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1 hr ago | The Indian Express

Voting was suspended on April 9 due to damage of EVMs and other poll-related violence.

11:01 am: Forty-two candidates are in the fray from Chennai South Lok Sabha constituency, which has always witnessed maximum number of contestants for general elections.

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1 hr ago | The Indian Express

42 candidates in the fray from Chennai South Lok Sabha constituency

Chennai South has sent political icons like T T Krishnamachari, C N Annadurai and R Venkataraman to the Lok Sabha.

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7 hrs ago | The Telegraph

BJP saves Desam alliance

Hyderabad, April 18: The BJP and the Telugu Desam Party today saved their alliance in Seemandhra after Chandrababu Naidu unilaterally declared a break-up yesterday.

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17 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Karunanidhi welcomes Tushith's support to his party

Chennai, Apr 16 : DMK President M Karunanidhi's party which is leading a five party Front for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in the state, today welcomed Tamil Nadu Tauhith Jamath's secision to extend support to it.

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21 hrs ago | India Talkies

India: Non vegetarian majority with a vegetarian ruling class?...

The Hindu newspaper, which has its main office in Chennai, has asked its employees not to bring non vegetarian food to the dining room because the smell offends vegetarian members of the staff.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newkerala.com

Ex Minister, 4 others get 2 yrs RI in cremation shed scam

Chennai, Apr 17 : A CBI Court today convicted former AIADMK Minister and now DMK Rajya Sabha Member T M Selvaganapathy and four others and sentenced them to two-year Rigorous Imprisonment each in the cremation shed scam.

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Market Wire

Chem-Dry Signs Master Franchise Deal in India

Chem-Dry, the world's largest carpet and rug cleaning franchise, has signed an agreement to expand into India.

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India.com

Narendra Modi an `encounter Chief Minister`: Chidambaram

Zee Media Bureau New Delhi: Launching a stinging attack on Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday called the Gujarat Chief Minister a 'compulsive liar'.

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Sulekha.com

Easter Eggs: Easter Celebrations

It's that time of the year again to put your creative skills into force on an egg! I mean Easter Eggs! Easter's here and nearly every bakery in Chennai is filled with yummy " Easter Eggs ".

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Madurai man's indigenous borewell robot saves 3-year old

Chennai: It was "borewell robot", an indigenous device developed by a Madurai-based social worker, that saved a 3-year old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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