CHENNAI VOL . 1 ISSUE .193 METRO Ramadoss urges D A I LY E V E N I N G N E W S PA P E R CHENNAI, TUESDAY 21, FEBRUARY 2012. DMDK announce Preeti Jhangiani 93/57, 10TH AVENUE ASHOK NAGAR CHENNAI - 600 083 CELL - 9443361101 PH NO - 044 43335627 4 PAGES RS. 2/- Ricky Ponting ends Jaya to visit K Muthukumar returns with ‘Dekho his one-day inter- Koodangulam as its candidate: Yeh hai Mumbai’ national career but to contest bypoll aims to play Tests 3 3 4 4 SC notice to Jaya on CBI appeal challenging HC verdict NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu action, which was being Chief Minister J Jayalalitha probed. Jayalalitha was the was on Tuesday issued no- chief minister of the state at MAX: 30O C MIN: 23O C tice by the Supreme Court the time of the alleged of- RH: 90% RAINFALL: NIL on a CBI appeal challeng- fence. SUNSET TODAY 6.06 PM ing the Madras High Court The high court had SUNRISE : TOMORROW 6.36 MOONRISE : TODAY 7.06 AM verdict, which had quashed quashed the proceedings MOONSET : TOMORROW 7.06 PM NEW DELHI: Following Mukherjee. The meeting is the Election Commission. a case, registered against her against Jayalalitha on her senior ministers’ recent run- due to be held tomorrow. Quraishi added that if code for allegedly receiving an plea that that there was an Devotees ins with the Election Com- mission over violations of According to the notes, the Union Legislative Secretary violations are tried in courts, the process would drag on illegal remittance of US $3 Lakh in 1992. inordinate delay in the in- vestigation and trial. model code of conduct, the would address the GoM on for years. throng Sri UPA government has set providing statutory backing Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari had recently While issuing notice to the Tamil Nadu CM, a bench of The CBI, in its appeal, however, has defended the in motion a process that is to executive instructions is- justices Altmas Kabir and S a remittance of three lakh delay on the ground that the Aurobindo bound to ignite controversy. As per a report in a lead- sued by the poll panel. Once the code violations get a said, “Without any disre- spect towards the Election S Nijjar, however, refrained US dollars in 1992 through a demand draft issued by alleged offence which took from staying the September place in 1992 came to the IT Commission, which we hold Ashram ing daily, the Centre – led by the Congress party – has statutory shape, they would come under the purview of in the highest esteem... time 30, 2011 judgement of the Madras High Court, deliv- banker’s trust company in New York, drawn on ANZ department’s notice only in 1996. has come, in a wider sweep begun the process to pro- law and dealt with by courts ered on a plea by Jayalalitha Grindlays bank, St Helier It further argued that the of electoral reforms, to think vide statutory backing to the instead of by the Election for quashing the FIR against Jersey. investigation process took about giving the model code election code. If the govern- Commission. of conduct statutory back- her. According to the CBI, the considerable time as the ment succeeds in its plan, Reacting to the develop- ing... The Election Commis- The case of the CBI is receipts of such huge money same had to conducted in the poll panel would lose the ment, Chief Election Com- sion should also revisit its that Jayalalitha had received were part of an illegal trans- the US, UK and UAE. right to act on complaints of to be taken up at the sev- missioner SY Quraishi told code violations. The government has enth meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) on cor- the daily that the govern- ment’s move was “highly own position on this issue.” Tewari’s remarks came in the wake of the EC-Khur- Naval guards arrest: Italy circulated what the report ruption, headed by Union misconceived” and aimed shid row over sub-quota re- called “secret agenda notes” Finance Minister Pranab at curbing the powers of marks. govt to move Kerala HC All state edu minters to discuss single KOCHI: The Italian gov- ernment through its Em- bassy in Delhi will move entrance test NEW DELHI: Education before we actually hold the The proposed entrance to convey any misgivings the Kerala High Court over the arrest of two of their na- val guards after they were Ministers of states will meet exam,” he said. test, Indian Science - En- especially on the issue of charged with killing of two here on Wednesday to de- “We are attempting to do gineering Eligibility Test equalising various results of Indian ﬁshermen off the cide on the Centre’s move that. I can tell you for exam- (ISEET), is likely to be con- the state board exams. Kerala coast. to hold a single entrance ple there was a meeting of ducted in April or May next The formula that has been As per reports on Tuesday, test for admissions to under Council of Boards of School year and will have two parts derived by Indian Statistical a senior Supreme Court law- graduate science and engi- Education in India (COBSE) -- ISEET main and ISEET Institute has taken into ac- PUDUCHERRY: Thou- yer has consented to provide neering programmes across yesterday. 