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Haryana hold Chennai in PKL contest

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   10:08 pm
Ahmedabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Haryana Steelers played out a closely fought 25-25 draw against Tamil Thalaivas in an inter-zonal Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) contest at the Transstadia Arena here on Wednesday. View More..

SpiceJet launches third flight under Udan scheme

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   8:50 pm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday said it has launched services on the Hyderabad-Puducherry sector. View More..

Franchises from Guwahati, Ahmedabad join PBL

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   8:34 pm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Vodafone Premier Badminton League (PBL) will become an eight-team affair in the next edition with two franchises from Guwahati and Ahmedabad being confirmed to join the existing six teams, it was announced on Wednesday. View More..

Karunanidhi discharged from hospital

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   7:48 pm
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) DMK President M. Karunanidhi was on Wednesday discharged from the Kauvery Hospital here after being admitted for a minor procedure, hospital officials said. View More..

Banks to go ahead with August 22 nationwide strike

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   7:06 pm
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) on Wednesday declared that their nationwide strike call for August 22 stands as the talks with the Indian Banks' Association (IBA) in Mumbai have failed. View More..

Centre approves new Metro Rail policy, private partnership mandatory

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   6:24 pm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved its Metro Rail Policy 2017 focusing on compact urban development, cost reduction and multi-modal integration, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. View More..

Madras HC reserves order on Karti's petition against lookout circular

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   6:18 pm
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Wednesday reserved its order for August 23 on the maintainability of a petition of Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, against a CBI lookout circular against him. View More..

'VIP 3' definitely on the cards: Dhanush

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   5:40 pm
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Actor Dhanush on Wednesday confirmed the third part in the "VIP" franchise is on the cards and that he will return to act in it. View More..

Sundeep's commitment floored Suseenthiran

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   12:20 pm
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Suseenthiran, who has teamed up with actor Sundeep Kishan in his upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual thriller "Nenjil Thunivirundhal", is amazed by his commitment and his ability to deliver every shot in a single take. View More..

Naga Chaitanya's next film titled 'Savyasachi'

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   11:54 am
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Actor Naga Chaitanyas upcoming Telugu film, to be directed by Chandoo Mondeti, has been titled "Savyasachi", the makers announced on Wednesday. View More..

Karunanidhi admitted to hospital

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   9:40 am
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) DMK President M. Karunanidhi on Wednesday was admitted to Kauvery Hospital here for a minor procedure, the hospital said. View More..

Maharashtra celebrates 71st I-Day with patriotic fervour (Lead, With Images)

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   5:46 pm
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Maharashtra celebrated the 71st Independence Day with patriotic fervour, though the celebrations on Tuesday were partly marred due to sudden heavy rains that lashed parts of the state, including Mumbai and coastal Konkan. View More..

'Taramani' was emotionally draining, says Andrea

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   5:10 pm
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Actress Andrea Jeremiah, whose role in the latest Tamil drama "Taramani" has been well received by audiences and critics alike, says playing the part was emotionally draining and she found her character to be bolder than she anticipated. View More..

We're slaves until we get freedom from corruption: Kamal Haasan

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   4:30 pm
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Well-known actor Kamal Haasan on Tuesday said Indians cannot attain true freedom until they are freed of the scourge of corruption. View More..

Logo of Chiranjeevi's 'Uyyalawada…' to be released

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   1:52 pm
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) The title logo of Chiranjeevi's upcoming Telugu historic film "Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy", based on the life of a popular freedom fighter from Kurnool, will be released on August 22 on the occasion of the actor's birthday. View More..

Thousands transferred, branches closed, but no major protests in SBI

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   1:04 pm
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) India's largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), has rationalised 716 offices (594 branches and 122 administrative offices) and several thousands of employees have been transferred beginning this fiscal, but, strangely, there have been no major protests, top officials said. View More..

Ravi Teja's 'Raja The Great' teaser released

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   12:38 pm
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) The teaser of Ravi Teja-starrer Telugu actioner "Raja The Great" was unveiled on Tuesday. View More..

Maharashtra celebrates 71st Independence Day with patriotic fervour

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   10:02 am
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Maharashtra on Tuesday celebrated the 71st Independence Day with patriotic fervor though the commemorations were marred due to heavy rains that lashed some parts of the state including Mumbai and the coastal Konkan region. View More..

Tamil Nadu follows Jayalalithaa's welfare measures: CM

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   9:38 am
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said his government follows the footsteps of the late J. Jayalalithaa to implement various welfare measures initiated by her. View More..

AIADMK cannot controlled with support of some legislators: Dinakaran

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   9:50 pm
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Aug 14 (IANS) AIADMK's "sacked" Deputy General Secretary T.T.V.Dinakaran, who leads one of the factions in Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK, on Monday said that the party cannot be controlled by sitting in the secretariat and having support of around 30 legislators. View More..

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