• South Korean envoy holds meeting with tour operators 02 Dec 2020 20:48 As part of efforts to bring back tourists to his country, Hong-yup Lee, Deputy Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Chennai, held a meeting with tour operators to understand the travel market. “The purpose of the meeting is to get opinions from those …
  • Lockdown headache for Maharashtra’s BCCI trio 02 Dec 2020 18:48 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to strict lockdown norms in Maharashtra, three cricket associations from the state — Mumbai, Maharashtra and Vidarbha — are in trouble as far as their participation in the proposed domestic season is concerned. They have …
  • Sivakumar clarifies on COVID-19 rumors with a happy selfie 02 Dec 2020 18:37 Actor Sivakumar, who was rumoured to have tested positive for Covid-19, has refuted all rumours about his ill health with a selfie. Rumours stated that the veteran actor was in quarantine at his home in T Nagar, Chennai, after having tested positive for …
  • Former HC judge, Karnan arrested for insulting judges, remarks against women 02 Dec 2020 18:12 Chennai: C S Karnan, former judge of the Madras and Calcutta High Courts, was arrested here on Wednesday following a complaint against him for making vulgar comments against women and remarks against judges, police said. The arrest comes after a video clip …
  • Covid-19 wreaks havoc on Indian politicians 02 Dec 2020 18:11 NEW DELHI: A former President, four past chief ministers, one union and seven state ministers, and several lawmakers have succumbed to Covid-19 in the past few months. Politicians have been on the receiving end in the pandemic. On Tuesday, BJP’s Rajya …
  • Iron Pillar makes maiden investment in CoreStack from new fund 02 Dec 2020 18:04 Bengaluru: Venture growth investor Iron Pillar has invested $4 million in cloud governance and compliance SaaS startup CoreStack, which is based in Seattle with development in Chennai, from its Fund II. The new fund is targeting growth stage cloud software …
  • Srinath relieved to get online Olympiad medals 02 Dec 2020 17:51 N. Srinath, who was the non-playing captain of the Indian chess team which won the online Olympiad gold in August this year, was relieved to receive the medals and certificates of each member on Wednesday, after quite an inordinate delay. The 26-year-old …
  • Former HC judge CS Karnan arrested over remarks on SC judges, wives 02 Dec 2020 17:48 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan was arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) officials on Wednesday for his remarks against the retired and serving Supreme Court judges, their wives, and women judges, in a …
  • Sasikala seeks remission, learnt Kannada while in prison 02 Dec 2020 17:48 By PTI BENGALURU, CHENNAI: Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's aide V K Sasikala, convicted in an assets case and serving a four year sentence at the central jail in Bengaluru, has sought release earlier than the schedule under remission …
  • TN: Chennai Metro Rail gets global award 02 Dec 2020 17:06
  • Seat-sharing not on agenda, says Cong on meeting with DMK chief, Alagiri 02 Dec 2020 17:04 Senior DMK leaders TR Balu, K Ponmudy, Duraimurugan and KN Nehru were also present at the meeting.Amid buzz of a seat-sharing deal ahead of the state elections next year, All India Congress Committee in-charge of Tamil Nadu Dinesh Gundu Rao called on …
  • Amul to replicate Gujarat model in AP 02 Dec 2020 16:05 Amul is in the process of replicating its famed Gujarat cooperative dairy production model in Andhra Pradesh. As it sets out to make AP a hub for its expansion to the Southern markets and Odisha, dairy major Amul will help about 10,000 women cooperatives …
  • DCGI finds no link between Covid vaccine shot and 'adverse' reaction in Chennai volunteer during trial: Sources 02 Dec 2020 15:39 NEW DELHI: A probe initiated by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) into an alleged "serious adverse event" reportedly suffered by an Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial participant in Chennai has found that it was not related to the shot …
