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6 die in TN car accident
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Six persons including a three-year-old girl died when the car in which there were travelling veered off the road and fell into a ditch on Thursday morning in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu, police said. ... read..


 
Tamil Nadu class 12 board exam results declared
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | July 16, 2020 10:41:54 AM IST
The results of Class 12 Tamil Nadu State Board Examination was announced on Thursday, the overall pass percentage is 92.34 per cent. ... read..


 
TN corona count: 5,000 discharged, over 1 lakh cured
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
A record number of 5,000 Covid-19 patients were cured and discharged from various hospitals in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday while 4,496 persons tested positive for coronavirus, said the state Health Department. ... read..


 
BJP to protest against Karuppar Koottam in TN on Thursday
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), here on Wednesday, said its members and supporters would hold protests at 10.30 a.m. on Thursday outside their homes against the obscene video about Tamil god Murugan and the prayer 'Kanda Shasti Ka ... read..


 
TN political leaders condole death of senior journalist
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, DMK President M.K. Stalin and media organisations on Wednesday condoled the death of senior Tamil journalist P. Rajan. ... read..


 
AIBEA to name willful defaulters of Rs 1.4 trillion loans
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA), a major union in the banking sector, will soon be releasing a list of about 2,400 willful bank loan defaulters with a total dues of about 140,000 crore, said a top union official. ... read..


 
4,526 new corona cases in TN, 4,743 discharged
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Tamil Nadu on Tuesday registered 4,526 new coronavirus cases while the number of such patients cured and discharged from various hospitals totalled 4,743, the Health Department said. ... read..


 
Hyundai bets on diesel models, launches Tucson SUV
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
The second largest car maker in India Hyundai Motor India Ltd while continuing to bet on diesel powered vehicles is also looking at faster demand recovery from tier 2/3 cities, said a senior official on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Tamil Nadu CM, staff test negative for coronavirus
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami has tested negative for coronavirus infection. ... read..


 
Chess being overlooked for national sports awards a worry among players
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
If India is ranked fourth in the world chess, produced a world champion, couple of world junior champions, is home to two women players ranked second and ninth in the world, a boy and a girl ranked tenth and eighth in the world, it is not due to the syste ... read..


 
Scrap the amendments to poll rules, DMK urges EC
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday urged the Election Commission to recommend to the Centre to scrap the amendments made to The Conduct of Elections (Amendment) Rules, 2019 and The Conduct of Elections (Amendment)Rules, 2020. ... read..


 
TN logs 4,328 fresh coronavirus infections on Monday
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
As many as 4,328 cases of fresh coronavirus infection have been registered in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, said the state Health Department. ... read..


 
Milk powder stock at 8,400 tonnes lower than others: Aavin
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation (Aavin) has said it avoided incurring losses over milk powder as its stock is far less than other milk and milk product producers in the country. ... read..


 
Vidit Gujrati to lead India in FIDE Online Olympiad
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 1:15:07 AM IST
India's second highest rated chess player, Grandmaster (GM) Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (25), will lead the Indian challenge in the upcoming FIDE Online Chess Olympiad starting July 22. ... read..


 
Take immediate and long term measures, Stalin tells TN govt
Chennai | Monday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M.K. Stalin on Monday urged the state government to take immediate and long term measures to save the state from coronavirus disaster. ... read..


 
Mohanlal on son Pranav's b'day: My little man is not so little any more
Chennai | Monday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Malayalam icon Mohanlal has penned a note wishing his son, actor Pranav Mohanlal, on the latter's 29th birthday on Monday, saying that his "little man" is not "so little anymore". ... read..


 
Turmeric active principle can aid in cancer cell death: IITM
Chennai | Monday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) on Monday said its researchers have shown that the active principle from turmeric and curcumin can enhance cancer cell death caused by a protein called 'TNF-Related Apoptosis-Inducing Ligand' (TRAIL). ... read..


 
4,244 new cases swell TN's Covid tally to 138,470
Chennai | Monday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Tamil Nadu reported 4,244 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the states Covid-19 tally to 138,470, the state Health Department said on Sunday. A total of 68 persons have died of the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the states death t ... read..


 
DMK MLA arrested in shooting case
Chennai | Monday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Police on Sunday arrested DMK lawmaker representing Thiruporur, L. Idhayavarman, in connection with shooting at an AMMK party worker over a land dispute. ... read..


 
4,244 fresh COVID cases, 68 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | July 12, 2020 11:11:49 PM IST
With 4,244 fresh COVID-19 cases and 68 deaths reported the last 24 hours, Tamil Nadu's COVID count now stands 1,38,470 cases, informed the state's health department on Sunday. ... read..


 
N Shreenatha posted as SP of TN's Mayiladuthurai district
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | July 12, 2020 12:41:52 PM IST
Dr N Shreenatha, Superintendent of Police (SP), CB-CID-2, Chennai has been posted as the SP of the newly formed Mayiladuthurai district. ... read..


 
TN logs 3,965 new corona cases, 3,591 patients discharged
Chennai | Sunday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
As many as 3,965 more persons tested coronavirus positive over the past 24 hours in Tamil Nadu, taking the state's total tally to 1,34,226, the Health Department said on Saturday. ... read..


