• City’s tap water of poor quality, fails to meet BIS requirements 16 Nov 2019 23:03 A nationwide study conducted by the Bureau of Indian Standards, under the Department of Consumer Affairs, has found that the quality of tap water in the city is poor. Chennai was among 13 cities, including Lucknow, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram …
  • Katy Perry performs first-ever gig in Mumbai 16 Nov 2019 22:13 Katy Perry in Mumbai on Saturday. American pop star Katy Perry on Saturday performed at Navi Mumbai’s DY Patil Stadium at the OnePlus Music Festival. The singer crooned hits like “Dark horse”, “I kissed a girl”, “Bon appetite” and “Roar” among others at …
  • Film Review: Charlie’s Angels punch through the glass ceiling 16 Nov 2019 21:52 CHENNAI: With the #MeToo movement in full swing, “Charlie’s Angels” seems to fit in splendidly. Admittedly, the Angels have been around for over four decades. Their plots to rid the world of crime and conspiracies began in 1976 with an ABC television show …
  • Panchami: Whose land is it anyway? 16 Nov 2019 21:23 It was scenes from a recent Tamil film that brought the issue of retrieval of panchami lands for Dalits back into focus in the State. Dhanush-starrer Asuran, which highlighted the issue, got rave reviews from DMK chief M.K. Stalin. Soon after, Pattali …
  • I hardly know Udhayanidhi, says Sri Reddy 16 Nov 2019 20:44 Actress Sri Reddy from Tollywood hit the headlines after she made scathing remarks on her social media handles about T’town and K’town personalities, charging them with sexual exploitation. A post in which she accuses actor turned full time politician …
  • Mumbai’s tap water best among major cities, Delhi’s worst: BIS report 16 Nov 2019 20:15 Delhi’s water samples failed on 19 parameters, including odour, TDS, PH, turbidity, colour, nitrate, ammonia, chloride and aluminium. Mumbai’s tap water is the best and Delhi’s worst among all metros and major state capitals in the country, according to a …
  • IPL Auction 16 Nov 2019 19:52 NEW DELHI: Chris Lynn, David Miller, Jaydev Unadkat and Chris Morris were among the 71 players released by their respective franchisees on Friday ahead of next month's IPL auction. Friday was the deadline for releasing, trading and retaining players. A …
  • There is a sharing boom amid all this economic gloom 16 Nov 2019 19:26 In uncertain times, sharing rather than owning makes for a compelling proposition. Why buy a house or a car, or furniture or home appliances, or even classy clothes when you can rent them? The idea also fits into a millennial’s way of life — spend more on …
  • How a number of initiatives are breaking the language barrier in teaching science 16 Nov 2019 19:07 "Is it true that this flower is very poisonous?” a WhatsApp message in Kannada, accompanied by the picture of a flower dripping sap along with dire warnings typical of such forwards, enquired of Kollegala Sharma. Questions like these are not unusual …
  • Sangathamizhan movie review: A forgettable Vijay Sethupathi film 16 Nov 2019 18:50 Sangathamizhan movie review: The Vijay Sethupathu film is devoid of any discernible artistic qualities. Sangathamizhan movie cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Raashi Khanna Sangathamizhan movie director: Vijay Chandar Sangathamizhan movie rating: 1.5 stars …
  • DGCA suspends flying license of 2 IndiGo pilots 16 Nov 2019 18:17 Image Source : FILE DGCA suspends flying license of IndiGo pilots Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended the flying license of two pilots of IndiGo airlines for three months on Saturday. The suspension was done in connection with the …
  • Why can the world not protect climate without checking population growth? 16 Nov 2019 16:15 by NS Venkatraman 16 November 2019 A well-researched study has been conducted about the linkages between global population growth and climate hazard. The research has been done by Nandini Consultancy Centre, a firm of chemical engineers based in Chennai …
  • Weeding out black hole mimickers by looking at gravitational waves 16 Nov 2019 15:39 In September 2015, the LIGO detectors in the US made history by directly detecting for the first time the merging of two black holes. Since then, LIGO, joined by other detectors around the world, has gone on to detect eleven events of which one is the …
