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Driver killed as car falls into gorge in Tamil Nadu; five students injured

One person was killed and five students escaped with injuries when a car in which the latter were proceeding to their school fell into a 100-foot gorge at Lovedale. 

6 hours ago

TN Bills to wait, but others from south set for processing

Chief Minister ‘Edappadi’ K Palaniswami had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 25, seeking an interim solution on the issue for this academic year.

13 hours ago

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Puducherry Chief Minister  participates in Human chain protest against NEET

Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today participated in a 'human chain' protest organised by the DMK and backed by ruling congress to protest against  NEET for selection of students to medical courses.

27 Jul 2017

DMK working president M K Stalin (File | PTI)
DMK leader Stalin stopped enroute to Salem, held on law and order grounds

A large number of DMK workers gathered at the check post on the National Highway, and raised slogans against the state government and police over the arrest of their leader.

27 Jul 2017

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PM Modi inaugurates Kalam Memorial in Tamil Nadu

The prime minister also unveiled a statue of Dr. Kalam, offered floral tributes at his memorial and interacted with his family members.

27 Jul 2017

Urinary tube cut during C-section in Tamil Nadu fertility centre

The 32-year old woman had to undergo a major surgery to fix the urinary bladder, which was performed by a urologist from another hospital.

27 Jul 2017

OPS claims credit for commemorative coin on MGR

The Centre has accepted a demand to release a special coin commemorating the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MGR's birth centenary.

27 Jul 2017

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‘Dalits in Tamil Nadu have to move courts even for getting FIRs registered’

RTI information reveals that the Tamil Nadu police has registered 441 FIRs under the SC/ST Act only after judicial intervention.

27 Jul 2017

Delegation of 50 Tamil scholars takes Periyar’s ideology to Germany

A delegation of 50 Tamil scholars left for Germany on Wednesday for a three-day international conference ‘Periyar Self-Respect Movement, 2017’.

27 Jul 2017

Man puts up gutka banner outside DGP headquarters

The Tamil Nadu intelligence unit was caught unawares after a man put up a banner on the walls of the Director General of Police headquarters.

27 Jul 2017

E.Palaniswami urges NABARD to provide more loans for SHGs

Chief Minister  urged the National  Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development  to increase loans for women Self Help Groups in the state.

27 Jul 2017

Chief Minister ‘Edappadi’ K Palaniswami with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Tuesday, wherein he pitched for NEET exemption for the State’s students
Chief Minister vows to ensure Classical Tamil institute’s autonomy

The resolution adopted by Central Institute of Classical Tamil stated that the Cental government should allocate more funds for new projects for linguistic development.

27 Jul 2017

The Karnataka government had shunted out Roopa on July 17. | File Photo
Sasikala jail bribery case: D Roopa served legal notice

Roopa had alleged that Rs 2 crore had exchanged hands to provide special facilities to Sasikala and had dragged Rao into the case, claiming there was a "talk" that he was also a beneficiary.

27 Jul 2017

LTTE Chief V Prabhakaran
Sri Lanka's LTTE removed from European Union's terror blacklist

The court, however, removed Sri Lanka's Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam from the 28-member bloc's terror list, BBC reported.

26 Jul 2017

Madras HC (File | PTI)
Six reasons why Madras High Court’s order on Vande Mataram is extraordinary

On Tuesday, the Madras High Court ordered that the ‘Vande Mataram’ song must be played and sung once a week.

26 Jul 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (EPS | Shekhar Yadav)
PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

After inaugurating the memorial built at an outlay of around Rs 15 crore, Modi will also flag off the 'Kalam 2020 Science Vehicle'.

26 Jul 2017

AIADMK founder and late Tamil Nadu chief minister M G Ramachandran. (File|EPS)
Former Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam says centre to issue coin on AIADMK founder MGR

The Centre has decided to issue a commemorative coin on late Tamil Nadu chief minister MGR as requested by O Panneerselvam.

26 Jul 2017

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi (File | PTI)
Medical admission: Kiran Bedi stresses on quota for Pondicherry students in private colleges

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi said that the state government should bring in a legislation to ensure 50 percent quota for local students in medical courses in private colleges.

26 Jul 2017

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi (File | PTI)
Puducherry: MCI rejects Narayanswamy's request of postponing MBBS

MCI has rejected Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy's request for postponing the counselling dates for admission of students under management quota to three private colleges during 2017-18.

26 Jul 2017

Cauvery (File | EPS)
Cauvery water dispute: SC to continue hearing today

The apex court on July 11 commenced final hearing on the appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against the 2007 Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal final award.

26 Jul 2017

Motorists on NH48 to receive advisory broadcasts soon

Motorists travelling on the Chennai-Bengaluru National Highway (NH48) can soon look forward to receiving real time vital information, such as on traffic and weather conditions.

26 Jul 2017