Thursday, September 20, 2018
News
NEWS HOME
TAMIL NADU
 

TN Minister hospitalised

Chennai | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
Senior AIADMK leader and Tamil Nadu Law Minister C Ve Shanmugam (45) was on Thursday admitted to the Apollo Hospital after he complained of chest pain. Hospital sources siad his condition was stable. He was being monitored by a team of doctors. Mr ... read..
 

Special Court to hear pending cases against MPs, MLAs inaugurated

Chennai | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
A Special Court to hear pending cases on MLAs and MPs was inaugurated in the city on Thursday. The Special Court was inaugurated by Madras High Court Judge Huluvadi G Ramesh. It was set up after the State government issued a Government Order earlier ... read..
 

Bullion Market Closing rates

Chennai | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 2,929 1 Gm Silver : 40.00 UNI VS 1614 ... read..
 

Depression over bay to intensify further, to cross South Odisha-North AP coast

Chennai | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
The depression over the East Central Bay of Bengal moved West-Northwestwards with a speed of about 23 kmph and lay centred over West Central and adjoining East central Bay of Bengal, about 360 km East-Southeast of Kalingapatnam (Coastal Andhra Pradesh)... read..
 

SBI posts should be open to executives of nationalised banks, says AIBEA official

Chennai |Thursday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Executive Directors (ED) of the nationalised banks should be considered for the post of Deputy Managing Directors (DMD) in the State Bank of India, an All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) official said.... read..
 

HC says Helmet compulsory for rider, pillion

Chennai | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu government to strictly enforce the rule making wearing helmets both by the rider and the pillion. When the Public Interest Litigation filed by social activist K K Rajendran came up for hearing bef... read..
 

Rainfall occurred at many places over Lakshadweep area

Chennai | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at many places over Lakshadweep area at a few places over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala and at isolated places over Tamil ... read..
 

Police foil attempt by man to jump from mobile tower

Chennai | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
Timely words by an Assistant Commissioner of Police foiled a suicide attempt by a young man, who climbed atop a mobile phone tower and threatened to end his life if the seven life convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case we... read..
 

Special court set up in Chennai to hear cases against MLAs, MPs

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 20, 2018 5:41:32 PM IST
A special court was inaugurated in Chennai on Thursday to hear criminal cases pending against Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and Members of Parliament (MP).... read..
 

Cases registered against MLA Karunas

Chennai | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
The Chennai City police on Thursday registered cases against film actor and Tiruvadanai MLA Karunas for making defamatory and derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and police officials. Police sources said, acting ... read..
 

National Racing enters crucial phase

Chennai | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
The MRF MMSC-FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2018 enters its crucial phase when the focus shifts from just performance to scoring points as the fourth and penultimate round gets underway at the MMRT circuit, here on Friday. The f... read..
 

Remark on Karunanidhi shows AIADMK leader's pettiness: DMK

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 19, 2018 2:11:30 AM IST
Hours after Tamil Nadu Information Kadambur Raju's remark on the Marina Beach burial for Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) patriarch Karunanidhi being alms granted by the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), DMK leader Durai Murugan retaliated... read..
 

This chess Olympiad captain provides steady supply of beverages to players

Chennai |Wednesday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
The role of non-playing captain and coach of a chess Olympiad team cannot be just restricted to abiding the tournament rules and giving expert game advice, said Grand Master R.B. Ramesh.... read..
 

Vijay Hazare Trophy : Rain plays spoilsport, Services beat Tripura

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Weather played spoilsport abandoning two matches, while Services defeated Tripura in a rain curtailed match in the Elite C one dayers for the Vijay Hazare Trophy, which began here on Wednesday. Early morning rains and steady drizzle, ensured that the ... read..
 

Drinking is my personal problem: manhandled auto-driver to Tamilisai

Tamil Nadu (Chennai) | September 19, 2018 3:41:28 PM IST
The auto-driver who was roughed up by BJP's V. Kalidass for posing a question on fuel price hike has objected to Tamilisai Soundararajan talking about his drinking habit in public.... read..
 

CCTV footages of Jaya treatment overwritten : Apollo tells panel

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
The Apollo Hospitals on Wednesday submitted before the Justice Arumughaswamy Commission that the CCTV footages on the treatment given to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa during her 75-day hospitalisation in 2016 have been overwritten. When the C... read..
 

