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Dengue bite gets sharper

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With dengue cases going out of control in districts and the threat looming large in Chennai, the ci­v­ic body on Monday for­med committees, whi­ch in coordination with se­v­eral other departme­nts wil

No cheap gas for gated colonies

LPG dealers are caught between the oil marketing companies (OMCs) and the state government who are issuing conflicting orders. The gas agencies say OMCs have instructed them not to supply subsidised d

A mother dies every 10 minutes


India is likely to miss the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) related to maternal health as one such death is being reported every 10 minutes.

India recorded around 57,000 maternal deaths in 2010, w

SC-appointed panel says Mullaperiyar dam is safe, asks Kerala to reconsider building new one

Sources have revealed that the Supreme-court appointed Empowered Committee on the Mullaperiyar dam crisis has dismissed Kerala's fears saying the structure 'is safe'.

The panel, which was constitute

Odisha hostage crisis deepens; BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka vey ill

Kandhamal Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda threatened on Monday that Italian hostage Basusco Paolo might be killed if the Orissa government did not act swiftly on their demands, and alleged it was plann

Akhilesh Yadav all set to become UP CM - sources

Sources are now claiming that Akhilesh Yadav is almost certain to run Uttar Pradesh.

Deccan Chronicle on Thursday had revealed that there was clamour within Samajwadi Party to propel him to the post.

Structure found under 'treasure trove' school in AP: Survey

The technical studies carried out by PSU major National Mineral Development Corp (NMDC) in the premises of a school here over reported presence of a tunnel leading to a 'treasure trove' revealed that

Uttar Pradesh: Mulayam plays watch and watch game


With the media in overdrive over government formation in Uttar Pradesh, making and breaking alliances by the hour, the man who should be at the helm of all activity is quietly waiting and watching.


Suspect ship in Kerala collision sailing towards Chennai

The Indian Navy has released further information about the ship suspected to have smashed into a fishing vessel off kerala.

Suspect ship the MV Prabhu Daya is reportedly steaming towards Chennai to

Exclusive: Centre seeking Kolkata rape report

With the Trinamul chief, Mamata Banerjee gunning for the Centre from issues ranging from FDI to NCTC, the Home ministry intends to strike back by seeking a report from the West Bengal government over

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