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CSK is like second home to me: Dhoni
Chennai [Tamil Nadu] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday said the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) was like a second home and he had never thought of being with any other IPL team. ... read..


 
Ghosal makes early exit in PSA world tour event
Chennai | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
India's Saurav Ghosal failed to take off from the first round, losing unexpectedly to qualifier Tom Richards of England in the Tournament of Champions, a PSA world tour event being held at New York. A SRFI release on Friday said Richards had twice lost h ... read..


 
Saranya holds GM Solodovnichenko in Chennai Open chess
Chennai | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Woman FIDE Master J Saranya of Chennai held Grandmaster Yuri Solodovnichenko of Ukraine to a draw in the second round of the 10th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess tournament for Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam Trophy here on Friday. On the lead ... read..


 
CSK will definitely try to get back Ashwin : Dhoni
Chennai | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Asserting that Chennai was his second home, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday said that the franchise would try to get back local lad and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin back in the fold at the IPL players' auction, schedul ... read..


 
Dhoni backs Test brigade despite loss to Proteas
Chennai | Friday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Throwing his weight behind the beleaguered Test side which lost the ongoing Test series 0-2 to South Africa, former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday said it was important to look at the positives of the team's performance. ... read..


 
Dhoni takes the positives from SA series loss
Chennai[India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
After the Indian batsmen failed to show a spine in South Africa and lost the Test series 2-0, former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has offered support to the team, saying that one should look at the positive side which is the bowlers' formidable performanc ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 10,500 Gingelly 1,450 Ground Nut 1065 Coconut 3175/3582 Vanaspathi 1235/1270 Kernal 3800/3850 Oilcakes Ground nut 2025 ... read..


 
Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct 2,876 1 Gm Silver - 42.00 UNI RSS1515 ... read..


 
Bullion Market Opening Rates
Chennai | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct 2,865 1 Gm Silver - 41.90 UNI RSS1510 ... read..


 
HRD Ministry decides to form panel to review progress of IIT research parks
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 18, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said that the ministry has decided to form a panel to review the progress of the research parks at IITs across the country. ... read..


 
Exporters should focus on new markets: Naidu
Chennai | Thursday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday urged exporters to focus on new markets and products. ... read..


 
Sharing of taxes by central government is discriminatory: Kamal Haasan
Chennai | Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Tamil and Hindi movie actor Kamal Haasan has said he feels that the sharing of taxes by the central government is discriminatory and if all the southern states celebrate Dravidianism then the discrimination may not be there. ... read..


 
Committee would be formed to review Research Parks at IITs: Javadekar
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday inaugurated new facilities here at IIT Madras Research Park and said a committee would be formed to review the Research Parks at other IITs so that the efforts of IIT Madras is replic ... read..


 
Chennai to host largest Defence expo from Apr 11 to 14 : Nirmala
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Defence Minister Ms Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced that Chennai would play host to the largest defence expo from April 11 to 14, Inaugurating the two-day Defence Industry Development meet here, she said the 'Defexpo India-2018', an Internationa ... read..


 
It's high time we wake up to protect the pride of Tamil race : Nanjil Sampath
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
"Appaduraiyar is an ocean of knowledge. Reading his books will discipline us into good humans and his works for the cause of Tamil will make us feel proud as a Dravidian'', Politician and orator Nanjil Sampath said on Thursday. Presenting an analytical ... read..


 
VP urges exporters to focus on new markets, product that have higher growth in global trade
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday asked India's exporters to focus on new markets and new products including sunrise products which show higher growth in global trade including electric, electronic, Tele-communication equipment. Addressing the ... read..


 
Student dies following punishment, PT master arrested
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
A 15-year-old student of the Don Bosco School at Perambur in the city collapsed and died following a punishment and the school's PT teacher was arrested on Thursday. Police said Jaisingh, the Physical Education (PT) teacher of the School, was arrested t ... read..


 
Kamal to start his political journey from Dr Kalam's house in Rameswaram
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Actor Kamal Haasan on Thursday announced that he would begin his political journey from former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's residence at Rameswaram in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. The actor had on Wednesday said that he would announce his po ... read..


 
Tamil Nadu to come out with aerospace, defence policies: Palaniswami
Chennai | Thursday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Thursday said that his government will come out with a separate policy for aerospace and defence. ... read..


