Chennai, March 18 (IANS) It took a few calls to convince Raja that he actually won the National Award for best make-up artist for Tamil teen crime-thriller "Vazhakku En 18/9". "Initially when someone called me to tell me the news, I thought it was a prank.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India Monday asked its envoy in Geneva to return for consultations on the US resolution on Sri Lanka as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa sought a tough stand against Colombo and DMK leader M. Karunanidhi demanded parliament seek an independent probe into the "genocide" of Tamils.
Agra, March 18 (IANS) The registrar of an engineering college on the Delhi-Agra highway was Monday sent to jail by an Uttar Pradesh court here for polluting a lake, a wildlife department official said.
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Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday inked an MoU with state-run helicopter firm Pawan Hans Ltd. to avail services of sea-planes, helicopters and fixed-wing planes to boost its tourism and industrial potential
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A 30-year-old cable operator was beaten to death here by three friends after consuming liquor, police said Monday. Two attackers have been arrested. "Shiv Kumar was beaten with a baseball bat by Harvinder, Sunil and Rakesh at Vijay Vihar area in north Delhi Sunday night," said a police officer
New Delhi, March 18 (ANI): After being in captivity for over ten months, 28 Indian sailors were set free by Somali pirates, who breathed a sigh of relief after returning home. Among the 28 sailors, 17 were held hostage aboard on the vessel MT Royal Grace in March 2012, while the other 11 were hijacked from the vessel MT Smyrni in May 2012.
New Delhi, March 18 (ANI): Following serious objections raised by various political parties over lowering the age of consent for sex from 18 to 16 in the proposed anti-rape law, the government on Monday agreed to raise it back to 18. The decision comes after two all-party meetings where main opposition BJP and other parties suggested that lowering of age of consent to 16 will encourages pre-marital sex
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