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AR Rahman (Pic: ENS).
Be bone marrow donors: A R Rahman’s appeal to youth

Double Oscar winning Indian composer A R Rahman has made an appeal to youngsters to register themselves as bone marrow donors.

7 hours ago

Collector summons officials in money order ‘bribe’ issue

District Collector refused to receive the money order for `2,000 sent by a man as a bribe after his efforts to obtain `12,500 in compensation following the death of his father-in-law were made futile.

10 hours ago

Civil society honours performing MPs

Nine parliamentarians who stood out with their debates and interventions in both Houses were honoured with the Sansad Ratna award.

10 hours ago

Anna University, Chennai. (File photo)
Tamil Nadu Guv orders formation of committee to appoint Anna University VC

The posts had been lying vacant for more than a year. Duraisamy and Chellathurai were appointed for a period of three years from the date of assuming office.

11 hours ago

Tamil Nadu dairy minister KT Rajenthra Bhalaji offers to quit if his claim on private milk is disproved

Private milk samples tested in State-run labs revealed the presence of formaldehyde, a chemical commonly used to preserve bodies from decaying, alleged Milk and Dairy Development Minister.

16 hours ago

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Sight-seeing trip turns tragic: Five die, 28 hurt as van turns upside down near Kothagiri in Tamil Nadu

Villagers were returning home in Vellore district after a sight-seeing trip to Udhagamandalam last night when the van skidded off the road, dashed against a roadside wall and turned upside down.

27 May 2017

BJP chief Amit Shah (File | PTI)
Amit Shah likely to visit Tamil Nadu in September

BJP national president Amit Shah is likely to visit Tamil Nadu for three days in September.  Prior to Chennai visit, Shah would be visiting Puducherry on June 13.

27 May 2017

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Jallikattu bulls get back their mojo

The bulls that were sold for D50K last year, now cost between D5 and D7 lakh; owners not keen on sale as they think Jallikattu bulls are status symbols.

27 May 2017

For representational purpose
Regulation will backfire, lead to more cattle smuggling, TN farmers say

New rules under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act makes purchases in livestock markets only for agricultural purposes, that too after stringent verification.

27 May 2017

CBI sleuths conduct searches in gold firm directors’ offices

The Central Bureau of Investigation conducted searches  on offices and residential premises of four promoter directors of Lavanya Gold Jewels India at various places  in Chennai and Coimbatore.

27 May 2017

Greens oppose new plant in place of Ennore thermal power station

The State power utility is proposing to commission a new, bigger thermal power plant to replace the nearly five-decade-old decommissioned plant at Ennore.

27 May 2017

Motorbike mechanic cum thief nabbed

A motorbike mechanic was arrested on Thursday for allegedly stealing a number of bikes in south Chennai.

27 May 2017

Nine years on, Angammal colony residents’ struggle continues

Nine years after they took to the streets against the high and mighty of Salem – an event that led to the formation of the Land Grab Cells and Courts all over the State – the residents of Angammal Col

27 May 2017

DMK’s Thoothukudi strongman departs

Veteran DMK leader and Thoothukudi South district secretary N Periasamy passed away after a brief illness in Chennai on Friday.

27 May 2017

Ex-judges to hear TANGEDCO digitisation row

Petitioner Navayuga claimed that the govt firm did not pay dues amounting to D140 crore for the RAPDRP project

27 May 2017

Mail on TNSTC dues from ex-staffer, now 82, moves court

The HC Bench on Friday took up a suo motu PIL based on a letter sent by a retired TNSTC employee, who was not given the terminal benefits even after 24 years.

27 May 2017

Do not alienate immovable properties, Radhika told

A vacation judge has restrained actor Radhika Sarathkumar and her legal heirs, all partners of Magic Frames at Teynampet, from encumbering or alienating her two immovable property at T Nagar in Chenna

27 May 2017

Seven feared dead as mini bus plunges into gorge

Seven tourists are believed to have died after their mini bus fell off the road to a depth of 50 feet near Keelsattapallam, Kothagiri, in the Nilgiris on Friday night.

27 May 2017

A worker being rescued by firemen after mud caved in on him and his co-worker while they were working on a sewage line on Friday | Express
Worker killed as earth caves in at sewage line construction site

A worker engaged in constructing underground sewage line at Sholinganallur died on Friday when earth caved in on him when he was inside the over 15 feet deep pit.

27 May 2017

Hot sun puts off school reopening by a week to June 7

With the rise in temperature and unbearable heat, school education department has announced that schools will reopen only on June 7 instead of June 1. This followed requests from parents.

27 May 2017

23 Delta basin ONGC wells de-listed

MoEF&CC found procedural lapses from the company’s part in conducting public hearings

27 May 2017

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