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Probe again, but to what end?


With all hell breaking loose at the City Civil Court complex on Friday, the government has ordered a judicial probe into the incident with Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda saying there was a need

PM has lied on K-plant, says Udayakumar

Anti-nuclear energy campaigner S.P. Udayakumar said on Friday PM Manmohan Singh 'brought disrepute to his office' by making a 'baseless' charge that foreign NGOs were funding the agitation against Koo

Policy sinks the luxury yacht


It is likely that the next time you see a luxury yacht parked in Monaco, Mediterranean, Dubai, Caribbean or even Singapore, the owner could be an Indian national.

According to industry estimates, In

DoT asks Idea, Vodafone to give internet users’ info

The telecom department has asked Vodafone and Idea to provide Intelligence Bureau (IB) the details of subscribers who were using internet on the mobile.

The telecom department has asked all the oper

City police faces NHRC encounter

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notices to Tamil Nadu Police and the Chennai district magistrate (DM) Friday seeking reports on alleged encounter death of five suspected bank robbers, e

Centre gives TN nuclear power boost

Even as the group protesting Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) upped the ante, the department of atomic energy (DAE) announced Tuesday it would add two more reactors to Kalpakkam Nuclear Plant

CBI officials to escort Koneru Rajendra Prasad to Sabarimala


The Central Bureau of Investigation will be keeping a close watch on Koneru Rajendra Prasad, one of the accused in the Emaar scam, during his visit to Sabarimala as part of the Ayyappa Swamy Deeksha.

A Padmanabha in Chennai possible after temple vault is revealed

The Chandrasekara Swamy temple, believed to be 1,200 years old, in New Gummidipoondi near Chennai, is likely to hog the limelight on the lines of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram.


Kerala nurses caned in Mumbai


The 250-odd agitating nurses of Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai, were allegedly cane-charged by police on Friday.

The nurses went on a strike after a colleague; Beena Baby, allegedly committed suicide

Girl student stripped, checked for cellphone

The student community is shell-shocked after a girl student was allegedly stripped by a lady physical education teacher in Prince Venkateshwara College of Arts and Science, in suburban Gowriwakkam to

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