Monday, November 30, 2020
News
NEWS
CHENNAI

Chennai Air Customs foils bid to smuggle gold, three held
Chennai | Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Three persons were arrested for trying to smuggle gold into the country, said Commissioner of Customs, Chennai International Airport. ... read..


 
4W Indian National Championship: Balu wins ITC title
Chennai | Monday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Coimbatore veteran Arjun Balu (Race Concepts) won the the premier Indian Touring Class in his third attempt in the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Car Racing Championship which concluded at the MMRT here on Sunday. ... read..


 
Gold worth Rs 1.57 crores seized at Chennai Airport; 3 held
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 29, 2020 10:42:48 PM IST
Chennai Air Customs officials have seized 3.15 kilogram of gold worth Rs 1.57 crores from Chennai International Airport and arrested three accused in connection with the recovery. ... read..


 
Chennai volunteer for SII's Covid vaccine claims Rs 5 cr compensation for health complications
Chennai | Sunday, 2020 4:15:06 AM IST
A city-based 40-year-old business consultant, who was a volunteer for the Covishield vaccine that is under development at the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), has sought Rs 5 crore compensation for the neurological complications he developed aft ... read..


 
Keep aside amount equivalent to LVB's share capital: Madras HC to DBS Bank India
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Friday passed an order, asking DBS Bank India Ltd to give an undertaking that it would compensate the shareholders of 94-year-old Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) in case the writ petition filed against the amalgamation scheme is decided ... read..


 
Indian National Car Championship 2020 set for exciting finish
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The abridged MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Car Championship 2020 draws to a close with the third and final round being held at the MMRT this weekend behind closed doors. ... read..


 
'Need clarity on FDI, other issues in remote sensing policy's draft'
Chennai | Friday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
India's Space-Based Remote Sensing Policy of India-2020 under preparation should specify the percentage of foreign direct investment (FDI) to set up and operate ground stations by a foreign partner interested to invest, said an industry official. ... read..


 
TN CM thanks SC for declaring holiday for 2021 Pongal
Chennai | Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to declare January 14 and 15, 2021 as holiday for itself owing to the Pongal festival. ... read..


 
Risk premium for Basel III instruments to increase: ICRA
Chennai | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
The risk premium for Basel III security instruments is expected to increase for weaker banks with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday asking Lakshmi Vilas Bank to write down Rs 318.20 crore of its Tier 2 bonds, said a senior official of credit ra ... read..


 
RBI asks LVB to write down Rs 318.20 crore of Tier 2 bonds
Chennai | Friday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
In a sudden turn of events, some hours before the amalgamation of the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) with DBS Bank India Ltd is to take effect, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday gave a Rs 318.20 crore relief to DBS Bank. ... read..


 
Mumbai HC admits writ petition for compensation to LVB shareholders
Chennai | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Shareholders of the 94-year-old Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) have started knocking the doors of justice for a fair valuation of their bank, the amalgamation of which takes effect from Friday onwards. ... read..


 
'Divine grace and TN government's measures cut down loss of lives due to Nivar'
Chennai | Friday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
A combination of factors -- divine as well as man made -- resulted in reduced number of casualties in Tamil Nadu due to the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar that crossed the state and neighbouring Puducherry's coast on Wednesday night and Thursday early ... read..


 
3 killed as cyclone Nivar wreaks havoc in TN (3rd Ld)
Chennai/Puducherry | Thursday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Three persons were killed and an equal number injured as the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar wreaked havoc in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday. ... read..


 
General Strike: 20L cheques worth 18K Cr 'miss' clearance
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Banking operations across the country was affected on Thursday with about 4.5 lakh bank employees joining the nationwide strike called by the central trade unions, said a top official of the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA). ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar crosses TN, Puducherry, felling trees, disrupting power supply (2nd Ld)
Chennai/Puducherry | Thursday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast late night and early Thursday morning with an estimated wind speed of 120-130 kmph, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD). ... read..


