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MAHA SHIVARATRI 2017 Marks 112-Foot-Tall Shiva Statue Inauguraton Today

Today, as mark of Mahashivaratri being celebrated across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a 112-foot-tall statue of Lord Shiva in Coimbatore built by the Isha Foundation of Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. Though environmentalists protested that the statue is an ecological threat to the area, the Isha Foundation denied allegations and said the stature in the form of Shiva’s ...

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WSJ Tech engineer Palani Kumanan shares Pulitzer Prize 2015

A Coimbatore native and software engineer at the Wall Street Journal shared this year’s Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in growing recognition of the importance of using information technology tools for reporting as well as for presentation. Palani Kumanan, who is a software architect with Dow Jones that publishes the WSJ, was a part of the winning project’s graphics team, ...

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