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(Placename) a city in SE India, in E Tamil Nadu: headquarters of the earliest Protestant missions in India. Pop: 215 725 (2001). Former name: Tanjore
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(ˌtʌn dʒəˈvʊər)

a city in E Tamil Nadu, in SE India. 183,464. Formerly, Tanjore .
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Summary: Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu) [India] May 2 (ANI): National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday began an investigation into the murder case of PMK functionary Ramalingam, according to officials.
"Thanjavur airbase is going to be another strategically important airbase of the Indian Air Force.
19 -- Packets containing egg parotta, chicken biryani, a quarter bottle of brandy, a plastic cup and water sachets were widely distributed to voters in the villages of Thanjavur and Pudukottai by both the DMK and the AIADMK cadres seeking votes in the first phase of local body elections, according to witnesses in the area.
The mortal remains of Maruthappa were brought to Thanjavur on Tuesday.
Summary: Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): The mortal remains of convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala's husband, Natarajan Maruthappa were brought to Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur on Tuesday.
Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu), July 30 ( ANI ): The Thanjavur District and Sessions Court has held ten people including the owner of a school and its principal guilty, in the 2004 Kumbhakonam school fire tragedy, in which more than 94 school children were burnt alive.
Speaking to reporters, Antony said the operationalisation of the Air Force Station, Thanjavur would strengthen the air defence capabilities of the Indian Air Force in general and the Southern Command, in particular.