Tamil Nadu minister Nilofer Kafeel has reportedly said that all the ministers including herself visited Apollo and watched former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa getting treatment. Kafeel also reportedly said she met Jayalalithaa when the former AIADMK chief was shifted to 2nd ward from Intensive Care Unit. The AIADMK ministers have been giving confronting information on whether they saw Jayalalithaa during her treatment in Apollo Hospital.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | SEP 26, 2017 3:56 PM #JAYALALITHAADEATH #TNPOLITICS #AIADMKCRISIS #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Actor S Ve Shekher on Tuesday took to Twitter to troll Tamil Nadu forests minister Dindigul Sreenivasan. Shekher tweeted, “Thengai Sreenivasan for Tamil cinema, Dindigul Sreenivasan for Tamil Nadu politics…(translated from Tamil)”. The minister had recently stated that they didn’t see former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in Apollo hospital and it’s a lie that Jayalalithaa ate idly. He reportedly added that they were forced to lie.
தமிழ் சினிமாவுக்கு தேங்காய் ஶ்ரீநிவாசன் 😂👌. தமிழக அரசியலுக்கு திண்டுக்கல் ஶ்ரீநிவாசன் 😜😜😂👅வாழ்க வளமுடன்.— S.VE.SHEKHER (@SVESHEKHER) September 26, 2017
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | SEP 26, 2017 3:21 PM #TNPOLITICS #SVESHEKHER #DINDIGULSREENIVASAN #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Reports say that the health condition of AIADMK leader VK Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan “remains critical”. The hospital, where he has been admitted, has reportedly issued a bulletin saying, “Currently he is admitted to the liver intensive care unit with worsening liver failure, kidney failure and lung congestion. His condition remains critical”. The 74-year-old, who has been undergoing treatment for the past nine months for liver failure, has reportedly been advised a combined kidney and liver transplant.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | SEP 26, 2017 2:07 PM #MNATARAJAN #VKSASIKALA #HEALTHCONDITION #TAMIL NADU NEWS
97-year-old Raj Kumar Vaishya from Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly cleared his MA (Economics) degree from the Nalanda Open University on Sunday. Vaishya said that he would now concentrate on writing articles on socio-economic issues, mainly those related to poverty and unemployment. Vaishya completed BA examination in 1938 and appeared at the examinations like any other student at the venue on the University premises.
BY LOKESH RV | SEP 26, 2017 1:57 PM #EXAM #OLDMAN #DEGREE #INDIA NEWS
The government is reportedly planning to completely paperless aircraft boarding process by using biometric access. Aviation secretary R N Choubey reportedly said that they are linking the databases of airlines and airports with passenger IDs such as Aadhaar and passport numbers so that passengers will be able to use biometrics to prove identity before entering terminals and will not have to show ID cards.
BY LOKESH RV | SEP 26, 2017 1:21 PM #AIRPORT #BIOMETRIC #WORLD NEWS
According to reports, Russian authorities arrested a couple on suspicion that they have murdered and eaten at least 30 people. Police reportedly found over half-a-dozen body parts, canned flesh, body parts in saline solution, frozen human meat, and 'recipes' for cooking a human inside the couple's apartment building. The couple reportedly confessed to being involved in preying on, kidnapping, killing and eating at least 30 victims since 1999.
BY LOKESH RV | SEP 26, 2017 12:46 PM #MURDER #KIDNAP #WORLD NEWS
Tamil Nadu transport minister MR Vijaya Bhaskar has reportedly said that 4,820 special buses will be operated from Chennai for Diwali. He also reportedly said that the buses will ply from 5 bus terminals in Chennai from October 15 to October 17. So far, 32,204 passengers have booked tickets online, say reports. Further, the buses will be operated from Koyambedu, Anna Nagar, Tambaram Sanatorium, KK Nagar and Poonamallee.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | SEP 26, 2017 12:29 PM #SPECIALBUSES #DIWALI #TAMILNADU #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s nephew Deepak Jayakumar, in an interview to Tamil news channel, has said that he saw his aunt eating grapes when she was admitted to Apollo hospital. Earlier, Tamil Nadu forests minister Dindigul Sreenivasan had said no one saw Jayalalithaa in hospital, while cooperation minister Sellur K Raju on Tuesday reportedly said all ministers including himself saw Jayalalithaa in hospital.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | SEP 26, 2017 12:14 PM #JAYALALITHAADEATH #DEEPAKJAYAKUMAR #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, a professor from Madurai Kamaraj University has reportedly been stabbed multiple times by a guest lecturer on Tuesday. The victim, Jenefa, has been admitted to hospital and is undergoing treatment. Jenefa, the head of the department of journalism and science communication in the university, suffered serious injuries. The guest lecturer, Jothimurugan, has reportedly been arrested by police. Police are reportedly investigating the matter.