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                                  Interceptor missile                                                                                                                  ‘Gift’ AIADMK all 40 LS seats in
                                                                                                                                                                       2014 elections, Jaya asks partymen
                                                                                                                                                                                                       CHENNAI: Setting her              to start working towards


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                                  successfully test-fired
RH: 90% RAINFALL: NIL BALASORE: As part of                                                                                            consisting of long range and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       sights on carving out a
                                                                                                                                                                                                       larger role in national poli-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       tics, AIADMK supremo and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Chief Minister Jayalalithaa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         this goal,” Jayalalithaa, who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         will turn 64 on February 24,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         said. Tamil Nadu has 39 Lok
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sabha seats and the neigh-
SUNSET TODAY 6.06 PM         its plan to deploy a two-                                                                                multi-function radars and                                        on Friday asked her party         bouring Union Territory of
SUNRISE : TOMORROW 6.36                                                                                                                                                                                men to ‘gift’ her with all 40     Puduchery one.
MOONRISE : TODAY 7.06 AM     layer ballistic missile de-                                                                              other range sensors posi-
MOONSET : TOMORROW 7.06 PM   fence system, India on Fri-                                                                              tioned at different locations                                    Lok Sabha seats in the 2014           This is not the first time
                             day successfully test-fired                                                                               detected and identified the                                       elections.                        Jayalalithaa has had made
Hewlett-                     its indigenously developed
                             supersonic interceptor mis-
                                                                                                                                      incoming missile. The in-
                                                                                                                                      terceptor missile at Wheeler
                                                                                                                                                                                                         “Winning all the 40 seats in
                                                                                                                                                                                                       the coming Lok Sabha polls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         her ambitions of national
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         role public.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       would be the best present              In her address to party
Packard                      sile from the Integrated Test
                             Range off Orissa coast.
                                                                                                                                      Island, about 70 km across
                                                                                                                                      the sea from Chandipur,                                          my dear party men you can
                                                                                                                                                                                                       give me and I request you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         men in the AIADMK gen-
                                A surface-to-surface target                                                                           with a directional warhead                                                                                       Continue p-2
launches                     missile - a modified ‘Prith-
                             vi’ – was first lifted from the
                                                                                                                                      was launched at about 10:16
                                                                                                                                      hour and ground and on           Vigilance sleuths raids houses
new range                    launch Complex-III in ITR
                             at Chandipur, 15 km from
                                                                                                                                      board control guided it to
                                                                                                                                      the target, the sources said.
                                                                                                                                                                       of former DMK Ministers
KOCHI: Hewlett-Packard here around 10:13 hours,                                                                                       The last flight of interceptor
India launched its new range defence sources said. The                                                                                missile was conducted on         SIVAGANGA: Officials of                                            of Police (DSP) Tirunelveli
of monochrome and color missile tracking network                                                                                      March 6, 2011.                   Directorate of Vigilance and                                      Thangamani raided in the
laser jet single function and                                                                                                                                          Anti-Corruption (DVAC) to-                                        house of former Minister
All-in-One (AiOs) for small
office home office and small
                                  Take back petition or face ruling: SC to                                                                                             day conducted raids simul-
                                                                                                                                                                       taneously in the houses and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         for Adi Dravidar and Tribal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Welfare Tamilarasi at Ayyar
and medium business in the
Kerala market on Thursday.
                                  Army Chief                                                                                                                           other premises of former
                                                                                                                                                                       DMK ministers K R Periya
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bungalor locality in Ma-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         durai.
                                  NEW DELHI: Clearly stat-         and HL Gokhale had ear-           asked senior advocate UU         up the government during
   Announcing the launch of       ing that there was no scope      lier made some observa-           Lalit who is appearing for       the last hearing, saying the     Karuppan and A Tamila-                                                The ruling AIADMK
their new product, HP Imag-       for the court to interfere in    tions and sought to know          Gen Singh. While stating         December 30, 2011 order          rasi, their family members                                        government had launched
ing and Printing group La-        the Army Chief age row, the      why the Army Chief didn’t         the court doesn’t doubt his      “appears to be vitiated”. The    and close relatives, on the                                       a crackdown against the
setJet Enterprise Solutions       Supreme Court on Friday          get his date of birth cor-        honesty, the bench main-         court had told the govern-       charges of amassing wealth      Youth Wing Deputy Con-            DMK leaders and former
Director Nitiin Hiranan-          told the counsel represent-      rected with the UPSC which        tained that’s not material to    ment that the order would        disproportionate to their       vener “Pallathur” Ravi, a         Ministers for alleged land
dani said that that ‘’our new     ing General VK Singh that        had recorded it as May 10,        the court.                       be quashed if it was not         known sources of income         DMK contractor Nathan.            grabbing and for amassing
range of monochrome and           he should either take back       1950. All documents at            Govt withdraws Dec 30 or-        withdrawn.                       at Sivaganga, Madurai and       The raids were progressing        wealth.
