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Chennai-based racer arrested over dowry harassment

July 28, 2018

CHENNAI: A Chennai-based car racer Feroze Khan was arrested by Bengaluru police on Friday after a court in Karnataka issued a non-bailable warrant against him under various charges, including under the dowry prohibition act. The court issued the warrants on July 9 against Feroze, 34, his father Ayub Khan and mother Tasneem Ayub who reside at Ekkat...

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Shop manager beaten after catching woman constable stealing

July 28, 2018

CHENNAI: A shop manager was beaten up brutally after catching woman constable stealing chocolates in Chennai. The woman constable was caught red-handed while stealing chocolates from a super market in Chennai. The super market's employees saw her in the act in the CCTV camera installed at the shop. Initially she apologized, but returned an hour la...

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PM Modi wishes DMK chief speedy recovery

July 27, 2018

CHENNAI: M Karunanidhi, the leader of Tamil Nadu's main opposition party, is receiving treatment for a fever caused by a urinary tract infection. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he's praying for Karunanidhi's quick recovery. He said he spoke to Kanimozhi and MK Stalin Karunanidhi's son and the working president of the DMK and offered any assist...

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Chennai airport to get a new international terminal

July 12, 2018

CHENNAI: Phase 2 of the modernisation of Chennai airport, which includes construction of a new integrated terminal, modification of the existing terminal is all set to commence in a few weeks. L&T has bagged the contract to build the new terminal and will start work soon with the entire project likely to be completed by mid-2021, sources said....

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Madras HC confirms death to Daswanth

July 10, 2018

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence imposed by a trial court at Chengalpattu here in February this year on 23-year-old S. Daswanth for having raped and murdered a seven-year-old girl at Mugalivakkam near here last February. A Division Bench of Justices S. Vimala and S. Ramathilagam dismissed a criminal appeal pre...

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Extra Marks For Those Who Took NEET In Tamil

July 10, 2018

CHENNAI: Candidates who took the all-India medical entrance exam NEET in Tamil will receive extra marks as the question paper contained errors. The Madras High Court today asked the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Exams) to award 196 marks out of a total of 720 to all candidates who took the NEET paper in Tamil. The board will issue a revised ran...

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Politician’s brother accused of harassment case

July 03, 2018

CHENNAI: The city police have registered a harassment case against Iniyan Sampath, brother of a politician at Neelankarai. The Neelankarai police said the woman, a relative of Sampath, lodged a complaint with them alleging that Sampath made sexual advances towards her after he once saw her speaking to a friend. According to the complainant, Sampa...

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Tamil Nadu to operate small buses without conductors

July 03, 2018

CHENNAI: After long routes, Tamil Nadu is exploring the possibility of operating small buses in the city without conductors to reduce losses. "As part of the ongoing efforts to reduce expenses, we are currently looking at two options. One is to operate buses without conductors along routes in which there are not many stops and the other is to oper...

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Tamil Nadu CM launched a mobile app called "Mangalam Masala"

July 02, 2018

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday launched a mobile app called Mangalam Masala to help consumers buy spices sold by the Erode Cooperative Society. The Erode Cooperative Society, launched in 1960, has been dealing in turmeric and other spices. Since 2015, it has been selling spices under brand name Mangalam Masala....

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PM Modi to lay foundation stone for AIIMS in TN

June 25, 2018

CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the proposed All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Madurai, Tamil Nadu BJP President Tamilisai Soundararajan said on Monday. Speaking to reporters here, Soundararajan said the dates for the foundation stone laying event will be decided soon. On June 20, Chief Mi...

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