Tag: Chennai

Megastar Rajnikant
Rajinikanth casts vote at Producers Council poll

Chennai: Megastar Rajinikanth was among the first stars on Sunday to cast his vote in the Tamil Nadu Film Producers Council election here. The voting for the office-bearers for 2017-19 began from 8 a.m. and will go on till 4 p.m. here. The counting will take place at 5 p.m. and results will be announced […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Stalin files nomination papers, set to become DMK president

Chennai: DMK working president M K Stalin, who is set to be elected the party president, filed his nomination for the post at Anna Arivalayam, the party headquarters, in Chennai in Tamil Nadu today. Senior leader and party principal secretary Duraimurugan filed the nomination for the post of treasurer, hitherto held by Stalin. They are […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Rahul Gandhi
Tamils are being killed because they refuse to toe RSS line: Rahul Gandhi

  Chennai: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today claimed that Tamils are being killed as they refused to “bow” to the ideology of the RSS. In an apparent reference to the anti-copper plant violence at Tuticorin yesterday in which 10 people were killed in police firing, Gandhi said he was with the Tamil people. Violence continued […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Tourist's death in J&K may negatively impact tourism

  Srinagar: A day after a tourist from Tamil Nadu died due to head injury suffered during stone-pelting here, Tourism department and stakeholders have expressed apprehensions that the incident may negatively impact the arrival of visitors to Kashmir. A 22-year-old tourist, R Thirumani, from Chennai was critically injured in a stone pelting incident at Narbal […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Third India International Science Fest in Chennai next month

New Delhi: The third India International Science Festival will be held in Chennai next month, Union minister Harsh Vardhan said today. The festival is being organised by the Ministry of EarthSciences, Ministry of Science and Technology and Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA), an organisation linked to the RSS. Top scientists from the government are expected to participate […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Nuclear reactor at Kalpakkam: World''s envy, India''s pride

Yekateringburg (Russia): Hidden from public, on the shores of the Bay of Bengal at Kalpakkam near Chennai, Indian nuclear scientists are in the final throes of starting a high-tech giant stove more than 15 years in the making. This novel nuclear reactor is a kind of an ‘akshaya patra’, the mythical goblet with a never-ending […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
mumbai airport
High alert at Mumbai, H'bad, Chennai airports after hijack

New Delhi: Security at three major international airports in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai has been stepped up after agencies were informed about a possible hijack attempt of an aircraft from these facilities. Officials said an high alert has been issued to the three facilities after Mumbai Police received an e-mail last night from a woman […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Coast Guard aircraft with three aboard missing

Chennai: An Indian Coast Guard Dornier aircraft with three crew members aboard has gone missing, a senior official said today. He added that search operations are on. The aircraft took off from Chennai airport yesterday evening but did not return after surveillance sorties. The last contact with the aircraft was made at 11 p.m. on […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Set to gain from ICC overhaul, BCCI backs revamp plan

Chennai: Set to benefit immensely from the structural overhaul of the ICC, the BCCI today unanimously backed the plan which would cede executive decision-making in world cricket to India, Australia and England. In an emergent meeting called here, the Indian Board reviewed the proposals of the ICC Commercial Rights Working Group, which have created quite […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
‘Taking the bull by the horns’ may be disastrous

By Sandeep Sahu The decks have been cleared. With the Supreme Court agreeing to defer the verdict in the case by a week and the Centre promising to de-notify the bull as a performing animal ‘in a day or two’ and facilitate Presidential assent to the ordinance issued by the Tamil Nadu government, Chief Minister […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021