 
TN to host security systems expo in April
Chennai | Thursday, 2018 5:15:05 PM IST
An international expo on security systems would be held in Tamil Nadu this April, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday. ... read..


 
Hike Standard IT deduction to Rs 2.50 lakh : TN urges centre
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
The Tamil Nadu Government on Thursday urged the Centre to raise the Income-Tax standard deduction from Rs 12.50 lakh to Rs 2.50 lakh. Speaking at the pre-budget meeting chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi, Deputy Chief Minister ... read..


 
Finalise AIIMS location and announce in budget : TN urges Centre
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Levy of GST on the projects executed for the state government was a cause for serious concern as it amounted to fiscal transfer from the States to the centre, besides adversely affecting the financial capacity of the State, Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Ministe ... read..


 
Finalise AIIMS location and announce in budget : Paneerselvam urges Centre
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Levy of GST on the projects executed for the state government was a cause for serious concern as it amounted to fiscal transfer from the States to the Centre, besides adversely affecting the financial capacity of the State, Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minist ... read..


 
Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates Defence Industry development meet
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday inaugurated the two-day Defence Industry Development meet organised by the Department of Defence Production. The objective of the Meet was to forge new partnerships with private industry with the aim of ... read..


 
TN govt to unveil Aerospace & Defence policy, CM urges centre to set up HAL facility in Salem
Chennai | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Announcing that the Tamil Nadu Government was in the process of unveiling an exclusive Aerospace and Defence policy to achieve 30 per cent share of the sector, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday urged the Centre to consider setting up a ... read..


 
Ashok Leyland signs LoI with Phinergy to meet energy requirements of comm vehicles
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Flagship of the Hinduja Group, Ashok Leyland, on Wednesday took the next step to secure long-term arrangements for its EV commercial vehicles by signing a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Phinergy of Israel. ... read..


 
Jayalalithaa died on Dec 4, not Dec 5, 2016: Sasikala's brother
Chennai | Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
In a new twist to the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the brother of her close aide, now jailed, V.K.Sasikala on Wednesday said that she died on December 4, 2016 and not on December 5 as officially announced by Apollo Hospitals. ... read..


 
CBI should probe TN doctors's death: Stalin
Chennai | Wednesday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the death of a Tamil Nadu doctor who was found dead in his flat in Delhi earlier in the day. ... read..


 
260 players in fray at Chennai Open chess
Chennai | Wednesday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Around 260 players, including defending champion and fourth seed Grand Master (GM) Tukhaev Adam and 15 other GMs and 18 International Masters (IM), will be fighting it out for top honours at the 10th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess Tournament ... read..


 
Rajini greet Kamal's political foray
Chennai | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday greeted his good friend and actor Kamal Haasan for his decision to launch a new political party and said ''only time will tell on both of the functioning together''. Talking to reporters here, he extended his gre ... read..


 
Ready to face Assembly poll if held in six months : Rajini
Chennai | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Days after confirming his political entry, Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday said even if the Assembly election was held in the next six moonths, he would definitely face it. The actor had recently confirmed his political entry and said his part ... read..


 
Amazon Prime video releases trailer of 'Breathe'
Chennai | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Amazon Prime Video and Abundantia Entertainment on Wednesday released the trailer of their much anticipated Amazon Prime Original series 'Breathe'. Directed by Mayank Sharma, 'Breathe', was an eight-episode gritty, psychological thriller that explores t ... read..


 
Price Waterhouse moves SAT against SEBI's ban order
Chennai | Wednesday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Global audit firm Price Waterhouse on Wednesday moved the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) against the market regulator's order banning it from auditing the books of listed companies for two years, said an informed source. ... read..


 
Rajinikanth wishes Kamal Haasan luck on his foray into politics
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Tamil superstar Rajinikanth has extended his wishes to actor Kamal Haasan for announcing his political debut. ... read..


 
Prof Swaminathan traces genesis of Noon meal scheme on MGR birth anniversary
Chennai | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Eminent Agricutlural scientist and MSSRF Founder M S Swaminathan on Wednesday paid rich tributes to former Chief Minister MGR and traced the genesis of the Universal nutritious noon meal scheme introduced by him. In a message on the occasion of his 101st ... read..


