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India's inequality gap frightening: Varun Gandhi
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 9:46:22 PM IST
The inequality gap in India is truly frightening, BJP MP Varun Gandhi said on Thursday. ... read..


 
Palaniswami assures Vijayan of all help in probing chit fund scam
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2017 9:45:43 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday assured his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan of help in probing Nirmal chit fund scam case where more than 20,000 investors were duped to the extent of Rs 2,000 crore. ... read..


 
Kejriwal invites Kamal to joint active politics (Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 9:45:39 PM IST
With Tamil Nadu politics undergoing a churning, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met actor Kamal Haasan here for over an hour and invited him to join active politics to fight corruption and communalism. ... read..


 
Kejriwal urges Kamal to enter politics
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 9:45:34 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday urged movie actor Kamal Haasan to join politics. The Tamil icon said all those opposed to corruption -- the AAP leader included -- were his "relatives". ... read..


 
Glad making a comeback with good project like 'Yaagam': Jaya Prada
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 9:45:34 PM IST
Veteran actress Jaya Prada, who is making a comeback to Tamil and Telugu filmdom after a decade, says she is glad she chose to return with a good project like "Yaagam", a socio fantasy bilingual. ... read..


 
Wait to get 'Vizhithiru' out has been painful: Meera Kathiravan
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 9:45:29 PM IST
Director Meera Kathiravan says the wait to get his long-delayed Tamil film "Vizhithiru", which stars Vidharth, Krishna and Dhansikaa, to theatres has been painful. ... read..


 
CBI books Puducherry IAS officer in medical admission case
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 9:45:19 PM IST
The CBI has booked an IAS officer and five other officials in Puducherry and top officials of seven medical colleges for cheating bonafide students of their post graduate medical seats. ... read..


 
Asia Road Racing Championship to be held in Chennai
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 9:45:15 PM IST
The iconic MMRT track here will witness World-class and heart-stopping action as the Madras Motor Sports Club, after a four-year interval, plays host to a round of the Asia Road Racing Championship scheduled to start from Friday. ... read..


 
Cash for vote scam : Police should register FIR and take up probe, says Lakhoni
Chennai | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni today informed the Madras High Court that the police were the competent authority to register case in connection with large scale complaints of cash for votes during the now rescinded bypoll R K Nagar, w ... read..


 
Modern meat retail firm Fipola launched
Chennai | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
India's first modern meat retail company for fresh and hygienic proteins 'Fipola' was launched in Chennai today. Mr Sushil Kanugolu, MD and CEO announced the opening of three stores in the city. The stores will be one-of-its-kind in meat retailin ... read..


 
Procession to donate umbrellas for Lord Balaji Brahmotsavam in Tirumala begins
Chennai | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
As part of the Brahmotsavam festival at the Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati, special temple umbrellas were taken out in a procession to Tirumala. After special pujas, the umbrellas procession commenced from the Chennakesava Perumal Temple at Par ... read..


 
Petrol bomb hurled at BJP functionary's house
Chennai | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at the residence of a BJP functionary at Tiruverkadu in adjoining Tiruvallur district, in the wee hours of today. Police said Paramanandan, 48, a member of the BJP SC/ST wing, was residing with his wife and two sons at ... read..


 
Kerala CM meets his TN counterpart, says any issue can be solved through talks
Chennai | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today called on his Tamilnadu counterpart Edappadi K Palaniswami at the State Secretariat here today. Official sources described the meeting as a courtesy call. Sources said several issues, including the Mull ... read..


 
Noted Art director GK passes away
Chennai | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Noted art director Gopi Kanth, popularly called as 'GK', who was also an actor, died in the early hours of today. GK died following a heart attack at a private hospital in the city, where he was admitted last week. He was 60. He is survived ... read..


 
Chennai: Kamal Haasan meets Arvind Kejriwal; hints at joining politics
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met veteran actor Kamal Haasan at his Chennai residence. ... read..


 
Arvind Kejriwal meets Kamal, says he should enter politics
Chennai | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Amid speculations of actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan entering politics by floating his own party, Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today had a luncheon meeting with the actor and discussed a lot of issue including politics. ... read..


 
Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Following is the bullion market closing rates here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct 2,829 1 Gm Silver - 42.40 UNI RSS1515 ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 11,500 Gingelly 1,350 Ground Nut 1200 Coconut 2650/2967 Vanaspathi 1220 /1235 Kernal 4900/5000 Oilcakes Ground nut 2 ... read..


