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Tamil Nadu Governor Vidyasagar Rao. (PTI File Photo)
Tamil Nadu governor calls on Jayalalithaa again

Tamil Nadu governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao today called on chief minister J Jayalalithaa at Apollo Hospital here where she is being treated for the past one…

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Kiran Bedi's Diwali diktat? Pondy cops told not to visit seniors with gifts, flowers

Thou shall not extort gifts from traders. And thou certainly shall not line up in front of senior officials with sweets, crackers, flowers and other gifts. …

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Higher freight charges to Tamil Nadu worry traders

Rates increased after last month’s Cauvery protests and haven’t dropped

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Jaya fans elated over her recovery,  gift gold, silver masks to temple

With Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s health condition said to be improving, her fans have offered gold and silver masks to Lord Anjaneya…

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Dhaya Alagiri alongside with his father MK Alagiri | Facebook
Dhaya Alagiri's tweet puts spotlight on DMK's 'tainted' doc Assembly poll candidate

A doctor facing a serious charge of implanting expired stents on cardiac patients is the DMK's chosen candidate for the upcoming bypoll in south Tamil Nadu.

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DMK retains 2 nominees, brings one fresh face for Nov 19 polls

K C  Palanisamy & Anjugam Bhoopathi renominated from Aravakurichi and Thanjavur seats respectively.

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'Don't use private net centres for SSLC rolls'

Schools in Tamil Nadu have been instructed not to prepare SSLC student nominal rolls from private browsing centres for security reasons.

16 hours ago

Centre blinks, TN set to join Uday Scheme by year-end

The Union government agrees to State’s demand on quarterly tariff revision and on period of bonds by Tangedco for loan repayment

16 hours ago

DMK fields tainted doctor

The principal opposition party DMK’s decision to field its medical wing secretary Dr P Saravanan as the candidate for the Tiruparankundram bypoll…

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minsiter Jayalalithaa. | PTI
Jaya interacting, progressing gradually: Apollo hospital

The last bulletin on her health was issued on October 10 and since then, there has been no updates even as many unconfirmed reports said that her health has been improving steadily.

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Fire at a cracker godown in Coimbatore, 3 feared trapped

After the recent Sivakasi fire incident that killed 8 and injured 10 at a cracker factory, yet another fire incident has come to light, this time at Coimbatore.…

21 Oct 2016

Activist litigant 'Traffic' KR Ramaswamy
Crusader litigant 'Traffic' Ramaswamy booked for spreading rumours on Jaya's health

FIRs were filed against Ramaswamy following two complaints that he had posted a video message on social networking sites on Jaya’s health.

21 Oct 2016

People wait for food packets in floodwaters following heavy rains that hit Chennai in 2015  | AP
With monsoon just days away, TN govt sets up advisory committee under disaster management

TN has set a 20-member committee of experts from various fields to assist the state Disaster Management authority at times of natural calamities. 

21 Oct 2016

Farmers staging protest over Cauvery bridge near Srirangam on Tuesday seeking constitution of Cauvery Management Board. (M K Ashok Kumar | EPS)
Farmers to picket Central government offices over Cauvery board

The associations have also planned to launch campaign on wheels to highlight the troubles faced by farmers.

21 Oct 2016

Tamil Nadu seeks details of rules from other States

The State government has requested the neighbouring States to submit the existing rules for appointment of law officers in their courts, in order to consider…

21 Oct 2016

‘Nurse' in soup over miscarriage

A 43-year-old fake nurse was arrested near here after she administered a wrong injection to a pregnant woman, which led to miscarriage of foetus.

21 Oct 2016

IIT-M partners with German institute to set up centre for automotive research

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras signed a Letter of Intent with Fraunhofer Institute IWU, Germany  to establish an Applied Centre for Advanced Automotive Research (CAAR).

21 Oct 2016

T'malai quack held a third  time after patient's death

The labourer seeks treatment for leg injury, swoons after getting an injection at the clinic run by the ‘doctor’ who was out on bail

21 Oct 2016

(Above) Abrar Ahmed (C), a mentally ill person hailing from Uttar Pradesh, with P N Sundaresan, a social worker; and (L) a clipping of the story of his rescue carried in The New Indian Express on June
A tale of disappearance, rescue and reunion with kin after 7 years

Abrar Ahmed, a diffabled and mentally unsound man hailing from UP village, was rescued in June last.

21 Oct 2016

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Expert panel constituted for disaster management

The Corporation said that 1,229 km storm water drains had been desilted and 33 new drains and 52 integrated drains built.

21 Oct 2016

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Now, real-time video surveillance system to nab red sanders smugglers

In the wake of Seshachalam incident, the Tamil Nadu Forest Department has set up real-time video surveillance system in and around Tiruvallur forest where…

21 Oct 2016