Chennai

  • Tamil Nadu: CM Jayalalithaa told to appear in court on October 1 in tax case 14 hours 20 minutes ago

    Chennai: A court on Thursday asked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala to appear before it "without fail" on October 1 in income tax returns case. When the matter came up for hearing before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate R Dakshinamurthy, the defence counsel filed petitions seeking adjournment of...
  • Doeschate praises Russell after KKR's winning start to CLT20 21 hours 11 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Ryan ten Doeschate heaped praise on team-mate Andre Russell for taking the game away from Chennai Super Kings with a scintillating knock and open their campaign in the Champions League Twenty20 on a winning note. Doeschate said the victory is crucial for his side ahead of...
  • CLT20: Gambhir hails 'unbelievable' Russell, Doeschate 21 hours 27 minutes ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said Andre Russell and Ryan ten Doeschate played "unbelievable" knocks and also hailed spinner Sunil Narine for his economical spell, which according to him were instrumental in his side's three-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in the Champions League Twenty20 opener in...
  • CLT20: Doeschate, Russell take Kolkata to a three-wicket win over Chennai Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Andre Russell smashed a breathtaking half century while Ryan ten Doeschate struck a fine unbeaten 51 to guide IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders to a three-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Wednesday. Chasing a competitive 158 for win, KKR...
  • Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal visits Chennai, Hyderabad to attract investors Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal will be on a two-day visit to Chennai and Hyderabad from Thursday to meet leading industrialists with an intention to attract investments in the state. During the meeting with industry leaders, Badal will showcase investment opportunities in Punjab along with highlighting state as...
  • Chennai ISL franchisee to be named 'Chennians FC' Yesterday

    Kolkata: The Chennai ISL franchisee would be soon be officially unveiled as 'Chennians FC', according to a team insider. "The owners want to give a name which would have a feel of the city. The team is awaiting the arrival of its marquee manager-cum-player Marco Materazzi. Maybe after he joins the...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Tournament proper begins with KKR, CSK battle Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Depleted by the absence of some high-profile cricketers, IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will have a tough task at hand when they lorn horns with the formidable Chennai Super Kings in the opening Group A match of Champions League T20...
  • We will need to adapt to Champions League Twenty20, says MS Dhoni Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Chennai Super Kings' campaign in the last edition of the Indian Premier League was hampered due to Dwayne Bravo's injury which hurt the balance of their side and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is happy that the prolific all-rounder is back again to don the yellow jersey. "The good thing for...
  • CLT20: Tournament proper begins with KKR, CSK battle Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Depleted by the absence of some high-profile cricketers, IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will have a tough task at hand when they lorn horns with the formidable Chennai Super Kings in the opening Group A match of Champions League T20 here on Wednesday. Buoyed by their thumping success in the...
  • CLT20: IPL teams bank on home advantage 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, with their rich experience of playing in high-pressure matches, will begin the competition as pre-tournament favourites as the tournament proper of Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) gets underway in Hyderabad with a Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match on Wednesday. Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • Each time I come to India, I know this country more: Arnold Schwarzenegger 3 days ago

    Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger was in Chennai to attend the music release of Tamil director Shankar's new film 'I'. The 67-year-old star of such films as Terminator, Predator and True Lies spoke to CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand about the visit and much more. ...
  • Good to have Dwayne Bravo back for CLT20, says MS Dhoni 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Chennai Super Kings' campaign in the last edition of Indian Premier League was hampered due to Dwayne Bravo's injury which hurt the balance of their side and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is happy that the prolific all-rounder is back again to don the yellow jersey. "The good thing for us...
  • Snapshot: Arnold Schwarzenegger arrives in Chennai, will meet Rajinikanth 3 days ago

    Chennai: Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived here Monday morning amidst tight security to attend the audio launch of Vikram-starrer Tamil romantic-thriller "I". The audio launch will take place Monday evening at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, where the star of the "Terminator" film series, will share the dais with Tamil...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders hungry to taste CLT20 success 3 days ago

    Reigning Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders are looking to justify their "reputation" with a good showing in the sixth edition edition of the Champions League Twenty20. "We can always make a comeback (in IPL) when you don't start off well as the tournament is two month long. But CLT20...
  • Sharjah tourism to conduct road shows in 5 Indian cities 4 days ago

    Dubai: Seeking to attract Indian tourists to some of its exotic locations, Sharjah will organise tourism road shows across five cities, including New Delhi and Mumbai, from Monday. Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority will conduct road shows in Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore as part of its efforts...
  • Chennai: Man held for forcing women into flesh trade 4 days ago

