• Man arrested for raping differently abled woman after she delivers stillborn baby 18 Jul 2019 04:09 Image Source : PTI Representative Image A man was arrested for allegedly raping a 20-year-old differently abled woman after she delivered a stillborn baby in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district, police said on Wednesday. The 30-year-old accused is a friend …
  • Team from Kerala college finds Iron Age tools 18 Jul 2019 00:51 A team of explorers from Government Victoria College here have stumbled upon iron implements belonging to the Iron Age in Kerala from the catchment area of the Malampuzha dam. K. Rajan, former head of the History Department at the college who led the …
  • Man held in Tamil Nadu for social media post inviting people to beef fest 17 Jul 2019 14:04 Image Source : PTI Beef Party    A 33-year old man in this district has been arrested for uploading a post on social media inviting people to a 'beef festival' to be held in Kumbakonam soon, police said in Thanjavur on Wednesday. S Ezhilan, founder …
  • Tamil Nadu man arrested for posting invite to beef fest on social media 17 Jul 2019 13:50 Ezhilan posted message on July 13 and an FIR was registered against him on a complaint by a Village Administrative Officer in the district. Thanjavur: A 33-year old man in this district has been arrested for uploading a post on social media inviting people …
  • How a Karur farmer’s cooperative is spearheading the production and marketing of edible moringa oil 16 Jul 2019 13:06 A strong breeze rushes around, stirring up fallen leaves and banging doors shut on an exceptionally hot day in Lingamanaickenpatti village in Karur district. It is the region’s kaathadi kaalam (windy season) in this part of Tamil Nadu that is known for its …
  • Tamil Nadu government begins Copra procurement at hiked rates under Price Support Scheme 14 Jul 2019 09:34 By PTI CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has begun procurement of 50,000 tonnes of copra from farmers at an enhanced rate under the Price Support Scheme for the 2019 season following approval from the Centre. The procurement drive, which will benefit …
  • 3 new law colleges to be set up in TN: CM 11 Jul 2019 11:21 By Chennaivision in Chennai News July 11, 2019 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced that three new law colleges will be set up in the state. Palaniswami informed the assembly on Wednesday that three new law colleges will …
  • Tamil Nadu roads hit by Cyclone Gaja to get Rs 200.53 crore facelift: CM K Palaniswami 11 Jul 2019 03:17 Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu roads hit by Cyclone Gaja to get Rs 200.53 crore facelift Repair of roads and bridges affected due to cyclone Gaja in districts including Nagappattinam and Tiruvarur will be taken up at a cost of Rs 200.53 crore, Tamil Nadu …
  • 'Alexa' turns teacher for kids in rural areas 10 Jul 2019 05:23 The bell rings at Amravati Municipal Corporation’s (AMC) Warud school and everybody gets ready to pack up and go home, except the newest teacher. In fact, she hasn’t even left the classroom since ‘joining’ in early 2018, and has become quite a favourite …
  • ‘Cities and Canopies – Trees in Indian Cities’ review: What nature’s museums teach us 06 Jul 2019 14:19 Some of my best childhood memories are connected to trees. Sitting on a makeshift swing on a huge tamarind tree in an unkempt garden in Thanjavur and watching birds, animals and insects and peppering the long-suffering person in charge with “what’s that?” …
  • No joy for Delta farmers as FM keeps mum on loan waiver 06 Jul 2019 02:54 Express News Service THANJAVUR: Farmers feel let down that as Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman did not touch upon farm loan waiver and increasing MSP. N V Kannan, district secretary of Tamil Nadu Farmers Association, said the minister spoke eloquently …
  • ‘Never felt the need for caste in my films’: ‘Kalavani 2’ director Sarkunam 03 Jul 2019 14:31 A Sarkunam is someone who wears his heart on his sleeve. The National-award-winning filmmaker doesn’t hide his distaste for contemporary Tamil filmmakers’ attempts to emulate world cinema because the end product turns out to be similar in style and …
  • Globe-trotting adventurer, Island cheesemaker dies in fall at Strathcona Park 03 Jul 2019 07:41 Vancouver Island cheese maker and farmer Clarke Gourlay has died in a mountaineering accident on while aiming for the peak of Mount Donner in Strathcona Provincial Park. He fell and was killed on Saturday while on a climbing trip with friends. Bolstered by …
  • Caste has followed me from childhood: Pa. Ranjith 02 Jul 2019 11:28 Director Pa. Ranjith’s office reception resembles a library. It’s a far cry from the Kodambakkam-esque spaces of Tamil directors, which usually boast film posters on the walls. Here, Ambedkar, Periyar and Marx rub shoulders on the bookshelves. There’s a …
  • AAI spent Rs 4 crore in 2018-19 to maintain 26 non-operational airports ' 30 Jun 2019 09:24 In 2017-18, the AAI had spent Rs 2.66 crore to maintain these 26 airports, the document stated. New Delhi: The Airport Authority of India (AAI) spent Rs 4 crore in 2018-19 to maintain its 26 non-operational airports, according to an official document. In …
  • NIA makes arrest in PMK functionary murder case 28 Jun 2019 02:04 By Express News Service TIRUNELVELI: National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested one Shali alias Myden Ahmed Shali (51), one of the accused in the PMK functionary Ramalingam (42) murder case, from Tenkasi on Wednesday evening. The case was registered …
  • 2.07 lakh TN labourers migrated to West Asia, North Africa 28 Jun 2019 02:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Over 2 lakh people from Tamil Nadu migrated for employment to 18 countries in West Asia and Africa between 2014 and 2018. According to data obtained by Express from the External Affairs Ministry through RTI, Thanjavur tops the …
  • NIA arrests key accused in PMK member’s murder 28 Jun 2019 02:03 By Express News Service KOCHI: A  key accused in the case related to the murder of a Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) functionary in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Kochi. The arrested is Shali, …
  • 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 …
  • Despite slow execution, TN gets most smart cities; M.P. tops in project completion 26 Jun 2019 19:11 Tamil Nadu will have the highest number of smart cities under the Government of India’s eponymous Mission, even though the State has been slow in executing this project. Eleven Tamil Nadu cities have been selected for development under the Smart City …
  • Madurai: Anticipatory bail for Pa Ranjith with condition 26 Jun 2019 03:54 Madurai: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday granted director Pa Ranjith anticipatory bail in the case relating to his 'provocative' speech against Raja Raja Chozhan. Justice P Rajamanickam said there was no need to investigate …
  • Trains in Chennai-Madurai section to gain speed from July 26 Jun 2019 03:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: About 15 months after completion of doubling of tracks between Chennai and Madurai, the Southern Railway has reduced travel time in this section. About 10 trains will be speeded up by 5 to 30 minutes from July 1 when revised …
  • 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 …
  • Is Hindutva nationalism spawning Tamil nationalism? 25 Jun 2019 16:44 It is no coincidence that the return of ‘Hindu nationalism’, packaged as ‘Hindutva nationalism’ has spawned the revival of ‘pan-Tamil nationalism’, both packaged in language and culture, with developmental aspects of contemporary politics and political …
  • Residents fight for water as worst drought hits... 23 Jun 2019 10:58 Reservoirs have run dry and other water sources are dwindling each day. Angry residents fight in queues at water taps, lakes have been turned into barren moonscapes and restaurants are cutting back on meals as the worst drought in living memory grips …
  • 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 …
