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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….

‘Chandamama’ artist K.C. Sivasankar passes away in Chennai at 97
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‘Chandamama’ artist K.C. Sivasankar passes away in Chennai at 97

October 1, 2020

He was best known for illustrating ‘Vikram-Betal’ series Chennai: Legendary artist K.C. Sivasankar, known for illustrating for children’s magazine Chandamama, also known as Ambulimama, passed away at his residence in Chennai on Sept. 29. He was 97.  Sivasankar, who has contributed to the field of art for over 60 years, was best known for illustrating…

SPB no more
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SPB no more

September 25, 2020

Chennai: Noted playback singer S.P. Balasubramanyam (SPB) died at a private hospital in Chennai this afternoon following a brief illness. He was 74. S.P. Charan, son of Balasubramanyam, told media that his father breathed his last at 1.04 pm. He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. A multi-faced personality, Balasubramanyam, known…

Rajinikanth’s photos with artist Pranav wins hearts
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Rajinikanth’s photos with artist Pranav wins hearts

December 4, 2019

Differently-abled artist Pranav from Palakkad, Kerala, got to fulfil his life-long dream of meeting superstar Rajinikanth on Dec. 2. The heart-warming photos have gone viral. Thalaivar met the talented artist, who was born without hands, at his Chennai residence a day before the World Disability Day. A treasure trove of talent, Pranav presented a sketch…

Second flight to Chennai from tomorrow
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Second flight to Chennai from tomorrow

November 14, 2019

Arrival in Mysuru from Chennai: 8.10 am; Departure: 8.30 am; Reaching Chennai: 10 am Mysuru: A series of flights that operate from Mysore Airport under Modi Government’s Ude Desh ka Aam Nagarik (UDAN) scheme to Kochi, Bengaluru, Goa, Hyderabad and Chennai has inspired more flights to operate from the Heritage City.  For the first time,…

IPL 2019 final shifted from Chennai to Hyderabad
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IPL 2019 final shifted from Chennai to Hyderabad

April 23, 2019

The final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) scheduled for May 12 has been moved to the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad from Chennai after the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) failed to acquire approval from the local Government to reopen three stands at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. The closure of stands I, J…

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

August 7, 2018

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

April 12, 2018

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…

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