Tag: Chennai

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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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, […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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, […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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. […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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…

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021