• Lost 12 thousand chicken in cyclone Gaja, TN poultry owner finds his moorings 16 Nov 2019 05:18 Express News Service THANJAVUR: This date last year, M Venkatesh, a mechanical engineer in Yenathi woke up to a disaster —his poultry farm that housed 12,000 chicken was consumed by Gaja. Demonic winds devoured his MM Poultry Farm (owned by his father …
  • Royal treat 16 Nov 2019 03:02 Express News Service BENGALURU: For the last 15-16 years, Chef Praveen Anand has had one request to the erstwhile royal family of Tanjore Marathas: that is to collaborate and share the trade secrets of the royal kitchen. But it was only this year that …
  • A year after Cyclone Gaja, no sign of signboards to help road users 16 Nov 2019 00:04 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A year after Cyclone Gaja wreaked havoc in Delta districts, several signboards on National and State Highways are yet to be restored completely, with many even hanging precariously at several places.  Empty frames, damaged …
  • IAS officers including State Election Commission’s Secretary transferred, Stalin cries foul 15 Nov 2019 20:30 The Tamil Nadu government has transferred Collectors of Villupuram, Thanjavur and Virudhunagar districts. Thanjavur Collector A Annadurai has been transferred and posted as Villupuram Collector. L Subramanian, who was holding that post, has been posted as …
  • Madras High Court directs replacement of mutilated idols at Brihadisvara Temple in Thanjavur 15 Nov 2019 05:57 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court issued notice to Central and state governments in a public interest litigation seeking direction for replacement of mutilated Ashta Dik Balaka idols at the Brihadisvara Temple in …
  • Election commissioner, four Collectors transferred in Tamil Nadu 15 Nov 2019 02:02 By Express News Service CHENNAI: More than 10 IAS officers of the state, including state election commissioner and four district collectors, were transferred on Thursday.   According to a statement of the Chief Secretary K Shanmugam, Sigy  Thomas Vaidhyan, …
  • Mani Ratnam on a recce for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Ponniyin Selvan 14 Nov 2019 11:52 Mani Ratnam with Sham Kaushal in Thailand for location hunt.PR Handout The preparations for the launch of Mani Ratnam's dream project based on Tamil historical fiction Ponniyin Selvan are happening at a brisk pace. The filmmaker with stunt …
  • Thirty artists to present traditional art forms at DakshinaChitra 14 Nov 2019 07:28 Patachitra paintings, leather puppetry from Andhra Pradesh, Kalamkari handpaintings... DakshinaChitra will be home to traditional art forms over the next week, as 30 artists engage in an intensive Tribal, Folk and Traditional Art Conclave from November 14 …
  • Chennai Smog: Air pollution levels reduce thanks to easterlies 12 Nov 2019 02:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After suffering for a week due to severe air pollution, Chennaities can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Due to the presence of stronger winds on Monday when compared to last week, air quality has considerably increased. …
  • Against the wind: Coconut farmers staring at abyss as Gaja wreaks havoc 10 Nov 2019 00:32 Express News Service THANJAVUR/PUDUKKOTTAI: he thousands of coconut farmers affected by Cyclone Gaja are still trying to piece their lives together, still struggling to make ends meet after the gale winds flattened the sources of their income. Instead …
  • ‘Nine Rupees an Hour’ review: More work, less wages – Grim stories from rural Tamil Nadu 09 Nov 2019 12:53 Podhumani’s wage remained ₹60 for about 17 years and yet she never complains of work or her ‘bhoomi’; Kamatchi, a Poikkal kuthirai artiste, used to be paid ₹5 per performance and still takes pride in the art form. Five such artistes were taken to Delhi in …
  • Security stepped up across Tamil Nadu in the wake of Ayodhya verdict 09 Nov 2019 12:14 Communally sensitive Coimbatore city came under a security blanket on Saturday morning in view of the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute. In the city, a total of 1,800 police personnel were deployed in sensitive areas, public places and …
  • I will not be trapped: Rajinikanth hits out at BJP over Thiruvalluvar row 08 Nov 2019 12:12 Image Source : PTI PHOTO Rajinikanth hits out at Tamil Nadu BJP over Thiruvalluvar row Taking a tough stand against the Bharatiya Janata Party in Tamil Nadu over the Thiruvalluvar row, actor Rajinikanth has said he will not be trapped. Attempts were being …
  • Rajinikanth says attempts to smear him with BJP's colour won't work 08 Nov 2019 10:03 Actor Rajinikanth on Friday said there were attempts to smear him with the BJP’s saffron colour but that he would not get trapped in it. “Like Thiruvalluvar, BJP’s saffron colour is being smeared on me. Just like Thiruvalluvar, it won't stick on me,” …
  • After political leaders’, now Thiruvalluvar statue caged 08 Nov 2019 02:33 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: An enclosure is being built around the Thiruvalluvar statue, which was desecrated, in Pillayarpatti. Construction of the enclosure commenced on Thursday. Police, meanwhile, put up barricades at the entrance of the street …
  • High-end PET-CT scan unveiled at GRH for free access by poor patients 07 Nov 2019 10:55 Express News Service MADURAI: Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH), on Wednesday, became the first government hospital in Tamil Nadu to house the  Positron Emission Tomography - Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scan that is known for its precision in diagnosis of …
  • I’m a Kamal Haasan fan because... 07 Nov 2019 07:54 Prem Kumar, director-cinematographer Mani Ratnam is the reason why I became a filmmaker. But my understanding of the craft side of cinema came through Kamal Haasan. I remember being a school-going kid when I first watched Kaakhi Sattai in my hometown, …
  • Revisiting Hey Ram: Martin Scorsese would love this Kamal Haasan starrer 07 Nov 2019 05:19 Hey Ram released on February 18, 2009. Martin Scorsese would have loved this film. Because this movie is full of “aesthetic, emotional and spiritual revelation”, which qualifies it to enter Scorsese’s this-is-cinema book. I am talking about Hey Ram, a gem …
  • Thirukkural removed from many govt buses? 07 Nov 2019 00:21 Express News Service CHENNAI: Much to the dismay of Tamil lovers, Thirukkural couplets have been removed from many government buses in Chennai. Mofussil buses operated from Chennai to Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram districts and Puducherry run without …
  • Saffron makeover to Tiruvalluvar statue in Thanjai triggers tension, HMK leader held 07 Nov 2019 00:08 Thanjavur: Founder of Hindu Makkal Katchi (HMK) Arjun Sampath kicked up a fresh controversy by putting a ‘rudraksha maala’ and adorning the statue of saint Tiruvalluvar at Pillaiyarpatti near Thanjavur with a saffron shawl on Wednesday. He applied ‘vibuthi …
  • Tamil Nadu-based Hindu leader drapes Thiruvalluvar's statue with saffron shawl, detained 06 Nov 2019 15:36 By PTI THANJAVUR: Days after it was found desecrated by some miscreants, a Tamil Nadu-based fringe Hindu outfit leader on Wednesday smeared 'holy' ash and draped a statue of saint-poet Thiruvalluvar near here with a saffron shawl following which …
  • Chief Minister inaugurates first PET Scan at a government hospital in Madurai 06 Nov 2019 13:59 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami inaugurated Tamil Nadu’s first Positron Emission Tomography - Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scan to be used at a government hospital, at the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai, here on Wednesday via video- …
  • Was Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar a Hindu? 06 Nov 2019 13:06 At a time Hindu/Hindutva revivalist propaganda has triggered a similar trend in defence of Tamil culture and identity, both inside the country and outside, saffronisation of Thiruvalluvar goes deeper than a political issue and/or gimmick, says N …
  • Hindu Makkal Katchi founder drapes saffron shawl on Thiruvalluvar statue 06 Nov 2019 08:12 Hindu Makkal Katchi founder Arjun Sampath on November 6, caused a flutter by adorning the Thiruvalluvar statue in Pillayarpatti, Thanjavur district, with a saffron-coloured shawl and a rudraksh mala. Mr. Sampath went on to perform a deeparadhana to the …
  • Fighting dengue proving to be a challenging task 06 Nov 2019 05:13 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Nagai’s fight against dengue is proving to be challenging with the number of fever cases rising. Three deaths suspected to be due to dengue have benn reported in the district in the past two days. The number of dengue …
  • After 3 decades Tamil university to get a compound wall 06 Nov 2019 05:13 Express News Service THANJAVUR: For the first time in its 38 years of existence, the sprawling Tamil University (TU) is about to get a compound. The wall is being built at a cost of Rs 1.59 crore. Once the 825 acres is secured, it would go a long way in …
  • BJP cadre perform abhishekam to statue that was defaced 06 Nov 2019 02:14 A group of BJP members on Tuesday performed a milk abhishekam to a statue of Thiruvalluvar at Pillaiyarpatti in Thanjavur district, which was defaced by unidentified miscreants a day earlier. The party cadre, led by its State general secretary Karuppu …
  • Ambulance for animals extended to 32 districts 06 Nov 2019 01:40 By Express News Service CHENNAI: With Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami flagging off 22 Animal Medical Mobile Ambulances (AMMA) on Tuesday, door step treatment for cattle and livestock has been extended to all 32 districts.  AMMA ambulance project was …
  • Gold winning Para athlete gets a warm welcome 05 Nov 2019 04:48 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Para-athlete G Anandan (32) who won three gold medals in 100m, 200m and 400 metres race in the seventh World Military Games held at Wuhan in China recently was accorded a grand reception in Kumbakonam on Monday. Anandan, …
  • Poet Tiruvalluvar statue desecrated near Thanjai 04 Nov 2019 22:12 THANJAVUR: Tension was triggered in Pillaiyarpatti village near Thanjavur on Monday after the desecration of a statue of Tamil saint-poet Tiruvalluvar by miscreants who wrapped its eyes with black cloth and smeared its face with cow dung and black liquid …
  • Thiruvalluvar statue vandalised, cow dung thrown in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur 04 Nov 2019 19:22 A statue of Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur was vandalised amidst the ongoing battle between BJP and the Dravidian parties over the acclaimed writer's religion. The act shocked many politicians and activists who …
  • Stalin demands action against vandals who desecrated Thiruvalluvar statue 04 Nov 2019 17:08 DMK president MK Stalin on Monday demanded action against those who had desecrated the statue of Tamil poet-savant Thiruvalluvar near Thanjavur. “It seems there could be a link between the incident and the portrait of Thiruvalluvar in saffron published by …
  • Thiruvalluvar statue near Thanjavur desecrated 04 Nov 2019 17:08 A statue of Tamil savant Thiruvalluvar was found desecrated at Pillayarpatti near Thanjavur on Monday morning. Unidentified persons had splashed mud on the face and cheeks of the statue, shocking locals when they noticed it in the morning. An alert was …
  • Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar's statue desecrated in Thanjavur; Stalin blames AIADMK 04 Nov 2019 14:02 Image Source : TWITTER PHOTO Thiruvalluvar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu A statue of legendary poet Thiruvalluvar was desecrated, smeared with black paint and cow dung in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district. The incident was reported on Monday midnight …
  • Thiruvalluvar statue insulted near Thanjavur, activists & politicians fume 04 Nov 2019 12:06 Amid an ongoing row between the BJP supporters and Dravidian parties over the religion of Thiruvalluvar, a statue of the saint poet was found insulted at Pillayarpatti in Thanjavur district. Miscreants, who are yet to be unidentified, have applied cow dung …
  • 1,200 Cyclone Gaja victims in Thanjavur to get loans to re-construct houses 01 Nov 2019 06:47 Express News Service THANJAVUR: As many as 1,200 applicants under the Prime Minister Housing Scheme (Rural) scheme have been recommended for bank loans under differential rate of interest scheme to complete the construction of their houses. In the wake of …
  • Thanjavur nights: Combining classical and folk art 14 Oct 2019 21:11 Kapila Venu’s performance radiated the concentrated energy she exudes. The Sangeet Natak Akademi has held all-encompassing multi- genre festivals over the last year in the different corners of India; last month their Sreshtha Bharat Sanskriti Samagam was …
  • Six-feet Annam lamp and Thanjavur painting: PM Modi's gifts to Jinping 12 Oct 2019 12:18 Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted a Nachiarkoil and a three-feet high Thanjavur painting of dancing Saraswathi to Chinese President Xi Jinping, while the two leaders met in Tamil Nadu, for the informal summit between India and China. The Nachiarkoil is a …
  • Modi's gifts for Chinese President - Annam lamp, Thanjavur painting 11 Oct 2019 19:11 Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) [India], Oct 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will gift Nachiarkoil, a six-feet Annam lamp richly coated with gold and a three-feet high Thanjavur painting of dancing Saraswathi to Chinese President Xi Jinping at the second …
  • PM Narendra Modi gifts Xi Jinping Annam lamp and Thanjavur painting 11 Oct 2019 14:44
  • ‘Two idols in Thanjavur art gallery don’t belong there’ 06 Oct 2019 02:02 Officials of the Idol Wing CID took possession of two metal idols of Veenadhara Dakshinamurthy and Tiripuranthagar from the art gallery at the Thanjavur palace complex on Saturday, on the ground that they belonged to the Sri Brihadeeswarar Temple. The …
  • Farmer murdered over tiff during Pongal; Thanjavur cops arrest 5 men 01 Oct 2019 02:46 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: A farmer was found dead in bushes on Monday. Police detained five persons for enquiry as it was suspected it was a case of murder. According to sources, passersby on Monday morning noticed J Selvakumar (30) of …
  • Thanjavur: Auto slowdown, focus at GBS meet 09 Sep 2019 22:54 THANJAVUR: Sweeping developments in science and technology across the world calls for new management principles and studies said Dr. Bimaraya Metri, director, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Tiruchy here on Sunday. Speaking at the decennial …
  • 13th-century inscription speaks of caste clash resolution in Thanjavur 13 Aug 2019 03:22 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: A 13th-century inscription found at a temple speaks of the resolution of a caste clash between two sects. A dilapidated Sivan temple in Tirumangalam village near Tirumananchery in Mayiladuthurai taluk of Nagapattinam …
  • Thanjavur: Youth sentenced to 10 years in sexual assault case 09 Aug 2019 21:41 Thanjavur: The Mahila fast track court here has sentenced one Manimaran (24), son of Sababathi of Kattathi village in Pudukottai district, to undergo ten years imprisonment and pay Rs 20,000 fine in a case of sexual abuse involving a 17-year-old girl of …
  • Thanjavur: Headmistress booked for kicking girl on face 27 Jun 2019 02:04 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Tiruvaiyaru police registered a case against the headmistress of a panchayat school in Thanjavur district for allegedly meting out corporal punishment.  Around 65 students study in the panchayat union primary school (East …
  • Widening of Thanjavur Road resumes 11 May 2019 03:09 The Highways Department has resumed widening a portion of Thanjavur Road between Ariyamangalam and Irattai Vaical. Though the work was taken up at an estimate of about ₹ 2 crore, under the Comprehensive Road Infrastructure Development Programme (CRIDP), it …
  • Thanjavur to revive three tanks under smart city project 09 May 2019 12:55 Three waterbodies – Iyyankulam, Samanthankulam and Sivagangaikulam – within Thanjavur Corporation limits are to be revived under the smart city project at a total cost of ₹10.25 crore. Among the three waterbodies, the preliminary works of clearing debris …
  • Staying at Svatma, Thanjavur in Southern India 07 May 2019 03:38 Winston Aldworth checks into Svatma, Thanjavur in Southern India. Location: The little town of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. Check-in experience: There's a floral garland, of course, because we're in India. But this one, rather sweetly, goes around the …
  • Minor boy rescued from bonded labour in Thanjavur 28 Apr 2019 14:17 A 10-year-old boy engaged to graze goats was rescued from bonded labour by a team of officials near Orathanadu in Thanjavur district on Friday. The rescued boy belonging to Panruti in Cuddalore district has been temporarily accommodated in a hostel in …
  • Video showing ‘Hindi stones’ in Thanjavur Big Temple is fake, says official 24 Apr 2019 17:54 Officials of the Sri Brihadeeswarar Temple (Big Temple) in Thanjavur have dismissed as fake news a video clip in which a person alleges that some ancient Tamil inscriptions were being replaced with ones in Hindi. The video had gone viral on social media …
  • High stakes battle on for Thanjavur Assembly bypoll 07 Apr 2019 23:27 THANJAVUR: Stakes are high for AMMK and AIADMK in Thanjavur Assembly bye-election as it has been necessitated by the disqualification of M. Rangaswamy, now AMMK candidate and who won in the election to the constituency in 2016 as AIADMK candidate. …
  • Thanjavur by-election: AIADMK, DMK candidates file nominations 23 Mar 2019 03:37 The AIADMK and DMK candidates for the by-elections to the Thanjavur Assembly constituencies filed their nominations on Friday. While the AIADMK nominee, R. Gandhi accompanied by the Rajya Sabha MP, R.Vaithilingam, filed his papers with the Revenue …
  • Thanjavur Medical College Hospital gets better amenities 02 Feb 2019 14:27 THANJAVUR The inauguration of the 290-bed super speciality blocks at the Government Medical College Hospital here recently has augmented its treatment facilities for patients. It attracts thousands of outpatients every day and treats about 2000 inpatients …
  • Rs 150 crore boost to health care in Tamil Nadu's delta districts as PM Modi inaugurates Thanjavur Medical college's new buildings  27 Jan 2019 23:17 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Prime Minister Modi on Sunday inaugurated through video conferencing from Madurai new buildings housing super speciality departments at the Thanjavur Medical college. The super speciality departments would cater to people …
  • Plan to energise Tiruchi-Thanjavur double line stretch by March 21 Jan 2019 13:18 TIRUCHI Having electrified three major sections covering Tiruchi and Karur, the Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE) has now targeted to complete the ongoing overhead electrification project in the Tiruchi-Thanjavur double line stretch …
  • In Thanjavur, bulls are inseparable from Pongal celebrations 20 Jan 2019 04:21 That time of the year: Pilgrims throng the Brihadeshwara temple in Thanjavur. (Source: Shoma Abhyankar) At the colossal Brihadeshwara Temple, the grandest among the temples in India built by Raja Chola I in the 11th century, a Unesco World Heritage site …
  • Thanjavur Temple case: Relief for Art of Living after Madras HC recognises permission for event 15 Dec 2018 02:39 In the picture, Sri Sri ravishankar, head of Art of Living, BangaloreGettyImages The Madras High Court recognised that the Art of Living organisation obtained the required permission before their event in the Brihadeeshwara Temple in Thanjavur. The court …
  • Farm Labourer, Who Lost Home, Allegedly Kills Self In Gaja-Hit Thanjavur 10 Dec 2018 09:10 Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu: A farm labourer, who lost his home during cyclone Gaja, allegedly committed suicide on Monday in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district. Pandian, 38, was found hanging in a well in his village. The police have not found any suicide note …
  • Tamil Nadu: HC stays Art of Living meditation camp at ancient Thanjavur temple 08 Dec 2018 00:09 Soon after the high court order, the camp was shifted from the temple premises to a wedding hall near Thanjavur town. The Madurai bench of Madras High Court Friday stayed a meditation camp scheduled to be held at Brihadisvara Temple in Thanjavur, which is …
  • Madras HC stays Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Thanjavur temple event 07 Dec 2018 14:32 [India], Dec 7 (ANI): The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday stayed a two-day event organised by spiritual leader and founder of Art of Living (AOL) Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district. The event was scheduled to begin …
  • Thanjavur’s Gilded Gods: South Indian Paintings in the Kuldip Singh Collection review: A rich inheritance 28 Oct 2018 16:12 The style of art called ‘Thanjavur paintings’, found in most South Indian homes, is extremely popular, but has hardly been well understood. This genre of art which is essentially religious broadly comprises two essential themes: the first being scenes from …
  • Paddy fields flooded after canal breach in Thanjavur 09 Oct 2018 06:05 By Express News Service THANJAVUR/ COIMBATORE: A breach in the bank of Kalyana Odai, an irrigation canal near Orathanadu,  on Monday resulted in the inundation of roads and paddy fields in the vicinity. Kalyana Odai branches off from the Grand Anaicut …
  • Chronicling delights of Thanjavur 20 Aug 2018 10:19 Renowned dancer, architect, artist, curator and hotelier, Krithika Subrahmanian recently launched her first book ‘Treasures’ at the first edition of Pondicherry Lit Fest on, August 19. Treasures is a  guide to the experience of South India, connecting one …
  • Works for Thanjavur-Madurai road begin 15 Jul 2018 23:36 Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as the land survey for the Chennai-Salem Express Highway project is progressing, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has commenced the preliminary work for the Thanjavur-Madurai greenfield project recently. …
  • Stalin-Dhivakaran meet in Thanjavur 04 Jul 2018 14:22 By Chennaivision in Chennai News July 3, 2018 DMK working president M K Stalin on Monday had a ‘chance meeting’ with V K Dhivakaran, brother of V K Sasikala, the jailed aide of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The meeting has surprised everyone in the …
  • Govindaraj guides Thanjavur to quarters 04 Apr 2018 04:18 St Joseph’s Sports Academy, winners of the overall title at the first TN state youth athletic championship. CHENNAI: D Govindaraj’s 57 helped Thanjavur beat Vellore by 37 runs in a pre-quarterfinal match of the TNCA inter-district T20 tournament for the SS …
  • Cauvery issue: protests, arrests in Thanjavur, Kumbakonam 03 Apr 2018 08:46 Numerous protests were staged across the core delta districts of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam on Tuesday against the Central Government for not constituting the Cauvery management board even after the Supreme Court’s orders. In Thanjavur, …
  • Protesting farmers held in Thanjavur 30 Mar 2018 07:01 CHENNAI A group of 35 farmers was arrested when it staged a road roko protest for about an hour at the Irwin Bridge along Gandhiji Salai in Thanjavur on Thursday demanding the immediate formation of the Cauvery Management Board by the Centre. The …
  • Tamil Nadu: Sasikala reaches Thanjavur to perform husband’s last rites 21 Mar 2018 10:48 Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu): Convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala reached Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur district, the place where her husband Natarajan Maruthappa’s mortal remains have been kept for people to pay last respects. …
  • Sasikala reaches Thanjavur to perform husband's last rites 21 Mar 2018 08:53 [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): Convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala reached Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district, the place where her husband Natarajan Maruthappa's mortal remains have been kept for people to pay last …
  • Out on parole, Sasikala reaches Thanjavur to perform husband Natarajan's last rites 21 Mar 2018 08:09 Sasikala paying last repsects to husband Natarajan in Thanjavur. Photo | ANI THANJAVUR: Convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala reached Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district, the place where her husband Natarajan …
  • Thanjavur mourns Natarajan’s loss 21 Mar 2018 01:04 THANJAVUR:Not just politicians, a large number of Tamil activists have mourned the demise of  Maruthappa  Natarajan. Posters and banners hailing Natarajan for his contribution to furthering the Tamil cause were put up in several places across Thanjavur. …
