Thursday, April 25, 2019

Madras High Court lifts ban on TikTok (Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Madras High Court's Madurai Bench on Wednesday lifted the ban on video mobile application TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, subject to certain conditions. ... read..

ED attaches Rs 40 crore properties of Olympus Granites
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said it has provisionally attached 25 movable and immovable properties worth Rs 40.34 crore of Olympus Granites Pvt Ltd and others in the illegal granite mining case. ... read..

ED attaches Rs 40 cr assets of Alagiri's son
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday attached 25 movable and immovable properties worth Rs 40.34 crore of a firm owned by former Union Minister and DMK leader M.K. Alagiri's son Alagiri Dhayanidhi in the multi-crore illegal granite quarrying scam ... read..

EC seeks report on actor Srikanth voting
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The Election Commission has sought a report from the Chennai District Electoral Officer on how actor Srikanth was allowed to vote in the April 18 Lok Sabha polls when his name was not in the voter's list, said a senior official on Wednesday. ... read..

Pollachi sex abuse: WhatsApp refused to share details
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu police on Tuesday told the Madras High Court that mobile messaging player WhatsApp had declined to share details of the videos circulated in the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case. ... read..

Would've been dropped by now in other teams: Watson
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
After helping Chennai Super Kings (CSK) return to winning ways by smashing a brilliant 96-run knock against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), opener Shane Watson admitted that he was due for runs and added that he was grateful to skipper M.S. Dhoni and coach Ste ... read..

None will buy me if I tell CSK's success mantra: MSD
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is one team who have been consistent ever since the inauguration of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2008. ... read..

We couldn't do much because of Watson: Bhuvneshwar
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
After facing two consecutive losses, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) returned to winning ways in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by convincingly defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by six wickets at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, here. ... read..

Watson takes CSK to top of table with win over SRH (Lead)
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
Shane Watson smashed a belligerent 96 as Chennai Super Kings zoomed back to the top of the table with a commanding six-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday. ... read..

Pandey, Warner fifties help Sunrisers post 175/3
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Manish Pandey and David Warner struck half-centuries as Sunrisers Hyderabad posted 175/3 in 20 overs against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday. ... read..

Chennai opts to bowl against Hyderabad (Toss)
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Chennai Super Kings' skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to bowl against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their return fixture of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday. ... read..

Chola MS Insurance posts Rs 4,428 cr gross premium
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Non-life insurer Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd (Chola MS) on Tuesday said it closed last fiscal with a gross premium of Rs 4,428 crore. ... read..

6, including 3 school kids, drown in river in TN
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Six persons, including three school-going children, drowned in a river in Namakkal district on Tuesday, said police. ... read..

Bhuvneshwar to lead SRH against CSK on Tuesday
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper Kane Williamson will miss out on Tuesday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) owing to personal reasons. The Kiwi cricketer has reportedly returned to New Zealand. ... read..

Don't link us with Sri Lankan group: TN outfit
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
A senior leader of the Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ) on Tuesday dubbed as "media terrorism" a report linking it with a similar Sri Lankan group which has been blamed for the suicide bombings that killed 310 people in the island nation. ... read..

Lanka blasts: Some of the arrested are from rich families
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The Sri Lankan police have arrested over two dozen persons in connection with Sunday's serial bomb blasts in churches and hotels that killed 290 people and injured over 500, said a journalist. He also said that some of those arrested belonged to rich fami ... read..

Shruti Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi team up for first time
Chennai | Monday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Actors Shruti Haasan and Vijay Sethupathi have joined hands for the first time in the upcoming Tamil film "Laabam", which had its official launch ceremony on Monday in Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu. ... read..

Hackers may see what Netflix interactive shows you watch
Chennai | Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Despite Netflix's move to encrypt all its video streams in order to better protect user privacy, hackers may still get to know what interactive content you watch on the popular streaming service, new research from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) ... read..

Banks can lend to pay Jet Airways salaries: AIBEA
Chennai | Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The banks can lend some money to Jet Airways specifically for the purpose of paying employee salaries, a major bank employees' union official said on Monday. ... read..

Mohanlal takes directorial plunge with 3D film
Chennai | Monday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is all set to take directorial plunge with the upcoming 3D film "Barroz - Guardian of D'Gama's Treasure" after four decades of acting. ... read..

CSK aim to break losing streak against SRH (Preview)
Chennai | Monday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Having lost two matches in a row, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be under a bit of pressure when they take on in-form Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday. ... read..

TN leaders condemn mass killings in Colombo (Lead)
Chennai | Sunday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam as well as DMK President M.K. Stalin condemned the mass killings by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. ... read..

TN leaders condemn blasts in Sri Lanka
Chennai | Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam condemned the mass killings by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka on Sunday. ... read..

Madras/Chennai historian Muthiah dies at 89
Chennai | Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The chronicler of Chennai history, cartographer and journalist S. Muthiah, 89, died here on Saturday owing to age-related ailments. ... read..

EC to decide on repolling in some TN booths
Chennai | Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Election Commission will decide whether to hold a repoll in some polling booths following complaints from the DMK, said a senior official. ... read..

MNM candidates back to usual work after LS polls
Chennai | Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
After days of hectic electioneering, it is business as usual for some contestants in the Lok Sabha elections belonging to Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) party. ... read..

AMMK to be registered as party with EC, Dhinakaran elevated
Chennai | Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) party on Friday elevated its founder T.T.V. Dhinakaran as its General Secretary and said steps will be taken to register it as a political party with the Election Commission. ... read..

