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  • Winter Solstice 2011: Shortest Day of the Year

    December 22 (): Today,the Winter Solstice, is the shortest day of the year and marks the start of Winter. The December solstice occurs annually on a day between December 20 and 23. This year winter solstice occurs Thursday morning at 5:30 am GMT, which correlates to 9:30 p.m. PST tonight. The last December 23 solstice…

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  • Suriya to host Tamil KBC – Vijay TV

    Chennai, Dec 22 (): Kaun Banega Crorpati is one of the biggest and most popular TV shows in India. Following the success of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ Season 5, Vijay TV has planned for KBC in Tamil Version. Suriya is all set to host the Tamil KBC. KBC has already seen five seasons with actors like…

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  • No jobs for experienced NRIs returning to India

    Mumbai, Dec 22 ():  NriJobPortal.com conducted an online survey between December 1-10, 2011 and revealed shockingly that NRI job seekers with 15 years of experience have only a 5% chance of getting hired in India. Non-resident Indians with less experience are most likely to get a job back home. The figures released by NriJobPortal.com show…

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  • Mullai Periyar row: Southern Tamil Nadu shuts down

    Chennai/Madurai/Trichy, Dec 22 (): Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industries (TCCI), Tamil Nadu Food Grain Merchants Association (TFMA), Sourashtra Chamber of Commerce and other outfits connected with trade call to observe one day bandh in support of Tamil Nadu’s stance on Mullai Periyar dam, shut the entire Southern districts. Madurai, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram, Dindigul and…

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  • Jayalalithaa continues purge of Sasikala kin in AIADMK

    Chennai, Dec22 () : To show there is no hidden agenda, AIADMK general secretary  J Jayalalithaa  expelled two more relatives of  Sasikala. Sasikala’s brother-in-law M Palanivel and another relative Kaliyaperumal were expelled from AIADMK today. Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan and Jayalalithaa’s disowned foster son V N Sudhakaran  have been among those who have been expelled….

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  • Gotabaya Rajapaksa ordered brutal killing of surrendering Tamils

    Washington, Dec 22 ():  A senior former military officer who had the highest security clearance and close contact with some of the army’s most powerful figures admitted to have received orders to Sri Lankan army commanders from President Rajapaksa and his brother to kill surrendering Tamils during the final phase of the brutal war. The…

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