Security scare at Chennai airport

The city airport came under an alert and security was intensified after a man entered the VIP passage and made his way into the runway. He was immediately stopped by the CISF and handed over to the police early this morning. Continue Reading

24% decline in accident rate in TN, claims Transport Min

There has been a 24 per cent decline in road accidents in Tamilnadu in the last one year due to various measures taken by the transport department, state minister M R Vijayabhaskar said here on Saturday. Continue Reading

Editorial: Dead or alive…

Death is a great leveller, they say. But, even death has not ended discrimination, if one is to go by reports which claimed that Dalits were denied entry to their burial and cremation ground in a village in Vellore district. Continue Reading

23rd edition of Medicall expo launched in Chennai

Medicall is an international show with exclusive hall for international companies from Germany, Japan, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, South Korea, Portugal, Italy, UK, and USA. More than 6,000 products from 20-plus countries are on display. Continue Reading

Walk 45 minutes a day to control diabetes, advises expert

The results of the two studies in Finland and US were exactly the same – lifestyle, sensible eating and little bit of walking – help us be healthy to a great extent, Dr Andrew said. Continue Reading

OPS meets Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi

Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who is stationed in New Delhi, today met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. It is to be noted that Panneerselvam also holds Finance portfolio in the State Cabinet. Continue Reading

Scholarship worth Rs 2 cr given to students

Sri Sai Ram Education Institution’s founder-chairman Leo Muthu’s fourth year anniversary and remembrance gathering was held at his memorial in Sai Ram Engineering College here Wednesday. Continue Reading

Two crore births prevented in TN: Health Minister Vijayabaskar

The annual average Indian population growth rate is six per cent, in which Tamilnadu stands at 0.83 per cent. It is attributed to the presence of family welfare services present in 13,711centres spanning from primary health care centres to private hospitals, said Tamilnadu Health and Family Welfare Minister C Vijayabaskar. Continue Reading

MDMK leader Vaiko sentenced to a year in 2009 sedition case

A special court today sentenced Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary Vaiko to one year in prison and levied Rs 10,000 as fine in a sedition case. Continue Reading