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New Kerala
Lance Naik Hanumanthappa: Daring soldier to the coreNew Delhi, Feb 11 : Daring, highly motivated and one who was always ready to st
Lance Naik Hanumanthappa: Daring soldier to the core
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New Delhi, Feb 11 : Daring, highly motivated and one who was always ready to stare death in the face, not flinching a bit. That was Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad, the doughty soldier who survived for six days under tonnes of snow at the Siachen... Read more
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New Kerala
Draft MoU for SPV's by railways needs revisionChennai, Feb 11 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday said th
Draft MoU for SPV's by railways needs revision
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Chennai, Feb 11 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday said the draft memorandum of understanding (MoU) circulated by the ministry of railways for forming joint venture companies needs revision. In a letter to Prime Minister... Read more
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dna
The Left has long yielded to parliamentary democracy while opposing it in theoryBiggies of the AK Gopalan Bhavan, national headquarters of the Communist Party
The Left has long yielded to parliamentary democracy while opposing it in theory
dna / Posted yesterday
Biggies of the AK Gopalan Bhavan, national headquarters of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), India’s largest Leftist party with 10,48,678 members (an addition of 14770 to the membership roll of 2010), has permitted its West Bengal unit to... Read more
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The Hindu
The unsung sisters of VaigaiArugalai Thedi, a people-connect initiative by Nanal Nanbargal, an environmenta
The unsung sisters of Vaigai
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Arugalai Thedi, a people-connect initiative by Nanal Nanbargal, an environmentalist youth organisation, seeks to record the lesser known rivers of Madurai The Sangam Literature lauds Vaigai as the lifeline of the legendary Pandya Country. Amidst the... Read more
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dna
Siachen tragedy: Bodies of remaining 8 soldiers recoveredBodies of all the eight remaining soldiers were recovered on Tuesday from the h
Siachen tragedy: Bodies of remaining 8 soldiers recovered
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Bodies of all the eight remaining soldiers were recovered on Tuesday from the huge mass of ice on Siachen Glacier, seven days after they got buried under an avalanche that hit their high altitude military post. One body was recovered on Monday while... Read more
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dna
Siachen tragedy: Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa announces Rs 10 lakh each to kin of 4 army jawansTamil Nadu government today announced Rs 10 lakh each to the families of four a
Siachen tragedy: Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa announces Rs 10 lakh each to kin of 4 army jawans
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Tamil Nadu government today announced Rs 10 lakh each to the families of four army jawans from the state killed in the avalanche in Siachen. Announcing the relief, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a statement here expressed grief over the death of... Read more
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dna
Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa flags off 766 new buses in the stateTamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who is gearing up for the state elect
Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa flags off 766 new buses in the state
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who is gearing up for the state elections, has flagged off 766 new buses in the state on Monday. She launched 701 new government buses and 65 small buses at a cost of Rs 144.47 crore said a press... Read more
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The Hindu
Sari enthusiasts from Chennai travel the extra mile for oneNaveena Vijayan talks to enthusiasts who make pacts, set out on trails and trav
Sari enthusiasts from Chennai travel the extra mile for one
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Naveena Vijayan talks to enthusiasts who make pacts, set out on trails and travel to remote places, all for a sari. “Today, I am wearing a hand-painted Murshidabad silk in my favourite blue,” reads a post by Jaishree C. Iyer, an IT employee, below... Read more
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New Kerala
Four million women expected to take part in Attukal PongalaThiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 : About four million women are expected to take part
Four million women expected to take part in Attukal Pongala
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 : About four million women are expected to take part in the Attukal Pongala festival here on February 23 by cooking an offering of sweet dish sitting by the roadside, said a temple official on Monday. "This time on the 23rd... Read more
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The Hindu
Cereals making slow comeback in Tamil NaduBoth production and consumption have gone up in Tamil Nadu. With more farmers
Cereals making slow comeback in Tamil Nadu
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Both production and consumption have gone up in Tamil Nadu. With more farmers in the State opting for coarse cereals and the resultant increase in production, Tamil Nadu has been chosen for the Centre’s Krishi Karman award this year. In 2014-15,... Read more
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The Hindu
Rare coming together, routine heated exchangeAIADMK and DMK leaders share dais but endup in a verbal duel The launch of var
Rare coming together, routine heated exchange
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
AIADMK and DMK leaders share dais but endup in a verbal duel The launch of various projects by the Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu in Chennai on Sunday saw a rare coming together of the ruling AIADMK and DMK party leaders on stage. Since... Read more
