Tamilnadu


Man abducted, attacked for false job promise
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Man abducted, attacked for false job promise

A four-member gang allegedly kidnapped and beat up a 30-year-old forest guard who had 'collected money' from some people under the pretext of getting them government jobs, the police said today.

Minor sulphuric acid leak at Sterlite godown
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Minor sulphuric acid leak at Sterlite godown

A minor sulphuric acid leak was detected at a godown of Sterlite copper plant here, closed by government last month following violent protests in which 13 people were killed in police firing, but a senior official said there was no need to panic and it would be plugged.

Fire at Kanchi court complex

Fire at Kanchi court complex

Fire broke out at the court complex here in the wee hours of yesterday in which few legal documents, electronic goods and computers were charred.

Arputhammal seeks 'mercy killing' for Arivu
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Arputhammal seeks 'mercy killing' for Arivu

With President Ram Nath Kovind reportedly rejecting Tamilnadu government's plea to release seven Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts, the mother of one of them has demanded 'mercy killing' of her son.

Cauvery water sharing will be smooth: Kumaraswamy
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Cauvery water sharing will be smooth: Kumaraswamy

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has said he has instructed the State officials to release 20,000 cusecs from Kabini dam as he expressed hope there would be smooth sharing of Cauvery river water with Tamilnadu in view of prospects of a good monsoon.