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Business Standard India
Jet Airways lands at Bengaluru with insufficient fuelBarely a month after a Jet Airways plane landed at Thiruvananthapuram with insu
Jet Airways lands at Bengaluru with insufficient fuel
Business Standard India / Posted 5 hours ago
Barely a month after a Jet Airways plane landed at Thiruvananthapuram with insufficient fuel, another Jet Airways aircraft declared fuel emergency on Thursday night during landing at the Bengaluru airport, following its diversion from Chennai. The... Read more
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The Hindu
38 injured as Chennai-Mangalore express derails near Villuppuram, trains detainedAll trains heading to Chennai Egmore from southern Tamil Nadu were detained at
38 injured as Chennai-Mangalore express derails near Villuppuram, trains detained
The Hindu / Posted 16 hours ago
All trains heading to Chennai Egmore from southern Tamil Nadu were detained at various stations in Tiruchi division, railway sources said. At least 38 passengers, including 25 women, were injured when Train No. 16859 Chennai Egmore-Mangalore Central... Read more
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The Hindu
When Netaji took Madras by stormSeptember 3 is regarded as an important day in the history of the city. It was
When Netaji took Madras by storm
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
September 3 is regarded as an important day in the history of the city. It was on this day in the year 1939 that legendary freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose visited the Madras Presidency for the first time. On invitation from Pasumpon... Read more
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The Hindu
Chennai todayRELIGION Lalitha Sahasranamam: K. Balasubramanyam, 18/65, 3{+r}{+d}Main Road,
Chennai today
The Hindu / Posted 20 hours ago
RELIGION Lalitha Sahasranamam: K. Balasubramanyam, 18/65, 3{+r}{+d}Main Road, Gandhinagar, Adyar, 10.30 a.m. Thiruvallimaeniyai Kandeynae: Venu Raza Narayanan, Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Koil, Chindatripet, 6.30 p.m. Krishna Jananam: Jaya Srinivasan,... Read more
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The Hindu
38 injured as Chennai-Mangalore express derails near Villuppuram, trains detainedAll trains heading to Chennai Egmore from southern Tamil Nadu were detained at
38 injured as Chennai-Mangalore express derails near Villuppuram, trains detained
The Hindu / Posted 20 hours ago
All trains heading to Chennai Egmore from southern Tamil Nadu were detained at various stations in Tiruchi division, railway sources said. At least 38 passengers, including 25 women, were injured when Train No. 16859 Chennai Egmore-Mangalore Central... Read more
3 related stories
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The Hindu
38 injured as Chennai-Mangalore express derails near Villuppuram, trains detainedAll trains heading to Chennai Egmore from southern Tamil Nadu were detained at
38 injured as Chennai-Mangalore express derails near Villuppuram, trains detained
The Hindu / Posted 20 hours ago
All trains heading to Chennai Egmore from southern Tamil Nadu were detained at various stations in Tiruchi division, railway sources said. At least 38 passengers, including 25 women, were injured when Train No. 16859 Chennai Egmore-Mangalore Central... Read more
3 related stories
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The Star
CEO: AirAsia India to be profitable next yearKUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia India, which posted a net loss of Rs44.15 crore (RM28mil)
CEO: AirAsia India to be profitable next year
The Star / Posted 21 hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia India, which posted a net loss of Rs44.15 crore (RM28mil) will be profitable from December onwards, AirAsia Bhd group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said. “When you start an airline, your are not gonna make... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
AirAsia India to be profitable next year Published: 3 September 2015 9:01 PM AirAsia India, which posted a net loss o
AirAsia India to be profitable next year
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 3 September 2015 9:01 PM AirAsia India, which posted a net loss of Rs44.15 crore (RM28 million) will be profitable from December onwards, says AirAsia Bhd Group chief executive officer, Tan Sri... Read more
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The Hindu
Madurai's Derick studios is a hotspot for sounds recordingsSound engineer Antony Derick’s studio in Madurai is now sought after by film ma
Madurai's Derick studios is a hotspot for sounds recordings
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Sound engineer Antony Derick’s studio in Madurai is now sought after by film makers from Chennai to dub voice in high definition. There is always a buzz inside Antony Derick’s studio located on the busy Town Hall Road. It has become the new... Read more
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The Hindu
Infinito, Madurai's first pub is the new party destinationInfinito resto lounge, is the new address in town for weekend parties and laidb
Infinito, Madurai's first pub is the new party destination