 
Rich tributes paid to MGR on his 101st birth anniversary in TN
Chennai | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday led the State in paying rich tributes to AIADMK Founder and late Chief Minister Bharat Ratna MGR on the occasion of his 101st birth anniversary. Mr ... read..


 
R Madhavan backs Rajnikanth, Kamal Haasan's entry in politics
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Actor R Madhavan has extended his support to superstar Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan as they announced their entry in politics. ... read..


 
A new Dhinakaran political party could be on the cards
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader and newly-elected MLA, TTV Dhinakaran on Wednesday said that a new political party may be in the pipeline. ... read..


 
Venkaiah Naidu to present FIEO Export Excellence awards
Chennai | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will present the FIEO Southern Region Export Excellence Awards for the top performers in export tomorrow. The award function would be organized by Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) in which Tamil Nadu Gov ... read..


 
AIADMK workers savour Biryani on MGR's 101st birth anniversary
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Wednesday distributed Biryani to party workers at All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party office on the 101st birth anniversary of M.G. Ramacha ... read..


 
Palaniswami demands review of Haj subsidy withdrawal
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday said that the Centre should review its decision on the Haj subsidy. ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 11,000 Gingelly 1,450 Ground Nut 1065 Coconut 3175/3582 Vanaspathi 1235/1270 Kernal 3800/3850 Oilcakes Ground nut 2025 ... read..


 
Ashok Leyland signs pact with Israeli firm for electric vehicle
Chennai | Wednesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
Commercial vehicles major Ashok Leyland Ltd on Wednesday announced it has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Phinergy of Israel to secure long-term arrangements for its electric vehicle plans. ... read..


 
Ilaiyaraaja sings for 'Maari 2'
Chennai | Wednesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
Actor-filmmaker-singer Dhanush says he is thrilled that music-composer Ilaiyaraaja sang a song for the upcoming film "Maari 2". ... read..


 
Trigyn bags Italian order for Agriculture Development fund
Chennai | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Trigyn Technologies Limited has won a multi-year IT Services Contract from International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), Rome, Italy. The value of the contract was USD 1,500,000. A company release on Wednesday said the order would be executed ... read..


 
Bullion Market Opening Rates
Chennai | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct 2,882 1 Gm Silver - 42.30 UNI RSS1100 ... read..


 
Kamal Haasan to announce political party name on Feb 21
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Actor Kamal Haasan announced that at the beginning of his political tour, he would reveal the name of his political party and the principles of the same. ... read..


 
Kamal Haasan to annnounce political party's name on Feb 21
Chennai | Wednesday, 2018 1:15:04 AM IST
Veteran actor Kamal Haasan has announced he will commence his political journey from his hometown Ramanathapuram on February 21, when he will also reveal the name of his party. ... read..


 
House of Hiranandani launches residential plots in Thaiyur
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan 16 (ANI-BusinessWire India): House of Hiranandani, a leading real estate conglomerate, developing iconic integrated communities in India, is pleased to announce the launch of residential plots in Thaiyur. ... read..


 
National Maritime SAR Workshop inaugurated
Chennai | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
The eighth National Maritime Search And Rescue (SAR) Workshop, conducted under the aegis of Indian Coast Guard, commenced here on Tuesday. The conference was inaugurated by Indian Coast Guard Director General Rajendra Singh in the presence of Admiral Sa ... read..


 
Life size bronze statue of Maj Parameshwaran unveiled at OTA
Chennai | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
It was a trip down the memory lane for 35 Course mates of Short Service Commission --12 of Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai who assembled at Drill Square of their Alma mater to unveil the life size bronze statue of Major Ramaswamy Parameshwaran ... read..


 
Kaanum Pongal celebrated in TN
Chennai | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
It was a sea of humanity as hundreds and thousands of people thronged the Asia's second largest beach Marina on the occasion of ''Kaanum Pongal'' (sight seeing), marking the culmination of the four-day Pongal festivities in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. Milling ... read..


 
MVVS Murthy assumes charge as PIB DG, South
Chennai Jan 16 | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
Mr M V V S Murthy, who belongs to the Indian Information Service of 1984 batch, on Tuesday assumed charge as Director General (South), Press Information Bureau, Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. He replaces Mr K Muthu Kumar who has been tra ... read..