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Daily News
More refugees arrive tomorrowForty three Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu, India will arrive in Sri L
More refugees arrive tomorrow
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Forty three Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu, India will arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary repatriation programme, the Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs Ministry stated in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Tamil Nadu road mishap toll rises to 16MADURAI: Three more persons, injured in a bus-lorry collision near here, died a
Tamil Nadu road mishap toll rises to 16
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
MADURAI: Three more persons, injured in a bus-lorry collision near here, died at a hospital, taking the toll in the accident to 16 today, police said. While 13 persons were killed and 27 injured when the state-run transport corporation bus and a... Read more
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The Hindu
Over 25,000 apply for AIADMK ticketA total of 26,174 applications were received till 5 p.m. on Saturday from AIADM
Over 25,000 apply for AIADMK ticket
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
A total of 26,174 applications were received till 5 p.m. on Saturday from AIADMK cadres interested in contesting the Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala. Among the prospective candidates, who have been thronging the office on... Read more
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The Hindu
13 killed as bus, truck collideDriver of truck at fault, say police; Chief Minister announces solatium Thirte
13 killed as bus, truck collide
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Driver of truck at fault, say police; Chief Minister announces solatium Thirteen people, including four women and a boy aged about 7 were killed and around 40 others injured when a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) bus and a... Read more
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New Kerala
13 dead, 32 injured in a bus-truck collision near MaduraiChennai, Feb 6 : Thirteeen people were killed and 32 seriously injured in a hea
13 dead, 32 injured in a bus-truck collision near Madurai
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Chennai, Feb 6 : Thirteeen people were killed and 32 seriously injured in a head-on collision between a state transport bus and a truck in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district on Saturday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa said. In a statement... Read more
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New Kerala
10 killed, 25 injured as truck-bus collide in MaduraiMadurai, Feb. 6 : At least 10 were killed and around 25 were injured in a colli
10 killed, 25 injured as truck-bus collide in Madurai
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Madurai, Feb. 6 : At least 10 were killed and around 25 were injured in a collision between a state bus and truck in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district on Saturday. The Tamil Nadu state transport bus was travelling to Kumily in Kerala from Tirunelveli... Read more
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New Kerala
10 killed in a bus-truck collision near MaduraiChennai, Feb 6 : Ten people were killed and over 25 injured in a head-on collis
10 killed in a bus-truck collision near Madurai
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Chennai, Feb 6 : Ten people were killed and over 25 injured in a head-on collision between a state transport bus and a truck in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district on Saturday, police said. The passenger bus on its way to Kumuli when the accident happened... Read more
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dna
Ten killed in bus-lorry collision in Tamil NaduTen persons were killed and more than 30 injured in a collision between a bus a
Ten killed in bus-lorry collision in Tamil Nadu
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Ten persons were killed and more than 30 injured in a collision between a bus and a cement-laden lorry near Madurai on Saturday, police said. The state transport bus was bound for Kumily in Kerala from Rajapalayam and the mishap occurred at T... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Thirteen killed, 20 injured in bus-lorry collision in Tamil NaduThirteen people were killed and more than 20 injured in a collision between a b
Thirteen killed, 20 injured in bus-lorry collision in Tamil Nadu
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
Thirteen people were killed and more than 20 injured in a collision between a bus and a cement-laden lorry at a village in Madurai district on Saturday afternoon. The state transport buswas bound for Kumily in Kerala from Rajapalayam and the mishap... Read more
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The Hindu
Bus-truck collision kills 11 near MaduraiEleven people were killed and more than 20 injured when a Tamil Nadu State Tran
Bus-truck collision kills 11 near Madurai
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Eleven people were killed and more than 20 injured when a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) bus and a truck collided head on near T Kallupatti, around 50 kilometres south-west of Madurai, on Saturday afternoon. Police sources said that... Read more
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New Kerala
J&K: Search operations to find 10 soldiers buried in Siachen avalanche onNew Delhi, Feb 6 : India's defence ministry said on Saturday that the rescue op
J&K: Search operations to find 10 soldiers buried in Siachen avalanche on
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 6 : India's defence ministry said on Saturday that the rescue operation is continuing with additional specialised equipment and teams at the site of avalanche of Feb 3 at the Siachen Glacier northern base camp where 10 Indian soldiers... Read more
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The Financial Express
Planning to invest in retirement home? Coimbatore and Bhiwadi could be a good choiceAlthough, retirement homes are a niche residential segment, but there has been
