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Four lorries burnt at Chennai port
New Delhi, May 19 : President Pranab Mukherjee will attend the annual convocation of Lovely Professional University in Punjab's Phagwara Monday, an official statement said Sunday.
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The NR Eye: New emigration offi...
The Ministry of Overseas Indians Affairs has finally provided a much needed relief for overseas migrants from the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh by following up on its promise to set up an independent office of Protector of Emigrants.
Sat May 18, 2013
Teenager arrested for kidnapping minor
Chennai, May 18 : The Tamil Nadu Police on Saturday said they have arrested a 19-year-old boy for allegdly kidnapping a minor girl.
Five-year-old's rapist arrested in Coimbatore
Chennai, May 18 : A drunk truck-driver who lured away and raped a five-year-old girl in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore town has been arrested, police said Saturday.
IPL spot-fixing: More raids today
New Delhi, May 18 : The Delhi Police is likely to carry out more raids on Saturday in connection with the Indian Premier League spot-fixing racket that led to the arrest of three cricketers and 11 bookies.
The New Zealand Herald
Ford Ecosport: Look out, it's all go in Goa
As I drive into a junction in a busy street in Goa, India, a bus is heading towards my front passenger door, a locally made tiny hatchback sneaks into the gap on my left, and from the right comes a swarm of scooters.
Fri May 17, 2013
Act on Cauvery Tribunal's final award, Jayalalithaa urges PM - Indiatalkies.com
Chennai, May 17: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday urged the prime minister to order the implementation of the final award of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.
The New Zealand Herald
50 Indian residency applications declined due to unlicensed agent
More than 50 residency applications from India have been turned down after officials found they had come from an unlicensed agent.
Asia Crude- Qatar sells July al-Shaheen at slightly weak...
CHENNAI, India: Qatar International Petroleum Marketing Co, or Tasweeq, sold seven 600,000-barrel cargoes of al-Shaheen crude for July loading at slightly lower premiums from the previous month, traders said.
Tamil Nadu to host Kabaddi World Cup
Chennai, May 15 : The 2013-14 World Cup Kabbaddi Championship for Men and Women has been allotted to Tamil Nadu and the event would be held in February next year.
Former DMK functionary hacked to death in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, May 15 : A former DMK functionary was hacked to death by two unidentified persons allegedly set up by his rivals in the local body, at Kannigaiper village near Gummidipoondi in Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu today.
Spot-fixing: TN Police conducting searches in Chennai
Tamil Nadu Police today conducted searches in various locations in the city in connection with betting and fixing relating to IPL matches, a day after Delhi Police arrested three Rajasthan Royals players for alleged spot-fixing. Crime-Branch CID sources said raids were on in city but declined to divulge details, including the locations.
Thu May 16, 2013
Even opposition leaders 'Sing' Jaya's praise
Chennai, May 16 : The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu headed by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today stepped into the third year in office as Leaders of various opposition parties and Ministers in the State Assembly showered encomiums for completing two glorious years in office.
Wed May 15, 2013
Ten to watch at the Little Rock Film Fest
This film opens with nighttime footage of a young American man persuading a grandfather, whose friends are loudly objecting, to abandon a temple ritual and transport his sick grandchild to a hospital on the back of his motorcycle.
Amma Canteen scheme, menu to be expanded: Jayalalithaa
Chennai, May 15 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday announced the expansion of the Amma Canteen scheme to nine other districts in the state while including more dishes in the menu of canteens here.
Advanced Imaging Studies May Enhance Diabetes Management
New approaches to applying noninvasive imaging tests such as computed tomography , magnetic resonance , and positron emission tomography may play a bigger role in evaluating and managing patients with diabetes.
The Times of India
WW I: Uk to search for 74k dead Indian soldiers' kin
Britain declared war on Germany on 4 August 1914. Just four days later the Indian Army was ordered to prepare for an overseas service.
Chennai man Mittu Chandilya is AirAsia India chief executive
AirAsia India Wednesday appointed Singapore-based management consultant Mittu Chandilya as its chief executive officer , who promised to "revolutionise" the air travel industry in the country.
Patterns Software to train software designers
Chennai, May 15 : Patterns Software Design Institute plans to tie up with software product developers and engineering colleges to train their executives and students in software design architecture, an official said.
The Code Project
Who is the black sheep?
I have a Toshiba AMD processor which came with WIndows 7. However most of the time I dual boot into Ubuntu 12.04 LTS because of comfort and security it provides.