 
Will leave a mark with 'Jai Lava Kusa': Bobby
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Director Bobby says he will leave a lasting impact in the commercial movie space with actor Jr NTR-starrer Telugu drama "Jai Lava Kusa", which hit the screens on Thursday. ... read..


 
Bullion Market Opening Rates
Chennai | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct 2,822 1 Gm Silver - 42.40 UNI RSS1050 ... read..


 
'Saamy 2' to finally go on floors later this month
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
The much anticipated sequel to actor Vikram's 2003 Tamil action-drama "Saamy" will finally roll from later this month, a source said. ... read..


 
Battle for Fort St George: Madras HC rules no floor test, bypolls till further orders
Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
Declining to grant a stay on Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanpal's decision to disqualify18 rebel MLAs, the Madras High Court today refused to accept that the seats held by them were vacant and directed that no bypolls be conducted on them pending dispo ... read..


 
11 'terrorists' held during Operation 'Sagar Kavach'
Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
A total of 11 'terrorists' were 'arrested' as part of the 24-hour long Operation 'Sagar Kavach', a mock drill organised by the Marine police wing of the Coastal Security Group to test the defence preparedness of various security agencies to prevent M ... read..


 
'Sagar Kavach', a mock drill to test preparedness of various security agencies, held
Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
The Marine police wing of the Coastal Security Group today conducted 24-hour long 'Sagar Kavach', a mock drill to test the defence preparedness of various security agencies in the event of terrorists infiltrating into the state through the sea route. ... read..


 
Prince of Arcot elected MEASI President
Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
Prince of Arcot Nawab Mohammed Abdul Ali, was today elected unopposed as President of Muslim Educational Association of Southern India (MEASI), a premier educational institution in the State, for a period of three years. The Prince was elected as Pr ... read..


 
Renowned industrialist Murugappan of Murugappa Group passes away
Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
Mr M V Murugappan, the senior most member of the Murugappa family and former Chairman of Carborundum Universal Limited (CUMI), passed away last night after a brief illness. He was 81. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and grandchildren. ... read..


 
SBI Life IPO: Anchor investors invest Rs 2,226 crore
Chennai | Wednesday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
The Rs 8,400 crore Initial Public Offering by private insurer SBI Life Insurance Co Ltd that opened on Wednesday is attracting good investor interest, a company spokesperson said. ... read..


 
Madras HC extends stay order on floor test in TN Assembly
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Wednesday extended stay order on floor test in the Tamil Nadu Assembly until further order. ... read..


 
Vishal's 'Sandakozhi 2' officially launched
Chennai | Wednesday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Basking in the success of Tamil thriller "Thupparivaalan", actor Vishal on Wednesday began work on his next Tamil outing "Sandakozhi 2". ... read..


 
HC refuses to stay disqualification, says no floor test till further orders
Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
The Madras High Court today stayed the floor test in the Tamil Nadu Assembly until further orders. Passing interim orders on a batch of petitions filed by the 18 rebel MLAs (supporters of sidelined leader TTV Dhinakran), challenging their disqual ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 11,500 Gingelly 1,350 Ground Nut 1200 Coconut 2650/2967 Vanaspathi 1220 /1235 Kernal 4900/5000 Oilcakes Ground n ... read..


 
No floor test, no elections in 18 seats: Madras HC (Lead)
Chennai | Wednesday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Declining a stay on the disqualification of 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs, the Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered that no floor test should be held in the assembly till further orders nor can by-elections be held in those assembly constituencies. ... read..


 
No floor test till further orders: Madras High Court
Chennai | Wednesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Without staying the order of disqualification of 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs, the Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered that no floor test should be held in the assembly till further orders. ... read..


 
Battle for Fort St George flares up
Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
An intense tug-of-war continued for Fort St George. The Madras High Court was slated to hear on an urgent basis tomorrow, a plea filed by 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs, challenging the decision of Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal to disqualify them under the ... read..


 
Mahindra & Mahindra showcases driverless tractor
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Tractor major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd plans to launch its driverless tractor in 2019 while it would launch a driver assist model in 2018, a top company official said here on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Governor reaches Chennai, HC to hear MLAs disqualification on Wednesday (Roundup)
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Political developments in Tamil Nadu in the wake of disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs gathered momentum on Tuesday with the arrival of Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao here and the Madras High Court set to hear the petition of the legislators against the Speak ... read..


 
Rebel MLAs 'distanced' themselves from AIADMK: Speaker
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
The 18 dissident AIADMK MLAs were disqualified as they "distanced" themselves from their party and fell "into the control of persons outside their party" besides aligning with the DMK, Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal has held while holding that th ... read..


