Central Division

  • Tamil Nadu local polls: AIADMK workers bear brunt of intra-party bickering June 29, 2022 10:45 am Several AIADMK workers who aspired to contest local polls slated to be held next month to fill casual vacancies, have been left high and dry as they could not furnish requisite forms to authorities to fight elections on party's behalf in view of the …
  • Manual scavenging: Man asphyxiates inside Chennai Metro Water manhole June 29, 2022 12:59 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A private contract employee died of asphyxiation and another has been admitted to a hospital in Madhavaram. They were clearing an underground drainage on Tuesday evening. The deceased, Nelson (26), from Tirunelveli, was …
  • Youth asphyxiates while cleaning sewer in Madhavaram June 28, 2022 7:50 pm A 26-year-old was asphyxiated while cleaning a sewer line in Madhavaram and another worker has been admitted to a hospital in critical condition. Police sources said the victim had been identified as Nelson, a native of Thanjavur. He and his friend …
  • Police destroy 2,082 kg of ganja in TN June 28, 2022 3:41 pm TRICHY: The central zone police and the Trichy city police on Tuesday destroyed 2,082 kg of ganja which were seized in the last three years. The police brought 2,082.34 kg of ganja to the Medicare Enviro Systems, a bio-waste disposal centre, at Sengipatti …
  • 81 test positive in central region June 28, 2022 3:26 pm The daily count of COVID 19 cases continued to rise in Tiruchi district with 42 people testing positive for the virus on Tuesday. In all, 81 people tested positive in eight of the nine central districts, as per the bulletin issued by the Health Department. …
  • Two -day ‘Sagar Kavach’ exercise gets under way in coastal districts in central zone June 28, 2022 3:25 pm  A two-day coastal security exercise christened ‘Sagar Kavach’ commenced in the coastal districts in the central zone on Tuesday to assess the level of preparedness and alertness of the stakeholders involved in coastal security to thwart intrusion of …
  • Month-long vision awareness camp June 28, 2022 1:30 pm A month-long camp to create awareness of the need for a periodical vision check-up for adults who have crossed 50 years of age has been launched in Thanjavur by Dr. Agarwals Eye Hospitals, according to T. Shanthi, Regional Medical Director of the hospital. …
  • Udhayanidhi Stalin asks cadres to call him Chinnavar June 28, 2022 7:13 am TRICHY: In a land of monikers, DMK youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin has sought a new name, ‘Chinnavar’ (the young guy) for his cadres to address him. Addressing a meeting to honour senior party cadres in Thanjavur on Monday, where the partymen had …
  • Make laws to curb religious conversion, hate speech against Hindus: VHP to states June 27, 2022 8:00 pm Announcing its action plan for 2024, when the organisation completes 60 years of its foundation, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday said all state governments must enact laws to curb illegal religious conversion, put a stop to hate speeches against …
  • India, EU resume negotiations for free trade pact to strengthen economic ties June 27, 2022 6:30 pm India and the European Union (EU) on Monday resumed negotiations, after a gap of over eight years, for a comprehensive free trade agreement, a move aimed at strengthening economic ties between the two regions. Senior officials from both the sides will hold …
  • T.N. logs 1,461 fresh COVID-19 cases June 27, 2022 4:24 pm A total of 1,461 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the State on Monday, with 36 out of 38 districts reporting fresh cases. In Chennai, fresh cases fell below the 600-mark, with 543 persons testing positive for the infection. Only two districts - …
  • Road sweeper commissioned June 27, 2022 12:50 pm The Thanjavur Corporation has procured a road sweeping machine to tackle the problem of sand accumulation on road kerbs in the town. The machine, bought at a cost of Rs.66 lakh, would be pressed into service at regular intervals to keep the major …
  • AIADMK general council meet will not take place on July 11, says Vaithilingam June 26, 2022 6:45 pm O. Panneerselvam wields strong influence all over the State O. Panneerselvam wields strong influence all over the State AIADMK deputy coordinator R. Vaithilingam, a staunch supporter of O. Panneerselvam, on Sunday claimed that the party’s general council …
  • 68 new COVID-19 cases in central zone June 26, 2022 5:39 pm Sixty-eight persons, including 36 in Tiruchi, eight in Perambalur, seven in Thanjavur, five in Tiruvarur, three each in Karur and Ariyalur, two each in Pudukottai, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, tested positive for COVID-19 in the region on Sunday, as …
  • More train services to be resumed in July June 26, 2022 4:08 pm Southern Railway has announced the resumption of some trains originating from Tiruchi Division as unreserved express specials from next month.  The Tiruchi - Karaikudi special (Train No. 06887) service will resume from July 18. The train will leave Tiruchi …
