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Madras HC refuses to hear police crackdown on Jallikattu supporters
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The Madras High Court today declined to 'interfere in administrative matters' after its intervention was sought into the early morning police crackdown on Jallikattu supporters at the Marina beach front, which witnessed a wave of protests by lakhs of s ... read..


 
Mass movement by youth led to conduct of Jallikattu : TN Guv
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The 'mass movement' and 'spontaneous outpouring of emotion' by lakhs of youth has led to conduct of Jallikattu after the Tamil Nadu govrenment followed the Constitutional route and issued an Ordinance, Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao said today. Deliver ... read..


 
Massive crackdown on Jallikattu protestors, arson, violence in Chennai city
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The week-long massive agitation, that saw outpouring of sentiments by pro-Jallikattu supporters, is coming to an end, with the police evicting them at Marina, where lakhs of people congregated, and other districts, while the agitators themselves withdrawi ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market opening Rates
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Following are the opening rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,829 1 Gm Silver : Rs 45.10 10 Gm Gold : 24 Ct Rs 29,780 1 Kg Silver : Rs 42,180 UNI ADB 1100 ... read..


 
Jallikattu protest turns violent after police eviction (Second Lead)
Chennai | Monday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
The Jallikattu protest that remained peaceful for a week in Tamil Nadu turned violent with demonstrators throwing stones at police following eviction action against them at the Marina beach here. ... read..


 
Police begins 'eviction' process at Marina, protestors moves to sea shore to continue
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
As the pro-Jallikattu protests entered the seventh day today and showed no signs of relenting, police today 'forcibly' evicted the agitators from the Marina beach front, while making a fervent appeal to them to disperse citing the Bill to be tabled in t ... read..


 
Battleground Jallikattu: DMK condemns police crackdown on crowds at Marina Beach
Chennai [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday condemned the crackdown by the police on the scores of pro-Jallikattu protestors on Marina Beach, where the agitation seems to be growing by the minute and cries for a 'permanent' solution get louder. ... read..


 
Police evict Jallikattu protesters in Tamil Nadu (Lead)
Chennai | Monday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
Nearly a week after watching on the sidelines the Jallikattu protest on the Marina Beach and in other places in the state, the Tamil Nadu Police on Monday morning started evicting the protesters. ... read..


 
Battleground Jallikattu: Cops descend on Marina Beach as protests grow
Chennai [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Monday morning witnessed a renewed clash between agitated locals and the police here at Marina Beach, now a battleground for the Jallikattu issue, as protesters swarmed in droves demanding a permanent solution and not a 'temporary' ordinance. ... read..


 
Amid protests, Jallikattu Bill to be tabled in Tamil Nadu Assembly today
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Amid the massive protests going on across the state on the bull-taming festival of Jallikattu, the Bill to replace the ordinance passed by the Governor on the same, will be tabled in the Tamil Nadu Assembly today. ... read..


 
Police starts evicting protesters from Marina Beach
Chennai | Monday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST
Nearly after a week watching on the sidelines the Jallikattu protest on the Marina Beach, the Tamil Nadu Police on Monday morning started evicting the protesters. ... read..


 
Kudankulam Unit 2 generates full capacity of 1,000 MW
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
The second 1,000 MW atomic power reactor at the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu has attained its maximum capacity, the Russian builders announced on Sunday. ... read..


 
SMA launched, to offer training for gifted students
Chennai | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Prof K K Anand's Smart Minds Academy (SMA), the alternate school for nurturing gifted and talented students for holistic academic excellence, was launched here today. This was the formal launch after SMA had its humble beginning in the academic ye ... read..


 
Thousands of train passengers face inconvenience due to TN protests
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Thousands of passengers have been facing inconvenience due to cancellation of trains and termination ahead of destination owing to protests on rail tracks in support of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu for the past couple of days, a senior railway official said. ... read..


 
Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu, claims two lives (Roundup)
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Jallikattu, a popular bull taming sport, was on Sunday held in parts of Tamil Nadu with tens of thousands taking part but two participants were killed and several injured at one event. ... read..


 
TN Assembly from tomorrow, Jallikattu, drought to dominate proceedings
Chennai | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Amid intensifying protests by the students and youth across the State demanding a permanent solution on Jallikattu issue, the first session of the Tamil Nadu Assembly in the new year begins here tomorrow with the customary address by the Governor Ch Vid ... read..


 
Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu, claims two lives (Second Lead)
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's popular bull taming sport, was on Sunday held in parts of Tamil Nadu with tens of thousands taking part but two participants were killed at one of the events. ... read..


