Tamil Nadu: Six dead, several injured in explosion at firecracker factory
Tamil Nadu (Chennai) | March 22, 2023 6:34:54 PM ISTSix people were killed and several injured on Wednesday in an explosion at a firecracker manufacturing unit in Tamil Nadu's Kanchipuram district, officials said.... read..
Australia win toss, opt to bat first in third ODI against India
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 22, 2023 2:05:14 PM ISTAustralian skipper Steve Smith won the toss and opted to bat first against India in the third ODI at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on Wednesday.... read..
He is learning the 50-over game: Dravid shrugs off concerns about Suryakumar's poor form
Chennai |Wednesday, 2023 5:15:09 AM ISTIndia coach Rahul Dravid brushed aside the concerns around the recent form of Suryakumar Yadav in the ongoing ODI series against Australia, saying that the Mumbai batter is learning the 50-over game a little bit.... read..
3rd ODI: We've narrowed it down to 17-18 players for 2023 ODI World Cup: Dravid
Chennai |Wednesday, 2023 4:45:08 AM ISTHead coach Rahul Dravid has said India have narrowed down on 17-18 players that will be part of their squad for the ODI World Cup at home, to be played in October-November this year.... read..
3rd ODI: Focus on batters as India, Australia go into series decider at Chepauk
Chennai |Wednesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM ISTThe three-match ODI series against Australia following the four Tests for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy were expected to give a glimpse into India's preparations for this year's ODI World Cup at home.... read..
TN man who died of Covid was infected with Omicron XBB variant
Chennai |Wednesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM ISTA 27-year-old man who had died of Covid-19 in a private hospital in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchi was infected with the Omicron-XBB variant, officials said on Tuesday.... read..
TN announces overseas training programme for 150 farmers
Chennai |Wednesday, 2023 2:15:08 AM ISTTamil Nadu Agriculture Minister M.R.K. Panneerselvam, in his agriculture budget for the financial year 2023-23 on Tuesday, proposed that 150 farmers from the state would be provided overseas training in new farming techniques.... read..
Australia give India 270-run target in third ODI; Kuldeep, Pandya provide vital breakthroughs
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 22, 2023 7:05:24 PM ISTTight bowling spells by Kuldeep Yadav and Hardik Pandya helped India bundle out Australia for 269 in 49 overs in the third and final game of the three-match ODI series at MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Wednesday.... read..
TN to support, promote sea cruises, build Chola museum
Chennai |Tuesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM ISTPromoting and supporting sea cruises to significant places connected to Tamil culture, and building a museum showcasing the artefacts of Chola empire are some of the measures announced in the FY24 Tamil Nadu budget.... read..
Erode (East) MLA E.V.K.S. Elangovan diagnosed with Covid-19, coronary artery disease
Chennai |Tuesday, 2023 1:45:08 AM ISTE.V.K.S. Elangovan, the newly-elected Congress MLA from Erode (East) Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, who is admitted at a private hospital in Porur, Chennai, for a mild Covid-19 infection is recovering fast.... read..
TN govt announces Rs 75,000 assistance for civil services aspirants
Chennai |Tuesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM ISTWith a decline in number of persons from the state clearing the civil services exams, the Tamil Nadu government will provide financial assistance for 1,000 civil services aspirants every year, Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan announced on Monday.... read..
Tamil Nadu CM Stalin presents Oscar-winning director Kartiki Gonsalves Rs 1 crore cheque
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 21, 2023 4:06:02 PM ISTTamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin handed over the cheque of Rupees 1 crore to the Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Kartiki Gonsalves as a token of appreciation at the Secretariat on Tuesday morning.... read..
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin felicitates Oscar-winner The Elephant Whisperer's director Kartiki Gonsalves
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 21, 2023 12:34:50 PM ISTTamil Nadu CM MK Stalin on Tuesday felicitated the director Kartiki Gonsalves for her Oscar-winning documentary 'The Elephant Whisperer' in Chennai.... read..
AIADMK polls: Palaniswami's nomination for Gen Secy accepted, sole candidate in race
Chennai |Tuesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM ISTThe nomination paper of AIADMK interim General Secretary and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami for elections to the post of the General Secretary on March 26 was accepted on Monday.... read..
TN forest dept deploys two kumki elephants to trap wild tusker in Erode
Chennai |Tuesday, 2023 3:15:08 AM ISTThe Tamil Nadu forest department has deployed a team of officials along with two 'kumki' elephants to trap and capture a rogue wild tusker -- 'Karuppan' -- which has destroyed people's properties in Thalavadi, Hasanur and Jeerahalli areas of Sathyamangala... read..
Tamil Nadu Budget Session : AIADMK stages walkout from Assembly
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 20, 2023 1:04:34 PM ISTThe All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday staged a walkout during the Budget session of the Tamil Nadu Legislative assembly stating that democracy was murdered in Erode East bypoll elections and that DMK-led Government has failed mis... read..
