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From the Print Edition
President hails role of Tamil ethos in Indian identity and progress
World Classical Tamil Conference opens in Coimbatore; Asko Parpola feted

Home-bound after long ordeal in Pakistan jails
JAIPUR: It was freedom once again for six men from Rajasthan's desert terrain as they crossed the Wagah border at 12.15 p.m. on Wednesday after their long-awaited release from the Cot Lakhpat jail in Lahore. The presence of ...

Home Ministry yet to decide on Afzal Guru mercy plea
NEW DELHI: The Home Ministry is yet to take a final decision on the mercy petition of Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru. Sources in the Ministry denied reports that any recommendation on the mercy plea was sent to President ...

Suspected Maoists kill 3 policemen
RAIPUR: A head constable and two constables were shot dead by suspected Maoists outside the Gollapalli police camp in the Konta block in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district. “The three policemen stepped out of the camp for personal ...

Nirupama Rao arrives in Pakistan to finalise agenda
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao arrived here on Wednesday evening for talks with her Pakistani counterpart, Salman Bashir, in a bid to bridge the trust deficit between the two countries and finalise the agenda for ministerial ...

Grand pageantry at world Tamil meet
COIMBATORE: An eight-km stretch of the arterial Avanashi Road in the city turned into a colourful canvas on Wednesday evening, with a 40-float pageantry depicting various memorable phases of Tamil Nadu's culture, literature and ...

Asko Parpola flags Tamil's links with Indus Valley script
Indologist seeks to put in perspective Tamil's place among other languages

India holding back newsprint: Nepal dailies
Kathmandu Post claims its consignments have been detained at Kolkata port since May 27

EU keen on closer security ties

Australia closes college with over 450 Indian students
Melbourne: Careers of over 450 Indian students in Australia have been jeopardised following closure of an Adelaide-based college, after it failed audits of the government on standards of education it was offering. The South Australian ...

Sachin Tendulkar to get honorary Group Captain rank of IAF
NEW DELHI: Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will be conferred with the honorary rank of Group Captain of the Indian Air Force, in pursuance of a provision in the armed forces to grant such ranks to eminent personalities. In recognition of his ...

Ocean of people at World Classical Tamil conference

Tamil computing: the present and the future
Tamil Internet Conference receives enthusiastic response

When all roads bore witness to Tamil glory
COIMBATORE: “The pageant titled ‘Iniyavai Naarpathu,' or ‘Sweet Forty,' was scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. from the Lakshmi Mills Junction. But, Avanashi Road started filling up as early as 11 a.m. The wide roads along ...

First case argued entirely in Tamil

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