• Chennai Metro Water extends deadline to register borewells to November 25 12 Nov 2019 23:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI:  The Chennai Metro Water Board (CMWB) has extended the deadline for registering borewells to November 25.  Days after the death of Sujith Wilson, a two-year-old boy who fell into an open borewell near Tiruchi, the CMWB had …
  • Chennai air pollution: Normalcy returns, but challenges remain 12 Nov 2019 23:19 Express News Service CHENNAI: Normalcy returned on Tuesday as Chennai Air Quality Index (AQI) has recorded an impressive 62. As per National Ambient Air Quality Standard, AQI between 51-100 is considered 'satisfactory'. Although PM 2.5 …
  • Youngster dies inside septic tank at shopping mall in Chennai 12 Nov 2019 23:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A youngster died of asphyxiation while cleaning a septic tank at a shopping mall in the city on Tuesday, while his brother sustained injuries. The deceased has been identified as Arun Kumar of Ice House. His brother Ranjith …
  • After 11-year wait, construction on St Thomas Mount-Adambakkam MRTS stretch in Chennai to begin soon 12 Nov 2019 23:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI : After being delayed for nearly 11 years, construction of 500-metre elevated rail line between Adambakkam and St Thomas Mount is set to resume soon. Southern Railways invited bids to complete pending works for the new line …
  • Remove bikes from footpath: Madras High Court to Greater Chennai Corporation 12 Nov 2019 23:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Madras High Court on Tuesday directed Greater Chennai Corporation executive engineer to at least remove two-wheelers parked on the footpath along NSC Bose Road opposite High Court immediately and file a report on Wednesday. …
  • Youth asphyxiates in sewage channel of Chennai mall 12 Nov 2019 22:51 A 26-year-old youth asphyxiated after he entered a sewage channel to rescue his brother, who was struggling to breathe while trying to unclog it, at the Express Avenue Mall in Royapettah in the early hours of Tuesday. Police identified the victim as Arul …
  • Making a strong case to take the Chennai Metro on Sundays 12 Nov 2019 22:51 For years, passengers had urged Chennai Metro to reduce fares. Finally, in October, it was decided to provide a 50% discount in fares on Sundays and public holidays, and this month, it was also decided to increase hours of operation on Sundays. This …
  • Cake-mixing ceremony in Chennai's Savera hotel turns red with love and cheer 12 Nov 2019 20:46 Express News Service CHENNAI: Everyone already had their fingers dipped in the large pile of dry fruit in front of them. A few had bottles of wine, rum, scotch and whiskey in their hands ready to be emptied at the cue. We were at the cake-mixing ceremony …
  • Global folk music takes centre stage at Chennai 12 Nov 2019 20:46 Express News Service CHENNAI : What is not classical is folk. The genre is not governed by rules. Across the world, ancestors have used this music to pass on stories and traditions to many generations in its raw and original form. Every country has a …
  • This Chennai woman unleashes a new joy of giving and sharing via grooming camps 12 Nov 2019 20:46 Express News Service CHENNAI : Fifteen-year-old Banupriya Raj Thilak was walking to her school when she noticed a pale woman with unkempt hair begging near the Perambur railway station. Many pedestrians passed by without paying any heed to the woman, but …
  • 'She would be alive if potholes were closed', says Chennai man who lost wife in road accident 12 Nov 2019 20:46 Express News Service CHENNAI: While bad roads are just another civic issue for most of us, it's not the same for those who have lost their loved ones to the official apathy. J Ramadoss also did not think that the stretch of Poonamallee High Road near …
  • Get whisked away by Kodava cuisine in Chennai 12 Nov 2019 19:56 Express News Service CHENNAI : On a balmy Sunday afternoon, we headed to Novotel, Chamiers Road to experience the goodness of the Kodava cuisine. A delightful combination of mouthwatering curries made with seasonal vegetables, meat-based dishes and …
  • 2 At Chennai Petrol Pump Run By Convicts Return Cash, Phone To Owner 12 Nov 2019 18:40 17 prisoners work in three shifts at the Freedom Filling Station (Representational) Chennai: Two prisoners, who were on night duty on November 10 at the Freedom Filling Station - an Indian Oil Corporation petrol bunk - run by prisoners in Pudukkottai …
  • Up to six borewell sites near Neyveli abandoned by Chennai Metro Water Board 12 Nov 2019 18:25 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: As many as 6 out of 46 borewells dug up between Sethiyathope and Panruti, to supply water to Chennai has been left abandoned at the Vadakuthu village near Neyveli by the Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage …
  • CM Edappadi Palaniswami to inaugurate Pedestrian Plaza at Chennai's Pondy Bazaar 12 Nov 2019 18:22 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief minister Edappaddi K Palaniswami will inaugurate the Pedestrian Plaza at Pondy Bazaar in T Nagar today at 6 pm, according to a Corporation statement. The construction of Pedestrian Plaza began in 2018 at a cost of Rs …
  • Vijay's Bigil, Karthi's Kaithi keep its strangle hold on Chennai box office 12 Nov 2019 12:51 Kaithi and Bigil dominate Chennai box office.PR Handout Vijay's Bigil and Karthi's Kaithi have continued to rule the Chennai box office for the third consecutive weekend. Both the Diwali releases have outperformed other new movies and occupied the …
  • 'Chennai-Andaman submarine cable system project to be completed by 2020' 12 Nov 2019 10:30 TOKYO: The Chennai-Andaman and Nicobar Islands (CANI) submarine cable systems project is expected to be completed by 2020, an official of the Japan-based NEC Corporation, the company implementing the 2,300 km long undersea project, said. A submarine …
  • Cigarettes worth ₹7 crore from Cambodia seized in Chennai 12 Nov 2019 09:48 The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized cigarettes worth ₹7 crore from the Chennai Port. Acting on specific intelligence that one importer was attempting to smuggle in cigarettes of foreign origin in the guise of declared cargo of …
  • Man dies while cleaning sewage tank in Chennai shopping mall 12 Nov 2019 07:57 A 25-year-old man reportedly died of asphyxiation while he was cleaning a sewage tank in a mall in Royapettah early on Tuesday. Police said the victim has been identified as Arunkumar. According to police, at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Dhandapani, a contractor, …
  • Chennai Smog: Air pollution levels reduce thanks to easterlies 12 Nov 2019 02:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After suffering for a week due to severe air pollution, Chennaities can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Due to the presence of stronger winds on Monday when compared to last week, air quality has considerably increased. …
  • Chennai smog: TN minister says it was due to low moisture in sea breeze 12 Nov 2019 02:00 Express News Service CHENNAI: The poor air quality in Chennai over the last few days was due to multiple factors including low moisture in sea breeze and reduction in cloud cover, said Revenue and Disaster Management Department minister R Udayakumar on …
  • Chennai’s periphery yet to benefit from increased water supply 12 Nov 2019 02:00 Express News Service CHENNAI: Twenty days ago, Chennai Metro Water upped its water supply by a generous 100 Million Litres per Day (MLD), which brought much relief to core city areas. But the same cannot be said for added areas on the city’s periphery, as …
  • Sikhing traditions in Chennai 12 Nov 2019 02:00 Express News Service CHENNAI: Turbulent waves soon became familiar seafoam for the Sikh community, as they assimilated to the Queen of the Coromandel’s ebbs and flows. Over the last decade, the 500-odd Sikh families in Chennai blended with the local …
  • Chennai Corporation's new bylaws carry stiff fines for burning garbage 12 Nov 2019 00:17 The Chennai Corporation has approved the revised draft of the Corporation of Chennai Solid Waste Management Bylaws 2019. The bylaws apply to all residents, institutions and commercial waste generators and ensure effective waste management. They specify the …
  • Chennai Metro to connect Airport with Kilambakkam 12 Nov 2019 00:17 Thousands of commuters from areas such as Tambaram and Chromepet to the city can rejoice as Chennai Metro will soon start work on a connection from Airport to Kilambakkam. Construction is expected to get under way in 2021, according to sources. The sources …
  • Chennai's relocated children at risk of malnutrition due to inadequate anganwadis 12 Nov 2019 00:16 Express News Service CHENNAI: The children relocated from the informal settlements in  Chennai to the city’s outskirts are deprived of nutrition and childcare as the resettlement colonies have insufficient anganwadis.  According to officials, only 11 …
  • Chennai: ‘Shot friend for refusing to join koolie padai’ 11 Nov 2019 20:44 CHENNAI: The 21-year-old youth who recently shot his friend near Tambaram, Kancheepuram district, allegedly confessed to have shot his friend as refused to be a henchman. Police also seized the gun that he used to shoot the 19-year-old polytechnic student, …
  • AIADMK Leader, Jailed For Chennai Techie's Death, Gets Bail 11 Nov 2019 19:48 Police had named AIADMK's Jayagopal in an FIR related to Subashree Ravi's death. Chennai: Madras High Court on Monday granted conditional bail to AIADMK leader Jayagopal, who had been arrested in alleged connection with the death of a 23-year old …
  • IT raid on Chennai education group reveals undisclosed income 11 Nov 2019 17:14 New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Income Tax (IT) Department has found undisclosed income and instances of fund diversion by a group of trusts that runs educational institutions in and around Chennai after a search action last week, an official statement said …
  • Trains between Chennai and Mumbai diverted to make way for line work 11 Nov 2019 16:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to non-interlocked working between Kalaburgi – Savalgi Railway stations in Central Railway for commissioning of double line, trains between Chennai and Mumbai will run on diverted route. According to a press note, …
  • Chennai and Tamil Nadu Weather Forecast: Monday, November 11 11 Nov 2019 16:29 In what likely are signs of a welcome change in weather parameters for Chennai city, winds are trending northerly to north-easterly and could become sustained north-easterly to easterly in the days to come. At 9.40 am this Monday, they were north-easterly …
  • TN Seshan, who led game-changing electoral reforms in India, cremated in Chennai 11 Nov 2019 14:42 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Amidst pouring condolences from political leaders, bureaucrats and citizens, the mortal remains of TN Seshan, India's tenth Chief Election Commissioner, was cremated on Monday. Seshan was widely known for reforming the …
  • I-T dept detects Rs 350cr undisclosed income during raids at Chennai institute 11 Nov 2019 14:32 New Delhi, Nov 11 () The Income Tax Department during raids at a Chennai-based educational institute has detected undisclosed income of over Rs 350 crore and seized cash and jewellery worth Rs 8 crore, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said on Monday. The …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 13-11-2019 11 Nov 2019 10:55 By Chennaivision in Chennai Power Shutdown November 11, 2019 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 13.11.2019 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. …
  • 16-year-old boy operated on for large aneurysm at Chennai government hospital 11 Nov 2019 09:47 “Are you free from pain? Are you ready to go to school?” R. Jayanthi, dean of Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) asked 16-year-old Gowrishankar from Tiruppur, as a row of cameras tried to capture the reaction of the soft-spoken teenager. “I …
  • Jaffna - Chennai commercial flights begin today 11 Nov 2019 08:32 * Jaffna - Chennai commercial flights begin today Mon, Nov 11, 2019, 12:08 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Nov 11, Colombo: The Jaffna International Airport will commence commercial flight operations from today (11). Alliance Air, a wholly …
  • Countering the dew in the sultry Chennai heat has helped: Deepak Chahar 11 Nov 2019 07:09 Chahar also became the first male cricketer from the country to take a T20 International hat-trick. Nagpur: Countering the dew in the sultry Chennai heat has been a big part of Deepak Chahar's cricket education and he said it showed during his world …
  • Chennai smog: No major improvement in city's air quality on Monday morning 11 Nov 2019 04:52 Sadly, pollution levels in Chennai have not seen any significant improvement. The good news is that there are prospects of winds changing direction towards the Tamil Nadu coast. This is what is emerging in the wake of the erstwhile very severe cyclone …
  • Chennai Corporation Schools turn ‘smart’, attract more students 10 Nov 2019 23:44 In the middle of this academic year, R. Kalai, 12, secured admission to Class VII in the Chennai Corporation School (CCS), Irusappa Street, Triplicane. Before joining the CCHS, Ms. Kalai had to drop out of a private school because her mother was unable to …
  • TN Seshan, who cleaned up elections, dies in Chennai home at 86 10 Nov 2019 22:44 Outside T N Seshan’s Chennai home. (Express photo by Arun Janardhanan) Former Chief Election Commissioner T N Seshan died on Sunday at his residence at St Mary’s Road in Alwarpet, Chennai. He was 86. A cancer survivor, Seshan had been suffering from age- …
  • Chennai: Hit by speeding car, cop dies on his b’day 10 Nov 2019 21:36 Chennai: A 45-year-old head constable died on the spot when his two-wheeler was rammed by a speeding car driven by an engineering student at GST road near Tambaram in the early hours of Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Ramesh, a resident of …
  • Chennai: Mini-lorry carrying 1,200 liqour bottles seized 10 Nov 2019 21:36 RAMESWARAM: Police here seized 1,200 bottles of liquor that was being smuggled in a mini-lorry in Ramnad district on Saturday night. A police patrol was conducting regular vehicle checks at Mandapam in the district on Saturday night when police personnel …
  • Customs officers at Chennai airport seize gold, saffron 10 Nov 2019 21:36 Chennai: Customs officers at Chennai airport seized 1.8 kg gold worth `71.5 lakh and 26.5 kg of Iranian saffron worth Rs 63.6 lakhs.  Three persons have been arrested in this regard. On Sunday, based on specific information, 41-year-old Ameer Thekkulla …
  • Police head constable dies on his birthday as car rams bike in Chennai 10 Nov 2019 21:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 45-year-old head constable who was on his way back home to celebrate his birthday with family died after a speeding car rammed his bike on GST road in the wee hours of Sunday.The deceased VP  Ramesh, a 1997 batch police …
  • Untreated sewage let into sea at Chennai's Kasimedu beach irks fishermen 10 Nov 2019 21:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: Besides effluents from industries which have been contaminating the ocean and soil for many decades, it is now untreated sewage being let into the sea at Kasimedu beach. When Express visited one such spot along Kasimedu rock …
  • Dumpyard cause for concern in Chennai's Chitlapakkam 10 Nov 2019 21:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: For the last two weeks, P Anamithra, a five-year-old girl in Chitlapakkam, has been suffering from severe fever and wheezing. It has been 15 days since she went to school now. Her parents took her to a doctor, who did not rule …
  • Interior roads in Chennai tell tales of neglect 10 Nov 2019 21:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Away from the plain sight of bureaucrats, interior roads in many parts of the city are in a state of neglect. While arterial roads remain on top of Greater Chennai Corporation’s priority list and may receive makeovers or …
  • How Chennai's disabled use sugar and everything nice to make podis and mix 10 Nov 2019 19:56 Express News Service CHENNAI: Seated in a circle, Gokul, Saranya, Nithish, Koushik, and Kavin scoop out ladles of flour, measure their net weight, pack them in different covers and label them. While the young adults with disabilities work, their parents - …
  • No such thing as too many cooks in Chennai's VR Mall 10 Nov 2019 19:56 Express News Service CHENNAI: Everyone on the ground floor at VR Chennai on Sunday was struck by the aroma of fresh prawns marinated in podi and roasted in ghee. This was one of the dishes presented by chef Rajkumar to the judges of World On A Plate, one …
  • Founder of Chennai's Nalli fabrics awarded with Kalai Vallal on 80th birthday 10 Nov 2019 19:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: At the valedictory function of the Bharat Sangeet Utsav held at Narada Gana Sabha on Saturday, Nalli Kuppuswami Chetty was awarded the title Kalai Vallal for supporting the arts for many decades. The owner of Nalli, a …
  • These basketball players in Chennai are passing forward with passion 10 Nov 2019 19:56 Express News Service CHENNAI: The sight of children playing between two cricket stumps is a common one in the city, but the VGP Nagar streets of Velachery sport a different look. An orange ball is dribbled with a ferocious pace and the player easily slips …
  • This Rotary Club is helping kids with hues in Chennai 10 Nov 2019 19:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Around 50 people at the Broken Bridge Cafe in RA Puram seated in front of tiny canvases, laughed, sipped wine and smudged colour onto canvases as they tried their hands at painting. This was the scene at the fundraiser held …
  • Former CEC TN Seshan dies following cardiac arrest in Chennai 10 Nov 2019 18:28 Chennai: Former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) TN Seshan died here following a cardiac arrest on Sunday night. “Sad to announce that Shri TN Seshan (former Chief Election Commissioner of India) passed away a short while ago. He was a true legend and a …
  • Chennai: MK Stalin chairs party's general council meeting at YMCA Ground 10 Nov 2019 09:50 Discussions will focus on the reasons behind the party's defeat in Vikravandi and Nanguneri by-election. Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin on Sunday chaired the party's general council meeting at YMCA Ground, Royapettah, …
  • Experts meet to see how to make Chennai water positive 10 Nov 2019 05:45 Grundfos India collaborates with MCCI to host a two-day conference Recently, Chennai witnessed one of its worst water crises due to failed monsoons, rapidly depleting groundwater and insufficient water in its reservoirs. The city officials also declared …
  • Doctors urge Centre to include Chennai in its clean air programme 09 Nov 2019 23:49 Concerned over the rising pollution levels in the city, Doctors for Clean Air- Tamil Nadu (DCA- T.N.) and Healthy Energy Initiative on Saturday urged the Central government to include Chennai in the National Clean Air Programme. Vishvaja Sambath, a dentist …
  • Light rain likely in parts of Chennai on November 10 09 Nov 2019 23:49 After a nearly week-long dry spell in some parts of the State, rainfall may resume on Sunday, according to the Meteorological Department. Though Chennai experienced “uncomfortable weather in November”, day temperatures over the city had come down slightly …
  • Alliance Air to commence flights between Chennai and Jaffna from November 11 09 Nov 2019 09:21 * Alliance Air to commence flights between Chennai and Jaffna from November 11 Sat, Nov 9, 2019, 09:46 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Nov 09, Colombo: Air India's wholly-owned subsidiary Alliance Air's flight service between Chennai …
  • Security arrangements in Chennai stepped up, city remains peaceful 09 Nov 2019 09:05 The Chennai City Police have enhanced security arrangements across the city in the wake of the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Ayodhya land case on Saturday. Uniformed police personnel have been deployed in various parts of the city, especially those …
  • For a taste of old Bombay in Chennai 09 Nov 2019 07:34 Nestled in a quiet bylane of Anna Nagar, overlooking Tower Park, is Via Mumbai. As we step in, the black-and-white chequered tiles and red-and-white tablecloths envelope us in a warm hug. The hustle and bustle of the traffic two lanes away fade out, and …
  • Record pollution leaves Chennai gasping 09 Nov 2019 01:01 Express News Service CHENNAI : How long can government officials be in denial mode about rapidly deteriorating air quality? Chennai Air Quality Index (AQI) on Friday evening crossed 300, which happens to the worst till date and it’s fifth day on the trot …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 09-11-2019 08 Nov 2019 23:52 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 09.11.2019 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. THIRUMUDIVAKKAM AREA : Sidco Industrial Estate, Sidco, Kalaingar st, …
  • N Srinivasan explains how Chennai Super Kings made a successful comeback in IPL 08 Nov 2019 13:23 Chennai: IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings made a successful comeback after a two-year ban because of the "cold-blooded focus" of its captain M S Dhoni and the team players, according to industrialist N Srinivasan, whose India Cements owns the …
  • Fintech firm Loanwalle.com to invest Rs 50 crore in Chennai 08 Nov 2019 13:08
  • Chennai Police assign women personnel to provide counselling for victims of child sexual abuse 08 Nov 2019 13:05 By Express News Service CHENNAI: City police have assigned 70 women police personnel to provide counselling to the victims of child abuse. The move comes in the wake of as many as 1,039 cases registered under POCSO Act since 2012 in the city recently. City …
  • Bigil 2 weeks box office collection: Vijay's Diwali release mints this amount in 14 days in Chennai 08 Nov 2019 11:24 Vijay's Bigil has grossed Rs 11.72 crore at the Chennai box office.PR Handout Atlee Kumar's Diwali release Bigil has turned out to be a profitable venture for the distributors in Chennai. The Tamil movie has successfully completed its two-week run …
  • Kaithi 14-day box office collection: Here is how much Karthi-starrer earns in 2 weeks in Chennai 08 Nov 2019 11:23 Karthi's Kaithi at box office.PR Handout They say slow and steady wins the race. These words have come true at least in case of Karthi's Diwali release Kaithi. The Tamil movie, despite being completely overshadowed by other film Vijay's Bigil, …
  • Chennai roads: Getting bad to worse every day 08 Nov 2019 02:34 By Express News Service Chennai had always been known as a city with better roads. But, in recent months the condition of roads in many parts has worsened to the level of posing a threat to people's safety. Sudden potholes in the middle of road or a …
  • Chennai roads gone with the rain 08 Nov 2019 02:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chennai had always been known as a city with better roads. But, in recent months the condition of roads in many parts has worsened to the level of posing a threat to people’s safety.Sudden potholes in the middle of road or …
  • Suburban trains partially cancelled in Chennai-Tambaram section on Nov 9, 10 08 Nov 2019 02:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As many as 17 suburban train services would be cancelled between Chennai and Tambaram on November 9 and 10 to facilitate engineering works, according to a statement from Southern railways. Chennai Beach - Tambaram local …
  • Now, Chennai-Jaffna flights for less than Rs 4,000 from Nov 11 08 Nov 2019 02:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Alliance Air will now be flying to Jaffna and back, from November 11, with fares less than Rs 4,000. The Chennai to Jaffna fare will cost Rs 3,990 plus applicable government taxes and levies. Similarly, the return fare …
  • Chennai: Man wanted in several robbery cases held 07 Nov 2019 22:17 Chennai: A 34-year-old man with over 15 robbery cases against him in Tamil Nadu, was arrested here on Thursday and 30 sovereigns of jewellery were recovered from him. John Bosco (34) , a native of Muthugulathur, Ramanathapuram was arrested from Pudupet, …
  • 'Google Pay for Business' launched in Chennai, to help MSMEs with payments 07 Nov 2019 15:30 Google Pay, the digital payments provider on Thursday launched Google Pay for Business app here, targeting small and medium size businesses. The mobile application enables small and medium businesses to adopt digital payments that vastly reduces hassle and …
  • Chennai Metro Rail provides free WiFi services to commuters in underground stations 07 Nov 2019 14:10 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Starting Thursday, commuters will be able to access the internet and make calls while travelling in Chennai metro rail. Previously, this was not possible as internet connectivity and mobile network were not available in …
  • TransUnion to develop Chennai GIC into global hub 07 Nov 2019 13:35 After a year of its global in-house centre (GIC) in Chennai, TransUnion, a US-based risk and information risk solutions provider to business and consumers, plans to double its employees in the city office to over 1,000 in the next 12 months to support its …
  • Here’s where you can watch Japanese movies on a big screen in Chennai 07 Nov 2019 13:23 Japanese cinema is much more than animation. This is what Japan Foundation wants to show us. The New Delhi-based organisation is bringing the Japanese Film Festival for the first time to Chennai. The 10-day festival, in partnership with PVR Cinemas, will …
  • Kerala woman becomes first female firefighter at Chennai airport 07 Nov 2019 10:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chennai Airport has got its first female firefighter. Remya Sreekantan, 28, joined as Junior Assistant (AFS) at the fire service department of the airport on November 1. Remya is the first woman firefighter of the Airports …
  • Once thirsty, Chennai Cantt now a model for others (IANS Special) 07 Nov 2019 10:27 New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Once water-starved, Chennai’s Cantonment area and military station now boast of 13 brimful water bodies and recycling plants, and also generate their own electricity. Inspired by the innovation, the Ministry of Defence has directed …
  • Chennai beats Delhi in pollution, records 'very poor' air quality 07 Nov 2019 07:50 Express News Service CHENNAI: Chennai on Thursday surpassed Delhi hands down in air pollution.  At 9.30 am, Chennai Air Quality Index (AQI) was 264, while Delhi stood at 254. Many areas in the Tamil Nadu capital recorded 'very poor' air quality.  …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 08-11-2019 07 Nov 2019 07:35 By Chennaivision in Chennai Power Shutdown November 7, 2019 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 08.11.2019 from  09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. USMAN ROAD …
  • Chennai smog: 'Air pollution leads to more than just respiratory diseases' 07 Nov 2019 06:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: For three consecutive days, a thick blanket of smog engulfed several parts of Chennai as the air quality deteriorated dramatically. It is expected that the situation will improve only after November 14 when the northeast …
  • Taking a leisurely walk in Chennai 06 Nov 2019 21:28 150, 151, 152… Standing on top of Tirusulam hill, facing Balamurugan temple, I look behind me, and sigh. In the process of taking photographs, I have missed counting more than a few steps. Deeming accuracy a lost cause, I instead train my eyes up the …
  • Chennai tuition teacher, friend held for forcing girls to pose for compromising videos 06 Nov 2019 15:41 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 28-year-old tuition teacher and her male friend have been arrested for allegedly forcing girl students to pose for videos in compromising positions. Based on a complaint filed by a 14-year-old girl, police arrested the …
  • Onion prices in Chennai touch ₹100/kg 06 Nov 2019 15:20 The onion prices touching nearly ₹100 a kg, has literally made people cry in Chennai. “I just got two kgs of onions for ₹200,” said, B Hema, a housewife. It was just ₹50 a month ago. Onion is a must addition in daily food, she added. In the wholesale …
  • French Loaf, Wangs Kitchen in Chennai get a reboot 06 Nov 2019 14:01 It was an age before India baked babka, baguettes and brioche. Serial restaurateur M Mahadevan was already well known for Hot Breads, which introduced the country to the pleasures of warm rolls and coffee in 1989. In 2008, he opened another bakery, with a …
  • Sowcarpet or T Nagar: Which is Chennai’s favourite shopping destination? 06 Nov 2019 14:00 One of the perks of living in close to Sowcarpet is that when the shopper in you is pining for vibrant bandhanis, ornate jhumkas and the trendy jootis you have been eyeing on Pinterest, you don’t need to break a sweat over train or air tickets to the …
  • Man offloaded from Chennai-Colombo flight for performing 'yoga' onboard 06 Nov 2019 10:27 By PTI CHENNAI: A seemingly "mentally unstable" air passenger was on Wednesday offloaded from a Colombo-bound carrier, after he caused "inconvenience" to others by performing yoga and exercise onboard, police said. The crew's …
  • Chennai HC accepts plea seeking stay on Jayalali... 06 Nov 2019 09:48 CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to director Gowtham Vasudev Menon and others on a plea opposing their proposed bilingual biopic on the late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa. Justice K.Kalyanasundaram sought the response of …
