Tuesday, January 25, 2022

TN girl suicide: HC asks man who recorded video to hand over phone

Chennai |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Monday directed the man who recorded the video of a 17-year-old girl who had alleged that she was called to be converted to Christianity and later committed suicide, to appear before the investigating officer and hand over his mob... read..

Sri Lankan govt to auction boats seized from TN fishermen

Chennai |Monday, 2022 6:15:09 PM IST
The fisheries and aquatic department of Sri Lanka will be auctioning 105 fishing boats seized from Tamil Nadu fishermen over the years. The department has already issued advertisements in newspapers in the island nation calling for bidders to participate ... read..

TN archaeologist R. Nagaswamy passes away

Chennai |Monday, 2022 1:15:07 AM IST
Renowned archaeologist and Tamil Nadu archaeology department's first director, Padma Bhushan R. Nagaswamy passed away on Sunday at 2.30 p.m. at his Chennai home, according to his family members.... read..

AIADMK supports TN govt on Hogenakkal drinking water project, flays K'taka

Chennai |Monday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
The opposition AIADMK on Sunday extended its support to the Tamil Nadu government for phase II of the Hogenakkal drinking water project in the state's Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri districts.... read..

Nani-starrer 'Ante Sundaraniki' shoot wrapped up

Chennai |Monday, 2022 5:15:08 PM IST
The unit of director Vivek Athreya's rom-com entertainer 'Ante Sundaraniki', featuring Natural Star Nani in the lead, has completed shooting the film.... read..

VCK asks TN govt to bring legislation against hate speech

Chennai |Monday, 2022 5:15:08 PM IST
The VCK, a coalition partner of the ruling DMK, has called upon the government to enact a legislation against hate speech in the next Assembly session.... read..

Keerthy Suresh's 'Good Luck Sakhi' trailer unveiled

Chennai |Monday, 2022 5:15:08 PM IST
The makers of National Award-winning actress Keerthy Suresh's rom-com entertainer, 'Good luck Sakhi', on Monday released the film's theatrical trailer.... read..

Mahima Nambiar, Nandita Swetha, Remya Nambeesan to star in 'Ratham'

Chennai |Monday, 2022 6:15:09 PM IST
Actresses Mahima Nambiar, Nandita Swetha and Remya Nambeesan will play important roles in director C.S. Amudhan's investigative thriller 'Ratham', featuring actor Vijay Antony in the lead.... read..

Gadkari's comment on challenges in TN road projects surprising: Stalin

Chennai |Monday, 2022 7:45:08 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has said that the state government has put its best foot forward to support the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) projects and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's statement on challenges is surprising.... read..

DJ Pillu' track 'Pataas Pilla' amps up sensuality quotient

Chennai |Monday, 2022 7:45:09 PM IST
The makers of director Vimal Krishna's 'DJ Tillu', featuring actor Siddhu Jonnalagadda and Neha Shetty in the lead, on Monday released the sensual number 'Pataas Pilla' from the film, much to the delight of the fans of the actor.... read..

Suriya-starrer 'Jai Bhim' wins three awards at Noida International Film Fest

Chennai |Monday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
Director Tha Se Gnanavel's critically acclaimed courtroom drama, 'Jai Bhim', featuring actors Suriya, Lijomol Jose and Manikandan in the lead, has won three awards at the Ninth Noida International Film festival, 2022.... read..

Tube Investments to buy electric tractor maker Cellestial for Rs 161 cr

Chennai |Monday, 2022 11:15:09 PM IST
Diversified products company Tube Investments of India Ltd, a part of the Rs 417 billion Murugappa group, has agreed to acquire electric tractor maker Cellestial E-Mobility Private Ltd for Rs 161 crore.... read..

Police seeks custody of wife, domestic help arrested over death of DMK councillor in TN

Chennai |Monday, 2022 6:15:09 PM IST
Vettaikaraniruppu police on Monday moved the Nagapattinam Chief Judicial magistrate court seeking custody of the wife and domestic help of the DMK councillor Devendran who was allegedly poisoned to death.... read..

PSU general insurers offer marketing role to office staff

Chennai |Monday, 2022 10:45:08 PM IST
With their premium income and solvency going southwards apart from suffering underwriting losses, government-owned general insurers have rolled out an incentive scheme for their administrative staff to carry out marketing activity.... read..

Khushbu Sundar: My daughters are far more superior than any man

Chennai |Monday, 2022 8:15:08 PM IST
Stating that she took immense pride in her daughters, actress and politician Khushbu Sundar on Monday said that they are "far more superior than any man, intellectually as well as emotionally".... read..

Madurai bench of Madras HC orders person who shot video of 17-yr-old girl to appear for enquiry tomorrow

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 24, 2022 9:50:59 PM IST
The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court ordered the person who shot a video of 17-year-old girl alleging forced conversion to appear for enquiry and submit the mobile phone on Tuesday.... read..

