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1 hr ago | International Business Times

Vijay-Mohanlal's 'Jilla' Set to Complete 100-Day Theatrical Run

"Jilla," which hit screens for Pongal, is still running in a couple of theatres including Albert theatre, PVR and Vetrivel Murugan in Chennai.

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2 hrs ago | Newindpress

Nokia India Appoints Sembian as New Head of Chennai Factory

Finnish handset major Nokia has appointed a founding member of the company's Sriperumbudur facility as the director of the plant.

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4 hrs ago | Express India

New models to roll out of MandM's Rs 4,000-cr Chennai unit by '15-16

Mahindra & Mahindra has zeroed in on Tamil Nadu for its new R4,000-crore car plant.

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5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

India goes to polls in biggest voting day

India hosts its biggest day of voting on Thursday in its marathon election, with the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty battling to save the ruling Congress party from defeat to opposition Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi.

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6 hrs ago | Real Bollywood

Modi meets Tamil movie hero Vijay

Coimbatore , April 16: After meeting Tamil superstar Rajinikanth at his Chennai residence recently, BJP leader Narendra Modi Wednesday met Vijay, another action hero of Tamil cinema.

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11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Koodankulam nuclear power project producing power:Kakodkar

Chennai, Apr 15 :Atomic Energy Agency's former Chairman Anil Kakodkar today attributed the power crisis in Tamil Nadu and some other states, to the delay in power production at the Koodankulam nueclear power project, following the agitations by Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy when the project was being readied, But now this as well as the ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

India's anti-freebie fighter gears up for court battle

Chennai, April 15 : Though no major parties promised freebies in the general elections, barring the AIADMK, India's anti-freebie fighter S. Subramaniam Balaji is gearing up for another round of court battle.

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19 hrs ago | India Talkies

BJP caught in the hands of a single individual: Sonia Gandhi - Indiatalkies.com

Kanyakumari , April 16: Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Wednesday the Bharatiya Janata Party is caught up in the hands of a single individual and the nation should not fall into this trap.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Telegraph

Passage to prosperity

Policymakers in India have long felt the need for economic corridors to link adjoining states to facilitate growth by easing infrastructure bottlenecks, improving access to markets, and boosting productivity through urbanization and associated agglomeration effects.

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India Talkies

Jayalalithaa challenges Karunanidhi to debate on Cauvery issue - Indiatalkies.com

Arani , April 15: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Tuesday said she was ready for a debate on the Cauvery river water dispute in the assembly post-election provided DMK president M.Karunanidhi accepts her proviso to face her in a direct debate.

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Express India

Nokia India workers fume, allege management forcing them to opt for VRS

Last month, Nokia India workers staged a fast to draw the attention of the central and state governments to their plight.

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Stranger in Paradise

Stay Calm - Head North

North Bali is the new Lombok - it has all the natural charms of the more popular South but also has enormous appeal for those travellers fed up with south Bali's traffic and mass tourism.

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Globe and Mail

India's Supreme Court passes verdict recognizing 'transgender' as third gender

Rose Venkatesan, India's first trans-gender TV host, sits on set during the production of the television series 'Ippudikku Rose' , at Prasad Studios in Chennai, India.

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Sulekha.com

Exclusive Interview with Nikhil - Karthikeyan Teaser Launch

Produced by B.V Srinivas, and co produced by Mallikaarjun for Magnus Cine prime Pvt Ltd and Navya visual media, the upcoming Tamil thriller Karthikeyan is out with its teaser.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

TrekEarth

Daily life at the temple

Another scan of a Kodachrome slide, but not so very old. This is from early 2001, from outside one of the many Hindu temples that fill the town of Kanchipuram, a couple of hours drive west of the huge city of Chennai .

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Mid-Day Mumbai

I invited Modi for a cup of tea: Rajinikanth

Putting to rest all speculations, Rajinikanth termed Narendra Modi's visit as a courtesy call and said no political significance should be attached to it Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth yesterday described BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a "strong leader and able administrator" after the Gujarat Chief Minister called on him, but ... (more)

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Colombo Page

Next round of fishermen level talks between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo next month

Apr 14, Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Government Monday agreed to Sri Lanka's proposal to hold the next round of fishermen level talks between the fishermen of the two sides on 12th and 13th of May, 2014 in Colombo.

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Newkerala.com

Know the franchise owners of Indian Super League

Mumbai, April 13 : Two former cricket captains, Bollywood stars and some of the top Indian businessmen Sunday bagged the franchise rights for the eight-city inaugural Indian Super League football tournament that will be played during September-November.

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Real Bollywood

'Rio 2' mints Rs.5.7 crore in India in opening weekend

Chennai, April 14: Animated film "Rio 2", which opened in cinemas worldwide Friday, has grossed Rs.5.7 crore in its opening weekend at the Indian box office, registering the second best opening for an animated film in the country.

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Chronicle Live

Legal bid launched to quash charges against Pirate Hunter

Nick, 28, of Ashington, Northumberland, was released on bail from Puzhal Prison, in Chennai, in India.

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