11 boards came advance. count the results of the last sands of devotees from all counsel to the Italians. The the country. for this meeting of COBSE He said the main issue ﬁve years and has come out over the country and abroad Italian government wants HRD Minister Kapil Sibal and all 11 boards unani- of bringing about equalisa- with speciﬁc ﬁgures. “We today thronged Sri Aurob- quashing of the FIR against - Valentine Jalastine and issue. Italy has said the two says 11 education boards mously supported this,” he tion of the Class XII marks are willing to make a pres- indo Ashram on the 134th its naval personnel, who Ajeesh Binki – last week marines have immunity in the country have unani- said. across the boards has been entation. COBSE is fully birth anniversary of the they stress were acting to set out to sea in a boat along from Indian law as the mer- mously supported the move He was responding to a sorted out by a formula de- agreeable,” he said. mother, the principal devo- prevent piracy – they want with nine fellow-ﬁshermen chant vessel was ﬂying with and the government now question whether the sin- signed by the Indian Statisti- When pointed out that tee of saint-philosopher Sri them to be tried under UN from Neendakara ﬁshing an Italian ﬂag in internation- intends to seek the views of gle entrance test would cal Institute that would give some southern states are not Aurobindo. laws. harbour. al waters as it sailed from other boards in this regard. come into force by 2013 as “more representation” to agreeable to the test, he said: A mass meditation was or- Two naval guards of the They were allegedly Singapore to Egypt when “The states have to come planned. Sibal said the gov- states in the IIT system. “Who are saying they are ganised by the Ashramites Italian ship Enirca Lexie killed by the marines of the the ﬁring incident occurred onboard now. We are go- ernment intends to write to Sibal’s comments come averse? At the CABE com- on the occasion. The room were produced before a lo- ship who ﬁred at their boat last Wednesday. ing to have a meeting of the other boards in the country ahead of his crucial meeting mittee there was unanimity. used by Sri Aurobindo and cal magistrate in Kollam on February 15. But the ac- Italian Foreign Minister CABE committee; state ed- asking them to give their with State Education Min- People have to be persuaded the mother were thrown yesterday who sent them to cused claim that they mis- Giulio Terzi said there were ucation ministers...all these views and explain whether isters here tomorrow dur- how the equalisation is tak- open for public darshan to- judicial custody till March 5 took the deceased as pirates “considerable differences” will be put before the CABE they have any problem with ing which the issue would ing place. In fact, this would day. Latore Massimiliano and and shot them when they with India over the killing of committee. We want to have regard to conduct of the sin- be discussed thread-bare. give more representation to Salvatore Girone have been came close to the shipping the ﬁshermen. a ﬁrm resolution at that level gle test. Sibal said he did not want states in the IIT system.” charged with murder under vessel. However, India has main- ADVERTISE Gold, diamond worth Rs 14 cr looted section 302 of the Indian Penal Code. The deceased Meanwhile, talks are on at the highest level over the tained that the accused must face justice in local courts. IN METRO from Jewellery shop TIRUPPUR: In a major he- ed by the gang. The gang ist, burglars struck at the fa- after entering the premises CLASSIFIEDS mous Jewellery showroom emptied the ground ﬂoor of ‘Alukkas’ and decamped and then moved to the ﬁrst with Rs14 crore worth of ﬂoor and completely looted AT jewellery and diamonds in the jewellery. Tiruppur district of Tamil The total value of the loot- just 250/- Nadu early this morning. ed jewelleries was worth Reports received at the po- more than Rs 14 crore. lice headquarters here said Senior police ofﬁcial rushed (5 lines) the miscreants had gained to the spot and questioned entry into the multi-storied the employees. Going by showroom by making a the modus operandi of the gaping hole in the ground crime, police suspect the ﬂoor and decamped with machines to make hole in nary inquiries said about 40 involvement of more than the gold and diamond jew- the walls. kg of gold and one kg of dia- four to ﬁve persons in the ellery. They used welding Police quoting prelimi- mond jewelleries were loot- burglary. Since it was a high secured shop and security personnel were deployed round the MARKET clock, how the gang man- BULLION TODAY aged to hoodwink them and make a gaping hole in SILVER (1 KG) the wall, remained a mys- Rs 57,090 tery. The robbery was all SILVER (10GM) the more glaring as the shop Rs 61.10 was located in close prox- imity to a police station. 24CT GOLD (10 GM) The hole was big enough Rs 28,125. through which one person could easily sneak through 22CT GOLD (PER GM) it. Special teams were Rs 2,630 formed to nab the culprits. Unpardonable crime METRO Asserting that Indian sea waters are not infested with pirates, Union DAILY EVENING NEWSPAPER Minister for Shipping G K Vasan categorically said the killing of two Indian ﬁshermen by the Italian Marines is an unpardonable crime. Metro- Insight TUESDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2012 2 Sensex 5000 Indian pilgrims expected to ISRO to launch mission to Mars opens participate in Katchatheevu fete by 2013 and Chandrayann-ll RAJKOT: India would will take place in 2013, for forthcoming Multimedia higher by RAMESWARAM: About 5000 Indian pilgrims are ex- restrictions on account of visa-related procedures, the Priest of Vercode Church (Ramanathapuram) said as the Indians were allowed to visit the Island without any launch a mission to Mars in 2013 and Chandrayana-11 he said. The ISRO will launch an unmanned space Spacecraft GSAT-6, which will be a beginning of new 91.86 pts pected to participate in the two-day St. Antony’s Church pilgrims have to pass cus- toms another check ups. many as 2000 people have registered their names so far. valid documents like