 
Essay contest on stopping child marriage : Delhi boy and MP girl bag top honours
Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Students from New Delhi and Bhopal walked away with the top honours in the fourth Nanhi Chhaan National School Essay Contest held here today. A total of 17 Schools from eight states participated on the topic "Child marriage - It must be stopped" ... read..


 
UK exit from EU will not dampen investments from India : Bharat Joshi
Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
British Deputy High Commissioner in Chennai Bharat Joshi today said investments from India would not be hit if the United Kingdom (UK) exits the European Union (EU). ''No it is the opposite'', he told reporters here. He said the UK was seeing bigg ... read..


 
A day after disqualification of rebel MLAs, TN Guv arrives, CM to meet him
Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Amid growing demand for a trust vote and in the backdrop of disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs of the ruling AIADMK for withdrawing support to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Tamil Nadu Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao arrived here from New Delhi toda ... read..


 
Wearing ID cards made mandatory for TN govt employees
Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
The Tamil Nadu government today made it mandatory for its employees to wear identity cards with photograph during work. Employee and Administrative Reforms Department Secretary Swarna said ''all government staff must carry their identity cards wi ... read..


 
HC quashes detention of Thirumurugan, 3 others under Goondas Act
Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
The Madras High Court today quashed the detention of May 17 Movement leader Thirumurugan Gandhi and three others under the Goondas Act. When the pleas failed by them came up for hearing, Mr Justices A Selvam and P Kalaiyarasan quashed the orders is ... read..


 
Rajiv convict's mother seeks one month extension of parole for her son
Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Ms Arputhammal, mother of Perarivalan, who is one of the life convicts in the Rajiv assassination case, today appealed to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to extend, the parole (ordinary leave), granted to her son for another 30 days and help the ... read..


 
Disqualification move 'blatantly partisan', nothing can save sinking ship : PC
Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Senior Congress leader and former Union Home and Finance Minister P Chidambaram today termed as 'blatantly partisan', Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal's decision to disqualify 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs and said nothing could save the sinking ship. Mr ... read..


 
Madras HC to hear rebel MLAs plea against disqualification tomorrow
Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
The Madras High Court will hear on an urgent basis tomorrow, a plea filed by 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs, challenging Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal's decision to disqualify them under the anti-defection law for withdrawing support to Chief Minister ... read..


 
Tamil Nadu political crisis: Dhinakaran claims of having 'sleeper cells' in EPS faction
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal disqualified 18 MLAs from All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday, sidelined party deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran warned that he has 10 sleeper cells in the Chief Minister Edapadi ... read..


 
Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen appears before EO court in car import case
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Former Miss Universe and actress Sushmita Sen today appeared before a special court at Egmore on the orders of the Madras High Court in the adjudication case relating to alleged violation of foreign trade policy in a luxury car import case. Consequent ... read..


 
Suspected IS activist held in Chennai
Chennai | Monday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday said it has arrested a person here suspected to have links with proscribed Islamic State terrorist organisation. ... read..


 
ISIS terror suspect arrested by NIA in Chennai
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrested a suspect on charges of having links with proscribed Syrian based ISIS terrorist group and making recruitments and raising funds for the outfit. A NIA release here said the suspect, a ... read..


 
Disqualification of rebel MLAs notified in TN govt gazette
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Hours after Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal disqualified 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs for withdrawing support to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, the Tamil Nadu government tonight notified the same in the Government gazette. A detailed gazette notifica ... read..


 
AIADMK using public funded MGR centenary fete to malign DMK : Stalin
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
DMK working president M K Stalin today alleged that the ruling AIADMK was using the MGR birth centenary celebrations as a stage for "maligning" his party. In a statement here, he said it was thoroughly condemnable that unethical politicking of pub ... read..


 
18 rebel AIADMK MLAs disqualified, edge for TN CM (Roundup)
Chennai | Monday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Eighteen AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to rebel leader T.T.V. Dinakaran were on Monday disqualified by Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal, giving the ruling side an edge in a show of strength which now seems imminent. ... read..


 
TN Speaker murdered democracy: Stalin, Ramadoss
Chennai | Monday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
It is the murder of democracy, said Tamil Nadu's opposition leaders on Monday after Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal disqualified 18 AIADMK rebel legislators under the anti-defection law. ... read..


 
M&M, Ford Motor ink pact to explore strategic alliance in auto sector
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Two auto majors Mahindra Group and Ford Motor Company today inked a pact to explore a strategic alliance in the auto sector. The strategic alliance was designed to leverage the benefits of Ford's global reach and expertise and Mahindra's scale in ... read..