  • Tamil Nadu CM announces Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia for kin of man who was electrocuted 02 Dec 2020 15:30 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced Rs 10 lakh as relief to the family of a man who was electrocuted recently. In a statement, the chief minister said the incident happened in Gingee taluk in Villupuram district …
  • Gold rate in Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai today fall down on 01 December 2020 02 Dec 2020 15:24 Gold rate today on 01 December: Gold rate on Tuesday have come down in Indian markets following the global rates. On MCX, the gold rates have been at Rs. 48,764. Gold rate in Delhi for 22-carat has remained Rs. 46,850 with a fall of Rs. 310 and that of 24 …
  • AUS vs IND 3rd ODI: Natarajan has got skills to shut the opponent with slower balls, yorkers - Moody 02 Dec 2020 15:21 Image Source : PTI T Natarajan Following his impressive show for SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the recent IPL edition, T Natarajan made his national debut against Australia in the third ODI of the series.  The left-arm pacer, who had left a mark with his …
  • PMK protest: Chennai police book Anbumani 02 Dec 2020 15:01
  • Mobiveil Announces Compute Express Link (CXL) 2.0 Design IP, Successful Completion of CXL 1.1 Validation with Intel's CXL Host Platform 02 Dec 2020 14:57 Highly Configurable, Low-Latency CXL Controller IP Supports Variety of High-Performance Applications MILPITAS, CALIF. –– December 2, 2020 –– Mobiveil, Inc., a fast-growing supplier of silicon intellectual property (SIP), platforms and IP-enabled design …
  • Cyclone Nivar Floods India’s Chennai after Dry Summer 02 Dec 2020 14:43 Tamil Nadu — As Cyclone Nivar made landfall in south India on Nov. 26, residents of several states braced for a new normal — extreme weather brought on by climate change. Some 2 lakh (0.2 million) people were evacuated from the coastal states of Tamil Nadu …
  • Mortal remains of BJP leader Abhay Bhardwaj cremated in Rajkot 02 Dec 2020 14:30 The mortal remains of the recently elected BJP member Abhay Bhardwaj were absorbed into the five elements of the atmosphere, ‘Panch Mahabhoot’, as he was cremated at the MotaMauva crematorium in Rajkot. Cabinet ministers of the Gujarat government, …
  • Former Kolkata High Court judge C.S. Karnan arrested 02 Dec 2020 14:22 Former Kolkata High Court judge C.S. Karnan was arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths attached to the Greater Chennai Police on Wednesday. Police sources claim that he was arrested from his house in Avadi in connection with the vulgar remarks …
  • Chennai Police arrest former HC Justice CS Karnan for allegedly issuing rape threats 02 Dec 2020 14:15 Dec 02, 2020, 05:55PM ISTSource: Times NowThe Chennai Police arrested former High Court Justice CS Karnan for allegedly issuing rape threats to wives of sitting judges of the Supreme Court. A complaint was filed by an association of lawyers in this regard. …
  • Weather: From Sri Lanka, cyclone 'Burevi' to head for South TN coast 02 Dec 2020 13:53 Cyclone 'Burevi' lay centred over South-West Bay of Bengal about 110 km East of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka); 330 km East-South-East of Pamban (India) and 520 km nearly East-North-East of Kanniyakumari (India) on Wednesday afternoon, an 'Orange …
  • Akshayakalpa organic milk launched in Chennai 02 Dec 2020 13:53 Akshayakalpa, a certified organic milk brand from Karnataka, has entered the Chennai market with a range of organic dairy products. It has been selling milk on a trial basis since July and got positive feedback from customers for the full-fledged launch …
  • Cricket must make bold climate choices in post-Covid world 02 Dec 2020 12:34 Last Sunday, Steve Smith fidgeted to his second successive 62-ball century against India. The night before, Sydney broiled in its warmest November night (25.4 degrees at 1am), while Smithville recorded New South Wales’s hottest November temperature as the …
  • CS Karnan, former high court judge, arrested in Chennai 02 Dec 2020 12:10
  • Finin launches as neobank in India in partnership with State Bank of Mauritius 02 Dec 2020 12:10 MUMBAI: Finin, a fintech company, has launched itself as a ‘neobank’, in partnership with SBM, a wholly-owned subsidiary of State Bank of Mauritius in India, focussing on saving rather than lending. In a press conference held on Wednesday, it put forth …
