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Power shutdown areas in Chennai on 20-07-17

RAMAPURAM AREA : Bharathi salai, Valluvar salai, Sathiya nagar, Sabarinagar, Mugalivakkam, Manapakkam, Ramapuram, Mount Poonamalle main road,Nesapakkam, Jayabalaji nagar, Venkataraman salai, Soolai Pallam (MGR Nagar), Venkateswara nagar, Kolapakkam. ANNA NAGAR AREA : Anna nagar A to W block, VOC nagar, Shenoy nagar,Aminjikarai, RV nagar, TP Chathiram, Part of Kilpauk Garden road,Periyakoodal AA to AM block, Thiruveethi Amman koil. MATHUR AREA ... Read More »

Fruit your way to glowing skin and luscious tresses this summer

NEW DELHI: While one must be gorging on summer fruits like watermelon and papaya to beat the heat, it can also help to know that these can be used in battling skin and hair woes, say experts: Neelanjana Singh, Nutrition Consultant with Heinz Nutrition Foundation India, says that among many other nutritional benefits that these fruits offer, they are also ... Read More »

Protests in Rameswaram after Indian fisherman shot dead by Lankan navy

Fishermen Association said the fishermen were fishing within Indian waters; Lankan navy did not even fire a warning shot. Rameswaram: A 22-year-old Indian fisherman was shot dead today allegedly by the Sri Lankan navy while he was fishing in a mechanised boat at a short distance off Katchatheevu islet, fisheries department officials said. The incident occurred this evening when Bridgo, ... Read More »

National Anthem verdict: Nationalism is not something which can be enforced by a song

In this theatre of the absurd around nationalism, let’s not slight one more absurdity: Rabindranath Tagore, author of the national anthem, whose rendition the Supreme Court has now made compulsory before the screening of every film, was among the most passionate critics of doctrinaire nationalism. Tagore, were he to witness the goings–on in contemporary India, would surely have rebelled against ... Read More »

Water row takes sheen off Mysuru Dussehra

10-day festivities robbed of sheen due to protests in Mandya and elsewhere in the State Mysuru Dussehra, the celebrated cultural event of Karnataka and a fulcrum to promote tourism, is being held this year in the shadow of drought in the Cauvery basin and the continued tension in the region over sharing of the river water by Karnataka and Tamil ... Read More »