• Fri, May 26, 2017
  • Ooty court warrants against 8 actors stayed

    Updated: May, 26, 201712:31 AM

    In a big relief for as many as eight actors, including Surya and Sarathkumar, who were slapped with non-bailable warrants by a court in Udhagamandalam for their failure to appear in a defamation case,...
    Ooty court warrants against 8 actors stayed
    Justice S Vimala while passing the interim direction also ordered notice to the parties in a criminal restoration plea moved by the actors and adjourned the matter by two weeks for further hearing.The issue pertains to a complaint filed by journalist Rozario Maria Soosai of Udhagamandalam on October 7, 2009 against actors – Surya, Sarathkumar, Sathyaraj, Vivek, Arun Vijay, Sri Priya, Cheran and Vijay Kumar – for allegedly degrading a Tamil daily on a report carried by it alleging that prostitution was rife in the Tamil film industry. Aggrieved by the statements of the actors, Rozario filed a criminal defamation complaint on November 13, 2009, against the eight actors.But since the actors failed to appear before the judicial magistrate court in Udhagamandalam on May 15, 2017, the judge, Senthilkumar Rajavel, issued non-bailable warrants...
  • Migrant worker found dead on college premises Migrant worker found dead on college premises
    Updated: May, 26, 201712:05 AM

    An unidentified migrant worker was found dead on a college campus on Thursday.

  • ‘Friend’ hacks newly-wed man to death, held ‘Friend’ hacks newly-wed man to death, held
    Updated: May, 25, 201711:56 PM

    A 22-year-old was arrested for killing his friend who recently married a nursing college student amidst stiff opposition from both the families, in Vyasarpadi, on Thursday.

  • Auto driver fights for pup, loses life Auto driver fights for pup, loses life
    Updated: May, 25, 201711:54 PM

    The city police on Thursday arrested a 32-year-old ragpicker for beating a 30-year-old autorickshaw driver to death, over a quarrel that stemmed out of petting his new-born stray pup in Perambur.

  • 71 sovereigns burgled from HVF official’s house in Avadi 71 sovereigns burgled from HVF official’s house in Avadi
    Updated: May, 25, 201711:51 PM

    Burglars, who struck at a residence of a top official in Avadi Heavy Vehicles Factory (HVF), decamped with about 71.5 sovereigns of gold jewels, and other valuables, when he was out visiting his...

  • Visitors taken for a ride at Vandalur Zoo Visitors taken for a ride at Vandalur Zoo
    Updated: May, 25, 201708:52 AM

    No facilities, gimmick of a safari and exorbitant increase in rates to see less than half the exhibits, make a visit to the zoo a terrible experience.

  • Tambaram station to get food plaza ahead of status upgrade Tambaram station to get food plaza ahead of status upgrade
    Updated: May, 25, 201706:00 AM

    Grabbing a bite before starting your train journey from Tambaram station could well become a reality in the coming fortnight. Tambaram food plaza, touted to be one of the largest in southern Railway...

  • City sees ray of hope after rise in inflow into Mettur dam City sees ray of hope after rise in inflow into Mettur dam
    Updated: May, 25, 201704:30 AM

    The steady inflow into Stanley Reservoir in Mettur Dam has brought cheer among water managers as Chennai may now start receiving more water from Veeranam lake, one of the main water sources for the...

  • Four arrested for abetting women to self-immolate Four arrested for abetting women to self-immolate
    Updated: May, 25, 201701:55 AM

    The Elephant Gate police on Wednesday arrested four persons, including two women, for instigating two women to self-immolate.

  • More trouble for Sukesh Chandrasekhar More trouble for Sukesh Chandrasekhar
    Updated: May, 25, 201701:52 AM

    More trouble brews for conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar, who allegedly acted as a middleman for sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran.