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Chennai Rain: Authority advised residents to stay indoors

November 03, 2017

CHENNAI: As the intensity of the rain increased on Thursday night, the rainfall still continues in Chennai, the Tamil Nadu state disaster management authority advised residents of Chennai to stay indoors. Schools and colleges in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kanchipuram will remain shut Today (Friday). All University exams have also been postponed due t...


"Mersal" has come under attack from BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu

October 21, 2017

CHENNAI: Actor Vijay's Diwali release "Mersal" has come under attack from BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu, one of whom has also sought to give a communal twist by raking up the actor's religion. The actor has been panned for his dialogues in the film that takes a dig at GST and digital India. Vijay, who had met Narendra Modi during electioneering ahead ...


TN seeks Rs 256 cr from centre to tackle dengue

October 13, 2017

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has sought Rs 256 crore from the central government to manage dengue in the state, said state Health Minister C. Vijaybaskar. Talking to reporters here, Vijaybaskar said the funds request was made to the team deputed by the central government on the directors of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to investigate the den...


Purohit sworn in as TN Governor

October 06, 2017

CHENNAI: Shifted from Assam, Banwaharilal Purohit was on Friday sworn in as the Governor of Tamil Nadu where the opposition and the rebel AIADMK faction are seeking an immediate floor test in the Assembly. Purohit, 77, a former MP who hails from Nagpur, was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of the Madras High Court Indira Banerjee a...


Apollo Hospital will cooperate with inquiry commission on Jayalalithaa's hospitalisation

September 28, 2017

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday said the inquiry commission headed by Madras High Court's retired judge Justice A.Arumugaswamy will probe the circumstances and the situation leading to hospitalisation of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. In an order issued detailing the terms of reference of the inquiry commission, it said: "To ...


Don't beleive rumours, Karunanidhi is well: Kanimozhi

September 26, 2017

DMK MP and party Chief M Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi asked people not to believe any rumours about Karunanidhi's health condition, she also said Karunanidhi is Well. ...


We all lied about Jayalalithaa's health condition: TN Minister

September 23, 2017

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Minister for Forests C. Sreenivasan has sought people's apology for "lying" about the health condition of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa when she was admitted in Apollo Hospital. Speaking at a public meeting in Madurai, around 500 km from here, on Friday night Sreenivasan said: "We would have told lies that she (Jayalalith...


Second Kudankulam 1,000 MW n-plant to restart on Oct 7

September 19, 2017

CHENNAI: The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam is expected to restart power generation on October 7, the Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (Posoco) said. The mega nuclear power plant was shut down on August 4, due to hydrogen concentration in the stator. The unit was earlier expected to restart generation on September 4. Indi...