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June 15, 2024

Madras HC acquits 7 death row convicts, two others in TN doctor murder case

THE Madras High Court on Friday acquitted all the convicts, including seven on death row, in the sensational murder of neurosurgeon Dr SD Subbaiah in Chennai in an alleged property dispute in 2013.

Madras HC acquits 7 death row convicts, two others in TN doctor murder case

1 min

SC notice to NTA, Centre on plea for CBI probe

THE Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the National Testing Agency (NTA) and the Centre on a plea seeking CBI investigation into allegations of question paper leak and other irregularities in the NEET-UG exam held across the country on May 5 this year.

SC notice to NTA, Centre on plea for CBI probe

1 min

Delimitation hurdle for women quota

WITH its Southern allies in play, the BJP-led NDA government may face roadblocks in implementing the Women's Reservation Bill, which hinges on Census and delimitation.

1 min

Delhi L-G nod to prosecute Arundhati Roy under UAPA

DELHI Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena on Friday gave his nod to prosecute author-activist Arundhati Roy and Sheikh Showkat Hussain, former professor of the Central University of Kashmir, under the stringent UAPA in connection with a 2010 FIR, which accused the duo of \"delivering provocative speeches in public\".

1 min

Talks, diplomacy path for Ukraine peace, says Modi

Holds talks with Zelenskyy; meets Biden and other leaders; invites Pope Francis to India

Talks, diplomacy path for Ukraine peace, says Modi

1 min

₹1K/MONTH FOR BOYS UNDER 'TAMIL PUDHALVAN' FROM AUG

CHIEF Minister MK Stalin on Friday announced that the beneficiaries of the new 'Tamil Pudhalvan' scheme will start receiving the monthly assistance of ₹1,000 from August.

1 min

Bodies of 7 Tamils reach Kochi, sent to their homes on hearses

THE mortal remains of the seven Tamils who died in the recent fire accident in Kuwait were brought to Kochi airport on Friday by a special aircraft along with the bodies of 38 other Indian victims.

Bodies of 7 Tamils reach Kochi, sent to their homes on hearses

1 min

Gang waylays car on NH, tries to rob Kerala businessman

A daring highway robbery bid near Madukkarai on the outskirts of Coimbatore city early morning on Friday fizzled out due to the courage and presence of mind of a Kerala-based businessman whose car was intercepted by an armed masked gang.

Gang waylays car on NH, tries to rob Kerala businessman

1 min

3 hurt as CPM office in Nellai vandalised over inter-caste marriage

AT least 20 members of a dominant caste were detained by the Perumalpuram police for allegedly vandalising a CPM party office and attacking party functionaries for conducting the inter-caste marriage of a 23year-old woman hailing from a dominant caste and a 28-year-old SC man.

1 min

Experts: UGC biannual admission plan ambitious, implementation difficult

Academicians demand proper infrastructure in place, overhaul of administrative apparatus

Experts: UGC biannual admission plan ambitious, implementation difficult

2 mins

Leopard enters school, attacks man; steps on to tranquilise it

A man painting a government aided school building in the district had the worst of his nightmares come true when he was attacked by a leopard on Friday.

Leopard enters school, attacks man; steps on to tranquilise it

1 min

Man loses ₹25L in fake house deal, gets justice after 20 years

TWENTY years after Puzhuthivakkam resident S Kandasamy was cheated of 25.25 lakh and 'sold' a house by a lawyer and his wife using fraudulent documents, a local court convicted the suspects in the case on May 31 and ordered them to return the money to him.

Man loses ₹25L in fake house deal, gets justice after 20 years

1 min

Seruppadai leaves may help treat liver cancer, rheumatic swelling

SERUPPADAI leaves, scientifically known as Coldenia Procumbens, which is traditionally used in many rural parts of the state for treating rheumatic swelling, has anticancer properties that can prove effective in treating liver cancer, reveals a study conducted by researchers from University of Madras and TN Open University.

Seruppadai leaves may help treat liver cancer, rheumatic swelling

1 min

NDA fields PMK to fight Vikravandi bypoll

It's unanimous decision of NDA, says Annamalai; PMK likely to spell out name soon; NTK announces candidate

1 min

Minister announces ₹78.67 cr kuruvai package

EXPRESSING concern over the inability to open the Mettur dam this year for irrigation as per convention on June 12, Agriculture Minister MRK Panneerselvam on Friday announced a kuruvai package at a cost of 78.67 crore to safeguard the interests of farmers in the delta region.