Indian National Rally C'ship: Aroor Arjun seals first win in seven years
Chennai |Monday, 2023 1:15:08 AM ISTMangaluru's Aroor Arjun Rao, with co-driver Satish Rajagopal, took the Overall title in the Fmsci Indian National Rally Championship (INRC) which was held as part of the 46th South India Rally, at the Madras Motor Sports Club, here on Sunday.... read..
TN: Jewellery missing from actor Rajnikanth daughter's house, police complaint filed
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 20, 2023 12:04:54 PM ISTVetreran actor Rajnikanth's daughter Aishwarya has filed a police complaint at Chennai's Teynampet police station alleging that diamond and gold jewellery had been stolen from her residence.... read..
Tamil Nadu budget 2023 : Focus on health, education, entrepreneurship
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 20, 2023 3:34:31 PM ISTTamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan presented the annual state budget for the financial year 2023-24 in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Monday.... read..
TN Oppn leader condemns price rise in essential commodities, increase in e-bill, surge in property tax
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 20, 2023 4:36:20 PM ISTLeader of Opposition and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) interim general secretary Edapadi Palaniswami on Monday condemned the price rise in essential commodities, increase in the electric bill, the surge in property tax, while mentionin... read..
Tamil Nadu budget: Eligible women to receive Rs 1,000 per month as assistance starting September
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 20, 2023 5:36:46 PM ISTTamil Nadu presented the annual state budget for the financial year 2023-24 in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Monday.It was DMK government's third Budget since it came to power in May 2021.... read..
Former TN Chief Information Commissioner joins Congress
Chennai |Monday, 2023 3:15:09 AM ISTFormer Chief Information Commissioner of Tamil Nadu and retired IAS officer, R. Rajagopal on Sunday joined the Congress.... read..
Gaurav Gill solidifies lead in Asia Rally Cup, Arjun Rao leads INRC field
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 19, 2023 10:34:37 AM ISTBringing into play his vast experience, Gaurav Gill (co-driver Aniruddha Rangnekar) survived tricky conditions following a spell of rain to consolidate his overall lead in the FIA-Asia Pacific Rally Championship (Asia RallyCup) that is being run concurren... read..
Tamil Nadu: OPS faction files petition against AIADMK general secretary election, hearing today
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 19, 2023 11:34:30 AM ISTRefuting claims about filing the nomination for the election to the post of AIADMK's general secretary, O Panneerselvan (OPS) faction on Saturday said that a petition has been filed in the Madras High Court against the poll.... read..
TN to get light to moderate showers in next 48 hours
Chennai |Sunday, 2023 1:45:08 AM ISTlight to moderate showers are likely in several districts of Tamil Nadu in the next 48 hours, the IMD's Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) here predicted on Saturday.... read..
Women's police hostels to be constructed in Tamil Nadu soon: CM Stalin
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 19, 2023 2:04:53 AM ISTTamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday inaugurated an event to mark the golden jubilee year of the entry of women in the Tamil Nadu Police department and said that women's police hostels would be constructed soon in Madurai and Chennai.... read..
APRC Asia Rally: Gaurav Gill takes lead; Karna Kadur in third after Day 2
Chennai |Sunday, 2023 2:15:08 AM ISTArjuna Awardee and three-time Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) winner, Gaurav Gill and co-driver Aniruddha Rangnekar piloted the Subaru Impreza with admirable control and authority after the rain in the Avisa stage made the dirt track slippery in th... read..
Hope to achieve desired outcomes in sports in Tamil Nadu : Anurag Thakur after meeting with TN sports minister
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 19, 2023 2:36:28 PM ISTUnion Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday met Tamil Nadu Sports Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin in Chennai and said that coordination is going well in the field of sports with the Tamil Nadu government and he hopes to achieve the desired outcomes in Tam... read..
APRC Asian Rally: India's Gaurav Gill aces Indian leg; Karna Kadur finishes third
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 19, 2023 9:34:29 PM ISTThree-time Asia Pacific Rally Champion Gaurav Gill of JK Tyre Racing played a strategic game with controlled aggression and won the FIA APRC Asia Rally Cup comfortably with a big margin at the Madras International Circuit in slushy conditions here on Sund... read..
TN Sports Minister meets Anurag Thakur, requests release Khelo India fund
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 19, 2023 3:05:04 PM ISTTamil Nadu Sports Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin and the officials of the state sports and youth affairs department held a meeting with Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs & Sports Anurag Thakur held a meeting in Chennai on ... read..
Madras HC allows AIADMK poll proceedings, directs not to declare results
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 19, 2023 4:05:10 PM ISTThe Madras High Court on Sunday said that AIADMK could continue the election proceedings for the General Secretary post but directed that the results could not be announced.... read..
Don't want to be in politics where there is heavy influence of money: TN BJP chief Annamalai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 19, 2023 7:35:22 PM ISTBharatiya Janata Party Tamil Nadu chief K Annamalai on Sunday said on Sunday that he wants to do clean politics and not politics in which there is heavy influence of money.... read..
IMD predicts light to moderate rain within next 3 hours in parts of Chennai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 19, 2023 7:05:09 AM ISTThe India Meteorological Department's (IMD) Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) in Chennai on Sunday predicted light to moderate rain with thunderstorms and lightning in the city within the next three hours.... read..