Goondas Act slapped on Advocate for desecrating Periyar statue

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
An advocate, who had hurled his footwear at the statue of Rationalist leader Periyar E V Ramasamy on the occasion of his 140th birth anniversary celebrations, was on Wednesday detained under the Goondas Act. The incident took place on Monday when leade... read..
 

Chennai Oil Market Rates

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 10,600 Gingelly 2000 Ground Nut 1150 Coconut 3125/3327 Vanaspathi 1330/1340 Kernal 5500/5550 Oilcakes Gr... read..
 

HC firm on helmet rule

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
The Madras High Court on Wednesday expressed its dissatisfaction over the way the mandatory helmet rule was being implemented in Tamil Nadu. When a Public Interest Litigation filed by social activist K K Rajendran came up for hearing before a Bench co... read..
 

Kent RO launches next gen water purifiers

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Popular RO purifier brand Kent RO on Wednesday launched the Next Gen RO Water Purifiers equipped with UV Protection in purified water storage tank. When any RO water purifier was not used for a longer period of time, the bacteria and external impuriti... read..
 

Bullion Market Opening rates

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 2,944 1 Gm Silver : 40.00 UNI RSS1040 ... read..
 

Low pressure brings rain to Chennai

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Incessant rains lashed Chennai city and suburbs in some parts of the State as the low pressure area over East central Bay of Bengal was likely to become depression during next 12 hours and further intensify into deep depression during subsequent 12 hour... read..
 

Dr MGR Janaki college to hold various contests on Oct 10 to mark MGR birth centenary

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
The Dr MGR-Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women, would organize various oratorical and other competitions for school and college students on October 10 to mark the birth centenary of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M G Ramachandran, popularly c... read..
 

Jayalalithaa case:CCTV footages overwritten automatically, Apollo tells panel

Chennai |Wednesday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
The CCTV recordings of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's stay in the hospital has been overwritten several times automatically, Apollo Hospitals has told the Justice A. Arumughaswamy Commission.... read..
 

Bullion Market Closing rates

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 2,950 1 Gm Silver : 40.00 UNI RSS1505 ... read..
 

With GM researchers, computer servers and spices, Indian chess teams set for Olympiad

Chennai |Wednesday, 2018 12:15:09 PM IST
With high-speed servers or "chess engines", four young chess Grand Masters (GM) to provide research and analytical assistance, a foreign coach and select Indian spices, two Indian teams -- for the open and women's sections -- are all set for their World C... read..
 

TVS Motor Company strengthens its presence in Mexico

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Two and three-wheeler makers TVS Motor Company on Wednesday announced its association with leading distributer in the Mexican region, Torino Motors, a subsidiary of Groupo Autofin. In the first year of the association, Torino Motors would work with TVS... read..
 

SEEE 2018-19 edition inaugurated at Easwari Engineering College

Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
Society of Electrical and Electronics Engineeers (SEEE) edition for the year 2018-19 was inaugurated at the Easwari Engineering College, at its Ramapuram campus in the city on Tuesday. Speaking at the inaugural function, Chief Guest Mr Jagadeep Kumar, R... read..
 

Cancel Committee's visit to Sterlite plant as matter is sub-judice : TNPCB urges CPCB

Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Tuesday urged the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to cancel the proposed visit of a Committee from September 22 to 24 to inspect the Sterlite Copper Smelter Plant of Ms. Vedanta Limited at Tuticori... read..
 

TN Transport Minister visits battery-operated bus depot in London

Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
As a prelude to introducing electric bus services in Chennai, Tamil Nadu Transport M R Vijayabaskar visited the Transport for London facilities at London to understand how the Electric Bus transport was organized, on Monday. The visit was arranged b... read..
 

Karunanidhi's Anna Memorial burial was AIADMK alms: Minister

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 18, 2018 8:11:33 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Information and Technology Minister Kadambur Raju stirred a controversy by claiming that the allocation of land at Marina Beach for the burial of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) patriarch and late chief minister M. Karunanidhi was the All India... read..
 

Didn't notice auto-driver getting thrashed: Soundararajan

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 18, 2018 6:41:30 PM IST
A day after a video of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader V. Kalidass manhandling an auto-driver for raising a question on the rising fuel prices in the country went viral, Tamil Nadu state BJP president Tamilisai Soundararajan said she was unaware of th... read..
 

Chennai Oil Market Rates

Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 10,600 Gingelly 2000 Ground Nut 1150 Coconut 3125/3375 Vanaspathi 1330/1340 Kernal 5500/5550 Oilcakes Gr... read..
 

Bullion Market Opening rates

Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 2,932 1 Gm Silver : 39.80 UNI RSS1215... read..
 