  • Mortal remains of Sasikala's husband brought to Thanjavur 20 Mar 2018 19:00 [India], Mar 20 (ANI): The mortal remains of convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala's husband, Natarajan Maruthappa were brought to Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur on Tuesday. Natarajan Maruthappa passed away at the …
  • AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala leaves for Thanjavur for husband’s last rites 20 Mar 2018 12:22 — By IANS | Mar 20, 2018 04:32 pm Bengaluru: AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala on Tuesday afternoon left for Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu to attend her husband M. Natarajan’s last rites after securing a 15-day parole, an official said. “She has been granted parole …
  • Sasikala leaves for Thanjavur for husband’s last rites 20 Mar 2018 10:52 Bengaluru, March 20 (IANS) AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala on Tuesday afternoon left for Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu to attend her husband M. Natarajan’s last rites after securing a 15-day parole, an official said. “She has been granted parole for 15 days. During …
  • Plan a visit to Thanjavur to experience the Chola grandeur 22 Feb 2018 14:02 By Arjun Kumar Walking around Thanjavur doesn’t make you feel you are in a place whose raison d’etre came into being a thousand years ago. The town first gained prominence when it became the Chola capital in the 9th century. But work on the temple that …
  • AIADMK expels 135 functionaries in Thanjavur 11 Feb 2018 23:49 Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and CM Edappadi K Palaniswami (Express Photo| D Sampathkumar) CHENNAI: With Madras HC expected to announce its verdict on the disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs who supported T T V Dhinakaran, the AIADMK leadership on …
  • 5 Budget Hotels in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu for Stay 23 Jan 2018 05:28 5 Budget Hotels in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu for Stay Stay at any 5 Budget Hotels in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu Thanjavur was formerly called as Tanjore, located in the state of Tamil Nadu serves as a place of culture and tradition. The royal city of the Cholas, …
  • DMK’s black flag protest greets Governor in Thanjavur 03 Jan 2018 05:55 During his visit to Thanjavur on Tuesday, Governor Banwarilal Purohit yet again sought to engage directly with the public and sectoral organisations besides batting for cleanliness and hygiene as part of the Swachh Bharat initiative. His actions drew the …
  • A unique exhibition of Thanjavur and south Indian paintings honours its collector Kuldip Singh’s passion 08 Dec 2017 09:15 These paintings are made by ex-miniaturists. Many of them migrated from the Deccan, towards Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The well-known legend of Krishna’s Tulabharam is a story of devotion. Narada comes to Krishna’s wife, Satyabhama, and says he will take …
  • 14 panchaloha idols unearthed at temple near Thanjavur 11 Nov 2017 15:43 Fourteen ‘panchaloha’ idols, including that of Lord Nataraja and Goddess Parvathi, were unearthed on November 11 at a 600-year-old temple where renovation work is being taken up. The Pazhamalainathar temple is located at Pazhanjur village near …
  • Extensive search operations carried out at Mannargudi, Thanjavur 10 Nov 2017 05:38 Income Tax officials carried out simultaneous searches at more than 25 locations, most of them residences of close relatives of deposed AIADMK (Amma) general secretary V.K. Sasikala and supporters of sidelined deputy general secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran …
  • Another monsoon death as wall collapses in Thanjavur 07 Nov 2017 04:57 THANJAVUR/TIRUVARUR:A 62-year-old woman died when a rain-soaked group house crumbled near Kumbakonam, as moderate rains continued to lash Thanjavur and Tiruvarur.Jagadambal (62), of Tiruppanandal, who was living in the group house built 20 years ago, …
  • Fire breaks out at camphor unit in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur district 06 Nov 2017 08:32 By: PTI | Thanjavur | Published:November 6, 2017 12:33 pm A fire broke out at a camphor manufacturing unit in the district causing damage to goods worth Rs 15 lakh, police said today. However, there were no casualties, they said. The incident came to light …
  • Farmer struck dead by lightning in Thanjavur district 06 Nov 2017 08:32 By: PTI | Thanjavur | Published:November 6, 2017 1:03 pm Murugesan was engaged in collection of samba nurseries from a field in Tiruvaithukudi village when he was struck by lightning, police said (File) A farmer died after he was struck by lightning in the …
  • Chennai rains: 1 dead in Thanjavur; rains to lash Tamil Nadu for 2 more days [PHOTOS + VIDEOS] 31 Oct 2017 15:15 Chennai rainsTwitter As heavy rains continue to lash out  Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu since Monday, one person has reportedly been killed in Thanjavur district in rain-related incidents.   Chennai floods not related to climate change: Environment …
  • Thanjavur road accident: Toll rises to 5 31 Oct 2017 12:52 THANJAVUR: The toll in the road accident involving two buses near Ammapet in the district rose to five as another woman succumbed to injuries at Thanjavur medical college hospital here today, police said. Kamakshi(50) of Narasingamangalam near Valangaiman, …
  • Air Marshal Bhadauria visits Air Force Station Thanjavur 31 Oct 2017 08:22 Agencies, Chennai Air Marshal R K S Bhadauria, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) Southern Air Command, Indian Air Force visited the Air Force Station Thanjavur, a premier base under Southern Air Command today. He was received by Group Captain VJ …
  • Natarajan gets liver, kidney from poor donor airlifted from Thanjavur 05 Oct 2017 03:34 CHENNAI: Ousted AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan underwent a successful liver and kidney transplant surgery today after a poor 19-year-old boy, who met with an accident and was being treated at Thanjavur government hospital, was …
  • Thanjavur bus accident toll rises to 10 15 Jul 2017 17:13 With the death of three more people, the toll in the accident involving a Tamil Nadu government transport bus and a lorry near Thanjavur, rose to 10, police said on Saturday. The mishap occurred late on Friday night when the bus bound for Kumbakonam …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit: Agriculture minister 13 Jul 2017 10:08 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit:... 13 Jul 2017 09:54 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit: Agriculture minister 13 Apr 2017 07:29 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit: Agriculture minister 25 Mar 2017 23:43 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • Cop gets 10-year RI for abetting young woman techie’s suicide in Thanjavur 21 Mar 2017 01:08 Image used for representational purpose only THANJAVUR : The Fast Track Mahila Court on Monday sentenced an inspector of police to ten years of rigorous imprisonment for abetting the suicide of a woman. The inspector is currently posted at Teppakulam in …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit: Agriculture minister 27 Feb 2017 07:10 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • 47 injured in Jallikattu conducted in TN's Thanjavur 27 Feb 2017 06:04 For representational purpose (KK Sundar | EPS) THANJAVUR: Forty-seven persons, including 23 bull tamers, were injured during the Jallikattu conducted at Thirukanurpatti, police said today.       District Collector A.Annadurai had flagged-off the Jallikattu …
  • Tamil Nadu: Son hacks father to death in quarrel over money in Thanjavur 09 Feb 2017 07:28 By: PTI | Thanjavur | Published:February 9, 2017 12:04 pm In a case of patricide, a 24-year old man allegedly murdered his father enraged over him declining to arrange money for a overseas job, police said today. During a quarrel, the man hacked to death …
  • Thanjavur district may be declared drought-hit: Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister 08 Jan 2017 12:05 By: PTI | Kumbakonam | Updated: January 8, 2017 4:54 pm The farmers have expressed hope that they will get due compensation from the government for the loss occasioned to the crops due to water shortage. Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R Duraikannu Sunday …

  • CBSE 12th result 2019: Check list of top colleges, university to apply at 03 May 2019 12:19 Along with CBSE, many other state boards class 12 results have been announced. Express photo by Ravi Kanojia. As the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the class 12 result 2019 on May 2, a new challenge now awaits students – college …
  • Top 25 engineering colleges in India, 8 IITs in top 10 list: NIRF ranking 2019 15 Apr 2019 14:42 IIT-Madras is the best engineering college in India Besides holding number one position in the overall institutes’ category, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has again bagged the top position in the engineering college category. President Ram Nath …
  • NIRF ranking 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind to announce ranking shortly 08 Apr 2019 12:35 President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will announce the varsity rankings tomorrow for different fields and courses The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2019 has been released on April 8. President of India, Ram Nath Kovind …
  • Top 25 engineering colleges in India, IIT-Madras at number 1: NIRF ranking 2019 08 Apr 2019 12:35 IIT-Madras campus Besides holding number one position in the overall institutes’ category, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has again bagged the top position in the engineering college category. President Ram Nath Kovind has today announced the …
  • Rains scale up yet again as depression looms in Bay 14 Aug 2018 15:54 Grim forebodings from a persistently ugly weather front loomed large on Tuesday as the country prepared to observe its 72nd day of Independence on Wednesday. The day coincides with yet another peaking phase of a very wet monsoon, which once again triggered …
  • Two Sri Lankan refugees arrested in India 29 Jul 2018 08:06 Two Sri Lankan refugees were arrested in Rameswaram, India on Saturday (28). The coastal security police arrested Sayinson (26) and Jayakumar (27) in Gulf of Mannar Sea Single Island near Pamdan in Rameswaram island. Sayinson was from Puduppatti SLR camp …
  • 2 Sri Lankan refugees arrested in Rameswaram 28 Jul 2018 15:48 [India] July 28 (ANI): Two Sri Lankan refugees were arrested in Rameswaram on Saturday. The coastal security police arrested Sayinson (26) and Jayakumar (27) in Gulf of Mannar Sea Single Island near Pamdan in Rameswaram island. Sayinson was from Puduppatti …
  • Train services hit following jallikattu stir 22 Jan 2017 19:53 The stir in Tamil Nadu and rail blockade demanding lifting of the ban on jallikattu have hit long-distance mail and express trains operating to the State. Following the late running of many trains, Friday’s 56043 Guruvayur- Thrissur Passenger and 56044 …

  • Families to care for, TN boat owners turn labourers in aftermath of Cyclone Gaja 16 Nov 2019 05:18 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Fishers in Kodiyakarai are struggling to recover from Cyclone Gaja. Many who owned catamarans and fibreglass boats are now reduced to daily wage workers as they lost the sole source of income.  Kodiyakarai is one of the …
  • A year after Cyclone Gaja, no sign of signboards to help road users 16 Nov 2019 00:04 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A year after Cyclone Gaja wreaked havoc in Delta districts, several signboards on National and State Highways are yet to be restored completely, with many even hanging precariously at several places.  Empty frames, damaged …
  • Marine ooze continues to disrupt fishing in Nagapattinam district 15 Nov 2019 08:36 Fishermen of Pushpavanam and other neighbouring villages, who witnessed a new phenomenon of marine ooze being deposited on their shores under the impact of Cyclone Gaja last year, continue to face problems due to the huge deposits of this marine clay. …
  • Five held in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam for gangraping 14-year-old girl for a month 15 Nov 2019 02:01 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Five persons were arrested on Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl for a month. The assault took place six months ago  and came to light as the girl is pregnant now. According to sources, the …
  • BJP functionary held for threatening cop near Tamil Nadu's Mayiladuthurai 14 Nov 2019 03:08 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A senior BJP functionary from a village near Mayiladuthurai was arrested for publicly threatening a 50-year-old police sub inspector and his family for arresting the functionary’s loyalists while transporting weapons …
  • It’s double the fun at these schools in Sirkazhi 14 Nov 2019 00:12 Some of them throw a tantrum if they are not allowed to sit together in school. They back each other up in sticky situations. Strikingly, there are a large number of them for one town. Sirkazhi in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam district has an unusual number of …
  • Cyclone Gaja taught us humanity is still alive, say residents of Dalit colony in TN's Nagapattinam 12 Nov 2019 23:21 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Residents of a Dalit colony in Kodiyakkarai shudder while recounting the devastation caused by Cyclone Gaja. Three houses in this coastal hamlet crumbled completely, while several others were damaged. A newly-built hut …
  • Cyclone Gaja's whirlwind of loss 12 Nov 2019 06:47 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The livelihood of Pushpavanam villagers is still 'oozing' from the wounds that Gaja cyclone caused them. The Pushpavanam village, which was worse hit, has still not shaken off the marine ooze which deposited on …
  • Chennai Smog: Air pollution levels reduce thanks to easterlies 12 Nov 2019 02:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After suffering for a week due to severe air pollution, Chennaities can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Due to the presence of stronger winds on Monday when compared to last week, air quality has considerably increased. …
  • Neighbour arrested for raping, killing Class 10 student in Nagapattinam 10 Nov 2019 22:46 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A 30-year-old man was arrested and booked under POCSO Act for raping a Class X girl near Sirkazhi on Saturday evening. The man had assisted the police and villagers in searching the girl. An investigating officer said, “K …
  • Customs officers at Chennai airport seize gold, saffron 10 Nov 2019 21:36 Chennai: Customs officers at Chennai airport seized 1.8 kg gold worth `71.5 lakh and 26.5 kg of Iranian saffron worth Rs 63.6 lakhs.  Three persons have been arrested in this regard. On Sunday, based on specific information, 41-year-old Ameer Thekkulla …
  • Class 10 student dies after alleged sexual assault in Tamil Nadu 10 Nov 2019 13:19 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A 15-year-old girl died after being allegedly sexually assaulted by a gang near Sirkazhi on Saturday evening. The girl, studying Class 10, had returned from her school and went to untie goats for grazing at her …
  • Loss of flora & fauna during Gaja continues to affect arrival of birds 10 Nov 2019 01:47 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM : Cyclone Gaja’s footprint is still visible at Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary at Kodiyakarai, spread over 21 sq. km. The sanctuary lost flora and fauna during the cyclone, and could not recover most of them for …
  • Hospital sealed after siddha doc practises allopathy 09 Nov 2019 06:53 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Health officials raided and sealed Arokia Annai Hospital in Velankanni on Friday for violating several guidelines. The officials raided the hospital after the local medical officer lodged a complaint alleging it was …
  • Muslim outfit promises harmony post SC Ayodhya verdict 09 Nov 2019 01:01 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Representatives of the All-India Federation for National Harmony on Friday called on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and promised him that they would cooperate with the State government in maintaining communal harmony …
  • Fighting dengue proving to be a challenging task 06 Nov 2019 05:13 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Nagai’s fight against dengue is proving to be challenging with the number of fever cases rising. Three deaths suspected to be due to dengue have benn reported in the district in the past two days. The number of dengue …
  • New app for pest-disease warning launched 06 Nov 2019 01:40 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A new mobile app for pest-disease warning and a portal providing geo-based agriculture information were launched by ministers R B Udhayakumar and R Doraikannu at the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) on Tuesday. …
  • GO to set up Kodiyakarai turtle conservatory issued 05 Nov 2019 04:48 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The Forest department stated it has proposed a bigger, better and more advanced facility even as a government order was issued for the setting up of the Olive Ridley Turtle Conservation Centre in Kodiyakarai on Monday. …
  • Rice Blast disease confirmed in Nagapattinam 05 Nov 2019 04:48 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Experts have confirmed the presence of Rice Blast fungal disease in samba crops in Iluppur and Orkudi villages near Kilvelur. Following complaints from farmers in the last one week, agriculture department officials, along …
  • Mamallapuram in for a tourism boost 05 Nov 2019 02:03 The Tamil Nadu government, after playing host to the second informal India-China summit in Mamallapuram last month, is planning to carry out a mega project to promote tourism in the world-famous heritage town. The hint in this regard was said to have come …
  • Will they reap what they sow? 03 Nov 2019 02:15 By Express News Service CHENNAI : With Tamil Nadu enacting a law on contract farming, farmers and economists say that the State Government would do well to anticipate and address the array of issues that may arise with the move. Although the law has its …
  • Cyclone Maha to bring rains to TN in next 48 hours 01 Nov 2019 11:51 Tamil Nadu is set to get more widespread rains over the next 48 hours due to Cyclone Maha which is brewing over the Lakshadweep area in the Arabian Sea, The effect was already felt on Wednesday, when Chennai witnessed rains through the day. Deep depression …
  • India's NIA conducts more raids linked to Sri Lanka attacks 01 Nov 2019 09:30 (MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out searches at six locations in Tamil Nadu today in connection with the alleged plot by an ISIS-inspired group to murder leaders of Hindu organisations in the ISIS …
  • Raids across Tamil Nadu to probe ISIS-influenced conspiracy to kill Hindu activists 01 Nov 2019 08:25 The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India has conducted searches across six locations spread across five districts in Tamil Nadu in connection with a 2018 criminal conspiracy that intended to spread terror in the State by targeting Hindu religious …
  • NIA conducts searches over plot targeting leaders of Hindu outfits 01 Nov 2019 03:10 The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is probing an alleged plot by a seven-member group to murder leaders of two Hindu organisations, conducted simultaneous searches at the houses of suspects in Coimbatore, Sivaganga, Nagapattinam, Thoothukudi …
  • Terror probe: NIA raids at Coimbatore, Trichy & Nagapattinam 01 Nov 2019 00:12 National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials today carried out searches at the houses of two persons in Coimbatore in connection with a terror probe. According to reports, raids were also conducted in Trichy and near Nagoor in Nagapattinam district. The …
  • Madras HC directs ASI to send samples of antique Quran to Oxford to ascertain how old it is 31 Oct 2019 21:10 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to take samples from an antique handwritten Quran within three weeks and send these to Oxford University to ascertain how old it is. A division bench of …
  • North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles into East Sea | LIVE 31 Oct 2019 12:49 Oct 31, 2019 5:47 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles into East Sea North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles towards the East. Oct 31, 2019 5:45 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda CBI files chargesheet …
  • NIA raids 6 TN places to nab IS-like group 31 Oct 2019 12:49 Image Source : PTI The central probe agency was alerted by the local police in July about the plot. Representative image. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches at six locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with the alleged …
  • Probe Agency Carries Out Searches In Tamil Nadu Over Terror Module 31 Oct 2019 11:31 A five-member team of National Investigation Agency or NIA carried out searches (Representational) Coimbatore/Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches in Coimbatore and Nagapattinam districts in …
  • NIA carries out searches in Tamil Nadu to probe terror module 31 Oct 2019 11:08 In August, NIA had conducted searches across multiple locations in Coimbatore in connection with a terror alert issued to TN. Chennai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches in Coimbatore and Nagapattinam districts in …
  • Terror Threat Looms Large over South India as NIA Continues Searches in Daesh Recruitment 31 Oct 2019 10:07 Asia & Pacific 12:24 31.10.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): In June this year, various reports had suggested that the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) is emerging as a Daesh area of attention following severe setbacks in Syria and Iraq. India’s National …
  • TN terror probe: NIA raids house, investigates suspect in Nagapattinam 31 Oct 2019 08:41 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted raids at a house and investigated a person in Nagore near Nagapattinam. The officials visited Nagapattinam district on Thursday and investigated one Mohammed …
  • NIA raids 6 TN places to nab IS-like group planning Hindu leader 31 Oct 2019 06:47 Chennai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches at six locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with the alleged plot by an IS-inspired group to murder leaders of Hindu organizations. An NIA source said that the anti-terror …
  • 'Cyclone Maha' to cause widespread rains in Tamil Nadu for next 48 hours 30 Oct 2019 18:20 By Express News Service The pull effect of "Cyclone Maha" over Lakshadweep area would bring widespread rains for Tamil Nadu for next 48 hours before entering a dry spell. On Wednesday, several districts of the State, including Chennai got …
  • Tamil Nadu rain: holiday for schools in multiple districts on Oct.30, 2019 30 Oct 2019 06:51 Following incessant rains, four districts in Tamil Nadu have declared a holiday on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. The district administrations of Ramanathapuram, Madurai, Vellore and Virudhunagar have declared a one-day holiday for all government and private …
  • Four tourists from Bangalore drown in sea 29 Oct 2019 14:36 Image Source : FILE PHOTO Four tourists from Bangalore drown in sea(representative image) Four tourists from Bangalore, who were on a visit to the famous Muslim pilgrim centre of Nagore in Nagapattinam district, drowned in the sea in two separate incidents …
  • Four Bengaluru Tourists Drown In Sea In Nagapattinam 29 Oct 2019 12:18 In the second incident, three members of a family drowned in the sea in the same area. Nagapattinam: Four tourists from Bengaluru, who were on a visit to the famous Muslim pilgrim centre of Nagore in Nagapattinam district, drowned in the sea in two …
  • Standoff between fishers over high speed engines enters 100th day 29 Oct 2019 11:55 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Mechanised boat fishers from Pazhayar harbour completed an unprecedented 100 days without fishing as they continue their protest against high-speed engines. The 200 mechanised boats and 2,000 fishermen from Nagapattinam …
  • Farmers’nation-wide protests against RCEP go unnoticed 27 Oct 2019 12:19 The widespread protests by hundreds of farmers across the country against the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) went unnoticed by and large. All the key agricultural States such as Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, …
  • Light to moderate rain likely in some areas of Chennai on Sunday 27 Oct 2019 02:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Meteorological department on Saturday forecast light to moderate rain in Chennai on Deepavali (Sunday), while heavy rain is likely in neighbouring Kancheepuram. “The sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy in Chennai …
