Chennai: Police constable murders wife, kills self at Puzhal

He was married to Jaya for seven years. Last night, while the couple’s son Varun had gone for dance classes, the duo got into a fight. In a fit of rage, Naresh stabbed Jaya with a kitchen knife. He later, hanged himself with a shawl. Continue Reading

Event to spot special talents in dyslexia children launched in Chennai

The Madras Dyslexia Association (MDA) inaugurated its flagship event, Advantage Dyslexia, to identify the special talents of dyslexic school children. The event was launched on Sunday with an inter-school ‘Art competition’ at Asan Memorial Hall, Anderson Road and it will end 21 August. Continue Reading

Trichy mishap: Chief Minister Palaniswami announces solatium

Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced a solatium of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of eight people killed when the goods carrier in which they were travelling plunged into a well at S N Pudhur village, near Thuraiyur, in Trichy district, last evening. Continue Reading

Chennai-based author pens poetry, uses Facebook to promote writings

When Ravi Ranganathan spent his days working hard in a leading bank as a senior officer, little did he know that he would be spending his time writing fiction post retirement. Today, the resident of Saligramam had published two books to his name. Continue Reading

32% of Indian population could be affected with fatty liver diseases: Guv

“Epidemeological studies suggest that upto 32 per cent of population in India could be affected with fatty liver diseases. A major threat for the liver is from obesity and fatty liver diseases,” stated Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Continue Reading

Hyundai Motors all set for ‘No Production Days’

Auto major Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has come out with no production days this month at its Sriperumbudur facility near here, in view of the prevailing market conditions. As per the announcement made on 9 August at the plant, the Korean auto major said, “due to prevailing market conditions, there will be no production in passenger cars, powertrain system and related support departments.” Continue Reading

Indian Overseas Bank conducts zonal level meet

As per the instructions issued by Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, the first stage of the bottom up consultative process designed to generate ideas and review performance of the branches and their alignment with the national priorities was conducted in Chennai on 17 and 18 August by Indian Overseas Bank in the presence of MD and CEO, Karnam Sekar involving all the branches within the region’s jurisdiction. Continue Reading

Modern Foods’ new products to focus on health, wellness

Iconic brand, Modern Foods launched its new and improved health and wellness bread range for health-conscious consumers. Its latest range includes new and improved superior products of healthy and nutritious bread. These are 100 per cent whole wheat bread, Hi-Fibre brown bread, whole wheat with oats and flax seeds. Continue Reading