• As 'Captain Cool' MS Dhoni turns 39, let's revisit his smashing records, stats 07 Jul 2020 05:49 By ANI NEW DELHI: Wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni is known for his finishing heroics and ending the match with a big shot to send a billion people in a frenzy. For over a decade, Dhoni's swashbuckling batting style, especially the famed helicopter shot, …
  • Chennai unlock 2.0 news: Today's updates 07 Jul 2020 05:48 NSC BOSE road Emerging from a 100-day lockdown, punctuated by a brief, fortnight-long exit, the city on Monday opened up to brisk business. Stay with us for all the latest updates: * Update at 9.43am | India's Covid-19 tally crosses 7 lakh-mark with 22 …
  • 'Helicopter 7': Bravo celebrates Dhoni with new song 07 Jul 2020 05:25 IMAGE: Dwayne Bravo has dedicated a new music video to teammate and Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Photograph: BCCI As Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates his 39th birthday on Tuesday, West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo released a new song …
  • Chennai Corporation’s fever camp positivity rate at 28.20 percent  07 Jul 2020 05:09 Express News Service CHENNAI: Chennai Corporation’s fever camps to screen COVID-19 symptoms have recorded a whopping 28.20 percent positivity rate totally. According to data released by the city corporation, from May 8, a total of 8,50,184 people have …
  • Indian committee recommends moving LG Polymers plant hit by gas leak 07 Jul 2020 04:40 CHENNAI, July 7 (Reuters) - An Indian government-appointed committee investigating a deadly gas leak at an LG Polymers plant in southern India that killed 12 in May has recommended shifting the chemical factory away from human habitation, it said in a …
  • Airlines selling tickets for ghost flights: Passengers 07 Jul 2020 04:17 MUMBAI: Sachin Shetty bought three tickets in the second week of June for a Mumbai-Mangalore non-stop flight for July 5. Four days before departure, the low cost carrier told him the flight was cancelled and his money had been moved to a credit shell. He …
  • MS Dhoni has always played with his mind and heart: Suresh Raina 07 Jul 2020 04:14 By ANI NEW DELHI: As ace wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni celebrates his 39th birthday today, batsman Suresh Raina on Tuesday said that the former skipper has always played on the cricket field with his mind and heart. Raina and Dhoni have been involved in …
  • Lockdown helped us bond as a team: Phil Simmons 07 Jul 2020 03:23 Phil Simmons. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images) CHENNAI: There will be a few rule changes when international cricket resumes on Wednesday with the three-Test series between England and the West Indies. While the ICC has banned the use of saliva to …
  • Custodial deaths: TN yet to get response from CBI 07 Jul 2020 03:18 J Beniks (L) and P Jeyaraj (R). (Credits: PTI) CHENNAI: It has been a week since the Tamil Nadu government transferred the case of custodial deaths of P Jeyaraj and J Beniks to the CBI. But the state is yet to receive a communication from the Central …
  • 61 die in TN; Chennai sees dip in Covid cases 07 Jul 2020 03:18
  • Promote state as shooting hub: CM to Tolly members 07 Jul 2020 03:11 Kolkata: With Tollywood all set to become the first industry in India to start feature film shooting after Unlock 1.0, chief minister Mamata Banerjee welcomed film, television and web units from across India to come and shoot in Bengal. At a meeting with …
  • Coronavirus | GCC must submit data on deaths by July 15 07 Jul 2020 03:07 The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has directed the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) to send comprehensive data on deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic by July 15. The GCC has so far not officially released any comprehensive data on the total …
  • Train of private thoughts irk rail users 07 Jul 2020 03:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: The decision by railways to allow private trains in its network has faced strong resistance not only from railway employees, but also rail users. Passengers fear the move may sound the death knell for railways’ core objective …
  • The man behind Jannal Kadai dies 07 Jul 2020 03:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: For many, a visit to Mylapore is synonymous with a pit stop at the iconic ‘Jannal Kadai’ to munch on the lip-smacking bajji. The shop that operates out of a tiny blue window (jannal) on Ponnambala Vathiyar Street near the East …
  • Perungudi sees spike in Covid cases 07 Jul 2020 03:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Is Perungudi zone emerging as a major Covid hot spot in the city? In the last week, the zone recorded highest average growth rate of cases, 19.9 per cent, compared to other zones. In the corresponding period, the city itself …