color laser jet printers em-      his petition or else the court   threshold when Gen Singh          der                                 The AG however told the       Chennai, today.                 at ten places in Sivaganga         The DVAC has earlier raid-
bodies HP’s commitment to         will rule on the matter.         joined IMA, NDA recorded             Earlier, when the hearing     SC that the government’s             DVAC sources said the       and Chennai.                      ed the premises of former-
innovation and a greener en-          The Supreme Court has        his date of birth as May 10,      resumed today the govern-        July 21 and 22 order turn-       raids, which began at 0630          Periya Karuppan was           DMK ministers, includ-
vironment.’’                      asked the counsel of Gen         1950, the bench observed.         ment informed the Supreme        ing down Gen Singh’s plea        hours were continuing at the    former Minister for Hindu         ing K Ponmudi, D Durai
      The new printers were       Singh, who was himself                “The document at the         Court that it was withdraw-      on age row stands. During        Offices of Periyakaruppan        Religious and Charitable          Murugan, K N Nehru, T M
affordable, space and cost-       not present in the court, to     threshold when you wanted         ing its December 30, 2011        the hearing, Solicitor Gen-      at Thiruppathur, his houses     Endowments during the pre-        Anbarasan, N.Suresh Rajan,
saving devices that were          come back at 2.00 pm with        to join IMA, NDA contains         order rejecting Gen Singh’s      eral Rohinton Nariman cited      at native Aralipatti village,   vious DMK regime.                 Pongalur Palanisamy, M R
specifically designed for          the reply when the hearing       the date of birth as May 10,      statutory complaint for treat-   three letters of Gen Singh       a farm at Paikudipatti, be-       Another DVAC team, led          K Panneer Selvam and K K
                                  will resume. The SC poser        1950. In all documents at the     ing his date of birth as May     to say that he has been un-      sides the house of DMK’s        by Deputy Superintendent          S S RRamachandran.
SoHOs and SMB custom-
ers and also offered profes-      to the Army Chief’s coun-        threshold you date of birth is    10, 1951 instead of May 10,      equivocally given his per-
sional quality printing with
dramatically reduced energy
                                  sel appears to be aimed at
                                  resolving the matter amica-
                                                                   recorded as May 10, 1950,”
                                                                   it noted. The court also said
                                                                                                     1950. Attorney General GE
                                                                                                     Vahanvati informed the Su-
                                                                                                                                      sonal rights.
                                                                                                                                           While Gen Singh has                ‘MEDIAGUILD’ AWARDS
consumption, he claimed.          bly as the court’s observa-      that the primary record for       preme Court about the gov-       maintained that his date of                   ACADEMY FOR RECOGNITION
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Web printing, he added.
   ‘’The newly lauched print-
                                  Swamy to file appeal before Delhi HC
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‘Gift’                            NRHM to promote Indian system of medicine:                                                                                          Centre urged to make Kerala the
AIADMK all                        Gandhiselvan                                                                                                                        ‘World Centre of Ayurveda’
40 LS seats                       BANGALORE: With Yoga
                                  and naturopathy gaining
                                                                                                    the ‘Arogya Expo 2012’ on        added.                           T H I R U VA N A N -             medicine on a global scale.            Madan Thangvelu from
                                                                                                    the eve of the ‘International       Mr Gandhiselvan pointed       THAPURAM: Union Min-             Pointing out that today’s         UK kicked off the maiden
in 2014                           worldwide acceptance, the
                                  Centre will promote Indian
                                                                                                    Conference on Yoga and           out that there were six Lakh     ister for Overseas Affairs       society is showing a reluc-       plenary session of the festi-
                                                                                                    Naturopathy’ (ICYN) here         practitioners of ISM and         Vayalar Ravi today urged         tance to accept the tradi-        val with apaper on Ancient
elections,                        Systems of Medicine (ISM),
                                  including Ayurveda, Siddha,
                                                                                                    he said NRHM was signifi-         Homeopathy in the country.       the Centre to make Kerala        tional methods of medicine        Genomes, Wise Bodies,
                                                                                                    cant for ISM, as it is capable   However, the number was          the World Centre of Ay-          and are running behind            and Unhealthy People. He
Jaya asks                         Unani, and therapies such
                                  as Yoga and Naturopathy,
                                                                                                    of meeting the objectives of     still insufficient to address     urveda.                          modern medicines that give        stated that existing biology
                                                                                                    India’s health requirements.     the health issues plaguing           It is indeed nice to know    fast relief, he said that they    is limited by many factors,
partymen                          through the ambitious Na-
                                  tional Rural Health Mis-
                                                                                                        The government intends       the country.      ‘’The gov-     that Kerala is giving more       seldom realise such treat-        which are not a matter of
                                                                                                    to introduce ISM at the pri-     ernment is evolving a broad      importance to research in        ment would have their own         concern in Ayurvedic terms.
        Continue p-1              sion (NHRM) to address the                                        mary health centres and          policy to promote ISM and        the Ayruveda stream of           biological impacts later.         Ayurveda can answer many
eral council in December          health issues among all sec-                                      community health centers         Ayush colleges. At present,      healthcare. Ayurveda treat-         The Minister outlined the      concepts and conditions left
last, she had exhorted them       tions of society.                through the ISM. Yoga and        all over the country shortly.    there are 488 Ayush colleges     ment focuses not just on cur-    need for giving Ayurveda          unanswered by modern biol-
to galvanize the party for a          Union minister of state      Naturopathy can prevent          Yoga and Naturopathy have        in the nation. But the qual-     ing one particular disease,      a global face through fes-        ogy.
role at national level, saying    for health S Gandhiselvan,       and cure various forms of        been accepted by for effec-      ity of education is a concern.   but improves the whole life      tivals and exhibitions, like         The current medicine in
it would even be in a posi-       Union minister of state for      ailments.                        tive disease management be-      We will make suitable sug-       style of the person, he said     the Global Ayurveda Fes-          practice has been termed as
tion to elect the next Prime      health and family welfare           He said in the last three     cause of their unique and ho-    gestions after consulting ex-    while speaking at the Glo-       tival, Kerala. Sri Lankan         reductive approach which
Minister.                         today said the union gov-        decades, Yoga, in particular,    listic healing approaches. It    perts in the field to improve     bal Ayurveda Festival here.      Minister Amarathunga and          will take us nowhere.