  • 19th-century letters between two sisters reveal early records of avian life in Madras June 26, 2022 1:42 pm In 1802, Mary Symonds wrote to her sister Hester James from Madras (now Chennai), “I hope now we are settled that I shall be able to send something for the curious by every opportunity.” Mary had accompanied her sister, the talented ornithologist and …
  • TN's silk route: Cocoon price up but output down June 26, 2022 1:11 am By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: It’s a case of glass half-full or half-empty for sericulturists in Dharmapuri as price of silk cocoon has gone up but output has dropped due to nippy weather. With the onset of southwest monsoon, there may be  a further …
  • Demand for more POCSO special courts in T.N. to clear pendency June 25, 2022 7:56 pm Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up As the pendency of cases filed under the …
  • Traditional fishermen denounce proposal to give five additional fishing hours for mechanised vessels June 25, 2022 4:01 pm Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Fisheries Minister Anitha R Radhakrishnan's recent announcement about the proposal to provide additional five fishing hours for mechanised vessels has not gone down well with traditional fishermen as well as marine …
  • Latest News | HC Upholds Rejection of Bid for Supply of Mother & Baby Care Kits June 25, 2022 2:54 pm Chennai, Jun 25 (PTI) The Madras High Court has upheld an order of the Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation, which rejected last month, a bid offered by a private firm in Thanjavur district for supply of mother and baby care kits. Also Read | Dish TV …
  • OPS no longer AIADMK coordinator, says EPS camp June 24, 2022 10:35 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Edappadi K Palaniswami camp on Friday asserted that O Panneerselvam is no longer the coordinator of the AIADMK since the party’s general council did not ratify the amendments to the bylaws that created the posts of …
  • AIADMK's Palaniswami Faction Firm on Unitary Leadership, Sidelines Panneerselvam June 24, 2022 4:56 pm Chennai: The AIADMK’s dominant Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) faction on Friday asserted that the system of dual leadership that vested powers on Coordinator O. Panneerselvam (OPS) and Joint Coordinator EPS ceased to be in force, a day after the General …
  • 36 test COVID-19 positive in central region June 24, 2022 2:49 pm Thirty six more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in the central region on Friday, according to a bulletin issued by the Health Department. Tiruchi continued to report the most number of cases in the region with 14 persons testing positive for the …
  • ‘There were no homosexual characters in novels of the time,’ says Sudha G. Tilak, translator of Hungry Humans June 24, 2022 8:51 am Sudha G. Tilak talks about translating Karichan Kunju’s Pasitha Manidam, which is said to be the first Tamil novel with openly gay characters Sudha G. Tilak talks about translating Karichan Kunju’s  Pasitha Manidam, which is said to be the first Tamil …
  • Thanjavur's Ponniyin Selvan' teaser launch canceled June 23, 2022 3:55 pm Mani Ratnam, the ace director of South Indian cinema, is currently working on his dream project 'Ponniyin Selvan' and the film's post-production work is underway. Now, the latest report suggests that the 'Ponniyin Selvan' teaser launch …
  • ‘I am not just a transgender Bharatanatyam artiste,’ says Narthaki Nataraj June 23, 2022 1:23 pm As Pride month draws to a close, Narthaki Nataraj speaks about how dance healed her scars, which is why she believes that art can empower the transgender community As Pride month draws to a close, Narthaki Nataraj speaks about how dance healed her scars, …
  • Youth innovation takes wings in Tiruchi with the help of STEM programme June 23, 2022 11:48 am Propeller Technologies’ Youth Innovator Programme is enabling children from different backgrounds to bond together over science Propeller Technologies’ Youth Innovator Programme is enabling children from different backgrounds to bond together over science …
  • Tamil Nadu key news developments today June 23, 2022 5:13 am Here are key news developments from Tamil Nadu today Silk saree shops at Thirubhuvanam in Thanjavur district | Photo Credit: The Hindu Here are key news developments from Tamil Nadu today Farmers’ leader P.R. Pandian to lead a day-long fast by delta …
  • Woman cheats job seekers of 12.5 L June 23, 2022 4:38 am Coimbatore: The Race Course police arrested a 28-year-old woman on Tuesday for cheating two men of 12.5 lakh by promising to get jobs in the income tax department. Police said S Subashini from Bharathi Nagar at Idigarai approached K Sundaresan, 28, from …
