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Staying away from politics, says Sasikala ahead of TN polls
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Staying away from politics, says Sasikala ahead of TN polls

March 4, 2021

Chennai: V.K. Sasikala, the ousted former chief of Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK, who was released from a Bengaluru jail in January and was widely expected to challenge for control of the party, and the Chief Minister’s post, in next month’s election,  will “stay away from politics and public life.” In a letter released on Wednesday…

Levelling series at 1-1
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Levelling series at 1-1

February 18, 2021

By V.N. Prasad Our boys are ‘One Step Closer’ to ICC World Test Championship Congratulations to our boys for pulling off a majestic victory in the 2nd Test; levelling the series at 1-1. And hats off to R. Ashwin on becoming the only ‘5 Wicket Hauler and a Centurion’ in the same Test on Indian…

‘Toss to Finish’
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‘Toss to Finish’

February 12, 2021

Root’s men were deep-rooted to  the cause at MAC, Chennai By V.N. Prasad Congratulations to Joe Root and Co., on commencing the tour on a high note; 1-0 victory.  Also, personal congratulations to Captain Root on that magnificent ‘Double Hundred’ on his 100th outing; the first in the history of Test cricket. Confidence was supreme….

Two vehicles carrying firecrackers to welcome Sasikala gutted
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Two vehicles carrying firecrackers to welcome Sasikala gutted

February 8, 2021

Bengaluru: In an unfortunate incident, two vehicles carrying firecrackers, which were to be burst when All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader V.K. Sasikala reaches Chennai, caught fire in Tamil Nadu  (TN) this morning. The crackers exploded unexpectedly on the road near the Krishnagiri Tollgate area. However, no one was injured in the incident….

IPL 2021: Player auction on Feb. 18 in Chennai
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IPL 2021: Player auction on Feb. 18 in Chennai

January 28, 2021

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 player auction will be held on Feb. 18 in Chennai, the IPL tweeted on Wednesday. The 14th edition of the league is likely to be held in India after IPL 2020 was held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) behind closed doors from September to November last year. Ahead…

Senior Oncologist Dr. V. Shanta dies in Chennai at 93
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Senior Oncologist Dr. V. Shanta dies in Chennai at 93

January 20, 2021

Chennai: Senior Oncologist Dr. V. Shanta (93) passed away in the early hours of Tuesday here due to breathing complications.  A cancer crusader and Chairperson of the Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar, Chennai, she made treatment for cancer affordable for all the patients.  Dr. Shanta had complained of difficulty in breathing and discomfort and was rushed…

Rajinikanth to float new political outfit in January
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Rajinikanth to float new political outfit in January

December 3, 2020

Chennai: Ending all speculation, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth today said that he will launch his political party in January 2021 and the formal announcement regarding the same will be made on Dec. 31. Rajini had called his line of politics spiritual, which was beyond religion, corruption and one for the welfare of the people. Rajini had…

Cyclone Nivar inches closer to TN coast
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Cyclone Nivar inches closer to TN coast

November 25, 2020

To make landfall around midnight Chennai: The severe cyclonic storm ‘Nivar‘ over southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards with a speed of seven kmph during past six hours and lay centred over southwest Bay of Bengal about 290 km east-southeast of Cuddalore, about 300 km east southeast of Puducherry and 350 km south southeast of…

Violinist T.N. Krishnan no more
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Violinist T.N. Krishnan no more

November 4, 2020

Chennai: Violin Maestro T.N. Krishnan (Tripunithura Narayanaiyer Krishnan) passed away here yesterday due to age-related ailments.  He entered the music world as a child prodigy and performed till his last days. He was 92, and is survived by wife Kamala, son Sriram Krishnan and daughter Viji Krishnan, who often accompanied their father. Born on Oct….

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