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Elephant rescued from 45 feet deep well in Tamil Nadu

An elephant, which accidentally fell into a 45 feet deep well in a village on the outskirts, was today rescued by forest and fire personnel.

4 hours ago

TN Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal(Centre)
DMK resolution for removal of Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal fails

A delegation led by DMK president M.K. Stalin yesterday met Tamil Nadu Legislative Secretary AMP Jamaludeen  and submitted the letter for the no-confidence motion.

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Actor Rajinikanth (File|PTI)
Rajinikanth says he won't support anyone in the upcoming RK Nagar bypoll in Tamil Nadu

Speculations were rife when BJP candidate Gangai Amaran earlier this week called on the actor, and reports that he would support Modi's party were doing the rounds. 

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The OPS camp has named its faction AIADMK Puratchi Thalavai Amma and the Sasikala camp named AIADMK Amma. (EPS)
AIADMK factions feud: Election Commission allots Hat to Sasikala, Electric pole to OPS camp

While the OPS camp has named its faction AIADMK Puratchi Thalavai Amma, the Sasikala camp will go with AIADMK Amma.

10 hours ago

DMK working president M K Stalin (File | PTI)
DMK to move no confidence motion against speaker in TN assembly

Welcoming the EC’s decision, the DMK claimed that V.K. Sasikala’s faction had tried to illegally usurp the office of party general secretary. 

10 hours ago

Tirukkural mandatory in Tamil Nadu schools from new academic year

From the coming academic year, thousands of students in the State will learn the Tamil classic Tirukkural, as the Tamil Nadu government has made it mandatory in schools.

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AIADMK deputy general secretary T T V Dinakaran offers floral tribute at the Jayalalithaa memorial on the Marina, on Wednesday | Express
TTV Dhinakaran puts up a brave face; rebels rejoice

History has repeated itself, TTV Dhinakaran told the media after the decision by the EC.

15 hours ago

6 months on, one held for Kovai HM man killing

Six months after the murder of Hindu Munnai spokesperson, C Sasikumar, the Crime-Branch Crime Investigation Department (CB-CID) has arrested a person on Wednesday.

20 hours ago

‘Students’ safety will be ensured’

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday assured  that steps would be taken to ensure the safety of students from Tamil Nadu doing higher studies in other States.

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DMK cadre throng office of Returning Officer in Tondiarpet to show support to N Marudhuganesh | d sampathkumar
DMK candidate Marudhuganesh files nomination papers for Tamil Nadu's RK Nagar bypoll

A day before the counter for filing nominations closed,  DMK candidate for RK Nagar byelection N Marudhuganesh filed his nomination papers on Wednesday.

20 hours ago

Early intervention centres for birth defects planned

Would help detect more down syndrome cases; to cover all kids below 18 yrs of age

20 hours ago

‘Time to rethink use of reverse osmosis’

On World Water Day, the State should rethink the use of reverse osmosis (RO) purification, said Municipal Administration and Water Supply Secretary K Phanindra Reddy.

20 hours ago

Water positive since 2009: PEPSICO chief

Jaideep Bhatia, Director of Agro PEPSICO India, sustainability partner of The New Indian Express Water Conclave, spoke about the company’s collaborative farming and agricultural sustainability initiat

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EPS’ missives to PM on Tamil Nadu fishermen’s plight in Gulf

CM writes to Modi on problems of Kumari fishers in UAE and Saudi

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‘Odd bail conditions obnoxious’

Lower courts slammed for imposing strange conditions on accused persons seeking bail

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‘Trump syndrome’ blamed for dull placement drives in State’s colleges

With final semester examination set to commence in just ten days, the placement drive in private engineering colleges in the State has remained tepid.

20 hours ago

DMDK leader Vijaykanth.
Vijaykant to be admitted to Chennai's MIOT hospital for checkup

A release from the DMDK here requested party cadre and functionaries not to visit the hospital.

20 hours ago

Tamils in Delhi show solidarity to farmers protesting in Jantar Mantar

Lawyers, actors, students and other Delhi Tamils are showing solidarity towards the farmers by providing them with daily requirements.

20 hours ago

Election Commission freezes AIADMK's two leaves symbol and party name

The EC also ruled that neither group can use AIADMK name.

21 hours ago

Parties vie to take credit for free power supply to Tamil Nadu farmers

Which party should get credit for providing free power supply to farmers? The question was hotly debated by both the Opposition and the Treasury benches in the Assembly.

22 Mar 2017

Man dies of swine flu in Chennai govt hospital

A 35-year-old man died of swine flu at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) on Tuesday.

22 Mar 2017