Lydian Nadhaswaram becomes Ilaiyaraaja's 'first and one and only' student

Chennai |Monday, 2022 9:15:12 PM IST
Lydian Nadhaswaram, who wowed the world and the country with his amazing music skills, on Monday announced that he had become ace music director Ilaiyaraaja's "first and one and only" student.... read..

Chiyaan Vikram's 'Mahaan' to premiere digitally on Feb 10

Chennai |Monday, 2022 9:15:11 PM IST
Director Karthik Subbaraj's much-anticipated Tamil action-drama 'Mahaan', featuring Vikram and his son Dhruv Vikram in the lead, is set to release on Prime Video on February 10.... read..

IFI Survey of Top Critics' Best Actor Award thrills Tovino Thomas

Chennai |Monday, 2022 8:45:09 PM IST
Actor Tovino Thomas, who has been chosen as one of the best actors for his role in 'Minnal Murali' along with Fahadh Faasil for 'Malik' and Vicky Kaushal for 'Sardar Uddham' in the Indian Film Institutes' Survey of Top Critics, is on cloud nine.... read..

Man held at Trichy Airport with huge foreign currency

Tamil Nadu |Monday, 2022 8:15:09 PM IST
An air passenger was arrested by customs officials at Trichy Airport for possessing huge foreign currency without having valid documents, official said on Monday.... read..

Marina Beach to have permanent ramp for the specially-abled

Chennai |Monday, 2022 10:45:08 PM IST
The Marina Beach in Chennai which attracts thousands of tourists daily is all set to have a permanent ramp for the specially-abled persons, officials said.... read..

MK Stalin writes to PM Modi, opposes proposed changes in IAS cadre rules

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 23, 2022 6:50:29 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday requesting him to drop proposed amendments to IAS (Cadre) Rules, 1954 and "instead engage with State governments to further strengthen the federal spirit of the nation."... read..

Tribal women in Nilgiris open cooperative to market forest produce

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
A group of tribal women from the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu has opened a cooperative to sell forest produce as part of their entrepreneurship.... read..

National Car Racing: Double delight for Agra lad Shahan Ali Mohsin

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
Shahan Ali Mohsin, the 17-year-old from Agra, further underlined his stature as a top racing talent with a grand double as the curtain came down on the third round of the Indian National Car Racing Championship 2021 at the MMRT, here on Saturday.... read..

TN's smaller parties hope to make it big in state urban local body polls

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 3:45:08 PM IST
The urban local body polls scheduled to be held in February 2022 after a gap of six years are an opportune time for the fringe political parties of Tamil Nadu to prove their mettle and acceptability among the general public.... read..

14.29L people inoculated in TN's 19th mega vax drive

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 4:45:07 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu public health department has inoculated 14,29,736 people as part of the 19th mega vaccine drive conducted across the state.... read..

Actor Jayaram tests positive for Covid

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 4:45:07 PM IST
Actor Jayaram Subramaniam has announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19.... read..

Another film personality tests positive: Director Selvaraghavan this time

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
Well known director Selvaraghavan, who is also the brother of actor Dhanush, on Sunday announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19.... read..

Actor Chethan Cheenu pays tribute to iconic freedom fighters through photoshoot

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST
Looking to pay tribute to the revolutionary heroes who fought for the country's freedom, actor Chethan Cheenu, known for his performances in 'Karungali' and 'Naan Sigappu Manithan' in Tamil and 'Raju Gari Gadhi' and 'Mantra 2' in Telugu, has now done a ph... read..

Director C.S. Amudhan's film with Vijay Antony titled 'Ratham'

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 10:45:07 PM IST
Director C.S. Amudhan's eagerly-awaited film, featuring actor Vijay Antony in the lead, has been titled "Ratham".... read..

Strict vigil by TN police at check posts bordering Kerala

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 7:45:11 PM IST
Tamil Nadu police are maintaining strict vigil at all the check posts bordering Kerala. With Sunday lockdown in place in both the states, and only the movement of essential vehicles allowed, the Tamil Nadu side has enforced strong monitoring at all the ch... read..

Hindu Munnani seeks NIA probe into suicide of TN girl

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 11:45:07 PM IST
The Hindu Munnani has called for a probe by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) into the suicide of a 17-year-old girl alleging conversion behind the reason of her death.... read..

Hyderabad Traffic Police use 'Akhanda' scene to drive home message on seat belts

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 10:15:07 PM IST
The Hyderabad Traffic Police has used a scene from director Boyapati Srinu's blockbuster film 'Akhanda', starring Nandamuri Balakrishna and Pragya Jaiswal, to underline the importance of wearing seat belts while driving.... read..