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Infinito resto lounge, is the new address in town for weekend parties and laidback post-work drinks “Dude! We have a pub in town,” yells one of my particularly boisterous friends over the phone. “Are you drunk?” I snigger, dismiss him and his wildly... Read more
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The Hindu
Udal, a favourite of Lord SivaThe Udal resembles a thavil but differs in size, the playing method and rhythmi
Udal, a favourite of Lord Siva
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
The Udal resembles a thavil but differs in size, the playing method and rhythmic patterns. (This column will focus on ancient instruments, their origins and myths.) Upon invitation from Sri Sachchidananda Tirtha of the Sri Chakra Maha Meru Peetam... Read more
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New Kerala
New Audi A3 40 TFSI Premium: Compact, sporty, progressive and enhanced Audi, the leading German luxury car manufacturer, today introduced the new Au
New Audi A3 40 TFSI Premium: Compact, sporty, progressive and enhanced
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Audi, the leading German luxury car manufacturer, today introduced the new Audi A3 40 TFSI Premium sedan with enhanced features, thus making the highly popular compact luxury... Read more
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The Hindu
Green corridor saves life again, in MaduraiA harvested liver was brought from Puducherry to Madurai in less than four hour
Green corridor saves life again, in Madurai
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
A harvested liver was brought from Puducherry to Madurai in less than four hours. For 51-year-old Maya Shah, a resident of Mumbai who was suffering from Chronic Liver Disease, new life came in the form of a liver from a donor at Jipmer, Puducherry,... Read more
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The Hindu
Recipient family overjoyedDeep Shah, the son of Maya Shah who received a liver transplantation, said that
Recipient family overjoyed
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Deep Shah, the son of Maya Shah who received a liver transplantation, said that they had registered with the Tamil Nadu Cadaver Transplant Registry just three months ago. “We heard that the State had a good programme and that we stood high chances of... Read more
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The Hindu
A comparison between web and app online shoppingThe writer on the web vs. app online shopping debate Netizens were caught by s
A comparison between web and app online shopping
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
The writer on the web vs. app online shopping debate Netizens were caught by surprise when online retail giant Flipkart announced that they were going the app-only way. Some grumbled and a few rejoiced. There were debates on its pros and cons.... Read more
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The Hindu
Drunk drivers give tense moments to bus passengersTwo drunk drivers of a Chennai-bound omni bus, who gave tense moments to passen
Drunk drivers give tense moments to bus passengers
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Two drunk drivers of a Chennai-bound omni bus, who gave tense moments to passengers by rash driving on Sunday night, were arrested and remanded to judicial custody after passengers alerted the Virudhunagar police. After repeated pleas by the... Read more
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The Hindu
Buddha sculpture discoveredAn unfinished Buddha statue, possibly from the 10th century, was found at Rosal
Buddha sculpture discovered
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
An unfinished Buddha statue, possibly from the 10th century, was found at Rosalpatty village in Andipatty taluk of Theni district by scholars from the Madurai-based Pandya Nadu Centre for Historical Research (PCHR). C. Santhalingam, the centre’s... Read more
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New Kerala
Videocon's Kolkata unit starts manufacturing mobile phones Domestic electronics company Videocon on Saturday said that it had started ma
Videocon's Kolkata unit starts manufacturing mobile phones
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Domestic electronics company Videocon on Saturday said that it had started manufacturing mobile handsets at its Salt Lake facility here. Earlier this year, the company had said that it was... Read more
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The Hindu
13th century Ramanathapuram temples, choultry in ruinsA team of archaeologists, which explored the archaeological remains on both the
13th century Ramanathapuram temples, choultry in ruins
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
A team of archaeologists, which explored the archaeological remains on both the banks of the Vaigai, has discovered two Siva temples of late Pandya period and a choultry of the Nayak period in Ramanathapuram and Sivaganga districts and recommended... Read more
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The Hindu
Let's get away: travelIn the mood for a quick holiday? Of course deciding where to go is always chall
Let's get away: travel
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
In the mood for a quick holiday? Of course deciding where to go is always challenging; weekend getaways need to be quick, easy and fun. In an attempt to make your decisions easier, the MetroPlus team has put together some of its favourite... Read more