visa or passport and the Indian ﬁsh- to Moon in 2016, Indian Space Research Organisa- mission to orbit in 2016 as a prelude to its manned mis- era in Indian communica- tion satellites and GISAT a MUMBAI: The Sensex festival at Katchatheevu Is- The Indian maritime forces It may be recalled that af- ermen have rights to take tion (ISRO) Deputy Project sion get an idea of the space totally new concept of imag- of the Bombay Stock Ex- land, next month. would monitor inward and ter a gap of three decades, rest and dry their nets in the Director-Thermal Dr Alok environment and how the ing from GSO. Dr Shrivas- change advanced further Intelligence sources said onward journey of the pil- the SriLankan Government Island. The Island became Shrivastava indicated. system behaves, Dr Shrivas- tava has published around today by 91.86 points to the Srilankan government grims. gave permission to the In- a center of controversy, after Speaking to media on tava said. Dr Shrivastava 25 papers at national and 18,381.21 on renewed de- has made arrangements to The Indian Coast Guard dians to attend the St An- the SriLankan Government the sidelines of Youth-Fies- is presently working as a international level and more mand from local operators provide shelter, drinking (ICG) vessels will escort the tony’s Church festival dur- banned entry of Indians to ta-2012, here, Dr Shrivas- Deputy Project Director of than 150 restricted internal along with ﬁrm global cues. water and food for the Indi- Mechanized boats carrying ing the year 2010. More than participate in St Antony’s tava said after the success INSAT-3D spacecraft- the reports within ISRO. He News of a Greek bailout an pilgrims. Stiff restrictions Indian pilgrims from Ram- 3,500Indians, mostly com- Church festival in the year of Chandrayaan-l, India’s ﬁrst advanced Meteoro- had been deputed to ‘French were imposed by the Lankan eswaram Jetty to the Inter- prising ﬁshermen and Chris- 1982 and denied permis- ambitious Chandrayaan-2 logical spacecraft. He has Guiana (KOUROU)’ for IN- package renewed hopes authorities to the visiting national Maritime Bounda- tian people, participated in sion to the Indian ﬁshermen would be launched in 2016 evolved the thermal design SAT-2D launch campaign. among investors. pilgrims that they should ry Line (IMBL) from where the festival held on February to poach around the Island, and would help analysis of for two advanced meteoro- At present, he is heading The Nifty of National not bring liquor, inﬂamma- they will be escorted to 27, 2010. Similarly, 2956 subsequent to the intensi- mineral composition and logical payloads ‘IMAGER’ the Thermal Design Section Stock Exhange (NSE) ral- ble materials like kerosene, Katchatheevu by Srilankan pilgrims, including women ﬁcation of civil war in the undertake terrain mapping AND ‘SOUNDER’. within Thermal Systems lied by 26.50 points to stove, cigarettes, video cam- navy. The aspiring pilgrims participated in the festival Island nation. of the Moon. Dr Shrivastava was also Group, ISRO Satellite Cen- 5590.80. eras, arms and ammunitions should register their names on March 19, last year. Thereafter, several Indian India’s mission to Mars assigned the responsibility tre, Bangalore. The Sensex recorded etc. The festival will begin with the Ramanathapuram The 275-acre uninhab- ﬁshermen were killed and intra day high and low at 18,414.11 and 18,293.80 re- spectiveley. on March two with the hoist- ing of ﬂag at the Church. district authorities. Only the registered people will ited Island of Katchatheevu on the Palk Strait was gift- injured in the attack by Sri Lankan Navy on several IT @ School starts Youtube The Indian pilgrims would be allowed to go to Kat- ed to Sri Lanka in 1974 by occasions, prompting the Among frontliners, Hin- dalco Industries, Tata Steel, leave for Katchatheevu on the early hours of March chatheevu. The pilgrims will return to Rameswaram then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as a goodwill ges- regional political parties, to pressurize the Indian Gov- Channel, Portal for students SAIL, Cairn India, SBI, ITC, three after a thorough check on March four. Mean- ture. As per the agreement ernment to retrieve the Is- T H I R U VA N A N - K Anvar Sadath, Execu- access of contents in the ONGC and BHEL pushed up. Though there are no while, Fr. Michael Raj, betweenthe two countries, land from Sri Lanka. THAPURAM IT @ School tive Director ofIT@School Portal, its unique design the sensex up. ONGC and Project, said. also enables Ofﬂine access BHEL shot up more than four per cent. UN Treaty Calls for Action against will make use of Social me- dia, Resource Portal and its broadcast channel to fortify The portal has been de- signed to enable the students to every content, thus facili- tating the students to down- However, TCS, Tata Mo- tors, Gail India, Maruti Suzuki and HDFC Bank gunmen: Ecologist tion of the coastal State can the upcoming SSLC Exami- nation preparations of 4.50 to learn difﬁcult portions of their subject through easy interactive animations and load the required contents and use them whenever they want, without the need for T H I R U VA N A N - from the coast which means stipulates that ‘any exercise Lakh students in Kerala. were under pressure and in THAPURAM: The Italian that it is within the Contigu- or practice with weapons be exercised ‘if the conse- The unique resource por- would also enable the stu- having internet all the time, sectoral indices Consumer campaign against the legal ous Zone at the start of In- of any kind’ by a foreign quences of the crime extend tal of IT @School Project dents to conduct different K Anvar