  • Chennai youth who shot dead friend surrenders before court 06 Nov 2019 09:22 Chennai, Nov 6 (IANS) The youth who shot dead a college student was remanded to judicial custody after he surrendered before a local court near here on Wednesday. On Tuesday, a 19-year-old polytechnic student, Mukesh, was shot dead by his friend Vijay at …
  • Unruly passenger on Chennai-Colombo flight made to de-board 06 Nov 2019 08:02 An ‘unruly passenger’ on a Spicejet flight from Chennai to Colombo early on Wednesday, had to be de-boarded as he reportedly created problems inside the aircraft, sources said. The flight, which was to depart at 12.10 a.m. left only by 12.45 a.m., sources …
  • 497 spotted deer killed in Chennai in last five years: PCCF 06 Nov 2019 06:01 The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF) on Tuesday told the Madras High Court that as many as 497 spotted deer had died in urban localities in and around Chennai city in the last five years due to threats like electric lines, stray dogs, …
  • Kone India sets up a ₹450-cr unit in Chennai 06 Nov 2019 04:40   Finnish company Kone Elevator’s Indian arm has established a new ₹450-crore modern factory near Chennai to consolidate its manufacturing operations and to prepare for the future growth in India. The new factory, at Pillaipakkam in the Sriperumbudur …
  • Gold Bars Worth 2 Crores Found Hidden In Plane Toilet At Chennai Airport 06 Nov 2019 04:31 Forty-eight gold bars with foreign marking, weighing 5.6 kg and valued at Rs 2.24 crore was recovered. Chennai: Customs officials have recovered unclaimed gold bars worth Rs 2.24 crore that was concealed in the rear toilet of an aircraft that arrived from …
  • Tom Banton in line for lucrative IPL deal with Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings interested 06 Nov 2019 02:50 Tom Banton set for Indian Premier League gig with holders Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings having enquired into Somerset and England opener's availability ahead of next month's auction Tom Banton has attracted the interest of two Indian …
  • Xi-Modi Summit: ‘The Chennai (Dis) Connect’ 06 Nov 2019 01:59 AdvertisingThe second informal summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (held from October 11 to 12) has been widely criticized for being “underwhelming” – high on optics but low on substance. However, another …
  • Chennai: Polytechnic student shot dead by friend 06 Nov 2019 00:44 Chennai: A teenaged polytechnic student was killed after being shot in the head, allegedly by his close friend during a friendly chat in the latter’s house at Venkatamangalam, about 15 km from Sholinganallur close to the IT corridor on the OMR, police said …
  • More than 50 % corporation schools in Chennai do not have playground 05 Nov 2019 23:36 Express News Service CHENNAI: Sport is a luxury for many corporation school students in the city. According to corporation data, more than half of its primary and middle schools and almost half of its high schools don’t have playgrounds. The city …
  • Food Delivery Man, 4 Others Arrested For Assaulting Customer In Chennai 05 Nov 2019 19:54 The deliveryman, D Rajesh Khanna called his friends who assaulted Balaji (Representational) Chennai, Tamil Nadu: On Sunday city police detained five persons including a deliveryman of food aggregator Swiggy in Tamil Nadu capital Chennai for assaulting a …
  • As Supply Dwindles, Onion Prices In Chennai Double In Just A Week 05 Nov 2019 16:56 Onion Prices In Chennai: A kilo of onions now cost around Rs 75-80 across Chennai (File Photo) Chennai, Tamil Nadu: Onion prices in Tamil Nadu's capital city Chennai have doubled in a week. With onion supply in the city dwindling, a kilo of the …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 07-11-2019 05 Nov 2019 16:25 By Chennaivision in Chennai Power Shutdown November 5, 2019 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 07.11.2019 from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 05.00 P.M if the works are completed. TONDIARPET R …

  • Malaysian woman reported missing from Sripuram Golden Temple of Vellore 10 Nov 2019 13:19 By Express News Service VELLORE: A 44-year-old Malaysian woman is reportedly missing from the Sripuram Golden Temple here recently, said police sources. The Consulate General of Malaysia, Saravanan Karthigeyan, has lodged a complaint with the police on …
  • At cost of Rs 46.51 crore, Vellore to get swanky new bus terminus 09 Nov 2019 13:30 By Express News Service VELLORE: Vellore is set to get a new swanky bus terminus with all the facilities, both for parking vehicles and refreshment for commuters, at a cost of Rs. 46.51 crore. The bus terminus will come up on the premises of the existing …
  • Vellore court hands double life to man for murdering aged couple 08 Nov 2019 16:50 By Express News Service VELLORE: A local court here on Friday sentenced a 49-year-old man double life in a case relating to gruesome murder of an aged couple in Tirupathur in Vellore district. The Mahila Court (Fast Track) judge M Selvam pronounced the …
  • Duo accused of killing 9-year-old Vellore boy nabbed in Bengaluru 08 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service VELLORE: The long arm of law took six years to nab a couple accused of murdering a nine-year-old boy by throwing him into the Hogenakkal Falls. They were arrested from Bengaluru on Thursday, by a special team from Vellore.   K …
  • Palar river bed turns into a dump yard, Vellore city corporation causes irreparable damage 07 Nov 2019 17:49 Express News Service VELLORE: A few women are rummaging through the piles of solid wastes. They have to fight with ferocious-looking bulls that are munching on leftover edibles to find recyclable plastic goods. Vehicles painted in dark green continue to …
  • CMC Vellore Study: High incidence of latent TB in healthcare workers, nursing staff more vulnerable’ 07 Nov 2019 05:35 The CMC study found that latent tuberculosis was present in 52 per cent nursing students as opposed to 27 per cent MBBS students in the medical college. INCIDENCE OF latent tuberculosis may be higher among healthcare workers, more so in nurses than doctors …
  • Vellore’s virus crisis: 5 deaths in one month 31 Oct 2019 23:52 Express News Service VELLORE: The dreaded dengue infection has sent shock waves across Vellore district as it has claimed the lives of five schoolchildren in the last one month, despite the fact that the district administration has been initiating …
  • Grandson, two friends kill elderly woman in Vellore 31 Oct 2019 21:47  According to sources, Rajammal (80), a resident of Ambur, Vellore, did not come out of her house for a long time on Thursday. Vellore: Three youth have been accused of murdering an elderly woman in Vellore after she refused to hand over money and …
  • 4-yr-old girl dies of dengue in Vellore 29 Oct 2019 23:29 By Express News Service VELLORE: DENGUE has claimed its fourth victim in Vellore. On Tuesday, four-year-old S Anusha succumbed to the fever at the Government Vellore Medical College Hospital (GVMCH). She had been suffering from high fever for over five …
  • NEET impersonation: CB-CID grill Vellore doctor for seven hours 01 Oct 2019 02:46 By Express News Service THENI: The CB-CID sleuths conducted inquiry with Dr Safi, whose son Mohamed Irfan of Thirupathur secured admission at Government Dharmapuri Medical College by alleged impersonation. The inquiry spanned over seven hours at the CB-CID …
  • NEET impersonation | Vellore doctor held, son ‘flees’ to Mauritius 30 Sep 2019 08:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI/THENI/VELLORE: CB-CID on Sunday detained the father of another student suspected in a case related to alleged impersonation in NEET. The father of the student Irfan, whose absence was flagged at the Dharmapuri …
  • Vellore: 16 child marriages thwarted in just six days in two districts 13 Sep 2019 02:33 Express News Service VELLORE: In the last six days alone, officials have thwarted 16 child marriages in Vellore and Tiruvannamalai districts. Experts say that total number of such marriages, including unidentified cases, could be much higher. The officials …
  • Vellore: Schoolgirl falls out of autorickshaw, succumbs 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service VELLORE: A 12-year-old girl died after falling from a moving autorickshaw while returning from her school near Katpadi in Vellore district on Tuesday evening. The girl, R Madhu Lekha, a resident of Keezhvadugankuttai near …
  • Two trains stopped at same track near Vellore; nothing to worry, says Railway 10 Sep 2019 16:20 Two trains were reportedly stopped on the same track in Katpadi near Vellore on Tuesday creating a flutter, but Railway officials said there was no need for panic as there was a safe distance between the trains. A video clipping showing a MEMU passeger …
  • Major tragedy averted after trains come face to face in Vellore 10 Sep 2019 11:56 Image Source : FILE Major tragedy averted after trains come face to face in Vellore  A major accident was averted on Tuesday after two trains came face-to-face on a track in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu.  The trains, reportedly, came to halt at a …
  • Five nabbed in Vellore in classmate kidnapping case 02 Sep 2019 03:15 By Express News Service VELLORE: Police arrested and booked five persons in connection with the kidnapping of a college student in Vellore and demand of ransom to release him. The five accused, all 19 years old, are -- K Sugumar, a resident of Mullai Nagar …
  • Kerosene bomb thrown into Dalit man's house in Vellore, family unhurt 31 Aug 2019 19:44 By Express News Service VELLORE: A three-member gang allegedly threw kerosene bombs into the house of a Dalit man at Indira Nagar, Kilmuttukur village in KV Kuppam, Vellore district late Friday night. Police sources said a complaint was lodged by the …
  • Vellore school students create India map with vegetables, enter into Kalams Book of Records 24 Aug 2019 23:31 By Express News Service VELLORE: The students of Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Wallajahpet in Vellore district have set a new record in creating India map using state-specific vegetables and other crops. As many as 35 students, from Plus 1 …
  • Video of body lowered from bridge: Vellore officials promise new burial ground for Dalits nearby 22 Aug 2019 22:56 A video grab of Kuppan’s body being lowered from a bridge in Vellore. A day after a video clip that showed relatives of a Dalit man lowering his body from atop a bridge using ropes because they had no access to the burial ground below went viral, police …
  • Heavy rains lash Vellore 19 Aug 2019 02:33 By Express News Service VELLORE: The incessant rains that lashed the district in the last three days have inundated several low-lying areas. The copious rainfall is expected to recharge the groundwater table in the region besides filling water bodies such …
  • Vellore trifurcated: Tamil Nadu has 37 districts 15 Aug 2019 21:26 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced the creation of two more new districts in Tamil Nadu by trifurcating the Vellore district into Vellore, Tirupathur and Ranipet.  Also a new taluk will be formed with headquarters at K V …
  • Vellore district to be trifurcated: Tamil Nadu CM 15 Aug 2019 11:53 Vellore district to be trifurcated: Tamil Nadu CM  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced the trifurcation of Vellore district and creating two new districts - Ranipet and Tirupattur. He made the announcement after unfurling the …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Announces Trifurcation Of Vellore District 15 Aug 2019 10:06 K Palaniswami had also recently announced new districts of Chengelpet and Tenkasi Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Thursday announced trifurcating the large Vellore district into three and asserted his government's commitment to the …
  • CM hoists National Flag in Chennai, announces trifurcation of Vellore district 15 Aug 2019 10:05 Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced during the Independence Day celebrations in Chennai that Vellore district would be trifurcated. Speaking after he hoisted the National Flag, he announced trifurcation of Vellore district and …
  • Tamil Nadu: Vellore trifurcated, Ranipet and Tirupattur to be new districts 15 Aug 2019 08:23 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami. (File Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Thursday announced Vellore would be trifurcated to create two additional districts. In an event on Independence Day at Fort St George in Chennai …
  • Vellore district to be trifurcated, says Edappadi Palaniswami 15 Aug 2019 07:50 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami announced on Thursday that the Vellore district would be trifurcated into Vellore, Tirupattur and Ranipet districts. Besides, K.V. Kuppam in Vellore district would also be made a separate Taluk, he said. …
  • TN CM announces trifurcation of Vellore district; govt commits for 2-language formula 15 Aug 2019 07:08 Quoting late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, he expressed his government's commitment to the two-language formula of Tamil and English. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Thursday announced trifurcating the large Vellore district into …
  • Vellore district to be trifurcated: TN CM 15 Aug 2019 05:27 Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced the trifurcation of Vellore district and creating two new districts – Ranipet and Tirupattur. He made the announcement after unfurling the national flag to mark the 73rd …
  • Vellore Lok Sabha seat: Close win a reflection on leadership? 10 Aug 2019 03:08 Express News Service VELLORE: DMK candidate DM Kathir Anand's low victory margin of just over 8,000 votes in the election to the Vellore Lok Sabha seat indicates all is not well with the Dravidian major.  Though the DMK alliance's strength in the …
  • DMK’s Kathir Anand wins Vellore Lok Sabha seat by a slender margin 10 Aug 2019 01:01 In an absorbing contest that saw a dramatic change of fortunes even as counting of votes was on, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Friday bagged the Vellore Parliamentary constituency, polling for which was deferred in April, taking its tally in the …
  • DMK prevails in Vellore Lok Sabha poll with thin margin 09 Aug 2019 23:41 VELLORE / CHENNAI: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Friday won the hotly contested, postponed Lok Sabha election from Vellore constituency in North Tamil Nadu, with the party’s candidate DM Kathir Anand defeating his nearest AIADMK-backed NJP …
  • DMK wins Vellore Lok Sabha seat with slim margin 09 Aug 2019 23:00 Following his victory, Anand said it was a gift for the hard work of party chief M K Stalin. (File photo) The DMK bagged one more seat in the Lok Sabha on Friday after it emerged victorious in the election for the Vellore parliamentary seat. The main …
  • DMK’s Kathir Anand wins Vellore Lok Sabha seat in nail-biting finish 09 Aug 2019 15:48 DMK candidate Kathir Anand. DMK’s Kathir Anand won the Vellore Lok Sabha seat on Friday, defeating AIADMK’s A C Shanmugam with a margin of 8,141 votes. Vellore was the only constituency in the entire country that did not vote in the April-May Lok Sabha …
  • Vellore Election Result 2019: DMK's Kathir Anand Wins With Over 8,000 Votes 09 Aug 2019 12:59 Vellore Election Result 2019: Poll on Vellore Lok Sabha seat was earlier cancelled following tax raids. New Delhi: The DMK's Kathir Anand has won Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha election by over 8,000 votes defeating AIADMK rival AC Shanmugam. With …
  • DMK’s Kathir Anand wins Vellore LS seat (2nd Lead) 09 Aug 2019 12:51 Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) The DMK on Friday won the Vellore Lok Sabha seat with its candidate D.M. Kathir Anand defeating his AIADMK rival. According to the Election Commission, Anand had polled about 4.85 lakh votes as against AIADMK’s candidate A.C. …
  • DMK's Kathir Anand wins Vellore Lok Sabha seat in close race 09 Aug 2019 12:31 CHENNAI: The DMK alliance, which won all but one seat in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in an impressive sweep in the Lok Sabha elections, extended its gains by securing the Vellore constituency in a close race marked by an early setback and a gallop in the …
  • DMK wins Vellore Lok Sabha bypoll 09 Aug 2019 12:17 With this win, the DMK has bagged 38 of 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu, while one is with the AIADMK. Chennai: DMK on Friday won the Lok Sabha bye-election in Vellore in Tamil Nadu. DMK candidate Kathir Anand defeated AIADMK nominee AC Shanmugham in the …
  • DMK’s Kathir Anand wins Vellore Lok Sabha polls 09 Aug 2019 12:08
  • Vellore polls: DMK workers celebrate 09 Aug 2019 11:48 Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) DMK activists on Friday claimed victory in the Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha seat and started celebrating even as the Election Commission is yet to declare the final results. According to DMK officials, party candidate D.M. Anand …
  • DMK Wins Polls In Vellore After National Election Sweep 09 Aug 2019 11:22 Vellore Election News: As many as 28 candidates contested the polls to the Vellore Lok Sabha seat Chennai: Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK was trailing its main rival DMK Friday as votes were counted in Vellore, where voting for the Lok Sabha was held on …
  • Vellore Election Result 2019 09 Aug 2019 10:33
  • Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE: Counting Of Votes Underway, Slim Lead For DMK 09 Aug 2019 09:20 Vellore Election Result 2019: Poll on Vellore Lok Sabha seat was earlier cancelled following tax raids. New Delhi: Counting of votes for Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha seat is underway. AIADMK candidate AC Shanmugam and his DMK rival DM Kathir Anand …
  • DMK Races Ahead In Polls In Vellore After National Election Sweep 09 Aug 2019 09:20 Chennai: Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK was trailing its main rival DMK Friday as votes were counted in Vellore, where voting for the Lok Sabha was held on Monday. By Friday afternoon, after about 10 rounds of counting, the DMK's DM Kathir was ahead of …
  • Vellore Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Ruling AIADMK maintains clear lead over DMK  09 Aug 2019 07:13 Vellore Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Counting of votes is underway. (Express Photo/Representational) Initial trends in the Vellore Lok Sabha election results show the AIADMK ahead of the DMK. At around 11 am, Tamil Nadu’s ruling party was …
  • DMK Ahead As Votes Counted For Lok Sabha Bypoll In Tamil Nadu's Vellore 09 Aug 2019 06:56 Vellore Election Result 2019: The poll to the Vellore Lok Sabha seat was cancelled following tax raids. New Delhi: Counting of votes for Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha seat is underway. AIADMK candidate AC Shanmugam and his DMK rival DM Kathir Anand …
  • Vote count underway for Vellore LS seat 09 Aug 2019 05:10 Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Counting of votes for Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha seat was underway on Friday. Ruling AIADMK candidate A.C. Shanmugam and his DMK rival D.M.Kathir Anand are in a close race for the seat, the election for which was held on Monday. …
  • Counting for Vellore Lok Sabha seat underway amid three-tier security 09 Aug 2019 04:53 The result is expected to be out by the afternoon which would decide if the AIADMK retains the seat or arch rival DMK wrests it. Chennai: Counting of votes for the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency began at 8 am on Friday, with three-tier security …
  • Counting for Vellore Lok Sabha seat on Friday 09 Aug 2019 02:37 By Express News Service VELLORE: All eyes will be on Vellore on Friday as the votes polled in the August 5 election are counted amid tight security. As many as 10,24,352 votes were polled (71.51 per cent turnout) in the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency, …
  • Counting of votes in Vellore Lok Sabha seat on Friday 08 Aug 2019 15:49 Image Source : FILE IMAGE Counting of votes in Vellore Lok Sabha seat on Friday Counting of votes on the Vellore Lok Sabha seat of Tamil Nadu will take place on Friday. Of the 28 candidates who contested the polls held on August 5, the main contest is …
  • Counting of votes in Vellore LS seat on Friday 08 Aug 2019 10:43 Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Counting of votes on the Vellore Lok Sabha seat of Tamil Nadu will take place on Friday. Of the 28 candidates who contested the polls held on August 5, the main contest is between A.C. Shanmugam of the AIADMK and D.M. Kathir Anand of …
  • 72% votes polled in Vellore LS election 06 Aug 2019 10:04 By Chennaivision in Chennai News August 6, 2019 Voting held on Monday in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha constituency to decide the electoral fate of 28 candidates. The main fight was between the ruling AIADMK’s AC Shanmugam and the DMK’s DM Kathir Anand.  …
  • Polling passes off peacefully in Vellore 06 Aug 2019 03:20 The election to the Vellore Parliamentary constituency passed off peacefully amid tight police security on Monday. The average polling recorded was 72.62% after polls closed at 6 p.m., according to District Election Officer-cum-Collector A. Shanmuga …
  • 29 per cent vote in Vellore Lok Sabha seat till 1 pm 05 Aug 2019 16:50 Image Source : PTI 29 per cent vote in Vellore Lok Sabha seat till 1 pm  Polling in the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu is progressing steadily with 29.46 per cent votes polled till 1 p.m. on Monday, according to the Election Commission (EC). …
  • 29% vote in Vellore Lok Sabha seat till 1 pm 05 Aug 2019 11:06 Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Polling in the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu is progressing steadily with 29.46 per cent votes polled till 1 p.m. on Monday, according to the Election Commission (EC). The polling began at 7 a.m. While 28 candidates are …
  • Brisk polling in Vellore amid tight security 05 Aug 2019 06:54 By Chennaivision in Chennai News August 5, 2019 After two weeks of being bombarded by high-decibel campaigns of the ruling AIADMK and rival DMK, Vellore’s voters started exercising their franchise this morning, as polling for the Lok Sabha election began …
  • Voting underway in Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha constituency 05 Aug 2019 04:31 Satyabrata Sahoo, chief electoral officer in TN said that all the preliminary work has been done to ensure safe and secure elections. Chennai: Voting began on Monday in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha constituency after an extensive election campaign by …
  • Polling begins in TN’s Vellore Lok Sabha constituency 05 Aug 2019 03:08 Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Polling began on Monday in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha constituency to decide the electoral fate of 28 candidates, said the Election Commission. The main fight is between the ruling AIADMK’s A.C. Shanmugam and the DMK’s D.M. Kathir …
  • Vellore parliamentary election today 05 Aug 2019 00:50 The election to the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency will be held on Monday. It was rescinded in April based on the recommendation of the Election Commission following a report on the use of money power to influence voters. On Sunday, a CCTV camera, 11 …
  •   Vellore LS poll: Cash, jewels worth over Rs 3 crore seized so far 04 Aug 2019 02:16 By Express News Service VELLORE: Since the enforcement of Model Code of Conduct in Vellore parliamentary constituency on July 4, Flying Squad Teams (FSTs) and Static Surveillance Teams (SSTs) have seized cash and jewellery worth over Rs 3 crore during …
  • ‘Mittai’ and ‘Halwa’ add colour to last day of campaigning in Vellore 04 Aug 2019 02:15 Express News Service VELLORE: A bitter battle fought on the streets of Vellore Lok Sabha constituency has come to an end with the political parties winding up the election campaign, on Saturday. The electioneering saw political leaders, particularly …
  • Water woes, Palar pollution leave Vellore residents a worried lot 04 Aug 2019 01:00 Residents in Vellore district are pinning their hopes on their soon-to-be-elected MP to solve problems ranging from pollution of the Palar, groundwater depletion and unemployment to poor infrastructure. With six Assembly constituencies, Vellore has a blend …
  • Bitter campaign battle comes to end as Vellore voters gear up for polls 03 Aug 2019 14:24 By Express News Service VELLORE: A bitter battle fought on the streets of Vellore Lok Sabha constituency has come to an end with the curtains drawn on the campaign on Saturday. Electioneering saw political leaders, particularly Dravidian majors, firing …
  • Campaigning ends for Vellore Lok Sabha poll 03 Aug 2019 13:04 Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) The campaigning for the August 5 Vellore Lok Sabha elections came to an end on Saturday evening. Though there are 28 contestants in the fray, the main fight is between the ruling AIADMK’s A.C. Shanmugam and DMK’s D.M. Kathir Anand. …
  • Campaign ends in Vellore, EC puts strict rules in place 03 Aug 2019 06:18 The hustle and bustle of the high voltage campaign  for the August 5 Vellore Lok Sabha election is coming to an end at 5 pm today. A total of 28 candidates, including three women were in the fray, with a majority of them being Independents. The main fight …
  • Vellore Lok Sabha poll: DMK president M.K. Stalin, Kathir Anand booked for holding meet 03 Aug 2019 05:32 The Ambur Town Police registered a case against DMK president M.K. Stalin and D.M. Kathir Anand, party candidate for Vellore Lok Sabha seat, on the charge of organising an election meeting in a marriage hall at Ambur on Thursday. A meeting of DMK leaders …
  • Vellore child abuse case: Mother’s paramour arrested 03 Aug 2019 03:02 By Express News Service VELLORE: After the arrest of the mother of a two-year-old girl child, who was subjected to physical and sexual abuse by the mother’s paramour, the Vellore All Women’s police on Thursday arrested the paramour on various charges …
  • Vellore Lok Sabha seat: AIADMK goes all guns blazing 03 Aug 2019 03:02 Express News Service VELLORE: The ruling AIADMK is facing the elections to Vellore Lok Sabha constituency, with the challenges of stopping the DMK juggernaut from rolling further and increasing the vote share which plummeted in the April general elections. …
  • Vellore elections: DMK fighting hard to keep Muslim vote bank intact as signs of swing appear 01 Aug 2019 14:04 By Express News Service VELLORE: In its bid to mop up Vellore Lok Sabha constituency going to polls on August 5, the principal opposition party in Tamil Nadu DMK is leaving no stone unturned to keep its Muslim vote bank intact as the changing situation …
  • Want votes? Find solution for water crisis, say Vellore farmers 01 Aug 2019 01:18 Express News Service VELLORE: Even as the major political parties and their candidates have been carrying out a high decibel campaign ahead of the August 5 polls to Vellore Lok Sabha constituency, farmers and activists here demand the parties to first …
  • Poll deferment has paved the way for tougher contest in Vellore 31 Jul 2019 22:40 Had the election to the Vellore Parliamentary constituency not been deferred by the Election Commission in April, DMK candidate Kathir Anand would have comfortably sailed through, going by the State-wide trend. However, the ground situation in Vellore, …
  • Will NIA, talaq laws impact Vellore poll outcome? 31 Jul 2019 15:22 Vellore constituency has a substantial Muslim population, traditionally into hide and leather business, in Vellore and Ambur assembly segments. While traditional wisdom should dictate that they would vote anti-BJP, and by extension anti-AIADMK, the …
  • Triple Talaq bill issue will not reflect on Vellore polls: AIADMK deputy coordinator KP Munusamy 31 Jul 2019 11:19 Express News Service VELLORE: While the contradictory stand of AIADMK in the Parliament on Triple Talaq bill has stirred a controversy, the party feels the issue will not impact the mood of the voters in Vellore Lok Sabha constituency which goes to polls …
  • AIADMK’s contradictory stand on triple talaq Bill may affect Vellore poll prospects 31 Jul 2019 00:53 The contradictory stands taken by the AIADMK on the triple talaq Bill in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, juxtaposed with the ‘absence’ of senior BJP leaders in the election campaign for the Vellore Lok Sabha poll, has given rise to speculation that it …
  • Postpone Vellore poll, demands P Ayyakannu 30 Jul 2019 01:59 By Express News Service VELLORE: Desiya Thenindhiya Nadhigal Inaipu Vivasayigal Sangam State president P Ayyakannu on Monday called for postponement of Vellore Lok Sabha election until Tamil Nadu is announced a ‘drought-hit’ State. He told reporters: “ …
  • Vellore polls: DMK chief Stalin promises industrial town  29 Jul 2019 05:30 By Express News Service VELLORE: DMK president MK Stalin, during an election campaign at Vaniyambadi, on Sunday said an industrial town will be set up near Vaniyambadi to provide employment to local youths. He also added basic amenities will be provided to …
  • Only AIADMK can make a farmer CM: EPS in Vellore 29 Jul 2019 05:30 By Express News Service VELLORE: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday said that it was a proud moment for him, a farmer, to be addressing the massive gathering of farmers during the election campaign at KV Kuppam in Vellore district. Palaniswami …
