Chennai sources stated that the city based commercial vehicle major said in a statement Hinduja Group flagship Ashok Leyland said it has bagged an order from the Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation to supply 300 double-decker buses. Meanwhile the delivery of buses to BRTC will take place within eight months.
The whole of DMK is in panic, with party members in worry over what Karunanidhi's son MK Alagiri is going to do after September 5. It’s a fact that there has never been a warm relationship between Stalin and Alagiri. Even post the death of DMK Chief Kalaignar M Karunanidhi, their tiff has widened.
Kollidam River, in Chidambaram, the whole town was surrounded by floods, and with more than 700 houses surrounded by water, the people and their loves have been heavily impacted. More than 2 lakh cubic feet of water has been released from Karnataka, and this has lead to flooding at Hogenakkal for an altitude of 20 feet.
As per report the Supreme Court on Friday said that the sub-committee must examine and find a way, if possible, to reduce the water level of the Mullaperiyar Dam to 139ft and ensure that it doesn’t cross the threshold. Meanwhile the Centre told the court that the sub-committee has decided to bring the level down by 2-3 feet in a phased manner, reported Bar and Bench.
None can forget the surprising incident in 2001, when the then Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, during an event conducted by Social and women's welfare department, fell in the feet of Chinnapillai and got her blessings. Born in Kallandhiri village in Azhagar Kovil road, Madurai, Chinnapillai is currently residing in Pillucheri village, 12 kilometers from Madurai. She was married to Perumal at the age of 12, and she gave birth to two sons.
The BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had been admitted in the Delhi AIIMS hospital passed away yesterday, after his health deteriorated. The senior leader had been the Prime Minister of India for 3 terms, and following kidney and urinary tract related issues, he had been admitted in AIIMS hospital, he was 93 years old.
The deputy Chief minister of Tamilnadu O Panneerselvam has urged people and the media not to approach the issue of non allocation of land for Karunanidhi memorial at Marina, in a political angle. The DMK chief Kalaignar M Karunanidhi had passed away on August 7 Chennai's Kauvery hospital
Atal Bihari Vajpayee took his last breath a few minutes ago and the nation mourns his loss. He is one of the biggest leaders the Nation has witnessed and his void can never be filled. His leadership, foresight, maturity, and eloquence put him in a league of his own.
The Meteorological department of Chennai has announced that there will be heavy rainfall for 2 more days. The low pressure area has been formed currently in the northwest zone of Bay of Bengal, and due to this, the southwest monsoon has been gaining strength slowly and steadily in Tamilnadu.
Chennai sources reported that the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR & CE) department has directed its officials to initiate action on private websites or agencies 'swindling' gullible devotees luring them of offering online services on behalf of the department managed temples.
Sources from Chennai added that the ruling AIADMK on Tuesday hit out at top actor Rajinikanth for slamming Chief Minister K Palanisamy over his absence from DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi's funeral and claimed he used a condolence meeting to try to graduate from a "part-time politician" to "full-time" one. Meanwhile the senior AIADMK leader D Jayakumar said he represented the government on the chief minister's direction at the funeral of the departed DMK leader on August 8.
Chennai sources stated that top Tamil star Rajinikanth on Monday suggested that Chief Minister K Palanisamy and his entire cabinet should have attended the burial of late DMK President M Karunanidhi last week at the Marina beach. Meanwhile the actor said he would have launched a protest if the government had appealed against a Madras High Court verdict, directing it to provide burial space to the Dravidian stalwart on Marina beach.
Tamil actor Parthiban has revealed that a senior political party member had offered him 100 crores to join his party, but since he had no idea about politics, had refused the offer. Parthiban had been to a book fair in Erode, and during the event, he had given an interesting speech, on the topic Cinemayanam, and briefed on his journey into films. During the course of his speech, he said that a political party leader had offered him 100 crores to join the party.
The whole of Tamilnadu has been facing heavy rains. Following huge rainfall in Chennai and suburban areas, from today evening, the normalcy of life has been affected. Due to the formation of low pressure in the Bay of Bengal, the Meteorological Department of Chennai had yesterday announced that there will be heavy rainfall in Chennai, Pondicherry, Theni, Nilgiris, Coimbatore cities.
