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Praise flows in for TN foresters after heart-warming picture
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Forest Department officials are garnering praise from netizens after a senior forest officer tweeted a photo of an elephant calf hugging a forest official who rescued it.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Stalin urges PM to get 23 TN fishermen held by Sri Lankan Navy freed
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get freed 23 fishermen from the state arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy and lodged in a jail there.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Tamil Nadu boy to play in elite European professional basketball league
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) A young boy from Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, Ulhas KS, who lives in New Delhi for the past few years, is all set to play in the professional basketball league in Division 1 Moldovan National League, Europe.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
'Maneater' tiger MDT23 captured after 22 days
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The MDT23 tiger, which is believed to have been responsible for the killing of four humans and 12 heads of cattle, was captured by a Tamil Nadu Forest Department team after a massive search on for 22 days.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
'AIADMK will bounce back in next polls'
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) AIADMK will bounce back in the next Tamil Nadu elections, party MLA R.B Udhayakumar said on Friday, terming the results of the recent rural local polls in the state "manipulated".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
BJP welcomes TN govt's decision to reopen all religious places
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu BJP chief K. Annamalai has welcomed the decision taken by Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to reopen religious places on all days.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
TN steps up screening of passengers arriving from Kerala
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Police and health department have stepped up security and screening of passengers at check posts bordering Kerala as a large number of people are reaching the state during the Puja holidays.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Stalin urges 4 CMs to allow sale of green firecrackers
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K. Stalin has urged his counterparts in Delhi, Odisha, Rajasthan and Haryana to reconsider the ban on sale of firecrackers and allow sale of green crackers.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
TN teacher held for beating Class 12 student
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) A physics teacher, who canned a Class 12 student for not being regular in Tamil Nadu's Chidambaram, was arrested on Friday after a video went viral.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Anamika Roy Rashtrawar quits IFFCO TOKIO General as MD & CEO
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The first woman head honcho of a large private general insurance company Anamika Roy Rashtrawar has quit IFFCO TOKIO General Insurance Company Ltd recently.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Apprehensions in AIADMK over Sasikala planning comeback
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Opposition AIADMK, which was battered in the recent rural local body polls winning just two seats in the district panchayat unions, is now facing another major problem with the ousted general secretary of the party V. K. Sasikala trying to make a grandiose comeback.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Play schools, kindergarten to reopen in TN from Nov 1
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Play schools and Kindergarten will reopen in Tamil Nadu from November 1 onwards. Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M.K. Stalin announced this on Thursday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
TN rural polls results show 'Third Front' a distant dream
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK has recorded a thumping victory in the rural local body polls in nine districts, winning 138 out of the 140 district panchayat union seats.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Actor Vijay's fan club wins over 100 seats in TN rural polls
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Even as superstar Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam drew a blank in the rural local body polls in Tamil Nadu, the fan club of young superstar, Thalapathy Vijay won more than 100 seats.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
TN Police on alert after fly-by night operators dupe people
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police is on high alert after several cases of cheating gullible people of their hard-earned money were reported from several parts of the state.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Khushbu Sundar shares glimpse of her weight loss transformation
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) South star and politician Khushbu Sundar has shared a glimpse on social media of her incredible transformation after losing 15 kgs.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Ampere launches new electric 2-wheeler for Rs 68,999
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Electric vehicle major Ampere Electric expanded its two-wheeler product range launching a new model Magnus EX priced at Rs 68,999 (ex-showroom Pune).
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
AIADMK in spot after heavy drubbing in rural local body polls
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The heavy drubbing in the rural local body polls in nine districts of Tamil Nadu has affected the morale of the AIADMK and the party will have to rework its strategy to maintain its position as a major opponent to the DMK in the state.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
TN pollution control board appeals people not to use plastic
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board has appealed to the people not to use any plastic or polythene material during the festive season of Ayudha Puja and Deepavali.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
TN to implement urban employment scheme on a pilot basis
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu government has issued orders to implement the urban employment scheme in the state on a pilot basis. The scheme is aimed at providing livelihood and social security by increasing job opportunities and through creation and maintenance of public assets.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Employee murder case: CB-CID gets one-day custody of DMK MP
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police's CB-CID has got one day custody of DMK leader and Cuddalore MP, T.R.V.S Ramesh, who is the accused in a case related to the murder of his cashew factory worker.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
AIADMK alleges DMK ensured victory in rural local body polls through violence
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) The Opposition AIADMK which got a drubbing in the rural local body polls has alleged that the ruling DMK won the elections through unfair means and by unleashing violence across the state.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Stalin launches melting of gold ornaments in temples
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday virtually launched the preliminary work regarding melting of gold ornaments donated at state temples, covered under the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Act, for converting into gold bars.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Hindustan Syringes to expand at an outlay of Rs 150 cr
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) Medical syringe major Hindustan Syringes and Medical Devices Ltd (HMD) is in the process of expanding its cannulas (needle points) and needle capillary tubing production capacity, said a top company official.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Tiger MDT23 seen on camera finally, TN Forest Department speeds up combing
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Forest Department has sped up its combing operations in the forest tracts of Gudalur, Masinagudi, and Singara areas after the hidden cameras spotted the MDT23 tiger which had remained elusive for the past five days.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Flood alert sounded along banks of Bhavani river
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) The Coimbatore district administration has issued a flood alert along the banks of the Bhavani river, and a team comprising of 300 fire personnel and 50 Tamil Nadu Special commandos has been rushed to the area to deal with any emergency in Mettupalayam, Pollachi and Valparai.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