 
July 12 is Independence Day for Indian chess players: Gurpreet & Karun
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
July 12, is a red lettered day for Indian chess players. For it was on this day, two years ago, they got the freedom to play in tournaments of their choice. ... read..


 
TN for freedom to devise rating plan for final year students
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Pointing to decision of many states against holding final semester examinations in colleges, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami urged the Centre to give states the freedom to design their own assessment metrics of students. ... read..


 
Learnt from Dhoni not to tinker if things going well: Badrinath
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Former India batsman S. Badrinath has said one thing he picked up from Mahendra Singh Dhoni is to let things flow if they are going in the right direction and not tinker with it too much. ... read..


 
TN CM asks Centre to fly 40 fishermen stranded in Iran
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palanniswami has urged the central government to arrange for the repatriation by air of 40 fishermen from the state stranded in Iran. ... read..


 
Shriram EPC to raise Rs 250 crore from Markab Capital
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | July 11, 2020 4:42:01 PM IST
Engineering services provider Shriram EPC is raising Rs 250 crore from Markab Capital, a Middle East focused multi-family office and merchant bank. ... read..


 
TN further relaxes lockdown restrictions for IT, ITES units
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu government on Friday further relaxed the Covid-19 lockdown conditions for Information Technology (IT) and IT Enabled Services (ITES) companies. ... read..


 
TN corona tally: 3,680 new infections; 4,163 discharged
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
As many as 3,680 people tested positive for coronavirus over the past 24 hours in Tamil Nadu, according to the State Health Department. ... read..


 
Indian space sector locked down during the first half of 2020
Chennai | Friday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
What would have been an insipid first half of the calendar year 2020 for the Indian space agency turned a bit interesting towards the end, with the government announcing its decision to open up the sector to private participation. ... read..


 
Siemens Gamesa to make 3.4 MW wind turbine in India in 2021
Chennai | Friday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Global wind turbine major Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will start making the 3.4 MW wind turbine at its Indian plant in Tamil Nadu, said a company official. ... read..


 
Citing China, DMK MP wants revival of Sethu Samudram project
Chennai | Friday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Senior leader of the DMK and Lok Sabha Member T. R.Baalu on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to revive the Sethu Samudram Project to protect the Southern part of the country against China citing the latter's huge investments in Sri Lanka. ... read..


 
Heavy rains in many parts of Tamil Nadu, may continue for next 24 hrs: MeT
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | July 10, 2020 3:11:48 PM IST
Some places in Tamil Nadu have received heavy rains in the last 24 hours, informed S Balachandran, Deputy Director-General of Meteorology, Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai on Friday. ... read..


 
Gym owners, trainers in Tamil Nadu urge govt to allow reopening
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | July 10, 2020 12:11:52 PM IST
Gym owners and fitness trainers on Thursday appealed to the Tamil Nadu Government to allow them to reopen their fitness centres following nearly four months of the COVID-19 induced lockdown. ... read..


 
Lockdown restrictions for IT, ITES units in Chennai relaxed
Chennai | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday slightly relaxed the Covid-19 lockdown conditions for information technology (IT) and IT Enabled Services (ITES) companies. ... read..


 
Shruti Haasan and her 'awkward hug'
Chennai | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Actress Shruti Haasan has been busy with many things during lockdown. She has now shown her fans how to master the art of giving oneself "the awkward hug". ... read..


 
Two detained in Chennai in drug smuggling case
Chennai | Friday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Two persons had been detained in connection with import of 540 drug pills through air parcel, said the Customs Commissioner of the Chennai International Airport on Thursday. ... read..


 
Chennai Air Customs seizes two postal parcels containing 540 MDMA pills, two held
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | July 9, 2020 11:11:48 PM IST
Two persons were detained in connection with import of 540 drug pills valued at Rs 16 lakh through air parcel, said the Customs Commissioner of the Chennai International Airport on Thursday. ... read..


 
Divestment seen behind scrapping of general insurers' merger
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 9:45:07 PM IST
While employees of the three public sector non-life insurers are baffled at the Centre's U turn by scrapping the proposal to merge them, a labour leader termed the decision as a step towards disinvestment. ... read..


 
Funskool bets on toy exports, plans foldable table for kid
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Indian toy major Funskool (India) Ltd hoping to increase its toy exports during the current year will soon be launching a foldable wooden table which would be a child's own workstation, said a top company official. ... read..


 
TN CM urges Vijayan to issue entry passes to fishermen from Kanyakumari
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | July 9, 2020 4:11:48 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy has a written a letter to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, urging him to issue entry passes to fishermen from Kanyakumari whose boats are berthed in various fishing harbours in Kerala and permit them to resume fish ... read..


 
TN corona count goes up by 3,756 to a total of 122,350
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
As many as 3,756 persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, the state health department officials said. ... read..


 
Maharashtra woos tourists from Tamil Nadu
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Home to world's third largest meteoritic impact crater - Lonar lake - about 350 forts, 29 wildlife sanctuaries, hill stations, beaches, religious and heritage centres and others, Maharashtra is targeting to attract tourists from Tamil Nadu, said a top off ... read..


 
Over 150 rural bodies come together for holistic development
Chennai | Friday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Over 150 rural development organisations from 18 states have gathered here at an event to share their success experiences and exchange ideas on holistic rural development, said the founder of Mission Samriddhi, a social impact platform. ... read..


 
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