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Tag: Chennai

Modi Plays Chess
Watch PM Modi Taking On Chess Grandmaster Koneru Humpy During Chess Olympiad

PM Modi on Sunday flagged off the first-ever torch relay for the 44th Chess Olympiad which is to be held in Mahabalipuram from July 28 to August 10.

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Retired cop, brother kept mother locked up for 10 years
Retired cop, brother kept mother locked up for 10 years

The neighbours informed the police that her sons had locked the woman for the past ten years and used to serve her biscuits and bread on a weekly basis.

Cradle Of Indian Chess Chennai To Host Chess Olympiad

Chennai has previously hosted the 2013 World Championship, where Magnus Carlsen was first crowned World Champion, defeating Anand.

‘Conduct NEET PG Counseling’
NEET PG Counseling: Resident Doctors Demand Justice

NEET PG Counseling: Resident Doctors In Delhi & Chennai Intensify Protest

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Hero During Distress
Chennai Policewoman Lifts Unconscious Man On Shoulders To Rush Him To Hospital

This is E. Rajeswari, a woman officer of the Chennai Police and these images tell the story of her heroic efforts to save a man. Rajeswari’s effort at a time when Chennai has been battered by rains, has earned her kudos from all quarters.

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Proof That Pooja Hegde Is Paparazzi Favourite!

Pooja Hegde was recently spotted by the media outside her building in Mumbai. The actress was gracious as always to the media, who wanted to capture her pictures. Apart from greeting all the shutterbugs, the actress also removed her mask for pictures.

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So Many Golu Dolls
Navratri With 6000 Golu Dolls; Woman’s Unique Celebration

A woman from Chennai has kept up her family’s age-old tradition of decorating the house will Golu Dolls during Navratri celebrations. Meet, Nandhini, who was formerly residing in Singapore but has now moved to Chennai's Nolambur area!

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What’s NEXT
WATCH: After Radhe Shyam, Pooja Hegde Flies To Chennai For Tamil Film

Actress Pooja Hegde was recently snapped by the shutterbugs at the Mumbai Airport. The Radhe Shyam actress was all smiles and greeted the paparazzi warmly. As per reports, Pooja was flying to Chennai for her upcoming Tamil film.

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ECMO Treatment
Another Covid Patient From Odisha Shifted To Chennai For ECMO Treatment, Kin Cry For Help

Debakant Pradhan, a resident of Hindol in Dhenkanal district who had been under treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar since June 10, was airlifted to Chennai today.

Tamil Actor Vivekh Passes Away At 59

Chennai: Tamil movie comedian and Padma Shri recipient Vivekh passed away on Saturday at a private hospital here. He was 59. He was admitted to SIMS Hospital on Friday morning…

ICC Terms Chennai, Ahmedabad Pitches As 'Average'

New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has termed the pitches on which the second and third India-England Test matches were played as “average”. The second Test was played at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai and the third Test was staged at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad. The ICC rates performance […]

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1st Test: India Wrap Up England's First Innings On 578

Chennai: The visiting England team on Sunday were finally bowled out by India for 578 in their first innings on Day Three of the first Test here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Starting the day at 555/8, England added 23 runs before they were bundled out in the 191st over in the morning session. Dominic […]

Make In India: Apple's 'Assembled In India' iPhone 11 Reaches Retail Stores

New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said that Apple has started manufacturing its highest-selling model iPhone 11 in India which is a significant boost to the Make in India initiative. In a tweet, the minister said: “Significant boost to Make in India! Apple has started manufacturing iPhone 11 in India, bringing […]

COVID-19: 20 cancer patients cured of coronavirus in Chennai

Chennai: Cancer per se is a deadly disease. And when coronavirus infects a cancer patient, then certainly it is all the more worrisome as the combine can be fatal. For the 20 cancer patients in the city-based Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital, the fight was a success. Twenty out of the 29 cancer patients (different types […]

Royal Enfield resumes operations at manufacturing facilities

New Delhi: Motorcycle brand Royal Enfield has resumed operations at its manufacturing facilities from Wednesday. According to the company, manufacturing activity was commenced first at the Oragadam unit, near Chennai, in a staggered manner, with minimal staff over a single shift. “Employees and shop floor staff residing in and around plant locations will be aligned […]

