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Boney Kapoor to hold a prayer meeting for Sridevi in Chennai

The prayer meeting will take place on March 11 at Hotel Crowne Plaza in Adayar.

Mar 10, 2018, 13:35 PM IST

Ram Yatra begins from Ayodhya, Yogi Adityanath skips event for Tripura elections

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath who was supposed to inaugurate the Rath Yatra, stayed away from the flag off ceremony in Ayodhya following a controversy over the motive of the yatra.

Feb 13, 2018, 22:21 PM IST

Cyclone Ockhi: 66 boats yet to be traced, 713 fishers still to be rescued

Sixty six boats from this district were yet to be traced, while 713 fishermen were still to be rescued, in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi, a top district official said on Friday. 

Dec 08, 2017, 23:37 PM IST

Demolish or protect? SC tells Modi government to clear stand on Ram Setu

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to clear its stand on the Ram Setu case within six weeks. 

Nov 13, 2017, 12:38 PM IST

Rameshwaram: Here’s where Lord Rama worshipped Shiva

According to a legend, Lord Rama sent Hanuman to Varanasi (Kashi) to bring a Linga so that he could worship Lord Shiva before leaving for Lanka.

May 18, 2017, 11:34 AM IST

18 Tamil Nadu fishermen released

 Eighteeen of 38 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy between March 21 and 26, were released by the island nation today and will be handed over to India this afternoon, officials said.

Apr 04, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

Ram Setu was built naturally or was man-made - ICHR's pilot project to 'ascertain'

Ram Setu is a continuous stretch of limestone shoals that runs from Pamban Island near Rameshwaram in South India to Mannar Island off the northern coast of Sri Lanka. 

Mar 24, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

Pregnancy termination tablets seized off Rameswaram coast

Over two lakh pregnancy termination tablets, allegedly being smuggled to Sri Lanka were seized from a country boat near Pamban here today, customs officials said.

Feb 17, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Another 10 Tamil Nadu fishermen apprehended by Sri Lankan navy, boats seized

The Sri Lankan Navy personnel apprehended as many as ten Tamil Nadu fishermen along with their boats at Palk Strait in the wee hours on Sunday. 

Jan 08, 2017, 12:28 PM IST

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Aug 27, 2016, 12:14 PM IST

Top places to visit in pilgrimage town Rameswaram – Find out

Visit the Holy land Rameswaram -- find out places to include in your list.

May 11, 2016, 12:22 PM IST

Bus, lorry collide in Tamil Nadu; 8 dead, 20 wounded

Eight persons, including two minor children were killed and 20 injured when a state bus in which they were travelling collided with another vehicle at a village near Pollachi in the district today, police said.

Mar 14, 2016, 19:24 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Assembly elections: Karunanidhi calls for meeting with DMK leaders on March 21

As political heat rises in Tamil Nadu ahead of the May 16 Assembly election, DMK chief M Karunanidhi today called for a meeting of district secretaries on March 21 to deliberate party's preparedness for the polls.

Mar 14, 2016, 17:37 PM IST

Two Maoists gunned down in encounter with police in Visakhapatnam

Two Maoists were killed in an encounter with police in an agency area of the district, police said today.

Feb 22, 2016, 15:36 PM IST

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in Colombo for Joint Commission meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit during which she would attend the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting.

Feb 05, 2016, 13:42 PM IST

Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermen

Nine Indian fishermen and two boats were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy near Palk Strait in Tamil Nadu early morning today.

Jan 31, 2016, 10:00 AM IST

Hand me massive win in Tamil Nadu polls, Jayalalithaa tells partymen

Exuding confidence about retaining power in the Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, AIADMK General Secretary and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today asked partymen to hand her an unprecedented victory by starting preparations right away.

Jan 16, 2016, 14:06 PM IST

12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva: Take a look

Worship of shivalinga is considered the prime worship for the devotees of Lord Shiva.

Dec 21, 2015, 15:18 PM IST

Know the significance of 12 Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva

Worship of shivalinga is considered the prime worship for the devotees of Lord shiva. Know about 12 Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva.

Aug 31, 2015, 10:34 AM IST

MP wants memorial for Kalam in Rameshwaram

Independent MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar has pitched for setting up of a memorial for former President A P J Abdul Kalam at the place where he was laid to rest in Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu to highlight what he exemplified in his lifetime.

Aug 02, 2015, 15:27 PM IST