Kanchipuram

  • Jayalalithaa's 24x7 power supply promise falls short in TN's Kanchipuram June 10, 2014

    Kanchipuram: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had promised that there would be no power cuts from June 1 in the state. While cities like Chennai and Coimbatore are largely free of power cuts, CNNIBN did a status check on the power situation in the silk town of Kanchipuram. Just...
  • TN: Jayalalithaa to begin LS poll campaign from Kanchipuram February 24, 2014

    AIADMK on Monday announced that party general secretary and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa would begin the election campaign for Lok Sabha polls on March 3 from Kanchipuram, about 70 km from Chennai. The "whirlwind" first phase of the campaign would cover several regions of Tamil Nadu, including Nagapattinam, Kanyakumari and Chidambaram, an...
  • TCS employee murder: Inspector suspended for dereliction of duty February 23, 2014

    Chennai: There has been no headway in the murder case of the TCS employee. A 24-year-old employee's body was found in a highly decomposed state nine days after she went missing. The body was found half a kilometre from TCS office inside government IT park SIPCOT. Kelambakkam Police Station Inspector...
  • TN: TCS employee's body found in a decomposed state February 22, 2014

    Chennai: A 24yearold TCS employee's body was found in a highly decomposed state nine days after she went missing. The body was found half a kilometre from TCS office inside government IT park SIPCOT. Kanchipuram district police have registered a case of suspicious death and are investigating the matter. The...
  • Jayalalithaa orders speedy relief for Andaman victims January 26, 2014

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday expressed deep sorrow at the death of at least 28 people in a boat capsize near Andaman islands, and ordered officials to take necessary action for providing relief to the survivors. In a statement issued here, Jayalalithaa said senior state government officials have...
  • Sankararaman murder case: The political ramifications November 27, 2013

    Chennai: A Pondicherry court will deliver its verdict in the Sankararaman murder case where pontiffs Jayendra and Vijayendra Saraswati are the prime accused. The 9yearold murder case had far reaching political ramifications. Jayendra Saraswati, pontiff and high priest of Hinduism, was someone who was revered by the rich and the powerful,...
  • Sankararaman case verdict today; Kanchi seer, junior accused November 27, 2013

    Chennai: On September 3, 2004, a man named Sankararaman, a manager of the Varadarajaperumal temple in Kanchipuram, was brutally murdered. It would have passed off as just one of those senseless crimes, had it not been for an investigative report in Tamil magazine Nakkeeran, linking the murder to the de...
  • TN: Kanchipuram's weaving industry hit by powercuts December 17, 2012

    Kanchipuram: For the weavers of Kanchipuram, the darkness has now become a part of their daily life. With a massive sixeight hour power cut everyday, business in the silk capital of India is taking a massive hit. And due to decline in production, the weavers are now forced to move...
  • Kerala film fest caught in legal tangle December 5, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: The 16th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) was caught in a legal tangle in the Kerala High Court which dismissed the plea of the producer of film 'Adimadhyantham', which was selected but later disqualified from the competition section of the event, an organiser said Sunday. Addressing...
  • Tamil cinema's most expensive 'baddie' wants more September 8, 2007

    Chennai: He's good at being bad and commercial success of films like Gilli and Anniyan is proof of the fact. Actor Prakash Raj is not only the most sought after 'Bad Guy' in the Tamil film industry, but also its most expensive one. And even though he pockets an average...
  • Bus hits train in Tamil Nadu, 11 killed June 17, 2007

    Kanchipuram: Mangled steel is all that remains of a minibus which collided with a passenger train near Kanchipuram on Monday morning killing 11 people and wounding 13. Twenty three village administrative officers were visiting a temple in the bus, enroute to Chennai, but the pilgrimage was to turn tragic when...