Tag: Chennai

Modi pays tribute to Karunanidhi

Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid homage to the late DMK President M. Karunanidhi after laying a wreath on the body that was lying in state at Rajaji Hall here. Arriving here by a special flight, Modi reached the government estate and paid his respects to the late former Chief Minister of Tamil […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Nation pays homage to Karunanidhi amid legal battle

Chennai: Tens of thousands of emotionally charged people from all over Tamil Nadu on Wednesday paid homage to DMK patriarch M. Karunanidhi even as his party battled legally with the state government for a burial place at the Marina Beach here. Led by Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, DMK members, leaders and people […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Petrol prices unchanged after 8 paise fall on Friday

New Delhi: Petrol prices across the four metros were stable on Saturday. In the national capital, the fuel was sold at an unchanged price of Rs 76.35 per litre. In Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai too, prices were stable at Rs 79.02, Rs 84.18 and Rs 79.24 per litre respectively. On Friday, petrol prices fell by […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Jaya video clip triggers row ahead of Chennai by-election

Chennai: A day ahead of a critical by-election here, sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran’s faction on Wednesday triggered a major row by releasing a video clip of the late J. Jayalalithaa purportedly on her hospital bed, forcing the Election Commission to tell TV channels not to telecast it. The ruling AIADMK cried foul and asked […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
IndiGo forays into regional markets

New Delhi: Low-cost carrier IndiGo on Monday announced its foray into regional markets and the airline will begin ATR – short-haul regional airliner – operations between cities on its existing network of Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Mangaluru, Madurai and Nagpur and two new tier-II cities -Tirupati and Rajahmundry. With an aim to enhance connectivity to these […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
EC to declare poll date in four states
RK Nagar by-poll will be held before December 31: EC

New Delhi: The election to the Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly constituency in Chennai, that fell vacant on the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, will be held before December 31, Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Joti said here on Thursday. The EC had countermanded the by-election that was scheduled to be held on April […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Seven major ports post 3.24% growth during April-September

New Delhi: Seven major ports of the country, including Paradip, Chennai, Cochin and New Mangalore, recorded a growth rate of 3.24 per cent during April-September 2017, an official statement said on Wednesday. The ports recording a growth of 3.24 per cent together handled 326.4 MT cargo during the April-September 2017 period as against 316.1 MT […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Apple joins hands with Rahman to set up 2 music labs in India

Mumbai: Apple Music on Wednesday said it will set up two Mac Labs at the A.R. Rahman-founded KM Music Conservatories (KMMC) based in Chennai and the upcoming campus in Mumbai. The Mac Labs will teach students how to create music using Logic Pro X, Apple’s professional music creation app for the Mac. Apple Music said […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Sasikala gets parole, leaves for Chennai to meet ailing husband

Bengaluru: AIADMK’s jailed leader V.K. Sasikala on Friday left for Chennai after she was granted a five-day parole to meet her ailing husband M. Natarajan. “She (Sasikala) has been given parole for five days till October 12 to meet her ailing husband in the hospital in Chennai,” Bengaluru Central Jail Superintendent G. Somashekar told IANS. Sasikala, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Sasikala applies for parole to 'meet ailing husband'

Bengaluru: Sidelined AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala on Tuesday applied for a 15-day parole to the central jail authorities here to meet her ailing husband M. Natarajan in Chennai in Tamil Nadu, a prison official said. “She (Sasikala) applied today (Tuesday) for 15-day parole to visit Chennai and meet her husband who is seriously ill,” Parpanna […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Madras HC summons senior EC official over Jaya's thumb impression

Chennai:The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered the Principal Secretary of the Election Commission of India to depose before it on October 6 in connection with affixing of the thumb impression on poll documents by late Chief Minister and AIADMK General Secretary J. Jayalalithaa while she was in hospital last year. The senior Election Commission […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Pandya's all-round effort floors Australia in first ODI

Chennai: India rode on Hardik Pandya’s all-round brilliance to thrash Australia by 26 runs by Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-truncated opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday. After guiding India to safety with a career-best 83 off 66 balls, the 23-year-old Pandya starred with the ball, picking […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Pandya, Dhoni guide India to 281/7 vs Australia in first ODI

Chennai: India rode on contrasting half centuries from all-rounder Hardik Pandya and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to post 281/7 against Australia in the opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday. Pandya (83 from 66 balls; 4*5, 6*5) and Dhoni (79 from 88; 4*4, 6*2) forged an […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Irom Sharmila gets married in Kodaikanal

Chennai: Civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila on Thursday married her lover Desmond Coutinho in Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu. The low-key ceremony was held in the sub-registrar’s office in the hill station in Dindugal district. “The two came in the morning and completed the formalities. They also exchanged garlands,” an official in the sub-registrar office […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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India's first ornamental fish tech park to come up in Chennai

Mangalore: India’s first ornamental fish technology park in Chennai would become operational in the next three months, MPEDA Chairman A. Jayathilak said on Tuesday. He said that after its completion, the technology park would be handed over to breeders and farmers of ornamental fish on lease for three years. Aquatic Rainbow Technology Park (ARTP), an […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021