Tiruchirappalli: DMK Working President M K Stalin, an avowed rationalist, made a stopover here on Friday to accept the traditional 'Poornakhumba,' honour by priests of the ancient Sri Ranganathaswamy temple here.
Published 22-Jun-2018 22:24 IST
Chennai: The Madras high court on Friday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu Health and Family Welfare Secretary on a PIL seeking provision of emergency life-saving drugs like insulin free of cost in all government hospitals in the state.
Published 22-Jun-2018 21:31 IST
Chennai: Union Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said students would not have to travel outside their state for appearing in NEET from next year as more centres would be set up based on the requirement. "Next year, students travelling to other parts of the countryMore
Published 22-Jun-2018 21:26 IST
Nagercoil: Sticking to his charge that there are terrorists in Tamil Nadu, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan on Friday said the Centre was ready to extend help if the state sought its support to rein in such elements, even as Ministers dismissed his accusation. "There are terrorists in theMore
Published 22-Jun-2018 20:54 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court lambasted the PWD and Forest department for allowing encroachers to put up solar fences in reserved forest and water spread area in Tamil Nadu's Erode and Coimbatore districts and directed the forest department to take immediate steps to remove them.
Published 22-Jun-2018 12:29 IST
Chennai: The DMK on Thursday sought in the Madras High Court a copy of the CBI's report in the sensational seizure of Rs 570 crore in cash in the run up to the 2016 Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu. Senior counsel P Wilson, appearing on behalf of DMK MP T K S Elangovan, who filed a petition in theMore
Published 22-Jun-2018 09:02 IST
Chennai: An advocate on Thursday urged the Madras High Court to constitute a committee to look into alleged 'derogatory' remarks made against Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and other judges by a disqualified Tamil Nadu MLA following the recent split verdict on pleas by him and 17 others challengingMore
Published 22-Jun-2018 07:56 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to consider a plea for increasing the retirement age of government doctors from 58 years to 65 years.
Published 22-Jun-2018 07:33 IST
Coimbatore: The proposed green corridor project from Salem to Chennai is unnecessary as the project would deprive thousands of farmers of their fertile land, secretary of Tamil Nadu unit of CPI R Mutharasan said on Thursday.
Published 21-Jun-2018 22:16 IST
New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency on Thursday filed a supplementary charge sheet against two Popular Front of India "members" in connection with alleged murder of Sasikumar, a spokesperson for the Hindu Munnani in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu, officials said here. The agency filedMore
Published 21-Jun-2018 21:46 IST
Chennai: Cligning on to their 'Dronacharya', the students of Government High School in Veliagara, refused their English teacher from leaving after being handed over his transfer order. When the students got to know about their teacher's transfer, protests broke out in the school.
Published 21-Jun-2018 20:51 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government will continue too seek freedom for the seven people convicted of killing former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in the Supreme Court in line with the policy decision taken by it, a top government functionary said on Thursday.
Published 21-Jun-2018 20:34 IST
Chennai: The ruling AIADMK and BJP on Thursday sought to make light of actor-politician Kamal Haasan's meeting with Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi with a senior state minister sarcastially remarking his party will not be bothered even if he met US President Donald Trump. BJP leaderMore
Published 21-Jun-2018 20:18 IST
Chennai: The ruling AIADMK on Thursday announced a cash assistance of Rs 5 lakh to the family of a medical aspirant from Tiruchirappalli who allegedly committed suicide recently after she failed to clear the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test.
Published 21-Jun-2018 19:23 IST
Chennai: The "International Day of Yoga" was celebrated in Tamil Nadu on Thursday with leaders, common people and students performing 'asanas' at several places including metro rail stations here. Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit did yoga exercises along with officials and students at RajMore
Published 21-Jun-2018 16:47 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Indian Embassy in Iran to take steps to repatriate 21 Indian fishermen stranded there.
Published 21-Jun-2018 15:35 IST
Chennai: Yoga is India's "best gift" to the world, Union minister Suresh Prabhu said on Thursday after taking part in the International Yoga Day celebrations here. The International Yoga Day was celebrated by various sections of people across Tamil Nadu including school students and defenceMore
Published 21-Jun-2018 13:12 IST
Erode (TN): Three elephants were rescued from a 17-foot deep farm well on Wednesday, hours after they fell into it in a forest fringe village in the district, officials said.
Published 20-Jun-2018 19:08 IST
Udhagamandalam: Three undertrials escaped from a sub-jail in nearby Coonoor on Wednesday but were nabbed by police within two hours, police said.
Published 20-Jun-2018 21:36 IST
Nagercoil: Twenty one fishermen from Tamil Nadu who went to Iran for jobs are in dire straits, with no pay and little food, and their travel documents impounded by their employer, a fishermen's welfare body said on Wednesday and urged the government to take steps for their safe return.
Published 20-Jun-2018 19:49 IST

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