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30 Aug 2018

Solar Energy

RK Mission in Chennai uses solar energy to prepare meals

It was in 2015 that Ramakrishna Mission's Students' Home in Mylapore, Chennai installed solar plant in its premises.

26 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu

Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal in Chennai

The ashes of former Prime Minister and BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in the Bay of Bengal today, in the presence of top leaders of the BJP's Tamil Nadu unit.

26 Aug 2018

M Karunanidhi

Stalin files nomination for the post of DMK President

DMK Working President MK Stalin, set to be elected the party President, has filed his nomination for the post at Anna Arivalayam, DMK's headquarters, in Chennai today.

19 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu

#KeralaFloods: TN devotees end Sabarimala pilgrimage in local Ayyappa temples

With heavy rains and floods making the famous hill shrine of Sabarimala in Kerala out of bounds, several Ayyappa devotees from Tamil Nadu chose to end their pilgrimage at local temples in Chennai and elsewhere in the state.

Tamil Nadu: Commission probing Jayalalithaa's death summons three AIIMS doctors

The Justice A Arumughaswamy Commission of Inquiry, probing the death of former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa's death, has summoned three AIIMS doctors, who examined her at Apollo Hospital (Chennai), to appear before it on August 23 and 24.

16 Aug 2018

Independence Day

Chennai: Woman rescues newborn from drain, names him 'Freedom'

Chennai resident Geeta has become the hero everyone is hailing, after she rescued a newborn baby from a drain near her house on Wednesday, August 15.

12 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu

After Karunanidhi's death, son Stalin rises to handle DMK's reins

As the only president of DMK, a towering leader of Tamil Nadu, and five-time Chief Minister of the state, M Karunanidhi, was laid to rest in Marina Beach, Chennai, last week, the responsibility of the party automatically fell on son MK Stalin's shoulders.

11 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

RaGa not given proper security during Chennai visit: TN Congress

Congress president Rahul Gandhi was not provided proper security when he was in Chennai to pay his last respects to DMK leader M Karunanidhi, the Tamil Nadu Congress unit alleged today demanding action against police officers responsible for the lapse.

08 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu

'Can I call you 'appa' now?': Stalin's emotional-letter to Karunanidhi

MK Stalin, son of M Karunanidhi and working president of the party, penned an emotional letter to his father after the DMK chief's death.

08 Aug 2018

M Karunanidhi

Karunanidhi donated Gopalapuram house for hospital on his 86th birthday

Late DMK supremo M Karunanidhi had donated his residence at posh Gopalapuram locality in Chennai in 2010 for setting up a hospital for the poor.

08 Aug 2018

Lok Sabha

Madras HC allows burial of Karunanidhi at Marina Beach

The Madras HC has allowed DMK to bury its party chief Karunanidhi at Chennai's Marina Beach, for which the state government had refused permission.

08 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu

Madras HC dismisses petitions against memorials at Marina Beach

The Madras HC has dismissed several petitions challenging the construction of memorials at Marina Beach, while hearing DMK's petition on its party chief Karunanidhi's burial.

07 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu

Karunanidhi: 5 facts about Kalaignar, the sun of DMK

DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passed away on Tuesday at Chennai's Kauvery Hospital, sending his sea of followers across the country in deep mourning.

07 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu

DMK supremo Karunanidhi dies at 94

M Karunanidhi, DMK supremo, has succumbed to old-age related ailments after nearly 10 days in hospital. He was 94.

07 Aug 2018

Health & Wellness

Karunanidhi "extremely critical, unstable": Chennai hospital

Thousands of police personnel have been deployed in Chennai as DMK supremo Karunanidhi's followers continued gathering outside the Kauvery Hospital, which yesterday declared his health had declined.

06 Aug 2018


Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo CEO, steps down after 12 years

Indra Nooyi, who has led global food and beverage giant PepsiCo as CEO for 12 years, is stepping down, the company announced.

04 Aug 2018

Suresh Prabhu

Chandrababu Naidu, Suresh Prabhu visit Chennai-hospital to inquire about Karunanidhi

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Union Minister Suresh Prabhu today visited a hospital in Chennai where the president of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), M Karunanidhi, has been undergoing treatment since July 28.

02 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu

TN: Cash-for-marks racket unearthed at Anna University; 10 professors booked

The Tamil Nadu Police has booked 10 professors, including a former controller of examinations of the Anna University, for allegedly receiving money from some engineering students and giving them extra marks during re-evaluation, officials said today.