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The Hindu
Athoor near Madurai is an ideal weekend destinationDiscover a natural paradise in Athoor, not far from the heat and dust of Madura
Athoor near Madurai is an ideal weekend destination
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
Discover a natural paradise in Athoor, not far from the heat and dust of Madurai. Two things about Athoor take you by surprise. One, less than 100km away from the heat, dust and din of Madurai is a picture-perfect green paradise. Two, many... Read more
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The Hindu
HC declines to relax Elangovan’s bail conditionsThe Madras High Court on Friday declined to relax the anticipatory bail conditi
HC declines to relax Elangovan’s bail conditions
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
The Madras High Court on Friday declined to relax the anticipatory bail conditions imposed on Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) president E.V.K.S. Elangovan in a criminal intimidation and harassment case and restricted the number of persons... Read more
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New Kerala
Muzaffarnagar riots film screening stalled in four cities: Organisers The nationwide protest screening of a documentary on the Muzaffarnagar riots
Muzaffarnagar riots film screening stalled in four cities: Organisers
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
The nationwide protest screening of a documentary on the Muzaffarnagar riots was stalled by police -- who were allegedly tipped off by Bharatiya Janata Party supporters -- in four... Read more
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The Hindu
TN government bans two booksThe Tamil Nadu government has banned two books — Venthar Kulathin Iruppidam Eth
TN government bans two books
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
The Tamil Nadu government has banned two books — Venthar Kulathin Iruppidam Ethu, penned by K. Senthil Mallar and Madurai Veeran Unmai Varalaru written by Kuzhanthai Royappan — on the ground that they had contained false, objectionable and distorted... Read more
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The Hindu
Dying declaration unreliable if victim appears tutored, says courtIn a murder case, the dying declaration made to a judicial magistrate too canno
Dying declaration unreliable if victim appears tutored, says court
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
In a murder case, the dying declaration made to a judicial magistrate too cannot be relied upon to convict the accused if the court suspects the possibility of the victim having been tutored by others, the Madras High Court Bench here has said. A... Read more
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The Hindu
Chennai todayCHENNAI TODAY RELIGION Ramayanam: K. Venkatesan, Kanchi Shri Krishna College
Chennai today
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
CHENNAI TODAY RELIGION Ramayanam: K. Venkatesan, Kanchi Shri Krishna College of Arts & Science, Kilambi, Kancheepuram, 1 p.m. Narayaneeyam: Sengalipuram Damodaran, Sri Venugopalaswamy temple, 10, Second Street, Gopalapuram, 6-30 p.m. Vivarana... Read more
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asianage
98 cities on first ‘smart’ list, 12 in UP; many metros outIn a major step towards implementing its flagship Smart Cities project, the NDA
98 cities on first ‘smart’ list, 12 in UP; many metros out
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
In a major step towards implementing its flagship Smart Cities project, the NDA government Wednesday released the names of 98 cities that will be redeveloped into urban centres with robust infrastructure, comprising of adequate water and assured... Read more
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asianage
98 cities on first �smart' list, 12 in UP; many metros outIn a major step towards implementing its flagship Smart Cities project, the NDA
98 cities on first �smart' list, 12 in UP; many metros out
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
In a major step towards implementing its flagship Smart Cities project, the NDA government Wednesday released the names of 98 cities that will be redeveloped into urban centres with robust infrastructure, comprising of adequate water and assured... Read more
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Calcutta News
Videocon launches 'made-in-India' smartphone Domestic electronics company Videocon's mobile arm on Thursday launched the Z
Videocon launches 'made-in-India' smartphone
Calcutta News / Posted 7 days ago
Domestic electronics company Videocon's mobile arm on Thursday launched the Z55 Dash smartphone, priced at Rs.8,499, in an exclusive partnership with e-tailer Flipkart. The company said that the phone... Read more
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The Hindu
Videocon launches made in India smartphoneDomestic electronics company Videocon’s mobile arm, launched the Z55 Dash smart
Videocon launches made in India smartphone
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Domestic electronics company Videocon’s mobile arm, launched the Z55 Dash smartphone, priced at Rs.8,499, in an exclusive partnership with e-retailer Flipkart. The company said that the phone was completely designed in India and is being assembled... Read more
