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Will NASA have answers on Vikram lander? (Lead)

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
It's the day Indian space scientists and Chandrayaan-2 enthusiasts had been waiting for. The US space agency NASA had promised hope of some news on the Viktram front by Tuesday after its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) flyby over the site where Indian ... read..
 

Tamil politician booked for justifying Rajiv's killing

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Actor-director-turned politician Seeman was booked by Tamil Nadu police on Monday for justifying the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.... read..
 

Call on retirement is entirely up to him: Watson on Dhoni

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
A lot has been said on the issue of M.S. Dhoni's retirement as it has swiftly become a matter of debate in Indian cricket. Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson feels that the Ranchi stumper is still at the height of his powers and the decision to han... read..
 

Centre not keen on staff representatives on bank boards: AIBEA

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has written to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stating that the Central government does not want its representatives on the boards of public sector banks.... read..
 

Family members pay tribute to Dr Kalam on his 88th birth anniversary at his memorial

Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) | October 15, 2019 6:41:40 PM IST
Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's family members congregated here at the Kalam Memorial in Pakarumpu area of the city on Tuesday to pay their tribute to India's 'Missile Man' on his 88th birth anniversary.... read..
 

US lunar orbiter to look out for India's moon lander Vikram

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Has the Indian moon lander Vikram been found or not is a question that the US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will soon be able to answer.... read..
 

IIT-M, ExxonMobil Research join hands for biofuel research

Chennai |Monday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IITM) on Monday said it has entered into an agreement with ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (EMRE) for research on energy and biofuels.... read..
 

Deming journey led to zero warranty claims: Siemens Gamesa

Chennai |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
City based Siemens Gamesa Renewable Power Private Ltd (SGRP), the first wind turbine company in the world to win the prestigious Deming award, faced the challenge of not having any ready toolkit to adapt from unlike the automobile industries, said a top c... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Spice factory catches fire, losses of Rs 5 crore reported

Theni (Tamil Nadu) | October 14, 2019 6:11:32 PM IST
A major fire was reported on Monday morning in the district in a spice factory at Kodangipatti in which raw materials worth Rs 5 crore were destroyed.... read..
 

TN: 3,000 kg sea cucumbers seized near Poomarichan island, 2 detained

Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) | October 13, 2019 11:11:52 PM IST
A team of forest personnel from Mandapam Forest Range on Sunday seized 3,000 kg of sea cucumbers from a boat near Poomarichan island in Rameswaram here and detained two fishermen.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Fake currency unit busted in Coimbatore, 5 held

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | October 13, 2019 7:41:48 PM IST
Police on Sunday busted a fake currency printing unit in Idigarai in Coimbatore. Five persons including a woman have been arrested.... read..
 

Happy and proud, says sister Vaishali after Praggnanandhaa wins gold in Chess Championship

Chennai | October 13, 2019 2:11:40 PM IST
After the 14-year-old R Praggnanandhaa won gold in the under-18 open category in the World Youth Chess Championship, his sister Vaishali said the whole family is 'happy and proud' of her brother's achievement.... read..
 

Mamallapuram Summit Day 2: Xi reaches venue for talks with Modi

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 10:41:39 AM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday reached the Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort and Spa for the second day of the informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.... read..
 

PM Modi receives Chinese Pres for Day 2 of Mamallapuram Summit

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 10:41:30 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday received Chinese President Xi Jinping at Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort and Spa here for the second day of the informal summit.... read..
 

Mahabalipuram Summit: Modi, Xi to hold delegation-level talks on Day 2

Chennai | October 12, 2019 9:41:37 AM IST
After their "very open and cordial" talks on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to meet again today in the seaside town of Mahabalipuram near Chennai to continue their talks, which will be followed by delegation-... read..
 

Mamallapuram Summit Day 2: Modi, Xi hold one-on-one talks

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 11:11:38 AM IST
Kickstarting the second day of their informal summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a one-to-one discussion at the Taj Fisherman's Cove hotel.... read..
 

Mamallapuram Summit: Chinese President treated to sumptuous South Indian cuisine

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 2:41:32 AM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is in India for an informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was treated to a lavish dinner on Friday.... read..
 

