Tamil Nadu protests: Sterlite plant non-operational after 9 dead in clashes

Protesters have alleged that the plant was polluting groundwater in their area; CM Palaniswami announced a compensation of Rs 1 million (Rs 10 lakh)

At least nine people were killed and another 20 injured on Tuesday on the 100th day of protest against the expansion of Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper unit in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin, also known as Thoothukudi. 271 more words

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Bad minions no take pictures!

The first weekend at Murthy’s Kitchen passed in a flurry of biryani and the minions assigned to get cracking on some pictures got into packing mode. 101 more words

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Vivekananda Rock

Our main purpose of visiting Kanyakumari was to offer prayers at the Vivekananda Rock. During our trip to Trivandrum, we went to Kanyakumari.

For me, this was the second time I was going to Kanyakumari. 332 more words

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Tamil Nadu protest enters 100th day: 9 killed; ex-gratia announced; updates

At least nine people were killed and another 20 injured on Tuesday on the 100th day of protest against the expansion of Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper unit in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin, also known as Thoothukudi. 120 more words

4,000 more engineering seats in Tamil Nadu? AICTE dismisses reports, says this

Financial Express | Mouli Bose | New Delhi |  May 21, 2018 |

AICTE has dismissed media reports claiming 4,000 engineering seats have been increased in Tamil Nadu by the All India Council for Technical Education this academic year. 244 more words

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Minions day out (well almost)

So the minions had a busy day yesterday. There was a special visitor all the way from Malaysia and the kitchen decided to do a trial run of the weekend offering. 105 more words

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Persecution of a gay male couple in Chennai: the family-police nexus (Case Study, Tamil Nadu)

In early April, 2018, Siva, co-founder of Nirangal, received an urgent call from a friend and fellow-activist, Ramki, stating that a gay male couple had been summoned to a police station in Chennai and needed help. 1,306 more words