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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...


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...


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, ...


Tight security at Rajini's house after fringe outfits threats

June 01, 2018

CHENNAI: Police security was beefed up at actor Rajinikanth’s Poes Garden residence after a few fringe outfits planned to besiege his house condemning his statement on the Tuticorin anti-Sterlite protests. Rajinikanth, who visited the injured protesters at Thoothukudi Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, told reporters in the city that ant...


Two-day nationwide bank strike begins

May 30, 2018

Chennai: The two day bank strike by over 10 lakh bankers demanding early wage settlement starting Wednesday has evoked good response nationwide, said a top leader of the All India Bank Employees' Association. "Around 85,000 bank branches spread across the country, including that of State Bank of India and some private banks will remain closed for ...


Speaker P Dhanapal inaugurates ex-MLAs hostel in city

May 28, 2018

Chennai: Former MLAs coming from other parts of this State have a place to stay in Chennai now, thanks to the newly-inaugurated hostel building for them at Omandurar Estate. The facility inaugurated yesterday by Speaker P Dhanapal in the presence of Chief Minister of Tamilnadu Edappadi K Palanisamy and Deputy Chief Minister O Pannerselvam is locat...


J Jayalalithaa's audio tape from Apollo hospital released

May 26, 2018

Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's audio tape, which were recorded 68 days before her death has been released now, The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo was seen complaining about her breathing and asking about her blood pressure from the nurse. ...


Toll tax collection on Ennore-Manali road begins today

May 25, 2018

CHENNAI: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has begun collection of toll tax on the Ennore-Manali Road from Friday. A notification issued on Wednesday in connection with this states that the road connecting Chennai and Ennore ports in north Chennai was improved by NHAI by spending Rs 600 crore and it is responsible for long-term maint...


Tamil Nadu Bandh

May 25, 2018

CHENNAI: The DMK and other opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are observing a dawn-to-dusk bandh on Friday, condemning the police action against protesters in Tuticorin, in which 13 people lost their lives. highlights of the bandh: * DMK's Kanimozhi and VCK's Thirumavalavan are among those who have been detained by police. * DMK women's wing chie...


Tamil Nadu SSLC results out

May 23, 2018

CHENNAI: A total of 94.5 % of the students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu state board Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Class 10 exams passed, said KA Sengottaiyan, the state school education minister on Wednesday. There has been a marginal increase in overall pass percentage by 0.1 %. Last year, the pass percentage was 94.4. Following...