 
HC expects EC to announce RK Nagar bypoll date by Dec 31
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
The Madras High Court today expected the Election Commission (EC) to announce by December 31, the dates for bypoll to R K Nagar Assembly seat, which fell vacant following the death of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The first Division Bench o ... read..


 
18 rebel AIADMK MLAs disqualified, to move court, leaders condemn, want Speaker, CM to quit
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Amid growing demand for a trust vote, the heightening power struggle within the ruling AIADMK intensified further today, with Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal disqualifying all the 18 rebel MLAs for withdrawing support to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswa ... read..


 
Buzz of new political alignments as 18 rebel MLAs disqualified, Dinakaran says he will move High Court
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Equations changed rapidly as 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs, owing allegiance to ousted leader T T V Dhinakaran, were disqualified by Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal for withdrawing their support to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Amid indications of ... read..


 
Rajinikanth's 'Baasha' to be screened at Fantastic Film Fest
Chennai | Monday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Superstar Rajinikanths Tamil blockbuster "Baasha", in which he played an auto-rickshaw driver and a don, will be screened at the 12th edition of the Fantastic Film Festival, it was announced on Monday. ... read..


 
Ford, Mahindra Group to explore strategic alliance
Chennai | Monday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Indian automobile group Mahindra and the US-based Ford Motor Company on Monday agreed to explore a strategic alliance, the two companies said. ... read..


 
Mahesh Babu's 'Spyder' passed with U/A certificate
Chennai | Monday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Superstar Mahesh Babu's forthcoming Telugu spy-thriller "Spyder" has been cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) with a U/A certificate and without cuts. The film is slated for worldwide release on September 27. ... read..


 
108, the new magic number for EPS govt !
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
The strength of the Tamil Nadu Assembly has come down to 215 following the disqualification of 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs under the anti-defection law for withdrawing support to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami regime. If the floor test, which was p ... read..


 
Opposition parties slam disqualification, terms it as 'murder of democracy'
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Leaders of various political parties today slammed Tamilnadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal's decision to disqualify 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs and termed it as a 'murder of democracy' and an attempt to enable Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to seek a floor ... read..


 
Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Following is the bullion market closing rates here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct 2,838 1 Gm Silver - 43.30 UNI RSS1510 ... read..


 
Had Australia won, they would've said two new balls was a plus point: Chahal
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
While Steve Smith asserted that it was never going to be easy chasing 160 with two new balls in Sunday's game in Chennai, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, said the visitors would have said two new balls was a plus-point for them had Australia won the game. ... read..


 
TN Assembly Speaker disqualifies 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
All the 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs, owing allegiance to ousted leader T T V Dhinakaran, were today disqualified by Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal for withdrawing their support to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. A release issued by Legisla ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 11,500 Gingelly 1,350 Ground Nut 1200 Coconut 2650/2967 Vanaspathi 1220 /1235 Kernal 4900/5000 Oilcakes Ground nut 20 ... read..


 
TN Speaker disqualifies 18 AIADMK legislators
Chennai | Monday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Ruling AIADMK's 18 legislators loyal to sidelined Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran have been disqualified under the anti-defection law by the Tamil Nadu Speaker, a statement said on Monday. ... read..


 
AIADMK political drama: 18 MLAs backing Dinakaran disqualified by TN Assembly
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In what can be called a new twist to the political tale of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the 18 MLAs, who had been backing the sidelined party leader, T.T.V. Dinakaran, have been disqualified by the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker, P. ... read..


 
War episodes will be highlight of 'Manikarnika': Vijayendra Prasad
Chennai | Monday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Writer-director Vijayendra Prasad, who has penned the story of Kangana Ranaut-starrer upcoming epic drama "Manikarnika", says the war episodes will be the biggest highlight of the film. ... read..


 
We went away from our plans, says Smith post Chennai defeat
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Steve Smith has admitted that deviation from plans resulted in Australia's 26-run defeat (DLS) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday. ... read..


 
Bullion Market Opening Rates
Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct 2,843 1 Gm Silver - 43.30 UNI RSS1055 ... read..


 
Thupparivaalan mints over Rs. 10 crore in opening weekend
Chennai | Monday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
Vishals Tamil investigative drama "Thupparivaalan", in which he plays a Sherlock Holmes-kind of detective, has grossed over Rs. 10 crore in its opening weekend in Tamil Nadu, according to trade pundits. ... read..


 
Shalini Pandey replaces Lavanya Tripathi in '100% Kadhal'
Chennai | Monday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
Actress Shalini Pandey, who made a splash with Telugu film "Arjun Reddy", will be making her Tamil acting debut with upcoming romantic-comedy "100% Kadhal", which was originally supposed to feature Lavanya Tripathi. ... read..


