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    Kalpakkam nuclear reactors are completely safe: Kakodkar
    CHENNAI, DEC. 28.Both the nuclear power reactors of the Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) at Kalpakkam "are completely safe" and "there is no threat of any radiation leak from them," Anil Kakodkar, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, asserted ...

    Dixit allays fears
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 28. The Centre today allayed fears related to the Kalpakkam Atomic Power Station near Chennai after 61 people were killed in its vicinity on Sunday in the Tsunami onslaught. Emerging from a meeting with the Prime Minister, the ...

    Mufti kin arrested
    SRINAGAR, DEC. 28.Sarwar Mufti, nephew of the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, was today arrested for his alleged links with ultras and arranging finances for funding militancy and sent to Court Balwal jail in Jammu, a ...

    1,000 killed as tsunami hits train
    GALLE (SRI LANKA), DEC. 28. The massive tidal waves that slammed into Sri Lanka flung a train off its tracks leaving its 1,000 passengers dead or missing, police said on Tuesday, while rescuers uncovered thousands of bodies across the country, ...

    Appu in hospital
    CUDDALORE, DEC. 28. Appu, a prime accused in the Sankararaman murder case, was admitted to the Cuddalore Government Hospital tonight. According to sources, an ECG was taken and he was kept in the intensive care unit. However, the nature of his ...

    Centre reviews relief measures for tsunami victims
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 28.With relief and rehabilitation work in full swing, the Central Government today announced that banks and financial institutions would provide loans on easy terms to the survivors of the tsunami catastrophe to rebuild their ...

    Death toll in Asia 55,000
    BANDA ACEH (INDONESIA), DEC. 28. Logistical problems hampered a massive humanitarian relief operation today along Asia's devastated shores as the death toll from the tsunami surged past 55,000. With the scale of the catastrophe rapidly ...

    NABARD package
    CHENNAI, DEC. 28. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has announced a credit package for rehabilitation of people affected by tsunami in the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Pondicherry and Andaman ...

    Sonia assures all help to tsunami victims
    CHENNAI, DEC. 28. The Congress president and chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance, Sonia Gandhi, today promised the tsunami-affected people in Tamil Nadu that the Central Government would do all it could to help them. Ms. Gandhi ...

    Private sector, individuals join tsunami relief effort
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 28.With the magnitude of the tsunami tragedy sinking in by the day, the private sector and individuals have begun contributing to the ongoing effort to provide succour to the victims. While some companies have pledged money, ...

    RV contributes to relief fund
    CHENNAI, DEC. 28. The former President, R. Venkataraman, today donated Rs. 25,000 towards The Hindu Relief Fund for the victims of the tsunami strike in India. Mr. Venkataraman congratulated The Hindu Group of Publications for starting ...

    Contributions to The Hindu Relief Fund
    The following is the list of the first donors who sent in their contributions to The Hindu Relief Fund: ...

    Metal shares in the limelight
    MUMBAI, DEC. 28. Achieving another landmark, the benchmark index zoomed further by 50.45 points to finish at a new high of 6563.48 on the Bombay Stock Exchange today on sustained buying by foreign funds and domestic institutions. Terming ...

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