Cut in power supply

TANGEDCO has announced that electricity supply will be suspended in few places in city Thursday, from 9 am to 5 pm for maintenance work. According to a press release, the power supply will be resumed even before 5 pm if the works are completed. The power supply will be halted in the following areas. Continue Reading

IIT-M helps students work in industry while studying

Indian Institute of Technology Madras’ collaboration with a European Union initiative has created opportunities for students to work in industry even before graduating and gain experience and training that can lead to pre-placement opportunities. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit’s call to youngsters

Transport is largest sector of oil consumption – and this is the sector where most of the youth are directly involved. Many members of young generation are either college/university students or office-goers. They own individual two-wheeler or four-wheelers to reach their destinations. This is an area where they can reduce their individual consumptions, said Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Continue Reading

Apollo Hospitals launches health EMI cards

In tie-up with Bajaj Finserv, Apollo Hospitals Group has launched digitalised health EMI cards which offers no cost EMI upto Rs 4 lakh credit limit. The pact is to ensure patients and families have easy hassle-free payment avenue while dealing with hospitalisation. The users of this digitalised card will be able to convert their medical expenditure into no cost EMI where they can repay it over a period of one year. The card along with the primary offers, provides complimentary advantages like personal accident insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh, discount vouchers and coupons. The scheme would cover over 600 medical procedures. Continue Reading

Siddharth in Rajini’s next?

Siddharth who was recently seen in Sivappu Manjal Pachchai and Aruvam, is all set to play a key role in Kamal Haasan’s Indian 2. Buzz is that Siddharth has been approached to play Keerthy Suresh’s pair in Rajini’s next to be directed by Siruthai Siva. Keerthy plays Rajinikanth’s daughter in the movie. Continue Reading

“I am directors’ actor”, says Udhayanidhi Stalin

“I learnt a lot working with a perfectionist like Mysskin. For Psycho, he adviced me not to act before camera and just be the character that I am performing”, says actor-producer Udhayanidhi Stalin. Psycho starring Udhayanidhi, Aditi Rao Hyadri, Nithya Menen, Ram and Shaji Chen is hitting the screens 24 January. Directed by Mysskin, it has cinematography by P C Sreeram and music by Ilayaraja. Continue Reading

Venezuela intelligence raids on Guaido’s office

Agents from Venezuela’s Sebin intelligence service on Tuesday raided the offices of opposition leader Juan Guaido while he was in London for talks with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, an opposition lawmaker said. Continue Reading

Harry, Meghan to start new life in Canada

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan started their new life in Canada on Tuesday by launching a legal warning to media over photographs of the duchess near their seaside bolthole. Continue Reading

UN urges ceasefire in Libya

The UN Security Council called Tuesday on Libya’s warring sides to quickly reach a ceasefire that would pave the way for a political process aimed at ending conflict in the oil-rich state. The United Nations meeting followed up on a weekend Libya summit held in Berlin, which saw the formation of a military commission that is supposed to define ways of consolidating a cessation of hostilities. It is to comprise five members each from the UN-recognised government in Tripoli and its opponents loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar. Continue Reading

Impeachment trial sees acrimonious scene

The US Senate has started the historic impeachment trial of President Donald Trump amidst an “acrimonious scene” among the Senators from the ruling Republican party and the opposition Democrats over the rules of the game. The impeachment trial began on Tuesday and comes nearly a week after the House of Representatives, where the Democrats enjoy a majority, voted to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate. In a 228-193 vote, which was mainly on party lines, the House had appointed seven impeachment managers to argue Democrats case for removing Trump from the office. Continue Reading