Iran revokes New York Times correspondent’s accreditation

Posted on   5:19 pm

Iran has revoked the press accreditation for The New York Times’ correspondent based in Tehran without explanation, the newspaper reported today. While the newspaper said it remained hopeful Thomas Erdbrink soon would be allowed to work again, the revocation comes amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran stemming from President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers a year ago.

Chennai Club helps people ace English

Posted on   5:00 pm

A speaker concludes her table-topic speech, an evaluator scrutinises the content and a grammarian gives feedback. This is a typical scene witnessed in our neighbourhood’s Toastmasters Club which was started in October 2018.

TNCA inter-districts tournament: Gokul, Jai Simha impress with ball

Posted on   4:57 pm

Riding on a fantastic spell from G Gokul Dharinesh who took 5 for 14, Tirupur romped to a 144-run win over Kanyakumari in the TNCA-Inter Districts U-16 tournament for PR Thevar Trophy. In another match, J Jai Simha scalped 6 for 17 to bowl Tiruvannamalai to an emphatic 85-run win over Sivagangai.