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From Sonmarg to Hyderabad: 'Sita Ramam' BTS video captures its journey

Chennai |Friday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The team of critically-acclaimed superhit film 'Sita Ramam' on Thursday released a one-minute-long behind the scenes video titled 'The World Behind Sita Ramam' on YouTube.... read..
 

Nagarjuna reveals the meaning of 'Tamahagane' in 'The Ghost' (Ld)

Chennai |Friday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Telugu superstar Nagarjuna on Thursday disclosed that the term 'Tamahagane', which appears in his upcoming film 'The Ghost' and has triggered a lot of interest among netizens, actually referred to a legendary metal that was used to make swords for the fie... read..
 

Palaniswami rejects Panneerselvam's unity talk

Chennai |Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
After former Chief Minister and coordinator of AIADMK, O. Panneerselvam called for unity in the party and extended a hand of friendship to joint coordinator Edappadi K. Palaniswami, the latter rejected the unity talk.... read..
 

OPS for dual leadership in AIADMK, makes friendly gesture towards EPS

Chennai |Friday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
AIADMK leader and former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam (OPS) on Thursday extended a hand of friendship to his opponent Edappadi K. Palaniswami (EPS), a day after a single bench of the Madras High Court cancelled the July 11 general council meeting of t... read..
 

Ganja peddler hacked to death in Chennai, four held

Chennai |Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The Greater Chennai Police on Thursday took into custody four persons after they allegedly hacked to death a 22-year-old youth, Karthick. Investigations revealed that the youth used to peddle ganja and other substances.... read..
 

Electricity bill scam through SMSes continues in TN

Chennai |Friday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
The electricity bill scam wherein the consumers are fooled by sending fake SMSes is continuing in Tamil Nadu with many people including senior citizens falling into the fraudsters' trap.... read..
 

TN govt school headmistress refuses to hoist Tricolour on I-Day

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
A controversy has erupted in Tamil Nadu after reports of a government school headmistress allegedly refusing to hoist the national flag and salute it on Independence Day.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: OPS calls on "dear brother" Palaniswami, Sasikala, TTV to unite; EPS rejects 'invite', appeals HC order

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 18, 2022 6:59:22 PM IST
A day after Madras High Court annulled his expulsion from the general council meeting of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), former Tamil Nadu chief minister O Paneerselvam (OPS) on Thursday extended an olive branch to Edappadi Palanisw... read..
 

TN health department to take up necessary measures before monsoon

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu Health Department has taken up fever screening and vector control measures as monsoon is expected in the state by September last week, officials said.... read..
 

Massive fire breaks out in Chennai warehouse

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 18, 2022 3:58:34 AM IST
A massive fire broke out at a warehouse of an oil company in Chennai in the early hours of Thursday.... read..
 

TN forest dept to attend ailing elephant at Kerala-TN border

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Tamil Nadu forest department has deputed two veterinarians to treat a sick elephant that was found on the banks of a stream on the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border near Coimbatore.... read..
 

Kabbadi player in TN injured while doing acrobatics during temple festival dies

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
A kabbadi player in Tamil Nadu who was displaying his acrobatic skills during a temple festival on August 8 got injured while doing a somersault. The 31-year-old player, Vinoth Kumar, was doing the somersault at a temple festival at Arani town in Tiruvann... read..
 

OPS' family hands over Rs 50 lakh for aid to Sri Lanka

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
The family of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, who stands expelled from the AIADMK, has handed over two cheques worth Rs 25 lakh each to the Additional Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu, N. Muruganandam, for contribution towards the aid of S... read..
 

No drinking water for 30 days: Residents block Coimbatore-Palakkad road

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The residents of Ward 4 of Madhukkarai municipality in Coimbatore district staged a protest on Tuesday by blocking the Coimbatore-Palakkad road after their plea to the authorities for drinking water fell on deaf ears.... read..
 

'August 16, 1947' teaser shows how Gandhi was perceived deep down south

Chennai |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
On the occasion of Independence Day, actor Silambarasan released the official teaser of N S Ponkumar directed period film, 'August 16, 1947', featuring actor Gautham Karthik in the lead.... read..
 

Bobby Simha-starrer 'Thadai Udai' nearing completion

anChennai |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Director N S Rakesh's upcoming action thriller 'Thadai Udai', featuring National Award winning actor Bobby Simha and Misha Narang in the lead, has entered its final phase of shooting.... read..
 

Stalin slams BJP over slipper hurling incident, says it exposes their fake patriotism

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 15, 2022 7:28:18 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday slammed the BJP on the slipper hurling incident and said that the party has exposed their fake patriotism.... read..
 

