Attempt to take selfie turns fatal for engineering student

Tuesday, September 29, 2015


Namakkal (Tamil Nadu): Trying to take a selfie turned fatal for an engineering student after he allegedly fell 60 feet and died when the rock on which he was standing cracked and gave way, police said. Prakash had gone to Kolli hills, about 65 km from Namakkal, with his six hostel mates yesterday and also …

Glass door breaks at Chennai airport, no one injured

Sunday, September 27, 2015


Chennai: A glass door shattered at the arrival area of the Domestic airport on Sunday, officials said. The glass door on the first floor of Domestic arrival gave away and broke, airport officials said. However, no one was injured in the incident and officials had launched an inquiry into the matter, they said. Repeated incidents …

Tamil Nadu government proposes road projects worth Rs 1,800 crore

Friday, September 25, 2015


Chennai: Tamil Nadu government on Friday proposed various road projects to the tune of over Rs 1,800 crore in order to ensure safe transportation and economic growth. Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa announced in the Assembly that a slew of projects will be taken up at an estimated Rs 1855.36 crore in the current year. Accordingly, …

IIT-Madras student commits suicide

Tuesday, September 22, 2015


Chennai: A 23-year-old student of IIT, Madras allegedly committed suicide at his hostel room, police said today. Nagendra Kumar Reddy was found hanging in his room at the premier technical institute here last night. The reason for the M.Tech. student taking the extreme step was not clear since he had not left behind any suicide …

Amma woos investors, targets $250 billion infra investment

Wednesday, September 09, 2015


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said under the ‘Vision 2023’ initiated by the state government, the per capita income of the state will be raised to the levels of higher income countries. Chennai: Inviting global investors to take advantage of industry-friendly policies of Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday said the state had set …

No alimony for woman divorced over adultery

Monday, August 17, 2015


Madurai: Madras High Court has come up with a new ruling on divorce cases somewhere in favour of husbands. According to the new ruling, a woman divorced on the ground of adultery cannot claim maintenance from her former husband. The judge made the observation while he came across a criminal revision case filed by a …

Indian fishermen freed by Sri Lanka to return home today

Wednesday, August 12, 2015


The 40 Tamil fishermen released by Sri Lanka will be reportedly returning to Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. The fishermen were released by Sri Lankan authorities ahead of August 15 as a goodwill gesture. As per reports, the fishermen, who had been caught by the Sri Lankan Navy in June, were released by Mannar and Point …

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