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Young boys carry plastic containers to collect drinking water after a fire at a slum on the outskirts of Jammu, India, June 3, 2019.
2019-06-22, Gulf News
Beed, India: Residents of the drought-hit Indian village of Salegaon are so desperate for water they have started lining up their pots two days before the tanker is due...
Deccan Chronicle: New Delhi: Krishnaswamy Natarajan was appointed as the next Director General of the Indian Coast Guard on Tuesday replacing Rajendra Singh, who was the first cadre officer to head the force. Natarajan, the second Coast Guard officer to lead the force, would...
India TV: Krishnaswamy�Natarajan is appointed as the next chief of the Indian Coast Guard. He will be the Coast...
The Times of India: Bhasa’s Urubhangam dates back to several centuries. The play is based on well-known epic, the Mahabharata. Over the last two weekends, theatre enthusiasts in the city got to see the play being staged by artistes from TheatreNisha. They did seven shows over two...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: In a reprieve to Rajiv Gandhi assassination case life convict Nalini Sriharan, who is India's longest serving woman prisoner, the Madras high court on Tuesday permitted her to appear in person in the court to argue her plea seeking six months...
Yahoo Daily News: Krishnaswamy Natarajan has been appointed as the next director general of Indian Coast Guard and would be replacing incumbent Rajendra Singh who is retiring after three and a half years of illustrious command. Natarajan joined the Coast Guard on January 18,...
The Times of India: 'Bhuj: The Pride of India' makers are all buckled up to recreate the 1971 Indo-Pak war as they began shooting for the film on Tuesday. Undergoing the direction of Abhishek Dudhaiya, the forthcoming movie is being shot at Ramoji Film City,...
Gulf News: Abu DhabiTrain at Yas MarinaYas Marina Circuit will continue its community health and fitness events over the summer. Until September 28, Tuesday evenings’ TrainYAS session will welcome cyclists and runners of all abilities from 6pm to 10pm. +...
Yahoo Daily News: ChennaiPolice has denied permission to anti-corruption NGO Arappor Iyakkam to organise a protest the ongoing water crisis in several parts of Tamil Nadu, including the state capital, Chennai. After being denied permission to protest at Valluvar Kottam, a...
The Hindu: The year was 1972. A swarm of men stormed into a theatre in the then Madras, determined to catch the first-day, first-show of Vasantha Maligai. It was Sivaji Ganesan’s seventh release (imagine a star releasing seven movies today!) that year, but the buzz...
The Times of India: Government benefits, pension, post-separation maintenance are some of the issues that continue to haunt those who have tied the knot, either abroad or in a symbolic ceremony in India. It was during Durga Puja in 2007 that Kolkata-based entrepreneur Shaswata...
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai:The Madras high court has dismissed as withdrawn, a Public Interest Litigation, which sought to restrain the authorities from cutting or felling trees in Sivagangai district. A division bench comprising Justices M.Sathyanarayanan and B.Pugalendhi...
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: Pointing out that Members of Legislative Assembly are getting elected only to address the grievance of their electorate and even the court comes across very many public interest litigations pertaining to basic civic issues without the persons...
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: For long, the transgender community has been perceived by the public as a quarrelsome lot indulging in crime and unlawful acts. Just last week, reports of eight trans persons being arrested for the murder of another transperson came to light. The...
Deccan Chronicle: Just 5 minutes from the metro station, schools, hospitals and malls.”For the prospective investors, there's a different carrot. “Assured rental income of thirty to forty thousand rupees a month for a 3BHK flat.”This is usually an oral...