Friday, July 1, 2022

NNRE to help in setting up of offshore wind turbines in TN

Chennai |Friday, 2022 2:15:11 AM IST
In a move to promote renewable energy and to cater to the country's growing power demand, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will act as a facilitator to install offshore wind turbines in Tamil Nadu, officials said.... read..

Reliance Brands ties up with global fresh food chain Pret A Manger

Chennai |Friday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Reliance Brands Ltd (RBL) on Thursday announced a strategic partnership with global fresh food and organic coffee chain Pret A Manger to launch and build the brand in India.... read..

TN teen forced to donate ovarian eggs attempts suicide

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
A 16-year-old girl who was forced to donate her oocytes, or ovary egg cells, by her mother and her stepfather attempted suicide on Wednesday, police said.... read..

Yashwant Sinha arrives in Chennai, to meet Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 30, 2022 6:55:23 PM IST
Yashwant Sinha, presidential candidate of opposition parties, arrived in Chennai on Thursday to meet Chief Minister MK Stalin and elected representatives of the DMK-led alliance to seek support for his candidature.... read..

Vice President Naidu urges schools to foster spirit of curiosity, innovation in students

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 30, 2022 5:24:52 AM IST
Calling for a futuristic approach to education while shunning rote education, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday appealed to schools across the country to foster the spirit of curiosity, innovation and excellence in students to prepare them for ... read..

EPS faction leaders meet OPS to settle dispute but latter unrelenting

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The AIADMK's K. Palaniswami (EPS) faction, which has gained an upper hand, is trying to convince the other section, led by former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam (OPS), on single leadership for the party, but the latter is not accepting the demand.... read..

Tamil Nadu CM Stalin congratulates Suriya on being invited by the Academy

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has congratulated actor Suriya, who on Wednesday became the first actor from south India to receive an invite from the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which presents the Oscar Awards each year... read..

Tamil version of 'Maaya Ganga' from Kannada film 'Banaras' released

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
GK Reddy, the father of actor Vishal Reddy, launched the Tamil version of the song 'Maaya Ganga' from director Jayathirtha's romantic entertainer 'Banaras' at the Sathyam Cinemas in the city on Wednesday.... read..

SEBI allows FPI participation in Exchange Traded Commodity Derivatives

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Board of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its meeting on Wednesday, approved the participation of Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) in Exchange Traded Commodity Derivatives (ETCDs).... read..

Tamil actor Arjun Das to make Hindi debut with 'Angamalay Diaries' adaptation

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Actor Arjun Das, who is fast rising as a star in Tamil cinema, will be making his debut in Hindi cinema with a film that is an adaptation of the superhit Malayalam film, 'Angamalay Diaries'.... read..

TN coastal police tightens patrol after intel over influx of Sri Lankans

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Coastal Police and the Indian Coast Guard have intensified patrolling in the Dhanushkodi and Rameswaram areas following intelligence report that more Sri Lankan Tamils will come to Indian shores after the financial situation in the island natio... read..

Land of monikers: Udayanidhi Stalin will be known as 'Chinnavar' in TN

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Tamil Nadu is a land of monikers and political leaders, film stars, and musicians who are fondly known by their nick names. The latest to enter into the world of monikers is Udayanidhi Stalin, the son of Chief Minister M.K. Stalin and the Youth Wing Secre... read..

ISL: Chennaiyin FC rope in Iranian defender Vafa Hakhamaneshi

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 29, 2022 3:26:22 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC on Wednesday announced the signing of Vafa Hakhamaneshi.... read..

Sasikala on TN tour to emerge as AIADMK's top single leader

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
AIADMK's expelled interim General Secretary V.K. Sasikala has commenced a tour of Tamil Nadu to drum up support from the party cadres to emerge as the top party leader amid the intense power struggle between former Chief Ministers, O. Panneerselvam and K.... read..

Over a quarter of MSMEs lost over 3% market share due to Covid: Crisil

Chennai |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
More than a quarter of India's micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) lost over three per cent market share due to the Covid-19 pandemic, said Crisil Ltd on Monday.... read..

TN's 5 new SIDCO industrial estates to generate 22K jobs

Chennai |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday unveiled five SIDCO industrial estates in the state. These five parks that are coming up in Chengalpattu, Namakkal, Pudukottai, Salem, and Tiruvannamalai districts will be generating direct employment to 7,2... read..