  • K Palaniswami, MK Stalin Trade Barbs Over Cancelled Elections In Tamil Nadu's Vellore 29 Jul 2019 00:26 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami accused MK Stalin of telling "blatant lies". (File) Vellore: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Sunday hit out at MK Stalin for blaming his party AIADMK for the cancellation of elections in Vellore …
  • Stakes high for AIADMK, DMK in Vellore Lok Sabha poll 28 Jul 2019 00:46 VELLORE: Curtains went up on Saturday for another equally crucial electoral battle for both the ruling AIADMK and opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu, as leaders of the two Dravidian majors braced up for a high-stake fight in the August 5 Lok Sabha poll in …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK, DMK begin campaigning for Vellore Lok Sabha seat 27 Jul 2019 23:06 DMK president M K Stalin (right) launched his campaign from Saturday for his party’s candidate Anand, while Chief Minister and AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami (left) and top ministers are campaigning for A C Shanmugam. Politicians from Tamil Nadu’s …
  • EPS, Stalin campaign in Vellore today 27 Jul 2019 05:36 By Chennaivision in Chennai News July 27, 2019 AIADMK joint coordinator and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and DMK president M K Stalin are today hitting the campaign trail in Vellore to seek votes for candidates fielded by the respective parties …
  • Edappadi K Palaniswami, MK Stalin to begin Vellore Lok Sabha poll campaign 25 Jul 2019 20:40 CHENNAI: A high-voltage campaign for the August 5 Lok Sabha election from Vellore constituency in north Tamil Nadu is all set to begin with the AIADMK leader and Chief Minister, Mr. Edappadi K Palaniswami scheduled to launch his whirlwind campaign from …
  • Webcasting to keep eye on 850 booths in Vellore 23 Jul 2019 03:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo on Monday said that of the 1,553 booths in the Vellore parliamentary constituency, polling in 850 booths including 179 identified as ‘vulnerable’ would be monitored through …
  • Vellore LS election: Scrutiny of nominations by Kathir Anand, ACS withheld, then accepted 20 Jul 2019 01:10 Scrutiny of nominations filed by DMK candidate Kathir Anand and AIADMK contestant A C Shanmugam for Vellore Lok Sabha election was stopped today following objections. But their papers were accepted later.  After a few parties opposed to the nomination of …
  • Kamal Hassan's MNM will not contest election from Vellore LS seat 18 Jul 2019 18:28 Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 18 (ANI): Actor-turned-politician Kamal Hassan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) will not contest polls from Vellore Lok Sabha, scheduled to be held on August 5. Earlier, the EC announced the date of the bye-polls and the …
  • MNM stays away from Vellore LS poll, vote on Aug 5 18 Jul 2019 15:43 The party said in a statement that it would not contest the Vellore seat, scheduled for August 5, since it was working to effect a change of government in the Assembly elections. The election to the seat, originally scheduled for April 18, was postponed on …
  • Kamal Haasan’s MNM won’t contest Vellore LS seat 18 Jul 2019 10:58 Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan floated Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) party has decided not to contest from the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency for which election is scheduled on August 5. In a statement issued here, the party said …
  • ALERT: Kamal Haasan's MNM won't contest Vellore LS seat 18 Jul 2019 10:45
  • EC appoints former IRS officer as special expenditure observer for Vellore LS bypoll 16 Jul 2019 13:23 Former IRS officer D Murlikumar was on Tuesday appointed as special expenditure observer for the August 5 bypoll to Vellore Lok Sabha seat, where the election was earlier countermanded due to excess use of money power. Official sources in the Election …
  • Parched Chennai finally gets water — on train from Vellore 15 Jul 2019 12:30 A train with 50 wagons filled with water arrives at Chennai from Jolarpet on Friday. (PTI) The first train carrying water from Jolarpet near Vellore arrived in Chennai city on Friday afternoon with about 2.7 million litres of water in its 50 wagons. …
  • AIADMK has bright prospects to win Vellore Lok Sabha: D Jayakumar 14 Jul 2019 21:53 CHENNAI: AIADMK has bright prospects to win the Vellore Lok Sabha election,  party senior and State Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar has said. He said the AIADMK will strive hard for the victory of the alliance candidate A. C. Shanmugam (president of New …
  • Rs 27 lakh seized from businessman’s house in Vellore 14 Jul 2019 02:03 By Express News Service VELLORE: A team of Income Tax (I-T) officers on Saturday swooped down on the residence of a DMK member’s brother at Puduvasoor in Vellore district and seized Rs 27.34 lakh unaccounted cash, sources said. The Model Code of Conduct …
  • Water train from Vellore arrives in Chennai 12 Jul 2019 11:08 A train carrying 2.5 million litres of water arrived in Chennai, which has been grappling with an acute water crisis over the past few months, officials said on July 12. The train with 50 tank wagons (BTPN), carrying 50,000 litres of water in each of them …
  • Special water train reaches Chennai from Vellore 12 Jul 2019 09:50 Chennai, July 12 (IANS) In an effort to meet the water requirements of a parched Chennai, a special 50 wagon train carrying water from Tamil Nadu’s Vellore district reached the state capital on Friday, a Southern Railway official said. According to the …
  • DMK to deploy manpower from 64 district units for Vellore LS poll 11 Jul 2019 02:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: Anticipating the ruling AIADMK’s full use of official machinery to retain the Vellore Lok Sabha seat in the election scheduled for August 5, the principal opposition party DMK is deploying its entire manpower, drawn from all …
  • AMMK not to contest in Vellore parliamentary election: T.T.V. Dhinakaran 08 Jul 2019 10:24 The Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) has decided not to contest in the Vellore parliamentary election to be held next month. Announcing this, party general secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran told reporters on July 8 that the decision was taken after …
  • AIADMK, DMK Re-Nominate Candidates For Election In Vellore 06 Jul 2019 22:32 Polling for Vellore in Tamil Nadu was cancelled following cash seizure by income tax officials Chennai: The ruling AIADMK and main opposition DMK Saturday re-nominated their respective candidates for the elections to the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency on …
  • AIADMK names RS candidates; ACS, Kathir Anand from Vellore LS seat again 06 Jul 2019 12:33 By Chennaivision in Chennai News July 6, 2019 The ruling AIADMK and the main opposition DMK today renominated A C Shanmugam and Kathir Anand, respectively, as their candidates in Vellore Lok Sabha constituency, where election will be held on August 5. The …
  • Vellore Lok Sabha polls: DMK fields Kathir Anand against AIADMK’s Shanmugam 06 Jul 2019 12:06 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Jul 06, 2019, 4:13 pm IST Updated: Jul 06, 2019, 4:13 pm IST Tamil Nadu: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has announced DM Kathir Anand as its candidate for the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency against AC …
  • DMK retains Kathir Anand for Vellore Lok Sabha seat 06 Jul 2019 08:35 Chennai, July 6 (IANS) The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Saturday announced its decision to retain D.M. Kathir Anand as the party’s candidate for the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency. A statement issued by DMK President M.K. Stalin announced the name of …

  • 3 killed, 15 injured as fireworks laden minivan explodes into smithereens in Tamil Nadu 01 Oct 2019 11:32 [Representational Image]Reuters File Three people were killed and 15 injured after a minivan transporting fireworks in exploded in Gingee village of Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district, near Chennai, on Monday morning. The driver of the van, Elavarasan, …
  • Sixer movie review: A tone-deaf brain drain 01 Sep 2019 12:32 Sixer movie review: To be honest, Sixer doesn’t fall under the category of a ‘film’. Sixer movie cast: Vaibhav Reddy, Pallak Lalwani Sixer movie director: Chachi Sixer movie rating: 1 star In Sixer, Aadhi (Vaibhav) has night blindness aka nyctalopia. No …
  • Will Ayodhya judgement come before CJI Gogoi’s retirement in November? 16 Aug 2019 04:05 New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The vexed seven-decade-old Ayodhya dispute is finally on the fast track in search of a judicial solution, thanks to the day-to-day hearing by a five-member Supreme Court Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. …
  • Dying art of Therukoothu 12 Aug 2019 20:31 Street theatre was a fascinating part of the Tamil acting tradition. It is now in serious decline and needs to spread awareness for a grand revival. There have been leading film actors like Vijay Sethupathi who were once a part of Therukoothu before …
  • Ayodhya case: SC rejects objections, says matter will be heard daily 10 Aug 2019 01:01 The five-judge Bench Thursday decided to sit for all five days, including Monday and Friday. (File)  Turning down objections against daily hearings, the Supreme Court Friday made it clear that it would continue with day-to-day hearing as ordered earlier in …
  • Ayodhya hearing: Essence of Hindu faith argued before SC 09 Aug 2019 16:10 New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The fourth day of hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya in the Supreme Court focused on the applicability of law on temple, idols and ‘janmasthan’ (birthplace) — a confluence contributing to the …
  • Scenic encounters, tranquil waters: Here's where to head for a weekend getaway this monsoon 18 Jul 2019 06:44 FROM AHMEDABAD & MUMBAI: AMBOLI Situated on the southern ranges of the Sahyadris at a height of 2,265 ft, this sylvan precinct is the last mountain resort along the western coast before the Sahyadris give way to beaches. With gently rolling knolls and …
  • 22 districts in Tamil Nadu now in red category as groundwater levels continue to plummet 16 Jun 2019 00:15 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a month’s time, three districts -- Cuddalore, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli -- have recorded a decrease in groundwater levels and have been marked under the red category by the government. With these three, the number of …
  • Why EPS has nothing to fear from TN by-poll results 22 May 2019 03:41 Should the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu not make the required five out of 22 by-election seats, or even otherwise, the temptation to poach, especially from the Congress or starting with the Congress may be high on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami's …
  • Major parties in Tamil Nadu field over 20 medical professionals in fight for LS seats 27 Mar 2019 02:42 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Doctors galore in the TN political theatre this time.  Almost all major political parties in Tamil Nadu have fielded practising medical professionals to contest in Lok Sabha polls. The number of doctors-turned-contestants from …
  • Female teacher in TN arrested for sexually abusing students; husband provides evidence 22 Mar 2019 16:04 (Representational Image)Creative Commons In a shocking incident, a female teacher in Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, was arrested on Wednesday for sexually abusing her students. The arrest was made after her husband provided evidence to the District Collector …
  • AIADMK releases election manifesto 19 Mar 2019 16:43 [India], Mar 19 (ANI): AIADMK on Tuesday released its manifesto ahead of the ensuing General elections and among its major promises said it would urge the Centre to launch an international probe into the alleged genocide and war crimes committed by Sri …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN 17 Mar 2019 18:35 [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 10:22 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Chennai: The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 08:00 CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU): The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha …
  • AIADMK releases list of constituencies for LS polls 17 Mar 2019 06:57 Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK on Sunday released the list of Lok Sabha constituencies that the party and its allies would contest from in the upcoming general elections. In a statement here, the AIADMK said it will contest from 20 seats: Salem …
  • Chennai's Koyambedu market gets new storage facility 11 Mar 2019 02:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 2,500-ton tone cold storage facility at Koyambedu vegetable and fruit wholesale market was inaugurated by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday through video-conferencing. The Rs 2.15-crore facility was built to …
  • In Tamil Nadu, PM Modi Inaugurates Road Projects Worth Over 5,000 Crores 06 Mar 2019 15:15 PM Modi launches infrastructure projects in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. Chennai: During his visit to Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today introduced several road and railway projects worth crores of rupees that will help reduce carbon footprint and …
  • How Mumbais Sanitation Workers Won Their Rights - The Nation 05 Mar 2019 23:40 Dust rises as municipal workers sweep a road on a foggy day in Greater Noida, near New Delhi, on November 5, 2018. (AP Photo / R S Iyer) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Thank you for signing up. For more …
  • How Mumbai’s Sanitation Workers Won Their Rights 05 Mar 2019 13:34 Dust rises as municipal workers sweep a road on a foggy day in Greater Noida, near New Delhi, on November 5, 2018. (AP Photo / R S Iyer) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Thank you for signing up. For more …
  • PM to inaugurate, lay foundation stone of Rs 5,010 crore highway projects in Tamil Nadu 05 Mar 2019 13:22 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of Rs 5,010-crore highway projects in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, the government said Tuesday. The projects are in Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Villupuram and …
  • Gautami helps Poor children in Thiruvannamalai! 27 Feb 2019 17:10 By Chennaivision in Education February 26, 2019 Gautami , the founder and CEO of Life again india, has recently visited Thiruvannamalai to help the under privileged children for their better future. Out of all the things she has achieved in her life, …
  • Pandimuni  is Kasthuri Raja’s dream project: Jackie Shroff 30 Jan 2019 05:09 Express News Service After his intriguing role in Maayavan (2017), Jackie Shroff is set to return to Tamil Cinema with Pandimuni, directed by Kasthuri Raja. Taking time off from the shooting of this film, the actor-filmmaker duo met the media yesterday. …
  • Almost married off, girl now a 'Beti Bachao' face 25 Jan 2019 00:22 NEW DELHI: It was July 4, 2017 when the district collector's office in Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu got a call from 13-year-old Nandhini Nagaraji. The terrified teen informed the officer on the line that she was being forced to marry a man double her …
  • After Senthil Balaji's exit, TTV vows to defeat DMK in Tiruvarur bypoll 18 Dec 2018 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Days after the DMK admitted into its fold former AMMK organising secretary V Senthil Balaji, AMMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran on Monday targeted the DMK, vowing to deal a death blow to them in the bypoll to the …
  • CONFED-ITA bans purchase of products from major IT vendors 05 Dec 2018 15:05 CONFED-ITA(Confederation of Information Technology Associations) which is consortium of 24 Information Technology Traders Associations from Tamilnadu with around 1350 members from 40+ cities like Chennai, Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, …
  • Yogi Ramsuratkumar’s ashram to celebrate saint’s 100th year 26 Nov 2018 05:13 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Birth Centenary Year of saint and mystic Yogi Ramsuratkumar will be celebrated by the Yogi Ramsuratkumar Ashram from November 30 to December 2, 2018 at his ashram at Thiruvannamalai.  As part of the celebrations, a …
  • I know I am not a great actor: Vidaarth 24 Nov 2018 04:41 Vidaarth’s latest film Vandi hit screens on Friday. Life hasn’t been a bed of roses for Vidaarth, who played Jyotika’s husband in last week’s release, Kaatrin Mozhi. Before making his debut in Tamil cinema as a lead with Mynaa, he appeared in minor roles …
  • Wednesday was wettest day in the year for Chennai: 'Weatherman' Pradeep John 22 Nov 2018 07:17 By Online Desk On Wednesday, Chennai experienced the wettest day of the year, according to 'Tamil Nadu Weatherman' Pradeep John, who took to Facebook to post updates about the weather. He also said that, "The next spell will start now in the …
  • Chennai, Kanchipuram to receive heavy rains 21 Nov 2018 15:09 Coastal and Interior Tamil Nadu, including Chennai and Kanchipuram districts, would receive heavy rainfall for the next two days as the well marked low pressure over southwest Bay of Bengal would intensify into a depression in the next 24 hours. Chennai, …
  • Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Likely To Receive Heavy Rains In Next 24 Hours 21 Nov 2018 05:53 a few pockets may get heavy to severe rainfall in the next 24 hours, says official (File) Chennai: Moderate to heavy rains were likely in many places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the next 24 hours as a low pressure has formed in the Bay of Bengal, …
  • MTC bus goes off road, hits barriers and railings in Chennai's Kamarajar Salai 17 Nov 2018 03:43 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Kamarajar Salai off the Marina beach may have one of the best pedestrian pathways in the city. But an MTC bus accident on Friday proved that even the best is not safe for pedestrians if the motorists continue to flout …
  • Tamil Nadu: Here are the changes made in special bus departure points before Diwali 02 Nov 2018 05:50 By Express News Service CHENNAI: To facilitate the operation of special buses from Chennai to neighbouring States without any traffic congestion just before the start of Deepavali, the departure points of the services have been changed and their routes …
  • On cam: Teacher thrashed in class room 22 Oct 2018 16:55 Oct 22, 2018, 21:27 ISTSource: TNNIn a shocking incident, a school teacher was beaten up by a group of unidentified men in a classroom in front of students in Thiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. According to reports, the mathematics teacher was beaten …
  • Social activist Yogendra Yadav detained in Tamil Nadu; alleges manhandling by police 08 Sep 2018 15:53 Yogendra YadavIANS Social activist and psephologist-politician Yogendra Yadav was detained by the police in Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu. Yadav was on his way to take part in the protest against the Chennai-Salem highway. The incident occurred on Saturday …
  • Tirumurai verses sung with passion 07 Sep 2018 07:36 Odhuvars have been in the limelight in the recent past with an order passed by the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directing the administration to pay them a fair remuneration for their services. Centuries ago, Odhuvars presented sacred verses of …
  • Tour venture ‘Moksha: Journey to the Self’ specialises in spiritual tourism 07 Sep 2018 04:52 Mochitha Prakriti feels liberated when she travels. Perhaps that is why she never feels the need to stay put even after travelling over 3 lakh km. Nature is her muse (the assumed second name bears ample testimony), while her specialism is the Indus Valley …
  • Speculations over alliance after DMK invites BJP chief Amit Shah to Karunanidhi condolence meet 26 Aug 2018 00:03 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Ever since the DMK invited BJP president Amit Shah to the condolence meeting for former Chief Minister and DMK president M Karunanidhi on August 30, speculations of a possible alliance between the two parties and a post- …
  • TNCDA contributes drugs worth <span class=WebRupee>Rs.</span>20 lakhs to flood hit Kerala as medicines & nutritional supplements flow from across country 21 Aug 2018 02:54 Following the century’s worst deluge that pounded the entire areas of Kerala last week, the pharmaceutical trade and industry communities from across India are donating huge quantities of medicines and nutritional products to Kerala for distributing to the …
  • Man’s genitals mutilated in brawl  21 Aug 2018 01:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A man allegedly mutilated his friend’s genitals with a blade in a quarrel as they were boozing together on Sunday night. “Moorthy (28) and Saravanan (29), both from Thiruvannamalai, were daily wage workers and also involved …
  • Makkal Needhi Maiam: Brand Kamal Haasan fails to connect rural Tamil Nadu 30 Jun 2018 16:00 Express News Service CHENNAI: The lack of a fan base in rural pockets of Tamil Nadu for actor Kamal Hassan has posed a problem for the film star's newly found political outfit Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) as the party's membership drive has failed to …
  • DMK, PMK, Left outfits to stir against green corridor 24 Jun 2018 02:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK, PMK, and Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam affiliated to the CPM on Saturday said they would be organising a protest against the proposed Chennai-Salem Green Corridor from next week. Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, MP and …
  • The buzzing corridor: Decoding the feasibility report of the Chennai-Salem Express Highway 17 Jun 2018 01:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Two months after Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Union environment ministry issued Terms of Reference (ToR) for Rs 10,000 crore-Greenfield Chennai-Salem Express Highway, a draft feasibility report prepared by a consultant …
  • Cops against fake news challenge in Bengaluru after mob lynched a 26-year-old man from Rajasthan 25 May 2018 00:31 Express News Service BENGALURU: The horrific incident reported from Chamarajpet in Bengaluru on Wednesday where a 26-year-old job-searching man from Rajasthan was lynched by a mob which assumed him to be a child-lifter based on fake news and alerts raising …
  • Inscription shows people, govt worked together for water management, a millennium ago 20 May 2018 15:00 THANJAVUR: Over a millennium old inscription discovered days ago by archaeologists at a village shows people took an active part in water management, ensuring proper irrigation of farmlands in Tamil Nadu. The inscription records the setting up of a stone …
  • Chennai-Salem expressway hits 'green' block 19 May 2018 02:08 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has recommended to the National Highways Authority of India to study the possibility of realigning the Chennai-Salem Express …
  • Tamil writer Balakumaran dead 15 May 2018 15:54 Acclaimed writer Balakumaran, whose works remained a link between serious and populist writing in Tamil, died on Tuesday. He was 71 and is survived by two wives, a son and a daughter. Balakumaran had taken pride in his writing style. He once told an …
  • Shocking! 65-year-old woman killed on suspicion of being a child abductor 11 May 2018 12:05 — By IANS | May 11, 2018 04:41 pm Chennai: An elderly woman was killed and four others were severely injured in an attack by villagers in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvannamalai district who suspected them to be child kidnappers, police said. Rukmani (65), Venkatesan …
  • Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission: Complete list of TNEA facilitation centres 02 May 2018 20:55 CHENNAI: Online registration and filling of applications for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) will begin on May 3 (Thursday) with the last date for candidates to register being May 30. Counselling for sports category, differently abled, …
  • Urad procurement takes off in TN; but industry wants release halted 30 Apr 2018 17:42 With Nafed launching urad procurement in Tamil Nadu for the first time, farmers in three districts in Central and northern parts of the State stand to gain. This could be extended in the coming season to the Cauvery Delta districts when arrivals are …
  • Day-trip down history lane around Chennai 16 Apr 2018 08:05 Chennai can boast of being in close proximity to quite a few landmark forts. Cycling to these heritage structures is a good way to have some fun and exercise while enriching your understanding of their glorious past. The weather is usually ideal for …
  • Play highlights battle and struggles of Abhimanyu 22 Mar 2018 10:38 8th Theatre Olympics Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal The Bhopalites witnessed the colourful tradition of Tamil Nadu’s Terukuttu on Tuesday. Marking the eighth day of the 8th Theatre Olympics being held in the city, Tamil play ‘Abhimanyu’ was performed at Bharat …
  • Green impact 10 Mar 2018 15:14 The majestic and mystical Nagalingam tree in the verdant Sri Ramana Ashram in Thiruvannamalai has had a deep impact on me. Situated in the garden opposite the samadhi of the master, this tree is always profusely in bloom. The flowers are bright, big and …
  • Hill of fire 06 Mar 2018 05:47 Goddess Parvati once playfully closed the eyes of Lord Siva, when the Divine Couple were in Kailasa. As a result the world was plunged into darkness. In order to atone for this, Parvati decided to do penance. She went to Kancheepuram, and fashioned a Linga …
  • Service-oriented sabbaticals gain ground 02 Mar 2018 04:41 In the corporate world, sabbaticals are now taken more frequently, often granted without much ado, and sometimes offered as a reward for stellar performance. In some cases, sabbaticals are linked to community programmes. Many employees, especially …
  • R-Day celebrated with patriotic fervour: Guv unfurls national flag, CM presents awards 27 Jan 2018 07:57 R-Day celebrated with patriotic fervour: Guv unfurls national flag, CM presents awardsTamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit, on Friday, led the state in celebrating the country’s 69th Republic Day, as he unfurled the national flag at a colourful function …
  • Escala wins feature event 25 Jan 2018 15:14 Escala, ridden by Arshad, won the South India Stayers Trial Stakes, the main event of the races here on Thursday (Jan. 25). The winner is owned by Mr. S. Pathy and trained by Neil Darashah. THIRUVANNAMALAI PLATE (1,200m), md. 3-y-o only (terms): LUXZARA ( …
  • Salazaar appeals most 24 Jan 2018 13:26 Salazaar appeals most in the South India Stayers Trial Stakes (2,400m), the main event of the races to be held here on Thursday (Jan 25). 1. THIRUVANNAMALAI PLATE (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms), 2.00 p.m.: 1. Bay Front (7) Arshad Alam 56, 2. Brilliant …
  • Karthi breaks down in tears at his fan Jeevan Kumar's funeral 28 Dec 2017 09:01 Tamil actor Karthi recently attended the funeral of his fan Jeevan Kumar, the secretary of Karthi welfare and fan association in Thiruvannamalai. The actor broke down in tears when he saw the body of his ardent fan. Jeevan was travelling from Chennai to …
  • Tamil actor Karthi breaks down at funeral of fan killed in road accident 27 Dec 2017 13:52 Karthi Breaks Down at his fan's funeral.PR Handout A fan of actor Karthi was killed in a horrific road accident on Monday around 1.30 am. Jeevan Kumar, who was also the general secretary of the actor's fans club in the Thiruvannamalai district, was …
  • KARTHIGAI DEEPAM: DIVINE FIRE SYMBOLIZING THE DAWN OF AUSPICIOUSNESS 20 Nov 2017 21:50 Power Day to Brighten Your Life with Prosperity and Wellbeing Blessings Vedic Technology to Dispel Darkness and Invite Divine Light for Wealth & Intelligence Food Feeding LIVE on Dec. 2, 2017 at 5:00 am PT / 8:00 am ET / 6:30 pm IST …
  • NEET initiative, but is this neat enough? 19 Nov 2017 05:04 CHENNAI: Last Monday, the Tamil Nadu government kick-started 25 competitive exam training centres to provide students across the State, access to study materials and exposure to exams such as NEET and JEE. However, government school teachers and aspirants …
  • Are you ready for 'Kadalekai Parishe' ? 11 Nov 2017 12:45 Bengaluru’s famous ‘Kadalekai Parishe’, the annual peanut fair, is all set to begin from November 13th in Basavangudi.‘Kadalekai Parishe’ brings in different varieties of peanuts cultivated across the state, and is a firm favourite in Bengaluru households. …
  • Most-wanted red sanders smuggler, 10 others held 01 Nov 2017 04:03 Eleven red sanders smugglers, including the most-wanted international smuggler Arcot Bhai, were arrested by the police in Railway Kodur, Obulavaripalle and Chitvel mandals in Kadapa district on Tuesday. Arcot Bhai is a hotelier turned most-wanted …
  • Lorry runs over woman, daughter at Banaswadi 23 Oct 2017 10:44 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Oct 23 2017, 16:07 IST A woman and her daughter were run over by a speeding lorry when they were crossing the Outer Ring Road in Banaswadi early Monday morning. The deceased, Vellacchi (70), and her daughter Vasantha (49), were …
