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Tube Investments launches exclusive online bicycle brand
Chennai | Wednesday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
Targeting the millennials and based on their buying preferences, bicycles major Tube Investments of India Ltd. is coming out with an exclusive online brand called Brooks, said a top company official here on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Befitting farewell to TU142M aircraft, Naval Chief Sunil Lanba present
Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
After having served the Indian Navy with pride and lan for 29 years, during which it accomplished 30,000 hrs of accident free flying, the TU142M aircraft were given a befitting farewell in a special ceremony organised at INS Rajali, in Arakkonam today. ... read..


 
Befitting farewell to TU142M aircraft, Naval Staff Sunil Lanba present
Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
After having served the Indian Navy with pride and lan for 29 years, during which it accomplished 30,000 hrs of accident free flying, the TU142M aircraft were given a befitting farewell in a special ceremony organised at INS Rajali, in Arakkonam today. ... read..


 
AIBEA to unleash National campaign on Apr 20 demanding recovery of Bad Loans, action against willful defaulters
Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) will unleash a National level Campaign on April 20, culminating in a Massive Morcha before Parliament by 50,000 bank employees in the middle of September to press their demands. The demands included publis ... read..


 
Marina under police security to prevent another Jallikattu type stir
Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
The city's vast shoreline, the Marina beach front and important places across Tamil Nadu, which saw pro-Jallikattu protests in January this year, have come under police surveillance following reports in social media of another spell of agitation, in sup ... read..


 
TN govt losing huge revenue, should take over sand quarrying business : BAI
Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
The Builders Association of India (BAI) today said the Tamil Nadu government was losing a huge revenue of nearly Rs 12,000 crore per year from sand quarrying allegedly indulged in by private contractors. To avoid this huge loss to the state exch ... read..


 
Bank heist in Vellore, Rs 22 lakh looted by miscreants
Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
In a major heist, miscreants struck at a bank and decamped with Rs 22 lakh cash at Vellore about, 150 km from here, today. Reports received at the police headquarters here said the heist took place at the Central Bank of India branch located at ... read..


 
Rajini thanks Lankan Tamils for support, promises to meet them at 'appropriate' time
Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
Expressing his thanks to the Sri Lankan Tamils for their love and affection showered on him, Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth today said he would meet them at an appropriate time. The Actor's statement comes in the wake of tamils taking out a rally in Jaff ... read..


 
Chennai city school bags Best Play School award
Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
The Chennai city's popular playschool 'A Little More' has bagged the 'Best Play School-2017' award jointly presented by CNN-NEWS 18 and Merit Awards, which was considered to be the most prestigious educational awards in India. The award was presented ... read..


 
TN CM extend Ugadi greetings to Governor
Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today greeted Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao on the occasion of Ugadi Festival. The Chief Minister sent a bouquet of flowers and a greeting letter to the Governor to mark the occasion, an official release ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Opening Rates
Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
Following are the Opening Rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,767 1 Gm Silver : Rs 45.20 UNI RSS1200 ... read..


 
AIBEA, AIBOA express resentment over RBI's directive to open agency banks upto Apr 1 at short notice
Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
All India Bank Employees' Association ( AIBEA) and All India Bank Officers' Association (AIBOA) today expressed their strong resentment to RBI over its directive on March 24 announcing at short notice that Agency Banks ---( all Public Sector banks and s ... read..


 
We will meet when time is right: Rajinikanth writes to Sri Lankan Tamils
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | March 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After cancelling his trip to Sri Lanka, superstar Rajinikanth has written a letter to Sri Lankan Tamils thanking them for their love. ... read..


 
TN Govt, Centre not taking farmers' plight seriously: Congress
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | March 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With Tamil Nadu farmers protesting in Delhi's Jantar Mantar for the past 15 days demanding drought relief package from the Centre, the Congress on Wednesday urged the government to consider the matter "urgently" and allocate money as demanded. ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Tuesday, Mar 28 2017 IST
Following are the Closing Rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,781 1 Gm Silver : Rs 45.20 UNI RSS1520 ... read..


 
Madras HC relaxes ban on registration of unapproved layouts
Chennai | Tuesday, Mar 28 2017 IST
Madras High Court today relaxed some of its restrictions on registration of unapproved and unauthorised plots, providing the much need relief for land owners and buyers. The Court, through an interim order, had on September nine, 2016 banned sale, res ... read..


