Sholingur records 8 cm rainfall

Chennai | Friday, Aug 18 2017 IST

The following is a summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Southwest monsoon has been active over Andhra Pradesh. Rainfall occurred at most places over Kerala,

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Goa's Catholics not apprehensive about beef ban: Parrikar

Panaji |Thursday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST

Goan Catholics are not apprehensive about the beef ban issue in the state's Goan context, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday.

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Falling tree kills 12 at Catholic festival in Portugal

By Axel Bugge LISBON | Tuesday, Aug 15 2017 IST

A tree toppled into a crowd of worshippers during a major Christian festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira today, killing 12 people and leaving 50 injured, officials said. The accident happe

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State-run varsities in Rajasthan scrap holiday on Gandhi Jayanti

Jaipur |Saturday, 2017 3:45:05 PM IST

After years of observing Gandhi Jayanti as a national holiday, the Rajasthan Higher Education Department has decided against a holiday on October 2 in state-run colleges and universities this year.

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Varanasi soaked in poll colours ahead of Holi

Varanasi |Monday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST

Call it Varanasi, Banaras or Kashi -- the city is little bothered about life around and takes it as it comes. But when it comes to politics, everyone has a strong view on the subject. With voting in t

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