 
Take bold, lightning decision on Jallikattu like demonetisation : Vaiko urges PM
Chennai | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Asserting that PETA and Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) have launched an onslaught on the traditional cultural event Jalliakttu and tamil sentiments, MDMK General Secretary Vaiko today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a bold decision, like ... read..


 
I first turned down 'Om Namo Venkatesaya': Sourabh (With Images)
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Actor Sourabh Raaj Jain says if not for actor Akkineni Nagarjuna and filmmaker K. Raghavendra Rao, he wouldn't have accepted the offer to play Lord Balaji in the Telugu devotional drama "Om Namo Venkatesaya". ... read..


 
Tamil Nadu holds Jallikattu (Lead)
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's bull taming sport, was on Sunday held at Pudukottai and Erode districts and a bullock cart race in Coimbatore, organisers said. ... read..


 
Jallikattu impasse continues, CM says Ordinance is long lasting solution
Chennai | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
A day after the Tamil Nadu government took the Ordinance route and announced that Jallkattu would be held today, the protestors at Marina, which had crossed more than two lakhs, and at Alanganallur today continued their agitation demanding a permanent l ... read..


 
Nagarjuna and son are not reuniting
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who had shared screen space with his son Naga Chaitanya in the 2014 Telugu drama "Manam", are not reuniting for a new project, a source said. ... read..


 
Namrata strength and light of my life: Mahesh Babu
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu said his wife Namrata Shirodkar, who turned 44 on Sunday, is the strength and light of his life. ... read..


 
No Jallikattu in Madurai
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's bull taming sport, will not be held in Alanganallur in Madurai district on Sunday despite a government nod as no preparation has been done, the organisers said. ... read..


 
Jallikattu agitation :TN Guv confident life would return to normalcy
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Hours after Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao promulgated the Ordinance to exempt the conduct of ''Jallikattu'' from the ''Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ( Tamil Nadu Amendment) Ordinance 2017 and to remove the ban on it with immediate effect, he wa ... read..


 
Jallikattu: CM thanks Guv for approving Ordinance
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today thanked Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao for approving the Ordinance, lifting the ban on Jallikattu and bringing in necessary state-level changes to the PCA Act, In a statement here, the Chief Minister said ' ... read..


 
Despite Ordinance, students to continue protest till a permanent solution is found
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
The protesting students today refused to accept Chief Miniser O Panneerselvam's assurance that the Ordinance lifting ban on Jallikattu would be replaced with a Bill in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, and said they would not call off their five-day old stir, til ... read..


 
Jallikattu: Protesters refuse to accept ordinance, demand permanent solution
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Rejecting the Tamil Nadu government's ordinance to facilitate Jallikattu, people holding protests here in support of the bull-taming sport demanded a "permanent" and not temporary solution. ... read..


 
TN Guv approves Jallikattu ordinance, Panneerselvam to inaugurate sport tomorrow
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With Tamil Nadu Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao approving the ordinance by the state government allowing Jallikattu to be held today, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will be inaugurating the sport at Alanganallur in Madurai tomorrow. ... read..


 
TN government clears Jallikattu ordinance
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
A day after the Central government gave its nod, the Tamil Nadu government on Saturday cleared an ordinance to enable the holding of popular bull-taming sport Jallikattu in the state. ... read..


 
Jagan on course for National Motorcycle racing championship title
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Jagan Kumar of TVS Racing put in another commanding performance to seal the title in the premium Super Sport Indian (165cc) class on the penultimate day of the fifth and final round of the National Motorcycle Racing championship at the Madras Motor Racing ... read..


 
OPS thanks PM for Ordinance support
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his support and assistance in enabling Jallikattu to be held in the State once again during the Pongal season upholding the culture and tradition of the people. In a Demi-Offi ... read..


 
TN Guv signs Ordinance, Jallikattu be held tomorrow : CM
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
The Tamil Nadu Government today promulgated an Ordinance bringing in necessary state-level changes to the PCA Act, lifting the ban on Jallikattu, which was all set to be held tomorrow after a gap of three years. Maharashtra Governor C.H. Vidyasagar R ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Following are the closing rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,829 1 Gm Silver : Rs 44.90 10 Gm Gold : 24 Ct Rs 29,620 1 Kg Silver : Rs 41,930 UNI AK1550 ... read..


 
Rainfall occurred at a few places over Coastal TN
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
The following is a summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at a few places over Coastal Tamil Nadu and at isolated places over Interior Tamil Nadu, Kerala. Dry weather prevailed over Andhra Prade ... read..


 
Tamils are making India proud : Kamal Hassan
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Overawed by the unprecedented support for the students movement on the Jallikattu issue, with more than two lakh people congregating at Marina beach front, actor Kamal Haasan said Tamils were making India proud. In a series of tweets, the actor, who e ... read..