 
'Nivar' weakened into 'cyclonic storm' over north coastal Tamil Nadu
Chennai/Puducherry (Tamil Nadu) | November 26, 2020 2:12:41 PM IST
Severe cyclonic storm Nivar has weakened into a cyclonic storm over the north coastal Tamil Nadu, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar: Three killed, 3 more injured in Tamil Nadu, essential services restored
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 26, 2020 1:42:40 PM IST
At least three people have been killed while another three suffered injuries due to Cyclone Nivar in Tamil Nadu, Atulya Mishra, Additional Chief Secretary of the state said here on Thursday. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar crosses TN and Puducherry coast near Puducherry (Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 12:45:05 PM IST
The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, had crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast near Puducherry on November 25 night and November 26 with an estimated wind speed of 120-130 kmph, said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar crosses TN and Puducherry coast near Puducherry
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 12:45:05 PM IST
The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, had crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast near Puducherry on November 25 night with an estimated wind speed of 120-130 kmph, said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar starts landfall close to Puducherry (Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar has begun its landfall close to the Puducherry coast and its centre will cross the coast near the Union Territory in three hours time, the India Meteorological Department said on late Wednesday. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar to start landfall process close to Puducherry
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar was expected to begin landfall close to Puducherry coast late on Wednesday night, the India Meteorological Department said. ... read..


 
TN, Puducherry bracing up for very severe cyclone Nivar (2nd Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, expected to cross the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts around midnight, currently lay centred at 80 km from Cuddalore, 85 km from Puducherry and 160 km from Chennai, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesd ... read..


 
Two held at Chennai airport for smuggling Rs 90 lakh of gold
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Two persons were arrested at the Chennai airport and 1.78 kg of smuggled gold was seized from them, a Customs statement said on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar: Indian Navy deploys ships, aircraft, helicopters, diving, disaster relief teams on standby for support
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 26, 2020 1:42:40 AM IST
As "severe" cyclonic storm Nivar approached Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts, the Indian Navy on Wednesday put ships, aircraft, helicopters, diving, and disaster relief teams on standby for rendering support to state and Union Territory administration. ... read..


 
Banking operations to be hit on Nov 26 due to strike
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Banking operations will be affected across the country on Thursday with about 4.5 lakh bank employees joining the nationwide strike called by the central trade unions, said a top official of the All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA). ... read..


 
LVB moratorium ends on Nov 26, cap on withdrawals goes Nov 27
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The moratorium period on Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) will come to an end on Thursday and normal banking operations would commence thereafter, RBI-appointed administrator T.N. Manoharan said. ... read..


 
From Nov 27, Lakshmi Vilas Bank will cease to exist
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:09 PM IST
From November 27, the 94-year-old Karur-headquartered Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) will cease to exist officially and be amalgamated with DBS Bank India Ltd, a subsidiary of DBS Bank, Singapore. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar begins landfall
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 25, 2020 11:42:37 PM IST
The landfall process of Cyclone Nivar began post 10:30 pm, said India Meteorology Department on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Fix liability of RBI nominees on LVB board too, demands AIBEA
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Terming the handing over of the 94-year-old Karur-based Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) to DBS Bank India Ltd without inviting any open bids as "match fixing", a major union in the banking sector, however, welcomed the government's decision to fix liability on L ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar: Tamil Nadu extends public holiday in 13 districts till tomorrow
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 25, 2020 11:13:05 PM IST
In view of Cyclone Nivar, the Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday said state-wide public holiday will continue till November 26 in 13 districts of the state. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar: Water levels in TN rivers Aaniar, Palar rise due to continuous rains
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 25, 2020 9:12:42 PM IST
Due to continuous rain in most parts of Tamil Nadu signalling the fast approaching Cyclone Nivar, river Aaniar in Tiruvallur district and river Palar in Chengalpattu district are witnessing a rise in water levels, said Central Water Commission (CWC) on We ... read..


