news Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 05:30
  1. With no environmental clearance so far to three stands at the Chepauk stadium, Chennai, the city may not feature in the list of venues for the World T20 to be held in India next year. The three stands “I, J, K” cannot be used because of a Supreme Court order over compliance to building standards. Many matches here have been played to three empty galleries. 2. Who will control the Tamil actor’s association? The Madras High Court is set to enter the scene in the upcoming body elections after actor Vishal and Nasser filed a petition. Two factions are fighting the elections to be held on July 15 amidst controversy related to a prime property– the duo are taking on president Sarathkumar and general secretary Radha Ravi. 3. Three construction workers were killed and at least five injured when the concrete roof of a building at a private school under construction gave in on Sunday night in Perambalur district . The deceased included two women. A detailed report by district school education officials has been requested from the school. 4. In the next three months, the 500 MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor in Kalpakkam is expected to reach criticality. "Walk through" inspections are being conducted and the three phases of clearance from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board is set to begin in July. 5. Campaign work for the June 27 bypoll is slowly gathering momentum with AIADMK cadres pitching in as they hope for a massive win for AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa. A number of ministers led by former Chief Minister of TN, O Pannerselvam, have been taking care of the campaign in RK Nagar. 6. The search for the missing Dornier aircraft entered its eighth day with at least 12 ships delegated for the search so far. Deepa Subash, wife of missing Navigator Deputy Commandant Subash Suresh has sent out an emotional tweet to PM Modi for help in finding her husband.  
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