 
IIT Madras, Indian Army sign MoU
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) and the Indian Army have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to identify the critical technological areas that can be enhanced in the armed forces, the institute said on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Disclose Centre's letter on hydrocarbon project: Stalin
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
DMK Working President M.K. Stalin on Tuesday asked the Tamil Nadu government to disclose the contents of the central government's letter on the hydrocarbon project in Pudukottai district. ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Tuesday, Mar 28 2017 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market today. Castor 10800 Gingelly 1350 Ground Nut 1250 Coconut 2315/2448 Vanaspathi 1160/1180 Kernal 6250/6350 Oilcakes Ground Nut 1725 UNI RSS1135 ... read..


 
Grant audience to agitating farmers : Vaiko urges Modi
Chennai | Tuesday, Mar 28 2017 IST
MDMK General Secretary Vaiko today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to grant an audience to the representatives of farmers, who had been agitating at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi for the last 14 days, and concede their genuine demands that included waiver ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Opening Rates
Chennai | Tuesday, Mar 28 2017 IST
Following are the Opening Rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,778 1 Gm Silver : Rs 45.10 UNI RSS1110 ... read..


 
TN Governor, CM extend Ugadi greetings
Chennai | Tuesday, Mar 28 2017 IST
Tamil Nadu Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and leaders of various parties today greeted the Telugu and Kannada speaking people on the occasion of Ugadi festival. In his message, the Governor said ''let us on the Telu ... read..


 
62 In Fray for R K Nagar BY Poll
Chennai | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
A total of 62 candidates including eight women are in the fray in the April 12 R K Nagar by-elections in Tamil Nadu, which was necessitated due to the demise of sitting member and chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Dec 5, 2016. Election Commission ... read..


 
MOM's spectrometer discovers 'hot' Argon in Mars exosphere
Chennai | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
A mass spectrometer on board the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), has discovered 'hot' (suprathermal) Argon in the exosphere of Mars that would help understand the energy deposition in the Martian upper atmosphere. ''The discovery has important impl ... read..


 
Madras HC orders arrest of man claiming to be Jayalalithaa's son
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Justice R. Mahadevan of the Madras High Court today ordered the arrest of J. Krishnamoorthy, who has claimed to be former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa and Telugu actor Shoban Babu's son. ... read..


 
New additions to British Council online library
Chennai | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
The online library of the British Council has two new additions from today. A release from British Council here said 'JSTOR', a widely used academic resource featuring more than 2,000 academic journals in Social Sciences, Life Sciences and Humaniti ... read..


 
Nissan launches New Terrana
Chennai | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
Nissan India today launched its 'New Terrano' with the introduction of 22 brand new features to strengthen its smarter and bolder appeal to customers. The New Terrano is equipped with a host of optional new equipment for added style and convenience ... read..


 
Construction worker falls to death in sleep
Chennai | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
A construction worker slipped to death in sleep from the third floor of an under construction building at Nungambakkam area in the city, early today. Police said the worker, identified as Sinto Varghese of Thrissur in Kerala, resided and worked as lab ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
Following are the Closing Rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,786 1 Gm Silver : Rs 44.90 UNI ADB1515 ... read..


 
Dry weather prevailed over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka
Chennai | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Dry weather prevailed over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. For next 24 hrs: The sky is likely to be partly ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market today. Castor 10800 Gingelly 1350 Ground Nut 1200 Coconut 2315/2448 Vanaspathi 1160/1180 Kernal 6400/6500 Oilcakes Ground Nut 1725 UNI ADB1400 ... read..


 
JK Tyre launches Truck, Wheels Centre at Karur
Chennai | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
Tyre majors JK Tyre Industries Limited, pioneer of radial technology in India, today launched its state of the art 'JK Truck Wheels Centre' and 'JK Retread Centre' at Attur in Karur district of Tamil Nadu. This is the 30th Truck wheels showroom, ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Opening Rates
Chennai | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
Following are the Opening Rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,784 1 Gm Silver : Rs 44.80 UNI ADB1112 ... read..


 
PM Modi administration doesn't listen to him: DMK on RTI over demonetization
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) refused to answer as to why the conversion of old currency was not allowed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday taunted the Central Government saying it didn't listen ... read..


