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Jayalalithaa advised few days stay in hospital

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   11:38 pm
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has been advised few days stay in the hospital for recuperative treatment, said a medical bulletin on Thursday. View More..

ICICI Prudential Life shares lists below its issue price

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   7:14 pm
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Shares of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd on Thursday changed hands at a lower price in the markets on its debut as against its issue price of Rs 334. View More..

Karnataka treats SC orders with contempt: Jayalalithaa

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   7:02 pm
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) In a hard hitting speech, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday said Karnataka has treated the Supreme Court's directive with utter contempt while Tamil Nadu has scrupulously adhered to every order of the apex court. View More..

Pearl Human Care, Henry Ford Health System to set up hospital

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   3:18 pm
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) The US based Henry Ford Health System has stepped into India signing up a 20-year technology licensing arrangement with Pearl Human Care Pvt Ltd that is putting up a super-specialty hospital in Vellore, said officials. View More..

Global cost of India-Pakistan nuclear war (Comment: Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   1:14 pm
If India and Pakistan fought a war detonating 100 nuclear warheads (around half of their combined arsenal), each equivalent to a 15-kiloton Hiroshima bomb, more than 21 million people will be directly killed, about half the world's protective ozone layer would be destroyed, and a "nuclear winter" would cripple monsoons and agriculture worldwide. View More..

Feels special to be a father: Allari Naresh

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   11:56 am
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor Allari Naresh and his wife Virupa were blessed with a baby girl here on Tuesday. He describes the feeling of becoming a father as "special". View More..

Commercial cinema format effective in inspiring masses: Ram Pothineni

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   11:26 am
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor Ram Pothineni, whose Telugu action-drama "Hyper" is slated for a worldwide release on Friday, feels the most effective way to inspire the masses is via the commercial cinema format. View More..

Everybody deserves to know Dhoni's inspiring story: Bhumika

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   11:26 am
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Bhumika Chawla, who is making a comeback to Bollywood after nine years in Neeraj Pandey's "MS Dhoni: The Untold Story", feels everyone deserves to know the personal side of the most successful Indian captain as his story is very inspiring. View More..

Honor 8 smartphone's India launch round the corner

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   9:36 am
Panaji, Sep 29 (IANS) The Honor 8 smartphone -- a sub-brand of Chinese telecom giant Huawei -is all set to enter India in a couple of weeks from now. View More..

Karnataka defers Cauvery water release to Thursday

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   9:28 pm
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) Karnataka on Wednesday deferred the release of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu to Thursday when the two states will discuss the contentious issue at a meeting convened by the Centre in New Delhi. View More..

Air India signs code share agreement with Air Austral

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   9:00 pm
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India on Wednesday said it has signed a free-flow code share agreement with Reunion Island-based airline Air Austral. View More..

Tamil Nadu to distribute 5.36 lakh laptops in 2016-17

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   7:38 pm
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will supply around 5.36 lakh laptops during the 2016-17 academic year under its scheme to provide free laptops to students, state Information Technology (IT) Minister M. Manikandan said on Wednesday. View More..

SEBI allows options in commodity derivatives market

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   7:22 pm
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Wednesday permitted options in the commodity derivatives market. View More..

Over a million Indians don't get a train seat daily: Study

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   6:22 pm
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Indicating a whopping demand-supply mismatch, a new study released here on Wednesday has revealed that over a million Indians fail to get a seat every day on the Indian Railways due to unavailability of tickets. View More..

Karnataka parties against release of Cauvery water

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   4:58 pm
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) Attending an all-party meeting called by the Karnataka government on the Cauvery issue, state opposition parties on Wednesday struck a rigid stance and asked the Siddaramaiah government not to release more river water to Tamil Nadu. View More..

MoneyTap launches India's first app-based 'Credit Line'

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   4:26 pm
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In a first, Bengaluru-based startup MoneyTap has launched India's first app-based "Credit Line", enabling consumers to get instant credit from partner banks at the tap of a button. View More..

Chennai zoo tiger shifted to Udaipur will be 'taught' Mewari commands

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   2:08 pm
Jaipur, Sep 28 (IANS) A white tiger from Chennai zoo is set to make Udaipur his new home, but will take some time to overcome "language difficulties", say wildlife officials. View More..

Over 50% Indian online daters face security issues

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   1:42 pm
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) With the growing trend of online dating services and apps, three in five (59 per cent) Indian online daters are now facing security issues as these platforms have become hotbeds for cybercriminals, a new study revealed on Wednesday. View More..

Nothing more exciting than working with Prabhudheva: Tamannaah

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   12:14 pm
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, who is gearing up for the release of upcoming trilingual horror-comedy "Devi", says nothing could excite her more than the opportunity to share screen space with actor-filmmaker Prabhudheva. View More..

Don't like to plan my career: Ashna Zaveri

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   11:24 am
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Ashna Zaveri has done two Tamil films in the last two years. Unlike her contemporaries who cash in on opportunities and sign films in succession, she has been very choosy because she doesn't like to plan her career. View More..