  • It was an accident waiting to happen  17 Oct 2017 07:11 BENGALURU: The death of seven people in a building collapse at Ejipura on Monday has once again highlighted the issue of building violations. Though the building collapse in Ejipura was caused by a cylinder explosion, the building, like many others in the …
  • Bengaluru Building collapse: Compensation for kin of victims announced 17 Oct 2017 07:11 Fire and Emergency personnel working to rescue people stuck under the debris of a building which collapsed after a LPG cylinder blast in Bengaluru. (EPS | Nagesh Polali) BENGALURU: Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy, Bengaluru Development Minister KJ George and …
  • The little hospital where every newborn baby got a kiss from the nurse 05 Oct 2017 10:30 Wow, what a response! We got one of our biggest ever reactions to a nostalgic photograph when we asked for your memories of Little Thorpe Maternity Hospital. We posted it on social media and loved the comments that rolled in. The cosy little hospital near …
  • 'BJP without a single MLA is ruling Tamil Nadu' 22 Sep 2017 08:31 'What we see here is puppetry.' The string is with the BJP.' 'All the puppets here are dancing to the direction the BJP pulls the strings.' IMAGE: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit A Shah at the Arunachaleswarar temple in …
  • Indian snake catchers hope "fantasy homes" will keep them from slavery 23 Aug 2017 00:18 By Anuradha Nagaraj TIRUVANNAMALAI, India, Aug 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A s Devi and Selvam cut across the fields of Tiruvannamalai to reach their hut in Embalam village in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the young couple stop transfixed …
  • 2 women murdered after one is sexually assaulted in Thiruvannamalai 18 Aug 2017 09:54 A woman and her mother-in-law were murdered in Chengam, Thiruvannamalai by unknown assailants with the former said to have been sexually assaulted before being killed. Younis, who resides in Pakkiripalayam, Thiruvannamalai along with his 80-year-old mother …
  • 16th century slab points to use of hookah in State 14 Aug 2017 04:26 The hookah has been a sign of Nawabi opulence, even decadence. In Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khiladi, the hookah seemed to symbolise how the Nawabi chess players in Awadh were oblivious to the British power grab. Down south, Tamils were no strangers to the …
  • Heavy rain hits normal life in TN and Puducherry 13 Aug 2017 14:28 Sathyanarayana, DH News Service, Chennai, Aug 13 2017, 18:30 IST Several trees were uprooted along state and national highways due to rain and along with the heavy wind. PTI Photo Normal life affected in Tamil Nadu due to heavy rain that lashed across the …
  • Madras High Court gets cracking on tribal welfare issues 10 Aug 2017 03:33 Chennai: Based on a report filed in Deccan Chronicle titled TN tribes face extinction, the Madras high court on Wednesday took suo motto action and impleaded two respondents to a writ petition on tribal welfare. In a major boost to the oppressed tribal …
  • Rains confined to N-W, East India 07 Aug 2017 19:13 Thiruvananthapuram, August 7:   An expected low-pressure area failed to materialise over East India but a preparatory cyclonic circulation is anchoring monsoon easterlies from the Bay of Bengal into the region. It is in turn interacting with prevailing …
  • Traditional handloom weaving methods revived 02 Aug 2017 04:34 Traditional handloom weavers in the State have received a new lease of life with the State government coming up with new initiatives to safeguard their livelihood. A number of these weavers have visited the seven-day national handloom expo that began in …
  • Settlement without electricity for 50 years 17 Jul 2017 05:10 CHENNAI: At a time when the State government is leading the country with highest energy surplus, nearly 500 persons belonging to the Dalit community residing in the capital city within the metropolitan area have suffered without electricity for nearly five …
  • Massive 'God rock' meant for Bengaluru, now ... 08 Jul 2017 12:38 CHENNAI: A massive single-piece rock, weighing 380 metric tons and measuring 120ft in length and 33ft in breadth, carved out of a hillock in Tamil Nadu for the Kothandaramaswami idol, has now got stuck in legal tangle. The semi-finished idol was to be …
  • Massive 'God rock' meant for Bengaluru, now stuck in Tamil Nadu 08 Jul 2017 11:11 CHENNAI: A massive single-piece rock, weighing 380 metric tons and measuring 120ft in length and 33ft in breadth, carved out of a hillock in Tamil Nadu for the Kothandaramaswami idol, has now got stuck in legal tangle. The semi-finished idol was to be …
  • The time traveller 06 Jul 2017 14:12 “As a child I wanted to be an archaeologist,” says Pavithra Srinivasan. She hasn’t been too far off the mark — Srinivasan works closely with the soil, and reads, researches and writes on history. In the years between, she has been a film journalist, …
  • Live: It's Chennai's turn to say #NotInMyName 01 Jul 2017 09:20 Hundreds of Chennaiites, including civil rights activists, gathered near Valluvar Kottam on Saturday to protest against rising violence and mob attacks in the name of cow protection. The #NotInMyName campaign has seen people taking to the streets in …
  • Vijay Mallya's F1 franchise may drop 'India' from Force India 29 Jun 2017 13:25 Businessman Vijay Mallya-owned Force India Formula 1 team could be re-branded as 'Force One' after its top official Otmar Szafnauer hinted at a name change for the Silverstone-based outfit to attract more global sponsors. The tainted businessman, …
  • Force India set to change name for 2018 29 Jun 2017 10:32 9:23 – Force India looks set to change its name to Force One Grand Prix after the new moniker, and several other iterations, were registered with Companies House in the UK. Indian businessman Vijay Mallya brought the Force India name to Formula 1 in 2008, …
  • Mulling over a new name 28 Jun 2017 22:28 Mallya London: Vijay Mallya, who is being pursued by Indian authorities over unpaid loans tied to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, has taken steps that could see India disappear from the name of his Formula One team. Listings at Companies House showed six …
  • Businessman Vijay Mallya’s F1 team may drop India from Force India 28 Jun 2017 17:27   The tainted businessman, who is wanted in India for unpaid loans in connection with the defunct Kingfisher Airlines, himself had earlier said that he was considering a name change.(Photo: PTI) Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya-owned Force India Formula 1 …
  • Force India takes steps towards 'Force One' rebrand 28 Jun 2017 16:16 Force India has made progress in its plans to rebrand its Formula 1 team as "Force One" for 2018 by incorporating six associated companies with the UK's Companies House. Speculation that Force India could be set to rebrand in a bid to be …
  • Mallya takes steps to drop 'India' from F1 team 28 Jun 2017 15:51 LONDON: Vijay Mallya, who is being pursued by Indian authorities over unpaid loans tied to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, has taken steps that could see India disappear from the name of his Formula One team. Listings at Companies House showed six …
  • ​Vijay Mallya paves way for F1 team to be a force without India 28 Jun 2017 15:16 LONDON: Vijay Mallya, who is being pursued by Indian authorities over unpaid loans tied to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, has taken steps that could see India disappear from the name of his Formula One team. Listings at Companies House showed six …
  • Mallya takes steps to drop 'India' from F1 teamVijay Mallya, who is being pursued by Indian authorities over unpaid loans tied to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, has taken steps that could see India disappear from the name of his Formula One team. 28 Jun 2017 14:59 LONDON: Vijay Mallya, who is being pursued by Indian authorities over unpaid loans tied to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, has taken steps that could see India disappear from the name of his Formula One team. Listings at Companies House showed six …
  • Vijay Mallya on path to remove ‘India’ from F1 team Force India 28 Jun 2017 12:59 Vijay Mallya is being pursued by Indian authorities for unpaid loans related to Kingfisher Airlines. Vijay Mallya has taken steps that might end up removing India from Force India, one of his six businesses of Force One that are registered to his London …
  • 'Force India begin rebrand process' 28 Jun 2017 12:52 Six companies registered at Companies House under Force One name By Jonathan Green Last Updated: 28/06/17 1:48pm Force India have begun the process of a possible rebrand as Force One with the formation of a number of limited companies under the new …
  • Mallya paves way for F1 team 28 Jun 2017 12:28 28 June 2017, 13:40 Vijay Mallya, who is being pursued by Indian authorities over unpaid loans tied to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, has taken steps that could see India disappear from the name of his Formula One team. Listings at Companies House showed …
  • Vijay Mallya takes steps to remove India from Formula One team 28 Jun 2017 12:20 Vijay Mallya is being pursued by Indian authorities for unpaid loans related to Kingfisher Airlines. Vijay Mallya has taken steps that might end up removing India from Force India, one of his six businesses of Force One that are registered to his London …
  • Mallya hits back; removes 'India' from F1 team name 28 Jun 2017 11:53 'There are some people who believe the current name Force India is restrictive psychologically.' IMAGE: Vijay Mallya with his son Siddharth. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters Vijay Mallya, who is being pursued by Indian authorities over unpaid …
  • Mallya paves way for F1 team to be a force w... 28 Jun 2017 11:34 LONDON: Vijay Mallya, who is being pursued by Indian authorities over unpaid loans tied to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, has taken steps that could see India disappear from the name of his Formula One team. Listings at Companies House showed six …
  • Force India To Change Name To Force One 28 Jun 2017 11:28 Documents reveal that on May 31st and June 6th new limited companies were registered under the names Force One Grand Prix, Force One Racing, Force One Team, Force One Technologies, Force One Hospitality, and Force One Brand. The only director listed is Dr …
  • Mallya paves way for F1 team to be a force without India 28 Jun 2017 11:13 LONDON Vijay Mallya, who is being pursued by Indian authorities over unpaid loans tied to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, has taken steps that could see India disappear from the name of his Formula One team.Listings at Companies House showed six …
  • Force India could be rebranded as ‘Force One’ 28 Jun 2017 10:34 Jun 28, 2017 The Force India Formula 1 team has taken the first steps towards a possible name change. Documents reveal that on May 31 and June 6, new limited companies were registered in the UK under the names Force One Grand Prix, Force One Racing, Force …
  • Amit Shah's temple visit shows up BJP, EPS ties for what it's worth 28 Jun 2017 09:26 Even without Shah’s TN visit and the rest, the increasing bonhomie between the BJP and the AIADMK factions in the state have become more visible than ever in the post-Jaya era, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Image: BJP President Amit Shah at the Arunachaleswarar …
  • The time traveller 27 Jun 2017 11:57 “As a child I wanted to be an archaeologist,” says Pavithra Srinivasan. She hasn’t been too far off the mark — Srinivasan works closely with the soil, and reads, researches and writes on history. In the years between, she has been a film journalist, …

  • Up to six borewell sites near Neyveli abandoned by Chennai Metro Water Board 12 Nov 2019 18:25 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: As many as 6 out of 46 borewells dug up between Sethiyathope and Panruti, to supply water to Chennai has been left abandoned at the Vadakuthu village near Neyveli by the Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage …
  • National Entrepreneurship Awards 2019: Three startups from Tamil Nadu get awards 11 Nov 2019 12:16 CHENNAI: Three startups from Tamil Nadu and the state's Entrepreneurship Development & Innovation Institute (EDII) were awarded in the ministry of skill development & entrepreneurship (MSDE)'s National Entrepreneurship Awards 2019 on …
  • In need of a son, married man weds, rapes minor in Tamil Nadu 10 Nov 2019 22:46 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Three daughters were not enough for this couple. A son was indispensable and they were prepared to go to any lengths to achieve that. With ‘Beti Bachao’ campaign at its peak across the country, the desire for a son still …
  • These basketball players in Chennai are passing forward with passion 10 Nov 2019 19:56 Express News Service CHENNAI: The sight of children playing between two cricket stumps is a common one in the city, but the VGP Nagar streets of Velachery sport a different look. An orange ball is dribbled with a ferocious pace and the player easily slips …
  • Muslim outfit promises harmony post SC Ayodhya verdict 09 Nov 2019 01:01 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Representatives of the All-India Federation for National Harmony on Friday called on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and promised him that they would cooperate with the State government in maintaining communal harmony …
  • Deals Buzz: Tech Mahindra acquires New York-based BORN Group for $95 million 06 Nov 2019 05:26 Mumbai: Mint brings you your dose of the top deals news, reported from newsrooms across the country Tech Mahindra acquires New York-based BORN Group for $95 million IT services firm Tech Mahindra Ltd (Tech M) has acquired BORN Group, a New York-based …
  • Haldia Petrochem makes fresh bid for Nagarjuna refinery 06 Nov 2019 02:30 CHENNAI: Kolkata-based Haldia Petrochemicals has filed a fresh bid for the oil refinery of Nagarjuna Oil in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore district, a coastal plant facing liquidation that may be turned around into a large petrochemical complex and refinery should …
  • 'There will be no reservations' 05 Nov 2019 15:32 'Why don't they suggest artificial intelligence training for SC/STs?' 'Why can't they be trained in computer programming?' Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters   The Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi is a Dalit-focused party in Tamil …
  • Tamil Nadu man arrested for illegally printing govt documents 03 Nov 2019 15:23 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Officials of the district crime branch on Saturday arrested a 46-year-old man for illegally printing documents such as voter ID, Aadhaar and ration cards. According to official sources, Jagadeeshwaran recently submitted a …
  • Chennai water bodies get fresh lease of life 03 Nov 2019 02:15 Express News Service CHENNAI : The four reservoirs supplying water to Chennai have not been fully desilted this year, and cannot store water up to their maximum capacity. However, there are small success stories that can have a big impact on the long run. …
  • Child beaten to death by landlord in front of her bonded labourer parents 02 Nov 2019 00:46 Express News Service CUDDALORE: In a shocking case, a five-year-old child was beaten to death in front of her parents by a 65-year-old woman near Virudhachalam. The reason: her parents, being held as bonded labourers, aspired to put her in a school. The …
  • Cyclone Maha to bring rains to TN in next 48 hours 01 Nov 2019 11:51 Tamil Nadu is set to get more widespread rains over the next 48 hours due to Cyclone Maha which is brewing over the Lakshadweep area in the Arabian Sea, The effect was already felt on Wednesday, when Chennai witnessed rains through the day. Deep depression …
  • Only 9.7% of doctors still on strike, claims Health Minister 31 Oct 2019 23:25 Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar on Thursday said only 9.7% of a total of 16,475 government doctors were still striking work. He extended the deadline for the doctors to report for duty to Friday morning. However, doctors affiliated to the Federation of …
  • As T.N. mourns Sujith’s death, two more children fall into pits and drown 30 Oct 2019 20:48 While Tamil Nadu was mourning the death of toddler Sujith Wilson, who fell into an abandoned borewell in Tiruchi district, a three-year-old boy drowned in a pit dug up for constructing a rainwater harvesting structure at his grandfather’s house in …
  • 'Cyclone Maha' to cause widespread rains in Tamil Nadu for next 48 hours 30 Oct 2019 18:20 By Express News Service The pull effect of "Cyclone Maha" over Lakshadweep area would bring widespread rains for Tamil Nadu for next 48 hours before entering a dry spell. On Wednesday, several districts of the State, including Chennai got …
  • Tamil Nadu rain: holiday for schools in multiple districts on Oct.30, 2019 30 Oct 2019 06:51 Following incessant rains, four districts in Tamil Nadu have declared a holiday on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. The district administrations of Ramanathapuram, Madurai, Vellore and Virudhunagar have declared a one-day holiday for all government and private …
  • No lessons learnt: Two-year-old falls into septic tank in Cuddalore, dies 30 Oct 2019 02:00 Express News Service CUDDALORE: Barely hours after Sujith’s body was recovered from a borewell pit, another toddler was found dead in yet another pit left unguarded, this time at a construction site. According to the police, Priya, a resident of Villupuram …
  • Standoff between fishers over high speed engines enters 100th day 29 Oct 2019 11:55 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Mechanised boat fishers from Pazhayar harbour completed an unprecedented 100 days without fishing as they continue their protest against high-speed engines. The 200 mechanised boats and 2,000 fishermen from Nagapattinam …
  • Deepavali dampener? It could be a wet day today: Met office 28 Oct 2019 11:59 There may be light to moderate rainfall in many places over south and coastal parts of the State till Tuesday. Chennai may get light showers on Deepavali, according to Meteorological Department officials. S. Balachandran, deputy director general, …
  • Not all daughters are welcome: Female foeticide, infanticide make a comeback in T.N. 28 Oct 2019 11:59 A little over 48 hours after birth, doctors found a healthy newborn with no signs of life in the post-natal ward of a government medical college hospital in northern Tamil Nadu last month. The baby was rushed to the neonatal intensive care unit, but it was …
  • Light to moderate rain likely in some areas of Chennai on Sunday 27 Oct 2019 02:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Meteorological department on Saturday forecast light to moderate rain in Chennai on Deepavali (Sunday), while heavy rain is likely in neighbouring Kancheepuram. “The sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy in Chennai …
  • Three test positive for dengue at Cuddalore GH 26 Oct 2019 01:52 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Three persons out of 43 who were tested for dengue at Cuddalore Government General Hospital here on Friday were positive, health official said. They have been identified as Saranya (29) of Thodamanattam, Aarthi (16) of …
  • India: Study Report on Gaja Cyclone 2018 24 Oct 2019 10:15 Executive Summary Tamil Nadu is historically one of the most vulnerable States to tropical cyclone. The total geographical area of Tamil Nadu is 13 Million hectares and it has a coastline of 1,076 km which is about 15% of the coastline of India. The State …
  • Six terminuses in Chennai to handle festival rush 24 Oct 2019 03:14 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Ahead of the ensuing Deepavali, the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC), State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) and private operators are set to operate extra buses from Chennai to various destinations.To …
  • Mettur dam reaches capacity for third time in two months 23 Oct 2019 21:04 The water level at the Stanley reservoir reached capacity at 6.15 a.m. on Wednesday, touching 120 ft. This is the third time in two months that the Mettur dam has attained the full reservoir level (FRL). Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) said …
  • Mettur dam at full reservoir level thrice in three months 23 Oct 2019 07:52 With water at Stanley Reservoir at Mettur reaching its full reservoir level (FRL) of 120 feet at 6.15 a.m. on October 23, 22,500 cusecs is released through the dam power house and tunnel power house in Salem. Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) …
  • TN to get heavy rains: Red alert issued in 4 districts 22 Oct 2019 09:12 With northeast monsoon turning vigorous, regional meteorology centre issued a ‘red alert’ to the administration in The Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni and Dindigul districts. The hilly areas of these districts are likely to receive heavy rainfal. A red warning …
  • Cuddalore shops fined for poor maintenance of premises 22 Oct 2019 02:19 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: In the dengue awareness drive and inspection, Collector V Anbuselvan conducted an inspection in Panruti block on Sunday and fined as many as four shop owners for poor maintenance of the locality and not adhering to the …
  • Rain lashes parts of city, to continue for few more days 20 Oct 2019 21:28 Rain lashed several parts of the city on Sunday, and will continue for a few more days. Areas like Perambur, ICF, Alwarpet, T. Nagar, Adyar, Anna Salai, Ashok Nagar, Mambalam and Thoraipakkam received good showers on Sunday morning, while several other …
  • Chennai: Boy on cycle holds power pole, electrocuted 19 Oct 2019 23:33 Chennai: Even as the death of 23-year-old Subhashri continues to haunt Chennaiites,  the news of another life being lost to the banner menace in the state has come to light. A 13-year-old boy, the only son to his parents died after being electrocuted by an …
  • Low over Arabian Sea could spur activity in N-E monsoon 17 Oct 2019 15:56 The low-pressure area that has formed over the South-East Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep, as predicted by the India Met Department (IMD) early this (Thursday) morning, may drive up activity in the day-old North-East monsoon to peak activity over the …
  • Northeast monsoon arrives a day ahead 17 Oct 2019 02:45 CHENNAI: The northeast monsoon, expected to hit the region from Oct. 17, has arrived a day earlier across the south Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Union Territory of Puducherry, according to S. Balachandran, South Zone …
  • Orange alert in Tamil Nadu, Kerala as Northeast monsoon arrives 16 Oct 2019 09:03 The northeast monsoon, which will continue till December, is crucial for Tamil Nadu as it is the source of 70 per cent of its annual rainfall. (Express Photo/File) The northeast monsoon has set in over parts of South India Wednesday, triggering an …
  • Chennai: Jet Airways told to pay Rs 25,000 to stranded passengers 04 Oct 2019 22:20 Chennai: The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Chennai (South), directed Jet Airways (India) Ltd, a grounded international airline based in Mumbai, to pay a compensation of Rs 25,000 to three air passengers for leaving them stranded at Chennai …
  • Experts examine firecrackers blast spot in Gingee 03 Oct 2019 02:50 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Experts from Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization (PESO) inspected the spot where firecrackers exploded killing three persons near Gingee on Tuesday. Meanwhile, demanding relief for injured persons and damaged …
  • Dedicated lanes for buses at toll gates during festivals 02 Oct 2019 02:31 By Express News Service CHENNAI: To ensure that government buses don’t crawl on national highways during festivals, a dedicated lane will be earmarked at toll gates across the state, Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar said on Tuesday.Speaking to reporters …
  • Anna University maps flood-prone district in Tamil Nadu using drones 02 Oct 2019 02:27 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government can now mitigate with floods in a better way in Cuddalore district as Centre for Aerospace Research(CASR) under Anna University has completed mapping of water resources in the district using unmanned …
  • Kanchi mutt elephants 'traumatised' as foresters use force to shift them to Trichy camp 27 Sep 2019 19:34 Express News Service CHENNAI: Dramatic scenes were witnessed on Friday at the private Elephant Care Facility (ECF) in Kurumbaram village in Marakanam, about 110 km south of Chennai, as forest department launched a pre-dawn operation for shifting three …
  • Heavy rain likely at isolated places in Chennai 23 Sep 2019 07:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places over Tamil Nadu on Monday according to a weather bulletin released by the Regional Meteorological department. While there was a short spell of heavy rain in various parts …
  • Toddler's cries melts Tamil Nadu man's heart, gives up bid to blow 23 Sep 2019 04:31 Though the man was prevented from blowing himself up, anguished man told police he had already consumed poison and was rushed to a hospital. Cuddalore: A man threatened to blow himself up using country bombs over a matrimonial dispute but was saved by the …
  • Coimbatore cop composes songs to ensure road safety 22 Sep 2019 01:54 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: A minor negligence on part of a road user can lead to a fatal accident and a policeman from the district has taken the initiative to create awareness of this fact through social media. Head constable P Sivaperuman …
  • Zee Tamil unveils the second edition of Zee Tamil KutumbamViruthugal; to award and honour the best talent 21 Sep 2019 01:07 Following the grand success of the first ever edition of Zee Tamil KutumbamViruthugal last year, leading Tamil General Entertainment Channel (GEC) – Zee Tamil is back with a bigger and grander edition of Zee Tamil KutumbamViruthugal 2019 to recognise the …
  • Chennai reservoirs receive inflows equivalent to 10 days’ supply 20 Sep 2019 22:56 City reservoirs that have remained bone dry for more than four months have now received inflows equivalent to 10 days of Chennai’s water supply following the heavy downpour on Thursday. However, there has been a dip in inflows since Friday morning, as rain …
  • Night-long showers in Chennai raise concerns about wet season ahead 19 Sep 2019 23:09 The city’s wettest day of the year so far also led to waterlogging in several areas, exposing its unpreparedness to face the northeast monsoon next month. Slowing traffic during the early part of the day to a crawl, waterlogging took residents by surprise …
  • Cuddalore fisheries official bags Kalpana Chawla Award 16 Aug 2019 04:54 P. Ramyalakshmi, assistant director, fisheries, Cuddalore, hides an iron fist in a velvet glove. The recipient of the Tamil Nadu Government’s Kalpana Chawla Award 2019 showed exemplary courage and daring enterprise in taking on the illegal practice of …
  • Cuddalore lakes, which could quench Chennai’s thirst, don't see desilting work for several decades 12 Aug 2019 06:17 Express News Service CUDDALORE: The three major waterbodies in Cuddalore district — Veeranam, Walajah and Perumal lakes — that potentially can meet the drinking water requirements of both Cuddalore district and Chennai city have not undergone even a single …
  • Cuddalore’s 76-year-old record broken by Avalanche 09 Aug 2019 02:37 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The downpour battering the western parts of the State broke a 76-year-old record when the Avalanche area in The Nilgiris reported an 820 mm rainfall in 24 hours. This copious reception bettered the 1943 record set in …
  • Adani Ports keen on building port at Nagarjuna Refinery site in Cuddalore 07 Aug 2019 16:03 Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has put in an expression of interest (EoI) to develop a port at Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu at the site of the Nagarjuna Oil Refinery that is undergoing liquidation. The planned six-million tonnes (mt) refinery …
  • Not a trace left of 60-acre lake in Cuddalore 27 Jul 2019 02:58 Express News Service CUDDALORE: When officials in Cuddalore decided to implement a High Court order, and identify waterbodies to be restored, little did they expect to find a 60-acre lake missing. The Palayam lake was very much present in the government …
  • Clariant Adds Pharmaceutical Desiccant Packet Production Capability in Cuddalore, India 24 Jul 2019 20:11 The Clariant Healthcare Packaging business unit is now producing desiccant packets at its plant in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India. The addition expands the range of desiccant products immediately available to customers in the region and increases global …
  • USFDA inspects Solara Active Pharma's Cuddalore facility 08 Jul 2019 16:29 Solara Active Pharma Science on Monday announced the successful completion of the USFDA inspection at the multi-product manufacturing facility at Cuddalore with zero 483 inspectional observations. The Cuddalore facility was established in 1991 and is …
  • Solara's Cuddalore facility completes USFDA Inspection with Zero 483s 08 Jul 2019 06:36 Solara Active Pharma Science Limited (Solara), a leading Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient provider today announced the successful completion of US FDA inspection at the multi-product manufacturing facility at Cuddalore with ZERO 483s inspectional …