'Kaduva' will be a refreshing change, says actor Prithviraj

Chennai |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Stating that he was immensely proud of the content being generated by Malayalam cinema, actor Prithviraj on Monday said that the only genre that the industry had slightly forgotten was the mass action entertainer genre and that his upcoming film 'Kaduva' ... read..

AIADMK meeting of top office bearers violates party by-law: O Panneerselvam

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 27, 2022 10:25:09 AM IST
Ahead of the meeting of top office-bearers of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday at the party's head office in Chennai on Monday, AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam has said that the meeting is a violation of the party by-law.... read..

2 Sri Lankans refugees found at Rameswaram island, probe underway

Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) | June 27, 2022 12:57:34 PM IST
Amid the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, many citizens are fleeing the island nation. On Monday, two Sri Lankan refugees were found on Rameswaram island and they are investigated by the Tamil Nadu Police.... read..

Tamil Nadu logs 1,472 fresh COVID infections

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 27, 2022 3:57:20 AM IST
COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu witnessed a sharp rise as the state reported 1,472 fresh infections on Sunday, pushing the active caseload to 7,458, according to the State health bulletin.... read..

AIADMK Coordinator OPS writes letter to Election Commission, calls party meeting 'illegal, unlawful'

(Tamil Nadu) | June 27, 2022 11:58:01 PM IST
AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam on Tuesday informed the Election Commission of India about the developments that took place during the party's General Council meeting held on June 23 and today's meeting of headquarters office-bearers and termed it as '... read..

ISL: Chennaiyin FC sign Senegalese defender Fallou Diagne

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 27, 2022 5:56:13 PM IST
Indian Super League (ISL) club Chennaiyin FC on Monday confirmed the signing of Senegalese defender Fallou Diagne ahead of the upcoming season.... read..

Pride Parade 2022: Strides of pride in Chennai, Bhubaneswar

Chennai/Bhubaneswar (Tamil Nadu)/(Odisha) | June 27, 2022 6:26:13 AM IST
Against a bright and hot sky, brighter colours of the rainbow flew when floods of people came together to celebrate love and identity by participating in Pride Parade 2022 in Chennai and Bhubaneswar.... read..

Indian economy will double in next 9 years: Goyal

Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu) | June 26, 2022 8:57:41 PM IST
India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world and is expected to double in the next nine years to a 6.5 Trillion economy. It is expected to reach USD 30 trillion in the coming 30 years, said Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal o... read..

Centre to launch 'One Nation, One Dialysis' programme soon

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 26, 2022 7:27:19 PM IST
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday said the Central government will soon launch the 'One Nation, One Dialysis' programme, under the Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Programme.... read..

Centre is working to strengthen health services across country, says Health Minister Mandaviya

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 26, 2022 4:25:16 PM IST
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday said that the government is working to strengthen health services across the country. He also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is giving priority to health across the ... read..

Mandaviya virtually lays foundation stone of CGHS Wellness Centre, lab at Avadi

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 26, 2022 3:54:52 PM IST
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya virtually laid the foundation stone of CGHS (Central Government Health Scheme) Wellness Center and lab at Avadi, Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu.... read..

Tuticorin to host third edition of National Kite Boarding Championship

Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu) | June 26, 2022 2:55:20 PM IST
The third edition of the National Kite Boarding Championship will be held in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu starting from June 17 under the aegis of Yachting Association of India (YAI) which is the National Federation for the sport of Sailing in India and Premier ... read..

Woman dies after tree falls on her car in Chennai

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 25, 2022 10:55:07 AM IST
A woman died in Chennai after a tree fell on her car on Friday evening.... read..

Madurai: Three people arrested with Ambergris worth Rs 10 cr

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | June 25, 2022 12:56:39 AM IST
Three persons were arrested in Madurai on Friday with Ambergris (whale vomit) worth Rs 10 crore.... read..

AIADMK Coordinator, Co-coordinator posts no more valid: Former minister

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Minister CVe Shanmugham on Friday said that the post of Coordinator and Co-coordinator have ceased to exist in the party after Thursday's General Council meeting.... read..

Centre to come up with one more PLI scheme for textile sector soon

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | June 25, 2022 9:55:21 PM IST
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that the government is mulling over coming up with one more Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for the textile sector soon.... read..

TN educationists for filling vacant teacher's posts in SC/tribal schools post poor board results

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Educationists in Tamil Nadu want vacant teacher's posts to be filled in schools run by Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department after students of Class 10 and 12 fared poorly in the recent board exams.... read..