  • Raising a glass to a vintage year 02 Dec 2020 12:03 “It looks like 2020 is going to be a beautiful vintage. But, till you pick the grapes you never know,” says Fratelli’s Alessio Secci. Lessons in wine, and lessons for life. After all, who would have thought a wine dinner would involve Alessio opening his …
  • Former Madras High Court Justice Karnan arrested in Chennai over abusive video | Details inside 02 Dec 2020 11:59 Canada PM Justin Trudeau backs farmers protests says,"Situation is concerning" Former Madras High Court Justice CS Karnan was on Wednesday arrested in Chennai for releasing a video abusing Judges and Court staff. Justice Karnan had served in the …
  • Deutsche Börse Completes The Purchase Of A Majority Stake In Quantitative Brokers 02 Dec 2020 11:42 Quantitative Brokers is a fintech specializing in advanced execution algorithms and data-driven analytics for global futures, options and interest rate markets. It currently has operations in New York, London, Sydney and Chennai.
  • Enrollment By International Students In U.S. Colleges Plummets 02 Dec 2020 11:30 Nikita Chinchwade moved from India to the U.S. last fall to get a master's degree. "It had been a dream of mine for a very long time because of the quality of education here," she says. The U.S. has historically been a top destination for …
  • Negotiation panel fails to settle Pennaiyar inter-state water dispute between TN, Karnataka 02 Dec 2020 11:21 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Negotiation Committee that was constituted by the Ministry of Jal Shakti to settle the Pennaiyar river inter-state water dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka has failed to resolve it. The committee has recommended that …
  • Ex-HC judge CS Karnan arrested in Chennai 02 Dec 2020 11:15
  • November 2020 bike sales: Royal Enfield sells 63,782 cruisers, Meteor 350 new contributor! 02 Dec 2020 11:10   It’s the 1st of December today which means the sales reports for the month of November 2020 have started pouring in our mailboxes from the auto manufacturers.  The latest one comes from Royal Enfield and the Chennai-based Bullet maker has reported an …
  • Former HC judge CS Karnan arrested in Chennai over remarks on judges 02 Dec 2020 10:42 By: Express Web Desk | Chennai, New Delhi | Updated: December 2, 2020 3:56:00 pm Former HC judge C S Karnan Former High Court judge C S Karnan on Wednesday was arrested in Chennai, a month after he was booked for his remarks against several former and …
  • SII’s Covishield volunteer was in ICU battling neurological complications, memory loss: Wife 02 Dec 2020 09:51 Life was sort of picture-perfect for the Chennai-based business consultant with a wife and two kids aged 12 and 7 and couple of business projects on hand, when it turned upside down in October 2020. The city-based business consultant had developed severe …
  • Cyclone Burevi: Tamil Nadu minister chairs meeting at Ramnad to review preparedness 02 Dec 2020 09:17 By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Minister for Disaster Management RB Udhayakumar chaired a meeting at the district collectorate here on Wednesday to review the preparedness and cyclone mitigation work being undertaken. According to the cyclone …
  • Day1: Less attendance at most Chennai colleges 02 Dec 2020 09:16
  • ‘Gandhi In The Gallery’: a visual journey of artworks inspired by Mahatma Gandhi 02 Dec 2020 08:54 Sumathi Ramaswamy’s book ‘Gandhi In The Gallery’ is a stunning visual journey of 130 artists and their artworks inspired by the Father of the Nation Gandhi was one of the most photographed men on the planet in his time — a symbol of pacifism, an …
  • Chenai actor’s mobile phone snatched while he was cycling 02 Dec 2020 08:38 Unknown persons on a bike snatched the mobile phone of Gautham Karthik, son of actor Karthik, while he was cycling on T.T.K. Road on Wednesday morning. Cyclists in the city complain that they have been facing this problem for many years. According to …
  • 'Adverse event' won't halt Oxford vaccine trial: Health Ministry 02 Dec 2020 08:20 Image Source : FILE PHOTO Government says adverse event will not halt Oxford vaccine trial in the country  The initial findings into an 'adverse event' allegedly suffered by an Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial participant in Chennai did not …
