• Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours 26 Nov 2020 04:19 Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Heavy rains hit Mamallapuram ahead of landfall; ops suspended at Chennai airport 25 Nov 2020 13:46 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 37K people evacuated from TN, Puducherry; 25 NDRF teams on ground 25 Nov 2020 11:38 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 24,000 people shifted to relief centres in TN, 26 flights cancelled 25 Nov 2020 09:38 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall …
  • Weather: 'Nivar' to strengthen as very severe cyclone by evening 25 Nov 2020 07:23 India Meteorological Department (IMD) has clarified that the peak wind speeds at the time of impending landfall of prospective very severe cyclone ‘Nivar’ would be 120-130 km/hr gusting to 145 km/hr, attributing an upward revision in an intervening …
  • MBBS student hangs self in hostel room 19 Nov 2020 23:42 Coimbatore: A final year MBBS student of the Karpagam Medical College at Othakkalmandapam here committed suicide by hanging at the boys hostel on Thursday evening. Police identified the deceased as Naveenkumar, 22, from Thiruvannamalai. “He had come to the …
  • LPG-triggered blast leads house to collapse in Tiruvannamalai: Three persons killed, four injured 15 Nov 2020 09:38 By Express News Service THIRUVANNAMALAI: Three persons including an eight-year-old boy were killed while four suffered grievous injuries in a blast triggered by LPG leakage and resultant collapse of houses at Pudukambur Road, Arni in Tiruvannamalai …
  • Alleging no action, Tamil Nadu takes back 144 km road from NHAI  04 Nov 2020 05:41 Express News Service CHENNAI: Two years after being brought under National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for widening, two highways running for about 144 km in western districts of the State had been returned back to the Tamil Nadu highways department …
  • TN records 5546 new COVID-19 cases, Chennai crosses 1000-mark for sixth day in a row 29 Sep 2020 15:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu recorded 5,546 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the total number of people to have been affected to 5,91,943, according to the state bulletin. However, 5,08,210 people have been discharged until now, …
  • TN crosses 9,000 Covid toll mark, reports 5,235 fresh cases 24 Sep 2020 07:29 Tamil Nadu added 5,325 new Covid-19 cases and 63 deaths on Wednesday. With this, the State’s tally has reached 5,57,999 and toll increased to 9,010. The State breached yet another grim milestone vis-a-vis Covid-19 on Wednesday with the number of deaths …
  • Blog town not bogged down 11 Sep 2020 22:54 Express News Service CHENNAI: Ask Anurag Mallick and Priya Ganapathy, Bengaluru- based travel bloggers and founders of the specialised media outfit Red Scarab, about what they miss the most about travelling, there’s sure to be a long list. What stands out …
  • Heavy rains predicted in parts of Tamil Nadu 11 Sep 2020 06:40 The meteorological department had warned of heavy rain on Thursday in isolated places over Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem and Namakkal districts. On Friday meanwhile, heavy showers are expected in Nilgiris district. The district of Salem in Tamil …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State 10 Sep 2020 15:44 The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • Coronavirus tally: Tamil Nadu inches towards 6,000 mark again; deaths cross 7000 28 Aug 2020 16:52 Chennai: The number of Covid-19 positive cases inched closer to the 6,000 mark yet again on Friday with 5996 people testing positive for the infection. This comes as the State crossed the 400,000-mark in Covid-19 positive cases on Thursday. The total …
  • 125 more die as COVID-19 fatalities continue to rise in Tamil Nadu 16 Aug 2020 17:55 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Sunday posted 5,950 fresh COVID-19 cases and 125 deaths, taking the total infection count in the state to 3.38 lakh, the health department said. With 125 deaths, the toll in the state rose to 5,766.Recoveries outnumbered the …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases, 119 deaths 12 Aug 2020 15:26 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 3,14,520 while 119 fatalities pushed the death toll to 5,278. Active cases stood at 52,929 with 5,633 discharges from various health care facilities and in …
  • Chennai reports under 1000 coronavirus cases for the first time in weeks 07 Aug 2020 21:40 CHENNAI: The number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in Chennai was below 1000 for the first time in weeks providing some relief to the district which has been the worst affected by the pandemic. However, the rise in deaths in the State continued …
  • Tamil Nadu reports highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to Covid-19 03 Aug 2020 17:36 Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported the highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to the infection on Monday. This takes the total tally of deaths in the State to 4,241, the state media bulletin confirmed. The number of positive cases, however, …
  • Allow us to kill crop-raiding wild boars: Nilgiris farmers 02 Aug 2020 22:54 Udhagamandalam: Farmers in the district are disappointed over the state government not extending the permission to shoot and kill wild boars that cause crop damage to the Nilgiris forest division. Pointing out that wild boar menace was more in hilly areas, …
  • Tamil Nadu COVID fatalities cross 4000 02 Aug 2020 14:45 Total Fatalities due to Coronavirus in the State touched 4,034 on Saturday with 99 persons succumbing to the disease across the various districts even though the death figure in Chennai was relatively low at 27. Fresh infections in the State was 5879 with …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases, 99 deaths 02 Aug 2020 09:03 Image Source : FILE Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases Tamil Nadu continued to record a slight dip in number of fresh COVID-19 cases with 5,879 patients contracting the infection on Saturday, taking the tally to 2,51,738, the health department …
  • 70 children found locked up in private mill in Avinashi 29 Jul 2020 20:57 By Express News Service TIRUPUR: In a shocking incident, at least 70 minors were found locked up in a private mill in Avinashi, having been brought to the district allegedly without obtaining e-pass. The youngsters were rescued by Tirupur district …
  • Deaths climb to 88 while Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 cases continue to be shy of the 7,000 mark 28 Jul 2020 14:48 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported almost 7,000 cases for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases touched 6972 in the State. However, this is marginally lower than the number on Monday which was 6993, the highest so far. The …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 6,993 Covid-19 positive cases on Monday; highest so far 27 Jul 2020 16:04 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 6993 new Covid-19 cases on Monday as the State taking the total tally of cases to 220,716. This happens to be the third consecutive day that the number of cases has been shy of the 7000 mark. The death toll rose to 3571 with a …
  • Sleep disorders, OCD on rise due to lockdown? 25 Jul 2020 01:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a recent study, it was found that 35 per cent of the people across India are reeling under anxiety and depression due to  this pandemic. Sharing this finding, Lakshmi Vijayakumar, Founder, SNEHA suicide prevention center …
  • Tamil Nadu clueless as COVID cases mount 24 Jul 2020 23:52 New Coronavirus cases continued to shoot in Tamil Nadu, which reported 6,785 new infections and 88 deaths on Friday when an official meeting was held to discuss the possibilities of lifting the lockdown after July 31. Chief Secretary K Shanmugam conducted …
  • Chennai likely to turn green zone by July 31 21 Jul 2020 09:41 The number of passengers who were quarantined between May 8 and July 17 was 12,709 and 11,406 of them had gone home in the districts The intensive efforts taken by the government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the past three months had brought the …
  • TN government extends complete lockdown in Madurai till July 14, state reports 4244 Covid-19 cases 12 Jul 2020 14:32 CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has extended the complete lockdown in Madurai till midnight on July 14. This comes as Tamil Nadu reported 4244 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday taking the total tally to 1,38,470 in the State. This Sunday marked yet another …
  • Tiruchy police files chargesheet for Lalithaa Jewellery robbery case after nine months  11 Jul 2020 17:15 Express News Service TIRUCHY:  After almost nine months, Tiruchy city police filed a chargesheet of  the Lalithaa Jewellery robbery case which took place in October last year. The charge sheet has been filed in the court for the the biggest burglary …
  • New infections drop in Chennai, rise in districts 06 Jul 2020 03:27 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The number of new infections dropped below 2,000 cases for the second day in a row in Chennai, but number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in other districts is on the rise. On Sunday, Tamil …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami meets governor, briefs him about COVID situation in state 05 Jul 2020 00:42 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami called on the Governor, Banwarilal Purohit, at the Raj Bhavan and briefed him about the COVID-19 situation in the state even as 4,280 new cases, 1842 of them in Chennai alone, were reported on Saturday. …
  • Jobless man kills wife over dowry dispute 30 Jun 2020 00:41 Coimbatore: A 32-year-old man from Tirupur, who was unemployed for the last three months, was arrested for kiling his wife over a dowry dispute. The accused was identified as Abdul Samad from Sathya Nagar Extension on Kangeyam Road in Tirupur. The woman’s …
  • Tamil Nadu covid-19 cases breach 82,000 mark 28 Jun 2020 15:45 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu saw a massive spike in cases with 3,940 patients testing positive for Covid-19 in the state on Sunday, taking the total count to 82,275. The death toll too has risen to 1079 after 54 more people succumbed to the infection on Sunday. As …
  • DMK MLA from Cheyyur tests positive for COVID-19 27 Jun 2020 06:59 Besides Chennai, 191 cases were reported in Chengalpattu, 98 in Kancheepuram, 170 in Thiruvallur, 10 each in Ariyalur and Nagapattinam, 29 in Coimbatore, 21 in Cuddalore, 15 in Dindigul, five each in Erode and Thiruvarur, 25 each in Kallakurichi and …
  • TN: 1,541 new cases in 4 dists under lockdown 20 Jun 2020 02:11 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: Even as the 12-day intense lockdown began in the four northern districts of Tamil Nadu, they accounted for most of the 2,115 fresh cases on Friday. Chennai had 1,322 cases, Chengalpet 95, Thiruvallur …
  • No respite from rising number of virus cases and deaths in Tamil Nadu 16 Jun 2020 07:11 Chennai: On yet another day of high rises, Tamil Nadu added 1,843 new Covid-19 positive cases on Monday, taking the total number of positive coronavirus patients in the State to 46,504. But what sounded more alarming is the maximum of number 44 deaths …
  • Biggest single day spike in Tamil Nadu, free face masks for all ration card holders 11 Jun 2020 07:09 Chennai: Even as Chennai and neighbouring northern districts continue to report a surging number of coronavirus positive cases (the figures today were Chengalpattu-182, followed by Thiruvallur-105, Kancheepuram-33, Ranipet-24 and Thiruvannamalai-23), the …
  • Infection among Keralites travelling out of state worrying 01 Jun 2020 03:47 Health officials wearing PPE on duty at coronavirus isolation ward at a hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. (File ...Read More THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Keralites testing positive for Covid-19 after travelling to other states once the lockdown norms were eased have …
  • Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: New care facility in Chennai; state records 938 new cases 30 May 2020 18:20 With the total number of COVID-19 cases in state capital Chennai having touched 13,980, data released by the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) indicates that Royapuram (Zone 5) has the highest number of cases in the city. (PTI) Few days after domestic …
  • Lockdown takes sheen off Arni silk sarees, piled up stocks leave manufacturers in tears 30 May 2020 14:05 Express News Service THIRUVANNAMALAI: The rattling sound of the looms can't be heard on the streets of Arni and its surroundings now. Hundreds of looms, busy with producing the popular Arni silk sarees, have gone silent ever since the lockdown to fight …
  • 5 killed in separate road accidents in 2 days 25 May 2020 00:03 Coimbatore: Five people were killed in separate road accidents in the past two days in the district. In Sulur, 43-year-old P Ilangovan, a commercial inspector with Tangedco, was killed after a speeding truck hit his scooter near the L&T bypass- …
  • Nayanmar Thirumoolar 23 May 2020 00:13 Sundaranatha, who has the blessings of Nandi, leaves Kailasa, to visit his friend sage Agastya, who is in Podhigai hills. Sekkizhar, in his Peria Puranam, gives a list of the temples Sundaranatha visits on his way to meet Agastya, said R. Narayanan in a …
  • Barring Chennai, autos allowed to ply across state; total cases cross 14,000 22 May 2020 19:14 Chennai: Labourer and customers at a vegetables market during nationwide lockdown (File/PTI Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Friday announced that autos and cycle rickshaws, carrying only one passenger, will be allowed to ply …
  • Tamil Nadu government extends lockdown till May 31 with relaxations for 25 districts 17 May 2020 12:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu government has extended the existing lockdown until May 31 this year with additional relaxations. The lockdown in the 12 districts including Chennai, Chennagalpattu and Kancheepuram, where the COVID-19 cases are …
  • CM Palaniswami blames vendors for Koyembedu Market cluster 13 May 2020 15:48 A woman and her child at Chennai Central on Wednesday. (Express Photo: Srini Vasu) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Wednesday blamed vendors for the Koyembedu market cluster, which has contributed to more than 2,000 cases in the state. In a …
  • Corona cases in TN crosses 8,000 mark, Chennai sees record increase 12 May 2020 04:17 The number of novel coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu breached 8,000-mark, after 798 Covid-19 positive patients were reported in the state in the last 24 hours. This is the highest single-day spike witnessed in the state yet. Chennai, the capital city of …
  • The COVID-19 virus and its polyproteins 18 Apr 2020 13:24 Everyday, we hear about the novel coronavirus, how it is easily infecting and transmitting itself from people to people, and how scientists and medical experts are waging a war against its spread. We also hear how different this is from bacteria, and why …
  • Police get tough with joyriders 27 Mar 2020 02:13 Faced with the task of implementing a curfew, the Tamil Nadu police often resorted to force across the State, on the second day of the total lockdown on Thursday. Since Wednesday, people have been complaining of police high-handedness. But on their part, …
  • Tamil Nadu to set up Pharmaceutical Ingredients Park with Rs 770 crore 24 Mar 2020 14:43 Tamil Nadu government has announced setting up of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Park in the state, with an investment of around Rs 770 crore amidst coronavirus menace. The state government also announced Rs 3280 crore to support the people who …
