Ranjani rocks in Carnatic vocal contest Ranjani got first prize in a Carnatic vocal competition held in Singapore recently. The competition was conducted by Singapore government and the participants were judged by renowned vocalist Sudha Raghunathan. Ranjani bagged first prize in national Indian music competition. Many appreciated Ranjani for her performance and wished her a bright future in music field.
The naked body of an Infosys techie was found in his dormitory in the company’s office on the outskirts of Chennai. 32-year-old Ilayaraja Arunachalam was found on a bed in the building on the Mahindra World City campus. Police said the techie had left his workstation on Monday evening, but did not reach home. His wife filed a police complaint.… Continue reading "Infosys techie found dead at office campus"
Since the Chennai Silks building which caught fire today is said to be in precarious condition, it is likely to be brought down. Minister R B Udhayakumar, Chennai collector Anbuselvan, police commissioner A K Viswanathan and other higher officials visited the spot. A major fire broke out this morning at Chennai Silks, a leading textile showroom in Usman Road, T… Continue reading "Chennai Silks building likely to be demolished"
A major fire broke out this morning at Chennai Silks, a leading textile showroom in Usman Road, T Nagar, the commercial hub of the city. “The fire began at around 4 am. There was welding work going on, following which the fire broke out. The fire personnel are still putting out the fire,” an official was quoted as saying. Firemen… Continue reading "Fire mishap at Chennai Silks"
The summer break for government and aided schools in Tamil Nadu has been extended by a week in view of the prevailing heat conditions in the state. School education department has announced that schools will reopen only on June 7 instead of June 1. This followed requests from parents. According to a school education department official, “Due to the unbearable… Continue reading "TN schools to reopen on June, delay due to heat"
Hatsun Agro Product Ltd, India’s largest private sector dairy company, has clarified that its products including Arokya, branded liquid milk, meet the highest quality standards. Other milk dealers too have maintained the same. Chairman and managing director of Hatsun, R G Chandramogan, said, “We procure milk directly from farmers in Tamilnadu and have heavily invested in procurement infrastructure over the… Continue reading "Private players deny minister’s comments, say their milk is safe"
Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has granted an interim stay on release of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination results which is scheduled to be declared on June 8. In an interim order on a petition challenging the conduct of NEET exam on May 7, the Madurai bench restrained the CBSE from announcing the results till final… Continue reading "Madras HC puts NEET results on hold"
Velammal student Miss. R. Vaishali wins Gold Medal in Asian Continental Women’s Blitz Chess Championship
Miss R. Vaishali of Velammal Matric. Hr. Sec. School, Mugappair, Chennai – 37 won the Gold Medal in Asian Continental Women’s Blitz Chess Championship 2017 organised by Asian Chess Federation conducted between 12th May 2017 and 21st May 2017 held at Chengudu, China. Out of 9 rounds she has scored 8 points and won the gold Medal. She has also… Continue reading "Velammal student Miss. R. Vaishali wins Gold Medal in Asian Continental Women’s Blitz Chess Championship"
Scores of pro-Tamil activists were detained at the Marina here when they tried to hold a memorial for Tamil victims of the last leg of the Sri Lankan ethnic strife as the famed seashore is out of bounds to hold protests. Every year, volunteers from the ‘May 17 movement’ gather at Marina Beach to remember Tamil fighters and Sri Lankan… Continue reading "Cops round up over 200 pro-Tamil activists at Marina"
Ford India organized its marquee ‘Great Ford Endeavour Drive’ for select customers and media in Chennai on Saturday to give a first-hand experience of its premium true, blue SUV’s best-in-class off-roading capabilities. The experiential drive, set amidst natural terrain on the outskirts of Chennai, simulated challenging off-roading conditions including — sharp turns, steep hill climbs & hill descent, wading through… Continue reading "Ford Brings Great Endeavour Drive Experience to Chennai"