  • Two IndiGo pilots lose flying licence over runway incursion 16 Nov 2019 15:15 By ANI NEW DELHI: Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended the flying licence of two pilots of IndiGo airline for three months for a runway incursion at Chennai airport. On July 14 this year, the pilots of a Chennai to Ahmedabad flight were asked by the …
  • Special Session Court grants bail to Delhi Assembly speaker Ram Niwas | LIVE 16 Nov 2019 14:55 Nov 16, 2019 8:24 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda Meeting between Sonia Gandhi and NCP Chief Sharad Pawar postponed for Monday The meeting between Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar has been postponed for Monday. The …
  • All papers handed over to police, says IIT-Madras student Fathima Latheef's father 16 Nov 2019 14:55 Image Source : FILE All papers handed over to police, says IIT-Madras student Fathima Latheef's father Abdul Lateef, father of Fathima Latheef, an Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) student who committed suicide on November 9, said on …
  • TAJ opens new hotel in Tirupati 16 Nov 2019 14:43 The Indian Hotels Company’s iconic brand, Taj, has announced the opening of its new hotel in Tirupati, located in close proximity to the Tirumala Hills. The city, home to the shrine of Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, is one of the most visited religious …
  • Govt help sought to free Capt Sidhu jailed in China 16 Nov 2019 14:41 Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) The Seafarers’ Society has sought the Indian government’s intervention to secure the release of shipmaster Captain Jagvir Singh Sidhu who is detained by China, said an official. “Captain Sidhu was arrested by the Chinese police and …
  • Back to golf: MS Dhoni enjoys morning session with Kedar Jadhav and RP Singh 16 Nov 2019 14:32 MS Dhoni has apparently taken a liking to golf. The former India captain has been spotted quite a few times in the recent past on lush golf courses. On Saturday, MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings and India teammate Kedar Jadhav took to Instagram to post a …
  • Amend Constitution to provide quota in govt promotions: PMK 16 Nov 2019 13:55 Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S. Ramadoss on Saturday said there is a need to amend the Constitution to provide reservation in promotions and the Tamil Nadu government should urge the Central government to take necessary …
  • Sopore Police arrests 3 individuals for threatening locals | LIVE 16 Nov 2019 13:22 Nov 16, 2019 6:50 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds meeting to address concerns over GST form filing Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, today, held meeting with Rajasthan Tax Consultants' Association, …
  • Chennai Metro to soon display train timings at bus stops 16 Nov 2019 13:04 Chennai Metro Rail will soon display train timings at bus stops near Metro stations across the city, to help passengers plan their travel. According to officials of Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), this plan is in the offing and likely to be implemented …
  • Dr. Justin Fernando, 81 16 Nov 2019 13:01 Justin Fernando, MD, 81, died on November 13, 2019 in St. Joseph Medical Center. Visiting in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona will be on Sunday, November 17 from 2 to 6 p.m. A funeral mass will be offered in Our Lady of the Lake Church …
  • The Workshop on "Art of Storytelling" for Corporate Leaders 16 Nov 2019 12:47 Nov 16, 2019 (IssueWire via COMTEX) -- Chennai, Nov 16, 2019 (Issuewire.com) - The Rajalakshmi School of Business (RSB), Chembarambakkam, Chennai, conducted a Management Development Programme on the "Art of Storytelling" on the 14th and 15th of …
  • Mumbai tap water safe for drinking; Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata not: Govt study 16 Nov 2019 12:41 By PTI NEW DELHI: Mumbai residents need not buy reverse osmosis (RO) water purifiers as a study by the Union Consumer Affairs Ministry has found samples of tap water collected from the financial capital compliant with the Indian standards for drinking …