Bullion Market Closing rates

Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 2,936 1 Gm Silver : 40.00 UNI RSS1525... read..
 

Couples in Tamil Nadu get petrol as wedding gift

Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 18, 2018 2:11:48 PM IST
Owing to the skyrocketing prices of fuel, a group of friends here decided to gift petrol as a wedding present.... read..
 

Suo Motu contempt proceedings initiated against BJP leader H Raja

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 17, 2018 4:11:40 PM IST
The Madras High Court on Monday began a suo motu contempt proceedings against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary H Raja.... read..
 

One arrested for desecrating Periyar statue

Chennai |Monday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
One person was arrested here for desecrating the statute of rationalist leader E.V. Ramasamy also known as Periyar, whose 140th birth anniversary fell on Monday, police said.... read..
 

BJP members rough up auto driver for asking about fuel price

Chennai |Monday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
An autorickshaw driver here was allegedly assaulted by BJP members when he asked the party's state President about rising oil prices.... read..
 

Bank mergers: No miracles will happen: AIBEA

Chennai |Monday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Miracles do not happen by merger of banks but result in higher bad loans as it has happened in the case of State Bank of India (SBI), said a leader of the All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA).... read..
 

HC initiates contempt proceedings against BJP leader Raja

Chennai | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
Two days after he made some alleged derogatory remarks against the judiciary and the police during the Ganesh idol procession in Pudukkottai, the Madras High Court on Monday initiated suo motu contempt proceedings against BJP National Secretary H Raja.... read..
 

Ola announces strategic tie up with Chennai International airport

Chennai | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
Ola, India's leading ride sharing companies, on Monday announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Chennai international airport to extend its range of mobility offering to commuters, through designated Ola Zones and kiosks. Through ... read..
 

Tamil couple get four litre petrol as wedding gift!

Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu) |Monday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Newly wedded couple K. Prabhu and P. Divya got a surprise and unexpected gift on their wedding reception in this Tamil Nadu town on Sunday.... read..
 

Bullion Market Opening rates

Chennai | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 2,923 1 Gm Silver : 39.70 UNI VS1100 ... read..
 

EPS extend birthday greetings to PM

Chennai | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of his birthday. Mr Palaniswami sent a letter, along with a bouquet of flowers, greeting him on the occasion. In the letter, he said "on th... read..
 

Periyar statue desecrated at two places in TN, leaders frown

Chennai | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
The statue of Rationalist leader Periyar E V Ramasamy was descrated by miscreants at two places in Tamil Nadu on the occasion of his 140th birth anniversary on Monday, even as leaders of various political parties condemned it. The statue of the late ... read..
 

Chennai Oil Market Rates

Chennai | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 10,600 Gingelly 2000 Ground Nut 1150 Coconut 3150/3375 Vanaspathi 1330/1340 Kernal 5500/5550 Oilcakes Gr... read..
 

Madras High Court initiates contempt proceeding against BJP leader

Chennai |Monday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
The Madras High Court on Monday suo moto initiated contempt proceedings against BJP National Secretary H. Raja over his alleged derogatory remarks against the judiciary.... read..
 

Southwest monsoon has been active over AP

Chennai | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at most places over Rayalaseema; at many places over Tamil Nadu, Coastal Andhra Pradesh; at a few places over Karnataka, Lakshadweep and a... read..
 

Bullion Market Closing rates

Chennai | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 2,935 1 Gm Silver : 39.90 UNI ADB1550 ... read..
 

Periyar statue desecrated, TN political parties frowns

Chennai | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
Tension prevailed on the arterial Anna Salai in the city on Monday, after the statue of Rationalist leader Periyar was desecrated by a miscreant on the occasion of his 140th birth anniversary, even as a similar incident took place in Tiruppur. Tension ... read..
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Ireland to join UK in exploring 2030 Wor...
India concedes to Pak plea for Sushma-Qu...
Oil rises on U.S. crude stock draw, supp...
Italian bond yields dip, risk sentiment ...
Foreigners bought Asian bonds for 2nd mo...
World stocks rise as trade relief bounce...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Kartarpur issue to figure in Sushma... 
Need to ban sale of energy drinks t... 
Lucknow Metro bags coveted internat... 
Indian start-up SigTuple awarded at... 
SC refuses to interfere in appointm... 
Wrestler Bajrang questions selectio... 
Telecom has revived, now among fast... 
Richa Chadha faces racism in Georgi...