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Jallikattu protests: Leaderless on Marina Beach, they kept the leaders awaySign in to Read

January 19, 2017 3:05 am

Jallikattu protest: A group of 50 protesters had gathered on Tuesday morning for a day long protest which later turned into a massive gathering of over 3,000 people.

Relief to Tamil Nadu, Puducherry as cyclone Nada weakensSign in to Read

December 01, 2016 6:36 pm

Earlier, the MeT office had said the cyclone would cross the state coast near Cuddalore and under its impact, heavy rains could lash Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry.

Why Chennai should prepare in advance for Cyclone Nada to avoid a repeat of 2015Sign in to Read

November 30, 2016 6:16 pm

Chennai: If the past is any indicator, the state authorities would do well to prepare in advance and take corrective measure to plug the gaps in the city's multi-crore drainage projects.

Indian-origin Singaporean investors cry foul over Chennai land dealSign in to Read

June 12, 2016 8:54 am

The investors were promised that the land would be developed, a promise that has remained unfulfilled even after a year.

Three inbound flights to Chennai diverted to BengaluruSign in to Read

June 07, 2016 11:11 am

The flights later landed in Bengaluru after a few hours of delay when the weather became normal

Karunanidhi celebrates 93rd birthday, remembers AnnaduraiSign in to Read

June 03, 2016 10:00 am

He also plans to hold a public meeting with all the party officials

Chennai: One killed, 9 injured in mishap at Kishkinta Theme park; 2 arrestedSign in to Read

May 12, 2016 10:20 pm

The incident occurred at Kishkinta Theme park near suburban Tambaram on Wednesday when the ride crashed while being tested, police said.

Chennai’s disappearing military hotelsSign in to Read

April 04, 2016 1:39 pm

Hand-ground masalas, liver fry, all-round spice. Why you should head to a military hotel before they fade out.

CM Jayalalithaa announces free bus travel for senior citizens in ChennaiSign in to Read

February 18, 2016 3:41 pm

The free travel, with a cap of ten journeys in a month, is the latest in the series of freebies implemented by the AIADMK regime such as cost-free milch cows, sheep, mixers, grinders and fans and laptop for students.

Indian Navy ship sailing with all-women crew enters Chennai portSign in to Read

February 13, 2016 12:51 pm

The vessel which had left Visakhapatnam on February 9, is scheduled to make stops at Chennai and Kochi ports enroute before reaching her home port at Goa.


28-year-old arrested for shouting “fascist BJP government”

June 18, 2020 2:41 pm

Lois Sofia, on her way home from Canada, was with her parents who joined her at Chennai for the IndiGo flight to Tuticorin. The incident took place after the flight landed at the Tuticorin airport.

India sends 44 tonnes of relief material to help Fiji

February 25, 2016 4:07 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Government of India (GoI) is sending relief material to help cyclone hit Fiji. Relief material, which is being airlifted from New Delhi and Chennai, is being sent to Fiji's capital Suva. The relief material includes basic food supplies, medicines, tents and kitchen sets. The relief material is being sent in consultation with Officiating Ambassador of India in the Fiji capital Suva. The island nation of Fiji was hit by category five Cyclone Winston, with wind speed 325 km/hr and waves up to 12m high. The cyclone has caused widespread damage to the housing stock and power disruption in the island nation.

Rajiv Gandhi assassin gets parole to attend father's last rites

February 24, 2016 6:33 am

Chennai, Feb 24 (ANI): Nalini Sriharan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, left the Vellore jail on Wednesday to attend her father's last rites in Chennai. She was escorted by ten cops. Nalini was granted parole on Tuesday for 12 hours to attend her father's funeral, who died in Tirunelvelli. According to the parole condition, Nalini will have to report back in Vellore prison before 8 p.m. today. Nalini and three others, including her husband Murugan, were originally awarded the death sentence after they were convicted for their role in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and have been behind the bars for the last 25 years.

AAI to make airport facilities as commercially viable

January 23, 2016 12:50 pm

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable. At the Airport Marketing Conference held recently in New Delhi, the officials and experts chalked out a strategy to make commercial use of airport infrastructure in the country. Formed in April 1995, the Airports Authority of India manages 125 destinations, including 77 domestic and 21 international airports in the country. The Authority is also looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. It has been undertaking the International Cargo handling operations at international airports including Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Amritsar and Guwahati. Similarly, the Authority has identified 24 domestic airports across five regions, including three civil enclaves to develop such integrated facilities. They include Port Blair, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and others. The Airports Authority of India, which has developed infrastructure at many of its airports, is looking forward to make its commercial use.

Chennai witnesses 109th dog show

January 11, 2016 3:32 am

Chennai, Jan 11 (ANI): Around 400 dogs participated in Madras Canine Club’s All Breeds Championship Dog Show in Chennai. Breeds like Rajapalayam, Chippiparai, German shepherd, Great Danes, little hound, Doberman Pinscher and bull dogs among others showed off their skills and won the heart of the audience. Making a case for promoting Indian breeds, Mr. Sudarsan said that the Madras Canine Club and the Kennel Club of India has been creating awareness about Rajapalayam, Chippiparai and Mudhol Hound. Many people attended the show to see various breeds