  • India: Study Report on Gaja Cyclone 2018 24 Oct 2019 10:15 Executive Summary Tamil Nadu is historically one of the most vulnerable States to tropical cyclone. The total geographical area of Tamil Nadu is 13 Million hectares and it has a coastline of 1,076 km which is about 15% of the coastline of India. The State …
  • TN gets approval for six new govt medical colleges 23 Oct 2019 23:16 Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Government on Wednesday achieved a unique distinction of securing the Centre's approval for starting six medical colleges in the districts that do not have such state-run institutions at present. This could yield an additional …
  • Mettur dam reaches capacity for third time in two months 23 Oct 2019 21:04 The water level at the Stanley reservoir reached capacity at 6.15 a.m. on Wednesday, touching 120 ft. This is the third time in two months that the Mettur dam has attained the full reservoir level (FRL). Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) said …
  • Mettur dam at full reservoir level thrice in three months 23 Oct 2019 07:52 With water at Stanley Reservoir at Mettur reaching its full reservoir level (FRL) of 120 feet at 6.15 a.m. on October 23, 22,500 cusecs is released through the dam power house and tunnel power house in Salem. Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) …
  • Vijay fans eat 'mann soru' for smooth release of Bigil in Tamil Nadu 23 Oct 2019 04:08 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Dozens of fans of actor Vijay ate ‘Man Soru’ at a temple in Mayiladuthurai praying for the smooth release of his upcoming film ‘Bigil’.  As Vijay’s upcoming film ‘Bigil’ is embroiled in controversies and lawsuits, fans …
  • Monsoon likely to regain intensity from October 25 23 Oct 2019 03:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As expected, Tamil Nadu mispredicted extreme rainfall spells, under the influence of the low pressure area formed in the Bay of Bengal due the western disturbance. The red alert issued by the IMD turned out to be ‘over …
  • Rajinikanth gifts houses to Cyclone Gaja victims, BJP leader invites him to join party 22 Oct 2019 14:55 The beneficiaries were invited to the Superstar’s residence in Poes Garden where they were handed over the house keys. Keeping his promise, actor-politician Rajinikanth has handed over keys of newly built houses to 10 people in Tamil Nadu whose residences …
  • TN to get heavy rains: Red alert issued in 4 districts 22 Oct 2019 09:12 With northeast monsoon turning vigorous, regional meteorology centre issued a ‘red alert’ to the administration in The Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni and Dindigul districts. The hilly areas of these districts are likely to receive heavy rainfal. A red warning …
  • Rajini hands over house keys to Gaja victims 21 Oct 2019 19:51 On returning from a rest and rejuvenation trip to the Himalayas, Rajini was back in action, not for a film but to complete his humane act of building houses for victims of the Cyclone Gaja in the State. On Monday, the Superstar handed over house keys to …
  • Rain lashes parts of city, to continue for few more days 20 Oct 2019 21:28 Rain lashed several parts of the city on Sunday, and will continue for a few more days. Areas like Perambur, ICF, Alwarpet, T. Nagar, Adyar, Anna Salai, Ashok Nagar, Mambalam and Thoraipakkam received good showers on Sunday morning, while several other …
  • With one hand tied up, Nagapattinam youngster swims 10 km in sea 23 Aug 2019 01:37 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Twenty-year-old S Sabarinathan is an ordinary college student with extraordinary abilities. On Thursday, he swam 10 km in the sea, from Velankanni to Nagapattinam, in an attempt to create a world record. The feat was not …
  • Tamil Nadu: NIA raids 4 places in Chennai, Nagapattinam in Ansarulla terrorist gang case 13 Jul 2019 15:21 Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 13 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out four raids in the city and Nagapattinam district of the state here on Saturday in a case pertaining to Ansarulla terrorist gang, which had conspired to wage a …
  • Volunteers chip in to rebuild school in Nagapattinam district 06 Jun 2019 01:51 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A Volunteer group and several contributors led by an engineer from Mayiladuthurai have pooled in Rs 7.7 lakh and constructed a new building for Selvam Government Aided Primary School in Thalaignayiru, which was damaged by …
  • Nagapattinam: TikTok spoof on police lands three in jail 23 May 2019 01:41 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Three youth were arrested for a TikTok prank in front of a police station in Vedaranyam and remanded on Wednesday. The youth made a video of themselves in front of the All Women police station in Vedaranyam, with …
  • Another Pollachi? Nagapattinam driver held for sexually abusing, filming women 16 Mar 2019 14:02 By PTI NAGAPATTINAM: Amid outrage over the Pollachi sexual harassment case, a car driver from Nagapattinam was arrested Saturday on charges of sexually abusing a 22-year-old woman with police saying he might have lured several women after promising to …
  • Nagapattinam: Calf with 7 legs born in freak delivery 03 Feb 2019 21:29 NAGAPATTINAM: In a freak delivery, a cow delivered a genetically unusual calf  with seven legs, two bodies and two tails at Vettaikaraniruppu village near Nagapattinam on Sunday. A large number of people from in and around the village visited the farmer’s …
  • 3 College Girls Drown In The Sea Off Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam 19 Dec 2018 23:04 The bodies are yet to be recovered, police said, adding a case was registered (Representational) Nagapattinam: Three girl students of a private college drowned while taking bath in the sea off Poompuhar coast in the district Wednesday, police said. The …
  • Video: Man in cyclone-hit Nagapattinam threatens TN minister with sickle 08 Dec 2018 06:12 Manian was visiting his hometown in Nagapattinam when he was challenged by a furious mob. Chennai: Social media is abuzz with a video where a man is seen threatening to attack Tamil Nadu Handlooms Minister OS Manian with a sickle at Nagapattinam where the …
  • Hand pumps to tide over shortage of water in Nagapattinam 26 Nov 2018 03:30 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The district administration is installing as many as 2,863 hand pumps in six blocks of Nagapattinam to cater to drinking water needs as work to restore power supply is likely to take some more time. Absence of power …
  • Aftermath of cyclone Gaja: Missing signboards confuse motorists in Nagapattinam 26 Nov 2018 03:30 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Collapsed signboards on highways in cyclone-affected districts have led to confusion among motorists, especially those bringing relief materials from other districts. New to the areas, they find it difficult to determine …
  • Nagapattinam: TN Minister's convoy attacked 19 Nov 2018 06:19 Nov 19, 2018, 10:41 ISTSource: Times NowTN Minister OS Manian's convoy was attacked by angry villagers in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam. Tense moments prevailed when a group of protesters tried to assault Handlooms Minister O.S. Manian. Minister was …
  • Nagapattinam: Residents bear brunt of cyclone Gaja 17 Nov 2018 19:25 [India], Nov 17 (ANI): The aftereffect of cyclone Gaja has unsettled the daily lives of large number of residents of Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district. After the cyclone made a landfall here on Thursday night, the electricity supply was disrupted in …
  • Cyclone Gaja tears into Tamil Nadu delta heartland, Nagapattinam suffers most 17 Nov 2018 03:26 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Cyclone Gaja left a trail of destruction as its made landfall between Nagapattinam and Kodiyakarai in Vedaranyam in the wee hours on Friday. At least seven human casualties were confirmed by the district administration …
  • Picking up threads in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district after dark night of Cyclone Gaja 17 Nov 2018 03:26 Express News Service VEDARANYAM: As the cyclone was playing hide-and-seek on Thursday afternoon, people in Vedaranyam were oscillating between a life of fantasy and reality. Some dismissed the cyclone as a hoax and some as media-created frenzy while some …
  • Cyclone Gaja LIVE updates: Trees uprooted in Nagapattinam as storm makes landfall at TN coast 16 Nov 2018 04:40 The Met department said on at 4 am Friday that the severe cyclonic storm is most likely to weaken into a cyclonic storm in six hours.  It also stated that the cyclone is moving westwards. "Though center of cyclone lies over land, rear sector of eye …
  • Cyclone Gaja strikes Tamil Nadu coast past midnight, makes landfall in Nagapattinam 16 Nov 2018 04:20 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: After hours of anxiety for residents in Nagapattinam district, cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ started making landfall as a severe cyclonic storm at 12.30 am on Friday between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam.  Contrary to initial …
  • Hostility in Andhra Pradesh sends Nagapattinam and Karaikal fishermen to Chennai 16 Nov 2018 04:20 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM/ KARAIKAL: Around 160 fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal who were unable to return to the respective shores after an alleged intense confrontation with Andhra fishermen headed to the fishing harbour in …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Trees uprooted, houses damaged in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam 16 Nov 2018 03:30 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district on Friday woke up to the sight of uprooted trees and damaged houses due to the overnight rainfall and strong winds caused due to cyclone Gaja. The cyclonic storm crossed Tamil Nadu and …
  • Cyclone Gaja makes landfall near Nagapattinam at 120km/h wind speed 16 Nov 2018 01:37 Cyclone Gaja is very likely to move nearly westwards and weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm during the next six hours, IMD said. Chennai: Cyclone Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and nearby Vedaranniyam early Friday with wind …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Strong winds, rainfall hit Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 21:34 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Cyclone Gaja has started making landfall in the south of Nagapattinam, with strong winds and rainfall being witnessed in the region. The cyclonic storm will take one hour to fully cross from sea to land, Chennai's Meteorological …
  • Cyclone Gaja set to cross TN coast near Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 17:38 Chennai: The severe cyclonic storm Gaja, which lay centred about 126 km east of Karaikal in Puducherry, is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast near Nagapattinam on Thursday night, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. According to IMD, Gaja is …
  • Cyclone Gaja may make landfall near Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 10:08
  • Cyclone 'Gaja' likely to cross Nagapattinam area on Nov 15 12 Nov 2018 16:51 [India], Nov 12 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Monday said that the cyclonic storm 'Gaja' is expected to cross the area between Chennai and Nagapattinam during the forenoon of November 15, during which the sea will be …
  • Nod for hydrocarbon extraction project triggers farmers' protest in Nagapattinam 02 Oct 2018 02:23 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The signing of contracts on Monday between the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and six companies to explore and extract hydrocarbons in the country, including in Tamil Nadu, triggered protests in Nagapattinam. …
  • Tamil Nadu: Two-year-old rescued from 18 feet borewell in Nagapattinam 24 Sep 2018 17:15 Sep 24, 2018, 22:37 ISTSource: Mirror NowA two year old infant, who fell into a borewell in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, was rescued within two and half hours by a team of firefighters. The infant fell into a 18 feet deep borewell while she was playing in …
  • Ramnad, Nagapattinam students shine in NEET after government coaching 08 Jun 2018 03:30 A tentative list prepared of 1,291 students who took up the coaching provided by the government across the State indicated that students from Ramanathapuram, Nagapattinam and Chennai had scored higher marks than students from other districts. In the 2017- …
  • Fishermen off Nagapattinam coast net ancient panchaloha idol 04 Jun 2018 04:18 The idol of Lord Shiva in sitting posture, is about 1-feet tall and appears ancient. Nagapattinam: Two fishermen netted an antique panchaloha idol of Lord Shiva while fishing in Kollidam backwaters, police said today. The fishermen from Kollidam in the …
  • Agrarian crisis takes toll on elderly in Nagapattinam 04 Apr 2018 22:48 NAGAPATTINAM: Sending parents to old age homes is no longer an urban phenomenon. Many senior citizens, especially farmers, in rural areas are now being admitted to such homes across Nagapattinam district.There are about 255 senior citizens residing in the …
  • 180 km Villupuram-Nagapattinam NH to be converted into 4-lane 24 Mar 2018 01:36 CHENNAI:A crucial road link to towns on the East Coast corridor like Puducherry, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Sirkazhi and Karaikal from Chennai and other parts of the State, is set to get smoother with a 180-km stretch from Villupuram to Nagapattinam via …
  • Tamil Nadu: Carcasses of 23 dolphins washed ashore along Nagapattinam coast 10 Mar 2018 14:24 By: PTI | Nagapattinam | Updated: March 10, 2018 7:07 pm Most of the dead dolphins varied in size and weight and were in a highly decomposed state. (Representational) The carcasses of 23 dolphins were washed ashore in Vedaranyam coast in this district in …
  • Over 1 Lakh hectares submerged in Nagapattinam alone in Tamil Nadu 06 Nov 2017 02:16 NAGAPATTINAM, TIRUVARUR & CUDDALORE: With or without rain, cultivation seems a herculean task, as reports of paddy crop being submerged are piling up in the State. By the end of the first week of showers, around 1,16,188 hectares of paddy has been …
  • Chennai rains LIVE updates: Heavy rains lash Nagapattinam, hundreds of houses inundated 03 Nov 2017 11:43 Heavy rains lashed many parts of coastal Tamil Nadu on Thursday evening which continued till Friday morning leading to water-logging and slow moving traffic. Owing to continuous rains, schools and colleges in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Pudukottai …
  • Heavy rains lash Nagapattinam, hundreds of houses inundated 03 Nov 2017 09:23 By: PTI | Nagapattinam | Published:November 3, 2017 1:48 pm People have been evacuated to safety in Tarangambadi and Sirkazhi Taluks in the district where hundreds of houses have been flooded (Representational Image/ ANI) Incessant heavy rains lashed  …
  • Rainfall in Nagapattinam highest in TN, three dead as rain lashes coast 01 Nov 2017 03:39 Image for representational purpose only. CUDDALORE/NAGAPATTINAM: The Northeast monsoon that lashed the State has already created a havoc in the coastal regions of delta belt. In Cuddalore three persons have lost their lives, while in Nagapattinam …
  • Tamil Nadu: 8 drivers, conductors killed as bus depot roof collapses in Nagapattinam [PHOTOS] 20 Oct 2017 20:06 In picture: Rescue operations at the bus depot in Nagapattinam whose roof collapsed in the early hours of Friday, October 20, 2017.Twitter/Vishal Sonara Eight drivers and conductors of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed in …
  • TN: 8 dead after ceiling of bus depot rest room collapse in Nagapattinam, CM announces Rs.7.5 lakh compensation 20 Oct 2017 09:51 Nagapattinam/Chennai: A portion of a 65-year-old building belonging to the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation collapsed in Nagapattinam district early this morning, killing eight transport department staffers, police said. The TNSTC crew members …
  • Tamil Nadu: Eight killed in transport building collapse in Nagapattinam, CM announces compensation 20 Oct 2017 08:27 Three people Sustained injuries and were rescued from the debris. (Source: ANI photo) At least eight crew members of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed on Friday after a portion of an over six-decade-old building collapsed in Tamil …
  • Nagapattinam building collapse: CM Palaniswami announces compensation 20 Oct 2017 07:39 [India], Oct 20 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Friday announced a compensation of Rs. 7.5 lakh for next of kin of the eight transport workers, who lost their lives in Nagapattinam building collapse. Palaniswami also announced a …
  • Tamil Nadu: 8 dead after ceiling of bus depot rest room collapse in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 07:04 Nagapattinam: A portion of an over six-decade-old building of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation’s Porayar branch in the district collapsed this morning killing eight crew members, police said. Three others sustained injuries, they added. The crew …
  • Eight killed as roof collapses at TNSTC workshop in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 05:16 Eight employees of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were crushed to death when the roof of a building at the Porayar depot collapsed early on Friday. The victims were bus crew who were scheduled to operate early morning services, police …
  • Tamil Nadu: Eight killed in transport building collapse in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 05:13 Three people Sustained injuries and were rescued from the debris. (Source: ANI photo) At least eight crew members of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed on Friday after a portion of an over six-decade-old building collapsed in Tamil …
  • Tamil Nadu: 8 die as bus depot roof collapses in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 05:09 Eight employees of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed after roof of a bus depot in Nagapattinam district collapsed. The incident took place at the Porayar branch of the TNSTC around 3.30 am. Three other people injured in the …
  • Tamil Nadu building collapse: 8 killed, 3 others injured in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 04:57 The TNSTC crew members were sleeping in the building, constructed in 1952, when the collapse happened around 3.30am, killing them on the spot. A representational image. Photo: AFP Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu: A portion of an over six- decade-old building of …
  • Special fare train to Nagapattinam and Panvel 22 Aug 2017 16:43 For representational purposes (File | EPS) COIMBATORE: To meet extra rush of passengers, a special fare train to Nagapattinam from here will run on September seven. The train, with 17 coaches, will start from here at 7.30 PM and go via Tirupur, Erode and …
  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests 8 Tamil Nadu fishermen from Nagapattinam 24 Jun 2017 08:24 Nagapattinam: Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in the territorial waters of the island nation early on Friday, police said. The fishermen from Nagapattinam were fishing near Paruthithurai, when the Lankan …
  • As Drought Leaves Nagapattinam Barren, Men Leave Villages For Work 31 Mar 2017 20:18 Chennai:  Driving down to Nagapattinam, one of the worst drought-hit districts in Tamil Nadu, miles of barren land is all we can see. As the state faces the worst drought in 140 years, there's a rise in tragic stories - farmer suicides, widowhood, …
  • Day after site ‘switch’, Nagapattinam up in arms against hydrocarbon plan 30 Mar 2017 00:09 People staging a protest against Neduvasal hydrocarbon project. | Express NAGAPATTINAM, PUDUKKOTTAI: A day after Puducherry Chief Minitser V Narayanasamy revealed that the site selected for the proposed hydrocarbon extraction project was in Nagapattinam …
  • Hydrocarbon project site in Nagapattinam, says Puducherry CM 29 Mar 2017 01:23 PUDUCHERRY, NAGAPATTINAM : Fear gripped farmers after Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy claimed that the site approved for hydrocarbon exploration and extraction  project was not located in Karaikal but in Nagapattinam.  Addressing mediapersons …
  • Indian Oil plans Rs 40K-crore mega refinery at Nagapattinam 01 Mar 2017 21:00 State-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) plans to come up with a 15-million-tonne (mt) refinery, with an investment of about Rs 40,000 crore, at Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu. “We are planning to expand the 1-mt plant to 9 mt during the first phase, and will …

  • A year after Cyclone Gaja, no sign of signboards to help road users 16 Nov 2019 00:04 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A year after Cyclone Gaja wreaked havoc in Delta districts, several signboards on National and State Highways are yet to be restored completely, with many even hanging precariously at several places.  Empty frames, damaged …
  • Lalithaa Jewellery heist suspects confess to stealing four panchaloha idols in Madurai district 10 Nov 2019 22:46 By Express News Service MADURAI: The suspects of Lalithaa Jewellery heist case have confessed to their involvement in the theft of four panchaloha idols from the district in October 2018.   Sources from Kadupatti police said that the suspects – Ganesh of …
  • Madras HC issues notice refraining Hydrocarbon exploration to Petroleum Ministry 09 Nov 2019 11:02 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has ordered notice to the Petroleum and Natural Gas ministry and the Director General of Hydrocarbons, Noida, returnable by January 7 on a plea seeking to forbear authorities from implementing Hydrocarbon exploration …
  • India: Study Report on Gaja Cyclone 2018 24 Oct 2019 10:15 Executive Summary Tamil Nadu is historically one of the most vulnerable States to tropical cyclone. The total geographical area of Tamil Nadu is 13 Million hectares and it has a coastline of 1,076 km which is about 15% of the coastline of India. The State …
  • Mettur dam at full reservoir level thrice in three months 23 Oct 2019 07:52 With water at Stanley Reservoir at Mettur reaching its full reservoir level (FRL) of 120 feet at 6.15 a.m. on October 23, 22,500 cusecs is released through the dam power house and tunnel power house in Salem. Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) …
  • Monsoon likely to regain intensity from October 25 23 Oct 2019 03:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As expected, Tamil Nadu mispredicted extreme rainfall spells, under the influence of the low pressure area formed in the Bay of Bengal due the western disturbance. The red alert issued by the IMD turned out to be ‘over …
  • TN to get heavy rains: Red alert issued in 4 districts 22 Oct 2019 09:12 With northeast monsoon turning vigorous, regional meteorology centre issued a ‘red alert’ to the administration in The Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni and Dindigul districts. The hilly areas of these districts are likely to receive heavy rainfal. A red warning …
  • TNIE impact: Help still pours in for govt school girl who cracked NEET 15 Oct 2019 03:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Help has continued to pour in from various quarters towards the education of Charumathi J, a government schoolgirl, who cracked NEET - after Express carried an article titled ‘Govt school girl scripts NEET success story’ on …
  • DMK leaders puzzled over diktat to donate money for Karunanidhi's museum 07 Oct 2019 03:57 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK MLAs and MPs are a puzzled lot since they have been recently receiving instructions from a senior leader to donate Rs 2 lakh towards building of a museum for the late party supremo M Karunanidhi. With the party out of …
  • Wife ‘eloped’ with girlfriend, claims man 25 Sep 2019 02:44 By Express News Service SIVAGANGA: A married woman who was said to have eloped with a girl she befriended in social media app TikTok appeared at Thiruvegampathur police station here on Tuesday.  However, denying her husband’s claim that she had eloped with …
  • Pongal train ticket bookings open 13 Sep 2019 02:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Advance reservation for booking train tickets for January 11, in view of Pongal festival, will commence on Friday. Reservation through online and counters will open at 8 am. Booking for travelling on January 10 next year …
  • The revivalists: This is how Chennai is replenishing its water bodies 11 Sep 2019 03:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: The summer ofi 2019 has been difficult for Tamil Nadu. The state has been reeling under acute water crisis, especially after Chennai’s Porur Lake, which is considered one of the main sources of water, reached its lowest level. …