  • Voices of the voiceless 10 Mar 2020 03:27 Express News Service CHENNAI: Paintings and posters bearing bold messages on child marriage posted on the notice board of Madras School of Social Work drew our attention as we entered the campus. The moving stories gave us a glimpse of what to expect at …
  • PMK, DMK condemn plans to hand over TN temples to ASI 03 Mar 2020 13:02 Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are opposed to the idea of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) taking over the temples in the state, saying “it is equivalent to closing them”. Referring to news reports, Pattali Makkal Katchi …
  • Help the visually challenged by joining Lit the Light’s Read Fest 2020 18 Feb 2020 11:49 “From experience I can say there are many people who do not know that they can volunteer to make the life of the visually challenged better,” says Barath S N, the founder of Chennai-based Lit the Light, a group formed four years ago to help visually …
  • IT employee turns farmer, takes up dairy farming for a living 12 Feb 2020 04:28 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Warned by family and mocked by his relatives, a 30-year-old B-Tech graduate K Bharathi, who was working with an IT company, quit his job to take up dairy farming of country cows and buffalos. Having worked in an IT company …
  • Bedean Festa: Fun fest for the farmers’ cause 09 Feb 2020 21:39 Express News Service CHENNAI: On a bright Saturday morning, the boys of St Bede’s School hosted their annual Bedean Festa. The festivities were aplenty — food stalls, game corners and the whole nine yards. While there was lots of fun to be had the whole …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls 04 Jan 2020 13:08 The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • 'Pizhai' review: A tragedy of errors 04 Jan 2020 07:35 Express News Service Pizhai is yet another underwhelming film that has good intentions at heart. Think of it as an inferior version of Saattai that whips the children instead of parents. Here the children are too naughty but instead of a hero, life itself …
  • Tamil Nadu local body election results: PMK cadre shocked by loss in bastion 04 Jan 2020 05:29 Express News Service TIRUCHY: The results have come as a huge disappointment for the rank and file of Paataali Makkal Katchi (PMK) as the party performance was way below their expectations. Several office bearers expressed shock that the party, which …
  • DMK, allies pip ruling AIADMK combine in Tamil Nadu rural civic polls 03 Jan 2020 17:23 In a closely fought contest in polls to rural civic bodies in 27 districts in Tamil Nadu, the opposition DMK and its allies emerged winners, relegating the AIADMK combine to the second spot. The runner-up finish by a ruling party in localbody polls is seen …
  • Tamil Nadu: Ahead of polls, panchayat posts 'sold off' for Rs 65 lakh, Collector orders probe 10 Dec 2019 17:26 In the first phase on December 27, 156 panchayats will go to polls in Tamil Nadu. With rural body elections in Tamil Nadu to be held in less than three weeks, a purported video of villagers “selling off” the president and vice-president posts in their …
  • How a group of women is spearheading an eco-conscious movement in Thiruvannamalai 06 Dec 2019 15:36 Imagine a lush rain-soaked landscape, where clouds kiss the hilltops, and nature paints trees with delicious shades of green. Wild Ideas is nestled is one such place. “It is a transformative enterprise, not a transactional one,” says Maithreyi Lakshmi …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages 05 Dec 2019 01:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Dairy farmers in backward rural areas of the State will soon get relief from transporting their cattle to distant places for treatment and breeding support.   Expanding the healthcare facilities and veterinary services to …
  • 15 dead, schools shut as rain ... 02 Dec 2019 08:41 Fifteen people were killed on Monday when a wall collapsed on their houses near Coimbatore as torrential rains lashed Tamil Nadu, said police. According to the police, at around 5.30am, the 20-foot wall fell on four houses, resulting in their collapse and …
  • Schools, colleges shut as heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; flood alert issued 02 Dec 2019 08:22 Image Source : PTI PHOTO Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu Heavy rains in Puducherry have forced the closure of all schools on Monday. Incessant rains in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu have wreaked havoc in the state after which the Madras University and …
  • 9 dead, schools shut as rain wreaks havoc in... 02 Dec 2019 05:49 At least nine persons, including four women, were killed when a wall collapsed on four houses due to heavy downpour in Tamil Nadu's Mettupalayam on Monday, police said. There were 12 persons in the houses when a private compound wall, totally wet due …
  • At least 15 killed as wall collapses due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore 02 Dec 2019 05:10 Widespread rains are expected across coastal Tamil Nadu due to a cyclonic circulation near Comorin on the Indian Ocean. Chennai: At least 15 people were killed after a wall collapsed on four houses due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore on Monday …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: 15 killed in Coimbatore wall collapse; schools, colleges shut 02 Dec 2019 04:42 Water enters houses in Chennai after heavy rainfall.Twitter At least 15 people were killed after a compound wall collapsed in Mettupalayam, Coimbatore, in Tamil Nadu, following incessant rains in the region on Monday morning. Rescue operations are underway …
  • Rains lash many parts of Tamil Nadu, more forecast; five dead in city 01 Dec 2019 19:43 Image Source : ANI + Rains lash many parts of Tamil Nadu, more forecast; five dead in city Rains lashed many parts of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry with the North-East monsoon triggering a heavy spell in the last 24 hours claiming five lives in …
  • Red alert issued in five Tamil Nadu districts as Sunday rains bring back memories of 2015 floods 01 Dec 2019 13:01 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to incessant rains on Sunday, many areas in city limits faced severe water stagnation for hours while sub-urban areas were inundated, bringing back memories of 2015 floods. Worst affected areas were Pallavaram, Chormepet, …
  • Chennai Air Pollution: What long-term exposure has done to residents of Thiruvottiyur 28 Nov 2019 09:41 Express News Service G Banumathi was shocked when she first found black spots in her phlegm over five years ago. After speaking to her neighbours, she said she realised that she was not alone. "It simply dissolved when I tried to touch it," she …
  • Rise and fall of Nithyananda 24 Nov 2019 05:18 He is Lord Shiva for his Saivite followers, Krishna for his bevy of young dreadlocked gopikas who literally dance to his tune, an alleged rapist and abductor for the devotees whose trust he broke, and a comic villain for those who’ve watched his viral …
  • Ancient shrines chiseled by a scholar 20 Nov 2019 00:15 Express News Service Adayapalam, a village near Arni town in Thiruvannamalai District, is home to the Kalakanteshwara and Varadaraja Perumal temples. Both these shrines were constructed by the patronage of a very great scholar named Appaya Dikshita, who at …
  • Couple loses gold chain to conman in Chennai 15 Nov 2019 22:01 Chennai: A couple from Thiruvannamalai lost a gold chain to a trickster in Perungalathur bus stand on Thursday evening. The victims were identified as Krishna and his wife. They had arrived at the city on Thursday morning to attend the wedding of a …
  • 3 killed, 15 injured as fireworks laden minivan explodes into smithereens in Tamil Nadu 01 Oct 2019 11:32 [Representational Image]Reuters File Three people were killed and 15 injured after a minivan transporting fireworks in exploded in Gingee village of Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district, near Chennai, on Monday morning. The driver of the van, Elavarasan, …
  • Sixer movie review: A tone-deaf brain drain 01 Sep 2019 12:32 Sixer movie review: To be honest, Sixer doesn’t fall under the category of a ‘film’. Sixer movie cast: Vaibhav Reddy, Pallak Lalwani Sixer movie director: Chachi Sixer movie rating: 1 star In Sixer, Aadhi (Vaibhav) has night blindness aka nyctalopia. No …
  • Will Ayodhya judgement come before CJI Gogoi’s retirement in November? 16 Aug 2019 04:05 New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The vexed seven-decade-old Ayodhya dispute is finally on the fast track in search of a judicial solution, thanks to the day-to-day hearing by a five-member Supreme Court Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. …
  • Dying art of Therukoothu 12 Aug 2019 20:31 Street theatre was a fascinating part of the Tamil acting tradition. It is now in serious decline and needs to spread awareness for a grand revival. There have been leading film actors like Vijay Sethupathi who were once a part of Therukoothu before …
  • Ayodhya case: SC rejects objections, says matter will be heard daily 10 Aug 2019 01:01 The five-judge Bench Thursday decided to sit for all five days, including Monday and Friday. (File)  Turning down objections against daily hearings, the Supreme Court Friday made it clear that it would continue with day-to-day hearing as ordered earlier in …
  • Ayodhya hearing: Essence of Hindu faith argued before SC 09 Aug 2019 16:10 New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The fourth day of hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya in the Supreme Court focused on the applicability of law on temple, idols and ‘janmasthan’ (birthplace) — a confluence contributing to the …
  • Scenic encounters, tranquil waters: Here's where to head for a weekend getaway this monsoon 18 Jul 2019 06:44 FROM AHMEDABAD & MUMBAI: AMBOLI Situated on the southern ranges of the Sahyadris at a height of 2,265 ft, this sylvan precinct is the last mountain resort along the western coast before the Sahyadris give way to beaches. With gently rolling knolls and …
  • 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 …
  • Why EPS has nothing to fear from TN by-poll results 22 May 2019 03:41 Should the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu not make the required five out of 22 by-election seats, or even otherwise, the temptation to poach, especially from the Congress or starting with the Congress may be high on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami's …
  • Major parties in Tamil Nadu field over 20 medical professionals in fight for LS seats 27 Mar 2019 02:42 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Doctors galore in the TN political theatre this time.  Almost all major political parties in Tamil Nadu have fielded practising medical professionals to contest in Lok Sabha polls. The number of doctors-turned-contestants from …
  • Female teacher in TN arrested for sexually abusing students; husband provides evidence 22 Mar 2019 16:04 (Representational Image)Creative Commons In a shocking incident, a female teacher in Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, was arrested on Wednesday for sexually abusing her students. The arrest was made after her husband provided evidence to the District Collector …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Chennai's Koyambedu market gets new storage facility 11 Mar 2019 02:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 2,500-ton tone cold storage facility at Koyambedu vegetable and fruit wholesale market was inaugurated by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday through video-conferencing. The Rs 2.15-crore facility was built to …
  • 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 …
  • How Mumbais Sanitation Workers Won Their Rights - The Nation 05 Mar 2019 23:40 Dust rises as municipal workers sweep a road on a foggy day in Greater Noida, near New Delhi, on November 5, 2018. (AP Photo / R S Iyer) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Thank you for signing up. For more …
  • How Mumbai’s Sanitation Workers Won Their Rights 05 Mar 2019 13:34 Dust rises as municipal workers sweep a road on a foggy day in Greater Noida, near New Delhi, on November 5, 2018. (AP Photo / R S Iyer) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Thank you for signing up. For more …
  • 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 …
  • Gautami helps Poor children in Thiruvannamalai! 27 Feb 2019 17:10 By Chennaivision in Education February 26, 2019 Gautami , the founder and CEO of Life again india, has recently visited Thiruvannamalai to help the under privileged children for their better future. Out of all the things she has achieved in her life, …
  • Pandimuni  is Kasthuri Raja’s dream project: Jackie Shroff 30 Jan 2019 05:09 Express News Service After his intriguing role in Maayavan (2017), Jackie Shroff is set to return to Tamil Cinema with Pandimuni, directed by Kasthuri Raja. Taking time off from the shooting of this film, the actor-filmmaker duo met the media yesterday. …
  • Almost married off, girl now a 'Beti Bachao' face 25 Jan 2019 00:22 NEW DELHI: It was July 4, 2017 when the district collector's office in Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu got a call from 13-year-old Nandhini Nagaraji. The terrified teen informed the officer on the line that she was being forced to marry a man double her …
  • After Senthil Balaji's exit, TTV vows to defeat DMK in Tiruvarur bypoll 18 Dec 2018 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Days after the DMK admitted into its fold former AMMK organising secretary V Senthil Balaji, AMMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran on Monday targeted the DMK, vowing to deal a death blow to them in the bypoll to the …
  • CONFED-ITA bans purchase of products from major IT vendors 05 Dec 2018 15:05 CONFED-ITA(Confederation of Information Technology Associations) which is consortium of 24 Information Technology Traders Associations from Tamilnadu with around 1350 members from 40+ cities like Chennai, Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, …
  • Yogi Ramsuratkumar’s ashram to celebrate saint’s 100th year 26 Nov 2018 05:13 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Birth Centenary Year of saint and mystic Yogi Ramsuratkumar will be celebrated by the Yogi Ramsuratkumar Ashram from November 30 to December 2, 2018 at his ashram at Thiruvannamalai.  As part of the celebrations, a …
  • 2 women murdered after one is sexually assaulted in Thiruvannamalai 18 Aug 2017 09:54 A woman and her mother-in-law were murdered in Chengam, Thiruvannamalai by unknown assailants with the former said to have been sexually assaulted before being killed. Younis, who resides in Pakkiripalayam, Thiruvannamalai along with his 80-year-old mother …


  • Southern Railway cancels several trains due to Cyclone Nivar 24 Nov 2020 11:03 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Southern Railway has made changes in the operation of many trains in view of cyclone Nivar. The most recent update is that Nivar is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm at the time of landfall with a wind …
  • Quarantine centre unhygienic complain patients in Villuppuram 26 Jul 2020 20:54 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Woman patients at a quarantine centre in Villuppuram are facing severe discomfort due to the unhygienic conditions and lack of separate toilet facilities for them at the centre.     Nearly 150 Covid patients have been …
  • Chennai lockdown results in low occupancy on special trains 19 Jun 2020 21:00 By Express News Service TIRUCHY/CHENNAI: With Chennai, Chengalpattu and two other districts coming under a 12-day intense lockdown, the occupancy rate was very poor on the Chengalpattu-Tiruchy special train on Friday. Very few passengers arrived by the …
