US Secretary’s warning to Silicon Valley

Posted on   2:25 pm

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned Silicon Valley not to bolster China’s ‘Orwellian’ state, two days before the world’s two largest economies sign a partial trade deal. Speaking to a tech-heavy crowd in San Francisco, Pompeo trumpeted the ‘phase one’ deal to tame a two-year trade war but told businesses that they needed to do more.

Pancharatna Kritis at Thiruvaiyaru tomorrow

Posted on   2:24 pm

The 173rd Thyagaraja Aradhana Festival began 11 January and the annual rendering of pancharatna kritis by Carnatic muscians will be held tomorrow (15 January) at Thiruvaiyaru in Thanjavur. Earlier, the festival was inaugurated by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu.

Why DMK skipped Cong’s anti-CAA meet in Delhi

Posted on   12:29 pm

Days after the State Congress accused the DMK of not allocating ”fair number of seats” to it in the civic polls in Tamilnadu, the latter on Monday boycotted a crucial meeting called by the Congress in New Delhi to evolve a strategy against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), leading to speculation that the alliance between the two parties might break anytime.