DMK regains citadel in city, wins all three LS constituencies

DMK once again proved that Chennai is their citadel. Having a majority of MLAs in the city Assembly segments, the winning of three Lok Sabha constituencies has given them a big boost. All the DMK candidates who contested in the Lok Sabha elections in and around Chennai emerged winners by a huge margin, results for which were announced Thursday. Continue Reading

DMK’s Lok Sabha magic fails in by-polls

The elections are done and dusted and the people of Tamilnadu have given their mandate, albeit a curious one. While the DMK had resounding victories in Lok Sabha polls capturing 37 out of 38 constituencies, the Assembly bypolls were a different matter where they managed only 13 out of 22. Continue Reading

Chief Minister Edappadi greets Jagan Mohan and Naveen Patnaik

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami extended greetings to YSR Congress Party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik for winning in Assembly elections held in Andhra Pradesh and Odissa respectively. Continue Reading

Restaurant Toscano serves sumptuous Italian cuisine in the city

Toscano is a fine-dining restaurant with eight branches in Bangalore. Now, it has stepped into Chennai offering delicious Italian cuisine. Started in 2005, Toscano, under the management of the Red Apple Kitchen Pvt Ltd it has delighted many foodies. Continue Reading

Chennaiite helps clean Shiva temples across Tamilnadu

Velacheri is known for its historic shrines including the Dhandeeswaram temple, and adding pride to the neighbourhood is N Adal Arasan, a resident who lives for the cause of Shiva temples not just in the locality but across Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu flags off the Tree Ambulance

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu flagged off the ‘Tree Ambulance’ initiative, a campaign to save trees, here on International Day of Biological Diversity, Wednesday. The tree ambulance has been conceived, designed, fabricated and equipped to provide first aid treatment to trees, aid tree plantation, assist the shifting of trees, carry out seed ball distribution. Continue Reading

Survey finds engineering education in Tamilnadu in crisis

A survey conducted in Tamilnadu among a cross-section of stakeholders about the state of engineering education and job scenario for fresh engineers in the State, has seen a call for reducing the number of seats in such colleges by half. Continue Reading

Former corporate professional-turned author’s book translated into Tamil

When Durgadoss started his corporate career, little did he know that instead of preparing PPTs or spreadsheets, he would be penning about Alexander the Great or the Indus Valley or the 26/11 terror attacks, effortlessly weaving facts with fiction. Today, R Durgadoss is a successful author, having written three historical/mythological novels. Continue Reading

Cannes Film Fest 19: The Desi girls who dazzled the red carpet

When it comes to Cannes, two things matter most to this beautiful beach town; films and fashion. Every year, groundbreaking films get released during its world renowned cinema gala, the ‘Cannes Film Festival’. It’s also the time when celebrities set the red carpet on fire, thanks to their flamboyant display of jaw-dropping sense of fashion. Continue Reading

Historic feat for ICF as 60,000th coach is flagged off

In a major feat for the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), the 60,000th coach – a self propelled inspection car – was rolled out here at its premise on 21 May in the presence of Member (Rolling Stock), Railway Board Rajesh Agrawal. Continue Reading