  • Not just Covid-19 cases, deaths too are rising fast in TN 14 May 2020 02:12 Tamil Nadu reported 716 new cases of COVID-19 and eight more deaths on Tuesday. Chennai, for the third consecutive day, added more than 500 cases to its total. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the State now stands at 8,718. The number of active cases …
  • TN reports 50 more corona cases, total at 621 08 Apr 2020 02:09 By Chennaivision in Chennai News April 7, 2020 As many as 50 people, including 48 returnees from the Delhi Tablighi Jamaat meet today tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu, taking the total number of cases in the state to 621. This is the sixth …
  • Raped by 16, eight-year-old dies of prolonged illness 16 Feb 2020 02:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: An eight-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by 16 men, including her relatives, over a period of four years, died on Thursday. While the police is awaiting the postmortem report, the child’s parents said that she died …
  • Trade do not foresee upward jump in maize price in TN 13 Jan 2020 17:15 Trade sources do not foresee an upward revision in the price of maize during the current season as the market arrivals seem adequate. “Prevalence of favourable climatic conditions coupled with extended monsoon helped bring down the incidence of Fall Army …
  • CM inaugurates Kallakurichi district 26 Nov 2019 16:38 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today formally inaugurated Kallakurichi district, one of the five newly formed districts in the state. He did this days after he inaugurated Tenkasi district, which was carved out of Tirunelveli. He also …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Tamil Nadu: Vellore trifurcated, Ranipet and Tirupattur to be new districts 15 Aug 2019 08:23 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami. (File Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Thursday announced Vellore would be trifurcated to create two additional districts. In an event on Independence Day at Fort St George in Chennai …
  • 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 …
  • DMK-led Front announces constituencies for LS polls 15 Mar 2019 09:31 Chennai: The DMK will field candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in its traditional strongholds. The constituencies to be contested by it and its allies was announced here on Friday. The DMK, which will contesting 20 of the 39 seats, would field …
  • AIADMK MP dies in road mishap in Villupuram district 23 Feb 2019 20:52 Chennai: AIADMK MP , elected from Villupuram Lok Sabha constituency, died in a freak mishap when the car in which he was travelling hit the median on the road near Tindivanam in Villupuram district on Saturday, police said. Rajendran died of severe head …
  • 5 more arrested in Salem-Chennai train heist 31 Oct 2018 05:24 The CB-CID has arrested five more persons in connection with the robbery which took place on the moving Salem-Chennai Express two years ago. Reports said the men were produced before the Magistrate on Tuesday. A gang had robbed Rs 5.78 crores of soiled …
  • Salem-Chennai train robbery solved, 2 Madhya Pradesh persons arrested 15 Oct 2018 18:26 The CB-CID of the Tamil Nadu police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the sensational train heist case, in which robbers cut open the roof of a moving train — Salem-Chennai Express — and decamped with Rs 5.78 crore of soiled currencies on August 9, 2016. …
  • Will Veerappan aides' case impact Rajiv killers' freedom? 20 Sep 2018 08:14 'A precedent in the Rajv killers' plea for freedom may flow from slain brigand Veerappan’s 2000 demand for the release of 109 associates languishing in prisons in Karnataka for him to release abducted Kannada matinee icon, the late Rajkumar.' …
  • Gutkha scam: CBI raids houses of Minister Vijayabaskar, DGP Rajendran; shocking details revealed 07 Sep 2018 10:09 In a big twist to the multi-crore gutkha scam probe, the CBI on Wednesday conducted raids at the residences of Health Minister C Vijayabaskar, DGP T K Rajendran, former city Police Commissioner S George and others. The searches began around 7 am with a …
  • School of rock 06 Nov 2017 19:01 It’s Shawshank Redemption in real life. Or, if you prefer, Erin Brockovich. In the first, a banker (Tim Robbins) charged with murder is sent to a high-security prison where he uses his fine knowledge of rocks to dig a tunnel and escape. In the second, …
  • CM holds emergency meet as dengue, fever cases shoot up 03 Oct 2017 03:39 CHENNAI: An emergency meeting was called by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday as  Tamil Nadu has recorded as many as 10,000 cases of fever. Every Thursday will be observed as anti-dengue day from now, Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar announced …
  • Suresh Prabhu offers to quit, PM Modi says wait 23 Aug 2017 23:24 Rail Board chairman resigns; replaced by Air India chief, a railway service officer. New Delhi: Hours after the Kaifiyat Express collided with a dumper in Uttar Pradesh, injuring 74 people, Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu, “pained by the unfortunate …
  • Govt bus slips into pit dug up for Metro Rail work 08 Aug 2017 02:51 CHENNAI: Passengers on board a government bus had a fortunate escape, after the bus slipped into a pit on GST Road in Pallavaram on Monday. The State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) bus, plying between Tiruvannamalai and Chennai, fell four feet into …
  • Rushing to meet a deadline that never was 30 Mar 2017 22:29 A. Veerappan knows the math doesn’t add up. Yet, he tries: “I am here at least thrice each week. Each day I’m here, I lose ₹250.” He then connects his daily wage at the construction site to the wad of currency in his pocket: “How many weeks would I have …

  • Chennai braces for more rain this week 30 Nov 2020 01:45 The depression, which will come close to the TN coast on Wednesday, is expected to trigger heavy rain of more than 10cm in the southern suburbs of the city and also in the southern districts of the stateCHENNAI: After a lull, the southern suburbs should …
  • Low pressure area likely to intensify into a depression, bring heavy rain to southern districts 29 Nov 2020 20:54 Close on the heels of Cyclone Nivar, which brought heavy rain to northern Tamil Nadu, a depression over the Bay of Bengal is expected to bring very heavy rain to the southern districts of the State in the next few days. A well-marked low pressure area over …
  • Cyclone Nivar deals further blow to Irula tribals already struggling for basic needs 29 Nov 2020 09:41 The Irula community is a semi-nomadic tribe spread across three villages in the Cuddalore district of Tamil NaduWith their lives already in dire straits due to government neglect and lack of basic needs, sixty families of the Irula community, a semi- …
  • Over 60% new COVID-19 cases from just 7 districts in T.N. 29 Nov 2020 09:26 Tamil Nadu reports 1,430 fresh COVID-19 cases taking tally to 7,79,046; 1,453 persons discharged Tamil Nadu reported 1,430 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, taking its overall tally to 7,79,046. Seven districts, including Chennai, account for a little …
  • Mask compliance less than 30% in TN: Chief Secretary 28 Nov 2020 22:44 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Mask compliance in Tamil Nadu is less than 30 per cent and the district administrations must focus on increasing awareness among the public in this regard, said Chief Secretary K Shanmugam.  In a communication addressed to …
  • Tryst with floods: 5 years on, buffer zone along Adyar river still on paper 28 Nov 2020 00:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: The city’s frequent tryst with floods and cyclones has been throwing up novel ideas to minimise the damages. However, many of these plans continue to remain on paper as they are hit by development concerns. Among them is the …
  • Lakes brimming: Flood warning for 96 villages  28 Nov 2020 00:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Public Works Department has issued flood warnings to 96 villages in Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu and Tiruvannamalai districts. Several waterbodies have reached their full capacity owing to heavy rains in the past few days and …
  • Palaniswami announces Nivar relief fund 28 Nov 2020 00:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Stating that the State government has been engaged in repairing the damage caused by cyclone Nivar on a war footing, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced a solatium of Rs 10 lakh each to the families of …
  • Alarming journo-killing incidents rock Indian media 27 Nov 2020 13:03   by Nava Thakuria        27 November 2020 Guwahati: Largely smashed by the Covid-19 pandemic the mainstream Indian media has also witnessed an alarming number of incidents relating to journalists’ killings this year. As the year approaches the end, India …
  • Fact-check: No, video of flying billboard injuring bikers amid Cyclone Nivar is not from Chennai 27 Nov 2020 12:26 Cyclone Nivar to make landfall tomorrow; southern states gear up, Tamil Nadu releases helpline A video of a rather unusual road accident is doing rounds on the Internet in context with cyclone Nivar which battered Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday, …
  • Flood warning issued to 84 villages in Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu, Tiruvannamalai districts 27 Nov 2020 10:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Public Works Department has issued flood warnings to 84 villages in Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Tiruvannamalai districts as surplus water is being released from Thenneri lake in Walajabad taluk and Thandarai dam in …
  • Tamil Nadu’s daily Covid cases go below 1,500 27 Nov 2020 09:24 By Chennaivision in Chennai News November 27, 2020 Tamil Nadu reported 1,464 new cases, 1,797 discharges, and 14 deaths due to Covid-19 on Thursday taking the tally to 7,76,174. While the number of new cases in the State dipped below 1,500, Chennai …
  • 9k hectares of crops under water, Delta districts escape Nivar wrath 27 Nov 2020 00:21 Express News Service CHENNAI: The heavy rainfall triggered by Cyclone Nivar has submerged 9,468 hectares of paddy and other crops, says the preliminary estimates of the State Agriculture Department. The department officials swung into action swiftly after …
  • T.N. logs 1,464 new cases, 14 deaths 26 Nov 2020 21:07 The number of active COVID-19 cases in the State touched 11,173 on Thursday with 1,464 persons testing positive. The State’s tally touched 7,76,174. On Thursday, 1,797 patients were discharged from various healthcare facilities, taking the tally of treated …
  • Cyclone Nivar impact: Rivers, waterfalls in spate in Vellore region, flood warning issued 26 Nov 2020 17:54 Express News Service VELLORE/TIRUVANNAMALAI: Rivers and waterfalls have begun to swell with copious water flowing downstream owing to the heavy downpour triggered by Cyclone Nivar in the Vellore region and Tiruvannamalai. A flood alert has been issued …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,464 Covid-19 cases, 14 deaths 26 Nov 2020 17:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,464 Covid-19 cases and 14 deaths, on Thursday taking the tally to 7,76,174 and toll to 11,669. While the number of new cases in the State dipped below 1,500, Chennai reported less than 400 fresh cases. …
  • Soft, affordable and online: How Elampillai’s saris became a hit on social media 26 Nov 2020 17:20 The saris produced by this power loom weaving hub near Salem have found fans everywhere, thanks to social media Deep down the winding road that leads away from the Salem/Sankagiri highway, the scenery is breathtaking, with mountains and temples framing …
  • Should there be 500-metre buffer zone on banks of Chennai's Adyar river to prevent flooding? 26 Nov 2020 12:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Should there be a 500-metre buffer zone along the banks of the River Adyar to protect residential areas and developments from flooding? After the 2015 floods in the city, the Public Works Department (PWD) wanted to fix a …
  • Cyclone Nivar: How to prepare, survival kit items, things to remember 26 Nov 2020 05:51 Cyclone Nivar to make landfall tomorrow; southern states gear up, Tamil Nadu releases helpline Cyclone Nivar started making landfall on Wednesday night. The center of the cyclone will pass through the coast near Puducherry in the next three hours with a …
  • Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours 26 Nov 2020 04:19 Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Cyclone Nivar | T.N. CM makes impromptu trip to Chembarambakkam reservoir 26 Nov 2020 00:03 Shutters of reservoir opened after five years to release surplus water; over 1 lakh people moved to 1,000 relief camps Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Wednesday made an impromptu visit to the Chembarambakkam reservoir, whose shutters …
  • Cyclon Nivar spares Chennai, to drench rest of North Tamil Nadu and parts of Andhra Pradesh 25 Nov 2020 20:18 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chennai seems to be off the hook, as far as serious damage from Cyclone Nivar goes. The very severe cyclonic storm, which kept everyone waiting with bated breath, began making landfall at around 10.30pm on Wednesday night. …
  • Severe cyclonic storm Nivar 310 km away from Puducherry; Tamil Nadu CM declares one more day holiday 25 Nov 2020 13:37 CHENNAI: Severe cyclone 'Nivar' would intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm and it is likely to cross the coast between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry before dawn on Thursday, the India Meteorological Department said. Chief Minister K Palaniswami, …
  • Cyclone Nivar is likely to cross between Mamallapuram and Karaikkal after midnight: IMD 25 Nov 2020 13:36 CHENNAI: Severe cyclone 'Nivar' would intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm and it is likely to cross the coast between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry before dawn on Thursday, the India Meteorological Department said.Chief Minister K Palaniswami, …
  • TN CM inspects Chembarambakkam lake, declares public holiday in 16 districts on November 26 25 Nov 2020 12:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Amidst intense rains, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday inspected Chembarambakkam lake where surplus water is being released after five years and declared a public holiday on Thursday (November 26) in 16 …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Auto plants in Chennai shut as govt declares holiday 25 Nov 2020 12:20 Mumbai | Chennai: Cyclone Nivar is forcing automakers to shut their manufacturing plants in and around the Chennai automotive belt at a time when they were busy to meet spillover demand from the festive period. The plants of Royal Enfield, Yamaha, Renault- …
  • Cyclone Nivar expected to cross T.N. coast by Wednesday midnight or early on Thursday 25 Nov 2020 12:09 Incessant heavy rainfall lashed several areas in and around Chennai as the severe cyclonic storm Nivar approached closer to the coast on Wednesday. Click here for live updates on Cyclone Nivar Places in and around Chennai received heavy to very heavy rain …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Tamil Nadu CM announces public holiday in 13 districts tomorrow 25 Nov 2020 12:09 People living in low-lying areas have been asked to go to relief camps set up by the State government In view of Cyclone Nivar, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Wednesday announced a public holiday on November 26 for 13 districts, which …
