November 2017

TN boys post mammoth score, Odisha strike reality

Chennai: Odisha struck back with steady fl ow of runs against Tamilnadu on day three of the fifth round of Ranji Trophy today. After Tamilnadu declared yesterday, having posted a mammoth total of 530 runs for eight, Odisha were at 136 for one, losing a settled opener in Sandeep Pattanaik. Odisha started the day with 36 runs on the board, garnered by fending off Tamilnadu bowlers the day before. Capitalising

TN CM opens Adi Dravida Welfare hostel

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami inaugurated the Adi Dravida Welfare School hostel situated at Kolapancherry, Thiruvallur district through video conferencing from the Secretariat. The project has been executed at a cost of Rs 1.14 crore through Adi Dravida and Scheduled Tribe Welfare Board and an additional building of Adi Dravida Welfare school at Cuddalore at a cost of Rs 54 lakh was also inaugurated by the Chief Minister, a

There is legal, moral angle to CJI case, say experts

Chennai: Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan has lashed out at the Chief Justice of India (CJI), Dipak Misra, in a series of tweets today on the issue concerning a medical college scam in which the bench presided by the CJI himself has been suspected of bribery. Calling Dipak Misra’s decision yesterday to override justices J Chelameshwar and Abdul Nazeer’s order to form an independent five-judge bench to investigate the case

Tough act to follow Matterazi, says Gregory

Mumbai: The new head coach of Chennaiyin FC expressed hope that they would be able to replicate the achievements of the two World Cup-winning football legends-turned coach Marco Matterazi. ‘ A lot is expected of us, champions in year two and semi- finalist in the first. Marco Matterazi is a tough act to follow, he’s left a big legacy,’ said Gregory. ‘This year we don’t have a marquee player but

Campus interview come down drastically

Chennai: The months of November and December are very important for college students as this is the time when most of the campus interviews happen. However this year, there seems to be a drastic decrease in the number of companies that are visiting educational institutions for recruitment. This has put the students under a lot of pressure. “I was told that campus interviews will start during the year-end. But so

Flamboyant was his middle name

Chennai: Former India left-hand batsman Amritsar Govindsingh Milkha Singh passed away following cardiac arrest at a hospital here. A prolifi c lefthanded batsman and occasional right-arm medium pacer, Singh scored 92 runs in four Test matches at an average of 15.33. Singh, 75, is survived by his wife, a son and daughter. Singh belonged to a famous cricketing family. His father Amritsar Govindsingh Ram Singh and elder brother Kripal Singh

I-T action: 8 Sasi aides to be booked

Chennai: Eight people close to the family of expelled AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala are expected to be booked as the outcome of the ongoing Income Tax raids taking place across the State for the third consecutive day. The I-T raids called ‘Operation clean money’ is being carried out by a 1,800 strong team which is conducting searches at more than 50 places today (187 locations were raided on

Rajini, Kamal to attend Nadigar Sangam show

Chennai: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, actors Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan among others would attend ‘Natchathira Vizha 2018’ to be held in Kuala Lumpur on 6 January, organised by Nadigar Sangam. A series of events are being held in Kuala Lumpur on 6 January to collect funds for construction of own building by Nadigar Sangam. They include a star cricket, a soccer match between actors from Kollywood and stars from

Heavy rain approaches city, warns officials

Chennai: After a brief halt, rains are back again in the city as surprise showers were witnessed in many parts of Chennai last night. Met department said the low pressure area which formed over Andaman sea a couple of days ago is inching closer towards Tamilnadu coast blowing moist winds towards the land. The department has warned that heavy rains are likely to strike coastal regions today and tomorrow. An

With rain comes pain

Chennai: As the city has been witnessing rain in recent weeks, some people are experiencing bouts of illnesses, including toothache. News Today asks paediatric dental specialist of Apollo White Dental, Kavitha R, about the problems that arise during this season. Q: How is monsoon related to toothache? A; The most common reason for dental symptoms during cold weather is the cold air or water that contacts the exposed nerves of

'Singapore keen on starting new ventures in TN'

Chennai: Singapore is keen on starting new ventures in Tamilnadu and strengthening its ties with India, a diplomat of the country has said. “Singapore accounts for 3.4 per cent of India’s foreign trade and is keen on starting new ventures in Tamilnadu for improving trade and business,” Singapore’s Consul General in Chennai Roy Kho said. During his brief interaction with Governor Banwarilal Purohit here on Friday, Kho said, “India is