Brexit re-negotiations: British PM May gets frosty welcome in Brussels

Brussels: British Prime Minister Theresa May reopened talks with the European Union leaders on the Brexit agreement today and was bracing for a clash with senior EU officials during a day of divorce negotiations. May was welcomed by European Commission… Continue Reading

Thiruvaiyaru Thyagaraja Aradhana is for the soul

Not all the years of watching Thyagaraja Aradhana on TV prepared us for the sheer grandeur and mesmerising atmosphere at Thiruvaiyaru on Pushya Bahula Panchami, the day the saint-composer attained samadhi. Continue Reading

Ajith denies reports of his joining a party, Tamilisai says she did not invite him to

Chennai: When a group of fans of Ajith Kumar recently joined the BJP in the presence of its Tamilnadu president Tamilisai Soundararajan, chances were that it would lead to a lot of speculation about the actor himself. The State BJP… Continue Reading

Empty roads courtesy Pongal holidays bring back memories of old Chennai

There was only one thought on Chennaiites’ mind this extended Pongal holidays – we have the city to ourselves! With lakhs of people – the official figure is more than 7 lakhs, if you are a stickler for details – leaving the city to go to their native place to celebrate Pongal, the city seems to be breathing light. Continue Reading

GM gets boost through Technical Centre India

Chennai: It is well-known that American automotive giant General Motors (GM) stopped its retail business in India in May last year. However, the firm has refrained from being silent and instead has used its base in the country to undertake… Continue Reading