  • LIC Housing eyes to disburse Rs 55,000 crore in FY 19-20 16 Nov 2019 12:36 CHENNAI: LIC Housing Finance Ltd has set a target of disbursing Rs 55,000 crore worth loans during the current financial year, a top official said on Saturday. LIC Housing Finance Ltd., Managing Director and CEO Siddhartha Mohanty said the company …
  • Katy Perry at OnePlus Music Festival LIVE UPDATES 16 Nov 2019 12:19 Katy Perry at the OnePlus Music Festival press meet in Mumbai. (Source: APH Images) Pop star Katy Perry is all set to perform at the OnePlus Music Festival in Mumbai. Katy, who has hit tracks like “Roar”, “I Kissed A Girl”, “Teenage Dream” and “California …
  • Flexible workplace demand to jump 5-times to 130-140 million sq ft by 2025: Report 16 Nov 2019 11:59 New Delhi: Demand for flexible workspace in India is estimated to jump five times by 2025 to 130-140 million sq ft, accounting for one-third of global coworking inventory, according to a report by property consultant Cushman & Wakefield (C&W). The …
  • India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli breaks MS Dhoni's India record with 10th innings win 16 Nov 2019 11:52 Virat Kohli added yet another feather to his cap on Saturday after India crushed Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs in the Indore Test to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series at the Holkar stadium. Kohli beat Mahendra Singh Dhoni's record of most …
  • Sabarimala: Priests open Sanctum Sanctorum of the temple | Live Updates 16 Nov 2019 11:50 Nov 16, 2019 5:05 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi Sabarimala: Priests open Sanctum Sanctorum of the temple Sabarimala: Priests have opened the Sanctum Sanctorum of the temple for Mandala-Makaravilakku pooja. Nov 16, 2019 4:39 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita …
  • Baby weighing 900 grams gets pacemaker at Chennai hospital 16 Nov 2019 11:33 A preterm baby weighing less than a kilogram received a pacemaker for correcting a congenital heart block at a city hospital recently. The baby girl, who was born at 27 weeks of pregnancy, had a heart rate of only 55 to 60 per minute as against the normal …
  • TN govt should talk to farmers opposing electricity towers on farmlands: CPI  16 Nov 2019 11:18 By PTI CHENNAI: The CPI in Tamil Nadu on Saturday urged the state government to hold talks with farmers opposed to setting up electricity transmission towers over farmlands. Farmers have been stoutly opposing proposals to erect High Tension (HT) power …
  • Tap water undrinkable in Delhi, 13 state capitals: Paswan 16 Nov 2019 10:50 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Releasing a study on quality of piped drinking water being supplied in 21 cities across the country, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said on Saturday that in Delhi and 13 state …
  • Chennai runway incursion: DGCA suspends licences of 2 IndiGo pilots 16 Nov 2019 10:37
  • 30-year-old woman's leg injured while trying to avoid AIADMK flagpole amputated 16 Nov 2019 10:34  The left leg of a 30-year-old woman, who was injured after a truck hit her scooter while she was trying to avoid a falling flagpole of the AIADMK in Coimbatore, was amputated from the knee on Friday. (Photo: File) Coimbatore: The left leg of a 30-year-old …
  • Shiv Sena will not go for NDA meet ahead of Parliament session: Sanjay Raut | LIVE 16 Nov 2019 10:16 Petrol prices rise for third consecutive day Petrol prices increased for the third consecutive day on Saturday, while diesel prices remained unchanged. The price of petrol rose by 14 paise per litre in Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai, while by 15 paise/litre …
  • ‘The way Dhoni has managed results with ageing players is amazing’ 16 Nov 2019 09:59 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indian Premier League teams released players on Friday as the trading window came to a close and it is once again Chennai Super Kings who have hogged the limelight as they decided to retain the old stars like Shane Watson and …
  • All papers handed over to Tamil Nadu Police: IIT-M student Fathima Latheef's father Abdul 16 Nov 2019 09:52 By IANS CHENNAI: Abdul Lateef, father of Fathima Latheef, an Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) student who committed suicide on November 9, said on Saturday he had submitted all the documents in his possession to the Tamil Nadu police. Fathima …