  • Swelling crowds and traffic as Chennai enters unlock 2.0 07 Jul 2020 03:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Many Chennaiites gave a thumbs down to safety norms as the city unlocked itself from another spell of intense lockdown on Monday. Chaos and crowd ruled the city streets as large number of workers and people came out of their …
  • An alternative market to end traders’ woes? 07 Jul 2020 03:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Recent inspections by top officials at two sites - in Potheri and Kilambakkam - have raised speculations over whether the government is planning a new Koyambedu-like market in South Chennai.An official said 60 per cent of …
  • Gold price falls to Rs 48,100 per 10 gm, silver is Rs 49,600 a kg 07 Jul 2020 01:41 Gold prices on Tuesday fell to Rs 48,100 from Rs 48, 320 per 10 gram, while silver climbed to Rs 49,600 from Rs 48,510 per kilogram, according to Good Returns website. Gold jewellery prices vary across India, the second-largest consumer of the metal, due …
  • Hospital admissions due to other ailments, mortality rate come down in Chennai during Covid-19 07 Jul 2020 01:27 It looks like Covid-19 is doing its share of good things too. Besides bringing down pollution and making people understand the importance of family, unity and love, the pandemic has also brought down overall mortality and hospital admissions due to other …
  • Mixed emotions as 270 Indian nationals depart Cayman 07 Jul 2020 01:22 “I really don’t [want] to leave the island; Cayman Islands was like my second home,” said Indian national Jeff Manik on Friday, after he waved goodbye to his friends at the Owen Roberts International Airport. It was a bittersweet moment for Manik and many …
  • FIR against Chennai-based firm for allegedly cheating SBI of over 07 Jul 2020 00:54 The FIR was registered based on the complaint by S Ravichandran, Deputy General Manager, State Bank of India, Stressed Assets Management Branch alleging that M/s Thangam Steels Limited availed Fund Based credit facilities to the extent of ₹109 Crores …
  • Vedanthangal denotification not discussed? 07 Jul 2020 00:47 Express News Service CHENNAI: Without holding any discussions with its members, the State Board for Wildlife has recommended the forest department’s proposal to denotify 40 per cent of the Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary. The decision has sparked outrage. Only …
  • 8-year-old injured in country bomb blast in Tiruvannamalai 07 Jul 2020 00:46 By Express News Service TIRUVANNAMALAI: An eight-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after a country bomb he mistook for a ball and played with, blew up. The boy, identified as K Deepak, a resident of  Melkariyamangalam village in Chengam Taluk is …
  • No option: Students to study 4 core subjects again 07 Jul 2020 00:46 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday has reversed the decision to allow Class 11 students to opt to study either three core subjects or four core subjects along with language papers for their State board exams. In the …
  • Madras high court refuses to stay online classes 07 Jul 2020 00:44 File photo: Madras high court CHENNAI: The Madras high court on Monday refused to stay online classes for school students till the Centre frames guidelines for conduct of such classes. A division bench of Justice M M Sundresh and Justice R Hemalatha …
  • Higher sec classes: 3-subject groups order nixed 07 Jul 2020 00:44 Image used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: In view of the apprehensions of parents and teachers that the move may limit students’ career options, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday cancelled its order that introduced three-subject groups for …
  • 106-year-old Delhi man, A Child During 1918 Spanish Flu, Survives COVID-19 06 Jul 2020 23:55 A centenarian man from Delhi, who was four years old during the 1918 Spanish Flu, has survived COVID-19 and recovered faster than his son, in his 70s, at a dedicated coronavirus facility here, doctors said. The 106-year-old patient was discharged from the …
  • Ampere acquires 74% stake in e-rickshaw co Bestway 06 Jul 2020 23:45 Chennai: Ampere Vehicles, a wholly-owned e-mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton, has acquired 74% stake in the Noida based e-three wheeler company Bestway Agencies which sells e-rickshaws under the ELE brand, for an undisclosed sum. “Through this …
  • Chai Waale raises Rs 1.75 crore in seed round 06 Jul 2020 23:45 Chennai: Tea retail chain Chai Waale on Monday announced that it has raised angel funding of Rs 1.75 crores. The current set of angel investors includes Tharun Dhariwal, ED of Dhariwal Group; Sunil Kumar Singhvi, managing partner of South Handlooms, …
