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  • Veteran Tamil actor S.S. Rajendran dead
    11:50 AM

    Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) Tamil cinema’s Yesteryear actor S.S. Rajendran, who was battling for life at a private hospital here, breathed his last Friday. He was 85. “He was admitted to Meenakshi Hospital yesterday (Thursday) in critical condition. He passed away this morning (Friday) due to issues related to lung

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  • India lagging in medical research: Modi
    2:34 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said India is lagging behind in the field of medical research and more work should be done in this area. “India is lagging behind in the field of medical research and much more needs to be done… We should focus

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  • Heavy polling in Haryana
    9:30 AM

    Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Enthusiastic ballotting was reported from majority of the booths as polling for 90 assembly seats in Haryana began Wednesday morning. Voters could be seen queued up at some polling stations even before the official start time of 7 a.m. Election officials said that at some polling

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  • Modi condoles loss of lives in cyclone Hudhud
    5:54 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday condoled the deaths caused by cyclone Hudhud which hit Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam city and other coastal areas Sunday. “We stand shoulder to shoulder with our sisters and brothers suffering due to cyclone Hudhud. Their tragedy and grief is as much

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  • Modi reviews relief operations in cyclone-affected areas
    10:41 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday chaired a high-level meeting to review the status of relief and rehabilitation efforts in areas affected by cyclone Hudhud. The prime minister was briefed on the extent of destruction, including the damage to infrastructure such as roads, railway lines, buildings,

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  • Collectors authorised to shut schools in Odisha ahead of cyclone
    6:30 PM

    Bhubaneswar, Oct 9 (IANS) The Odisha government Thursday authorised the district collectors to close schools, if incessant rain continues in the state due to cyclonic storm “Hudhud”. School and Mass Education Secretary Usha Padhee said the district collectors were authorised to close the schools wherever needed. The cyclonic storm is

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  • Modi condoles journalist M.V. Kamath’s death
    12:50 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday condoled the death of veteran journalist and former chairman of Prasar Bharati M.V. Kamath, saying his demise is a “loss to the world of literature and journalism”. “A prolific writer and fine human being, M.V. Kamath’s demise is a loss

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  • Honeywell adds precision to Indian-made Weapons
    2:40 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) India will soon produce its first tactical weapons guidance device under licence from the US Honeywell. The device, TALIN 2000 (or Tactical Advanced Land Inertial Navigator), can guide a weapon to hit a designated target with near-zero error, ensuring its precision destruction with minimal collateral

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  • Reduce diesel price, says CPI-M
    2:29 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday criticized the government and the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) for not reducing the price of diesel despite a fall in crude oil prices globally. The price of Brent crude, the global oil price benchmark, had fallen below $92 a barrel, the Communist

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