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Madras High Court lifts ban on TikTok (Lead)

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Madras High Court's Madurai Bench on Wednesday lifted the ban on video mobile application TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, subject to certain conditions.... read..
 

Watson takes CSK to top of table with win over SRH (Lead)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
Shane Watson smashed a belligerent 96 as Chennai Super Kings zoomed back to the top of the table with a commanding six-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday.... read..
 

6, including 3 school kids, drown in river in TN

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Six persons, including three school-going children, drowned in a river in Namakkal district on Tuesday, said police.... read..
 

Chola MS Insurance posts Rs 4,428 cr gross premium

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Non-life insurer Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd (Chola MS) on Tuesday said it closed last fiscal with a gross premium of Rs 4,428 crore.... read..
 

Chennai opts to bowl against Hyderabad (Toss)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Chennai Super Kings' skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to bowl against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their return fixture of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday.... read..
 

AIADMK announces candidates for assembly by-elections

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Tuesday announced its four candidates for the upcoming assembly by-elections in four constituencies.... read..
 

Pollachi sex abuse: WhatsApp refused to share details

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu police on Tuesday told the Madras High Court that mobile messaging player WhatsApp had declined to share details of the videos circulated in the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case.... read..
 

Pandey, Warner fifties help Sunrisers post 175/3

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Manish Pandey and David Warner struck half-centuries as Sunrisers Hyderabad posted 175/3 in 20 overs against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday.... read..
 

ED attaches Rs 40 crore properties of Olympus Granites

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said it has provisionally attached 25 movable and immovable properties worth Rs 40.34 crore of Olympus Granites Pvt Ltd and others in the illegal granite mining case.... read..
 

EC seeks report on actor Srikanth voting

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The Election Commission has sought a report from the Chennai District Electoral Officer on how actor Srikanth was allowed to vote in the April 18 Lok Sabha polls when his name was not in the voter's list, said a senior official on Wednesday.... read..
 

We couldn't do much because of Watson: Bhuvneshwar

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
After facing two consecutive losses, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) returned to winning ways in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by convincingly defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by six wickets at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, here.... read..
 

ED attaches Rs 40 cr assets of Alagiri's son

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday attached 25 movable and immovable properties worth Rs 40.34 crore of a firm owned by former Union Minister and DMK leader M.K. Alagiri's son Alagiri Dhayanidhi in the multi-crore illegal granite quarrying scam... read..
 

Would've been dropped by now in other teams: Watson

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
After helping Chennai Super Kings (CSK) return to winning ways by smashing a brilliant 96-run knock against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), opener Shane Watson admitted that he was due for runs and added that he was grateful to skipper M.S. Dhoni and coach Ste... read..
 

None will buy me if I tell CSK's success mantra: MSD

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is one team who have been consistent ever since the inauguration of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2008.... read..
 

Don't link us with Sri Lankan group: TN outfit

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
A senior leader of the Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ) on Tuesday dubbed as "media terrorism" a report linking it with a similar Sri Lankan group which has been blamed for the suicide bombings that killed 310 people in the island nation.... read..
 

Bhuvneshwar to lead SRH against CSK on Tuesday

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper Kane Williamson will miss out on Tuesday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) owing to personal reasons. The Kiwi cricketer has reportedly returned to New Zealand.... read..
 

Lanka blasts: Some of the arrested are from rich families

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The Sri Lankan police have arrested over two dozen persons in connection with Sunday's serial bomb blasts in churches and hotels that killed 290 people and injured over 500, said a journalist. He also said that some of those arrested belonged to rich fami... read..
 

Mohanlal takes directorial plunge with 3D film

Chennai |Monday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is all set to take directorial plunge with the upcoming 3D film "Barroz - Guardian of D'Gama's Treasure" after four decades of acting.... read..
 

CSK aim to break losing streak against SRH (Preview)

Chennai |Monday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Having lost two matches in a row, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be under a bit of pressure when they take on in-form Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday.... read..
 

Banks can lend to pay Jet Airways salaries: AIBEA

Chennai |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The banks can lend some money to Jet Airways specifically for the purpose of paying employee salaries, a major bank employees' union official said on Monday.... read..
 

Shruti Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi team up for first time

Chennai |Monday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Actors Shruti Haasan and Vijay Sethupathi have joined hands for the first time in the upcoming Tamil film "Laabam", which had its official launch ceremony on Monday in Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

Hackers may see what Netflix interactive shows you watch

Chennai |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Despite Netflix's move to encrypt all its video streams in order to better protect user privacy, hackers may still get to know what interactive content you watch on the popular streaming service, new research from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) ... read..
 

Air India can hire Jet's co-pilots, not 'costly Captains': IPG

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Indian Pilots' Guild (IPG), one of Air India pilots' union, on Saturday urged the national carrier's management to hire just Boeing 777 (B-777) rated co-pilots on short-term contracts instead of hiring Captains who come at a high cost.... read..
 

EC to decide on repolling in some TN booths

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Election Commission will decide whether to hold a repoll in some polling booths following complaints from the DMK, said a senior official.... read..
 