  • Corporates, small biz rush to up cyber insurance cover limit 06 Jul 2020 23:45 Chennai: Working from home is exposing systems and networks to cyber attacks as companies rush in to write more for cyber insurance. Tata AIG General Insurance has sold 14 cyber insurance policies with sum assured from Rs 5 crore onwards in April, 2020, …
  • Tamil Nadu records 3,827 fresh cases; Chennai’s tally tops 70,000 06 Jul 2020 22:58 After recording 4,000-plus cases a day for four consecutive days, Tamil Nadu reported 3,827 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. Though the State saw a marginal dip in the number of new infections, the rise in COVID-19 cases continued in many districts, with …
  • Is coconut oil helping Keralites to fight coronavirus effectively 06 Jul 2020 22:40 Representational ImagePixabay Several previous study reports had proved the health benefits associated with the usage of coconut oil. Now, a study report published in the Journal of Association of Physicians has suggested the capability of coconut oil in …
  • Virtually preying on fear of the pandemic 06 Jul 2020 22:20 The Covid-19 pandemic isn’t just real, it’s virtual as well. Earlier this week, the Computer Emergency Response Team-India from the office of the ministry of home affairs issued an advisory regarding a potential ‘cyber offensive attack from the Chinese …
  • Beyond numbers: Instead of defensiveness and lockdowns, focus on what works: testing, hospital access, masks 06 Jul 2020 22:19 India’s rising Covid tally has propelled it ahead of Russia, with just the US and Brazil ahead. This makes the plaudits on imposition of among the world’s most stringent lockdowns having staved off Covid in India look somewhat premature now. What can still …
  • To make easy money, youth in Kozhikode turn to drug peddling amid COVID-19 pandemic 06 Jul 2020 20:27 Express News Service KOZHIKODE:  Rahul (name changed) was an IT professional in an MNC in Chennai till April 15 this year. He was among thousands of youngsters who lost their jobs in the IT sector as an immediate impact of COVID-19. As Rahul came back to …
  • Helicopter 7: On eve of MS Dhoni's 39th birthday, Dwayne Bravo releases new song 06 Jul 2020 19:36 MS Dhoni turns 39 on Tuesday, July 7 and the celebrations have already begun. While trends are beginning to pick up on social media, West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has given Dhoni a special birthday gift by releasing his song 'Helicopter 7' …
  • UN warns of 'steady stream' of infectious diseases unless world tackles wildlife exploitation 06 Jul 2020 19:32 The UN warns that a “steady stream” of animal-borne, infectious diseases are unavoidable in the future unless the world tackles the exploitation of wildlife and ecosystem destruction. A new report, released on Monday, lays out strategies aimed at …
  • TN: Chennai-based firm booked for cheating SBI 06 Jul 2020 19:28 File Photo CHENNAI: The CBI has filed a case against Thangam Steels Ltd, registered in Anna Nagar for allegedly cheating the Overseas Bank of SBI to the tune of Rs 88.27 crore. The case was registered on June 30, but made public only on Monday evening. The …
  • GIFT SEZ provides approval to 28 entities 06 Jul 2020 19:00 CHENNAI: Around 28 entities bagged approval for setting up units in the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City)'s SEZ virtually, as part of a new approval process was created for unit approval in special economic zone (SEZ) in time of Covid- …
  • Kolkata's Super Dog donates blood to save canine life 06 Jul 2020 18:36 Blood donation camps for human beings are nothing new. But there are not many similar initiatives for our four-legged friends. They too need blood to battle their ailments and many dogs die due to the lack of supply. In a welcoming move, actor Anindya …
  • Perungudi zone in Chennai sees highest growth of new COVID-19 cases last week 06 Jul 2020 18:27 Express News Service CHENNAI: Last week, the Perungudi zone of the city corporation recorded the highest average growth rate of new cases, at 19.9 per cent, when compared to other corporation zones in Chennai. However, this is not a cause of concern, said …
  • Face behind iconic Jannal Kadai Bajji in Chennai's Mylapore dies due to COVID-19 06 Jul 2020 18:27 Express News Service CHENNAI:  For many, a visit to Mylapore is synonymous with a pit stop at the iconic "Jannal Kadai" to munch on the famous Bajji. The fritter shop (kadai) that operates out of a tiny blue window (jannal) on Ponnambala Vathiyar …
  • Chennai doctors successfully remove tumor from six-month-old's tongue 06 Jul 2020 18:27 By Express News Service CHENNAI:  In one of the rarest instances, doctors in Chennai successfully treated a six-month-old baby, who was born with a thyroglossal cyst on the tongue. A thyroglossal duct cyst is a mass or lump in the front part of the neck …
