Chennai

Chennai: Over 1500 workers from different parts of Tamil Nadu protested targeting

Chennai: Over 1500 workers from different parts of Tamil Nadu protested targeting

Student who fought NEET exam in SC commits suicide in TN

Chennai: A teenage girl was found hanging near her home in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Student who fought NEET exam in SC commits suicide in TN

Chennai: A teenage girl was found hanging near her home in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Note ban: ED arrests Sekhar Reddy, 2 others in PMLA case

Chennai: The ED has arrested sand mining baron J Sekhar Reddy and his two alleged associates

Thambidurai dismisses claims of Panneerselvam

Chennai: AIADMK leader and Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai on Tuesday dismissed O Panneerselvam’s claim

Jallikattu, manjuvirattu held in TN with fervour

Chennai: Over a dozen men suffered mild injuries as jallikattu and manjuvirattu

Social media comes in handy in coordinating Jallikattu stir

Chennai: Social media appeared to have played a key role in bringing together thousands

Veteran Carnatic musician M Balamuralikrishna no more

Chennai: Legendary vocalist M Balamuralikrishna, who first exploded on the Carnatic

7th CPC recommendations not acceptable; govt employees to go on strike on July 11

Chennai: Confederation of Central Government Employees today said the 7th Central Pay Commission’s recommendations

Chennai: 22-year-old medical student dies after hair transplant surgery

Chennai: In a shocking incident, a 22-year-old medical college student

​Southwest monsoon to hit Kerala on June 9: IMD

Chennai: The South West monsoon is "very likely" to hit Kerala on June 9 following favourable

Italian marine case: Kerala CM should have been more rational, says Parrikar

Chennai: Hitting out at Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for blaming Centre

​Deep depression expected to intensify into cyclonic storm

Chennai: With parts of Tamil Nadu receiving rains for the third day today, the Met department said the deep depression

Showers in Tamil Nadu, DMK appeals for extension of poll time

Rains lashed various parts of Tamil Nadu today, causing inconvenience to voters who queued up at polling booths to exercise their franchise in assembly elections......

Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari is New York’s first Indian-American woman judge

Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari has been sworn-in as a criminal court judge in New York by Mayor Bill

Amma’s star shines in RK Nagar

Until now, her presence in RK Nagar was reduced to a smiling picture on leaflets, but chief minister

PM pushes BJP as alternative in Kerala, TN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a tirade against the Congress-led ruling United

Hyundai targets market leadership with new products

Chennai: Korean car-maker Hyundai’s Indian arm Hyundai Motor India Ltd.

Stage set for launch of IRNSS-1G today

India will move closer to having its own navigation satellite system when the seventh

India Cements introduces Raasi Concrete DFO

April 22: Re-positioning its strategy for the Orissa market, The India Cements Ltd has lintroduced Raasi Concrete DFO (designed for Odisha) in Bhubaneswar.

Vijayakanth shifts constituency, to fight from Ullundurpet

DMDK chief and Chief Ministerial candidate of the DMDK-PWF front, Vijayakanth will contest from Ullundurpet, shifting..........

Annual 45-day fishing ban begins in Tamil Nadu

The 45-day fishing ban in the eastern coastal zone was enforced from last midnight in Tamil Nadu.

Palakkad Rly. Division bags ‘Overall Efficiency’ shield

Railway Health Unit, Mangaluru, assessed the best in Southern Railway

Jayalalithaa to contest from Chennai, releases candidate list

Chennai: AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa announced on Monday........

Congress to contest on 41 seats in Tamil Nadu

The Congress Party would be contesting on 41 seats in coming Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu.

Jayalalithaa urges PM Modi to help free stranded fishermen in Saudi Arabia

April :2 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

DMK-Cong talks: Azad asks MK for 63 seats, offered 25

March 26: The first round of seat-sharing talks between allies Congress and DMK was inconclusive, with the two sides failing to reach an agreement on the number of seats to be allotted to each.

Woman abandons baby girl

March :25 A baby girl was abandoned by a young woman.....

Swamy calls for global fight against ISIS

Mar. 23 : A day after terrorists attacked Brussels killing over 30 people, Bharatiya Janata Party...

Conservancy staff strike work in Zone 15

MARCH 22:Hundreds of Greater Chennai Corporation’s conservancy workers struck work in Zone 15 in Sholinganallur on Monday demanding legal action against S. Kannan,

India better placed than peers over US rate hike: Fitch 

Dec 18 : India is better placed than many of its peers after the American central bank - the US Federal Reserve...

Chennai paid the price for loss of wetlands and open spaces: study

DEC11: Chennai’s resilience to the recent deluge has taken a severe beating as nearly a quarter of its wetlands, open space and flood plains have given way to concrete structures.

ISRO to launch six Singaporean satellites on December 16

Dec 11: India will be launching six Singaporean satellites weighing a total of around 625 kg on December 16 evening through its Polar Satellite Launch..