Planning to invest in retirement home? Coimbatore and Bhiwadi could be a good choice
The Financial Express / Posted 6 days ago
Although, retirement homes are a niche residential segment, but there has been a paradigm shift in the perception and thus it has been witnessing an increasing presence across various cities in India. Do you also wish to invest in a retirement home?... Read more
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New Kerala
Express train derails near Vellore, five sustain minor injuriesChennai, Feb 5 : Passengers of the Bengaluru-bound Kanyakumari-Bangalore City E
Express train derails near Vellore, five sustain minor injuries
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Chennai, Feb 5 : Passengers of the Bengaluru-bound Kanyakumari-Bangalore City Express had a narrow escape on Friday morning as the train derailed near Tamil Nadu's Vellore district, railway officials said. No deaths or major injuries to any passenger... Read more
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The Hindu
Search continues to locate bodies of soldiers buried in SiachenThe rescue efforts to locate the bodies of 10 soldiers buried in the Siachen gl
Search continues to locate bodies of soldiers buried in Siachen
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
The rescue efforts to locate the bodies of 10 soldiers buried in the Siachen glacier after an avalanche continued for the third day without much success with rough weather complicating the efforts. Meanwhile, the Army on Friday released the names of... Read more
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New Kerala
Siachen avalanche tragedy: Names of deceased soldiers releasedJammu, Feb 5 : The army on Friday released the names of its 10 soldiers who wer
Siachen avalanche tragedy: Names of deceased soldiers released
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Jammu, Feb 5 : The army on Friday released the names of its 10 soldiers who were buried in an avalanche on Siachen Glacier of Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region on Wednesday. Colonel S.D. Goswami, spokesman of the army's Udhampur-headquartered... Read more
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New Kerala
J&K: Indian Army continues search operations to find 10 soldiersUdhampur, Feb 5 : The Indian Army on Friday said it is continuing the search op
J&K: Indian Army continues search operations to find 10 soldiers
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Udhampur, Feb 5 : The Indian Army on Friday said it is continuing the search operation to find bodies of 10 soldiers who died after being trapped under snow in the Siachen Glacier northern base camp of the Indian Army in Jammu Kashmir on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Lucknow is next IT hub in UP after Noida: HCL Tech"Lucknow is the next IT hub of UP and the educated youth of the region would no
Lucknow is next IT hub in UP after Noida: HCL Tech
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
"Lucknow is the next IT hub of UP and the educated youth of the region would not need to migrate to the metros for employment in future," HCL senior vice president Sanjay Gupta said here today. HCL is developing Lucknow IT city spanning 100 acres at... Read more
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New Kerala
Close shave for passengers as train derails near VelloreChennai, Feb 5 : Passengers of the Bengaluru-bound Kanyakumari-Bangalore City E
Close shave for passengers as train derails near Vellore
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Chennai, Feb 5 : Passengers of the Bengaluru-bound Kanyakumari-Bangalore City Express had a narrow escape on Friday morning as the train derailed near Vellore district of Tamil Nadu, about 170 km from here, the Southern Railway and the South Western... Read more
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The Hindu
Arunthathiyars hail idea of Dalit as CM candidateThe view of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) that a Dalit should be the
Arunthathiyars hail idea of Dalit as CM candidate
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
The view of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) that a Dalit should be the Chief Minister has now received support from Arunthathiyars, a community considered the most backward among Scheduled Castes in Tamil Nadu. Prominent Arunthathiyar... Read more
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The Indian Express
After Centre allowed Jallikattu, Supreme Court stops it, Jayalalithaa asks Modi for ordinanceBy a judgement in May 2014, the top court had prohibited the use of bulls in ‘J
After Centre allowed Jallikattu, Supreme Court stops it, Jayalalithaa asks Modi for ordinance
The Indian Express / Posted 7 days ago
By a judgement in May 2014, the top court had prohibited the use of bulls in ‘Jallikattu’ festivals, holding this practice to be an offence under the law. Questioning the “necessity of such festivals”, the Supreme Court Tuesday restrained the Tamil... Read more
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The Indian Express
Elections in Tamil Nadu close, Centre revokes ban on JallikattuJallikattu is a popular bull-taming sport especially in the southern districts
Elections in Tamil Nadu close, Centre revokes ban on Jallikattu
The Indian Express / Posted 7 days ago
Jallikattu is a popular bull-taming sport especially in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu A notification issued Thursday evening by the Environment Ministry modifies its own 2011 order that included bulls in the list of animals that “shall not be... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Rehab centres for monkeys to be set up in 10 Tamil Nadu districtsMadurai: In a bid to curb simian menace,the Tamil Nadu Forest Department has pr
Rehab centres for monkeys to be set up in 10 Tamil Nadu districts
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Madurai: In a bid to curb simian menace,the Tamil Nadu Forest Department has proposed to set up rehabilitation centres for monkeys in 10 districts in the state. In total, 10 sites - in Udhagamandalam, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli,... Read more
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The Hindu
Get sporty!Offering a wide range of sports equipment, Decathlon has become the one stop sh
Get sporty!
