• Liquor outlets to be opened in Chennai from Tuesday
    Chennai, August 17 (IANS): The Tamil Nadu state government has decided to reopen retail liquor shops in Chennai from Tuesday onwards after a gap of several months. Liquor retail is a state monopoly run by the Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation or popularly known as Tasmac. According to the government, the liquor shops will function between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. and only 500 tokens will be issued daily. Customers will have to wear masks and maintain social distance. Liquor
  • SRMIST provides options for students to study abroad with SAT Scores
    Kattankulathur, July 26 (MExN): The SRM Institute of Science and Technology – SRMIST(formerly known as SRM University), Chennai, as a member of the India Global Higher Education Alliance of the US based College Board that conducts the SAT examinations, is offering attractive scholarships of up to 35% for students with SAT scores, a press release from the institute informed.   The offers include transfer /twining programme where the students get study final 2 years abroad
  • India arrests South Korean CEO, 11 others for gas leak at LG Polymers
    CHENNAI, July 8 (Reuters):  Indian police have arrested 12 LG Polymers officials, including its South Korean Chief Executive Sunkey Jeong, an officer said on Wednesday, two months after a gas leak at the company's south Indian chemical plant killed 12.   The arrests were made under a case of culpable homicide filed against the company, a unit of South Korea's LG Chem Ltd, and its officials, stemming from the leak that occurred in the early hours on May 7 in th
  • No chance of extending lockdown after June 30: TN CM
    Chennai, June 20 (IANS): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Saturday said there was no chance of extending the lockdown after June 30.   Talking to reporters here Palaniswami said till now there is no chance of extending the lockdown.   He also said only God knows when the spread of Coronavirus will come down and the doctors are saying that the spread will come down step-by-step and the government is taking necessary measures.   He said a total
  • 11 new COVID-19 cases; State’s tally at 36
    Dimapur, May 30 (MExN): Nagaland recorded 11 new cases of COVID-19 on May 30 bringing the state’s total number of active cases to 36. All the active cases are related to the Shramik special train from Chennai that reached the state on May 22. Out of the 36 COVID-19 positive cases, Dimapur has reported 22 cases, Kohima with 9 cases and Tuensang with 5 cases. All the positive persons are being kept under medical observation at the designated COVID-19 Hospitals and active