 
Send unequivocal, unambiguous message to Lanka to stop fishermen arrests : CM to PM
Chennai | Sunday, Mar 26 2017 IST
Appealing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to send out a firm, clear, unequivocal and unambiguous message to Sri Lanka to stop the arrests of fishermen, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami urged the Centre to take necessary steps to secure t ... read..


 
National Drag Racing Championship 2nd & 3rd rounds cancelled
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
A technical failure in the timing equipment imported from the US forced the cancellation of the second and third (final) rounds of the MMSC FMSCI Indian National Drag Racing Championship 2016 on Sunday. ... read..


 
Snag in timing equipment forces cancellation of races, champions announced based on 1st round results
Chennai | Sunday, Mar 26 2017 IST
As a technical failure in the timing equipment imported from the US, forced the cancellation of today's second and third (final) rounds of the MMSC-FMSCI Indian National Drag Racing Championship here, the title winners were declared on the basis of th ... read..


 
SRM's biggest dual mosaic portraits enter Indian Book of Records
Chennai | Sunday, Mar 26 2017 IST
Students of Rubik's club of SRM University today created a new record by making biggest dual mosaic portraits of late Indian Astronaut Kalpana Chawla and Taj Mahal, the the ivory-white marble mausoleum at Agra. The students, under the guidance of the ... read..


 
Ram Gopal Varma trashes Pawan Kalyan's film, personal life
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Ram Gopal Varma has earned the wrath of actor Pawan Kalyan's fans after the filmmaker went on to criticise the star's latest Telugu outing "Katamarayudu", while also targeting his personal life and family. ... read..


 
Arvind Swami completes shooting for 'Sathuranga Vettai 2'
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Actor Arvind Swami on Sunday said he has completed shooting his portion in upcoming Tamil crime thriller "Sathuranga Vettai 2". ... read..


 
NTR's leaked look from his next film goes viral
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
A leaked look of actor Jr. NTR from his next yet-untitled Telugu project has gone viral on social media, sending his fans into a celebratory mood. ... read..


 
Sudha changed me as actor: Venkatesh
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Venkatesh says working with director Sudha Kongara in forthcoming Telugu sports drama "Guru", which is slated for release on March 31, changed him as an actor. ... read..


 
Tamil Nadu: Congress requests State Election Commission to conduct local body polls before May
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | March 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As the State Election Commission (SEC) of Tamil Nadu is yet to announce the date of polls for the local body elections, the Congress Party on Sunday urged the former to conduct the polls before May. ... read..


 
Rajini calls off Lanka visit following opposition from TN political leaders
Chennai | Saturday, Mar 25 2017 IST
Following opposition from leaders of some political parties, espousing the cause of Lankan Tamils, Superstar Rajinikanth today called off his proposed visit to Sri Lanka next month. Rajinikanth was invited by the Lyca company founder for a series ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Saturday, Mar 25 2017 IST
Following are the Closing Rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,773 1 Gm Silver : Rs 44.20 UNI RSS1520 ... read..


 
Rajinikanth cancels Sri Lanka trip following protest
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Following stiff opposition from Tamil outfits, megastar Rajinikanth on Saturday announced he has cancelled his visit to Sri Lanka next month to inaugurate a housing scheme. He had also sought an appointment with the Sri Lankan President to discuss the fis ... read..


 
Prudent about acting as well as business career: Pranitha
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Actress Pranitha Subhash, who successfully juggles her acting as well as business career, says she is very prudent when it comes to both her professions. ... read..


 
Actress Shwetha Srivastav flaunts baby bump
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Popular Kannada actress Shwetha Srivastav on Saturday flaunted her baby bump and she was proud of it. ... read..


 
Ravi Teja in Telugu remake of 'Bogan'
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Director Lakshman on Saturday confirmed that actor Ravi Teja will star in the yet-untitled Telugu remake of his latest Tamil outing "Bogan". ... read..


 
'Pellichoopulu' Tamil remake titled 'Pon Ondru Kanden'
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
The Tamil remake of last year's Telugu indie hit "Pellichoopulu" has been titled "Pon Ondru Kanden" and it will star Vishnu Vishal and Tamannaah Bhatia in the lead roles, a source said. ... read..


 
Karan Singha is new Greater Chennai police chief
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday posted Karan Singha, Additional Director General of Police as the Commissioner of Police, Greater Chennai. ... read..