  • Isolated rains in Chennai give slight relief from heat 23 Jun 2019 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Isolated parts in Chennai city witnessed light to moderate showers on Saturday evening. “Tambaram Sanatorium and areas around East Coast Road experienced showers around 4 pm while areas in North Chennai had rain at 5 pm,’’ …
  • Waterless in Chennai 22 Jun 2019 21:31 Tankers criss-cross the city, delivering water to some of the most parched areas. Look at me. Do I look like I have had a bath? Not in the last one week,” says G Rukmini, 65, carrying two pots of water from her second-floor house to the cemented patch …
  • Medicos exposed to Chinese yoga 22 Jun 2019 05:40 Students of Government Medical College here had a pleasant surprise on Friday as they were exposed to a new type of yoga, ‘Chinese yoga,’ at an event organised on the occasion of International Day of Yoga. A group of children and teenagers, wearing …
  • Dry lakebeds and fights for water as drought grips India's Chennai 22 Jun 2019 03:22 Angry residents fight in queues at water taps, lakes have been turned into barren moonscapes and restaurants are cutting back on meals as the worst drought in living memory grips India's Chennai. The hunt for water in south India's main city has …
  • Yoga day celebrated with enthusiasm 21 Jun 2019 15:25 People of all ages practised yoga at various events across the city to mark International Day of Yoga on Friday. The Tiruchi Corporation promoted the concept of Clean Tiruchi at a public session of yoga organised on Uzhavar Sandhai grounds at Thennur. …
  • 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, …
  • Meanwhile, in Madras High Court... 21 Jun 2019 02:17 By Express News Service HC orders top cop to take action against personnel found collecting mamool Madurai: The Madurai Bench has directed the Home Secretary and Director General of Police to issue instructions to competent authorities within four weeks to …
  • Anthem for Yoga 20 Jun 2019 22:44 Yoga and music complement each other as eminent artistes across the nation join hands on the venture of creating an anthem for the practice. Centuries old Yoga is practiced worldwide, but sadly it is understood only in its physical form in the West. Its …
  • Celebrating ancient Indian dances 19 Jun 2019 09:03 “Dance is an integral part of Indian culture from ancient times,” says Bala Devi Chandrashekar speaking about her dance performance in Paphos on Wednesday. “It is an act presented while praying, at birth, weddings, death and any occasion of celebration, …
  • State Highway roads in Tiruchi to get facelift 18 Jun 2019 14:35 The State Highways department has planned to develop its roads in Tiruchi city at an estimate of ₹175 crore. A proposal has been sent to the State government for allocation of fund for the project. State Highway roads to a length of 69.58 km in the city …
  • 32 touts held, rail tickets valued at Rs 53.2 lakh seized 18 Jun 2019 01:46 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As many as 32 touts have been arrested for the unauthorised sale of reserved rail tickets. According to a statement, as part of ‘Operation Thunder’ to curb unauthorised sale of railway tickets, the Railway Protection Force …
  • Water crisis in Tamil Nadu: Clashes erupt in Chennai, IT firms cut down operations 17 Jun 2019 00:50 At Villivakkam, Chennai When Mohan switched on the motor to draw water from the sump near his house in a Chennai suburb last week, neighbours tried to stop him. And when his wife Subashini rushed to his side in support, a neighbour, Aathimoolam …
  • South Indian delights at Aaharam, in Tamil Naidu 16 Jun 2019 20:34 Aaharam Svatma hotel, Thanjavur in Southern India We arrived… relaxed and refreshed after a morning taking in the treatments and spas of Svatma hotel. Aaharam is the hotel restaurant — you don't need to be staying here to make a booking, but you'd …
  • Evidence of Sangam Age settlement unearthed at Nangur 16 Jun 2019 13:29 Evidence indicating the existence of human settlement dating back to the Sangam Age was unearthed at Nangur village in Nagapattinam district during an excavation carried out recently by the Department of Marine History and Marine Archaeology, Tamil …
  • When sugar leaves a bitter taste 16 Jun 2019 07:37 The Kalrayan Hills loom far in the distance, as a gentle breeze blows across the sugarcane fields at Ariya Perumanur village in Kallakurichi. This is in stark contrast to the blazing heat witnessed by Enathimangalam village in Villupuram. Though the …
  • Samuthirakani is a farmer now 15 Jun 2019 19:31 Samuthirakani plays a farmer in Subramaniya Siva’s next which is titled Vellai Yaanai, which tells the story of Thanjavur farmers and their predicament. Siva, who returns to direction after eight years, says, “It is an agriculture based script and talks …
  • Formation of monitoring committees sought 15 Jun 2019 15:13 THANJAVUR While welcoming the administrative sanction given for the third phase of ‘kudimaramathu’ (maintenance of waterbodies) works in the State, farmers’ associations and political parties have demanded that monitoring committees be formed to supervise …
  • When in London, do not miss visit to the British Museum dedicated to human history, art and culture 15 Jun 2019 14:56 For those touring London, the visit to the British Museum, in the Capital city's Bloomsbury area is a must. The students from various educational institutions keep on visiting the famous and educative museum which is dedicated to human history, art and …
  • 30% surge in SASTRA applications 15 Jun 2019 00:32 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: The rank list for admission to various engineering programmes offered by SASTRA Deemed University was released on June 14. In Stream 1 (70% of seats based on JEE Main & +2 marks) Govardhan Sai Srinivas of Hyderabad, …
  • Tracking caste in reporting 13 Jun 2019 20:09 When I applied for a job as a reporter at a Tamil publication many years ago, the editor who hired me asked about my caste. I was not shocked by the question as I was brought up in a rural area where caste was an everyday reality, but I was embarrassed. He …
  • 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 …

  • Solar dryers to ensure hygienic dried fish 19 Jul 2019 02:15 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: In a first for Tamil Nadu, solar dryers will be set up in two places in Nagapattinam to prepare dry fish hygienically. The way karuvadu (dry fish) is prepared in the harbours of Nagapattinam and Pazhayar will change once …
  • Envoy: Iran Set to Invest in Indian Refinery 18 Jul 2019 02:57 TEHRAN (Dispatches) - Iran's Ambassador to India Ali Chegini has said that Tehran is ready to invest in southern India oil refinery. "We have no limit to work with India in terms of investment or conducting joint venture cooperation, "Ali …
  • Man held in Tamil Nadu for social media post inviting people to beef fest 17 Jul 2019 14:04 Image Source : PTI Beef Party    A 33-year old man in this district has been arrested for uploading a post on social media inviting people to a 'beef festival' to be held in Kumbakonam soon, police said in Thanjavur on Wednesday. S Ezhilan, founder …
  • Tamil Nadu man arrested for posting invite to beef fest on social media 17 Jul 2019 13:50 Ezhilan posted message on July 13 and an FIR was registered against him on a complaint by a Village Administrative Officer in the district. Thanjavur: A 33-year old man in this district has been arrested for uploading a post on social media inviting people …
  • 14 men from Tamil Nadu raised funds to set up ISIS cell in India 17 Jul 2019 08:47 Chennai: NIA from Chennai arrested 14 men who used to raise funds in Dubai to set up a cell of the terror group of ISIS in India. As per the sources, the men allegedly support AL-Qaeda, another terror group and have links with Ansarullah, a terror group in …
  • 14 Tamil Nadu Men Raised Funds To Set Up ISIS Cell In India: Sources 17 Jul 2019 04:49 NIA flew the terror accused to Chennai, where a court sent them to custody till July 25 Chennai: Fourteen men from Tamil Nadu who were arrested by the National Investigation Agency raised funds in Dubai to set up a cell of the terror group in ISIS in India …
