Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Rainfall occurred at most places Tamilnadu and Kerala, coastal Andhra Pradesh
Chennai | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Southwest monsoon has been vigorous over south interior Karnataka and active over Rayalaseema. Rainfall occurred at most places over interior Karnataka, Rayal ... read..


 
ISL: Chennaiyin hunt for first win
Chennai | Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Having lost both their matches so far, defending champions Chennaiyin FC will want to settle for nothing less than a victory when they face NorthEast United FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Thursday. ... read..


 
DMK discusses strategy for 2019 general elections
Chennai | Wednesday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
The DMK on Wednesday discussed its strategy for the 2019 general elections, said party President M.K. Stalin. ... read..


 
Chennaiyin's belief intact as champs hunt for first win
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory is not losing faith in his players, despite being unable to win a point from their first two matches. The defending champions lost both their matches in this edition of Hero Indian Super League and will want to settle ... read..


 
Gold, digital SLR cameras worth Rs 9.35 lakh seized at airport
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Customs Officials on Wednesday seized gold and digital SLR cameras totally valued at Rs 9.35 lakh from a passenger who arrived at the Anna International Airport here from Dubai. A release from the office of Commissioner of Customs said one, Syed ... read..


 
Sharp showers lash city, suburbs, NE monsoon to set in over TN around Oct 20
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Sharp showers, accompanied by thunder, lashed several parts of Chennai city and suburbs, even as the Met office said the conditions were becoming favourable for the onset of Northeast monsoon over Tamil Nadu around October 20. Met office attribut ... read..


 
915 Air Warriors inducted into IAF
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
A total of 915 Air Warriors were inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF) at a combined valedictory function held at Air Force Station, Tambaram, on Wednesday. The air warriors underwent rigorous and intensive training at the two premier institutes ... read..


 
Bullion Market Closing rates
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 3,034 1 Gm Silver : 41.70 UNI RSS1515 ... read..


 
DMK's high level EC meet discusses LS poll strategy
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
The Principal Opposition DMK's high-level Executive Committee meeting held on Wednesday discussed the strategy to be adopted for the 2019 Lok Sabha poll. The meeting held at DMK Headquarters 'Anna Arivalayam', was Chaired by Party President and leader ... read..


 
AIADMK turns 47, CM, Dy CM garland MGR, Jaya statues
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
The 47th Founding Day of the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu was celebrated in a grand manner at the party headquarters at Royapettah area in the city on Wednesday. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who were ... read..


 
CM concerned over Lankan court imposing fine on fishermen, seeks PM's intervention for their release
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Expressing deep concern over a Sri Lankan court imposing fine on eight Tamil Nadu fishermen, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the External Affairs Ministry to register India's strong protest and take step ... read..


 
Viteos expands into Chennai to accommodate current, future growth
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Viteos Capital Market Services, a premier provider of global outsourced operations solutions for traditional and alternative asset managers as well private equity and venture capital firms, on Wednesday announced its expansion to Chennai. Founded in ... read..


 
Sund Fin increases interest rates on deposits
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Sundaram Finance on Wednesday announced upward revision of interest rates on deposits effective from October 19. A company release here said the interest rate on fresh deposits, renewals would be increased to 7.75 per cent (7.50 per cent) per annum fo ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 10,600 Gingelly 2050 Ground Nut 1120 Coconut 3100/3296 Vanaspathi 1260/1340 Kernal 5600/5650 Oilcakes Groundnut ... read..


 
Bullion Market Opening rates
Chennai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 3,022 1 Gm Silver : 41.40 UNI RSS1115 ... read..


 
TN Govt enhances job quota for sportsperson to three pc
Chennai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
In a major boost to the sportspersons, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday announced that the government jobs for sportspersons under the sports quota would be increased from two to three per cent. Speaking at a function organ ... read..


 
Chennaiyin FC loan out seven youngsters to further their development
Chennai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Indian Super League holders Chennaiyin FC have sent seven youngsters on loan stints to gain first-team experience and further their development, the club announced here today. All of them are under 21 years of age - goalkeeper Samik Mitra (17), defenders ... read..


 
3 kg gold worth Rs 98 lakh seized at airport, one held
Chennai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Air Customs officials on Tuesday seized a total of three kg gold worth Rs 98 lakh and arrested one person at the Anna International airport here. The three kg gold was recovered in four separate incidents of seizures. A release from the Commissione ... read..