Anti-CAA protests held across Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the police action against the protestors on Friday night here were held by Muslim organisations in Chennai, Nagercoil, Madurai, Virudhunagar and other places on Saturday. According to the police, during the anti-CAA protest in Chennai on Friday, some protesters hurled stones and chappals injuring some policemen. […]

Grand traditional reception marked Xi's arrival in Chennai

Chennai: 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. The Air China plane carrying Xi and others landed here at about 2 p.m. and Xi set foot on Tamil Nadu […]

Same sex couple 'thrown out' of Chennai hotel for causing 'discomfort'

Chennai: Two women in their early twenties have alleged they were thrown out of a Chennai hotel on July 28 on the grounds of their behaviour that the hotel claimed had offended the sensibilities of other guests. The girls involved were Rasika Gopalakrishnan and Shivangi Singh. “My friend and I decided to go to a […]

DiCaprio steers attention to Chennai water crisis

Los Angeles: Oscar winning Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, known for his environmental activism, has raised awareness about the ongoing water crisis in Chennai. DiCaprio took to Instagram to share a photograph of a dry well. He wrote: “‘Only rain can save Chennai from this situation.’ A well, completely empty, and a city without water. The […]

Petrol price down 6 paise across metros

New Delhi: Petrol price declined by 6 paise across the four metropolitan cities in the country on Sunday, data from the Indian Oil Corp’s website showed. In Delhi, petrol was sold for Rs 69.93 per litre, down from Rs 69.99 a litre on Saturday. In Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, petrol was sold for Rs 72.19, […]

Popular comedy writer, actor Crazy Mohan passes away

Chennai:  Renowned Tamil writer, actor and comedy giant Crazy Mohan breathed his last here on Monday after he suffered a major heart attack. He was 67. “After he complained of pain in his chest and suffered a heart attack, he was rushed to Kauvery hospital in the afternoon. Efforts were made to revive him but […]

Niu Neer coconut delivery app to serve coconut water

New Delhi: India’s first fresh tender coconut delivery app is here. Niu Neer, India’s first-ever tender coconut delivery service provider, is determined to offer India’s beloved ‘nariyal paani’ with the utmost convenience and consistency. A classic yet contemporary favourite in India, Niu Neer proposes to put premium quality tender coconuts in the hands of the consumer, […]

A pill which may help curb 2.7 lakh HIV cases in India

New Delhi: Paired with a biannual testing programme, a combination drug used to prevent HIV infection has the potential to improve average per-person survival by nearly one year and block more than 270,000 HIV transmissions in India over a period of 15 years, says a study. The once-a-day pill, called pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), can reduce […]

Chennai hotel offers 50% off in food bill for voters

Chennai: City-based Clarion Hotel President announced on Thursday that it was offering a 50 per cent off on the food bills of people who have voted in the polls for the 38 Lok Sabha seats and 18 Assembly constituencies of Tamil Nadu. “We are offering 50 per cent discount for guests who show the proof of […]

Ram Gopal Varma to make acting debut with 'Cobra'

Chennai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has announced that he will be making his acting debut in his next bilingual project “Cobra”, which he will co-direct with Agasthya Manju. The announcement comes just a week after the release of “Lakshmi NTR”, RGV’s film on the purpose of Lakshmi Parvathi in legendary actor and former Andhra Pradesh […]

IPL 2019: Chennai outsmart Punjab by 22 runs

Chennai: Opener K.L. Rahul (55 off 47) and Sarfaraz Khan’s (67 off 59) laborious efforts went in vain as Chennai Super Kings held their nerves to beat Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Saturday. Chasing a modest 161-run target, the visitors […]

This dish is the most preferred breakfast of Indians

New Delhi: Idli is the most ordered food item in Bengaluru, followed by Mumbai and Chennai, finds a study by food delivery app Uber Eats. Idli is often eaten for breakfast along with piping hot sambhar and a variety of chutneys. “Idli has been a top breakfast item that consumers love… It appeals to people […]

IPL: All-round Chennai beat Delhi by six wickets

New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have lost the toss, but Chennai Super Kings used the conditions at the Ferozeshah Kotla beautifully as they beat Delhi Capitals by six wickets on Tuesday. If Dwayne Bravo (3/33) was the star with the ball, it was a combined effort by the CSK top order as they chased […]