30 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Three held for leaking Class 10, 12 students' data

Three people were arrested in Chennai on Saturday for allegedly leaking data of students who appeared for public school examinations.

28 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

Karunanidhi admitted to ICU following blood-pressure drop, is stable now

During wee hours of Saturday, DMK chief Karunanidhi was shifted from his Gopalpuram residence to Chennai's Kauvery hospital for treatment.

24 Jul 2018

Indian Railways

Chennai: At least five dead after falling off crowded train

At least five commuters traveling on the footboard of a Chennai local died as they hit a 'hard surface' when the train entered the St Thomas Mount station.

22 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Scaffolding collapses at under-construction building; 1 killed, 32 injured

One person was killed and 32 others injured when an overloaded scaffolding of an under-construction building collapsed in Chennai, police said.

21 Jul 2018


Aircraft develops snag while landing in Chennai Airport, passengers safe

An aircraft which arrived at Chennai Airport this morning from Mumbai developed a snag before landing, and its pilot sought the airport to be on "local standby".

19 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

This four-legged 'Babu' of Delhi Police is an all-India gold-medalist!

Delhi Police's Model Town office is receiving a lot of attention recently, courtesy Babu.

19 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Madras-HC orders counseling for minor rape victim within 24hrs

The Madras HC yesterday directed the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) to provide counseling within 24 hours to an 11-year-old hearing-impaired girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulted by 17 men in Chennai.

18 Jul 2018


Shocking! TV actress Priyanka commits suicide by hanging herself

A Tamil TV actress today allegedly committed suicide at her house in Chennai, apparently because of differences with her husband who is being questioned in this connection.

18 Jul 2018


#FinancialBytes: 5 best apps for all your short-term loan needs

Gone are the days when you needed to visit a financial institution or make various phone calls to get a loan.

17 Jul 2018


Chennai: Men accused of raping 11-year-old thrashed in court

Out of the 17 men accused of raping an 11-year-old girl with hearing disability for seven months in Chennai, some were thrashed by a group of lawyers today.

15 Jul 2018


Hit by vacancies, NGT plans to hear cases using video-conferencing

Crippled by the delay in appointment of experts and judicial members, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) is planning to conduct hearings through video-conferencing to decide the environmental cases pending in its regional benches.

14 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Three-decades old racket, which gave passports to foreigners, busted

The central crime branch unearthed a passport racket running in Chennai for almost three decades. Under the Goondas Act, the police detained 10 people and picked another 4 on Friday.

13 Jul 2018

Indian Army

Indian Army invites applications for SSC at Rs. 56,100 stipend

The Indian Army has invited applications for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in all arms/services.

10 Jul 2018


Mumbai: In 'kaali-peeli' style, more Ola-Uber drivers keep refusing rides

The trend of Ola and Uber drivers refusing rides is slowly going northward. After they failed Chennai last year during monsoons, it's now Mumbai's turn.

09 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

99-year-old retired-teacher molests 10-year-old-girl. Let's hang our heads in shame!

In what is sure to make you angry and compel you to ask questions about where society is headed, a 99-year-old retired headmaster of a government school was arrested for molesting a 10-year-old girl in Chennai.

07 Jul 2018


Need to encourage voluntary eye donation: Vice President Naidu

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu today stressed on the need to encourage voluntary eye donation and said this "sublime ethos" must be inculcated among children in schools.

26 Jun 2018


Cost-of-living for expatriates more expensive in Mumbai than Melbourne, Frankfurt

Cost of living for expatriates in Mumbai is the highest in the country, and more expensive than its global peers like Melbourne and Frankfurt, said a survey.

24 Jun 2018


Hyderabad, Chennai at bottom as IT job growth slows down

According to a report by, the India's job market grew by 21% in April 2018, compared to April 2017.

22 Jun 2018


#FinancialBytes: 5 best apps for all your short-term loan needs

Gone are the days when you needed to visit a financial institution or make various phone calls to get a loan.

18 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu

What's 'ion-channel' called in Tamil? This group comes to help

A group of Tamil Nadu-based science enthusiasts, mostly researchers and communicators, have come together for a special purpose: they want to make science an easily-understandable subject.

18 Jun 2018

Crime Against Women

Pouch, scooter-gadget, lifesaver: 65-year-old Chennai man's offerings for women's safety

Let's face it: women's safety is in murky waters nowadays, with most places registering frequent crimes.

17 Jun 2018

Bigg Boss

'Bigg Boss Tamil 2' house is ready to welcome contestants

The fans are eagerly waiting for the second season of 'Bigg Boss Tamil 2' to hit the television screens.