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Clamour for Modi as PM rises in BJP

Clamour for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the party’s Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls seems to be increasing by the day within the party.

After Leader of Oppositio

Sub-plan Bill gets House thumbs up

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The state Assembly approved the AP Scheduled Castes Sub-Plan and Tribal Sub-Plan (Planning, Allocation and Utilisation of Financial Resources) Bill — 2012 on Sunday amid high drama.

Though it had ini

Prakash lights up India’s day

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India got off to a flying start in the T20 World Cup for blind here on Sunday. In their opening encounter the hosts’ defeated Australia by eight wickets.

Congress yet to reveal PM candidate; BJP allies, RSS yet to back Modi

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Speculation about prime ministerial candidates is gaining momentum ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. While the BJP is ahead on this front at a time when it is losing support base in the south (Karnata

Pandemic from animals live threat: Doc

Doctors say the risk of the world’s next pandemic originating from animals is very high. Elaborating on it, infectious diseases expert, Dr Chandra Mohan, says that while there is a lot of focus on swi

Retired dons are back as principals

Teachers well past their prime are coming to the rescue of professional colleges in the state.

Professors over 70 years old are regularly being appo-inted as principals and faculty in engineering, m

Chennai can expect little rain in December

The city may get very minor relief by way of rains this week and next week with weather sites predicting a couple of centimetres or so of rainfall from Monday/ Tuesday.

But all hopes of a copious no

22,000 Olive Ridleys released into sea

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Tree Foundation’s Sea Turtle Protection Force (STPF) has released more than 22,000 Olive Ridley hatchlings (baby turtles) into the sea in just this year.

A group of fisherfolk volunteers have helped

Jana sure of declaration on T by December. 9

Senior minister K. Jana Reddy said on Sunday that the Congress’s central leadership is almost ready to grant Telangana statehood any time now.

Speaking to newsmen in the Assembly lobbies on Sunday,

Tamil Tyagaiyya deserves more recognition

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Papanasam Sivan, born Ramaiya in 1890 at Polakam village of Thanjavur district, had a spark of genius in him as he composed and sang his first song Unnai Thudhikka Arul Thaa in Kuntala Varali raga and

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.