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Hume regrets not having scored from open play yet

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   11:36 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Atletico de Kolkata (ATK)'s Canadian striker Iain Hume, who scored the winner against Delhi Dynamos from the spot to hand his side their first home win, said he would have liked it more had he netted from open play. View More..

ISL: Habas boost for floundering Pune ahead of Chennaiyin test (Preview)

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   6:26 pm
Pune, Oct 22 (IANS) FC Pune City will be pleased to have chief coach Antonio Habas in the dugout for their home clash against Chennaiyin FC, hoping the Spaniard can help them out of the woods in an Indian Super League (ISL) football match here on Sunday. View More..

TN Governor calls on Jayalalithaa, says she's getting better

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   3:24 pm
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Acting Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday called on ailing Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa at the Apollo Hospital here, where she is admitted since September 22 for treatment. View More..

Prayers, offerings in Karnataka temple for Jayalalithaa's recovery

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   11:32 pm
Mysuru, Oct 21 (IANS) Special prayers were offered on Friday to Hindu goddess Chamundeshwari near Mysuru in Karnataka for the speedy recovery of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, who has been ailing in a Chennai hospital since September 22. View More..

Jayalalithaa progressing gradually, says hospital

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   8:56 pm
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Ailing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is interacting and gradually progressing, Apollo Hospitals, where she is admitted, said on Friday. View More..

Jayalalithaa's health shows further improvement

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   7:52 pm
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Apollo Hospital declared on Friday that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's health was showing gradual progress. View More..

Nuclear info centre coming up to dispel public ignorance

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   4:38 pm
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) A multimedia information centre designed to increase public acceptance of nuclear technology is coming up at the Chennai-based Science and Technology Centre in Tamil Nadu, which also has the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, the KNPP's Russian makers said on Friday. View More..

52% of gay men without peer support suffer violence (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   1:12 pm
For all the 22 years of his young life, Ajith (name changed to protect identity) has had to hide his sexual preference for male partners. The management graduate, who works at a hotel in Chennai, comes from Kambam, a small Tamil Nadu village. View More..

Automotive research centre at IIT-Madras with German institute

    Updated On : Oct 20,2016   9:34 pm
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Madras will set up an Applied Centre for Advanced Automotive Research Centre in partnership with Fraunhofer Gesellschaft of Germany on its campus here, the premier institute said on Thursday. View More..

ISL: Chennaiyin FC dent high-flying North East with 1-0 win

    Updated On : Oct 20,2016   9:14 pm
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) North East United FC lost their second game of the Indian Super League (ISL) as defending champions Chennaiyin FC shaded the table-toppers 1-0 here on Thursday. View More..

Dayanidhi Maran denies CBI claim of pressurising telecom promoter

    Updated On : Oct 20,2016   7:40 pm
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran on Thursday denied in a Delhi court the CBI claim that he had put pressure on a Chennai-based telecom promoter C. Sivasankaran to sell his stakes in Aircel and two subsidiary firms to Malaysian firm Maxis Group in 2006. View More..

Eight killed in cracker explosions at Sivakasi in TN

    Updated On : Oct 20,2016   5:52 pm
Sivakasi (Tamil Nadu), Oct 20 (IANS) Ahead of Diwali festival this month-end, eight persons, among them six women, were burnt to death and about 20 others were injured when fire crackers exploded on Thursday at a wholesale shop in this Tamil Nadu town, police said here. View More..

Postiga doubtful for ATK's two home games

    Updated On : Oct 20,2016   4:40 pm
Kolkata Oct 20 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Atletico de Kolkata (ATK)'s marquee player Helder Postiga indicated that he might not be playing his side's next two home games saying he still feels a recurring pain in his rib. View More..

Vivek Oberoi's Tamil debut with Ajith's next

    Updated On : Oct 20,2016   11:24 am
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi, best known for his work in films such as "Company" and "Rakht Charitra", will make his Tamil debut with Ajith's upcoming yet-untitled next project. View More..

Panneerselvam presides over TN Cabinet

    Updated On : Oct 19,2016   7:42 pm
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O. Pannerselvam on Wednesday presided over a Cabinet meeting here for the first time after the Governor allocated portfolios of ailing Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa to him. View More..

ISL: NorthEast bank on home record against Chennaiyin FC (Preview)

    Updated On : Oct 19,2016   4:16 pm
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) NorthEast United FC have a chance to open the gap at the top when they host defending champions Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) football clash here on Thursday. View More..

Catherine Tresa plays a politician in her next

    Updated On : Oct 19,2016   11:40 am
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Catherine Tresa, who has commenced shooting for her next yet-untitled Telugu film with Rana Daggubati, will be seen playing a rich politician in the movie, a source said. View More..

No medical bulletin on Jayalalithaa for eighth day

    Updated On : Oct 18,2016   9:56 pm
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) For eight consecutive days, there has been no update on the health condition of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalaltihaa, admitted to Apollo Hospitals last month. View More..

Dayanidhi Maran told telecom promoter to sell stakes, CBI tells court

    Updated On : Oct 18,2016   9:10 pm
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The CBI informed a Delhi court on Tuesday that former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran had put pressure on a Chennai-based telecom promoter C. Sivasankaran to sell his stakes in Aircel and two subsidiary firms to a Malaysian firm in 2006. View More..

US foundation awards fellowships to 7 Indian surgeons

    Updated On : Oct 18,2016   8:08 pm
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) In a bid to grow a pool of robotic surgeons in India, US-based non-profit Vattikuti Foundation has awarded a year-long fellowships to seven Indian surgeons to specialise in robotic surgery in the areas of urology, gynecology and head and neck surgery, the company said on Tuesday. View More..