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Chennai: A team of doctors at a hospital in the city treated a 66-year-old man when he was admitted with zero pulse recently. The patient underwent a rare and fatal condition known cardiogenic shock when the heart suddenly cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body. A swift and effectiveMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 06:50 IST
Chennai: Key bodies of Tamil film industry have decided to form a release regulation committee, in a bid to ensure that big and small budget movies get enough space in the box-office. Now that the 1.5-month long strike has come to an end following tripartite talks facilitated by the stateMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 06:44 IST
Chennai: A warm reception was accorded to Sathish Sivalingam and Antony Amalraj, who won gold in weightlifting and table tennis respectively, in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, at the Chennai airport today. As soon as they came out of the airport, their family members, friends,More
Published 19-Apr-2018 12:47 IST
Chennai: Goondas Act has been slapped against a man who murdered his former girlfriend, a college student, in full public view at KK Nagar in the city last month. "Since it was a shocking crime and in a bid to prevent such things in future, the police have decided to slap Goondas Act againstMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 10:28 IST
Chennai: DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Wednesday said that his party would continue protesting against Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, till he is recalled by the the Central government. Talking to reporters here,he said the Governor is acting as if there is President's rule in the state, whileMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 21:16 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed proceedings in a lower court here against AMMK leader T T V Dhinakaran in a 22-year-old FERA case filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
Published 18-Apr-2018 20:52 IST
Chennai: While accepting the apology made by Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit for patting on her cheek, journalist Lakshmi Subramanian however said she was not convinced with his explanation. Soon after the governor sent a letter to her regretting his act, which was circulated to the media asMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 15:17 IST | Updated 15:27 IST
Chennai: Under fire for patting the cheek of a woman journalist, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday tendered an apology to her. The 78-year-old governor had patted Lakshmi Subramanian on the cheek when he was about to leave the venue of a press conference, triggering an outrage byMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 14:19 IST | Updated 14:34 IST
Chennai: A partnership agreement was on Wednesday signed between the Greater Chennai Corporation and the Brussels Capital Region, to 'promote common values of democracy, human dignity, solidarity and environmental protection'.
Published 18-Apr-2018 13:46 IST
Chennai: Within hours after the murder of an elderly couple at Kottivakkam in the city late last night, the police on Wednesday claimed to have solved the case by arresting a construction worker. Mayandi and his wife Vallinayagai were staying alone in their house at Ramalingapuram in Kottivakkam, asMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 12:55 IST
Chennai: With the opposition demanding a CBI probe into the Arupukottai woman professor sex scandal, the Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday said its investigation agency CBCID will do a good and fair job. A day after the case was transferred from the local police to CBCID, fisheries minister DMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 12:41 IST
Chennai: Triggering a fresh controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party national secretary H Raja on Wednesday urged journalists to raise questions to a leader who 'made his illegitimate child as Rajya Sabha MP'. Though he has not dropped the name of the leader, there are no prizes for guessing that he wasMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 12:04 IST
Chennai: Urging the Centre to withdraw Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit for his 'acts which are unbecoming of a person holding a constitutional post," scores of DMK workers on Wednesday attempted to gherao the Raj Bhavan here.
Published 18-Apr-2018 11:44 IST | Updated 11:51 IST
Chennai: Actor-producer Udhayanidhi Stalin has said release of Tamil films should be stopped till the Cauvery River Water Management Board is formed. He has said this close on the heels of the withdrawal of strike in Tamil film industry which lasted for more than 1.5 months.
Published 18-Apr-2018 10:50 IST
Chennai: A CBI court in the city has convicted Food Corporation of India deputy general manager R Durairaj and his wife in a disproportionate assets case and sentenced them to one year rigorous imprisonment.
Published 18-Apr-2018 10:17 IST
Chennai: Southern Railway's mechanical department has won the Best Department Shield instituted by the Railway Board. A railway release here said the award was presented by railways minister Piyush Goyal at the 63rd Railway Week Celebrations National Award function held in Bhopal. Southern RailwayMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 10:08 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government is seriously thinking about allowing protests to be held at Marina beach, thanks to a recent observation by the Madras high court. "The court has recently said protest can be allowed in Marina without disturbing the public. The government is planning to permitMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 09:42 IST
Chennai: The strike which crippled the Tamil film industry for more than 1.5 months has come to an end, after amicable solutions were arrived at tripartite talks facilitated by the state government. The marathon talks ended on a successful note on Tuesday night. Following this, shoots and otherMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 09:16 IST
Chennai: Joining the issue of the alleged dilution of certain provisions of SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, the Tamil Nadu government will file a review petition in the supreme court. A decision in this regard was taken at a meeting chaired by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami inMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 09:06 IST
Chennai: The press meet by Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit in Chennai on Tuesday evening, aimed at clearing the air on controversies surrounding him, paved way for a fresh row indeed, after he patted a woman journalist on her cheek without responding to a question from her.
Published 18-Apr-2018 07:50 IST | Updated 08:36 IST

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