Chennai port gets major infrastructure boost under PM Gati Shakti scheme

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 15, 2022 3:56:33 AM IST
Working aggressively to boost infrastructure capacity at the Chennai Port and to achieve the objective of becoming Atmanirbhar by 2047, Union Minister of Ports, Shipping, Waterways and AYUSH, Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday inaugurated a New Drive Through Co... read..
 

Scanty rainfall lowers Kharif sowing, indicates Bank of Baroda report

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Scanty rainfall has lowered the kharif sowing area for pulses and oilseeds and sowing of rice will also be affected, states a report by the Bank of Baroda.... read..
 

"Let our national flag fly everywhere" says Rajinikanth

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 14, 2022 12:58:01 PM IST
Rajinikanth penned down a special note on the 75th Independence day and also treated fans with a video on his social media account.... read..
 

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 14, 2022 12:58:07 PM IST
Rajinikanth penned down a special note on the 75th Independence day and also treated fans with a video on his social media account.... read..
 

Ashwini Vaishnaw inspects new Vande Bharat train at Integral Coach Factory in Chennai

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 13, 2022 11:28:45 AM IST
Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday inspected the new Vande Bharat train at Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai.... read..
 

Customs sleuths seize narcotics worth Rs 100 crore at Chennai airport

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 13, 2022 7:26:34 AM IST
Chennai Air Customs seized heroin and cocaine weighing 9.590 kgs valued at Rs 100 crores from a passenger who arrived from Addis Ababa, by Ethiopian Airlines, said officials on Friday.... read..
 

Vande Bharat Express's 3rd rake to be field tested for 15,000 km: Vaishnaw

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
The third rake of Vande Bharat Express train that was designed, developed, and manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) here will be tested for about 15,000 kilometres, Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Friday.... read..
 

Madras HC directs DGP to report on orderly system in TN Police

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Friday came out strongly against the practice of an orderly system in Tamil Nadu Police and called for the Director General of Police to provide a report to the court before August 18.... read..
 

LIC posts Rs 682 cr PAT, ranks 98 in Fortune 500 list

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) on Friday said that it closed the first quarter of FY23 with a net profit of Rs 682.88 crore.... read..
 

Passenger with DeBrazza Monkey, other rare species of animals intercepted at Chennai Airport

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 13, 2022 8:57:16 PM IST
The customs team of Chennai airport intercepted a male passenger carrying species of rare animals, said the officials on Friday.... read..
 

Vigilance agency raids 26 premises linked to former Tamil Nadu minister KPP Baskar

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 12, 2022 10:28:36 AM IST
The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) has carried out searches at the premises of former All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) minister KPP Baskar and his family members for possession of disproportionate assets.... read..
 

No chair for many Dalit panchayat presidents in TN: Shocking survey report

Chennai |Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
In a survey conducted by the Tamil Nadu Untouchability Eradication Front (TNUEF), it was shockingly found that many Dalit panchayat presidents in the state were not even allowed a chair in their offices. The survey found that in 22 out of the 386 panchaya... read..
 

TN forest dept finds two elephant carcasses in Erode forest area

Chennai |Friday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu forest department on Thursday detected two wild elephant carcasses in the forest area of Erode. The elephants, according to forest department officials, died of old age. While one elephant was aged 50, the second one was aged 40.... read..
 

TN Education Minister visits parents of girl who died by suicide in Kallakurichi

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 12, 2022 11:57:07 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Education Minister Anbil Mahesh on Thursday visited the residence of a 17-year-old girl, who died by suicide after alleged torture by teachers last month in Kallakurichi.... read..
 

Raids conducted at 26 premises linked to former AIADMK MLA KPP Baskar

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 12, 2022 2:58:06 PM IST
The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) has carried out searches at the premises of former All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) minister KPP Baskar and his family members for possession of disproportionate assets.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu's chief secretary writes to district collectors to ensure hoisting of Tricolour across local bodies

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 12, 2022 10:58:22 PM IST
Amid the ongoing "Har Ghar Tiranga" campaign, Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary V Irai Anbu wrote to all district collectors directing them to ensure the hoisting of the Tricolour on 75th Independence Day in all local bodies.... read..
 

Madras HC quashes FIR against Tamil actor Suriya, Jai Bhim Director Gnanavel

Chennai |Friday, 2022 1:45:17 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Thursday quashed a First Information Report (FIR) against Tamil actor Suriya and Director of Jai Bhim movie, T.J. Gnanavel.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu police arrests 6 for gang raping, robbing woman

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 11, 2022 5:30:18 PM IST
Six people were arrested on Thursday for gang-raping a woman in a car near the Porur region of Tamil Nadu's Chennai, police said.... read..
 

