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Guided Missile Destroyer INS Chennai Joins the Indian Navy


Mumbai, Nov 21: INS Chennai, a P 15A Guided Missile Destroyer, was commissioned into the Indian Navy by the Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar at an impressive ceremony held at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai today. The event marks the formal induction into the Navy of the third and the last of the three ‘Kolkata’ class destroyers, indigenously designed by ...

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Actor Rajinikanth turns 65, calls off celebrations for Chennai floods


Chennai, Dec 12 : The powerhouse of Tamil Cinema, actor Rajinikanth, celebrated his 65th birthday on Saturday. Born as Shivaji Rao Gaekwad in 1950, Rajni had a humble beginning as a bus conductor in the Bangalore Transport Service. The king of style, Rajinikanth joined the Madras Film Institute to pursue a diploma in acting and later debuted in K Balachander’s ...

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Commercial flights not to resume at Chennai airport today, rain continues


Chennai, Dec 5 : Contrary to expectations, commercial flight operations in Chennai may take two more days to resume,, Minister of State for Aviation Mahesh Sharma has said. Earlier, it was expected that flight operations would resume partially at the airport on Saturday. Sharma said commercial flight services cannot be resumed at the airport as of now. “The airport’s basement ...

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Karunanidhi’s son Stalin accused of slapping Chennai metro co-passenger


Chennai, July 2: Tamil Nadu politician and former DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s son M K Stalin has embraced an controversy after being caught on camera slapping a co-passenger during a joy ride in metro. In a video that is in wide circulation, the DMK leader is seen slapping a passenger with the back of his hand. Media reports quoted Stalin’s ...

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Chennai to take on Mumbai in IPL 8 finale


Kolkata, May 24 : Two-time former champion Chennai Super Kings will take on Mumbai Indians at an extravagant finale of the eighth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the iconic Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata on Sunday. The match will put an end to the 47-day long cricketing extravaganza which has been embedded with high dozes of entertainment. As ...

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Awaiting verdict in Jaya DA case, TN govt delays Chennai Metro Rail project


Chennai, May 10 : The Tamil Nadu government led by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has been now put under severe criticism for delaying the commencement of the Chennai’s Metro Rail project. The project was initially scheduled to begin its operations in October 2014. Now that the phase one of the metro project is finally nearing completion, the government is not ...

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Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians


Mumbai, Apr 17 : Chennai Super Kings stormed past Mumbai Indians to achieve the target of 184 in 16.4 overs with 6 wickets in hand at an Indian Premier League match here at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday. Chennai Super Kings’ opener Dwayne Smith scored 62 off 30 balls while his partner Brendon McCullum smashed 46 off just 20 balls ...

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DMK demands CBI probe into Chennai building collapse


Chennai, July 12 : The opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu has demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the recent collapse of an 11-storey building that left more than 60 people dead. Despite Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa setting up a SIT (Special Investigation Team) to probe the collapse, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader and treasurer MK Stalin on ...

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