Thursday, January 23, 2020

ISRO to send humanoid Vyommitra first into space
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Indian space agency ISRO will send a half-humanoid female into space as part of its human space mission programme Gaganyaan, said officials. ... read..

Custom seizes 2.6 kg gold from man at Chennai airport
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 22, 2020 8:41:22 PM IST
The Customs department on Wednesday seized 2.6 kg gold valued at Rs 1.1 crore from a male passenger's possession at Chennai Airport on January 20. ... read..

'Acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics good for Danfoss India unit'
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
The acquisition of power management company Eaton's Hydraulics business for $3.3 billion augurs well for Danish major Danfoss A/S not only globally but also for its Indian operations, said Danfoss officials. ... read..

Venkatesh starts shoot for 'Asuran' Telugu remake
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Southern superstar Venkatesh has begun shooting for the upcoming Telugu revenge thriller "Naarappa", a remake of Dhanush-starrer Tamil blockbuster "Asuran". ... read..

Danfoss to double headcount at its Pune technology centre (Lead)
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Danish company Danfoss A/S plans to double its headcount at its Indian software centre located in Pune, said a senior company official. ... read..

Denmark's Danfoss to source control valves from India
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Danish company Danfoss A/S will be increasing its exports of power solutions products out of India by adding two control valve production at its Pune facility, said a senior official. ... read..

Karti Chidambaram chides Rajinikanth over Periyar remark
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 22, 2020 3:11:32 PM IST
Congress leader Karti Chidambaram on Wednesday hit out at Rajinikanth over his comments on noted social reformer Periyar, saying that the actor should instead speak on current issues like anti-CAA protests, violence at JNU campus and Kashmir. ... read..

Police deployed near Rajnikanth's residence in view of protests against actor
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 22, 2020 1:11:33 PM IST
Police forces have been deployed near Rajinikanth's residence at Poes Garden today as Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam is staging a protest against the actor over his remarks on E.V. Ramasamy 'Periyar'. ... read..

Battle tank engine production capacity over double now: Govt
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The engine production capacity of the Indian battle tank factory here was increased to 750 units p.a. with one flexible manufacturing line going on stream on Tuesday, an official statement said. ... read..

MP's Priyanshu impresses Sindhu on PBL debut
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
With his array of sparkling backhand returns and exquisite movement on the court, Madhya Pradeshs 17-year-old Priyanshu Rajawat impressed not just the spectators at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on his debut at the Star Sports Premier Badminton League but ... read..

National, Oriental, United Boards give nod for amalgamation
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Boards of three public sector general insurance companies - National Insurance Company, Oriental Insurance Company and United India Insurance Company - have formally given their nod for their amalgamation, as was announced by the central government ea ... read..

SIAM hopes Auto Expo to be harbinger of good times
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
With automobile companies expected to bring to the market the car models showcased in the upcoming Auto Expo - The Motor Show in Delhi, the consumer sentiment is expected to go into positive lane, said a top official of Society of Indian Automobile Manufa ... read..

DMK urges AIADMK government not to implement NPR, NRC
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK party executive on Tuesday urged the ruling AIADMK to announce that it would not allow the implementing of the National Population Register (NPR) and National Register for Citizens (NRC) in the state. ... read..

Will not apologise for comments about Periyar rally: Rajinikanth
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Southern superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday categorically refused to apologise for his comments about a 1971 rally led by rationalist E.V. Ramasamy 'Periyar', which has not gone down well with the Dravidian movement leader's followers. ... read..

Rajinikanth should think before speaking about people like Periyar: DMK president Stalin
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 21, 2020 4:11:25 PM IST
DMK President MK Stalin on Tuesday said that Rajinikanth should think before speaking about people like Periyar. ... read..

Six resolutions passed at DMK executive meeting in Chennai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 21, 2020 3:41:21 PM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin on Tuesday chaired an executive meeting at party headquarters 'Anna Arivalayam' in which as many as six resolutions were passed including resolution against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Na ... read..

Will not apologise, says Rajinikanth over remarks on Periyar
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 21, 2020 1:41:39 PM IST
Rajinikanth on Tuesday refused to apologise for his remarks on Periyar EV Ramasamy saying that the comments were based on reports that have already appeared in the media. ... read..

Hotel rebranding is not just logo change but lot more
Chennai | Monday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
The uptrend in the automobile segment is expected to happen in the second half of this year as per the industry officials and that augurs well for the hospitality industry, said a top official of Welcomhotel GST Road, Chennai. ... read..

AIADMK meeting held in Chennai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 20, 2020 4:11:31 PM IST
A meeting of AIADMK leaders took place at party headquarters in Chennai on Monday. ... read..

Don't want law that looks at businesses with suspicion: FM
Chennai | Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the government is moving towards a direction where the law does not look at business enterprises with suspicion. ... read..

43rd edition of Chennai Book Fair witnesses sea of bibliophiles
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 19, 2020 11:11:19 PM IST
The 43rd edition of Chennai Book Fair which is being held at the YMCA ground in Nandanam witnessed a sea of bibliophiles at the event on its eleventh day on Sunday. ... read..

Pak, B'desh, Afghan citizens given Indian citizenship: FM
Chennai | Sunday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) is a law to confer Indian citizenship to a person and not a law to cancel citizenship. ... read..

National Insurance Company board to meet on Monday
Chennai | Sunday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Kolkata-based public sector insurer National Insurance Company Limited has called for a meeting of its Board of Directors on Monday. ... read..

2838 Pakistanis, 914 Afghans, 172 Bangladeshis given Indian citizenship in last 6 years, says Nirmala Sitharaman
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 19, 2020 2:11:30 PM IST
Amid ongoing nationwide protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that as many as 2838 people from Pakistan were given citizenship during the last six years. ... read..

Two held for spoofing CBI phone, demanding bribe
Chennai | Sunday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation here on Saturday said it had arrested two persons for allegedly demanding bribe on behalf of senior officers from some accused in CBI cases. ... read..

Social Democratic Party of India takes out massive rally in Chennai against CAA
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 18, 2020 2:41:20 PM IST
Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) workers on Saturday took out a massive rally to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Chennai. ... read..

Complaint against Rajinikanth for defaming Periyar
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
The Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam (DVK) on Friday registered a complaint with the Coimbatore police against actor Rajinikanth for defaming Dravida Kazhagam (DK) founder E.V. Ramasamy or Periyar as he is popularly known. ... read..

One killed, 30 injured in Jallikattu at TN's Alanganallur
Chennai | Friday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
A bull owner lost his life when another bull attacked him in Alanganallur town in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district where the bull-taming sport of Jallikattu was held on Friday. ... read..

AIADMK pays tribute to MG Ramachandran on 103rd birth anniversary
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 17, 2020 7:11:24 PM IST
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) workers and leaders paid rich tributes to former Tamil Nadu chief minister MG Ramachandran on his 103rd birth anniversary at the party headquarters here on Friday. ... read..

Oriental Insurance and United India to get nod for merger
Chennai | Friday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
The Board of Directors of two public sector general insurance companies - Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. and United India Insurance Company Limited - are expected to give their nod for the merger at their respective meetings held in Delhi on Friday, said ... read..

ISL: Chennaiyin hunt down NorthEast to move up to sixth
Chennai | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Chennaiyin FC outclassed NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) 2-0 at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Thursday to move closer to the play-offs in the Indian Super League (ISL). ... read..

Indian Coast Guard in talks with DoT for satellite bandwidth
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
The Indian Coast Guard is in discussion with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) for alloting it the necessary satellite bandwidth for its needs as sending up a dedicated satellite for its use is costly, its chief K. Natarajan said. ... read..

Cong welcome to quit TN alliance: DMK
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) treasurer Duraimurugan on Wednesday said his party would not be loser if the ally Congress wanted to go away. ... read..

MMK opposes Central Bank KYC norms on NPR as proof
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Objecting to Central Bank of India listing a letter from National Population Register (NPR) as one of the identity proof documents for 'know your customer' norms, the MMK party in Tamil Nadu has called for a bank boycott. ... read..

Bankers plan strike on budget day, four other days
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Protesting against the Indian Banks Association's (IBA) rigid approach in the wage revision negotiations, the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) has decided to go on strike on January 31, February 1 and March 11, 12 and 13, according to a top All India Ba ... read..

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