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DMK Chief Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi passes away
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DMK Chief Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi passes away

Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi died here today after prolonged illness, the city hospital where the leader was admitted, said. The 94-year-old leader’s end came at 6.10 p.m. “With deep anguish we announce the demise of our beloved Kalaignar M Karunanidhi on 07.08.2018 at 6.10 pm. Despite the best possible efforts by our team of…

Cauvery stir: CSK home matches to be played in Pune
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Cauvery stir: CSK home matches to be played in Pune

A day after the IPL returned to M.A. Chidambaram Stadium following a two-year suspension, the Tamil Nadu capital has been stripped of all matches of the 11th edition of the league due to massive Cauvery protests that have rocked the State, informed IPL Chief Rajeev Shukla yesterday. “CSK will be asked to move their home…

IPL Season-11: CSK pull off thriller against KKR
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IPL Season-11: CSK pull off thriller against KKR

Chennai:  Chennai Super Kings (CSK), back in front of their home crowd after a two year ban out-smart Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a keenly contested tie by five wickets, which saw Sam Billings help his team to reach the target at the Chepauk grounds in Chennai on Tuesday. With 75 required off 36 balls,…

Prime accused in 1993 RSS office blast case arrested
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Prime accused in 1993 RSS office blast case arrested

Chennai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yesterday arrested Mushtaq Ahmed, one of the prime suspects in the 1993 Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) office blast case in Chennai. He had remained elusive for over 24 years. The powerful blast triggered at the State headquarters building of the RSS in Chetpet in Chennai on Aug.8, 1993,…

Dinakaran wins Jaya’s R.K. Nagar by-poll
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Dinakaran wins Jaya’s R.K. Nagar by-poll

Chennai:  T.T.V. Dinakaran of the ousted AIADMK faction (Sasikala group) has declared himself as the “true political heir” of the late J. Jayalalithaa after zooming ahead in the by-election to R.K. Nagar assembly seat in Tamil Nadu, the counting for which began this morning. Dinakaran contested as an independent candidate. Dinakaran was on his way…

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…

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