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Learning another language can be very educative: President

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday unveiled a statue of Mahatma Gandhi and said that learning the language of another state helped both the individuals and the country.... read..
 

I-T searches at 31 premises of 4 businessmen in Tamil Nadu

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Income Tax Department officials on Thursday searched 31 premises of four businessmen in Tamil Nadu for suspected tax evasion, said a senior official.... read..
 

Learning language of another region an asset: Kovind

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said that learning the language of another region is educative and an asset.... read..
 

Chennai Photo Biennale begins Friday

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Works by over 50 artists from 13 nations will be displayed at exhibitions in a variety of public spaces here as part of the second edition of Chennai Photo Biennale, starting Friday.... read..
 

TN must demand release of 7 convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case: Stalin

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 11:15:04 AM IST
DMK chief M.K. Stalin on Thursday said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami must meet Governor Banwarilal Purohit and urge him to allow release of seven persons convicted for former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination.... read..
 

DMK seeks suggestions, ideas for poll manifesto

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the opposition party in Tamil Nadu, DMK has invited suggestions from citizens in preparing its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.... read..
 

Kamal Haasan will give preference to youths to contest

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Thursday said his Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) party will release the names of Lok Sabha candidates in phases and that youths will get preference.... read..
 

Congress woos Vijayakant's DMDK

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
In a sudden turn of events, the Congress on Thursday wooed the A. Vijayakant-led DMDK to its electoral alliance for the Lok Sabha polls.... read..
 

Congress to contest nine seats in TN, one in Puducherry

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
The Congress will contest nine seats in Tamil Nadu and the sole seat in Puducherry in the Lok Sabha elections in alliance with the DMK, DMK President M.K. Stalin announced here on Wednesday.... read..
 

MRF workers strike continue in Chennai

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
The worker's strike at tyre major MRF Ltd's factory here demanding the removal of CCTV cameras and early settlement of wage revision, continued on Wednesday for the 13th consecutive day.... read..
 

'Alliance with PMK gives AIADMK a booster dose for TN bypolls'

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST
The electoral pact between Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK and the PMK is a booster dose to the former in the bypolls for 21 assembly constituencies expected to be held along with the Lok Sabha polls, say political analysts.... read..
 

DMK, Congress seal pact for LS elections

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The DMK and the Congress on Wednesday said they have finalized an agreement to jointly contest the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.... read..
 

Congress, DMK to seal Lok Sabha poll pact (Lead)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
The DMK and the Congress on Wednesday said they have finalized an agreement to jointly contest the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.... read..
 

Congress seals poll pact with DMK in TN, Pondy; gets 10 LS seats (Lead)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
The Congress will contest nine seats in Tamil Nadu and the sole seat in Puducherry in the Lok Sabha elections in alliance with the DMK, DMK President M.K. Stalin announced here on Wednesday.... read..
 

On its maiden flight, India's SSLV will carry two defence satellites

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The Indian space agency will fly two small defence satellites in July/August on its new rocket --now known as Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) - said a top official of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).... read..
 

AIADMK ropes in PMK into alliance with 7 Lok Sabha seats (Second Lead)

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Tuesday sealed an electoral alliance with the PMK for the Lok Sabha polls whereby the latter will contest in seven constituencies and for one Rajya Sabha seat.... read..
 

AIADMK, PMK, BJP to contest Lok Sabha battle as allies (Roundup)

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Tuesday announced it will fight the Lok Sabha elections in alliance with the PMK and BJP, allotting seven and five of the 39 seats respectively to them.... read..
 

AIADMK finalises alliance with PMK

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:23 PM IST
Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Tuesday sealed an electoral alliance with the PMK as leaders of both the parties began discussions at a five star hotel here.... read..
 

AIADMK-PMK sign electoral pact; PMK gets 7 LS seats (Lead)

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:28 PM IST
Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK party and PMK on Tuesday sealed an electoral alliance for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls, whereby the latter would contest in seven constituencies and for one Rajya Sabha seat, said AIADMK Coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O. P... read..
 

Goyal enquires about Vijayakant's health

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Union Minister and Tamil Nadu incharge for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Piyush Goyal on Tuesday called on DMDK leader A. Vijayakant and enquired about his health.... read..
 

BJP to contest 5 LS seats in Tamil Nadu: AIADMK

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will contest five of the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu in alliance with the ruling AIADMK, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam announced on Tuesday.... read..
 

