Chennai, December 10: On Saturday afternoon actor Rajinikanth arrived at a hospital where DMK chief M Karunanidhi was recently hospitalised for a week for nutritional and hydration support and enquired about the 93-year-old leader's health. Rajnikanth who was wearing white kurta arrived at the Gopalapuram residence of M Karunanidhi where she spent some time with the leader, news agency PTI reported.
New Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's cabinet colleague paying homage at the late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa memorial before the first Cabinet meeting in Chennai. In the first cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam after Jayalalithaa's demise, there was a proposal to raise a memorial building for Jayalalithaa at MGR Memorial site.
Chennai, Dec 10: Sasikala Natarajan, the closest aide of deceased AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, has been urged by party MLAs to lead the Dravidian outfit. At the cabinet meeting of AIADMK held on Saturday, the legislators urged Sasikala to assure the role of party's leader.
Chennai, Dec 10: Former chief minister Jayalalithaa had made a grand victory effort by filing appeal of maintainability to Supreme Court by state including Tamil Nadu against 2007 tribunal verdict on Cauvery water sharing, the state government said today. The water conflict between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka had been going from long time, recollected that Kerala had earlier moved the apex court against 2007 award of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal on sharing the river water, said PWD Principal Secretary SK Prabakar.
All transport aircraft and helicopters of IAF undertaking maritime operations have now been equipped with Underwater Locating Beacon following the accident involving an AN32 plane, which continues to be missing nearly six months after it crashed in waters off Chennai. NEW DELHI: All transport aircraft and helicopters of IAF undertaking maritime operations have now been equipped with Underwater Locating Beacon following the accident involving an AN32 plane, which continues to be missing nearly six months after it crashed in waters off Chennai.
A small scythe, a crowbar and a bundle of canvas bags are all that Kali and Vedan carry when they venture into the fields of southern India to catch some of the world's deadliest snakes. Their skills, passed from generation to generation of the Irula tribe they belong to, are crucial for the production of anti-venom in a country with the world's highest number of deaths from snake bites.
But fate, it seems, had other plans for her. First, her brother-in-law Sanjay Gandhi's untimely death in an aircrash in June 1980 forced her husband into the world of politics to help his mother -- 'I fought like a tigress against it,' she has said many times about that time.