  • Madurai to adopt Chennai-like micro-plan strategy to fight COVID: Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan 06 Jul 2020 18:14 By Express News Service MADURAI:  Street-level micro-plans would be executed across Madurai district to identify and contain the rising spread of COVID-19, told Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan while addressing media persons at the office of Madurai …
  • High bills due to excessive consumption as people stayed in homes during lockdown: TANGEDCO 06 Jul 2020 18:14 Express News Service CHENNAI: TANGEDCO on Monday informed the Madras High Court that since residents spent several hours staying indoors due to the lockdown the power consumption increased that led to the rise in power charges. It also said that the entire …
  • Indian Teen Bikes 700 Miles With Injured Dad, Gets Movie Deal — And Sparks Debate 06 Jul 2020 18:02 Jyoti Kumari, 15, pedaled more than 700 miles with her father seated behind her on a $20 bicycle to bring him from New Delhi, where he'd been injured, to the family's village. Jyoti Kumari hide caption toggle caption Jyoti Kumari Jyoti Kumari, 15, …
  • Boys have got used to saliva ban: West Indies head coach Phil Simmons ahead of England Test Series 06 Jul 2020 17:33 Express News Service CHENNAI:  Expressing interest to travel to a country which, not long ago, was among the worst hit with COVID-19 in the world. Travelling to Antigua to join a squad of 25 players and 11 in the support staff. Undergoing COVID-19 tests. A …
  • CBI books Chennai-based Thangam Steels, its directors for cheating SBI of over Rs 88 crore 06 Jul 2020 17:32 By PTI NEW DELHI: The CBI has booked Chennai-based Thangam Steels Ltd and its promoter directors for allegedly cheating the State Bank of India to the tune of over Rs 88 crore, officials said on Monday. Besides the 30-year old company manufacturing ingots, …
  • Bengaluru's Big Virus Worry Compared To Delhi, Mumbai and Other Cities 06 Jul 2020 17:23 Karnataka has reported over 23,000 cases so far, including 372 deaths (File) Bengaluru: Bengaluru has seen a 15.7 per cent increase in COVID-19 cases over the past three days, data showed on Monday. The city recorded 1,235 new cases on Sunday - its biggest …
  • Coronavirus: India's big city outbreaks lead to record rise in cases 06 Jul 2020 17:20 India has overtaken Russia to claim the third highest number of coronavirus cases in the world after recording almost 25,000 new infections a day, mainly clustered in the megacities of Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai. The total number of cases of Covid-19 in …
  • Vistara: Passengers can book adjacent seat at discount to keep it vacant 06 Jul 2020 17:14 A passenger planning to travel on a Vistara flight will soon be able to book the adjacent seat as well at a discounted rate so as to keep it vacant, said its Chief Commercial Officer Vinod Kannan on Monday. This statement came after Vistara released a …
  • TVS Motor's Singapore arm invested $16.57 million in US-based start-ups 06 Jul 2020 17:13 TVS Motor (Singapore) Pte Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TVS Motor created to invest in tech start-ups, has invested about $16.57 million in 2019-20. According to the TVS Motor annual report, the Singapore subsidiary is leveraged to operationalise …
  • Britannia Marie Gold partners with NSDC, announces Rs 10 lakh assistance to woman entrepreneurs. 06 Jul 2020 17:11 CHENNAI: Britannia Marie Gold has announced ten winners of its annual women entrepreneurship initiative, Britannia Marie Gold My Startup campaign. They were 10 homemakers who were felicitated and awarded Rs 10 lakh each to kick-start their business …
  • Citing dues, AAI to put Air India on cash & carry at some airports from midnight 06 Jul 2020 17:11 (Representative image) NEW DELHI: In a fresh challenge to cash-strapped Air India, Airports Authority of lndia (AAI) has warned to put the airline on cash and carry from Tuesday at Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Chennai and Kolkata airports. AAI has taken this …
  • Shriram Transport Finance okays rights issue to promoters for Rs 1,500 crore 06 Jul 2020 16:48 New Delhi: Shriram Transport Finance Company (STFC) on Monday said the company's securities issuance committee has given its go-ahead to rights issue of equity shares to the promoters and promoter group to raise up to Rs 1,500 crore. The firm's …
  • Israel locks down again after coronavirus spike: Live updates 06 Jul 2020 16:47 The White House has again rejected calls for a national mask-wearing mandate. India reports more than 23,000 new cases of coronavirus, overtaking Russia to become the country with the third-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world. Officials in …