  • Cuddalore man tests negative for Nipah 15 Jun 2019 00:32 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: After a 52-year-old Cuddalore native working in Kerala was suspected to be affected with Nipah virus, the report on his blood samples sent to Pune for further tests has confirmed the man to be free of the virus. Natarajan …
  • HC tells police to file detailed report on Cuddalore murder probe 09 Jun 2019 01:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has directed the police concerned to file a detailed report on the status of investigation into the murder of a 19-year-old college student at Cuddalore, allegedly by her boyfriend, last month. Justice …
  • Pollution continues to haunt residents around SIPCOT estate in Cuddalore 07 Apr 2019 00:37 Express News Service CUDDALORE: A retired army havildar, P Senthamaraikannan of Echangadu village in Cuddalore likes to keep himself busy with small experiments around the house to confirm what he already knows. On some nights, he leaves a wet white cloth …
  • Industries and Pollution: Focus issues in Cuddalore 04 Apr 2019 03:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: Cuddalore is set to witness a two-pronged battle between PMK’s R Govindasamy and DMK’s TRVS Sriramesh, at the end of which, its electorate hopes, is the answer to its environmental and infrastructure problems.While Sriramesh, …
  • Voters in Cuddalore taluk mostly unaware of Congress’ NYAY scheme 31 Mar 2019 02:28 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Four days after the Congress’ minimum income guarantee scheme was announced, a move that is expected to change the fortunes of the party, most parts of Cuddalore taluk are unaware of the poll promise.  With the DMK yet to …
  • Cuddalore teacher’s throat slit by stalker near school 23 Feb 2019 02:26 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: In a shocking case, a 23-year-old teacher was murdered in front of her school in Cuddalore on Friday morning. She was allegedly killed by a stalker who had been following her for the past few months. Ramya, the deceased, …
  • Woman teacher hacked to death in school near Cuddalore 22 Feb 2019 15:18 In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old woman teacher was hacked to death inside a private matriculation school in Kurunjipadi by a man who had been stalking her for over a year. The incident occurred when S. Ramya, the victim, arrived at the Gayathri …
  • Low pressure causes light showers in Cuddalore 24 Dec 2018 03:10 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Due to well-marked low pressure formed over the Bay of Bengal, several parts of Cuddalore district received light showers throughout the weekend. And the sky cleared up only for few hours in the afternoon on Sunday. …
  • Why the Navy wants to sink INS Cuddalore off Puducherry 09 Dec 2018 06:46 CHENNAI: Barnacles on a ship aren’t a good thing. But let’s hope the INS Cuddalore gets covered in them quickly. In a couple of months, the decommissioned minesweeper will be sunk in the waters 7km off the Puducherry coast to become India’s first …
  • Man lynched to death on suspicion of robbery in Cuddalore; video goes viral 28 Nov 2018 13:31 (Representational image)Johannes Simon/Getty Images A man, suspected of robbery was gruesomely killed by a mob in broad daylight in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. A video which went viral showed the 45-year-old man screaming 'Chachi pothanu' …
  • New line along ECR in South TN dropped, city-Cuddalore link may get nod next year 19 Nov 2018 06:07 Express News Service CHENNAI :  A new railway line along East Coast Road between Karaikudi and Kanniyakumari via Thoothukudi, Tiruchendur and Rameswaram has been shelved by the railway board.  However, the 179-km new line proposed between Chennai and …
  • Enumeration of crop damage on in Cuddalore 18 Nov 2018 02:07 The Cuddalore district administration has taken up enumeration of crop damage under the impact of Cyclone Gaja, which made its landfall near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district in the early hours of Friday. Collector V. Anbuselvan said that banana and …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Cuddalore MLA holds review meeting with rescue teams 15 Nov 2018 08:35 [Tamil Nadu], Nov 15 (ANI): In the backdrop of cyclone Gaja gathering strength in the Bay of Bengal and threatening to play havoc in the coastal areas of Cuddalore and Rameswaram tonight, Cuddalore Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) MC Sambath has held a …
  • Cyclone Gaja LIVE updates: Storm set to make landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban in Tamil Nadu 15 Nov 2018 05:31 IMD says that Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Karaikal, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pudukottai and Ramanathapuram will receive heavy rainfall on Thursday, more than 20 cm.  The Hindu reports that some regions will receive rainfall till Saturday.  "The degree of …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Schools in Rameshwaram and Cuddalore to remain shut 14 Nov 2018 12:03 [India], Nov 14 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced that all schools in Cuddalore and Rameswaram will remain shut on Thursday as cyclone Gaja gathers strength in the Bay of Bengal. Speaking to media, Cuddalore District Collector V …
  • Met zeroes in on Pamban-Cuddalore stretch for Cyclone Gaja landfall 12 Nov 2018 15:07 The India Met Department (IMD) has pointed to a stretch between Pamban and Cuddalore, along the Tamil Nadu coast, as the likely landfall zone for cyclone ‘Gaja’ by forenoon on Thursday. It located the cyclone 720 km east-north-east of Chennai and 800 km …
  • Cuddalore prison faces IS threat 01 Oct 2018 22:09 Security has been beefed up at the Cuddalore Central Prison following intelligence inputs that the IS is planning to launch an attack and free an inmate arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). According to the police, Ansar Meeran was arrested …
  • Detonators, gelatin sticks seized in Cuddalore districts 28 Sep 2018 01:51 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Police seized 164 electrical detonators and 155 gelatin sticks from M Agaram village near Mangalampettai. It was alleged that a farmer, without obtaining permission, had procured the explosives for constructing a well. …
  • BJP national secretary H Raja booked by Cuddalore, Thanjai cops over comment 22 Sep 2018 01:27 By Express News Service THANJAVUR/CUDDALORE: The Thanjavur South police on Friday registered a case against BJP national secretary H Raja based on a complaint by HR&CE officials’ staff union. Kannan, the state general secretary of the Tamil Nadu …
  • Farmers in Cuddalore demand opening of irrigation channels of Veeranam 20 Aug 2018 02:25 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Famers alleged that the 28 irrigation channels from Veeranam lake had still not been opened despite lake reaching its full capacity of 47.5 ft. With over three lakh cusecs draining into the Bay of Bengal, the farmers …
  • Cuddalore man dupes many with promise of jobs, held 06 Aug 2018 16:12 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 32-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for allegedly cheating people by taking money from them on the pretext of getting them government jobs. “Aravindan (32), a native of Cuddalore and a B.Sc graduate was doing real …
  • Perungudi-Cuddalore link may shift to Chengalpet, post Metro-MRTS merger 13 Jul 2018 00:48 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Southern Railway’s proposed Chennai-Cuddalore rail link from Perungudi may be shifted to Chengalpet, once Chennai Metro Rail and Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) get merged, according to official sources. Sources said …
  • 18-year-old intellectually-disabled woman beaten up near Cuddalore 11 May 2018 01:31 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: In yet another case of people taking the law into their own following rumours that child lifters were on the loose, an 18-year-old intellectually-disabled woman from North India was beaten up in the district on Thursday. …
  • WHY NO CONCERN ABOUT THE LIQUIDATION OF PETROLEUM REFINERY PROJECT IN CUDDALORE, INDIA? 25 Apr 2018 20:37 N.S. Venkataraman      25/4/2018 It is surprising that neither the Government of Tamilnadu nor the political parties or fringe groups in Tamilnadu have expressed concern that a six million tonne per year capacity petroleum refinery project in …
  • Water woes force Cuddalore farmers to switch over to horticulture crops 25 Apr 2018 00:42 A marigold field in full bloom in the Cuddalore region | Express CUDDALORE: The transition from agriculture to horticulture is happening in the district with the rains playing the spoilsport. Vegetables, fruits and flowers find a place among farmers, where …
  • Cuddalore lake in making to quench thirst of Chennaiites 21 Apr 2018 00:58 Image for representational purpose only. CUDDALORE: Chennai will get water from a new reservoir in times of distress, if the 950-acre lake in Cuddalore district becomes a reality. The new reservoir is coming up, mostly on lands owned by a few State …
  • High drama at Cuddalore as 16 try self-immolation 17 Apr 2018 00:47 CUDDALORE: In a shocking incident, 16 members of a joint family tried to set themselves on fire by pouring petrol at the Cuddalore collectorate on Monday. They were reportedly aggrieved by the inaction of revenue officials in sanctioning a path to their …
  • Cuddalore eateries make snail meat a hot delicacy 16 Apr 2018 00:35 Image for representational purpose only. CUDDALORE: With snail meat catching up with restaurants in the coastal villages in the state and demand from domestic and export markets rising, fishermen in Cuddalore have seen their pockets becoming fatter. As a …
  • Dina Color Lab opens its Cuddalore branch 23 Mar 2018 07:08 “Our six years of planning is slowly but surely bearing fruit and the success of the commercial print shops that we have set up so far is the testament to the effort that was put in by my team,” said M Dinakaran, managing director of Dina group of …
  • Cuddalore medico bags third rank at all-India level NEET-PG 21 Feb 2018 01:16 CHENNAI: A Cuddalore native who pursued his MBBS course in the Government Madurai Medical College has secured third rank at the all-India level NEET-PG. R Madhan, who hails from Konjikuppam village, has also scored the highest marks among candidates from …
  • Cuddalore fishermen go extra mile to give turtles a chance 16 Feb 2018 00:47 CUDDALORE: With the breeding season of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtle in full swing, fishermen in the coastal villages here have gone into a conservation mode, spotting and taking the turtles’ eggs to a hatchery set up in Rasapettai village. A …
  • Congress, VCK worked up as Governor visits Cuddalore now 16 Dec 2017 03:21 CHENNAI: Even as Governor Banwarilal Purohit, seemingly undeterred by criticism from several quarters, went ahead with his inspection programme in Cuddalore on Friday, opposition parties upped the ante with the Congress and the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal …
  • Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's office denies he entered occupied bathroom in Cuddalore 15 Dec 2017 20:19 Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit (File | PTI) CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's office on Friday termed as "mischievous and scurrilous" media reports that he entered an occupied bathroom in Cuddalore district during a …
  • TN Governor holds meeting with Cuddalore officials 15 Dec 2017 13:39 Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Despite opposition by the DMK, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday held a meeting with officials of Cuddalore district, around 190 km from here. Apart from holding discussions with district officials of different …
  • TN to propose upgrade of  Kumari, Cuddalore ports 23 Nov 2017 02:40 CHENNAI: The expansion and modernisation of Kanniyakumari Port and various other initiatives are expected to be proposed by the State government under the Sagarmala scheme when Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari visits the city on Thursday.It is learnt …
  • Bootlegger drives straight into river, held after filmy chase in Cuddalore 18 Nov 2017 04:29 An earthmover being used to recover the bootlegger’s car from the Gadilam in Cuddalore on Friday | express CUDDALORE: What seems like a dramatic chase scene from a typical Kollywood potboiler, a bootlegger was arrested from the Gadilam river, early on …
  • Ragging raises its evil head in Cuddalore government hostel 23 Aug 2017 03:39 CUDDALORE: Over five college students who stay at the government hostel run by the Backward Class Welfare Department in Cuddalore have made allegations of ragging, and extortion of money, against some senior students who also stay there. After the Periyar …
  • Woman throws children in well, attempts suicide in Cuddalore 17 Jul 2017 08:47 Cuddalore: Two children died after being thrown into a well by their 41-year-old mother, who later jumped into it, in the district today, police said. The victim, hailing from Thimava Royanakupppam took the extreme step owing to poverty, they said. The …
  • Four more Dalit docs embrace Buddhism in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore 29 May 2017 00:24 Dr M V Thambiah (standing- 2nd from right), Dr R Palanivel (3rd from right), Dr K Renugadevi (4th from right)and Dr M Anandhi (5th from right), during an event held to mark the 126th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar on Sunday | Express CUDDALORE: Seven …
  • Teen Hacked To Death, Severed Head Thrown Into Police Station In Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore 11 May 2017 05:09 Puducherry:  In an extremely barbaric incident in Tamil Nadu last night, a teen was hacked to pieces, allegedly by a gang that later flung his severed head into a police station. In CCTV footage, two bikers stop at the entrance, throw the head and drive …
  • Gang thrashes cabbie, takes away rented SUV in Cuddalore 05 May 2017 02:09 Ashok at Cuddalore Government Hospital, after being attacked by a gang who stole his SUV on Thursday | Express CUDDALORE: A six-member gang, which rented an SUV  at Vandalur in Chennai, claiming to pursue a journey to Velankanni, assaulted the driver and …
  • Strides Shasun : gains 3% as Cuddalore facility clears USFDA inspection 25 Apr 2017 09:56 Strides Shasun, an Indian pharmaceutical company, during Tuesday’s trade jumped almost 3% as the company announced that the US health regulator has successfully completed inspection at its Cuddalore facility in Tamil Nadu. Strides Shasun, an Indian …
  • Strides Shasun advances 3% as Cuddalore facility clears USFDA inspection 25 Apr 2017 06:02 NEW DELHI: Shares of Strides Shasun climbed nearly 3 per cent in Tuesday trade after the drugmaker said its Cuddalore facility in Tamil Nadu has successfully completed inspection by the US health regulator. In a filing to BSE, the company said that it’s …
  • Strides Shasun Ltd announces completion of US FDA inspection at the API Facility at Cuddalore with Zero 483 observations 25 Apr 2017 05:02 Strides Shasun Ltd has announced that its API manufacturing facility at Cuddalore was recently inspected by US FDA. This was a routine GMP inspection and the company has successfully completed the of US FDA inspection with Zero 483 observations. Shares of …
  • Cases against two in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore manhole deaths case 22 Mar 2017 01:22 CPM, VCK members staging a protest on Monday in front of the Cuddalore General Hospital seeking action | Express CUDDALORE: Police have registered a case against the contractor and the project manager in connection with the death of three sanitary workers …
  • Manual scavenging saga: Now, three killed in Cuddalore manhole 21 Mar 2017 01:08 Fire and rescue department personnel pull out the bodies of the three contract workers who died in the manhole on Monday | Express CUDDALORE : Blatant violation of laws banning manual scavenging by authorities and private contractors continues to take its …
  • Tamil Nadu: Fisherman drowns, 4 injured as boat capsizes off Cuddalore 04 Feb 2017 08:49 By: PTI | Cuddalore | Updated: February 4, 2017 1:40 pm The incident occurred near Pudukuppam in the district when the fishermen had gone fishing. (Source: Google maps) A 51-year-old fisherman drowned and four others were injured after their mechanised …
  • Farmer commits suicide in Cuddalore 29 Jan 2017 20:27 Distressed over crop failure, a 55-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging in his house at Kattumannarkovil in the district on Saturday. Police sources said Sundarakannu of Chavadi village near Pillayarthangal in Kattumannarkovil block in …

  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Tamil Nadu: Vellore trifurcated, Ranipet and Tirupattur to be new districts 15 Aug 2019 08:23 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami. (File Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Thursday announced Vellore would be trifurcated to create two additional districts. In an event on Independence Day at Fort St George in Chennai …
  • CM meets Vijayakanth, Vaiko names candidate for Erode 16 Mar 2019 07:35 In yet another day of developments ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today called on DMDK president Vijayakanth in Chennai. Palaniswami, who is also the joint coordinator of the ruling AIADMK, met Vijayakanth at his …
  • DMK-led Front announces constituencies for LS polls 15 Mar 2019 09:31 Chennai: The DMK will field candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in its traditional strongholds. The constituencies to be contested by it and its allies was announced here on Friday. The DMK, which will contesting 20 of the 39 seats, would field …
  • AIADMK MP dies in road mishap in Villupuram district 23 Feb 2019 20:52 Chennai: AIADMK MP , elected from Villupuram Lok Sabha constituency, died in a freak mishap when the car in which he was travelling hit the median on the road near Tindivanam in Villupuram district on Saturday, police said. Rajendran died of severe head …
  • 5 more arrested in Salem-Chennai train heist 31 Oct 2018 05:24 The CB-CID has arrested five more persons in connection with the robbery which took place on the moving Salem-Chennai Express two years ago. Reports said the men were produced before the Magistrate on Tuesday. A gang had robbed Rs 5.78 crores of soiled …
  • Salem-Chennai train robbery solved, 2 Madhya Pradesh persons arrested 15 Oct 2018 18:26 The CB-CID of the Tamil Nadu police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the sensational train heist case, in which robbers cut open the roof of a moving train — Salem-Chennai Express — and decamped with Rs 5.78 crore of soiled currencies on August 9, 2016. …
  • Will Veerappan aides' case impact Rajiv killers' freedom? 20 Sep 2018 08:14 'A precedent in the Rajv killers' plea for freedom may flow from slain brigand Veerappan’s 2000 demand for the release of 109 associates languishing in prisons in Karnataka for him to release abducted Kannada matinee icon, the late Rajkumar.' …
  • Gutkha scam: CBI raids houses of Minister Vijayabaskar, DGP Rajendran; shocking details revealed 07 Sep 2018 10:09 In a big twist to the multi-crore gutkha scam probe, the CBI on Wednesday conducted raids at the residences of Health Minister C Vijayabaskar, DGP T K Rajendran, former city Police Commissioner S George and others. The searches began around 7 am with a …
  • School of rock 06 Nov 2017 19:01 It’s Shawshank Redemption in real life. Or, if you prefer, Erin Brockovich. In the first, a banker (Tim Robbins) charged with murder is sent to a high-security prison where he uses his fine knowledge of rocks to dig a tunnel and escape. In the second, …
  • CM holds emergency meet as dengue, fever cases shoot up 03 Oct 2017 03:39 CHENNAI: An emergency meeting was called by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday as  Tamil Nadu has recorded as many as 10,000 cases of fever. Every Thursday will be observed as anti-dengue day from now, Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar announced …
  • Suresh Prabhu offers to quit, PM Modi says wait 23 Aug 2017 23:24 Rail Board chairman resigns; replaced by Air India chief, a railway service officer. New Delhi: Hours after the Kaifiyat Express collided with a dumper in Uttar Pradesh, injuring 74 people, Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu, “pained by the unfortunate …
  • Govt bus slips into pit dug up for Metro Rail work 08 Aug 2017 02:51 CHENNAI: Passengers on board a government bus had a fortunate escape, after the bus slipped into a pit on GST Road in Pallavaram on Monday. The State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) bus, plying between Tiruvannamalai and Chennai, fell four feet into …
  • Rushing to meet a deadline that never was 30 Mar 2017 22:29 A. Veerappan knows the math doesn’t add up. Yet, he tries: “I am here at least thrice each week. Each day I’m here, I lose ₹250.” He then connects his daily wage at the construction site to the wad of currency in his pocket: “How many weeks would I have …

  • 'She would be alive if potholes were closed', says Chennai man who lost wife in road accident 12 Nov 2019 20:46 Express News Service CHENNAI: While bad roads are just another civic issue for most of us, it's not the same for those who have lost their loved ones to the official apathy. J Ramadoss also did not think that the stretch of Poonamallee High Road near …
  • Government to consider TCS, Infosys proposals to set up SEZ on November 15 12 Nov 2019 11:43 NEW DELHI: The government will consider on Friday the proposals of TCS and Infosys to set up special economic zones (SEZ) in IT sector. The proposals will be taken up by the Board of Approval, the highest decision making body for SEZ, in its meeting on …
  • Kancheepuram Deputy collector prints son's wedding cards on handkerchief to reduce plastic 12 Nov 2019 05:13 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Weddings are an exercise in extravagance. While it is a big celebration, it ends up generating a lot of waste, starting from the wedding cards to plastic cups and water bottles. Wedding cards have become a status symbol for …
  • Chennai: ‘Shot friend for refusing to join koolie padai’ 11 Nov 2019 20:44 CHENNAI: The 21-year-old youth who recently shot his friend near Tambaram, Kancheepuram district, allegedly confessed to have shot his friend as refused to be a henchman. Police also seized the gun that he used to shoot the 19-year-old polytechnic student, …
  • Cops recover pistol used in student's murder in Vengadamangalam 10 Nov 2019 21:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Kancheepuram police have recovered the pistol which was used to kill 19-year-old Mukesh at Vengadamangalam last Tuesday. Vijay, a delivery boy with a food delivery service firm, surrendered before a magistrate at …
  • Govt. response sought on plea to demolish religious structures 08 Nov 2019 01:49 The Madras High Court on Thursday sought to know the response of the State government to a public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking a direction to demolish all temples, churches, mosques and other such religious structures constructed on public …
  • High-end PET-CT scan unveiled at GRH for free access by poor patients 07 Nov 2019 10:55 Express News Service MADURAI: Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH), on Wednesday, became the first government hospital in Tamil Nadu to house the  Positron Emission Tomography - Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scan that is known for its precision in diagnosis of …
  • 54-year-old gets 5-year RI for sexual assault 07 Nov 2019 02:36 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A year after a car driver, aged 54, was arrested under POCSO Act for sexually assaulting a minor girl in the city, a Mahila court has sentenced him to undergo five years rigorous imprisonment and also imposed a fine of ` …
  • Heated arguments between Brahmin sects over signing hymns in Kanchi temple 06 Nov 2019 15:36 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tension prevailed in Kancheepuram on Wednesday when the two Vaishnavite community sub-sects - Vadakalai and Thenkalai - had heated arguments over the chanting of hymns before the deity at the Varadaraja Perumal temple here. …
  • Man who reportedly shot student near Tambaram surrenders in Court 06 Nov 2019 09:51 A 20-year-old man who shot dead a 19-year-old student at point-blank range in Vengadamangalam village near Tambaram in Kancheepuram district on Tuesday, surrendered before the Chengalpattu court on Wednesday. The victim Mukesh, who was a polytechnic …
  • Ambulance for animals extended to 32 districts 06 Nov 2019 01:40 By Express News Service CHENNAI: With Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami flagging off 22 Animal Medical Mobile Ambulances (AMMA) on Tuesday, door step treatment for cattle and livestock has been extended to all 32 districts.  AMMA ambulance project was …
  • 19-year-old student shot dead by his friend 05 Nov 2019 19:18 A 19-year-old student died after he was shot at point-blank range by his friend at the latter’s residence in Vengadamangalam village near Tambaram in Kancheepuram district on Tuesday afternoon. The police said Mukesh, was studying in a private polytechnic …
  • 19-year-old polytechnic student shot dead by friend near Chennai 05 Nov 2019 12:39 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 19-year-old polytechnic student was allegedly shot dead by his friend after a quarrel erupted between them near Thalambur in Kancheepuram district on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Mukesh (19) a second- …
  • US electronics major Flex keen to shift base to India 04 Nov 2019 09:48 US-based electronics manufacturer Flex Ltd is keen to shift its major manufacturing base to India from China, and wants to set up export-oriented facilities with a target turnover of $1 billion in the next one year. Sources close to the development told …
  • Chennai water bodies get fresh lease of life 03 Nov 2019 02:15 Express News Service CHENNAI : The four reservoirs supplying water to Chennai have not been fully desilted this year, and cannot store water up to their maximum capacity. However, there are small success stories that can have a big impact on the long run. …
  • Woman jumps off hospital building, dies 03 Nov 2019 00:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 26-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping from the second floor of a hospital at Vadapalani on Friday allegedly because her second child was born underweight. Police identified her as S Vijayalakshmi from Arakkonam …
  • Dry days ahead for Chennai as Cyclone Maha moves away 01 Nov 2019 02:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: With severe cyclonic storm 'Maha' moving far-off, Tamil Nadu would witness significant reduction in rainfall. For past four days, the pull effect of the developing weather system was giving bountiful of rains to the …
  • Tamil Nadu rain: holiday for schools in multiple districts on Oct.30, 2019 30 Oct 2019 06:51 Following incessant rains, four districts in Tamil Nadu have declared a holiday on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. The district administrations of Ramanathapuram, Madurai, Vellore and Virudhunagar have declared a one-day holiday for all government and private …
  • Armed Reserve cop, couple die in accidents 29 Oct 2019 03:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: An Armed Reserve constable and an elderly couple died in different accidents in Kancheepuram and Chennai on Sunday. In the first incident, Nallusamy (32) of Sivaganga, attached to the St Thomas Mount Armed Reserve wing, was …
  • Light to moderate rain likely in some areas of Chennai on Sunday 27 Oct 2019 02:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Meteorological department on Saturday forecast light to moderate rain in Chennai on Deepavali (Sunday), while heavy rain is likely in neighbouring Kancheepuram. “The sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy in Chennai …
  • CM presents medals to police personnel 24 Oct 2019 04:04 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Wednesday commended the State police for putting in place elaborate bandobast arrangements for the recent informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping. He presented the …
  • Six terminuses in Chennai to handle festival rush 24 Oct 2019 03:14 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Ahead of the ensuing Deepavali, the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC), State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) and private operators are set to operate extra buses from Chennai to various destinations.To …
  • Your Apple iPhone XR is now 'Made in Chennai' 23 Oct 2019 11:23 The development comes at a time when growing tension in US-China trade ties is forcing companies to explore alternative manufacturing sites in order to derisk operations. Apple, the multinational technology major, has started assembling its top-end iPhone …
  • Tamil Nadu, Puducherry likely to receive rains for next two days 22 Oct 2019 14:41 Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu, Puducherry likely to receive rains for next two days Various parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry continued to receive good spells of rain, with the regional weather office on Tuesday forecasting more showers for the next two …
  • Apple starts selling iPhone XR assembled in Foxconn's Chennai unit 22 Oct 2019 14:03 Apple has finally started selling its top-end iPhone model iPhone XR, launched last year near Chennai, through the unit of Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn. The development comes at a time when growing tension in US-China trade ties is forcing …
  • TN to get heavy rains: Red alert issued in 4 districts 22 Oct 2019 09:12 With northeast monsoon turning vigorous, regional meteorology centre issued a ‘red alert’ to the administration in The Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni and Dindigul districts. The hilly areas of these districts are likely to receive heavy rainfal. A red warning …
  • Several parts of Chennai receive moderate to heavy rainfall 22 Oct 2019 08:35 Several parts in and around the city received moderate rainfall since Monday night. During the past 24 hours ending 8.30 a.m. on Tuesday, Mahabalipuram received heavy rainfall of 9 cm. While Poonamallee recorded 6 cm of rainfall, several areas, including …
  • Mamallapuram’s lure endures 19 Oct 2019 21:03 The Modi-Xi charm has not abated: tourists are flocking to Mamallapuram, the police say, and travel agents are reporting an increase in inquiries for the historical spot. On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister told …
  • Coming, battery operated cars in Mamallapuram 18 Oct 2019 01:36 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tourists will soon be able to catch a glimpse of the illuminated rock sculptures in Mamallapuram during evening hours. The district administration has decided to ban entry of all vehicles into West Ratha street where Arjuna’s …
  • Dengue deaths: TN on high alert 17 Oct 2019 08:51 The Tamil Nadu government has put the state on high alert following a reported rise in the incidents of dengue. The threat of dengue outbreak has gripped the state, with Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur recording a high number of cases. The dengue …
  • Northeast monsoon arrives a day ahead 17 Oct 2019 02:45 CHENNAI: The northeast monsoon, expected to hit the region from Oct. 17, has arrived a day earlier across the south Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Union Territory of Puducherry, according to S. Balachandran, South Zone …
  • Orange alert in Tamil Nadu, Kerala as Northeast monsoon arrives 16 Oct 2019 09:03 The northeast monsoon, which will continue till December, is crucial for Tamil Nadu as it is the source of 70 per cent of its annual rainfall. (Express Photo/File) The northeast monsoon has set in over parts of South India Wednesday, triggering an …
  • Doctor waylaid, robbed at knife-point by trio 15 Oct 2019 03:21 Express News Service CHENNAI: Angelina (45), a doctor, was left badly shaken after three men in a bike robbed her 24-sovereign gold jewellery at knife-point near Rajakulam in Kancheepuram on Sunday evening.Angelina runs a clinic in Sriperumbudur and …
  • Mamallapuram Summit Day 2: Modi gifts hand-woven silk portrait to Xi 12 Oct 2019 11:43 Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Oct 12 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping was gifted a hand-woven portrait of his by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the final day of the Mamallapuram Informal Summit. The portrait was painstakingly created by the master …
  • Abandoned Lake In Mamallapuram Revived, Thanks To PM Modi-Xi Jinping Meet 11 Oct 2019 07:56 PM Modi-Xi Jinping meet: The Koneri lake in Mamallapuram was revived ahead of the high-profile summit. Mamallapuram: The arrival of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Tamil Nadu's coastal town of Mahabalipuram or …
  • PM-Xi Meet At Mamallapuram, Coastal Town With 7th Century China Link 11 Oct 2019 02:34 Mamallapuram, where PM Modi and Xi Jinping will meet, has ancient trade links with China. Chennai: The two-day informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mamallapuram, 56 km from Chennai, would also be a …
  • Cultural extravaganza in store for Chinese President at airport 10 Oct 2019 02:10 Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's scheduled arrival here on Friday to take part in an informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mamallapuram, the Tamil Nadu government has put together a grand reception for the visiting guests. As per …
  • Monuments at Mamallapuram to remain shut during Modi-Xi summit 09 Oct 2019 00:55 The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has suspended public entry to monuments in Mamallapuram to ensure security ahead of the summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Monuments like Arjuna’s Penance, Krishna’s …
  • Modi-Xi Jinping summit: Stalin wishes positive impact 08 Oct 2019 15:14 Image Source : FILE Modi-Xi Jinping summit: Stalin wishes positive impact DMK president M K Stalin on Tuesday said the upcoming Indo-China summit to be held at Mamallapuram near here is a thing of pride for Tamil Nadu and wished a positive impact for the …
  • Mamallapurams Chinese links set to give a fillip to Modi-Xi summit 07 Oct 2019 22:30 While expectation is in the air in view of the India-China meet in Mamallapuram next week, the coatal town’s ties with the dragon land is ancient and it is set to give a historic fillip to the summit. The mighty Pallavas, whose flourishing sea port was …
  • Ahead of Modi-Xi visit, Mamallapuram set to get a festive look 07 Oct 2019 08:09 Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) The famed Mamallapuram/Mahabalipuram is all set to wear a festive look in a day or two to welcome the leaders of the two of the most populace countries — Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping. The two …
  • India-China summit at Mamallapuram to refresh town's link with China 07 Oct 2019 03:21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping While the expectation is in the air in view of the Indo-China meet near here next week, Mamallapuram's ties with the dragon land are ancient and it is set to give a historic fillip to the …
  • Mamallapuram's hoary Chinese links set to give a fillip to PM Modi, Xi Jinping summit 06 Oct 2019 17:37 KANCHEEPURAM (TN): While expectation is in the air in view of the Indo-China meet near here next week, Mamallapuram's ties with the dragon land is ancient and it is set to give a historic fillip to the summit. The mighty Pallavas, whose flourishing sea …
  • Flurry of activity on at Mamallapuram; Buddha, fighting bulls to welcome PM Modi, Xi Jinping 05 Oct 2019 17:13 By PTI KANCHEEPURAM: Statues of Gautam Buddha and fighting bulls, a pointer to Tamil Nadu's tradition of 'Jallikattu" are among the sculptures coming up at vantage points at the world heritage site of Mamallapuram near here, ahead of the …
  • Patient, driver die as ambulance rams private bus 05 Oct 2019 01:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The vehicle that usually saves lives claimed two on Friday. A sexagenarian woman patient and the driver of an ambulance were killed in the wee hours when their vehicle rammed a private bus near Athur in Kancheepuram. Two …
  • Chennai: Deepavali chit fund fraud busted 04 Oct 2019 20:32  He issued chits worth Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 and usually distributed prizes towards the end of September. However, he did not give any prizes even after the start of October this year. When contacted by the residents, he said that there was a shortage in …
  • Villagers join hands to beautify Mahabalipuram ahead of Modi-Xi summit 04 Oct 2019 02:05 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As part of the efforts to beautify Mahabalipuram where Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are to meet, Kancheepuram collectorate has roped in hundreds of locals and nearby villagers for the work. …
  • One killed, five injured in blast at Kancheepuram's Manampathi temple 26 Aug 2019 06:10 One killed, five injured in blast at Kancheepuram's Manampathi temple One person was killed and five others injured in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram district on Sunday when an unidentified object they found in a temple pond suddenly blew up, police …
  • One killed, 4 injured in explosion in Kancheepuram district 25 Aug 2019 19:44 One person died and four others were injured in an explosion at Manampathi, located nearly five km from Tirupathur, in Kancheepuram district on Sunday afternoon. The police are yet to establish the cause of the explosion. The incident happened around 3.30 …
  • One killed, five injured in blast at TN’s Kancheepuram 25 Aug 2019 17:48 Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) One person was killed and five others injured in Tamil Nadu’s Kancheepuram district on Sunday when an unidentified object they found in a temple pond suddenly blew up, police said. Police, however, said the incident was not connected …
  • Rush of Athi Varadar devotees pushes up Kancheepuram room tariffs 31 Jul 2019 22:34 As thousands throng the Sri Devarajaswamy temple in Kancheepuram to catch a glimpse of a fig wood idol of Varadaraja Perumal, even a stay at a budget hotel is an expensive proposition for visitors. Online hotel booking sites show tariffs in ordinary hotels …
  • "No Stampede At Kancheepuram Temple": Tamil Nadu Government After 4 Dead 19 Jul 2019 13:47 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami explained the health conditions of those who died on Thursday Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday denied that a stampede at the Kancheepuram temple led to the death of four devotees, claiming that the …
  • Four die after visit to Kancheepuram temple 18 Jul 2019 21:30 Four persons died in separate incidents on Thursday after visiting the Sri Devarajaswamy temple in Kancheepuram for a darshan of Athi Varadar. District Collector K. Ponniah refuted reports that the deaths occured as a result of a stampede. “They died at …
  • Kancheepuram: Four suffocate to death in Athi Varadar crowd 18 Jul 2019 20:33 Kancheepuram: The feared calamity has happened.  Four devotees, including two women, were suffocated to death as thousands of people filled up the narrow roads to the Sri Varadaraja Perumal temple for the darshan of Athivaradar on the 18th day of his …
  • Bonded labourers rescued from Kancheepuram face threats from ex-bosses 16 Jul 2019 02:53 Express News Service CHENNAI: Twenty-eight bonded labourers from the Irular Scheduled Tribe community are facing death threats from their former bosses after they were rescued by the government and non-governmental organisations from a wood-cutting unit in …
  • Check exploitation of groundwater in Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram: HC 12 Jul 2019 03:42 The Madras High Court on Thursday impressed upon the need for the revenue as well as police officials to crack down on all those involved in illegal commercial exploitation of groundwater in Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts. Justices S. Manikumar and …
  • Rescued from bonded labour, Kancheepuram’s Kasi still in fear 12 Jul 2019 00:27 The 70-year-old fell at the feet of revenue officials when they reached the woodcutting unit in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, on a tip-off. (Express photo by Jerusha Venkatarangam) Hours after revenue officials released him and two dozen other bonded labourers …
  • Parched Chennai to get water from 11 more Kancheepuram quarries  25 Jun 2019 09:19 Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as the city continues to struggle for water, several additional sources, such as quarries, which were supplying water to Chennai have started going dry. Now, another 11 quarries have been identified in Kancheepuram to …
  • Praveen’s six-wicket haul helps Kancheepuram win 05 Jun 2019 06:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Riding on S Ricky Praveen’s 6 for 29, Kancheepuram defeated Coimbatore by 12 runs in the TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Kancheepuram 154 in 48.2 ovs (R Yash 31, Pranav Kumar 35, Aditya Kumar Gaurav 3…
  • Yamaha Music sets up plant in Kancheepuram 28 May 2019 23:53
  • 48 sovereigns, Rs 80,000 burgled from house in Kancheepuram 17 May 2019 02:27  The burglary happened after private firm employee Karthick( 38) of Abdullahpuram in Vinayagapuram and his family members had gone to Ooty on vacation on Saturday.Sources said when the family returned home on Thursday morning, the lock on the door was …
  • Vaikasi Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami ( Sri Varadharja Perumal) Kancheepuram 13 May 2019 14:17 “Sreemathe Ramanujaya Namaha” The Annual famous Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami began on 17th May 2019 and concludes on the 25th May 2019 This shrine is adored to be in the third place among the 108 Divya Desams, the first and second being Thiruvarangam …
  • Kancheepuram: Rs 11 cr worth jewels, cash stolen from car 30 Apr 2019 00:52 Chennai: Six persons disguised as idol wing sleuths escaped with Rs 11 crore worth gold jewels and Rs 7.5 lakhs in cash from the car belonging to the General Manager of entrepreneur and Idol theft suspect Kiran Rao near Paranur Checkpost in Kancheepuram on …
  • Three dead in steel plant fire in Kancheepuram near Chennai 06 Apr 2019 03:39 Express News Service CHENNAI: Three persons were killed and five others critically injured in a gas pipeline explosion at a steel melting factory in Uthiramerur on Friday. The police have detained three factory officials for inquiry.  All the injured …
  • Kancheepuram stillborn row: Doctors told to be present during deliveries at PHCs 22 Mar 2019 03:52 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A day after a ‘stillborn’ baby’s head was separated from body at an Additional Primary Health Centre in Kancheepuram district, the State Health Department has ordered doctors in Additional Primary Health Centres to be …
  • VIT legal awareness camp held in Kancheepuram 14 Mar 2019 02:12 By Express News Service CHENNAI: VIT School of Law organised a legal awareness-cum-legal aid camp at the Government High School at Rathinamangalam in Kancheepuram district on Tuesday, said a statement issued by the institute. Resource persons including …
  • 11 bonded labourers rescued from brick kilns in Kancheepuram 21 Feb 2019 02:35 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A total of 11 bonded labourers including five kids were rescued on Wednesday from the brick kilns at Paalur in Kancheepuram district. According to the revenue officials, a complaint was received from one of the workers, who …
  • Four teens among 6 killed in different road accidents at Kancheepuram and Chennai 21 Jan 2019 03:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four teenagers, a 36-year-old man and a 63-year-old woman were killed in four different accidents at Kancheepuram and Chennai on Saturday night and Sunday morning. On the Tambaram-Somangalam Road, two bikes collided head-on …
  • Patients at Kancheepuram PHC told to buy syringes from private shops 15 Jan 2019 02:13 Express News Service CHENNAI: Patients at the Urban Primary Health Centre at Mangadu in Kancheepuram district were made to buy syringes from private medical shops around the centre on Monday as the doctor also stayed away from attending the patients. In …
  • Black Friday: Four die in separate road accidents in Kancheepuram 03 Dec 2018 05:05 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four people lost their lives in road accidents in Kancheepuram while a man in his sixties was knocked down and killed by a speeding vehicle in Chennai on Friday. Vedachalam (55), a resident of Koovathur, was travelling on a …
  • Blast at illegal cracker unit in Kancheepuram kills four 24 Oct 2018 06:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four persons, including two women, were killed and one man injured in a blast at an illegal firecracker unit at Kancheepuram on Tuesday. They had been making crackers at the house of one Madeen. Police said the unit, in a …
  • GI tag: 326 products including Kancheepuram silk saree, Alphonso Mango, Kolhapuri Chappal registered so far 23 Oct 2018 10:32 The other benefits of registration of GI include legal protection to that item, prevention against unauthorised use by others, and promoting exports. As many as 326 products such as Kancheepuram silk saree, Alphonso Mango, Nagpur Orange and Kolhapuri …
  • Perinjambakkam villagers in Kancheepuram oppose housing plots to journalists 06 Sep 2018 23:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Perinjambakkam villagers in Kancheepuram are opposing housing plots being given to 34 journalists in government poromboke land in the village and have filed a petition in the taluk office. Speaking to Express, T Kumar, …
  • Documenting Kancheepuram’s rich architecture  28 Aug 2018 01:11 Express News Service CHENNAI : Kancheepuram — A heritage and documentation project is basically preservation of history. Even today if I want a 100-year-old photograph of a Srirangam or Tirupati I should refer to a British library. My interest in …
  • On cam: Tussle inside Kancheepuram temple over ritual 02 Jun 2018 14:32
  • Vaikasi Brahmotsavam of Kancheepuram Sri Varadharja Perumal 28 May 2018 11:25 Sreemathe Ramanujaya Namaha” The Annual famous Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami began on 27th May 2018 and concludes on the 4th June 2018 This shrine is adored to be in the third place among the 108 Divya Desams, the first and second being Thiruvarangam …
  • Cop found dead on Kancheepuram railway track, suicide suspected 14 May 2018 01:49 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A police constable was found dead on the railway track with his body in a highly mutilated condition near Nathapettai Railway Station in Kancheepuram district on Sunday. Sathish Kumar (42) was working as a driver for Deputy …
  • Dark clouds over green fields in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts 30 Apr 2018 01:10 Express News Service CHENNAI : The real estate industry is upbeat about the proposed expansion of the Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA), as it brings the entire Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts under the “metropolitan” tag. But known for vast tracks of …
  • Madras High Court stays Kancheepuram Collector’s order against hospice 26 Apr 2018 01:30 Madras High Court (File|PTI) CHENNAI : The Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed an order dated April 16 of the Kancheepuram Collector directing the management of St Joseph’s Hospice at Paleswaram to stop burying bodies on its premises. Justice T Raja …
  • AAI yet to decide on four sites for second airport, says Kancheepuram Collector 26 Apr 2018 01:30 Image for representational purpose only. (Photo | PTI) CHENNAI: Is it the State government or Airports Authority of India (AAI) that is delaying the decision on identifying the site for Chennai’s second airport? Kancheepuram Collector C Ponniah said the …
  • 11 years after police action, snacks vendor in Kancheepuram gets compensation 24 Apr 2018 00:32 Image used for representational purpose. (Express File Photo) CHENNAI: The State Human Rights Commission has ordered a compensation of Rs 1 lakh to a snack vendor in Kancheepuram, 11 years after he was allegedly harassed by the police to evict him from the …
  • Statue missing from Kumarakottam Murugan temple near Kancheepuram 11 Mar 2018 04:35 Chennai: In a shocking incident, miscreants had stolen a bronze statue of a deity weighing 7.5 kg from Kumarakottam Murugan temple near Kancheepuram on Saturday. The stolen statue has been identified as the statue of Katcheswarar Sivachariar kept in ‘ …
  • 144 medical students from Kancheepuram Annaii Medical College relocated by government 07 Mar 2018 00:02 Director of Medical Education Dr Edwin Joe interacting with a student of Annai Medical College on Tuesday (EPS | Rakesh Kumar) CHENNAI: The Directorate of Medical Education conducted counselling on Tuesday for relocating 144 MBBS students of Annaii Medical …
  • Vijayendra Saraswathi takes charge as head of Kancheepuram Math 02 Mar 2018 23:34 CHENNAI: Sri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal (47), the junior pontiff of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, has taken charge as Peetadhipathi (head) of the age-old religious institution from March 1, Kanchi Math manager Sundaresa Iyer informed …
  • Kancheepuram Sankara Mutt seer Jayendra Saraswathi laid to rest 01 Mar 2018 08:32  Junior pontiff Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi performed several rituals starting around 7 am. The rituals included abhishekam, puja and arati. However, people from outside were not allowed to participate in the rituals. (Photo: PTI) Kanchipuram: Sri Jayendra …
  • Devotees throng Kancheepuram to pay their last respects 01 Mar 2018 05:01 Hundreds of devotees, cutting across religious and political affiliations, made a beeline to the temple town of Kancheepuram to pay homage to Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. The senior seer, who suddenly suffered …
  • Manual scavenging chokes three more to death in Kancheepuram 15 Feb 2018 02:03 Image used for representational purpose. CHENNAI: Three men, including a hotel employee, were asphyxiated while cleaning a septic tank at a hotel near Sriperumbudur in Kancheepuram district on Wednesday. The victims, Maari (34), Murugesan (35) and Ravi (32 …
  • Skeleton services in Kancheepuram provide relief to commuters 05 Jan 2018 04:09 Skeleton services on prime routes from Kancheepuram was ensured on Friday morning much to the relief of office-goers who were affected by the commencement of the bus strike by Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation unions from Thursday evening. Thousands …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: Schools closed in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts 13 Nov 2017 05:44 Tamil Nadu rains: A flooded road in Chennai. PTI Photo Schools in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts will be closed on Monday as the weather department warned of heavy rains till Wednesday. Chennai and other coastal areas in Tamil Nadu have …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: Schools shut in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts 13 Nov 2017 03:41 A flooded road in Chennai. PTI Photo Schools in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts will be closed on Monday as the weather department warned of heavy rains till Wednesday. Chennai and other coastal areas in Tamil Nadu have been receiving …
  • Losing a niche, korvai in Kancheepuram 25 Oct 2017 04:03 This Deepavali was a very happy one for weaver D. Krishnamoorthy and his family — he got an order for a Korvai silk saree! “You may be wondering why we are elated. It’s simple. If we weave a Korvai saree, we will get enhanced wages. Not only that, such …
  • Russian tourist seeks alms in Kancheepuram after failing to withdraw cash at ATM 10 Oct 2017 13:16 A Russian on Tuesday sat at the entrance of the Sri Kumarakottam temple in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, seeking alms. A. Evangelin (24), who has a valid passport and visa, came to India on September 24 and arrived in Kancheepuram on Tuesday morning from …
  • Burglar caught in the act in Kancheepuram, l... 05 Oct 2017 04:50
  • Are Kancheepuram eateries serving you protected water birds? 24 Sep 2017 03:55 CHENNAI: Chicken that you order from food outlets in Kancheepuram district, could well be a pond heron, a cattle egret or any one of the wild large waterbird found in the wetlands of our State. A study conducted by researchers from National Centre for …
  • Blood test confirms Kancheepuram boy died of dengue 31 Aug 2017 03:59 CHENNAI: It was dengue that killed the four-year-old boy from Kancheepuram, who was undergoing intensive treatment at the Institute of Child Health (ICH), Egmore, on Tuesday, blood test results have confirmed. Ruthresh from North Cheyyur in Kancheepuram …
  • Girl on way to give birthday sweets dies in Kancheepuram road mishap 29 May 2017 00:38 CHENNAI: A girl’s birthday and life ended in a flash on Sunday afternoon when a van ran over her and killed her in Kancheepuram. Police said the child, Priyadarashini (7), of Kamaraj Nagar had just celebrated her birthday with her family at home and was on …
  • NGO to revive waterbody in Kancheepuram 05 May 2017 03:19 An ancient waterbody, located in front of the Sri Ramanujar Sannadhi at Sevilimedu in Kancheepuram taluk, is being revived by a Chennai-based non-governmental organisation, the Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI). The work will coincide with the 1, …
  • Caste colours worship on Kancheepuram hill 19 Apr 2017 03:28 On the evening of April 14, the Good Friday service across the road from Sogandi village’s Arul Nagar — 75 km south west of Chennai — was interrupted by police and revenue officials. Arul Nagar residents say the interruption was unprovoked. The …
  • Moovarasampet residents call on Kancheepuram Collector 21 Jan 2017 07:02 Led by its secretary G.P. Babu, the Federation of Moovarasampet Welfare Associations recently submitted a raft of petitions to the Kancheepuram district collector K. Gajalakshmi. Among issues brought to the attention of the collector are: merger of …
  • Jallikattu: protests continue in Kancheepuram 19 Jan 2017 21:34 The protest demonstration in support of Jallikattu by a group of determined and indefatigable youth at Kancheepuram entered the third day on Thursday with support pouring in from all sections of the society. The demonstrators who have spent the whole night …

  • Efforts being made to paint me with saffron: Rajinikanth 08 Nov 2019 22:22 Thiruvalluvar (Tamil savant) will not get trapped in this saffronising, I will not get trapped either, says Rajinikanth. Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth has stirred the political cauldron once again; this time alleging attempts to saffronise him just as …
  • Tiruvalluvar controversy: Is it BJP's political iconography to woo Tamils?  06 Nov 2019 01:40 Express News Service CHENNAI: The BJP’s latest overture towards Tamil icons in giving saint Tiruvalluvar a new attire with saffron robes, vibhuti and rudraksha caused a lot of ripples in the political arena. Political observers feel that it is yet another …
  • Odisha steals march over other states in plastic park project 05 Nov 2019 17:02 At a time when other states are still dithering on the right model to develop plastic parks, Odisha has become the first state to start work on it. The plastic park in Odisha sprawls over 120 acres at Paradip where both the state owned Odisha Industrial …
  • Parties decry ‘saffronising’ of Valluvar 04 Nov 2019 01:10 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK and CPM have decried the BJP for portraying saint poet Thiruvalluvar as a Hindu saint. Besides them, many pro-Tamil activists’ hashtag of BJPInsultsThiruvalluvar is trending. DMK president MK Stalin tweeted on …
  • Chennai water bodies get fresh lease of life 03 Nov 2019 02:15 Express News Service CHENNAI : The four reservoirs supplying water to Chennai have not been fully desilted this year, and cannot store water up to their maximum capacity. However, there are small success stories that can have a big impact on the long run. …
  • TN govt to buy boats to ferry tourists to Vivekananda Rock 26 Oct 2019 01:52 Express News Service CHENNAI: The State will soon call for tenders for purchase of boats to ferry tourists to the Vivekananda Rock in Kanniyakumari. It is learnt that during a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Secretary, a deadline was sought for …
  • Six terminuses in Chennai to handle festival rush 24 Oct 2019 03:14 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Ahead of the ensuing Deepavali, the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC), State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) and private operators are set to operate extra buses from Chennai to various destinations.To …
  • Dengue deaths: TN on high alert 17 Oct 2019 08:51 The Tamil Nadu government has put the state on high alert following a reported rise in the incidents of dengue. The threat of dengue outbreak has gripped the state, with Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur recording a high number of cases. The dengue …
  • Suprajit Engineering Ltd completes acquisition of Halogen bulb unit at Perambakkam from Osram 05 Oct 2019 09:59 Suprajit Engineering Ltd has announced that the process relating to acquisition of Halogen Bulb manufacturing unit situated at Perambakkam, Thiruvallur District of Tamil Nadu, from M/s. Osram Lighting Pvt. Ltd, under Asset Purchase Agreement, has been …
  • Construction workers get safety kits 21 Sep 2019 02:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has commissioned distribution of safety kits to 25,000 construction workers, inaugurated the office for MSME Business and Investment Development Agency for attracting foreign …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 20-09-2019 18 Sep 2019 12:59 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 20.09.2019 from  09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. R.A PURAM AREA : RA Puram 1st Main Road,RA Puram 2nd Main Road,RA Puram …
  • Human rights panel finds 91 prisoners with broken bones in Chennai prison 13 Sep 2019 02:43 CHENNAI: A total of 91 prisoners had broken bones when the National Human Rights Commission had conducted a spot inquiry at Puzhal Jail. Jyotika Kalra, a member of the NHRC, said this when she was heading a bench of the commission in an open hearing camp …
  • Five nabbed in Vellore in classmate kidnapping case 02 Sep 2019 03:15 By Express News Service VELLORE: Police arrested and booked five persons in connection with the kidnapping of a college student in Vellore and demand of ransom to release him. The five accused, all 19 years old, are -- K Sugumar, a resident of Mullai Nagar …
  • Sandeep Praveen Kumar scalps five to help PSBB Millennium get the better of Le Chatelier 29 Jul 2019 03:41 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Sandeep Praveen Kumar’s 5 for 7 helped PSBB Millennium to thrash Le Chatelier (Madurai) by 10 wickets in the Select Serenity Cup U-19 meet. Brief scores: Le Chatelier (Madurai) 75 all out in 40 ovs (Sandeep Praveen Kumar 5…
  • The time-table is new but old problems bog suburban train services 24 Jul 2019 05:55 The Southern Railway’s suburban train services are gaining in popularity in the city’s southern corridor. The availability of more train services during peak hours, and the extension of the train services beyond Tambaram to Chengalpattu, have earned …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 22-07-2019 20 Jul 2019 19:18 By Chennaivision in Chennai Power Shutdown July 20, 2019 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 22.07.2019 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. SIRUSERI AREA : …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 20-07-2019 19 Jul 2019 00:13 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 20.07.2019 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. RAJAKILPAKKAM AREA: Maruthi Nagar, Iyppa Nagar, Venugopal samy Naga, …
  • Centre clears six projects for Maharashtra 18 Jul 2019 21:10 “The six projects will benefit tribals, forest dwellers and the general public,” Javadekar said. (File) The Union Ministry for Environment and Forests has cleared six projects for Maharashtra in a meeting of the National Board for Wildlife chaired by …
  • 1,461 students from govt, aided schools make it to rank list 07 Jul 2019 02:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: From a total of 31,353 eligible candidates for government quota seats this year, 1,461 are from government and government-aided schools in the rank list released by the Selection Committee on Saturday. While 515 are from …
  • TN releases MBBS merit list, NEET topper K Shruthi secures first place 06 Jul 2019 08:35 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Health minister C Vijaya Baskar released rank list for MBBS and BDS admission 2019-2020 at government multi super-speciality hospital, Omandurar Estate on Saturday. K Shruthi, Tamil Nadu NEET topper secured first place in …
  • Villagers accuse city of seizing water as drought parches "India's Detroit" 02 Jul 2019 11:21 CHENNAI (Reuters) - In the small village of Bangarampettai, 20 miles from India’s manufacturing capital Chennai, about 150 people last month “captured” a water tanker, breaking its windscreen and deflating its tires before handing it over to a nearby …
  • Viewpoint: Why India's Chennai has run out of water 02 Jul 2019 01:12 Image copyright Getty Images Chennai (formerly Madras), the capital of India's southern Tamil Nadu state, is gaining notoriety as the disaster capital of the world - floods one year, cyclone the next, and drought the year after. But it is not alone. …
  • What TN govt is doing to ease Chennai's water crisis 28 Jun 2019 03:48 IMAGE: A common Chennai scene. Photographs: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Chennai is reeling under one of the worst water shortages in living memory, and the news has made international headlines so much so that even Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio is …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 25-06-2019 24 Jun 2019 22:40 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 25.06.2019 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. FLOWER BAZAAR AREA: Rattan Bazaar, NSC Bose road, Frazier Bridge road, …
  • Prasath bowls Namakkal to big win in TN Cricket Association inter-district U-14 meet 20 Jun 2019 06:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: RV Hari Prasath’s 5/36 propelled Namakkal to beat Virudhunagar by an innings and 160 runs in the quarterfinals of the TNCA inter-district U-14 meet on Wednesday. Brief scores: Quarterfinals: Krishnagiri 170 in 83.3 …
  • Preyesh bags men’s singles title 15 Jun 2019 01:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: S Preyesh defeated R Santhosh Kumar of Jawahar 11-9, 12-10, 12-10, 11-9 in the men’s final of the VM Radha Memorial 2nd Tamil Nadu State Ranking table tennis tournament. In the women’s final, M Deepika beat V Kowshika  11-4 …
  • 50 peripheral cities witness home loan growth ranging from 15 to 36% 11 Jun 2019 02:29 As many as 50 peripheral cities have witnessed higher home loan growth ranging from 15 percent to 36 percent during the period between the financial year 2012 to 2013 and financial year 2017 to 2018 as against 8 percent to 12 percent growth observed across …
  • Former Tamil Nadu Ranji cricketer Prabhakar Rao passes away 10 Jun 2019 01:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Former Tamil Nadu Ranji cricketer U Prabhakar Rao (84) passed away on Sunday. Rao was an outstanding cricketer who narrowly missed out playing for the country. He occupied various positions in TNCA. He held the posts of …
  • Praveen’s six-wicket haul helps Kancheepuram win 05 Jun 2019 06:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Riding on S Ricky Praveen’s 6 for 29, Kancheepuram defeated Coimbatore by 12 runs in the TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Kancheepuram 154 in 48.2 ovs (R Yash 31, Pranav Kumar 35, Aditya Kumar Gaurav 3…
  • 2 Burglars from TN arrested  30 May 2019 05:56 By Express News Service NELLORE: Sullurpeta police nabbed two burglars involved in house break-ins in Sullurpeta mandal and recovered 166 grams of gold and 280 grams of silver worth Rs 5,14,896. The accused were identified as K Venkatesh (26) of Pallepattu …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Tamil Nadu Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here 23 May 2019 04:22 Tamil Nadu Election Results: There are 39 parliamentary seats in the state. New Delhi: Tamil Nadu voted in the second phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on April 18. There are 39 seats in the state with prime parties being All India Anna Dravida Munnetra …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Realtor Chandru Kumar home burgled in Ponneri 22 May 2019 22:05 Chennai: At least 25 sovereigns of gold jewellery and Rs 3 lakhs in cash were burgled from the locked house of a realtor at Ponneri, Thiruvallur. The burglary came to light after the family returned home on Wednesday morning. Realtor Chandru Kumar and his …
  • Voting begins in 59 seats in final phase of LS polls 19 May 2019 02:34 New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Voting began on Sunday in 59 Lok Sabha constituencies spanning seven states and a Union Territory across north, central and east India in the final stage of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise. This phase covers all remaining …
  • World Bank, Chennai Corporation discuss housing for poor 16 May 2019 02:33 Express News Service CHENNAI: A World Bank team is currently holding talks with officials from Chennai Corporation, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Slum Clearance board and other departments, for implementing the $500 million Tamil Nadu Housing and Habitat …
  • Sashmi overcomes Gilbert in snooker Championship 15 May 2019 02:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Kankan Sashmi, 61, of Lucknow showed that age is just a number as he outwitted Ajees Sam Gilbert of Kerala 3-1 in the N Manimaran and Kishan Kothari Memorial SVS Club Open snooker championship here on Tuesday. Results: …
  • Neena, Anupama advance in snooker championship 14 May 2019 02:31 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Neena Praveen of Cues and Yous and Anupama R of Mylapore Club won their firstround matches in style, at the N Manimaran and Kishan Ko t h a r i Memorial SVS Club O p e n s n o o k e r championship here on Monday. N e e n a …
  • Nirmal bowls Gopalapuram cc to victory 13 May 2019 02:25 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Left arm spinner Nirmal Kumar’s 4 for 17 propelled Gopalapuram CC to beat Sumangali Homes by four wickets in the 50th All-India YSCA trophy cricket tournament. Brief scores: Sumangali Homes 77 all out in 29 overs (Nirmal …
  • Why Chennai’s youths are taking up kickboxing 11 May 2019 13:16 A sea of black-haired heads bob up and down at Spitfire Kickboxing and CrossFit Academy in Anna Nagar, resembling a real-life whack-a-mole game. The trainees, as young as eight and as old as 24, are hard at work practising for the State-level WAKO India …
  • Repolling to be held in more booths in TN on May 19? 09 May 2019 09:38 By Chennaivision in Chennai News May 9, 2019 The Election Commission of India has announced conducting repolling in 13 polling stations in Tamil Nadu, where the Lok Sabha elections were held on April 18. However, there are expectations that repolling would …
  • NEET: Over 1 lakh students in 560 exam centres across TN 04 May 2019 10:32 One lakh and four thousand-odd medical aspirants in Tamilnadu will be writing the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) on Sunday which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). A total of 560 exam centres have been allotted in the State …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 26-04-2019 25 Apr 2019 13:02 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 26.04.2019 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. THILLAIGANGA NAGAR AREA : Thilaiganga nagar, part of Nanganallur, …
  • Chennai: Election Commission to decide on repolling 20 Apr 2019 21:55 Chennai: A re-poll is under consideration in about ten polling stations, eight of them coming under Dharmapuri Parliament constituency, according to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo. One polling station each under Cuddalore and Thiruvallur …
  • Citroen to kick off India journey with SUV C5 Aircross next year, 4 models in 4 years 04 Apr 2019 18:07 Image Source : CITROEN.CO.UK Citroen C5 European auto major Groupe PSA Wednesday formally announced entry of its Citroen brand in India with plans to launch four models in the next four years starting with its flagship SUV model C5 Aircross by the end of …
  • Groupe PSA to take a ‘frugal’ drive into India with Citreon brand; not to chase volumes 03 Apr 2019 17:19 French car maker Groupe PSAon Wednesday formally announced a “carefully worked out” plan for the Indian market. Europe’s second largest passenger vehicle group by volumes hopes to stay afloat with profitable growth, instead of chasing volumes and market …
  • Citroen’s SUV C5 Aircross to drive into India in 2020 03 Apr 2019 12:31 European auto major Groupe PSA on Wednesday formally announced entry of its Citroen brand in India and said it would roll out its flagship SUV model C5 Aircross in the country by the end of 2020. The company said it is also planning to bring in a range of …
  • Citroen to kick off India journey with SUV C5 Aircross next year 03 Apr 2019 11:19 Chennai, Apr 3 () European auto major Groupe PSA Wednesday formally announced entry of its Citroen brand in India and said it would roll out its flagship SUV model C5 Aircross in the country by the end of 2020. The company said it is also planning to bring …
  • Poonamallee’s problem of plenty 03 Apr 2019 03:55 As the Poonamallee Assembly constituency gears up for by-elections, the residents of the area are eager to have a politician represent them, having had no councillor or MLA for a while now. They hope that their dreams of better infrastructure will come to …
  • BCCI women’s Elite Group A U-23 ODI: Tamil Nadu women suffer big defeat 29 Mar 2019 06:46 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Deepti Sharma’s all-round display (41, 4/9) helped Bengal hammer Tamil Nadu by 215 runs in a BCCI women’s Elite Group A U-23 one-dayer in Surat on Thursday. Opting to bat, Bengal posted 303 thanks to half-centuries by …
  • Tamil Nadu Elections 28 Mar 2019 10:11 Voting for Lok Sabha elections 2019 in Tamil Nadu will take place in a single phase on April 18 as per the notification issued by the Election Commission of India. The counting of votes will take place on May 23. | Lok Sabha elections 2019: Get all live …
  • Lok Sabha Elections in Tamil Nadu 28 Mar 2019 10:11 NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu goes to polls in the second phase of the seven-phase elections. Elections to 39 parliamentary seats will take place on April 18 in a single-phase polling. Lok Sabha elections 2019: Get all live updates TOP CONTENDERS The four-cornered …
  • Women’s group in Chennai bats for dual-member system in elections 28 Mar 2019 08:06 Express News Service CHENNAI: Should the dual-member constituency system be revived in the country after nearly six decades of their abolition? Yes, says Bharatiya Stree Shakti (BSS), which led more than 50 women organisations a decade ago. The BSS has …
  • Major parties in Tamil Nadu field over 20 medical professionals in fight for LS seats 27 Mar 2019 02:42 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Doctors galore in the TN political theatre this time.  Almost all major political parties in Tamil Nadu have fielded practising medical professionals to contest in Lok Sabha polls. The number of doctors-turned-contestants from …
  • M.K. Stalin 26 Mar 2019 12:41 CHENNAI: The Election Commission of India (ECI ) came under attack from both the DMK and the AMMK over the award of symbols to political parties. DMK president M K Stalin, in a statement, alleged the EC was behaving as if it were part of the BJP-AIADMK …
  • Congress names 9 candidates; tussle continues for Sivaganga 24 Mar 2019 01:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Congress has announced candidates for nine parliamentary constituencies in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. According to sources, a tough fight between the followers of former Union ministers P Chidambaram and Sudarsana …
  • Get ready for another chronic water shortage this summer 23 Mar 2019 18:22 With its sprawling corporate campuses punctuated by rows of exotically-named apartment complexes (where the employees live) and pubs, malls and multiplexes (where they unwind), Bellandur in south-east Bengaluru showcases what the infotech revolution has …
  • Kameela Nasser to contest from Kamal Haasan's MNM; to take on Dayanidhi Maran in Chennai Central 20 Mar 2019 12:42 Kameela Nasser in Makkal Needhi Maiam.PR Handout Kameela Nasser, wife of veteran actor Nassar, will contest her first election from Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam ticket. She has been named as the party candidate for the Chennai Central Lok Sabha …
  • AIADMK releases election manifesto 19 Mar 2019 16:43 [India], Mar 19 (ANI): AIADMK on Tuesday released its manifesto ahead of the ensuing General elections and among its major promises said it would urge the Centre to launch an international probe into the alleged genocide and war crimes committed by Sri …
  • DMK led alliance will win in TN, Puducherry: MDMK Chief Vaiko 18 Mar 2019 13:19 Category: Election 2019, Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 18, 2019, 2:46 pm IST Updated: Mar 18, 2019, 2:46 pm IST Chennai: MDMK Chief Vaiko on Monday said that DMK-led Secular Progressive Alliance will win on all 40 seats in Tamil Nadu and …
  • 2019 LS polls: DMK led alliance will win in TN, Puducherry, says MDMK Chief Vaiko 18 Mar 2019 09:32 DMK chief M K Stalin on Friday announced the constituencies from where his party and its allies will contest. Chennai: MDMK Chief Vaiko on Monday said that DMK-led Secular Progressive Alliance will win on all 40 seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN 17 Mar 2019 18:35 [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 10:22 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Chennai: The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 08:00 CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU): The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha …
  • Christchurch attack: Injured student from Kerala dies 16 Mar 2019 20:04 Thrissur: A female M.Tech student from Kodungallur studying at an agriculture university in New Zealand was killed in the terror shooting at Al Noor masjid at Deans Avenue in Christchurch on Friday. The victim is Ancy Ali Bava, 23, who was residing near …
  • Two person from Hyderabad killed in New Zealand terror attack 16 Mar 2019 20:04  Ambulance staff take a man from outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. A witness says many people have been killed in a mass shooting at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch.(Photo: AP) Hyderabad, …
  • Kerala woman dies in Christchurch massacre, husband escapes unhurt 16 Mar 2019 19:19 Ansi Alibavatwitter A 25-year old woman from Kerala pursuing her masters in New Zealand was among the 49 victims killed in the Christchurch massacre that took place on Friday.  Ansi Alibava Karippakulam hailing from Kodungallur in Thrissur district was …
  • Prime Minister of India dedicates IndianOil’s Ennore LNG Terminal to the nation 08 Mar 2019 07:09 Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi dedicating IndianOil’s Ennore Terminal to the nation by unveiling the plaque CHENNAI, 06.03.2019: The Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi dedicated IndianOil’s Ennore LNG Terminal to the nation by unveiling the …
  • Churches Deprived of Their Worship Buildings in Tamil Nadu, India 07 Mar 2019 21:33 HYDERABAD, India, March 7, 2019 (Morning Star News) – Churches in Tamil Nadu, India that had never experienced opposition now find Hindu extremists forcing them out of their places of worship, sources said. In one case Hindu extremists called praying women …
  • Modi launches IOCL’s Ennore LNG terminal 07 Mar 2019 09:26 The ₹5,150-crore Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal at the Kamarajar port, Ennore, inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is expected to usher a ‘green wave’ in South-Eastern India by offering natural gas as a clean and economically viable fuel, …
  • PM inaugurates IOC's Ennore LNG terminal 06 Mar 2019 15:07 Chennai, Mar 6 () Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday dedicated to the nation Indian Oil Corp's Rs 5,150 crore LNG import terminal at Ennore in Tamil Nadu. IOC through its joint venture company, IndianOil LNG Pvt Ltd set up the 5-million tonnes per …
  • Power Mech Projects Ltd bags orders worth Rs. 202 crores 27 Feb 2019 03:46 Power Mech Projects Ltd (BSE Scrip Code: 539302; NSE Symbol: POWERMECH) has received Letter of Intent/Work Orders for the following projects: - Contract received from Railway Vikas Nigam Limited for Construction of PEB Sheds, Structural buildings, road …
  • ‘Crack down on one-way rule violations in Kamaraj Nagar’ 22 Feb 2019 09:13 Motorists coming from East Coast Road and proceeding towards Thiruvallur Salai have to turn left at the intersection of East Coast Road and Kamaraj Nagar 22nd East Street and proceed through South Avenue Road, Thiruvanmiyur, to enter Thiruvalluvar Salai. …
  • Common examination for classes V and VIII proposed 21 Feb 2019 17:55 Days after School Education Minister K.A. Sengottaiyan said that discussions would be held on whether or not to have a common examination for Class V and VIII State board students, schools have been asked to gear up to conduct a common examination for …
  • Indian Oil buys commissioning cargo of LNG for new Ennore terminal: Report 18 Feb 2019 12:01 Indian Oil Corp (IOC) bought a commissioning cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for its new Ennore terminal in south India, in a sign that India's first terminal in the east coast is readying for start-up, three industry sources said on Monday. State …
  • Tamil Nadu becomes dump-yard of crime against women 17 Feb 2019 15:21 Tamil Nadu, once a safe haven for women, has been turning into a place of nightmare as there have been incidents coming to the fore like the recent brutal killing of an aspiring actress by her husband, who chopped her head off and is still to be traced; a …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 19-02-2019 16 Feb 2019 14:16 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 19.02.2019 from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 05.00 P.M if the works are completed. THARAMANI & KANAGAM AREA: MGR film city road, Kazhikundram, CPT …
  • State realty sector brims with positivity at FairPRO 2019  16 Feb 2019 01:18 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After undergoing a dull phase in the last four years, the realty sector is looking ahead for positive growth as the 12th edition of ‘FairPRO 2019’ organised by the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 12-02-2019 11 Feb 2019 23:29 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 12.02.2019 from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 05.00 P.M if the works are completed. PERAMBUR RAJAJI NAGAR AREA : Senthil nagar 1 to 17 st, Ayappa nagar 1 to …
  • Chennai power shutdown on Tuesday 11 Feb 2019 01:13 By Express News Service CHENNAI: For carrying out maintenance work, power supply will be suspended by Tangedco on Tuesday from 9 am to 5 pm in the following areas. According to a statement from Tangedco, power supply will be resumed before 5 pm if work is …
  • 38,000 houses for urban poor planned in Chennai, two districts 09 Feb 2019 02:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The government has formulated a comprehensive housing project called ‘Tamil Nadu Housing and Habitat Development Project’ to transform slums in Chennai, Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts along the river margin, with …
  • World bank aid of Rs 4647 crore to build 38,000 tenements for urban poor living on river margins 08 Feb 2019 08:48 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Government has formulated a comprehensive housing project called ‘Tamil Nadu Housing and Habitat Development Project’ to transform slums in Chennai, Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram Districts along the river margin with …
  • Power to be suspended tomorrow 08 Feb 2019 01:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: For carrying out maintenance work, power supply will be suspended by Tangedco on Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm in the following areas. A Tangedco statement said, power supply will be resumed before 5 pm if work is over. …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 09-02-2019 07 Feb 2019 15:32 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 09.02.2019 from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 05.00 P.M if the works are completed. KOTTIVAKKAM AREA : Journalist colony, L.P.Nagar (1 to 6 Streets), …
  • Indian Oil to invest Rs. 16,641 crore in Tamil Nadu 24 Jan 2019 07:12 Chennai: Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOC) on Wednesday said it would invest Rs. 16,641 crore in Tamil Nadu for expanding its retail outlet network, upgrading its infrastructure and laying of gas distribution pipelines. The company signed a Memorandum of …
  • Indian Oil to invest Rs 16,641 crore in Tamil Nadu in five years 24 Jan 2019 05:42 The investment will create 20,000 direct and indirect employment opportunities. Chennai: Indian Oil will be investing Rs 16,641 crore in Tamil Nadu in the next five years. The investment, which will create 20,000 direct and indirect employment …
  • Chennai-based bank fined Rs 15,000 for wrongful debiting from customer’s account 21 Jan 2019 03:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: For wrongly debiting money from a customer’s savings account, a consumer forum ordered a nationalised bank here to pay a compensation of Rs 15,000 to the customer. Though the petitioner had no LIC policy in her name, Rs 510 …
  • Bengaluru based startup ShareChat, breaking language barriers in social nertworking 15 Jan 2019 03:16 By Express News Service Ever wished for a vernacular social network platform? In an effort to make communication and accessibility easier, ShareChat, a Bengaluru-based startup, was launched in October 2015 by three IIT Kanpur alumni members — Ankush …
  • Works for bridge across Pulicat lake to begin next month 13 Jan 2019 01:55 Express News Service CHENNAI: The State Highways department is likely to commence work on a High Level Bridge across the ecologically sensitive Pulicat lake from next month.The decade-old proposal, intended to provide permanent and safe commute for about …
  • Perform or pay up 08 Jan 2019 01:28 Express News Service CHENNAI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) issued a show cause notice to Public Works Department (PWD), on Monday, for failing to restore Chennai waterways — Cooum, Adyar and Buckingham Canal — and questioned why a performance …
  • Teen Stabs Mother For Stopping Her From Eloping With "Facebook Lover" 25 Dec 2018 16:33 The girl along with three others have been arrested in the case (Representational) Thiruvallur: A girl, said to be in her teens, allegedly killed her mother after she was stopped from running away with her Facebook 'boyfriend', the police said …
  • Government likely to revive Koyambedu market road project 11 Dec 2018 01:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: The proposed 80 feet wide road connecting Poonamallee High Road (NH4) and Koyambedu Wholesale Market Complex ‘A’ Road, which was shelved over the cost of land acquisition, is likely to be revived. Sources in Chennai Metro said …
  • Edappadi meets Modi, seeks Rs 15,000 cr as Cyclone Gaja relief 24 Nov 2018 08:22 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and requested for financial assistance of Rs 15,000 crore from the Centre towards cyclone Gaja relief and restoration work. According to an official …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans retain Aparajith, Ruby Trichy Warriors stick to Indrajith for TNPL 2018 11 May 2018 04:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: VB Thiruvallur Veerans have retained Tamil Nadu all-rounder B Aparajith for the third edition of Tamil Nadu Premier League which begins in the second week of July. R Silambarasan (uncapped) and R Sanjay Yadav are the other …
  • Rains are back, holiday for schools in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchi 06 Nov 2017 08:56 Rains are back from Sunday night and this morning, it was announced that schools in Chennai and Thiruvallur districts would remain closed today too. According to the meteorological department, there is a possibility of rains gradually reducing in the …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans vs Kovai Kings, live streaming: Watch TNPL 2017 on TV, online 12 Aug 2017 11:23 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach With only five more group games in the second season of Tamil Nadu Premier League remaining, VB Thiruvallur Veerans take on Lyca Kovai Kings in a much-anticipated must-win encounter on Friday. …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans pile on Madurai Super Giant’s woes 09 Aug 2017 02:21 VB Thiruvallur Veerans enter the field of play ahead of their match against Madurai Super Giant in Tirunelveli on Tuesday. | Express Photo Service CHENNAI: Continuing their losing streak, Madurai Super Giant lost to VB Thiruvallur Veerans by three wickets …
  • Dindigul Dragons vs Thiruvallur Veerans, TNPL 2017 live streaming: How to watch on TV, online 28 Jul 2017 13:21 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach Dindigul Dragons take on VB Thiruvallur Veerans in the seventh match of ongoing Tamil Nadu Premier League season in Tirunelveli on Friday, July 28. The Dragons made a strong comeback by …
  • Chepauk Super Gillies v Thiruvallur Veerans live streaming: Watch TNPL 2017 on TV, online 25 Jul 2017 03:23 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach In the third game of the second season of TamilNadu Premier League (TNPL), last year's runners-up Chepauk Super Gillies take on VB Thiruvallur Veerans at Indian Cement Company Ground in …
  • TNPL franchise Thiruvallur Veerans appoint Muttiah Muralitharan and Bharat Arun as mentor and coach 16 Jul 2017 12:06 Muttiah Muralitharan will work as mentor for the TNPL franchise. (File) Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) franchise Thiruvallur Veerans have officially announced the appointment of Muttiah Muralitharan and Bharat Arun as mentor and coach respectively. At an …

  • TN CPI demands action against cops for pillion rider’s death 12 Nov 2019 06:04 Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India’s (CPI) Tamil Nadu unit on Tuesday demanded strict action against the police officials who were responsible for the death of an elderly pillion rider during a vehicle check in Villupuram district. …
  • Beggar found outside temple with Rs 12 thousand in cash, 2 lakh in bank account in Puducherry 08 Nov 2019 05:35 By ANI PUDUCHERRY: Authorities of Puducherry Temple on Thursday found a beggar outside the premises in possession with Rs 12,000 in cash, a bank account with Rs 2 lakh to her credit and an Aadhar Card. The beggar identified as Parvatham (70), claimed that …
  • Puducherry Beggar Found With Rs 12,000 In Cash; Has Rs 2 Lakh In Bank 07 Nov 2019 23:25 Puducherry: Authorities of a temple in Puducherry Thursday found a beggar outside the premises in possession with Rs 12,000 in cash, a bank account with Rs 2 lakh to her credit and an Aadhar Card. The beggar identified as Parvatham, 70, claimed that she …
  • Tiruchy youth drowned in bid to flee from harassers? 31 Oct 2019 01:13 By Express News Service TIRUCHY:  A Youth slipped and fell into Kollidam river on Wednesday while trying to escape a group of local youths who harassed him as he was spending time with his girlfriend on the river bank. After a search that stretched for …
  • Armed Reserve cop, couple die in accidents 29 Oct 2019 03:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: An Armed Reserve constable and an elderly couple died in different accidents in Kancheepuram and Chennai on Sunday. In the first incident, Nallusamy (32) of Sivaganga, attached to the St Thomas Mount Armed Reserve wing, was …