  • Terror detentions: a locked office, and a neighbourhood left in the dark in Chennai 16 Jul 2019 23:15 The NIA claimed that it had “learnt that the accused persons and their associates had collected funds and made preparations to carry out terrorist attacks in India, with the intention of establishing Islamic rule in India”. Last Saturday, when they saw …
  • Iran set to invest in south Indian refinery, says ambassador 16 Jul 2019 14:26 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Iran is ready to invest in the expansion of a South Indian refinery, an Iranian official said in New Delhi on Tuesday, as the country seeks new avenues of growth amid debilitating U.S. sanctions. Iran has seen a massive drop in export …
  • Deported by UAE, 14 persons arrested by NIA 16 Jul 2019 04:42 As many as 14 persons, deported for allegedly raising funds in the UAE for an Islamic State in India, were arrested by the National Investigation Agency. They were brought in a special aircraft to Chennai from New Delhi on Monday and remanded in judicial …
  • Deported from UAE in terror case, 14 men flown to Chennai by NIA 15 Jul 2019 23:13 The men were deported after intelligence agencies received credible inputs that they had been in touch with individuals in Tamil Nadu who have now been placed under arrest by the NIA for suspected links to alleged terror outfit Ansarulla. (Representational …
  • Lankan Tamil held in Nagai 15 Jul 2019 22:17 VEDARANYAM: The district police arrested a Sri Lankan national after he landed at Manian Theevu near here in the wee hours of Monday with two others for allegedly pedaling ‘Ganja’. Police said, the arrested Parthasarathy (40) alias Parthiban of …
  • NIA conducts raids at Mannady, Vepery in Chennai 15 Jul 2019 21:04 By Chennaivision in Chennai News July 15, 2019 National Investigation Agency (NIA) raids were underway today at two locations (Vepery and Mannady) in Chennai and two locations in Nagapattinam district. According to reports, the raids are in relation to …
  • Why is #WeLoveBeef trending? 15 Jul 2019 12:31 Though four people have been arrested in connection with the case, people took to Twitter to express their outrage over the incident and started trending #WeLoveBeef and #Beef4Life hashtags. (Source: Flickr/by avlxyz) A man belonging to a minority …
  • Tamil Nadu Islamist terror group Ansarulla busted; NIA arrests two 15 Jul 2019 10:54 The NIA, on Saturday, raided multiple locations in Tamil Nadu on a tip-off that some people were conspiring to wage a war against India.IANS After busting terror gang Ansarulla in Tamil Nadu, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested two people …
  • NIA arrests two in Tamil Nadu's Ansarulla case 14 Jul 2019 12:15 Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] July 14 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) have arrested two accused in connection with Ansarulla case. According to NIA, the accused, Hassan Ali and Harish Mohamed, had collected funds and made preparations to …
  • Goons assaulted youngster for FB post of having beef soup 14 Jul 2019 00:27 NEW DELHI: Eating beef is not forbidden in Tamil Nadu, yet a 24-year-old youth allegedly assaulted by an armed group of dozen people. What’s the matter According to The New Indian Express reports, the incident took place in Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu on …
  • NIA busts terror module in Tamil Nadu 13 Jul 2019 21:11 Chennai: The National Investigation Agency on Saturday carried out raids at multiple locations in Chennai and Nagapattinam and busted a Tamil Nadu-based terror module whose members had collected funds and made preparations to carry out terrorist attacks …
  • India s NIA carry out raids looking for Sri Lankan bomb attack links - report 13 Jul 2019 18:51 India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) today carried out raids at multiple places in Chennai and Nagapattinam. The city offices of Wahdathe Islami Hind at Mannady and Vepery were searched by the investigating officers in connection with Easter Day …
  • NIA busts terror gang based in TN, conducts searches 13 Jul 2019 16:38 CHENNAI: The National Investigation Agency Saturday said it has busted a gang which allegedly conspired, collected funds and made preparations to carry out terrorist attacks in India with the intention of establishing Islamic rule in the country. The …
  • 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 …
  • Muslim youth assaulted by armed gang for consuming beef in Tamil Nadu, four held 13 Jul 2019 10:31 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Four people were arrested on Friday for allegedly assaulting a Muslim youth who uploaded pictures of himself consuming beef soup on Facebook. Mohamed Faizaan, 24, a mechanical engineering diploma holder from …
  • Youth posts picture enjoying beef soup on FB, attacked by vigilantes 13 Jul 2019 03:10 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A youth was hacked by a gang near Nagapattinam on Thursday for posting a picture of himself enjoying beef soup on Facebook. The attack has sparked outrage on social media, with #welovebeef and #beef4life trending on …
  • Tamil Nadu Man Attacked Allegedly After He Posted Photo Having Beef Soup 12 Jul 2019 13:46 Mohammed Faisan was injured and admitted to the government hospital at Nagapattinam (Representational) Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu: A Muslim man was allegedly attacked by a group of people at a village near Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam for uploading a …
  • Gang thrashes man for Facebook post on consuming beef soup 12 Jul 2019 12:32 A 24-year-old man in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu was assaulted, allegedly by a gang of four of his village, after he posted a photo of himself consuming beef soup on his Facebook account with a caption saying that he relished it. He was …
  • Tamil Nadu: Man beaten mercilessly with rods for post of consuming beef soup 12 Jul 2019 10:39 Seeing a post the members of Hindu Makkal Katchi group, barged in Mohammed's home and had beaten him up mercilessly. Tamil Nadu: In a shocking incident a man was attacked, stabbed and beaten mercilessly for posting a picture of consuming beef soup in …
  • Nagai ryots seek help to maintain native cattle 10 Jul 2019 02:51 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Dairy farmers in Thalaignayiru and surrounding villages have requested government assistance for green fodder as pastures are bare due to lack of rain.“Green fodder is necessary or cattle to boost immunity at a young age. …
  • Six years on, murder mystery out in the open 05 Jul 2019 03:08 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Remains of a Singarathope resident, who has been missing since 2013, was dug up from his backyard on Thursday. The victim’s wife and his younger brother, who were reportedly in a relationship, were arrested in connection …
  • More hydrocarbon wells to flood Cauvery basin 04 Jul 2019 03:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Union government has awarded three new hydrocarbon blocks in the Cauvery basin to ONGC and Indian Oil Corporation Limited. The State-owned oil and gas majors have proposed to drill 20 wells in Nagapattinam, Karaikal and …
  • Three Sri Lankan nationals held for entering India illegally 01 Jul 2019 11:06 (MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) Indian Police have arrested three Sri Lankan nationals, who arrived at Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district on Saturday night on charges of crossing Indian waters without valid travel documents, the Press Trust of India reported …
  • 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 …
  • 2.07 lakh TN labourers migrated to West Asia, North Africa 28 Jun 2019 02:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Over 2 lakh people from Tamil Nadu migrated for employment to 18 countries in West Asia and Africa between 2014 and 2018. According to data obtained by Express from the External Affairs Ministry through RTI, Thanjavur tops the …
  • Election to six Rajya Sabha seats from Tamil Nadu on July 18 26 Jun 2019 06:15 Both parties are in the process of finalising nominees for the Upper House. Chennai: On Tuesday, the Election Commission announced July 18 as the day of polling to elect six Rajya Sabha MPs from Tamil Nadu. These elections are being held to fill vacancies …