  • TN: Name transfer facility for tokens withdrawn 06 Jul 2020 16:47 CHENNAI: The office of the inspector general of registration in Tamil Nadu has announced that name transfers in online tokens will no more be entertained, in a bid to curb misuse of tokens that slots date and time for property registrations. A press …
  • Pega Announces Winners of Global Software Hackathon Focused on Solving COVID-19 Issues 06 Jul 2020 16:43 CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering digital transformation at the world's leading enterprises, today announced the winners of the Pega Community Hackathon 2020 – Pega…
  • AAI puts Air India on cash-and-carry mode at four airports 06 Jul 2020 16:14 The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has put Air India, the country’s flag carrier, on a cash-and-carry mode, effective Tuesday, at four airports in the country due to accumulation of dues over a long period. The airline, on its part, has sought an …
  • Neyveli boiler blast: Toll rises to 12 as six more succumb to injuries 06 Jul 2020 16:02 By PTI NEYVELI: The death toll in the boiler explosion at NLC India has risen to 12 to with six more men succumbing to burn injuries at a hospital, an official said here on Monday. While six men died when a fire broke out in the boiler area subsequent to …
  • Centre says it will frame guidelines for online classes by private schools before July 15 06 Jul 2020 16:02 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The central government on Monday informed the Madras High Court that by July 15, guidelines will be framed for online classes conducted by private schools in view of the lockdown. The court was hearing a plea of a parent …
  • DRDO to establish Research Cell at IIT Hyderabad to meet Future Defence Technological Needs 06 Jul 2020 15:48 HYDERABAD: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is going to establish a research cell at Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad to meet the future defence technological requirements of the country. The ‘DRDO - IITH Research Cell’ will …
  • Nano-Coated Filter Developed By IIT-Madras For COVID-19 Warriors 06 Jul 2020 15:33 The use of the filter in face masks can enhance particle filtration efficiency. Chennai: A nano-coated filter for healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients has been developed by researchers at IIT-Madras. The filter's coating properties are …
  • Boy suffers jaw injury after biting into countrymade bomb in TN 06 Jul 2020 15:23 Share00 Chennai, July 6 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy K. Deepak suffered serious injury to his jaws after he bit on a countrymade bomb in Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu, police said on Monday. After initial treatment at the government hospital in …
  • Elder care: Jobs aplenty, but there’s no one to care 06 Jul 2020 15:06 Home care is at a premium, as senior citizens are struggling to fend for themselves in the lockdown As Covid-19 cases continues to soar, the physical and mental health of senior citizens is under severe threat, and home care and nursing services are …
  • Star Health and Allied Insurance strikes bancassurance partnership with Karur Vysya Bank 06 Jul 2020 14:58 CHENNAI: Standalone health insurer Star Health and Allied Insurance has entered into a strategic partnership with Karur Vysya Bank to offer innovative health insurance solutions to the bank’s customers. Through this tie-up, all customers of Karur Vysya …
  • Vistara could start flying to London later this year 06 Jul 2020 14:37 Vistara could start operating regular commercial flights to the United Kingdom some time later this year, Vinod Kannan, Chief Commercial Officer, Vistara, said on Monday. “From our perspective, we feel that somewhere towards the later part of the year, …
  • Tamil Nadu reports marginal drop in Covid-19 cases as state eases relaxations 06 Jul 2020 14:28 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported a marginal drop in the number of Covid-19 cases on Monday with 3827 people testing positive for the infection. According to the state media bulletin, the total number of cases in the State now stands at 1,14,978. This comes as …
  • Covid: Chennai micro-management plan for Madurai 06 Jul 2020 14:13
  • TN boy bites country bomb; suffers injuries 06 Jul 2020 14:13 TIRUVANNAMALAI: An eight-year-old schoolboy in Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu, who bit a country made bomb mistaking it for an eatable, suffered serious injuries on his right hand and jaw on Sunday when the bomb exploded. The injured boy has been …
