Thursday, June 20, 2013
New ship to ferry tourists to Vivekananda memorial
M L Vivekananda replaces M L Bhagirathi that was in service for about 36 years, an official release ...
YRF`s southern journey gathers steam
Bollywood movie production giant Yash Raj Films (YRF) is geared up for its southern innings, which b...
`Plans to dilute provisions of 13th Amendment unacceptable`
The Centre on Thursday expressed its unhappiness over reported Sri Lankan plans to dilute key provis...
Man arrested for allegedly raping minor girl from UP
A 33-year-old man allegedly sexually abused a minor girl hailing from Uttar Pradesh after taking her...
Hear Sonam Kapoor `speak` in Tamil in `Raanjhanaa`
What Mani Ratnam couldn`t do, Aanand Rai has succeeded in doing. Audiences will be getting to hear B...
Seven schoolkids killed in Tamil Nadu accident
Seven school students, hitching a ride in a milk van, and the van`s driver died when their vehicle h...
Mercedes hit-and-run: Accused in police custody
A local court in Chennai on Wednesday granted one-day police custody of Shaji Purushothaman, the pri...
AIADMK candidate withdraws nomination for RS polls
AIADMK`s fifth contestant in June 27 biennial elections to Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu K Thangamuthu...
Japanese aid agency appreciates TN Govt
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which is funding various infrastructure projects in T...
Tata commissions premium coffee extraction plant in TN
Tata Coffee's instant coffee division, located 170 kms from Tuticorin port, has an installed capacit...
Collector comes to 17-year-old girl`s aid in Ooty
Nilgiris District Collector Archana Patnaik today came to the rescue of a 17-year-old girl from Poll...
Drill at Tirunelveli hospital raises people`s hackles
A drill organised today to create awareness among women in the maternity ward of the local governmen...
Seven school students, van driver killed in mishap
Seven school students and the driver of a van were killed and four seriously injured on Wednesday wh...
Seven school students, van driver killed in mishap
Seven school students and the driver of a van were killed and four seriously injured on Wednesday.
Sri Lankan delegation meets PM
A six-member delegation of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) from Sri Lanka met PM Manmohan Singh on...
TN: Two new ministers sworn-in
Two newly appointed Ministers of Jayalalithaa-led Tamil Nadu Cabinet were sworn-in Tuesday.
DMDK MLAs suspension: HC issues notice to Assembly secretary
Six DMDK MLAs, who were suspended from the Tamil Nadu Assembly for six months, have appealed against...
TN: Nephew kills aunt, stabs daughter-in-law
A man strangulated his aunt and inflicted serious injuries on her daughter-in-law before decamping w...
DMDK seeks Congress support for Rajya Sabha polls
A day after the main opposition party DMDK entered the fray for the June 27 biennial elections to th...
Govt hostel warden arrested for taking bribe
A government hostel warden has been arrested for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 20,000 for giving an...
HC notice to Govt for not withdrawing cases against anti-nuke agitators
The Madras High Court ordered issue of notice to Tamil Nadu Government, asking why steps were not ta...
Kanimozhi and DMDK nominee in RS poll battle
The contest and backroom manouvering hotted up for election to six Rajya Sabha seats from Tamil Nadu...
Man seeks court intervention in checking irregular
Man approached Madras High Court urging it to order state government to take back all the milch anim...
Tamil Nadu HC issues notice to Chief Secy on contempt petition
Madras High Court issued notice to state Chief Secretary on contempt petition by government pleader ...
Jaya effects minor reshuffle in TN cabinet, drops 2 ministers, inducts 2
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday effected a minor rejig of her ministry, dropping tw...
Tamil Tiger fronts operate in Germany: Sri Lanka
The Tamil Tiger rebel front organisations are still operating in Germany under the guise of communit...
Jayalalitha accused govt of being silent on fisherman issue
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalalitha on Monday accused the Centre of not engaging the Sri Lankan ...
Sterlite unit starts functioning under expert panel's vigil
The panel members conducted its second phase of inspection yesterday and checked if the pollution mo...
NDRF to assist relief work in rain-hit coastal areas
A special unit from the Arakkonam-based battalion of the National Disaster Response Force will arriv...
NIT-T to recruit 120 Assistant Professors
The National Institute of Technology Tiruchi (NIT-T), which is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this y...
Tamil remake of `Maryada Ramanna` on floors soon
The much awaited Tamil remake of Telugu blockbuster ‘Maryada Ramanna’, titled ‘Vallavanuku Pullum Aa...
CPI`s Raja to file nomination papers for Rajya Sabha seat today
Veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader, D Raja, will file his nomination papers on Monday for...
Sequels likely to become fad in Tamil Cinema, says Hari Gopalakrishnan
Awaiting the release of his highly anticipated sequel ‘Singam 2’, Tamil director Hari Gopalakrishnan...
Explosives seized in Tamil Nadu
Fifteen kgs of explosive materials, including gelatine sticks and sulphur, were seized on Sunday fro...
Eight TN fishermen remanded in Lanka
Eight fishermen from here, arrested by the Sri Lankan navalmen near Katchatheevu, were on Sunday rem...
Compound wall of church partially demolished
The compound wall of a church near here was on Saturday partially demolished by revenue officials, t...
Former Naxals arrested in Dharmapuri
Two persons, including a woman, have been arrested near here and pro-Naxal literature seized from th...
Kanimozhi`s assets register three-fold increase
DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi`s assets have registered over three-fold increase in the last six years...
Manivannan`s death a huge loss: Tamil film fraternity
The death of popular Tamil actor-director Manivannan, who passed away due to a cardiac arrest here S...
Centre to take all efforts to make Karnataka release Cauvery water
The Centre would take all efforts to make Karnataka release their share of Cauvery water to Tamil Na...
Rajya Sabha polls: CPI has no plans for alliance with other parties
CPI on Saturday said it does not have any plans for alliance with other political parties in Tamil N...
Kanimozhi files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls
Kanimozhi, daughter of DMK president M Karunanidhi, on Saturday filed her nomination for the June 27...
Comedy is safest genre, says Tamil director
The secret to draw masses to theatres to watch a film is to make a highly entertaining comedy movie,...
Plea filed in HC seeking to set aside lower court order
An advocate today filed a criminal revision petition in the Madras HC Bench here seeking setting as...
Kudankulam`s commissioning shifted to next month
The KNPP is an outcome of the inter-governmental agreement between India and erstwhile Soviet Union ...
Tamil Nadu to haul Karnataka for SC contempt over water
Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa announced that the state government would soon approach the Supreme Cou...
Cauvery issue: TN to file contempt plea against Karnataka
Upping the ante against Karnataka for its refusal to release Cauvery water, Tamil Nadu decided to fi...
Minor girl held captive and sexually abused
A 16-year-old girl was allegedly held captive and sexually abused for three days by her `lover`, pol...
53-year-old farmer held for raping minor girl
A 53-year-old farmer has been arrested on the charge of raping a teenaged girl in the district, poli...
Biggest release for `Man of Steel` in Tamil Nadu
Zack Snyder`s `Man of Steel` has had the biggest release ever for an English film in Tamil Nadu - it...
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