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AirAsia India introduces daily direct flights between New Delhi and Chennai

The launch fare for the booking is Rs 3499. While the sale for booking is scheduled to go live on 20 August 2019, the inaugural flight between the two destinations is set to take off on September 20, 2019.

Aug 20, 2019, 18:17 PM IST

Second knee surgery was tough call to make: Suresh Raina

Raina underwent the surgery on Friday and it will require the cricketer four to six weeks to recover.

Aug 11, 2019, 13:50 PM IST

Australia's national performance squad named for India tour

Cricket Australia on Monday announced a 14-member national performance squad which will train under former Test cricketer Glenn McGrath in India. 

Aug 05, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

Ramalingam murder case: NIA files charge-sheet against 18 people

Further investigation is underway.

Aug 02, 2019, 21:24 PM IST

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh to commission Dornier aircraft squadron at Chennai on Monday

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh is set to commission a Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft squadron at Chennai on Monday The aircraft would be used to patrol Indian maritime boundary with Sri Lanka and other parts of the Eastern Seaboard. This will be the fifth Dornier Aircraft Squadron, Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS) 313.

Jul 22, 2019, 07:16 AM IST

Train carrying 2.5 million litres of water reaches Chennai from Vellore

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami had earlier announced mitigating Chennai's water woes by getting drinking water supplied from Jolarpettai with an allocation of Rs 65 crore.

Jul 12, 2019, 20:45 PM IST

Special train carrying 2.5 million litres of water set to arrive in drought-hit Chennai today

The  special 50 wagon train carrying water from Tamil Nadu's Vellore district will reach Chennai on Friday afternoon.

Jul 12, 2019, 09:40 AM IST

Chennai water crisis: Train bringing water from Vellore to reach Chennai on Friday

The first train bringing water from Jolarpet in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district is likely to reach Chennai on Friday, to ease the capital's severe water crisis.

Jul 11, 2019, 22:03 PM IST

'Rejected' lover arrested for fake bomb threats to Hyderabad-Chennai flights

The Hyderabad Police on Saturday arrested a man after he gave fake information about bomb threats to two Hyderabad-Chennai flights, the police said.

Jul 06, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

MDMK chief Vaiko convicted in 2009 sedition case, sentenced to 1 year in jail

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief Vaiko was on Friday convicted in connection with a sedition case of 2009 by a special court in Chennai, which sentenced him to one year in jail.

Jul 05, 2019, 18:46 PM IST

Minor girl killed in Chennai, body dumped in bucket; police suspect sexual assault

The 4-year-old girl was murdered and the body was stuffed into a sack bearing the name of a rice company. 

Jun 28, 2019, 21:34 PM IST

Congress suspends Chennai District Congress President Karate Thiagarajan for 'anti-party activities'

Congress also approved the appointment of Kumari Ananthan as Chairman of Disciplinary Action Committee, Tamil Nadu Congress Committee.


Jun 27, 2019, 14:13 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami lays foundation for desalination plant amid water crisis

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Thursday laid the foundation stone for a Rs 1,259 crore seawater desalination plant in neighbouring Kancheepuram district, making it the third such unit that would address the city's drinking water supply needs.

Jun 27, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

DMK takes protests to the streets as Chennai's water woes persist

DMK's TR Baalu also gave notice in Lok Sabha over the prevailing water crisis in the state.

Jun 24, 2019, 10:21 AM IST

Deshhit: Niti Aayog's report on Delhi water crisis

Know what's there in Niti Aayog's report on Delhi water crisis

Jun 21, 2019, 21:28 PM IST

Tamil Nadu welcomes Kerala's offer to ease Chennai water woes

Poondi, Chembarambakkam, Sholavaram and Red Hills reservoirs in Chennai have dried up.

Jun 21, 2019, 14:52 PM IST

Water woes in Tamil Nadu: DMK holds protest, government says don't play politics

DMK workers on Wednesday held a protest in front of Coimbatore City Corporation Office demanding immediate solution for the severe water crisis.

Jun 19, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

Watch: College students in Chennai climb on moving buses to celebrate Bus Day, fall from the top

A video shows a group of boys falling off the bus as after the driver applied breaks. 

Jun 18, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Amid World Cup craze, Kapil Dev unveils largest cricket bat in attempt for Guinness World Record

Speaking at the event the former India captain and coach said, “I Want this bat to remain in the city, let all cricketers who played for India come and sign the bat. The bat must remain in Chennai city as an expression of the people’s love.

Jun 15, 2019, 08:16 AM IST