    Chennai: A 38-year-old man was on Sunday arrested for allegedly forcing women into prostitution after promising them jobs in his massage parlour. Police said that Anand, owner of a massage parlour, was arrested and four women, hailing from Manipur and Sikkim, were rescued. He promised them jobs...
  • Tamil Nadu: Fake currency notes seized; one held 5 days ago

    Chennai: A 24-year-old man from West Bengalhas been arrested for alleged possession of fake Indian currency notes with a total face value of Rs 88,000, police said on Saturday. Partha Pathru was arrested on Friday when he tried to buy a pack of cigarettes, trying to exchange a Rs 1,000...
  • Marco Materazzi joins Chennai Titans in Indian Super League 6 days ago

    Former Italy defender Marco Materazzi has joined Chennai in the new Indian Super League (ISL) following in the footsteps of former national team mate Alessandro Del Piero. The 41-year-old Materazzi will be player-manager of the team co-owned by Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, a league spokesman told Reuters on Friday. Materazzi is expected...
  • Abhishek Bachchan expresses eagerness to work in a Tamil film 1 week ago

    Chennai: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan today expressed his eagerness to work in a Tamil film as he recalled his 'old bond' with this city. The 'Guru' star, who is the owner of the Chennai franchise in Indian Super League (ISL), is also looking forward to spend some sporting days here as...
  • Chennai Super Kings chase second CLT20 title 6 days ago

    Two-time IPL champions and one-time winners of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), Chennai Super Kings are one of the best teams in the business. It wouldn't be an overstatement to say that they are a nightmare for their opponents with two IPL titles in seven seasons, and the only...
  • Antique idols brought to Chennai 1 week ago

    Chennai: Two antique statues of Hindu deities, allegedly stolen from temples here before being sold to art galleries in Australia, returned home on Thursday. The statues of Nataraja and Ardhanariswara were handed over by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the former's India visit last week. ...
  • Chennai Police to monitor crime reporters, keeping a tab on the press September 9, 2014

    Chennai: Chennai police is monitoring crime reporters in the city to ensure that there are no negative news reports in the media. According to reports, an internal circular issued by the Chennai police has named 4 senior officials to keep a tab on print reporters and media houses in the...
  • Chennai: Bomb threats to two schools turn out to be hoax September 8, 2014

    Chennai: Hoax bomb threat calls to two schools kept the city police on their toes on Monday. The calls were received at the police control room this morning where the caller claimed that bombs had been planted in two private schools in the city, officials said. ...
  • Big FM's Big Chennaiite Awards honour unsung heroes of Chennai September 7, 2014

    Chennai: The city of Chennai celebrated its 375th birthday a few weeks ago, but the festivities have continued. As part of the celebrations, Big FM has created the Big Chennaiite awards to honour ordinary people who have made a difference to the city and the society. An exhaustive on-air campaign by...
  • Syndicate Bank fraud case: ED attaches Rs 12 crore assets September 6, 2014

    Chennai: The Enforcement Directorate has attached eight immovable properties consisting of about 80 residential units at several neighbourhoods here worth Rs 12 crore as a followup in a bank fraud case. The properties had been purchased by one Kumar alias Vijayakumar by obtaining several loans, including housing and...
  • Sri Lankan fishing boat apprehended near Chennai coast September 6, 2014

    Chennai: Five Sri Lankan fishermen along with their boat have been apprehended for fishing in Indian waters and 300 kg of tuna fish seized from them by the Indian Coast Guard off the Chennai coast. ICG ship Rajdhwaj and its fixed wing aircraft during routine patrol apprehended the Sri Lankan...
  • Marco Materazzi on Chennai Titans radar for Indian Super League September 5, 2014

    Former Italian World Cup winner Marco Materazzi, who was famously head-butted by Zinedine Zidane in the 2006 summit match, could become the marquee manager-cum-player of Chennai Titans in the upcoming Indian Super League. Sources said representatives from the Chennai franchise have had a discussion with the former Inter Milan centre-back and...
  • Varun Aaron signs up with Durham for county championship September 5, 2014

    London: Rising Indian pacer Varun Aaron has signed up with the Durham Cricket Club in the ongoing County season, replacing Australian all-rounder John Hastings, who would be playing for Chennai Super Kings in this month's Champions League Twenty20 in India. "Durham CCC is delighted to announce that Varun Aaron will join...
  • Arrangements made for PM's Teachers' Day address: Chennai's Hindu Senior Secondary School September 4, 2014

    Schools across the country are preparing to telecast the PM's speech live for students. Government sources say no private school has objected to following the directives. ...