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Rs 300cr undisclosed income detected by I-T at financing syndicates

Chennai |Saturday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST
The Income Tax (IT) Department has detected Rs.300 crore of undisclosed income and seized Rs.9 crore unaccounted cash during it search and seizure operation on two private syndicate financing groups here.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu reports fresh 1,733 COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 25, 2021 2:16:07 AM IST
Tamil Nadu reported 1,733 fresh COVID-19 cases and 27 deaths on Friday, as per the health bulletin released by the state government.... read..
 

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav: CISF organises cycle rally in Chennai to celebrate 75 yrs of Independence

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 25, 2021 8:46:16 AM IST
In a bid to celebrate 75 years of Indian Independence, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in collaboration with Chennai Port Trust (ChPT) organized a cycle rally as a part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'.... read..
 

202 out of 505 poll promises fulfilled by DMK govt: Stalin

Chennai |Saturday, 2021 12:45:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday said his DMK government has fulfilled 202 of the 505 poll promises made during the run up to the elections.... read..
 

Bring in Nuclear Safety Regulatory law and vest AERB with environmental clearance power

Chennai |Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST
Mixed views were expressed by experts on the Central government's idea to entrust the environmental clearance for nuclear power projects with the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB).... read..
 

Pall of gloom in Sivakasi after Delhi's Diwali firecracker ban

Chennai |Friday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
India's firecracker, Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar district, appears lifeless after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a ban on the sale, use, and storage of firecrackers for festival of lights, Diwali, due to pollution concerns during... read..
 

Ford India head Anurag Mehrotra quits

Chennai |Friday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
With US auto major Ford Motor Company deciding to close down vehicle manufacturing in India, Anurag Mehrotra, the President and Managing Director of its Indian subsidiary, Ford India Private Ltd, has put down in his papers, sources said.... read..
 

Kamal Haasan asks party cadre to participate in gram sabhas

Chennai |Friday, 2021 11:15:06 AM IST
Superstar turned politician Kamal Haasan has called upon his party cadre, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), to actively participate in gram sabha meetings.... read..
 

DMK campaigns extensively to make Sep 27 Bharat Bandh a success

Chennai |Friday, 2021 12:45:06 PM IST
The ruling DMK of Tamil Nadu is campaigning extensively in all districts to make the 'Bharat Bandh' on September 27 a success in the state. The party has appealed to the people to make it a success as it 'was for protecting the rights of the farming commu... read..
 

TN to extend doorstep healthcare scheme to urban areas

Chennai |Friday, 2021 10:15:06 AM IST
The highly successful healthcare at the doorstep scheme, 'Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam', will now be operating in all the urban centres of Tamil Nadu. Chief Minister M.K. Stalin will inaugurate the service at a hospital here on Friday.... read..
 

Give back our land or employ us as agreed: Workers demand of PCA Automobiles

Chennai |Friday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
'Give back our land or get us our jobs' is the demand to the Tamil Nadu government from 22 persons whose grandfathers had given their land to Hindustan Motors Ltd in 1968.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu reports 1,745 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 24, 2021 3:16:06 AM IST
Tamil Nadu registered 1,745 new cases, 27 deaths and 1,624 recoveries in the last 24 hours, said the state's health department on Thursday.... read..
 

Madras HC asks TN poll panel to reply on AIADMK's plea on rural polls

Chennai |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST
The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission to respond to a plea of the principal opposition party, AIADMK, regarding the conduct of rural local body polls and security aspects.... read..
 

SL Prez's promise to engage Tamil diaspora political drama: PMK

Chennai |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
S. Ramadoss, the founder-leader of the PMK, said that the Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's promise to engage the Tamil diaspora on civil war-related issues is a "political drama".... read..
 

Police on high alert in south Tamil Nadu after 4 beheadings in 10 days

Chennai |Friday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
The south Tamil Nadu police has received brickbats after having failed to prevent murders and beheadings here, including in the districts of Dindigul and Tirunelveli.... read..
 

25 Indian boats damaged by Sri Lankan Navy: Fishermen

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
At least 25 fishing boats of Indian fishermen were damaged after Sri Lankan navy personnel allegedly attacked them on Wednesday late night at Katchatheevu.... read..
 

TN Police file case after woman complains of suspicious death of husband

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Police have registered a case of unnatural death after a Dalit woman, S. Amlu (29) filed a complaint at the Arani police station here that her husband A. Gowthaman (29) has died in suspicious circumstances.... read..
 

Dalit leader killing: Woman beheaded in revenge, head placed at his home

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
In a shocking incident, a 59-year-old woman was beheaded on Wednesday as revenge for the 2012 murder of Dalit leader Pasupathi Pandian and her decapitated head placed in front of his residence in Tamil Nadu's Dindigul, police said.... read..
 

IMD forecasts winds, heavy rain in Chennai, parts of TN

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Chennai Regional Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy rainfall in Chennai and other districts of Tamil Nadu in the next few days.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu reports fresh 1,682 COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 23, 2021 3:46:04 AM IST
Tamil Nadu reported 1,682 fresh COVID-19 cases and 21 deaths on Wednesday, as per the health bulletin released by the state government.... read..
 

TN state poll panel seeks strict action against 'auction' of posts

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission has directed the Collectors of the nine districts where rural local body elections are to be held, to take stringent action to curb "auction" of the posts of panchayat presidents.... read..
 

Veranda acquires Edureka for Rs 245 crore, accelerates foray into edtech

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 23, 2021 6:16:13 PM IST
The Kalpathi AGS Group-owned Veranda Learning Solutions has acquired edtech Edureka, a live-instructor-led online solutions provider for the IT industry for Rs 245 crore.... read..
 

TN to provide well-being training to cops, families

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
The 1.3 lakh personnel of the Tamil Nadu Police and their family members will be provided well-being training, the government has decided.... read..
 

Only 53 MW of additional capacity was added by AIADMK govt: Stalin

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Only 53 MW of additional power capacity was added by the erstwhile AIADMK government during its 10 year rule, said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin here on Thursday.... read..
 

VCK to contest rural local body polls on independent symbol in DMK alliance

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
The Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) will contest the ensuing rural local body elections to the nine districts of Tamil Nadu on an independent symbol even as being a part of the ruling DMK alliance.... read..
 

Walmart Vriddhi, TN govt to support local MSMEs

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 23, 2021 12:46:24 PM IST
Walmart and Flipkart have signed a memorandum of understanding with Tamil Nadu's Department of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to establish long-term cooperation for providing capacity-building support to MSMEs in the state.... read..
 

Rajan Comm. report on NEET was scripted for the ruling DMK: Anna Univ Ex-VC

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
Even as the ruling DMK and political parties like Makkal Needhi Maiam of Kamal Haasan comes out against the NEET, campaigning for the Justice A.K.Rajan committee, former Vice-Chancellor and renowned academician of Tamil Nadu, Balagurusamy has objected to ... read..
 

CM Stalin gives 1 lakh power connection certificates to farmers in TN

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 23, 2021 2:46:06 PM IST
In a major announcement of welfare schemes for the farmers, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin distributed one lakh free power connection certificates to the farmers on Thursday.... read..
 

Cancel NEET as it is a den for cheats: Ramadoss

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S. Ramadoss on Thursday said the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical college admission has become "the den of cheaters and it should be cancelled".... read..
 

Flying squads to enforce model code of conduct in TN local polls

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
District collectors of the nine districts that are going to rural local body polls on October 6 and 9 will form flying squads led by an officer, not below the rank of an executive magistrate in Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

2 DMK candidates file nominations for RS seats from TN

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Two DMK leaders, Kanimozhi N.V.M. Somu and K.R.N. Rajesh Kumar, have filed their nomination papers for the two vacant seats to the Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

TN to constitute task force to provide land to landless

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 7:45:07 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu government will constitute a task force to provide land to the landless beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G) scheme.... read..
 

Sify Technologies to set up data centres with 200 MW capacity

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 7:45:07 PM IST
The Nasdaq listed Sify Technologies Ltd will be setting up 200 MW capacity data centres over the next four years with a mix of hyperscale and retail facilities, said a company official.... read..
 