  • 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 …
  • Anti-hydrocarbons stir: Oppn forms human chain along Tamil Nadu coast 23 Jun 2019 20:10 NAGAPATTINAM: Members of various opposition parties including DMK, CPI, CPI (M)  and different farmers associations including 'Cauvery Vivasayeegal Padhukappu Sangam' and other like-minded organisations staged a human chain demonstration at various …
  • 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 …
  • Isolated rains in Chennai give slight relief from heat 23 Jun 2019 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Isolated parts in Chennai city witnessed light to moderate showers on Saturday evening. “Tambaram Sanatorium and areas around East Coast Road experienced showers around 4 pm while areas in North Chennai had rain at 5 pm,’’ …
  • Governor Banwarilal Purohit leads Yoga Day celebrations in Tamil Nadu 22 Jun 2019 01:05 Chennai: The 5th International Yoga Day was observed in Tamil Nadu Friday, with Governor Banwarilal Purohit leading from the front. Among those who performed various Yoga asanas coinciding with the day were Tamil Nadu Ministers for School Education and …
  • 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, …
  • Evidence of Sangam Age settlement unearthed at Nangur 16 Jun 2019 13:29 Evidence indicating the existence of human settlement dating back to the Sangam Age was unearthed at Nangur village in Nagapattinam district during an excavation carried out recently by the Department of Marine History and Marine Archaeology, Tamil …
  • Mettur dam misses its date with kuruvai farmers 13 Jun 2019 01:46 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Yet another June 12, the date on which Mettur dam is to be opened for delta irrigation,  has passed without release of water.  This is the eighth consecutive year this has happened and farmers in the Cauvery delta are worried …
  • Opparis, candle light vigils make it a day of grief 13 Jun 2019 01:46 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Staring at yet another kuruvai loss, farmers across the tail-end delta organised candlelight vigil and sang elegies (oppari) on Wednesday. Farmers in Kilvelur, in the southern part of the district, lit candles in front …
  • Killer borewells: Here’s list of some recent cases of children falling in these deadly holes 11 Jun 2019 09:45 Image Source : PTI Representative image  After almost 110 hours, a two-year-old child, who was stuck in a 150-foot-deep unused borewell in Punjab’s Sangrur was pulled out Tuesday morning. However, doctors could not save him. Fatehvir Singh was rushed to …
  • Amidst debate over its impact, trawl ban begins 11 Jun 2019 03:48 By Express News Service KOCHI: Setting off a debate on the loss of livelihood, unemployment and depleting marine stocks in Kerala’s coastal sea, the 52-day trawl ban period commenced here on Monday morning. The 3,500 - odd trawl boats and longliners have …
  • 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 …
  • Former Tamil Nadu Ranji cricketer Prabhakar Rao passes away 10 Jun 2019 01:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Former Tamil Nadu Ranji cricketer U Prabhakar Rao (84) passed away on Sunday. Rao was an outstanding cricketer who narrowly missed out playing for the country. He occupied various positions in TNCA. He held the posts of …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Praveen’s six-wicket haul helps Kancheepuram win 05 Jun 2019 06:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Riding on S Ricky Praveen’s 6 for 29, Kancheepuram defeated Coimbatore by 12 runs in the TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Kancheepuram 154 in 48.2 ovs (R Yash 31, Pranav Kumar 35, Aditya Kumar Gaurav 3…
  • Coast Guard rescues fishermen stranded near Lakshadweep 04 Jun 2019 02:40 By Express News Service NAGERCOIL: The 20 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh, who were stranded at mid-sea near Lakshadweep, have been rescued. Sources from fishermen associations said that a group of fishermen from Kanniyakumari district …
  • India: India: Cyclone Gaja Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) - DREF Operation n° MDRIN021, Final Report 31 May 2019 06:04 A. SITUATION ANALYSIS Description of the disaster Cyclone Gaja made its landfall during the early hours on 16 November 2018. It hit six districts in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, namely Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Dindigul and …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Independents’ performance poor in Tami Nadu; together bag 0.51% votes 25 May 2019 02:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has had its share of interesting independent candidates such as Kuppalji Devadoss called ‘Chillar Raja’ who paid his deposit money in coins and Padmarajan, an independent candidate, who holds the record of losing …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …

  • 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 …
  • Dates for filing GST returns extended for Andhra, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 18:52 The Central government has extended the due dates for filing Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district and 11 districts of Tamil Nadu in view of cyclonic storms-Titli and Gaja in the two states respectively. "In …
  • GST return filing dates extended for cyclone-hit AP, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 17:56 New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The government on Wednesday extended the due dates for filing of Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers in 11 districts of Tamil Nadu affected by cyclone Gaza and one district of Andhra Pradesh affected by cyclone Titli …
  • Government extends deadline for GST returns filing for taxpayers affected by cyclones 28 Nov 2018 17:18 NEW DELHI: The government has extended the date for filing summary GST sales returns for October by a month to December 20 for taxpayers affected by cyclones in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. For taxpayers whose principal place of business is in the …
  • E Palaniswami To Visit Cyclone Gaja-Hit Areas Amid Demands For More Help 28 Nov 2018 04:44 E Palaniswami had sought a Rs.15,000 crore-relief for Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami will visit Cyclone Gaja-affected parts of the state today amid protests over allegations that many remote areas are yet to …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu govt seeks about Rs 15,000 crore aid from Centre 24 Nov 2018 00:06 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said the death toll stood at 63, even as 3.41 lakh houses were damaged, while 1.04 lakh heads of cattle and birds perished following the cyclone. (File Photo) The Tamil Nadu government Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 …
  • Cyclone Gaja: TN govt seeks Rs 15,000 cr aid from Centre, CM Palaniswami meets PM 22 Nov 2018 15:09 Tamil Nadu government has already released a sum of Rs 1000 crore for immediate relief and rehabilitation efforts in the affected areas.  New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 crore as central assistance towards relief and …
  • Cyclone Gaja: T.N. govt. seeks about ₹15,000 cr aid from Centre 22 Nov 2018 08:36 The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday sought about ₹15,000 crore as Central assistance towards relief and rehabilitation activities in Cyclone Gaja affected districts in the State. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu government seeks about Rs 15,000 crore aid from Centre 22 Nov 2018 08:11 The Tamil Nadu government Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 crore as central assistance towards relief and rehabilitation activities in Cyclone Gaja affected districts in the state. Chief Minister K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi with …
  • ‘Postpone Forest department competitive exam in Cyclone Gaja-affected areas’ 22 Nov 2018 07:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The competitive examination for the Forest Department Uniformed Services should be postponed as seven districts of the State have largely been affected by the Gaja cyclone, urged Dr S Ramadoss, founder, PMK, in a release. “ …
