• Muslims join anti Koodankulam protest

    Chennai, Nov 27 (): P Abdul Sadar, general secretary, Manithaneya Makkal Katchi, who hails from Kalpakkam and SM Bakkar, president, India Towheed Jamaath joined the protests against Koodankulam agitation. The Department of Atomic Energy and Centre were painting it as a Church backed protest funded by agencies outside India. The Manithaneya Makkal Katchi(MMK) party was…

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  • Sri Lanka Navy steal Tamil Fishermen catch

    Chennai, Nov 15 (): In the early hours fishermen from Rameshwaram had been to the waters when they were near Dhanushkodi and Katchatheevu, The Lankan Navy personnel, in 16 mechanized boats, reportedly abused fishermen and started attacking them ruthlessly. Selvaraj sustained severe head injuries. The Lankan Navy men fled away from the scene taking away…

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  • A P J Kalam fails to satisfy anti Koodankulam protestors

    Chennai, Nov7, (): Dr A P J Kalam Former President and advocate of nuclear energy after an inspection of  Koodankulam nuclear plant gave it a clean chit and added that it posed no danger to people or environment. The protestors led by Udaykumar did not meet but felt that Kalam had not answered many of…

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  • Tamil Nadu fishermen in troubled waters of Gulf

    Chennai/ New Delhi, Nov7 () Tamil Nadu fishermen are not only at loggerheads with Sri Lanka counterparts but also with Quatar in the Gulf around 40 fishermen have been jailed by Quatar for fishing in their waters .Most of the arrested fishermen are employed in Bahrain, the UAE and Saudi Arabia and normally they are…

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  • Sea levels will rise by 60 cm by 2100

    Copenhagen, Oct 19 (): By the year 2100, sea levels will have risen by 60 cm and by another 1.8 meters by the year 2500, researchers have warned. Rising sea levels in the coming centuries is perhaps one of the most catastrophic consequences of rising temperatures. Massive economic costs, social consequences and forced migrations could…

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  • Courts clamp Diwali fireworks

    Chennai/Bangalore, Oct 18 () : The Karnataka High Court has asked State government to ban bursting of crackers in public places and earmark places where it can be done. The Madras High Court has told traders that those wanting to sell fireworks should do so only at the Island Grounds. The traders expressed inability to…

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  • Watch smallest full moon

    New Delhi, Oct 11 (): If today is Pournami (full moon) then tomorrow you see a moon that is much smaller than you have seen in your life. “In my more than 40 years as an amateur astronomer, I’ve given countless numbers of people views of a variety of celestial objects through telescopes. And most…

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  • Fast against Koodankulam N plant has 7000 protestors

    Chennai, Oct 9 (): More than 7,000 people today observed a token fast against the Koodankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) and vowed to intensify the struggle if the government did not scrap it. On the eve of the resumption of their stir at Idinthakarai against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP), the agitators got support…

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  • Kaun Banega crorepati winner complains to Sonia of harassment

    Mumbai, Oct 8 (): Aparna Malikar, 27,  a Vidarbha farmer’s widow, who recently won Rs.640,000 on quiz show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ (KBC), in a letter to UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi wrote” After my husband died, I was forced by his brothers to leave the house. They locked the house and threw me and my two…

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  • Taj Mahal to collapse says BJP MP

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (): In danger: The Taj Mahal, near Agra in India. Experts have said it could be in danger of collapsing within five years because its wooden foundations are rotting says a Daily Mail report quoting a BJP MP and historian. Ramshankar Katheria, the MP for Agra who is leading the campaign,…

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