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CBI raids Chidambaram & son Karti’s houses
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CBI raids Chidambaram & son Karti’s houses

Chennai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today  launched searches at multiple premises linked to former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in connection with alleged favours granted in FIPB clearance to a firm. Sources said that searches were conducted across Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Gurugram. The raids are also conducted…

“I am living every girl’s dream”
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“I am living every girl’s dream”

Mysurean Swetha Singh crowned ‘Mrs. South India-2017’ first runner-up City’s Swetha Singh, who resides at Manchester in United Kingdom, emerged as the first runner-up in the recently concluded ‘Mrs. South India’ pageant organised by Mrs. India Pageants and Productions Pvt. Limited at Chennai. Being one of the top executives of a software company, Swetha has…

TN Bandh in support of farmers, hits normal life
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TN Bandh in support of farmers, hits normal life

Chennai: A day-long strike, led by Opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), began in Tamil Nadu today in support of drought-hit farmers, partially hitting normal life across the State. Farmers from the State, who were on protest in New Delhi for 41 days, reached Chennai this morning and participated in the State-wide bandh. Police have taken…

Petrol pumps to be closed on all Sundays from May 14
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Petrol pumps to be closed on all Sundays from May 14

Chennai: Beginning 14th May, petrol pumps in eight States will be closed on Sundays following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to conserve oil, a Fuel Pump Owners’ Body said in Chennai yesterday. “We had planned to shut our outlets on Sundays a few years back. But Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) had then requested us to…

AIADMK factions bury hatchet; Sasikala, Dinakaran ousted
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AIADMK factions bury hatchet; Sasikala, Dinakaran ousted

Chennai: The political turmoil in Tamil Nadu following the death of J. Jayalalithaa in December 2016 took a decisive turn yesterday with the ruling AIADMK faction deciding to ‘delink’ its jailed General Secretary V.K. Sasikala and her nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran from all party affairs, paving the way for a merger with the rebel group headed…

Bi-Weekly Tatkal Express Special between Hubballi- Chennai Egmore
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Bi-Weekly Tatkal Express Special between Hubballi- Chennai Egmore

South Western Railway (SWR) will run Bi-weekly Tatkal Express Special train between Hubballi and Chennai Egmore via Guntakal  to clear extra rush of passengers during summer. Train No. 07324 Hubballi- Chennai Egmore departs from Hubballi at 20.20 hrs on all Mondays and Wednesdays from Apr.3 to June 28 and arrives at Chennai Egmore at 11.15…

Car racer Ashwin Sundar dies in mishap
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Car racer Ashwin Sundar dies in mishap

Indian car racer Ashwin Sundar and his wife Nivedithaa were charred to death after their car rammed into a roadside tree in Chennai in the wee hours today. The 27-year-old racer was driving the car when the accident occurred on the Santhome High Road in the city. According to sources, the accident occurred at around…

Proposed Mekedatu project slammed by TN parties
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Proposed Mekedatu project slammed by TN parties

Political parties in Tamil Nadu, including the main Opposition DMK, yesterday slammed Karnataka’s proposed move to construct check dam at Mekedatu across River Cauvery in Karnataka. The parties urged the Tamil Nadu Government to take steps to prevent Karnataka from going ahead with its move. “The newly-formed AIADMK Government should immediately take up the issue…

TN Assembly adjourned amidst pandemonium
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TN Assembly adjourned amidst pandemonium

Stalemate continued in Tamil Nadu Assembly as opposition DMK MLAs created ruckus ahead of floor test on the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palanisamy this morning. As we went to the press the House was adjourned till 3 pm. Trouble started after Speaker P. Dhanpal rejected the demand for a secret ballot…

Tamil teri maa?
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Tamil teri maa?

Idli and dosa have long ruled as India’s favourite foods. But now the national news menu is dominated by a new flavour: paneer in the South Indian style. Calling a Tamilian that dreadful word ‘Madrasi’ has now been recognised for the cardinal sin it is, but clearly the North Indian palate, accustomed to paneer tikka,…

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