| 2011 | January

  • New Jersey Tamil Sangam honours Achamundu Achamundu Director

    New Jersey, May22 (): New Jersey Tamil Sangam (NJTS) today honored the writer, director Arun Vaidyanathan whose first Tamil film ‘Achchamundu!!Achchamundu!’ was shot in US. The film was shot entirely in New Jersey and produced by two Indian Americans from the same city. NJTS president Devi Nagappan said, “It’s a proud moment for the Tamil community of New…

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  • DMK not likely to quit UPA

    Chennai, May22 (): The shell shocked DMK on hearing the news of their patriach’s daughter Kanimozhi sent to jail, met hurriedly to discuss the outcome as well as rethink on the ties with Congress. “I am in a position like any other father who has a daughter arrested for no fault of her,” –  87-year-old…

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  • China aids Pak defence buildup

    Islamabad, May 19 (): Pakistan’s defence deal with China has caused alarm in Indian Defence circles. India faced with the two neighbouring countries hostile to it had decided to go in for purchases with Russia and france for its air force and also update some of its existing aircrafts. Pakistan’s fast building of the fourth…

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  • Radioactive substance found in breast milk of five Japanese women

    Tokyo, May 20 (ANI): Small amounts of radioactive substances have reportedly been detected in the breast milk of five women in Japan. Online newspaper Japan Today said that in samples taken from 41 women across five prefectures, the tests found cesium in the breast milk of four women in Tokyo, Fukushima and Ibaraki, and radioactive…

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  • Rajnikant shifted to ICU

    Chennai, May 18 (): Showing positive response to the treatment which tackles his chest congestion coupled with kidney and liver related problems  superstar Rajinikanth, who was admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre was tonight shifted to the Intensive Care Unit. This has been done to improve his breathing pattern and that the actor was…

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  • Bill Gates praises Bihar CM

    Geneva,May18 (): “Nitish Kumar (Bihar Chief minister) and Muhammad Pate (head of Nigeria’s polio eradication programme) have demonstrated that the best leaders can overcome the worst circumstances,” said  Bill Gates in his address to the 64th World Health Assembly (WHA), which is the governing body of the World Health Organisation (WHO) The Sixty-fourth session of…

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  • More complications for Rajnikant

    Chennai, May 17 (): Rumour mills having been working overtime on all days since Rajnikant has been admitted to Ramachandra hospital here. Fans of the actor gathered in large numbers at the hospital demanding that a video footage of  their idol speaking to them be taken in the hospital and aired through channels to put…

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  • Beware of Mumbai and Beijing kids – Obama

    Washington, May17 (): US President Barack Obama once stated that India and China were emerging as new economic force and that is because of their hard work. A few days ago he had hinted about changing the immigration law by which non American students studying in US universities were retained back to start new ventures…

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  • China not encircling India from Sri Lanka: Peiris

    New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G L Peiris has dispelled the view that China is encircling India. Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, Peiris said: ” There is no encirclement, there is no threat to any other country, India and China are all our friends, and we will not allow one…

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  • Sony play station back in US-Europe after hacker attack

    Tokyo, May 16 ():  Basic services on the Sony PlayStation Network and Qriocity services were switched on for users in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand for the first time in more than three weeks, but users in Asia face a longer wait for service to resume, reports IDG News service….

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