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June 18, 2024

Goods train rams express, kills 9

Stationary Kanchanjunga Express hit in the rear by speeding goods train in West Bengal

Goods train rams express, kills 9

1 min

Rahul picks Rae Bareli, Priyanka to make poll debut from Wayanad

ENDING suspense, the Congress on Monday announced that former party chief Rahul Gandhi will retain the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will make her electoral debut from the Wayanad seat.

Rahul picks Rae Bareli, Priyanka to make poll debut from Wayanad

1 min

Spooked by superstition, man kills infant grandson

A 58-year-old man, S Veeramuthu, was arrested on Monday near Jayankondam for the murder of his month-old grandson on Friday.

Spooked by superstition, man kills infant grandson

1 min

India Committed To Boost Strategic Ties With US: PM

INDIA is committed to strengthening its comprehensive global strategic partnership with the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday after meeting the US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, who is on an official visit to India.

India Committed To Boost Strategic Ties With US: PM

1 min

Fresh peace talks with Meiteis & Kukis: Shah

UNION home minister Amit Shah on Monday said the Centre would hold talks with both the Meiteis and the Kukis to bridge the ethnic divide in Manipur and restore peace and tranquility at the earliest.

Fresh peace talks with Meiteis & Kukis: Shah

1 min

Live-in relationships end when either party decides to leave, says Madras HC

HOLDING that a live-in relationship entered into by a man already married with five children with another woman cannot get the status of a legal marriage in the absence of formalisation of the relationship through marriage as per the law, the Madras High Court ruled that such a man cannot claim rights over property that stands on the woman's name following a settlement deed.

2 mins

Estranged husband hacks Kanchi cop in broad daylight

A 31-year-old woman constable in uniform was attacked with a sickle allegedly by her husband in broad daylight on Monday afternoon in Kancheepuram town.

Estranged husband hacks Kanchi cop in broad daylight

1 min

25 TN students back from UK with AI know-how

TWENTY-five students who attended a one-week training program at Durham University in the UK, aimed at gaining international exposure and advanced skills in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, returned to Chennai on Monday.

25 TN students back from UK with AI know-how

1 min

Prevent water theft from LBP canal, collectors told

PRINCIPAL secretary in the water resources department (WRD) Sandeep Saxena has directed collectors of Erode, Tiruppur and Karur districts to take steps to prevent water theft from the Lower Bhavani Project (LBP) canal.

1 min

Wounded 9-year-old tiger treated, released into wild

Rope used to tie cattle was lodged in back of big cat causing injury

Wounded 9-year-old tiger treated, released into wild

1 min

Woman attacked by buffalo, dragged by horns

Severely injured, but victim expected to make full recovery; corpn mulls banning rearing of cattle in specific areas

Woman attacked by buffalo, dragged by horns

1 min

One accused dies while cops drag filing of ganja case chargesheet for 3.5 years

IN yet another instance of the Chennai police messing up a ganja case investigation leading to an acquittal, a city trial court has now found that the police filed the chargesheet in a case three-and-a-half years after filing the FIR.

1 min

DMK: AIADMK's boycott a ploy to realign with BJP

THE DMK on Monday criticised the opposition AIADMK for its decision to boycott the Vikravanadi by-election.

1 min

TN added 586 MW to wind-power grid last fiscal, ranks third in India

Officials say installation could go up by 30% if wind energy re-powering policy is implemented

TN added 586 MW to wind-power grid last fiscal, ranks third in India

1 min

Shelf life of false ideology of Tamils is long over, says Guv Ravi

GOVERNOR RN Ravi on Monday said the shelf life of a 'fabricated and false ideology' that Tamil people are a different race, their language is different etc, is long over.

Shelf life of false ideology of Tamils is long over, says Guv Ravi

1 min

With changing political landscape, Vikravandi can become anybody's fort

POLITICAL dynamics around the by-election to Vikravandi have been spiced up with the principal opposition party in the Assembly, AIADMK, boycotting the bypoll and PMK fielding a candidate against the ruling DMK.

