Tanker contractors seek incentives

Association says drivers operated even during pandemic Chennai Metrowater Lorry Contractors Association has requested that the new government to consider providing incentives to water tankers that operated tirelessly during the COVID-19 pandemic last year and drought period between 2017 and 2019. Congratulating Chief Minister M.K. Stalin and the new government that assumed office on Friday, […]


7,000 medical students to be roped in

About 7,000 medical students studying in various courses will be roped in to provide tele-consultation services to those who undergo home isolation after testing positive for COVID-19, State COVID-19 task force head and Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Thursday. Speaking after a meeting with senior IAS officer Pankaj Kumar Pandey, who is […]


Eyeing rural coverage, Irdai pitches for model insurance villages

The idea behind the model village concept is to offer comprehensive insurance protection to all the major insurable risks that villagers are exposed to and make available covers at affordable or subsidised cost. Get email alerts for your favourite author. Sign up here At a time when the Covid pandemic is raging across the country, […]


Import duty on Remdesivir, its raw materials waived off

The Department of Revenue, in a notification, said “the central government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest to do, hereby exempts the goods…when imported into India, from the whole of the duty of customs leviable”. The government on Tuesday waived customs duty on Remdesivir, its raw materials and other components […]


Europa League PIX: Man United, Roma ease into semis

IMAGES from Europa League matches played on Thursday. Manchester United reached the Europa League semi-finals after Edinson Cavani’s early strike and a Jesus Vallejo own goal secured a 2-0 home win over Granada on Thursday and completed a 4-0 aggregate rout of the Spanish side. ud leg of their quarter-final. Cavani netted his 50th goal […]


RR vs DC: Protea power boosts Royals

Proteas’ swagger and Unadkat’s clever deceptions take Royals home Chris Morris, IPL 2021’s most expensive pick, proved his worth on a night pacers from both teams ruled the roost. In another pulsating, see-sawing duel, Rajasthan Royals edged past Delhi Capitals to the finish line with three wickets to spare, courtesy a sublime 63 from David […]


Acharya pre release business report

Megastar Chiranjeevi and Kajal Aggarwal starrer Acharya is one of the much awaited movie of Telugu film Industry. Ram Charan is also the part of this film and he is playing the role of Siddha.  Few days ago, the makers of Acharya released a poster that featured Mega Power Star Ram Charan as Siddha accompanied […]

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Madhavan recalls Nambi Narayanan’s words after Rocketry trailer release: ‘Fools who have been victims of their own patriotism’

R Madhavan's directorial debut Rocketry The Nambi Effect is based on the life of Nambi Narayanan, former rocket scientist at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Rocketry actor and director Madhavan, in a note penned for his team, has said that his directorial debut Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is a dedication to the country’s unsung heroes, […]