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One-man commission submits forest fire probe report to CM

Chennai | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

The one man commission of inquiry headed by Revenue and Disaster Management Principal Secretary Atulya Misra, formed to go into the Kurangani forest fire incident that claimed 23 lives in March, on Fr

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Stalin greets Hima Das for winning gold in IAAF World U-20 meet

Chennai | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

DMK Working President M K Stalin on Friday congratulated young sprinter Hima Das for becoming the first Indian to win a gold in the IAAF World Championship Under-20 event in Finland. ''Heartiest cong

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Bullion Market Opening Rates

Chennai | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 2,884 1 Gm Silver : 42.40 UNI RSS1115

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Disaster drill turns fatal for young Kovai college girl, CM announces solatium

Chennai | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

A young girl student of a private college in Coimbatore died after her head hit a sunshade while jumping from the second floor during a disaster management training drill organised at the college camp

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Chennai Oil Market Rates

Chennai | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 10,600 Gingelly 1850 Ground Nut 1090 Coconut 3150/3469 Vanaspathi

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Bullion Market Closing Rates

Chennai | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 2,891 1 Gm Silver : 42.30 UNI VS 1612

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Link crop insurance policies with service providers, says IFPRI Researcher

Chennai | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

Crop insurance policies should be linked with service providers such as banks, supermarkets and suppliers of farm implements to help farmers reduce their risks, Dr Berber Kramer, Research Fellow with

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Southwest monsoon has been active over Kerala, South interior Karnataka, CoastalAndhra Pradesh and Telangana

Chennai | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

Following is the summary of observastion recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at most places over Coastal Karnataka, South interior Karnataka, Telangana, Kerala

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Short film of budding cinematographer from Chennai selected as finalist in CICFF film fest in US

Chennai | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

A short film 'Benazir' made by Chennai-born SathishShanKutty, who has been emerging as a budding cinematographer in Hollywood, was selected as a finalist in CICFF Film festival. What's more, his high

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TN CM condoles death of Ramanuja Mutt chief

Chennai |Thursday, 2018 9:45:29 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday condoled the passing away of Sri Ranga Narayana Jeeyar, the 50th pontiff of Sri Ramanuja Mutt in Srirangam.

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Grow more trees, plants to protect environment : Purohit

Chennai | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Thursday called for growing more trees and plants to protect the environment from pollution. Speaking after distributing vermi compost bags produced in Raj

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Low pressure area to form over North bay in 24 hrs : Met office

Chennai | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

Southern and Western districts of Tamil Nadu were expected to get more rains as the met office on Thursday said a low pressure area was likely to form over North Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hrs,

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