 
TN pioneer in organ transplants, other states should follow it : Venkaiah
Chennai | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
Observing that Tamil Nadu was a pioneering state in organ transplantation in the country, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said other states should emulate it in providing affording medical care to the people. Speaking at a function got up to f ... read..


 
Elephant calf falls into dry farm well, rescued by forest officials
Chennai | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
Tamil Nadu forest department officials on Tuesday rescued a three-month-old elephant calf, which fell into a dry farm well at Paavadaipatti in Rayakottai in Krishnagiri district. Reports received here said the calf, said to have been with its herd, has s ... read..


 
Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct 2,882 1 Gm Silver - 42.40 UNI ADB1503 ... read..


 
Three Jallikattu spectators die in Tamil Nadu
Chennai | Tuesday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Three spectators of Jallikattu or bull taming sport were killed and several injured at different places in Tamil Nadu when bulls attacked them, according to reports reaching here. ... read..


 
Dry weather prevailed over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka
Chennai | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Dry weather prevailed over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. Description of temperature lowest minimum temper ... read..


 
TN Guv condoles death of Journo Gnani Sankaran
Chennai | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday condoled the death of veteran journalist Gnani Sankaran, who had passed away on Monday. In his condolence message, the Governor said "I am shocked to know about the demise of Gnani Sankaran, Veteran jour ... read..


 
223 in fray for Chennai Open Intl GM tournament
Chennai | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST
Grandmaster Timur Gareyev of USA, with an ELO rating of 2605, leads the strong challenge in the 10th Chennai Open International Grand Master Chess Tournament for Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam Trophy. A total of 223 players--180 from India and 43 from abro ... read..


 
Northeast Monsoon rains has ceased over TN
Chennai | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST
The following is a summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. NORTHEAST MONSOON RAINS HAS CEASED OVER TAMILNADU, KERALA AND ADJOINING AREAS OF ANDHRAPRADESH AND KARNATAKA FROM TODAY. Dry weather prevailed over Tamil ... read..


 
Kanchi Acharya discharged from hospital
Chennai | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST
Senior Acharya of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, who was admitted to a hospital late on Sunday evening due to breathing problems, was discharged on Monday morning. Sources said he left for the Sankara Math at Chetpet area i ... read..


 
Spectator gored to death at Jallikattu venue in TN
Chennai | Monday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
A youth who had come to see 'Jallikattu', the traditional bull taming sport, was gored to death in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district, said police. ... read..


 
Several peaks to scale, not just Everest: HMI
Chennai | Monday, 2018 3:15:06 PM IST
There are several mountain peaks in the world to scale and not just Mount Everest, said a senior official of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) in West Bengal's Darjeeling district. ... read..


 
Senior Kanchi seer hospitalised
Chennai | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST
Senior Seer of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal was admitted to a hospital late on Sunday evening due to breathing problems. He was admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre (SRMC) at suburban Porur. Sources said his hea ... read..


 
'Demonetisation one of the difficult decisions taken by PM' : Jaitley
Chennai | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST
'Steps to eradicate black money and the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes was one of the difficult decisions taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi', Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. Speaking at the 48th Anuual Readers meet of ... read..


 
Dramatist, writer, journalist Gnani passes away
Chennai | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST
Dramatist, writer, journalist, political analyst and literary critic Gnani Sankaran passed away here on early Monday morning after a prolonged illness, family members said. He was 64. He is survived by his wife Padmavathi, who is also a writer an ... read..


 
Veteran journalist Gnani Sankaran is dead
Chennai | Monday, 2018 11:15:06 AM IST
Multi-faceted personality Gnani Sankaran, who made his mark as a dramatist, writer, journalist and political analyst died here on Monday morning due to illness, family members said. He was 64. ... read..


 
Tax base, digitization of economy expanding: Jaitley
Chennai | Sunday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the tax payer base, tax collections and digitization of the economy are expanding following a series of measures taken by the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..


 
Jallikattu held in Madurai as part of Pongal festivities
Chennai | Sunday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu's traditional Jallikattu or bull taming sport got off to a great start on Sunday as part of Pongal celebrations in Madurai district. ... read..


 
TN CM extend Pongal greetings to Governor
Chennai | Sunday, Jan 14 2018 IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday greeted Governor Banwarilal Purohit on the occasion of Pongal festival. Mr Palaniswami sent a greetings letter and a bouquet of flowers to the Governor on the occasion, an official release said. ... read..


