Wednesday, February 22, 2006

In the news

The Great Firewall of China : A Measure of Freedom
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Rs. 36-cr. UGD project approved
The State Government has released an order recently on the formation of an underground drainage for the municipal area.

The same would be established at a cost of Rs 36 crores with funds from the State Government and various agencies.

The works would be commenced after finalising the tender, said the Municipal Commissioner, K.R. Selvaraj full story>>

2000-year-old site in decay
A historic site in Guduvanchery near Tambaram, dating back to the megalithic period and from where evidences of attempts to make iron from ore have been found, is now in decay. Just 100 metres off the National Highway 45, on the eastern side of the Grand Southern Trunk Road are remnants of what is called `mudhumakkal thaazhi'. It was where the dead were buried in huge earthen pots full story>>

Plea to confer union territory status on Karaikal
The Karaikal Struggle Group, a non-political organisation, has appealed to the Centre to make Karaikal a separate Union Territory full story>>

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