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DTH companies come up with offers for World Cup

March 2nd, 2007

With just 2 weeks left for the Cricket World Cup to kick-off, private direct-to-home (DTH) operators DishTV and TATA-Sky have announced attractive offers on their dishes, with the promise of enhanced viewership experience. Both companies are hoping to hard sell their products in the run-up to the World Cup, especially in the Metro cities that […]


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Vikram, Grandson of Shivaji Ganesan and son of actor Prabu Wedding, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanithi was the one of the first ones to arrive earlier along with the Superstar Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan

Vikram, Grandson of Shivaji Ganesan and son of actor Prabu tied the knot (Wedding) with Lakshmi Ujjaini

February 28th, 2007

It was a “starlit” marrige for Vikram, grandson of Shivaji Ganesan and son of actor Prabu tied the knot with Lakshmi Ujjaini, daughter of Dr.Mathivanan. The wedding was held at Rani Meyammai Hall at Egmore on Monday. Members from various political parties including Chief Minister Karunanidhi, Palani Manickam, Raja, E.V.K.S.Ilangovan, Vijaykanth, M.K.Stalin, Sathyaraj, Radhika and […]


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Hexaware looks for buys in US & Europe

February 27th, 2007

Hexaware Technologies is looking to buy an IT company in Europe or USA for $20 million to $40 million, a top executive said. The company has cash balance of over $70 million. Mr Atul Nishar, Executive Chairman Hexaware told in Chennai that the company was looking – for an IT firm in ERP (enterprise resource […]


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Australia opens consulate in Chennai

February 26th, 2007

Observing that India’s projected energy and resources requirements are enormous, a top Australian government official today said that expanding trade in energy and resources will be a critical factor between India and Australia. Inaugurating the Australian Consulate-General office here, Warren Truss, Australian Minister for Trade said: “Just as East Asia’s rapidly growing economy has been […]


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WiMAX Steps Forward in India

February 23rd, 2007

C-Dot Alcatel-Lucent Research Centre (CARC), in Chennai, has successfully completed the country’s first live WiMAX IEEE 802.16e-2005 (also called Rev-e) field trial using Aircel’s licensed spectrum. The technology is now ready for commercial deployment. An Alcatel-Lucent statement said the trials were conducted using the 2.5GHz band and successfully demonstrated applications in moving conditions such as […]


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Chennai beats Mumbai, retains title

February 19th, 2007

Chennai Port Trust has extended its reign on the all-India Major Ports carrom title winning the team championship in the ninth edition of the event here on Saturday.Chennai defeated Mumbai Port Trust 2-0 in the final.Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust blanked Vishakapatnam 2-0 to take the third place. In the individual men’s singles event, second seeded […]


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Way to go is the film route, says Soundarya Rajnikanth

February 14th, 2007

                               Soundarya Rajnikanth, managing director of Ocher Studios with Mandep Singh Malik, senior vice- president, Teja industries, at a case study presentation organised by FICCI in Chennai When the toon avatar of Rajnikanth hits the silver screen next year, look out for the “Superstar” on gaming consoles as well. “The best way to sell […]


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Italian PM attends mass at Chennai church

February 12th, 2007

Away from his busy schedule visiting Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi and his wife offered Sunday mass at a little historic church on St Thomas Mount in Chennai. The church was built in memory of St Thomas, one of the apostles who it is believed came to India and became a martyr in 72 AD. […]


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Sewer line at Maduravoyal

February 12th, 2007

There is no let-up in the hardships faced by motorists and residents at Krishna Nagar and nearby streets (ward-7) falling under Maduravoyal third grade Municipality. After the havoc caused by monsoon last year, most of the streets are yet to relaid, but it seems road works may not be taken up for different reason now.      […]


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Stalin refutes Jaya’s allegations

February 12th, 2007

Local Administration Minister MK Stalin today said that the allegations of AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa about the suicide of a district official were ‘utter lies and an expression of her imagination.’ In an official release here today, Stalin said Jayalalithaa’s statement on the suicide death of a Dharmapuri district official was motivated by ulterior […]


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Bharathi birth anniversary celebrations

February 9th, 2007

The Shriram Group of companies is celebrating the 125th birth anniversary of poet Subramania Bharathi on February 10 at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore.Speaking to mediapersons, G. Sundaresan, chairman of the Shriram Bharathi Kalai Ilakkiya Kazhagam, said that the celebrations were being held for the 20th year in succession. Oratorical competitions were conducted for school […]


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BSNL plans 300 more towers across Chennai

February 9th, 2007

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited plans to erect an additional 300 communication towers across Chennai as part of the roadmap for ringing in 3G or third-generation wireless technology in mobile telephony.Widely tipped to revolutionise lifestyle, 3G technology has features such as enhanced multimedia (voice, data and video), high speed browsing, email and video-conferencing. There are already […]