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4 hrs ago | The Telegraph

'Saviour' of Karunanidhi

Chennai, July 21: A few days after M. Karunanidhi was arrested in a midnight swoop on June 30, 2001, the former chief minister's bail application had come up before sessions judge Santiago Ashok Kumar.

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8 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

Hallucinatory 'voices' shaped by local culture

People suffering from schizophrenia may hear "voices" - auditory hallucinations - differently depending on their cultural context, according to new Stanford research.

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12 hrs ago | DNA India

Formulate scheme to reform youths detained under Goondas Act: Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Monday suggested that Tamil Nadu government formulate a scheme of reformation outside prison for youths aged between 21 and 40 years who have been detained in prison under the Goonda's Act.

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14 hrs ago | DNA India

IIT-Kharagpur emerges on top in ranking

IIT, Kharagpur, has emerged as the top engineering college in EDU-RAND ranking 2014 followed by IITs in Delhi and Kanpur.

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17 hrs ago | Sulekha.com

Alludu Sreenu To Get Censored Today

The upcoming Telugu movie Alludu Sreenu is to get its censor certificate today .

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21 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Upholding TN culture Chennai school boys wearing dhoti for 60 years

Amid a controversy over eliteclubs not allowing entry to dhoti-clad men and the state government's intervention to uphold cultural values, a school here has been quietly following "only dhoti norm" for the past 60 years for its boy students and male teachers.

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22 hrs ago | India.com

Works on a war-footing to mitigate water scarcity: Minister S P Velumani

Chennai, Jul 21 : Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu Assembly today raised the issue of drinking water scarcity in some parts of the state as the government announced it was working on 'war-footing' to mitigate the situation by taking up a number of initiatives.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Times of India

How a corrupt judge continued in Madras high court

This expose is by Justice Markandey Katju, who was chief justice of Madras high court before becoming a Supreme Court judge.

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Free Republic

This Independence Day, India will remember her 1.3 million troops of WWI

In the killing fields of Gallipoli in 1915, Australia and New Zealand found their national identities.

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India.com

Dhanush starrer mints Rs.5.18 crore first day

Chennai, July 20: Dhanush -starrer Tamil action-comedy " Vella Illa Pattathari " grossed Rs.5.18 crore on the opening day in Tamil Nadu, making it the biggest ever opening in the actor's career.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Nerve News

Knowledge, innovation important for progress: President

Knowledge and innovation are the underpinnings of progress and prosperity in the 21st century, President Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

India.com

Jayalalithaa opposes Sanskrit week celebrations in schools

Chennai, Jul 19: Taking strong exception to CBSE's Sanskrit Week celebrations in schools under its ambit next month, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said it would be appropriate to have organised a 'Classical Language Week' in each state based on its linguistic heritage.

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India.com

Justice delivered over Mullaperiyar issue: Jayalalithaa

Chennai, Jul 18: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Friday said downing the shutters of the Mullaperiyar dam to increase the water level to 142 feet is justice delivered to the people of the state.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Telegraph

Figures fuel cry against law tweak

New Delhi, July 17: Statistics released by the National Crime Records Bureau this week have added fuel to the raging fire against the government's proposal to amend the Juvenile Justice Act to try as adults those children between 16 and 18 years who are accused of heinous crimes.

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Sulekha.com

Bipasha Basu's Creature 3D Trailer Is Out

The first look poster and official trailer of the Bipasha Basu starrer horror film ' Creature 3D ' is out.

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Feministing

Picture it: The day the Beijing Declaration becomes irrelevant

Nive Sharat Chandran is a 23-year-old From New Zealand who has served as the Vice-President and on the Board of Directors of the YWCA in Auckland.

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Hindustan Times

Vaiko accuses BJP of trying to impose Sanskrit

Coming down on the CBSE circular asking affiliated schools to celebrate 'Sanskrit week' on an experimental basis, BJP ally MDMK on Thursday charged the party with trying to 'impose' the language on students and demanded withdrawal of the circular.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Indian Drives

Scania Metrolink Coaches Delivered To Parveen Travels In Chennai

Reportedly, Scania Commercial Vehicles India delivered the first Scania Metrolink coaches to Parveen Travels in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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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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The Indian Express

PM Modi likely to induct INS Kolkata in last week of August

As part of her pre-commissioning weapon trials at sea, INS Kolkata test-fired a BrahMos missile off Karwar's coast earlier this month.

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