Chennaiite earns record for eating cockroaches

Can eating insects and worms come handy? Well, it has for S Nandhakumar (30), a resident of EB Colony, Adambakkam. This strange talent of his won him a title of “most number of cockroaches eaten by an individual (male)”. Continue Reading

Spanish film festival in city from 28 May

Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, Instituto Cervantes, New Delhi, and Honorary Consulate of Spain and Head of Mission in Chennai are organising a Spanish film festival at Alliance Francaise of Madras, College Road, from 28 to 30 May. Continue Reading

Water crisis in TN to end soon, Centre to favourably consider TN’s plea

Following a plea from Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to augment the water resources in the State by linking of Cauvery-Godavari rivers, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development, Nitin Gadkari, has assured…. Continue Reading

Greetings pour in for PM Modi from world leaders

The Prime Minister received telephone calls from crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman, Emir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British PM Theresa May and former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Continue Reading

Smriti Irani’s aide shot dead in Amethi

A close aide of Smriti Irani, the newly elected MP from Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, was shot dead by two men, with police not ruling out the possibility of it being a political murder. Continue Reading