1 min

State must act against caste outfits creating tension: CPM

THE state must act against caste outfits that are fuelling communal tensions after intercaste marriages, and pass a bill to protect intercaste couples and prevent honour killing, CPM state secretary K Balakrishnan said on Monday.

1 min

As heat subsides, Aavin daily milk procurement back to 32 lakh litres

AAVIN'S dairy milk procurement, which dropped to less than 27 lakh litres a day in February, has rebounded to 31.6 lakh litres since the first week of June.

As heat subsides, Aavin daily milk procurement back to 32 lakh litres

1 min

EPS' charges baseless, DMK govt brought in many achievements to agri sector: MRK

AGRICULTURE Minister MRK Panneerselvam on Monday described as baseless the recent charges of AIADMK general secretary Edappadi K Palnaiswami regarding the agriculture situation in the state, and asserted that the DMK government has made many achievements during the past three years which included an increase in the food grain production and the increase in the cultivation area.

1 min

K'taka CM dares BJP to protest against centre

Siddaramaiah asks why petrol prices surged during Modi's tenure though crude oil prices dropped by over 20%

1 min

Pocso: Yediyurappa appears before CID

FORMER chief minister and senior BJP leader BS Yediyurappa, who is an accused in a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) case, appeared before the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for inquiry on Monday.

Pocso: Yediyurappa appears before CID

1 min

Indian accused in Pannun murder plot taken to US

NIKHIL Gupta, accused by the US Department of Justice in November 2023 of allegedly being involved in the murder-forhire of US citizen and Khalistani separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, was extradited to the US on June 14 from Ruzyne Airport in Prague, a year after his detention there.

Indian accused in Pannun murder plot taken to US

2 mins

Safety goes off track, sends shivers down spine of travellers

A probe focusing on lapses in signalling or operational procedures has been launched

2 mins

40% People With Bipolar Disorder Achieved Complete Mental Health'

OVER 40% of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder were free of symptoms and about a quarter achieved complete mental health, a new study has said.

40% People With Bipolar Disorder Achieved Complete Mental Health'

1 min

BJP likely to retain speaker, NDA meet soon

THE BJP is likely to retain the Lok Sabha Speaker post in the NDA-III government and incumbent Om Birla may continue for another term, sources in the party indicated on Monday.

BJP likely to retain speaker, NDA meet soon

2 mins

5 Union ministers to steer BJP plan in assembly polls

WEEKS after falling short of a majority on its own in the Lok Sabha elections, the BJP shifted its attention towards the assembly polls scheduled later this year.

1 min

Nitish MP says he won't help Muslims & Yadavs'

JANATA Dal-United MP Devesh Chandra Thakur on Monday stoked a controversy with his remarks that he will not accept requests for help from people belonging to Muslim and Yadav communities as they didn't vote for him in the recently held Lok Sabha elections.

1 min

5 Maoists, including 2 women, gunned down in J'khand encounter; 2 arrested

FIVE Maoists, including two women, were gunned down, while two others were arrested in an encounter with security forces in Jharkhand's Chaibasa, police said, adding the rebels included a zonal and a sub-zonal commander.

5 Maoists, including 2 women, gunned down in J'khand encounter; 2 arrested

1 min

Vadodara BJP chief links grant to poor turnout

BJP's Vadodara president Dr Vijay Shah stirred a controversy by asserting that booths with lower voter turnout in the last three elections will not qualify for financial assistance.

1 min

Parties set for July retest in 7 states

Barely after a month of Lok Sabha elections, major political parties to lock horns yet again

Parties set for July retest in 7 states

2 mins

Jain idols to be restored in Gujarat after protests

THE Gujarat government on Monday directed officials in Panchmahal district to restore centuries-old Jain idols to their original location near the steps leading to the Kalika Mata temple on Pavagadh hill.