  • 19 new COVID cases in central region June 22, 2022 6:00 pm TIRUCHI: Nineteen new COVID cases were reported in the central region on Wednesday. The largest number of 13 active COVID cases were reported in Tiruchi district. Karur and Thanjavur accounted for one new case each, and two cases of infection were reported …
  • Tamil Nadu Police Seek Legal Opinion Into Woman's Complaint Against Doctor For Groping Her Mid-Air June 22, 2022 12:08 pm Chennai: Tamil Nadu police are seeking a legal opinion into the sexual harassment complaint of a 35-year-old woman against a doctor from Thanjavur for groping her mid-air, on Tuesday. The woman alleged that she was groped by the doctor during a flight from …
  • Coimbatore woman arrested for cheating two job aspirants of Rs 12.5 lakh June 22, 2022 7:26 am COIMBATORE: The Coimbatore city police on Tuesday arrested a 28-year-old woman for cheating two men of Rs 12.5 lakh by promising them jobs in the income tax department. The arrested woman has been identified as S Subashini, 28, of Bharathi Nagar in …
  • Woman files plaint against doctor for mid-air sexual harassment June 22, 2022 2:34 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 35-year-old woman on Tuesday filed a sexual harassment complaint against a doctor from Thanjavur, who allegedly groped her during a flight to the city from Dubai. The incident took place on Saturday and the woman had …
  • Advance procurement of paddy: Stalin to Modi June 21, 2022 6:45 pm Contending that the paddy harvest from kuruvai (short-term crop) is likely to commence by the end of August due to opening of Mettur Dam earlier than the appointed date, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to …
  • NCC units of Tiruchi Group observe International Day of Yoga June 21, 2022 10:33 am  Nine National Cadet Corps units falling under the NCC Group, Tiruchi observed the International Day of Yoga on Tuesday involving institutions and students from various districts. As many as 10,055 senior division, senior wing, junior division and junior …

  • Railway ticket examiners seek better restroom facilities May 22, 2022 1:49 pm Railway ticket examiners are planning to approach the Human Rights Commission demanding better restroom facilities in major railway stations across the country. The Indian Railways Ticket Checking Staff Organisation (IRTCSO) has been raising a hue and cry …
  • Coronavirus | Weekend lockdown gave infection spread a break, says Health Secretary April 27, 2021 8:39 pm Health Secretary urged people not to come out of their homes over the next few days and follow the State government’s restrictions. The total lock down on Sunday has given the spread of COVID-19 infection a break, health secretary J. Radhakrishnan said on …
  • Police to procure Rs 1.73cr worth ammunition July 12, 2020 10:50 pm Thiruvananthapuram: After facing severe criticism from Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for mismanaging ammunitions, state police are set to purchase another sizeable number of ammunitions soon. The government has given clearance to police to purchase …
  • When Saidapet becomes Saithappettai June 10, 2020 9:57 am Vehicle movement on Anna Salai, Saithappettai in Chennai(File image) CHENNAI: Are you a resident of Mylapore? Get ready for a name change in documents, as the state government has renamed the popular neighbourhood Mayilappoor. And that’s only one of the 1, …
  • CBSE 12th result 2019: Check list of top colleges, university to apply at May 3, 2019 12:19 pm Along with CBSE, many other state boards class 12 results have been announced. Express photo by Ravi Kanojia. As the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the class 12 result 2019 on May 2, a new challenge now awaits students – college …
  • Top 25 engineering colleges in India, 8 IITs in top 10 list: NIRF ranking 2019 April 15, 2019 2:42 pm IIT-Madras is the best engineering college in India Besides holding number one position in the overall institutes’ category, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has again bagged the top position in the engineering college category. President Ram Nath …
  • NIRF ranking 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind to announce ranking shortly April 8, 2019 12:35 pm President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will announce the varsity rankings tomorrow for different fields and courses The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2019 has been released on April 8. President of India, Ram Nath Kovind …
  • Top 25 engineering colleges in India, IIT-Madras at number 1: NIRF ranking 2019 April 8, 2019 12:35 pm IIT-Madras campus Besides holding number one position in the overall institutes’ category, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has again bagged the top position in the engineering college category. President Ram Nath Kovind has today announced the …