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New Kerala
These cities made the cut (With: Centre announces list of 98 Smart Cities) Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Port Blair (140,572) Andhra Pradesh: Vishakhapatn
These cities made the cut (With: Centre announces list of 98 Smart Cities)
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Port Blair (140,572) Andhra Pradesh: Vishakhapatnam (18,78,980), Tirupati (374,260), Kakinada (350,986) Arunachal Pradesh: Pasighat... Read more
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New Kerala
98 makes it to 'Smart Cities' list, to get Rs.500 crore (Roundup) In a move aimed at enhancing the quality of urban life, the governm
98 makes it to 'Smart Cities' list, to get Rs.500 crore
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
(Roundup) In a move aimed at enhancing the quality of urban life, the government on Thursday unveiled a list of 98 cities in the country for the Smart City Mission. The central government... Read more
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New Kerala
Videocon launches 'made-India' smartphoneVideocon launches 'made-in-India' smartphone Domestic electronics company Vide
Videocon launches 'made-India' smartphone
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Videocon launches 'made-in-India' smartphone Domestic electronics company Videocon's mobile arm on Thursday launched the Z55 Dash smartphone, priced at Rs.8,499, in an exclusive partnership with e-tailer Flipkart. The company said that the phone... Read more
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The Hindu
Bobby Simha talk about Urumeen, his new filmBobby Simha talks about how he got into films and what success has meant to him
Bobby Simha talk about Urumeen, his new film
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Bobby Simha talks about how he got into films and what success has meant to him “Why am I wasting my time studying Math?” wondered 15-year-old Bobby Simha. The boy was convinced that he was meant for bigger things in life. College, books and... Read more
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The Hindu
Pallavi Venkatrama Iyer's (flautist ) birth centenary memorial concert is on September 4Pallavi Venkatrama Iyer’s birth centenary, which falls on September 4 this year
Pallavi Venkatrama Iyer's (flautist ) birth centenary memorial concert is on September 4
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Pallavi Venkatrama Iyer’s birth centenary, which falls on September 4 this year, will be marked by J.A. Jayanth’s flute recital. “A fine Sriranjani (‘Sogasuga’), a caressing Huseni (‘Rama Ninne’), a majestic Vachaspati (‘Kantajutumi’) and an... Read more
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The Hindu
The 'Major' impactFilm or theatre, Sundarrajan impressed with his acting. Remembering the actor o
The 'Major' impact
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Film or theatre, Sundarrajan impressed with his acting. Remembering the actor on his 80 birth anniversary that passed last month. When director Sridhar offered Sundarrajan, an employee of Madras Telephones, a role in the film ‘Vennira Adai’, he... Read more
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asianage
Woman entitled to family pension if husband missing for over 2 years: Madras High Court(Representational Image) Provided she executes necessary undertaking including
Woman entitled to family pension if husband missing for over 2 years: Madras High Court
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
(Representational Image) Provided she executes necessary undertaking including indemnity bond Madurai: The Madras High Court has ruled that if a pensioner goes missing for more than two years, then his wife is entitled to receive the family... Read more
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asianage
Woman entitled to family pension if husband missing for over 2 years Madras High Court(Representational Image) Provided she executes necessary undertaking including
Woman entitled to family pension if husband missing for over 2 years Madras High Court
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
(Representational Image) Provided she executes necessary undertaking including indemnity bond Madurai: The Madras High Court has ruled that if a pensioner goes missing for more than two years, then his wife is entitled to receive the family... Read more
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The Hindu
Police stop Muzaffarnagar documentary screeningThe event, which was promoted on Facebook, was organised by the Ambedkar-Periya
Police stop Muzaffarnagar documentary screening
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
The event, which was promoted on Facebook, was organised by the Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle at Panuval book store. After the police refused to allow the screening of documentary, Muzaffarnagar Baaki Hai, which takes a critical look at the role of... Read more
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BBC News
Why Indian women must shun sex to claim alimony - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Why Indian women must shun sex to claim alimony
BBC News / Posted 9 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say A... Read more