   Maintaining equidistance       ernment has decided to give      has become popular all over      is time we also took advan-      the quality of education,’’           The Union Minister in-      Health Secretary Bandhula              The technological mind
from the alliances led by         special impetus to Yoga and      the world as an effective dis-   tages of the same by intro-      he explained. The five-day        sisted on the need for both      Gunanayage, ISM Director          seeks instant tablet methods,
Congress and BJP, AIAD-           Naturopathy so that the ob-      ease management strategy.        ducing them through public       Arogya Expo 2012 will con-       national and state minis-        Anita Jacob was among the         which keep people away
MK had contested the 2009         jectives of NRHM are met         Speaking after inaugurating      health system, the minister      clude on February 9.             tries to promote Ayurveda        many eminent personalities        from adopting the right
Lok Sabha polls as part of
a third grouping winning          PMANE appeals to replace a member of                                                                                                and traditional systems of       present at the function.          methods.
only nine seats. However,
riding on a massive anti-in-                                           NIIT sets up Hindi cell to foster
cumbency wave in the April        State Expert Team on KKNPP
13 assembly polls last year,
AIADMK trounced its arch          TIRUNELVELI: People’s                learning of national language
                                                                   the panel was a well-known       He was also a member of the      he (Srinivasan) visited
rival DMK, bringing back          Movement Against Nuclear         pro-nuclear scientist and        “site selection committee”       the Koodankulam area in          TIRUCHIRAPALLI: The              of Human Resource Devel-          ern states teaching Hindi to
Jayalalithaa as Chief Minis-      Energy (PMANE), a civil          so it was hard for us to ac-     in the 1980’s for the KKNPP      1984, there were no habita-      National Institute of Tech-      opment, and the Director of       Tamil students, and learn-
ter for the third time.           group spearheading pro-          cept him.” We request the        and he has been writing and      tions there, nobody lived        nology here (NIT-T) has set      NIT-T, S. Sundarrajan. In         ing the local language from
      In her message today        test against the Koodanku-       Chief Minister to replace        speaking in favour of nucle-     in the area and the whole        up a Hindi Cell to enable        his address Dr Agnihotri          them simultaneously.
to party men ahead of her         lam Nuclear Power Project        Dr Srinivasan with another       ar power and the Koodanku-       region was vast seashore.        students from non-Hindi          stressed the importance of             The Hindi cell, in the
birthday, Jayalalithaa asked      (KKNPP) today appealed to        expert and expand the team       lam project. Dr Srinivasan       “This is complete false-         speaking states to learn the     learning to speak in the local    process of fulfilling the re-
them to desist from any           Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J      with experts in geology,         requested Tamil Nadu gov-        hood as Koodankulam and          language.                        language outside the state        quirement for fostering the
grandeur regarding celebra-       Jayalalitha to replace Dr M      oceanography and hydrol-         ernment’s full co-operation      Idinthakarai villages have             NIT-T announced here       for eliciting instant response,   national language, will also
tions saying such a prac-         R Srinivasan, who is head-       ogy, in order to deal with a     to the Centre to commission      been in existence for centu-     today that the Institute was     while Ms.Usha Sharma was          serve as a forum for dissem-
tice by the DMK men did           ing the four-member expert       few KKNPP-specific issues,        KKNPP. He spoke about the        ries,” Udaya Kumar said.         using Hindi for all internal     appreciative of the qualita-      ination of scientific content,
them in as people were not        team recently constituted by     said S P Udaya Kumar, Co-        nuclear project at an event         The people of Tamil Nadu      administrative correspond-       tive content, particularly po-    he added.
amused by such extrava-           the state government to ad-      ordinator of PMANE Strug-        in Coimbatore on Decem-          had expected the state expert    ences. Inscriptions in Hindi     ems, in the magazine. In his        He hoped that the students
ganza. Holding that she was       dress the fears of locals over   gle Committee.                   ber 15, 2011 claiming that       team members would be            have been made promi-            Presidential address, NIT-T       will ensure success of the
for simplicity on the lines of    the nuclear plant.                  In a press release here,      the dangers perceived by         neutral and independent, but     nent on all name boards          Director Dr Sundarrajan ob-       significant initiative, there-
her mentor and AIADMK               “While the PMANE wel-          he    pointed     out   that     the locals were imaginary        Dr Srinivasan is neither. So,    and the Institute has also       served that the campus in the     by preparing themselves to
founder, the late MG Ram-         comes the State Expert Panel     Dr.Srinivasan is the former      and wanted the project to be     it is hard for PMANE to ac-      put up Hindi translations of     midst of rich diversity wit-      serve the nation from any
achandran, she insisted that      set up by the Chief Secretary    Chairman and a current           commissioned at the earli-       cept him as a member of the      Thirukkural throughout the       nessed students from North-       part of the country.
her birthday celebrations         on behalf of Chief Minister,     member of India’s Atomic         est.”                            team, he added.                  campus.
should be low-key.          “It   Dr Srinivasan a member of        Energy Commission (AEC).          He also claimed that when                                            As part of its Hindi-pro-                PODHIGAI                 &   DD-1
is nine months since the                                                                                                                                              motion initiatives, Institute                  Programme Tomorrow
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      FRIDAY 10
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                                                                  Priyanka and now Priyanka’s husband Robert Vadra is on the political spectrum,’.
                                                                                                                        - BJP President Nitin Gadkari                           Politics
Woman kills                      BJP a supermarket of corruption,                                                                                                       Anna University VC
drunkard                         pornography and mis-governance: Singhvi
husband
PERAMBALUR: A mid-
                                 NEW DELHI: Congress on
                                 Thursday likened BJP to a
                                                                   person Abhishek Singhvi
                                                                   told reporters here.
