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Indian artist draws inspiration from Scottish culture

Indian artist draws inspiration from Scottish culture

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 13:10

He can`t communicate fluently in English but this didn`t come in the way of his creativity and learning during a residency programme in Scotland. What this Chennai-based artist brought back the was the essence of Scottish culture and many memories - now translated into an exhibition in the national capital.

'UPA regime responsible for Nokia plant troubles'

'UPA regime responsible for Nokia plant troubles'

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:11

Tamil Nadu Government Friday blamed previous UPA regime for the troubles faced by Nokia's Chennai plant which was kept out of Microsoft acquisition pact in the wake of Rs 21,000 crore tax dues raised by the I-T Department.

Building collapse: Commission to submit report in 2 months

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:27

The Tamil Nadu Government appointed one-man commission to probe the collapse of an under-construction building near here that claimed 61 lives, today inspected the site, and said its report would be submitted in two months.

Jayalalithaa presents solatium to families of 14 Chennai building collapse victims

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:53

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday gave away a total sum of Rs 98 lakh as relief to families of 14 persons killed in the June 28 building collapse near suburban Porur.

Rahman`s sister to compose track on Chennai culture

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:58

Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman`s sister A R Raihanah, also a music director, will be composing a music track on Chennai`s culture and it will be screened during the Madras Week celebrations next month.

Chennai building collapse: Two more arrests

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 15:51

Two persons, wanted in connection with the June 28 under construction building collapse that killed 61 persons near suburban Porur, were arrested Tuesday by the SIT probing the mishap.

HC orders issue of notice to authorities

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:07

Madras High Court on Monday ordered issue of notice to the authorities, including Director of Medical Education, on a PIL seeking to set up a committee to determine admission fee for MBBS course and monitor its effective implementation with provisions of penalising errant institutions.

Warehouse wall collapse kills eleven in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 02:24

Eleven builders were crushed under a warehouse wall in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, barely a week after the collapse of an eleven storey building killed some 60 people in the same state.

Shah Rukh Khan delighted at southern honour

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 21:03

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was honoured with an Entertainer of Indian Cinema award here at the 8th Annual Vijay Awards, was happy to meet some of the talented people from the southern film industry.

Jayalalitha forms SIT to probe Chennai building tragedy; wall collapse in Tiruvallur kills 11

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 10:03

At least 11 were killed and several others feared trapped when a compound wall in Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu collapsed on Sunday morning.

AI reintroduces Madurai-Mumbai-Madurai flight via Chennai

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 14:50

The Air India reintroduced the Madurai-Mumbai-Madurai flight via Chennai from Saturday.

Chennai building collapse: Karunanidhi dubs probe panel an eyewash, demands CBI inquiry

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 23:46

Terming as an "eyewash" the setting up of an inquiry commission by Tamil Nadu government to probe the 11-storeyed under construction building collapse which claimed 61 lives here, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Friday demanded a CBI investigatiom into the incident.