Sadath, Executive Durables,IT and Technology action by India over the kill- dia’s Exclusive ship shall be considered to to the coastal State’, and experiments themselves. Director of IT@ School www. resource.itschool.gov. capped it from further gain, ing of two innocent Tamil Economic Zone as recog- be’ prejudicial to the peace, in this case the ﬁshermen Apart from interactive ani- Project, said. in has been packed with con- brokers said. ﬁshermen by Italian marines nized under UNCOLS, he good order or security of killed weren’t on board the mations, the portal has also tents of Science, Social Sci- In the second line shares, was against the letter and said. the coastal State’ and hence Italian ship but of the coast- incorporated several Java ence and Mathematics for Kingﬁsher Airlines slipped spirit of UN Convention on Under UNCOLS, a foreign shall not constitute innocent al State, he said. applets and free software beneﬁting students attend- more than 18 per cent as the Law of Sea (UNCOLS) vessel has only a right of ‘in- passage, he added. India should raise the issue content including Videos, ing the SSLC examination company’s bank accounts 1982, according to SFaizi, nocent passage’ through the The Italian argument that of the malicious campaign (State Board Examination) Graphs, Pictures etc. have been frozen suddenly. an Ecologist, here on Mon- Territorial Waters and the India cannot initiate crimi- by the Italian govt with the commencing next month, In addition to the Online Bharat Forge rose by 0.5 day. Contiguous Zone. nal proceedings against cul- International Maritime Or- per cent. Lanco Infratech The shooting occurred, And as per Article 19 ex- prits is also against the UN ganisation, while the crimi- shot up by 6 per cent. The according to media reports, plaining the meaning of in- treaty which categorically nal proceedings are pro- ADVERTISE PODHIGAI & DD-1 gainers were ONGC by at 14nautical miles (22kms) nocent passage the treaty states that criminal jurisdic- gressing, he added. 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I will accompany the DMK candidate during the ﬁling of nomination TUESDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2012 3 papers. - Union Minister M.K.Alagiri Politics Father Withdraw objectionable memorandum, Ramadoss urges Jaya to visit hacks consult the states on NCTC: Jaya Koodangulam TIRUCHIRAPAlli: Pat- and political interference, daughter: CHENNAI: Voicing her concerns again over the concerns of the other Chief Ministers who have voiced expressed by the constituent states. tali Makkal Katchi (PMK) President Dr S Ramadoss to- he demanded a white pa- per on the present status of Centre’s proposal to set up their reservations and ob- “I also request you to start day urged Tamil Nadu Chief Honour a National Counter Terror- ism Centre, Tamil Nadu jections in this regard and request that the consulta- the consultation process with the states immediately Minister J Jayalalithaa to TNEB. He wanted that the TNEB visit Koodangulam person- should be restructured with killing Chief Minister Jayalalithaa demanded that “the objec- tion process should be com- menced forthwith,” she said. keeping in view the fact that matters of public order and ally and allay the fears of people over Koodangulam an autonomous panel com- prising experts and based on CHIDAMBARAM: In an tionable memorandum” be Jayalalithaa, who had police are in the State List of Nuclear Power their suggestion the TNEB attempted ‘honour killing’, withdrawn immediately and joined other Chief Minis- the Constitution,” she said. Project (KKNPP). be revamped. He also a father hacked his Engi- the Centre start consultation ters such as Navin Patnaik Earlier this month, Jay- Addressing a press confer- wanted that the Tamil Nadu neering studying daughter, process with the states. of Odisha and Mamata Ban- alalithaa had written to the ence here, he said the four Nadu one after another had Government conduct a ref- while she was walking on In a letter to Prime Min- erjee of West Bengal in the Prime Minister over the member expert panel, which totally spoiled the state’s erendum in a few important the road here on Monday ister Manmohan Singh, she chorus against the NCTC, NCTC, saying the proposed was appointed by the Tamil growth. cities of Tamil Nadu on the morning. emphasised that the “the asked the Prime Minister to body suffered from “deﬁ- Nadu Government to visit In fact, the DMK which present power crisis. Police said Gnanavalli disturbing provisions of the ensure that the “objectionble ciencies” and has provisions Koodangulam and to go was alliance partner of the To a question, he ruled (22), the ﬁnal year Engi- recent Ofﬁce Memorandum analysis and consultations memorandum” was imme- that tantamount to usurping through the safety aspect of ruling party at the Centre out possibilities of mid neering student of Annama- of the Union Ministry of with all the States”. diately withdrawn in defer- the legitimate rights of the the nuke project, visited the during the last 23 years, term election for Lok Sabha lai University was walking Home Affairs need in depth “I reiterate that I share the ence to the apprehensions states. area but came back without except for a period of ﬁve and said in future the PMK towards the campus, when her father Sundaramurthy followed her and hacked Public-private-partnership projects in meeting the people of the area. ‘’Who had asked them to years, had miserably failed to develop Tamil Nadu. In the present UAP Gov- would not forge alliance with any national and re- gional parties, especially with a sickle. The girl who suffered cut injuries on her shoulder, is private sector: G K Vasan CHENNAI: Union Minis- around Rs 6,700crores. and then it would be sent to visit there?’’ he questioned and said the people who were opposed to the nuke ernment at the Centre, the DMK was a key partner, but once again it had failed to the Dravidian parties in Tamil Nadu. The PMK will face both the 2014 Lok admitted to a private hospi- project would intensify their develop Tamil Nadu, he al- Sabha election as well 2016 ter for Shipping G K Vasan The Chennai Port Trust the Union Cabinet for ap- tal and her father after being agitation. leged. elections to the Tamil Nadu on Monday said the govern- would redraw its business proval, he said. chased by the public, surren- Dr Ramadoss pointed out He claimed that law and State Assembly, he said. ment would award around plans to compensate for the Atulya Misra, chairman, dered to the Police. that right from the beginning order in Tamil Nadu was de- He said they were now six public-private-partner- loss of revenue in handling Chennai Port Trust said the Police enquiries revealed the present AIADMK gov- teriorating day by day. On concentrating on 120 as- ship (PPP) projects in the dirty cargo, Mr Vasan said. key recommendations of the that Sundaramurthy was up- ernment was handling the January 23 a major robbery sembly and 15 Lok Sabha port sector during this ﬁnan- He said the Chennai Port Mohan Committee is for the set that his daughter fell in Koodangulam issue in an ef- took place at nationalized segments across Tamil cial year, including a project Trust would focus on han- port to focus on handling love with a lower caste boy fective manner. bank branch at the knife Nadu and hoped that they in Jawaharlal Nehru Port dling cleaner and container- clean cargo like containers, and she did not heed to his Dr Ramadoss welcomed point at suburb of Chennai would win at least ten Lok Trust (JNPT) in Mumbai. ized cargo as well as building fertilizer, cruise shipping, advice to give up the love in Ms Jayalithaa’s move to and similar offence once Sabha seats in 2014 general Talking to reporters here parking lot to compensate food, wood and others. the interest of the family and oppose the Union Govern- took place at another branch elections on its own. after an interactive session for the loss of around Rs 226 He said the quantity of fer- her two younger sisters. ment’s proposal to set up of denationalized bank at the When a reporter asked as with exporters, organised crore revenue owing to the tilizer handling by the port He told the police that he National Counter Terrorism outskirts of the city, he said Tamil Nadu Government’s by Confederation of Indian Madras High Court’s order was on the rise. According was much worried that if the Centre (NCTC). and alleged that due to inef- freebies were very popular Industry (CII) here, he said banning handling of coal to him the port handled coal eldest daughter in the fam- He said though there was ﬁciency of police, incidents and getting support from as many as 22 PPP projects and iron order by it. tion of Ennore Port speciﬁ- and iron ore amounting to 18 ily eloped with a lower caste no power of the state gov- of murder, robbery and rape the people in the state, how were under consideration He said a committee head- cally to handle the dusty and million tones. boy, it would be difﬁcult ernments in the ‘so called’ were increasing day by day. would PMK succeed in and his Ministry would ed by Captain Mohan has dirty cargo. ‘We are also looking at to get marry the other two federal set up, the Union Dr Ramadoss found fault its future political plan, he clear ﬁve to six projects by submitted its report detailing On the issue of coastal out-of-the-box ideas like car daughters, Police said. Government’s this move with the AIADMK Govern- hoped that the party would March next. the new areas for the Chen- shipping, Mr Vasan said the parks on PPP model for the Two He said about 22 projects worth Rs 16,000 were under nai Port to focus. He, how- ever, did not agree that the government is in the process of discussing a new policy. use of general public owing to the increased availability would be amounting to fur- ther interference in the State ment led by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa change the people’s mindset and win future elections on consideration and by March, Chennai Port Trust and the The new land policy (leas- of the space,’ Misra said. The Governments’ rights. and said the state adminis- its own. Nigerian ﬁve to six projects would be Shipping Ministry did not ing and other usage of land) bid for the mega container Releasing the ‘New Hope- New Politics’, the party’s tration had fully collapsed. Stating that Tamil Nadu He said the party was go- given permission includ- foresee such a ban happen- for ports has gone to the In- terminal would be issued ing to launch a state wide fraudsters ing the one at JNPT worth ing even after the construc- ter-Ministerial consultations again this year, he added. document on its future activ- ities, he said the Dravidian Electricity Board (TNEB) was almost insolvent due agitation demanding total prohibition in the state, dur- held DMDK announce K Muthukumar as parties which ruled Tamil to administrative confusion ing June-July next. HYDERABAD: The city po- Another bank heist in city, lice on Monday arrested two Nigerian nationals on charge its candidate: to contest bypoll gang loots 14 Lakh from IOB CHENNAI: The Sankara- hakrishnan said the party newspersons yesterday in of cheating and seized a brief nkoil Assembly by-election would soon announce its Tiruchirapalli, Mr Karuna- CHENNAI: Close on the case