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Banwarilal Purohit is new Governor of Tamil Nadu

September 30, 2017

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Banwari Lal Purohit as Tamil Nadu governor on Saturday. It is the first time that the state has got a full time governor after K Rosaiah retired in August 2016. Maharashtra governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao had additional charge of Tamil Nadu since Mr Rosaiah's retirement. ...

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Modi greets nation on Durga Ashtami

September 28, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occassion of Durga Ashtami. "Durga Ashtami greetings to everyone. May the blessings of Maa Durga bring joy, peace in our society and remove all forms of injustice," Modi tweeted. He also said that on the eighth day of Navratri, we pray to Maa Maha Gauri. "May her blessi...

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Actor Rajasekhar's mother passed away

September 27, 2017

'Dr Rajesekhar Family with mother' Actor Rajasekhar's mother Aandal Varadaraj passed away on Wednesday at Hyderabad. She was 82. She is survived by three sons and two daughters. Actor Rajasekhar is her second son. The last rites will be performed tomorrow morning in Chennai. ...

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Actor Dileep offered Rs 3 cr for abduction, Kerala HC told

September 27, 2017

KOCHI: The prosecution in the actress abduction case on Wednesday informed the Kerala High Court that arrested Malayalam actor Dileep had offered Rs 3 crore for abduction of the actress in February this year. The prosecution informed that Dileep offered Pulsar Suni Rs 1.50 crore for carrying out the abduction, and in case he gets caught in the act...

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'Chennai Express' producer surrenders in rape case

September 23, 2017

HYDERABAD: Bollywood producer Karim Morani surrendered to police here in connection with the alleged rape of a 25-year-old aspiring actress, hours after the Supreme Court dismissed his bail plea. The "Chennai Express" producer surrendered at the Hayathnagar police station on the city's outskirts around midnight. He will be produced before a court...

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Asianet TV office attacked in Kerala

September 21, 2017

ALAPPUZHA (KERALA): The office of the Alappuzha bureau of Asianet TV channel in Kerala was attacked on Thursday after the news network reported alleged involvement of a state minister in land encroachment. According to an anonymous source, the attack was result of the channel's series of reports on the alleged enchroachment of land by State Transp...

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IT raids S.M Krishna's son-in-law's firms

September 21, 2017

BENGALURU: Income Tax (IT) officials on Thursday conducted raids on former Karnataka Chief Minister S.M. Krishna's son-in-law, V.G. Siddhartha's, firms here for tax evasion, a senior official said. "Raids were ongoing and officials are searching for evidences of tax evasion," IT Joint Commissioner S. Ramesh said here. Siddhartha, a businessman, i...

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Modi's birthday marked as 'Sewa Divas' by BJP

September 17, 2017

NEW DELHI: Wishes poured in for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 67th birthday on Sunday, being observed by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as "Sewa Divas" or day of service. As the Prime Minister inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar project at Kevadia in Gujarat, BJP leaders and ministers took a lead in cleanliness and other campaigns. "On ...

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