 
Nokia to collaborate with BSNL to leverage Industry 4.0
Chennai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Telecom equipment maker Nokia and the public sector BSNL inked a pact to implement the next level of industrial automation, leveraging 4G LTE technology to enable greater operational efficiency at Nokia's Chennai plant. The project aligns with the I ... read..


 
Bullion Market Closing rates
Chennai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 3,043 1 Gm Silver : 41.70 UNI VS 1720 ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 10,600 Gingelly 2000 Ground Nut 1120 Coconut 3100/3296 Vanaspathi 1260/1340 Kernal 5600/5800 Oilcakes Groundnut ... read..


 
Bullion Market Opening rates
Chennai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 3,047 1 Gm Silver : 41.80 UNI RSS1110 ... read..


 
My film with Dhanush will be a fantasy comedy: Ramkumar
Chennai | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
Director Ramkumar, who is basking in the success of Tamil psychological thriller "Ratsasan", says his next film with Dhanush will be a fantasy comedy which he hopes to wrap up in six months. ... read..


 
DMK RS member TKS Elangovan relieved from spokesperson's post
Chennai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
A couple of days after naming as one of the official members for taking part in TV debates, the principal Opposition DMK late on Monday night relieved Rajya Sabha Member T K S Elangovan from the post of party spokesperson, which he was holding for quite ... read..


 
DMK relieves Elangovan as party spokesperson
Chennai | Tuesday, 2018 9:45:05 AM IST
The DMK has relieved T.K.S. Elangovan from the party's spokesperson position, a statement said. ... read..


 
Plane that grazed Trichy airport wall not overloaded
Chennai | Monday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
The Dubai-bound Air India Express flight that hit the upper portion of the five feet tall boundary wall of the Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu was not overloaded, an airline official said on Monday. ... read..


 
Gujarat delegation invites TN Guv, CM for Sardar Patal statue unveiling
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
A delegation headed by Gujarat Tourism Minister Ganpat Vasava on Monday invited Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami for the unveiling of the 'Statue of Unity,' dedicated to 'Iron Man of India' Sardar Vallabh ... read..


 
Assorted foreign currencies worth Rs 8.32 lakh seized by Customs at airport
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
Officers of the Customs posted at Anna International Airport on Monday seized assorted foreign currencies of several denominations worth Rs 8.32 lakhs and arrested a Dubai-bound passenger. In a release here, the Commissioner of Customs said one, Moham ... read..


 
Passengers of cancelled AI Express flight to Singapore leave
Chennai | Monday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
After a 24 hour delay due to a technical snag, 64 passengers of a Singapore-bound Air India Express flight out of Trichy were airborne on Monday evening, said an airline official. ... read..


 
AAI SR to set up herbal gardens with 40,000 saplings to mark National Ayurveda Day on Oct 17
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
The Airports Authority of India (AAI), Southern Region, would set up "Herbal Gardens" in all the airport premises of the region by planting about 40,000 saplings of different variety of trees to mark the National Ayurveda Day that falls on October 17. ... read..


 
Gujarat delegation invites TN CM for Sardar Patal statue unveiling
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
A delegation headed by Gujarat Tourism Minister Ganpat Vasava on Monday invited Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami for the unveiling of the 'Statue of Unity,' dedicated to 'Iron Man of India' Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Gujarat on October ... read..


 
16.21 lakh forms recd during summary revision, final electoral rolls on Jan 4, 2019
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
As many as 16.21 lakh applications were received for inclusion, deletion and correction during Special summary revision of electoral rolls from September one to October 14, even as Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo said the final rolls ... read..


 
Labour dept officials conduct raids, 127 petrol/diesel outlets suspended
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
The Labour Department officials conducted suprise raids in several petrol/diesel pumps across Tamil Nadu and suspended 127 pumps for short delivery and penal action was being initiated against them. An official release on Monday said based on the instr ... read..


 
Coast Guard IG calls on TN CM
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
Inspector General S Paramesh, Commander Coast Guard Region (East) called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami at the State Secretariat on Monday. Official sources described the meeting as a courtesy call. During the meeting, the IG appri ... read..


 
Dr Kalam is an inspirational figure, votary of simple living, high thinking : TN Guv
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Monday distributed 'Idea India 2018 Awards' and launched 'Students Reigns Magazine' on the occasion of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's 87th birth anniversary here. Participating in the function organised b ... read..


 
After #Me too, it #We Too, Journo starts hashtag movement for men
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
After the #Me too for women created a storm across the country, with complaints of sexual abuse pouring in, a journalist in Chennai has started a similar movement for men affected, harassed and tortured by women to air their grievances. The hashtag mov ... read..


