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Mother sells twins for daughter

The mother of twin baby girls arrested for selling them, has told the Tirunelveli district police that she wanted the money to give her older daughter a better chance in life as she was too poor to c

Caught Lankan Tamils sent to camps in Tirunelveli

As many as 123 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from various camps in Tamil Nadu who were caught while trying to escape to Australia through the Sakthikulangara coast near Kollam in Kerala, were handed over

AEC, NPCIL back demand for K-power

Responding to chief minister J. Jayalalithaa’s repeated demand for 100 per cent allocation of power from the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP), Atomic Energy Commission chairman, Sreekumar Ban

Southern goons prefer guns to daggers

Gangsters in Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts, once known as being skilful in using the sickle (aruval), have now turned modern and use guns and crude bombs thanks to Venkatesh Pannaiyar, who int

Police probe Kudankulam plant naxal link

Tamil Nadu Police is checking if Maoists and other extremists are linked to the group of people agitating against Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP), a charge stoutly denied by convener of the

Tamil radicals hand suspected in K-protests

The arrest of two Tamil separatists in the struggle against the Koodankulam nuclear power plant has brought to light the involvement of Tamil radical elements in the ongoing movement.

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Call off stir, says N-plant director

Station director of the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) S. Sundar on Thursday held out an olive branch to the people of neighbouring Idinthakarai village who have been in the forefront of the

'1st unit of KKNPP would be commissioned as soon as possible'

A day after Tamil Nadu government gave its go ahead to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, work at the Indo Russian nuclear project started in full swing with officials expressing hope that the first

Activist’s legal notice to PM

PMANE convenor S.P. Udayakumar has served a legal notice to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as his statement to a journal on February 24 about the ongoing anti-KKNPP movement “was made with an intention to harm his reputation”.

Udayakumar says he knows Hermann


PMANE convenor, Dr S.P. Udayakumar, has accepted that he has had close connections for the past four years with German national Sonnteg Reiner Hermann, arrested from a Nagercoil lodge and deported to

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