  • Cauvery Calling: Sadhguru begins 3,500 km journey for farmers 06 Sep 2019 03:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, of Isha Foundation, started a 3500 kilometre-journey along the Cauvery basin, ‘to revitalise the river’ and hence, transforming lives of at least 84 million people, according to a statement. It added …
  • Tamil Nadu will join One Nation, One Ration Card: Co-op Minister Raju 05 Sep 2019 03:16 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are setting the alarm bells ringing about the ‘One Nation; One Ration Card’ scheme, Cooperation Minister Sellur K Raju on Wednesday announced that the State government will join the …
  • Sadhguru to go on bike rally from Talacauvery to Chennai  31 Aug 2019 01:39 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As part of the Cauvery Calling campaign, Founder of Isha Foundation Sadhguru will start a 1500-km long bike rally from Karnataka to Chennai on September 3, said Isha Agroforestry coordinator, Tamilmaran, on Friday. He told …
  • 28 arrested after Ambedkar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu’s Vedaranyam town 26 Aug 2019 11:53 The incident triggered severe protests with many members of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi taking to the streets on Monday in Nagapattinam and other parts of Tamil Nadu. Twenty-eight people have been arrested after clashes broke out between two caste …
  • Rain fury kills 22 in Himachal Pradesh, Delhi on flood alert | 10 Points 19 Aug 2019 09:33 Rain fury hits India/PTI image Heavy rains are continuing unabated in several states across the country. These include Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. Meanwhile, a flood alert was …
  • NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu 20 Jul 2019 11:30 Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Chennai following arrest of 16 terror suspects, including 14 deported from the United Arab Emirates ( …
  • 22 districts in Tamil Nadu now in red category as groundwater levels continue to plummet 16 Jun 2019 00:15 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a month’s time, three districts -- Cuddalore, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli -- have recorded a decrease in groundwater levels and have been marked under the red category by the government. With these three, the number of …
  • Short-duration crops take a hit as water crisis strikes Tamil Nadu 28 May 2019 18:56 Every day before 5 am and after 10 pm, 40-year-old K Kasturi and her husband leave their home in Mylapore, Central Chennai, in search of water with eight vessels. If they are lucky, they may be able to fetch water from hand pumps or taps in five vessels …
  • Customs sleuths foil bid to smuggle gold worth Rs 50L 28 May 2019 04:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Customs officials foiled bids to smuggle gold worth Rs 50 lakh and arrested one person at Chennai airport.Working on a tip-off that gold is likely to be concealed in Air India Flight AI 968 which had arrived from Sharjah on …
  • DMK triumphs, AIADMK retains power in Tamil Nadu 24 May 2019 09:15 CHENNAI: Putting up a spirited performance in the Assembly by-polls despite its Lok Sabha debacle, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has won nine of the 22 segments where elections were held in two phases in April and May. The DMK also made electoral inroads …
  • Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam fails to beat NOTA in Tamil Nadu by-polls 23 May 2019 14:56 Kamal Haasan.PR Handout [Representational Image] The 2019 Lok Sabha elections are not in favour of Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM). It is now being reported that none of the above (NOTA) ballot option has received more votes than MNM in the …
  • AIADMK ahead in five Assembly seats, DMK in four 23 May 2019 09:33 Arch-rivals DMK and AIADMK were in a neck-and-neck race in the bypolls to 22 Assembly Seats in Tamil Nadu, with the ruling party ahead in five and the DMK in four segments. The AIADMK was leading in Hosur, Manamadurai, Sathur, Sholinghur and Vilathukulam, …
  • Tamil Nadu assembly results LIVE: Leads of all constituencies indicate close contest 23 May 2019 07:56 Mumbai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) inches closer to retain the Tamil Nadu state assembly as it leads in 10 constituencies and its rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in 12 seats. The state witnessed by-election in 22 assembly …
  • Tamil Nadu: NIA searches homes of 10 who ‘planned to form terror gang’ 21 May 2019 00:18 The search operations were carried out at homes of the accused at Muthupet in Thiruvarur, Keelakarai and Devipattinam in Ramanathapuram, Lalpet in Cuddalore, and Salem. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at 10 locations …
  • Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 13:03 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards were found dumped on the banks of the Mulliyaru River near Thiruthuraipoondi in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur district. The cards, …
  • The long and the short of quality cotton 17 May 2019 21:12 While India tops the world in cotton production, there is little to celebrate in terms of quality. At a recent conference in Mumbai on developing a comprehensive roadmap to incentivise the production of extra long staple (ELS) cotton, particularly Suvin, …
  • Vedanta gets nod to conduct impact assessment for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 13:03 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Vedanta gets approval for tests for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 03:01 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Post poll, most AIADMK cadre will back me: TTV Dhinakaran 05 Apr 2019 06:48 TTV Dhinakaran, the outlying contender to the political legacy of J Jayalalithaa, believes the majority of the AIADMK cadre currently supporting the leadership combine of Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam will shift allegiance after the upcoming …
  • Madras HC dismisses plea for action against MK Stalin for alleged poll code violation 02 Apr 2019 01:29 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court Monday dismissed as "infructuous" a petition filed by an AIADMK leader seeking action on a complaint lodged against DMK chief M K Stalin for alleged violation of code of conduct. When the petition by former …
  • India: IRCS extending relief to communities affected by Cyclone Gaja 21 Mar 2019 04:32 Indian Red Cross Society is distributing relief materials to the families affected by Cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu last year on 16th November 2018. The ongoing relief distribution is a continuation of the response initiated by the Tamil Nadu State and …
  • By-elections to 18 Assembly constituencies in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 17:47 The Election Commission will hold by-elections only for 18 out of the 21 vacant Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu on April 18, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo said on Sunday. Addressing a …
  • By-election for 18 Assembly seats in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 16:10 Chennai, March 10 (IANS) The Election Commission will hold by-election for 18 Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha polls on April 18, leaving out three Assembly seats mired in court cases, it was announced on Sunday. Tamil Nadu …
  • Lok Sabha polls 2019: Myth and reality of vote banks 04 Mar 2019 01:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: Is vote shares in past elections the sole criterion in deciding the strength of an alliance? An analysis of vote shares secured by parties in different elections indicates that vote shares are not a stable stock. Voters’ …
  • Setback to Dinakaran as HC rejects plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 14:19 The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of T T V Dinakaran and V K Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu Chief …
  • Setback to Dhinakaran-Sasikala faction as HC dismisses plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 12:07 NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of TTV Dhinakaran and VK Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the AIADMK name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu chief minister E K Palaniswami …
  • Fear (of Centre, of Dinakaran) is the key for AIADMK 23 Feb 2019 07:47 By aligning with the BJP, the AIADMK has yielded its political space in the state to the aunt-nephew duo of Sasikala-Dinakaran, and the parliamentary election to the DMK-Congress combine, says A Ganesh Nadar. IMAGE: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • Make use of me for betterment of Tamil Nadu, Kamal Haasan tells supporters 21 Feb 2019 15:43 (Twitter/@maiamofficial) Celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of his political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam, actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan appealed the people of Tamil Nadu to ‘make use him for the betterment’ of the state. Addressing …
  • Minister denies Stalin’s allegations, says director for CICT will be appointed soon 15 Feb 2019 00:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, K Pandiarajan on Thursday told the State Assembly that a full time Director for the Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) in Chennai will be appointed in a month …
  • A Homage to Abbaji: Concert 13 Feb 2019 18:27 Music lovers from across the city gathered to attend Ustad Zakir Hussain's concert 'A Homage to Abbaji' at Sion’s Shanmukhananda Hall in Mumbai on February 03, 2019. The event is organised every year to pay tribute to tabla legend Ustad …
  • EC to process Cooker symbol for Dhinakaran if Two Leaves case drags for over 4 weeks 07 Feb 2019 14:11 The Supreme Court has directed the Election Commission to begin processing TTV Dhinakaran's application for the Pressure Cooker symbol for elections, should the legal battle for the AIADMK's Two Leaves symbol drag on over four weeks from Thursday. …
  • Nel Jayaraman's seeds of change 05 Feb 2019 04:09 His was a festival with a difference. Every farmer who participated, walked away with seeds of traditional rice varieties, with the promise of returning double the quantity the next year. At the 10th Seed Festival held in May 2016, Nel Jayaraman (‘nel’ is …
  • Alliance with NDA only after weighing in good deeds for Tamil Nadu: Thambidurai 02 Feb 2019 23:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha and a senior AIADMK leader, M Thambidurai, who has been criticising the BJP- led government, on Saturday went a step further and said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will take a decision on …
  • Joy of motherhood on road as Coimbatore hospital shuts doors for 22-year-old woman 01 Feb 2019 23:18 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: After being denied admission at a private health centre in Vedapatti, a 22-year-old woman was forced to give birth on the roadside in the early hours of Friday. Though the centre was open, the woman was reportedly turned …
  • Jnana through silence 21 Jan 2019 15:52 Vallalar says jnana is like a fortress that saves us by keeping enemies out. And who are these enemies? They are qualities such as kama and lobha. Lord Siva, in the form of Dakshinamurthy, imparted jnana to the sages Sanaka, Sanatana, Sanandana, and …
  • TN government to procure pulses from farmers at MSP 20 Jan 2019 01:48 Express News Service CHENNAI: With a view to ensuring Minimum Support Price for farmers who have cultivated pulses, procurement of urad dal (black gram) and moong dal (green gram) in various districts will begin on February 1. The date for procurement of …
  • Mamallapuram’s eroding shoreline to be reclaimed 19 Jan 2019 05:36 The eroding shoreline along Mamallapuram may be protected and reclaimed in a few years. A proposal to save the coastline, which remained on paper for five years, has been given a new lease of life. The Water Resources Department has recently submitted a …
  • TTV Dhinakaran case: SC’s order to EC 18 Jan 2019 20:27 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 18, 2019 The Supreme Court has directed Election Commission officials to explain if the AMMK party headed by TTV Dinakaran could be allotted the cooker symbol for the upcoming by-polls. The direction was issued when …
  • Eight Chennai rail routes to be electrified  18 Jan 2019 01:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: Railway infrastructure is all set to get a boost in Tamil Nadu with the Railway Board recently approving electrification of eight sections, running for about 1100 km, across the State for 2019-2020.  The Central Organisation …
  • Cabinet approves revised cost for completing necessary infrastructure of 13 new Central universities 16 Jan 2019 18:51 The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved for incurring an expenditure of Rs 3,639.32 core for the 13 new Central universities for recurring cost and creation of necessary infrastructure for the completion of their …
  • Poll panel cancels Thiruvarur bypoll 08 Jan 2019 05:49 The Election Commission has cancelled its election notification for the constituency that fell vacant after the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, putting off a high-stakes poll contest for Dravidian parties DMK and AIADMK just months ahead of …
  • EC cancels Tiruvarur by-poll 07 Jan 2019 21:45 The much talked about Tiruvarur by-poll, which was slated to be held on January 28, has been rescinded. A decision in this regard was taken by Election Commission of India, based on a report by district election officer. The EC has directed chief electoral …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 13:23 Chennai: The Election Commission (EC) has cancelled the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election in Tamil Nadu, citing the ongoing relief work after the Gaja cyclone that devastated major parts of Thiruvarur district, giving a huge relief to major political parties …
  • Bypoll In Tiruvarur, Vacant Since Karunanidhi's Death, Cancelled 07 Jan 2019 11:49 The Tiruvarur constituency was represented by DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi. New Delhi: Bypolls to Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur assembly constituency, which has been vacant since the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi in August, have been cancelled. The …
  • Tamil Nadu: EC cancels Thiruvarur assembly bypoll due to Cyclone Gaja 07 Jan 2019 11:12 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Election Commission Monday cancelled the bypoll to Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur assembly seat on account of the …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 7: Will take steps if there is liquidity shortage: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das 07 Jan 2019 10:36 Breaking News January 7 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur Assembly by-poll citing Gaja aftermath 07 Jan 2019 05:33 [India], Jan 7 (ANI): The by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency which was slated for January 28 has been cancelled by the Election Commission at the request of the Tamil Nadu government and the district administration (Thiruvarur) who are pre- …
  • EC rescinds Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 04:08 Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has rescinded its January 3 notification announcing the by-election in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. In a communication to the Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu, the EC on Sunday said …
  • Bypoll to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency rescinded 07 Jan 2019 02:42 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Election Commission has rescinded the by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. The commission’s communication in this regard was sent to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahu last night and the CEO confirmed …
  • Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election 05 Jan 2019 18:09 Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election. The Madras High Court has observed that it cannot order a stay on the Thiruvarur by-election which is scheduled to be held on January 28. The High Court was hearing a petition filed by …
  • Thiruvarur bypoll: DMK names Poondi Kalaivanan, AMMK to field S.Kamaraj 05 Jan 2019 07:48 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Dravid Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today named Poondi Kalaivanan, the Thiruvarur District secretary of the …
  • DMK fields party District Secretary in Thiruvarur by-election 04 Jan 2019 13:02 Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Ending all speculation about fielding someone from the DMK’s “first family”, the party on Friday announced the candidature of a senior leader Poondi Kalaivanan as its candidate in the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election on January 28. “ …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: 3 dead as trailer runs over people sleeping on footpath in Jamshedpur 03 Jan 2019 10:12 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: LS adjourned till 2 pm after Sumitra Mahajan suspends TDP MPs under rule 374A 03 Jan 2019 07:57 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Rs 1,000 for all ration card-holders for Pongal 02 Jan 2019 21:57 Chennai: The harvest festival will become sweeter with the state government announcing to provide “cash support” of Rs 1,000 per family for celebrating the Pongal festival. This is in addition to the Pongal gift hamper containing raw rice, sugar, raisins, …
  • Breaking News, Latest News Updates of Jan 2 02 Jan 2019 13:52 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Breaking News, Updates of Jan 2: Share swap ratio finalised for merger of Vijaya and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda 02 Jan 2019 11:33 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Dhinakaran moves SC for 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to AMMK 02 Jan 2019 08:40 [India], Jan 2 (ANI): TTV Dhinakaran has moved the Supreme Court to allot 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to his party Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) for Thiruvarur by-election scheduled to be held on January 28. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu …
  • Tamil Nadu government rolls out Rs 81-crore New Year gift for coconut farmers 02 Jan 2019 07:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Putting the final toll of coconut trees at around 68 lakh when cyclone Gaja hit the coast one-and-half months ago, the State government has rolled out a livelihood package worth Rs 81 crore in the first phase for affected …
  • 30 moments from India in 2018 02 Jan 2019 03:43 From the Aadhaar verdict to #MeToo's arrival in the country to women's entry into the Sabarimala temple, India had a newsworthy 2018. As we step into 2019, some moments from the year gone by. Kindly click on the image below to view the photographs …
  • With Central aid for Gaja in, Tiruvarur gets its byelection date 01 Jan 2019 05:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The  Election Commission of India made a surprise announcement on Monday. By-elections to Tiruvarur Assembly seat, held by late DMK leader M Karunanidhi, will be held on January 28 and counting of votes on January 31. The …
  • Rajini Makkal Mandram to construct 15 houses for cyclone Gaja victims 01 Jan 2019 05:26 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Rajini Makkal Mandram has decided to construct 15 new houses for people who lost their huts to Cyclone Gaja in Nagapattinam district. According to a statement released by the organisation, each house would be constructed …
  • By-polls in Haryana's Jind, Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur on Jan 28 31 Dec 2018 16:43 [India], Dec 31 (ANI): The by-election in the assembly constituencies of Jind in Haryana and Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu will be held on January 28, while the counting of votes will take place on January 31. As per a statement from the Election Commission of …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Centre approves release of Rs 1,146 cr to Tamil Nadu 31 Dec 2018 12:48 New Delhi, Dec 31 () The Centre Monday approved the release of Rs 1,146 crore to Tamil Nadu for the people affected by cyclone 'Gaja', which had claimed 46 lives and left a trail of destruction in over 10 districts in the state. The approval for …
  • 2018 looking back: Politics of Pop 28 Dec 2018 19:37 Stormzy at the Brit Awards 2018. (Source: www.brits.co.uk) Yo, Theresa May, where’s the money for Glenfell, rapped south London MC Stormzy addressing the British Prime Minister at the Brit Awards 2018, giving the world one of the year’s more intrepid …
  • Karuna's demise, cyclone Gaja cap eventful 2018 in Tamil Nadu 28 Dec 2018 11:21 The Gaja cyclone that barrelled through the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu leaving in its wake a trail of destruction of monumental proportions, the death of Dravidian legend M Karunanidhi, and political churnings made 2018 an extraordinary year for the state. …
  • Anna University reschedules theory exams 10 Dec 2018 10:42 Anna University exams: Due to Cyclone Gaja, the varsity has to reschedule exams The controller of examinations office has released the rescheduled exam dates for cyclone-affected Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Pudukottai districts. The exams, that were …
  • Anna University theory exams rescheduled 08 Dec 2018 15:27 The controller of examinations, Anna University, has announced that the theory examinations which was scheduled for November 22,23 and 24 pertaining to all affiliated colleges for the UG and PG degree programmes in Thiruvarur, Pudukottai and Nagapattinam …
  • European Union extends financial aid to those affected by cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu 06 Dec 2018 16:23 Twitter/ANI The European Union (EU) on Thursday announced emergency assistance of 105,000 euros to the communities most affected by cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu in November. "In response to cyclone Gaja, which wreaked havoc across large parts …
  • European Union Announces Rs 84 Lakh For Cyclone Gaja Relief 06 Dec 2018 12:13 New Delhi: The European Union (EU) on Thursday announced emergency assistance of 105,000 euros to the communities most affected by cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu in November. "In response to cyclone Gaja, which wreaked havoc across large parts of …
  • India: Cyclone Gaja Emergency Response in Tamil Nadu- RRF No.20/2018 05 Dec 2018 04:55 5th December 2018 Cyclone Gaja made landfall over Tamil Nadu coast on 16th November 2018 at 1:45 AM, wreaking havoc as it passed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Gaja made its landfall with wind speed of 120 – 140 kph, leaving behind a huge …
  • Cyclone Gaja damaged nearly 1 crore coconut trees, 70,000 farmers hit: Tamil Nadu 03 Dec 2018 23:09 A family sits on the debris of their damaged house, in the aftermath of cyclone Gaja. (PTI Photo/File) High-velocity winds during Cyclone Gaja damaged nearly one crore coconut trees, including 50 lakh that were uprooted, in Tamil Nadu’s delta region, …
  • Low pressure area likely to bring heavy rain in Tamil Nadu 01 Dec 2018 10:39 In the last 24 hours, a few places have received rain across the state. (File) A low-pressure area hovering close to south Tamil Nadu is likely to cause heavy rainfall at isolated places in southern districts of the state in the next 24 hours, the Regional …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Less than half of 1.34 lakh electric poles restored, 20,000 workers race against time 01 Dec 2018 10:38 65 people were killed in Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja struck Although Tamil Nadu Forest Minister Dindigul C Sreenivasan raised many eyebrows Tuesday with his demand to the Centre to airdrop electric poles in areas devastated by Cyclone Gaja using choppers …
  • Anna University exams to resume conducting in non-cyclone affected districts from Thursday 21 Nov 2018 09:45 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Cauvery delta residents angry with slow cyclone relief 21 Nov 2018 09:40 Cyclone Gaja hit the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the early hours of Friday, gusting with the wind speed of 120 kmph and causing widespread devastation. Photo: Reuters Thanjavur/Nagapattinam: Anger against the state government prevailed across …
  • Anna University 21 Nov 2018 09:28 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami visits cyclone-hit areas, likely to meet PM on Thursday 21 Nov 2018 08:15 Velankanni: A view of the damage caused by cyclone ‘Gaja’, after it hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (PTI Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday visited the districts hit by Cyclone Gaja, …