 
Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar to cross TN/P'cherry coast midnight (Ld)
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Severe cyclonic storm Nivar is expected to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts around midnight or early hours of Thursday as a very severe cyclonic storm, India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Former BARC scientist awarded Fellowship by IUPESM
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
The International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM), a global organisation of over 1,50,000 medical physicists and engineers has recently chosen U. Madhvanath, formerly Head, Division of Radiological Protection, Bhabha Atomi ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar: Flight operations at Chennai airport to remain suspended for 12 hours from 7 pm today
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 25, 2020 7:12:41 PM IST
In view of Cyclone Nivar, aircraft operations at Chennai airport will remain suspended from 7 pm on November 25 till 7 am on November 26, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar: Southern Railway cancels seven trains scheduled for Nov 26
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 25, 2020 5:13:07 PM IST
In view of Cyclone Nivar, the Southern Railway on Wednesday has cancelled seven trains scheduled for November 26. ... read..


 
Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar to cross coast around midnight
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Severe cyclonic storm Nivar is expected to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts around midnight or early hours of Thursday as a very severe cyclonic storm, India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Tamil Nadu CM visits Chembarambakkam Lake to review situation ahead of Cyclone Nivar
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 25, 2020 3:42:41 PM IST
Ahead of Cyclone Nivar, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Wednesday visited Chembarambakkam lake to review the ground situation. ... read..


 
Water logging in parts of Chennai ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall
Chennai/Puducherry (Tamil Nadu) | November 25, 2020 12:12:41 PM IST
Water logging was witnessed in some parts of Chennai, due to heavy rainfall ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar likely to cross between Mamallapuram and Karaikal by midnight or early hours of Nov 26
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 25, 2020 11:12:51 AM IST
Cyclone Nivar is likely to cross between Mamallapuram and Karaikal during midnight of Wednesday and early hours of November 26, as per India Meteorological Department (IMD). ... read..


 
TN geared up to meet cyclone Nivar with relief camps: CM
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said that relief camps have been set up and other necessary measures taken in view of Cyclone Nivar which is expected to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Mamallapuram and Karaikal on Wednes ... read..


 
CPI opposes banking licence to industrial/business houses
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Tuesday opposed the recommendations of Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) working group to issue banking licence to industrial/business houses and conversion of large finance companies into banks. ... read..


 
Major bank union oppose banking licences to industrial houses
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
The Indian banking sector's largest union, the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA), on Tuesday opposed the recommendations made by the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Internal Working Group as they are "retrograde" and would endanger people's mone ... read..


 
Satisfied with discussions with TN Guv on release of Rajiv killers: Stalin
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
DMK President M.K. Stalin said on Tuesday that he was satisfied with the discussions with Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on the issue of release of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins. ... read..


 
India's remote sensing satellites, assets to be transferred to PSU
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Indian government has decided to transfer all its earth observation/remote sensing satellites to a public sector undertaking (PSU) or central public sector enterprise (CPSE) for commercial utilisation, states the draft Space Based Remote Sensing Polic ... read..


 
Transgender doctor charges section of media for wrong reportage
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
A transgender doctor on Tuesday charged a section of the media for a gross wrong reportage about her. ... read..


 
Nuclear power complex in Kalpakkam geared to meet Cyclone Nivar
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
The atomic power complex in Kalpakkam about 70 km from here is geared up to meet Cyclone Nivar that is expected to cross the coast near Mamallapuram and Karaikal in Puducherry on Wednesday evening, said the top official of the Disaster Management Committe ... read..


 
Statewide public holiday declared in Tamil Nadu tomorrow ahead of Cyclone Nivar
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 24, 2020 7:12:37 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami declared a statewide public holiday on Wednesday as Cyclone Nivar is expected to cross Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram tomorrow evening. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar to cross Tamil Nadu, Puducherry coasts as 'very severe cyclonic' storm
Chennai/Puducherry (Tamil Nadu) | November 24, 2020 5:42:56 PM IST
Cyclone Nivar is expected to cross the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and make landfall between Karaikal and Mamallapuram on November 25 evening as a severe cyclonic storm. ... read..


