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Chennai to be less hot this summer than last year

April 03, 2018

CHENNAI: City residents may be in for a normal or cooler than normal summer (April-May-June) this year, indicates the hot weather season forecast released by India Meteorological Department (IMD). Weather models show this summer will be cooler than last year. According to data released by IMD, Tamil Nadu is likely to experience days when the maxim...

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AIADMK begins hunger strike over Cauvery issue

April 03, 2018

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK began their statewide hunger strike on Tuesday in protest against the Central government's failure to set up a Cauvery Management Board (CMB) despite a Supreme Court order. Chief Minister K.Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam participated in the strike here, while in districts, the protest was ...

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DMK protests over Cauvery water issue

April 02, 2018

CHENNAI: The DMK on Monday staged protests here against the Central government for not setting up the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) as per the Supreme Court's orders. Party members protested in several places in the city including the arterial Anna Salai stretch in Saidapet here affecting traffic. The DMK had announced that it would conduct prot...

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TN cabinet must condemn Modi, Central government: Stalin

March 30, 2018

CHENNAI: DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Friday asked Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to convene a meeting of his cabinet and pass a resolution condemning the Central government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Cauvery issue. In a statement issued here, Stalin also said the state government should file a contempt of court petition in the Supreme ...

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All CCTV cameras were turned off during Jayalalithaa's Treatment: Dr Prathap C Reddy

March 22, 2018

Chennai: All CCTV cameras in Apollo Hospitals were turned off during the 75-day hospitalisation of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa before her death on December 5, 2016 as she was the only patient occupying the 24-bed intensive care unit, hospital chairman Dr Prathap C Reddy said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines o...

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Sasikala recalls Jayalalithaa’s final hours in hospital

March 22, 2018

Chennai: On the evening of December 4, 2016, shortly before former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa suffered a massive cardiac arrest, she had watched an episode of the television serial Jai Veera Hanuman and asked for coffee and bun, according to her aide V.K. Sasikala. Sources privy to the affidavit submitted by Sasikala before the Justice Arumughasw...

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Natarajan dies, Sasikala gets 15-day parole

March 21, 2018

CHENNAI: M Natarajan, 74, husband of jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, passed away at 1.30am on Tuesday at Gleneagles Global Health City, where he was admitted for a few days. His wife Sasikala, who is undergoing imprisonment in the Parapana Agrahara prison, was granted parole for 15 days. She reached Thanjavur on Tuesday evening to pay last resp...

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Tamil Nadu Budget 2018-19

March 15, 2018

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister O Panneerselvam said the state’s total Revenue Receipts (TRR) had been projected at Rs 1558.25 billion in the revised estimates 2017-18, the revenue expenditure was estimated to be Rs 1,741.95 billion, leaving the revenue deficit at Rs 183.70 billion. The state, which had been op...

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Kamal Haasan Condolenses to Stephen Hawking

March 14, 2018

Actor Kamal Haasan in his twitter condolenses to Stephen Hawking he says "Thank you for the time you spent with the people of this world Mr. Stephen Hawking. The world will cherish your memory". "திரு. ஸ்டீஃபன் ஹாக்கின்ஸ் நம்மிடை வாழ்ந்ததில் பெருமை கொள்வர் உலக மக்கள். அவர் நமக்களித்த ஞான தானத்தை என்றும் நினைவில் கொள்வோம். அவர் புகழ் வாழும்." ...

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