Chennai: News | Page 4

15 Jun 2018


Mumbaikars treat seniors much better than other Indian cities: Survey

The recently released HelpAge India report on abuse of the elderly in Indian cities revealed that out of 23 cities, Mumbai fared much better than most.

14 Jun 2018


India's Dhivya Suryadevara appointed first woman CFO of General Motors

Indian-American woman, Dhivya Suryadevara, has been named the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of the US's largest automaker, General Motors.

07 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Man attempts to take lightning's photo on phone, dies

A 43-year-old man identified as HM Ramesh died, on Wednesday, after being struck by lightning as he attempted to click photographs of sparks in the sky on his mobile phone.

03 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu

Actress Sangeetha, allegedly involved in prostitution, arrested from Chennai resort

Popular Tamil actress Sangeetha has been arrested from a Chennai resort for her alleged involvement in a prostitution ring.

Twitter can't believe that Delhi defeated Chennai

Delhi Daredevils overcame Chennai Super Kings in match number 52 of 2018 IPL.

17 May 2018


6 best colleges for commerce students in India

Commerce is one of the most sought-after fields of studies in India as it opens doors to various career options, including Chartered Accountancy.

11 May 2018


Man held for hoax bomb-threat at US consulate in Chennai

A 30-year-old man, Saubar Sadik Basha, was arrested for making a hoax call to police control room last night about a bomb planted at US Consulate in Chennai, that would go off in early hours of Friday, police said today.

08 May 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmiri stone-pelters now attacking tourists, children: One Chennai visitor dead

Stone-pelting in J&K claimed the life of a person, a young tourist from Chennai, whose vehicle was attacked at Narbal on the Srinagar-Gulmarg highway yesterday.

07 May 2018

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu CM lays foundation stone for Jaya memorial 'mandapam'

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today laid the foundation stone for a memorial "mandapam" of late J Jayalalithaa in Chennai abutting her burial site on the Marina beachfront.

02 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Chennai, Lucknow, Guwahati airports to get new terminal buildings

In a major step towards augmentation of aviation infrastructure in the country, the Center today approved a proposal to build new terminal buildings at Chennai, Lucknow, and Guwahati airports at an estimated cost of over Rs. 5,000cr.

24 Apr 2018


Around noon today, shadows in Bengaluru and Chennai vanished

Did you watch out for your shadow today around 12.17pm, Bengalureans and Chennaiyans?

Tamil outfit threatens to let loose snakes during Chennai IPL-matches

IPL organizers could find themselves on a slithery wicket with a Tamil outfit today threatening to let loose snakes into the Chepauk stadium in Chennai to protest over the Cauvery issue if another match of the cricket league is held at the venue.

11 Apr 2018


All 6 IPL-matches shifted from Chennai amid Cauvery protests: Reports

The BCCI has shifted all six remaining matches from Chennai in light of intense protests over the Cauvery issue, sources said.

High drama at Chennai stadium ahead of CSK-KKR IPL match

There was high drama at Chennai's MA Chidambaram stadium today hours before a CSK-KKR IPL match, as protesters tried to stage a demonstration right outside.

10 Apr 2018


Russian in Chennai for DefExpo dies while swimming in sea

A 55-year-old Russian national, who was in Chennai to take part in the DefExpo 2018, died today after he went for a swim in the sea at Mamallapuram, about 55km from Chennai, police said.

Cauvery issue: Tamil outfit warns of protests against IPL matches

Opposition to IPL matches to be held in Chennai intensified today with a pro-Tamil outfit agitating over Cauvery issue threatened to hold protests outside the game venue tomorrow.

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan want Chennai residents to boycott IPL

Setting aside differences, Tamil superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan joined various outfits in their calls to boycott upcoming IPL matches in Chennai.

Cauvery protests: Dhinakaran urges Chennai fans to boycott IPL matches

AMMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Friday appealed to cricket lovers to shun IPL matches scheduled to be held in Chennai to "strengthen the voice of farmers" seeking setting up of the Cauvery Management Board.

05 Apr 2018


TN shutdown: DMK's Stalin, other leaders arrested

DMK leader MK Stalin and other top politicians of Tamil Nadu (TN) were detained today while blocking roads in Chennai.

02 Apr 2018


Cauvery Management Board: Over 200 DMK workers detained for protesting

Tamil Nadu Police today detained about 200 DMK workers in Chennai.

31 Mar 2018


SpiceJet air-hostesses allegedly strip-searched by airline's own security personnel

A video showing an angry bunch of SpiceJet air-hostesses accusing the airline of strip-searching them at Chennai airport has gone viral.

