Karunanidhi to push for Ealam

Supporters were at their innovative best with posters around the city sporting pictures of cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar alongside Karunanidhi.The posters in Tamil said that while the cricketing legend had completed the feat of 100 international hundreds, their Thalaivar Karunanidhi was approaching the mark as he turned 89.‘At Arivalayam, party workers showered the DMK leader with a slew of goodies, including carefully done crown, garlands made of rupee notes and their replica. (Deccan Chronicle) DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Sunday announced that a conference would be held in Villupuram to pave way for a separate Tamil Eelam in Sri Lanka.Addressing a public meeting on the occasion of his 89th birthday celebration in Chennai, Karunanidhi said the Sri Lankan Tamil Reclamation Conference would be organised by the recently revived Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation. Earlier, leaders including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee and Tamil superstar Rajnikanth extended their birthday greetings to Karunanidhi over phone. Karunanidhi said that the Sri Lankan government is suppressing the rights of Tamils. “We would hold the conference in Villupuram to pave way for creation of separate Tamil Eelam in Lanka,” he said, adding that besides his party, Dravidar Kazhagam and Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi will take part in the conference. He paid homage at the memorials of his mentors, DMK founder C.N. Annadurai and Dravidar Kazhagam founder E.V. Ramasamy.Party workers who had come from various parts of the state to have a glimpse of their leader thronged DMK headquarters, Anna Arivalayam. read more

Tatran in crisis Three matches without win in Slovakia

← Previous Story EHF CL: Fuchse in TOP form – 40 goals in Schaffhausen! Next Story → Mladen Bojinovic scores 1000 goals in France! Slovak champion Tatran Presov shows lack of form at the beginning of the second part of the season. After long domination in domestic competitions in the last few years, Tatran didn’t win in three domestic matches in a row. After two surprising defeats, “green-white” member of SEHA League, but also EHF Cup team played only 30:30 with ŠKP Bratislava. In the meantime, Tatran also played 26:26 with C.O Zagreb in SEHA League and lost from Rhein Neckar Lowen in EHF Cup.Despite this results in the European and regional competitions, bad results at the domestic scene are something unexpected… Tatran Presov

SPARTA FC Barcelona survive Skopjes hell

FC Barcelona survived Skopje! The Spartacus was Gonzalo Perez de Vargas with 20 saves! The reigning champions beat RK Vardar Skopje 27:25 (12:15) in front of 5.500 enthusiastic fans in Skopje. Macedonian champions were in control of the match until 50 minutes, when Vargas and Jallouz made crucial advantage and turnover…25 – VARDAR SKOPJE:Sterbik; Toskic (2), Brumen (1), Karacic (3), A. Dujshebaev (2), Gorbok (5) Dibirov (3 ); Manaskov, Maqueda (2), Shishkarev (3), Marsenic (1), Abutovic, F. Lazarov, Cindric (3).27 – BARCELONA:Pérez de Vargas; R. Entrerríos (1), Tomás (7), Sorhaindo (1), Sigurdsson (5, 2p.), Jallouz (8), K. Lazarov (4, 1p.); Gurbindo, Syprzak (1), Morros , Jicha.STANDINGS: 3. HC Vardar8503232:207(25)10 ← Previous Story EHF CL: PSG trash Kiel for pole position! Next Story → Kielce win tight match against Kolding 2. Rhein-Neckar Löwen8512217:202(15)11 6. Montpellier HB8206211:231(-20)4 6. IFK Kristianstad8206235:253(-18)4 PHOTO: ANETA CVETKOVA 3. MOL-Pick Szeged8503231:226(5)10 8. KIF Kolding Kobenhavn7106174:212(-38)2 5. KS Vive Tauron Kielce7322214:202(12)8 FC Barcelona Lassa 1. FC Barcelona Lassa8611238:219(19)13 read more

Large floating object seen in Indian Ocean during missing plane search

first_imgCHINA HAS A new satellite image of a large floating object in the Indian Ocean that could be related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, officials said.Malaysian Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein announced the news during his daily press briefing when he was handed a note by an aide.He told the gathered press: The news that I just received is that the Chinese ambassador received satellite images of floating objects in the southern corridor and they will be sending ships to verify.In a later press statement, the transport ministry clarified that there was one “suspected” object with an estimated size of 22.5 metres by 13 metres (74 by 43 feet).Pic: TwitterHishammuddin had provided different dimensions which the statement said was the result of a telephone miscommunication.Chinese state television later released a copy of the undated, grainy satellite image.CoordinatesAttached coordinates suggested it was in roughly the same area of remote ocean as two possible objects spotted on satellite images taken March 16 and released by the Australian government on Thursday.Pic: AP Photo/Commonwealth of Australia – Department of DefenceChina’s Xinhua news agency said the object was spotted 120 kilometres from those spotted by Australia.Australian and US spotter planes have been scouring the area for the past three days, but without finding any sign of the suspected wreckage.- © AFP, 2014Read: “Tell us the truth!” Police intervene as families of missing passengers confront officials>last_img read more