Tamil Nadu News


Mixed reaction to agricultural zone bill

While farmers in areas covered welcome bill, those left out are upset

published : 21 Feb 2020

Tik Tok star held for nuisance in public spaces

The police have detained a 20-year-old college student in Pudukkottai for creating nuisance in public places.

published : 21 Feb 2020

Headmistress suspended for forcing Dalit girls to clean toilets

Nearly 40 students are studying at the school in Periyanaickenpalayam block. S Kumareshwari has been working there as the headmistress.

published : 21 Feb 2020

Farmers decry cut in insurance premium subsidy

Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to revamp the PM Crop Insurance Scheme from Kharif 2020 (Kuruvai season). Also, insurance has now been made voluntary for those who avail crop loans.

published : 21 Feb 2020

SEC appointment: HC reserves orders on Puducherry minister’s plea

A division bench heard arguments from senior counsel Satish Parasaran.

published : 21 Feb 2020

'Indian 2' set accident: Kamal announces Rs 1 crore to families of deceased, sheds light on safety of workers

According to police, the men were preparing to set up the place for shooting a fight scene of director Shankar's 'Indian 2' starring actor Kamal Hasaan.

published : 20 Feb 2020

Muslim couple exchange wedding vows during anti-CAA stir in Coimbatore

The ceremony took place under a canopy erected at the protest venue at Aathupalam and was witnessed by the protesters, who have been on a sit-in since Wednesday.

published : 20 Feb 2020

Olive ridleys' arrival low this year

A downward trend spotted in the arrival of Olive ridley sea turtles to the coasts in Kanniyakumari district after the Ockhi cyclone has left the wildlife conservationists of the areas in distraught.

published : 20 Feb 2020

Chief Minister inaugurates sixth phase of Keezhadi excavations

The sixth phase of Keezhadi excavations began on Wednesday after it was inaugurated by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami through a video conference call from the Secretariat.

published : 20 Feb 2020

Explosion at firecracker unit kills three, injures six

Three persons, including a 16-year-old boy, were killed and six others were injured in an explosion at a firecracker unit in Chinnakamanpatti on Wednesday.

published : 20 Feb 2020

Will 'fine and reward' initiative keep Muthukavundanpur clean?

In order to stop residents from dumping waste at public places, a village panchayat in the district has announced that those who litter with be imposed a fine of Rs 1,000.

published : 20 Feb 2020

Three held in Rs 31-crore cheating case

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) police arrested three persons for cheating several crores of rupees from the public by promising to give Rs 40,000 interest every month on Rs 1 lakh deposit.

published : 20 Feb 2020

Weaving a fabric of compassion for 25 years

Entering into his 50s, Chennimalai is a notable social worker with credentials of rescuing 581 destitute people, most of them from Erode.    

published : 20 Feb 2020

Anna University initiates probe into semester exam malpractice

The Anna University has withheld the results of second year students of a private engineering college near Thiruvarur over alleged malpractice during the semester exam held in November, last year.

published : 20 Feb 2020

Exam fever keeps government helpline numbers ringing

Counsellors provide instant solutions to parents as well as students who are facing exam anxiety, among various other issues.

published : 20 Feb 2020