  • Inspired by care, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital patient finds unique way to help children understand breast cancer 21 Nov 2018 22:10 by Dr. P. Vaduganathan For the first time ever in the greater Houston Tamil community, TNF’s Houston chapter hosted a Children’s Day celebration at Sri Meenakshi Temple in Pearland, TX. The grand celebration was accompanied by celebrity comedian/actor, …
  • 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, …
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Provides Aid In Areas Hit By Cyclone Gaja 21 Nov 2018 05:53 Cyclone Gaja has left a trail of destruction, uprooting 1.7 lakh trees and damaging farmlands (File) Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami today, visited districts hit by Cyclone 'Gaja' in the state and distributed relief material among …
  • Tamil Nadu CM visits cyclone Gaja-hit areas, likely to meet PM Modi on Thursday 20 Nov 2018 09:00 The chief minister, who announced a Rs 1,000-crore package on Monday for immediate relief and rehabilitation work. Pudukottai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday visited the districts hit by Cyclone Gaja, distributed relief materials among …
  • TN announces Rs 1,000 cr assistance for cyclone relief 19 Nov 2018 18:56 Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday announced a sum of Rs 1,000 crore for carrying out relief works in the cyclone Gaja affected districts. He also said the death toll due to cyclone has gone up to 46. In a statement …
  • President speaks to TN CM over cyclone 19 Nov 2018 08:08 New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to take stock of the situation after the state was hit by cyclone Gaja killing 45 people. “Spoke to the Chief Minister and inquired about the …
  • 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 damages homes, kills... 16 Nov 2018 08:32 Over 80,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A cyclone blew ashore Friday in a southern India coastal region, killing at least 10 people and damaging homes after more than 80,000 residents were evacuated. Cyclone Gaja hit coastal areas of …
  • Cyclone Gaja crosses Tamil Nadu coast at 120kmph 16 Nov 2018 04:18 Over 63,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. Severe cyclonic storm Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, felling several trees, damaging thatched huts and hoardings, according to the IMD. In its weather bulletin, the Indian …
  • 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 LIVE updates: Rescue personnel on standby as storm set to reach TN coast by evening 15 Nov 2018 13:26 (Representational image)MOHAMMED MAHJOUB/AFP/Getty Images With the Indian Meteorological Department sounding a red alert in Tamil Nadu ahead of Cyclone Gaja's landfall, the schools and colleges in Cuddalore, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Pudukottai, …
  • Cyclone Gaja to hit Tamil Nadu on Thursday, coastal districts on alert 14 Nov 2018 14:37 It was earlier forecast that the cyclone would cross the coast on Thursday afternoon. Photo: AFP Chennai: With cyclone Gaja approaching the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and expected to make a landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban on Thursday evening, …
  • 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 …

  • 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 …
  • Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2 LIVE: Big fight in Karnataka as 95 seats go to polls today 18 Apr 2019 02:07 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 …
  • AIADMK faces dual anti-incumbency as a result of its tie-up with BJP 16 Apr 2019 03:18 The AIADMK, which won all but two of the 39 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls under J Jayalalithaa, is facing a dual anti-incumbency factor –– a result of its partnership with the BJP. This factor has been leveraged to the hilt by the DMK Congress alliance …
  • 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 …
  • DMK-Congress alliance opportunistic: Rajnath 07 Apr 2019 18:54 Perambalur (Tamil Nadu), April 7 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the Congress, rejected by the people of Tamil Nadu several decades back, is trying to return through the back door. Addressing a poll rally for poll ally AIADMK’s …
  • '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 …
  • Tamil Nadu: Rs 2.10 cr seized from former district secretary 03 Apr 2019 08:43 [India], Apr 3 (ANI): The Election Commission Flying Squad officials seized Rs 2.10 crore in cash from a former Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) party district secretary, Thangadurai, during vehicle frisking near Perambalur, officials said on Wednesday …
  • 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 …
  • Lok Sabha Elections in Tamil Nadu 28 Mar 2019 10:11 NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu goes to polls in the second phase of the seven-phase elections. Elections to 39 parliamentary seats will take place on April 18 in a single-phase polling. Lok Sabha elections 2019: Get all live updates TOP CONTENDERS The four-cornered …
  • Dayanidhi safeguards only his assets: Edapaddi Palaniswami 27 Mar 2019 02:42 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Continuing his campaign for the Lok Sabha elections in the State capital for the second day, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday hit out at DMK candidate for the Chennai Central constituency, Dayanidhi Maran, …
  • Rs 25,000 poll nomination deposit in coins? Well, this Tamil Nadu candidate did it [PHOTO] 26 Mar 2019 17:47 Kuppalji Devadoss, an independent candidate from Amma Makkal National Party, paid his poll nomination required as election security deposit worth Rs 25,000 in coins.Twitter/ANI On the last day of filing nominations for the first phase of Lok Sabha …
  • Filmstars in LS polls: More hits than flops 25 Mar 2019 11:56 NEW DELHI: Congress started it. Now Bharatiya Janata Party and All India Trinamool Congress have taken it to the next level. In these general elections, starlets Mimi Chakraborty (Jadavpur) and Nusrat Jahan (Basirhat) will be two fresh additions to a long …
  • 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 …
  • Will drop Salem Green Expressway Corridor project if voted to power: Stalin 23 Mar 2019 02:00 By Express News Service SALEM: If Congress is voted to power at the Centre, then the proposed Salem-Chennai green expressway corridor project will be dropped, said DMK president MK Stalin, during his election campaign at Fort Maiden in Salem on Friday. He …
  • Check out when your constituency votes 22 Mar 2019 05:43 The Lok Sabha election will be held in 7 phases, beginning on April 11, 2019 and ending on May 19, 2019.On March 10, 2019, the Election Commission of India announced the poll schedule for the Lok Sabha elections.The votes will be counted on May 23, 2019. …
  • Tamil Nadu: 24 districts declared as drought-hit, number to rise in coming months 21 Mar 2019 03:29 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to the widespread Northeast monsoon failure, Tamil Nadu will be facing tough times during the summer this year. The State government has declared 24 districts as drought-affected. Moreover, 38 blocks in seven districts …
  • AIADMK releases election manifesto 19 Mar 2019 16:43 [India], Mar 19 (ANI): AIADMK on Tuesday released its manifesto ahead of the ensuing General elections and among its major promises said it would urge the Centre to launch an international probe into the alleged genocide and war crimes committed by Sri …
  • Additional check-posts in Tiruchi ahead of polls 19 Mar 2019 14:39 As part of enhanced security measures for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Tiruchi Rural Police have established additional check-posts at select locations in the district. The check-posts have come up at places such as Valvelputhur, Kilikoodu, T. …
  • AIADMK once again bets on seniors 18 Mar 2019 15:54 The AIADMK and its ally have fielded a mix of old and new faces for the Lok Sabha constituencies in the central region. Five-time Lok Sabha MP and AIADMK veteran M. Thambidurai will try his luck for the third time in a row from the Karur Parliamentary …
