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Bring back 21 fishermen from Iran: Palaniswami

June 21, 2018

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Indian Embassy in Iran to take steps to repatriate 21 Indian fishermen stranded there. In a letter to Modi, which was released to the media here, Palaniswami said the 21 were left stranded in Iran by their employers by withholding the...

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AIIMS in Tamil Nadu

June 20, 2018

MADURAI: The ministry of health and family welfare is understood to have chosen Thoppur in Madurai as the location for the proposed All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). This was communicated to state revenue minister R B Udayakumar by the chairman of Pradhan Mantri Swathya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), Sanjay Roy, here on Tuesday. According...

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Woman fights off leopard, to save her daughter

May 28, 2018

Coimbatore: A woman bravely fought off a leopard to save her 11-year-old daughter at Valparai in the district, police said on Saturday. Thirty-year-old Muthulakshmi, along with her daughter Sathya, were picking firewood in the backyard of their house on Friday night, when the feline pounced on the girl and began dragging it away by her neck, they ...

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Rs 6 cr worth jewels looted from Thiruvallur bank

May 28, 2018

Thiruvallur: A Bank of India branch in Thiruvallur was robbed off jewellery worth Rs six crore by unidentified persons over the weekend who had reportedly opened the safe without breaking it. The branch of Bank of India which was broken in, is located in the Oil Mill area of Tiruvallur near Chennai. Suspiciously, perpetrators had the knowledge of ...

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Fuel price hike: Transport corporations gets poorer

May 22, 2018

CHENNAI: The recent hike in fuel prices has added more salt to the injuries of the state transport corporations (STCs). With the government temporarily scrapping the diesel subsidy, the corporations are forced to bear the additional financial burden of Rs 1 crore a day, said a transport department official. “As a result, the daily losses have...

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Tamil Nadu HSC Class 12 result announced

May 16, 2018

NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu school education minister KA Sengottaiyan today announced the class 12 result. The overall pass percentage this year is 91.1 %. "Question papers were designed in such a way that student will be able to handle entrance tests with confidence. Though, some might have found the question papers tough compared to the previous year,...

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Call all-party meeting on Cauvery: M.K Stalin

May 14, 2018

CHENNAI: DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Monday urged the Tamil Nadu government to call for an all-party meeting on Tuesday to discuss setting up of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and arming it with legal power. Stalin's demand comes after the Centre submitted the Cauvery Draft Water Management Scheme to the Supreme Court on Monday. Representatives ...

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Sathiyam Express

May 08, 2018

Sathiyam TV’s Sathiyam Express is a special news bulletin which is been telecastedMonday to Saturday 9:00am,This prime time news has a special feature that it has no breaks in between. This news bulletin covers all the vital news which comprises International happenings,science, sports, literature and agriculturalnews. It updates the viewers...

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NEET Exam: Tamil Nadu Boy's dad dies in Kerala

May 07, 2018

KOCHI: Before Thiruvarur native Kasthuri Mahalingam left the hotel to appear for NEET, he told his father Krishnaswamy Srinivasan (46) that he would see him soon. His father was unable to accompany him as he had experienced chest pain and minutes later Srinivasan died after a cardiac arrest as his son waited at the exam hall for the test. The libr...

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TNPCB appellate authority to hear Sterlite's appeal

May 04, 2018

CHENNAI: The appellate authority of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) will hear an appeal by Tuticorin's Sterlite Copper on Friday against the pollution regulator's decision to not renew the Consent to Operate (CTO) issued to the smelter unit. The CTO issued to the unit expired on March 31 and was not renewed after which the company f...

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