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Scientists investigate suspected meteorite death in Tamil Nadu

Feb 08 2016

CHENNAI Indian scientists are investigating whether a man was killed by a meteorite, which if confirmed would be the first recorded death from falling fragments of space rock in almost 200 years.

Tamil Nadu court jails 25 foreign ship crew members in arms case

Jan 11 2016

CHENNAI, India A court on Monday sentenced crew members of a private American ship, including 25 foreigners, to five years in prison for illegal possession of arms in Indian waters in a verdict that could spark diplomatic tension.

India court jails 25 foreign ship crew members in arms case

Jan 11 2016

CHENNAI, India An Indian court on Monday sentenced crew members of a private American ship, including 25 foreigners, to five years in prison for illegal possession of arms in Indian waters in a verdict that could spark diplomatic tension.

Scant aid for low-caste villagers hit by Tamil Nadu floods - charities

Dec 08 2015

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of poor lower-caste families who lost their homes and jobs after devastating floods swept Tamil Nadu have been neglected by government relief efforts, a survey conducted by two charities has found.

Scant aid for low-caste villagers hit by south India floods: charities

Dec 08 2015

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of poor lower-caste families who lost their homes and jobs after devastating floods swept southern India have been neglected by government relief efforts, a survey conducted by two charities has found.

Scant aid for low-caste villagers hit by south India floods - charities

Dec 08 2015

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of poor lower-caste families who lost their homes and jobs after devastating floods swept southern India have been neglected by government relief efforts, a survey conducted by two charities has found.

India bolsters Chennai flood relief, residents criticize slow response

Dec 05 2015

CHENNAI, India India deployed hundreds of extra soldiers and relief workers to the flooded city of Chennai on Saturday, as residents said the government has been too slow to respond to the havoc wrought by the heaviest rains in a century.

India bolsters Chennai flood relief, residents criticise slow response

Dec 05 2015

CHENNAI, India India deployed hundreds of extra soldiers and relief workers to the flooded city of Chennai on Saturday, as residents said the government has been too slow to respond to the havoc wrought by the heaviest rains in a century. | Video

India bolsters Chennai flood relief, residents criticise slow response

Dec 05 2015

CHENNAI, India India deployed hundreds of extra soldiers and relief workers to the flooded city of Chennai on Saturday, as residents said the government has been too slow to respond to the havoc wrought by the heaviest rains in a century.

India bolsters Chennai flood relief after slow response

Dec 05 2015

CHENNAI, India, Dec 5 India deployed hundreds of extra soldiers and relief workers to the flooded city of Chennai on Saturday, as criticism mounted that the government has been slow to respond to the heaviest rains in a century.

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