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | SEP 26, 2017 11:55 AM #MKU #PROFESSORSTABBED #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Since the Supreme Court has declined to extend the September 14 deadline for admission, nearly 100 superspeciality seats in state-run medical colleges of Tamil Nadu will remain vacant in 2017, says a report by the Times of India. The report said, 53 seats fall vacant in Madras Medical College, 14 in Kilpauk Medical College, 11in Stanley Medical College, nine in Madurai Medical College, five in Thanjavur Medical College, six in Tirunelveli Medical College and one in Chengalpet Medical College.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | SEP 26, 2017 11:35 AM #TAMILNADU #SUPERSPECIALITY #MEDICALSEATS #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Tamil Nadu minister for cooperation Sellur K Raju has reportedly said that all ministers including himself saw former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa when she was admitted to Apollo Hospital. Earlier, State forest minister Dindigul Sreenivasan, at a party meeting, had said, “None of us saw Jayalalithaa when she was hospitalised... We were forced to lie”.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | SEP 26, 2017 11:07 AM #AIADMKCRISIS #JAYALALITHAADEATH #SELLURKRAJU #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, a private firm hired by NHAI faked details for an NH47 road project and hiked the project cost by at least Rs 700 crore.The company was reportedly hired to submit a feasibility report on upgrading the stretch between Thiruvananthapuram and Kanyakumari. The firm, however, reportedly faked details to propose a new 70km four-lane stretch. The new proposal allegedly took the project cost to Rs 1,200 crore from the original estimate of Rs 480 crore to Rs 500 crore. Allegedly, the firm’s proposal will benefit a large infrastructure company.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | SEP 26, 2017 10:58 AM #NH47 #ROADPROJECTSCAM #INDIA NEWS
Officials of State Health Department reportedly confirmed two dengue deaths in Chennai within 48 hours. Reports also added that over 900 have been hospitalised with high fever with 40 confirmed of the dengue virus. Since January, Tamil Nadu has reported more than 7,000 cases of dengue, the second highest in the country after Kerala.
BY LOKESH RV | SEP 26, 2017 10:58 AM #DENGUE #TAMIL NADU NEWS
In response to Pakistan’s showcase of a picture in the UN, India’s representative reportedly said that Pakistan misled the UN assembly by narrating a fake incident with a photo of a Palestinian girl that was taken on July 22, 2014, by an American photographer. She reportedly said that Pakistan ‘yet again’ tried to divert the focus from global terrorism by casually holding the picture of an injured girl from Palestine and faking it like it was an Indian who was injured in Kashmir. She also allegedly showed a photo of an Indian journalist who was kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan.
BY AISHWARYA | SEP 26, 2017 10:28 AM #PAKISTAN #UNITEDNATIONS #INDIA NEWS
Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain to lead India to the number one position in both Test and ODI rankings. India reached the top of the ICC ODI rankings with 120 points as they beat the World Champions Australia by 5 wickets to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series at Indore on Sunday. India can maintain their number one position in ODI if they win one of the remaining two matches in the Australia series.
BY LOKESH RV | SEP 26, 2017 10:19 AM #INDVSAUS #VIRATKOHLI #SPORTS NEWS
After sending a legal notice to S P Balasubramaniam, the music composer Ilayaraja has sent notice to karaoke apps, those charge users to sing for karaoke. The Isai Gnani has sent letters to Smule and 15 other apps that give karaokes of Ilayaraja’s compositions. According to media reports, the copyrights consultant of Ilayaraja said that the maestro is only opposing to use his songs for monetary gains and that his songs are available for free on youtube.
BY AISHWARYA | SEP 26, 2017 9:41 AM #ILLAYARAJA #KARAOKE #TAMIL NADU NEWS
A 3-year-old boy, who was playing with his friends, was reportedly abducted by a youth in a bicycle. Cops are reportedly investigating the alleged abduction which was recorded on a CCTV footage in RK Nagar on Monday. The police officer reportedly said that the child appeared to be calm in the footage.
BY AISHWARYA | SEP 26, 2017 9:12 AM #CHILDTRAFFICKING #KIDNAP #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Taking India red to a brilliant 258 for 2 on day one of Duleep trophy against India blue, 17-year-old Prithvi Shaw on Monday hit his splendid century. With this, Shaw has reportedly broken the record by being the youngest to score a century in Duleep trophy which was previously held by the legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.
BY AISHWARYA | SEP 26, 2017 8:27 AM #PRITHVI SHAW #SPORTS NEWS
After their first test flight, Dubai has reportedly said that they will soon have the world’s first flying taxi. Developed by Germany’s Volocopter, the drone has a small two-seater chopper cabin. Just like booking a cab, the booking of drone taxi reportedly involves having a mobile phone app and booking through it.
BY AISHWARYA | SEP 26, 2017 7:07 AM #FLYINGTAXI #DUBAI #WORLD NEWS
Prominent singer Charles Bradley passes away at 68 in Brooklyn on Saturday. The soul singer’s official Twitter page confirmed his death. The singer had cancelled his trip to the US to perform during the New Year evening just a few days before his death.