29 Mar 2018

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar launches BMW India's 'Skill Next' for engineering students

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar today in Chennai launched BMW India's "Skill Next" program aimed at imparting hands-on expertise and practical training to automobile engineering students across the country.

25 Mar 2018

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu's maiden UDAN flight takes off from Salem

Almost seven years later, flight services between Salem and Chennai were resumed on Sunday under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme 'UDAN.'

24 Mar 2018


Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi among top ten cheapest cities to live

Can you believe that Bengaluru is one of the cheapest cities in the world?

Chennai firm under-scrutiny for duping 14 banks of Rs. 1,000cr

Bank frauds worth crores of rupees are now emerging every other day. Two days after a Rs. 4,000cr-fraud was reported in Mumbai, a Chennai firm is now under the scanner for looting 14 banks of more than Rs. 1,000cr.

20 Mar 2018

Sasikala Natarajan

Sasikala's husband Natarajan, who 'made Jayalalithaa CM,' dead

VK Sasikala's husband M Natarajan died in Chennai early this morning after multiple organ failure. He was 74.

09 Mar 2018

Tamil Nadu

Chennai: 23kg of smuggled gold seized, 4 arrested

The Chennai team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 23.1 kg of gold smuggled into India from Sri Lanka at Egmore Railway Station.

08 Mar 2018


More vandalism cases: Gandhi, Ambedkar's statues targeted in Kerala, TN

A strange new trend seems to have gripped the country. Two more incidents of statues being vandalized have come to the fore, taking the total number of such cases this week to five.

04 Mar 2018


Policeman on duty at Jayalalithaa's memorial commits suicide

A 28-year old policeman posted on duty at the memorial of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa here allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself today, police said.

02 Mar 2018


Rs. 2,919cr Nirbhaya Fund approved to create 8 'safe cities'

The Central government on Thursday approved Rs. 2,919 crore under Nirbhaya Fund to create eight "safe cities" that will have patrolled public spaces and quicker response systems to curb crimes against women.

24 Feb 2018

Tamil Nadu

Chennai hospital now offers breast alteration surgeries for free

In a unique move, Tamil Nadu has become possibly the world's first state to offer free breast alteration surgeries for both men and women.

24 Feb 2018

Airbus A320

AirAsia reintroduces Chennai-Bengaluru flights

Budget carrier AirAsia has resumed its service in the Chennai-Bengaluru sector, more than two years after it suspended operations on that route.

23 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to launch Amma Two-wheeler scheme in Chennai tomorrow

PM Modi will be visiting Chennai on Saturday to mark the inauguration of the AIADMK government's ambitious scheme of providing 50 per cent subsidy to working women to buy two-wheelers.

23 Feb 2018


Spectra's 1Gbps Internet coming soon to Mumbai and Chennai

For those of you in Mumbai and Chennai and haven't yet taken the Mbps to Gbps leap, Spectra will soon be introducing its 1Gbps connection in your cities.

19 Feb 2018


Chennai techie convicted of rape-murder of seven-year-old Hasini

A 23-year-old techie in Chennai has been convicted of the rape and murder of seven-year-old Hasini last February.

07 Feb 2018


Chennai: Crowdfunding raises Rs. 16 lakh for 4-year-old's surgery

An Indian crowdfunding website has raised Rs. 16 lakh in a week for the surgery and treatment of a severely injured four-year-old girl.

05 Feb 2018


'Cool' photo with cannabis plants lands Chennai men in jail

Photographs have often landed criminals in jail. Recently, Canadian police tracked down a killer with the help of a selfie.

13 Jan 2018


ED raids Karti Chidambaram's premises in Delhi, Chennai

Chidambarams continue to be haunted by scams. Now, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has conducted raids at various premises linked to Karti Chidambaram, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram's son.

13 Jan 2018

Tamil Nadu

Gutkha scam: Secret letter to Jayalalithaa recovered from Sasikala's room

In a startling revelation, Income Tax Department told the Madras HC that a secret letter, regarding the multi-crore gutkha scam, sent to late Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa on 2 Sep'16 was found in Sasikala's room in Veda Nilayam at Poes Garden.

13 Jan 2018

Tamil Nadu

As Chennai lights up for Bhogi festival, flight services disrupted

Flight operations in Chennai were suspended today for at least five hours due to thick smog and poor visibility. This was because Tamil Nadu began Pongal festivities with the Bhogi bonfire.