 
Bullion Market Closing rates
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 3,058 1 Gm Silver : 42.20 UNI RSS1505 ... read..


 
Young girl suffer burns in acid attack
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
A young girl sustained burns following an acid attack on her at Guhai village in Salem district of Tamil Nadu on Monday. Reports received here said the Girl, Gayathri, suffered more than 30 per cent burns and was admitted to the the Government Mohan K ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 10,600 Gingelly 2000 Ground Nut 1120 Coconut 3100/3296 Vanaspathi 1260/1340 Kernal 5500/5600 Oilcakes Groundnut ... read..


 
Cloudera appoints Vinod Ganesan as Country Manager for India
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
Cloudera, Inc., the modern platform for machine learning and analytics optimized for the cloud, on Monday announced appointment of Vinod Ganesan as Country Manager for India. Vinod would drive Cloudera's growth in the region, expand its customer bas ... read..


 
Bullion Market Opening rates
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 3,033 1 Gm Silver : 41.90 UNI RSS1040 ... read..


 
Kids Academy trains over 4,000 students on Mental arithmetic to create Guiness Record
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
Over 4000 students of Brainobrain Kids Academy from all over India were trained in Mental Arithmetic in one go, in an attempt to create a new Guinness record. The effort was to break the previous Guinness record of over 1,073 participants set by China ... read..


 
Malaysian National dies minutes before boarding a flight to Kuala Lumpur
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
A 54-year-old Malaysian National, who came to the city for treatment of jaundice, collapsed and died, minutes before boarding a flight to Kuala Lumpur at the Anna International airport here early on Monday. Airport sources said the Malaysian National, ... read..


 
DRI officials seize 6.5 kg gold worth Rs 2 cr from AI flight
Chennai | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 6.5 kg of gold valued at Rs two crore from a Dubai-New Delhi-Chennai Air India flight which arrived here on Monday morning. Airport sources said, soon after the flight touched down at th ... read..


 
Air India Express plane may have overshot runway before takeoff
Chennai | Sunday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
The Dubai-bound Air India Express Boeing plane seems to have overshot the normal take-off point as tyre marks have been found between the end of the runway and the compound wall of the Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu, officials said on Sunday. ... read..


 
Vairamuthu denies sexual harassment allegations
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | October 14, 2018 8:41:27 PM IST
Poet and lyricist Vairamuthu has denied all sexual harassment allegations levelled against him and said that he has 'compiled all evidence' in his defence. ... read..


 
Dry weather prevailed over Telangana and north interior Karnataka
Chennai | Sunday, Oct 14 2018 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at many places over Kerala and Lakshadweep a few places over Coastal Andhra Pradesh & coastal Karnataka; at isolated places over Tami ... read..


 
Over 200 members of Carnatic music community raise voice on #MeToo
Chennai | Sunday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
As many as over 200 members of the Carnatic music community from across the world on Sunday came together to express that sexual harassment, abuse and assault must not be tolerated, and that it is time for the "deafening silence" to be broken. ... read..


 
'Entrepreneurial success stories should be in multiple languages'
Chennai | Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
The entrepreneurial success stories should not be restricted to English language alone, said K. Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, Tamil Nadu. ... read..


 
Take lead in agri for another green revolution in India : TN Guv tells younger generation
Chennai | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 IST
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday appealed to the younger generation to take the lead in the field of agriculture. Speaking after conferring the late Dr.Mohan Dharia Rashtranirman Puraskar award on eminent agricultural scientist Prof M. ... read..


 
SR to operate 60 Special trains for December holiday rush
Chennai | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 IST
Southern Railway (SR) would operate 60 special trains in order to cater to the December holiday rush. A Railway release on Saturday said the trains would be operated from Chennai, Puducherry, Ernakulam, Kochuveli to Sengottai, Tirunelveli, Kollam, Nage ... read..


 
Bullion Market Closing rates
Chennai | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 3,025 1 Gm Silver : 41.50 UNI VS1520 ... read..


 
Rainfall occurred at a few places over Lakshadweep,Tamilnadu.
Chennai | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at a few places over Lakshadweep; at isolated places over Tamilnadu, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, coastal interior Karnataka and South in ... read..


