Kumbakonam (India)

Type: City
Name: Kumbakonam (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 10.97
Longitude: 79.379997
population: 139,276
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

A festival of dances

Divinity series, SAARC Festival and Jashn-e-Banjaara enthralled the Capital's audiences. A review by manjari sinhaDivinity Series, the annual music and dance festival of Jyotsna Shourie’s dance society, held at Kamani auditorium on 27-28 September, featured ... [Published The Statesman - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Who cares for children

Dr.Banarsi Lal and Dr.Shahid AhamadWe celebrate many important days like Children’s Day, Human Rights Day, Teachers Day, Literacy Day, World Environment Day and Mothers Day and so on. We observe the rituals but actually we ignore the basic purpose of ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Towering glory

The seeds of my trip to the Great Living Chola Temples of Tamil Nadu were sown on a pleasant morning three years ago, in the courtyard of the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam. I had travelled to the temple towns of Tiruchirappalli and Srirangam ... [Published The Week - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Visionary zeal

C. Rajam was intrinsic to the evolution of MIT. Prema Srinivasan talks to about her grandfather’s vision for the institutionPrema Srinivasan remembers her grandfather, C .Rajam, as a lean old man dressed in crisp Khadi, who walked with a walking stick. ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bone marrow transplant facility launched in Madurai hospital

MADURAI: A bone marrow transplant (BMT) facility has been launched in south Tamil Nadu for the first time at the . The transplant has been performed on five patients in the past six months.According to oncologist Dr Krishna Kumar Rathnam and bone marrow ... [Published Times of India - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Boar ride in Big Temple moat likely from September 27

Comment · print · T TT+· T-PHOTO: DIPR Tourism Commissioner Har Sahay Meena inspecting the work at the Thanjavur Palace on Saturday.The State government will take steps to promote a tourism circuit covering Chidambaram, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur, and ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nataraja idol sent to icon centre

Comment · print · T TT+· T-The Hindu The Nataraja idol being weighed inside the Jayamkondam court premises on Wednesday. Photo: A.MuralitharanVillagers offer worship to the idol at Jayamkondam courtSeventy-five-year-old N. Govindarajan of Sripuranthan ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Court orders antique idol to be kept in safe custody in temple

: A court in this district today ordered that an antique idol,one of two allegedly stolen from temples in Tamil Nadu, sold to art galleries in Australia and handed over to India on September 11, be transported to the Nageswara temple in Kumbakonam and ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

I’ll be back!

I'll be back!They both took to politics via cinema. On Monday Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa met Arnold Schwarzenegger who was in her capital for the music launch of a forthcoming film directed by Shankar. "It was fantastic to sit down with ... [Published Mumbai Mirror - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Stolen Nataraja, Ardhanariswara idols return to the land of temples

CHENNAI: Two 11th century idols of Nataraja and Ardhanariswara, which were returned to India by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott last week, have arrived in the land of temples, Tamil Nadu, from where they were stolen long ago.The idol wing of the ... [Published Times of India - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Two fire tragedies; two different sentencing systems

NEW DELHI: An eerie similarity exists between two massive fire tragedies that devastated nearly 200 families - Uphaar fire in Delhi and Kumbakonam school fire in Tamil Nadu.Seven years and 2,500 km separated them. On June 13, 1997, a massive fire in Uphaar ... [Published Times of India - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Indian court convicts ten over school fire that killed 94 children

A court in southern India has sentenced 10 people to jail for a school fire in 2004 that saw 94 children burned alive in the Tamil Nadu state. The school’s owner received a life sentence, while four others, including his wife, the headmistress and the ... [Published The Independent - Jul 30 2014]

Quotes

"This meant the sculpture should have been stolen at a later date. There seems to be no record with Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department about the missing idol and they were not aware of the theft till the smugglers confessed to having stolen it" he said
...Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa met Arnold Schwarzenegger who was in her capital for the music launch of a forthcoming film directed by Shankar. "It was fantastic to sit down with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa before our event tonight (Audio launch of 'I') and talk about her state's success and challenges. That's the advantage of being an actor who was also a Governor!" tweeted Arnie. We, meanwhile, can't get over those shoes
"We took custody of the idols in Delhi and we have decided to keep it in ASI (Archaeological Survey of India) museum here for the time being under guard for verification and authentication" Prateep V Philip, additional director general of police, economic offences wing, told reporters at the ASI office
Disparity in sentencing drew the Supreme Court's attention in State of Punjab vs Prem Sagar [2008(7) SCC 550] case. It had said, "What would be the effect of the sentencing on society is a question which has been left unanswered by the legislature. The superior courts have come across a large number of cases which go to show anomalies as regards the policy of sentencing."

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A festival of dances [Published The Statesman - Oct 15 2014]
Who cares for children [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Oct 15 2014]
Towering glory [Published The Week - Oct 09 2014]
Visionary zeal [Published The Hindu - Sep 27 2014]
Hit the Great Indian Coffee Trail [Published Mid Day - Sep 27 2014]
Manjul Bhargava’s Fields Medal and beyond [Published The Hindu - Sep 24 2014]
Bone marrow transplant facility launched in Mad... [Published Times of India - Sep 22 2014]
Boar ride in Big Temple moat likely from Septem... [Published The Hindu - Sep 21 2014]
From berry to brew... [Published Deccan Herald - Sep 21 2014]
Shree Jaya Durgaa Industries [Published MotorIndia - Sep 19 2014]
Nataraja idol sent to icon centre [Published The Hindu - Sep 17 2014]
Court orders antique idol to be kept in safe cu... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 17 2014]
I’ll be back! [Published Mumbai Mirror - Sep 15 2014]
Stolen Nataraja, Ardhanariswara idols return to... [Published Times of India - Sep 11 2014]
Two fire tragedies; two different sentencing sy... [Published Times of India - Aug 03 2014]
Indian court convicts ten over school fire that... [Published The Independent - Jul 30 2014]
breakdown [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 08 2014]
Biography for Dayanidhi Maran [Published Able2Act - Mar 13 2006]
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