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Last updated: Jan 27 2017 18:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Florida enlists snake hunters from India to catch pythons 27.1.2017 News
The commission says it paid $68,888 to hire the Irula men and their translators
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OVER A CUP OF EVENING TEA: TWO BULLS… ONE TOUGH AND ONE TAME ! 20.1.2017 Star of Mysore
OVER A CUP OF EVENING TEA: TWO BULLS… ONE TOUGH AND ONE TAME !
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Putting a smile on kids’ faces with comic acts 18.1.2017 Hindu: Home
Clowns Without Borders have come all the way from France to entertain children who lost their parents in tsunami
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Will consider plea for tsunami memorial: CM 27.12.2016 Hindu: News
Tributes paid to victims on 12th anniversary of disaster that claimed over 7,000 lives in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
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12th anniversary of tsunami in India 26.12.2016 TOI: Home
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Tsunami victims remembered across Tamil Nadu 26.12.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Tsunami victims remembered across Tamil Nadu
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Waves of sorrow refuse to abate 26.12.2016 Hindu: News
THOOTHUKUDI/NAGERCOIL: Candle light processions, prayers and floral homage to the deceased marked the anniversary of the 2004 tsunami in southern coastal Tamil Nadu on Monday. Residents of villages, w...
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2004 Tsunami: Tamil Nadu observes 12th anniversary of tragedy 26.12.2016 FirstPost: India

The 12th anniversary of the killer tsunami that caused massive destruction in Tamil Nadu in 2004 was observed across the state with people mourning the dead and fishermen keeping off the seas.

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Tsunami victims remembered across TN 26.12.2016 deccanherald.com
The 12th anniversary of the killer tsunami that caused massive destruction in Tamil Nadu in 2004 was observed across the state with people mourning the dead and fishermen keeping off the seas. Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar and Handloom Minister O S Manian paid tributes here and at Nagapattinam, respectively. Special prayers and floral tributes besides remembering the loved ones by pouring milk into the sea marked the day, even as many recalled that fateful day on December 26 when tidal waves swept away their loved ones along the coast. Prayers and tributes were held in Chennai and Nagapattinam, with the latter bearing the brunt of the killer waves, besides others, including Cuddalore and Kanniyakumari. Women poured milk into the sea as a mark of respect to the departed ones while candle light and floral tributes were paid by people for their relatives who were consumed by the sea. While many remembered their surviving the ordeal, others recalled how the waves swept away their close relatives. Fishermen ...
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2004 Tsunami: Tamil Nadu observes twelfth anniversary of tsunami disaster 26.12.2016 TOI: All Headlines
2004 Tsunami: Tamil Nadu observes twelfth anniversary of tsunami disaster
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Hundreds pay homage to 2004 tsunami victims in Tamil Nadu 26.12.2016 Zee News : States
Hundreds of people living in Tamil Nadu's coastal districts on Monday paid homage to those who were swallowed by the 2004 tsunami on this day.
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TN observes twelfth anniversary of tsunami disaster 26.12.2016 New Kerala: Tamil Nadu
TN observes twelfth anniversary of tsunami disaster
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Hundreds pay homage to 2004 tsunami victims in Tamil Nadu 26.12.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Hundreds of people living in Tamil Nadu's coastal districts on Monday paid homage to those who were swallowed by the 2004 tsunami on this day.
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Hundreds pay homage to 2004 tsunami victims in Tamil Nadu 26.12.2016 New Kerala: Tamil Nadu
Hundreds pay homage to 2004 tsunami victims in Tamil Nadu
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12 years on, India's tsunami alert system a reliable tool 23.12.2016 Deccan Herald - Analysis
It was early in the morning on December 26, 2004, and no one had any clue how the world was going to change within the next few hours. Just before 8 am, the entire South Asia was shaken by an earthquake of magnitude 9.3 that originated off Indonesia, releasing an amount of energy equivalent to 23,000 atom bombs that fell upon Hiroshima. The world's second largest earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami causing unprecedented loss of life and damage to property in the Indian Ocean rim countries. It was considered one of the deadliest natural hazards in history, killing over 2,30,000 people in 14 countries. In India, it claimed 10,749 lives, according to official estimates. Once the aftershocks faded away, a group of scientists and policymakers put their heads together to figure out what could be India's response in case of a recurrence. One of the things they decided was to create a tsunami alert system. Before 2004, there was no tsunami warning system in the Indian Ocean. In the absence of real-time ...
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GST Council to seek solution to dual control issue on Dec 22-23 12.12.2016 All News-IANS Stories
With the two-day meeting of the GST Council scheduled to end on Monday being cut short half-way, hopes of meeting the Centre's targeted GST implementation deadline of April 1, 2017, receded further in a situation of political confrontation unleashed ...
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India offers tsunami alert system to SCS countries 11.12.2016 Hindu: International
The system is designed to send out a series of graded warnings
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Jayalalithaa a ruthless administrator who got the job done, but demanded absolute submission 7.12.2016 FirstPost: Politics

On one side, you see in Jayalalithaa a woman who was the personification of authoritarianism. But on the other hand, she was an able and efficient administrator who came up with innovative schemes

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How Jayalalitha’s administrative skills helped Tamil Nadu recover from tsunami nightmare 6.12.2016 FirstPost: India

Jayalalithaa's efforts following the tsunami that shook Tamil Nadu on 26 December, 2004 showed her to be an effective administrator.

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Jayalalithaa, a woman who dominated in a man's world: Shashi Tharoor 6.12.2016 Latest News
Tharoor stated that it was quite an unusual sight to see her cabinet ministers prostrating themselves at her feet
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