Man held for beating up drug addict teen son, causing injuries

Posted on   4:53 pm

According to the police, Dhanush (16), a resident of Venkatesan Naikan Street, Anna Salai, and a class 10 student of Pudupet Corporation School, was a drug addict. He used to take ganja and drug tablets. His father Rajesh, who works for a private company, often warned him to give up this habit.

Former footballer passes away

Posted on   4:42 pm

His hefty and gigantic personality earned him the nick name ‘Goaliath’. He was the Goal keeper of the Tamilnadu team which lost the Semifinal berth in the 1965 nationals and 1969 by draw of lots.

Eloksi scores half-century

Posted on   4:34 pm

Eloksi Arun (50 not out) scored an unbeaten half-century as Yellow Challengers defeated White Warriors by nine wickets in the Freyer Trophy TNCA Women’s League T20 match at the Gandhi Nagar Cricket & Sports Club Ground here on Wednesday.

Karthik puts City in command

Posted on   4:29 pm

Karthik’s innings, which was laced with 15 boundaries, put City in command in the three-day contest. V Shrijith (48 not out) was at the crease at stumps on day one.

Kohli’s pat for Pant

Posted on   4:23 pm

Pant had done all the hard work to steady the innings after the team was reeling at 24 for four. He was well set, batting at 32 but got out while attacking spinner Mitchell Santner. “He’s still young. I made many errors when I was young in my career and he will learn. He will look back and think yes, he could have chosen a different option in that situation and he realises that already,” Kohli strongly came to the youngster’s defence.

We are sad but not disappointed: Kohli

Posted on   4:12 pm

Kohli was particularly happy for Ravindra Jadeja, who put up a lion-hearted show with the bat. ‘I don’t think we had to say anything to Jadeja after what happened over the last one week. He was quite ready to just get on to the park, to be honest (smiles),’ Kohli said with obvious reference to Sanjay Manjrejar’s ‘bits and pieces’ cricketer remark.