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Finalise AIIMS location and announce in budget : TN urges Centre

Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Levy of GST on the projects executed for the state government was a cause for serious concern as it amounted to fiscal transfer from the States to the centre, besides adversely affecting the financial

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Committee would be formed to review Research Parks at IITs: Javadekar

Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday inaugurated new facilities here at IIT Madras Research Park and said a committee would be formed to review the Research Parks at

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Javadekar terms IIT-M Research Park as 'modern temple'

Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Hailing the IIT-Madras Research Park as a 'modern temple' that would guide the society for years, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said a committee would be constituted to ensure that

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Sharing of taxes by central government is discriminatory: Kamal Haasan

Chennai |Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST

Tamil and Hindi movie actor Kamal Haasan has said he feels that the sharing of taxes by the central government is discriminatory and if all the southern states celebrate Dravidianism then the discrimi

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It's high time we wake up to protect the pride of Tamil race : Nanjil Sampath

Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

"Appaduraiyar is an ocean of knowledge. Reading his books will discipline us into good humans and his works for the cause of Tamil will make us feel proud as a Dravidian'', Politician and orator Nanji

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VP urges exporters to focus on new markets, product that have higher growth in global trade

Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday asked India's exporters to focus on new markets and new products including sunrise products which show higher growth in global trade including electric, ele

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Student dies following punishment, PT master arrested

Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

A 15-year-old student of the Don Bosco School at Perambur in the city collapsed and died following a punishment and the school's PT teacher was arrested on Thursday. Police said Jaisingh, the Physic

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Kamal to start his political journey from Dr Kalam's house in Rameswaram

Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Actor Kamal Haasan on Thursday announced that he would begin his political journey from former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's residence at Rameswaram in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. The ac

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Tamil Nadu to come out with aerospace, defence policies: Palaniswami

Chennai |Thursday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Thursday said that his government will come out with a separate policy for aerospace and defence.

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TN to host security systems expo in April

Chennai |Thursday, 2018 5:15:05 PM IST

An international expo on security systems would be held in Tamil Nadu this April, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday.

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Chennai to host largest Defence expo from Apr 11 to 14 : Nirmala

Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Defence Minister Ms Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced that Chennai would play host to the largest defence expo from April 11 to 14, Inaugurating the two-day Defence Industry Development meet h

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Hike Standard IT deduction to Rs 2.50 lakh : TN urges centre

Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

The Tamil Nadu Government on Thursday urged the Centre to raise the Income-Tax standard deduction from Rs 12.50 lakh to Rs 2.50 lakh. Speaking at the pre-budget meeting chaired by Union Finance Min

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