Chennai: News

03 Jun 2023


Odisha train crash: 250 survivors board special train to Chennai

As many as 250 survivors of the Odisha train tragedy boarded a special train on Saturday, with a majority of them on their way to Tamil Nadu's Chennai, PTI reported, quoting a railway official.

03 Jun 2023


'Dead bodies everywhere': Survivors of Odisha train accident recount horror

"Families crushed away, limbless bodies and a bloodbath on the train tracks." This is how Anubhav Das, a survivor of Odisha's Balasore triple train crash on Friday, described the aftermath of India's worst train accident.

02 Jun 2023


Odisha: 50 dead, 350+ injured as 3 trains collide

At least 50 people died and over 350 were injured on Friday following a three-way accident involving the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express, the Shalimar-Chennai Central Coromandel Express, and a goods train at Bahanagar in Odisha's Balasore district.

01 Jun 2023

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

MS Dhoni spotted reading Bhagavad Gita ahead of knee surgery

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the best cricketers in the world and the ex-Indian skipper is known for his leadership skills. As he is currently basking in the glory of Chennai Super Kings's fifth IPL triumph, he was recently spotted in Mumbai reading Bhagavad Gita ahead of a knee surgery.

26 May 2023


Kerala: Missing man's chopped body found in trolley bag

In a horrific incident, a hotel owner from Malappuram, Kerala, was killed and chopped into pieces.

08 May 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Amazon Prime Video's 'Modern Love Chennai' release date out

Modern Love is one of the most famous anthology series worldwide. Following the success of the original American show, the makers have created several international adaptations, including in India.

07 May 2023

Tamil Nadu

'The Kerala Story' not to be screened in Tamil Nadu

The controversies surrounding Adah Sharma starrer The Kerala Story have refused to die down.

26 Apr 2023

AR Rahman

'Not Hindi, speak in Tamil': AR Rahman to his wife

A video of AR Rahman and his wife Saira Banu from an awards show is going viral on social media. Wondering why? Well, it is because Rahman asked his wife to not speak in Hindi, but rather in Tamil at the event.

22 Apr 2023

IIT Madras

IIT Madras student found dead, 4th suspected suicide this year

A 20-year-old student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras in Tamil Nadu's Chennai was found dead in his hostel room on Friday, reported Indian Express.

06 Apr 2023

Tamil Nadu

3 men arrested for biting off snake's head, filming it

Three men from Chennai's Arakkonam were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly biting off a live snake's head and posting the incident's video on social media.

04 Apr 2023

Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Sex worker murders ex-boyfriend; buries him with priest's help

A man was allegedly killed by his former lover, a sex worker, and three other men in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai, likely over money, the police said. They then chopped up his body and traveled 400km to bury it.

US concerned over drug-resistant bacteria linked to Indian eyedrops: Report

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has raised concerns over a drug-resistant bacteria linked to eyedrops imported from India, The New York Times reported.

01 Apr 2023

Sexual Harassment

Chennai Police books Kalakshetra teacher for allegedly sexually harassing alumna

The Tamil Nadu Police has booked a teacher of the reputed dance college at Chennai's Kalakshetra Foundation for allegedly sexually harassing an alumna.

01 Apr 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil actor-producer RK Suresh linked to Aarudhra Gold Trading scam

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Tamil Nadu, which is probing the Aarudhra Gold Trading scam, has reportedly received inputs that linked Tamil cinema actor-producer RK Suresh to the scam.

01 Apr 2023

LPG Cylinder

Delhi: Commercial LPG cylinder price cut by Rs. 91.5

Amid the soaring inflation across India, petroleum and oil marketing companies have reportedly decided to slash the price of commercial liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders in Delhi by Rs. 91.5 per unit with immediate effect from Saturday.

31 Mar 2023


Hyderabad man spent Rs. 6 lakh on idlis last year

For this idli lover from Hyderabad, nothing beats the taste of his favorite South Indian delicacy.

