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9 members of 2 families commit suicide in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Nine members of two different families in Tamil Nadu’s Villupuram and Dindigul districts committed suicide, police said. According to the police, Villupuram district resident M. Arunkumar and his family members consisting of wife Sivagami, daughters Yuvashri (3), Priyadarshini (5) and three-month-old infant Bharathi died after consuming poison. Police said, Arunkumar had incurred debt in his […]

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Engineers, graduates, diploma holders apply for sanitary worker post in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: After the rush of people with professional qualifications seeking sweeper jobs in Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretariat early this year, it is now the turn of Coimbatore Corporation to be flooded with applications from engineers and others for the post of sanitary worker. The Coimbatore Corporation had called applications for 549 grade-I sanitary worker posts which […]

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India to launch Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites from US

Chennai: India will launch its cartography satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into sun synchronous orbit on November 25, the Indian space agency said on Monday. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL variant (PSLV-XL) will put into orbit Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites from the US on November […]

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Modi, Xi hold extensive tete-a-tete over dinner

Mahabalipuram: Hopes of a slew of Confidence Building Measures to take relations forward and smoothen the ruffles in ties appeared imminent as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping continued their one-on-one tete-a-tete over dinner on Friday, much beyond the scheduled time. Concluding a highly productive day with a pleasant conversation over a […]