IMD predicts rain, thunderstorms in Chennai, adjacent areas in next 48 hours
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) The Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light rain and thunderstorms here in the next 48 hours and winds from opposing directions converging close to the coast.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
TN govt releases draft of slum dwellers resettlement policy
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has released the first draft of its resettlement and rehabilitation policy of slum dwellers.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
'New IRDAI head can study existing reports, plug gaps'
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) Even as strong views are being voiced on the need to review and recast of the two decade old Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) by industry experts, some experts hold contrary opinions.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
DMK, allies sweep rural local body polls in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) The ruling DMK has stamped its authority in Tamil Nadu with the party and its allies sweeping the rural local body elections held in nine districts of the state on October 6 and October 9.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Jayalalithaa's first hero, multi-talented actor Srikanth passes away
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) Srikanth, who was famous for being the first celluloid hero of the late former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, passed away here on Tuesday late evening. He was 82.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
NIA sleuths raid residence of slain Maoist's brother in TN
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided the residence of U. Murugesan at Kallur in Pudukkottai district on Tuesday morning. Murugesan is the brother of U. Karthik who was killed in a shootout by the Kerala police in 2018.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Trailer out for Tamil time-loop sci-fi movie 'Jango'
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) The trailer of Tamil film 'Jango', billed as India's first "time-loop sci-fi movie", was released on Tuesday, raising the curiosity levels of movie-goers. The film is helmed by debutant director Mano Karthikeyan.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
TN rural body polls: BJP candidate gets only one vote
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) A BJP candidate in the rural local body polls in Tamil Nadu got only one vote even though his own household had five voters.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
TN Forest Department yet to track down tiger MDT23
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Forest Department staff, assisted by their counterparts from Kerala and Karnataka, have been combing the Gudalure and Masinagudi sector forest areas for over two weeks now for a tiger that has reportedly killed four humans and 12 heads of cattle in bordering villages.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
US Consul General visits USAID project sites in Madurai
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) Consul General of the United States in Chennai, Judith Ravin paid a visit to Madurai on Tuesday to interact with the women micro-entrepreneurs supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Producer Owned Women Enterprises Project (POWER).
2021-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Stalin seeks multi-modal logistics park in Tuticorin, Coimbatore
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Tuesday requested the Central government to set up multi-modal logistics parks in the state's Tuticorin and Coimbatore.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
IRDAI, the gravy train for employees
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) A five-day week, handsome salary with provident fund, gratuity, medical benefits, qualification allowances - even for the basic educational qualification for which a person is hired -- capping it all is leave travel concession (LTC) post retirement!
2021-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Chain snatcher shot dead after he fired at TN police during chase
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu police are conducting searches at several migrant camps in Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu areas, and in some parts of Chennai after a migrant worker from Jharkhand, who snatched a chain from a woman and fired at the police during a chase, was shot dead.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NIA raids several locations in Kerala, K'taka, TN
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) Special teams of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) are conducting raids in several parts of Tamil Nadu. Sources in the premier investigating agency revealed that the raids in the state are part of the All India raids. Sleuths of the NIA are also conducting raids in the Southern states of Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Major political announcement expected in PMK meet in TN
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) The PMK, the powerful political force of the Vanniyar community with a strong base in Northern Tamil Nadu, is holding its state office-bearers meeting on Saturday (October 16) at Chennai where some important decisions are expected to be taken.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Counting of votes for rural local body polls commences in TN
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) The counting of votes for the rural local body elections held on October 6 and 9 began at 74 centres spread across nine districts of the state on Tuesday.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Seeman's party functionary arrested for remarks on Stalin
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) A leader of NTK, the political outfit floated by actor-director, Seeman, was arrested for his remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin in a public function at Kanniyakumari district, police said.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Tamil diaspora in Sri Lanka concerned about Chinese investments
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) The Central intelligence agencies have, according to sources, tipped-off Tamil Nadu intelligence units about the concerns raised by Sri Lankan Tamil groups over the excessive Chinese investments in the island nation.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
IRDAI in need of fresh blood transfusion, restructuring, say experts
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) Infusing fresh blood into the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) by offering voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) to older employees, appropriate staffing, and reviewing some of its guidelines or regulations are the need of the hour, said experts.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Madras HC stalls Puducherry civic polls again over lack of quota
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Monday put on hold the local body elections in Puducherry, scheduled to be held in three phases on November 2, 7, and 13, for violating the constitutional mandate for providing reservation to Backward Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
DMK MP TRVS Ramesh surrenders in murder case
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) DMK leader and Member of Parliament from Cuddalore Lok Sabha constituency, T.R.V.S. Ramesh, accused of murder of a worker of his cashew processing unit, has surrendered before the Judicial Magistrate Court 1 in Panruti, Cuddalore on Monday.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Honour Killing: TN man stabbed to death by lover's father
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) In a clear case of honour killing, a 24-year-old Dalit youth, Prabhakaran was stabbed to death by the father of a 17-year-old girl, with whom the deceased was having an affair.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
AICF to have digital & physical Indian Chess League
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) It could be a bonanza for the Indian chess players as the All India Chess Federation (AICF) is likely to have two chess leagues ? physical and digital, said a senior official.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Kamal Haasan urges Centre, TN govt to prevent power outages
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) With the shortage of coal leading to power cuts in various states, the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) leader and Superstar, Kamal Haasan has urged the Central and the state government to ensure that there is no power cut in Tamil Nadu.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics