Oct 1, 2014 03:06 AM
Members of the Tamil film fraternity, minus four of its big stars, held a day-long fast in support of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who was recently convicted in the disproportionate assets case, in front of the State guest house on Tuesday. The roa
Sep 30, 2014 03:56 PM
Earlier, the Karnataka High Court had adjourned the matter to October 6 on Tuesday morning. The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday decided to hear the bail application of AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa on Wednesday morning, hours after the hearing w
Oct 1, 2014 02:24 AM
Chennai girls Varsha Gautam, 16, and Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan, 18, made history on Tuesday by becoming the first Indian women to win a sailing medal at the Asian Games.They took the bronze in 29er women’s two-person dinghy event at Incheon. Aishwary
Oct 1, 2014 03:07 AM
The Chennai Corporation Council on Tuesday approved a non-motorised transport (NMT) policy to promote walking, cycling, cycle rickshaws, pushcarts and other forms of mobility powered by humans.The civic body has set a target of increasing the mode share f
Oct 1, 2014 03:06 AM
Roads named after individuals without approval from the government will soon be renamed. Following a resolution by the Chennai Corporation Council on Tuesday, more than 30,000 roads are under the scanner. “Hundreds of roads have been named after indi
Oct 1, 2014 02:36 PM
In his first letter after assuming charge, the Tamil Nadu CM sought release of 20 fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy early this week. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, in his first letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after assuming c
Oct 1, 2014 02:35 PM
One more person died on Wednesday in an act of suicide after being apparently upset over Ms. Jayalalithaa’s conviction in the disproportionate asset case as protests against her conviction continued across the state for the fifth day.A 55-year-old fa
Oct 1, 2014 01:24 PM
Police Commissioner M.N. Reddi and Additional Commissioner of Police Harishekharan are supervising the security arrangements and monitoring the law and order situation. Security was tight in and around the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday morning as hu
Oct 1, 2014 10:05 AM
AIADMK councillors roughed up DMK councillors at the Chennai Corporation council meeting on Tuesday. The incident was in response to the opposition by DMK councillors Subhash Chandra Bose and Deva Jawahar to a remark by Mayor Saidai Duraisamy pertaining t
Oct 1, 2014 10:05 AM
The Madras High Court on Tuesday took a stand against ‘Traffic’ Ramaswamy for filing frivolous public interest litigations (PIL). The court imposed a fine of Rs. 25,000 on the social activist for filing ‘defective and vexatious litigatio
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