22 Mar 2023


All about Suriya's luxurious properties across India

Tamil superstar Suriya's family—his actor-wife Jyothika, along with their two children—has moved their base from Chennai to Mumbai, while the actor keeps juggling between the cities.

12 Mar 2023

Indian Government

22 smart cities to be ready by April: Check list

As many as 22 smart cities in India will be soon ready as they are set to finish all required projects under the central government's National Smart Cities Mission by April, PTI reported citing officials.

07 Mar 2023

Tamil Cinema

Tamil actor Anicka accuses ex-boyfriend of assault, shares disturbing pictures

Anicka Vijayi Vikramman, a prominent name in the Tamil film industry recently shared a series of pictures that shook her fans.

04 Mar 2023


Benny Dayal gets injured during Chennai concert 

Renowned singer Benny Dayal was performing live at a college in Chennai when a drone camera struck him, leaving the singer with minor injuries. A video of the incident which took place at Chennai's Vellore Institute of Technology went instantly viral on social media.

23 Feb 2023

OTT releases

#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Iru Dhuruvam 2' director confirms Season 3

Tamil psychological thriller Iru Dhuruvam is returning to the screens with its sequel, titled Iru Dhuruvam 2.

20 Feb 2023


Inside Dhanush's new mansion; see pictures from housewarming ceremony 

Kollywood actor Dhanush, who is currently basking in the success of his latest venture Vaathi, recently made headlines when the news of the actor buying a luxurious house made rounds on social media.

08 Feb 2023

Tamil Cinema

'Vaathi' trailer: Dhanush battles Indian education system

The trailer for Dhanush's upcoming flick Vaathi was released on Wednesday on social media following a launch event.

04 Feb 2023


Filmmaker Priyadarshan's son Siddharth gets married in Chennai

Veteran filmmaker Priyadarshan's son Siddharth Priyadarshan tied the knot with his fiancee Merlin at an intimate ceremony in Chennai on Friday.

04 Feb 2023


Veteran singer, Padma Bhushan awardee Vani Jairam dies at 78

Veteran singer and Padma Bhushan awardee, Vani Jairam, was found dead at her residence in Chennai on Saturday (February 4), said media reports.

03 Feb 2023

Valentine's Day

5 romantic road trips to take this Valentine's Day

A special gift for your loved one is enough to make the day of love extra special and romantic.

02 Feb 2023

Telugu Films

Telugu filmmaker Sagar is no more

Veteran Telugu filmmaker Sagar also known as Vidyasagar Reddy, passed away at the age of 70.

02 Feb 2023

Madras High Court

Muslim women must approach family court for divorce: Madras HC

A Muslim woman is eligible to practice her right to dissolve a marriage through "Khula" (the process of divorce initiated by the wife) by only approaching a family court and not any private bodies like a Shariat council, said the Madras High Court.

18 Jan 2023

Tejasvi Surya

Reports allege BJP's Tejasvi Surya opened flight exit, Opposition reacts

After reports alleged that BJP MP from South Bengaluru, Tejasvi Surya, accidentally opened the emergency exit of an IndiGo flight, the Congress slammed the party for 'hiding' the incident.

10 Jan 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu vs Tamizhgam: Governor Ravi's Pongal invite triggers controversy

Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi sparked anger on Monday by using the word Tamizhgam for Tamil Nadu in his Pongal invitation cards.

04 Jan 2023

Road Accidents

Chennai: Techie falls after hitting pothole, run over by truck

A 22-year-old software engineer was reportedly mowed down by a truck near Maduravoyal in Chennai on Tuesday at 7:20 am.

16 Dec 2022

Sai Pallavi

102 films to screen at Chennai International Film Festival

The 20th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) was launched on Thursday.

11 Dec 2022


Tamil actor-politician R Sarath Kumar hospitalized: Reports

Popular Tamil actor-filmmaker R Sarath Kumar has been admitted to a private hospital in Chennai, according to multiple reports.

09 Dec 2022

Tamil Nadu

Cyclone Mandous nears Tamil Nadu; Chennai airport cancels all flights

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced that Tamil Nadu is expected to receive heavy rainfall with the arrival of the severe cyclonic storm "Mandous" at around Friday midnight.

06 Dec 2022

Tamil Nadu

Cyclone threat looms over Tamil Nadu, IMD forecasts heavy rains

Tamil Nadu will likely witness a spell of heavy rainfall between Wednesday and Friday as the northeast monsoon's first cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal approaches the state.

11 Nov 2022


Chennai: Heavy rains leave several localities waterlogged; schools, colleges shut

Heavy rainfall lashed Chennai overnight leaving parts of the city waterlogged on Friday, which prompted authorities to shut down schools and colleges in 14 districts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

11 Nov 2022


PM flags off South India's 1st Mysuru-Chennai Vande Bharat train

Southern India got its first and country's fifth semi-high-speed Vande Bharat train.

10 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore car blast: NIA raids 40 locations across Tamil Nadu

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been carrying out raids at 40 locations across Tamil Nadu since Thursday morning.

Tamil Nadu: Heavy rains leave 2 dead; schools shut

Heavy rains in Chennai and its adjoining areas over the last few days have thrown life out of gear especially due to waterlogging.

01 Nov 2022


Northeast monsoon: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Chennai, schools shut

Chennai witnessed heavy rainfall followed by thunderstorms on Monday with the onset of the northeast monsoon in southern India.

24 Oct 2022

Reliance Jio

Jio True 5G-powered Wi-Fi launched; pilot program extended to Chennai

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited has launched Jio True 5G-powered Wi-Fi services in India.

18 Oct 2022


Chennai super boss gifts cars and bikes for Diwali

Dear bosses, are you reading this?

03 Oct 2022


Chennai-based MagGenome's DNA extraction technology could be a game-changing solution

A start-up based in Chennai, named MagGenome Technologies Pvt. Ltd., has presented an uncomplicated technique of DNA extraction by making use of magnetic nanoparticles.

19 Sep 2022

Tamil Cinema

Tamil actor Deepa found dead in Chennai home; suicide suspected

In a piece of shocking news, Tamil actor Deepa was found dead at her residence in Chennai's Virugambakkam on Saturday.

08 Sep 2022

Tamil Nadu

19-year-old Chennai girl dies by suicide after failing NEET exam

In a horrifying incident, a 19-year-old Chennai girl died by suicide on Wednesday in Ambattur, Tamil Nadu after failing to clear the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET).

03 Aug 2022

Tamil Nadu

IIT Madras canteen worker arrested in student sexual assault case

The Chennai Police has arrested a canteen worker at IIT Madras for allegedly sexually assaulting a student on the campus premises last month.

06 Jul 2022


Domestic LPG increases by Rs. 50/cylinder; third hike since May

In a blow to the common man, the price of domestic liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders weighing 14.2 kilogram has been hiked by Rs. 50 from Wednesday.

03 Jul 2022


Assamese actor Kishor Das succumbs to cancer, dies at 30

Popular Assamese actor, model, and dancer Kishor Das is no more.

22 Jun 2022


New MA courses offered by IIT Madras: Check details here

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) has introduced three new Master of Arts (MA) programs in Development Studies, English, and Economics.

13 Jun 2022

Tamil Cinema

Silambarasan TR flies to US for father T Rajendar's treatment

Tamil star Silambarasan TR (STR) aka Simbu has reportedly flown to the US where his father and Tamil actor-politician T Rajendar will undergo treatment.

11 Jun 2022

Tamil Nadu

Newlyweds Nayanthara, Vignesh Shivan caught in controversy over Tirupati visit

Celebrity couple Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan tied the knot on Thursday in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu.

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