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IPS officer Sanjeev Kumar dies of cancer

March 06, 2017

CHENNAI: Additional director-general of police Sanjeev Kumar died at a city hospital on Sunday. The 55-year-old was suffering from cancer and died without responding to treatment. A native of Ranchi in Jharkhand, Sanjeev Kumar, an IPS officer belonging to the 1986 batch, came to Tamil Nadu as assistant superintendent of police in the Dindigul rura...

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AIIMS hands over Jayalalithaa's health report to TN government

March 06, 2017

CHENNAI: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday handed over to the Tamil Nadu government the reports regarding the five visit made by its specialists to Chennai to give expert advise when former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was hospitalised prior to her death. "AIIMS handed over the five visit reports regarding ...

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Two arrested for murdering women in Minjur

March 04, 2017

CHENNAI: J Jillsath a homemaker in Minjur was murdered on Thursday came to light when a gas delivery man came to supply a Cylinder and saw Jillsath's body, after investigation police have arrested two of her relatives. The suspects have been identified as J Ansar(33), brother-in-law of J Jillsath and J Thameem Ansari(18), the victim's husband Moha...

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Representation of women will be difficult without appropriate reservation: President

March 04, 2017

CHENNAI: No society can call itself civilised if it does not honour women, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday after he inaugurated centenary celebrations of the Women's Indian Association (WIA) at the Theosophical Society here. Addressing the gathering, Mukherjee said the recognition of women in the country's growth has not been taken into ...

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Two men on motor cycle robbed Rs 3.5 lakh from 54-year-old

March 03, 2017

CHENNAI: Two men on motor cycle snatched a cash bag from merchant when he was returning home. Velayudham(54) a resident of Vazhai Thotta Street in Uthiramerur was walking home from his fertiliser shop on Sannathi street when two men on a motorcycle pushed Velayudham on the street, taking advantage of his surprise, the pillion rider snatched the ca...

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India needs deterrent power despite being responsible: President

March 03, 2017

CHENNAI: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that India is a responsible power in a multi-polar and multilateral world but needs a strong deterrent against those who hinder the country's progress and security. He made the remarks after presenting the President's Standard and Colours to 125 Helicopter Squadron and Mechanical Training Institut...

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Some one pushed down Jayalalithaa in her residence: P H Pandian

March 02, 2017

CHENNAI: Former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo hospital on September 22, after she was pushed by someone in her Poes Garden residence here, said AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu speaker P H Pandian. Jayalalithaa fell down after someone pushed her. Nobody knows what happened to Amma after that. A police official called an amb...

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Madras HC permits PepsiCo to draw water from river

March 02, 2017

CHENNAI: A day after Tamil Nadu traders began boycotting Coke and Pepsi for over exploiting ground water, the Madras High Court on Thursday lifted the ban on drawing water from Thamirabarani river. The Madurai Bench of the High Court dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by an activist and lifted the injunction on PepsiCo and the make...

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State board Class XII exams in Tamil Nadu starts today

March 02, 2017

CHENNAI: The State board Class XII exams in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Kick off on Thursday. Over 8,98,763 students appearing for exams that will go on till March 31, the school education department has negotiated with Tangedeco to have uninterrupted power supply. At Puzhal jail, where 80 inmates, including seven from the Vellore prison, will appea...

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Saravana Textiles employee found dead in Chennai

February 28, 2017

CHENNAI: Saravana Textiles employee was found dead at the workers' quarters in T Nagar here on Tuesday morning, police said. The deceased has been identified as Joseph, a native of Ambasamudram in Tirunelveli district. On Tuesday morning, other employees found him lying in his bed with froth at his mouth. He was rushed to Government Royapettah Ho...

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