 
VIT Eco Titans design highly energy efficient prototype vehicle, to showcase in Singapore contest
Chennai | Sunday, Jan 14 2018 IST
A group of students from VIT have designed a prototype of highly energy efficient vehicle 'ET18' capable of giving more than 200 km on just a single litre of petrol. The team calling themselves as VIT Eco Titans students would participate in Shell Ec ... read..


 
Religious fervour, gaiety mark Pongal celebrations in TN
Chennai | Sunday, Jan 14 2018 IST
Pongal, the traditional harvest festival, was celebrated in Tamil Nadu with religious fervour and gaiety. The festival falls on the first day of the auspicious Tamil month 'Thai' every year and people ushered in the festivities with a lot of enthus ... read..


 
Dhanush launches first single under Gautham Menon's banner
Chennai | Sunday, 2018 1:45:43 PM IST
Actor-filmmaker-singer Dhanush on Sunday launched "Koova", the first single under Gautham Vasudev Menon's Ondraga Originals, aimed at promoting independent music. ... read..


 
Siddharth reveals first look of debut Malayalam film
Chennai | Sunday, 2018 1:45:43 PM IST
Actor Siddharth chose the auspicious occasion of Pongal on Sunday to unveil the first poster of his maiden Malayalam film "Kammara Sambhavam" in which he sports a moustache. ... read..


 
Tamil Nadu celebrates Pongal with traditional fervour
Chennai | Sunday, 2018 1:45:10 PM IST
People across Tamil Nadu on Sunday celebrated the harvest festival of Pongal thanking rain, sun and farm animals. ... read..


 
Palaniswami urges K'taka CM to release Cauvery water for TN
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 13, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Palaniswami on Saturday requested his Karnataka counterpart Siddaramaiah to release water from River Cauvery to save the standing crops of farmers in the former's state. ... read..


 
Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct 2,869 1 Gm Silver - 42.10 UNI AK1830 ... read..


 
More than 1,600 cops to get TN CM medals
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday announced that a total of 1,686 uniformed personnel will be awarded the 'Tamilnadu Chief Minister's Constabulary Medals' and ''Chief Minister's Medals' in recognition of their outstanding devotion to duty ... read..


 
TN Governor, CM, leaders extend Pongal greetings
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and leaders of various political parties on Saturday greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Pongal festival. In his message, ... read..


 
Arrival and departure of flights delayed due to thick fog
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST
Arrival and departure of several flights were delayed at the Chennai Airport as a thick blanket of smog has engulfed the city as people celebrated 'Bhjoi, the first day of four-day Pongal festival, by burning garbage and other old items. Airport sources ... read..


 
TN CM urges Siddaramiah to release 7 tmc ft of cauvery water to save standing crops
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST
Observing that the storage in Mettur dam was grossly inadequate to meet the irrigation needs, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday urged his Karnataka counterpart Siddaramiah to release seven TMC ft of Cauvery water immediately to ... read..


 
ED found nothing, so took few documents to justify themselves: Chidambaram
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 13, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Congress leader and former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday said that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials found nothing during the raid at his son's Karti Chidambaram's residence, therefore, took away a few documents to justify themselve ... read..


 
Bullion Market Opening Rates
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct 2,869 1 Gm Silver - 42.10 UNI RSS1215 ... read..


 
Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 11,000 Gingelly 1,450 Ground Nut 1065 Coconut 3175/3582 Vanaspathi 1235/1270 Kernal 3800/3850 Oilcakes Ground nut 2025 ... read..


 
Nothing was found, nothing was seized: Chidambaram's lawyer on ED raids
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 13, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram's lawyer on Saturday said nothing was found and nothing was seized from Chidambaram's homes where Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted raids in Delhi and Chennai in connection with Aircel-Maxis case. ... read..


 
Operations resume at Chennai Airport
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 13, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Flight services that were temporarily suspended due to smog have now resumed. ... read..


 
Chennai: Bogi celebrations hamper flight schedule
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 13, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
As the city decks up to welcome the harvest season, celebrations on account of the Bogi festival have resulted in thick smog, thereby interrupting flight services from 3 am on Saturday morning. ... read..


 
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