  • Cyclone Gaja death toll reaches 20 in Tamil Nadu, Palaniswami assures of speedy relief work 17 Nov 2018 02:38   A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Gaja', after it hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 20 people and several livestock dead and a trail …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Trees uprooted trees, roofs damaged in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi 16 Nov 2018 19:22 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds caused due to Cyclone Gaja, which made a landfall in the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Friday uprooted trees and damaged houses in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi village. Sand was …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu 16 Nov 2018 17:52 Over 82,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of... 16 Nov 2018 17:16 Over 82,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in TN 16 Nov 2018 15:32 Chennai: A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between Nagapattinam and …
  • Cyclone Gaja Live Updates: 13 Killed In Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Announces Compensation 16 Nov 2018 13:46 Cyclone Gaja: Heavy rainfall is expected at a few places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (File) New Delhi: At least 11 people have been reported dead as severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed near Tamil Nadu on Friday. The Tamil Nadu government …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in TN (Roundup) 16 Nov 2018 13:39 Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between …
  • Gaja cyclone hits Tamil Nadu, leaves 11 dead 16 Nov 2018 08:35 Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) A severe cyclonic storm, Gaja, battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 11 people dead and causing widespread destruction. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam districts …
  • Cyclone Gaja set to cross TN coast near Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 17:38 Chennai: The severe cyclonic storm Gaja, which lay centred about 126 km east of Karaikal in Puducherry, is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast near Nagapattinam on Thursday night, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. According to IMD, Gaja is …
  • What's ailing rural India: Ground report from Thiruvarur Tamil Nadu 27 Apr 2017 16:55 Apr 27, 2017 09:58 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18 Farmers from Tamil Nadu called off the 40-day strike in New Delhi that was part of their efforts to get central government help in surviving the drought. However several opposition parties in the state have …

  • Pregnant woman alleges negligence at Perambalur General Hospital 15 Nov 2019 05:55 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: A pregnant woman who suffered head injury alleged she was not given treatment at the Perambalur General Hospital (GH) and that she was told by a doctor to approach a private hospital or Tiruchy GH if she needs immediate …
  • Post rains, groundwater levels increase across Tamil Nadu 14 Nov 2019 01:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: Thanks to good rain since October, groundwater levels across Tamil Nadu have risen by an average of three metres, officials said. From 17.5 m in May, it has come up to 14.5 m across the State. Officials said this data was put …
  • Police recruitment: Tiruchy youth appears for physical test with forged letter 08 Nov 2019 09:27 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A 23-year-old youth was caught impersonating during the physical endurance test for recruitment of police constables on Thursday. The accused allegedly replaced details of a candidate with his in the call letter. The second …
  • Engineering student stabs hostel warden to death for complaining about bunking classes in TN 06 Nov 2019 19:46 By PTI TIRUCHIRAPPALLI: An engineering student allegedly stabbed to death his college hostel warden near here on Wednesday during a quarrel over the latter complaining to his parents about his absence for four days, police said. G Venkataraman (45) …
  • Rattled by thunderous blasts and cracked houses, Perambalur villagers say loud ‘No’ to quarries 05 Nov 2019 04:48 Express News Service PERAMBLAUR: Residents of Therani village in Perambalur district are worried over the freshly auctioned 31 stone quarries in the district. They said that sound pollution, damage to houses from mining activities and deaths by accident …
  • TN govt to use drones armed with pesticide to combat fall army worm menace 05 Nov 2019 00:47 Express News Service CHENNAI: To combat the infestation of the invasive pest, fall armyworm, the Tamil Nadu government will soon use drones to spray pesticide on the maize farms. For this purpose, experts from Anna University have developed special drones …
  • Will they reap what they sow? 03 Nov 2019 02:15 By Express News Service CHENNAI : With Tamil Nadu enacting a law on contract farming, farmers and economists say that the State Government would do well to anticipate and address the array of issues that may arise with the move. Although the law has its …
  • Cyclone Maha to bring rains to TN in next 48 hours 01 Nov 2019 11:51 Tamil Nadu is set to get more widespread rains over the next 48 hours due to Cyclone Maha which is brewing over the Lakshadweep area in the Arabian Sea, The effect was already felt on Wednesday, when Chennai witnessed rains through the day. Deep depression …
  • India: Fall armyworm attack reported in 3 districts 01 Nov 2019 03:41 D Vincent Arockiaraj Trichy: Despite various measures taken by the agriculture department to safeguard maize from invasive fall armyworm, which has been raised in districts including Trichy, Perambalur and Ariyalur, the officials have spotted prevalence of …
  • 'Cyclone Maha' to cause widespread rains in Tamil Nadu for next 48 hours 30 Oct 2019 18:20 By Express News Service The pull effect of "Cyclone Maha" over Lakshadweep area would bring widespread rains for Tamil Nadu for next 48 hours before entering a dry spell. On Wednesday, several districts of the State, including Chennai got …
  • Not all daughters are welcome: Female foeticide, infanticide make a comeback in T.N. 28 Oct 2019 11:59 A little over 48 hours after birth, doctors found a healthy newborn with no signs of life in the post-natal ward of a government medical college hospital in northern Tamil Nadu last month. The baby was rushed to the neonatal intensive care unit, but it was …
  • Tamil Nadu bypoll results to be out by noon on Thursday 24 Oct 2019 03:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI: All eyes are on the results of the two Assembly by-elections to be out on Thursday, which could boost the morale of the party that emerges winner. The ruling AIADMK’s MR Muthamizhselvan and DMK’s N Pugazhendhi are locked in …
  • Mettur dam reaches capacity for third time in two months 23 Oct 2019 21:04 The water level at the Stanley reservoir reached capacity at 6.15 a.m. on Wednesday, touching 120 ft. This is the third time in two months that the Mettur dam has attained the full reservoir level (FRL). Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) said …
  • EPIKO 306 is on Neet training malpractices 23 Oct 2019 20:09 Yet another medical doctor Sai is foraying in K’town with a film titled EPKO 306 (IPC 306). A film, which talks about NEET and the malpractices in Neet training centres and how rural students are unable to cope up with the entrance exams, Sai says it also …
  • Jilted lover stabs college girl after she rejects proposal 12 Oct 2019 02:42 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: A youth stabbed a college student after she allegedly rebuffed his advances. The girl is seriously injured and is hospitalised at Perambalur District Headquarters Hospital. Police have registered a case and are searching …
  • HRD Minister to lay foundation stone of 6 new Kendriya Vidyalayas 10 Oct 2019 11:57 HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’. File Photo Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will lay the foundation stone of six new Kendriya Vidyalayas and will inaugurate 15 newly constructed buildings on October 11 through …
  • India: Trichy: Rain kills crop-eating armyworm larvae, brings cheer .. 26 Sep 2019 02:52 D Vincent Arockiaraj TRICHY: Even as hundreds of farmers in the state have been left helpless in recurring fall armyworm attacks on their maize over the past two years, the recent spell of rain brought them a much-needed relief, destroying all larvae of …
  • Two women self immolate to protest panchayat action 23 Sep 2019 13:38 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Tension prevailed in Mela Usen village near Kunnam as two women from the same family set themselves ablaze. They were protesting the failure of the panchayat to provide a proper way out of their house. Poongudi (56) …
  • Heavy rain likely at isolated places in Chennai 23 Sep 2019 07:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places over Tamil Nadu on Monday according to a weather bulletin released by the Regional Meteorological department. While there was a short spell of heavy rain in various parts …
  • Night-long showers in Chennai raise concerns about wet season ahead 19 Sep 2019 23:09 The city’s wettest day of the year so far also led to waterlogging in several areas, exposing its unpreparedness to face the northeast monsoon next month. Slowing traffic during the early part of the day to a crawl, waterlogging took residents by surprise …
  • The revivalists: This is how Chennai is replenishing its water bodies 11 Sep 2019 03:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: The summer ofi 2019 has been difficult for Tamil Nadu. The state has been reeling under acute water crisis, especially after Chennai’s Porur Lake, which is considered one of the main sources of water, reached its lowest level. …
  • Atrocities against Dalits: Monitoring remains infrequent, finds SASY in RTI queries 09 Sep 2019 06:13 Express News Service NEW DELHI: The monitoring of prevention of atrocities against Dalits remains infrequent with less number of district level vigilance and monitoring committee meetings held in districts of Tamil Nadu, according to information received …
  • Retd judge to disburse deposits collected by CBE firm 04 Sep 2019 02:28 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Justice  N Basha, a retired judge of the Madras High Court, has been requested to head a panel constituted to disburse deposits collected by Universal Chit Fund Company Private Limited in Coimbatore, which owed about `11 …
  • Taluk office clerk still on payroll after retirement 03 Sep 2019 02:56 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Record Clerk at Perambalur Taluk office continues to work past his retirement for three months at the Perambalur Taluk Office due to staff shortage. The Clerk Alagudurai (58) had worked as a Record Clerk in Perambalur Taluk …
  • 12% of Tamil Nadu government school kids have low iodine levels 02 Sep 2019 03:15 Express News Service CHENNAI: To further strengthen the National Iodine Deficiency Disorder Control Programme with scientific data, Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD) Laboratory in Directorate of Public Health (DPH) has been testing urine samples of …
  • Pall of gloom in Perur as 6 victims are buried 20 Aug 2019 02:55 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A Pall of gloom descended on Perur village as the bodies of six accident victims were buried one after the other on Monday. Two other bodies were buried in nearby Kattapalli village. Several hundred relatives and villagers …
  • Rain fury kills 22 in Himachal Pradesh, Delhi on flood alert | 10 Points 19 Aug 2019 09:33 Rain fury hits India/PTI image Heavy rains are continuing unabated in several states across the country. These include Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. Meanwhile, a flood alert was …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Evening rain likely on most days of August 15 Aug 2019 02:08 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Rainy days are back. Chennai will receive daily quota of evening rains on most days of this month, weathermen said. As strong moist westerly winds — which triggered cloudbursts in Kerala and Kodagu region causing floods …
  • Tamil Nadu releases water from Mettur dam for delta irrigation 13 Aug 2019 05:53 By Express News Service SALEM: The Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami released water from Mettur dam for delta irrigation on Tuesday morning. Due to heavy rain poured in catchment areas, dams in Karnataka are attained its full capacity. Following this, …
  • Perambalur: Dry taps force patients at govt hospital to defecate in open 07 Aug 2019 02:41 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Patients at the Perambalur GH are forced to buy water as bore wells in the hospital have run dry. At least 2,000 patients visit the super-speciality hospital every day. The situation is so worse that a few in-patients have …
  • NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu 20 Jul 2019 11:30 Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Chennai following arrest of 16 terror suspects, including 14 deported from the United Arab Emirates ( …
  • Tamil Nadu +1 supplementary results 2019 declared, how to check via websites 18 Jul 2019 13:08 TN +1 Supplementary Result 2019: The results are also available at dge.tn.nic.in  TN (Tamil Nadu) +1 11th Supplementary Result 2019: Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE), Tamil Nadu has announced the results for the +1 compartmental examinations. …
  • Notice sent to education department over denial of school admission to HIV student 16 Jul 2019 03:02 By Express News Service CHENNAI : After TNIE reported on the plight of an HIV-positive student being denied admission in a government school in Perambalur, the State Human Rights Commission on Monday issued notices suo moto to the Director of School …
  • Tamil Nadu: School allegedly denies admission to HIV positive boy 13 Jul 2019 11:29 Perambalur (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 13 (ANI): A government school at Kolakkanatham village has allegedly denied admission to an HIV positive boy. A relative, who is taking care of the boy, has approached the District Collector's office to ensure that …
  • Tamil Nadu School Denies Admission To HIV-Positive Boy, Probe Ordered: Report 12 Jul 2019 09:42 A school in Kolakkanatham in Perambalur turned away the HIV-positive boy. (Representational) Tiruchirappalli: An HIV-positive boy was allegedly denied admission to a government high school in Perambulur district, prompting the Tamil Nadu Education …
  • HIV-positive boy denied admission to government school in Tamil Nadu; probe ordered 12 Jul 2019 08:34 The boy was turned away for admission to the school in Kolakkanatham. (Representational image/Express photo by Oinam Anand) An HIV-positive boy was allegedly denied admission to a government high school in Perambulur district, prompting the Tamil Nadu …
  • Tamil Nadu +2 compartmental results 2019 declared, how to check via websites 11 Jul 2019 12:17 Tamil Nadu +2 compartmental result 2019: The students can check the results through the website Tamil Nadu +2 compartmental result 2019: Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE), Tamil Nadu has announced the results for the +2 compartmental …
  • SRM institute offers scholarships to 300 students 07 Jul 2019 02:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: SRM Institute of Science and Technology has offered scholarships to 300 students residing in Perambalur constituency. This was announced at a press meet by SRMIST Founder Chancellor and Perambalur MP, T R Paarivendhar on …
  • India: Tamil Nadu govt announces relief to worm-hit maize farmers 05 Jul 2019 04:10 Julie Mariappan | TNN CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday announced Rs 186.25 crore to maize farmers affected by fall armyworm, an invasive pest. Making a suo motu announcement in the assembly, Palaniswami said that relief …
  • Rains lash Chennai, showers to continue till Saturday 28 Jun 2019 02:26 The core areas of Chennai received heavy rain on Wednesday evening. Areas like T Nagar, Saidapet, Teynampet, Nandanam, Pallavaram and Tambaram received strong showers, bringing joy to people of the city who are suffering from water shortage and heat. The …
  • CM declares open fishing harbours, milk parlour 26 Jun 2019 03:11 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday declared open a fishing harbour at Thengaipattinam built at a cost of `97 crore, modernised fishing harbour at Mallipattinam in Thanjavur district (Rs 60 crore), fish landing …
  • Water crisis boosts sale of plastic pots 22 Jun 2019 02:20 Express News Service TIRUCHY: WITH the city’s outskirts reeling from water scarcity, plastic pots have now become a key household item. People travel on two-wheelers with the pots to fetch water from public taps at various places, which is now a normal …
  • 22 districts in Tamil Nadu now in red category as groundwater levels continue to plummet 16 Jun 2019 00:15 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a month’s time, three districts -- Cuddalore, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli -- have recorded a decrease in groundwater levels and have been marked under the red category by the government. With these three, the number of …
  • Tamil Nadu MBBS admission 2019: Where to apply 10 Jun 2019 11:45 CHENNAI: The Directorate of Medical Education has called for online registration of application for admissions into MBBS and BDS courses in state quota in government colleges and self-financing medical colleges affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr M G R Medical …
  • AIADMK asks cadre not to speak on leadership 10 Jun 2019 03:43 Amidst a debate over the efficacy of the “dual leadership” in the AIADMK after its recent Lok Sabha poll debacle, the party on Sunday gagged its members from publicly commenting on leadership and called for a meeting of its top functionaries on June 12 in …
  • 1 held for deer hunting in Perambalur district 10 Jun 2019 03:23 PERAMBALUR: Forest department officials on Sunday nabbed one person and are on the lookout for another five who were allegedly involved in deer hunting in the reserve forest areas in Venbavur and Maavilangai, in the district. Police sources said that a …
  • Merit list for State, management quota seats in Tamil Nadu medical colleges to be released on July 2 07 Jun 2019 08:29 The merit list for State and management quota seats in government and self-financing medical and dental colleges will be released on July 2, the Directorate Of Medical Education has announced. Counselling will tentatively be held from July 5 to 12 for …
  • NEET is a boon for private coaching centres: Seeman 07 Jun 2019 02:27 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Stating there was no clarity on how NEET would better the quality of doctors being produced by medical colleges, Naam Tamilar Katchi (NMK) chief Seeman said the medical entrance was best done away with. “NEET is just there …
  • Car festival cancelled as Dalits flee village 31 May 2019 06:37 Despite a directive from the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court to ensure that peace prevails during the car festival of the Selliamman temple at Naranamangalam near Alathur in Perambalur district, the alleged overbearing attitude of an official resulted …
  • SRM founder to give 300 free seats to EWS students 31 May 2019 02:25 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Making good on a poll promise, Perambalur MP TR Parivendar has announced 300 students belonging to economically weaker sections in his constituency would be given free education at his SRM group of institutions from this …
  • Kerala and Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full Winners List 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI Rahul Gandhi has grabbed a seat from Wayanad, Kerala The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and …
  • 'Ensure participation of all sections in temple fest' 26 May 2019 01:40 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Perambalur district revenue authorities and local police have been directed by the Madras High Court to ensure that people from all communities participate in the Sri Selliyamman temple festival at Padalur village. Vacation …
  • DMK recovers lost ground in Delta 24 May 2019 05:44 The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), along with it allies, reasserted its supremacy in central Tamil Nadu and recouped much of the ground that it had lost in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. The party-led front that had suffered a crushing defeat in the region …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • DMK leads in LS polls in TN, AIADMK gives tough fight in 23 May 2019 14:45 The DMK has established lead in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu as per early trends, while the AIADMK and DMK are putting up a tough fight with each other in the by-elections to 22 Assembly constituencies. In the Lok Sabha seats, the DMK is leading in 35 …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • South India live: Jagan is king in Andhra 23 May 2019 07:08 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates BJP's first time MLA turned MP candidate Dr.Umesh Jadhav defeats Congress floor leader Mallikarjuna Kharge in Congress's stronghold of Gulbarga. "Congress destroyed in Karnataka," cheers the BJP. …
  • Tamil Nadu Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here 23 May 2019 04:22 Tamil Nadu Election Results: There are 39 parliamentary seats in the state. New Delhi: Tamil Nadu voted in the second phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on April 18. There are 39 seats in the state with prime parties being All India Anna Dravida Munnetra …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • No kidding, greed keeps this racket going 19 May 2019 02:20 On April 25, an audio clip of a conversation on procuring babies for illegal adoption by childless couples went viral on social media. An inquiry by Namakkal police into the conversation, which sounded like one between a prospective buyer and a broker, …
  • TN HSE +1 11th Result 2019 Declared: How to check marks on tnresults.nic.in and dge1.tn.nic.in 08 May 2019 07:40 TN Board +1 11th Result 2019: The class 11 or HSE plus one result has been released on May 8 at 9:30 am. Students who appeared for class 11 exam conducted in March 2019 can check their results at the official websites — tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.nic.in and …
  • AIRing earthy flavours 02 May 2019 19:50 Information is a click away and there is no dearth of entertainment channels. Amidst all this onslaught, All India Radio is holding its own, staying vibrant and relevant. The two-part article that appeared in this supplement on November 9 and 16, 2018, was …
  • Selection for admission to sports hostels to be held from May 8 28 Apr 2019 13:12 District-level selection for admission to sports hostels at various places in the State will be held from May 8 to May 10. The selected students will be admitted to Classes 7 to 11 at the sports hostel where they will be trained on various sports and games …
  • MK Stalin Alleges Another Sex Abuse Case In Tamil Nadu After Pollachi 26 Apr 2019 12:37 MK Stalin demanded that the Tamil Nadu government probe the sexual assault complaint (File Photo) Chennai: The DMK President MK Stalin on Friday said that even as the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case probe is yet to reach a conclusion, a similarly …
  • Now, Perambalur sexual abuse case post-Pollachi: Stalin 26 Apr 2019 09:01 Chennai, April 26 (IANS) The DMK President M.K. Stalin on Friday said that even as the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case probe is yet to reach a conclusion, a similarly shocking incident in Perambalur district has come to light involving a leader of …
  • How data analytics helps a TN farm to produce additive-free cow’s milk 23 Apr 2019 18:19   Like many villages swept aside by the National Highway, Arumbavur in Perambalur district doesn’t get many visitors. Once known only for its wood carving artisans, for the past seven years though, Arumbavur has been the home of Mid Valley Foods Pvt Ltd, a …
  • Seven killed in temple stampede near Tiruchirapalli 22 Apr 2019 02:04 Seven people, including four women, were killed and 12 others injured in a stampede at the Sri Karuppanaswamy temple at Muthayampalayam near Thuraiyur on Sunday. The tragedy occurred when devotees in large numbers turned up at the private temple for …
  • Small increase in Plus 2 pass percentage 19 Apr 2019 21:55 The results of the Plus 2 board examination announced on Friday put the overall pass percentage at 91.3, a slight increase over the 91.1% recorded last year. Students who took the examination in March comprised the first batch to have appeared for board …
  • Plus two results released, pass percentage 91.03% 19 Apr 2019 18:13 By Chennaivision in Chennai News April 19, 2019 Today is the crucial day for the students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu Plus Two exam, for their results were released this morning. The total pass percentage in the State is 91.03 per cent. While 93.64 per …
  • Polling percentage in Tamil Nadu touches 71% 19 Apr 2019 10:37 The average polling percentage in the general elections across 38 Parliamentary constituencies that went for polls on April 18 stood at 71.87%, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo announced here on Friday. The polling percentage for 18 Assembly …
  • TNDGE Result 2019 19 Apr 2019 09:18 TN 12th results 2019 was announced on Friday, April 19, 2019, on the official website of the Tamil Nadu Board. The students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu +2 exam can check their result online on the official websites of the TNDGE after 9.30 AM. The TN …
  • TNDGE Result 2019 dge1.tn.nic.in: Tamil Nadu Plus Two result 2019 declared, 91.3% pass 19 Apr 2019 08:38 TN 12th results 2019 was announced on Friday, April 19, 2019, on the official website of the Tamil Nadu Board. The students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu +2 exam can check their result online on the official websites of the TNDGE after 9.30 AM. The TN …
  • TN HSE +1 result 2019 declared: How to check score? 19 Apr 2019 06:56 Students while downloading their TN board class 11 results (Express Photo by Gurmeet Singh / Representational image) TN HSE +1 result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu has released the result of Higher Secondary Examination …
  • TN +2 Result 2019 declared: How to check result? 19 Apr 2019 05:47 TN +2 result 2019: The results will be available on the official websites- tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.nic.in and dge.tn.gov.in. TN +2 result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu has released the result of Higher Secondary Examination ( …
  • TN Board Result 2019: 91.3% clear examination, Tiruppur tops 19 Apr 2019 05:32 The Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination results were declared on Friday with the State securing an overall pass percentage of 91.3% compared to the 91.1% which was recorded last year. The students who took up the board exams in March …
  • Released! Tamil Nadu 12th HSE result 2019 date and time: +2 result declared at dge.tn.nic.in and dge.tn.gov.in 19 Apr 2019 04:43 TN HSE result 2019: Tamil Nadu Board to announce HSE +2 result on April 19, 2019 (Representational Image) TN HSE result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu has released the result of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) which is …
  • TN +2 Result 2019 declared: How to check result Plus Two result online and via SMS? 19 Apr 2019 04:42 TN +2 result 2019: The results will be available on the official websites- tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.nic.in and dge.tn.gov.in. TN +2 result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu has released the result of Higher Secondary Examination ( …
  • Minor incidents of violence and EVM malfunctioning mar polling in central districts of Tamil Nadu 19 Apr 2019 00:29 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Minor incidents of violence marred otherwise peaceful polling in the Central districts of Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Further, voters were inconvenienced by malfunctioning Electronic Voting Machines in many booths. In a tragic …
  • Good turn out of women voters in Perambalur constituency 18 Apr 2019 16:34 Amid heavy security arrangements in place, polling turned out to be by and large peaceful in Perambalur Parliamentary constituency on Friday with no untoward incidents. The turn out of women voters in several rural pockets was impressive in this …
  • LS polls, Phase 2: K'taka voter comes to polling booth in an ambulance 18 Apr 2019 12:53 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 95 Seats Vote Today, All Of Tamil Nadu, Half Of Karnataka - 5-Point Guide 18 Apr 2019 07:10 State Voting Constituencies Tamil Nadu 38/39 Arakkonam, Arani, Chennai Central, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram, Kanniyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Hope Centre gives J&K an elected govt which is its right: Omar 18 Apr 2019 07:04 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: 'I developed Mathura, BSP-SP busy fighting,' says Hema 18 Apr 2019 05:55 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Dynasty, regional politics never hindered country: Kumaraswamy 18 Apr 2019 04:50 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • LIVE | LS polls, Phase 2: 'BJP has taken over AIADMK,' says Kanimozhi 18 Apr 2019 04:08 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2: EVM glitches reported at booths in WB, Assam 18 Apr 2019 02:47 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • DMK has no right to speak about corruption: Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami 11 Apr 2019 04:40 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR/TIRUCHY : Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday said the DMK had no locus standi to level corruption charges against the state government. Addressing an election rally in Perambalur, the native of former …
  • TN will get more development if BJP returns to power: CM 11 Apr 2019 00:44 Chennai: Tamil Nadu will witness more infrastructure besides receive sufficient funds for executing welfare schemes in a big way if the BJP, which is part of the AIADMK-led alliance in Tamil Nadu, comes to power, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has …
  • Rajnath Singh defends PM Modi at Perambalur meeting 07 Apr 2019 23:27 PERAMBALUR: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday accused that the Congress of ‘spoiling’ India’s and Tamil Nadu’s culture during its rule, adding the grand old party was now attempting to get to power through backdoor. Singh made this observation …
  • 'Unholy, corrupt' DMK-Congress alliance will end in disaster: Rajnath Singh 07 Apr 2019 16:57 PERAMBALUR: Senior BJP leader and Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday slammed the DMK-Congress front in Tamil Nadu, saying it was not a progressive alliance, but a 'corrupt' and 'unholy' combine which would end in a 'disaster…
  • Home Minister promises implementation of pending demands to Perambalur electorate 07 Apr 2019 16:09 PERAMBALUR: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured the electorate of Perambalur that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, if voted to power again in the upcoming general election, would strive to implement the long-pending demands in the …
  • Cash found stashed in VCK functionary’s car 04 Apr 2019 07:24 Election officials seized ₹1.99 crore stashed inside the doors of a car in which a group of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) functionaries were travelling, at Perali in Perambalur district on Tuesday night. The seizure led to a search by the Income Tax …
  • 9 of a family from Kanchipuram die in road mishap near Perambalur 11 May 2018 16:38 In a gruesome incident, nine died on the spot including three women and two children from the same family at Chennai – Tiruchi Highway (NH 45) near Perambalur in the wee hours of today. The accident took place when a car proceeding towards Chennai hit …
  • Nine Persons Killed As Two Cars Collide In Tamil Nadu's Perambalur 11 May 2018 15:47 Chinnai:  Nine persons were killed in a collision between two vehicles in Tamil Nadu's Perambalur district.  CommentsPolice said nine persons hailing from Kanchipuram were proceeding to Kodaikanal in a multi-utility vehicle when a car moving in the …
  • Nine killed in car accident near Perambalur 11 May 2018 04:31 Nine persons were killed after two cars collided near Perambalur on the Chennai-Tiruchi national highway in the early hours on Friday. A group of persons were proceeding to Kodaikanal from Kancheepuram in a car when the fatal accident took place near …
  • Shallot processing centre opens in Perambalur 31 Aug 2017 20:25 New Delhi, August 31:   A central processing centre for shallots (small onions) has come up in Tamil Nadu’s Perambalur village. The Common Food Processing Incubation Centre was set up at a cost of ₹1 crore to prevent wastage of shallots and to increase …
  • Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal launches Common Food Processing Incubation Center for Shallots, Perambalur 31 Aug 2017 09:57 Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries launched Common Food Processing Incubation Center for Shallots (Small Onions) in Chettikulam village in Perambalur District of Tamil Nadu through video conferencing from here today. …
  • Boost for O Panneerselvam, 3 more AIADMK MPs join himAIADMK's Lok Sabha MPs - Jaisingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee (Tuticorin), Senguttuvan (Vellore) and R P Marutharaja (Perambalur) - extended their support to Pannerselvam. 12 Feb 2017 07:16 CHENNAI: Chief minister O Panneerselvam on Sunday got a boost, with three more MPs of AIADMK joining him after deserting the V K Sasikala camp. The party's Lok Sabha MPs — Jaisingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee (Tuticorin), Senguttuvan (Vellore) and R P …
  • Cane crushing begins at Perambalur Sugar Mills 03 Jan 2017 03:46 The cane crushing season for 2016-17 began at the public-sector Perambalur Sugar Mills at Eraiyur in the district on Friday. About 5,288 farmers have registered about 11,455 acres of sugarcane with the mill for the current season. About 3.50 lakh tonnes of …

  • Udhayanidhi Stalin talks about contesting for Chennai Mayor post 16 Nov 2019 06:51 With DMK cadre calling for party president M K Stalin’s son and youth wing leader Udhayanidhi Stalin to be fielded for the post of Chennai Mayor in the upcoming local body polls, the actor-politician has broken his silence on it. “It seems the ruling party …
  • AIADMK, DMK heavyweights among applicants for Tiruchy Mayor post 16 Nov 2019 05:18 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Leaders considered to be heavyweights are among those who have applied for tickets to contest for the post of Mayor of Tiruchy City Corporation with AIADMK and DMK beginning the process of collecting applications from …
  • Dalit couple find temple gate locked before wedding 13 Nov 2019 04:22 A man and a woman belonging to a Scheduled Caste community, who arrived at a temple in Chokkanathapuram in Ariyalur district on Sunday to get married, found that the gate had been locked by caste Hindus moments before their wedding was scheduled to take …
  • World’s not a Stage for them anymore 04 Nov 2019 05:18 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Remember the Nasser-Revathy starrer Avatharam, which captured the travails of stage artistes? Parts from the plot are playing out in real life now. Artistes in Ariyalur rue that many temples no longer hosted mythological …
  • TN Cements expands capacity with ₹809-cr spend 01 Nov 2019 15:44 Tamil Nadu Cements Corporation Ltd (TANCEM) has expanded the capacity at its Ariyalur complex at an investment of ₹809 crore. With this, its total cement production increases to 17 lakh tonnes a year from 7 lakh tonnes. TANCEM, a Government of Tamil Nadu …
  • Cyclone Maha to bring rains to TN in next 48 hours 01 Nov 2019 11:51 Tamil Nadu is set to get more widespread rains over the next 48 hours due to Cyclone Maha which is brewing over the Lakshadweep area in the Arabian Sea, The effect was already felt on Wednesday, when Chennai witnessed rains through the day. Deep depression …
  • India: Fall armyworm attack reported in 3 districts 01 Nov 2019 03:41 D Vincent Arockiaraj Trichy: Despite various measures taken by the agriculture department to safeguard maize from invasive fall armyworm, which has been raised in districts including Trichy, Perambalur and Ariyalur, the officials have spotted prevalence of …
  • 'Cyclone Maha' to cause widespread rains in Tamil Nadu for next 48 hours 30 Oct 2019 18:20 By Express News Service The pull effect of "Cyclone Maha" over Lakshadweep area would bring widespread rains for Tamil Nadu for next 48 hours before entering a dry spell. On Wednesday, several districts of the State, including Chennai got …
  • Drilling a passage to reach boy makes slow progress 28 Oct 2019 19:40 Nearly 72 hours after non-stop operations began on Friday evening to rescue two-year-old Sujith Wilson, who fell into an abandoned borewell at Nadukattupatti near Manapparai, the efforts to dig a passage to reach the child made slow progress even after the …
  • India- Efforts to rescue toddler trapped in 100ft well make slow progress 28 Oct 2019 19:33 Drilling of a new borewell using a rig began at Nadukattupatti near Manapparai to reach and rescue two-year-old Sujith Wilson, who has been trapped in an abandoned borewell since October 25 evening, was proving to be an arduous task due to the rocky …
  • Not all daughters are welcome: Female foeticide, infanticide make a comeback in T.N. 28 Oct 2019 11:59 A little over 48 hours after birth, doctors found a healthy newborn with no signs of life in the post-natal ward of a government medical college hospital in northern Tamil Nadu last month. The baby was rushed to the neonatal intensive care unit, but it was …
  • 1 dead, many hurt in 3 separate mishaps 27 Oct 2019 02:41 By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: A youth was killed and 11 others were injured in two different accidents in the district on Saturday. In the first accident that occurred around 4.45am, 20-year-old Abdul Majeed was killed and the pillion rider seriously …
  • Mettur dam reaches capacity for third time in two months 23 Oct 2019 21:04 The water level at the Stanley reservoir reached capacity at 6.15 a.m. on Wednesday, touching 120 ft. This is the third time in two months that the Mettur dam has attained the full reservoir level (FRL). Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) said …
  • Foreign currencies worth over Rs 4 lakh seized at airport 23 Oct 2019 08:15 Image Source : FILE Image for representation Foreign currencies valued at Rs 4.53 lakh have been seized from a passenger before he could board a flight to Sharjah from here, Customs officials said on Saturday. Mohamed Azharudin from Ariyalur, 50 km from …
  • Mettur dam at full reservoir level thrice in three months 23 Oct 2019 07:52 With water at Stanley Reservoir at Mettur reaching its full reservoir level (FRL) of 120 feet at 6.15 a.m. on October 23, 22,500 cusecs is released through the dam power house and tunnel power house in Salem. Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) …
  • Jilted lover stabs college girl after she rejects proposal 12 Oct 2019 02:42 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: A youth stabbed a college student after she allegedly rebuffed his advances. The girl is seriously injured and is hospitalised at Perambalur District Headquarters Hospital. Police have registered a case and are searching …
  • Jewels heist: DCP rushes to Tiruvarur 04 Oct 2019 20:32 TIRUVARUR: The district police have made a breakthrough in the sensational top jewelry store heist case here, following the arrest of one of the gang members Manikandan of Madapuraam near Tiruvarur late on Thursday night. He was nabbed by the police and …
  • Man rapes mentally-ill relative 02 Oct 2019 02:27 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: A case was registered on Tuesday against a 60-year-old man for impregnating a 23-year-old mentally-ill woman in a village in Ariyalur district. The accused, who is now absconding, impregnated the woman, who is his relative. …
  • Two women self immolate to protest panchayat action 23 Sep 2019 13:38 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Tension prevailed in Mela Usen village near Kunnam as two women from the same family set themselves ablaze. They were protesting the failure of the panchayat to provide a proper way out of their house. Poongudi (56) …
  • Heavy rain likely at isolated places in Chennai 23 Sep 2019 07:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places over Tamil Nadu on Monday according to a weather bulletin released by the Regional Meteorological department. While there was a short spell of heavy rain in various parts …
  • Chennai reservoirs receive inflows equivalent to 10 days’ supply 20 Sep 2019 22:56 City reservoirs that have remained bone dry for more than four months have now received inflows equivalent to 10 days of Chennai’s water supply following the heavy downpour on Thursday. However, there has been a dip in inflows since Friday morning, as rain …
  • Anbumani appeals for Vanniyar unity, says DMK sees them as just vote bank 18 Sep 2019 03:01 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: PMK founder S Ramadoss opened a memorial (Mani Mandapam) for the late leader of Vanniyar Sangam J Guru at his native village of Kaduvetti on Tuesday. A statue of Guru was also unveiled. PMK youth wing leader and MP …
  • Light showers in Chennai for the next two days 17 Sep 2019 22:05 There is a possibility of light rain in parts of Chennai for the next two days, even as northern districts in the State will continue receiving thundershowers. A cyclonic circulation off the Andhra Pradesh coast, tilting southwestwards, may influence …
  • Dr Anitha MBBS title belongs to me: Raj Ganapathy 16 Sep 2019 19:19 A film titled Dr Anitha MBBS, on S. Anitha from Ariyalur who aspired to become a doctor but committed suicide when she failed to crack the NEET exam, was announced a few months back. The film is into a controversy now and producer Raj Ganapathy speaks to …
  • Light rain, pleasant evenings in store for a few more days 15 Sep 2019 21:36 The sunny weather in the morning turned pleasant towards evening in some parts of the city as they received mild showers. Royapettah, Kamarajar Salai, Anna Salai, Chintadripet, Adyar and R.A. Puram saw light rain in the evening. Officials of the …
  • One dead after boat capsizes in Ariyalur, search on for others 13 Sep 2019 02:34 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Fire and rescue personnel conducted search operations for three persons reported missing after the boat in which they were travelling capsized in Ariyalur on Wednesday. Rani (40) of Puthur, T Suyamprakasam (58) of South …
  • Dalmia Bharat puts in bid for Emami’s cement business 12 Sep 2019 03:07 Mumbai: Puneet Dalmia-led Dalmia Cement (Bharat) has put in a bid to acquire the Rs 6,000-crore cement business of Emami. Though Dalmia Group held initial talks with private equity funds such as CPPIB (Canada Pension Plan Investment Board) and Piramal-Bain …
  • The revivalists: This is how Chennai is replenishing its water bodies 11 Sep 2019 03:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: The summer ofi 2019 has been difficult for Tamil Nadu. The state has been reeling under acute water crisis, especially after Chennai’s Porur Lake, which is considered one of the main sources of water, reached its lowest level. …
  • A case for the history books 09 Sep 2019 23:12 Looking at the crush of men, machines and whimsically placed traffic barricades on the roads surrounding the Combined Courts complex in Tiruchi, it is hard to believe that there was a time when District Court judges would hop on to their bicycles, with …
  • EPS to lead 18-member team in three-nation visit 28 Aug 2019 00:45 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami is leading a 18-member team comprising senior ministers and officials, during his three-nation visit to attract investments, which begins from Wednesday.  Health Minister C Vijaya …
  • With 74 fossils in her collection, 12-year-old becomes ‘youngest paleontologist’ in India 28 Aug 2019 00:19 “I have been collecting fossils since I was in Class V,” Aswatha said Twelve-year-old Aswatha Biju from Chennai is the “youngest paleontologist in India”, with 74 fossils and several awards to her name. She says her interest in the subject came about …
  • Rain fury kills 22 in Himachal Pradesh, Delhi on flood alert | 10 Points 19 Aug 2019 09:33 Rain fury hits India/PTI image Heavy rains are continuing unabated in several states across the country. These include Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. Meanwhile, a flood alert was …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Evening showers likely in some localities of the city today 15 Aug 2019 01:31 After a hot day, some parts of the city received thundershowers on Wednesday evening. A few localities in Chennai will continue to witness thunderstorm activity during evening or night hours on Thursday. Areas like Perambur, Kolathur and Chintadripet …
  • Rajini offers prayers to Athi Varadar, plea in HC to extend darshan for another 48 days 14 Aug 2019 06:31 By Chennaivision in Chennai News August 14, 2019 Superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday night offered prayers to Lord Athi Varadar in Kanchipuram. Accompanied by his wife Latha Rajinikanth, the actor reached Sri Varadarajaswamy temple and offered prayers. He was …
  • Plea to delay immersion of Aththi Varadar idol by 48 more days 14 Aug 2019 02:11 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A writ petition has been filed in the Madras High Court for a direction to the HR&CE Department, to restrain the executive officer of Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple in Kanchipuram from immersing Aththi Varathar idol, …
  • Flood warning issued for downstream areas of Cauvery as Mettur level rises 14 Aug 2019 02:11 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Central Water Commission on Tuesday issued a advisory flood warning in downstream areas along Cauvery in Tamil Nadu, as Mettur dam is fast filling up due to heavy rain in Karnataka. The rainfall in Cauvery catchment area …
  • Tamil Nadu releases water from Mettur dam for delta irrigation 13 Aug 2019 05:53 By Express News Service SALEM: The Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami released water from Mettur dam for delta irrigation on Tuesday morning. Due to heavy rain poured in catchment areas, dams in Karnataka are attained its full capacity. Following this, …
  • Row over free laptops 25 Jul 2019 02:55 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: Tension prevailed in Government Ponparappi School near Sendurai on Wednesday after former students and their parents locked the classroom in which laptops provided by the government were stored. The control of the room was …
  • The Ramco Cements Ltd bags two awards 18 Jul 2019 08:10 The Ramco Cements Ltd's Ariyalur Unit had been awarded "19th Annual Greentech Environment Award 2019". This award was conferred by Greentech Foundation, New Delhi. The award was presented to us on 11th July 2019 at New Delhi during the 19th …
  • Heavy rain lashes parts of Chennai 15 Jul 2019 23:18 Residents of Chennai rejoiced as heavy showers lashed many parts of the city on Monday evening. The city may get showers in the evenings and nights for the next few days, said Meteorological Department officials. From around 7.30 p.m., Anna Nagar, …
  • Protests over MBC quota mar medical counselling 13 Jul 2019 03:07 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Over 600 parents and students sat in a dharna at the Government Multi Super-Speciality Hospital at Omandurar Estate, the medical counselling venue, after the selection committee announced that all MBBS seats in MBC quota …
  • Days after kid raped and killed, dad claims being threatened 11 Jul 2019 02:01 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Nearly two weeks after an ex-serviceman was arrested in connection with the rape and murder of a four-and-a-half-year-old girl, and his wife for concealing the same, the victim’s father lodged a complaint with the city …
  • Son of DMK functionary held for murder 10 Jul 2019 02:51 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: Six persons including the son of a DMK functionary were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the murder of a 28-year-old near Thirumanur. According to police S Saranraj of Settikuzhi was married to Sudha (24) of Kallur. …
  • India: Tamil Nadu govt announces relief to worm-hit maize farmers 05 Jul 2019 04:10 Julie Mariappan | TNN CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday announced Rs 186.25 crore to maize farmers affected by fall armyworm, an invasive pest. Making a suo motu announcement in the assembly, Palaniswami said that relief …
  • Cleaning up the Cauvery: TN CM's proposal addresses the need of the hour 23 Jun 2019 03:37 “Nadanthai Vaazhi Cauvery” (Move on, and live long, [Oh] Cauvery). These words of Ilango Adigal in his classic, Silappadikaram, have been coming up repeatedly in public discourse over the centuries. Nearly 50 years ago, eminent Tamil writer T. Janakiraman …
  • Student commits suicide in TN after failing to clear NEET 22 Jun 2019 04:32 [India], Jun 6 (ANI): A girl student, named Monisha, from Tamil Nadu's Viluppuram committed suicide after failing to clear the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination here on Thursday. Earlier, a 17-year-old girl committed suicide at …