Jain idols to be restored in Gujarat after protests

1 min

Uddhav to sue poll official over defeat by 48 votes in Mumbai Northwest seat

THE Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena will move court against the returning officer of the Mumbai Northwest Lok Sabha seat for \"illegally\" declaring the rival Sena candidate a winner by a mere 48 votes.

1 min

Chinese, Philippine vessels collide in South China Sea

Both sides blame each other of the collision; Washington condemns Beijing's aggressive, dangerous maneuvers that led to the collision

Chinese, Philippine vessels collide in South China Sea

1 min

Israel-Hamas truce attempt in trouble

ISRAELI Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dissolved the influential War Cabinet that has overseen the fighting in Gaza, Israeli officials said on Monday, a move that comes days after a key member of the body bolted from the government over frustration with the Israeli leader's handling of the war.

1 min

Nuclear-armed nations continue to modernise weapons, says think tank

THE world's nine nuclear-armed states continue to modernise their nuclear weapons as the countries deepened their reliance on such deterrence in 2023, a Swedish think tank said on Monday.

1 min

Air India admits presence of blade in passenger's meal

IN the ongoing long list of pitiable services offered by Air India, the airline has now admitted the presence of a \"foreign object\", believed to be a metal blade, in a meal that was served to a passenger last week.

Air India admits presence of blade in passenger's meal

1 min

Som Distilleries blames contractor for child labour fiasco, ends vendor's services

MIRED in controversy over the use of child labours in one of its plants, New Delhi-based Som Distilleries and Breweries has come out in defence saying that the issue is not related to its associate private limited company which deals primarily in country liquor, and is not a listed entity as reported by some sections of the media.

1 min

'Need to reassess concession on gold, silver imports under FTA with UAE'

INDIA needs to reassess tariff concession on gold and silver imports from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) under its India-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), as the massive surge in imports is adversely impacting current account deficit of the country, according to a recent report by Delhi-based think tank GTRI.

'Need to reassess concession on gold, silver imports under FTA with UAE'

1 min

Job Market To Witness Promising Growth In July-December 2024, Say Experts

FOR the quarter beginning July 2024, the job market across sectors such as BFSI, manufacturing, construction and retail will see an uptick in employability, according to experts.

Job Market To Witness Promising Growth In July-December 2024, Say Experts

1 min

Hyundai avails ₹1,200 cr tax exemptions in FY23

HYUNDAI Motors India, which is looking to raise ₹25,000 crore through public issue of shares, has availed tax exemptions and government incentives worth ₹886 crore in the first nine months of 2023-24, the draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) of the company showed.

Hyundai avails ₹1,200 cr tax exemptions in FY23

1 min

FISME urges overhaul of NPA classification norms

IN a recent presentation to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Budget, the Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) highlighted concerns pertaining to the mechanism for non-performing assets (NPA) classification, which has proven to be detrimental to MSMEs recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic.

1 min

FPIs turn cautious, pull out ₹37K cr in FY25

High valuations and uncertainty surrounding upcoming budget provide little incentive for FPIs to invest in Indian mk

2 mins

Trouble at top continues for Pak

With early exit from the WC, the 2022 runners-up have some tough decisions to make

Trouble at top continues for Pak

3 mins

Match-fixing allegations to dreaming again: Romania's rise

ONE of the geopolitical quirks of Group E is the presence of multiple countries which once called the Soviet Bloc home.

Match-fixing allegations to dreaming again: Romania's rise

2 mins

Profligate Belgium stunned by Slovakia

SLOVAKIA caused the first upset at Euro 2024 as Ivan Schranz fired the underdogs to a 1-0 win against Belgium on Monday.

Profligate Belgium stunned by Slovakia

1 min

CITY RIDERS COME TO FORE

IT was a day of the \"double\" at the Madras International Circuit on Sunday as the first round of the MRF MMSC fmsci Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2024 concluded with the new generation of riders outshining the old guards.

1 min

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