                                                                                                                                      jurist does not have to spend
                                                                                                                                      an entire Press Conference
                                                                                                                                                                        expresses shock
                                 “supermarket of corruption,          Reacting sharply to Sing-                                       speaking the language he          CHENNAI: Anna Univer-                                            screening of students to pre-
dle aged farm coolie was
                                 pornography and mis-gov-          hvi’s remarks BJP spokes-                                          spoke.”                           sity Vice-Chancellor Prof P                                      vent them from carrying any
brutally murdered by his
                                 ernance”, a remark which          person Nirmala Seethara-                                              Seetharaman raised issues      Mannar Jawahar expressed                                         weapons into the classrooms
wife over some domestic
                                 drew a strong reaction from       man said,”The Congress                                             like the 2G Spectrum, land        shock and surprise over the                                      to prevent such incidents,
quarrel at Kalpadi village
                                 the opposition party, which       party need not hurry to jump                                       allotment controversy in          murder of a teacher by a stu-                                    prof Mannar
under Maruvathur police
                                 suggested that those living       at the opposition party when                                       Congress ruled Maharashtra        dent in the class room and                                       Jawahar said ‘’there is a dif-
limits near here on Thurs-
                                 in glass houses should not        their house is in such a mess.                                     and indictment of a Delhi         attributed it to the influence                                    ference between school and
day.
                                 throw stones on others.           I think Congress party has a                                       government minister by            of cinema on young minds.                                        college students’..
  Police said the victims Sel-
                                     “The entire spectrum of       lot to answer much before                                          Lokayukta to turn the table           Responding to newsper-                                            ‘’The college students
vam, a farm labourer used to
                                 immorality and corruption         they even have a quick fire       well as the recent porn gate      on Congress on the issue of       sons queries at the launch                                       are more mature’’, he said,
have frequent quarrels with                                                                                                           corruption.
                                 can be found under one            round of the country,” she       controversy surrounding the                                         of St John’s Public School                                       adding, it’s quite rare to see
his wife Thangaponnu,over                                                                           three BJP ministers in Kar-           “If they indeed had any
                                 roof of BJP’s supermarket...      added.                                                                                               (SJPS) here, he said the in-                                     ‘’such a rage’’ on a 13-year-
spending his income on liq-      If you want to go shopping              At the AICC briefing,       nataka and its inducting the      respect for getting the truth     fluence of cinema and TV          was now creeping into In-       old boy, who had killed the
uor. The couple quarreled        for corruption, pornography,      Singhvi referred to alleged      tainted former BSP minister       out on any of these things,       soap operas make students        dian educational campuses       teacher.
today. In a fit of rage, the      spectacle of loss of lives        “litany of corruption charg-     Babulal Kushwaha.                 they would have subjected         take to violence for petty is-   also Prof Mannar Jawahar           He, however, ruled out in-
woman bashed up her hus-         and properties and mis-gov-       es” in BJP-ruled states like              Attacking Singhvi,       the Union Home Minister to
                                                                                                                                                                        sues.                            said ‘’we cannot say like       stallation of metal detectors
band with a wooden log.          ernance, BJP is the single        the land allotment scam in       Seetharaman said “A very          some kind of a questioning
                                                                                                                                                                           Noting that teacher com-      that because we are seeing      in the University campus to
    On information, police       window supermarket of cor-        Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh,       senior member of the Con-         rather than stonewalling it
                                                                                                                                                                        plaining to the parents about    such an incident for the first   screen the students saying
rushed to the spot and re-       ruption,” Congress spokes-        Gujarat and Uttarakhand as       gress, eminent lawyer, and        there,” she said.
                                                                                                                                                                        lack of attention to studies     time’’. ‘’It might be more      Universities in India had
moved the body of the de-
ceased for post mortem.
Police arrested Thangap-         Karnataka, Govt, Trying to help Jaya:                                                                                                  was routine and it was be-
                                                                                                                                                                        ing done only to shape up
                                                                                                                                                                        the student Prof Mannar
                                                                                                                                                                                                         out of frustration and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                         way the student was being
                                                                                                                                                                                                         brought, he added.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         never seen such an incident.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ‘’So the installations of met-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         al detectors is unnecessary’’,
opnnu.

Sri Lankan                       Karuna.                                                                                                                                Jawahar said ‘’we are hear-
                                                                                                                                                                        ing about such an incident
                                                                                                                                                                        for the first time in Tamil
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Prof Mannar Jawahar said
                                                                                                                                                                                                         schools should allot time for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         he added. Lamenting that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         students were not being
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         brought up with discipline,
                                 CHENNAI: DMK Presi-                                                point that the BJP was try-       ment by the then Chief Jus-                                        imparting moral and value-
                                 dent M Karunanidhi on                                              ing to help Ms Jayalalithaa       tice.                             Nadu’’.                          based education to students     the Anna University VC said
navy                             Thursday said the pressure                                         in the case, Mr Karunanidhi          Mr Karunanidhi also quot-         Denying that this danger-     so that they don’t turn kill-   society had a larger impact
                                 mounted on Karnataka Ad-                                           also referred to senior BJP       ed Mr Acharya as saying           ous trend, seen often in edu-    ers. Asked whether Anna         on students which could turn
arrests four                     vocate General B V Acharya
                                 to resign from the post of
                                                                                                    Leader L K Advani’s recent        that there was absolutely no
                                                                                                                                      bar or illegality in his con-
                                                                                                                                                                        cational campuses abroad,        University would resort to      them the other way.
                                                                                                    remarks that AIADMK was
Indian                           Special Public Prosecutor
                                 (SPP) showed that the BJP
                                                                                                    ‘natural ally’ of the BJP.
