Car festival held

A temple car carrying the decorated idols of Lord Murugan of Swaminathaswamy Temple was pulled along the four mada streets on the occasion of Thirukarthigai in Swamimalai on Tuesday. The car festival was celebrated as part of the annual event falling on the kiruthigai star of Tamil month Karthigai. It began with the hoisting of […]


Titles conferred on dancer, Carnatic vocalist

Kartik Fine Arts fest inaugurated The ‘Nadanamamani’ title was conferred on dancer Anita Sivaraman and the ‘Isai Peroli’ title on Carnatic vocalist Ramakrishnan Murthy at the inauguration of the 45th year art festival of the Kartik Fine Arts on Sunday. Pat for sabhas Stating that sabhas in Chennai were doing a great deal to preserve […]


Car hits overturned ambulance, five of family killed

The accident took place on airport road Five members of a family, including three women and a 14-year-old boy, were killed when an ambulance hit their car in the wee hours of Monday. The ambulance was headed from the city towards Devanahalli. It was not carrying any patient. Police said the driver lost control of […]


Two Indian-American Sikh men killed in US car crash, another injured

Two Indian-American Sikh youths have died and another injured when their speeding SUV crashed into a tree in the US state of Indianapolis, according to a media report. The authorities identified the victims as 19-year-old Varundeep S Bring and 22-year-old Davneet S Chahal, both from Fishers city, a suburb of Indianapolis. The duo died after […]