Ministry of External Affairs has brushed aside reports that Russia President Vladimir Putin will be present in Alanganallur near Madurai to witness the Jallikattu that will be conducted Pongal 2020.
The Regional Meteorological Centre has predicted occurrence of heavy to very heavy rain likely at isolated places over Tamilnadu. For rest of the places in the State, the department, in an official communique, stated that light to moderate rain is likely to occur at most places over south Tamilnadu and at many places over north Tamilnadu and Puducherry.
Ride-hailing major Ola is in advanced talks with tech giant Microsoft to raise about $150-200 million (about Rs 1,050-1,400 crore) in funding, according to sources. The discussions are at an advanced stage and likely to be closed in the next 10-15 days, the sources privy to the development said.