New Delhi, Nov 27 : Refusing to permit custodial interrogation of former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran in an alleged commercial use of high-speed Integrated Digital Switch Network for the family-owned Sun TV, the Supreme Court on Friday asked him to appear before the CBI from November 30 onwards.
Chennai, Nov 26 : Securities market regulator SEBI has ordered impounding of around Rs.2 crore as alleged unlawful gains by Polaris Software Lab (now Polaris Consulting and Services) promoter Arun Jain and former CFO R.Srikanth from insider trading.
Chennai, Nov 26 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Thursday requested the central government team to complete its assessment of the damage caused by the floods in the state and submit its report at the earliest.
Chennai, Nov 26 : Southern film actress Parul Yadav, who essays an important role in Ram Gopal Varma's upcoming multilingual film "Killing Veerappan", says five minutes was all she needed to agree to be part of the project.
New Delhi, Nov 25 : The central government said on Wednesday a high-level inter-ministerial central team would make an on-the-spot assessment of destruction caused by floods in Tamil Nadu.
New Delhi, Nov 24 : The Centre on Tuesday said it would depute an official team on November 26 to assess the flood damage in Tamil Nadu.
Chennai, Nov 24 : Four students of Class 11 at the Government Girls School in Tiruchengode in Tamil Nadu have been dismissed from school for consuming beer in their classroom, an education department official said on Tuesday.
Chennai, Nov 24 : GAIL (India) Ltd. would use drones and satellite imagery to map and monitor its pipeline network while expanding its Sahyogi (partner) scheme to detect/prevent encroachment and terror attack threats, a senior official said.
Chennai, Nov 24 : The first look posters of Suriya-starrer Tamil film "24", which were released online on Tuesday, have piqued a lot of curiosity among the actor's fans and film lovers with regards to its genre.
Chennai, Nov 23 : Torrential rain battered several areas in Tamil Nadu on Monday which were just recovering from an early bout of rain.
New Delhi, Nov 23 : Union Minister for Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said on Monday that all states and union territories, except Tamil Nadu, would implement the National Food Security Act (NFSA) by April 2016.
Chennai, Nov 23 : The committee probing the alleged Rs.16,000 crore granite quarrying scam submitted its report to the Madras High Court on Monday while recommending a court monitored multi-disciplinary CBI probe.
New Delhi, Nov 23 : The Supreme Court on Monday said it will hold day-to-day hearing of the Karnataka government's appeal against the Karnataka High Court verdict acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case.
Chennai, Nov 23 : Despite the intensity of the rain ebbing in Tamil Nadu's capital city and its surrounding areas, residents of Sunambu Kolathur, a city suburb in Kanchipuram district, were surprised by the sudden flooding of their locality on Monday morning.
New Delhi, Nov 23 : The Narendra Modi government on Monday sanctioned immediate release of Rs.939 crore to Tamil Nadu as flood relief assistance.
Mumbai, Nov 23 : Sri Jayendra Saraswati, head of the Kancheepuram Mutt in Tamil Nadu, on Monday described as "misrepresentation" the birth year of Adi Shankara as approved by the government.
Chennai, Nov 23 : "The Xpose" actress Zoya Afroz may team up with actor Shanmugapandian, son of veteran actor-politician Vijayakanth, in upcoming Tamil revolutionary film "Tamizhan Endru Sol".
Chennai, Nov 23 : Superstar Rajinikanth, who is currently shooting in Bangkok for his upcoming Tamil film "Kabali", will undergo special make-up test for the sequel to Tamil blockbuster "Enthiran" next month.
Chennai, Nov 23 : Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Tamil Nadu will need Rs.8,491 crore towards flood relief and an immediate release of Rs.2,000 crore.
Chennai, Nov 23 : Actor Vaibhav Reddy, who awaits the release of Tamil horror-comedy "Hello Naan Pei Pesuren", says working in the film was thoroughly entertaining, but also physically exhausting.
Chennai, Nov 22 : Actors Vikram and Nayantara will be teaming up for the first time in a yet-untitled Tamil project, which will be helmed by Anand Shankar.
Chennai, Nov 21 : Stiven Mendoza scored his second hat-trick in the second edition of Hero Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament as Chennaiyin FC kept their semi-final hopes alive with a 4-1 blast of Kerala Blasters here on Saturday.
Chennai, Nov 21 : Looking at the ground situation in the flood-hit districts of Tamil Nadu, it was clear that the municipal administrations were not only unprepared to handle the condition but also found lacking in many aspects, union minister Pon Radhakrishnan said on Saturday.
Chennai, Nov 21 : The Tamil Nadu capital has a long way to go before it can qualify as a Smart City, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday.
Chennai, Nov 21 : Indian Super League (ISL) football club Chennaiyin FC on Saturday replaced their goalkeeper Nidhinlal with Pawan Kumar.
Chennai/New Delhi, Nov 20 : The Madras High Court on Friday stayed an order of the Tamil Nadu Registrar of Societies cancelling the registration of Greenpeace India after it argued that the principles of natual justice were not followed, a senior advocate said.
Chennai, Nov 20 : Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters look to outwit each other in a crucial 11th round Indian Super League (ISL) clash here on Saturday.
Chennai, Nov 20 : City based beauty and skin care products marketer Beaubelle Products & Care Pvt Ltd is targeting premium saloon and spa chains in eight cities with its Beaubelle range of products, said a company official.