  • Storage almost full, authorities start water release from key Chennai reservoir 25 Nov 2020 10:16 CHENNAI: As the storage level touched 3,000 million cubic feet in the Chembarambakkam reservoir as against it full capacity of 3,645 Mcft, authorities on Wednesday began releasing about 1,000 cusecs into the Adyar river as a precautionary measure. As the …
  • Cyclone Nivar Live News: Puducherry port hoists cyclone warning 10 25 Nov 2020 07:12 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates - Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, DG, IMD Cyclone Warning for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts The public works department on Wednesday noon started to release water from the Chembarambakkam reservoir at the rate of 1, …
  • Cyclone Nivar is still far away but many parts of Chennai already inundated 25 Nov 2020 03:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Several areas in Chennai witnessed water logging for hours while suburbs faced inundation on Tuesday with non-stop rains, as Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify over the next several hours. Motorists and pedestrians at …
  • Cyclones moving west-northwestwards yield good rain 24 Nov 2020 23:18 As Tamil Nadu braces for Nivar that is expected to cross its coast as a very severe cyclonic storm, records over the past two decades show that many of the storms that moved west-northwestwards had yielded a good amount of rain at the time of their …
  • Coastal Tamil Nadu braces for very severe cyclone Nivar 24 Nov 2020 23:18 Heavy rainfall, squally winds likely; A.P., Telangana, Karnataka on high alert; CM declares public holiday on November 25; 22 NDRF teams on standby. Cyclone Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved westwards and lay about 380 km east-southeast of …
  • Thousands of police personnel deployed in coastal areas 24 Nov 2020 22:38 Thousands of policemen, including commandos trained in disaster operations, have been deployed along the coastal areas as heavy rain lashed Chennai, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, Tiruvallur and Cuddalore districts since Tuesday afternoon. With meteorological …
  • Nivar turning into monster cyclone, landfall near Puducherry  24 Nov 2020 15:49 Express News Service CHENNAI: The slow moving cyclonic storm Nivar over the warm waters of the Bay of Bengal is turning into a monster. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday announced that Nivar will intensify into a very severe cyclonic …
  • Nivar to cross T.N. coast as severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday evening 24 Nov 2020 13:58   Cyclone Nivar remained practically stationary on Tuesday morning over southwest Bay of Bengal and is about 410 km east-southeast of Puducherry and 450 km southeast of Chennai. It is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 24 …
  • Cyclone Nivar: CA exams postponed in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, fresh dates announced 24 Nov 2020 13:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has rescheduled its intermediate and IPC examinations in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry due to Cyclone Nivar. The exams that were slotted on Tuesday and Wednesday will be …
  • Tamil Nadu: Cyclone Nivar turns severe, state govt announces public holiday tomorrow 24 Nov 2020 12:50 According to the India Meteorogical Department, rainfall is very likely at most places in Tamil Nadu, Puduchery and Karaikal with heavy to very heavy showers at a few places and extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places on Wednesday. (Express photo: …
  • ICAI reschedules CA exams in Nivar cyclone-affected areas 24 Nov 2020 08:25 A total of 4,71,619 students are appearing for the CA exams which started from November 21 (Express Photo/ Representational)The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has rescheduled the CA November exams for the students hailing from …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Tamil Nadu districts announce helpline numbers for emergency use 24 Nov 2020 06:19 By Express News Service It's official. The deep depression has intensified into a cyclonic storm - Nivar - over southwest Bay of Bengal. The Tamil Nadu government has rolled out many precautionary measures which included suspension of bus services in 7 …
  • Cyclone Nivar live: Landfall on Nov 25 evening 24 Nov 2020 05:50 Tamil Nadu: Nine IPS officers have been designated to monitor and supervise rescue and relief The officers have been appointed in Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, Tiruvallur, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Trichy, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Pudukottai, Thanjavur …
  • Cyclone Nivar generating speeds upto 120 kmph may hit Delta districts hard 24 Nov 2020 00:48 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Cyclone Nivar is likely to bring extreme rainfall and high-speed winds exceeding 120kmph, the Met department has said. The cyclone, which is brewing in the Bay of Bengal, is most likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic …
  • Nivar likely to become severe cyclonic storm, Met office issues orange alert in Chennai 23 Nov 2020 12:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The cyclonic storm Nivar brewing in the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify further with a wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph, announced the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) here on Monday. The weather …
  • Locals demand removal of incinerator near Chitlapakkam lake 23 Nov 2020 04:00 Express News Service CHENNAI: While the Chitlapakkam lake is being restored at a cost of Rs 25 crore, residents of the area demand for removal of ‘hazardous’ and illegal’ waste incinerator set up near the lakebed by the Town Panchayat a month ago. It was …
  • Outpatient services resume at govt hospitals 21 Nov 2020 02:09 Express News Service CHENNAI: After Covid-19 hit us in the beginning of the year, patient care in hospitals was affected, but it cannot simply come to a halt and slowly things are getting back to normalcy. The non-Covid care at government hospitals in …
  • Active cases in Tamilnadu fall below 14,000 in TN 20 Nov 2020 09:27 The number of active cases in the state has fallen below 14,000 as the State reported 1,707 COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths on Thursday. The total tally at present is 7,64,989 and toll is 11,550 on Thursday. As many as 2,251 people were discharged following …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,707 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths 19 Nov 2020 17:44 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,707 COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths, taking the tally to 7,64,989 and toll to 11,550 on Thursday. The number of active cases in the state has fallen below 14,000. After 2,251 people were discharged …
  • 1,714 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in State 19 Nov 2020 02:27 As many as 1,714 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the State on Wednesday, taking the tally of active cases, including those under isolation, to 14,470. Among those who tested positive were three passengers who had arrived by flight from West Bengal …
  • Chennai’s Covid testing rate plunges after Deepavali, experts concerned 18 Nov 2020 23:28 Express News Service CHENNAI: The number of Covid-19 tests done every day in Chennai has decreased by an average of 3,000,   after November 14. From an average of around 10,000 to 11,000 tests done every day since August, the number dropped to around 7,500 …
  • Stocks in the news: Lakshmi Vilas Bank, ONGC, DLF, RIL and Mahindra Logistics 18 Nov 2020 03:29 Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded flat at 12,897.50, in signs that Dalal Street was headed for a muted start on Wednesday. Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in today's trade: Lakshmi Vilas Bank: Singapore's DBS will infuse …
  • Storage levels at dams, lakes being monitored: RB Udhayakumar 18 Nov 2020 01:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Revenue Minister RB Udhayakumar on Tuesday said the government has been constantly monitoring storage levels in all lakes and dams across the State. Once they reach the maximum level, water would be released at an …
  • No plan to open Chembarambakkam reservoir floodgates, says WRD 17 Nov 2020 23:29 There are no plans to open floodgates of Chembarambakkam reservoir as of now as the inflow into the waterbody dropped on Tuesday morning. It may take another spell of rain for the waterbody to touch its capacity, according to the Water Resources Department …
  • Covid-19: Tamil Nadu reports 1,652 cases, 18 deaths; 2 patients discharged after long hospitalisation 17 Nov 2020 18:12 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Tuesday reported 1,652 Covid-19 cases and 18 deaths, taking the tally to 7,61,568 and the toll to 11,513.  With 2,314 more people being discharged after treatment, the state has now 15,085 active cases. Only …
  • Mahindra Logistics sets up its largest warehouse in Tamil Nadu 17 Nov 2020 15:05 Mahindra Logistics Ltd, a service provider in supply chain management, has set up a 'Built-to Suit' warehousing capacity in neighbouring Kancheepuram district, the company said on Tuesday. The 3.50 lakh square foot warehousing capacity would allow …
  • Infections dip marginally; 1,725 fresh cases, 17 deaths reported 17 Nov 2020 02:49 The daily count of COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu stayed below the 2,000-mark for the fourth consecutive day on Monday, dipping further to 1,725. The total number of cases reported so far stood at 7,59,916. As many as 2,384 persons were discharged and 17 …
  • Merit list for government school students brings cheer among candidates 17 Nov 2020 02:49 With the State government releasing the merit list and kick-starting the process of counselling for admission to medical and dental colleges, a special merit list was also released this year, for students of government schools who qualified in NEET and …
  • Chennai gets a haunting reminder of 2015 deluge 17 Nov 2020 00:31 Express News Service CHENNAI: For the first time since 2015, the Chembarambakkam lake has touched a storage level of 2,781 mcft — 76 per cent of its total capacity — bringing back dark memories of flooding and inundation. However, officials said there is …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu reports 1,725 new cases, 17 deaths  16 Nov 2020 19:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,725 COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths on Monday taking the tally to 7,59,916 and toll to 11,495. With 2,384 people being discharged, the number of active cases in the State is now 15,765. After months, …
  • Water levels in reservoirs supplying water to Chennai rise 16 Nov 2020 08:19 Chennai: Water levels in various reservoirs catering to Chennai's needs are rising owing to regular rains in the catchment areas. The weather department has predicted heavy rain to occur at isolated places over Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, …
  • Daily COVID-19 count stays under 2,000 in Tamil Nadu 16 Nov 2020 01:32 The number of persons testing positive for COVID-19 in the State remained below 2,000, with 1,819 fresh cases being reported on Sunday. The number of active cases stood at 16,441. As on date, 7,58,191 persons have tested positive for the infection. As many …

  • Mask compliance less than 30% in TN: Chief Secretary 28 Nov 2020 22:44 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Mask compliance in Tamil Nadu is less than 30 per cent and the district administrations must focus on increasing awareness among the public in this regard, said Chief Secretary K Shanmugam.  In a communication addressed to …
  • Fact-check: No, video of flying billboard injuring bikers amid Cyclone Nivar is not from Chennai 27 Nov 2020 12:26 Cyclone Nivar to make landfall tomorrow; southern states gear up, Tamil Nadu releases helpline A video of a rather unusual road accident is doing rounds on the Internet in context with cyclone Nivar which battered Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday, …
  • Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours 26 Nov 2020 04:19 Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Cyclone Nivar brings heavy rainfall to Chennai; Modi dials TN, Puducherry CMs, assures full support 24 Nov 2020 16:07 Image Source : FILE Cyclone Nivar brings heavy rainfall to Chennai; PM Modi dials TN, Puducherry CMs, assures full support Amid the Cyclone Nivar warning, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in four …
  • Tamil Nadu Cricket Association leagues to resume next month 18 Nov 2020 03:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has decided to resume first division league matches from December 10 and games in other division from the third week of December. Confirmation of dates is expected next week after …
  • Tamil Nadu braces to take hostile rain bands on its chin 15 Nov 2020 06:57 Intense convective clouds are hovering over Chennai, Thiruvallur, Ranipet, Kanchipuram, Chengelpattu, Villupuram, Tiruvannamalai, Kallakuruchi, Cuddalore and Ramanathapuram districts, the Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, said this (Sunday) morning. …
  • Citroen CC21 Small UV Testing In Bangalore Traffic – Touchscreen Spied 15 Nov 2020 04:21 Citroen CC21 French automotive company Groupe PSA has been trying over the years to make its entry into the Indian market. It was all set to make its debut this year through its brand Citroen, however, all plans went haywire thanks to the outbreak of novel …
  • Weather: Heavy rains over South could last until November 20 13 Nov 2020 06:50 The scattered to fairly widespread rainfall activity over the South Peninsula may last for the longer haul, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) extending a related outlook for Tamil Nadu, adjoining parts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Kerala to …
  • Weather: Thunderstorms, rain forecast for TN delta districts 12 Nov 2020 06:20 The Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, has said that thunderstorms packing heavy rain would raid Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam districts till tomorrow (Friday …
  • The reign of adhirasam 11 Nov 2020 08:58 As families reunite in small villages as a result of the pandemic, lockdowns and 2020’s Work From Home culture, the focus shifts from the city to a quiet, rural Deepavali “I find that Deepavali in a village is rather simple and charming. We moved to the …
  • Fresh cases dip in TN, number of containment zones comes down 10 Nov 2020 11:38 Tamil Nadu on Monday reported 2,257 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 7,46,079, while the toll stood at 11,362 with 18 more fatalities, the lowest witnessed in nearly five months. Chennai added 585 infections; 589 patients were discharged and 10 …
  • After change in alignment, work on 133 km Chennai Peripheral Road to start next year 09 Nov 2020 13:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Work on the first phase of the Chennai Peripheral Road (CPR) for which a loan agreement worth Rs 2,470 crore was signed between India and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to help improve connectivity of …
  • TN reports 20 Covid deaths, lowest in 4 months 09 Nov 2020 07:35 Continuing its spirited fight against Covid-19, Tamil Nadu reported 20 Covid-19 deaths on Sunday, lowest single-day toll since June 11. So far, 11,344 people in Tamil Nadu have succumbed to the disease, third highest in the country next to Maharashtra and …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 09-11-2020 09 Nov 2020 07:34 By Chennaivision in Chennai Power Shutdown November 9, 2020 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 09.11.2020 from 09.00 am to 02.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 02.00 P.M if the works are completed. PATTABIRAM …
