IPL: Watson, Dhoni star as Chennai beat Delhi

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 00:01

Pune, April 30, Dominating batting from Shane Watson and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs in an Indian Premier League match here on Monday.


Brisk polling underway in R.K.Nagar by-poll

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 09:56

Chennai, Dec 21 Brisk polling was underway here on Thursday at the Radhakrishnan Nagar (R.K.Nagar) constituency to fill the vacancy in the Tamil Nadu Assembly caused by the death of the late J. Jayalalithaa.


Several schools in Tamil Nadu closed due to rains

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 09:22

Chennai, Nov 1, Schools in Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur districts were closed for second consecutive day on Wednesday owing to rains, the district administrations said.


Chennai textile showroom fire continues for second day

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 08:32

Chennai, June 1, Fire service personnel on Thursday were still battling to douse the flames that has engulfed a multi-storied textile showroom - Chennai Silks - here, police said.


Photojournalists manhandled at Rajinikanth's '2.o' sets

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:42

Chennai, March 22, Two photojournalists were manhandled here on Wednesday on the sets of Rajinikanth's upcoming Tamil science-fiction action film "2.o". A police complaint was made but was later withdrawn.


Cognizant layoffs may not spike this time around

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 22:36

Chennai, March 18, Information Technology major Cognizant Technology Solutions may not vastly differ this year from its regular annual lay off numbers post completion of employee appraisals, said company sources.


O. Panneerselvam urges family members to advise MLAs for 'voting properly'

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 23:30

Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday urged family members of the AIADMK legislators to advise them to vote against the confidence motion to be moved by Edappadi K. Palaniswami -- the newly sworn-in Chief Minister -- on Saturday.


Tamil Nadu lawmaker escapes from beach resort

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 22:42

Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) On a day when Tamil Nadu Police submitted a report to the Madras High Court saying the legislators supporting AIADMK General Secretary V.K.Sasikala are not being held captive at a beach resort near here, one of the lawmakers housed there on Monday made a dramatic escape from the spot.


Panneerselvam thanks Modi for support, cooperation

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 21:38

Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) Outgoing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao for their support and cooperation.


Thousands clean up spilt oil along Chennai coast

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 18:36

Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) Thousands of people scooped out buckets of thick oil sludge along the Chennai coastline on Saturday that had spilled into the sea after the collision of two tankers last week.


Joggers, morning walkers back at Chennai's Marina beach

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 16:56

Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) It was life as usual for joggers and morning walkers at the Marina beach here on Sunday although prohibitory orders banning assembly of people, processions, protests and hunger-strike came into force from Saturday night.


Life is back to normal in Chennai and Tamil Nadu

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 10:06

Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Life is back to normalcy on Tuesday here and in other parts of Tamil Nadu a day after the violence by supporters of Jallikattu-the bull taming sport.