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Rata Tata becomes investor in Chinese mobile giant Xiaomi

Rata Tata becomes investor in Chinese mobile giant Xiaomi

New Delhi, Apr 26: Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi has been given a big boost in its drive to expand its footprint in India. Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has become an investor in the Chinese company, Xiaomi's Vice President Global Hugo Barra announced on Sunday. "We're really excited to ...

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Australian farmer discovers 100 mln year old dinosaur fossil

Australian farmer discovers 100 mln year old dinosaur fossil

Sydney, April 21: An Australian farmer has found the remains of a 100 million-year-old dinosaur on his property. The giant marine predator dominated Australia's great inland sea and Robert Hacon said he was very surprised to discover such a rare creature. Hacon, from Queensland, in northern Australia, told the Brisbane Times on ...

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17 bodies recovered from Everest base camp, Google executive found dead

17 bodies recovered from Everest base camp, Google executive found dead

Kathmandu, Apr 26: Seventeen bodies have been recovered on Mount Everest base camp after a severe earthquake on Saturday set off an avalanche, making it the deadliest disaster in the history of mountaineering on the world's highest peak. Sixty-one people were injured when part of the base camp was engulfed by ...

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6.6 million people affected in Nepal earthquake, says UN

6.6 million people affected in Nepal earthquake, says UN

Kathmandu, April 26: The United Nations office in Kathmandu said on Sunday that some 6.6 million people in Nepal have been affected by the devastating earthquake. The quake and the ensuing aftershocks triggered avalanches in the Mount Everest, killing over a dozen climbers. "Rescue and relief operations may be hampered with the ...

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Nepal quake toll crosses 2,000 as fresh jolts hamper relief efforts

Nepal quake toll crosses 2,000 as fresh jolts hamper relief efforts

Kathmandu, April 26: The toll in Nepal's worst quake in over 80 years crossed the 2,000-mark on Sunday as rescuers dug with bare hands and heavy equipment through tonnes of rubble for survivors, with fresh aftershocks triggering panic and hampering relief efforts. A strong 6.7-magnitude aftershock sent people running for open ...

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India

Tamil Nadu CM asks PM’s intervention on Mekedatu reservoir dispute

// Apr 26th, 2015
New Delhi, April 25: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The meeting reportedly came after the DMDK and PMK had urged the Chief Minister to... 
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Cities

Three-year-old girl sexually assaulted near Bangalore

// Jul 22nd, 2014
Bangalore, July 22: A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a juvenile in a village 30 km from here while her parents were away from home, police said Tuesday. “The incident occurred... 
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Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu CM asks PM’s intervention on Mekedatu reservoir dispute

// Apr 26th, 2015
New Delhi, April 25: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The meeting reportedly came after the DMDK and PMK had urged the Chief Minister to... 
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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka arrests 53 Indian fishermen

// Mar 14th, 2013
Colombo, March 14: The Sri Lankan Navy Thursday said it had arrested 53 Indian fishermen who entered Sri Lankan waters illegally. Navy spokesman Kosala Warnakulasuriya told Xinhua that the Indians... 
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Cinema

Bangalore Naatkal Movie Review

Joining the long list of remakes in Tamil cinema is Bangalore Naatkal. A ditto of Malayalm blockbuster movie Bangalore Days, the Tamil version is catchy, colorful and captivating. Directed by Bomarillu... 

Saagasam Movie Review

Prashanth is back after hiatus playing the lead in Saagasam. An action-packed entertainer... 

Aranmanai 2 Movie Review

A horror-thriller never fails to attract masses in Kollywood. The recent trend is that movies... 

Velaiyilla Pattathari – Review

Film: “Velaiilla Pattathari” Cast: Dhanush, Amala Paul, Vivekh, Samuthirakani,... 

Kochadaiiyaan teaser creates new history – 2.3 million views in just 3 days

Rajnikanth magic has begun. Within two days of its teaser going online, ‘Kochadaiyaan’... 

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