 
Former TN Minister Parithi Ilamvazhuthi passes away
Chennai | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 IST
Former DMK Minister and Deputy Speaker of Tamil Nadu Assembly Parithi Ilamvazhuthi died here on Saturday following a heart attack. He was 58. Once a staunch loyalist of late DMK Chief M Karunanidhi, Parithi Ilamvazhuthi was well known for single handed ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 10,600 Gingelly 2000 Ground Nut 1120 Coconut 3125/3296 Vanaspathi 1260/1340 Kernal 5600/5800 Oilcakes Groundnu ... read..


 
Bullion Market Opening rates
Chennai | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 3,025 1 Gm Silver : 41.50 UNI VS 1043 ... read..


 
PCB, RFID maker Syrma Technology to expand capacitY
Chennai | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
Global electronic manufacturers are now looking at India for sourcing products/components owing to the trade war between the US and China and we are putting up a new production lines here to cater to the increased orders, said a top official of Syrma Tech ... read..


 
Dry weather prevailed over Telangana, Rayalaseema, coastal and North interior Karnataka
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at a few places over Lakshadweep and at isolated places over Tamilnadu, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and South interior Karnataka. Dry ... read..


 
CBI probe against TN CM : Opposition parties demand resignation
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
The opposition parties in Tamil Nadu, including DMK, CPI(M), CPI and PMK, on Friday demanded the resignation of Chief Minsiter Edappadi K Palaniswami in the wake of High Court ordering a CBI probe against him for alleged nepotism and corruption in award ... read..


 
DMK convenes high level meet on Oct 17 to discuss 2019 LS polls
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
The Opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu has convened its High level Executive Committee Meeting on October 17 to discuss about the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. DMK General Secretary K Anbazhagan, in a statement on Friday, said the meeting would be chaired by Pa ... read..


 
Relief for Stalin as HC orders status quo in Secretariat complex case
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
In a major relief to DMK President M K Stalin, the Madras High Court on Friday ordered status quo till Octgober 22, on the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corrruption (DVAC) probe against him in the case relating to alleged irregularities in the cons ... read..


 
Venkaiah release biography of Dr Ramakrishna, stresses on Infra development
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Vice President M Venkaiah on Friday said India was on a growth trajectory and has highly ambitious plans for the country which would work if proper infrastucture development was put in place. Speaking after releasing the biography of Late Dr A Ramakrish ... read..


 
CBI court awards 7 yrs RI to Bank Manager, 2 others in graft case
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
A Special Judge for CBI cases, Madurai on Friday convicted three people, including a public sector Bank Manager, and awarded seven years Rigorous Imprisonment each to them in a graft case. Delivering the verdict, IInd Additional Special Judge for CBI ... read..


 
DMK executive meet on October 17 to discuss 2019 polls
Chennai | Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
The opposition DMK on Friday said that its high-level Executive Committee will meet on October 17 to discuss the 2019 general elections. ... read..


 
Venkaiah pay rich tributes to 'Silambu Selvar'
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday paid rich tributes to freedom fighter Ma Po Si, terming him as a versatile personality who had left an indelible mark on the history of Tamil Nadu and India. Participating in a function to mark the 23rd annivers ... read..


 
1.02 lakh eggs distributed to students to mark World Egg day
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
A powerhouse of benefits, Egg was consumed world-wide across age groups as a source of essential protein. Keeping this in mind, on the occasion of World Egg Day on Friday, SKM Best Eggs, in association with Rotary International (Chennai District 3232) ... read..


 
Award of Highway contracts : Madras HC orders CBI probe against TN CM
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
In a set back for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, the Madras High Court on Friday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe against him following allegations of corruption in the award of state highway department contracts ... read..


 
Bullion Market Closing rates
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 3,026 1 Gm Silver : 41.50 UNI ADB1645 ... read..


 
HC extends till Nov 2, dispensing with the appearance of P Chidambaram's kin
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Providing more relief, the Madras High Court on Friday extended till November two, its order dispensing with the personal appearances of Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram's family members before the EOW Court, Egmore in th ... read..


 
TN formulating new Housing, Habitat policy
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Observing that the Construction and Real Estate sectors constitute close to 30 per cent of the Tamil Nadu's Economy, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Friday said a State Housing and Habitat Policy was being formulated to outline how the State ... read..


 
'Nirmala Devi has not entered Raj Bhavan in last 1 year'
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | October 12, 2018 4:41:40 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Governor's Office on Friday denied any kind of acquaintance between Nirmala Devi, the professor accused in a sex scandal case, and state Governor Banwarilal Purohit. ... read..