                                                                                                       Mr Karunanidhi also said
                                                                                                                                      tinuing in two posts as SPP
                                                                                                                                      and as Advocate-General
                                                                                                                                                                        Delhi IIT student arrested for
fishermen                         and the Karnataka Govern-
                                 ment were trying to help          nataka had acted in support
                                                                                                    Mr Acharya had not named
                                                                                                    anyone in the Karnataka
                                                                                                                                      simultaneously and that the
                                                                                                                                      Karnataka government was          ‘blackmailing, abducting’ girl
RAMESWARAM:                Sri   AIADMK Supremo and                of Ms Jayalalithaa could be      government who had asked          aware of his assignment as        NEW DELHI: An IIT-Del-           months after the girl had       ing the incident, Bhukhiya
Lankan navy apprehended          Tamil Nadu Chief Minister         gauged from Mr Acharya’s         him to quit as SPP. ‘’Only        SPP when it appointed him         hi student has been taken        filed an FIR against him on      threatened to misuse her
four Indian fishermen and         J Jayalalithaa come out of        remarks that he preferred to     the Chief Minister has the        as Advocate-General in Au-        into custody for allegedly       November 26 last year, stat-    photographs obtained from
confiscated their mecha-          the disproportionate wealth       resign from his post of AG       authority to do so, as the Ad-    gust 2011. ‘’The remarks          blackmailing an IIT-Kanpur       ing that the boy was threat-    her phone, and sent her vul-
nized fishing boats on the        case against her.                 rather than give in to ‘pres-    vocate-General is appointed       of Mr Acharya proved to                                            ening to misuse her pictures
                                                                                                                                                                        student.                                                         gar messages over email,
charges of cross-border fish-        The case against Ms Jay-       sure’ from the State govern-     by the Governor on the rec-       which extend the BJP and                                           if she refused to marry him,
                                                                                                                                                                            The Uttar Pradesh police                                     Facebook and phone, he
ing, early on Thursday.          alalithaa was being tried at a    ment to quit as SPP in the       ommendations of the Chief         the Karnataka government
                                                                                                                                                                        arrested Surendra Bukhiya,       Circle Officer Shailendra        said.
   Official sources said 511      Special Court in Karnataka        disproportionate assets case     Minister’’, he said, quoting      had acted to help Ms Jayala-
                                                                                                                                                                        a B.Tech student, from the       Lal said. The girl had lost          The girl tried to reason
mechanized fishing trawlers       and Mr Acharya is the SPP in      against her.     Quoting Mr      the AG.                           lithaa come out of the wealth
                                                                                                                                                                        IIT campus in Delhi on           her mobile phone and purse      with him, but after all else
had ventured into the Sea        the case, arguing against the     Acharya, DMK Chief said              Mr Karunanidhi pointed        case’’, Mr karunanidhi said.
                                 AIADMK leader. Reply-                                              to Mr Acharya’s statement               Referring to Assembly       charges of trying to black-      in November, which was          failed, she registered an
for a fishing trip yesterday                                        the former had been under
                                 ing to a set of questions, Mr                                      that he was appointed SPP         Speaker D Jayakumar tak-          mail the IIT-Kanpur student      found by Bhukhiya, who
morning from Rameswaram                                            terrible pressure for some                                                                                                                                            FIR, following which the
                                 Karunanidhi said the inter-       time asking him to resign        in the case against Ms Jay-       ing potshots at him for de-       and attempting to kidnap         hails from Warangal in And-
fishing jetty. The Srilankan                                                                                                                                                                                                              accused was arrested from
                                 view given by Mr Acharya          from the position of SPP         alalithaa on the recommen-        scribing the suspension of        her. Bukhiya, a third year       hra Pradesh, Lal said.
naval boats chased away                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the IIT Delhi campus, he
                                 to ‘The Hindu’ showed that        and he had been resisting        dation of the then Chief          Vijayakanth from the House        student of textile engineer-          The accused asked her
some of Indian fishing boats                                                                                                                                                                                                              said.     IIT Kanpur admin-
                                 how the BJP and the Karna-        it. ‘’Mr Acharya had said        Justice of the Karnataka          as undemocratic, Mr Karua-        ing at IIT-Delhi, was forc-      to meet him to return the
while fishing near Kat-                                                                                                                                                                                   phone and on this pretext,      istration refused to comment
                                 taka government were try-         the State government had         High Court. ‘’The direc-          nanidhi said he had not said      ing the girl to marry him and
chatheevu island by hurling                                                                                                                                             even threatened to upload        abducted her, the CO said.      on the matter saying the
                                 ing to remove him from the        recently asked him to resign     tion for appointment of sen-      anything about the Speaker.
soda bottles and stones on       post of SPP in a bid to help      as SPP, stating that he could    ior counsel as SPP was                ‘’I have not uttered any      her obscene videos and pic-      He took her to a temple and     matter was being investi-
the wee hours of on Thurs-       Ms Jayalalithaa in the case.      not continue in two posts.       given by the Supreme Court        word about the Speaker’’.         tures on the Internet if she     attempted to force her to       gated by the police. Further
day.                             Re-producing the interview        The State government was         while transferring the trial          Stating that had high re-     failed to do so.                 marry him, but she managed      investigations are on in the
      Meanwhile, a mecha-        given by Mr Acharya, he           apparently under pressure        of the disproportionate as-       gard for the Speaker, Mr               The arrest came three       to escape, Lal said. Follow-    matter, Lal said.
nized boat bearing registra-     commended the Hindu for           from its central leadership      sets case to Karnataka from       Karunanidhi said ‘’I want
tion number TN 10 NFB
176 was confiscated by
                                 publishing it, while stating
                                 that other newspapers had
                                                                   (BJP) that I should quit from
                                                                   the position of SPP in the
                                                                                                    Tamil Nadu’’, Mr Acharya
                                                                                                    had said, adding, he was
                                                                                                                                      Mr Jayakumar himself to
                                                                                                                                      think for a moment whether        14 students of City College
Srilankan naval men for al-      allegedly published it with a     case against Ms Jayalalith-      not willing to give up the        as a Speaker, he was right in
legedly poaching in Lankan
territorial waters. Four crew
                                 toned down version. The
                                 fact that the BJP and Kar-
                                                                   aa’’, Mr Karunanidhi point-
                                                                   ed out. To drive home his
                                                                                                    responsibility of SPP as he
                                                                                                    was chosen for that assign-
                                                                                                                                      issuing a rebuttal statement
                                                                                                                                      like a ‘speaker’ of a party’’.    arrested for Bus Day ruckus
namely Sahaya Robert (35)                                                                                                                                               CHENNAI: Police arrested         Cases under various sec-        and Raman,
owner of the boat, John Brit-
to (26), Maria
                                 Death toll as van falls into well put at                                                                                               14 students of Pachaiya-
                                                                                                                                                                        ppa’s College in the city to-
                                                                                                                                                                                                         tions of the IPC, including
                                                                                                                                                                                                         147, 148, 341, 324, 336,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sub-Inspector Rengasamy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and Armed Reserve Grade-
Clauren (26) and Justin (52)                                                                                                                                            day for creating ruckus and      332, 307 IPC and 3(1) of        I Constable Selvakumar,
were arrested and taken to
Talaimmanar in the Island
                                 10 officially                                                                                                                           indulging in violence, in-
                                                                                                                                                                        cluding pelting stones after
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Tamil Nadu Public Proper-
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ties Damages Act r/w 7(1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         besides the bus driver and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         commuter.