Panneerselvam ceases to be party coordinator, says AIADMK leader Shanmugam, dual leadership ends

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 24, 2022 11:25:58 PM IST
The battle for single leadership in the AIADMK between former Tamil Nadu chief minister and party co-coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) and his former deputy CM and coordinator O Panneersevelam (OPS) seems to have ended as OPS ceased to be the coord... read..

Flight tickets to Middle East become costlier from TN

Chennai |Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
With the number of international flights from Chennai, Madurai, Tiruchi, and Coimbatore airports are on the decline, the rates for the destinations of Middle Eastern countries like the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Kuwait are on a high.... read..

3 dead after fire breaks out at firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore

Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2022 6:26:38 PM IST
Three people were killed while two others were admitted to a hospital after a fire broke out at the firecrackers production unit in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district, the police informed on Thursday.... read..

Madras HC refuses to restrain AIADMK general council from amending party bylaws

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2022 4:26:11 AM IST
Madras High Court on Wednesday refused to restrain AIADMK general council meeting scheduled to be held in Chennai today from amending bylaws that will pave way for a single leadership.... read..

Indian drone start-up Garuda Aerospace to set up plant in Malaysia

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
India's integrated drone manufacture and drone-as-a-service (DAAS) provider Garuda Aerospace Pvt. Ltd. will set up a production facility in Malaysia at an outlay of Rs 115 crore, said a top company official.... read..

Denmark interested in India's offshore windmill sector: Ambassador

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Denmark is interested in setting up offshore windmill parks in states like Tamil Nadu and Gujarat, said Denmark's Ambassador to India Freddy Svane.... read..

India's PSLV rocket to launch three foreign satellites on June 30

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
India will put into orbit three foreign satellites for a fee on June 30 with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket.... read..

Omicron's BA-5 sub-variant may be behind TN's rising Covid cases: Govt

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The presence of Omicron's BA-5 sub-variant may be the reason for the sudden spike in cases in Tamil Nadu, the state Public Health and Preventive Medicine Department, said in its data for May-June.... read..

Division bench reserves Madras HC's order on AIADMK general council meeting

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2022 6:26:16 AM IST
A division bench has reserved the Madras High Court's order of refusing to restrain the AIADMK general council meeting on Wednesday for amending party bylaws.... read..

Chennai: AIADMK supporters gathered outside Venkatachalapathy Palace ahead of Council meeting

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2022 8:58:10 AM IST
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supporters on Thursday morning gathered outside Shrivaaru Venkatachalapathy Palace in Chennai's Vanagaram, ahead of the party's General Council meeting, which is scheduled to be held later today.... read..

Murali Vijay set to return for 2022 TNPL

Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2022 8:27:26 PM IST
After almost two years, Indian batter Murali Vijay is set to return to action for the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) scheduled to kick off on June 23.... read..

Tamil Magan Hussain elected as AIADMK Presidium Chairman

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2022 1:56:04 PM IST
Tamil Magan Hussain was elected as the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Presidium Chairman at the party's general council meeting on Thursday.... read..

Jolt for OPS as Madras HC refuses to interfere in AIADMK meet

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
In a major setback to AIADMK's Coordinator and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, the Madras High Court on Wednesday refused to interfere in the party's General Council meeting to be held here on Thursday.... read..

AIADMK general council to meet on July 11: OPS supporters stage walkout after all 23 resolutions rejected

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2022 1:25:46 PM IST
All 23 resolutions were rejected at the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general council meeting held on Thursday.... read..

Tamil Nadu to witness rainfall, thunderstorms today

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2022 10:54:53 AM IST
More rains have been predicted for Chennai as well as other parts of Tamil Nadu, as the southwest monsoon has settled over the state.... read..

IBA refuses timeline for resolution of issues, bank unions to strike on June 27

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Unions in the banking sector are gearing up for a strike on June 27 to press for early settlement of their pending issues, a top All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) leader said on Tuesday.... read..

ISL: Vishal Kaith, Nerijus Valskis part ways with Chennaiyin FC

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2022 1:55:15 AM IST
The two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions Chennaiyin FC have parted ways with the goalkeeper Vishal Kaith and forward Nerijus Valskis following the conclusion of their contracts.... read..

RBI extends timeline for compliance of some card business directions

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday extended the timeline for implementation of certain directions relating to credit and debit card business.... read..
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