 
Depression intensifies into cyclone Nivar, to cross TN, Puducherry coast on Wednesday
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
A deep depression over Southwest Bay of Bengal has intensified into cyclonic storm Nivar and lay centred about 410 km East-southeast of Puducherry and 450 km southeast of Chennai, said the India Meteorological Department on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar: NDRF teams in action, Section 144 in Puducherry
Chennai/Puducherry (Tamil Nadu) | November 24, 2020 4:12:39 PM IST
Thirty teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been pressed into action across Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Puducherry as Cyclone Nivar moves towards the southern coast of India, NDRF informed. ... read..


 
30 NDRF teams deployed across Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry ahead of Cyclone Nivar
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 24, 2020 3:12:34 PM IST
Thirty NDRF teams are deployed across Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Tuesday ahead of Cyclone Nivar. ... read..


 
Rain lashes Chennai as Cyclone Nivar expected to cross TN, Puducherry coasts
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 24, 2020 1:42:37 PM IST
With Cyclone Nivar very likely to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram on the evening of Wednesday, rains lashed in parts of Chennai on Tuesday, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar to cross TN, Puducherry coast on Nov 25: Met Dept
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 1:45:07 AM IST
The well-marked low pressure area over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal has intensified into a depression, said the Regional Meteorological Centre here. ... read..


 
What's the hurry for RBI to hand over LVB to DBS India: CPI's Raja
Chennai | Monday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
A week after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to palm off the 94-year-old Tamil Nadu-based Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) free of cost, the issue has turned political with the Communist Party of India (CPI) voicing against the move. ... read..


 
30K granite worker families, 175 quarries languishing in Madurai
Chennai | Monday, 2020 9:45:07 PM IST
The stoppage of 175 granite quarries in Madurai alone for the past eight years on the alleged revenue loss extrapolated based on calculation of just three quarries is causing immense loss to the industry, as well as the banks, and about 30,000 families si ... read..


 
Cyclone Nivar likely to become severe cyclonic storm, expected to make landfall in Tamil Nadu on Nov 25
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 23, 2020 8:42:42 PM IST
The Cyclone Nivar is expected to make landfall in Tamil Nadu on November 25, Regional Meteorological Centre of Chennai said on Monday. ... read..


 
Chennai: DMK leaders meet at party headquarters under MK Stalin's chairmanship
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 23, 2020 4:12:41 PM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leaders met at the party headquarters in Chennai, under the chairmanship of party chief MK Stalin. ... read..


 
Chennai SHG wins laurel for converting fish waste to value added products
Chennai | Monday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
Converting fish waste into value added products, city based self help group (SHG) Nambikkai fish farmers group has won the 'Best Fishering Self Help Group' award from the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), said ICAR-Central Institute of Brackish ... read..


 
Rs 280.68 cr loan default as on Sep 30: Coffee Day's Sical Logistics
Chennai | Monday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Integrated logistics provider and part of the Coffee Day group, Sical Logistics, on Sunday said it has defaulted a sum of Rs 280.68 crore of loans taken from banks and financial institutions and interest on that. ... read..


 
More Stories: [1]
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Rajasthan: Goyal launches Digvada-Bandik...
7 alleged Maoists surrender before polic...
Our goal is to establish Gandhi's Ram Ra...
Educational institutions to remain close...
Man held for shooting friend in Gurugram...
Odisha Assembly adjourned sine die month...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Malan's 55 takes England to series ... 
PM's visit to vaccine centres gets ... 
Grosjean suffers 'light burns' in h... 
Gomes penalty save helps Kerala Bla... 
BJP top brass meets to discuss farm... 
Apple growers in Himachal Pradesh h... 
Almost 100 Police Officers injured ... 
Delhi Half Marathon: Walelegn, Yehu...