Chennai, Nov 20 : India's atomic power company Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd has breached its target of restarting a unit at Kudankulam on November 19 and has now fixed revised target as December 25, 2015.
Chennai, Nov 19 : With the rain abating in the last two days, flood relief work was proceeding fast on Thursday in the affected districts in Tamil Nadu where the toll has gone up to around 120, officials said.
Chennai, Nov 19 : An Indian bureaucrat on Thursday regaled an audience here by revealing how he ended up heading the department of chemicals and petrochemicals despite faring badly in chemistry in school.
Chennai/New Delhi, Nov 19 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 18 : The central government will provide Rs.3,231 crore to five states -- Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthana - for constructing 2,28,204 houses for urban poor.
Chennai, Nov 18 : As the death toll in rain-related incidents hovered around 100 in Tamil Nadu, people affected by the downpour on Wednesday expressed fears about the threat of an outbreak of an epidemic in waterlogged areas.
Chennai, Nov 18 : General insurance major United India Insurance Company Ltd. is in the process of shortlisting consultants for its second wave of business process re-engineering (BPR), a top official said on Wednesday.
Chennai, Nov 18 : Indian economy suffers a loss of around Rs.375,000 crore annually due to corrosion, an official said.
Chennai, Nov 17 : Battered by rains for the past couple of days, life in this southern metropolis is limping back to normalcy on Tuesday as the sun shone. The weather department has forecast isolated rainfall in some parts of the state.
Chennai, Nov 17 : Life limped back to normal in Chennai on Tuesday as the sun shone since morning. The weather department however forecast rain in parts of Tamil Nadu.
Chennai, Nov 17 : Non-life insurance companies are bracing to receive heavy flood claim intimations from their customers in Tamil Nadu, senior industry officials said on Tuesday.
Chennai, Nov 16 : The MMSC Racing Championship received a major boost as their six-round 2016 season, commencing in January, will provide an entry to the Mazda Road to Indy USF 2000 series scholarship shootout.
Chennai, Nov 16 : The low pressure developing over the Bay of Bengal brought intermittent heavy showers here on Monday, even as the death toll from rain-related incidents in the past one week climbed to 70.
Chennai, Nov 16 : Current World No.12 tennis player Kevin Anderson will be making his debut at the 2016 Chennai Open, scheduled to be held at the SDAT Stadium from January 4 to 10.
Chennai, Nov 16 : The continuing low pressure over the Bay of Bengal led to steady rain throughout Sunday night here, affecting normal life without offering any respite to the general public.
Chennai, Nov 16 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday termed the reason for fuel price hike as unjustifiable when there is no change in the international price of crude oil.
Chennai, Nov 15 : Steady rain in most parts of coastal Tamil Nadu due to a depression over Bay of Bengal put normal life out of gear on Sunday. As many as 15 district administrations, including Chennai, have declared a holiday for schools and colleges on Monday.
Chennai, Nov 15 : Well-known Tamil director and producer K.S. Gopalakrishnan breathed his last here on Saturday at a private hospital. He was 86.
Chennai, Nov 14 : Healthcare major Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. on Saturday said it closed its books for the second quarter with a net profit of Rs.93.67 crore.
Chennai, Nov 14 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Saturday stressed on the importance of education and skill development for the economic growth of Muslims in India.
Chennai, Nov 14 : Tamil superstar Ajith Kumar, who underwent knee surgery at a private hospital here on Thursday, has been advised complete rest for three months.
Chennai, Nov 14 : Popular Tamil actor Nakul got engaged to Sruti Bhaskar here in a private ceremony on Friday.
Chennai, Nov 14 : Actor-composer G.V Prakash Kumar has signed a yet-untitled Tamil project, which will be produced by Lyca Productions, the makers of last year's Tamil blockbuster "Kaththi".
Chennai, Nov 13 : Attempts by war veterans to burn their medals as a protest to the "One Rank, One Pension" (OROP) scheme is an insult to the nation and the armed forces, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.
Chennai, Nov 13 : Normal life was thrown out of gear in Tamil Nadu on Friday as incessant downpour since Thursday evening lashed the state.
Chennai, Nov 13 : Ford India on Friday announced a recall of 16,444 units of its sports utility vehicle (SUV) EcoSport to inspect the rear twist beam bolt.
Chennai, Nov 13 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the long range maritime patrol P8i aircraft will enable the Indian Navy to undertake extensive surveillance and swift action.
Chennai, Nov 12 : The Indian Navy's air power will be beefed up with the induction of P8i long-range maritime patrol aircraft, the defence ministry said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Nov 12 : Tamil Nadu has proposed a Rs.3,249-crore project under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) programme, the union ministry of urban development said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Nov 12 : Political leadership seems to be occupying the minds of union urban development ministry mandarins as is evident from an official release on a Tamil Nadu proposal on Thursday which mentioned "Tamil Naidu" a couple of times.
Chennai, Nov 12 : Actor Siddharth's upcoming Tamil comedy film "Jil Jung Juk" is slated for a Christmas release on December 25.
Chennai, Nov 12 : Closing the second quarter with a profit of Rs.23.77 crore on a revenue of around Rs.1,040 crore, low-cost airline Spicejet on Thursday said it was evaluating means of raising funds, including strategic funds.