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Asia

  • Essar leaks cost journos’ jobs

    New Delhi,Feb 28 (TruthDive): Essar largesse has cost the job of two senior journalists based in New Delhi’s two dailies and a third working in TV channel was stripped off all duties by the organisation in the wake of them appearing in a PIL filed in the Supreme Court by the Centre for Public Interest…

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  • Jayalalithaa’s new scheme to benefit livestock

    Chennai, Dec 6 (): A new scheme which will bring cheer to cattle and their owners is to be rolled out. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa allotted Rs 22 crore towards infrastructure facilities for 67 veterinary hospitals and 361 dispensaries. The Chief Minister allotted Rs 3 crore for buying new equipment for the above facilities….

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  • Documentary makers to get seperate Censor certificate

    Chennai, Dec 3, (): Documentary makers will hereafter get a separate classification said Leela Samson, Chairperson, Central Board of Film Certification. Delivering her address at last day of FICCI, she also said that the Board have also recommended to I&B Ministry that instead of the ‘Central Board of Film Certification’, we call ourselves the ‘Indian…

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  • Kerala CM let off in corruption case

    Kochi, Dec 2 (): The Kerala High Court bench asked for the removal of the observation made by Vigilance Judge P.K. Haneefa, who rejected the vigilance report that gave a clean chit to the Chief Minister. It ordered a re-investigation. In August this year the Thiruvananthapuram special vigilance Judge Haneefa rejected the state vigilance department report…

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  • Kerala shift Mullaperiyar issue to Centre

    Kochi, Dec 1(): With experts toeing the line that Tamil Nadu stance on Mullaperiyar is right, Kerala CM Chandy has rushed to Delhi to convince PM about his State stance. He has been quoted by agencies that it was not an issue with TN but only that “All that we are demanding is a brand…

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  • Shops and markets shut down in Tamilnadu-Puduchery

    Chennai/ Puduchery, Dec1, () Tamil Nadu Vanigar Sangakalin Peravai which has twenty lakh traders and Puduchery Chamber of Commerce members did not open shops in both the States. The local grocery and neighbourhood small shops did brisk business and those in the main roads and shopping complexes remained shut. Koyambedu Wholesale market which supplies essential…

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  • Global Buddhist conference begins despite China protest

    New Delhi, Nov 27 (): With the PM and President staying away the four-day Global Buddhist Conference that began Sunday with the chanting of prayers to mark the 2,600th year of Buddha’s enlightenment. China strongly objected to the Dalai Lama’s valedictory address at the conference Nov 30. Sikkim Governor Balmiki Prasad Singh presided over the…

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  • India may boycott London Olympics

    New Delhi, Nov 27 (): The Indian contingent may boycott the London Olympics if Dow Chemical sponsorship deal of London Olympics is not cancelled.  Its ownership in India of Union Carbide, whose Indian subsidiary was responsible for the Bhopal industrial disaster, one of the world’s worst, estimated to have killed up to 25,000 people and injured over half a…

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  • Koodankulam stir creates Hindu- Christian divide

    Chennai, Nov 19 (): “Action should be taken against Bishops and priests, who even make appeals to the public to protest against the project during prayers, and also against S.P. Udhayakumar and his associates for spreading rumours and false information about the project said ,The Hindu Desiya Congress president, P. Madhusoodhana Perumal, in a petition…

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  • 2G SCAM; DMK scapegoat- Advani

    Panaji, Nov2 (): L K Advani, BJP leader said that the DMK was put in the dock for Prime Minister’s office dealing.”When he was not a Prime Minister,’ I liked him’”. “He served very efficiently as  P .V. Narasimha Rao’s finance minister, but we did not expect courage from him then” ,BJP leader Advani said…

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