Modi, Xi to work together to overcome 'common challenges' of terrorism, radicalisation

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 1:11:42 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping on Friday discussed the challenges posed by terrorism and radicalisation to the two countries and said they will work together to overcome the "common challenges".... read..
 

PM Modi, Xi discuss ways to enhance bilateral trade deficit

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 1:11:35 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday discussed ways to enhance bilateral trade and India's trade deficit with China on the first day of their second informal summit in Mamallapuram.... read..
 

PM Modi, Xi discuss trade, ways to counter radicalisation on day one of informal summit

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 3:11:31 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held discussions on a wide range of issues including the unbalanced trade that exists between the two countries and ways to counter radicalisation and terrorism.... read..
 

India's concern regarding RCEP will be considered: Xi to Modi

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 3:41:32 PM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping has assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi that India's concern regarding the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be "taken into consideration".... read..
 

Kashmir issue not raised or discussed during India-China informal summit: Gokhale

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 2:41:45 PM IST
The Kashmir issue was not raised or discussed during the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale.... read..
 

Mamallapuram Summit Day 2: Modi gifts hand-woven silk portrait to Xi

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 2:11:41 PM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping was gifted a hand-woven portrait of his by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the final day of the Mamallapuram Informal Summit.... read..
 

China ready to take sincere action to reduce trade deficit: Xi assures Modi

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 3:11:38 PM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping has assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Beijing is ready to take "sincere action" to reduce the trade deficit.... read..
 

Leading by example, Narendra Modi puts out video of plogging to spread message of cleanliness

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 10:11:30 AM IST
Ahead of his second round of informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to plogging at a beach here on Saturday morning and called on people to "ensure our public places are clean and tidy."... read..
 

Modi, Xi agreed on importance of dealing with challenges of terrorism, radicalisation: Gokhale

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 3:11:40 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed that it was important to deal with the challenges of terrorism and radicalisation in an increasingly complex world, said Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Saturday.... read..
 

Mamallapuram Summit Day 2: India, China delegation level talks begins

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 12:11:32 PM IST
India and China on Saturday held delegation-level talks on the second day of the informal summit at Taj Fisherman's Cove hotel here.... read..
 

Chennai: Culminating India-China informal summit, Modi leaves for Delhi

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 3:41:41 PM IST
Bringing the two-day India-China informal summit to an end, Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Delhi from the airport here on Saturday.... read..
 

Modi accepts Xi's invitation for third informal summit in China

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 4:11:46 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted the invitation of President Xi Jinping to visit China for a third informal summit next year.... read..
 

Modi, Xi inspect artefacts, handloom on day 2 of Mamallapuram Summit

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 1:11:34 PM IST
After delegation-level talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping visited an exhibition of artefacts and handloom at the Taj Fisherman's Cove hotel on the final day of the second informal summit.... read..
 

'Chennai Connect' start of new era in India-China relations: Modi

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 12:41:32 PM IST
While the Wuhan Summit instilled new momentum and trust in India-China relations, the latest 'Chennai Connect' is the start of a new era in bilateral ties, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping to the delegation-le... read..
 

Xi had 'heart-to-heart, candid discussions like friends' with Modi

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 1:11:43 PM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had "heart-to-heart" and "candid discussions like friends" on bilateral ties during the second informal summit here.... read..
 

Chinese Pres wraps up Chennai visit, leaves for Nepal

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 2:11:32 PM IST
Wrapping up a two-day visit to India for an informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping left for Nepal on Saturday from Chennai International Airport.... read..
 

Modi, Xi held one-on-one discussions for 6 hours during Mamallapuram Summit

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 2:11:34 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held one-on-one meetings for a total duration of six hours during the Mamallapuram Informal Summit, said Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Saturday.... read..
 

PM Modi thanks people of TN for their warmth, hospitality showered during Mamallapuram summit

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 12, 2019 5:11:45 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took to micro-blogging website Twitter, in both Tamil and English, to thank the people and the Government of Tamil Nadu for their efforts in organising the informal summit between India and China here.... read..
 

