'Meat holidays' for three days in Tamil Nadu, challenged in Madras high court
CHENNAI:There are three 'meat holidays' in Tamil Nadu, when slaughter houses and shops selling meat, beef, pork and other items are supposed to remain closed. But, is it possible for the government to ensure that no departmental store, supermarkets, shopping malls and restaurants stored or sold meat on these days.
After counsel for Tamil Nadu government reportedly gave an oral undertaking to that effect, the first bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Satish K Agnihotri ... Read More
Delhi records 64 percent voting, Kerala leads with 73.4 percent
The Election Commission officials on Thursday announced the poll percentage of the states that went for polling today, with Kerala, Haryana and Chandigarh witnessing one of the highest poll percentages of 73.4 percent, 73 per cent and 72 per cent respectively.
Over 64 per cent of 1.27 crore eligible voters exercised their franchise till 6 pm in the capital and the polling percentage is likely to go up.
In 2009, the overall voting percentage in Delhi was ... Read More
Another Malayali damsel to adorn Miss India crown?
Kochi: Post the night of festivities, would we be hearing the name of another Malayali as the symbol of Indian beauty? Keralite Deepthi Sathi will be competing for the coveted title in the final round of Miss India contest. This 23 year old beauty is now doing the practice sessions for her ramp walk on Saturday in the pageant to be held at Mumbai.
Deepthi has to her credits the outstanding performances at the Miss Navy ... Read More
Ushering in Ugadhi, the Telugu New Year
The association of the Union Territory with Andhra Pradesh can be traced back to decades, even before the inclusion of Yanam into French India. This association has resulted in a large healthy population of Telugu speaking people in the Union Territory. All of them celebrated Ugadhi (Telegu New Year) on Monday.
The day was marked by large number of festivities. The Andhra Maha Samaj held a grand celebration. There was a cultural performance by a troupe ... Read More
Conference on Informatics and Communication at Karunya U.
International conference on “Informatics and Communication Technologies for Societal Development” held at Karunya University organized by School of Computer Science and technology on 13th and 14th March 2014, was inaugurated by the chief Guest, Dr. V.N.Mani, Scientist E, C-MET, Department of Electronics and Information Technology(DeitY), Govt. of India, Hyderabad. The primary goal of the conference is to promote ideas that provide technological solutions to the needs of the society. This conference provided a unique forum ... Read More
World Water Day and International Workshop on Water Quality at Karunya University
The World Water Day was celebrated on 24th March 2014 at Karunya University and an International Training Workshop on ‘Water quality analysis : Laboratory practices and data interpretation’ was inaugurated concurrently with the celebrations. The World Water Day celebration commenced by watering a few plants by Dr. S. Mohan, Director, NITTTR, Chennai and a renowned hydrologist, symbolizing the future conflicts between growing agricultural crops and plants for biofuel.
Dr. E. J. James, Director, ... Read More
National symposium held at Karunya U.
National Symposium on Invention and Innovation for Sustainable Development was conducted at Karunya University and the inventor of E-mail and the one who holds the first patent for Email, Dr.VA.Shiva Ayyadurai participated in the symposium and released a book entitled “Towards invention and innovation for sustainable development”
Dr.Muthuvijyan Enoch, Asso.Prof.
Dr.Daphy , Director (Science & Humanities)
Dr.VA.Shiva Ayyadurai - Chief guest
Dr.S.Sundar Manoharan, Vice chancellor
Dr.Sarvjeet Herbert, Pro Vice Chancellor
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Rs. 65 crore released for calamity-relief works in Karnataka
The State government has released Rs. 65 crore under the Calamity Relief Fund (CRF) to take up relief works, pay compensation to farmers who lost their crops owing to unseasonal rains and hailstorms in a few districts, tackle drinking water shortage, and to take up drought-relief works.
As per a March 13 Government Order, Rs. 3 crore each has been released to Belgaum, Uttara Kannada, Bijapur, Gadag and Kolar districts and Rs. 2 crore each ... Read More
During a grand function held at Taj Mahal Hotel, No. 1 Mansingh Road, New Delhi on January 23, 2014, HE Dr. Bhishma Narayan Singh (Ex-Governor of Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh) presents the PRAVASI BARTI SHIROMANI PURASKAR to Shri. Edathody K. Bhaskaran.
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Three Priests Arrested for Murder in Bangalore Seminary
By IANS - BANGALORE
Police Friday achieved a breakthrough in the murder of rector Father Thomas last year at the St Peter's seminary here by arresting three priests for their alleged involvement in the crime.
"It appears the accused have fatally assaulted the 65-year-old rector who caught them stealing documents from the seminary at Malleswaram (in the northwest suburbs)," Additional Police Commissioner (Crime) Pronob Mohanty told reporters here.
The rector was found dead April 1, 2013 in the ... Read More