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27 Apr 2020


Sets of Kangana Ranaut's 'Thalaivi' could be destroyed

Actress Kangana Ranaut's ambitious biopic on former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was all set to arrive in theaters this June.

27 Apr 2020

Narendra Modi

Coronavirus: 879 dead in India; situation 'improving', says Health Minister

On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 879, while the total number of infections crossed 27,800.

25 Apr 2020


TN: Panic buying grips 5 cities ahead of complete lockdown

After the Tamil Nadu government ordered a total lockdown in five cities from Sunday, social distancing went for a toss as thousands rushed to markets to stock up on essentials.

25 Apr 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779; Rajasthan cases cross 2,000

The total number of deaths due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 779, while the number of infections crossed 24,400.

24 Apr 2020


Coronavirus: Complete lockdown in Chennai, Coimbatore, 3 other TN cities

The Tamil Nadu government on Friday placed five cities under complete lockdown in light of the coronavirus outbreak. The cities include Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, and Tiruppur.

13 Apr 2020

Narendra Modi

Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh extend lockdown till April 30

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday announced that the ongoing nationwide lockdown will be extended in the state till April 30.

As coronavirus outbreak worsens, delay in arrival of testing kits

The rapid testing kits India had ordered weeks ago are yet to arrive, even as the country aims to ramp up testing in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

03 Apr 2020


Every fourth coronavirus-case in India is linked to Tablighi Jamaat

For the maximum time in March, India was focusing on lockdown, isolating suspected coronavirus patients, and the plight of migrant workers. And then the repercussions of a congregation of Tablighi Jamaat came to light.

26 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

Kashmir reports first death due to coronavirus, 65-year-old passes away

In a distressing piece of news, a 65-year-old died of coronavirus in Kashmir, reports said on Thursday, making him the first person to have passed away of the deadly disease in the area.

25 Mar 2020

Health & Wellness

India's coronavirus cases cross 600; here's all that happened today

Even as India, a nation of 1.3 billion people, observes a total lockdown, the number of coronavirus cases crossed 600 on Wednesday.

No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government under which law did it put up banners, carrying names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters who are accused of inciting violence.

12 Mar 2020


Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM

Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday announced that he never wanted to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu but wants to bring change in the political discourse.

23 Feb 2020


#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

23 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

Veerappan's daughter joins BJP, says PM Modi's schemes impressed her

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has inducted an interesting name into its fold — the daughter of slain sandalwood smuggler Veerappan.

21 Feb 2020


Microfinance start-up Prayaan Capital raises $1.2 million seed funding

Chennai-based Prayaan Capital, a fin-tech start-up that offers microloans to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), has received $1.2 million in a seed round of funding.

BSNL extends validity of Rs. 999 prepaid plan to 270-days

At a time when most of the leading telecom operators are making their plans and services more expensive, BSNL is continuing to remain a more competitive option for users.

12 Feb 2020


'Atrangi Re': Sara, Dhanush to shoot in Bihar and Madurai

Bollywood director Aanand L Rai's next film, Atrangi Re, starring Sara Ali Khan, Tamil actor Dhanush, and Akshay Kumar, will be filmed in Bihar and Madurai.

28 Jan 2020

Farooq Abdullah

After Omar Abdullah's bearded pic surfaces, BJP sends him razor

In August, the BJP-led Centre put former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under detention, fearing he might impact the "peace" in the area after the abrogation of Article 370.

06 Jan 2020


All you need to know about your favorite drink, chai

Did you know that not every tea is chai?

26 Dec 2019

Solar Eclipse

Decade's last Solar Eclipse today, people see 'ring of fire'

A rare celestial spectacle started at 8:17 am in India today, as the moon covered the Sun for the last solar eclipse of the decade.

02 Dec 2019


Tamil Nadu rains: 15 people killed, schools closed

In an unfortunate incident, 15 people were killed after a wall collapsed this morning in a village near Mettupalayam in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district, as heavy rains continue to batter the southern state.

18 Nov 2019


BSNL launches Rs. 998 prepaid plan with 2GB/day data benefit

Just a couple of days after launching the Rs. 97 and Rs. 365 packs, BSNL has introduced a new long-term Rs. 998 prepaid data plan.

04 Nov 2019


5-year-old dies after falling into borewell. BJP MLA blames parents

Another day, another innocent life lost due to killer borewell.

29 Oct 2019

Narendra Modi

Tamil Nadu: 2-year-old, stuck in borewell for days, dies

A two-year-old, who fell into an abandoned borewell in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli last week, has died, authorities said on Tuesday morning.

27 Oct 2019

Times of India

Efforts on to rescue 2-year-old Sujith Wilson stuck in borewell

All efforts are on to rescue a two-year-old boy who fell into a borewell in Nadukattupatti, near Manapparai, Tamil Nadu, on Friday.

27 Oct 2019

Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini starts hunger-strike, demands release

Nalini Sriharan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, went on a hunger strike on Saturday demanding release, reports ANI.

13 Oct 2019


Elephant and dragon dance correct choice for India-China: Xi Jinping

At the end of his second informal meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for better ties between both countries.

12 Oct 2019

Narendra Modi

Chennai Connect marks new chapter for India-Sino relationship, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping today met for the last day of ongoing informal summit, at Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort & Spa in Kovalam, Tamil Nadu.

12 Oct 2019


Day 1 of informal summit: Modi, Jinping discuss trade, terrorism

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held discussions concerning issues of trade and terrorism in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram. This marked day one of the ongoing informal summit between the two leaders.

08 Oct 2019

Selfie Deaths

Four family members drown in reservoir while posing for selfies

In yet another incident of selfie-related death in India, four members of a family died on Sunday while trying to click a selfie near the Pambaru dam in Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu.

28 Sep 2019


Inspiring stories of five UPSC CSE rank-holders who beat poverty

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most popular and challenging competitive exams.

27 Sep 2019


Airtel downgrades Rs. 97 prepaid pack, offers 500MB data only

Airtel has revised one of its more affordable and popular prepaid packs to reduce the data benefit, but increase the number of bundled free SMSes.

27 Sep 2019


Five lady IAS officers who brought positive changes to society

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the country's most prestigious Civil Service and joining the IAS is a dream for many. However, being an IAS officer is tough and needs great commitment.

21 Sep 2019

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana undergoes "suffocating" prosthetic session for Jayalalithaa's biopic, 'Thalaivi'

Kangana Ranaut is all set for her upcoming project, a political biopic, Thalaivi.

21 Sep 2019


6 UPSC rank-holders who cleared CSE despite failures, other challenges

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

16 Sep 2019


#HindiDebate: Kamal Haasan says 'battle for Tamil bigger than Jallikattu'

Mere days after Home Minister Amit Shah's push to make Hindi India's national language, actor and politician Kamal Haasan has come out in opposition of his comments.

13 Sep 2019


School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most challenging exams.

07 Sep 2019


This Tamil Nadu college supplied 3 components for Chandrayaan-2

It was a historic day as thousands tuned in to watch the Chandrayaan-2 landing on the moon live at 2 am on Saturday.

06 Sep 2019


Another IAS officer quits, says "democracy is being compromised"

Around two weeks after IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan resigned over the Jammu and Kashmir crisis, Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district S Sasikanth Senthil also resigned from the civil services today.