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DNA: Non Stop News, January, 21, 2019

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Jan 21, 2019, 22:54 PM IST
Methane in interstellar atmosphere can exist, say IIT Madras researchers

Methane in interstellar atmosphere can exist, say IIT Madras researchers

This discovery of hydrates is highly unexpected at extremely low pressures and ultra-cold temperatures and may have several implications for the chemistry of such atmospheres.

Jan 09, 2019, 12:15 PM IST
Malaysia's Penang island attracts more Indian tourists, corporates

Malaysia's Penang island attracts more Indian tourists, corporates

The 10.37 per cent increase came despite there not being direct flights between Penang and India.

Jan 07, 2019, 16:09 PM IST

Top 5 Agenda: RSS to hold 4 day brainstorming session in Chennai

The RSS will hold a four-day brainstorming session for its over 30 parivar organisations, including the BJP and the Vishva Hindu Parishad, from Sunday in Chennai.

Jan 06, 2019, 11:10 AM IST
Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai hospitalised for chest pain

Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai hospitalised for chest pain

71-year old Thambidurai was admitted to the Apollo Hospitals late on Tuesday.

Dec 05, 2018, 20:58 PM IST
Schools, Colleges closed in Chennai due to heavy rainfall warning for Tamil Nadu on Thursday

Schools, Colleges closed in Chennai due to heavy rainfall warning for Tamil Nadu on Thursday

Schools and colleges have been ordered to remain closed on Thursday.

Nov 21, 2018, 22:49 PM IST
Gaja: CM to seek relief from Centre, TN releases Rs 1,000 Crore

Gaja: CM to seek relief from Centre, TN releases Rs 1,000 Crore

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami will brief Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday about the devastation caused by the cyclonic storm 'Gaja' and seek a comprehensive central assistance package to tide over the situation.

Nov 21, 2018, 21:06 PM IST
DMK, Naidu like chameleon, says Tamil Nadu chief minister Palaniswami

DMK, Naidu like chameleon, says Tamil Nadu chief minister Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami on Sunday slammed DMK and said that the opposition party is no less than a chameleon. 

Nov 11, 2018, 23:03 PM IST
India vs West Indies 3rd T20: India beat West Indies by 6 wickets to win series 3-0

India vs West Indies 3rd T20: India beat West Indies by 6 wickets to win series 3-0

Power-packed performances by Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant ensured a win for India, despite being handed a stiff target of 182. A few nervy moments in the last over nearly turned the tide in favour of the Windies.  

Nov 11, 2018, 16:20 PM IST
DRI seizes 6.9 kg gold from Chennai airport, probe on

DRI seizes 6.9 kg gold from Chennai airport, probe on

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Sunday seized 6.9 kg gold worth almost Rs 2,25,000 from two people at Chennai airport.

Oct 28, 2018, 19:26 PM IST
India vs Windies: Chennai T20 uncertain following TNCA's demand for tickets

India vs Windies: Chennai T20 uncertain following TNCA's demand for tickets

The TNCA has confirmed that it can host the third T20 international only by sticking to its old rules, with regard to the distribution of complimentary passes and tickets on a preferential basis. 

Oct 09, 2018, 22:08 PM IST
Gutkha scam: CBI searches Chennai residence of additional commissioner, GST

Gutkha scam: CBI searches Chennai residence of additional commissioner, GST

Gutkha scam: CBI searches Chennai residence of additional commissioner, GST.

Oct 04, 2018, 21:18 PM 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
Petrol and Diesel prices go up again: Check out rates on September 9 in metro cities

Petrol and Diesel prices go up again: Check out rates on September 9 in metro cities

The petrol price surged by 12 paise from 80.38 per litre and the hike in diesel price was 10 paise from Rs 72.51 per litre in Delhi.

Sep 09, 2018, 07:28 AM 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
Part of Coleroon regulator dam washed away due to heavy flow of water in Tamil Nadu

Part of Coleroon regulator dam washed away due to heavy flow of water in Tamil Nadu

Eight of the 45 shutters of the dam were washed away after the collapse of a section of a 92-year old road bridge across Coleroon.

Aug 23, 2018, 19:44 PM IST
Train services partially restored in flood-hit Kerala

Train services partially restored in flood-hit Kerala

The train services in Kayankulam-Kottayam- Ernakulam and Palakkad-Shoranur-Kozhikkode sections have been resumed.

Aug 21, 2018, 08:50 AM IST
Age failed to dim M Karunanidhi's flair for pity prose

Age failed to dim M Karunanidhi's flair for pity prose

Karunanidhi, who passed away on Tuesday aged 94, took a keen interest in Tamil literature, poetry and drama.

Aug 08, 2018, 12:18 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Governor, CM, Deputy CM pay last respects to M Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Governor, CM, Deputy CM pay last respects to M Karunanidhi

People from different walks of life - leaders, actors, industrialists and others - also paid homage to their departed leader, whose mortal remains have been kept at the Rajaji Hall.

Aug 08, 2018, 10:04 AM IST