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Cancer Institute founder V Shanta passes away in Chennai

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 19, 2021 9:13:10 AM IST
Senior oncologist and chairperson of the Adyar Cancer Institute Dr V Shanta passed away in the early hours on Tuesday morning. She was 93.... read..
 

PETA India organises vegan celebration in Kamala Harris' ancestral village

Chennai |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Residents of Thulasendrapuram village in Tamil Nadu are enjoying a vegan celebration ahead of Kamala Harris' inauguration as the next US Vice President on Wednesday.... read..
 

Rajini's party members are 'free' to join any outfit

Chennai |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
With three of its District Secretaries and couple of other officials joined DMK on Sunday, Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM) on Monday said its members are free to join any political party of their choice after submitting their resignation.... read..
 

Post Covid weddings: Madurai family sets example with QR code on invite

Chennai |Monday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
No more searching for an envelope to keep the cash and presenting it to the bride or the bridegroom at a wedding.... read..
 

COVID-19 vaccines are safe, says TN Health Secy after inoculation

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 18, 2021 7:13:57 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan was inoculated against COVID-19 on the second day of the vaccination drive in Trichy on Sunday.... read..
 

India's demographic dividend needs to be fully leveraged to fast-track progress: Venkaiah Naidu

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 17, 2021 11:13:02 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that the country needs to leverage fast-track progress in different sectors in a bid to ensure a sustained growth rate in the coming years.... read..
 

I will also get vaccinated against coronavirus: TN CM (Ld)

Chennai |Saturday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday said he too will get a vaccine shot against the Coronavirus.... read..
 

Vijay's 'Master' crosses 50Cr-mark in TN alone; Hindi remake soon

Chennai |Saturday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
The Tamil film Master, starring Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, has grossed over Rs 50 crore in Tamil Nadu alone within the first three days, and is all set to be remade in Hindi.... read..
 

TN begins Covid vaccination

Chennai |Saturday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday launched the Covid-19 vaccination drive in the state at Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu CM, Dy CM flag off Alanganallur Jallikattu

Chennai |Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Saturday flagged off the famed Jallikattu - bull taming sport - in Alanganallur in Madurai district.... read..
 

Gold worth over Rs 36 lakhs seized at Chennai airport; one passenger arrested

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 15, 2021 8:13:05 PM IST
Chennai Air Customs department on Friday seized 722 grams of gold worth Rs 36.52 lakhs and arrested one passenger.... read..
 

Seven injured in 'Jallikattu' in TN's Madurai

Chennai |Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Seven persons were injured while participating in 'Jallikattu' in Madurai district on Friday, police said.... read..
 

TN is land of spiritualism and economic development: Nadda

Chennai |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President J.P. Nadda on Thursday said Tamil Nadu is a unique mix of spiritualism and economic development.... read..
 

It's dhoti versus jeans in Tamil Nadu on Pongal day

Chennai |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Tamil Nadu on Thursday saw the presence of leaders of two national parties - BJP President J.P. Nadda and Congress MP Rahul Gandhi - on the day when the state celebrated Pongal festival with traditional fervour.... read..
 

TN land of spiritualism, economic development: Nadda (Ld)

Chennai |Friday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
BJP President J.P. Nadda said on Thursday that Tamil Nadu is a unique mix of spiritualism and economic development.... read..
 

BBJP chief JP Nadda arrives in Chennai, to attend Pongal celebration

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2021 6:43:13 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda arrived in Chennai on Thursday. He will attend the party's Pongal festival celebration here.... read..
 

PM Modi ensured Tamil Nadu moves forward on development path: Nadda

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2021 9:13:13 PM IST
Asserting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi ensured that Tamil Nadu moves forward on the path of development, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief JP Nadda on Thursday said that the fourteenth Finance Commission allocated the state Rs 5.42 lakh crore for th... read..
 

RSS Chief in Chennai today to participate in Pongal celebrations

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2021 4:13:01 AM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat will participate in community Pongal celebrations in Chennai's Moolakadai on Thursday.... read..
 

Rahul warns 'those who run roughshod' over Tamil culture

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday warned "those who run roughshod" over Tamil culture.... read..
 

BJP chief JP Nadda arrives in Chennai, to attend Pongal celebration

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2021 7:13:13 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda arrived in Chennai on Thursday. He will attend the party's Pongal festival celebration here.... read..
 

