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Abu Dhabi-bound flight aborts take-off following problem

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:38

An Abu Dhabi-bound flight with around 117 passengers and crew on board aborted take-off following a `technical problem`, airport officials said.

Teenager on high-speed bike skids to death in Chennai

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 19:20

A-17 year old teenager was killed and the pillion rider injured after the bike they were on skid on a road here and hit a wall, police said.

CBI arrests hacker who stole Microsoft keys worth lakhs

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:37

CBI on Friday nabbed an alleged hacker who entered into systems of software giant Microsoft to steal product keys worth lakhs and is feared to have compromised some government websites as well in the process.

Keen on AIIMS in TN in first phase, Jaya writes to PM

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 12:06

Hailing the Centre`s move to set up All India Institute of Medical Sciences in all states in a phased manner, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to establish it in Tamil Nadu during the current financial year itself.

Chennai school shows the way in promoting traditional dhoti

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:20

Amid a controversy over elite clubs not allowing entry to dhoti-clad men and the state government`s intervention to uphold cultural values, a school here has been quietly following "only dhoti norm" for the past 60 years for its boy students and male teachers.

Building collapses: Centre thinking of fixing responsibility

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 23:00

In the wake of building collapses in the country, Centre was thinking of fixing responsibility on local authority for illegal constructions, Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday.

Treat juveniles accused of rape on par with adults: Maneka Gandhi

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 15:46

Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Sunday favoured treating juveniles accused of heinous crimes like rape on par with adult offenders.

Chennai building collapse: DMK`s MK Stalin demands independent probe

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 13:41

Demanding an independent probe in 11-storey building collapse that killed more than 60 people in Chennai a few weeks back, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) held protest and met Tamil Nadu Governor Konijeti Rosaiah Konijeti Rosaiah on Saturday.

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'

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.