"No one supports O Panneerselvam, his opinions change every time": AIADMK's Jayakumar
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2023 5:04:41 PM ISTThe AIADMK's organization secretary and former Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar on Saturday refused to comment on former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam (OPS)'s remarks on the upcoming election for the post of the Party's General Secretary, but said that no ... read..
Decision lies with top leadership: TN BJP leader on alliance with AIADMK
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2023 4:35:29 PM ISTTamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state vice president Nainar Nagenthiran on Saturday said that the party would follow the orders of the top leadership on forming an alliance with the AIADMK.... read..
Chennaiyin FC appoint Raman Vijayan as assistant coach
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2023 3:04:54 PM ISTChennaiyin FC on Friday named former India striker Raman Vijayan as assistant coach to the first team.... read..
Tamil Nadu: EPS files nomination for AIADMK general secretary post
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2023 2:04:53 PM ISTAIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) on Saturday filed his nomination for party's General Secretary election on March 26 General Secretary election on March 26.... read..
Palaniswami to file nomination for AIADMK General Secretary, workers gather at HQ
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2023 12:05:25 PM ISTThe interim general secretary of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Edappadi K Palaniswami arrived at the party headquarters to file his nomination for the post of General Secretary of the party on Saturday.... read..
IMD issues warning for thunderstorm, lightning in next few hours for Chennai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2023 4:34:04 AM ISTThe IMD's Chennai Regional Meteorological Centre on Friday night predicted thunderstorms and lightning to lash the city over the next few hours.... read..
Amid tussle for control of affairs between OPS and EPS, AIADMK to elect general secretary on March 26
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2023 4:03:54 AM ISTAmid the tussle for control of the AIADMK between former chief ministers Edappadi Palaniswami and O Pannerselvam, the party on Friday announced that the polls to elect the general secretary will be held on March 26.... read..
Education minister chairs meet, says panel formed to check exam dropouts in TN
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 17, 2023 2:34:13 AM ISTTamil Nadu Education Minister Anbil Mahesh on Thursday chaired a meeting with officials of his department after 5.6 per cent of students eligible to write the state board exam for Class 12 failed to appear for the test. He said a committee will be put tog... read..
Family claims Thanjavur youth being questioned by CBI on mail to PM Modi
Chennai |Friday, 2023 2:15:09 AM ISTThanjavur youth, Victor James Raja is in the custody of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and being interrogated at Pudukottai for the past 24 hours, his family said on Thursday.... read..
Tamil Nadu CM Stalin meets OPS, condoles his mother's demise
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 17, 2023 5:37:17 PM ISTTamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday visited met O Panneerselvan in Chennai and conveyed his condolences over the recent demise of the deposed AIADMK leader's mother.... read..
53-year-old woman prof assaulted and robbed in TN
Chennai |Friday, 2023 1:15:09 AM ISTIn a brutal assault, a 53-year-old woman professor of Anna University here was hit on the head with a wooden plank, dragged into a bylane and robbed.... read..
Alarming number of students absent for Class 12 board exams: TN Education Minister
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 16, 2023 11:34:44 PM ISTThe Tamil Nadu Education Minister Anbil Mahesh on Thursday said that an alarming number of students were absent for Class 12 board exams.... read..
AIADMK's Jayakumar exudes confidence party will win all seats in parliamentary polls in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 16, 2023 11:04:42 PM ISTAIADMK leader D Jayakumar exuded confidence that the party will win all the seats in the parliamentary elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to be held in 2024.... read..
Tamil Nadu govt plans to expand Mental Health Program across the state
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 16, 2023 11:04:37 PM ISTTamil Nadu Education Department plans to expand the Mental Health Program to Schools across all districts, officials said on Thursday.... read..
Ramkrishna Forgings-Titagarh Wagons L1 to make 1.54 mn wheels
Chennai |Thursday, 2023 5:15:08 AM ISTThe consortium of Ramkrishna Forgings Ltd and Titagarh Wagons Ltd has emerged the lowest bidder quoting Rs 12,226.50 crore for making about 1.54 million forged wheels for the Indian Railways for different trains, including Vande Bharat.... read..
H3N2 scare: No holidays for schools in TN, says Minister
Chennai |Thursday, 2023 1:15:09 AM ISTTamil Nadu Health Minister, Ma Subramanian on Wednesday announced that there will not be any holidays for students up to Class 9 in the state due to the H3N2 scare... read..
TN's power demand touches all-time high of 17,705 MW
Chennai |Thursday, 2023 1:15:09 AM ISTTamil Nadu Power Minister K. Senthil Balaji on Wednesday said that the state recorded an all time high power demand of 17,705 MW of power on Tuesday, crossing the earlier all time high demand of 17,647 MW on March 10.... read..
Indian rupee to remain in 82-83/$ next fortnight:Bank of Baroda
Chennai |Thursday, 2023 1:15:09 AM ISTThe Indian rupee is expected to remain range bound and trade in the band of Rs 82-83 against a US dollar in the next fortnight, the Bank of Baroda said in a report.... read..