CBI arrests two foreigners in Rs 100 cr Chennai Port Trust fraud case

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday said it has arrested two more accused, both foreign nationals, in connection with its ongoing investigation of a case related to foreclosure of fixed deposits of Chennai Port Trust.... read..
 

18,000 rural youths to be provided skill training: TN govt

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu government will train about 18,000 youths from the rural areas with skills to become welders, plumbers, electricians, pottery makers, tailors, and such life-sustaining skills.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu reports fresh 1,647 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 22, 2021 6:16:08 AM IST
Tamil Nadu reported 1,641 fresh COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths on Tuesday, as per the health bulletin released by the state government on Wednesday.... read..
 

After poll boycott threat, TN officials to hold talks with upper caste Hindus

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
Tenkasi district administration is to hold a meeting with upper caste Hindu leaders after the community decided to boycott rural local body polls in the Valasai village of Kambaneri panchayat.... read..
 

Vaccine shortage hits inoculation drive in TN

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
After two successful mega vaccination drives conducted on September 12 and 19, the inoculation drive in Tamil Nadu has been hit by the shortage of vaccines.... read..
 

India Ratings downgrades Ford India's ratings

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
Credit rating agency India Ratings and Research, downgraded Ford India Private Ltd's long term issuer rating to 'IND A+' from 'IND AA-'.... read..
 

New TN export policy targets $100 bn exports by 2030

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Targeting an export revenue of $100 billion by 2030, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin released the state Export Promotion Policy here on Wednesday.... read..
 

TN signs 24 MoUs with investment outlay of Rs 2,120 cr

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday signed 24 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) for various industrial projects involving an investment of Rs 2,120.54 crore.... read..
 

Madras HC upholds ban on crash guards, bull bars in vehicles

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
The Madras High Court on Tuesday upheld the Central government's December 2017 notification prohibiting the use of crash guards and bull bars in vehicles, observing that drivers of such vehicles behave as "bullies" on roads.... read..
 

Stalin urges Modi to supply 50 lakh vaccine doses every week

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday apprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the "resounding success" in the two mega vaccination camps held in the state on September 12 and 19, as he raised the need for 50 lakh additional doses of vaccine eve... read..
 

TN to sponsor students admitted under 7.5% govt school quota

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday announced that the state government would take care of the expenses of all students who have been admitted to professional and other courses under the 7.5 per cent government school students quota.... read..
 

Rajiv assassination case: OPS seeks Stalin's intervention for release of life convicts

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and coordinator of the AIADMK, O. Panneerselvam, on Monday sought Chief Minister M.K. Stalin's personal intervention for the release of the life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.... read..
 

DMK to use Justice AK Rajan committee report in its campaign against NEET

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
The ruling DMK, which is being criticised for not being able to cancel NEET as promised in the election manifesto for 2021 Assembly elections, is now planning to use the Justice A.K. Rajan committee report to campaign on the pitfalls being faced by the st... read..
 

Two DMK candidates file nominations for Rajya Sabha bypolls from Tamil Nadu

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 21, 2021 4:16:05 PM IST
Two candidates from Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), Dr Kanimozhi NVN Somu and KRN Rajeshkumar, on Tuesday filed their nominations for Rajya Sabha bypolls from Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

Health caretakers abandon first rehabilitation ward in south TN

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The first rehabilitation ward in south Tamil Nadu at the Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) in Madurai is now completely non-functional. This is because no caretakers are present in the ward to take care of the people abandoned by their families. This ward ... read..
 

NGOs urge TN CM Stalin to declare a carbon neutral policy

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) based in Tamil Nadu and involved in the conservation of the environment, on Tuesday requested Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to announce a carbon neutral policy for the state.... read..
 

Meeting with Ford Motor official was a failure: Union

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
The meeting with Ford Motor Company's senior official for a relook at the corporate decision to shut down vehicle production in India ended in a failure, said a Union official at Ford India Private Ltd.... read..
 

583 gm gold smuggling foiled, 1 held

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
A 45-year-old male passenger from Dubai was arrested in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday for allegedly smuggling 583 gram of gold.... read..
 
 
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