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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..
 

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..
 

Puducherry Assembly passes resolution seeking withdrawal of farm laws

Puducherry (Tamil Nadu) | January 18, 2021 7:13:11 PM IST
Puducherry Assembly on Monday passed a resolution seeking the withdrawal of the Centre's three farm laws.... 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..
 

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..
 

CM Palaniswami, O Paneerselvam inaugurate Jallikattu competition in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 16, 2021 10:43:04 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy CM O Paneerselvam inaugurated the Jallikattu competition in the Alanganallur area of Madurai on Saturday.... read..
 

52 participants injured in Madurai's Jallikattu event

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 16, 2021 11:13:07 PM IST
14 people among 52 who suffered injuries during the Jallikattu festival at Alanganallur in Madurai on Saturday amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, were admitted to Hospital for treatment.... 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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

Jallikattu competition underway in Tamil Nadu

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 15, 2021 12:43:13 PM IST
Traditional bull-taming sport 'Jallikattu' competition is underway on Friday in Palamedu area of Madurai in Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

Tamil culture, history, language essential for India's future, needs to be respected, says Rahul Gandhi

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2021 2:43:04 PM IST
Tamil culture, history and language are essential for the future of India and are needed to be respected, said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on who is in Madurai to attend the traditional bull-taming sport -- 'Jallikattu' -- and celebrate Pongal.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Two bull tamers detained for showing black flags, shouting slogans against farm laws in Jallikattu event

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2021 10:13:20 PM IST
Tamil Nadu police on Thursday detained two bull tamers for waving black flags and shouting slogans against the central government's farm laws during the Jallikattu event in Madurai's Avaniyapuram.... 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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

'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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

Govt will be forced to take back farm laws, says Rahul

New Delhi/Madurai |Thursday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Keeping up his attack on the Modi government over the farm laws, Congress' former President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday claimed that it will be forced to take them back.... 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..
 

Jallikattu begins in Tamil Nadu

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2021 9:43:04 AM IST
Traditional bull-taming sport 'Jallikattu' on Thursday began at Avaniyapuram in Madurai with certain restrictions amid the COVID-19 outbreak.... 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..
 

Rahul Gandhi asks why PM Modi silent on Chinese troops sitting inside Indian territory

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2021 4:13:29 PM IST
Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government for China's alleged entry in Indian territory, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday questioned why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is silent about the fact that 'Chinese troops are sitting ... 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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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 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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

Fans forget social distancing to advance-book tickets of Vijay and Vijay Sethupati's next

Coimbatore |Tuesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Tamil cinema's 'Thalapathy' Vijay comes together with 'Makkal Selvan' Vijay Sethupathi in the highly-anticipated film Master, and fans eager to advance-book tickets are clearly in the mood to relax social distancing norms, going by pictures doing the roun... 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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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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