  • Students receive career guidance on higher education June 29, 2022 12:44 pm NAGAPATTINAM The Nagapattinam district administration has announced that a career guidance programme will be conducted for successful Plus Two candidates on the premises of ITI near the Collectorate complex on July 1. The programme will take place from 9 a …
  • 81 test positive in central region June 28, 2022 3:26 pm The daily count of COVID 19 cases continued to rise in Tiruchi district with 42 people testing positive for the virus on Tuesday. In all, 81 people tested positive in eight of the nine central districts, as per the bulletin issued by the Health Department. …
  • Two -day ‘Sagar Kavach’ exercise gets under way in coastal districts in central zone June 28, 2022 3:25 pm  A two-day coastal security exercise christened ‘Sagar Kavach’ commenced in the coastal districts in the central zone on Tuesday to assess the level of preparedness and alertness of the stakeholders involved in coastal security to thwart intrusion of …
  • Annual fishing ban hasn't helped us to net a good catch, rue Nagai boat owners, fishermen June 28, 2022 1:46 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The excitement for the fishing season following the two-month annual ban is on the wane as  mechanised boat fishermen from the coastal delta districts struggled to net a good catch. Having returned to the sea on June 15, …
  • Residents facing eviction for flyover works seek alternative land June 27, 2022 2:37 pm Residents from ward 10 of Periyanaickenpalayam town panchayat petitioned Coimbatore District Collector on Monday seeking alternative land as they have been served eviction notice by the National Highways (NH) Department. The petition said NH served notices …
  • 68 new COVID-19 cases in central zone June 26, 2022 5:39 pm Sixty-eight persons, including 36 in Tiruchi, eight in Perambalur, seven in Thanjavur, five in Tiruvarur, three each in Karur and Ariyalur, two each in Pudukottai, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, tested positive for COVID-19 in the region on Sunday, as …
  • More train services to be resumed in July June 26, 2022 4:08 pm Southern Railway has announced the resumption of some trains originating from Tiruchi Division as unreserved express specials from next month.  The Tiruchi - Karaikudi special (Train No. 06887) service will resume from July 18. The train will leave Tiruchi …
  • Demand for more POCSO special courts in T.N. to clear pendency June 25, 2022 7:56 pm Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up As the pendency of cases filed under the …
  • CM reviews projects for temples in Palani, Tiruttani June 25, 2022 5:16 pm HR&CE collected ₹200 cr. as rent from temple properties last year HR&CE collected ₹200 cr. as rent from temple properties last year   Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday reviewed project proposals to improve facilities at Sri Dhandayudhapani …
  • Traditional fishermen denounce proposal to give five additional fishing hours for mechanised vessels June 25, 2022 4:01 pm Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Fisheries Minister Anitha R Radhakrishnan's recent announcement about the proposal to provide additional five fishing hours for mechanised vessels has not gone down well with traditional fishermen as well as marine …
  • 36 test COVID-19 positive in central region June 24, 2022 2:49 pm Thirty six more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in the central region on Friday, according to a bulletin issued by the Health Department. Tiruchi continued to report the most number of cases in the region with 14 persons testing positive for the …
  • Book fair opens in Nagapattinam June 24, 2022 12:48 pm A book exhibition, organised by the district administration in association with the Book Sellers and Publishers Association of South India (BAPASI), got under way at the Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI) campus here on Friday. Collector A. …
  • TN Custodial Deaths: CM Stalin’s Promise Goes Sour As 2 Die in 48 Hrs This June June 23, 2022 4:02 pm Rajasekar, 33 was taken into police custody on 11 June by the Kodungaiyur police in connection with a theft case. He fell ill while at the station and the police took him to a nearby hospital, from where he was referred to Government Stanley Hospital. …
  • Fishers returning to sea after ban period instructed to keep off IMBL  June 23, 2022 3:43 pm Fishermen in Nagapattinam district who are venturing into the sea in mechanised vessels have been strictly asked to keep away from the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL), particularly in view of the economic crisis faced by the island nation. The …
  • ‘I am not just a transgender Bharatanatyam artiste,’ says Narthaki Nataraj June 23, 2022 1:23 pm As Pride month draws to a close, Narthaki Nataraj speaks about how dance healed her scars, which is why she believes that art can empower the transgender community As Pride month draws to a close, Narthaki Nataraj speaks about how dance healed her scars, …
