appearing that a young boy died after eating and drinking them in sequence. According to a report published in Chennai Online, Sirish Savio, a student of standard …

When Smriti Irani got her broken slipper repaired by a Cobbler

Sunday, November 27, 2016

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How many times have you seen a minister walking up to cobbler and getting its footwear repaired? Well not any often but something like this actually happened when Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday showed generosity as she paid Rs 100 to a cobbler in Coimbatore for getting her slippers repaired and the latter, who had …

Manohar Parrikar commissions new warship ‘INS Chennai’

Monday, November 21, 2016

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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday commissioned ‘INS Chennai’, the third indigenously designed guided missile destroyer in the Kolkata class, in Mumbai.   Built at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd in Mumbai, the ship’s construction also marks the end of the Project 15A to build Kolkata-class guided-missile destroyers. Also Read: Bank account violators will face 7 …

Illegal cat meat trade in Chennai

Monday, October 31, 2016

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Pet cats were abducted, trapped and skinned for their meat in Chennai. Police and animal rights activists raided on a tip off in Pallavaram area. The raid carried out by Police after Volunteers from People For Animals (PFA) convinced them. The cats were found in a cage dehydrated and were boiled later on. An activist told, …

Cauvery Row: Opposition parties stage rail roko across TN

Monday, October 17, 2016

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Chennai: Opposition parties including the DMK on Monday joined the state-wide rail blockade protest announced by a farmer’s federation over the Cauvery issue, urging the Centre to set up the Cauvery Management Board (CMB). DMK Treasurer and Opposition Leader in Tamil Nadu Assembly, MK Stalin was among those who participated in the protests held in …

ISIS: Three youths picked up for questioning by NIA

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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Coimbatore: Three youths with suspected links with Islamic State (IS) were picked up by NIA on Wednesday and are being questioned to probe their alleged association with another suspect arrested from Kannur in Kerala. ALSO READ: Surgical Strikes: ‘The major share of credit goes to the Prime Minister,’ says Parrikar The NIA had already questioned 13 …

Seven TN fishermen injured in attack by Sri Lankan Navy

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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Rameswaram (TN): Seven Tamil fishermen were injured as they were allegedly attacked by Sri Lankan Naval personnel for fishing near Katchatheevu islet on Wednesday morning. “Seven persons were injured, one seriously, in the attack,” President of the Ramanathapuram District Country Boat Fishermen’s Association, SP Rayappan said. ALSO READ: TN Governor allocates Jaya’s portfolios to Paneerselvam The naval …

TN Governor allocates Jaya’s portfolios to Paneerselvam

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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Chennai: As Jayalalithaa is undergoing medication in the hospital since September 22, Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Tuesday allocated the portfolios held by her to Finance Minister O Paneerselvam but said the AIADMK supremo will continue to be the Chief Minister. “Under Clause (3) of Article 166 of the Constitution of India, the …

Madras HC dismisses PIL on Jaya’s health condition

Thursday, October 06, 2016

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Chennai: Observing that it should not be used for “political purposes“, the Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL seeking a detailed report from the government on the health of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, undergoing treatment at a hospital here since September 22. When the PIL came up, the first bench headed by Chief …

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