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  • Mukesh Ambani’s Raigadh SEZ scrapped

    Mumbai, Feb 20 (): Anti SEZ activists across the nation are happy with the decision of the Maharashtra  Government to scrap the Mukesh Ambani-led Raigadh Special Economic Zone (SEZ) project, touted as the country’s biggest SEZ . Ambani in partnership with Anand Jain, needed over 20,000 acres for the Raigadh Maha-Mumbai SEZ. Three villages in…

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  • Malaysia Vasudevan – We miss you da

    Will the flowery breeze return back? Will it love my song? Poongaathu thirumbumaa? Em paatta virumbumaa? Wind blows in a direction. It cannot turn back on your call. But if the voice of Malaysia Vasudevan calls for it, no doubt it will turn back to carry his majestic voice like a horse carrying its master….

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  • DMK losing prominence in UPA

    New Delhi, Feb 13 (): DMK seems to be losing prominence in the UPA  if one goes by its presence in the newly formed high powered committee. Most of it is filled with Congress Ministers, NCP and Trinamool Congress. Only in the Cabinet Committee on Prices does the DMK Ministers M K Alagiri find a…

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  • Karunanidhi takes on Swamy

    Chennai, Feb 6 (): Slamming the Janata Party President Subramaniam Swamy for charges of his involvement in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK chief M Karunanidhi dismissed the allegation as “motivated by your personal malice, political rivalry and clamor for cheap publicity.” The Janata Party leader had said he intends…

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  • Indian Naval ship INS VindhyaGiri on fire

    Mumbai, Jan 31 (): Indian Navy ‘s INS VindhyaGiri after a collision is sinking with a huge load of oil on board. All Navy personnel have been evacuated. INS Vindhyagiri had collided with a Norwegian container vessel M V Nordlake in the Mumbai harbour yesterday and was brought to the navy dockyard. An official said…

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  • Run fest expected in Napier ODI

    Napier (New Zealand), Jan.31 (ANI): New Zealand’s last visit to Napier resulted in a thrilling two-wicket victory over Australia in March, thanks to a blazing 49 not out by Scott Styris as the Black Caps chased 276. It was New Zealand’s 20th win from 33 ODIs at McLean Park. Against Pakistan in Napier, New Zealand…

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  • Indian, Indonesian business chambers sign 16 MOUs

    New Delhi, Jan.25 (ANI): Business chambers of India and Indonesia on Wednesday signed 16 memoranda of understanding on the sidelines of a three-day state visit to India by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. The agreements signed included bilateral cooperation in urea manfacturing; development of an industrial complex for heavy minerals; construction of a railway line…

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  • Fishermen killings: May 17 seeks Pranab, SM Krishna resignation

    Chennai, Jan 23 (): Demands for the resignation of Central Ministers Pranab Mukherjee, SM Krishna and AK Antony were raised by the Chennai based organization “May 17th” in relation to the increased killing of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy along the Tamil Nadu coast . Yet another fisherman from Tamil Nadu state was killed by…

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  • Ang Lee shoots in India for Life of Pi

    Puduchery, Jan 19 (): Oscar-winning director Ang Lee began shooting the film “Life of Pi” at the century old Holy Rosary Church based in the coastal town. The film is based on Booker Prize winning novel “Life of Pi” by Canadian author Yann Martel. The sequences showing the lead character’s childhood would be shot at various locations…

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