Minister announces ₹78.67 cr kuruvai package

1 min

Tangedco procures 11K transformers with unique ID for better monitoring

AS part of reforms in distribution sector, Tangedco has purchased 11,000 transformers, each marked with a unique identification number.

1 min

Colourful start to filing of nominations

FIVE candidates filed their nomination papers for the Vikravandi bypoll on Friday.

Colourful start to filing of nominations

1 min

All is well in TN BJP, ‘akka' and 'thambi’ shake hands, call truce

BJP state president K Annamalai called on former state unit president Tamilisai Soundarajan at her Saligramam residence here on Friday and exchanged pleasantries ending speculations about rift between the two leaders.

All is well in TN BJP, ‘akka' and 'thambi’ shake hands, call truce

1 min

Delta farmers welcome package but want it to be disbursed expeditiously

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1 min

Farm-gate egg cost up ₹1, retail rate ₹7

The retail price of an egg has risen to 7 as the National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC) on Friday revised the farm-gate price in Namakkal to ₹5.60 from ₹4.60.

1 min

₹150 cr hashish seized in Velankanni

FILE THE 'Q' branch police here on Friday detained two persons from West Bengal who were allegedly found carrying about 75 kg of hashish.

₹150 cr hashish seized in Velankanni

1 min

Loco pilots stage protest demanding weekly off

DEMANDING mandatory week-off and limiting of consecutive night duty to two days as recommended by high-level committees, a large number of loco pilots under the banner of All India Loco Running Staff Association (AILRSA) staged a demonstration in front of the MMC complex at Chennai Central station on Friday.

1 min

Airport turns mourning ground as bodies of Kuwait fire victims arrive

CM Pinarayi, Suresh Gopi pay homage; IAF aircraft carrying 14 bodies left for Delhi at 1 pm

Airport turns mourning ground as bodies of Kuwait fire victims arrive

1 min

TTDC wants hotel evicted, BJP and IJK cry vendetta

TENSE moments prevailed at Race Course Road in the city on Friday when tourism officials attempted to take possession of its property where SRM Hotel stands, following the expiry of a lease agreement made with the Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC).

1 min

Chandrayaan-1 mission director passes away at 71

FORMER Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist and Mission Director for India's first deep space mission-Chandrayaan-1, Srinivas Hegde (71) passed away on Friday noon, at a private hospital in the presence of his family and friends.

Chandrayaan-1 mission director passes away at 71

1 min

MHA plans to attach assets of terrorists' aides in Jammu

WITH the focus of terrorists shifting increasingly towards Jammu, the government has decided to confiscate properties of terrorists' supporters in the region.

MHA plans to attach assets of terrorists' aides in Jammu

1 min

Navy emerging as new powerful force: Rajnath on visit to Eastern Command

AMID New Delhi's emphasis on the growing salience of the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) in the defence calculus, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday visited the Indian Navy's Eastern Naval Command (ENC).

Navy emerging as new powerful force: Rajnath on visit to Eastern Command

1 min

'More toppers due to syllabus cutback

Union education minister says accountability of NTA will be fixed if any lapses are found

'More toppers due to syllabus cutback

2 mins

Another RSS leader speaks of ‘ahankar' for BJP's poll debacle

AMID speculation of a growing schism between the BJP and its ideological mentor, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) following Lok Sabha election results, RSS leader Indresh Kumar has come down on the saffron party, albeit indirectly, on its recent election performance.

Another RSS leader speaks of ‘ahankar' for BJP's poll debacle

1 min

Forest fires take a toll on popular tourist hotspots of Uttarakhand

FOREST fires in Uttarakhand have dealt a significant blow to the state's tourism, especially impacting popular destinations like Kausani, Almora, Binsar, and Kasar Devi.

Forest fires take a toll on popular tourist hotspots of Uttarakhand

1 min

Dera chief moves HC seeking parole

DERA Sacha Sauda chief and rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has approached the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking directions for a 21-day furlough.

Dera chief moves HC seeking parole

1 min

C'garh arson: Collector, SP suspended, judicial panel formed for probe

THE Vishnu Deo Sai government has established a one-member judicial commission to probe the vandalisation of the Satnami community's religious symbol 'Jaitkhamb' at Amar Gufa near Giroudpuri Dham in Baloda Bazar on May 15-16.

C'garh arson: Collector, SP suspended, judicial panel formed for probe

1 min

Not Ajit factor, BJP's '400 paar' led to LS defeat, says Bhujbal

AFTER an RSS ideologue said that the alliance with the Ajit Pawar-led NCP was a factor behind the BJP's Lok Sabha poll setback in Maharashtra, NCP minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Friday said the deputy chief minister should not be made a scapegoat.

