Chennai gets ready to host Modi-Xi meet

Posted on   5:42 pm

With just less than a week left for the much talked about informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, not just Mamallapuram but the entire Chennai has come under a security blanket, besides receiving facelift.

Centre lends hand to K’taka, Bihar

Posted on   4:39 pm

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today released the Rs 1,813.75 crore additional package for flood-hit Karnataka and Bihar. The Centre on Friday had approved the additional aid for the two states, which battered floods in August and September, respectively.

UGC direction to VCs

Posted on   4:32 pm

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed Vice Chancellors and heads of institutions to ensure their decision to award credit points, promotions or research degrees should be based on ‘quality of published work’ by an individual and not the quantity.

Modi likely to visit Saudi Arabia

Posted on   4:23 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely visit Saudi Arabia soon during which he is expected to hold bilateral with top Saudi leadership, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

‘Indira Sivasailam’s world comprised art and music’

Posted on   4:08 pm

“The award is dear to me for various reasons. Firstly, it is a tribute for a loving mother. Secondly, the criteria in which the award is chosen reinforces my contribution to Carnatic music. We all know that once an artiste rises to the highest standards of Carnatic music, it puts them on a high pedestal,” said Carnatic music exponent Pantula Rama.
She was speaking at the 10th Indira Sivasailam Endowment event after receiving the medal at The Music Academy here Friday.

Sasikumar: ‘Will direct a movie soon’

Posted on   3:29 pm

“Direction is my passion. I will certainly helm a film in 2020”, says actor-filmmaker Sasikumar. Having started his journey with ‘Subramaniapuram’, Sasikumar has come a long way acting and producing several ventures in K-town.