Khushbu Sundar's tribute to Netaji on his 125th birth anniversary

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 7:15:08 PM IST
Actress and BJP politician Khushbu Sundar on Sunday paid glowing tributes to one of India's most loved freedom fighters, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on the occasion of his 125th birth anniversary.... read..

After Warner, Suresh Raina now dances to Allu Arjun's 'Srivalli'

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 10:15:07 PM IST
The number 'Srivalli' from the Telugu blockbuster 'Pushpa - The Rise', featuring Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead, seems to have captured not just the hearts of fans and film buffs but also cricketers.... read..

'Ripupbury' will be horror-comedy set in rural backdrop: Director Arun Karthik

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 10:15:07 PM IST
Director Lokesh Kanakaraj released the first look of director Arun Karthik's upcoming horror-comedy 'Ripupbury', featuring actor Mahendran in the lead, on the occasion of the latter's birthday on Sunday.... read..

TN Governor, CM, parties pay floral tributes to Netaji

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 10:15:07 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi, Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin, his cabinet colleagues and political party leaders paid floral tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary on Sunday.... read..

MM Keeravani to score music for K.T. Kunjumon's 'Gentleman 2'

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 5:45:07 PM IST
Renowned Tamil film producer K.T. Kunjumon on Sunday announced that one of India's finest music directors, MM Keeravani, would be scoring the music for his upcoming film, 'Gentleman 2'.... read..

Shruti Haasan to conduct live Instagram sessions on social issues for b'day

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 5:15:07 PM IST
Actress and singer Shruti Haasan will conduct a series of live Instagram sessions on various social issues as part of her birthday celebrations this year.... read..

Keerthy Suresh-starrer 'Good Luck Sakhi' to be released on Jan 28

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 5:15:07 PM IST
Director Nagesh Kukunoor's much-awaited Telugu film 'Good Luck Sakhi', featuring Keerthy Suresh and Aadhi in the lead roles, will finally hit screens on January 28 this year.... read..

TN announces compensation to owners of fishing boats in SL custody

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 4:45:08 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the owners of mechanised boats and Rs 1.5 lakh each to the owners of country boats that are presently in the custody of Sri Lankan authorities.... read..

Spiritual orator Suki Sivam's wants temples to be nucleus of Hindu religion

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 4:15:07 PM IST
Well-known spiritual orator Suki Sivam, who is in the advisory committee of the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment (HR&CE) department for modernisation of temples, has urged the state government to take measures for making temples the centre or nucl... read..

TN Forest Dept officials trap leopard after 5-day wait

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 3:45:07 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Forest Department officials on Saturday trapped a leopard from a warehouse at the B.P. Pudur area in Coimbatore after waiting for five days to capture the elusive animal.... read..

Semester exams in all colleges to be conducted online from Feb 1 to Feb 20, says TN Higher Education Minister

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 22, 2022 9:20:30 AM IST
Amid the rise in COVID-19 cases, the Tamil Nadu government on Friday said that the semester exams in all colleges will be conducted online from February 1 to February 20.... read..

TN BJP alleges school's conversion bid behind suicide of 17-year-old girl

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
Tamil Nadu BJP president and former IPS officer, K. Annamalai has demanded a detailed and impartial probe into the suicide of a 17-year-old student of the plus two course in a Christian missionary school at Thirukattupalli.... read..

Teaser of Santhanam-starrer 'Agent Kannayiram' garners million views

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
The teaser of director Manoj Beedha's 'Agent Kannayiram', which features actors Santhanam, Riya Suman and Sruthi Hariharan in the lead, has garnered over a million views on YouTube within a day of being released.... read..

Stalin announces complete lockdown in TN on Jan 23

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday announced a complete lockdown on January 23 (Sunday) to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the state, officials said.... read..

Exide Life headcount rationalisation may not happen: HDFC Life

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
Senior officials of Exide Life Insurance will have an opportunity within the HDFC Life Insurance fold as the latter is growing, said officials of HDFC Life.... read..

TN govt should ensure completion of NH projects: PMK

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 11:45:08 PM IST
Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S. Ramadoss on Saturday termed as shocking the statement of Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari saying challenges are being faced in laying National Highways in Tamil Nadu.... read..

Tusker Shankar who killed 3 people being trained to ward off wild elephants

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
A 35-year-old tusker, 'Shankar' who was captured at Gudalur as a wild elephant after killing three men will soon become a trained 'Kumki' elephant to be used against wild herds.... read..

Tamil Director Gitanjali Selvaraghavan tests positive for Covid

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST
Gitanjali, who is also the wife of Selvaraghavan, has announced that she has tested positive for Covid-19. She is a Tamil film director, as is her husband... read..
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