Anbumani Against GM Mustard
Chennai: PMK Youth Wing leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Friday urged Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda not to approve genetically modified mustard and ensure that the Health Ministry and its officials in the regulatory body took a rigorous, pro-people and pro-scienctific stand, so that citizens’ interests were not compromised. In a letter to Nadda, the former Union Health minister said, “There are agro-ecological approaches which provide safe and healthy food to all citizens, rather than risk their food safety through the transgenic approach,” he added.
Solatium to Jumbo attack Victims’ Kin
Chennai: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday granted a financial assistance of `3 lakh each to the families of four persons killed by wild elephants recently. The victims are S Dharman, K Papa, B Ramasamy and forest guard Muthusamy.
Jaya to return on Sunday
Chennai: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who has been discharging her official duties from her camp office at Kodanadu in Nilgiris district since October 14, is all set to return to Chennai on November 8.
DMK Seeks Draft Voters List Details
Chennai: Alleging several irregularities in the inclusion and deletion of voters of Tamil Nadu in the draft voters list, DMK organising secretary R S Bharathi moved the Madras High Court, seeking soft copies of all records pertaining to it.
Meat Shops to be Closed on Tuesday
Chennai: On account of Mahavir Jayanti on November 11, the city Corporation has ordered closure of all slaughter houses and meat shops. It has ordered supermarkets to refrain from selling processed meat.
Aranamuruval Passes away
Chennai: Tamil scholar Professor N Aranamuruval passed away in the wee hours of Friday at his daughter’s residence at Tirunelveli. A close associate of late Tamil scholars Devaneya Pavanar and Perunchithiranar for a long time, Aranamuruval was well known among pro-Tamil organisations. His mortal remains are expected to be brought to Chennai and the funeral will take place on November 7. Expressing shock, PMK founder S Ramadoss, in a statement here, recalled his association with the PMK and his contributions to ‘Dinapuratchi’ daily, published by the party.