  • Advance procurement of paddy: Stalin to Modi June 21, 2022 6:45 pm Contending that the paddy harvest from kuruvai (short-term crop) is likely to commence by the end of August due to opening of Mettur Dam earlier than the appointed date, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to …
  • NCC units of Tiruchi Group observe International Day of Yoga June 21, 2022 10:33 am  Nine National Cadet Corps units falling under the NCC Group, Tiruchi observed the International Day of Yoga on Tuesday involving institutions and students from various districts. As many as 10,055 senior division, senior wing, junior division and junior …
  • 14 houses in Nagapattinam get piped gas supply June 19, 2022 1:17 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Torrent Gas Private Limited (TGPL) began supply of piped natural gas to 14 households at Seeyathamangai village in Thirumarugal block of Nagapattinam district on Saturday. The company claimed this is the State’s first …
  • Book fair in Nagapattinam from June 24 June 18, 2022 12:59 pm The district administration in association with the Book Sellers and Publishers Associaton of South India (BAPASI) would host a book fair in Nagapattinam from June 24 to July 4. Briefing reporters on the first book fair to be organised by the district …
  • Man remanded in Nagapattinam sub jail dies due to 'alcohol withdrawal' June 14, 2022 12:14 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A 44-year-old man, who was arrested on June 9, died in Nagapattinam General Hospital on Monday while in judicial custody. Police had arrested J Sivasubramaniyan for allegedly assaulting a woman and her son. He was …
  • Man crushed to death by temple car in Nagapattinam; CM hands over Rs 5 lakh solatium May 1, 2022 3:44 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: In a tragic incident, a 30-year-old man here was crushed to death when the sapparam (temple car), whose movement he was trying to regulate during a festival procession, ran over him in the wee hours of Saturday. This …
  • Man loses life after temple car runs over him in Nagapattinam May 1, 2022 12:09 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM:  A 30-year-old man was crushed to death when the temple car (sapparam), whose movement he was trying to regulate during a festival procession, ran over him in the wee hours of Saturday. This comes hardly three days …
  • Worker run over by Uthirapathiswarar temple chariot in Nagapattinam April 30, 2022 12:32 pm    A 31-year-old worker died after being run over by the chariot of the Uthirapathiswarar temple at Thiruchenkattankudi in Nagapattinam district in the early hours of Saturday.  P.Deeparajan, the labourer, was engaged in placing wooden-wheel blocks for the …
  • Nine fishermen from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam assaulted, robbed at sea by 'Sri Lankan' assailants April 20, 2022 8:26 pm By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: As many as nine fishermen from Arukatuthurai in the district were allegedly assaulted and robbed of their equipment at mid-sea by Sri Lankan assailants, in three separate incidents on Tuesday night. According to …
  • Plans afoot to promote paddy-cum-fish culture in Nagapattinam April 14, 2022 3:16 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: In a bid to promote inland fishing and to provide additional income to farmers, the Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department in collaboration with ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra is planning to promote paddy-cum-fish culture …
  • 80 villages in Nagapattinam identified for integrated coconut crop management April 13, 2022 12:40 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Nearly 80 villages in the district have been selected for integrated coconut crop management under a State government scheme, said District Collector A Arun Thamburaj here on Tuesday. At a farmer training programme at …
  • Nagapattinam student suicide: Deceased laid to rest as family relents April 5, 2022 10:40 pm By Express News Service MAYILADUTHURAI: The body of the 19-year-old physiotherapy student who died by suicide in Nagapattinam last week, allegedly due to mistreatment by her college for non-payment of fees, was laid to rest on Tuesday.  A day after …
  • Nagapattinam student suicide: Three booked under SC/ST Act April 1, 2022 2:12 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A day after the death of a 19-year-old physiotherapy student by suicide allegedly over fee payment, three, including the college group chairman, were booked under the SC/ST Act on Thursday. S Subashini, who was …
  • Unable to pay college fee, Nagapattinam student dies by suicide March 31, 2022 12:43 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A 19-year-old physiotherapy student from Nagapattinam died by suicide at her house in Amirtha Nagar, allegedly owing to depression related to payment of college fees in time, on Wednesday. S Subashini was a first-year …