                                 MADURAI: The death toll           hospital in the city.Their       Asra Garg said here this             Madurai District Collec-       they were denied permission      (a) CLA Act were regis-            Police had already taken
nation.
                                 in yesterday’s mishap when        condition was stated to be       morning that the wreckage         tor U.Sagayam rushed to           to celebrate the Bus Day last    tered.                          a serious view of the unruly
    The arrest of four fisher-                                                                                                                                           evening.
                                 that occurred when a van          stable.                          of the van was lifted from        the scene and supervised the                                         The arrested students cited   behaviour by the students
men by the Srilankan navy                                                                                                                                                   Police said the enraged
                                 carrying a marriage party             Though initially it was      the well at 2300 hours last       rescue operation.                                                  as accused were C Karthick      of some colleges, especially
had triggered a tense situa-                                                                                                                                            students pelted stones from      (B.Com 1st Year), Pichaim-
                                 fell into a road side well in     claimed that 15-18 people        night with the help of a crane      The deceased Chithiraivel                                                                        the Pachaiayppas, Nandan-
tion in the coastal hamlets in                                                                                                                                          the college campus in which      ani (BCA III year), D Mani-     am Arts, Presidency College
Rameswaram.                      Madurai district was offi-         were traveling in the van, it    and thereafter rescue teams       and his family members
                                 cially put at ten, today.         was officially stated today                                                                           six police personnel and a       maran (B Com III year),         and New College students,
     It may be recalled that                                                                        were pressed into service to      were returning to their
                                                                                                                                                                        driver of the state-owned        L Jeevakumarm (BCA III          who were causing nuisance,
the Srilankan navy had ar-            Thirteen members of a        that only 13 people were         retrieve the bodies drowned       house at Teachers Colony
                                                                                                                                                                        Metropolitan Transport Cor-      Year),                          creating ruckus, disrupting
rested five fishermen name-        family were traveling to Tu-      traveling in the van at the      in the well. In all ten bodies    in Tuticorin district after       poration (MTC) bus were          Saravanan (B.Sc, I Year),       traffic, assaulting police and
ly Emerson (36), Augustus        ticorin district from Devar-      time of the mishap. Divers       were recovered and sent to        dropping his newly wedded         injured. They were being         B Kumar (B.Sc, II Year), P      causing damage to public
(33), Vincent (42), Prashan-     am in Theni district plunged      from Tamil Nadu Fire and         the Government Rajaji Hos-        daughter Uma at her hus-          treated in a hospital.           Venkatesan (B.Sc, III Year),    property under the guise of
th (32) and Langlet (22),        into the 50-foot deep agri-       Rescue Services department       pital for post-mortem.            band Saktheeswaran’s place           In the violence and stone     V Suresh (M.A I Year), R        the celebrations.
hailing from Rameswaram          cultural well. Ten people,        worked feverishly and re-          He said preliminary inves-      at Devaram. The deceased          pelting, two MTC buses, a        Sivalingam (BBM I year), S          The celebrations, of late,
on November 28 last year on      including four children died,     covered ten bodies from the      tigations revealed that the       included Chithiraivel, his        police jeep and a car were       Sharathkumar (B.A I year),      had taken a violent turn
the alleged charges of drug      while three occupants were        well during the search oper-     driver of the van had lost        wife Murugammal, brother          damaged, following which         V Chandru (B.A. III year),      leading to clashes between
smuggling. The fishermen          rescued by locals after they      ation that lasted throughout     his control when the vehicle      Balakrishnan, sister Aruna        police have registered on        Panneerselvam (B.Sc. - III      students of two colleges and
were languishing in Jaffna       fell into the water. They         the night.                       was passing over a speed-         and other family members          a complaint from injured         year), P Ajithkumar and K       retaliatory attacks result-
prison since then.               were admitted to a private           Superintendent of Police      breaker.                          died.                             MTC driver Gencilcin (28).       Saranraj.                       ing law and order problem.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            All the 14 students were     The behaviour by students at
                                                                                                    Take back petition or face ruling: SC                                                                arrested and remanded in
                                                                                                                                                                                                         judicial custody.        The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         times goes out of control as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         they climb atop the bus and
                                                                                                    to Army Chief Continue p-1                                                                           College Management has
                                                                                                                                                                                                         declared a holiday for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         travel, hanging precariously
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         on the footboards, and pass-
                                                                                                    had earlier this week sub-        treating May 10, 1950 as his      tained that his acceptance of    college today due to the stu-   ing lewd comments against
                                                                                                    mitted before the Supreme         official date of birth, necessi-   1950 as the year of his birth    dent’s unrest.                  women commuters in the
                                                                                                    Court additional documents        tating his retirement on May      was given in good faith at       Police said the Pachaiyap-      bus.
