President Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers at Kanchipuram's Kamakshi Amman temple

He also offered prayers at Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham at Kanchipuram and also meet seers Jayendra Saraswati and Vijayendra Saraswati there.

Jun 13, 2017, 22:15 PM IST

Captain Pisharody takes over command of INS Rajali

Captain Vinod Kumar Pisharody on Monday took over the command of Indian Navy's air base INS Rajali at Arakkonam, some 100 km from here.

Jan 26, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

Navy gets 6th maritime patrol plane, likely to order four more

The Indian Navy is likely to order four more P-81 long-range maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft from American firm Boeing which delivered the sixth plane on Monday as part of an eight-aircraft contract worth over Rs 12,000 crore.

Nov 24, 2014, 23:00 PM IST

Muzaffarpur-Yeshwantpur Express derailment report in a month

The report on the derailment of Muzaffarpur-Yeshwantpur Express near Arakonam on April 10 is expected in a month, a top Southern Railway official said.

Apr 23, 2013, 14:04 PM IST

Express train derails in Tamil Nadu; one dead, 50 injured

One passenger was killed and fifty others injured when a train derailed at Sitheri near Arakkonam Wednesday morning.

Apr 10, 2013, 08:45 AM IST

`Weld failure` damages railway track; sabotage ruled out

A railway track near Arakkonam was
found damaged Sunday and "weld failure" was found to be the
reason, even as authorities have ruled out any possibility of

Jul 11, 2010, 21:18 PM IST