  • AIADMK, DMK to face off in eight seats 18 Mar 2019 14:32 The ruling AIADMK and the principal opposition DMK will be locked in a straight contest in eight Lok Sabha seats — Chennai South, Kancheepuram (SC), Tiruvannamalai, Tirunelveli, Mayiladuthurai, Salem, Nilgiris (SC) and Pollachi. Both parties on Sunday …
  • AIADMK, DMK to face off in 8 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu 18 Mar 2019 10:24 CHENNAI: Arch-rivals - the ruling AIADMK and the opposition DMK will face off in eight seats in Tamil Nadu in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Both the parties will be in straight contest in South Chennai, Kancheepuram (SC), Tiruvannamalai, Tirunelveli, …
  • For Lok Sabha polls, AIADMK focuses on western Tamil Nadu 18 Mar 2019 02:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The ruling AIADMK is banking heavily on the State’s western belt, from where Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami hails, for the Lok Sabha polls.  Of the 20 seats the party is contesting, six fall in the western region. …
  • O Panneerselvam son, 6 sitting MPs figure in AIADMK list 17 Mar 2019 21:08 CHENNAI: Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam' son, P. Ravindranath and six sitting MPs, including Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M. Thambidurai, were nominated to the April 18 Lok Sabha elections by the ruling AIADMK on Sunday evening. The party has …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN 17 Mar 2019 18:35 [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • LS polls: Kanimozhi, Raja among DMK candidates 17 Mar 2019 16:01 CHENNAI: DMK president M K Stalin on Sunday evening announced the names of its candidates in 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu where the party is contesting. Out of the total 20 candidates, 13 are first time contestants in the Lok Sabha elections. …
  • AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 10:22 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Chennai: The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding …
  • AIADMK banks on the western Tamil Nadu 17 Mar 2019 09:32 The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) has chosen to contest in most of the Parliamentary constituencies in the western region of Tamil Nadu, considered its traditional stronghold. The party will be contesting in seven out of nine …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 08:00 CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU): The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha …
  • AIADMK releases list of constituencies for LS polls 17 Mar 2019 06:57 Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK on Sunday released the list of Lok Sabha constituencies that the party and its allies would contest from in the upcoming general elections. In a statement here, the AIADMK said it will contest from 20 seats: Salem …
  • AMMK releases 1st list of 24 candidate for LS polls 17 Mar 2019 05:14 Chennai: TTV Dhinakaran's Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam(AMMK) on Sunday announced its first list of 24 candidates for 24 Lok Sabha seats and nine byelection seats for the upcoming elections. The prominent leaders list for the Lok Sabha seats include – …
  • CM meets Vijayakanth, Vaiko names candidate for Erode 16 Mar 2019 07:35 In yet another day of developments ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today called on DMDK president Vijayakanth in Chennai. Palaniswami, who is also the joint coordinator of the ruling AIADMK, met Vijayakanth at his …
  • Lok Sabha elections: No smooth sailing for allies sans DMK 16 Mar 2019 00:47 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK has allotted as many as 19 of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in the State to its allies in the upcoming polls. An analysis of the votes polled by these parties in the past shows that except the VCK, none of the allies …
  • No smooth sailing in Lok Sabha polls for allies sans DMK support: Data 15 Mar 2019 20:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK has allotted as many as 19 of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in the State to its allies in the upcoming polls. An analysis of the votes earned by these parties in the past elections shows that except the VCK, none of …
  • DMK Alliance Announces Constituencies, Calls It Secular Progressive Alliance 15 Mar 2019 19:02 The alliance would be called Secular Progressive Alliance. Chennai: With weeks to go for the national elections, the DMK-led alliance in Tamil Nadu on Friday released the list of constituencies allotted for each of the nine partners. The alliance would be …
  • Model poll code: Rs 50 lakh seized in Tiruvarur 12 Mar 2019 02:48 By Express News Service TIRUVARUR & PERAMBALUR: As the model code of conduct took effect with the announcement of elections, police on Monday seized Rs 50 lakh in Tiruvarur and Rs 6.14 lakh in Perambalur districts in unaccounted cash. Police personnel …
  • 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 …

  • 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 …
  • Suspended Haryana IG not new to controversies 02 Apr 2019 07:32 Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) Haryana Inspector General of Police Hemant Kalson, who was suspended by the state government a day earlier for firing into the air while on an election duty in Tamil Nadu, is not new to controversies, officials admitted on …
  • 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 …
  • MK Stalin promises scrapping of NEET 01 Apr 2019 01:22 By Express News Service VELLORE: Slamming the Centre for implementing the national eligibility-cum-entrance test (NEET) for medical admission despite stiff resistance, DMK president MK Stalin on Sunday reassured that his party, if came back to power, would …
  • 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, …
  • Lok Sabha polls: Will it be Pragya Thakur vs Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal? 25 Mar 2019 13:40 EC vs Thirumangalam formula The Thirumangalam formula — the art of influencing voters with cash promises perfected by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam during the 2009 Thirumangalam byelection in Madurai district — is in full flow in Tamil Nadu as political …
  • 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 …
  • Tamil Nadu: 24 districts declared as drought-hit, number to rise in coming months 21 Mar 2019 03:29 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to the widespread Northeast monsoon failure, Tamil Nadu will be facing tough times during the summer this year. The State government has declared 24 districts as drought-affected. Moreover, 38 blocks in seven districts …
  • Expenditure Observer holds discussion 20 Mar 2019 13:57 Expenditure Observer to Chidambaram constituency Durga Dutt on Wednesday held discussions with election officials here. M. Vijayalakshmi, Collector and District Election Officer, presided over the meeting. Kannan, Expenditure Observer, Visu Mahajan, Sub …
  • All dry nearby, Chennai may suffer this summer 11 Mar 2019 02:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: Though levels in Chennai were not recorded by the data centre, decreasing water levels in neighbouring districts directly takes a toll on Chennai’s drinking water sources. Data from January shows groundwater level in …
  • 17-year-old boy detained for eloping with minor girl  10 Mar 2019 01:22 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Police detained a 17-year-old boy and rescued a minor girl who allegedly eloped with him, from Kancheepuram two months ago. Police said the duo, while working together in a private firm at Kancheepuram, allegedly eloped in …
  • P A C Ramasamy Raja Private ITI ranked 3rd 09 Mar 2019 17:26 Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Directorate General of Training, Government of India, New Delhi, has ranked our P A C Ramasamy Raja Private Industrial Training Institute, located at Ariyalur, as 3rd amongst 33 Private Industrial …
  • Prime Minister inaugurates Ennore LNG terminal 07 Mar 2019 18:10 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for five National Highway projects and dedicated projects of Southern Railways, Highways Department and the Ennore LNG terminal in Tamil Nadu, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. The highway …