  • Rahman on Ennio Morricone’s demise: Celebrate the master’s work and learn 06 Jul 2020 14:10 Share00 Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Music maestro AR Rahman has paid a tribute to the late Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone. Morricone, popular for his work in “The Good, The Bad And The Ugly”, “The Untouchables” and “The Mission”, died in Rome …
  • Social distancing goes for a toss at Amma Canteens in Chennai raising COVID-19 fears 06 Jul 2020 14:09 Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as Amma Canteens provide free food during the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing norms have gone for a toss in several outlets in Chennai, causing concerns whether they would turn into a cluster by themselves. Residents …
  • Shriram Transport fixes 06 Jul 2020 14:05 Mumbai: Commercial vehicles financier Shriram Transport Finance Co Ltd (STFC) on Monday said that it has fixed a price of ₹570 per share for its proposed rights issue, through which the lender plans to raise up to ₹1,500 crore. The rights issue share price …
  • DRDO to set up research cell at IIT Hyderabad to meet defence tech requirements 06 Jul 2020 13:57 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: To meet future defence technological requirements of the country, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will set up a research cell at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H). The ‘DRDO - …
  • TN wildlife board recommended Vedanthangal denotification without consent of members 06 Jul 2020 13:57 Express News Service CHENNAI: The State Board for Wildlife (SBWL) recommended the forest department's controversial proposal to denotify 40% of the famed Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary without putting it for discussion and seeking comments from its …
  • IIT-Madras researchers develop nano-coated filter for healthcare workers treating Covid-19 patients 06 Jul 2020 13:41 CHENNAI: Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) researchers have developed a nano-coated filter media for healthcare workers treating Covid-19 patients. This filter has applications not only in healthcare but also has applications in defence and …
  • Going forward, India should be the steel producer of the world, not China: Sajjan Jindal 06 Jul 2020 12:57 By Nikunj Dalmia We are now looking at industry 4.0 wherein we are trying to make the process absolutely state of the art, says the JSW group Chairman. Talking specifically, about the manufacturing sector, there are two outliers – one is the auto industry. …
  • Farmers approach court against lift irrigation project 06 Jul 2020 12:39 TIRUVARUR The Thamizhaga Cauvery Vivasayigal Sangam has filed a petition in the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court, seeking to ban Mettur Dam-Sarabanga lift irrigation project. Disclosing this in a press release, P.R. Pandian, general secretary of the …
  • Karnataka govt warns of criminal action against private hospitals denying treatment 06 Jul 2020 12:14 The spurt in Coronavirus cases continues in Karnataka with the state recording 1,925 fresh  positive cases—highest ever single day spike, with Bengaluru alone contributing 1,235 cases. The total tally in Karnataka stood at 23,474. Also, the state witnessed …
  • India-China agree peaceful border is essential for ties 06 Jul 2020 12:12 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates The Chinese have started to withdraw their troops and tents in Galwan by 2 kilometres and in next few days, disengagement process will begin in other friction points including PP-14, PP-15, Hot Springs and Finger …
  • IIT Madras develops nano-coated filter that can be used in masks for COVID-19 warriors 06 Jul 2020 12:10 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) researchers have developed a nano-coated filter that can be used by healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients, said a statement from the institution on Monday. This filter …
  • Even as Koyambedu stays shut, TN mulls alternative fruit and vegetable market in South Chennai 06 Jul 2020 12:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government is mulling an alternative market similar to the one in Koyambedu in Southern Chennai. It is learnt that two pieces of land including one in Potheri and one in Kilambakkam have been recently inspected …
  • Pipeline project: 'Don’t hold public hearing' 06 Jul 2020 11:56 M K Stalin CHENNAI: Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu have opposed Bharat Petroleum’s move to hold public hearings during the lockdown to acquire agricultural land in the state to lay oil pipeline for the Irugur-Devanagonthi Pipeline Project. In a statement …
