Tag: Chennai

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” […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Pro Kabaddi: Bengal Warriors start off with win, beat Tamil Thalaivas 36-27

Chennai: Bengal Warriors got off to a winning start by inflicting a fourth straight defeat on hosts Tamil Thalaivas 36-27 in a Zone B Pro Kabaddi tournament clash at the packed Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Thursday. In the last game of the Chennai leg, the burly Maninder Singh scored nine points to lead […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Pro Kabaddi: Patna Pirates back to winning ways, edge past UP Yoddha 43-41

Chennai: Defending champions Patna Pirates edged past UP Yoddha 43-41 to get back to their winning ways in a thrilling Pro Kabaddi contest at the packed Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Thursday. Skipper Pardeep Narwal led from the front, scoring 16 points with Deepak Narwal (seven points) and Jawahar (five points) supporting him well […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Pro Kabaddi: Tamil Thalaivas stun defending champions Patna Pirates in lopsided contest

Chennai: Tamil Thalaivas stunned defending champions Patna Pirates 42-26 to end their winless run at home in the opening game of the Pro Kabaddi tournament here at the packed Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium on Sunday. Patna, aiming to pocket their fourth consecutive title, looked completely out of sorts in the first period, getting all out […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Chess Olympiad: India defeats Netherlands and Peru

Chennai: Indian open and women’s team on Thursday won their matches against the Netherlands and Peru, respectively, in the 10th round of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad at Georgia. Both Indian teams won the round with identical 3-1 score. Playing with black pieces, India’s P. Harikrishna drew with Anish Giri in a 60-move game. The […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Chess Olympiad: Indian men defeat Czech Republic, women stunned

Chennai: It was a day of mixed luck for India with its open team winning against Czech Republic while the women’s team’s was defeated by lower rated Hungary in the eighth round of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad at Georgia. In the open category India’s experienced player, K.Sasikiran, playing with white pieces gave the much-needed […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Congress restless over Rafale deal since it couldn't make money: Nirmala

Chennai: Attacking the Congress for its offensive against the Modi government on the Rafale deal, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the party was “restless” because it could not make money. She accused the previous Congress government of negotiating with “brokers” and not buying important equipment required for the defence forces. “… and […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Madras High Court initiates contempt proceeding against BJP leader

Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday suo moto initiated contempt proceedings against BJP National Secretary H. Raja over his alleged derogatory remarks against the judiciary. Raja was alleged to have made the remarks during heated arguments with the police in Pudukottai district on Saturday when a Ganesh idol procession was stopped citing court orders […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Gutkha scam: Chennai ex-police commissioner George pleads innocence

Chennai: Former Chennai Police Commissioner S. George on Friday said he has not received any money from any gutkha manufacturer. The former city police chief told reporters here that at the time when the scam surfaced, it was blown up to prevent him and T.K. Rajendran from becoming the Director General of Police (DGP). However, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Stalin elected as DMK President unopposed

Chennai: M.K.Stalin on Tuesday was elected as the DMK President unopposed at the party’s General Council meeting held here. Stalin, 65, becomes the second President of one of the oldest political party in the country, a post held by his late father and five times Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi for 49 years. The election […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
IOC to invest over Rs 37,000 cr in TN

Chennai: Energy major Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will be investing about Rs 7,112 crore in infrastructure facilities in Tamil Nadu over the next three years, said a senior official. At the IOC group level — IOC and group company Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd — will be investing about Rs 37,112 crore in Tamil Nadu. “The investments […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Karunanidhi laid to rest on Marina by his mentor's side

Chennai: DMK patriarch and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi was buried beside his mentor C.N. Annadurai on the sands of Marina beach here on Wednesday after his party clinched a midnight legal battle as lakhs of commoners wept, pushed and jostled for space to bid adieu to their leader, causing a stampede that […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021