A wrong call that sank Chennai

DEC10:As the flood water recedes in Chennai, serious questions are being raised about reservoir management in the city.

Automakers recall 1.3 million vehicles over 3 years

Dec 9:The Indian automotive industry has recalled more than 1.3 million vehicles on a voluntary..

Cognizant announces Rs.260-crore aid for Chennai flood relief 

Dec 8 : US-headquartered IT company Cognizant, with major operations in Chennai...

Dry weather prevails:Focus now on preventing spread of disease

Dec 8: With dry weather prevailing in the flood-ravaged city and its neighbourhood, officials are now focusing on relief measures and prevention of spread of diseases.

AIA Group to increase stakes in Tata AIA Life to 49 percent 

Dec 8: Tata Sons and AIA Group Ltd. on Monday said the latter would increase its stakes by 23...

Chennai grapples with flood aftermath; long queues at ATMs, petrol pumps

DEC5: The flood-ravaged city was on Saturday struggling to return to normalcy with partial restoration of telecommunication and train services, besides many roads also becoming fairly motorable even as waterlogging woes continued in several areas.

As sky turns menacing again, rescue efforts intensifed

DEC5:Rescue efforts were scaled up in flood-hit Chennai and its neighbouring districts of Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram on Friday.

Chennai floods: NDRF shifts focus to relief work, over 16,000 rescued

Dec. 5 :With the rains having slowed down in Tamil Nadu and the surrounding areas, the NDRF has now...

Chennai floods: 18 critical patients die in MIOT hospital

Dec. 4 :A major power crisis has hit the rain-struck state of Tamil Nadu where 18 people lost their lives after...

IT firms move Chennai staff and work to other sites

DEC4:In rain-battered Chennai, Indian IT and tech companies are working overtime to ensure clients face minimal business disruptions, including by moving personnel and critical workloads to other sites.

Rains stop in Chennai, life still difficult 

Dec 4 : Life for people in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai continue to be difficult though the rains have stopped in the capital...

Sirisena saddened by Chennai floods 

Dec 4 : Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday expressed grief over the flood disaster in Tamil Nadu...

Amidst unprecedented floods, Airtel, Vodafone, BSNL offer free talktime to help people in Chennai 

Dec 4: Telecom companies such as BSNL, Airtel, Vodafone, RCom and Aircel are offering free talktime..

Flooding: loss may be over Rs. 15,000 cr.

DEC3:The loss due to the flood in Chennai and the rest of Tamil Nadu may be well over Rs. 15,000 crore as the city has come to a virtual standstill, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) said on Wednesday.

IAF conducts relief operations in Chennai

Dec. 3 :The Indian Air force (IAF) on Thursday conducted operations to provide relief to those affected...

Jayalalithaa to conduct aerial survey of flood affected areas today

Dec. 3 :Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa will conduct an aerial survey of flood affected areas of Chennai...

Odisha offers help to flood-hit Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Dec 2 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday offered ...

Odisha offers help to flood-hit Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Dec 2 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday...

TN: Met dept. attributes incessant rainfall to low pressure build up

Dec. 2 :The Met department on Wednesday attributed the incessant rains in coastal parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry...

Nature’s fury and memories of tsunami in 21st Century Chennai (First Person) (Special to IANS)

Chennai, Dec 2 : I came to the city after five years. My Chennai - of smiles,...

Overnight rain batters Chennai, rescue ops underway

Dec.2 :Many parts of the city and the suburbs have been flooded from the incessant rains that have hit Chennai...

Rs.15,000 crore loss in flood-hit Tamil Nadu: Assocham 

Dec 2 : The financial losses from the torrential rains and floods in Tamil Nadu may exceed Rs.15,000 crore..

Fresh spell of rain batters Chennai

Dec.1 :Fresh spell of rain battered many parts of Tamil Nadu and disrupted normal life, submerging pockets...

Chennai floods: Residential areas still submerged

Nov.27 :A fresh spell of rain flooded most of the city and large parts of Tamil Nadu, leaving the residential...

Submit flood damage report early, Jayalalithaa tells team

Chennai, Nov 26 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Thursday...

Schools reopen in Chennai after extended rain holidays

Nov.26 :After an extended break imposed because of heavy rains in the state, all schools and colleges have reopened...

’Size Zero’ addresses important issue sensitively: Sonal Chauhan

Chennai, Nov 25 : Actress Sonal Chauhan says the issue of weight struggles has been...

Stalin flays Jayalalithaa for not visiting flood-hit areas in Tamil Nadu

Nov 24: DMK treasurer M K Stalin on Tuesday criticised chief minister J Jayalalithaa for not visiting the flood-hit areas in Tamil Nadu.

Stagnating water cause traffic woes in Chennai

Nov. 24 :Traffic was hugely affected in several arterial roads in Chennai on Tuesday due to the stagnating rain water...

Tamil Nadu seeks Rs.8,481 crore flood relief

Chennai, Nov 23 : Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday told Prime...

