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Plane that grazed Trichy airport wall not overloaded

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   9:36 pm
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Dubai-bound Air India Express flight that hit the upper portion of the five feet tall boundary wall of the Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu was not overloaded, an airline official said on Monday. View More..

Passengers of cancelled AI Express flight to Singapore leave

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   7:52 pm
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) After a 24 hour delay due to a technical snag, 64 passengers of a Singapore-bound Air India Express flight out of Trichy were airborne on Monday evening, said an airline official. View More..

Did not issue 5-day strike call in Nov: AIBEA

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   10:24 am
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has denied issuing any circular calling for five days of bank strike in November-end demanding wage hike, said a top official on Monday. View More..

Air India Express plane may have overshot runway before takeoff

    Updated On : Oct 14,2018   8:52 pm
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Dubai-bound Air India Express Boeing plane seems to have overshot the normal take-off point as tyre marks have been found between the end of the runway and the compound wall of the Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu, officials said on Sunday. View More..

Fuel prices continue to rise, Modi to meet oil company heads

    Updated On : Oct 14,2018   7:50 pm
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Fuel prices continued to rise across the four major metros on Sunday even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares to meet oil company chiefs here on Monday to take stock of the global energy scenario. View More..

Surya Varathan wins JK Novice Cup

    Updated On : Oct 14,2018   7:12 pm
Coimbatore, Oct 14 (IANS) Chennai's Ashwin Datta moved a step closer to his maiden Euro JK title in the 21st JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship as a dramatic Round 3 -- replete with ups, downs and upsets -- came to an end here on Sunday. View More..

Over 200 members of Carnatic music community raise voice on #MeToo

    Updated On : Oct 14,2018   3:00 pm
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) As many as over 200 members of the Carnatic music community from across the world on Sunday came together to express that sexual harassment, abuse and assault must not be tolerated, and that it is time for the "deafening silence" to be broken. View More..

Barcelos intensifies South African cock-fight (Foodie Trail-Chennai)

    Updated On : Oct 14,2018   11:18 am
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Barcelos is a new South African flame-grilled chicken restaurant that opened its outlet here recently -- at a time when a competing brand has also stepped in, and another downed its shutters. It is also a time when many eateries are experiencing a sharp drop in footfalls as orders through delivery firms like Swiggy, Uber Eats and others are on the rise. View More..

'Entrepreneurial success stories should be in multiple languages'

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   11:18 pm
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) The entrepreneurial success stories should not be restricted to English language alone, said K. Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, Tamil Nadu. View More..

First joint-expo of S.Korea, Maharashtra artists opens in Mumbai

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   7:14 pm
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Around 120 leading artists from South Korea and more than 70 from Maharashtra are participating in a first-ever joint six-day-long exhibition "Beyond The Frames" which opened here on Saturday, an official said. View More..

PCB, RFID maker Syrma Technology to expand capacitY

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   10:56 am
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) Global electronic manufacturers are now looking at India for sourcing products/components owing to the trade war between the US and China and we are putting up a new production lines here to cater to the increased orders, said a top official of Syrma Technology. View More..

India tests cryogenic engine for launching second moon mission

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   11:50 pm
Bengaluru, Oct 12 (IANS) India successfully tested the cryogenic engine for the heavy rocket that would launch the country's second moon mission on January 3, 2019, the space agency said on Friday. View More..

DMK executive meet on October 17 to discuss 2019 polls

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   9:08 pm
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) The opposition DMK on Friday said that its high-level Executive Committee will meet on October 17 to discuss the 2019 general elections. View More..

Honda riders Rajiv, Anish chase Indian dreams in round 5 of ARRC

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   7:48 pm
Sentul (Indonesia), Oct 12 (IANS) After vigorous four rounds at Thailand, Australia, Japan and India, the solo team from India -- Idemitsu Honda Racing India has now taken the battle to Indonesia, where the penultimate round 5 of Asias premier motorsport championship FIM Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) started at the Sentul International Circuit here on Friday. View More..

US firm Ametek opens India tech centre in Bengaluru

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   7:12 pm
Bengaluru, Oct 12 (IANS) The US-based Ametek Instruments on Friday said it opened its India arm's technology solutions centre here to spur growth of its electronic instruments and electro-mechanical products business. View More..

Cyber fraud: State Bank of Mauritius recovers 90pc money

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   5:58 pm
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) The State Bank of Mauritius (India) on Friday said it has recovered around 90 per cent of the approximately Rs 190 crore that was lost in a major cyberattack on October 2. View More..

Shankaran of Shankar IAS Academy commits suicide

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   5:44 pm
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) D. Shankaran, founder of the popular Shankar IAS Academy, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his residence here, police said on Friday. View More..

Madras HC orders CBI probe into road tender allocation to Palaniswami kin

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   5:36 pm
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) In a setback to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, the Madras High Court on Friday ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the allegations of tender irregualarities against him. View More..

Ashwin, Vishnu start favourites in Round 3 of JK Tyre Racing Nationals (Preview)

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   3:42 pm
Coimbatore, Oct 12 (IANS) The Chennai trio of Ashwin Datta, Vishnu Prasad and Joseph Matthew will look to consolidate their positions on the leaderboard as Round 3 of the 21st JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship roars to life at the Kari Motor Speedway here on Saturday. View More..

Won't tolerate threats to Governor: Raj Bhavan

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   3:16 pm
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) Threats to constitutional authorities like the Governor will not be tolerated, the Raj Bhavan said on Friday, criticizing Tamil magazine 'Nakkheeran' Editor R.R. Gopal for allegedly slandering the Governor. View More..



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