After battering Sri Lanka, Cyclonic storm 'Burevi', enters TN coast

Chennai, Dec 3 (UNI) After crossing Sri Lanka near Trincomalee,the Cyclonic Storm ‘Burevi’ moved west-northwestwards towards the Tamil Nadu Coast on Thursday morning.

A Red Alert bulletin for South Tamil Nadu and South Kerala coasts issued by the Met of

Former Calcutta High Court Justice Karnan arrested

Chennai, Dec 2 (UNI) Controversial Former Calcutta High Court Judge Justice C S Karnan was arrested by the Cyber Crime police here on Wednesday on charges of making objectionable comments against women and the judicial officers in a video. 


VSCS Nivar crosses coast near Pondy as SCS, to weaken further

Chennai, Nov 26 (UNI) The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) 'Nivar' crossed the coast near Puducherry as a Severe Cyclonic Storm (SCS) early on Thursday morning.

The landfall process marked by gusty winds that touched morethan 120 kmph began around mid

Cyclone Nivar : Marina beach, ECR, OMR, coastal areas closed

Chennai, Nov 25 (UNI) As the severe Cyclone Nivar moved closer to the Tamil Nadu coast and intensify further into a very severe cyclonic storm, the Chennai city police today closed all major roads, in coastal areas including Marina beach front as a precautionary&nb

Cyclone Nivar : TN CM declares public holiday for 13 dists tomorrow

Chennai, Nov 25 (UNI) The Tamil Nadu Government has declared a public holiday in 13 districts for tomorrow in view of the cyclonic storm Nivar, which would make a landfall between midnight tonight and early tomorrow morning after further intensifying into a very severe cy

Cyclone Nivar : Indian Army ready to deploy 12 HADR teams to TN, Pondy

Chennai, Nov 25 (UNI) The Indian Army is ready to assist the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry governments to tackle Cyclonic storm Nivar, which will cross the coast during midnight today.

A Defence release here said the 12 Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief

SC nixes TN's plea seeking 50 pc OBC reservation in AIQ seats

New Delhi, Oct 26 (UNI) The Supreme on Monday rejected a bunch of petitions filed by Tamil Nadu government seeking 50 per cent OBC reservation in the state for All India Quota (AIQ) seats in the state-run medical colleges this academic year.

"We reject the pet

After over 3 months, 8 Kasimedu fishermen who drifted to Myanmar, returns home

Chennai, (UNI)

Nine of the eight fishermen from Kasimedu in the city, who had drifted to Myanmar while fishing in mid sea after their boat developed a snag in July, returned home to an emotional reception on Thursday, ending their more than 70-day ordeal.


Tamil Nadu : 9 killed in blast at cracker manufacturing unit

Cuddalore, (UNI) Nine women were killed and six others sustained burns in an explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit at Karumbudi near Kattumannarkoil in this district of Tamil Nadu on Friday.

According to sources, the unit was owned by one Gandhimathi and along with her daughter

ISRO releases Phobos images captured by MOM

Chennai, (UNI)

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today released the images of Phobos--the closest and biggest moon of Mars--captured by Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).

The images of Phobos were captured by MOM on July one, ISRO