'Kudankulam protest mother of all protests'

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Anti-nuclear power activists draw a parallel between the staying the implementation of three farm laws and setting up of a committee by the Supreme Court to negotiate with the protesting farmers and with the decisions taken by the government during their ... read..
 

Mohan Bhagwat participates in Pongal festivities in Tamil Nadu

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2021 10:43:12 AM IST
While on his two-day visit to Tamil Nadu, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat offered prayers at Sri Kadumbadi Chinnamman Temple in Ponniammanmedu, and participated in community Pongal celebrations in Chennai on Thursday.... read..
 

Chennai theatre fined for violation of norm screening 'Master'

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Violation of social distancing norms, milk 'abhisekham' (pouring of milk) on their hero's cut out erected outside the theatre, beating of drums and dancing by fans, and a fine on a theatre marked the release of Vijay starrer "Master" on Wednesday.... read..
 

RSS chief Bhagwat joins Pongal celebrations

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday participated in Pongal festival celebrations here.... read..
 

Gold worth over Rs 72 lakhs seized at Chennai airport; 2 passengers held

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 13, 2021 8:12:59 PM IST
Two passengers were arrested when goods including 1.42 kilograms of gold with a total worth Rs 85 lakhs were seized by the Customs department at the Chennai airport on Wednesday.... read..
 

Chennai Airport gearing up for makeover, project worth Rs 2,467 cr underway

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 13, 2021 2:13:31 PM IST
As the Chennai Airport is all set to get a swanky makeover due to tremendous traffic growth over the years, the authorities are planning modernisation of the airport in two phases to provide a world-class terminal to passengers.... read..
 

Kamal's party announces 7-point agenda for industrial policy

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Creation of a Ministry of Possibilities, incentivising industries to be set up in backward areas, holding of quarterly summit of government-industry-academia-civil society as the think-tank headed by the Chief Minister are part of the seven-point agenda ... read..
 

MDMK, MMK oppose Adani group's TN port expansion plan

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Two Tamil Nadu political parties on Wednesday opposed Adani group's Rs 53,031 crore Kattupalli port expansion project and demanded that it should be scrapped due to long-term impact on environment and the city residents.... read..
 

Chennai receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 12, 2021 1:12:59 PM IST
Chennai on Tuesday received the first batch of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield', informed an official notification.... read..
 

Four bus passengers electrocuted in Tamil Nadu

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
At least four passengers, including a woman, were electrocuted while 10 others received injuries after their bus came in contact with a power transmission line in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district, police said on Tuesday.... read..
 

DMK's Stalin welcomes SC's order on the farm laws

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
DMK President M.K.Stalin on Tuesday welcomed the apex court's decision to stay the three farm laws.... read..
 

ISRO to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has adopted 45 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) in the first phase out of the total 100 labs.... read..
 

Settling dues & conducting hybrid national tourney immediate target: AICF's Chauhan

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:09 PM IST
The new team at helm of All India Chess Federation (AICF) will start settling its dues once its bank account is de-freezed and plans are afoot to conduct the national chess championship in a hybrid model, a senior official has said.... read..
 

Nadda, Rahul to be in Tamil Nadu on Jan 14 to celebrate Pongal

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:09 PM IST
BJP President and Rajya Sabha member J.P. Nadda and Congress leader and Lok Sabha member Rahul Gandhi will be in Tamil Nadu on January 14 and celebrate the harvest festival Pongal.... read..
 

Global chess body FIDE recognises new AICF's new office bearers

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST
The global chess body FIDE has recognised the new office bearers of All India Chess Federation (AICF) by updating its official page.... read..
 

Ramadoss opposes move to extend services of Anna University VC

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Pattali Makkal Katchi founder S. Ramadoss on Tuesday opposed any move to extend the services of Anna University Vice Chancellor M.K. Surappa who is facing corruption charges.... read..
 

Heavy rains lash parts of Tamil Nadu

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 12, 2021 9:43:06 AM IST
Parts of Tamil Nadu received heavy rainfall on Tuesday, which is likely to continue till January 14, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).... read..
 

TN to reopen schools for class 10, 12 from Jan 19

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Tuesday announced reopening of schools for classes 10 and 12 from January 19.... read..
 

In TN, today's movie stars are tomorrow's CM aspirants

Chennai |Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Today's movie stars are tomorrow's political leaders and Chief Ministerial aspirants -- that is the trend in Tamil Nadu.... read..
 
 
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