 
TN CM presents cash incentives to sportspersons
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
The Tamil Nadu government today presented cash awards to the tune of Rs 78.50 lakh to various sportspersons and coaches, who have won laurels in international meets. Chief Minister O Panneerselvam gave away the cheques to various sportspersons at a si ... read..


 
Central team arrives to assess drought situation, drinking water scarcity
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
The high level team deputed by the Central government to assess the damages caused to crops in the drought hit districts of Tamil Nadu, arrived here today. The team would visit various drought affected areas, interact with the farmers, district and sta ... read..


 
Jallikattu protests : SR cancels several trains
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
In view of the unrest/demonstration over Tamil Nadu area with regard to Jallikattu and consequent to the prevailing situation, Southern Railway today cancelled several trains. A Southern Railway release here said the trains that were fully cancelle ... read..


 
Jallikattu protest is for change: Ramadoss
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 1:45:06 PM IST
Call it by whatever name, the protest by the Tamil Nadu youth -- students and working professionals -- against the ban on for Jallikattu has no parallel in the recent times and is welcome, former Union Minister and PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss. ... read..


 
Stalin, Kani lead DMK fast on Jallikattu
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
The Opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu today observed a day-long fast in the city demanding the Centre to denotify bulls from the list of performing animals and ensure that Jallikattu event was held in future during Pongal festival without any hitch. DMK ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market today. Castor 9400 Gingelly 1350 Ground Nut 1150 Coconut 2100/2274 Vanaspathi 1180/1185 Kernal 5600 Oilcakes Ground Nut 2250 UNI RSS1135 ... read..


 
Chennai Bullion Market opening Rates
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Following are the opening rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,829 1 Gm Silver : Rs 44.90 10 Gm Gold : 24 Ct Rs 29,620 1 Kg Silver : Rs 41,930 UNI RSS1125 ... read..


 
When Vijay joined Jallikattu protesters at Marina (With Images)
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST
Tamil superstar Vijay paid a secret visit to the Marina beach here to extend support to thousands of young protesters against the ban on Jallikattu, a source said. ... read..


 
Jallikattu: Protestors mood is still combative
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
The mood of the youth gathered in large numbers at the Marina beach here is still combative demanding the holding of Jallikattu and banning the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). ... read..


 
After 'Rail Roko', DMK begins hunger protest in support of Jallikattu
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M. K. Stalin on Saturday started its one-day hunger protest in support of bull taming sport Jallikattu. ... read..


 
SC defers Jallikattu order; Centre clears ordinance; Crowds swell at Marina beach; TN shuts down
Chennai/New Delhi | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Who will blink first? The Supreme Court today deferred its order on the bull fighting sport of Jallikattu by a week, on the request of the Union government. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam assured people that the ancient bull-ta ... read..


 
Over 12,000 crore bids received for Reliance Mutual CPSE ETF
Chennai | Friday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management (Reliance Mutual Fund) has received around Rs 12,000 crore worth of bids for the further fund offer (FFO) in Central Public Sector Enterprises Exchange Traded Fund (CPSE ETF), a top company official said on Friday. ... read..


 
Ball in President's court, as Centre clears Jallikattu ordinance
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In a major boost to the people of Tamil Nadu, the Centre on Friday gave approval to an ordinance revoking the ban on Jallikattu. ... read..


 
AIBEA, AIBOA hold protest demo for restoration of Jallikattu
Chennai | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Members of All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) and All India Bank Officers Association (AIBOA) today held a protest demonstration in Parry's Corner here demanding restoration of Jallikattu. The demonstration was led by AIBEA General Secretasr ... read..


 
Jallikattu: Protesters refuse to leave before event is held (Roundup)
Chennai | Friday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
The swarming mass of youth in Chennai's Marina Beach and in Madurai were in no mood to call off their protests for Jallikattu on Friday, and declared they would end their spontaneous demonstration only after the bull taming event takes place. ... read..


 
DMK demands emergency law for Jallikattu
Chennai (Tamil Nadu)[India] | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP Kanimozhi on Friday said that her party has demanded for enactment of an emergency law with regard to Jallikattu. ... read..


 
SC defers Jallikattu order; OPS promises ordinance; Crowds swell at Marina beach; TN part shuts down
Chennai/New Delhi | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Who will blink first? The Supreme Court today deferred its order on the bull fighting sport of Jallikattu by a week, on the request of the Union government. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam assured people that the ancient bull-ta ... read..


