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Asia

  • Modi appeasement of Muslims angers Hindu outfits

    New Delhi, Sept 20 (): Turning of Muslim religious leaders at the Narendra Modi has angered ally Shiv Sena and put PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti in a spot. Meanwhile a Muslim cleric says that he presented a skull cap to Modi who refused to accept it and terms it an insult to Islam. JD (U)…

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  • More pay channels added to Arasu cable network

    Chennai, Sept20 (Truth Dive): Arasu cable corporation announced that for the same Rs 70 per month subscription it will give Vijay TV, Zee Tamil, Discovery Tamil, Pogo, Cartoon Network, Animal Planet, Neo Cricket, Sony Max, AXN, HBO, National Geographic, NDTV, CNN, Times Now, ESPN, Star Sports, Star Cricket and Ten Sports . However the Sun…

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  • 2G case gets more weaker

    New Delhi, Sept 20 (Truth Dive): The CBI case in the 2G scam is getting weaker with various ministries sending in reports on the 2G allocation. Earlier TRAI in its report stated that it never asked that 2G spectrum be auctioned while the Law ministry had sent a letter to Telecom ministry defining term “associate”…

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  • Jaya appeals to anti-Koodankulam activists to withdraw

    Chennai, Sept 16 (): TN CM Jayalalitha made a kind appeal to the 100 activists on fast against the Koodankulam nuclear plan to withdraw the stir since the reactor was totally safe. She sent three ministers to talk to the activists but it was not fruitful. “The power plant is located in the second zone…

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  • Police firing kills 5 Dalits in Ramanathapuram

    Chennai, Sept 11 (): Five persons belonging to Dalit community died in a police firing in Parmakudi. TN CM Jayalalitha justified the police firing and offered Rs 1 lakh to dead victims kin. Violence broke out after news spread that John Pandian had been detained at Tuticorin en route to Paramakudi to pay homage on…

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  • Relief for Narendra Modi

    New Delhi, Sept 12 (): Supreme Court on Monday directed a lower court to decide whether the Gujarat chief Minister Narendra Modi can be probed in the 2002 riot case. The court will pronounce its verdict on Gulberg Society massacre case in which 69 people including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri were killed by a…

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  • Arasu Cable to talk to Pay Channels

    Chennai, Sept 10 (): The Chairman, Arasu Cable TV, its Managing Director, Finance (Expenditure) Secretary, IT Secretary and Home Secretary are to begin talks with pay channels who are not given their network to Arasu cable owned by TN Govt. Except for Chennai, all the Arasu cable operators are going with Sun TV network which…

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  • ULFA Commander shot by Mynamar army

    New Delhi, Sept 10 (:) Paresh Baruah, the commander-in-chief of the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), hiding in the jungles of northwest Myanmar was shot at by the Army. Though he was injured he managed to survive the attack. Myanamar Army has started cracking on the NE militant outfits operating from their jungles….

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  • Vaiko on fast for economic sanctions against Kerala

    Chennai, August 18 (): If Anna Hazare is on fast then MDMK Vaiko too is on fast. Vaiko said” We should plan for a massive economic sanction against Kerala and stop all food and other items to that state for establishing our right on the Mullaperiyar Dam. Our agitation is not against the People of…

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  • 2000 families of Tamils -Muslims deprived of income in SL

    Colombo, Aug 5 (): “Nearly 2000 families of Tamils and Muslims who were doing prawn farming on this Periya-karaichchi land and another five hundred families who benefited from the subsidiary employment related to prawn farming have been pushed out and some outsiders from other districts have come started a saltern. This is extremely unfair,” said…

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