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241 killed in Thailand during New Year holidays

A total of 241 people have been killed and 2,382 injured in the first four days of New Year holiday week in Thailand, said the country's Road Safety Centre.

Some 2,167 road accidents took place in fo

US revellers on hugging spree beaten up in TN

Three American tourists, including two brothers, were thrashed by locals after they allegedly misbehaved with women on a street at Thoothukudi on New Year’s Eve.

The three from California were allege

Music, dance and crackers greet New Year in Bengaluru

With foot-tapping music, drum beats, dance, wild cheering and a burst of crackers, as the clock struck 00.00 hours, Bangaloreans greeted 2012 in style.

Like every year-eve the popular youth hangouts

It’s happy 2012 for hiring, over 5 lakh new openings

The new year may bring in loads of cheers for job-seekers, as the experts expect the companies to hire more than five lakh new employees during 2012 despite the uncertainties prevailing about the overall economic scenario.

World rings in 2012 and bids adieu to a tough year

Glittering fireworks exploded on Sunday as revelers in Australia and Asia welcomed 2012 and others around the world looked forward to bidding a weary adieu to a year marred by natural disasters and ec

2011: A big change for Tamil Nadu


A momentous year for the world that ended on Saturday left a huge footprint in Tamil Nadu too. The year 2011 brought the big change in which one regime gave way to another that could, in many ways, be

Eventful year saw DC show the way


It has been an eventful year for Tamil Nadu, and DC, Chennai, took up the challenge and offered the best and exclusive reports covering crime, politics, aviation, education and, of course, Mullaiperiy

Astrologers predict great changes in year 2012


It is an astonishing fact that two ancient calendars of completely different cultures predict major events taking place in 2012.

While interpretations of prophecies going by the Mayan calendar say t

World to ring in 2012 with spectacular fireworks


Spectacular fireworks and crowded parties will ring in the New Year for revellers around the world, as billions mark the end of 2011 with noisy celebrations from Sydney to Stockholm.

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Centre sticks to DTC deadline

Chennai, Oct. 25: The Centre on Monday ruled out any further change in the scheduled implementation of Direct Taxes Code (DTC) from April one, 2012 and said suggestions on the related bill, pending wi

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