 
DMK to observe fast tomorrow on Jallikattu issue
Chennai | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
The Opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu will observe a day-long fast in the city tomorrow demanding the Centre to denotify bulls from the list of performing animals and ensure that Jallikattu event was held in future without any hitch. In a statement here ... read..


 
Indian oil says it has commissioned 40 SMART terminals so far
Chennai | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
In its objective to provide world-class facilities and complaint-free service to its customers, the public sector Indian Oil was leveraging technology to maximize accuracy at its supply points by minimizing human intervention. With the commissionin ... read..


 
Kollywood observes silent fast on Jallikattu issue
Chennai | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
The Tamil film industry today observed a day-long silent sit in fast on the Jallikattu issue. All the leading lights of Kollywood, including Rajnikanth, Kamal Haasan, Ajith, Dhanush, Trisha, Vishal, took part in the fast held at the premises of the S ... read..


 
Jallikattu row: DMK takes a sigh of relief after TN CM's announcement
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After being released from preventive custody, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M. K. Stalin on Friday said the statement of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam has come as a relief to them. ... read..


 
DMK leader Stalin released from preventive custody
Chennai, (Tamil Nadu) | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M. K. Stalin, who was taken into preventive custody today for halting a train in a protest against the ban of Jallikattu, has been released. ... read..


 
South Indian Artists Association comes out in support of Jallikattu
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As protest over the lifting of ban on bull taming sport of Jallikattu mounts, members of South Indian Artists association, Nadigar Sangam on Friday came out weighing in to it. ... read..


 
Couldn't think of anyone else for Arjun's character: Hanu Raghavapudi
Chennai | Friday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Director Hanu Raghavapudi says he couldn't think of anyone else but popular Telugu actor Arjun to play the antagonist in his yet-untitled upcoming Telugu film with Nithiin in the lead. ... read..


 
Ordinance in a day or two, Jallikattu will definitely be conducted : OPS
Chennai | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Asserting that the bull taming sport of Jallikattu would definitely be held by promulgating an Ordinance in a day or two after getting the assent of President Pranab Mukherjee and Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam to ... read..


 
Ban on Jallikattu attack on Dravidian culture: Pawan Kalyan
Chennai | Friday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
After superstar Mahesh Babu, actor-politician Pawan Kalyan has extended support for Jallikattu. He said the ban on the bull-taming sport is a direct attack on Dravidian culture and its integrity. ... read..


 
TN demonstrators demand Jallikattu before calling off protests
Chennai | Friday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Demonstrators on Friday said they will continue their protests across Tamil Nadu till Jallikattu, the ancient bull taming sport, is held in the state. ... read..


 
Stalin, Kanimozhi among scores of DMK leaders held for rail roko on Jallikattu
Chennai | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Scores of DMK workers, including party Working President and Opposition leader M K Stalin, and senior leaders were arrested across the State when they staged a rail roko agitation in support of Jallikattu. Police sources said Mr Stalin along with ot ... read..


 
Despite CM's promise of Ordinance, Jallikattu protests continues for 4th day
Chennai | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
The non-stop massive apolitical, peaceful, self-regulated, disciplined Tamil movement, which was shorn of any leadership, batting for Jallikattu, entered the fourth day today without blink of an eyelid, as thousands of determined students and youths s ... read..


 
Bank strike on Feb 7 for solution to demonestiation problems, recovery of bulging bad loans
Chennai | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
All India Bank Employees' Association( AIBEA), All India Bank Officers' Association (AIBOA) and Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) has called for an All-India strike on February 7 demanding solution to demonetisation problems and recovery of bulg ... read..


 
Very excited about 'Pellichoopulu' remake: Shraddha Srinath
Chennai | Friday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Actress Shraddha Srinath is excited about signing the yet-untitled Kannada remake of Telugu indie hit "Pellichoopulu" because she still hasn't seen the original. That way, she can play her part the way she wants to. ... read..


 
Camp in Delhi till Prez gives nod for Ordinance and return victoriously : PMK to CM
Chennai | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
PMK Founder Dr S Ramadoss today urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and officials to camp in New Delhi till President Pranab Mukherjee gives his nod for the draft Ordinance to conduct Jallikattu and return to the State victoriously. In a s ... read..


 
Strike for Jallikattu evokes mixed response in city, near total in southern districts
Chennai | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Normal life was partially affected in the city as the one day strike called by the trade unions and various other organisations, which has backing of some political parties, in support of Jallikattu and a ban on PETA, began this morning. While the s ... read..


 
TN Govt to promulgate Ordinance on Jallikattu : CM
Chennai | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Amid mounting protests, the Tamil Nadu Government today decided to promulgate an emergency Ordinance to conduct Jallikattu, the bull taming sport, in the next one or two days. Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi y ... read..