Madras/Chennai historian Muthiah dies at 89

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The chronicler of Chennai history, cartographer and journalist S. Muthiah, 89, died here on Saturday owing to age-related ailments.... read..
 

TN leaders condemn mass killings in Colombo (Lead)

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam as well as DMK President M.K. Stalin condemned the mass killings by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.... read..
 

TN leaders condemn blasts in Sri Lanka

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam condemned the mass killings by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka on Sunday.... read..
 

AMMK to be registered as party with EC, Dhinakaran elevated

Chennai |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) party on Friday elevated its founder T.T.V. Dhinakaran as its General Secretary and said steps will be taken to register it as a political party with the Election Commission.... read..
 

MNM candidates back to usual work after LS polls

Chennai |Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
After days of hectic electioneering, it is business as usual for some contestants in the Lok Sabha elections belonging to Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) party.... read..
 

Five workers die while digging well in TN

Chennai |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
In a tragic accident, five workers engaged in digging a new well in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai district were killed on Friday when a rope they had tied to their bodies for safety snapped, police said.... read..
 

TN turnout over 63% amid EVM, VVPAT glitches (4th Lead)

Chennai |Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Curtains came down on polling in 37 of 38 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies, where by-elections were held on Thursday, at 6 p.m. As many as 384 faulty electronic voting machines and 692 faulty Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines were ... read..
 

Will contest next Assembly elections: Rajinikanth

Chennai |Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Actor-politician Rajinikanth on Friday said his party will surely contest the next Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.... read..
 

High voter turnout in TN may throw up surprise

Chennai |Friday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
Conflicting views are expressed by experts on the outcome of the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu given the final polling percentage of around 73 per cent.... read..
 

'Air India takeover of Jet will ensure lucrative routes'

Chennai |Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Government-owned Air India can take over Jet Airways and get back the lucrative international/domestic routes if there are no white knight for the private airline, said a top All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) leader.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu logs nearly 72% polling in LS polls

Chennai |Friday, 2019 9:45:06 PM IST
A total of 71.87 per cent of Tamil Nadu's 5.8 crore voters in 38 Lok Sabha constituencies voted in the general elections held on Thursday, a senior Election Commission (EC) official said on Friday.... read..
 

Nearly 70% polling in TN Lok Sabha polls (Roundup)

Chennai |Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Polling concluded in 38 of 39 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies, where by-elections were held on Thursday, in Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

Madras HC: Cover internal injuries in ESI Act

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Madras High Court has recommended that the Centre should amend the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948, to cover internal injuries suffered by employees.... read..
 

Vellore LS poll cancellation high point of I-T raids in TN

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The cancellation of Lok Sabha elections in the Vellore constituency on Tuesday night by President Ram Nath Kovind was the result of the recent search and seizure of cash by the Income Tax (I-T) Department.... read..
 

Nearly 31% polling recorded in TN polls (Lead)

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Nearly 31 per cent of the electorate cast their votes in Tamil Nadu's 38 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies on Thursday and polling is continuing at a brisk rate, an Election Commission (EC) official said.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu -- cradle of freebies, competitive populism

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
From womb-to-tomb, there is something free, it is said in Tamil Nadu. It becomes more visible particularly during the election seasons.... read..
 

TN registers 13% voting till 9 a.m.

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Polling in Tamil Nadu's 38 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies that began at 7 a.m. on Thursday progressed at a brisk rate and peacefully, with 13.48 per cent voting reported in two hours.... read..
 

DMK moves Election Commission against AIADMK

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The DMK on Thursday complained to the Election Commission that the ruling AIADMK and its allies planned to capture polling booths in Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

Voting crosses half way mark in TN (3rd Lead)

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Polling in the 38 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu crossed the half way mark on Thursday with 52.02 per cent of the total 5.8 voters casting their vote.... read..
 

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Ajith Kumar cast vote

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Popular Tamil stars Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijay, Ajith and Suriya among others cast their vote here on Thursday.... read..
 

Karunanidhi clan continues to dominate TN politics

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
When one thinks of political dynasties in South India, the first to come to mind is the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) clan of late M. Karunanidhi, which includes his extended family -- the Marans.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami queues up casts votes

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday stood in the line and cast his vote in Edappadi in Salem district.... read..
 

Villagers boycott election to protest pollution

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Around 500 voters in Nagaraja Kandigai village in the Tiruvallur Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu boycotted the election in protest against the functioning of a polluting sponge iron factory in their locality, said an official.... read..
 

MNM chief Kamal, daughter vote

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Actor-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan and his daughter Shruti Haasan queued up at a polling booth here and voted in the Lok Sabha polls.... read..
 

Technical glitches delay voting in some TN booths

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Voting in some polling booths in Tamil Nadu was delayed on Thursday owing to technical problems with the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), as per reports reaching here.... read..
 

AIADMK lodges complaint against Stalin, Maran

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
The ruling AIADMK on Thursday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against DMK President M.K.Stalin and the party's Chennai Central candidate Dayanidhi Maran for violating the model code of conduct (MCC).... read..
 

Chidambaram votes in Sivaganga

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram was one of the early voters in Tamil Nadu in the Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency.... read..
 
 
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