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3 hrs ago | The Times of India

Highrise apartment blaze triggers panic

CHENNAI: Fire ravaged a 10-storey Tamil Nadu Housing Board residential and commercial complex in Villivakkam on Sunday afternoon, triggering panic and forcing the evacuation of more than 100 families from the highrise engulfed in smoke.

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3 hrs ago | Newindpress

'Sniffer Dogs Irreplaceable Assets in Rescue Operations'

CHENNAI: Experts at a workshop co-organised by the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University , Tamil Nadu Commando Force and MARS Inc., stressed the importance of optimising the performance of canines, which assist military and para-military forces in various activities.

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11 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Culture causerati forget a 1000yr milestone

Chennai, July 27: Tamil Nadu's leaders, for all their prickly championing of Tamil culture, let the 1,000th anniversary of the coronation of the greatest Tamil king ever pass without a flutter last week.

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13 hrs ago | The Times of India

Remittances from Gulf spike during Ramzan

Early salary payment, bonus for Eid and greater competition in the funds transfer market have all resulted in a 15% increase in remittances from the Gulf between June and July during the Ramzan month.

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20 hrs ago | DNA India

India to inform Sri Lanka about terror cloud on Colombo

India will be informing Sri Lanka about an official working with the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo who was allegedly playing a key role in planning terror strikes at the behest of ISI on the US and Israeli consulates in the southern part of this country.

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Yesterday | BellaOnline

Singapore Street Noodles Recipe

Imagine my surprise to learn that Singapore Street Noodles is not from Singapore at all! Regardless of its numerous contradicting origins, it's absolutely delicious and super simple to make, you'll have a tasty meal on your family's dinner table in no time flat.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Newindpress

Around The Country in 51 Days

Much like Phileas Fogg in novelist Jules Verne's classic novel Around the World in Eighty Days, explorer Ejji K Umamahesh, 65, too set out to see new places.

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The Daily Star

Text and Ride in India

A handful of start-ups in India have begun to use technology to more easily connect auto-rickshaw drivers with customers - a twist to Uber and Lyft, the taxi-hailing apps.

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Nerve News

Thapar, Mann poised to win title

" IRC 2000cc: Rahul Kanthraj / Vivek Bhatt 1 ; Prithvi Dominic / Ravindra MS 2 ; Sumit Panjabi / Venu Ramesh Kumar 3 " Chennai, July 26 - Old-timers Samir Thapar and co-driver Gurinder Mann , in a Mitsubishi Evo X, showed they still have plenty left in the tank as they took a near-winning lead in Overall classification at the end of the first leg ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

India.com

Chief Minister requests Centre to enhance Haj quota to Tamil Nadu

Chennai, July 26 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today requested the Centre to enhance the Haj quota for Tamil Nadu this year as the state has received a huge number of applications from pilgrims and many were left disappointed.

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News Today

Jaya announces road projects worth over Rs 2,325 Cr

Chennai: Giving a push to road infrastructure, Tamil Nadu Government today announced projects worth Rs 2,325.48 crore with Chief Minister Jayalalithaa saying these would help in improving the state's economy.

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Sulekha.com

Halo ne Apna Malakama ( ???? ?? ???? ?????? ) Evergreen Hits of Gujarati Music by Dimple Patel

India Pulse A Entertainment A Entertainment Posts A Halo ne Apna Malakama Evergreen Hits of Gujarati Music by Dimple Patel Halo ne Apnaa Malak ma - aa-a aaoeaa aa3 4aa a aa aa aa-a aa aa aa3 4 aa aa3 4aa aa-aa3 4aa aa-a aa a aa a aa aa3 4aa aa aa3 4aa aa aaoea aa aa The Memorable Gujarati Concert Held on 6/22 @ Njain Temple - Milpitas CA by Most ... (more)

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The Telegraph

Captive ideologues

In October 1984, I got my first academic job at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences in Kolkata .

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The Times of India

Lower court lawyers need not wear gowns

The Bar Council of India has said that lawyers practising in subordinate courts need not wear the long black gown or coat while arguing their cases.

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Newindpress

Lanka Ashok Leyland to Assemble Small Trucks for Indian market

COLOMBO: Lanka Ashok Leyland , a joint venture of Ashok Leyland of India and the Lankan public sector company, Lanka Leyland Ltd., has initiated a project to assemble small trucks in Lanka for the Indian market.

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DNA India

Nokia paid Rs 250 crore compensation under VRS to 5,600 employees

Finland-based Nokia has paid about Rs 250 crore as compensation to employees of its Chennai manufacturing facility, who opted for the voluntary retirement scheme offered by it in May, Tamil Nadu Industries Minister P Thangamani informed the state Assembly today.

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Nerve News

Indian vessels protect fishermen: Jaitley

Navy and Coast Guard ships are deployed continuously in Palk Bay off Tamil Nadu to protect Indian fisherman from attacks on the sea, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said Friday.

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Rediff.com

Oh Shiv Sena MPs, Mumbai needs you more

Prasanna D Zore appeals to the Shiv Sena 11 -- the MPs at the heart of the current national controversy -- to forget roti s and poor service at Maharashtra Sadan and instead deliver millions of Mumbaikars from their daily travel troubles.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Indian Television

Tamil Nadu local cable ops refuse to pay more to Arasu

MUMBAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has been constantly requesting the centre to approve the DAS licence for her state owned multi system operator Arasu Cable.

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The Times of India

Now, an Amma employment scheme

CHENNAI: After a string of 'Amma' branded products and services, Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday announced 'Amma skill employment and training scheme' to meet the demand for human resources in micro, small and medium enterprises in the state.

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