  • AUS vs IND, 3rd ODI: Pacer T Natarajan makes ODI debut in Canberra 02 Dec 2020 07:46 Image Source : TWITTER/@NATARAJAN_91 T Natarajan will become the 232nd player to represent Team India in ODIs. Thangarasu Natarajan has received his maiden ODI cap and will make his debut for Team India in the third and final ODI of the series against …
  • Sarpatta first look: Arya looks menacing in Pa Ranjith’s boxing film 02 Dec 2020 07:38 Arya plays a boxer in Sarpatta.The first look of director Pa Ranjith’s next titled Sarpatta is out. The poster features a beefed-up Arya ready to pounce on his opponent in the boxing ring. “Opportunities don’t come easily for us. This is our game. Kill it …
  • India records 31,118 new coronavirus cases 02 Dec 2020 07:22 By Chennaivision in National News December 2, 2020 India recorded 31,118 new coronavirus cases, taking the total Covid caseload to over 94.62 lakh. The number of fresh infections is nearly 20 per cent lower than Monday’s. 482 deaths in the last 24 hours …
  • South Tamil Nadu gets ready for Burevi Cyclone 02 Dec 2020 07:22 By Chennaivision in Chennai News December 2, 2020 Cyclone Burevi is very likely to hit Tamil Nadu on December 4, the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday. “The deep depression intensified at adjoining the …
  • TN’s Covid count comes down, but some areas of Chennai witness spike 02 Dec 2020 07:22 With another 1,404 persons testing positive, Tamil Nadu’s tally of COVID-19 cases reached 7,83,319 on Tuesday. However, sources said some areas of Chennai are witnessing little spike in coronavirus infections. Of the 37 districts, Kallakurichi reported no …
  • Explained: Why Cyclone Burevi will not be as strong as Cyclone Nivar 02 Dec 2020 07:19 Written by Anjali Marar , Edited by Explained Desk | Pune | Updated: December 2, 2020 12:45:41 pm Cyclone Burevi is likely to cross between Kanyakumari and Pamban on Friday morning. (Source: IMD)Later this week, another cyclone will brush Tamil Nadu’s …
  • Southern Railways to operate nine more special trains 02 Dec 2020 07:16 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Southern railways on Wednesday announced that eight daily special trains and one weekly special train will be introduced soon. On these seven routes, the daily trains will be operated from December 8: Chennai Egmore – …
  • Cyclone Beruvi: Eight NDRF teams deployed in coastal, hill districts of Kerala 02 Dec 2020 07:16 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Eight teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in central and southern Kerala to deal with any emergency situation arising out of cyclone Beruvi. The teams are present in …
  • Chief Secretary-led panel to draft policy to end Bengaluru’s parking woes 02 Dec 2020 06:50 The State government on Tuesday set up a committee headed by the Chief Secretary to look into parking woes in Bengaluru and prepare an upgraded parking policy to ease the problem. The draft policy will include quantum of parking fee, method of collection …
  • Nissan Magnite India Launch Price Rs 4.99 L – Cheaper Than Rivals By Rs 1.7 L 02 Dec 2020 06:48 Nissan Magnite Launch Nissan Magnite has been launched in India today at a starting price of Rs 4.99 lakhs – making it cheaper than the cheapest rival currently by Rs 1.7 lakhs. It has entered production at the company plant in Chennai. Below are the …
  • Singapore’s GIC, Phoenix Mills to set up retail properties platform in India 02 Dec 2020 06:48 Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC has entered into an agreement with India’s largest mall developer and operator the Phoenix Mills and its subsidiaries to set up a strategic retail-led mixed-use properties development platform in the country. To begin …
  • Gujarat BJP MP Abhay Bharadwaj dies of multi organ failure, PM Modi expresses grief 02 Dec 2020 06:35 Image Source : TWITTER/@BHARADWAJABHAY Gujarat BJP MP Abhay Bharadwaj dies of multi organ failure BJP MP from Gujarat Abhay Bharadwaj, admitted to a hospital in Chennai for post COVID-19 severe pneumonia care, died on Tuesday due to multi-organ failure …
