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Yo-Yo fitness test is haunting Indian cricketers (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   7:08 pm
Ireland and Afghanistan played their first-ever Test matches a month apart to take the number of Test-playing nations to a dozen. It is only natural to compare the performances of the two new entrants. View More..

Indian Railway's Mail/Express trains to sport new look - in beige and brown

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   5:22 pm
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The dark blue coaches of Indian Railways will be a thing of the past now as the public transporter would be repainting all Mail/Express trains in a new colour scheme -- beige and brown. View More..

Raina replaces 'unfit' Rayudu for England ODIs

    Updated On : Jun 16,2018   9:06 pm
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Seasoned batsman Suresh Raina was on Saturday named as a replacement for Ambati Rayudu in the One-Day International squad against England after the Hyderabadi batsman failed to clear the mandatory fitness test. View More..

Caution sounded after tigers spotted near Goa-Karnataka border

    Updated On : Jun 16,2018   7:04 pm
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) In a warning to tourists and travellers, the Railways on Saturday issued a public caution stating that tigers and leopards have been sighted along the Castlerock-Kulem rail section near the Goa-Karnataka border. View More..

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Tamil Nadu

    Updated On : Jun 16,2018   6:32 pm
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated across Tamil Nadu on Saturday with the usual fervour and gaeity. View More..

Rebel AIADMK MLA to withdraw challenge petition from High Court

    Updated On : Jun 16,2018   5:02 pm
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) In a new twist to the MLAs disqualification case, one of the rebel AIADMK MLAs considered close to sidelined leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Saturday said he will withdraw the petition challenging his disqulification by Assembly Speaker from the Madras High Court. View More..

Petrol prices unchanged after 8 paise fall on Friday

    Updated On : Jun 16,2018   1:00 pm
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Petrol prices across the four metros were stable on Saturday. In the national capital, the fuel was sold at an unchanged price of Rs 76.35 per litre. View More..

TN 'will argue for release of Rajiv assassination case convicts'

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   10:00 pm
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The case relating to the release of seven convicts in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case is in the Supreme Court and the state government will try to secure their release, said a Tamil Nadu Minister. View More..

'Chennai girl Suryadevara, GM's next CFO, was a focused student'

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   8:10 pm
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The schoolmates of Dhivya Suryadevara, who has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of US automotive company General Motors, describe her as a calm and focused student who had all the fun. View More..

Consult states, evolve consensus on Dam Safety Bill: Palaniswami

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   3:48 pm
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to keep the Dam Safety Bill, 2018 in abeyance till a consensus is evolved after consulting all the states. View More..

Diesel prices unchanged for 3rd straight day; petrol down 8 paise

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   1:04 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Diesel prices in the country's four metro cities remained stable for the third straight day on Friday but petrol prices declined around eight paise. View More..

ED attaches immovable properties of Kanishk Gold worth Rs 138 cr

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   7:34 pm
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said it has attached immovable properties, worth Rs 138 crore, belonging to Kanishk Gold Pvt Ltd and its Managing Director Bhoopesh Kumar Jain under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). View More..

Green committee gives nod for Chennai Airport modernisation

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   7:26 pm
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The Rs 2,476 crore Chennai Airport modernisation project phase II of Airports Authority of India (AAI) has got the Expert Appraisal Committee's (EAC) nod, subject to taking flood control measures and others, as per the minutes of the meeting held on May 30. View More..

Breather for AIADMK government in MLAs disqualification case (Intro Roundup)

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   7:22 pm
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) In a huge relief to the AIADMK government headed by Edappadi Palaniswamy, the Madras High Court on Thursday delivered a split verdict in the case relating to disqualification of 18 MLAs, an order that will allow the present status quo to continue, at least for some more time. View More..

Petrol prices unchanged for 2 days after drop of Rs 2 in 13 days

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   7:22 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) After a fall of around Rs 2 per litre in 13 days, petrol prices in the four metros have remained unchanged for the last two days (including Thursday). View More..

States asked to build 'hostels' for stray cows, dogs

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   6:30 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Asking states and union territories to build "hostels" for stray cows and dogs, the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) on Thursday said a committee will check that young animals are not killed in slaughter houses. View More..

Split verdict in MLAs disqualification case a breather for TN government (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   6:04 pm
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) In a breather to Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government led by Chief Minister K.Palaniswami, the Madras High Court on Thursday gave a split verdict in the case of disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs. View More..

Split verdict not set back for us: Dinakaran

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   3:52 pm
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran on Thursday said the Madras High Court's split verdict in the disqualification of 18 rebel-AIADMK MLAs was not a setback for his faction. View More..

Split verdict in 18 MLAs disqualification case in TN

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   2:26 pm
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) In a breather to the AIADMK government, the Madras High Court on Thursday gave a split verdict in the case of disqualification of 18 rebel-AIADMK MLAs. View More..

Nissan aims to strengthen dealership network in India

    Updated On : Jun 13,2018   9:56 pm
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Automobile major Nissan Motor Co. on Wednesday said that it will strengthen its dealership network in India under an expansion strategy. View More..



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