  • Vellore trifurcated: Tamil Nadu has 37 districts 15 Aug 2019 21:26 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced the creation of two more new districts in Tamil Nadu by trifurcating the Vellore district into Vellore, Tirupathur and Ranipet.  Also a new taluk will be formed with headquarters at K V …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Tamil Nadu: Vellore trifurcated, Ranipet and Tirupattur to be new districts 15 Aug 2019 08:23 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami. (File Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Thursday announced Vellore would be trifurcated to create two additional districts. In an event on Independence Day at Fort St George in Chennai …
  • Top news today evening: Mamata accuses BJP of horsetrading, Indian squad for WI tour announced, and many more 21 Jul 2019 12:08 A wrap of everything that has happened today. Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit laid to rest with full state honours Former Delhi chief minister Shiela Dikshit’s last rites were conducted today at Nigambodh Ghat. She was laid to rest with full state honours. …
  • 10 dead in collision between bus, van near Kallakurichi 19 Jul 2019 02:15 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Ten people died and six others suffered grievous injuries when an omnibus and van collided head-on near Kallakuruchi in the wee hours of Thursday. While the bus was on the way to Chennai from Coimbatore, the pick-up van …
  • District count up as Chengalpattu, Tenkasi join list 19 Jul 2019 02:09 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The number of districts in the State goes up to 35 with two more districts being carved out with Tenkasi and Chengalpattu as their headquarters. The 33rd district was announced on January 8 with Kallakurichi as headquarters …
  • Nine dead in road accident in TN 18 Jul 2019 08:57 Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Nine persons died in a head-on collision between a bus and a van in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu on Thursday morning, said police. According to the police, the bus, heading towards Coimbatore from Chennai, collided with the …
  • Nine killed in bus-van collision near Villupuram 18 Jul 2019 07:57 Nine Persons were killed and 14 others sustained injuries when an omni bus and a van collided head-on at Emaper near Kallakurichi early Thursday. The identity of the victims is yet to be ascertained. Police said the omni bus was going from Coimbatore to …
  • Mugilan found in Tirupati, TN cops take him into custody, wife injured in mishap 08 Jul 2019 16:44 Tamil Nadu-based environmental activist T Mugilan, missing for nearly six months and facing sexual assault case, was found in Tirupati railway station on Saturday. He was brought back to Tamil Nadu after the police handed over the activist to TN police at …
  • DMK Not To Go Ahead With Resolution Seeking Speaker Dhanapal's Removal 28 Jun 2019 10:15 MK Stalin said DMK will not press the resolution seeking of removal Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker Dhanapal. Chennai: The DMK will not go ahead with a resolution it had moved nearly two months ago seeking the removal of Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal …
  • When sugar leaves a bitter taste 16 Jun 2019 07:37 The Kalrayan Hills loom far in the distance, as a gentle breeze blows across the sugarcane fields at Ariya Perumanur village in Kallakurichi. This is in stark contrast to the blazing heat witnessed by Enathimangalam village in Villupuram. Though the …
  • Kerala and Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full Winners List 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI Rahul Gandhi has grabbed a seat from Wayanad, Kerala The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and …
  • Small parties’ appeal hits urban-rural divide 25 May 2019 03:03 Staking a claim to being the viable alternative to Dravidian parties, three political parties — the Naam Tamilar Katchi, the Makkal Needhi Maiam and the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam — have garnered around 12.8% of the total votes in the recent Lok Sabha …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • 17th Lok Sabha result, Tamil nadu: DMK sweeps Tamil Nadu, AIADMK reduced to two seats 23 May 2019 17:27 In the assembly bypolls, the state witnessed a tough contest between the DMK and AIADMK. Chennai: The DMK won four Lok Sabha seats while its allies Congress and CPI bagged one each in the first results declared by the Election Commission in Tamil Nadu on …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Tamil Nadu Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here 23 May 2019 04:22 Tamil Nadu Election Results: There are 39 parliamentary seats in the state. New Delhi: Tamil Nadu voted in the second phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on April 18. There are 39 seats in the state with prime parties being All India Anna Dravida Munnetra …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • SC stays disqualification proceedings against 2 AIADMK MLAs 06 May 2019 11:32 The Supreme Court Monday stayed disqualification proceedings against two AIADMK MLAs, who were served notice by the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker for allegedly indulging in "anti-party" activities The notices were served under the anti-defection …
  • Setback to AIADMK, SC stays disqualification notice of three dissident MLAs 06 May 2019 10:34 CHENNAI: In a big setback to the ruling party in Tamil Nadu, AIADMK, the Supreme Court today stayed the disqualification proceedings against three dissident MLAs. This is a big blow to the AIADMK government that is facing a test of strength as elections …
  • SC stays disqualification proceedings against two AIADMK MLAs 06 May 2019 08:41 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday stayed disqualification proceedings against two AIADMK MLAs who were served notice by the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker for allegedly indulging in "anti-party" activities. The notices were served under the …
  • Two dissident AIADMK MLAs move Supreme Court against Speaker’s show cause notice 03 May 2019 15:02 Two dissidents MLAs of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), E. Rathinasabapathy (Aranthangi), V.T. Kalaiselvan (Vriddhachalam), have moved the Supreme Court, challenging the issue of show cause notice by Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal and …
  • Ahead of poll results, AIADMK displays unusual nerves 03 May 2019 11:34 The ruling party's decision to serve ‘disqualification’ notice to three party MLAs when polling for four more assembly by-elections are due for May 19 may have been taken to keep the flock together post-results, rather than seek to lose more than …
  • Chennai: Three more pro-TTV MLAs may get notices 26 Apr 2019 23:07 Chennai: Amidst speculations, three dissident AIADMK MLAs, who shifted their loyalty to T. T. V. Dhinakaran during the recent Lok Sabha elections, will be served with a showcause notice, a preliminary step to disqualify them. The speaker disqualified 18 …
  • TN govt. whip recommends action against 3 AIADMK MLAs for anti-party activities 26 Apr 2019 17:40 Chief Government Whip S. Rajendran on Friday submitted his recommendation to Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal seeking action against three dissident AIADMK MLAs for “anti-party activities”. The MLAs — E. Rathinasabapathy (Aranthangi), V.T. Kalaiselvan ( …
  • AIADMK seeks action against 3 pro-TTV MLAs for 'anti-party' activities 26 Apr 2019 14:24 The results of all would be announced on May 23. Chennai: The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu Friday approached Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal for "due legal action" against three of its MLAs for alleged anti-party activities in the backdrop of them …
  • Polling percentage in Tamil Nadu touches 71% 19 Apr 2019 10:37 The average polling percentage in the general elections across 38 Parliamentary constituencies that went for polls on April 18 stood at 71.87%, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo announced here on Friday. The polling percentage for 18 Assembly …
  • Dalits come under attack in Ariyalur 18 Apr 2019 20:43 At least 20 houses belonging to Dalits were damaged at Ponparappi, in Ariyalur district, after a clash broke out between members of the community and Vanniyars as polling was under way in the Chidambaram Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday. But for this and …
  • LS polls, Phase 2: K'taka voter comes to polling booth in an ambulance 18 Apr 2019 12:53 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 95 Seats Vote Today, All Of Tamil Nadu, Half Of Karnataka - 5-Point Guide 18 Apr 2019 07:10 State Voting Constituencies Tamil Nadu 38/39 Arakkonam, Arani, Chennai Central, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram, Kanniyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Hope Centre gives J&K an elected govt which is its right: Omar 18 Apr 2019 07:04 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: 'I developed Mathura, BSP-SP busy fighting,' says Hema 18 Apr 2019 05:55 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Dynasty, regional politics never hindered country: Kumaraswamy 18 Apr 2019 04:50 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • LIVE | LS polls, Phase 2: 'BJP has taken over AIADMK,' says Kanimozhi 18 Apr 2019 04:08 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2: EVM glitches reported at booths in WB, Assam 18 Apr 2019 02:47 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2 LIVE: Big fight in Karnataka as 95 seats go to polls today 18 Apr 2019 02:07 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • Vijayakanth’s stronghold set to witness high-pitched battle 17 Apr 2019 02:16 Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: The Kallakurichi parliamentary constituency is witnessing a high-pitched and high-profile battle between DMDK founder-president Vijayakanth’s brother-in-law and party candidate L K Sudheesh and veteran DMK leader Ponmudy’ …
  • Tamil Nadu to decide on NEET's continuance, says Rahul Gandhi 13 Apr 2019 00:38 Salem: Asserting that States “should not be ruled by direct orders from the Prime Minister's office (PMO)”, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that his party, working with the DMK will restore the rights of the States, ensure that the country's …
  • What to buy this Tamil New Year? 06 Apr 2019 19:08 Thenkuzhal murukku, Kambu laddu, and kara mixture from Chinthalavadi. These simple treats and a few lines about the village on the banks of the river Cauvery can turn an ordinary festive gift into a mindful one. This year, we are seeing more people gifting …
  • Tamil Nadu: Nuns beaten by Hindu radicals released from hospital 06 Apr 2019 18:18 The nuns suffered injuries in an attack against the Little Flower Higher Secondary School in Chinnasalem. Hindu extremists tried to strangle them with Rosary beads. Bishop Mascarenhas asks "What is this country coming to?" New Delhi (AsiaNews) – …
  • Some 200 Hindu radicals beat nuns, devastate Catholic school in Tamil Nadu 02 Apr 2019 19:21 Members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh destroyed the Little Flower Higher Secondary School in Chinnasalem. Damages total US$ 145,000. Some women tried to strangle the nuns. Mumbai (AsiaNews) – A mob of Hindu radicals devastated a Catholic school in …
  • Villages in Villupuram and Kallakurichi in Tamil Nadu resonate with cries for education-loan waiver 02 Apr 2019 01:29 Express News Service VILLUPURAM/KALLAKURICHI: 60-year-old Oiyaan was on the verge of tears. The consolatory words of his fellow agricultural labourers did little to wipe the dejected look off his frail, weathered, and sunburnt face. He had just been …
  • ASIA/INDIA - Suicide of a Hindu girl: extremists attack a Catholic school 30 Mar 2019 18:15 Chinnasalem - A crowd of over 200 extremists attacked and devastated a Catholic school in Tamil Nadu, beating up the nuns present. The reason for the attack, which took place on March 26th, was the suicide of a 15-year-old Hindu girl, a student of the …
  • Lok Sabha Elections in Tamil Nadu 28 Mar 2019 10:11 NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu goes to polls in the second phase of the seven-phase elections. Elections to 39 parliamentary seats will take place on April 18 in a single-phase polling. Lok Sabha elections 2019: Get all live updates TOP CONTENDERS The four-cornered …
  • Major parties in Tamil Nadu field over 20 medical professionals in fight for LS seats 27 Mar 2019 02:42 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Doctors galore in the TN political theatre this time.  Almost all major political parties in Tamil Nadu have fielded practising medical professionals to contest in Lok Sabha polls. The number of doctors-turned-contestants from …
  • Rs 25,000 poll nomination deposit in coins? Well, this Tamil Nadu candidate did it [PHOTO] 26 Mar 2019 17:47 Kuppalji Devadoss, an independent candidate from Amma Makkal National Party, paid his poll nomination required as election security deposit worth Rs 25,000 in coins.Twitter/ANI On the last day of filing nominations for the first phase of Lok Sabha …
  • CM hits campaign trail, canvasses for Anbumani, Sudhish 23 Mar 2019 15:30 AIADMK co-coordinator and Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami hit the campaign trail on Friday, canvassing for key candidates of political foes-turned-allies in Dharmapuri and Salem. Leaving behind years of mutual mudslinging, Mr. Palaniswami travelled …
  • CM campaigns for Sudheesh, says country will be safe only under Modi’s leadership 22 Mar 2019 22:38 By Chennaivision in Chennai News March 22, 2019 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami, who campaigned for DMDK’s Kallakurichi candidate L K Sudheesh today, said India will be safe only under the leadership of Prime …
  • Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami pitches for second term to Modi, says he alone is capable of protecting the country 22 Mar 2019 09:55 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Friday made a strong pitch for a second term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, lauding him for the air strikes on terror camps in Pakistan and saying he was the "only qualified" leader to ensure the …
  • TN CM pitches for second term to Modi, says he alone capable of protecting country 22 Mar 2019 09:34 Salem: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Friday made a strong pitch for a second term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, lauding him for the air strikes on terror camps in Pakistan and saying he was the "only qualified" leader to ensure the …
  • Check out when your constituency votes 22 Mar 2019 05:43 The Lok Sabha election will be held in 7 phases, beginning on April 11, 2019 and ending on May 19, 2019.On March 10, 2019, the Election Commission of India announced the poll schedule for the Lok Sabha elections.The votes will be counted on May 23, 2019. …
  • DMDK, PMK, TMC, Kongu Nadu party announce candidates 18 Mar 2019 22:17 More parties announced their candidates for Lok Sabha elections today, a day after major players AIADMK and DMK named their contestants. PMK today announced Vaithilingam as the candidate for Sriperumbudur constituency and Jothimuthu for Dindigul. The party …
  • AIADMK, DMK to face off in eight seats 18 Mar 2019 14:32 The ruling AIADMK and the principal opposition DMK will be locked in a straight contest in eight Lok Sabha seats — Chennai South, Kancheepuram (SC), Tiruvannamalai, Tirunelveli, Mayiladuthurai, Salem, Nilgiris (SC) and Pollachi. Both parties on Sunday …
  • DMK releases list of candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha polls; Kanimozhi, A Raja get tickets 18 Mar 2019 10:44 DMK released its list of candidates for 20 seats in Tamil Nadu.Twitter With a few weeks left for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Sunday (March 17) released its list of candidates for 20 seats in Tamil Nadu, fielding former …
  • AIADMK, DMK to face off in 8 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu 18 Mar 2019 10:24 CHENNAI: Arch-rivals - the ruling AIADMK and the opposition DMK will face off in eight seats in Tamil Nadu in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Both the parties will be in straight contest in South Chennai, Kancheepuram (SC), Tiruvannamalai, Tirunelveli, …
  • Arch-Rivals AIADMK, DMK To Face Off In 8 Lok Sabha Seats In Tamil Nadu 18 Mar 2019 09:16 Both AIADMK and DMK are contesting on 20 seats each in the state. Chennai: The ruling AIADMK and the opposition DMK will face off in eight seats in Tamil Nadu in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Both the parties will be in straight contest in South …
  • O Panneerselvam son, 6 sitting MPs figure in AIADMK list 17 Mar 2019 21:08 CHENNAI: Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam' son, P. Ravindranath and six sitting MPs, including Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M. Thambidurai, were nominated to the April 18 Lok Sabha elections by the ruling AIADMK on Sunday evening. The party has …
  • 13 New Faces, 2 Women In DMK List For Lok Sabha Elections 17 Mar 2019 19:32 This will be the first time MK Stalin leads DMK into an electoral battle. Chennai: The DMK released its list of candidates for 20 seats in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, earmarking four for children of leaders and two for women in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN 17 Mar 2019 18:35 [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • DMK names Kanimozhi, Maran, Raja among LS candidates 17 Mar 2019 17:36 The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Sunday announced former Union ministers Dayanidhi Maran, A Raja and T R Baalu and its Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi among its candidates for the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies it is contesting in Tamil Nadu. Releasing the list …
  • LS polls: Kanimozhi, Raja among DMK candidates 17 Mar 2019 16:01 CHENNAI: DMK president M K Stalin on Sunday evening announced the names of its candidates in 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu where the party is contesting. Out of the total 20 candidates, 13 are first time contestants in the Lok Sabha elections. …
  • AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 10:22 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Chennai: The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 08:00 CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU): The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha …
  • 2019 LS electrions: Panneerselvam announces seat-sharing for AIADMK-led alliance 17 Mar 2019 07:21 BJP would be contesting on Lok Sabha constituencies of Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi & Ramanathapuram. Chennai: The Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and tall leader of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) O. …
  • CM meets Vijayakanth, Vaiko names candidate for Erode 16 Mar 2019 07:35 In yet another day of developments ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today called on DMDK president Vijayakanth in Chennai. Palaniswami, who is also the joint coordinator of the ruling AIADMK, met Vijayakanth at his …
  • DMK-led Front announces constituencies for LS polls 15 Mar 2019 09:31 Chennai: The DMK will field candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in its traditional strongholds. The constituencies to be contested by it and its allies was announced here on Friday. The DMK, which will contesting 20 of the 39 seats, would field …
  • NCP Chief Sharad Pawar To Skip Poll Race 12 Mar 2019 03:17 Sharad Pawar was rumoured to be contesting from the Madha seat. (File) New Delhi: Veteran politician Sharad Pawar today said he will not be contesting the coming Lok Sabha elections, saying he has decided against the idea. The 78-year former union minister …
  • NCP Chief Sharad Pawar To Skip Election Race 11 Mar 2019 10:51 Sharad Pawar was rumoured to be contesting from the Madha seat. (File) New Delhi: Veteran politician Sharad Pawar today said he will not be contesting the coming Lok Sabha elections, saying he has decided against the idea. The 78-year former union minister …
  • AIADMK interviews probable candidates for LS polls 11 Mar 2019 08:30 Chennai, March 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK on Monday interviewed its probable candidates likely to contest from 10 of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies on April 18. The party said in a statement that Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and his Deputy O. …
  • AIADMK downplays Premalatha's jibe, denies deadlock in talks 10 Mar 2019 04:24 Salem/Chennai: Downplaying DMDK leader Premalatha's jibe that the 37 MPs of his party got nothing from the Centre for Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami maintained that the media misinterpreted her statement whereas she had only said …
  • AIADMK, DMDK to seal pact today 10 Mar 2019 02:52 The AIADMK and the DMDK are expected to seal a deal on Sunday for the upcoming Lok Sabha election in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. The DMDK may be allotted four seats as part of the arrangement, according to sources in the AIADMK-led front. North Chennai, …
  • Tamil Nadu AIADMK Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns Near Coimbatore 24 Feb 2019 10:53 Dr K Kamaraj got hurt on his hand, while his personal assistant and the driver were hospitalised Coimbatore: AIADMK Lok Sabha member Dr K Kamaraj escaped with minor injuries when his car overturned near Vazhapadi in Salem district Sunday, police said. The …
  • TN: BJP, AIADMK strike 15-25 seat sharing deal 15 Feb 2019 23:14 CHENNAI: After months of speculation over an electoral alliance between AIADMK and BJP, the two sides late on Thursday night arrived at a 25-15 formula to share Tamil Nadu’s 40 Lok Sabha seats (including the lone Puducherry seat). The two parties agreed to …
  • Tamil Nadu: BJP, AIADMK seal seat-sharing deal for Lok Sabha with 15-25 formula 15 Feb 2019 22:23 CHENNAI: After months of speculation over an electoral alliance between AIADMK and BJP, the two sides late on Thursday night arrived at a 25-15 formula to share Tamil Nadu’s 40 Lok Sabha seats (including the lone Puducherry seat). The two parties agreed to …
  • Kallakurichi is now Tamil Nadu's 33rd district; here's all you need to know 08 Jan 2019 19:11 Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi PalaniswamiReuters Tamil Nadu is all set to get its 33rd district after Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy announced its creation on Tuesday. The new Kallakurichi district, with Kallakurichi as its headquarters, will be …
  • When a man kills his wife in India, what happens to the children? 12 Nov 2018 16:26 Names marked with an asterisk* in this piece have been changed to protect the interviewees' anonymity. Madurai, India - In a southern Indian village near Madurai, at around 1am one day in February 2010, Annam*, a daily wage labourer who lived with her …
  • Tamil Nadu minister's PA, sons die in road accident 07 Nov 2018 19:48 Nandamuri Harikrishna's car accidentTwitter [Representational Image] The additional special personal assistant of Tamil Nadu fisheries minister D Jayakumar and his two sons were killed in an accident on the Grand Southern Trunk Road in Cuddalore …
  • In sign of bypoll gear-up, AIADMK assigns responsibilities for 20 seats 29 Oct 2018 10:28 The ruling AIADMK has appointed key functionaries responsible for election-related works for 20 constituencies currently vacant after the Madras high Court upheld disqualification of 18 lawmakers loyal to TTV Dhinakaran who presented letter to the Governor …
  • Madras High Court Sends Back Cases Against 2 Ex Lawmakers To Lower Court 23 Oct 2018 11:07 The matter relates to complaints made by a couple against the lawmakers alleging threats over a dispute. Chennai: The Madras High Court sent back a criminal case against a former Lok Sabha MP and a former to a lower court in Chennai while making it clear …
  • Karunas, 3 other MLAs to be disqualified? 03 Oct 2018 15:12 Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal is likely to send notices to controversial MLA Karunas and three other legislators under the Anti-Defection Law. Reports said that as per section 6 of the anti-defection law, AIADMK Whip S Rajendran has submitted a …
  • Protocol breached in Tamil Nadu organ transplant case, says probe 03 Sep 2018 15:31 An investigation ordered by the Tamil Nadu government into the retrieval of organs from a brain dead patient at a private hospital in Salem district in May this year has found that the harvested heart and lung were allocated to two foreign nationals in two …
  • Iyyappan’s hoping to score with Dhoni Kabadi Kuzhu 04 Jul 2018 18:57 Sports films have always been received well by audiences as well as critics. Hoping to make his mark by starting off on the right foot is debutant director Iyyappan, whose film Dhoni Kabadi Kuzhu, revolves around two popular sports – cricket and kabaddi. …
  • Tamil Nadu MLAs’ disqualification case: Madras High Court delivers split verdict; matter to be heard by third judge 14 Jun 2018 09:16 The Madras High Court on Thursday delivered a split verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the disqualification of 18 dissident AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to AMMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran. While Chief Justice Indira Banerjee favoured upholding …
  • MLAs’ disqualification case verdict today 13 Jun 2018 22:47 The Madras High Court will on Thursday deliver its crucial verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the disqualification of 18 dissident AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to AMMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran. The verdict, to be delivered by a bench of Chief …
  • Tamil Nadu Labourer's Daughter Kills Herself After Failing To Clear NEET 05 Jun 2018 03:52 Dalit medical aspirant who allegedly failed to crack NEET, killed herself in Tamil Nadu Chennai:  A Dalit medical aspirant in Tamil Nadu committed suicide after she allegedly failed to qualify the medical entrance examination. The National Eligibility cum …
  • Summer drive-aways for the last-minute non-planner 16 May 2018 12:53   Chennai – Tharangambadi, in a convertible Tharangambadi (earlier Tranquebar), the quaint little coastal town about 280 kilometres from Chennai, is worth exploring for Dutch East India Company colonial past. The road is a brilliant stretch of tarmac which …
  • TTV's road to fighting polls fraught with legal issues 15 Mar 2018 09:20 TTV Dinakaran's road to reaching the poll stage could still be strewn with legal difficulties, as much as political problems from other new players, like actors Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth, says N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE: TTV Dinakaran launches his …
  • T.T.V. Dhinakaran announces party name 15 Mar 2018 07:20 R.K. Nagar MLA and party leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran announced his party name on Thursday. He named it Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam. Mr. Dhinakaran unveiled his party flag that had black, white and red stripes and the image of late Chief Minister …
  • Sasikala's nephew Dhinakaran launches new political outfit 15 Mar 2018 06:41 CHENNAI: Waving to teeming crowds from an open-top vehicle along the Madurai bypass road, Sasikala nephew TTV Dhinakaran took the first step to carve out a unique support base from the existing bank of the AIADMK with the launch of his outfit Amma Makkal …
  • Dhinakaran launches new political outfit 15 Mar 2018 05:58 CHENNAI: Waving to teeming crowds from an open-top vehicle along the Madurai bypass road, Sasikala nephew TTV Dhinakaran took the first step to carve out a unique support base from the existing bank of the AIADMK with the launch of his outfit Amma Makkal …
  • Kallakurichi MLA shifts loyalty to Dhinakaran 24 Feb 2018 04:18 In a fresh challenge to the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the party’s Kallakurichi MLA A. Prabhu joined the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu claimed that it was evident from the R.K. Nagar …
  • AIADMK lawmaker switches loyalty to Dinakaran 23 Feb 2018 15:28 Chennai: As the Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK geared up to celebrate late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's 70th birth anniversary on Saturday, a party legislator gave the party's top brass a shock, expressing his support to sidelined leader T.T.V. …
  • Kallakurichi MLA joins Dhinakaran camp 23 Feb 2018 09:44 In a development that rattled the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), its Kallakurichi MLA, A. Prabhu switched loyalties to the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu is the first AIADMK legislator to …
  • Pakka is all about festival sights n sounds 22 Jan 2018 20:27 Vikram Prabhu is trying out a full-fledged comedy for the first time. Pakka is the film in which he will have two heroines for company —Bindu Madhavi and Nikki Galrani. Talking about the specialty of the film, director SS Surya claims that there are no …
  • Police residential quarters at Kallakurichi now a den of anti-social activities 02 Apr 2017 02:21 VILLUPURAM : Personnel of the Kallakurichi police sub division have been spending money out of their own pockets to rent houses for at least a decade now, due to the lack of inhabitable quarters. A housing quarters built around 50 years back, is now in …