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  • U.S debt is now as big as its entire economy

    Washington, Jan 10 ():  According to a recent estimate, the soaring U.S debt is now as big as the entire U.S economy. The amount outstanding payable to its creditors, combined with IOUs to government, retirement and other programs, now stands at $15.23 trillion. The government estimated the value of goods and services produced by the…

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  • T.Nagar gears up for Pongal as SC orders desealing of shops

    Chennai, Jan 10 ():  The Supreme Court ordered Monday desealing of 27 shops and establishments that were sealed earlier in October last year in T Nagar, Chennai for six weeks taking note of the Pongal festival. It, however, stopped sealing of other shops and demolition of buildings (including the 27 sealed ones) pursuant to show…

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  • Sunny Leone behaviour in India is “socially acceptable”: Katju

    New Delhi, Jan 10 (): Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone, who recently appeared on Colors channel’s reality show Bigg Boss, has an unlikely supporter in Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju. Markandey Katju on Monday said the American porn star Sunny Leone’s past should not be held against her if her behaviour in…

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  • South Africa ANC centenary celebrations – Tamils In, Sri Lanka Out

    Colombo, Jan 10 (): African National Congress (ANC), the 100-year old country’s oldest freedom movement, born in a small village church at Bloemfontein, 400 km south of Johannesburg hosted its centenary celebrations on Sunday. Delegations from the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Global Tamil Forum (GTF) were among the international attendees of the historic…

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  • Love Anthem: Lyrics penned by (STR) Simbu

    Chennai, Jan 10 ():  Silambarasan – aka-  Simbu has come out with a song for world peace, titled it as ‘Love Anthem’. The album has lyrics penned by STR, at the same time Robert will handle the choreography while Sakthi will crank the camera that is being directed by Vignesh Shiva and Nelson. Talking about…

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  • Karnataka plans teaching Gita in schools

    Bengaluru, Jan 10 (): Introducing the Bhagavad Gita in Karnataka school curricula became a raging controversy exactly a year before when it was suggested. On Sunday, Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda said the State government is still open to the idea. Participating in a state-level “Bhagavad Gita Abhiyana” organised by the Swarnavalli Mutt in Bangalore, Gowda…

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  • Indian milk adulterated – Survey

    New Delhi, Jan 10 (): In a recent study conducted by the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in 33 Indian states, it is found that 68.4% of milk samples examined didn’t meet its standards. In the capital itself, almost 70% of milk samples shockingly failed to match industry standards. Similarly in Karnataka, 22%…

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  • iPad survives fall from edge of space

    London, Jan 10 (ANI): In order to prove just how tough their protective iPad cases are, a firm has gone one step further to prove its durability. G-Form dropped an Apple tablet from the edge of space and, incredibly, it survived. They have previously dropped an iPad out of a plane as well as launching…

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