 
Ahead of RK Nagar bypoll, George shifted, Karan Singha is new Chennai City Police Chief
Chennai | Saturday, Mar 25 2017 IST
Acting on a complaint from the Opposition DMK, and ahead of the April 12 byelection to the RK Nagar Assembly seat, the Election Commission of India (ECI) today transferred Chennai City Police Commissioner S George and appointed ADGP Crime Branch CID Kar ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Saturday, Mar 25 2017 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market today. Castor 10200 Gingelly 1350 Ground Nut 1200 Coconut 2315/2448 Vanaspathi 1170/1180 Kernal 6400/6500 Oilcakes Ground Nut 1800 UNI RSS1135 ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Opening Rates
Chennai | Saturday, Mar 25 2017 IST
Following are the Opening Rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,773 1 Gm Silver : Rs 44.20 UNI RSS1050 ... read..


 
'Rajinikanth's visit to Sri Lanka might earn wrath of Tamil community'
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
The Liberation Panther Party aka Vidhuthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) has advised superstar Rajinikanth to re-consider his decision to visit Sri Lanka to inaugurate a housing scheme. They said it might earn him the wrath of the Tamil community. ... read..


 
Spell out MoU terms for capital infusion: AIBEA
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) will decide on signing the tripartite MoU with the government and bank management after knowing its contents, a top leader said on Saturday. ... read..


 
'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' trailer gets 100 mn views
Chennai | Friday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
The highly anticipated trailer of filmmaker S.S. Rajamoulis magnum opus "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" has received 100 million views across four languages. It has become the most viewed Indian film trailer on video sharing site YouTube. ... read..


 
''TN CM hopeful of favourable verdict from SC on Cauvery issue
Chennai | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
The Tamil Nadu government will get a favourable verdict from the Supreme Court and get its due share of waters on the vexatious Cauvery river issue, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami told the State Assembly today. Intervening Leader of the Oppo ... read..


 
TN Govt ready to hold local body election : Jayakumar
Chennai | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
The Tamil Nadu government was ready to conduct the local body election in the State. This was disclosed by Finance Minister D Jayakumar in the State Assembly, while intervening Leader of the Opposition M K Stalin (DMK) during the debate on the budg ... read..


 
In a suo motu action, HC directs Centre, State govts to revive Cooum, Adyar rivers
Chennai | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
Taking suo motu cognizance of the sad state of affairs of the Cooum river and the Buckingham canal in the city and the bad stench emanating from them, the Madras High Court today directed the Central and Tamil Nadu governments to take steps to clean th ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
Following are the Closing Rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,772 1 Gm Silver : Rs 44.30 UNI RSS1530 ... read..


 
TN Govt will not allow privatisation of Salem SSP : Minister
Chennai | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
Tamil Nadu Industries Minister M C Sampath today assured the State Assembly that the state government would not allow privatisation of the public sector Stainless Steel Plant (SSP) at Salem. Intervening during the debate on the budget, the Min ... read..


 
Hamsa Nandini's special cameo in NTR's next film
Chennai | Friday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Actress Hamsa Nandini, most known for her appearances in item songs, has landed a cameo in the upcoming yet-untitled Telugu outing starring Jr. NTR, a source said. ... read..


 
Dry weather prevailed over Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
Chennai | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at isolated places over Kerala. Dry weather prevailed over Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The ... read..


 
Service tax dept to organise awareness run on GST
Chennai | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
The Chennai Service Tax department would organise a GST RUN at Elliot's Beach in the city on March 26. The objective of the event was to create an awareness among existing Central Excise and Service Taxpayers on the urgent need to migrate to Goo ... read..


 
3 Tamil films to be screened at New York film fest
Chennai | Friday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Three unreleased Tamil films "Merku Thodarchi Maalai", "Oru Kidayin Karunai Mani" and "Sigai" will be screened at the 17th edition of New York Indian Film Festival. ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Opening Rates
Chennai | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
Following are the Opening Rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,774 1 Gm Silver : Rs 44.30 UNI ADB1120 ... read..


 
'Katamarayudu' Pawan Kalyan's biggest release in US
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
Pawan Kalyan-starrer Telugu action-drama "Katamarayudu" will have its US premiere on Thursday in around 250 screens, making it the biggest release in the star's career. ... read..


