Thursday, December 1, 2022

Govt proposes scrapping minimum capital for insurers

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Scrapping of the statutory Rs 100 crore startup capital for life and general insurance business and Rs 200 crore for reinsurance business, allowing different kinds of insurers including captives, changing the investment provisions are some of the major am... read..

Madras HC quashes one of two FIRs filed against ex-TN minister

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Wednesday quashed an FIR filed against former Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister and AIADMK leader, S.P. Velumani but refused to quash another FIR registered against him.... read..

TN to constitute elite ATS on lines of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Tamil Nadu will soon constitute an elite Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) to effectively counter terror-related activities in the state.... read..

No security lapse at PM Modi's event says Chennai Police

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 30, 2022 2:29:50 PM IST
Just a day after Tamil Nadu Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) chief K Annamalai met the Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi in connection with the alleged security lapse during PM Modi's visit, Director general of police, Sylendra Babu said that there was no security l... read..

TN BJP alleges security lapse in PM Modi's visit to Chennai, urges Guv to initiate inquiry

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 30, 2022 9:31:00 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) chief K Annamalai on Tuesday met the Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi on Tuesday and urged him to initiate an inquiry into the alleged security lapse of PM Narendra Modi during his visit to the state to inaugurate Chess O... read..

Markets welcome Adani group gaining substantial stake in NDTV

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The stock market was upbeat on Tuesday after the Adani group acquired 99.5 per cent holding in RRPR Holding Private Ltd, the promoter group vehicle of news media company New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV).... read..

Biocon Biologics completes acquisition of Viatris Inc

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Biocon Biologics Ltd, a subsidiary of listed biopharmaceutical company Biocon Ltd, on Tuesday announced the completion of its acquisition of global biosimilars business of its partner Nasdaq listed Viatris Inc.... read..

Thevar community elders to persuade BJP leaders for OPS, Sasikala re-entry into AIADMK

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The powerful Thevar community of South Tamil Nadu which has been a traditional vote bank of the AIADMK is now approaching the national leadership of the BJP for re-entry of O. Panneerselvam (OPS) and V.K. Sasikala into the party. Both OPS and Sasikala are... read..

NIA DG Dinkar Gupta meets TN DGP in Chennai on Coimbatore cylinder blast

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | November 29, 2022 10:31:20 PM IST
National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Dinkar Gupta met Tamil Nadu Director General of Police (DGP) C Sylendra Babu in the Chennai DGP office, regarding the Coimbatore cylinder blast.... read..

Four exotic animals found in air passenger's luggage at Chennai airport

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 29, 2022 7:31:29 PM IST
The Customs team of Chennai Airport has seized four animals of exotic species from the luggage of a male passenger.... read..

'IRDAI's new norms misses the elephant in the room'

Chennai |Tuesday, 2022 3:45:11 AM IST
The Indian insurance regulator is barking at the wrong tree or not addressing the elephant in the room -- high commissions and operational cost of insurers -- while unveiling the plans for 'Insurance for all by 2047', said Emkay Global Financial Services ... read..

TN police likely to register case against suspended woman constable for links with fraudster

Chennai |Tuesday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
Tamil Nadu police are likely to register a criminal case under the Benami Act against suspended woman constable Ajumol for her links with jailed fraudster B.M. Reddy, who allegedly transferred his ill-gotten wealth and properties in her name.... read..

Indian Racing League: Hat-trick of wins for Akhil Rabindra, Neel Jani

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 28, 2022 11:00:15 PM IST
Akhil Rabindra and Neel Jani, representing team Hyderabad Blackbirds, registered a hat-trick of wins in Round two of the Indian Racing League (IRL), which concluded here at the Madras Motor Race Track on 26th & 27th of November, 2022.... read..

PMK leader urges Centre to work towards separate Tamil state in SL

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder-leader, S. Ramadoss has urged the Central government to work towards a separate state for Tamil people in Sri Lanka.... read..

TN: 85-year-old DMK cadre self-immolates in Salem protesting against 'Hindi imposition', CM Stalin reacts

Salem (Tamil Nadu) | November 27, 2022 2:00:01 AM IST
An 85-year-old Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) cadre and farmer, Thangavel from Karumalaikoodal near Mettul allegedly died by self-immolation on Saturday.... read..

GRSE launches Indian Navy survey vessel 'Ikshak'

Kattupalli (Tamil Nadu) | November 27, 2022 6:00:37 AM IST
The Indian Navy launched 'Ikshak', the third of the four survey vessels (Large) project, built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) and Larson and Toubro (L&T) on Saturday at Kattupalli, Chennai.... read..