  • Water crisis boosts sale of plastic pots 22 Jun 2019 02:20 Express News Service TIRUCHY: WITH the city’s outskirts reeling from water scarcity, plastic pots have now become a key household item. People travel on two-wheelers with the pots to fetch water from public taps at various places, which is now a normal …
  • Wi-Fi facility for 36 more stations in Tiruchi Division 21 Jun 2019 05:55 Travellers can avail Wi-Fi facility at more railway stations falling under the Tiruchi Railway Division soon. Wi-Fi is to be offered at various stations including Puducherry, Velankanni, Nagapattinam, Nagore, Vriddhachalam Junction, Ariyalur, Pattukottai, …
  • Vikravandi DMK MLA Radhamani passes away 15 Jun 2019 00:32 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: K Radhamani (69), the MLA of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam from Vikravandi constituency, died on Friday at Jipmer hospital, Puducherry. He had been serving as the MLA of Vikravandi since 2016, after winning the elections …
  • Tamil Nadu MBBS admission 2019: Where to apply 10 Jun 2019 11:45 CHENNAI: The Directorate of Medical Education has called for online registration of application for admissions into MBBS and BDS courses in state quota in government colleges and self-financing medical colleges affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr M G R Medical …
  • NEET against social justice, equality: DMK 07 Jun 2019 15:47 Chennai: Seeking the NEET's scrapping, DMK president M K Stalin Friday alleged that the test was against social justice and equality and claimed it was destroying the medical education dreams of students. The DMK reaffirming its demand for scrapping it …
  • EPS talks about reports on cracks in AIADMK-BJP alliance 07 Jun 2019 09:45 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami has refuted reports of an alleged rift between the ruling AIADMK and its ally BJP. Speaking to reporters, he said, “We (AIADMK) still have an alliance with them (BJP). There is …
  • Merit list for State, management quota seats in Tamil Nadu medical colleges to be released on July 2 07 Jun 2019 08:29 The merit list for State and management quota seats in government and self-financing medical and dental colleges will be released on July 2, the Directorate Of Medical Education has announced. Counselling will tentatively be held from July 5 to 12 for …
  • Tamil Nadu Student Commits Suicide After Failing To Clear NEET 07 Jun 2019 02:06 Viluppuram: A girl student, named Monisha, from Tamil Nadu's Viluppuram committed suicide after failing to clear the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination on Thursday. Earlier, a 17-year-old girl committed suicide at her home in …
  • Neet politics consumes one more life in Tamil Nadu 07 Jun 2019 00:39 Villupuram/ Chennai: An 18-year-old girl hanged herself at home near Villupuram on Thursday after failing to clear the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (Neet), a day after two girls ended their lives in Tamil Nadu for the same reason. A total of …
  • NEET results 2019: One more girl ends life in Tamil Nadu 06 Jun 2019 14:16 M Monisha took her life after she could not crack the exam for the second time this year. (Representational Image) NEET results 2019: An 18-year-old girl committed suicide by hanging herself in her house near here on Thursday after failing to clear the …
  • Three students in Tamil Nadu commit suicide after failing NEET exam, sets off political uproar 06 Jun 2019 14:16 The suicide of three students has triggered a huge political uproar in Tamil Nadu. Three students from Tamil Nadu have committed suicide after failing to clear the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for undergraduate medical and dental courses, …
  • NEET results 2019: Depressed by failure, 17-year-old girl commits suicide in Tamil Nadu 06 Jun 2019 08:28 She was hopeful of clearing the test and joining the medical course as she scored 490 marks in the 12th Standard, according to police. Representational Image  NEET results 2019: A 17-year-old girl from nearby Tirupur allegedly committed suicide Wednesday …
  • Tamil Nadu students crack NEET code, 49% of the candidates qualify 06 Jun 2019 03:05 After fighting tooth and nail against the introduction of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for undergraduate medical and dental courses for years, Tamil Nadu has seen a significant improvement in the performance of its students in this …
  • Two years after Anitha, Tirupur government school student commits suicide after failing NEET 05 Jun 2019 21:14 By Express News Service Barely hours after the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) results were announced, a student from Tirupur committed suicide. S Ritusree, who is only 17, committed suicide by hanging herself at her house and was declared …
  • SRM founder to give 300 free seats to EWS students 31 May 2019 02:25 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Making good on a poll promise, Perambalur MP TR Parivendar has announced 300 students belonging to economically weaker sections in his constituency would be given free education at his SRM group of institutions from this …
  • With crack-resistant cement, Ramco ups the ante in premium segment 30 May 2019 16:55 Ramco Cements, which is in the midst of a massive capacity expansion, has introduced what it calls India’s first crack-resistant premium blended cement – Ramco Supercrete —, as the company seeks to graduate from a cement-maker to a cement solution provider …
  • Chennai: Murder accused dies in police custody 25 May 2019 05:44 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a suspected case of custodial death, a 32-year-old theft accused, who was nabbed by a special team for inquiry, died in hospital where he was shifted from the Guduvanchery police station on Thursday night.   R Narayanan, …
  • Chennai: Man held for vehicle theft dies in custody 24 May 2019 21:52 Chennai: In a case of suspected custodial death, a 32-year-old man who was taken for an inquiry to the Guduvanchery police station for vehicle theft, died on Thursday. While the grieving family alleged that the man was tortured to death by Guduvnachery …
  • It’s a tough fight in Chidambaram 23 May 2019 17:17 The Chidambaram (reserved) constituency, where the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi leader Thol. Thirumavalavan was a key contestant, witnessed a see-saw battle right through the counting of votes on Thursday. In a constituency where caste plays a key role …
  • Strong anti-BJP wave in Tamil Nadu favours DMK alliance, tanks AIADMK 23 May 2019 15:59 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK-led alliance swept the Lok Sabha elections in the State, with the Opposition party leading in 37 of the 38 seats as per results at 7.30pm on Thursday. The AIADMK alliance, which includes the BJP, PMK, and DMDK, was …
  • Eight injured in acid attack, one arrested 21 May 2019 00:44 Chennai: Eight persons are undergoing treatment after acid was thrown at them by a neighbour in Nerkundram on Sunday night. Police said the man splashed acid on them as they attacked him, his wife and brother for objecting to their nuisance of drinking and …
  • No kidding, greed keeps this racket going 19 May 2019 02:20 On April 25, an audio clip of a conversation on procuring babies for illegal adoption by childless couples went viral on social media. An inquiry by Namakkal police into the conversation, which sounded like one between a prospective buyer and a broker, …
  • Ariyalur: Bus conductor murdered over extra-marital affair 14 May 2019 00:42 Ariyalur: The Ariyalur district police have arrested an auto-rickshaw driver for allegedly murdering a state-owned TNSTC bus conductor who allegedly had an affair with his divorced daughter and to also avenge his daughter’s death take at Vridhachalam in …
  • Attack on Dalits in Ponparappi was preconceived and murderous: MIDS study 10 May 2019 02:03 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The violence which out broke in Ponparappi falling under the Chidambaram constituency on the day of Lok Sabha elections (April 18), was ‘a pre-conceived murderous attack on Dalits to disrupt the polling process’, claimed a …
  • AIRing earthy flavours 02 May 2019 19:50 Information is a click away and there is no dearth of entertainment channels. Amidst all this onslaught, All India Radio is holding its own, staying vibrant and relevant. The two-part article that appeared in this supplement on November 9 and 16, 2018, was …
  • ‘Decision on repolls in 10 booths after VVPAT checks’ 30 Apr 2019 02:24 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The decision to conduct repoll in 10 booths in the State will be taken by the Election Commission of India (ECI) after it completes scrutiny of VVPAT records at the booths where polling was affected by malfunctioning of …
  • Selection for admission to sports hostels to be held from May 8 28 Apr 2019 13:12 District-level selection for admission to sports hostels at various places in the State will be held from May 8 to May 10. The selected students will be admitted to Classes 7 to 11 at the sports hostel where they will be trained on various sports and games …
  • Cement firm under CPCB scanner for violation of emission norms 26 Apr 2019 01:01 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu-based Ramco Cements is under Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) scanner for allegedly violating emission norms. A show cause notice was issued to the cement manufacturer last week. SP Singh Parihar, Chairman of …
  • Post-poll scene in Tamil Nadu, a mirror to recurring caste-based violence 21 Apr 2019 23:06 CHENNAI: The two disconcerting incidents of violence close on the heels of the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu - one in Ponparappi in Ariyalur district falling within Chidambaram reserved constituency and the other in Ponnamaravathi in Pudukkottai district - …
  • Kamal Haasan tweet points to shameful caste violence 20 Apr 2019 19:25 Kamal Haasan’s viral tweet  on a song, which he and maestro Ilayaraja wrote for his jinxed period historical drama Marudhanayagam and which  speaks about social discrimination 300 years ago, draws a reference to the violence that broke out at Ponparappi …
  • Ready to face Assembly polls whenever it happens: Rajnikanth 20 Apr 2019 01:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A day after the Lok Sabha elections in the State, actor Rajnikanth on Friday reiterated his conviction to enter active politics. Stating he will not disappoint his fans in this regard, he said that his political entry will …
  • Rajini: I’m ready for the next Assembly election 19 Apr 2019 21:55 A day after ‘My Next Vote For Rajini’ trended on social media on Election Day in Tamil Nadu, actor Rajinikanth reaffirmed that he would contest the next State Assembly elections here in Chennai on Friday. Asked if he was ready to contest in the next …
  • Minor incidents of violence and EVM malfunctioning mar polling in central districts of Tamil Nadu 19 Apr 2019 00:29 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Minor incidents of violence marred otherwise peaceful polling in the Central districts of Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Further, voters were inconvenienced by malfunctioning Electronic Voting Machines in many booths. In a tragic …
  • Dalits come under attack in Ariyalur 18 Apr 2019 20:43 At least 20 houses belonging to Dalits were damaged at Ponparappi, in Ariyalur district, after a clash broke out between members of the community and Vanniyars as polling was under way in the Chidambaram Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday. But for this and …
  • Nearly 70% polling in TN Lok Sabha polls 18 Apr 2019 18:56 Chennai: Polling concluded in 38 of 39 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies, where by-elections were held on Thursday, in Tamil Nadu. About 69.55 per cent of about 5.8 crore voters cast their vote pressing the button in the electronic voting machine ( …
  • Nearly 70% polling in TN Lok Sabha polls (Roundup) 18 Apr 2019 17:44 Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Polling concluded in 38 of 39 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies, where by-elections were held on Thursday, in Tamil Nadu. About 69.55 per cent of about 5.8 crore voters cast their vote pressing the button in the electronic …
  • Tamil Nadu to decide on NEET's continuance, says Rahul Gandhi 13 Apr 2019 00:38 Salem: Asserting that States “should not be ruled by direct orders from the Prime Minister's office (PMO)”, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that his party, working with the DMK will restore the rights of the States, ensure that the country's …
  • Rajnath Singh defends PM Modi at Perambalur meeting 07 Apr 2019 23:27 PERAMBALUR: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday accused that the Congress of ‘spoiling’ India’s and Tamil Nadu’s culture during its rule, adding the grand old party was now attempting to get to power through backdoor. Singh made this observation …
  • IG relieved of election duty in Ariyalur for firing in the air 01 Apr 2019 03:32 A senior police officer of the Haryana cadre, deputed as the Police Observer for the Chidambaram (Reserved) Parliamentary constituency, caused a flutter when he fired in the air in the early hours of Sunday. Later in the day, the Election Commission …
  • Tamil Nadu Poll Observer From Haryana Fires In Air, Relieved From Duty 31 Mar 2019 14:52 The police officer had been removed as observer and an FIR registered against him Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu: An election observer from the IPS cadre of Haryana caused a flutter in Ariyalur when he fired nine rounds in the air from a constable's gun early …
  • A trip through the fossil-rich grounds of Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu 30 Mar 2019 15:40 At the fork of two roads leading to Sathanur, 62 km from Tiruchi, a rusty signboard stating “Kalmaram Poonga (Fossil Tree Park) points up to the sky. A woman farmer stacking dried cornstalks on her two-wheeler sets us on the right path to the celebrated …
  • Award for Ramco Cements 26 Mar 2019 12:47 The Ramco Cements has won Excellent Corporate Governance Award and its Ariyalur unit won gold medal in Indian Green Manufacturing Challenge organised by International Research Institute for Manufacturing. The company’s Ariyalur unit is the only unit in …
  • The Ramco Cements Ltd bags awards at India Green Manufacturing Challenge - 2018 25 Mar 2019 16:34 The Ariyalur Unit of The Ramco Cements Ltd had won "Gold Medal" at India Green Manufacturing Challenge - 2018. The award has been instituted by International Research Institute for Manufacturing, India. The Company's Ramasamy Raja Nagar, …
  • Casteist slur: Woman raped at knifepoint in Ariyalur dt 07 Mar 2019 03:25 Chennai: A woman was raped and accosted with a knife by a man after he hurled casteist slurs at her in Ariyalur district. Rani*, 26, was on her way to a ration shop to buy groceries for her family on February 27 when Muthu intercepted her and began arguing …
  • Opposition parties to take out rallies from Mukkombu and Ariyalur for Cauvery Management Board 06 Apr 2018 09:53 Political parties in Tamil Nadu have been holding demonstrations urging the Centre to form the Cauvery Management Board (File Photo of Cauvery water released from a dam) CHENNAI: Close on the heels of a state wide bandh and road and rail blockade, the …
  • Cement trucks leave trail of death in Ariyalur villages 03 Mar 2018 23:24 ARIYALUR: Life is short, the saying goes. Nowhere else does this play out more clearly than in Ariyalur where commercial interests get priority over human lives. The ample presence of limestone in the region resulted in at least seven cement makers, …
  • With rare collection of fossils, Ariyalur museum nearing completion 04 Feb 2018 23:21 CHENNAI: Fossils play a vital role in learning pre-historic archaeology, palaeontology and evolution. With its rich depository of fossils, Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu is a treasure trove and hunting ground for researchers, archaeologists and geologists, besides …
  • Vijay Makkal Iyakkam issues clarification on Ariyalur student row 15 Sep 2017 09:46 For the past few days, news on Vijay Makkal Iyakkam, the fans organisation of Vijay, allegedly cheating a student named Rangeela from Ariyalur is spreading like wildfire. Rangeela had allegedly approached an expelled member of the fans’ association who had …
  • Ariyalur girl gets educational support from Vijay’s fan club 14 Sep 2017 12:33 Vijay recently visited the house of Anitha and met her father. Rangeela, a girl from Ariyalur, has received funds from actor Vijay’s fan clubs known as Vijay’s Makkal Iyakkam,  to pursue higher education. The actor had recently visited the house of Anitha, …
  • Ariyalur Dalit girl represents TN’s NEET angst at SC 18 Aug 2017 02:34 ARIYALUR: When leading advocate Nalini Chidambaram moved the Supreme Court seeking admissions to medical courses only on the basis of NEET score, it was not the State government or the equitable education activists who captured attention from the rival …
  • CB-CID to probe rape, murder of Ariyalur Dalit 11 Apr 2017 00:34 CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has ordered CB-CID probe into the gang rape and murder of a Dalit minor girl in Ariyalur. The sensational gang rape and murder case, involving a local Hindu Munnani functionary, rocked the State in December, 2016. Justice R …
  • Ariyalur: Was 17-year-old Dalit girl gangraped, killed? 06 Feb 2017 06:08 Chennai: Amid allegations from activists that the 17-year-old Dalit girl who was found dead in a well on January 14 in Ariyalur, police officials on Sunday denied the gang rape theory, but added that they are waiting for the forensic reports. Unfortunately …
  • Ariyalur jallikattu leaves over 80 injured as organisers defy administration 27 Jan 2017 09:11 More than 80 people have been injured during a jallikattu that was organised in Ariyalur district of Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Most of the victims were spectators and bystanders, who were present at the Palinganatham village in Ariyalur at the time of the …

  • A year after Cyclone Gaja, no sign of signboards to help road users 16 Nov 2019 00:04 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A year after Cyclone Gaja wreaked havoc in Delta districts, several signboards on National and State Highways are yet to be restored completely, with many even hanging precariously at several places.  Empty frames, damaged …
  • Lalithaa Jewellery heist suspects confess to stealing four panchaloha idols in Madurai district 10 Nov 2019 22:46 By Express News Service MADURAI: The suspects of Lalithaa Jewellery heist case have confessed to their involvement in the theft of four panchaloha idols from the district in October 2018.   Sources from Kadupatti police said that the suspects – Ganesh of …
  • Madras HC issues notice refraining Hydrocarbon exploration to Petroleum Ministry 09 Nov 2019 11:02 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has ordered notice to the Petroleum and Natural Gas ministry and the Director General of Hydrocarbons, Noida, returnable by January 7 on a plea seeking to forbear authorities from implementing Hydrocarbon exploration …
  • India: Study Report on Gaja Cyclone 2018 24 Oct 2019 10:15 Executive Summary Tamil Nadu is historically one of the most vulnerable States to tropical cyclone. The total geographical area of Tamil Nadu is 13 Million hectares and it has a coastline of 1,076 km which is about 15% of the coastline of India. The State …
  • Mettur dam at full reservoir level thrice in three months 23 Oct 2019 07:52 With water at Stanley Reservoir at Mettur reaching its full reservoir level (FRL) of 120 feet at 6.15 a.m. on October 23, 22,500 cusecs is released through the dam power house and tunnel power house in Salem. Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) …
  • Monsoon likely to regain intensity from October 25 23 Oct 2019 03:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As expected, Tamil Nadu mispredicted extreme rainfall spells, under the influence of the low pressure area formed in the Bay of Bengal due the western disturbance. The red alert issued by the IMD turned out to be ‘over …
  • TN to get heavy rains: Red alert issued in 4 districts 22 Oct 2019 09:12 With northeast monsoon turning vigorous, regional meteorology centre issued a ‘red alert’ to the administration in The Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni and Dindigul districts. The hilly areas of these districts are likely to receive heavy rainfal. A red warning …
  • TNIE impact: Help still pours in for govt school girl who cracked NEET 15 Oct 2019 03:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Help has continued to pour in from various quarters towards the education of Charumathi J, a government schoolgirl, who cracked NEET - after Express carried an article titled ‘Govt school girl scripts NEET success story’ on …
  • DMK leaders puzzled over diktat to donate money for Karunanidhi's museum 07 Oct 2019 03:57 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK MLAs and MPs are a puzzled lot since they have been recently receiving instructions from a senior leader to donate Rs 2 lakh towards building of a museum for the late party supremo M Karunanidhi. With the party out of …
  • Wife ‘eloped’ with girlfriend, claims man 25 Sep 2019 02:44 By Express News Service SIVAGANGA: A married woman who was said to have eloped with a girl she befriended in social media app TikTok appeared at Thiruvegampathur police station here on Tuesday.  However, denying her husband’s claim that she had eloped with …
  • Pongal train ticket bookings open 13 Sep 2019 02:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Advance reservation for booking train tickets for January 11, in view of Pongal festival, will commence on Friday. Reservation through online and counters will open at 8 am. Booking for travelling on January 10 next year …
  • The revivalists: This is how Chennai is replenishing its water bodies 11 Sep 2019 03:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: The summer ofi 2019 has been difficult for Tamil Nadu. The state has been reeling under acute water crisis, especially after Chennai’s Porur Lake, which is considered one of the main sources of water, reached its lowest level. …
  • Cauvery Calling: Sadhguru begins 3,500 km journey for farmers 06 Sep 2019 03:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, of Isha Foundation, started a 3500 kilometre-journey along the Cauvery basin, ‘to revitalise the river’ and hence, transforming lives of at least 84 million people, according to a statement. It added …
  • Tamil Nadu will join One Nation, One Ration Card: Co-op Minister Raju 05 Sep 2019 03:16 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are setting the alarm bells ringing about the ‘One Nation; One Ration Card’ scheme, Cooperation Minister Sellur K Raju on Wednesday announced that the State government will join the …
  • Sadhguru to go on bike rally from Talacauvery to Chennai  31 Aug 2019 01:39 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As part of the Cauvery Calling campaign, Founder of Isha Foundation Sadhguru will start a 1500-km long bike rally from Karnataka to Chennai on September 3, said Isha Agroforestry coordinator, Tamilmaran, on Friday. He told …
  • 28 arrested after Ambedkar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu’s Vedaranyam town 26 Aug 2019 11:53 The incident triggered severe protests with many members of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi taking to the streets on Monday in Nagapattinam and other parts of Tamil Nadu. Twenty-eight people have been arrested after clashes broke out between two caste …
  • Rain fury kills 22 in Himachal Pradesh, Delhi on flood alert | 10 Points 19 Aug 2019 09:33 Rain fury hits India/PTI image Heavy rains are continuing unabated in several states across the country. These include Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. Meanwhile, a flood alert was …
  • NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu 20 Jul 2019 11:30 Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Chennai following arrest of 16 terror suspects, including 14 deported from the United Arab Emirates ( …
  • 22 districts in Tamil Nadu now in red category as groundwater levels continue to plummet 16 Jun 2019 00:15 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a month’s time, three districts -- Cuddalore, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli -- have recorded a decrease in groundwater levels and have been marked under the red category by the government. With these three, the number of …
  • Short-duration crops take a hit as water crisis strikes Tamil Nadu 28 May 2019 18:56 Every day before 5 am and after 10 pm, 40-year-old K Kasturi and her husband leave their home in Mylapore, Central Chennai, in search of water with eight vessels. If they are lucky, they may be able to fetch water from hand pumps or taps in five vessels …