containing 25 black pa- heels of last month’s heist at is all set to witness a multi- candidate. nidhi said the DMK was not per bundles, a passport and the Bank of Baroda on the cornered contest with the The ruling AIADMK was averse to ﬁelding a common two ID cards from them. city outskirts, a ﬁve-mem- Desiya Murpokku Dravida the ﬁrst to announce its can- candidate to avoid splitting Tazan Ogba Efe (36) and ber gang looted Rs 14 Lakh Kazhagam (DMDK) of ac- didate and ﬁelded Sankara- of the Opposition votes and Frederick Etebeﬁa (40) were in broad daylight in another tor Vijayakanth also decid- nkoil Municipality Chair- defeatthe ruling AIADMK contacting people by send- public sector bank, IOB, at ing to enter the fray and an- person, Muthuselvi. The in the bypoll. ing spam mails and make gun point here at suburban nouncing K Muthukumar as DMK has ﬁelded J Jawahar As Vaiko also was not them believe that they were Keelkattalai, on Monday. its candidate. Sooryamurthy, nephew of suggestive to the idea Police sources said the ready to invest USD 10 Mil- DMDK President Vijay- former Union Minister A of common candidate, a gang, which entered the lion from Barclays Bank, akanth announced the can- Arunachalam. TNCC Presi- multi-cornered contest ap- bank as customers, threat- UK in companies in India in didate, ahead of the party’s dent B S Gnanadesikan said peared imminent in the by- ened the bank staff and cus- ‘’Joint Venture Business’’, a General council meeting, ﬁrst time. his party would support the poll. Nominations open on tomers at gun point locked police release said here back and found to be in were with the cashier and virtually rejecting DMK Vijayakanth’s decision to DMK candidate in the by- February 22 and closes on them up in a room and de- working condition, could that he had gone for lunch, The release said whenever President M Karunanidhi ﬁeld his party’s candidate polls. March one. camped with the booty. not be operated as the gang the gang member came to any gullible person respond- agreeing to ﬁeld a common assumes signiﬁcance after The MDMK General Sec- The possibility of oppo- The gang, which came in a had held bank staff and cus- the cashier’s enclosure and ed to their mails; the accused candidate to avoid a split in Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa retary Vaiko, had announced sition ﬁelding a common red colour Maruti Omni van, tomers at gun point. made away with the cash would contact the person struck at 1430 hrs, taking votes among the opposition. challenged him to contest its former MLA Dr T Sadan candidate is not ruled out In all ten staff members, from two of the three cash over phone and tell them that advantage of the one hour The announcement of the the bypoll on his own. Thirumalaikumar as the can- as they have time till March including two women, and counters, totaling Rs 14 they were working in US load shedding in the area party candidate came as a During heated arguments in didate. three, the last date for with- an equal number of custom- Lakh. Embassy. from 1400 hrs to 1500 hrs, surprise to many in the party the State Assembly recently, Meanwhile, talking to drawal of candidates. ers, including a woman, After interrogating those The accused would hood- and escaped non-chalantly, as they believed that a deci- Vijayakanth said the ruling were present at the bank present in the bank and the wink a client by changing the using the same vehicle. when the incident took staff, a senior police ofﬁcial, sion to this effect would be AIADMK would be defeat- black papers of 100 US Dol- The bank had neither in- place. speaking on the condition of taken only at tomorrow’s ed in the wake of recent hike lar note size by using chemi- stalled closed circuit TV Soon after entering the anonymity, said ‘going by General council meet. in bus fares and milk prices. cals and tell them that carry- cameras, which has been bank, one of the gang mem- the inputs given by the bank Muthukumar, a BE and To this Ms Jayalalithaa said made mandatory in the ing original Dollar notes was bers held the Branch Man- Manager on the nature of the MBA Graduate, is the Dep- her party would win the wake of last month’s heist unsafe, the release said. ager Shanmugasundaram at weapon, it appeared that the uty Secretary of the Tirunel- polls hands down and dared at BOB at suburban Perun- The associates of the ac- gun point. With one person gang had used a ‘toy gun’ veli West District Secretary him to ﬁeld a candidate and gudi when a four-member cused visited Hyderabad and standing guard at the en- to loot the bank.’ spoke in He had earlier unsuccess- face the polls. gang made away with 19.25 cheated one person to the trance, another pulled out a Hindi. fully contested from the With BJP also deciding Lakh, nor a security guard. gun, threatened a staff mem- Joint Commissioner of Po- tune of Rs 20 Lakh when he same constituency in the to enter the fray, the by- Six electronically-operated ber, and forced him to lock lice K Shanmugarajeswaran evinced interest and contact- 2006 Assembly polls, when poll would witness a mul- burglary alarms (that could up the customers and other told reporters after visiting ed them through mails. As function even during power the nascent DMDK tested ti-cornered contest. State bank staff in a room. the spot that four special per directions from police, cuts), were installed in the its electoral fortunes for the unit President Pon Rad- The gun-wielding gang teams were formed to nab the gullible victim contact- bank, located on the ground member then asked the bank the gang members. ed the two accused on their ﬂoor in the busy locality. staff