  • RoboDoc: how India’s robots are taking on Covid patient care 02 Dec 2020 06:04 Standing just 5ft tall, Mitra navigates around the hospital wards, guided by facial recognition technology and with a chest-mounted tablet that allows patients and their loved ones to see each other. Developed in recent years by the Bengaluru startup …
  • Amidst the pandemic, balconies have become a joyful escape pod for several Indians 02 Dec 2020 06:02 People are now rediscovering the importance of this tiny space and sprucing it up to suit their comfort and needs When Rati Chaudhary was looking for an apartment in Bandra, Mumbai, a few years ago, she was certain of one thing — that the house should have …
  • T Natarajan makes India ODI debut in Australia, completes dream journey from Chinnapampatti to Canberra 02 Dec 2020 06:00 As legendary cricketers Ian Bishop and Tom Moody point out, T Natarajan’s journey from Chinnapampatti, a sleepy village near Salem in Tamil Nadu to the biggest stage in international cricket is nothing short of inspirational and magical. The 29-year-old …
  • In a blow to govt, HC says no all-pass sans arrear exams 02 Dec 2020 05:14 CHENNAI: In a major setback to the Tamil Nadu government's decision to grant all-pass to several lakh arrear-holding college students citing the pandemic, the Madras high court said no state university can declare results without conducting …
  • Why TN's special reservation for in-service government doctors is important 02 Dec 2020 04:59 Express News Service CHENNAI: The reservation for in-service doctors in post graduate and super speciality courses has seen much legal battle. The state government recently passed an order reserving 50 percent seats in super-speciality and PG courses for …
  • ‘Adverse event’ won’t affect vaccine rollout plan, says Government 02 Dec 2020 04:50 Dec 02, 2020, 09:51AM ISTSource: TOI.inThe initial causality assessment of the adverse event in the "Covishield" vaccine trials did not necessitate stoppage of the trial. It has not impacted timelines for the vaccine’s rollout, the government …
  • 100 Octane Petrol Launched In India At Rs 160 Per Liter By Indian Oil 02 Dec 2020 04:48 100 Octane Petrol India Launch Indian Oil has now launched XP100 which happens to be India’s first 100 Octane petrol. The high quality fuel has now become the fuel with highest Octane number which is being sold across the country. Indian Oil will be …
  • 'May not have to vaccinate entire population if...': Govt talks about inoculation plan 02 Dec 2020 04:33 Image Source : AP FILE The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday said that there would be no need to administer vaccine to the entire population if a critical mass of people is inoculated and the virus transmission is broken. " …
  • 'Adverse event' won't impact Covishield licensing, says Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan 02 Dec 2020 04:26 NEW DELHI: The incident of a vaccine trial participant suing Serum Institute of India, alleging a "serious adverse event", will not impact timelines for possible rollout of the vaccine as there was no connection between the two, the government …
  • Gold price today Rs 51,320 per 10 gm, silver trending at Rs 60,200 a kg 02 Dec 2020 02:32 Gold price today jumped to Rs 51,320 from Rs 51,100 per 10 gm, while silver was trending at Rs 60,200 per kg, according to the Good Returns website. Gold jewellery prices vary across India, the second-largest consumer of the metal, due to excise duty, …
  • Serum event won’t affect covid vaccine timeline: govt 02 Dec 2020 02:18 The serious adverse event reported during Serum Institute of India’s Covishield clinical trials will not delay the launch of India’s first coronavirus vaccine, the government said on Tuesday. The announcement comes amid concerns over the lack of …
  • On adverse reaction claim from Chennai, Centre says no need to stop vaccine trial 02 Dec 2020 01:50 At Serum Institute of India on Monday. (Photo: Reuters)UNDERLINING THAT several checks are in place to track adverse reactions reported in clinical trials for the Covid vaccine candidate being developed by Serum Institute of India (SII), the Centre Tuesday …