                                                                                                    to support his case for restor-   31 this year.     Challenging     the behest of the then chief     pas College students, who           The Madras High Court
                                                                                                    ing his date of birth as May      the government’s decision to      of Army Staff and not due to     had the habit of behaving in    had taken a serious view of
                                                                                                    10, 1951. The documents                                                                              a boisterous manner under       the violence indulged in by
                                                                                                                                      determine May 10, 1950 as         agreement with the conclu-
                                                                                                    relate to the Army Rules on                                                                          the guise ofcelebrating Bus     the college students and had
                                                                                                                                      his date of birth, Gen Singh,     sion of the Military Secre-      Day, proposed to celebrate
                                                                                                    Commissioning of officers.                                                                                                            already banned ‘Bus Day’
                                                                                                                                      in a 68-page petition, main-      tary’s Branch.                   the occasion and stopped a      celebrations on the ground
                                                                                                       Gen Singh had moved the
                                                                                                    apex court in January this                                                                           MTC Bus route No.53 from        that it caused hindrance to
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Poonamallee.                    the public.
                                                                                                    year accusing the govern-
                                                                                                                                                                                                             They were stopped by           As the harassment by stu-
                                                                                                    ment of treating him in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Deputy Commissioner of          dents crosses the tolerable
                                                                                                    manner reflecting total lack
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Police, Ambattur District       limits at times, the common
                                                                                                    of adherence to procedure                                                                            Mahesh Kumar and other          refrain among the commut-
                                                                                                    and principles of natural jus-                                                                       police personnel.        The    ers, especially women has
                                                                                                    tice in deciding his age.                                                                            students then took out a        been that its high time police
                                                                                                        The Army Chief took the                                                                          march and reached the col-      and the government identify
                                                                                                    unprecedented step of drag-                                                                          lege from where they pelted     the notorious students, and
                                                                                                    ging the government to the                                                                           stones injuring Special SIs     control them taking punitive
                                                                                                    apex court after the Defence                                                                         Mohanasundaram,          Du-    action, including barring
                                                                                                    Ministry had insisted upon                                                                           raipandian, Gangachalam         them from college.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              RNI-TC No. TNENG 05413 / 2010. R.Dis.No. 981/11

                                                                         Hollywood actress Naomi Watts all set to play
   METRO                                                                 ‘Princess Diana’ in biopic
DAILY EVENING NEWSPAPER                                                  Hollywood actress Naomi Watts is all set to star as Lady Diana in `Caught in Flight`, a new
                                                                         drama about the last two years of the princess` life. It was earlier said that Jessica Chastain
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Metro- News
      FRIDAY 10
    FEBRUARY 2012         4                                              would star in the biopic but Ecosse Films has now announced that Watts will star as the late
                                                                         princess in ` Caught in Flight`.

Frustrated Australian Olympic swimmer                                                                                                     Bollywood superstar        I have enough courage
Stephanie Rice would have ditched season                                                                                                  Aamir in Kashmir to        to face anything: Sonia
but for Olympics                                                                                                                          shoot for incredible India Agarwal
                                                                                                    trial.”
                                                                                                    Australia’s Olympic trials
                                                                                                    take place in Adelaide from
                                                                                                    15-22 March and although
                                                                                                    Rice was back in the water
                                                                                                    on Friday, the injury meant
                                                                                                    even her participation in
                                                                                                    other events at the meet at
                                                                                                    Sydney’s Olympic Pool was
                                                                                                    by no means certain.
                                                                                                    “The whole process at the
                                                                                                    moment is trying to swim
                                                                                                    and train when it’s not so
  Australia’s Stephanie Rice competes in the women’s 400m individual medley heats                   sore because when it’s sore,
         at the 14th FINA World Championships in Shanghai on July 31, 2011.                         I have to back off,” she said.
Triple Olympic champion had been disrupted.                   fully repaired and she has            “The last thing I want to do
Stephanie Rice would have “I think if this wasn’t an Ol- been reduced to trying to                  having got this far is to make
ditched this season out ympic year, I would have manage the injury and doing                        it worse. I’ve had to learn to
of sheer frustration at her pulled out of the year be- what she can to keep fit out-                 judge what a good sore is
shoulder injury were it not cause it’s been the most frus- side the pool through gym                and what a bad sore is.
for the London Games, the trating journey,” she said.         work, running and cycling.            “It’s been sore every ses-
Australian said after her first “It’s been so frustrating, es- “They can’t repair a tendon,          sion, it’s never like I get in
race of the year on Friday.    pecially in an Olympic year, it’s a six month rehab,” she            and it’s awesome, but some
The 23-year-old, who won the most exciting year, and said. “I obviously didn’t                      days it’s less sore and that’s
the 200 and 400 meters indi- I’m just trying to do every- have time for that, so they               good.” Rice admitted to
vidual medleys as well as the thing I can to get myself on just went in and cleaned it              “nerves and anxiety” before
4x200m relay gold in world the team.                          up as best they could.                her return to racing and also
record times in Beijing four “Hopefully everything I’m “I don’t know if that was                    some resignation that she
years ago, competed on Fri- doing now is making my the best option right now,                       would be unable to prepare
day for the first time since character stronger,” she add- to have surgery, because it               for London in the same way
surgery on a torn tendon in ed with a laugh.                  didn’t really do anything             she did for Beijing in 2008.
