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Chennai airport to get a new international terminal

July 12, 2018

CHENNAI: Phase 2 of the modernisation of Chennai airport, which includes construction of a new integrated terminal, modification of the existing terminal is all set to commence in a few weeks. L&T has bagged the contract to build the new terminal and will start work soon with the entire project likely to be completed by mid-2021, sources said....

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Madras HC confirms death to Daswanth

July 10, 2018

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence imposed by a trial court at Chengalpattu here in February this year on 23-year-old S. Daswanth for having raped and murdered a seven-year-old girl at Mugalivakkam near here last February. A Division Bench of Justices S. Vimala and S. Ramathilagam dismissed a criminal appeal pre...

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Extra Marks For Those Who Took NEET In Tamil

July 10, 2018

CHENNAI: Candidates who took the all-India medical entrance exam NEET in Tamil will receive extra marks as the question paper contained errors. The Madras High Court today asked the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Exams) to award 196 marks out of a total of 720 to all candidates who took the NEET paper in Tamil. The board will issue a revised ran...

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Politician’s brother accused of harassment case

July 03, 2018

CHENNAI: The city police have registered a harassment case against Iniyan Sampath, brother of a politician at Neelankarai. The Neelankarai police said the woman, a relative of Sampath, lodged a complaint with them alleging that Sampath made sexual advances towards her after he once saw her speaking to a friend. According to the complainant, Sampa...

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Tamil Nadu to operate small buses without conductors

July 03, 2018

CHENNAI: After long routes, Tamil Nadu is exploring the possibility of operating small buses in the city without conductors to reduce losses. "As part of the ongoing efforts to reduce expenses, we are currently looking at two options. One is to operate buses without conductors along routes in which there are not many stops and the other is to oper...

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Tamil Nadu CM launched a mobile app called "Mangalam Masala"

July 02, 2018

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday launched a mobile app called Mangalam Masala to help consumers buy spices sold by the Erode Cooperative Society. The Erode Cooperative Society, launched in 1960, has been dealing in turmeric and other spices. Since 2015, it has been selling spices under brand name Mangalam Masala....

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PM Modi to lay foundation stone for AIIMS in TN

June 25, 2018

CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the proposed All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Madurai, Tamil Nadu BJP President Tamilisai Soundararajan said on Monday. Speaking to reporters here, Soundararajan said the dates for the foundation stone laying event will be decided soon. On June 20, Chief Mi...

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TN CM wants Ramanathapuram, Hosur, Neyveli on UDAN air map soon

June 23, 2018

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday requested Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to connect Ramanathapuram, Hosur and Neyveli under the UDAN regional connectivity programme. In a letter to Prabhu text of which was released to the media on Saturday, Palaniswami said Ramanathapuram has been included in the Phase II of th...

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Man stabs cop with beer bottle in Chennai

June 22, 2018

CHENNAI: A couple of hours after being intercepted by the police for moving around in a suspicious manner, a man stabbed a constable at the Korattur police station. Head constable Loganthan and constable Senthil Kumar of the Korattur police station were patrolling a stretch near Padi, when they found a drunk man moving around aimlessly. The two in...

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Tamil Nadu government announces release of 67 lifers

June 04, 2018

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday announced the pre-mature release of 67 life convicts who have completed 10 years of imprisonment, in commemoration of the birth centenary of former Chief Minister MG Ramachandran. In the first phase, 67 convicts who have served 10 years, in prisons across the state, as on February 25 would be released, ...

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