OYO targets 12,000 rooms in Chennai by this fiscal; aims at strong network

Wednesday, April 12, 2017


India’s largest hotel network OYO has briskly expanded presence in Chennai since its launch in March 2015. The Chennai Hub currently enjoys a strong network of nearly 9000 rooms in 550 hotels providing standardized and affordable accommodation to travelers. These hotels are located across major business and tourist-friendly locations in the city, including Egmore, T. …

Caution grooms-to-be: Better look good or get killed by your bride

Wednesday, April 12, 2017


Cuddalore: In a shocking incident, a newly-married woman in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore allegedly killed her husband as she was upset that he was not handsome, police said on Tuesday. The 22-year-old woman, who got married about a week ago, allegedly murdered her husband by smashing his head with a grinding stone, said police. She allegedly …

Newly married woman murders hubby for not being handsome

Tuesday, April 11, 2017


A newly married woman allegedly murdered her husband by smashing his head with a grinding stone, upset that he was not handsome, police said today. The 22-year old woman, who got married about a week ago, attacked her husband fatally last night in their house here following a quarrel. Police said the woman started hating …

EC cancels by-polls in RK Nagar seat over allegations of corruption

Monday, April 10, 2017


Following the cancellation of the RK Nagar by-polls over allegations of rampant corruption and bribery, DMK working president MK Stalin has demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and other ministers to end cash for votes. “Election Commission should also probe how bribing took place despite …

I-T searches reveal Rs 89 cr channeled for RK Nagar bypoll

Saturday, April 08, 2017


Chenna: In a major crackdown the Income Tax searches held at the premises of an associate of Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar has revealed routeing of Rs 89 crore for “distribution to voters” in RK Nagar assembly constituency which goes for bypoll on April 12. ALSO READ: Sex ratio in Haryana touches 950 mark for …

I-T raids against TN Health Minister Vijayabaskar and others

Friday, April 07, 2017


Chennai: In a major blow to Sashikala, the Income Tax sleuths on Friday launched simultaneous searches at premises of Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar and at least one MLA in connection with a tax evasion probe. Officials said the searches were being conducted at over 30 locations in the state including against certain medical professionals, pharma …

VIP treatment for Sasikala in the custody

Thursday, April 06, 2017


Sasikala Natarajan, who has been lodged in Parappana Agrahara in Bengaluru after being convicted in a disproportionate assets case, us allowed to meet two visitors per day. However, an RTI response accessed by media has revealed that a total of 14 people visited in a day. Also Read: Third genders allowed to use washrooms of their …

This Temple in Chennai is giving out Burgers and Brownies as ‘Prasad’

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


When you think temple prasad , the  images of sweets such as laddoos, pedas, sweet pongal, and boondi — and its savoury variations if you’re in the southern states — come to mind. However, a temple in Chennai has decided to revamp its menu up and is offering brownies, sandwiches and even burgers as prasad to …

HC orders arrest of man who claimed to be Jaya’s son

Monday, March 27, 2017


Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday directed the police to arrest a man who claimed to be the son of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, saying he had not only cheated the court but also forged documents. Justice R Mahadevan gave the direction after perusing the report filed by the Inspector of Police, …

A taste of Denmark in India, a Hidden secret

Sunday, March 26, 2017


Every person, every traveller has a place in their minds that they keep going back to, or try reaching out to in their imaginations. While in school, often a place as such would creep into our heads, etched, and created, stubbornly staying with you – at times – for years together. It could have been …

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