to take him into the All the check posts, be- mail from a different e-mail But the alarms, which safe deposit locker room. sides railway stations and ID and informed them that were checked a few days When the staff said the keys airports were alerted. he was interested in invest- Vehicle checks were in- ing amount in ‘joint venture business’ in Hyderabad. Precious Photos tensiﬁed, check posts were strengthened and all vehi- On the request of the vic- cles leaving the city were tim, the accused came to Hy- subjected to thorough derabad along with a brief checks. All the hotels, case containing the black lodges and mansions have coloured papers. Police lay come under police scanner in wait for them and arrested and the details of people the accused. who had stayed there in re- cent past were being collect- ed. Today’s daring inci- dent comes at a time when the city police were yet to achieve any breakthrough in the case relating to the heist Gandhi and his wife Kasturbhai, 1902. at BOB. RNI-TC No. TNENG 05413 / 2010. R.Dis.No. 981/11 ﬁlm like a project: Actor Madhavan METRO Talented actor R. Madhavan straddles two worlds - Hindi movies and southern cinema - DAILY EVENING NEWSPAPER with elan but despite having a good hold in both, he doesn`t believe in piling up projects in his kitty. “I do one ﬁlm a year. I don`t look at a ﬁlm like a project, I worship it. It`s like going Metro- News TUESDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2012 4 to a temple. I can`t jump from one ﬁlm set to another ﬁlm set,” Madhavan said. Ricky Ponting ends his one-day interna- 47.9-ft-long dosa Preeti Jhangiani returns with ‘Dekho Yeh hai tional career but aims to play Tests prepared for Mumbai’ Guinness Record MADURAI: In an attempt Records at London for veri- to enter ﬁcation. Guinness Book of Records, Led by popular chief K a ‘Dosa’, measuring 47.9-ft- Damodaran, as many as 35 long, was prepared at ‘Suvai chefs were involved in the Darbar 2012,’ a food festi- preparation of the mega val organized by Madurai Dosa, which was later Round Table 14 at the fa- served to the visitors of the mous Thamukkam Ground, food fair. About 39 kg of last evening. ‘Dosa Maavu’ was used for The organizers of festival the preparation of the long- claimed that the Dosa pan it- est-ever Dosa, Damodaran self was a record as it meas- said, adding the earlier ured 61-ft-long and weighed record was 38.2 feet-long 3.25 tones. It was ﬁtted Dosa made in Vijayawada in with 36 burners to cook the Andhra Pradesh. mega Dosa. He hoped that they would The attempt began at 1845 get certiﬁcation from the hrs in the presence of a large Guinness Book of Records. number of spectators and It was a fund raiser pro- Australian cricket player Ricky Ponting speaks during a news conference in Sydney on February 21, 2012. the entire event was record- gramme to support the de- left now and I still have to do for the next period of ed with video cameras for serving students of various Ricky Ponting, Australia’s Ponting, who said the deci- what it takes to be a domi- time and how long that is, I submission to the ofﬁcials government schools and or- most successful one-day sion to drop him had come nant player.” don’t know.” of Guinness Book of World phanages, he added. cricketer, accepted that his “out of the blue”, said he limited overs international career was over on Tues- The Tasmanian’s omis- sion from the squad comes wanted to continue playing test matches, a format in A rundown of former Australia captain Ricky “Slumdog Millionaire”s girl day but said he wanted to continue in test cricket and after he stepped in to lead the side to one victory and which he has scored 13,200 runs in 162 matches at an Ponting’s one-day interna- tional career after he said friend welcomes criticisms hoped to play in the 2013 one defeat in their previous average of 53. on Tuesday he had accept- Ashes. two games in the absence “This is closure on my one- ed his career in the 50-over While Don Bradman re- of injured skipper Michael day international career but format was over. Ricky mains Australia’s greatest Clarke. it’s certainly not closure on Ponting’s one-day career ever cricketer, Ponting is Ponting said he had spoken my international career,” * Born: Dec 19, 1974 at without peer in the 50-over to chairman of selectors said Ponting, who retired Launceton, Tasmania game having scored 13,704 John Inverarity, who told from Twenty20s in 2009. * Matches: 375 (winning runs in 375 matches at an him he was not in the plans “I just love the game and 165 of 230 as captain) CHENNAI: After a stint as movie shape up well,’’ the average of 42. for the future direction of I just love every opportu- * Debut: Against South producer in ‘Sahi Dhande ﬁlmmaker said. He won three World Cups the team looking forward to nity I have to play for my Africa at Wellington Galat Bande’, the beautiful A source revealed, ‘’As in his 17-year career, two as the 2015 World Cup. country.” Ponting, who re- on February 15, 1995 Preeti Jhangiani is set to re- soon as Preeti shows up on captain. “It’s a bit hard to say I’ve linquished the captaincy * Total runs in ODIs: 13,704 turn as actress with the ﬁlm the sets, the whole atmos- The end for the second-most retired given I’ve been of both tests and one-day * Second highest scorer ‘Dekho YeH hai Mumbai’. phere as well as cast and proliﬁc batsman of all time dropped but I don’t expect teams last March, was under behind India’s Sachin Directed by Sneh Tulli crew lights up, there is smile in limited overs interna- to play one-day interna- pressure for his place in the Tendulkar and produced by SAM Pro- on everyone’s face and the tionals was signalled when tional cricket any more and test team at the end of last * Centuries: 30 ductions, ‘Dekho Yeh hai environment becomes very he was dropped from the I’m sure the selectors don’t year but responded with 544 * Second highest number of Mumbai’ will see Preeti relaxed.’’ Preeti is loved by Australia team on Monday expect to pick me either,” runs at an average of 108 as centuries behind Tendulkar play a bubbly role, which is everyone on the sets, Tulli after making 18 runs in ﬁve the 37-year-old told a news the hosts whitewashed India * Batting average: 42.03 not very different from her MUMBAI: Indian actress `Hmmm. the ﬁlms not really recalled. games in the ongoing Tri- conference at the Sydney 4-0. “I think I proved to a * Highest score: 164 real life character. Freida Pinto says she loves about you but be happy that ‘’Preeti is so sweet and series against India and Sri Cricket Ground. lot of people this summer * Wickets: 3 Sources in the ﬁlm trade discussing her work with you made it,” Pinto said. well-behaved that even dur- Lanka. “I have been dropped, which that I can still play great * Won three 50-over World said that even before the re- boyfriend Dev Patel because The actress also wishes ing breaks, she used to ask “I don’t expect to play one- is disappointing but I accept cricket for Australia and be Cups as a player: 1999, lease of the ﬁlm, Preeti has he always gives an honest directors would see past her me if anything was required day cricket for Australia that. My performances over as good as anybody on the 2003, 2007 been showered by praises the last ﬁve games haven’t * Led Australia in the last feedback. beauty and offer her more or if she could go to her van- anymore,” said Ponting. cricket ﬁeld,” he said. by not only the crew mem- warranted me being there.” two World Cup victories The 27-year-old, who has challenging movie roles. ity,’’ she added. “I’ve only got Test cricket “That’s what I’m planning bers, but even by other Bol- been dating Patel since they “I wish people would lywood stars that have seen Tulli said she was very ‘Dirty’ pair Emraan-Vidya back again worked in 2007 ﬁlm “Slum- dog Millionaire”, said she think outside the box when it comes to casting me. the rushes. Preeti who likes to keep touched by Preeti’s gesture. The director said after Screen partners in Balaji’s will surprise viewers with knows Patel will always say There’s this ultimate satis- a low proﬁle, is very happy seeing Mohabbatein, she ‘The Dirty Picture’; and its many twists and turns. what he thinks rather than faction an actor gets from with the accolades she is wanted to work with Preeti now the two dirty stars are We are conﬁdent that this what she wants to hear, re- the effort invested in a part receiving. In her real life and now she is enjoying the back again together in UTV best combination of Em- ported Female ﬁrst. where the transformation also, she is full of life and same. Motion Pictures’ forthcom- raan, Vidya and Raj Kumar “I like being able to ask takes you as far from your- very bubbly, revealed writer ‘’The movie is going to hit ing venture. will take viewers by storm Dev, `What do you think self as it’s possible to go. director Tulli. ‘’So while the silver screen soon and Announcing the movie and in Ghanchakkar.” The ﬁlm of this? ` He’s very honest. I hope that sort of work shooting, she doesn’t need we are sure that the bubbly the stars, Siddharth Roy is set to release in August He’s not, `You were wonder- comes my way because I to pretend and the ﬂow is Preeti is going to be liked by Kapur, CEO of UTV Mo- this year. ful darling. ` He’ll be like, feel I can do it,” she added. so easy which is helping the one and all,’’ she added. tion Pictures, says, “It is a After ‘No One....’ Vidya ba- pleasure to announce Ghan- chakkar, our third ﬁlm in a lan is working with Gupta second time in this ﬁlm and DMDK Party’s General Council meeting row with Rajkumar Gupta, hence the actress is quite one of the most talented happy to be associate with writer-directors in the in- the director again. Said Vi- dustry today. dya, “He has a very new Emraan and Vidya to age and quirky but massy do the lead roles, we have humour. Having worked a certain amount of comfort the skin of the character, managed to get our dream with him before in No One that is brought to the table. which according to him is cast for roles that were vir- Killed Jessica, I know he’ll Emraan, is a brilliant co-star something that is challeng- tually written with them in push me to give it my best.” and together, we hope to ing. Besides, he is conﬁdent mind. Rajkumar and Per- Saying about Emraan, rock it!” to share screen with Vidya vez Sheikh have written a “When you have worked On the other hand, Emraan again and hoping recreate quirky comic-thriller which with an actor before, there is is keenly waiting to get into the best out put. ‘Thandavam’ challenging movie for Vikram DMDK Party’s General Council meeting began today morning and headed by the party’s presidium chairman pantruti S.Ramachandran, in that meeting party’s founder president Vijayakanth to make important resolutions DAILY EVENING NEWS PAPER Administrative ofﬁce CHIEF EDITOR 13&14 Alsa Mall, 3rd ﬂoor, S.A.N.VASIGARAN No. 4, Montieth Road, Egmore, ASSISTANT EDITORS Chennai - 600008. D.KRISHNARAJU Tamil movie ‘Thandavam’ is the story of an affected person who ﬁghting for the rights, and it shows what are Phone: 044 - 42148153, Off : 28520253 SYED AZMATHULLAH the difﬁculties he face, this movie is to be a challenging one for the actor Vikram, says its director Vijai. 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