A 44-year old Chinese national bound for Hong Kong was today detained by custom officials at the airport here when he attempted to smuggle 27 kg of rosewood in a suitcase, airport sources said.
The power sector continues to be a source of concern in Tamil Nadu as chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday stepped into her third year in office.
Low-cost eateries Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa opened in Chennai in February are turning out to be a foil to food inflation.
Tamil Nadu government today said it will formulate a separate policy for sports and youth welfare covering various aspects such as infrastructure and promoting sporting activities.
Anti-nuclear activists have sought details of the emergency plan from the authorities to check their preparedness in evacuating people living within the 16-km radius of the Tamil Nadu's 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), an activist said on Tuesday.
Rejecting Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's charge that his party was behind the violence in various parts of the state, PMK founder S Ramadoss on Tuesday alleged that pro-Dalit Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi was behind the incidents.
Tamil Nadu government’s decision to withdraw structural licence to all the nine stands of the Chepauk stadium, which is to host the CSK versus DD T20 league match on Tuesday, has left cricket fans shocked and anxious.
Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa issued a stringent warning to the PMK saying her government would not hesitate to ban any political party involved in endangering public peace.
Three contract workers suffered bruises when a portion of a false ceiling at the recently inaugurated domestic terminal at the airport in Chennai fell down following heavy rains early today morning.
A terrorist wanted in Pakistan was today deported to Sri Lanka by a flight from Chennai after Andhra Pradesh police found him living in a remote village near Cuddapah for the past seven years without a valid visa, airport sources said.
One more person has been arrested in Coimbatore in connection with the April 17 blast near BJP office in Bengaluru that left 16 persons injured, police said today.
India's space agency is planning to have a total of five rocket launches in 2013 from its rocket launch pad at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, around 80 km from Chennai. This will include a mission to Mars later this year.
Expressing unhappiness over the Supreme Court order which gave the green signal for commissioning of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, anti-nuclear activists today termed the decision as "unjust" and said protests will continue.
With voting for Assembly elections in Karnataka over, DMK chief M Karunanidhi today urged the Centre to set up Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee to give effect to the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal orders.
PMK leader and former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss was arrested by Kancheepuram police today in connection with an alleged hate speech case filed against him.