  • Daily dose of dietary deed 02 Dec 2020 00:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: Eat your vegetables’. ‘Add more greens in your diet’. ‘Make your plate look more colourful’. This is likely to be advice you get from your doctor/dietician, when you approach them with a problem your body might be fighting …
  • The pros of probiotic foods 02 Dec 2020 00:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: Probiotics are live, beneficial bacteria and yeasts, which is good for the digestive system. Generally, bacterias are considered as illnesscausing agents. But, our body hosts good and bad bacteria. Probiotics are good …
  • Call of the ‘Kaikuthal’ 02 Dec 2020 00:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: When I heard the verses ‘Kaveri aarum kaikuthal arisiyum marandhu poguma’ from the popular Ballelaka song from the movie Sivaji, little did I know that the kaikuthal arisi (handpound rice) is our state’s staple that has been a …
  • Chennai Metro patronage sees slow, steady growth after services resume 02 Dec 2020 00:34 In the three months since operations restarted following lockdown relaxations, the average number of commuters per day has touched about 28,600 On November 23, as many as 38,000 passengers used the Metro, one of the highest numbers recorded since …
  • Road caves in for second time at Anna Nagar West Extension 02 Dec 2020 00:34 For the second time in the past few days, a portion of 57th Street, TVS Colony, Anna Nagar West Extension, caved in on Tuesday. This is the connecting road for areas such as Kumaran Nagar and Devar Nagar in Padi and Anna Nagar Western Extension. Residents …
  • Original certificates of faculty cannot be confiscated, AU tells affiliated colleges 02 Dec 2020 00:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a welcome move, Anna University has written to the principals of all affiliated institutions and colleges, directing them not to confiscate the original certificates of the faculty. “Only copies of the original …
  • South Korea woos tourists from Chennai 02 Dec 2020 00:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to woo more tourists from Chennai, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) is hosting a meeting with top travel agencies in the city on Wednesday. Hong-yup  Lee, the Deputy Consul General of Republic of Korea in …
  • Damaged retaining wall gives sleepless nights to residents 02 Dec 2020 00:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: Every time it rains continuously in the city, the damaged flood-retaining wall along the Adyar river gives sleepless nights to residents nearby. Over 2,000 families living in Amma Kannammal and Punniakodi streets, and parts of …
  • 50 cents of govt land in Chennai change hands through fabricated pattas 02 Dec 2020 00:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: Fifty cents of government poramboke land worth more than `11 crore in Ayyapanthangal have been encroached upon by land grabbers with the alleged help of local officials, according to information available with Express. It is …
  • Are college campuses safe for students to return? 02 Dec 2020 00:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: As colleges brace for return of final-year students on December 7, educational institutions that were converted into Covid-19 isolation centres are struggling to make their campuses clean and safe. Representatives of several …
  • Cyclone Burevi likely to cross south T.N. early on Friday: IMD 02 Dec 2020 00:01 Chennai likely to receive thunderstorms, with light to moderate rain, for two days Cyclone Burevi is likely to emerge into the Gulf of Mannar and the adjoining Comorin area on Thursday morning, after crossing the Sri Lankan coast on Wednesday evening/ …
  • PMK demand getting shriller, TN govt announces panel for caste-based survey 01 Dec 2020 23:32 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. (File)THE TAMIL Nadu government on Tuesday announced that it has decided to set up a commission to examine and suggest methodologies to conduct a caste-based survey in the state, the first such exercise …
  • Greaves Cotton to close down Ranikhet plant 01 Dec 2020 23:02 Chennai: As part of a restructuring process Greaves Cotton has closed down its factory in Ranikhet and has shifted the entire engine production to its Aurangabad plant. The decision said Nagesh Basavanhalli, group CEO & MD, has led to “both operations …