  • Controlling COVID amid festive season will be challenging: Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary 08 Nov 2020 15:27 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Sunday reported 2,334 new COVID-19 infections pushing the overall tally to 7.43 lakh while the state government cautioned that in view of festive season coming days would be 'challenging' in controlling the spread of …
  • BJP leaders defy ban to attempt yatra in Tamil Nadu, held 06 Nov 2020 22:10 Tamil Nadu BJP President L Murugan along with party workers takes part in the party's 'Vetrivel Yatra, which began as per its schedule from the Thiruttani Murugan temple, in Thiruvallur district, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. The State government had not …
  • BJP defies AIADMK to launch Vetri Vel Yatra; raises questions about the alliance 06 Nov 2020 14:43 Chennai: The BJP went ahead and defied the ruling AIADMK and launched its "Vetri Vel Yatra" on Friday which led to police detaining the state BJP President L Murugan along with around 100 party workers for carrying out the event without police …
  • In Tamil Nadu’s districts, mini schools show the way forward 05 Nov 2020 13:11 Micro-classrooms and mini-schools have begun as pilot projects by an NGO in several districts, where 20-odd children study with a teacher on terraces, verandahs and other open spaces in villages For nearly five months now, school teacher B. Nadhiya’s …
  • Vedaranyam fishers tell counterparts to stay off Kodiyakarai 29 Oct 2020 08:45 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Fishers in Vedaranyam oppose their colleagues from other parts of the State to stay off Kodiyakarai saying it was affecting their livelihood.  “We are unable to fish in the Palk Strait without bumping into each other due …
  • WATCH | Record rains lash Chennai, several areas waterlogged  29 Oct 2020 06:48 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a dream start, Chennai and its suburbs were pounded by heavy rainfall on wee hours of Thursday. A whopping 18 cm of rainfall was recorded by a weather station in Mylapore.  As per the official data released by the …
  • COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan stresses need for staying vigilant as festive season poses 'significant risk' 28 Oct 2020 17:45 By PTI NEW DELHI: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday reviewed the pandemic situation and preventive measures being adopted in Tamil Nadu and stressed the need for staying vigilant for the next three months as the long festive season poses …
  • Madras Super Store finds new home in Villivakkam, Red Hills 27 Oct 2020 01:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: “Pandemic or not, people will always be open to shopping. Having said that, the past few months have definitely changed people’s priority in terms of spending patterns. That’s where we step in as a multibrand store — with …
  • TN shows steady declining trend in Covid-19 cases 26 Oct 2020 05:53 Tamil Nadu continued to witness a declining trend in the number of daily coronavirus infections, reporting 2,869 fresh cases and 31 fatalities on Sunday and thereby pushing the tally to 7.09 lakh and death toll to 10,924. Covid-19 cases have been on a …
  • How a garbage storeroom morphed into an eatery 24 Oct 2020 08:20 If you are on Chennai-Thiruvallur High Road, look out for Srivari Café outside Kochar Panchsheel Apartment in Ambattur Industrial Estate. Nothing fanciful about this café, but S. Saravanan promises to delight you with freshly-brewed coffee and his story of …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami lays foundation for nine industrial projects worth Rs 10,000 cr 23 Oct 2020 07:38 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today laid the foundation for nine new industrial projects with an investment of Rs 10,062 crore and to provide employment opportunities for around 8,666 people. He also …
  • 26 industrial projects in Tamil Nadu worth Rs 25,213 crore approved 21 Oct 2020 18:39 Chennai: Twenty six industrial projects worth Rs 25,213 crore, assuring creation of just over 49,000 jobs, were on Wednesday accorded approval by a high power committee headed by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami. The companies which committed the …
  • After 99 days, Tamil Nadu’s daily Covid-19 count dips below 4,000 19 Oct 2020 18:58 Tamil Nadu reported 3,914 new COVID-19 cases, 4,929 recovered cases and 56 deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 6,87,400 till date, including 6,37,637 recoveries, 39,121 active cases and 10,642 deaths. The number of …
  • An IPL blockbuster Starring: T Natarajan 17 Oct 2020 23:53 Written by Sandip G | October 18, 2020 4:30:42 am Natarajan has delivered 27 yorkers since the beginning of this IPL seasonJust when the stifling April heat slows down life in Chinnappampatti, a village 36 km west of Salem in Tamil Nadu, the lives of two …
  • Citroen Plans Rs 8 L Electric Car For India – Tata HBX, WagonR EV Rival 13 Oct 2020 06:49 Citroen eCC21 Spied in India French automaker Groupe PSA is all set to enter into the Indian market through its brand Citroen. The company has already started testing its first product in India- the premium mid-size SUV C5 Aircross. The flagship product of …
  • TN: Dalit chief made to sit on floor at meeting 11 Oct 2020 03:26 Rajeshwari Saravanakumar, 37, sitting on the floor during a panchayat meeting on July 17CUDDALORE: A dalit woman president of a village panchayat in Cuddalore district has been forced by the vice-president, who is from the locally-dominant vanniyar caste, …
  • Dalit Woman President Made To Sit On Floor During Official Meetings 11 Oct 2020 00:01 A Dalit woman panchayat president, who was made to sit on the floor, while other panchayat members sat on chairs, has filed a police complaint against the ill treatment meted out to her due to her caste. The incident happened during a panchayat meeting in …
  • Citroen Mini UV Spied Again In India – Maruti Brezza Rival Launch 2021 10 Oct 2020 09:37 We came across the first example of these prototypes testing on a public a few months ago and we mistakenly identified it as the Nissan Magnite. Interestingly, the Citroen prototypes sport an identical camouflage design compared to its Nissan rival and …
  • Special suburban trains for essential services staff in Chennai from October 5 02 Oct 2020 21:10 Southern Railway will operate workmen special suburban trains from October 5, following the State government’s requests. A limited number of trains will be operated by the Chennai division on all routes, including Chennai Central-Avadi/Thiruvallur/ …
  • TN records 5546 new COVID-19 cases, Chennai crosses 1000-mark for sixth day in a row 29 Sep 2020 15:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu recorded 5,546 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the total number of people to have been affected to 5,91,943, according to the state bulletin. However, 5,08,210 people have been discharged until now, …
  • SP Charan reacts to controversy over Ajith’s absence at SPB’s funeral 29 Sep 2020 09:33 SP Charan slams those criticizing Ajith for not attending SPB's funeral.Filmmaker SP Charan has taken exception to the controversy over Ajith not paying his respects to singer-actor SP Balasubrahmanyam, who passed away last week due to COVID-19 related …
  • Covid-19 cases in Chennai continues to be on rising trend, tally nearing 6 lakh-mark 28 Sep 2020 16:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Monday recorded 5,589 fresh Covid-19 cases and 70 deaths, taking the positive case tally to 5,86,397 with 9,383 mortalities. The number of cases of Covid-19 in Chennai continues to be on an increasing trend …
  • People pay tributes at SPB memorial, celebrities demand Bharat Ratna 28 Sep 2020 10:51 The demand to confer Bharat Ratna on S P Balasubrahmanyam has grown louder among celebrities from various fields, even as people from different walks of life throng the legendary singer’s memorial. On Sunday and today, people in large numbers paid tributes …
  • SPB’s last rites with full police honours, thousands pay tribute at farmhouse 26 Sep 2020 13:06 From this morning, there was a steady stream of people from various walks of life who visited the farmhouse of veteran singer S P Balasubrahmanyam at his farm house in Thamaripakkam in Thiruvallur district to pay their last tributes to the legend before …
  • TN crosses 9,000 Covid toll mark, reports 5,235 fresh cases 24 Sep 2020 07:29 Tamil Nadu added 5,325 new Covid-19 cases and 63 deaths on Wednesday. With this, the State’s tally has reached 5,57,999 and toll increased to 9,010. The State breached yet another grim milestone vis-a-vis Covid-19 on Wednesday with the number of deaths …
  • Fish landing centre opens in Ramnad 20 Sep 2020 22:09 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday inaugurated a fish landing centre in Ramanathapuram district and various buildings across the State through video- conference facility, from the secretariat. On behalf of …
  • Chennai airport withdraws e-pass facility 19 Sep 2020 07:39 Officials at the Chennai International Airport have announced that the e-pass system, which was available at the airport for passengers, has been withdrawn. Earlier, passengers travelling to Chennai could either obtain an e-pass on the Tamil Nadu E-pass …
  • Tamil Nadu to get one more govt varsity: CM Palaniswami 16 Sep 2020 11:58 CHENNAI: A new university will be set at Villupuram by bifurcating the state-run Vellore based Thiruvalluvar varsity, Chief Minister K Palaniswami announced in the Assembly on Wednesday. The new university would start functioning from the current academic …
  • Active cases in TN the lowest among high prevalence States 15 Sep 2020 07:00 There seems to be some good news on Covid-19 front in Tamil Nadu. For, officials said active cases in Tamil Nadu was the lowest at 9.4% among high prevalence states. Statistics show that the active cases rate was the least after Bihar (9.2%) and A&N …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Covid count crosses 5 lakh, death toll reaches 8,381 14 Sep 2020 19:39 Tamil Nadu’s overall Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed the unenviable milestone of 5 lakh cases. With 5,693 new cases getting detected in the last 24 hours the state’s Covid-19 tally stands at 5,02,759. The State recorded the first case on March 7, but …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State 10 Sep 2020 15:44 The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • Three months on, over 13 lakh differently-abled yet to get financial assistance in TN 10 Sep 2020 07:15 CHENNAI: While the spread of COVID-19 continues to make life miserable, the 133 crore relief fund announced by the state government for the 13.35 lakh certified differently-abled people remains undistributed despite three months. It was on June 16 Chief …
  • Single window clearance for industrial projects: Palaniswami 08 Sep 2020 01:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Clearances for industrial projects have been given through single window clearance, said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday. He also said Corona infection had been under control in Thiruvallur district due to …
  • Coimbatore reports 593 cases, three deaths 03 Sep 2020 16:35 COIMBATORE Bureau Coimbatore district on Thursday reported 593 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single day spike reported so far. Sources with the Health Department said the district was witnessing a positivity rate between 10-11 % in the last two-three …
  • MTC buses to be operated only within Chennai police limits in bid to prevent congestion 31 Aug 2020 14:43 Express News Service CHENNAI: Thousands of daily wage workers who lost their livelihoods during the COVID-19 lockdown can heave a sigh of relief as public transportation is set to resume in Chennai. After the state government relaxed the lockdown curbs, …
  • Coronavirus tally: Tamil Nadu inches towards 6,000 mark again; deaths cross 7000 28 Aug 2020 16:52 Chennai: The number of Covid-19 positive cases inched closer to the 6,000 mark yet again on Friday with 5996 people testing positive for the infection. This comes as the State crossed the 400,000-mark in Covid-19 positive cases on Thursday. The total …
  • Will TN cancel Class 10 exams for private candidates? 28 Aug 2020 02:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Private candidates are eagerly awaiting what the government would decide with regard to their Class 10 exams. The government had cancelled class 10 State Board exam in June and said it would later issue separate …
  • TN’s Covid count nears 4 lakh 27 Aug 2020 20:15 The cumulative case tally in Tamil Nadu is nearring four lakh with 5,958 new cases on Wednesday. The state reported 118 deaths, pushing the cumulative toll to 6,839. After the state discharged 5,606 patients on Wednesday, the recovery rate stood at 82%. At …
  • Tamil Nadu crosses 4 lakh Covid-19 cases as 5981 more people tested positive 27 Aug 2020 17:16 Chennai: Tamil Nadu crossed the 4 lakh number in Covid-19 cases on Thursday as 5981 more people tested positive for the infection. This comes as the State recorded another record high in testing as 74388 people were tested on Thursday. Earlier, it had …
  • Tamil Nadu records another high in testing with 73,631 people tested today 26 Aug 2020 17:20 Chennai: Tamil Nadu tested 73631 people on Wednesday, the highest so far. Earlier, it had conducted a record 73,162 Covid-19 tests last Thursday. The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Tamil Nadu remained relatively steady on Wednesday with 5,958 people …
  • Kozhikode sees 215 new COVID-19 cases 26 Aug 2020 15:17 As many as 215 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Kozhikode on Wednesday. Of them, 192 were local transmission cases. The district also recorded 150 recoveries. Thamarasseri has been newly included in the list of COVID clusters in the district. So far, 55 …
  • TN posts 5,967 Covid cases, 1,278 new infections in Chennai 24 Aug 2020 18:56 By Chennaivision in Chennai News August 24, 2020 As many as 5,967 new Covid-1 9 cases were reported in Tamil Nadu today. With this, the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in the State so far has reached 3,85,352. The daily …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu inches towards 6,000 mark again 21 Aug 2020 17:25 Chennai: The number of Covid-19 positive cases inched closer to the 6,000 mark yet again on Friday with 5995 people testing positive for the infection. This takes the total tally of cases to 367,430. Then number of deaths, however, went down from 116 on …
  • MTC charting out plan for improving bus services in Chennai 20 Aug 2020 09:30 The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (Chennai) Ltd (MTC), the State Transport Undertaking providing city bus services in Chennai, is planning to formulate a business plan to transform its operations including improving the quality of its service and …
  • Coronavirus infections cross 3.5 lakh-mark in Tamil Nadu, deaths at 6,123 19 Aug 2020 18:13 Chennai: Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 tally rose to 355,449 cases on Wednesday as 5795 people tested positive for the infection. The death toll went down marginally with 116 people succumbing to Covid-19 as opposed to 121 people on Tuesday. The State has …
  • Chennai tipplers show little enthusiasm as Tasmac outlets reopen 18 Aug 2020 20:03 Chennai: Tasmac liquor vends opened in Chennai after almost five months but received a cold response from people who consume alcholic drink. No less than 640 outlets run by the Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (Tasmac) opened for business on Tuesday …