  • IPL 2020: Full list of players released, retained and traded by 8 franchises 16 Nov 2019 08:35 Image Source : IPLT20.COM IPL 2020: Full list of players released, retained and traded by eight franchises ahead of auction November 15 marked the deadline day for all eight franchises of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to extend their player contracts and …
  • Sachin Tendulkar played for India one last time this day; watch his farewell speech 16 Nov 2019 08:33 New Delhi: It was on November 16, 2013, that Sachin Tendulkar, popularly known as the 'Master Blaster', bid adieu to international cricket. Tendulkar's career spanned over two decades. He retired from all forms of cricket after his 200th Test …
  • On Children’s Day, make memories with your children at these spaces in Chennai 16 Nov 2019 07:52 ICF Rail Museum Step into an ocean of calm as you veer off busy New Avadi Road and enter the ICF Rail Museum. The space takes you back in time with its eclectic collection of trains and coaches that children and adults alike can hop in and out of while …
  • In Row Over Fishing Settlement, Chennai May Lose Beach Where Turtles Nest 16 Nov 2019 07:37 Chennai Corporation has filed a police complaint alleging trespass and encroachment Chennai: Chennai may lose an ecologically sensitive beach to encroachers if authorities do not act immediately. An illegal residential layout, consisting of 100 concrete …
  • All papers handed over to police: IIT-M student’s father 16 Nov 2019 07:28 Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) Abdul Lateef, father of Fathima Latheef, an Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) student who committed suicide on November 9, said on Saturday he had submitted all the documents in his possession to the Tamil Nadu police. …
  • Udhayanidhi Stalin talks about contesting for Chennai Mayor post 16 Nov 2019 06:51 With DMK cadre calling for party president M K Stalin’s son and youth wing leader Udhayanidhi Stalin to be fielded for the post of Chennai Mayor in the upcoming local body polls, the actor-politician has broken his silence on it. “It seems the ruling party …
  • Metallographic Grinders Market Analysis 2019 | ATM-Gmbh, Chennai Metco, Buehler, Metkon 16 Nov 2019 05:59 Global Metallographic Grinders Market Research Report 2019-2025 states that Metallographic Grinders market witnesses extensive growth with remarkable opportunities and expected to lead the market by 2019. The report offers the study and analysis on the …
  • Action full movie leaked online by Tamilrockers 16 Nov 2019 05:47 Action has been leaked online by Tamilrockers, Vishal starrer Action has found its way to piracy website Tamilrockers. Director Sundar C has co-written the film along with Subha and Venkat Ragavan. While Vishal and Tamannaah Bhatia play the role of Indian …
  • Petrol prices rise for third consecutive day 16 Nov 2019 05:45 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Petrol prices increased for the third consecutive day on Saturday, while diesel prices remained unchanged.   The price of petrol rose by 14 paise per litre in Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai, while by 15 paise/litre in Chennai. The …
  • Haunted by memories of cyclone Gaja, Tiruchy's Rajkumari recalls her horrors  16 Nov 2019 05:18 Express News Service TIRUCHY: When Cyclone Gaja lashed the city last year, Rajakumari, a coconut vendor, lost her entire livelihood as a huge tree came crashing down on her pushcart. TNIE highlighted her plight in its November 17, 2018 edition (Heavy winds …
  • Chennai Super Kings 16 Nov 2019 04:44 CHENNAI: Three-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings on Friday released England cricketers Sam Billings and David Willey besides three Indian players ahead of next month's auction. The team announced on Twitter the decision to release wicketkeeper- …
  • Volunteers to turn MLS green 16 Nov 2019 03:33 Express News Service CHENNAI: The MEEL Foundation and Madras Literary Society have come up with a unique event for kids. The sixth edition of Garden Party to be held today will be special as children are being invited to not only plant shrubs at the 200- …
