• 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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  • Stalin on land grab case – no surprise

    Chennai, Dec 2 (): DMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin today visited the Director General of Police (DGP) office and presented a memorandum that he was innocent. M K Stalin who arrived here late night yesterday from Trichy after attending a party meeting told reporters that he was expecting…

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  • Tamil fishermen on indefinite strike

    Chennai, Dec 2 (): Sri Lankan High Commissioner here confirmed the worst fears of the Tamil fishermen by confirming that five of those arrested were slapped with charges of smuggling drugs. If convicted they would face 30 years in prison. In view of this, the Fishermen’s Association took the decision to stay off sea. They…

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  • Polling for crucial by-poll in Bellary begins

    Bangalore, Nov 30 (): The ruling BJP is out to retain the Bellary seat and its strongman B S Yeddyurappa (BSY) is keen to end the sway of Reddy brothers in Bellary. This crucial by-election in Bellary began with nearly two lakh voters on the electoral roll. In terms of figures, the defeat of BJP…

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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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