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Chennai: Spiritualist Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, affectionately called Amma by her followers, will be visiting Chennai on the 23 and 24 January. She will take part in multiple events and over a lakh devotees are expected to attend her programme.
Published 19-Jan-2018 12:26 IST
Chennai: A meeting between former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and superstar Rajinikanth is on cards later on Friday. Sources say the meeting will take place at the latter's Poes Garden residence in the city tonight. Speaking to reporters here at an India Cements event, Dhoni said heMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 12:23 IST
Chennai: Vice-president of India M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday left for New Delhi, after winding up his four-day visit of Tamil Nadu, during which he took part in multiple events. At the Chennai airport this morning, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, deputy CM O Panneerselvam and other topMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 12:14 IST
Chennai: Under the New Entrepreneurs-Cum-Enterprise Development Scheme (NEEDS) launched in the year 2013-14, the Tamil Nadu government has so far assisted 2606 entrepreneurs. According to an official release here, they were provided training by the Entrepreneurship Development and InnovationMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 12:12 IST
Chennai: Expressing happiness about the return of Chennai Super Kings IPL team, its captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursady described Chennai as his second home. Speaking to the media at the launch of 'Veedu Kattu Whistle Podu', an initiative by The India Cements Limited here, the former captain ofMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 10:55 IST | Updated 13:50 IST
Chennai: Top officials from Tourism Malaysia conducted a roadshow in the city on Thursday, as part of a six-month marketing and promotion campaign to attract tourists from Tamil Nadu to their country.
Published 19-Jan-2018 10:49 IST
Chennai: Large number of farmers from Tamil Nadu are participating in the third edition of Krushik Expo 2018 in Pune, which is starting on Friday and will go on till January 22. The exhibition is being organised by Agricultural Development Trust’s Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) along with Koelnmesse YAMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 10:22 IST
Chennai: Close on the heels of arresting the physical trainer of a private school in the city for the death of a 15-year-old boy student, the police have also arrested the school's principal. "Arul Lourdusamy and Jai Singh, the principal and PT master of Don Bosco Higher Secondary School at Thiru ViMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 09:14 IST
Chennai: Disqualified MLA Thanga Tamilselvan, a supporter of RK Nagar legislator TTV Dhinakaran, has said Dhivakaran, the uncle of his leader, is confusing people by making controversial claims on the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.
Published 19-Jan-2018 08:24 IST | Updated 11:04 IST
Chennai: The police have filed cases under six sections against BJP state vice-president Nainar Nagendran, for announcing a cash prize of Rs 10 crore for those who slay and cut the tongue of lyricist Vairamuthu, who spoke bad on woman saint Andal. Speaking at a protest meeting against Vairamuthu inMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 08:03 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government, which runs primary, middle, high and higher secondary schools across the state, has decided to change the colour of uniforms of students from next academic year. According to sources, from classes one to five, the colour of the uniform will be maroon in the bottomMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 07:39 IST
Chennai: Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Thursday urged the Centre to consider setting up manufacturing and maintenance facilities for aircraft and helicopters in Tamil Nadu.
Published 19-Jan-2018 06:55 IST
New Delhi: Tamil Nadu on Thursday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to increase the central government's contribution in the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) from Rs 1.5 lakh per beneficiary to Rs 5.4 lakh.
Published 18-Jan-2018 14:29 IST
Chennai: Union defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said more than 80 countries will take part in a defence exhibition to be held in Chennai in the month of April this year. Speaking at the inaugural of 'Defence Industry Development Meet' here, she said the mega expo will happen fromMore
Published 18-Jan-2018 13:30 IST
Chennai: Avtar Human Capital Trust is set to host a career visioning programme titled 'UdyogUtsav 2018' in the city on 27 January, which is expected to see the participation of over 1,000 students from 100 corporation-run schools. The event will be held at Dr MGR-Janaki College of Arts and ScienceMore
Published 18-Jan-2018 13:23 IST
Chennai: The physical trainer of a school in the city was arrested on Thursday for the death of a 15-year-old boy, as the former was accused of punishing the latter, resulting in his death. This morning, a huge protest was staged by relatives and neighbours of the boy named M Narendran, whoMore
Published 18-Jan-2018 13:09 IST
Chennai: An announcement by actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan that he would begin his political journey from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's residence in Ramanathapuram has been welcomed by the former president's family. Reacting to Kamal's announcement, Kalam's grand nephew Sheikh Salim told the media, "Kamal isMore
Published 18-Jan-2018 12:52 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu fisheries minister and senior AIADMK leader D Jayakumar on Thursday said RK Nagar legislator TTV Dhinakaran and his uncle Dhivakaran should be arrested for speaking about the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa. Speaking to the media, he said, "Even as a probe intoMore
Published 18-Jan-2018 12:23 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday said Tamil Nadu has been maintaining its leadership position in manufacturing sectors like automobiles, textiles, leather, electronic hardware, IT, etc.
Published 18-Jan-2018 12:16 IST
Chennai: "Strategy planned for any organisation should be hand in hand with the culture of the particular environment. A strategy cannot succeed if it is not supported by culture," said Raj Ragavan, Asia Pacific director, human resources, Amazon.
Published 18-Jan-2018 12:10 IST

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