  • Kalpathi Group launches edtech co Veranda Learning 01 Dec 2020 23:02 Chennai: Kalpathi Group, early entrants in the education businesses who tasted success with IT training entity SSI in the 1990s, launched a new edtech venture Veranda Learning Solutions on Tuesday with an initial investment of Rs 50 crore. Veranda Learning …
  • PE-VC deals up 30% in Nov, value falls 34% 01 Dec 2020 23:02 Chennai: Automotive, healthcare and logistics sector boosted deal activity and provided diversity in an otherwise subdued November for privateeEquity (PE) and venture capital (VC) industry. The month saw $2.7 billion of PE-VC investments across 70 deals, …
  • Robust sales of bikes, cars in Octrevive motor insurance business 01 Dec 2020 23:02 Chennai: Robust festive demand and a gradual rise in freight volumes revives motor insurance business in October, 2020. After a muted business in the first half, impacted by the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, insurers say fear of contracting the virus …
  • LVB bond, stock write-offs negative for investors, good for depositors: Moody’s 01 Dec 2020 23:02 Chennai: The government decision to write off bonds and stocks of Lakshmi Vilas Bank as part of its merger with DBS Bank are negative for investors holding these instruments since this leads to loss of their investment. However, it is positive for the bank …
  • Pune startup to ensure safe disposal of 4,800 sanitary pads every month 01 Dec 2020 22:33 Written by Anjali Marar | Pune | December 2, 2020 2:28:13 am (Representational Image) PadCare Labs, a Pune-based startup, has set a monthly target to prevent about 4,800 sanitary pads from reaching landfills and being disposed of in other unscientific …
  • Covishield ‘safe’ 01 Dec 2020 22:31 The Serum Institute of India (SII) said yesterday that vaccine candidate 'Covishield', which is being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), is "safe and immunogenic". The SII is testing the …
  • Death Knell: Are Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah's Days As BCCI Office Bearers Numbered? 01 Dec 2020 21:57 The Supreme Court has clearly indicated at conclusively adjudicating the fate of Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah as the president and secretary, respectively, of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). (More Cricket News) In an order passed by a …
  • Gujarat BJP MP Abhay Bharadwaj Dies Of Multi Organ Failure 01 Dec 2020 21:57 BJP MP from Gujarat Abhay Bharadwaj, admitted to a hospital in Chennai for post Covid-19 severe pneumonia care, died on Tuesday due to multi-organ failure and his lungs were completely destroyed due to the infection, the hospital said. Bharadwaj (66) was a …
  • Chennai Port to get digitised operations 01 Dec 2020 21:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As part of its efforts to promote the ease of doing business through digital transformation and to build a world-class port infrastructure, the Chennai Port will soon implement an enterprise business system (EBS) project. …
  • EPS chairs review meeting ahead of cyclone Burevi’s expected arrival 01 Dec 2020 21:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI/THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The turbulent Bay in the east is set to unleash another cyclone on Tamil Nadu even as the official machinery is gearing up to mitigate its fury. Early on Tuesday, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami …
  • A costly slip for this gold smuggler 01 Dec 2020 21:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A costly slip landed 23-year-old Mohammed Hassan Ali in trouble at the Chennai airport on Tuesday. The youth from Ramanathapuram would have walked away with 239 gm of gold worth Rs 12 lakh only if his slippers had stayed on …
  • Apollo doctors successfully treat 35-year-old man who suffered stroke 01 Dec 2020 21:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Doctors at Apollo Hospital successfully performed a brain surgery on a 35-year-old man, who suffered a stroke. The patient was shifted to Apollo Hospitals, Vanagaram, with inability to use his left arm and leg and with …