The panel set up to probe the sex scandal in Aruppukottai, where a woman college teacher Nirmala Devi allegedly prodded students to extend sexual favours to university officials, on Thursday launched an inquiry, while the assistant professor’s lawyer claimed she faced threat in jail. Santhanam, who was appointed by Governor Banwarilal Purohit, arrived in Madurai on Thursday morning and summoned the vice-chancellor of Madurai… Continue reading "Prof sex scandal: Top officials of MKU grilled, 7 CBCID teams formed"
Tamil Nadu today approached the Supreme Court seeking contempt action against the Centre for “willful disobedience” in carrying out the mandate of the apex court on constituting the Cauvery Management Board for which the six-week deadline expired on Friday. In the 49 pages petition filed by the Tamil Nadu government it has been stated that the Central government has insulted the… Continue reading "Cauvery: TN files contempt of court plea against Centre"
Though a security guard was arrested in Nepal on Thursday in connection with a robbery in the Indian Overseas Bank’s Virugambakkam branch, the Chennai police are finding it tough to bring him to the city, due to extradition treaty between Nepal and India. Following this, they have sought the help of CBI and Interpol. “Since there are some issues in… Continue reading "Bank robbery: Chennai cops seek Centre, Interpol help to bring security guard to city"
Chennai: BMW Group Plant Chennai celebrated its 11th anniversary today at a memorable event. Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and students from the College of Engineering of Anna University, launched ‘SKILL NEXT»’, a technical skilling initiative. Together, they assembled a BMW engine and transmission at the main assembly line of BMW Group Plant Chennai to commemorate the beginning of the project.… Continue reading "BMW Group India celebrates the 11th anniversary of Plant Chennai"
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"