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Offering a wide range of sports equipment, Decathlon has become the one stop shop for the city’s sports lovers Decathlon, the French large-format sports-store has opened its doors to the temple city, with its third outlet in the State. Barely five... Read more
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New Kerala
Govt. committed to welfare of 'rashtra nirmata'Coimbatore, Feb. 2 : Asserting that his government is fully committed to develo
Govt. committed to welfare of 'rashtra nirmata'
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Coimbatore, Feb. 2 : Asserting that his government is fully committed to development of a generous and comprehensive social safety net for all workers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said a healthy and prosperous workforce can transform the... Read more
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New Kerala
ESIC to adopt two hospitals in every stateCoimbatore, Feb 2 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the Emplo
ESIC to adopt two hospitals in every state
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Coimbatore, Feb 2 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) would expand its coverage with public-private-partnerships (PPP) while adopting two model hospitals in each state apart from a... Read more
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The Hindu
Talk of Alagiri’s return to DMK a rumour: Stalin“He was expelled from the party several years ago. There is no compulsion for m
Talk of Alagiri’s return to DMK a rumour: Stalin
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
“He was expelled from the party several years ago. There is no compulsion for me to answer such questions”. Seeking to put to rest speculations that his brother and former Union Minister M.K. Alagiri could return to the DMK, party treasurer M.K.... Read more
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The Hindu
Get election updates on phone this timeFor the first time voters in the State who have registered their mobile numbers
Get election updates on phone this time
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
For the first time voters in the State who have registered their mobile numbers with the Election Commission will get poll updates on their mobile phones, such as the total number of candidates in the fray in the respective constituencies, during the... Read more
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asianage
Heavy fog in Delhi delays many flightsSchoolchildren walk on a foggy Monday morning in Gurgaon. — PTI Heavy fog in D
Heavy fog in Delhi delays many flights
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
Schoolchildren walk on a foggy Monday morning in Gurgaon. — PTI Heavy fog in Delhi threw flights schedules awry at Chennai airport on Monday. Around nine flights from Delhi, including the one in which Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s daughter... Read more
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The Hindu
On extension modeSome of the commissions set up by the present government are yet to submit thei
On extension mode
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
Some of the commissions set up by the present government are yet to submit their reports With Assembly elections round the corner, whispers are being heard in official circles on the fate of some of the Commissions of Inquiry. In 2011, the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Air Pegasus seeks DGCA's nod to import two ATR planes“We already have two 66-seater ATR planes in the fleet. We have recently filed
Air Pegasus seeks DGCA's nod to import two ATR planes
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
“We already have two 66-seater ATR planes in the fleet. We have recently filed an application to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation requesting it to allow us leasing of two more ATRs," the carrier’s managing director, Shyson Thomas told... Read more
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The Hindu
Stalin promises start-up policy for IT sector“We will encourage start-up accelerators and incubators in Chennai so that the
Stalin promises start-up policy for IT sector
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
“We will encourage start-up accelerators and incubators in Chennai so that the city becomes the next startup hub of the country”. DMK treasurer M.K. Stalin said if the DMK is elected to power, its government would formulate a start-up policy for the... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Make elections truly accessible’Software for giving NOCs online to parties, candidates soon, says Chief Elector
‘Make elections truly accessible’
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Software for giving NOCs online to parties, candidates soon, says Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni. Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni on Thursday urged district election officers to make Assembly elections “truly accessible.” Speaking at... Read more
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News 8000
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in IndiaAs one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing m
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in India
News 8000 / Posted 14 days ago
As one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing moustache. UPI.com reports an Ohio woman traveling in Madurai, India, spotted an image of "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman marking the way to the men's... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in IndiaAs one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing m
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in India
KECI Missoula / Posted 15 days ago
As one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing moustache. UPI.com reports an Ohio woman traveling in Madurai, India, spotted an image of "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman marking the way to the men's... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in IndiaAs one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing m
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in India
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
As one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing moustache. UPI.com reports an Ohio woman traveling in Madurai, India, spotted an image of "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman marking the way to the men's... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in IndiaAs one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing m
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in India
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 days ago
As one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing moustache. UPI.com reports an Ohio woman traveling in Madurai, India, spotted an image of "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman marking the way to the men's... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in IndiaAs one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing m
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in India
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 15 days ago
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KY3 Springfield
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in IndiaAs one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing m
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in India
KY3 Springfield / Posted 15 days ago
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ABC 7 El Paso
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in IndiaAs one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing m
Nick Offerman's face marks men's bathroom in India
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 15 days ago
As one Facebook commenter put it: Never underestimate the power of an amazing moustache. UPI.com reports an Ohio woman traveling in Madurai, India, spotted an image of "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman marking the way to the men's... Read more
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