Modi arrives in Chennai

Chennai |Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived here to participate in the two-day second informal India-China Summit with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Mahabalipuram near here.... read..
 

Chennai Airport: Customs seizes gold worth Rs 37 lakh

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 11, 2019 9:41:34 PM IST
Customs officials seized gold worth Rs 37 lakhs on the Chennai International Airport from two men arrived from Sri Lanka on Friday here.... read..
 

Chennai Airport: Customs seizes gold worth Rs 37 lakh from rectums of man, woman

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 11, 2019 10:41:37 PM IST
Customs officials seized gold worth Rs 37 lakhs on the Chennai International Airport from rectums of a man and a woman who arrived from Sri Lanka on Friday.... read..
 

Media taken in police vans to cover Modi-Xi Summit

Chennai |Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
It was not an air conditioned bus nor was it a car that ferried the reporters to the media centre set up at the five star Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa to cover the second informal India-China Summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese ... read..
 

Bonhomie on display; PM Modi, Xi enjoy coconut water at Panch Rathas complex

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 11, 2019 6:11:35 PM IST
Surrounded by history, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday enjoyed fresh coconut water while catching their breaths at the magnificent Panch Rathas complex in the coastal city of Mamallapuram.... read..
 

Traditional welcome for PM Modi, Xi Jinping in Mamallapuram

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 11, 2019 6:11:56 PM IST
Hundreds of people beating drums and blowing trumpets lined up at the east coast road near Vadanemmeli located on the outskirts of Mamallapuram to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday.... read..
 

Modi-Xi meet: Welcome arch made of fruits

Chennai |Friday, 2019 6:15:06 PM IST
Perhaps wishing that the second informal Summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping be fruitful, Tamil Nadu government has put up a welcome arch near the Five Rathas with different kinds of fruits.... read..
 

Modi, Xi visit sea-facing Shore Temple during informal summit

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 11, 2019 7:11:45 PM IST
Marvelling at Pallava architecture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the sea-facing Shore Temple on the first day of their second informal summit here on Friday.... read..
 

Mahabalipuram all set for Modi-Xi summit (Lead)

Chennai |Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu's picturesque seaside town of Mahabalipuram is all set to host the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping that begins on Friday.... read..
 

Mamallapuram: Modi, Xi enjoy Carnatic music, Kathakali at sea-facing Shore Temple

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 11, 2019 7:41:44 PM IST
Basking in the rich heritage of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping enjoyed a thrilling cultural performance at the centuries-old Shore Temple with the Bay of Bengal in the backdrop.... read..
 

11 Tibetans detained by TN police ahead of Modi-Xi summit

Chennai |Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Police on Friday detained 11 Tibetans as they tried to hold protest against Chinese President Xi Jinping who is set to arrive here for second informal India-China Summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mamallapuram about 60 km from here.... read..
 

Tamil delicacies lined up for Modi, Xi

Chennai |Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The two leaders of two big Asian nations -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping -- will be spending about six hours together on Friday and Saturday during their second informal summit to be held in world famous Mamallapura... read..
 

Wearing veshti, PM Modi receives Xi in Mahabalipuram

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) | October 11, 2019 6:11:53 PM IST
Looking every bit Tamil, a veshti-wearing Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Chinese President Xi Jinping in the historic coastal city of Mamallapuram for the second informal summit.... read..
 

India rolls out red carpet to welcome Xi in Chennai

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 11, 2019 3:41:36 PM IST
A red carpet was rolled out on Friday to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping in the city with a grand cultural performance at the airport and school students waving flags of India and China in full display. Children in a large number were also seen holdi... read..
 

Grand traditional reception marked Xi's arrival in Chennai

Chennai |Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here on Friday afternoon as part of his maiden two-day visit to the state to participate in the second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mamallapuram.... read..
 

PM Modi arrives in Chennai for 2nd informal summit with Xi

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 11, 2019 1:11:37 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached Chennai to hold the second informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is expected to arrive in the city later in the afternoon today.... read..
 
 
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