 
TN Dy CM urges Centre to enhance subsidy per dwelling unit under AHP to 50 pc
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Friday urged Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep S Puri to enhance the Centre's subsidy per dwelling unit under the Affordable Housing in Partnership (AHP) vertical to at leas ... read..


 
AIIMS will come up in Madurai, PM to lay Foundation stone : Nadda
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Friday said all the formalities were completed and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital will be established in Madurai at a cost of Rs 1200 crore. Talking to newsmen at the Airport here enrout ... read..


 
'Miraculous escape for Air India passengers'
Chennai | Friday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
It was nothing short of a providential escape for all 130 passengers and six crew members on board an Air India Express flight to Dubai early on Friday when the aircraft's wheel hit an airport wall in Trichy during take-off, an experienced flight navigato ... read..


 
Will not be cowed down by threats to TN Guv : Raj Bhavan on Nirmala Devi row
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Reiterating that it has no links to the sex scandal involving Aruppukkottai College woman Assistant professor Nirmala Devi, the Raj Bhavan on Friday said it would not tolerate any direct or indirect threats on the Constitutional Authority of Tamil Nadu ... read..


 
IAS Academy Founder commits suicide
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
D Shankaran, Founder of the Shankar IAS Academy, which has produced hundreds of civil servants during the last 15 years, committed suicide on Friday. Police sources said Shankaran was found hanging from the ceiling of the fan at his Mylapore residence. ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 10,600 Gingelly 2000 Ground Nut 1120 Coconut 3125/3296 Vanaspathi 1260/1340 Kernal 5600/5800 Oilcakes Groundnu ... read..


 
Bullion Market Opening rates
Chennai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 3,022 1 Gm Silver : 41.50 UNI RSS1105 ... read..


 
Air India flight taking off hits wall in Trichy, lands safely in Mumbai
Chennai | Friday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
The wheels of an Air India Express flight to Dubai from Tiruchirappalli or Trichy in Tamil Nadu hit the airport's compound wall while taking off with 130 passengers on Friday. ... read..


 
Chambers of commerce should be conscience keepers of private sector: Naidu
Chennai | Thursday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
The chambers of commerce should be conscience keepers of the private sector and should also work to make Indian businesses inclusive, said Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu here on Thursday. ... read..


 
TN reports highest number of road accidents : Venkaiah
Chennai | Thursday, Oct 11 2018 IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said the overall road accidents in India dropped by two per cent, but Tamil Nadu reported the highest number of accidents followed by Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka. In his address at the 43rd National Confer ... read..


 
Unaffordable health care is a serious social handicap : Venkaiah
Chennai | Thursday, Oct 11 2018 IST
Expressing concern over families being pushed into debt traps due to high costs of medical treatment, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said unaffordable health care was a serious social handicap. In his address at the 43rd National Conferenc ... read..


 
Venkaiah harps on combined efforts to tackle poverty, environmental pollution
Chennai | Thursday, Oct 11 2018 IST
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday called for combined will power, collective intelligence and shared resources to solve the challenges like rampant poverty to debilitating environmental pollution. Delivering the Convocation address at the Pre ... read..


 
People should speak in mother tongue at home : Venkaiah
Chennai | Thursday, Oct 11 2018 IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said Tamil Nadu and Tamil language was very close to his heart and wanted the people to speak in their mother tongue at home. Speaking at the Convocation of the Presidency College here, he said the mother ton ... read..


 
Five tribals killed, 12 hurt as van falls into gorge, CM announces solatium
Chennai | Thursday, Oct 11 2018 IST
Five tribal people were killed and 12 others injured when a tempo in they were travelling fell into a 50-foot deep gorge near Pollachi in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Reports received here said, the victims were returning home after ... read..


 
Chambers to ensure that Indian businesses are inclusive : Venkaiah
Chennai | Thursday, Oct 11 2018 IST
The Chambers of Commerce in India should work to make sure that Indian businesses were inclusive and that vulnerable sections of the population were given equal opportunities, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday. Speaking at the Platinum ... read..


 
Indian Coast Guard inks pact with RCC
Chennai | Thursday, Oct 11 2018 IST
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) to establish procedures for effective Search and Rescue (SAR) service for aircraft operating over sea in Chennai Flight Information ... read..


 
Women's education key to promoting Constitutional values
Chennai | Thursday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said women's education is important for the country to live by the Constitutional values it promotes. ... read..


 
Rainfall occurred at many places over Kerala
Chennai | Thursday, Oct 11 2018 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at many places over Kerala and at isolated places over Tamilnadu, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Dry weather prevailed over Laksh ... read..


 
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