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Bengaluru’s ex-Corporator Nagaraj Arrested in Tamil Nadu

Bengaluru’s former civic corporator V. Nagaraj, wanted in a money-laundering case, was arrested after a hot chase at Arcot village in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore district, said Bengaluru police. Nagaraj was absconding since Monday when Rs.14.8 crore in old currency was recovered from his residence. He was arrested by Bengaluru police from Thiruvannamalai in Vekllore district of Tamil Nadu, after a ...

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Jayalalithaa on Tracheostomy Tube: What is Tracheostomy?

Apollo doctors said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is able to speak with the help of a valve attached to the tracheostomy (a tube and attached valve for communication), which is a temporary phase as it entails holding breath while talking. Otherwise, Jayalalithaa is recovering as per the normal course, said Apollo Hospitals Chairman Dr Prathap C Reddy in Chennai ...

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Show Proof of Jayalalithaa in Hospital, Demands Karunanidhi

Amid rumours about the health of hospitalised Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s health condition, her opponent and an octogenerian himself, DMK Chief M Karunanidhi demanded the state government to an end rumours by releasing at least a photograph of Jayalalithaa from the hospital. Seeking transparency about the status of Jayalalithaa, 68, he demanded the state governor to step in ...

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Bangalore Schools to Re-open, No Holiday on Thursday

As Wednesday turned out to be normal with any violence reported, re-opened offices functioning as usual, private schools have finally decided to re-open schools on Thursday and parents may prepare to send their wards in the morning. The BMTC and KSRTC buses are seen plying on Bangalore roads bringing the look of normalcy back to busy Bangalore. However, Wednesday saw ...

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Bangalore: Schools, Colleges, Offices Closed/Holiday Tomorrow

Following Monday’s riots and fire on the roads of Bangalore over Cauvery verdict by the Supreme Court, for those fearing whether to send their wards to schools or colleges, it is relieving to know that Tuesday remains a holiday for all schools and colleges in Karnataka due to Bakrid, a festival for Muslims. [ALSO  SEE: Bangalore Schools, Colleges to be ...

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Bangalore Shocked – Five Sudden Developments Grip City Today

Supreme Court tweaks its Order on Monday reducing water to be released by Karnataka from 15,000 to 12,000 but increasing the number of day, which effectively means 30,000 more cusecs of water than last Thursday’s verdict. Soon the news spreads like a fireball with pro-Kannada activists taking to streets, burning more than 10 vehicles, damaging TN-bound buses and attacking shops ...

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Cauvery Water Dispute Turns Ugly, Dangerous in Bangalore, Chennai; Some Precautions

The ongoing dispute over water sharing by Karnataka to Tamil Nadu as per the Supreme Court verdict has turned violent with attacks and counter-attacks plaguing both states alike and another Karanataka Bandh called by pro-Kannada activist groups on Thursday, September 15. On Monday, the Supreme Court modified an earlier order saying Karnataka has to release less river water, instead of ...

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Underwater Quake or Volcano Behind Whales Washing Ashore?

As more than 30 whales died despite rescue efforts on Tuticorin beach, the officials said it was deja-vu of 1973 when 140 whales washed ashore. In 2009, South African coast saw similarly 55 whales beaching ashore as if they were on suicide mission, refusing to go back into waters. Mass strandings of dolphins, whales, and other marine mammals were first ...

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After Europe, US, Japan, It’s China’s Turn to Vie for Large Hadron Collider

With the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) achieving the so-called ultimate triumph in particle physics with its Higgs Boson experiment in 2012, China has jumped the bandwagon while Japan is piggy-backing the CERN. India has already dug the earth in Tamil Nadu for its Netrino underground venture. What’s coming forth is that Chinese scientists at the Institute of High ...

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Pakistan Becomes CERN Member, India Ponders as Sri Lanka Follows

Higgs Boson pioneer CERN or the European Organisation for Nuclear Research has announced that Pakistan has become an Associate Member of CERN with effect from August 1, 2015, leaving India ponder the possibility of joining the Organisation soon. Pakistan has been swift to ratify the agreement signed in December to join the CERN as a full member after committing to ...

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Bahubali Update: Hrithik and John Approached for Hindi Lead Roles?

‘Bahubali’ news today show that S.S. Rajamouli wanted to cast Hrithik Roshan and John Abraham for the lead roles of his magnum opus ‘Baahubali’ Hindi version, but owing to tight schedules of both actors, it was deferred and a dubbed version made it to the theatres. Made on a massive budget of Rs.250 crore, Rajamouli’s movie has been released in four ...

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Did dinosaur-killing asteroid also trigger largest lava flow as evident in Mahabaleshwar?

The asteroid that slammed into the ocean off Mexico 66 million years ago and killed off the dinosaurs could have triggered devastating volcanic eruptions on earth leading to its pinnacle virtually eroding entire life on earth, said a team of UC Berkeley geophysicists. Interestingly, the impact on India was immense, according to the researchers, known as the Deccan Traps, explaining ...

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ISRO Successfully Tests Cryogenic Engine for Next Generation Heavyload Launch Vehicle GSLV Mark III

Indian space agency ISRO successfully tested indigenous cryogenic engine of 4-tonne capacity on Tuesday at Mahendragiri Propulsion Complex in Tamil Nadu, making it viable to send heavy load  satellites weighing up to 4 tonnes now. Congratulating the Indian Space Research Organisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Twitter message: “The engine tested today will enable us to put satellites ...

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Telugu actress Neetu Agarwal – a smuggler or victim?

Monday morning many Telugu film industry fans must woken up to read that Neetu Agarwal, who acted in a recent film “Prema Prayanam”, produced by her husband and YSR Congress memebr Mastan Vali. While Mastan Vali was linked to smuggler Balu Naidu, who was arrested on April 13 and the actress had reportedly transferred huge amount to the smuggler at ...

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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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Mekedatu Water Row: Karnataka to Observe Counter Bandh Saturday

Karnataka organisations and pro-Kannada outfits have called for a bandh on Saturday in the state and Bangalore from 6 am to 6 pm for 12 hours in protest against what they said Tamil Nadu’s attempts to stall the Mekedatu drinking water project across the Cauvery. The move in response to similar bandh observed by Tamil Nadu on March 28 against ...

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Despite Vaiko’s Opposition, Centre Approves Neutrino Project in Tamil Nadu

Government has approved India-based Neutrino Observatory Project with estimated cost of Rs. 1583.05 crore, informed minister Jitendra Singh to Rajya Sabha in a written reply. The Government has approved the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) Project, to be located in the Theni district of Tamil Nadu and financial sanction has been issued on January 6, this year, said MoS in the Prime ...

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AP Upset Over Railway Budget as No New Projects Granted to State

Andhra Pradesh Thursday expressed its disappointment over the railway budget, saying no new project was sanctioned for the state. Deputy Chief Minister K. E. Krishna Murthy said injustice had been done to the state as neither it was neither sanctioned any new project nor was allocated funds to complete the pending projects. He said the new state expected a better ...

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