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  • State increases budget allocation for the disabled

    Chennai, Dec 5 (): Deputy Chief Minister M.K.Stalin distributed awards and prizes to the people with disabilities and organization holding and supporting them, he informed the people that the government had almost tripled the budget for the welfare of disabled people. At a function felicitating State-level award winners, he explained that the State had increased the…

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  • ‘Naadhabrahmam’ art festival begins in Chennai

    Chennai, Dec 4 ():  The eighth art festival of ‘Naadhabrahmam’ was inaugurated at Chennai. Speaking after bestowing the titles to the artistes Mr.T.R. Pachamuthu, Chancellor of SRM University, said that efforts should be taken to create positive awareness among rasikas to patronise both the arts and the artistes. In his observation, the people in foreign countries…

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  • Chennai Corporation meets for conservancy operations

    Chennai, Dec 2 (): An all-party meeting will be organized soon by the Chennai Corporation on conservancy operations in four zones covered by Neel Metal Fanalca (NMF). Mayor Mr. M.Subramanian told the Corporation Council that, the meeting has been projected in the backdrop of complaints from residents including the four zones, keeping in mind the need…

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  • Need for Entrepreneurship by Women highlighted in SAARC council

    Chennai, Dec 1 (): The empowerment of women as entrepreneurs is a key to push India in to a developed nation and this entrepreneurship skills could be inculcated through Policies and Programs by the government, said Mr. Annisul Hug, President of SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Mr. Hug delivered the inaugural address at the third…

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  • “My life is an open book” says CM Karunanidhi

    Chennai, Dec 3 (): “My life is an open book” said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Mr M. Karunanidhi. The Chief Minister recalled on how he began his career in Tamil films and went on to become a well-known screenplay and dialogue writer. He recollected that he had written screenplay and dialogues for 75 feature films. Pointing…

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  • Union Cabinet approves proposal for India-Sri Lanka ferry service

    Chennai, Dec 3 (): The Union Cabinet today  cleared the proposal for a passenger ferry service between India and Sri Lanka. A Memorandum of Understanding will be signed officially soon between the two countries (India and Sri Lanka) for providing a joint system for passenger transportation between the countries, said Mr. G.K. Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping….

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  • CM Karunanidhi commends women in power structure

    Chennai, Nov 2 (): At the inauguration function of Mother Teresa Women’s Complex to house the Women Self Help Groups, Chief Minister M Karunanidhi said that it was only those who could not stand the growth of women in the power structure, would move to the court against the appointment of Letika Saran as the…

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  • Special bus services for Chennai students announced

    Chennai, Nov 2(): The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) started its operation on special buses for school students for comfortable commutation at selected routes from Monday afternoon. The following 12 routes – 23C, 29A, 11G, 12B, 21L, 27D, 29C, 47, 5B, 6D, 37B and 38C have been made vailable as special services. Two special services had…

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  • Madras Medical College plans to tie up with US University

    Chennai, Oct 23 (): The Madras Medical College (MMC) is exploring the possibility of a tie-up with Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, U.S. to facilitate faculty and student exchange and improve research programmes, learning experience and international exposure. As an Initiative to this proposal, U.S. Consul General Andrew T. Simkin and Health officer at the…

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