  • Covid-19 death toll in Tamil Nadu crosses 6,000 mark 18 Aug 2020 16:41 Chennai: The death toll due to Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu crossed the 6000 mark on Tuesday, the state bulletin confirmed. With 121 deaths on Tuesday, the State has reported 6007 deaths due to the infection so far. This comes as the State reported 5709 people …
  • Chennai reports over 1000 cases for the fourth day in a row 17 Aug 2020 16:18 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu state capital Chennai reported over 1000 cases for the fourth day in a row. The city is the worst affected district in the State with 1186 people testing positive on Monday. This is marginally lower than the count on Sunday which stood …
  • CM throws open marriage, dining halls in temples across Tamil Nadu 17 Aug 2020 00:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday inaugurated via video conference a marriage hall and three dining halls constructed at a cost of Rs 21.63 crore at various temples in the state.   The marriage hall with an …
  • 125 more die as COVID-19 fatalities continue to rise in Tamil Nadu 16 Aug 2020 17:55 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Sunday posted 5,950 fresh COVID-19 cases and 125 deaths, taking the total infection count in the state to 3.38 lakh, the health department said. With 125 deaths, the toll in the state rose to 5,766.Recoveries outnumbered the …
  • Over 80 % of patients recover from COVID-19 in 13 districts of Tamil Nadu 16 Aug 2020 14:32 Express News Service CHENNAI: Despite the steady rise of COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu, over 80 per cent people in 13 districts of the state, who were infected by the virus, have recovered. Among the districts with high recovery, 89.3 per cent have …
  • Chennai reports over 1000 cases again, ending six day streak; TN Governor tests negative 14 Aug 2020 16:29 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu's state capital, Chennai registered over 1,000 cases for the first time since August 8. This came just as the TN Governor tested negative, hospital authorities confirmed on Friday evening. The city which has been the worst affected …
  • Tamil Nadu remains steady under 6,000 mark for Covid-19 cases with 5871 reported cases 12 Aug 2020 17:19 Chennai: Tamil Nadu managed to keep up its streak of under 6000 cases with the State reporting 5871 Covid-19 positive cases on Wednesday. This takes the total tally to 314520 in the State, the government media bulletin confirmed. The death toll, however, …
  • Chennai: 2 held for snatching money from 50-yr-old 10 Aug 2020 02:59 Representative imageCHENNAI: Police on Saturday arrested two of the three men accused of robbing Rs 20,000 from a man near Padi a week ago. The hunt is on for the third member. Police said that the three of them attacked a 50-year-old man named …
  • Districts log more Covid-19 deaths than Chennai 10 Aug 2020 01:08 The state recorded 5,994 new cases on SundayCHENNAI: Fresh Covid-19 cases remained below 1,000 for the third day in Chennai and the city’s daily death toll dropped to 12 on Sunday, one less than in Coimbatore and Virudhunagar. This is the first time other …
  • Hyderabad, here's how Chennai is winning against the virus 09 Aug 2020 08:28 Chennai: On Saturday, the corona figures for Tamil Nadu were grim as usual. There were 118 deaths due to COVID-19, taking the total number of fatalities to 4808. New infections stood at 5883. But the figures hide the quiet progress made in Tamil Nadu in …
  • COVID-19 deaths: Hyderabad, Medchal in 16 worst-hit district list 09 Aug 2020 05:37 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Though Telangana claims to have one of the lowest Covid-19 mortality rates in the country, two districts of Telangana — Hyderabad and Medchal Malakajgiri are among the league of 16 other districts contributing the most to …
  • States asked to focus on reducing Covid mortality: Health Ministry 08 Aug 2020 19:28 New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) All states and Union Territories (UTs) have been asked to focus on reducing the Covid-19 mortality rate, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said on Saturday. Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan gave the direction during the …
  • Chennai reports under 1000 coronavirus cases for the first time in weeks 07 Aug 2020 21:40 CHENNAI: The number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in Chennai was below 1000 for the first time in weeks providing some relief to the district which has been the worst affected by the pandemic. However, the rise in deaths in the State continued …
  • COVID-19: 16 districts asked to raise tests per million population, ensure ambulance availability 07 Aug 2020 20:55 By PTI NEW DELHI: With 16 districts in four states reporting COVID-19 mortality higher than the national and their respective state' average, the Centre on Friday advised them to increase tests per million population and reduce case confirmation …
  • Covid-19 deaths in Tamil Nadu cross 4,500-mark, new infections at 5,684 06 Aug 2020 19:52 CHENNAI: The death toll in Tamil Nadu crossed the 4500 mark on Thursday as 110 more people succumbed to the infection. The highest ever number of deaths were reported on Wednesday with 112 people succumbing to Covid-19 in the State. The total number of …
  • Tamil Nadu government allows standalone gyms to function from August 10 05 Aug 2020 18:12 CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced that gyms can function from August 10 onwards and that a separate SOP would be shared on the same soon. However, the government explicitly stated that only stand-alone gyms are allowed to function …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu reports over 100 deaths for the second day in a row 04 Aug 2020 18:44 Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported another day of over 100 deaths with 108 people succumbing to the infection on Tuesday. The total number of Covid related fatalities in the state increased to 4349, according to the state media bulletin. On Monday, 109 people …
  • Tamil Nadu sees highest single-day spike in Covid-19 deaths 04 Aug 2020 18:01 While maintaining its robust recovery of COVID-19 patients, Tamil Nadu on Monday saw the cumulative discharges crossing the two lakh milestone while the recovery rate stood at a healthy 76 per cent since the first case was reported in March. The daily …
  • COVID-19 test positivity rate falls in Chennai but remains higher in adjacent districts 04 Aug 2020 15:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: While the COVID-19 test positivity rate in the city has fallen below 10% according to the Chennai Corporation, it remains higher in neighbouring districts. The test positivity rate in Chengalpattu is around 16%, said health …
  • Tamil Nadu reports highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to Covid-19 03 Aug 2020 17:36 Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported the highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to the infection on Monday. This takes the total tally of deaths in the State to 4,241, the state media bulletin confirmed. The number of positive cases, however, …
  • 98 more deaths take Covid toll in TN to 4,132 03 Aug 2020 08:10 Health officials draw a sample for Covid-19 in Chennai CHENNAI: For the fourth day in a row, Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 death toll hovered around the 100-mark. The 98 deaths on Sunday took the cumulative toll to 4,132. The state also had 5,875 fresh cases, …
  • Lockdown in Chennai: Latest updates 03 Aug 2020 05:51 Samples been collected from the shopkeepers in Chennai The Tamil Nadu government has extended general lockdown till August 31, with total lockdown on Sundays. Stay with us for all the latest updates. *Researchers from Anna University have developed a Covid …
  • Tamil Nadu COVID fatalities cross 4000 02 Aug 2020 14:45 Total Fatalities due to Coronavirus in the State touched 4,034 on Saturday with 99 persons succumbing to the disease across the various districts even though the death figure in Chennai was relatively low at 27. Fresh infections in the State was 5879 with …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases, 99 deaths 02 Aug 2020 09:03 Image Source : FILE Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases Tamil Nadu continued to record a slight dip in number of fresh COVID-19 cases with 5,879 patients contracting the infection on Saturday, taking the tally to 2,51,738, the health department …
  • Daily fatality rate increases in Tamil Nadu 01 Aug 2020 15:00 Tamil Nadu recorded 5,881 fresh COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking the overall tally to 2,45,859, of which 57,968 were active cases. It also reported the death of 97 patients, including three in their 20s, taking the toll to 3,935. For the past couple of …
  • Citroen C5 Aircross SUV trial production starts in India: Launch details, specs of Skoda Karoq rival 31 Jul 2020 11:10 Groupe PSA has started its Indian operations amid the pandemic. The brand which has been studying the market in a structured fashion has finally started production from its Thiruvallur plant. This plant was earlier owned by Hindustan Motors and was sold to …
  • TN Governor asked to self-isolate for 7 days as three more test positive in Raj Bhavan 29 Jul 2020 16:29 Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has been kept under seven-day self-isolation as a precautionary measure after three more people at the Raj Bhavan tested positive for Coronavirus. A statement from the Raj Bhavan said that on Tuesday the …
  • Rising cases in hinterlands a worry for health administrators in South India 29 Jul 2020 06:56 Bengaluru: While a lot of attention has been on Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad for a surge in Covid-19 cases, many districts are also reporting a steep rise in daily case counts in the past few days, worrying health administrators. The districts sharing …
  • Deaths climb to 88 while Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 cases continue to be shy of the 7,000 mark 28 Jul 2020 14:48 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported almost 7,000 cases for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases touched 6972 in the State. However, this is marginally lower than the number on Monday which was 6993, the highest so far. The …
  • Complete lockdown in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchi, Chengalpet from June 19 to 30 15 Jun 2020 21:49 Soon after a team of medical experts called on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami at the Secretariat today and pressed for lockdown, the Tamil Nadu government today said complete lockdown will be implemented in Chennai, Chengalpet, Thiruvallur and …
  • Jumbo Bag Ltd to close manufacturing activities at rented units in Thiruvallur 09 Mar 2020 14:44 Jumbo Bag Ltd has decided to close manufacturing activities at its units situated at No.110, shed 1, GNT ROAD, Peruvoyal Village, Thiruvallur District in the State of Tamil Nadu-601206 w.e.f.31.03.2020. The manufacturing activities of the above units will …
  • Thiruvallur post victory 06 Feb 2020 02:27 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Sumesh Ashok Kumar’s 4/50 helped Thiruvallur beat Kanyakumari by an innings and 70 runs in the semifinals of TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Thiruvallur 331/9 decl in 76 ovs bt Kanyakumari 57 in …
  • Santhosh lifts Thiruvallur to solid total 05 Feb 2020 05:24 By Express News Service CHENNAI: S Santhosh Kumar’s 94 helped Thiruvallur declare at 331/9 against Kanyakumari on the first day of their TNCA inter-districts U-19 tournament semifinal. Brief scores (semifinals): Thiruvallur 331/9 decl in 76 ovs (S …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans retain Aparajith, Ruby Trichy Warriors stick to Indrajith for TNPL 2018 11 May 2018 04:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: VB Thiruvallur Veerans have retained Tamil Nadu all-rounder B Aparajith for the third edition of Tamil Nadu Premier League which begins in the second week of July. R Silambarasan (uncapped) and R Sanjay Yadav are the other …
  • Rains are back, holiday for schools in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchi 06 Nov 2017 08:56 Rains are back from Sunday night and this morning, it was announced that schools in Chennai and Thiruvallur districts would remain closed today too. According to the meteorological department, there is a possibility of rains gradually reducing in the …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans vs Kovai Kings, live streaming: Watch TNPL 2017 on TV, online 12 Aug 2017 11:23 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach With only five more group games in the second season of Tamil Nadu Premier League remaining, VB Thiruvallur Veerans take on Lyca Kovai Kings in a much-anticipated must-win encounter on Friday. …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans pile on Madurai Super Giant’s woes 09 Aug 2017 02:21 VB Thiruvallur Veerans enter the field of play ahead of their match against Madurai Super Giant in Tirunelveli on Tuesday. | Express Photo Service CHENNAI: Continuing their losing streak, Madurai Super Giant lost to VB Thiruvallur Veerans by three wickets …
  • Dindigul Dragons vs Thiruvallur Veerans, TNPL 2017 live streaming: How to watch on TV, online 28 Jul 2017 13:21 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach Dindigul Dragons take on VB Thiruvallur Veerans in the seventh match of ongoing Tamil Nadu Premier League season in Tirunelveli on Friday, July 28. The Dragons made a strong comeback by …
  • Chepauk Super Gillies v Thiruvallur Veerans live streaming: Watch TNPL 2017 on TV, online 25 Jul 2017 03:23 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach In the third game of the second season of TamilNadu Premier League (TNPL), last year's runners-up Chepauk Super Gillies take on VB Thiruvallur Veerans at Indian Cement Company Ground in …
  • TNPL franchise Thiruvallur Veerans appoint Muttiah Muralitharan and Bharat Arun as mentor and coach 16 Jul 2017 12:06 Muttiah Muralitharan will work as mentor for the TNPL franchise. (File) Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) franchise Thiruvallur Veerans have officially announced the appointment of Muttiah Muralitharan and Bharat Arun as mentor and coach respectively. At an …

  • Palaniswami announces Nivar relief fund 28 Nov 2020 00:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Stating that the State government has been engaged in repairing the damage caused by cyclone Nivar on a war footing, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced a solatium of Rs 10 lakh each to the families of …
  • Fatalities due to virus infection drop to 12 in T.N. 27 Nov 2020 22:01 As many as 1,442 persons, including six returnees from other States, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, taking the State’s tally to 7,77,616. The number of active cases stood at 11,109. Six of the returnees who tested positive were from West Bengal …
  • Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours 26 Nov 2020 04:19 Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Heavy rains hit Mamallapuram ahead of landfall; ops suspended at Chennai airport 25 Nov 2020 13:46 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • TN CM inspects Chembarambakkam lake, declares public holiday in 16 districts on November 26 25 Nov 2020 12:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Amidst intense rains, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday inspected Chembarambakkam lake where surplus water is being released after five years and declared a public holiday on Thursday (November 26) in 16 …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 37K people evacuated from TN, Puducherry; 25 NDRF teams on ground 25 Nov 2020 11:38 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 24,000 people shifted to relief centres in TN, 26 flights cancelled 25 Nov 2020 09:38 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall …
  • Cyclone Nivar is still far away but many parts of Chennai already inundated 25 Nov 2020 03:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Several areas in Chennai witnessed water logging for hours while suburbs faced inundation on Tuesday with non-stop rains, as Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify over the next several hours. Motorists and pedestrians at …
  • Coastal Tamil Nadu braces for very severe cyclone Nivar 24 Nov 2020 23:18 Heavy rainfall, squally winds likely; A.P., Telangana, Karnataka on high alert; CM declares public holiday on November 25; 22 NDRF teams on standby. Cyclone Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved westwards and lay about 380 km east-southeast of …
  • Nivar turning into monster cyclone, landfall near Puducherry  24 Nov 2020 15:49 Express News Service CHENNAI: The slow moving cyclonic storm Nivar over the warm waters of the Bay of Bengal is turning into a monster. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday announced that Nivar will intensify into a very severe cyclonic …
  • Nivar to cross T.N. coast as severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday evening 24 Nov 2020 13:58   Cyclone Nivar remained practically stationary on Tuesday morning over southwest Bay of Bengal and is about 410 km east-southeast of Puducherry and 450 km southeast of Chennai. It is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 24 …
  • Weather: Cyclone ‘Nivar’ eyes Puducherry coast for landfall 24 Nov 2020 07:24 Monday’s depression over the South-West Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression into the same night and further into tropical cyclone ‘Nivar’ this (Tuesday) morning, located about 410 km East-South-East of Puducherry and 450 km South-East of …
  • Tamil Nadu braces for Cyclone Nivar, transport services suspended in some districts | Key Points 24 Nov 2020 06:38 Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu braces for Cyclone Nivar, transport services suspended in some districts | Key Points Tamil Nadu is bracing for Cyclone Nivar which is likely to cross the coast on Wednesday, prompting authorities to suspend transportation in …
  • Andhra, TN, Puducherry brace for heavy rains as cyclone 'Nivar' approaches; NDFR teams deployed 24 Nov 2020 06:38 Image Source : PTI Mamallapuram: Fishermen shift their boats for safety following Cyclone Nivar alert, in Mamallapuram, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry have braced for rains as the depression over the Bay of Bengal …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Tamil Nadu districts announce helpline numbers for emergency use 24 Nov 2020 06:19 By Express News Service It's official. The deep depression has intensified into a cyclonic storm - Nivar - over southwest Bay of Bengal. The Tamil Nadu government has rolled out many precautionary measures which included suspension of bus services in 7 …
  • Cyclone Nivar generating speeds upto 120 kmph may hit Delta districts hard 24 Nov 2020 00:48 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Cyclone Nivar is likely to bring extreme rainfall and high-speed winds exceeding 120kmph, the Met department has said. The cyclone, which is brewing in the Bay of Bengal, is most likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic …
  • Cyclone Nivar may not be as severe as Gaja, all arrangements in place: Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayakumar 23 Nov 2020 07:55 Express News Service CHENNAI: Pointing out that cyclone Nivar may not be as severe as cyclone Gaja which hit Tamil Nadu during the northeast monsoon in 2018, Revenue Minister RB Udhayakumar today said all arrangements are in place to face cyclone Nivar …
  • Cyclonic storm likely to cross in central Tamil Nadu on November 25 22 Nov 2020 16:36 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A cyclonic storm is likely to cross Tamil Nadu coast between Karaikal and Mahabalipuram around Wednesday (Nov 25) bringing extreme or heavy rainfall to most parts of the state, except the western region. The rainfall is …
  • Four medical counselling candidates test positive for Covid-19 20 Nov 2020 01:52 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four students who attended medical counselling in Chennai on Wednesday have tested positive for Covid-19. The Health Department collected their swabs when they had come for counselling. The test results came out to be …
  • Lockdown impact: Not a fruitful season for TN papaya farmers 19 Nov 2020 20:19 By Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: A drop in procurement price has spelt losses for papaya farmers of villages in the foothills of Kalvarayan Hills, Chinnasalem and Sankarapuram. Encouraged by less water requirement, minimum workforce for harvesting, …
  • TN Congress bracing up to counter BJP’s Vel Yatra with state-wide plough rally  18 Nov 2020 18:05 Express News Service While the BJP has been braving the Tamil Nadu government’s ban to conduct its Vetrivel Yatra, the Congress is preparing for its own state-wide plough rally to mobilise farmers against the recent farm acts. The party claims to have …
  • TN medical counselling from 18 November at Nehru Stadium 17 Nov 2020 11:05 By Chennaivision in Chennai News November 17, 2020 Health Minister C Vijayabaskar released the rank for MBBS and BDS admissions and said that the Tamilnadu Medical Counselling will be conducted by 18 November at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. He also …
  • Cut-off score for MBBS admission in Tamil Nadu up by 80 marks 17 Nov 2020 00:56 Tirupur-based Srijan R (left) was the state NEET 2020 topper with 710 marks and Jeevithkumar N of Theni scored 664, the highest among government school studentsCHENNAI: Be it open or reserved category, the cut-off mark for MBBS/BDS admission for all …
  • MBBS admission: Cut-off score in TN up by 80 marks 17 Nov 2020 00:39 Chennai: Be it open or reserved category, the cut-off mark for MBBS/BDS admission for all students this year has gone up by 80 marks, compared to last year. This became clear when health minister C Vijayabaskar unveiled the official NEET rank list for …
  • Chennai gets a haunting reminder of 2015 deluge 17 Nov 2020 00:31 Express News Service CHENNAI: For the first time since 2015, the Chembarambakkam lake has touched a storage level of 2,781 mcft — 76 per cent of its total capacity — bringing back dark memories of flooding and inundation. However, officials said there is …
  • Medical counselling to begin on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu 16 Nov 2020 13:20 Counselling for medical and dental seats in Tamil Nadu will begin on Wednesday with the first session being devoted to special categories followed by seats reserved for government school students, Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar said on Monday. As on date …
  • TN Health minister releases rank list for MBBS, BDS admissions, counselling to be conducted at Jawaharlal Nehru outdoor stadium 16 Nov 2020 09:18 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Health Minister C Vijayabaskar released rank list for MBBS and BDS admissions 2020-2021 at the Directorate of Medical Education office here on Monday. Counselling will be conducted from November 18 at the Jawaharlal Nehru …
  • Enrolment for crop insurance in full swing in TN, farmers advised to avoid last minute rush 13 Nov 2020 15:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: The enrolment for the Prime Minister's Fasal Bima Yojana (Crop Insurance Scheme) for the special season between August and October is in full swing and the agriculture department has requested farmers to avoid a last …
  • Tamil Nadu: Ten new govt colleges have no faculty 27 Oct 2020 08:02 With classes yet to begin, students fear they may be under-prepared for the semester exams that universities plan to hold in DecemberCHENNAI: Ten new government arts and science colleges that have around 2,000 students enrolled for Year 1 have just one …
  • Tamil Nadu has 3,400 MBBS seats now and will add 1,650 in future: CM 26 Oct 2020 16:55 From 1,945 MBBS seats in 2010-2011, the number of medical seats in the State has increased to 3,400 now. In the coming years, 11 new government medical colleges would offer 1,650 more seats, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami said. “To enable more …
  • TN's new Covid cases below 3,000 after 122 days 25 Oct 2020 02:31 After testing 78,896 people for Covid-19, the state found 2,886 results positive, making the case tally 7,06,136CHENNAI: Fresh cases of Covid-19 fell below the 3,000 mark in Tamil Nadu on Saturday, when the state’s premier hospital and one of the largest …
  • CM inaugurates seven projects, lays foundation for nine more 24 Oct 2020 01:44 After nearly six years, Nokia’s defunct plant at Sriperumbudur, which was acquired by Salcomp, commenced production as Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami inaugurated it on Friday. Mr. Palaniswami inaugurated seven projects worth ₹1,298.2 crore with the …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami lays foundation for nine industrial projects worth Rs 10,000 cr 23 Oct 2020 07:38 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today laid the foundation for nine new industrial projects with an investment of Rs 10,062 crore and to provide employment opportunities for around 8,666 people. He also …
  • Chennai’s wettest day this year, 65 mm rain in 2 hrs 22 Oct 2020 23:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In an intense bout, Chennai witnessed its highest single-day rainfall in the year on Thursday. A substantial 65 mm rainfall was recorded, most of which was received within a couple of hours in the afternoon, accompanied by …
  • List of Assembly seats in new districts released 22 Oct 2020 22:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Election Commission has released a district-wise list of Assembly constituencies, taking into account the new districts in the State. Now on, Kancheepuram district will have four Assembly constituencies — Alandur, …
  • Weight training introduced at Fire stations 22 Oct 2020 07:41 In a bid to boost fitness within the force, the Fire and Rescue Services Department has opened a gym in Villupuram to help firefighters attached to 14 fire stations in Villupuram and Kallakurichi districts remain physically fit for the task. The gym was …
  • Kallakurichi police introduce dedicated beat system in 562 villages 21 Oct 2020 09:05 As part of their community outreach initiative, Kallakurichi district police have introduced a dedicated beat system in over 500 villages across the district to ensure visible policing and improve police-public interface. Over 500 policemen have been …
  • Chennai, north TN to get rains for next 2 days 17 Oct 2020 06:37 Parts of north Tamil Nadu will experience wet weather till Monday as thunderstorms are set to return over the region, according to the Meteorological Department. As the earlier depression has moved to the Arabian Sea off the Maharashtra coast, some parts …
  • ED seizes properties worth Rs 8.6 crore belonging to DMK MP Gautham Sigamani 16 Oct 2020 23:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday issued orders to seize properties worth Rs 8.6 crore belonging to Gautham Sigamani, DMK leader and Kallakurichi MP, for contravening provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management …
  • ED raids DMK's Gautham Sigamani's Chennai residence, seizes assets worth Rs 8.6 cr 16 Oct 2020 16:56 New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued an order for seizing assets worth about Rs 8.6 crore of DMK MP Gautham Sigamani for alleged contravention of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), the agency said on Friday. "Immovable …
  • Man found dead in Salem after attempting to murder 15-year-old girl 13 Oct 2020 07:19 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: A 27-year-old man, who was absconding after attempting to murder a minor girl near Chinnasalem, was found hanging from a tree in Ammapettai of Salem district on Monday morning. The youth was identified as Sathish from …
  • 43K first responders ready for monsoon relief operations 13 Oct 2020 00:13 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday said as many as 43,409 first responders, including 14,232 women, are ready to engage in rescue and relief operations during the northeast monsoon.  Also, 4,133 zonal-level …
  • Court allows Kallakurichi MLA’s wife to go with him 10 Oct 2020 14:59 By Chennaivision in Chennai News October 10, 2020 The marriage of a 36-year-old Dalit MLA to a 19-year-old student has triggered a row in Tamil Nadu after the bride’s father – a temple priest – accused the MLA, a member of the ruling AIADMK, of entering …
  • Low-pressure area may cause rain for two days 10 Oct 2020 00:31 Peple of Chennai can look forward to cool weather and mild showers in the next two days. Owing to the low-pressure area formed over the north Andaman Sea and its neighbourhood, Chennai and its suburbs are likely to get rain in the next 48 hours, officials …
  • Transfer of cops raises a 'Periyar' political storm 09 Oct 2020 09:15 Chennai: A transfer of three police constables from Cuddalore to Kallakurichi district, purportedly for taking a photograph of them standing in front of a statue of Periyar E V Ramasamy on his birth anniversary on September 17, has raised a political storm …
  • Kallakurichi MLA intercaste wedding: Produce Soundarya in court, directs HC 09 Oct 2020 05:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the respective police to produce Soundarya, the wife of Kallakurichi MLA Prabhu. The oral instruction was issued after counsel for the petitioner made an urgent mention before the …
  • Dalit MP in India marries Brahmin woman, her father attempts suicide 08 Oct 2020 03:25 ISLAMABAD: A Prabhu, a 36-year-old Dalit MLA, married Soundarya on Monday morning at his residence. The bride's father, who did not agree to the wedding, tried to barge into their residence and attempt suicide. Accusing AIADMK’s Kallakurichi MLA of …
  • Dalit AIADMK MLA marries Brahmin woman, her father attempts suicide 06 Oct 2020 08:43 Police said that the girl’s parents complained that the MLA was in love with her for the past four years (even when she was a minor) while the MLA claims that their affair was hardly four months old.Accusing AIADMK’s Kallakurichi MLA of abducting his 19- …
  • EPS inaugurates buildings, gives agricultural equipment 05 Oct 2020 22:45 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated modern godowns with 2,000 metric tonnes capacity and 1,000 metric tonnes capacity in different parts of the State and declared open residential quarters for police …
  • Tamil Nadu: Kallakurichi MLA's secret love marriage caught in storm 05 Oct 2020 19:50 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: The Kallakurichi MLA created a storm on Monday by marrying his 'lover' at his home. The bride's father attempted suicide in front of the legislator's house, alleging that his daughter had been kidnapped. …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu reports 5,546 cases, 70 deaths 29 Sep 2020 20:49 With 5,546 more persons testing positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, the State’s tally of cases climbed to 5,91,943. The State recorded 70 more deaths, taking its toll to 9,453. Of the fresh cases, Chennai accounted for 1,277, while Coimbatore …
  • TNEB substations to ethical AI blockchain: These are the projects unveiled across Tamil Nadu 19 Sep 2020 20:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday inaugurated 25 sub-stations of Tamil Nadu Electricity Board in various districts established at a total cost of Rs 353.11 crore, through video conference from the …
  • Cops offer security to inter-caste couple in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram 19 Sep 2020 20:58 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: A tense situation prevailed at the Villupuram Taluk Police Station, as an inter-caste couple who had eloped and got married, were given security at the station. According to police sources, Abitha (19) of Arugampattu …