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The Hindu
TN Congress chief Elangovan gets anticipatory bailThe Madras High Court on Monday granted conditional anticipatory bail to Tamil
TN Congress chief Elangovan gets anticipatory bail
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
The Madras High Court on Monday granted conditional anticipatory bail to Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) president E.V.K.S. Elangovan in a criminal intimidation and harassment case filed against him on a complaint of a woman. Justice S.... Read more
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The Hindu
Commission inspects temple in sea at DevipattinamHigh Court Bench-appointed panel told to submit report by September 1 An advoc
Commission inspects temple in sea at Devipattinam
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
High Court Bench-appointed panel told to submit report by September 1 An advocate commission, appointed by the Madurai bench of Madras High Court inspected the conditions and facilities at the ‘Navapashana Navagraha Temple’ in the sea at... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Recognise sub-sects under common name’6 sub-sects in Scheduled Caste could have a common name as Devendra Kula Vellal
‘Recognise sub-sects under common name’
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
6 sub-sects in Scheduled Caste could have a common name as Devendra Kula Vellalars. The State government must recognise six sub-sects in Scheduled Castes under a common name, Devendra Kula Vellalars, said Puthiya Tamilagam leader K.... Read more
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Business Standard India
Southern market fuels demand for luxury carsThe luxury car market is estimated to have annual sales of 33,000 vehicles, dom
Southern market fuels demand for luxury cars
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
The luxury car market is estimated to have annual sales of 33,000 vehicles, dominated by BMW, Mercedes and AudiThe luxury car market is estimated to have annual sales of 33,000 vehicles, dominated by BMW,... Read more
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Gulf News
Amitabh Bachchan wants his name out of Maggi scandalBollywood superstar says he was named in a petition with ‘ulterior motive’ Ind
Amitabh Bachchan wants his name out of Maggi scandal
Gulf News / Posted 13 days ago
Bollywood superstar says he was named in a petition with ‘ulterior motive’ Indian Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, who was part of director Ramesh Sippy made movie “Sholay” in 1975, attends a press conference, as the film completes 40 years on... Read more
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The Hindu
CBI to help crack Ramajeyam caseInvestigators wrote to CBI for conducting polygraph analysis The Crime Branch
CBI to help crack Ramajeyam case
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Investigators wrote to CBI for conducting polygraph analysis The Crime Branch CID of the Tamil Nadu Police has roped in the expertise of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to crack the Ramajayam murder case. With a court order for conducting... Read more
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The Hindu
Chennai todayGita: Ramanaswaroopananda, R-Block, 47/15, 15th St., Anna Nagar 6.45 p.m. Nara
Chennai today
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Gita: Ramanaswaroopananda, R-Block, 47/15, 15th St., Anna Nagar 6.45 p.m. Narayaneeyam: Sengalipuram Damodara Dikshithar, Sri Venugopalaswamy 2nd St., Gopalapuram, 6.30 p.m. Krishna Gunanubhavam: Rajahamsam, Sita Devi Garodia Hindu Vidyalaya MHSS.,... Read more
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The Hindu
Madurai artist K. Babu on his paintingsMadurai-based artist K. Babu talks about his tryst with colours and his interes
Madurai artist K. Babu on his paintings
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
Madurai-based artist K. Babu talks about his tryst with colours and his interest in art from waste. K. Babu is spontaneous and offbeat. Ask him his inspiration and he instantly shares how a TV ad from the early 80’s was his first muse. “Tinku was... Read more
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New Kerala
SpiceJet offers discounted fares on 100,000-plus seats To lure more passengers during the upcoming festive season, budget airline Sp
SpiceJet offers discounted fares on 100,000-plus seats
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
To lure more passengers during the upcoming festive season, budget airline SpiceJet on Thursday launched a three-day-long discounted one-way fare scheme starting from Rs.799 to Rs.2,699 valid on... Read more
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Business Standard India
SpiceJet offers 1 lakh tickets on sale; fares start at Rs 799As the fare war in the Indian skies escalates, SpiceJet is now offering 1 lakh
SpiceJet offers 1 lakh tickets on sale; fares start at Rs 799
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
As the fare war in the Indian skies escalates, SpiceJet is now offering 1 lakh seats on sale with fares starting as low as Rs 799 for travel from August 25 to March 26 next year. The three-day sale ending on August 22 would cover destinations... Read more
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