 
Tamil stars gather for fast in support of Jallikattu
Chennai | Friday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Actors such as Ajith Kumar, Suriya, Karthi and Trisha Krishnan were among the first to gather here for day-long fast organized by Nadigar Sangam - the South Indian Artistes Association - to express solidarity with youngsters protesting against the ban on ... read..


 
Stalin taken into preventive custody as protests over Jallikattu turns violent
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As protest over the lifting of ban on bull taming sport Jallikattu escalated, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin on Friday was taken into preventive custody for joining the 'Rail Roko Agitation' at Chennai's Mambalam. ... read..


 
Jallikattu row: TN CM says took legal advice, ordinance sent
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday said he has taken legal advice over ban on bull taming sport Jallikattu, adding that a draft of ordinance has been sent to the Home Ministry. ... read..


 
TN cripples as protest over Jallikattu enters fourth day
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Massive protest continued for the fourth day today at Chennai's Marina Beach with schools across Tamil Nadu remained closed in support of bull taming sport Jallikattu. ... read..


 
Jallikattu row: DMK to carry out 'rail roko' across TN
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Reacting on the ongoing protest on the bull-taming festival of Jallikattu, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working President MK Stalin on Thursday said that since the state government is not taking any serious steps on the same, the party is going to hold ... read..


 
Jallikattu: Protests to intensify as Modi dashes hopes of ordinance (Intro Roundup)
Chennai/New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 9:45:05 PM IST
The ongoing massive protests in support of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu looks set to intensify with train blockades, worker strikes and continuing student protests state wide. ... read..


 
Vishy Anand supports Jallikattu
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 19 2017 IST
Former World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand was the latest star to express his support for Jallikattu. In a series of tweets, Anand said "My state rises again. In unison. In peace. Proud to be a #tamizhanda.'' ''Genext here are modern yet cultu ... read..


 
Yes Bank net soars to Rs 882 cr
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Private sector Yes Bank Ltd on Thursday said it closed the third quarter of the fiscal with higher net profit. ... read..


 
Viswanathan Anand supports Jallikattu
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand may mercilessly slay horses, elephants, bishops, pawns, queen and the opponent king in a game of chess but in reality he is an animal lover and a proud Tamilian who supports Jallikattu. ... read..


 
Jallikattu: Protesters swell, Modi dashes hopes of ordinance (Roundup)
Chennai/New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The ongoing massive protests in support of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu looks set to intensify with Prime Minister Narendra Modi remaining silent on the demand to promulgate an ordinance enabling the holding of the traditional bull-taming sport. ... read..


 
Axis Bank Q3 net profit falls to Rs 579 crore
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
Private sector Axis Bank Ltd on Thursday said it closed the third quarter of the current fiscal with a net profit of Rs 579.57 crore. ... read..


 
A.R. Rahman to fast in support of Tamil Nadu protesters
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
Oscar winning music director A.R.Rahman has announced that he will observe a day-long fast on Friday, along with members of the Nadigar Sangam -- the South Indian Artistes Association -- to express solidarity with people protesting against the ban on Jall ... read..


 
Aspire Home Finance forays into TN, to target low, middle income groups
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 19 2017 IST
Aspire Home Finance Corporation Limited (AHFCL), an affordable housing finance company, today announced its foray into Tamil Nadu to exclusively meet the housing finance needs of lower and middle income (LMI) groups and in the process contribute toward ... read..


 
'Students are our real heroes' : Kamal Hassan on Jallikattu stir
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 19 2017 IST
Known for his forthright views on issues concerning the society, actor Kamal Haasan expressed his full support for Jallikattu, the bull taming sport, just before the Pongal festival. Close on the heels of his tweets and statements in favour of Jall ... read..


 
Will support PM Modi's guidance over Jallikattu issue: TN BJP chief
Chennai, (Tamil Nadu), [India] | January 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to endorse the necessary activities to be taken into consideration by the state government in Jallikattu issue, assuring that all h ... read..


 
PMK to hold Jallikattu if Centre doesn't promulgate ordinance: Ramadoss
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Amid massive protests in Tamil Nadu in support of Jallikattu, PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday said his party will hold the bull-taming sport on January 26 if the Centre did not promulgate an ordinance on it in two days. ... read..


 
Prolonged dry spell to end, wet weekends on the cards due to Trough over Bay
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 19 2017 IST
More than a month after Cyclone Vardah battered the coast and the Tamil Nadu declared drought hit due to scanty monsoon, rainfall was likely to commence over some parts of the State from tomorrow, especially in coastal areas. The promising rains w ... read..


 
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