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You need an opportunity to succeed, says Oscar winner Pookutty

You need an opportunity to succeed, says Oscar winner PookuttyChennai, April 29: After all you need just an opportunity to be successful, was the message Oscar winner Resul Pookutty conveyed on Wednesday to all aspiring artistes in film industry.

Resul Pookutty, Oscar winner for best sound mixing of ''Slumdog Millionaire'' said if someone is given the right opportunity, success in the film industry could follow on its own.

"We have great potential. If right opportunity is being given to

Shashi Tharoor asks Sri Lanka to give Tamil civilians an honoured place

Shashi Tharoor asks Sri Lanka to give Tamil civilians an honoured placeChennai, Apr 29 : Former United Nations diplomat and writer Shashi Tharoor has asked the Rajapaksa Government to give a devolution package to its Tamil civilians to give them an honoured place in the country.

Tharoor recalled that the Sri Lanka Government had announced a couple of years ago that it would give a devolution package to the Tamils. In effect, it would give the Tamils a homeland with in the united Sri Lanka.

Four killed in Chennai train collision

Four killed in Chennai train collisionChennai, Apr 29 : At least four people have been killed and several others injured when a passenger train and a goods train collided at Jeevanagar railway station in suburban Vyasarpadi on Wednesday.

According to police, the incident took place at around 6:00 a. m. when the passenger train coming from Chennai and the goods train coming from Arakkonam collided.

Following the accident, a fire broke out in one of the coaches of the local train, they said.

Four bodies have been retrieved by the fire and rescue personnel, police said, adding that more casualties were feared.

Jayalalithaa attacks Congress for calling her anti-national on Ealam demands

Jayalalithaa attacks Congress for calling her anti-national on Ealam demandsChennai, Apr. 27 : The Congress party was on Monday attacked by All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Chief Jayalalithaa for dubbing Eelam demands as `anti-national'.

"I am a patriot, why are my credentials being questioned?" she said.

Jayalalithaa claimed that her demand on Eelam was based on the humantarian crisis of trapped Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka and she was not demanding a separate nation being carved out of India.

Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi call Karunanidhi on Lanka Tamil issue

Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi call Karunanidhi on Lanka Tamil issueChennai, Apr 27 : Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi today called Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, who is on an indefinite fast over Sri Lankan issue.

Dr. Singh assured Karunanidhi that his government is in touch with Colombo.

Sonia Gandhi also called the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supremo from Murshidabad in West Bengal and expressed her concern about the plight of Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka.

Cryolor intends to setup a manufacturing unit near Chennai

Cryolor intends to setup a manufacturing unit near ChennaiCryolor, French industrial gas tanks manufacturer and a 100 per cent subsidiary of Cryolor SA, has decided to set up a manufacturing facility near Chennai.

The plant would be setup at Melmaruvattur in Chennai, covering a built up area of 15,000 sq. m.

The company intends to pump an investment worth Rs 45 crore on the plant through its fully owned subsidiary Cryolor Asia Pacific.

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