 
Suriya's 'Thaana Serntha Kootam' to release on Pongal 2018
Chennai | Monday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST
Actor Suriya's much awaited next Tamil film "Thaana Serntha Kootam", a heist-comedy, has been confirmed to hit the screens for Pongal 2018, its makers announced on Monday. ... read..


 
Mahant Chandnath's demise a big loss to saint community: Ramdev
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said that the demise of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) MP Mahant Chandnath is a big loss to the saint community. ... read..


 
Pandya, Dhoni partnership made the difference: Smith
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
Australia skipper Steve Smith on Sunday said India's Hardik Pandya and M.S. Dhoni's partnership made the difference in the first One-day International here at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday. ... read..


 
Kuldeep's wicket gave me confidence to turn the ball: Chahal
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal on Sunday said chinaman Kuldeep Yadav's wicket of Australia opener David Warner gave him confidence that the M.A Chdidambaram Stadium pitch here has turn and that he can bowl fuller outside the off-stump and still take w ... read..


 
India vs Australia first ODI scoreboard
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Following is the scoreboard between India and Australia in the first One Day International (ODI) match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday. ... read..


 
Eliminate all unmanned level crossings within a year : Piyush Goyal
Chennai | Sunday, Sep 17 2017 IST
Union Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal reviewed the performance of Southern Railway and the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) at a meeting held here today and directed the officials to eliminate all unmanned level crossings within a year. Duri ... read..


 
Shramadan held at Chennai Central railway station
Chennai | Sunday, Sep 17 2017 IST
On the occasion of Sewa Diwas, Union Minister of State for Communication (Independent charge) and Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha participated in Shramdaan at the Chennai Central Railway station today. The Shramdaan, included painting o ... read..


 
After Hardik Pandya & Dhoni's heroics, rain delays Aussie chase
Chennai | Sunday, Sep 17 2017 IST
Rain was playing hide and seek as persistent drizzle delayed the start of Australia's run chase in the first ODI against India here today. The Australia innings was earlier scheduled to resume at 1900 hrs, with the match reduced to 43 overs. After ... read..


 
TTV dares CM to resign and get elected again as LP leader
Chennai | Sunday, Sep 17 2017 IST
Amid intensifying power struggle within the AIADMK, sidelined leader T T V Dhinakaran today sharpened his attack and dared Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami to resign from the post and convene a meeting of party MLAs and get elected as the Legi ... read..


 
Half centuries by big hitting Hardik Pandya and cool Dhoni power India to big total
Chennai | Sunday, Sep 17 2017 IST
It was Pandya'monium' at the M A Chidambaram stadium. Game changing half centuries by young Hardik Pandya, whose career best kncok of 83 and calm and cool M S Dhoni (79), powered India to a mammoth total in the first ODI against Australia here today. ... read..


 
On PM Modi's birthday, Piyush Goyal attends 'seva karya' in Chennai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Celebrating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday as a "day of service" (Seva Diwas), Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday attended a railway medical camp in Chennai. ... read..


 
Dinakaran asks for Palanisamy's resignation post Sasikala's expulsion from AIADMK
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After the merged factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) expelled V.K. Sasikala from the party, sidelined party leader T.T.V. Dinakaran on Sunday asked the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Palanisamy to resign as well, because "whate ... read..


 
IOA Chief discusses India's bid for 2020 Asian Beach Games with OCA President
Chennai | Sunday, Sep 17 2017 IST
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N Ramachandran had a discussion on the possibility of India hosting the Asian Beach Games in 2020 with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah at Ashgabat in Turkmenistan, ... read..


 
India opt to bat in Chennai
Chennai [India] | September 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India have won the toss and elected to bat first in the opening ODI of the five-match series against Australia at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday. ... read..


 
India wins toss, bat first against Australia in thefirst ODI
Chennai | Sunday, Sep 17 2017 IST
As overnight rain and grey skies paved the way for the sun to come out, Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bat first in the first ODI against Australia at the M A Chidambaram Stadium here today. India has left out K L Rahul and incl ... read..


 
India wins toss, elects to bat (Lead)
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the first One Day International here on Sunday. ... read..


 
India wins toss, elects to bat
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the first One Day International here on Sunday. ... read..


 
TN Guv, CM, Tamizhisai, Stalin greet PM on his birthday
Chennai | Sunday, Sep 17 2017 IST
Tamil Nadu Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and leaders of various parties today greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of his birthday. In his message, the Governor said "Please accept my heartiest gree ... read..


 
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