Tamil Nadu News


Highest Kuruvai paddy cultivation in Delta in 30 years

The Kuruvai cultivation is at its peak this year thanks to the proactive steps taken by the State government.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Most private schools in TN already teaching 3 languages to students

How will they pick up Tamil if they migrate when they are older?” asks KR Nandhakumar, member of a schools association. 

published : 04 Aug 2020

What’s TN’s problem with 3-language policy?

After 1937 & 1967, TN once again in the middle of Hindi debate; activists want State to continue with 2 languages

published : 04 Aug 2020

Madras HC: Publish widely about online classes

A division bench of MM Sundresh and R Hemalatha issued directions while hearing the plea filed by petitioners seeking guidelines for online classes.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Why liquor sold but no eggs for kids: Madras High Court

The division bench, then  wondered that when eggs were provided before lockdown to mid-day meal students, why it is not being done now.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Unbroken bond: A loving gift to brothers guarding borders

Tying the thread of love around a brother’s wrist is a small gesture wishing him good on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Is PMK ceding its home turf in Ariyalur?

Absence of a strong leader, rising dissent among rank and file, and maintaining distance from the Dravidian majors have cost PMK dear in Ariyalur, its bastion.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Diabetes, hypertension as comorbidities increase COVID-19 fatality risk, here's how

Data shows over 90% of patients who died due to Covid in the last 10 days in Tamil Nadu, had comorbidities

published : 04 Aug 2020

CB-CID to probe into Sri Lankan gangster Angoda Lokka’s death

A senior official of the Coimbatore City police said that after collecting all the related documents, the CB-CID would register a fresh FIR. 

published : 04 Aug 2020

Tamil Nadu Governor 'stable,' not to host 'At Home' reception on August 15 due to COVID-19

This comes in the wake of 84 people in the Raj Bhavan testing positive for COVID-19 last week.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Online class: Madras High Court tells Tamil Nadu government to publicise ongoing litigation

The counsel for the petitioners argued that the guidelines framed by the state are practically impossible to be followed by schools and colleges.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Tamil Nadu reports 5,609 new COVID-19 cases, total recoveries cross 2 lakh

Cases continue to surge in Chennai's neighbouring districts - Chengalpattu recorded 331 cases, Kancheepuram 322 and Tiruvallur 332 cases.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Rs 9,000 crore or Rs 8,982 crore?: Ex-MP Ramadass points out discrepancy in Puducherry CM Budget speech

While AFS presents a balanced budget, the budget speech of CM projects a deficit budget, said Ramadass.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Let school teachers assess number of children who need eggs amid lockdown: Madras High Court

"We are a welfare state. The issue of revenue will definitely arise for the state but children have to be provided with necessary nutrition as they are the future of the country," said the bench

published : 03 Aug 2020

COVID-19: Daily toll hits new high of 109 in Tamil Nadu, 921 deaths in last 10 days

Among those who died in the last 10 days, 848 people (92 percent) had comorbidities. Of them, 457 (54 percent) had diabetes and 366 (43 percent) had hypertension.

published : 03 Aug 2020