19th National Abacus Competition 2022 begins in Chennai with over 3,800 participants

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 27, 2022 3:29:40 PM IST
The 19th edition of the National Abacus Competition, an event organised for students to exhibit their skills of concentration, numerical ability and visual memory, is taking place in Chennai.... read..

Tamil Nadu minister KN Nehru's Twitter account hacked

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 26, 2022 6:01:40 PM IST
Tamil Nadu minister KN Nehru's Twitter account was hacked on Friday night, a Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) IT wing secretary said.... read..

Permanent ramp for Divyaang, senior citizens to open at Chennai's Marina Beach tomorrow

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 26, 2022 4:31:56 PM IST
The Greater Chennai Corporation on Saturday announced that a 'permanent ramp' at Marina Beach would begin functioning from November 27.... read..

ISRO to orbit Indo-French satellite, eight others on Saturday

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The Indian space agency is gearing up to orbit Earth Observation Satellite-6 (EOS-6) with a French payload, a third generation satellite in the Oceansat series, and eight other nano satellites on Saturday morning.... read..

Salem Gokulraj murder case: Madras HC directs police to continue to provide protection to prime witness

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 26, 2022 12:01:39 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Friday directed the police to continue to provide protection to the main witness in the 2015 Salem Gokulraj murder case, Swathi and her family.... read..

CM Stalin to inaugurate permanent ramp at Chennai's Marina Beach tomorrow

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 26, 2022 6:32:14 PM IST
To help physically challenged people reach the seashore, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin will inaugurate a permanent ramp in Chennai's Marina Beach on Sunday.... read..

2015 Salem Gokulraj murder case: Prime witness presented before Madurai bench of Madras HC

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 25, 2022 3:02:08 PM IST
The main witness in the 2015 Salem Gokulraj murder case, Swathi, has been brought to the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court in Tamil Nadu on Friday.... read..

Tamil Nadu: MLA Ruby Manoharan's suspension stayed by Congress

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 25, 2022 11:00:42 AM IST
The All India Congress Committee stayed the suspension of MLA Ruby Manoharan citing that the suspension was done "in contravention of the principle of natural justice."... read..

Arittapatti village notified as first biodiversity heritage site in Tamil Nadu

Arittapatti (Tamil Nadu) | November 25, 2022 10:30:19 AM IST
Built-in the 16th century during the reign of the Pandyan Empire, the historic Anaikondan Lake and its surrounding 193.215 hectares of land in Arittapatti and Meenakshipuram villages of Tamil Nadu's Madurai district were declared a Biodiversity Heritage S... read..

Tamil Nadu: BJP suspends OBC wing general secretary after leak of audio with abusive language

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 24, 2022 12:00:37 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tamil Nadu President Annamalai on Thursday suspended the State BJP OBC Wing General Secretary Trichy Suriya from all party designations for six months after an audio was leaked in which he had used abusive language.... read..

Kamal Haasan admitted to hospital, will be discharged soon

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 24, 2022 5:59:59 PM IST
Veteran actor Kamal Haasan was admitted to Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre (SRMC), a hospital in Porur, Chennai on November 23, following mild fever, cough and cold.... read..

Deaflympian Jerlin Anika considers shuttler PV Sindhu her idol

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | November 24, 2022 5:01:41 PM IST
Indian Deaflympian and badminton player Jerlin Anika considers ace shuttler PV Sindhu as her idol and uses the same brand of racquet that her idol used in her Olympic medal match, for her own knockout matches.... read..

One injured, vehicle damaged as wall of Chennai school collapses

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 24, 2022 6:02:07 AM IST
A person was injured and several vehicles were damaged when a wall of a school collapsed in Chennai on Wednesday.... read..

SJ Suryah to headline Pushkar-Gayatri thriller 'Vadhandi - The Fable of Velonie'

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Marking the OTT debut of actors S.J. Suryah and Laila, the Amazon Original series 'Vadhandhi - The Fable of Velonie' is all set to stream on Prime Video from December 2.... read..

TN BJP expels party leader Gayathri Raghuraman for six months

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party Tamil Nadu unit president K. Annamalai has expelled senior party state leader Gayathri Raghuraman from the party for six months. This happenned following a controversial telephone call between party functionaries Surya Siva and Dais... read..

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin defamation case: Kishore K Swamy sent to judicial custody till December 5

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 22, 2022 9:02:06 AM IST
After being arrested for putting out a tweet 'demeaning' Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, Kishore K Swamy was sent to judicial custody by the Egmore Criminal Court.... read..

ED attaches Rs 3.37-crore properties over misappropriation of Red Cross funds

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 22, 2022 1:28:56 AM IST
Enforcement Directorate has attached movable and immovable properties to the tune of Rs 3.37 crore belonging to the office bearers of Indian Red Cross Society, Egmore, in Tamil Nadu.... read..