Jayalalithaa writes to PM seeks flood relief funds

Nov. 23 :In the wake of the heavy rain-induced floods that have left around the city reeling from extensive...

Working in ’Hello Naan...’ was physically taxing: Vaibhav Reddy

Chennai, Nov 23 : Actor Vaibhav Reddy, who awaits the release of Tamil...

FDI reform measures a major macroeconomic reform: Fitch Ratings 

Nov 14 : Citing the liberalisation of foreign direct investment (FDI) rules by the central government...

India to launch communication satellites in 2016, 2017

Chennai, Nov 11 : India will send two telecommunication satellites...

Respite in rain in TN, Puducherry after deep depression makes landfall

Nov. 10 :There was a respite in rain in coastal parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry today morning...

Ariane 5 gears up to blast off with ISRO’s GSAT-15 satellite

Chennai, Nov 10 : European space agency Arianespace is gearing up for the Tuesday...

Diwali celebrated in Tamil Nadu with traditional fervour

Chennai, Nov 10 : Diwali was celebrated in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday with children...

Cyclone to hit Tamil Nadu

 

Nov. 9 :Low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a well marked depression bringing copious...

Computer refurbisher Reboot Systems to expand capacity

Chennai, Nov 7 : Computer hardware refurbisher Reboot Systems India is planning...

TVS Emerald’s new project on GST corridor

Nov 7: Emerald Haven Realty Ltd., an associate company of TVS Motor Company, will shortly...

Indian markets on positive road

Chennai, Nov 6 : The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Friday turned positive...

Indian markets on positive road

Nov 6 :The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Friday turned positive after opening at a lower note during...

Havells sets up south specific call centre

Nov 6:To strengthen its foothold in the southern market, Havells India has set up a south specific call centre in Chennai...

Leather exports decline for sixth time

Nov 5 :For the sixth consecutive month, export of leather and leather products from India...

Indian companies were involved in $7.7 bn-worth M&A deals

Nov 3 :Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving Indian companies saw 18 percent growth...

Chorus for Kovan’s release gains momentum in TN

Nov. 2 :In the aftermath of the arrest of folk singer S. Sivadas alias Kovan over his song...

Differentiating between banks entails systemic risks: Moody’s

Chennai, Nov 2 : Global credit agency Moody’s Investors Service on...

Tata Motors logs marginal sales growth

Nov 2 :Automobile major Tata Motors Ltd closed last month with a marginal...

Mars International India to sell ’Eukanuba’ through specialists

Chennai, Oct 31 : Expanding its dog food range, Mars International India...

Tension in India due to provocation of minorities: Moody’s (Lead)

Chennai, Oct 30 : The belligerent provocation of various Indian minorities...

’Tamil Nadu attracted highest investment proposals in 2013-14’

Oct 29 :Tamil Nadu led the country in terms of number of investment proposals...

Kudankulam n-reactor to restart generation in December

Oct 27 :India’s atomic power company Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd...

BMW launches X5 M, X6 M in India 

Oct 16 :German car maker BMW on Thursday launched two new models, part of its M range cars....

BMW India mulls low-end models’ launch

Oct 16:Announcing the launch of two high end SUVs with a starting price of Rs.1.6 crore, BMW India..

TVS outpaces Hero in scooter sales

Oct 15: After displacing Hero as the Number Two scooter brand in the country, TVS Motor Company..

eBay offers heavy discounts for Diwali

Oct 7 :To cash on the Diwali festival season, eBay India is offering discounts up to 75 per cent in the technology segment...

Rameswaram offers more than temple tourism

Oct 5 : Rameswaram is perhaps the only place in the country where the rail route to the temple town offers a lifelong memorable experience...

Shows of Tamil movie ’Puli’ cancelled

Oct 1 :The release of superstar Vijay’s Tamil movie "Puli" has hit a roadblock after early morning shows and overseas premiere of the film were cancelled for reasons still unclear...

IT raids at actors Vijay, Samantha, Nayantara’s houses

Sep 30 :Income tax officials on Wednesday raided houses of leading southern actors...

Now Amma mobile phone scheme in Tamil Nadu

Sep 28 :Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday announced distribution of Amma...

Tamil Nadu celebrates Vinayaga Chaturthi

Sep 17 : The festival of Vinayaga Chaturthi or Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated across Tamil Nadu...

Tamil Nadu attracts over Rs.100,000 crore investments: Jayalalithaa

Sep 9 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday said the state’s first Global Investor Meet has exceeded....

HCL group to invest $1 bn in Tamil Nadu 

Sep 9 : The Rs.45,000 crore HCL group will be investing around $1 billion in Tamil Nadu over the next five years, while the group...

National Payment Corporation to launch two new cards

Sep 7 :The National Payment Corporation of India plans to come out with new cards...

’Karnataka not releasing Cauvery water as per tribunal order’

Sep 5 :Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to advise Karnataka...

Forty injured in Mangalore Express derailment

Sep 4 : Around forty people were injured when a train derailed in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore district early Friday...

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