Olympiad medal winning women chess players to compete in the Tata Steel Chess in 2022 (Ld)

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The world's top women chess players including the members of the Chess Olympiad medal winning teams will be competing in the Women's Edition of Tata Steel Chess India, said officials here on Wednesday.... read..
 

Puducherry CM meets PM Modi in New Delhi after 15 months of assuming office

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Tuesday. This is the first time the Puducherry Chief Minister had met the Prime Minister after assuming office 15 months before.... read..
 

Bharath pens heartfelt birthday wish for his twins!

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Actor Bharath, whose performance in the recently released exciting thriller 'Last Six Hours' has garnered a lot of praise from various quarters, has penned a heartfelt birthday wish for his sons, who turned four, on Tuesday.... read..
 

TN Minister draws flak after video shows ambulance made to wait for his convoy

Chennai |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Tamil Nadu School Education minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi has drawn criticism after an ICU ambulance was made to wait near a bridge at Kumbakonam for his convoy to pass after a video of the incident went viral.... read..
 

'Discussed politics': Rajinikanth meets TN Governor, refuses to divulge details

Chennai |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:12 AM IST
Tamil superstar Rajinikanth met Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi on Monday and said that they had discussed politics but refused to divulge details of the discussion.... read..
 

"Is this a Governor House or political office?" Balakrishnan asks the Governor after his meeting with Rajinikanth

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 9, 2022 2:56:36 PM IST
Communist Party of India (CPIM) State Secretary Balakrishnan slammed State Governor R.N. Ravi for having a political discussion with superstar Rajinikanth in Raj Bhavan.... read..
 

Mullaperiyar Dam is safe: Stalin tells Vijayan

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 9, 2022 4:58:24 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM M.K. Stalin today informed his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan that the Mullaperiyar Dam is safe in all aspects.... read..
 

Stolen from TN over 50 years ago, Parvati idol traced to New York auction house (Lead)

Chennai |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu Police's Idol Wing have traced an idol of Goddess Parvati that was stolen from a temple in the state in 1971 to the Bonhams auction house in New York, officials said on Monday.... read..
 

Aamir opens up on what inspired him to do a 'Forrest Gump' remake

Chennai |Monday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Aamir Khan on Sunday said Atul Kulkarni's brilliant adaptation of the classic Hollywood film "Forrest Gump" was what had inspired him to make "Laal Singh Chaddha".... read..
 

Rashmika posts Friendship Day pix, says 'friends are a piece of my heart'

Chennai |Monday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Rashmika Mandanna, who is fast rising as one of the top actresses in the Tamil and Telugu film industries, on Sunday, expressed her love for friends on the occasion of Friendship Day, saying, they had a piece of her heart.... read..
 

Oliwia keeps 9/9 winning scores as Poland defeats India 1 women team

Chennai |Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Poland's Woman International Master Oliwia Kiolbasa continued her winning ways at the 44th Chess Olympiad held at Mamallapuram, defeating India's R. Vaishali and maintaining a perfect 9/9 score.... read..
 

TN Police seize 400-year-old idol, arrest four

Chennai |Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A 400-year-old idol, believed to be of King Sethupathi's clan of Sivaganga and being offered for sale clandestinely, was seized by the Tamil Nadu Police's Idol Wing and four people arrested, official said.... read..
 

14-year-old Kishore Kumar wins Covelong Classic Surf Championships

Kovalam (Chennai) |Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Kishore Kumar, the 14-year-old local lad stunned everyone by upsetting many seasoned surfers to win the men's International Open here at the Covelong Classic Surf Championships on Sunday.... read..
 

Record job placements for IIT Madras this year

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 8, 2022 3:59:38 PM IST
With a total of 1,199 job offers, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) has recorded the highest ever number of offers received during campus placements in an academic year.... read..
 

No plan to return to politics: Rajinikanth

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 8, 2022 6:27:05 PM IST
Superstar Rajinikanth has finally denied all the rumours about him starting a political party and also spilled beans about his upcoming movie 'Jailer'.... read..
 

Nagarjuna on Naga Chaitanya's B'wood debut: Great to see him grow as actor

Chennai |Monday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Calling director Advait Chandan's upcoming film, 'Laal Singh Chaddha', featuring Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor in the lead, as a breath of fresh air, actor Nagarjuna on Sunday said that it was wonderful to watch his son Naga Chaitanya grow as an actor.... read..
 
 
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