US prosecutors charge 2 ex-Cognizant executives in $2m bribery of TN officials

New York: Two former high-ranking executives of the technology giant Cognizant have been charged by US prosecutors in the alleged $2 million bribery of Tamil Nadu government officials to get building permits for campus in Chennai. Separately, the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) that oversees publicly traded companies fined Cognizant $25 million for the alleged […]

Indian rocket lifts-off with military satellite for IAF

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): An Indian GSLV-F11 rocket with a two-tonne GSAT-7A military communication satellite lifted-off from the second launch pad here on Wednesday evening. At 4.10 p.m. the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark II, numbered GSLV-F11, by the Indian space agency, rose into the sky with a deep-throated growl, breaking free of its shackles. The […]

India to launch GSAT 7 satellite for Indian Air Force

Chennai: India will be launching GSAT 7A, a military communication satellite for the Indian Air Force (IAF), on December 19 with its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk II) rocket, said Indian space agency. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its GSLV rocket will launch the 2,250-kg communication satellite, GSAT-7A from the second […]

Congress MP from Kerala M.I. Shanavas passes away

Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram: Congress Working President in Kerala and Lok Sabha member from Wayanad, M.I. Shanavas passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Wednesday, a party leader said. He was 67. “The party has lost a stalwart. I have lost a dear brother,” Leader of Opposition in Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala said. Shanavas, a two […]

Tamil Nadu cyclone toll rises to 45, opposition alleges poor relief work

Chennai:The death toll due to the severe cyclone Gaja that devastated several districts in Tamil Nadu two days ago has risen to 45 and damaged 117,624 houses, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said in Sunday. Opposition leaders have criticized what they say was the government’s apathy in reaching out relief materials like food, drinking water and […]

Rajinikanth says he did not dub BJP as 'dangerous'

Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday said he has not described the BJP as a dangerous party and it was for the people to decide whether it was such an organisation. The actor who is on the margins of entering politics also wanted to know if 10 parties were ranged against one party, then it showed […]

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India to launch GSAT-29 communication satellite

Chennai: Subject to weather conditions, India’s heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mk III) is set to put into orbit the communication satellite GSAT-29 tentatively on Wednesday, the Indian space agency said. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), it will be the second developmental flight of GSLV-Mk III rocket with a rated carrying […]

Immediately terminate Air India's Kathpalia: Pilots' body

Chennai: The Indian Commercial Pilots’ Association (ICPA) has demanded the immediate termination of Air India’s Director (Operations) Arvind Kathpalia from the national carrier’s board calling him a “repeated offender” who endangers passengers lives. In a letter to the Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu, the ICPA said Kathpalia continuing in the top post was “demoralising” […]

3rd T20I: Reserve bench in focus as India aim clean sweep

Chennai: India will be aiming to complete a clean sweep when they take on a battered West Indies in the third T20 International here Sunday even while looking to test the bench strength. For the cricket loving fans in Chennai, they will certainly miss their ‘favourite son’ Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is not a part […]

Rajinikanth condemns unlawful acts against Tamil film 'Sarkar'

Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth on Friday tweeted in support of actor Vijay’s latest Tamil film “Sarkar”. He condemned unlawful acts such as damaging the film’s banners and demanding the removal of certain scenes from the film. A.R. Murugadoss directed “Sarkar”, a political thriller, hit the screens on Tuesday. Ever since its release, many AIADMK ministers and […]

Indian nuclear reactor at Kaiga sets world record

Chennai: The 220 MW atomic power reactor in Unit 1 at Kaiga in Karnataka set a world record among Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) by running continuously for 895 days, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has said. In a statement NPCIL said the Unit 1 in Kaiga stands first among PHWRs and second […]

ISL: NorthEast beat Chennaiyin in seven-goal thriller

Chennai: NorthEast United FC upstaged reigning Indian Super League (ISL) champions Chennaiyin FC in a seven-goal spectacle at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Thursday. A hat-trick from star striker Bartholomew Ogbeche (29th, 37th, 39th minutes), the second-fastest in the ISL, had pulled the visitors level in the first-half after a Rowllin Borges own goal […]