  • 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 …
  • Tamil Nadi to explore textile export potential in districts 07 Mar 2019 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Tamil Nadu will be conducting a detailed study on new and emerging textile products which can be produced and exported from here with competitive pricing through the public-private partnership model on 75:25 funding …
  • In Tamil Nadu, PM Modi Inaugurates Road Projects Worth Over 5,000 Crores 06 Mar 2019 15:15 PM Modi launches infrastructure projects in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. Chennai: During his visit to Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today introduced several road and railway projects worth crores of rupees that will help reduce carbon footprint and …
  • PM to inaugurate, lay foundation stone of Rs 5,010 crore highway projects in Tamil Nadu 05 Mar 2019 13:22 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of Rs 5,010-crore highway projects in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, the government said Tuesday. The projects are in Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Villupuram and …
  • City Union Bank Ltd opens four new branches in Tamil Nadu 04 Mar 2019 14:43 City Union Bank Ltd has opened four new branches in Tamil Nadu. Two branches have been opened in Ariyalur district, one each in Salem and Tiruvarur districts. The branches in Ariyalur district was opened at No.2/1372, Middle Street, Kadugur - 621705 …
  • ‘Their souls will now rest in peace’: Family members of CRPF personnel killed in Pulwama attack 27 Feb 2019 03:49 People celebrate the IAF strikes in Pakistan, at Connaught Place in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna) Family members of the 40 CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama attack hailed the IAF strikes as a strong message against terrorism. …
  • The Ramco Cements Ltd to contribute Rs. 5 lakhs each for 8 martyrs of Pulwama attack 19 Feb 2019 07:07 Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir witnessed the horrendous act of forty of our brave soldiers getting ambushed on 14th February 2019. This most despicable act has brought limitless grief to their families. Ramco Cements joins rest of the country in paying …
  • Wearing Father's Uniform, 2-Year-Old's Final Salute To Pulwama Soldier 17 Feb 2019 05:50 Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu:  Two-year-old Sivamuniyan, son of C Sivachandran, the soldier who was killed in Pulwama terror attack on Thursday, looked puzzled as hundreds including Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, paid their tribute before bidding his father …
  • 2-Year-Old Son, Pregnant Wife Bids Pulwama Soldier Farewell 17 Feb 2019 03:40 Pulwama terror attack: C Sivachandran's 2-year-old son and mother bids him farewell Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu: Two-year-old Sivamuniyan, son of C Sivachandran, the soldier who was killed in Pulwama terror attack on Thursday, looked puzzled as hundreds …
  • Thousands of people bid tearful adieu to martyred jawans 17 Feb 2019 01:52 Chennai, Feb 16 (PTI) Thousands of people, including Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Pon Radhakrishnan, Saturday paid tributes to the two CRPF jawans killed in the Pulwama terror attack as the duo were laid to rest at their native villages in Tamil …
  • Pulwama attack: Tamil Nadu unites in grief, bids farewell to heroes 17 Feb 2019 00:34 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: The mortal remains of G Subramanian(28), who was one among the 40 CRPF personnel killed in a suicide attack by terrorists at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, had reached Savalaperi, his native village on Saturday and laid …
  • Jobs to kin of slain Tamil Nadu CRPF men: Edappadi K Palaniswami 16 Feb 2019 23:37 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has ordered government jobs to one person each from the families of two CRPF personnel from the state killed in the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. Also, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, …
  • Two slain CRPF troopers laid to rest in TN with full honours 16 Feb 2019 18:43 Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Amid teary eyes and emotional scenes, the two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bravehearts from Tamil Nadu, killed in the Pulwama terror attack, were on Saturday laid to rest their native places with full government honours. The …
  • TN CM announces government jobs for kin of slain CRPF troopers 16 Feb 2019 08:48 Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday announced that government jobs will be given to one family member each of the two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers – G. Subramanian and C.Sivachandran – who died in the …
  • In the line of duty: Stories of the 40 CRPF men killed in Pulwama terror attack 16 Feb 2019 04:14 Pulwama attack: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to the 40 CRPF personnel killed in the Valley attack. Their bodies were flown to Delhi before being sent home Friday. (PTI Photo) Jammu and Kashmir to Kerala, IP to Maharashtra; 40 CRPF personnel …
  • 2 TN jawans killed in terror attack, CM announces Rs 20 lakh solatium 16 Feb 2019 03:45 Two CRPF jawans from Tamil Nadu were among the 40 personnel who were killed in a brutal terrorist attack in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. The two deceased jawans from the state have been identified as G Subramanian from Thoothukudi district and …
  • In the line of duty: Stories of the CRPF men 16 Feb 2019 01:27 Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to the 40 CRPF personnel killed in the Valley attack. Their bodies were flown to Delhi before being sent home Friday. (PTI) Shyam Babu, 32 Constable, Kanpur Dehat AROUND 10 pm on Thursday, Shyam Babu’s father, Ram …
  • Pulwama attack: 2 jawans from Tamil Nadu killed, CM expresses grief 15 Feb 2019 20:58 Chennai: Two jawans from Tamil Nadu are among the 44 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers killed when a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle laden with explosives onto their bus in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. As news of their tragic end …
  • Only three per cent of POCSO cases in last five years in Tamil Nadu saw interim compensation being awarded 02 Feb 2019 23:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: Priya (name changed) was 15 years old when she was sexually assaulted, allegedly by her neighbour. The neighbour had been stalking her for a while, following her as she went to school, to church. One day, in February 2015,  he …
  • 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 …
  • TN human development report - 2017 : Chennai slips in HDI rank, Kovai out of top 5 27 Jan 2019 21:59 CHENNAI: As Tamil Nadu has pitched an ambitious target to attract a whopping Rs 3.43 lakh crore of fresh industrial investments at the just concluded second ‘Global Investors Meet (GIM)’, several new facets of the state’s economic development experience …
  • 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 …
  • Scarred yet untamed: jallikattu has gone back to where it belonged 19 Jan 2019 20:35 The unprecedented protest against the ban on jallikattu in 2017 across Tamil Nadu, referred to as the ‘jallikattu uprising’, did what years of the bull taming sport had failed to – capture the imagination of the people of the State, irrespective of where …
  • Local bodies spend lakhs ferrying plastic waste to cement firms in Chennai 18 Jan 2019 01:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: Local bodies can now get rid of their high calorific plastic waste by giving them off to cement factories. But this arrangement is bleeding local bodies around the city dry. To transport plastic waste to cement companies, five …
  • BMC gets nod to sterilise stray cats in Mumbai, allocates Rs 1 crore for the project 09 Jan 2019 03:52 An agency is yet to be appointed for the task by BMC (Representative Image)&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspBCCL Mumbai: The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has given its approval to Mumbai's civic body, the Brihanmumbai Municipal …
