Tamil Nadu News


Disability didn’t hinder his ‘vision’ to become an IAS officer

It was four years back that D Balanagendran first cracked the UPSC exams. He secured the 927th rank, and was offered Group-A services.

published : 05 Aug 2020

Tamil Nadu UPSC topper opts for Indian Foreign Service

Ganesh Kumar Baskar (27) from Tamil Nadu has secured 7th rank in 2019 UPSC Civil Services exam.

published : 05 Aug 2020

Three Panruti girls clear UPSC exam, create history

R Ishwarya (24), a resident of Marungur in Panruti secured an All India Rank (AIR) of 47 and second in the State ranking.

published : 05 Aug 2020

Over 100 North Indians attend verification process for railway job in Tiruchy allegedly flouting lockdown norms

The workshop management said that they called 183 candidates alone for verification on Tuesday and of them 113 participated. 

published : 04 Aug 2020

DMK MLA Selvam denies joining BJP but speaks saffron party's language

Political observers say the BJP also might not want him to join the party immediately as it will lead to disqualification of Selvam as an MLA.

published : 04 Aug 2020

AIADMK extends olive branch to its ally BJP leader Nainar Nagenthran

Already, Nagenthran has expressed his grouse within the BJP and there were expectations that he might make a move from the party soon.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Teen held, hunt on for kingpin behind racket offering e-passes for a price in Vellore

Meanwhile, government authorities have been instructed to issue e-passes to all applicants if proper documents are provided

published : 04 Aug 2020

Give eggs and sanitary napkins to school kids, Madras High Court orders Tamil Nadu govt

The court directed the state to ask the parents to come to the schools to collect the eggs along with dry rations

published : 04 Aug 2020

To avoid delay in COVID-19 test results, Tamil Nadu sending excess samples to private labs

As per health department data, there are 59 government and 63 private labs in the state. Following the decision, the waiting period for results has reduced, say officials.

published : 04 Aug 2020

COVID-19 test positivity rate falls in Chennai but remains higher in adjacent districts

The test positivity rate in Chengalpattu is around 16%, said health officials in the district. In Thiruvallur, officials said the positivity rate is 11.5%

published : 04 Aug 2020

55-year-old woman dies of COVID-19 in Puducherry, 168 fresh cases reported

Among the new cases, 163 cases are in Puducherry region and five in Karaikal region

published : 04 Aug 2020

No imposition of Hindi, Sanskrit: BJP counters TN politicos on National Education Policy

State BJP chief L Murugan said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been upholding the glory of Tamil language wherever he goes.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Bluetooth masks a hit among Virudhunagar residents

Masks, the lone fighter in the battle against Coronavirus, is no longer just a protective equipment. It's a fashion statement as well.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Learning from distance, a long way off from accessibility

The Secretary of Higher Education Department had recently told the vice-chancellors of State-run universities to start online classes for their students from August 3.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Unidentified gang wearing undergarments decamped with jewels near Pattanampudur

According to police sources, the miscreants had reportedly tried to break into three houses in a row; an attempt was foiled as the residents raised alarm

published : 04 Aug 2020