Tamil Nadu News

Will consider converting Ki Rajanarayanan's home into library: Governor Tamilisai

Various Tamil writers had earlier in the day made requests to convert the writer’s home in Puducherry into a memorial library.

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Private hospital in Tindivanam administers fake drug, loses license

The action follows a complaint lodged by the brother of the deceased alleging that fake Remdesivir that was given at the hospital cost the patient his life.

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Covid relief fund: Rs 69 crore received till date

The State has informed that so far, Rs 69 crore has been donated towards the Chief Minister’s Corona Relief Fund by people.

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11-year-old donates three years of savings to CM’s Covid relief fund

An 11-year-old boy from the district has donated his three years of hundiyal savings to the CM’s Covid relief fund.

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Scrapping of School Education Director post draws criticism

Tamil Nadu government’s decision to scrap the post of Director of School Education and appoint an IAS officer as the head of the department has been met with criticism from teachers.

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Education Minister Ponmudy gives compensation to three Dalit men who faced caste discrimination

The petition also sought the remand of six other accused among total eight booked under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

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AIADMK flags irregularity after DMK Minister Anbil Mahesh conducts meeting with officials at party office

The issue was flagged by Former AIADMK MP in a letter to Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

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Obituary | Ki Ra was a 'Naina' or 'Bheeshmar' for many writers

Speak to any Karisal writer alive and they fondly call him as Naina (a Telugu-Tamil word used to address father) or as Bheeshmar - a paternal and wise figure from Mahabharatham.

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Special trains deliver 350 MT of medical oxygen to Tamil Nadu in four days, more on the way

The sixth Oxygen Express arrived at Tondiarpet Inland Container Depot in Chennai at 8.45 pm on Monday with 40 MT of liquid medical oxygen dispatched from Tata Steel Siding, Kalinganagar, Odisha

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Special COVID-19 vaccination camps at 31 places in Puducherry, here's the full list

The vaccination drive is for people over 45 years and will be carried out free of cost from 9 am to 1 pm at these 31 centres, Health Secretary Dr T Arun said

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Tamil Nadu govt extends deadline for paying motor vehicle tax to June 30 amid lockdown

In view of the economic slowdown on account of the COVID-19 lockdown, the Tamil Nadu All Omni Bus Owners and Operators Association had requested an extension of the grace period for payment of tax

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Tamil Nadu govt's restrictions on inter-district travel leave people stranded across state

Unlike last year's lockdown, those who want to return to their native places are not allowed to travel across districts

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Tamil Nadu gets 9.62 lakh more COVID-19 vaccine doses, may begin inoculating 18+ soon

Of the 9.62 lakh doses, 7.95,470 are Covishield and 1,66,530 Covaxin

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TAFE donates Rs 1 crore to TN govt for procurement of oxygen cylinders

Senior officials called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Monday and handed over a cheque for Rs 1 crore for the procurement of oxygen cylinders, it added.

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Tamil Nadu CM sanctions Rs 50 crore spend for COVID-19 related initiatives from relief fund

Odisha and West Bengal are the two states as of now from where LMO is brought to Tamil Nadu through trains.

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