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Coimbatore: An 18-year-old youth was on Sunday killed when a huge tree fell on him in nearby Nilgiris district, in the wake of heavy rains lashing the hilly region for the past several days, police said.
Published 15-Jul-2018 17:15 IST | Updated 17:48 IST
Chennai: At a time when major political parties in Tamil Nadu are opposed to the Central government's proposal of 'One India, One Election', actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Sunday came out in support of it.
Published 15-Jul-2018 12:30 IST
Chennai: Ruby Trichy Warriors went top of the points table defending champions Chepauk Super Gillies by 31 runs in the third match of TNPL 2018 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Two wins in two matches for Ruby Trichy Warriors.
Published 15-Jul-2018 12:11 IST
Chennai: The room at Apollo hospitals where late AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa was hospitalised in December 2016 will be inspected on July 29 by the counsel representing the one man panel probing her death and those from the side of her aide V K Sasikala.
Published 14-Jul-2018 20:30 IST
Chennai: Police have busted a fake passport racket in Tamil Nadu, which helped Sri Lankan nationals fly abroad from the city as Indian citizens.
Published 14-Jul-2018 19:32 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Friday strongly opposed the Centre's draft Bill on setting up a Higher Education Commission and wanted the existing arrangement with the UGC at the helm to continue. "The existing institutional arrangement of the University Grants Commission (UGC) with bothMore
Published 14-Jul-2018 15:24 IST
Chennai: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday said that the National Democratic Alliance government's 'One Nation, One Election' proposal is a debacle in successive elections.
Published 14-Jul-2018 10:53 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Saturday stayed the income tax department proceedings against retired IPS officer K Vijay Kumar, recently appointed as advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor, related to his I-T return for 2010-11 assessment year.
Published 14-Jul-2018 08:52 IST
Coimbatore: A woman on Thursday allegedly killed her six-year-old daughter and eight-month-old son by throwing them into a sump and tried to set herself ablaze, police said.
Published 13-Jul-2018 21:41 IST
Chennai: Likening the Tuticorin police firing in which 13 people were killed to the Jallianwalah Bagh massacre, civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad has said that courts should take cognisance of such incidents on their own to ensure that they do not recur.
Published 13-Jul-2018 17:07 IST
Chennai: In possibly the first of its kind move in DMK, party leader M K Stalin's son Udhayanidhi is all set to hoist its flag in seven locations on July 15, a 'privilege' extended to him despite not holding any post.
Published 13-Jul-2018 18:58 IST
Chennai: As many as 31 water bodies in three northern districts of Tamil Nadu have been taken up for restoration under an initiative of the Confederation of Indian Industry. The water bodies in Chennai and neighbouring Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts would be restored under the CII-SouthernMore
Published 12-Jul-2018 19:08 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Thursday launched the distribution of vermi-compost to schools in an effort to create awareness on solid waste management among students.
Published 12-Jul-2018 17:36 IST
Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth's 'Rajini Makkal Mandram' on Thursday dismissed reports that a top functionary of the organisation has been sacked for alleged irregularities.
Published 12-Jul-2018 17:05 IST
Madurai: The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to submit video recordings, documents and reports pertaining to protests against the Sterlite Copper smelter plant in Tuticorin, which saw violence and firing in the town on the 100th day of the stir.
Published 12-Jul-2018 15:39 IST | Updated 16:04 IST
Chennai: Ruby Trichy Warriors made an emphatic start to their TNPL season by registering a four-wicket win over Dindigul Dragons in the opening clash of TNPL season 3 at the IC Ground in Tirunelveli on Wednesday evening.
Published 12-Jul-2018 10:25 IST
Chennai: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has no objection to the release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict A G Perarivalan, top Tamil film director P A Ranjith said on Wednesday. The director, after his meeting with the Congress chief in New Delhi, said he sought Rahul Gandhi's views onMore
Published 11-Jul-2018 22:19 IST
Chennai: J Jayalalithaa was against weight loss surgery to improve her health, a doctor said during her deposition before a one-man panel probing the former Tamil Nadu chief minister's death.
Published 11-Jul-2018 20:52 IST
Chennai: Coming down heavily on the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR and CE) Department over idol thefts in Tamil Nadu, the Madras High Court on Wednesday said if such a situation continued, it would be constrained to hand over all the related cases to the CBI.
Published 11-Jul-2018 18:49 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday assured its support to NEET students from the state in the wake of the Madras High Court's direction to CBSE to grant grace marks and said its future course of action will be based on the steps taken by the central board.
Published 11-Jul-2018 16:17 IST

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