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SRM students stage protest on campus alleging inaction on sexual harassment complaint

SRM students stage protest on campus alleging inaction on sexual harassment complaint

Students of SRM University at Kattankulathur area in the outskirts of Chennai staged a demonstration inside the campus Thursday night, alleging inaction by the administration on a sexual harassment

Nov 23, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
Oil spill occurs off Chennai port as hose of tanker ship snaps

Oil spill occurs off Chennai port as hose of tanker ship snaps

Kamarajar Port said that a flexible hose got snapped from the berth side and the discharge of the fuel oil was stopped by operating the emergency control button.

Nov 19, 2018, 06:53 AM IST
IIT-Madras develops India's first microprocessor 'Shakti'

IIT-Madras develops India's first microprocessor 'Shakti'

The microprocessor can be used by others as it is on par with international standards

Nov 01, 2018, 19:13 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs to appeal against Madras HC order in SC

Tamil Nadu: 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs to appeal against Madras HC order in SC

The 18 disqualified MLAs are loyalists of Dhinakaran, who now heads the AMMK, and deposed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala.

Oct 26, 2018, 15:58 PM IST
TN govt extends term for Justice Arumughaswamy committee probing Jayalalithaa's death

TN govt extends term for Justice Arumughaswamy committee probing Jayalalithaa's death

The Justice Arumughaswamy Commission, which has been probing the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, on Wednesday got an extension for its term from Tamil Nadu government. 

Oct 24, 2018, 16:35 PM IST
BJP leader H Raja apologises before Madras HC for abusing judiciary, contempt case shut

BJP leader H Raja apologises before Madras HC for abusing judiciary, contempt case shut

After the unconditional apology rendered by the BJP leader, the HC closed the suo motu contempt case against him.

Oct 22, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
DUSU president was never our student: Thiruvalluvar University informs Tamil Nadu govt

DUSU president was never our student: Thiruvalluvar University informs Tamil Nadu govt

Thiruvalluvar University has informed the state government that Ankiv Baisoya was never enrolled in their university.

Oct 04, 2018, 20:48 PM IST
Alert in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry for 3 days following heavy rain warnings

Alert in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry for 3 days following heavy rain warnings

The weather department advised fishermen not to venture into the sea between October 6 and 8.

Oct 04, 2018, 11:53 AM IST
8-year-old boy among three killed after inhaling gas which from malfunctioning AC

8-year-old boy among three killed after inhaling gas which from malfunctioning AC

The 35-year-old man, his wife and son were residents of Thiruvalluvar Nagar at Koyambedu in the city.

Oct 03, 2018, 08:26 AM IST
Rs 2500 cr terminal to come up at Chennai airport: AAI official

Rs 2500 cr terminal to come up at Chennai airport: AAI official

The Airport Authority of India (AAI) on Friday confirmed the construction of a new terminal in Chennai. 

Sep 28, 2018, 18:39 PM IST
Chennai: Periyar's statue vandalised, slippers kept on head

Chennai: Periyar's statue vandalised, slippers kept on head

On Periyar's 140th birth anniversary, a statue of the social activist was vandalised by unidentified miscreants in Chennai's Tiruppur on Monday morning. A pair of slippers were kept on the statue's

Sep 17, 2018, 14:13 PM IST
Gutkha scam: Chennai ex-police commissioner George pleads innocence

Gutkha scam: Chennai ex-police commissioner George pleads innocence

George said he has not received any money from any gutkha (a tobacco product banned in Tamil Nadu) manufacturer.

Sep 07, 2018, 18:19 PM IST
Parts of Chennai to face 7-hour power cut on Monday, here's the list of areas

Parts of Chennai to face 7-hour power cut on Monday, here's the list of areas

Electricity will not be available from 9 am to 4 pm due to maintenance work.

Sep 02, 2018, 11:41 AM IST
Dayalu Ammal, wife of late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, hospitalised in Chennai

Dayalu Ammal, wife of late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, hospitalised in Chennai

Dayalu Ammal is the mother of DMK chief M K Stalin. 

Aug 29, 2018, 09:52 AM IST
Rajnikanth questions Tamil Nadu CM's absence at Karunanidhi's burial

Rajnikanth questions Tamil Nadu CM's absence at Karunanidhi's burial

The actor said that many leaders, ranging from state Governor Banwarilal Purohit to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, were present during the burial of Karunanidhi at the Marina.

Aug 13, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Car of actor Vikram's son crashes into auto, 1 injured

Car of actor Vikram's son crashes into auto, 1 injured

A case had been registered for rash, negligent driving and causing hurt by act endangering life of others against Dhruv.

Aug 12, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
Karunanidhi is better and recovering: EPS, OPS meet hospitalised DMK leader

Karunanidhi is better and recovering: EPS, OPS meet hospitalised DMK leader

The Monday medical bulletin, updating on Karunanidhi's health, is yet to be issued by the hospital.

Jul 30, 2018, 11:35 AM IST
Rumours of Anna University being shut floats on social media amid M Karunandhi’s deteriorating health reports

Rumours of Anna University being shut floats on social media amid M Karunandhi’s deteriorating health reports

Rumours of Anna University declaring a holiday due to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) stalwart M Karunanidhi's detoriating heath, circulated widely on social media on Sunday.

Jul 30, 2018, 09:11 AM IST
Well-wishers of M Karunanidhi lathi charged outside Chennai hospital

Well-wishers of M Karunanidhi lathi charged outside Chennai hospital

Rumours have been aplenty about Karunanidhi's health which led to chaotic scenes outside Kauvery Hospital.

Jul 29, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
Kamal Hassan, Panneerselvam visit M Karunanidhi's residence to enquire about DMK patriarch's health

Kamal Hassan, Panneerselvam visit M Karunanidhi's residence to enquire about DMK patriarch's health

M Karunanidhi is currently being treated for fever due to Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) with intravenous antibiotics and fluids.  

Jul 27, 2018, 12:56 PM IST