  • Davis debut hope after retirement thoughts 16 Nov 2019 03:26 Express News Service CHENNAI: A reporter informed Sidharth Rawat (in pic) that he’d made India’s squad for their Davis Cup tie against Pakistan. But the player didn’t want to get carried away. “Oh. Anyway. I will wait for the official email.” When it did …
  • Bifurcation of Kanchee DCA 16 Nov 2019 03:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Kancheepuram District Cricket Association has been divided into two parts — Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu. Each body will have its own members. After following due process, both will be affiliated under the TNCA. The …
  • INTERVIEW | Katy Perry ready to roar in Mumbai for OnePlus Music festival 16 Nov 2019 03:26 Express News Service It was 2012 when India saw American singer-songwriter Katy Perry performing for the first time. She sang hit tracks like Firework and California Gurls from her album Teenage Dream at the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League ( …
  • Fathima Latheef suicide: Amid serious allegations, IIT-Madras deplores 'media trial' 16 Nov 2019 03:19 Fathima Latheef suicide: Protests demanding justice across Chennai. Amid huge protest following first-year student Fathima Latheef's suicide, IIT-Madras has come out with an official statement saying the institute was committed to fair play. This comes …
  • IPL 2020: Full List Of All Released And Retained Players; Amount Of Funds Available To Each Franchise 16 Nov 2019 03:02 Some of the biggest names in the Indian Premier League (IPL) have been released by their respective franchises on Friday, the deadline for franchises to extend player contracts. Chris Lynn, David Miller, Jaydev Unadkat, Yuvraj Singh and Chris Morris were …
  • Electrification of rail lines in Odisha on fast-track 16 Nov 2019 01:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The on-going electrification work of Lanjigarh Road-Junagarh and Naupada-Gunupur branch lines under the jurisdiction of East Coast Railway (ECoR) will be completed soon. The Ministry of Railways had allotted Rs 62 crore …
  • ECR widening: NHAI plans to axe 5,000 trees 16 Nov 2019 01:53 Express News Service CHENNAI: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will axe around 5,000 fully grown trees and 637 mangroves for the proposed East Coast Road (ECR) widening between Mamallapuram and Marakkanam.  The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) …
  • Cemetery Road ‘exhumed’ two days after relaying  16 Nov 2019 01:53 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a comedy-of-errors, the corporation on Friday dug up the Cemetery Road, which it had relaid only on Wednesday. Reason? The road in North Chennai submerged after a short-spell of rain on Friday. Only then the civic body …
  • IIT-M student suicide: Fathima’s father meets EPS; seeks action 16 Nov 2019 01:53 By Express News Service CHENNAI: AMID protests and a thick police blanket enveloping IIT-M after Fathima Latheef, a first year humanities student from Kerala, committed suicide in her hostel room last week, her father, Abdul Latheef submitted a petition to …
  • Appsolutely not smart 16 Nov 2019 01:53 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to address the city’s air pollution and traffic issues, the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) launched smart bikes in February 2019. However, commuters rue that they are forced to opt for other modes of transport as …
  • All aboard the metro to campaign for a cause 16 Nov 2019 01:53 Express News Service CHENNAI: Around 362 children from GCN Primary School, Thiruverkadu, had gathered outside the Koyambedu Metro station on Children’s Day to campaign against child sexual abuse and cyber crimes. The Chennai Metro Rail and Young Indians …
  • Stop by if you’re feeling ‘Hungary’ 16 Nov 2019 01:16 Express News Service CHENNAI: Kurtosssh, a franchise that serves Hungarian street food, launched its second outlet in the city at Besant Nagar. The food joint was packed with customers waiting for the chimney cone delicacies, langos and goulash. A canopy …
  • Malay on my plate 16 Nov 2019 01:16 Express News Service CHENNAI: With a cup of Bandung, a coconut milk concoction flavoured with rose syrup that is the Malaysian version of rose milk, in our hands, we sit in a conference room beside Chap Chay restaurant in Raintree, Saint Mary’s Road. The …