Indian Coast Guard seizes 5 Sri Lankan fishing boats with 25 crewmen

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Indian Coast Guard on Tuesday said it had seized five Sri Lankan fishing boats which had a total of 25 crewmen.... read..
 

AIADMK, BJP sign electoral pact; BJP gets 5 seats (Lead)

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The ruling AIADMK signed a pact with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday to contest the Lok Sabha elections together, with the BJP allocated five of the 39 seats in the state.... read..
 

Stalin criticises PMK for alliance with AIADMK

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
DMK President M.K. Stalin on Tuesday criticised the PMK for signing an electoral alliance with Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK for the Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

FIDE VP Nigel Short takes aim at AICF again

Chennai |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Global chess body FIDE's Vice-President and chess Grand Master (GM) Nigel Short targeted the All India Chess Federation (AICF) again by expressing disappointment at the disenfranchisement of the Maharashtra Chess Association and several others.... read..
 

TN leaders welcome SC order on Vedanta's copper smelter plant (Lead)

Chennai |Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Leaders of various political parties in Tamil Nadu on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict allowing Vedanta Ltd's copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi to remain closed.... read..
 

Register case against Cognizant for bribing TN officials: Stalin

Chennai |Monday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday demanded the registration of a case against the US-based Cognizant Technology Solutions for bribing Tamil Nadu government officials in an effort to secure construction permits.... read..
 

PVL: Chennai Spartans enter semis after smacking Ahmedabad Defenders

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Chennai Spartans booked the semifinal berth in the Pro Volleyball League (PVL) after hammering Ahmedabad Defenders 4-1 (15-6, 13-15, 15-13, 15-11, 15-12) in their final league match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, here on Sunday.... read..
 

Rajinikanth not to contest Lok Sabha polls

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he will not contest the coming Lok Sabha elections and also not extend support to any political party in Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

Rajinikanth not to contest Lok Sabha polls (Lead)

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he won't contest the coming Lok Sabha battle and that his target was only the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.... read..
 

Rajinikanth won't contest Lok Sabha polls (Third Lead)

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Amid dragging speculation whether he will take the plunge or not, superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he will not contest the coming Lok Sabha polls nor will he support any political party.... read..
 

Rajinikanth not to contest Lok Sabha polls (Roundup)

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
Amid dragging speculation whether he will take the plunge or not, superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he will not contest the coming Lok Sabha elections nor will he support any political party.... read..
 

Rajinikanth won't contest Lok Sabha polls (Second Lead)

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Amid speculation whether he will take the plunge or not, superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he will not contest the coming Lok Sabha elections nor will he support any political party.... read..
 

TN CM announces government jobs for kin of slain CRPF troopers

Chennai |Saturday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday announced that government jobs will be given to one family member each of the two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers - G. Subramanian and C.Sivachandran - who died in the terror attack in Jam... read..
 

Two slain CRPF troopers laid to rest in TN with full honours (Lead)

Chennai |Saturday, 2019 11:45:06 PM IST
Amid teary eyes and emotional scenes, the two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bravehearts from Tamil Nadu, killed in the Pulwama terror attack, were on Saturday laid to rest their native places with full government honours.... read..
 

Mortal remains of two TN CRPF troopers arrive

Chennai |Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The mortal remains of the two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers - G. Subramanian and C. Sivachandran - killed in the suicide attack in Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir arrived in Tamil Nadu on Saturday.... read..
 

Hours before attack, slain CRPF trooper asked wife to give medication to father

Chennai |Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Hours before he was killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, 28-year-old Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper G. Subramanian had asked his wife to provide medication for his father's eyes.... read..
 

BJP to firm up alliance for LS polls soon in TN: Ravishankar Prasad

Madurai |Friday, 2019 12:15:04 PM IST
Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad on Friday said soon the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will announce a strong electoral alliance in Tamil Nadu for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls.... read..
 

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles to double distribution network

Chennai |Friday, 2019 4:45:06 PM IST
Doubling of its distribution network, getting ready for launch of BS VI emission norms compliant trucks, digitisation of customer interface are some of the plans of truck maker Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, said a top company official.... read..
 

TN CM announces Rs 20 lakh each to kin of two CRPF troopers

Chennai |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palanisami on Friday condoled the death of 45 CRPF troopers in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir and announced a solatium of Rs 20 lakh each to the families of two troopers from the state who died.... read..
 
 
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