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Ashok Leyland bags order for 300 double decker buses from Bangladesh

    Updated On : Aug 17,2018   9:36 pm
New Delhi/Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland on Friday said that it has bagged an order for 300 double decker buses from the Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC). View More..

Vedanta lauds SC asking NGT to decide on Sterlite plant

    Updated On : Aug 17,2018   8:48 pm
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Mining major Vedanta on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision not to entertain the Tamil Nadu government's plea against the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order allowing the company access to the administrative unit inside its subsidiary Sterlite Copper's closed plant at Tuticorin. View More..

Tuticorin plant: Sc asks NGT to decide matter on merit

    Updated On : Aug 17,2018   7:46 pm
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the Tamil Nadu government's plea against an NGT order to permit mining major Vedanta to access the company's administrative office inside its Sterlite copper smelting plant at Tuticorin. View More..

Indian foundry units use sensors and reclaimed sand in production

    Updated On : Aug 17,2018   7:00 pm
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) One of the emerging trends in the Indian foundry industry is that some players have started using sensors and data analytics to optimise the use of materials and also reclamation of used sand, said an official of industry body, the Institute of Indian Foundrymen. View More..

Will invest in technologies, target small town hotels: MakeMyTrip

    Updated On : Aug 17,2018   5:16 pm
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Nasdaq-listed India's leading online travel company MakeMyTrip Limited will be investing in technologies such as artificial intelligence, voice, chatbots and others and target hotels in smaller Indian towns to grow its hotel reservations business, said a senior official on Friday. View More..

Railways' glass-top coach in Kashmir - all dressed up and nowhere to go

    Updated On : Aug 17,2018   12:52 pm
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Awaiting the return of normalcy -- as well as tourists -- in the Kashmir Valley, an indigenously-built vistadome (glass-top) railway coach, though ready to run, has been docked at Badgam station for months. View More..

After CWG setback, squash star Ghosal ready to hit top gear at Asiad

    Updated On : Aug 17,2018   11:42 am
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) After enduring a disappointing Commonwealth Games (CWG) singles campaign, India's top-ranked squash player Saurav Ghosal feels he has recovered from the setback and is ready to put his best foot forward at the upcoming Asian Games. View More..

Have lost part of my childhood: SRK on Vajpayee's death

    Updated On : Aug 17,2018   10:42 am
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has mourned the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, saying he has lost a part of his childhood and growing up memories. View More..

Vajpayee refused to dismiss DMK government despite threat to his government: Stalin

    Updated On : Aug 17,2018   1:30 am
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Condoling the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, DMK Working President M.K. Stalin said the late leader did not dismiss the DMK government in Tamil Nadu despite the threat to the BJP-led Central government. View More..

When Vajpayee touched the feet of a TN village woman

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   11:34 pm
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will remember former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as a very humble person who touched the feet of a woman from a village near Madurai. View More..

TN government declares holiday on Friday, state mourning

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   10:58 pm
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu government on Thursday issued an order declaring Friday as a holiday for educational institutions, state government offices and undertakings owned by the government as a mark of respect to late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister. View More..

Somdev Devvarman predicts bright future for surfing in India

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   9:50 pm
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Putting his weight behind surfing, former India tennis star Somdev Devvarman on Thursday predicted a bright future for the new Olympic sport in India. View More..

NCL Veka commissions uPVC extrusion facility in Telangana

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   9:42 pm
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) NCL Veka has commissioned its new uPVC extrusion facility in Telangana to cater to the increasing demand for uPVC windows profiles in India and exports. View More..

Flood misery in Kerala: Death toll touches 114; armed forces mount massive recue operation (Roundup)

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   8:48 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 16 (IANS) With the death toll in the devastating floods rising to 114 in Kerala, and more than one lakh people living in relief camps across the state, the Centre on Thursday deployed all three wings of the armed forces in a massive rescue operation. View More..

TN Governor, Chief Minister condole Vajpayee's death

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   7:10 pm
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday condoled the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. View More..

Share rainfall data on real-time basis, TN CM tells Kerala counterpart

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   5:24 pm
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday alleged that his state officials were not being permitted to gauge the rainfall in the catchment area of Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala and urged the neighbouring state to share rainfall data on a real-time basis. View More..

Thousands cry out for help in Kerala

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   5:04 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 16 (IANS) Thousands of flood-affected people in Kerala -- mostly in Pathanamthitta and parts of Ernakulam and Thrissur -- have been stranded as rescuers battle heavy rains to reach out to them even as the death toll in the unprecedented floods rose to 88 on Thursday. View More..

National Racing Championship to enter crucial phase with Round 4 (Preview)

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   4:14 pm
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) The Indian National Racing Championship will enter a crucial phase when the fourth round starts at the Madras Motor Race Track (MMRT) here on Friday. View More..

Stalin demands CBI probe into TANGEDCO coal imports

    Updated On : Aug 15,2018   4:32 pm
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) DMK Working President M.K. Stalin on Wednesday demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into a Rs 6,000 crore scam in coal imports by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO). View More..

Karunanidhi responsible for CMs unfurling tricolour

    Updated On : Aug 15,2018   3:14 pm
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Late DMK President M. Karunanidhi was responsible for state Chief Ministers unfurling the national flag on the occasion of Independence Day. View More..



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