Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM ISTThe countdown for the flight Thursday night of an Indian rocket carrying the Microsat R imaging satellite of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Kalamsat student satellite will begin later on Wednesday, an Indian space agency ... read..
Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM ISTContrary to the order of the Competition Commission of India (CCI), the decision of the Krishnagiri District Chess Association (KDCA) to take disciplinary action against some youngsters for playing in an unofficial tournament has infuriated many chess pla... read..
Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:04 PM ISTTamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday filed a Rs. 1.10 crore defamation case against journalist Samuel Mathews for linking his name to the robbery in Kodanad Tea Estate.... read..
Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:06 PM ISTIndian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOC) on Wednesday said it would invest Rs. 16,641 crore in Tamil Nadu for expanding its retail outlet network, upgrading its infrastructure and laying of gas distribution pipelines.... read..
Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:06 PM ISTDefence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday launched the Tamil Nadu Aerospace and Defence Industrial Policy here and invited the industry to invest in these sectors, assuring them of support by the Central government.... read..
Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM ISTTamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday said the state has attracted over Rs 200,000 crore of investments during the Global Investors Meet-2019 (GIM-2019).... read..
Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM ISTPrivate life insurer HDFC Life Insurance Co Ltd closed the nine month period with a net profit of about Rs 913 crore, said a top company official.... read..
Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM ISTDMK MP R.S.Bharathi on Tuesday sent a representation to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan and other officials to admit 108 students in government medical colleges as per a Madras High Court order.... read..
Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:14 PM ISTTwo- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Co on Tuesday said it closed the third quarter of the current fiscal with 15.5 per cent growth in its net profit at Rs 178.4 crore.... read..
Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM ISTChennai-based Space Kidz India plans to build a satellite - Vikramsat - to do some biological experiment in space, said a top official.... read..
Chennai |Monday, 2019 8:45:20 PM ISTJSP Enviro, a city-based startup, is in talks with a garment dyeing unit in Tirupur to set up a prototype microbial fuel cell technology waste water treatment plant that would generate power, said top company officials.... read..
Chennai |Monday, 2019 4:15:05 PM ISTAfter launching several satellites built by students of different universities, the ISRO will launch one built by the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) in collaboration with California Institute of Technology, an Indian space agency ... read..
Chennai |Monday, 2019 8:45:20 PM ISTCity-based Catholic minority institution, Loyola College, on Monday apologised for its anti-Hindu, anti-Central government paintings that were exhibited at a cultural event held in its premises.... read..
Chennai |Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM ISTDebutant Vaishnav Tej, the eleventh member from megastar Chiranjeevis clan, was given a grand welcome at the launch ceremony of his maiden yet-untitled Telugu film on Monday. Amidst the never ending debate about nepotism, this year will witness the debut ... read..
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 20, 2019 9:41:32 PM ISTLakshmi, the elephant who became an internet sensation after a video showing her playing the mouth organ went viral, continues to charm visitors to the temple in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu.... read..
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 20, 2019 8:11:33 PM ISTDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M K Stalin who had proposed Congress chief Rahul Gandhi as a prime ministerial candiadate for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, on Sunday said there was nothing wrong with the suggestion as he was merely expressing t... read..
Trichy (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 20, 2019 4:41:31 PM ISTA day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a ride in the K-9 Vajra howitzer, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the Army would get a fleet of 10 more Howitzers in the next one month.... read..
Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu) |Sunday, 2019 6:45:04 PM ISTIn an effort to accelerate indigenous production of defence systems, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday inaugurated a Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor here that is expected to attract Rs 3,123.50 crore worth of investment.... read..
Chennai |Sunday, 2019 1:15:04 AM ISTAnurag Thakur, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and party's chief whip in the Lok Sabha, was on Saturday bestowed with Sansad Ratna Award for distinguished performance as a parliamentarian.... read..
Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 20, 2019 3:11:33 PM ISTDefence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday inaugurated the Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor in the Tiruchirapalli district of Tamil Nadu, with various private and public sector industries announcing an investment of around Rs 3100 crores.... read..
Trichy (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 20, 2019 6:41:38 PM ISTDays after the Central government cleared induction of women in the Army as jawans, more doors will be opened for the ladies as the Defence Ministry is all set to approve the proposal of Army and Navy for allowing permanent commission for women Short Serv... read..
Chennai |Saturday, 2019 11:15:04 AM ISTThe Central government has removed two Punjab National Bank (PNB) Executive Directors -- Sanjiv Sharan and K.Veera Brahmaji Rao -- for the lapses in the Rs 13,500 crore fraud allegedly perpetrated by absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi.... read..
Chennai |Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM ISTThe Tamil Nadu government will set up a start-up fund with a corpus of Rs 250 crore for investments in start-up businesses, as per the new Tamil Nadu Startup and Innovation policy 2018-2023 unveiled by Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday.... read..
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 18, 2019 3:41:30 PM ISTLok Sabha Deputy Speaker and AIADMK senior leader M. Thambidurai on Friday dismissed speculations about an alliance with BJP for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections as a "joke".... read..
Chennai |Friday, 2019 12:15:04 PM ISTThe design for the crew module and crew service module for India's Gaganyaan first manned space mission, slated for launch in 2022, are in the finalisation process, a top official of the Indian space agency said.... read..
Chennai |Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM ISTThe Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) on Friday launched a start-up to prepare the workforce for the advent of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) age by training students at nominal costs.... read..
Chennai |Friday, 2019 2:45:04 PM ISTDMK leader and Member of Parliament R.S. Bharathi on Friday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Madras High Court challenging reservation on the basis of economic criteria.... read..
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 18, 2019 2:11:32 PM ISTDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) organising secretary RS Bharathi on Friday filed a writ petition in Madras High Court challenging recent constitutional amendment for granting 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker sections of society.... read..
Chennai |Friday, 2019 8:15:04 PM ISTThe World's second youngest chess Grand Master (GM) D. Gukesh said on Friday that he aspires to fefeat five-time World champion GM Viswanathan Anand - and also to become the youngest World chess champion.... read..
Chennai |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 PM ISTChennai-based online aggregation platform Komparify on Thursday announced the acquisition of app-based mobile plans platform Ireff for an undisclosed amount, aiming to expand its presence in prepaid plans application space and broaden its mobile app capab... read..
Chennai |Thursday, 2019 1:15:04 PM ISTLow-cost airline Scoot, a part of the Singapore Airlines Group, on Thursday announced the addition of three new south Indian cities -- Coimbatore, Trivandrum and Visakhapatnam -- to its global route map.... read..
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 17, 2019 3:11:37 PM ISTLingayat religious head of Sree Siddaganga Matha, the 111-year-old Sri Shivakumara Swamiji, who is being treated for a lung infection is now stable, according to his doctor.... read..
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 17, 2019 3:11:44 PM ISTScores of foreigners from across the world on Thursday thronged Madurai to witness famous bull-taming sport 'Jallikattu'.... read..
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 17, 2019 3:11:46 PM ISTDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin will participate in the meeting of the opposition parties called by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee in Kolkata on January 19.... read..