  • Woman robbed, molested at Taramani MRTS station 07 Jan 2019 13:05 The Government Railway Police have arrested a lift operator and a ticket-booking clerk at the Taramani MRTS railway station and are searching for another lift operator for sexually harassing and robbing a 19-year-old girl inside the station on Saturday …
  • ‘Pest war’ declared against maize infiltrator, fall armyworm 21 Dec 2018 23:49 Express News Service CHENNAI: The State government is waging a ‘war’ against fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), an invasive pest from the United States which has been wreaking havoc in farmlands in the State with maize crops as its main target.  The …
  • Win-win deal for safe waste disposal 07 Dec 2018 23:41 The Southern Railway Workshop, Golden Rock, has adopted a scientific method to dispose tonnes of zero-value non-hazardous polymeric waste accumulated over the years on its sprawling campus in Tiruchi. The 85-year-old workshop entered into an agreement with …
  • Woman SI run over by lorry in Chennai, dies on spot 04 Dec 2018 01:38 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 32-year-old woman SI died in an accident at Manimangalam on Monday. Police said, K Mankuil of Ariyalur was a 2011 batch SI and a resident at Kannadapalayam near Tambaram. She earlier served at the Valasaravakkam station …
  • 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 …

  • 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 …
  • Dates for filing GST returns extended for Andhra, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 18:52 The Central government has extended the due dates for filing Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district and 11 districts of Tamil Nadu in view of cyclonic storms-Titli and Gaja in the two states respectively. "In …
  • GST return filing dates extended for cyclone-hit AP, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 17:56 New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The government on Wednesday extended the due dates for filing of Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers in 11 districts of Tamil Nadu affected by cyclone Gaza and one district of Andhra Pradesh affected by cyclone Titli …
  • Government extends deadline for GST returns filing for taxpayers affected by cyclones 28 Nov 2018 17:18 NEW DELHI: The government has extended the date for filing summary GST sales returns for October by a month to December 20 for taxpayers affected by cyclones in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. For taxpayers whose principal place of business is in the …
  • E Palaniswami To Visit Cyclone Gaja-Hit Areas Amid Demands For More Help 28 Nov 2018 04:44 E Palaniswami had sought a Rs.15,000 crore-relief for Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami will visit Cyclone Gaja-affected parts of the state today amid protests over allegations that many remote areas are yet to …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu govt seeks about Rs 15,000 crore aid from Centre 24 Nov 2018 00:06 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said the death toll stood at 63, even as 3.41 lakh houses were damaged, while 1.04 lakh heads of cattle and birds perished following the cyclone. (File Photo) The Tamil Nadu government Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 …
  • Cyclone Gaja: TN govt seeks Rs 15,000 cr aid from Centre, CM Palaniswami meets PM 22 Nov 2018 15:09 Tamil Nadu government has already released a sum of Rs 1000 crore for immediate relief and rehabilitation efforts in the affected areas.  New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 crore as central assistance towards relief and …
  • Cyclone Gaja: T.N. govt. seeks about ₹15,000 cr aid from Centre 22 Nov 2018 08:36 The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday sought about ₹15,000 crore as Central assistance towards relief and rehabilitation activities in Cyclone Gaja affected districts in the State. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu government seeks about Rs 15,000 crore aid from Centre 22 Nov 2018 08:11 The Tamil Nadu government Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 crore as central assistance towards relief and rehabilitation activities in Cyclone Gaja affected districts in the state. Chief Minister K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi with …
  • ‘Postpone Forest department competitive exam in Cyclone Gaja-affected areas’ 22 Nov 2018 07:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The competitive examination for the Forest Department Uniformed Services should be postponed as seven districts of the State have largely been affected by the Gaja cyclone, urged Dr S Ramadoss, founder, PMK, in a release. “ …
  • Inspired by care, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital patient finds unique way to help children understand breast cancer 21 Nov 2018 22:10 by Dr. P. Vaduganathan For the first time ever in the greater Houston Tamil community, TNF’s Houston chapter hosted a Children’s Day celebration at Sri Meenakshi Temple in Pearland, TX. The grand celebration was accompanied by celebrity comedian/actor, …
  • 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, …
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Provides Aid In Areas Hit By Cyclone Gaja 21 Nov 2018 05:53 Cyclone Gaja has left a trail of destruction, uprooting 1.7 lakh trees and damaging farmlands (File) Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami today, visited districts hit by Cyclone 'Gaja' in the state and distributed relief material among …
  • Tamil Nadu CM visits cyclone Gaja-hit areas, likely to meet PM Modi on Thursday 20 Nov 2018 09:00 The chief minister, who announced a Rs 1,000-crore package on Monday for immediate relief and rehabilitation work. Pudukottai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday visited the districts hit by Cyclone Gaja, distributed relief materials among …
  • TN announces Rs 1,000 cr assistance for cyclone relief 19 Nov 2018 18:56 Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday announced a sum of Rs 1,000 crore for carrying out relief works in the cyclone Gaja affected districts. He also said the death toll due to cyclone has gone up to 46. In a statement …
  • President speaks to TN CM over cyclone 19 Nov 2018 08:08 New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to take stock of the situation after the state was hit by cyclone Gaja killing 45 people. “Spoke to the Chief Minister and inquired about the …
  • 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 damages homes, kills... 16 Nov 2018 08:32 Over 80,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A cyclone blew ashore Friday in a southern India coastal region, killing at least 10 people and damaging homes after more than 80,000 residents were evacuated. Cyclone Gaja hit coastal areas of …
  • Cyclone Gaja crosses Tamil Nadu coast at 120kmph 16 Nov 2018 04:18 Over 63,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. Severe cyclonic storm Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, felling several trees, damaging thatched huts and hoardings, according to the IMD. In its weather bulletin, the Indian …
  • 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 LIVE updates: Rescue personnel on standby as storm set to reach TN coast by evening 15 Nov 2018 13:26 (Representational image)MOHAMMED MAHJOUB/AFP/Getty Images With the Indian Meteorological Department sounding a red alert in Tamil Nadu ahead of Cyclone Gaja's landfall, the schools and colleges in Cuddalore, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Pudukottai, …
  • Cyclone Gaja to hit Tamil Nadu on Thursday, coastal districts on alert 14 Nov 2018 14:37 It was earlier forecast that the cyclone would cross the coast on Thursday afternoon. Photo: AFP Chennai: With cyclone Gaja approaching the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and expected to make a landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban on Thursday evening, …
  • 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 …