  • SBM Bank India, Mastercard to facilitate cross border transactions, remittances 06 Jul 2020 11:22 New Delhi: Government of Mauritius-promoted SBM Bank India and global payments technology major Mastercard have joined hands to facilitate cross-border payments and remittances services, a statement said on Monday. The SBM Bank India customers will be able …
  • Seven-year-old boy in Tiruvanammalai district bites country-made bomb, suffers serious jaw injuries 06 Jul 2020 11:18 In a freak accident, a seven-year-old boy suffered serious facial injuries after he bit a country-made bomb lying in a vacant field near Sengam village in Tiruvannamalai district on Sunday evening. The victim was identified as K. Deepak, residing in …
  • HDFC Mutual Fund proposes to roll over close-ended fund by 18 months 06 Jul 2020 11:15 HDFC Mutual Fund plans to rollover HDFC Equity Opportunities Fund – Series 2, a close-ended fund launched in May 2017 with a tenure of 1126 days, by another 18 months. The scheme has assets of Rs 955 crore, and investors agreeing to rollover need to give …
  • After 17 days of intense lockdown, Chennai eases restrictions today 06 Jul 2020 11:05 Share0 Under intense lockdown from June 19 to fight the spread of the Coronavirus disease, Chennai, on Monday, July 6, eased several curbs. Announcing relaxations for Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami had on …
  • IAMAI launches first virtual incubation programme for tech startups 06 Jul 2020 11:03 (Representative image) NEW DELHI: Industry body IAMAI has launched the country's first virtual incubator for short and mid-term needs of technology-related startups arising amid the global pandemic situation. “More than 80% of the startups in the …
  • Services that establish ‘home offices’ growing in numbers 06 Jul 2020 10:16 With a sizeable number of companies asking their employees to work from home till the end of the year, the concept of “home office” is coming into sharper focus. The accent is largely on ergonomic comfort, and to make sure that employees invest in this …
  • Welspun One to invest 06 Jul 2020 10:12 The logistics park will be developed on a 110-acre land parcel, owned by promoters of Welspun group, at Bhiwandi in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) with a potential leasable area of 3.2 million sq ft. The land value is estimated at ₹350 crore, taking the …
  • COVID-19 tally surges past 2000 in Vellore district with 166 fresh cases 06 Jul 2020 10:04 Express News Service Back to back centuries of COVID-19 cases in the last three days pushed the overall count beyond 2000 in Vellore district on Monday. As many as 166 fresh cases were added on Monday to the tally of the district, which has risen to 2,099. …
  • Rural markets need simpler insurance products that can create value: SBI General CEO 06 Jul 2020 09:56 We have been able to take insurance distribution to the hinterland, which has been grossly underserved, says Pushan Mahapatra. How has Covid changed things for you? I think this pandemic has changed many of our old ways of thinking around the way life ran. …
  • TN reports over 4,000 cases for 4th day, but infections coming down in Chennai 06 Jul 2020 09:40 Tamil Nadu remained under the grip of coronavirus with over 4,000 fresh cases being reported for the fourth straight day, taking the tally to 1,11,151 on Sunday, the state Health Department said. The state added 4,150 new cases while 60 people died due to …
  • Lockdown relaxed in Chennai, people back on roads 06 Jul 2020 09:40 By Chennaivision in Chennai News July 6, 2020 The Tamil Nadu government has ease several curbs in Chennai from today after 17 days of intense lockdown. Following this, people are back on roads in various parts of the city. The complete lockdown was …
  • Special teams to regulate traffic in Chennai from tomorrow 06 Jul 2020 08:21 The Chennai traffic police have formed special teams to regulate traffic in main areas as when the complete lockdown will be relaxed. From midnight of July 5, the intense lockdown in the City will be relaxed. “We are expecting some increase in vehicle …
  • With lockdown restrictions relaxed, Chennai returns to normalcy, except for public transport 06 Jul 2020 08:21 Life and business were back on track after lockdown restrictions were relaxed in Chennai and adjoining districts, on Monday. As the police permitted free movement of vehicles such as two-wheelers, autorickshaws, call taxis and other private vehicles, a …
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  • Bus terminus in Chennai turns into ‘storehouse’ for ROB construction material 06 Jul 2020 06:20 Recently, rows of steel beams were seen occupying bus bays at the Pattabiram bus terminus on the Chennai – Tiruvallur High (CTH) Road, turning the facility into a storehouse of construction material. Taking advantage of the lockdown, the State Highways …