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Banking operations affected pan-India due to strike

February 28, 2017

CHENNAI: Banking operations across the country came to a halt on Tuesday as 10 lakh bankers staged a strike against the government’s “anti-people banking reforms”, said a bank union leader. The strike was called by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), comprising nine unions. They also pressed for compensation to employees for...

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Nationwide strike brings banking operations to a halt

February 28, 2017

CHENNAI: Banking operations across the country came to a halt on Tuesday as 10 lakh bankers staged a strike against the government's "anti-people banking reforms", said a bank union leader. The strike was called by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), comprising nine unions. They also pressed for compensation to employees for extra work done o...

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TN CM Palaniswami submits memorandum to Modi

February 28, 2017

CHENNAI: Release of funds for disaster relief for drought and cyclone, setting up of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB), stopping Karnataka not to build a dam across the Cauvery were some of the major demands made by Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. In a meeting in New Delhi, Palaniswami submitted to Modi a ...

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Sasikala cannot vote, EC should disqualify her as AIADMK leader: Ex-MP

February 27, 2017

CHENNAI: Citing legal provisions that bars a convict from exercising the right to vote, former AIADMK Member of Parliament K.C. Palaniswamy on Monday urged the Election Commission to disqualify V.K. Sasikala as party General Secretary. Former Chief Election Commissioner T.S. Krishnamurthy said that law has to prevent convicts from holding party po...

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Bank unions call for strike Tomorrow

February 27, 2017

CHENNAI: The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine unions in the sector, has called a one-day strike on February 28 to protest the government’s “anti-people banking reforms” as well as to demand compensation for employees for extra work done on account of demonetisation. United Forum of Bank Unions, compris...

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Tips to overcome exam fear and anxiety

February 25, 2017

CHENNAI: Pankaj Aggarwal, Senior Homeopathy Physician from Agarwal Homeo Clinic, has shared some tips to overcome exam fear and anxiety. * Preparation holds the key: The most important thing is to be well prepared. Start preparation early. As practice makes a better understanding and recollection and makes you perfect in it. This makes exam prepar...

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Jayalalithaa’s birth anniversary quiet day for Sasikala in jail

February 25, 2017

BENGALURU: The 69th birth anniversary of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Friday was a quiet day for her long-time confidante and AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, housed in the Central Jail on the city’s outskirts. “Nothing special for Sasikala or other inmates. It was a like any other day for her. She spent the...

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The cadres of AIADMK are with me: Deepa Jayakumar

February 25, 2017

CHENNAI: Deepa Jayakumar, the niece of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Friday announced the formation of her forum MGR Amma Deepa Peravai and her decision to contest from the R.K.Nagar constituency here. Unveiling the forum's flag and the name, Deepa said the main goal is to retrieve the ruling party AIADMK's two leaves symbol an...

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Stalin meets Sonia, discusses political situation in TN

February 24, 2017

NEW DELHI: A day after DMK leader M.K. Stalin met President Pranab Mukherjee and submitted a memorandum on the events that took place in Tamil Nadu assembly last week, he met Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday and discussed the political situation in the state. "It was a courtesy call. He enquired about her (Sonia Gandhi) health and she enq...

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Palaniswami plants sapling to mark Jayalalithaa birthday

February 24, 2017

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Friday planted a sapling here to mark the late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa’s 69th birth anniversary. The sapling was planed at the Government Multi Super Speciality Hospital. According to an official statement, the state has initiated a programme of planting 69 lakh saplings across Ta...

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