  • Customs sleuths foil bid to smuggle gold worth Rs 50L 28 May 2019 04:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Customs officials foiled bids to smuggle gold worth Rs 50 lakh and arrested one person at Chennai airport.Working on a tip-off that gold is likely to be concealed in Air India Flight AI 968 which had arrived from Sharjah on …
  • DMK triumphs, AIADMK retains power in Tamil Nadu 24 May 2019 09:15 CHENNAI: Putting up a spirited performance in the Assembly by-polls despite its Lok Sabha debacle, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has won nine of the 22 segments where elections were held in two phases in April and May. The DMK also made electoral inroads …
  • Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam fails to beat NOTA in Tamil Nadu by-polls 23 May 2019 14:56 Kamal Haasan.PR Handout [Representational Image] The 2019 Lok Sabha elections are not in favour of Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM). It is now being reported that none of the above (NOTA) ballot option has received more votes than MNM in the …
  • AIADMK ahead in five Assembly seats, DMK in four 23 May 2019 09:33 Arch-rivals DMK and AIADMK were in a neck-and-neck race in the bypolls to 22 Assembly Seats in Tamil Nadu, with the ruling party ahead in five and the DMK in four segments. The AIADMK was leading in Hosur, Manamadurai, Sathur, Sholinghur and Vilathukulam, …
  • Tamil Nadu assembly results LIVE: Leads of all constituencies indicate close contest 23 May 2019 07:56 Mumbai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) inches closer to retain the Tamil Nadu state assembly as it leads in 10 constituencies and its rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in 12 seats. The state witnessed by-election in 22 assembly …
  • Tamil Nadu: NIA searches homes of 10 who ‘planned to form terror gang’ 21 May 2019 00:18 The search operations were carried out at homes of the accused at Muthupet in Thiruvarur, Keelakarai and Devipattinam in Ramanathapuram, Lalpet in Cuddalore, and Salem. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at 10 locations …
  • Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 13:03 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards were found dumped on the banks of the Mulliyaru River near Thiruthuraipoondi in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur district. The cards, …
  • The long and the short of quality cotton 17 May 2019 21:12 While India tops the world in cotton production, there is little to celebrate in terms of quality. At a recent conference in Mumbai on developing a comprehensive roadmap to incentivise the production of extra long staple (ELS) cotton, particularly Suvin, …
  • Vedanta gets nod to conduct impact assessment for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 13:03 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Vedanta gets approval for tests for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 03:01 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Post poll, most AIADMK cadre will back me: TTV Dhinakaran 05 Apr 2019 06:48 TTV Dhinakaran, the outlying contender to the political legacy of J Jayalalithaa, believes the majority of the AIADMK cadre currently supporting the leadership combine of Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam will shift allegiance after the upcoming …
  • Madras HC dismisses plea for action against MK Stalin for alleged poll code violation 02 Apr 2019 01:29 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court Monday dismissed as "infructuous" a petition filed by an AIADMK leader seeking action on a complaint lodged against DMK chief M K Stalin for alleged violation of code of conduct. When the petition by former …
  • India: IRCS extending relief to communities affected by Cyclone Gaja 21 Mar 2019 04:32 Indian Red Cross Society is distributing relief materials to the families affected by Cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu last year on 16th November 2018. The ongoing relief distribution is a continuation of the response initiated by the Tamil Nadu State and …
  • By-elections to 18 Assembly constituencies in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 17:47 The Election Commission will hold by-elections only for 18 out of the 21 vacant Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu on April 18, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo said on Sunday. Addressing a …
  • By-election for 18 Assembly seats in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 16:10 Chennai, March 10 (IANS) The Election Commission will hold by-election for 18 Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha polls on April 18, leaving out three Assembly seats mired in court cases, it was announced on Sunday. Tamil Nadu …
  • Lok Sabha polls 2019: Myth and reality of vote banks 04 Mar 2019 01:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: Is vote shares in past elections the sole criterion in deciding the strength of an alliance? An analysis of vote shares secured by parties in different elections indicates that vote shares are not a stable stock. Voters’ …
  • Setback to Dinakaran as HC rejects plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 14:19 The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of T T V Dinakaran and V K Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu Chief …
  • Setback to Dhinakaran-Sasikala faction as HC dismisses plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 12:07 NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of TTV Dhinakaran and VK Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the AIADMK name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu chief minister E K Palaniswami …
  • Fear (of Centre, of Dinakaran) is the key for AIADMK 23 Feb 2019 07:47 By aligning with the BJP, the AIADMK has yielded its political space in the state to the aunt-nephew duo of Sasikala-Dinakaran, and the parliamentary election to the DMK-Congress combine, says A Ganesh Nadar. IMAGE: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • Make use of me for betterment of Tamil Nadu, Kamal Haasan tells supporters 21 Feb 2019 15:43 (Twitter/@maiamofficial) Celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of his political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam, actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan appealed the people of Tamil Nadu to ‘make use him for the betterment’ of the state. Addressing …
  • Minister denies Stalin’s allegations, says director for CICT will be appointed soon 15 Feb 2019 00:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, K Pandiarajan on Thursday told the State Assembly that a full time Director for the Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) in Chennai will be appointed in a month …
  • A Homage to Abbaji: Concert 13 Feb 2019 18:27 Music lovers from across the city gathered to attend Ustad Zakir Hussain's concert 'A Homage to Abbaji' at Sion’s Shanmukhananda Hall in Mumbai on February 03, 2019. The event is organised every year to pay tribute to tabla legend Ustad …
  • EC to process Cooker symbol for Dhinakaran if Two Leaves case drags for over 4 weeks 07 Feb 2019 14:11 The Supreme Court has directed the Election Commission to begin processing TTV Dhinakaran's application for the Pressure Cooker symbol for elections, should the legal battle for the AIADMK's Two Leaves symbol drag on over four weeks from Thursday. …
  • Nel Jayaraman's seeds of change 05 Feb 2019 04:09 His was a festival with a difference. Every farmer who participated, walked away with seeds of traditional rice varieties, with the promise of returning double the quantity the next year. At the 10th Seed Festival held in May 2016, Nel Jayaraman (‘nel’ is …
  • Alliance with NDA only after weighing in good deeds for Tamil Nadu: Thambidurai 02 Feb 2019 23:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha and a senior AIADMK leader, M Thambidurai, who has been criticising the BJP- led government, on Saturday went a step further and said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will take a decision on …
  • Joy of motherhood on road as Coimbatore hospital shuts doors for 22-year-old woman 01 Feb 2019 23:18 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: After being denied admission at a private health centre in Vedapatti, a 22-year-old woman was forced to give birth on the roadside in the early hours of Friday. Though the centre was open, the woman was reportedly turned …
  • Jnana through silence 21 Jan 2019 15:52 Vallalar says jnana is like a fortress that saves us by keeping enemies out. And who are these enemies? They are qualities such as kama and lobha. Lord Siva, in the form of Dakshinamurthy, imparted jnana to the sages Sanaka, Sanatana, Sanandana, and …
  • TN government to procure pulses from farmers at MSP 20 Jan 2019 01:48 Express News Service CHENNAI: With a view to ensuring Minimum Support Price for farmers who have cultivated pulses, procurement of urad dal (black gram) and moong dal (green gram) in various districts will begin on February 1. The date for procurement of …
  • Mamallapuram’s eroding shoreline to be reclaimed 19 Jan 2019 05:36 The eroding shoreline along Mamallapuram may be protected and reclaimed in a few years. A proposal to save the coastline, which remained on paper for five years, has been given a new lease of life. The Water Resources Department has recently submitted a …
  • TTV Dhinakaran case: SC’s order to EC 18 Jan 2019 20:27 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 18, 2019 The Supreme Court has directed Election Commission officials to explain if the AMMK party headed by TTV Dinakaran could be allotted the cooker symbol for the upcoming by-polls. The direction was issued when …
  • Eight Chennai rail routes to be electrified  18 Jan 2019 01:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: Railway infrastructure is all set to get a boost in Tamil Nadu with the Railway Board recently approving electrification of eight sections, running for about 1100 km, across the State for 2019-2020.  The Central Organisation …
  • Cabinet approves revised cost for completing necessary infrastructure of 13 new Central universities 16 Jan 2019 18:51 The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved for incurring an expenditure of Rs 3,639.32 core for the 13 new Central universities for recurring cost and creation of necessary infrastructure for the completion of their …
  • Poll panel cancels Thiruvarur bypoll 08 Jan 2019 05:49 The Election Commission has cancelled its election notification for the constituency that fell vacant after the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, putting off a high-stakes poll contest for Dravidian parties DMK and AIADMK just months ahead of …
  • EC cancels Tiruvarur by-poll 07 Jan 2019 21:45 The much talked about Tiruvarur by-poll, which was slated to be held on January 28, has been rescinded. A decision in this regard was taken by Election Commission of India, based on a report by district election officer. The EC has directed chief electoral …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 13:23 Chennai: The Election Commission (EC) has cancelled the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election in Tamil Nadu, citing the ongoing relief work after the Gaja cyclone that devastated major parts of Thiruvarur district, giving a huge relief to major political parties …
  • Bypoll In Tiruvarur, Vacant Since Karunanidhi's Death, Cancelled 07 Jan 2019 11:49 The Tiruvarur constituency was represented by DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi. New Delhi: Bypolls to Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur assembly constituency, which has been vacant since the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi in August, have been cancelled. The …
  • Tamil Nadu: EC cancels Thiruvarur assembly bypoll due to Cyclone Gaja 07 Jan 2019 11:12 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Election Commission Monday cancelled the bypoll to Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur assembly seat on account of the …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 7: Will take steps if there is liquidity shortage: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das 07 Jan 2019 10:36 Breaking News January 7 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur Assembly by-poll citing Gaja aftermath 07 Jan 2019 05:33 [India], Jan 7 (ANI): The by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency which was slated for January 28 has been cancelled by the Election Commission at the request of the Tamil Nadu government and the district administration (Thiruvarur) who are pre- …
  • EC rescinds Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 04:08 Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has rescinded its January 3 notification announcing the by-election in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. In a communication to the Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu, the EC on Sunday said …
  • Bypoll to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency rescinded 07 Jan 2019 02:42 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Election Commission has rescinded the by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. The commission’s communication in this regard was sent to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahu last night and the CEO confirmed …
  • Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election 05 Jan 2019 18:09 Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election. The Madras High Court has observed that it cannot order a stay on the Thiruvarur by-election which is scheduled to be held on January 28. The High Court was hearing a petition filed by …
  • Thiruvarur bypoll: DMK names Poondi Kalaivanan, AMMK to field S.Kamaraj 05 Jan 2019 07:48 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Dravid Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today named Poondi Kalaivanan, the Thiruvarur District secretary of the …
  • DMK fields party District Secretary in Thiruvarur by-election 04 Jan 2019 13:02 Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Ending all speculation about fielding someone from the DMK’s “first family”, the party on Friday announced the candidature of a senior leader Poondi Kalaivanan as its candidate in the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election on January 28. “ …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: 3 dead as trailer runs over people sleeping on footpath in Jamshedpur 03 Jan 2019 10:12 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: LS adjourned till 2 pm after Sumitra Mahajan suspends TDP MPs under rule 374A 03 Jan 2019 07:57 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Rs 1,000 for all ration card-holders for Pongal 02 Jan 2019 21:57 Chennai: The harvest festival will become sweeter with the state government announcing to provide “cash support” of Rs 1,000 per family for celebrating the Pongal festival. This is in addition to the Pongal gift hamper containing raw rice, sugar, raisins, …
  • Breaking News, Latest News Updates of Jan 2 02 Jan 2019 13:52 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Breaking News, Updates of Jan 2: Share swap ratio finalised for merger of Vijaya and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda 02 Jan 2019 11:33 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Dhinakaran moves SC for 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to AMMK 02 Jan 2019 08:40 [India], Jan 2 (ANI): TTV Dhinakaran has moved the Supreme Court to allot 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to his party Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) for Thiruvarur by-election scheduled to be held on January 28. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu …
  • Tamil Nadu government rolls out Rs 81-crore New Year gift for coconut farmers 02 Jan 2019 07:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Putting the final toll of coconut trees at around 68 lakh when cyclone Gaja hit the coast one-and-half months ago, the State government has rolled out a livelihood package worth Rs 81 crore in the first phase for affected …
  • 30 moments from India in 2018 02 Jan 2019 03:43 From the Aadhaar verdict to #MeToo's arrival in the country to women's entry into the Sabarimala temple, India had a newsworthy 2018. As we step into 2019, some moments from the year gone by. Kindly click on the image below to view the photographs …
  • With Central aid for Gaja in, Tiruvarur gets its byelection date 01 Jan 2019 05:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The  Election Commission of India made a surprise announcement on Monday. By-elections to Tiruvarur Assembly seat, held by late DMK leader M Karunanidhi, will be held on January 28 and counting of votes on January 31. The …
  • Rajini Makkal Mandram to construct 15 houses for cyclone Gaja victims 01 Jan 2019 05:26 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Rajini Makkal Mandram has decided to construct 15 new houses for people who lost their huts to Cyclone Gaja in Nagapattinam district. According to a statement released by the organisation, each house would be constructed …
  • By-polls in Haryana's Jind, Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur on Jan 28 31 Dec 2018 16:43 [India], Dec 31 (ANI): The by-election in the assembly constituencies of Jind in Haryana and Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu will be held on January 28, while the counting of votes will take place on January 31. As per a statement from the Election Commission of …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Centre approves release of Rs 1,146 cr to Tamil Nadu 31 Dec 2018 12:48 New Delhi, Dec 31 () The Centre Monday approved the release of Rs 1,146 crore to Tamil Nadu for the people affected by cyclone 'Gaja', which had claimed 46 lives and left a trail of destruction in over 10 districts in the state. The approval for …
  • 2018 looking back: Politics of Pop 28 Dec 2018 19:37 Stormzy at the Brit Awards 2018. (Source: www.brits.co.uk) Yo, Theresa May, where’s the money for Glenfell, rapped south London MC Stormzy addressing the British Prime Minister at the Brit Awards 2018, giving the world one of the year’s more intrepid …
  • Karuna's demise, cyclone Gaja cap eventful 2018 in Tamil Nadu 28 Dec 2018 11:21 The Gaja cyclone that barrelled through the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu leaving in its wake a trail of destruction of monumental proportions, the death of Dravidian legend M Karunanidhi, and political churnings made 2018 an extraordinary year for the state. …
  • Anna University reschedules theory exams 10 Dec 2018 10:42 Anna University exams: Due to Cyclone Gaja, the varsity has to reschedule exams The controller of examinations office has released the rescheduled exam dates for cyclone-affected Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Pudukottai districts. The exams, that were …
  • Anna University theory exams rescheduled 08 Dec 2018 15:27 The controller of examinations, Anna University, has announced that the theory examinations which was scheduled for November 22,23 and 24 pertaining to all affiliated colleges for the UG and PG degree programmes in Thiruvarur, Pudukottai and Nagapattinam …
  • European Union extends financial aid to those affected by cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu 06 Dec 2018 16:23 Twitter/ANI The European Union (EU) on Thursday announced emergency assistance of 105,000 euros to the communities most affected by cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu in November. "In response to cyclone Gaja, which wreaked havoc across large parts …
  • European Union Announces Rs 84 Lakh For Cyclone Gaja Relief 06 Dec 2018 12:13 New Delhi: The European Union (EU) on Thursday announced emergency assistance of 105,000 euros to the communities most affected by cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu in November. "In response to cyclone Gaja, which wreaked havoc across large parts of …
  • India: Cyclone Gaja Emergency Response in Tamil Nadu- RRF No.20/2018 05 Dec 2018 04:55 5th December 2018 Cyclone Gaja made landfall over Tamil Nadu coast on 16th November 2018 at 1:45 AM, wreaking havoc as it passed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Gaja made its landfall with wind speed of 120 – 140 kph, leaving behind a huge …
  • Cyclone Gaja damaged nearly 1 crore coconut trees, 70,000 farmers hit: Tamil Nadu 03 Dec 2018 23:09 A family sits on the debris of their damaged house, in the aftermath of cyclone Gaja. (PTI Photo/File) High-velocity winds during Cyclone Gaja damaged nearly one crore coconut trees, including 50 lakh that were uprooted, in Tamil Nadu’s delta region, …
  • Low pressure area likely to bring heavy rain in Tamil Nadu 01 Dec 2018 10:39 In the last 24 hours, a few places have received rain across the state. (File) A low-pressure area hovering close to south Tamil Nadu is likely to cause heavy rainfall at isolated places in southern districts of the state in the next 24 hours, the Regional …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Less than half of 1.34 lakh electric poles restored, 20,000 workers race against time 01 Dec 2018 10:38 65 people were killed in Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja struck Although Tamil Nadu Forest Minister Dindigul C Sreenivasan raised many eyebrows Tuesday with his demand to the Centre to airdrop electric poles in areas devastated by Cyclone Gaja using choppers …
  • Anna University exams to resume conducting in non-cyclone affected districts from Thursday 21 Nov 2018 09:45 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Cauvery delta residents angry with slow cyclone relief 21 Nov 2018 09:40 Cyclone Gaja hit the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the early hours of Friday, gusting with the wind speed of 120 kmph and causing widespread devastation. Photo: Reuters Thanjavur/Nagapattinam: Anger against the state government prevailed across …
  • Anna University 21 Nov 2018 09:28 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami visits cyclone-hit areas, likely to meet PM on Thursday 21 Nov 2018 08:15 Velankanni: A view of the damage caused by cyclone ‘Gaja’, after it hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (PTI Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday visited the districts hit by Cyclone Gaja, …
  • Cyclone Gaja death toll reaches 20 in Tamil Nadu, Palaniswami assures of speedy relief work 17 Nov 2018 02:38   A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Gaja', after it hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 20 people and several livestock dead and a trail …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Trees uprooted trees, roofs damaged in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi 16 Nov 2018 19:22 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds caused due to Cyclone Gaja, which made a landfall in the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Friday uprooted trees and damaged houses in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi village. Sand was …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu 16 Nov 2018 17:52 Over 82,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of... 16 Nov 2018 17:16 Over 82,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in TN 16 Nov 2018 15:32 Chennai: A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between Nagapattinam and …
  • Cyclone Gaja Live Updates: 13 Killed In Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Announces Compensation 16 Nov 2018 13:46 Cyclone Gaja: Heavy rainfall is expected at a few places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (File) New Delhi: At least 11 people have been reported dead as severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed near Tamil Nadu on Friday. The Tamil Nadu government …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in TN (Roundup) 16 Nov 2018 13:39 Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between …
  • Gaja cyclone hits Tamil Nadu, leaves 11 dead 16 Nov 2018 08:35 Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) A severe cyclonic storm, Gaja, battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 11 people dead and causing widespread destruction. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam districts …
  • Cyclone Gaja set to cross TN coast near Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 17:38 Chennai: The severe cyclonic storm Gaja, which lay centred about 126 km east of Karaikal in Puducherry, is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast near Nagapattinam on Thursday night, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. According to IMD, Gaja is …
  • What's ailing rural India: Ground report from Thiruvarur Tamil Nadu 27 Apr 2017 16:55 Apr 27, 2017 09:58 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18 Farmers from Tamil Nadu called off the 40-day strike in New Delhi that was part of their efforts to get central government help in surviving the drought. However several opposition parties in the state have …