Not Ajit factor, BJP's '400 paar' led to LS defeat, says Bhujbal

1 min

Cong, SP to fight bypolls in alliance

UP prepares for another battle with 9 MLAs from the state elected to Lok Sabha

Cong, SP to fight bypolls in alliance

1 min

Punjab man, sole breadwinner of family, killed in Kuwait fire

HIMAT Rai (62) from Salempur village in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district, who was the sole breadwinner of his family, was among those killed in a fire at Al-Mangaf building in Kuwait.

Punjab man, sole breadwinner of family, killed in Kuwait fire

1 min

Cyril Ramaphosa set to be re-elected S Africa prez

SOUTH Africa's newly elected parliament met Friday and was expected to re-elect President Cyril Ramaphosa to form an unprecedented coalition government after his humbled ANC cobbled together a deal.

Cyril Ramaphosa set to be re-elected S Africa prez

1 min

Privacy risk: Microsoft delays release of AI feature

NEW laptops equipped with Microsoft Windows start shipping to customers next week without a flagship feature called Recall that drew concerns about privacy and cybersecurity.

1 min

No ceasefire till Ukraine pulls back its troops, says Putin

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin on Friday demanded Ukraine effectively surrender to Moscow if it wants to open peace talks, drawing rebukes from Kyiv and the West.

No ceasefire till Ukraine pulls back its troops, says Putin

1 min

G7 demands China play by rules

The Group of Seven countries call on Beijing to end its market distorting trade practices and support for Russia's war in Ukraine

G7 demands China play by rules

2 mins

US court levies $194 mn penal charges on TCS

A US court has levied penal charges of about $194 million on IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for misappropriation of trade secrets, a regulatory filing said on Friday.

1 min

Stanley Lifestyles sets IPO price brand at ₹351-369

BENGALURU-based luxury furniture major Stanley Lifestyles has fixed ₹351-369 as price band for its ₹537 crore initial public offer opening on June 21.

1 min

Hyundai Motor India files paper to raise ₹25K crore via IPO

SOUTH KOREAN automaker Hyundai Motor India is said to have filed draft papers for an initial public offering (IPO) for its India unit (Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL)) with capital markets regulator SEBI on Friday.

Hyundai Motor India files paper to raise ₹25K crore via IPO

1 min

'India-UK trade pact issues to resolve after polls in UK'

THE pending issues relating to the long-awaited free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the UK will be sorted following the general elections in Britain, according to a government official.

'India-UK trade pact issues to resolve after polls in UK'

1 min

May trade deficit widens to 7-month high at $23.78 bn

Goods exports grew 9.1% to 38.2 bn, import rose 7.7% to 61.9 bn; in April-May, exports Up 5.1% at 73.12 bn, imports rose 8.89% to 116 bn

May trade deficit widens to 7-month high at $23.78 bn

1 min

Difference between retail, wholesale inflation narrows to 16-mnth low

THE gap between retail inflation and wholesale inflation has narrowed to 16-month low as the latter rose to a 15-month high in May to 2.6%.

1 min

Corpus under NPS, APY crossed ₹12.3L cr; PFRDA raising awareness

THE Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) Chairman Deepak Mohanty on Friday said the total corpus under the National Pension System (NPS) and Atal Pension Yojana (APY) has crossed 12.3 lakh crore as of now and a target has been set at ₹15 lakh crore this fiscal year.

1 min

Vodafone likely to sell its stake in Indus Tower for $2.3 billion

TELECOM giant Vodafone Group is expected to sell its ene tire $2.3 billion stake in Indus Towers through block deals next week, Reuters reported on Friday quoting sources.

Vodafone likely to sell its stake in Indus Tower for $2.3 billion

1 min

Sports minister-IOA meeting symbolic but challenges remain

THIS is rare.If senior sports administrators are to be believed, it could be one of the first instances of a sports minister visiting the India Olympic Association (IOA) office after taking charge.

2 mins

BAI for personal coaches' inclusion during Oly

2012: 1 bronze. 2016: 1 silver. 2020: 1 bronze. 2024: ?. Indian shuttlers will be hopeful of maintaining country's habit of returning with a medal from the Olympics.

BAI for personal coaches' inclusion during Oly

2 mins

BEND IT LIKE FAROOQI

Left-arm pacer is the leading wicket-taker in the T20 World Cup at the moment with 12 scalps from three matches

BEND IT LIKE FAROOQI

3 mins

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