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Jul 29, 2014

61 Indians from Tamil Nadu and AP arrive from Iraq

Sixty-one Indian nationals hailing from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday arrived in India from Iraq following their evacuation from the strife-torn Gulf country... #Iraq #India #Andhra Pradesh #Tamil Nadu

Jul 29, 2014

Why I'm worrying about the leopard that killed my dog

Few people saw 'Macavity' and even fewer worried about him, but now Indian forestry officials want to trap and relocate him I have a personal relationship with the leopard that prowls through our farm in Thiruvadisulam, rural Tamil Nadu, India. Eight... #India #Tamil Nadu

Jul 07, 2014

ICTSI ends  deal to operate port in Tamil Nadu

International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) of port magnate Enrique Razon has pulled the plug on a contract to operate a container terminal in India, citing the deal as not beneficial for the company... #India #Enrique Razon #Tamil Nadu

Jul 07, 2014

Jayalalithaa writes to PM Narendra seeking restoration of Katchatheevu

Describing the 1974 and 1976 Indo-Lanka agreements ceding Katchatheevu to that country as "ill-advised," Tamil Nadu government has said the matter cannot be treated as a settled issue... #J. Jayalalithaa #Tamil Nadu #India

Jul 01, 2014

Survivors found days after India building collapse

NEW DELHI — Police say rescuers have pulled more than a dozen survivors from under the concrete ruins of a collapsed 11-story building three days after it toppled and killed at least 29 people in southern India. Already, 55 people have been rescued f... #India #New Delhi #Tamil Nadu #Chennai #Asia

Jun 30, 2014

India police detain 5 in deadly collapse

NEW DELHI -- Police in southern India detained five construction company officials Sunday as rescuers using gas cutters and shovels searched for dozens of workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed during monsoon rains. It was... #India #New Delhi #Press Trust of India #Tamil Nadu #Chennai

Jul 02, 2014

Building collapse death toll rises

Rescuers in India have pulled another 13 bodies from the ruins of a collapsed building, bringing the death toll to 42. Twenty-seven people have been rescued so far, including seven on Tuesday, from under the enormous heap of broken slabs and twisted ... #India #Tamil Nadu #Chennai

Jul 04, 2014

Death toll in India building collapse at 61

The death toll from last week's building collapse in southern India has risen to 61, area administrator K. Baskaran said Friday. The 11-story building under construction in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu state, toppled over during heavy rains Jun... #India #Tamil Nadu #Chennai

Jul 01, 2014

The World in Brief

100 dig at India collapse site, rescuing 6 NEW DELHI — More than 100 rescuers dug for survivors under a collapsed 11-story building in southern India on Monday, with hopes buoyed after six people were found alive two days after the accident. The coll... #India #Damascus, Syria #Syria #New Delhi #Andhra Pradesh #Tamil Nadu #Chennai

Jun 30, 2014

Rescuers dig for survivors in India building ruins

NEW DELHI (AP) — More than 100 rescuers carefully dug for survivors under a collapsed 11-story building in southern India on Monday, with hopes buoyed after six people were found alive two days after the tragedy. The collapse Saturday killed at least... #India #New Delhi #Andhra Pradesh #Tamil Nadu #Chennai