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Sasikala should lead AIADMK: TN CM Panneerselvam

Sunday, December 11, 2016

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Chennai: Strongly backing late Jayalalithaa’s long time aide Sasikala Natrajan, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has said that she should become general secretary and lead the AIADMK. “There is no second opinion on the issue. If anyone has second thoughts, they are not true AIADMK workers,” Panneerselvam said. He said Sasikala shared Jayalalithaa‘s grief, …

₹70 crores of new currency seized in a big cash haul in Chennai

Thursday, December 08, 2016

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In what is one of the biggest seizures and also raises questions about the diversion of money as common man jostles to get a few thousands from the ATM’s and their own accounts. The I-T sleuths seized about ₹90 crores from a few godowns including ₹70 crores of new currency notes in money that was …

This DMK poster for Jayalalithaa shows ‘Why India’s democracy rocks’

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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Chennai: The ‘Puratchi Thalaivi‘ Selvi J Jayalalithaa, the ‘Amma’ of millions, passed away on Monday night. The shocking news of her death was acquired with disbelief as millions of her adherents broke down in grief across the nation. Despite experiencing a bitter history with the opposition, leaders of all parties condoled the death of Jayalalithaa, …

Veteran journalist Cho Ramaswamy passes away

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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Chennai:Veteran journalist, former Rajya Sabha member and political commentator Cho Ramaswamy passed away at the age of 82 in Chennai following illness. Fondly addressed as Cho, he was suffering from illness and breathed his last at a private hospital this morning, sources close to his family said. ALSO READ: Jayalalithaa laid to rest next to mentor MG …

Life and Times of Jayalalithaa

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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Jayalalithaa Jayaram,  South Indian actress-turned-politician, was the chief minister of Tamil Nadu. She was also the chairman of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party. Popularly recognised as ‘Amma’, Jayalalithaa sworn-in as the chief minister on 23 May 2016 for the fourth time. She holds the title of being the second female Chief …

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, …

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