  • State reports 5,652 fresh cases, 57 fatalities 17 Sep 2020 04:36 A total of 5,652 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, including 983 in Chennai and 549 in Coimbatore. This took the State’s tally to 5,19,860. As of date, 46,633 persons are undergoing treatment. As many as 5,768 persons, …
  • Villupuram to get new university from this year, says Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami 16 Sep 2020 16:50 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced in the state Assembly on Wednesday that based on the long-standing public demand, a new university headquartered in Villupuram will be set up. The Chief Minister said that the …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,697 COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths 15 Sep 2020 18:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths on Tuesday taking the tally to 5,14,208 and toll to 8,502 on Tuesday. Chennai alone recorded 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and …
  • Over one lakh aspirants write NEET-2020 exam in Tamil Nadu despite COVID-19 hurdles 14 Sep 2020 01:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Despite strong opposition from various political parties and the public at large in Tamil Nadu, the National Testing Agency on Sunday conducted the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and about 1.1 lakh candidates …
  • Heavy rains predicted in parts of Tamil Nadu 11 Sep 2020 06:40 The meteorological department had warned of heavy rain on Thursday in isolated places over Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem and Namakkal districts. On Friday meanwhile, heavy showers are expected in Nilgiris district. The district of Salem in Tamil …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State 10 Sep 2020 15:44 The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • PM-Kisan norms eased for Covid, TN probes Rs 110 crore fraud, 18 held 08 Sep 2020 23:10 Of the Rs 110 crore-plus siphoned off, Rs 32 crore has been retrieved, mostly from bank accounts directly. The government said they expected to retrieve the remaining amount too, within 40 days.THE Tamil Nadu government has discovered a scam amounting to …
  • 5,776 persons test positive for COVID-19 08 Sep 2020 07:35 The pandemic claims the lives of 89 more persons; 5,930 discharged after treatment; 949 fresh cases in Chennai As many as 5,776 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Monday, taking the State’s tally to 4,69,256. As many as 5,930 persons …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • 78,000 fake PM Kisan accounts weeded out 04 Sep 2020 23:31 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM/KALLAKURICHI: Cracking down on fraudulent accounts related to PM-KISAN scheme in the district, the Villupuram CB-CID on Friday arrested three people on the charges of forging documents and making fake entries. Around …
  • Bus services resume within districts across Tamil Nadu 01 Sep 2020 10:42 Day one of the resumption of bus services saw low patronage across districts, officials said Intra-district bus services resumed across Tamil Nadu after a long gap on Tuesday, with the State government relaxing the COVID-19 lockdown. Patronage, however, …
  • Twenty Tamil Nadu districts to come under newly created Tiruchy ASI circle 28 Aug 2020 20:09 Express News Service MADURAI: A day after Tamil Nadu Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel announced that a new Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Circle would be formed headquartered in Tiruchy, a formal notification was revealing that 20 Tamil Nadu …
  • Chennai Air Customs foils bid to smuggle gold worth Rs 78.4 lakh; one arrested 22 Aug 2020 23:05 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chennai Air Customs seized 1.45 kg gold worth Rs 78.4 lakh and arrested a Dubai-returnee on Saturday. Air Customs Commissioner Rajan Chaudhary said that based on specific intelligence, officials seized the gold from a …
  • Three assistant directors suspended by TN govt for alleged 'irrugularities' in PM-KISAN scheme 22 Aug 2020 21:13 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has placed three officials under suspension for their suspected role in irregularities committed in the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme (PM-KISAN). They are the assistant directors of Agriculture …
  • Chennai Air Customs seizes 1.45 kg gold from passenger 22 Aug 2020 18:09 Share00 Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) Chennai Air Customs on Saturday said that it has seized 1.45 kg gold worth Rs 78.4 lakh from a passenger’s personal goods which had arrived as unaccompanied baggage from Dubai. According to Customs, a passenger who had …
  • State records 5,950 fresh infections, 125 deaths 17 Aug 2020 07:12 Chennai and its neighbouring districts continue to see cases surge; 6,019 persons discharged from hospitals after treatment With 5,950 more people testing positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, the number of active cases in the State rose to 54,019. Tamil Nadu’s …
  • 125 more die as COVID-19 fatalities continue to rise in Tamil Nadu 16 Aug 2020 17:55 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Sunday posted 5,950 fresh COVID-19 cases and 125 deaths, taking the total infection count in the state to 3.38 lakh, the health department said. With 125 deaths, the toll in the state rose to 5,766.Recoveries outnumbered the …
  • A Vijay fan allegedly dies by suicide; Thalapathy fans mourn his death on Twitter 14 Aug 2020 11:04 A fan of Vijay named Bala died by suicide.Twitter A youth and an ardent fan of Vijay from Rishivandiyam village in Kallakurichi district in Tamil Nadu has reportedly died by suicide on Thursday, 13 August. It comes days after he vented out frustration over …
  • Over 30,000 ineligible PM-KISAN beneficiaries suspected in Cuddalore, probe ordered 13 Aug 2020 19:43 Preliminary investigations have revealed that the password of an official of the Agriculture Department from a district in northern Tamil Nadu was allegedly stolen to include bogus beneficiaries A scam in the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri-Kisan …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases, 119 deaths 12 Aug 2020 15:26 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 3,14,520 while 119 fatalities pushed the death toll to 5,278. Active cases stood at 52,929 with 5,633 discharges from various health care facilities and in …
  • Vasanthakumar MP and two IAS officials test positive for Covid-19 11 Aug 2020 14:00 Congress Member of Parliament H Vasanthakumar and two senior IAS officials have tested positive for Covid-19. Revenue Administration Officer Paneendra Reddy and Transport Commissioner Jawahar have been reportedly confirmed with coronavirus infection. It is …
  • Centre proposes, but banks disposing of dairy farmers’ loan applications? 06 Aug 2020 21:48 Express News Service CHENNAI: It has been a double-whammy for dairy farmers in the State. After fall in prices of milk procurement  by over 60 per cent, financial support announced by the Centre too is yet to reach them allegedly because of banks’ apathy. …
  • State sees marginal dip in cases as 5,063 persons test positive 05 Aug 2020 07:15 There was a marginal dip in fresh cases of COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu as 5,063 persons tested positive for the infection on Tuesday. However, for the second consecutive day, more than 100 deaths were recorded. As many as 6,501 persons were discharged from …
  • Drop Chennai-Salem e-way project: DMK MPs 03 Aug 2020 18:22 SALEM: Three DMK MPs on Monday urged the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government either to drop the Chennai-Salem green corridor expressway project or to find an alternative route for the project which won’t affect farmers. MPs S R Parthiban (Salem), Dr S …
  • COVID-19 cases continue to soar in northern Tamil Nadu 02 Aug 2020 22:18 By Express News Service CHENNAI: While Chennai has continued to see encouraging results in its Covid fight, officials have been grappling with the surge in infections in the rest of northern TN. The number of cases continued to soar in Chennai’s …
  • 60-year-old man arrested for attaching saffron flag to Anna statue in Kanniyakumari 30 Jul 2020 18:33 By Express News Service NAGERCOIL: A 60-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly attaching a saffron flag to a statue of CN Annadurai statue at Kuzhithurai junction in Kanniyakumari district. Police said that the man seemed to have intellectual …
  • TN woman drowns 2 granddaughters in farm well 30 Jul 2020 14:53 Police and fire and rescue services personnel retrieved the bodies of the two children from the farm well VILLUPURAM: A 40-year-old woman with learning difficulties killed her two granddaughters, aged five and one years, by throwing them into a farm well …
  • Coronavirus | State reports 6,972 fresh cases, 88 deaths 29 Jul 2020 03:50 A total of 6,972 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. The State recorded 88 deaths, including that of a five-year-old. Chennai accounted for 1,107 fresh infections, while Virudhunagar witnessed a surge in cases, adding 577 …
  • T.N. records all-time single-day high of 6,993 cases 28 Jul 2020 03:28 Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 case tally increased to 2,20,716 on Monday, with 6,993 more persons testing positive for the infection. At 1,138, Chennai accounted for less than 20% of the fresh cases. A majority of the fresh infections were reported from the rest …
  • Daily Covid cases in TN almost 7,000 again 28 Jul 2020 01:45 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The number of fresh Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu were seven short of 7,000 on Monday, pushing the total tally to 2,20,716. The state reported 77 deaths that took the cumulative toll to 3,521. As many …
  • Lockdown to be extended in TN as State sees nearly 7000 Covid-19 cases daily 27 Jul 2020 20:06 Lockdown with relaxations, currently in force across Tamil Nadu, is likely to continue until August-end, said reports, quoting sources in the government. While further relaxations could be considered, when chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami holds …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 6,993 Covid-19 positive cases on Monday; highest so far 27 Jul 2020 16:04 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 6993 new Covid-19 cases on Monday as the State taking the total tally of cases to 220,716. This happens to be the third consecutive day that the number of cases has been shy of the 7000 mark. The death toll rose to 3571 with a …
  • Tamil Nadu records 6,986 new COVID-19 cases, 85 deaths; teen, baby boy among deceased 26 Jul 2020 15:52 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu recorded 6,986 new COVID-19 positive cases and 85 deaths, taking the State’s overall case count to 2,13,723 and toll to 3,494 on Sunday. A 37-day-old baby boy and a 15-year-old girl were among the deceased. Chennai …
  • 2 lakh and counting: TN Covid tally touches new high 26 Jul 2020 00:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: On the day Tamil Nadu crossed a grim milestone of 2 lakh Covid-19 cases, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said that government hospitals across the State will be augmented with more oxygen support systems, which are vital in …
  • Trapped in car, two girls choke to death in TN 25 Jul 2020 03:04 Vanitha and Rajeshwari VILLUPURAM: Two girls, aged four and seven, suffocated to death after they were trapped in a car for more than two hours on Thursday in a village in Kallakurichi district. Passersby found the two children unconscious in the car …
  • Coronavirus | State sees slight dip in cases at 885 25 Jul 2020 02:45 After registering over 1,000 COVID-19 cases for two consecutive days, the State breathed a sigh of relief on Friday when the daily case tally showed a slight dip, registering only 885 cases. The relief is the recovery rate which exceeds the new case rate. …
  • Tamil Nadu clueless as COVID cases mount 24 Jul 2020 23:52 New Coronavirus cases continued to shoot in Tamil Nadu, which reported 6,785 new infections and 88 deaths on Friday when an official meeting was held to discuss the possibilities of lifting the lockdown after July 31. Chief Secretary K Shanmugam conducted …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu tops 6,000-mark for second day 24 Jul 2020 22:03 For the second consecutive day, Tamil Nadu reported more than 6,000 new cases of COVID-19. As another 6,785 persons tested positive on Friday and 88 persons died, the State’s tally inched closer to the two lakh-mark. The State’s recovery rate stood at 71% …
  • CM Palaniswami lays foundation for Kallakurichi Medical College 05 Jul 2020 00:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday laid the foundation for the Kallakurichi Medical College to be established at a cost of Rs 381.76 crore, through the video conferencing facility at the secretariat. The …
  • Chief Minister lays foundation stone for Kallakurichi medical college 04 Jul 2020 09:44 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the Kallakurichi Government Medical College, through video conferencing. The college is coming up in Siruvangur village in Kallakurichi taluk, and the project cost is ₹381.76 …
  • CM inaugurates Kallakurichi district 26 Nov 2019 16:38 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today formally inaugurated Kallakurichi district, one of the five newly formed districts in the state. He did this days after he inaugurated Tenkasi district, which was carved out of Tirunelveli. He also …
  • 10 dead in collision between bus, van near Kallakurichi 19 Jul 2019 02:15 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Ten people died and six others suffered grievous injuries when an omnibus and van collided head-on near Kallakuruchi in the wee hours of Thursday. While the bus was on the way to Chennai from Coimbatore, the pick-up van …
  • Villages in Villupuram and Kallakurichi in Tamil Nadu resonate with cries for education-loan waiver 02 Apr 2019 01:29 Express News Service VILLUPURAM/KALLAKURICHI: 60-year-old Oiyaan was on the verge of tears. The consolatory words of his fellow agricultural labourers did little to wipe the dejected look off his frail, weathered, and sunburnt face. He had just been …
  • Kallakurichi is now Tamil Nadu's 33rd district; here's all you need to know 08 Jan 2019 19:11 Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi PalaniswamiReuters Tamil Nadu is all set to get its 33rd district after Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy announced its creation on Tuesday. The new Kallakurichi district, with Kallakurichi as its headquarters, will be …
  • Kallakurichi MLA shifts loyalty to Dhinakaran 24 Feb 2018 04:18 In a fresh challenge to the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the party’s Kallakurichi MLA A. Prabhu joined the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu claimed that it was evident from the R.K. Nagar …
  • Kallakurichi MLA joins Dhinakaran camp 23 Feb 2018 09:44 In a development that rattled the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), its Kallakurichi MLA, A. Prabhu switched loyalties to the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu is the first AIADMK legislator to …
  • Police residential quarters at Kallakurichi now a den of anti-social activities 02 Apr 2017 02:21 VILLUPURAM : Personnel of the Kallakurichi police sub division have been spending money out of their own pockets to rent houses for at least a decade now, due to the lack of inhabitable quarters. A housing quarters built around 50 years back, is now in …