 
Abolish private stock yards, provide sand to lorry owners through PWD dept : Lorry owners Sangam
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
The Then Chennai Lorry Urimayalarkal Nala Sangam (South Chennai Lorry owners Welfare Association) today urged the Tamil Nadu Government to provide sand to lorry owners directly through the PWD department to prevent illegal sand mining. Talking to re ... read..


 
National drag race championship final this weekend
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The national drag racing championship's finale will be run at the refurbished Madras Motor Racing track (MMRT) here this weekend with round two scheduled for Saturday and the concluding round on Sunday. ... read..


 
New political party AIMMMK launched
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
A new political party ''All India MGR Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam' (AIMMMK) was launched here today to propogate the ideals of the late leader, who always worked for the welfare of the poor people and the downtrodden sections. The new party was lau ... read..


 
Heart failure registry launched at SRMC
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
A heart failure registry to monitor the patients on a long term and work out best methods of intervention for better health outcome was launched at the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, at suburban Porur, today. The registry was inaugurated by Sri Ramac ... read..


 
AIADMK factions get new name, symbols for RK Nagar bypoll: Dinakaran, Madhusudhanan, Deepa file papers
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
On a day of fast paced developments following the freezing of the most,popular 'Two Leaves' symbol of the faction-ridden AIADMK, and the two warring factions getting new party name and symbol, top candidates filed their papers for the April 12 R K Nagar b ... read..


 
Carborundum Universal's three new plants go on stream
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Indian multi-national Carborundum Universal Ltd (CUMI), a major in abrasives, ceramics and other products, on Thursday said it has opened three new fusion plants in Cochin in Kerala. ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
Following are the Closing Rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,780 1 Gm Silver : Rs 44.30 UNI ADB1510 ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market today. Castor 10200 Gingelly 1350 Ground Nut 1200 Coconut 2315/2416 Vanaspathi 1170/1180 Kernal 6400/6550 Oilcakes Ground Nut 1800 UNI ADB1400 ... read..


 
TN CM writes to PM again on fishermen release
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take immediate steps for the release of 26 fishermen and 131 boats, including 16 fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy yesterday. In a Demi-Official letter to Mr ... read..


 
Dry weather prevailed over Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Lakshadweep and interior Karnataka
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at isolated places over Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Coastal Karnataka. Dry weather prevailed over Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Lakshadweep an ... read..


 
'Hat' symbol is temporary, 'two leaves' will come back to us: Thambidurai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | March 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After the Election Commission allotted 'hat' symbol to V.K. Sasikala faction, senior leader M. Thambidurai on Thursday said they will continue with their efforts to stake claim to the 'two leaves' symbol as this decision is temporary. ... read..


 
DMK's No confidence motion against Speaker defeated in TN Assembly
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
The Opposition sponsored no-confidence motion in the Tamil Nadu Assembly against Speaker P Dhanapal was defeated here today. Of the total 233 MLAs, including the Speaker, 97 members of the DMK-Congress-IUML combine supported the motion moved by L ... read..


 
Madhusudhanan only qualified candidate to carry forward Amma's legacy: Pandiarajan
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | March 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Ma Foi K. Pandiarajan on Thursday said that All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) veteran E. Madhusudhanan is the only qualified candidate to carry forward late Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa's legacy. ... read..


 
DMK's no confidence motion against Speaker defeated by voice vote
Chennai [Tamil Nadu] | March 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The no confidence motion moved by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) against Speaker P. Dhanapal got defeated by voice vote in the Tamil Nadu Assembly today. ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Opening Rates
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
Following are the Opening Rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,779 1 Gm Silver : Rs 44.20 UNI ADB1050 ... read..


 
'I Will not support anyone in RK Nagar bypoll' : Rajinikant
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
Amid the turmoil in the faction-ridden ruling AIADMK with the Election Commission freezing the party's Two Leaves symbol following a split, Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth today said he would not support any one in the April 12 byelection to the R K Nagar A ... read..


 
Puri Jagannadh shoots massive action sequence for next
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, who has begun working on his next yet-untitled Telugu project with actor Nandamuri Balakrishna, says he has just wrapped up a massive action sequence. ... read..


 
My support is for no one: Rajinikanth
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday said he has no plans to extend support to any party in the forthcoming crucial RK Nagar bypoll here. ... read..


 
DMK to move no confidence motion against speaker in TN assembly
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | March 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) will on Tuesday move a no-confidence notice against Speaker P Dhanapal. ... read..


 
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