CHENNAI

  • Tamil Nadu: Cinema halls shut to protest Jayalalithaa sentencing September 30, 2014

    In order to show solidarity with former chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, cinema halls across Tamil Nadu are shut. Members of the Tamil Film Exhibitors Association are fasting to show their support for the AIADMK chief, who has been convicted and sentenced in 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. AIADMK...
  • TWTW: Arnold Schwarzenegger's crazy BJP fans September 21, 2014

    Legendary American actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was in Chennai last week where the BJP workers went into a frenzy to get a glimpse of him. ...
  • Each time I come to India, I know this country more: Arnold Schwarzenegger September 16, 2014

    Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger was in Chennai to attend the music release of Tamil director Shankar's new film 'I'. The 67yearold star of such films as Terminator, Predator and True Lies spoke to CNNIBN's Rajeev Masand about the visit and much more. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Timely heart transplant possible through team work, says doctor September 4, 2014

    Doctors on Tuesday transplanted the heart of a braindead accident victim from Bangalore to another patient in Chennai. The heart was flown away in a record two hours to save the life of a patient in a private hospital in Chennai. Asian Heart Institute, Medical Director, Dr Vijay Dsilva said,...
  • Chennai @ 375: All about superstar Rajinikanth phenomenon August 24, 2014

    As Chennai is celebrating its 375th birthday this week, we bring to you the story of superstar Rajinikanth. ...
  • Chennai @ 375: Mohan Raman tells the story of Kollywood August 21, 2014

    Mohan Raman is a Tamil movie actor and film historian, on the occasion of 375 years to the foundation of Chennai he tells about the journey of Tamil film industry popularly known as Kollywood. ...
  • Chennai at 375: Nirmala Lakshman's book 'Degree coffee by the yard' a biography of Madras August 20, 2014

    August 22, 1639 is considered the founding day of Madras city. Madras Day commemorates Madras city's founding by establishing Fort St George by the East India company in 1639. Nirmala Lakshman, author of 'Degree coffee by the yard' talks about the transformation of Madras to Chennai. In an interview to...
  • Chennai is world to me: Anirudh Ravichander August 18, 2014

    The famous young composer of Kolaveri Di comes out with his first independent single track on 375th anniversary of Chennai. ...
  • Watch: Vintage car rally as Chennai celebrates its 375th birthday August 17, 2014

    A vintage car rally was held in Chennai as the city celebrates its 375th birthday. The heritage motoring club of Chennai kick started the Madras week celebration that started on Sunday. ...
  • Is dress code in clubs a colonial hangover? July 15, 2014

    The recent incident of not allowing a Madras High Court judge into Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club in Chennai has triggered a controversy. It has led to a nationwide debate on the relevance of dress code which is being strictly followed by most of the clubs in India. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Who is to be blame for the Chennai building collapse? July 3, 2014

    The death toll in the Chennai building collapse has now risen to 60. Six days on, rescue operations are still on. ...
  • News 360: ISIS shifts Indian nurses to different location in Iraq July 3, 2014

    All the Indian nurses have been moved by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants from Tikrit to an unknown location in Iraq. All the 46 nurses who have been moved are from Kerala. ...
  • Chennai building collapse exposes several flaws in monitoring and regulation of multistorey constructions July 3, 2014

    Even as the death toll increases in the building collapse in Chennai, the tragedy has exposed several flaws in the monitoring and regulation of multistorey constructions. ...
  • News 360: TMC says 'rape for revenge' matter over, no action against MP July 2, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday gave a clean chit to its Lok Sabha MP Tapas Pal for his 'rape for revenge' remark. TMC MP and spokesperson Derek O'Brien said that the matter is over now. "The TMC is satisfied with the tone and tenor of the Tapas Pal's apology letter....
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Petrol prices hiked by Rs 1.69, diesel up by 50 paise June 30, 2014

    The ongoing crisis in Iraq has paved way to increase in oil prices in India. While petrol price has been hiked by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre, diesel prices has been increased by 50 paise a litre. ...
  • Chennai building collapse: 11 dead, 41 still trapped June 29, 2014

    At least 11 people have died so far after an under construction building collapsed in Chennai on Saturday. Rescue operations are still underway. "It will take two or three days to remove all the debris", SP Selvan, DIG, NDRF said. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who visited the site...
  • Travel escape: Exploring Chittorgarh, Chennai June 28, 2014

    CNNIBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escape' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this the episode, watch our journey through Chittorgarh and Chennai. ...
  • Chennai: Police, commuters hold up traffic to save a life June 18, 2014

    It's not a story you read about everyday, in Chennai, Police and doctors coming together to save someone's life, they cleared up traffic to transport a heart in less than 14 minutes over a distance of 12 kms helping in saving the life of a 21 year old. ...
  • News 360: Centre steps in to control prices, imposes minimum export price on onions June 17, 2014

    With India's wholesale price inflation rising to a fivemonth high in May, the government on Tuesday held a high level meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to discuss inflation. The Centre has advised the state governments to take appropriate steps to crack down on hoarding. ...
  • Watch: Rajini fever gears up in Chennai for 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 23, 2014

    Rajinikanth is back! After three long years, the superstar is back on the silver screen with a period drama called 'Kochadaiiyaan'. The film just like its name is unique as it introduces animated motion capture technology in 3D for the first time in India. ...
  • Expectations high from 'Kochadaiiyaan', say Rajini fans May 23, 2014

    Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest film 'Kochadaiiyaan' opened to packed theatres on Friday. His fans in Chennai were seen smearing his posters with milk and beating drums. Watch the video for more update on the blockbuster. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: UPA to set up probe panel over Gujarat Snoopgate case May 2, 2014

    The government is going ahead with a probe into the Gujarat snoopgate scandal. It will appoint a judge to head the probe panel by May 16 before the new government is formed. ...
  • Chennai twin blasts being probed by CBCID: Home Minister May 2, 2014

    Union Home Minister Sushil Kumart Shinde on Friday said that the twin blasts that rocket Chennai Central Railway Station. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is politics being played out over Chennai terror blasts? May 1, 2014

    One passenger was killed and 14 others injured in twin explosions in the BangaloreGuwahati Express at platform number 9 of the Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday morning. The blasts reportedly took place in the sleeper coaches of the train as it was coming to an halt at the station,...
  • Terror strikes Chennai Central railway station May 1, 2014

    Twin blasts in the BangaloreGuwahati Express while it was entering the Chennai Central railway station claimed one life and injured 14 others. ...