03 Jun 2023Odisha
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 2023Odisha
'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 2023Odisha
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 2023Mahendra 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 2023Kerala
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 2023OTT 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 2023Tamil 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 2023AR 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 2023IIT 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 2023Tamil 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 2023Tamil 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.
04 Apr 2023United States of America
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 2023Sexual 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 2023Tamil 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 2023LPG 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 2023Bengaluru
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 2023Suriya
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 2023Indian 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 2023Tamil 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 2023Bollywood
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 2023OTT 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 2023Dhanush
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 2023Tamil 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 2023Celebrity
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 2023Bollywood
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 2023Valentine'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 2023Telugu 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 2023Madras 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 2023Tejasvi 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 2023Tamil 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 2023Road 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 2022Sai Pallavi
102 films to screen at Chennai International Film Festival
The 20th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) was launched on Thursday.
11 Dec 2022Celebrity
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 2022Tamil 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 2022Tamil 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 2022Monsoon
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 2022Mysuru
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 2022Tamil 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.
02 Nov 2022India Meteorological Department (IMD)
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 2022Monsoon
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 2022Reliance 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 2022Diwali
Chennai super boss gifts cars and bikes for Diwali
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03 Oct 2022Startups
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 2022Tamil 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 2022Tamil 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 2022Tamil 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 2022Mumbai
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 2022Assam
Assamese actor Kishor Das succumbs to cancer, dies at 30
Popular Assamese actor, model, and dancer Kishor Das is no more.
22 Jun 2022India
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 2022Tamil 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 2022Tamil 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.