"Will fight legally..." says Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict over Centre's review petition

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 21, 2022 7:00:28 PM IST
RP Ravichandran, one of the six convicts in the assassination case of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, said that he would fight legally the review petition filed by the Central government in the Supreme Court against the November 11 release order.... read..

Petrol bomb hurled outside Hindu leader's house in Tamil Nadu

Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu) | November 21, 2022 4:59:43 PM IST
A petrol bomb was reportedly hurled outside a Hindu leader's house at Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district in the wee hours on Monday, the police said.... read..

Mangaluru autorickshaw blast: TN Police detain one suspect for questioning

Chennai |Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu Police on Sunday took into custody a native of Udhagamandalam in Nilgiris district over his links with Mohammed Shareeq who is grievously injured in the explosion in an autorickshaw in Karnataka's Mangaluru.... read..

Tamil Nadu police arrest right-wing supporter for criticising CM on social media

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 21, 2022 9:30:31 PM IST
Tamil Nadu police have arrested right-wing supporter and political critic Kishore K Swamy in Pondicherry for criticising chief minister MK Stalin on social media.... read..

Eight, including three women, injured in ordnance factory explosion

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Eight people, including three women, were injured in an explosion at an ordnance factory at Aruvnakundu in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district on Saturday morning, officials said.... read..

ISL 2022-23: Chennaiyin FC beat Jamshedpur FC 3-1 to secure first win of season

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 20, 2022 1:30:59 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC secured their first home win of the season as goals from Petar Sliskovic, Vincy Barretto and Abdenasser El Khayati powered the hosts to a stellar 3-1 victory over Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League 2022-23 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadi... read..

ISL 2022-23: Chennaiyin FC secure first home win of the season, beat Jamshedpur FC 3-1

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Chennaiyin FC earned their first victory at home this season with a 3-1 win over Jamshedpur FC in a Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, here on Saturday.... read..

Nov 19 bank strike deferred: AIBEA

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 2:15:12 AM IST
The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has withdrawn its November 19 strike call after an understanding was reached with the Indian Banks' Association (IBA) and the bank managements, said a top official.... read..

Two doctors, three others charged in death of TN footballer Priya

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Five persons, including two doctors were booked under IPC's Section 304 (A) for their negligence that led to the death of teenage footballer Priya in Tamil Nadu.... read..

Tirupur: A shining global example of sustainability

Tirupur (Tamil Nadu) | November 19, 2022 2:30:37 PM IST
Tirupur has set a precedent by emerging as a truly sustainable global apparel-making hub.... read..

Madras HC grants conditional bail to YouTuber Savukku Shankar after SC order

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 19, 2022 3:30:49 PM IST
The Madras High Court on Friday granted conditional bail to YouTuber and activist Savukku Shankar after the apex court last week suspended his sentence.... read..

Ravichandran Ashwin defends Dravid's break, says it is due to "physical and mental burnout"

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 19, 2022 3:30:32 PM IST
Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Saturday defended the decision to rest Indian head coach Rahul Dravid, saying that physical and mental burnout ahead of and during ICC T20 World Cup is the reason why India has a completely different team and coaching staff ... read..

Feb 17 release date for bilingual film 'SIR'/'Vaathi' with Dhanush, Samyuktha

Chennai |Friday, 2022 1:45:13 AM IST
National Award-winning actor Dhanush's Telugu-Tamil bilingual movie 'SIR'/'Vaathi' is being mounted on a high budget with lavish production values and is all set for theatrical release on February 17, 2023.... read..

TN Footballer's death: Madras HC adjourns hearing on anticipatory bail plea of accused doctors

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 18, 2022 9:59:25 PM IST
Madras High Court on Friday adjourned the anticipatory bail petition of two accused doctors to two weeks in connection with the death of 17-year-old football player Priya R, in Tamil Nadu.... read..

ISL 2022-23: Chennaiyin ready for Jamshedpur challenge

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 18, 2022 8:00:44 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC will be keen to get back to winning ways when they host Jamshedpur FC in their sixth 2022-23 Indian Super League fixture here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai on Saturday.... read..

TN people suffering as DMK govt scrapped all AIADMK schemes: EPS

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
AIADMK's interim General Secretary and former Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday alleged that the people of Tamil Nadu are suffering as the DMK government was bent on scrapping all schemes introduced and implemented by his government.... read..

Over 3,800 rural libraries in TN to get facelift

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu Rural Development department has sanctioned an amount of Rs 84 crore for repairing and maintaining 3,808 rural libraries in the state.... read..

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen warned against venturing into sea

Tamil Nadu | November 17, 2022 7:29:33 PM IST
Fishermen in Tamil Nadu have been advised not to venture into the sea from Friday till further notice.... read..
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