her shoulder last December. Dogged by injury since her so I had a cortisone a few                   “I can’t judge what I did
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ‘Oru Nadigaiyin Vakku-            about my marriage, She fur-
While satisfied with her stunning Beijing perform- weeks ago and that seems                          four years ago to what I’m
                                                                                                                                                                                                            moolam’ Tamil Movie which         ther said that she feels very
time of four minutes 49.93 ance, Rice has not won a to have settled it down a bit                   doing now, I’m a completely
                                                                                                                                                                                                            produced by Poonagai Poo          happy in acting; I am hav-
seconds to finish second in major international title in and I’ve been able to get                   different athlete,” she said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Geetha and story, screen-         ing enough courage to face
her 400 medley heat at the the intervening four years, through a decent amount of                   “I have to learn to compen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            play Direction done by Ra-        anything, and also said that
New South Wales champi- although she does retain the training.                                      sate where I can. “I’m past
                                                                                                                                                                                                            jkrishna,      Actress Sonia      she has signed for 3 movies
onships, Rice could not dis- 400 medley world record “Hopefully, it will hold                       the point of being worried,
                                                              together for the next few                                                   SRINAGAR: Bollywood              filmmaker uncle Nasir Hu-         Agarwal acting in this movie      now, one in Malayalam. In
guise her frustration at how (4.29.45).                                                             it’s just a case of if it’s there,
                                                                                                                                          superstar Aamir Khan on          sain used to shoot his films      met the media persons and         the press meet most of the
her Olympic preparations Rice’s tendon has not been weeks until the Olympic                         it’s there, if it’s not, it’s not.”
                                                                                                                                          Thursday arrived in Kash-        in Kashmir,’’ he added.          answered very politely. She       time taken by Sona Agarwal

‘Don 2’ to premiere at Berlin filmfest on                                                                                                  mir after more than a dec-
                                                                                                                                          ade to shoot for ‘Incredible
                                                                                                                                                                              ‘’I and other people in the
                                                                                                                                                                           Bollywood are highly im-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            said that she is not thinking
                                                                                                                                                                                                            of her marriage now, she
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              , preference given mostly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              about her personal experi-
                                                                                                                                          India’ in different locations.   pressed with the breathtak-      want to act for more than         ences very decently.
Feb 11; SRK to attend                                                                                                                           ‘’I have come here to
                                                                                                                                          promote ‘ Incredible India’
                                                                                                                                                                           ing beauty of the valley,’’ he
                                                                                                                                                                           said and expressed hope that
                                                                                                                                                                                                            seven years after I will think               - kumar srinivas
NEW DELHI: After wow-                                                                               dience and the media. They
                                                                                                                                          brand and shoot some shots       good old time will return
ing cinegoers in India, ‘Don                                                                        say the buzz surrounding
                                                                                                                                          for the special video,’’ he      and filmmakers would again
2’, the sequel to the modern                                                                        SRK’s visit in Berlin is akin
                                                                                                                                          told a group of journalists      turn to Kashmir to shoot
version of the 80s classic,                                                                         to that caused by arrival of
                                                                                                                                          during his visit to famous       their films. He said already a
will enthrall audiences in                                                                          a rockstar In fact, authorities
                                                                                                                                          floating vegetable garden in      number of films were filmed
Germany where it will pre-                                                                          at the Berlinale anticipate a
                                                                                                                                          the world famous Dal Lake.       during the past few years.
miere with a screening at the                                                                       huge rush of SRK fans dur-
                                                                                                                                               He said the last time he       Aamir said the people are
Berlin film festival on Feb-                                                                         ing the premiere of ‘Don 2’.
                                                                                                                                          visited here was in 1998 for     nice and hospitable in Kash-
ruary 11.                                                                                              Keeping in view the craze
                                                                                                                                          shooting of film ‘Mann’. Mr       mir, which is truly heaven
    Gracing the premiere of                                                                         for Shahrukh, the festival
                                                                                                                                          Khan said he enjoyed shoot-      on earth. About his film ‘3
the film, which has earned                                                                           authorities have set up a
                                                                                                                                          ing in the house at a village    Idiots’, he said some parts of
over Rs 100 crore across        be premiered on February          in overseas territories like      special page on the festival’s
                                                                                                                                          in the central Kashmir dis-      the film were filmed in Leh
India since its release on      11 at Friedrichstadt-Palast,      Russia, Germany, China,           website to answer the que-
                                                                                                                                          trict of Ganderbal, which is     in Ladakh region, where
December 25 last year, will     a mega-theatre in Berlin. A       France, Israel, and Turkey        ries of his fans and to pro-
                                                                                                                                          still covered by snow ‘’My       they went directly to shoot.
be Bollywood superstar          repeat screening of the film       where the dubbed versions         vide information about tick-
Shahrukh Khan, his co-star      at the theatre will be held on    of the film in local languag-      et sales. Trade analysts say
in the film Priyanka Chopra,
the film’s director Farhan
                                February 12.
                                     Initially, the film (in its
                                                                  es will be screened.
                                                                       Trade sources say there
                                                                                                    the premiere and subsequent
                                                                                                    release of ‘Don 2’ in Ger-
                                                                                                                                             ‘Chandramugi’ Actress donates for ‘Thane’ victims‘
Akhtar and its producer         2D and 3D versions) will be       is tremendous excitement          many will open new mar-
Riteish Sidhwani of Excel       screened in Hindi with Eng-       in Berlin over Shahrukh’s         kets for Indian films which
entertainment.                  lish sub-titles. The dubbed       expected arrival at the Ber-      till now have been confined
    Sources in the film trade    German version will hit           linale (the Berlin film fes-       to UK, the US, Australia and
say Shahrukh will arrive in     cinema screens in Germany         tival).     Tremendous an-        West Asia. In fact, ‘Don 2’ is
Berlin tomorrow when he         on February 16. Inciden-          ticipation awaits arrival of      among the few films to have
is scheduled to address the     tally, February 16 will also      the ‘king Khan’, who is a         been shot in the picturesque
local media. ‘DON 2’ will       witness the film’s release         favourite with the Berlin au-     city of Berlin.


Nine films release this week!




                                                                                                                                             Chandramugi’ heroine Nayanthara donates a cheque of rupees 5 Lakh to TN CM J.Jayalalithaa on
                                                                                                                                                     Thursday at Chennai Secretariat in helping ‘Thane’ cyclone affected victims.




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