  • O Panneerselvam launches Meenakshi temple marriage hall in US 16 Nov 2019 01:15  It's raining rewards and titles for Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on his official tour of the USA. The 'Meenakshi Temple Society' along with a few other Tamil organisations at Houston on Thursday honoured the Dy CM with the title, …
  • IIT-Madras case: Fathima's father seeks fair probe, meets CM, DGP 16 Nov 2019 01:15 Chennai: The case of IITian Fathima’s tragic death took a new turn with her father Abdul Latheef alleging foul play while refusing to believe the police version that she had committed suicide by hanging from the fan in her hostel room on Nov 9. After a …
  • Indian Premier League 2020: Chris Lynn and Marcus Stoinis among nine Australians let go 16 Nov 2019 00:45 Nine Australian players have taken a hit to the pocket after being ruthlessly axed by their Indian Premier League franchises on Friday. The eight franchises confirmed their retention lists this week, with only four Australians holding onto their contracts. …
  • Millions gone as Aussies face IPL axe 16 Nov 2019 00:28 Chris Lynn and Marcus Stoinis headline a group of nine Australian players released by their Indian Premier League franchises on Friday night. The eight franchises confirmed their retention lists this week, with only four Australians holding onto their …
  • Docs upset over restructuring process; claim it led to shortage of manpower 16 Nov 2019 00:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: THE restructuring process of doctors in government medical college hospitals as per Medical Council of India (MCI) norms has left many doctors in disappointment. Directorate of Medical Education which began the process in …
  • NGT southern bench to hear cases from Dec 2 16 Nov 2019 00:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The southern bench of  National Green Tribunal (NGT) is set to hold regular sittings at Kalas Mahal from December 2, nearly two years after it fell vacant with all judicial members and expert members retiring. The NGT’s …
  • 1,829 lakes renovated under Kudimaramathu: Palaniswami 16 Nov 2019 00:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday said 1,829 lakes in the State have been renovated at a cost of Rs 500 crore under ‘Kudimaramathu’ scheme this year. Delivering the inaugural address to a review meeting of PWD …
  • 20% of IT and medical parks allocated for SMEs: O Panneerselvam 16 Nov 2019 00:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Deputy CM O Panneerselvam wooed American and Indo-American businessmen and entrepreneurs to invest in Tamil Nadu and said more than 8,000 acres is readily available at various industrial parks and facilities like IT Parks …
  • A year after Cyclone Gaja, no sign of signboards to help road users 16 Nov 2019 00:04 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A year after Cyclone Gaja wreaked havoc in Delta districts, several signboards on National and State Highways are yet to be restored completely, with many even hanging precariously at several places.  Empty frames, damaged …
  • Here's how teams look before IPL auction 15 Nov 2019 23:54 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 15 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) announced the lists of players after the deadline for franchises to extend player contracts expired on Friday.The total of 127 players, including 35 overseas cricketers were …
  • Action 1st day box office collection: Vishal and Tamannaah's film off to a decent start 15 Nov 2019 23:44 Vishal Krishna and Tamannaah in Action.PR Handout Vishal Krishna's Action has been released on Friday, 15 November, to a good hype. It is the first big film to hit the screens in three weeks, since Diwali, and opened to mixed reviews from the critics …
  • J-K: Mehbooba Mufti shifted to Government Quarters in Srinagar 15 Nov 2019 23:34 Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov 15 (ANI): Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and former Chief Minister Mehooba Mufti was on Friday shifted to Government Quarters in Srinagar, from Chashma Shahi hut in Srinagar. Mufti was shifted to some other …