Five workers die while digging well in TN
Chennai | Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
In a tragic accident, five workers engaged in digging a new well in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai district were killed on Friday when a rope they had tied to their bodies for safety snapped, police said. ... read..

'Air India takeover of Jet will ensure lucrative routes'
Chennai | Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Government-owned Air India can take over Jet Airways and get back the lucrative international/domestic routes if there are no white knight for the private airline, said a top All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) leader. ... read..

Tamil Nadu logs nearly 72% polling in LS polls
Chennai | Friday, 2019 9:45:06 PM IST
A total of 71.87 per cent of Tamil Nadu's 5.8 crore voters in 38 Lok Sabha constituencies voted in the general elections held on Thursday, a senior Election Commission (EC) official said on Friday. ... read..

Will contest next Assembly elections: Rajinikanth
Chennai | Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Actor-politician Rajinikanth on Friday said his party will surely contest the next Tamil Nadu Assembly elections. ... read..

High voter turnout in TN may throw up surprise
Chennai | Friday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
Conflicting views are expressed by experts on the outcome of the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu given the final polling percentage of around 73 per cent. ... read..

Nearly 70% polling in TN Lok Sabha polls (Roundup)
Chennai | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Polling concluded in 38 of 39 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies, where by-elections were held on Thursday, in Tamil Nadu. ... read..

TN turnout over 63% amid EVM, VVPAT glitches (4th Lead)
Chennai | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Curtains came down on polling in 37 of 38 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies, where by-elections were held on Thursday, at 6 p.m. As many as 384 faulty electronic voting machines and 692 faulty Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines were ... read..

EVM glitches delay voting in TN seats, 384 changed (Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Technical glitches relating to Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines held up polling in the morning in several constituencies across Tamil Nadu till the machines were changed. ... read..

DMK moves Election Commission against AIADMK
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The DMK on Thursday complained to the Election Commission that the ruling AIADMK and its allies planned to capture polling booths in Tamil Nadu. ... read..

Voting crosses half way mark in TN (3rd Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Polling in the 38 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu crossed the half way mark on Thursday with 52.02 per cent of the total 5.8 voters casting their vote. ... read..

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Ajith Kumar cast vote
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Popular Tamil stars Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijay, Ajith and Suriya among others cast their vote here on Thursday. ... read..

Tamil Nadu records 39.49% voting (2nd Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
A total of 39.49 per cent electorate cast their votes till 1 p.m. in Tamil Nadu's 38 Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday, said a senior election official. ... read..

AIADMK lodges complaint against Stalin, Maran
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
The ruling AIADMK on Thursday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against DMK President M.K.Stalin and the party's Chennai Central candidate Dayanidhi Maran for violating the model code of conduct (MCC). ... read..

Nearly 31% polling recorded in TN polls (Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Nearly 31 per cent of the electorate cast their votes in Tamil Nadu's 38 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies on Thursday and polling is continuing at a brisk rate, an Election Commission (EC) official said. ... read..

Villagers boycott election to protest pollution
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Around 500 voters in Nagaraja Kandigai village in the Tiruvallur Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu boycotted the election in protest against the functioning of a polluting sponge iron factory in their locality, said an official. ... read..

TN registers 13% voting till 9 a.m.
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Polling in Tamil Nadu's 38 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies that began at 7 a.m. on Thursday progressed at a brisk rate and peacefully, with 13.48 per cent voting reported in two hours. ... read..

MNM chief Kamal, daughter vote
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Actor-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan and his daughter Shruti Haasan queued up at a polling booth here and voted in the Lok Sabha polls. ... read..

Technical glitches delay voting in some TN booths
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Voting in some polling booths in Tamil Nadu was delayed on Thursday owing to technical problems with the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), as per reports reaching here. ... read..

Chennai hotel offers 50% off in food bill for voters
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
City-based Clarion Hotel President announced on Thursday that it was offering a 50 per cent off on the food bills of people who have voted in the polls for the 38 Lok Sabha seats and 18 Assembly constituencies of Tamil Nadu. ... read..

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami queues up casts votes
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday stood in the line and cast his vote in Edappadi in Salem district. ... read..

LS polls: Rajinikanth, Ajith vote in Chennai
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
Actor-politician Rajinikanth on Thursday exercised his democratic right here at the polling booth in Stella Maris college. ... read..

Chidambaram votes in Sivaganga
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram was one of the early voters in Tamil Nadu in the Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency. ... read..

Karunanidhi clan continues to dominate TN politics
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
When one thinks of political dynasties in South India, the first to come to mind is the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) clan of late M. Karunanidhi, which includes his extended family -- the Marans. ... read..

Tamil Nadu, Karnataka: Top 5 seats to watch
Chennai/Bengaluru | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
With all the 38 parliamentary constituencies in Tamil Nadu -- after elections in Vellore was withheld -- and 14 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka set for the battle of the ballots in the second phase of polling on Thursday, IANS takes a look at the t ... read..

Madras HC: Cover internal injuries in ESI Act
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Madras High Court has recommended that the Centre should amend the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948, to cover internal injuries suffered by employees. ... read..

HC dismisses pleas against cancellation of Vellore poll
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Wednesday upheld the Centre's decision to rescind the Lok Sabha poll in Vellore constituency following reports of money distribution, vitiating the process for holding free and fair elections. ... read..

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