DMK Chief MK Stalin had expressed that he had held the hands of Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy and had begged him to allot his father Karunanidhi a place for his memorial near the Anna memorial in Marina. Following the sad demise of DMK supreme Kalaignar M Karunanidhi last Tuesday at the Kauvery hospital, Chennai, the first general body meeting of DMK party
The Madurai bench of the Chennai high court has ordered the transfer of all the cases related to the Thoothukudi Sterlite shootout to CBI. After 15 PILs were filed in relation to the Thoothukudi shootout, Justice CT Selvam and Basheer after hearing the arguments, ordered the transfer of the cases filed by Thoothukudi police in connection to the 22 May 2018 protests against Sterlite to the CBI.
The Tamil cinema Industry had yesterday conducted a memorial event for the late former chief minister of Tamilnadu and DMK chief Kalaignar M Karunanidhi, and the event was attended by almost all top Tamil film industry celebs including Superstar Rajinikanth.
Chennai sources reported that it has hardly been a week since DMK Working President MK Stalin and his brother MK Alagiri, stood shoulder to shoulder as their father's coffin was lowered into the ground near the Anna memorial in Marina beach. Meanwhile a week later, the elder brother stood at the very same spot on Monday to signal an incoming rebellion in the party.
DMK chief Kalaignar M Karunanidhi had passed away last week, and following his death, the first general body meeting of the DMK party will be held today, presided by leader MK Stalin. The Meeting is set to happen amidst the cold war between Alagiri, Stalin, and Kanimozhi as Alagiri and Kanimozhi are competing for the same role in the party.
It has been said by inside sources that the competition for the post of DMK's treasurer has been the major reason for MK Alagiri's sudden outrage and extreme anger. Today morning, DMK leader, the late Kalaignar M Karunanidhi's son Alagiri had visited his father's memorial at the Marina, and paid his respects, and later when he spoke to the press, said that he had the support of majority of the DMK cadre. This statement
According to sources Tamilnadu Revenue and Disaster Management Department Minister RB Udayakumar spoke to the media in Chennai and stated that people have been evacuated from the low lying areas of Salem, Erode, and Namakkal districts following flood alerts issued in parts of the state. Meanwhile as per report heavy rains in Karnataka have resulted in the filling of the Mettur reservoir to its maximum capacity of 120 feet and the influx of water into the dam is at 1.3 lakh cusecs.
Chennai sources reported that the multiplex chain PVR cinemas announced Sunday that they will be acquiring the iconic Chennai brand SPI Cinemas, which was originally called Sathyam Cinemas. As per report from PVR cinemas, the founders of SPI Cinemas, Kiran M Reddy and Swaroop Reddy, will continue to be associated with the business and will provide “strategic guidance in integrating the business with PVR.”
In a major shocker for Chennai movie buffs, the iconic SPI Cinemas chain of theaters originally called as Sathyam, have been acquired by the multiplex giant PVR cinemas. As per the press release of PVR, Kiran Reddy, and Swaroop Reddy, the founders of SPI Cinemas will be associated with the business with their strategic guidance in the integration of SPI business with PVR.
Mahakavi Subramanya Bharathiyar was born to Chinnasami Subramanya Iyer and Lakhsmiammaal as “Subbayya” on December 11, 1881 in the Tamilnadu village of Ettayapuram. Though Bharathi was a people’s poet and a great nationalist, outstanding freedom fighter and social visionary, it is a recorded sad fact that there were only 14 people to attend his funeral.
By election is all set to be conducted for Thiruvarur constituency, where late DMK chief Kalaignar M Karunanidhi was the MLA. Following health issues and age related ailments, DMK supreme Kalaignar M Karunanidhi had passed away on Tuesday evening 6:10 pm at Kauvery hospital. In such a situation, DMK leader Karunanidhi's constituency Thiruvarur has been declared vacant, and the by election for the constituency will be held in less than 6 months duration.
The court has given conditional bail for healer Baskar who was arrested by the police a week ago. It has been expected that he'll be released today. Two weeks back, healer Baskar had given an advertisement, publicizing that he's all set to give training for natural pregnancy delivery at home, and this campaign had created huge controversy, following which there was unrest. A month back, a lady named Kiruthika had passed
India is soon about to witness the introduction of Tamil language domain names. People of Tamilnadu are one of the most prominent users of internet in the world. The percentage of Tamils using internet in Tamil language and looking for Tamil content has also been constantly increasing.