  • Four cops suspended in Nagapattinam for negligence as suspect escapes from custody  March 19, 2022 5:48 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: S Dhanasekaran, a 32-year-old man accused in several cases, escaped while being moved from Gopichettipalayam in Erode district to be produced at a court in Nagapattinam. G Jawahar, Nagapattinam SP, suspended a special …
  • 1,080 kg of sea cucumber seized from building near Nagapattinam temple March 2, 2022 9:19 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The Coastal Security Group (CSG) on Tuesday seized 1,080 kg of sea cucumbers and other protected species from a building in Akkaraipettai. The contraband is worth several lakhs in India and over crores in foreign …
  • Nagapattinam fishers marooned by marine ooze January 8, 2022 7:06 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: New Year has brought only old woes for the fishers of Pushpavanam hamlet in Nagapattinam district facing the onslaught of calcareous ooze that beaches their shoreline. The fishermen are finding it increasingly difficult …
  • Last of 23 Nagapattinam fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy repatriated December 4, 2021 6:52 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The last of the 23 fishermen from the district who were in October arrested and detained by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly trespassing into international waters returned home on Friday. The five, who had contracted …
  • TN drops petrochemical cluster project in Nagapattinam November 16, 2021 5:52 am The Tamil Nadu government has decided to withdraw the proposed petrochemical cluster at Nagapattinam in the face of stiff resistance from farmers and political parties. The government has withdrawn the bid for proposed Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the …
  • TN govt puts off petrochem cluster bid in Nagapattinam November 16, 2021 12:35 am Express News Service CHENNAI: The State government has withdrawn the proposal for a Detailed Project Report (DPR) to establish a petrochemical cluster in Nagapattinam in the Cauvery delta, following protest from farmers. A senior official told TNIE the …
  • Destructive rains moving towards north Tamil Nadu; Nagapattinam receives 31 cm rainfall November 10, 2021 9:42 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The rain bearing clouds are slowly moving from delta districts to north Tamil Nadu and heavy rains are expected to commence from Wednesday afternoon or evening. ​To give a sense of what the weather system can deliver, …
  • Worries galore, Deepavali may not just be as bright for these people in Nagapattinam November 5, 2021 7:04 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: My husband would always be home for Deepavali no matter how long he is away at sea, rues Kalaiarasi, the wife of fisherman E Sivakumar of Akkaraipettai. With the latter being among the 23 fishermen from the State who were …
  • Petrochemical cluster in Nagapattinam exposes DMK: Panneerselvam November 1, 2021 7:17 pm The attempt to create a petrochemical cluster in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam district shows the double face of the ruling DMK, AIADMK Coordinator and former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam said on Monday. He said the AIADMK government had passed a law …
  • Battered and bruised by disasters, yet Nagapattinam's resilience stands unshaken at 30 October 21, 2021 5:37 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Battered and bruised by disasters, both man-made and natural, on several occasions, Nagapattinam district has come a long way in the 30 years since its formation, with much resilience and spirit. TNIE takes a look at the …
  • Nagapattinam fishermen sent to judicial custody till Oct 28 in Sri Lanka October 16, 2021 12:19 am Express News Service NAGPATTINAM: 23 fishermen from Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Wednesday for allegedly crossing the Indian Maritime Borderline, have been remanded in judicial custody till October 28. Chief …
  • IOC, CPCL start working on Rs 31,580-cr refinery project at Nagapattinam September 27, 2021 8:32 am State-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and its subsidiary, Chennai Petroleum Corporation (CPCL), have started working on the Rs 31,580-crore refinery project at Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu. While both the companies will hold 25 per cent each in the proposed …
  • Three fishermen injured in mid-sea attack near Nagapattinam September 25, 2021 6:36 am Three fishermen of Arcottuthurai near Vedaranyam were injured in an alleged attack against them by Sri Lankan fishers on Friday. According to official sources, Sivakumar, Siva and his father Chinnathambi had ventured into the sea on Friday on a boat owned …
  • Sri Lankan forces open fire on Nagapattinam fishers, man receives head injury August 2, 2021 4:15 pm Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Sri Lankan armed forces allegedly fired upon a group of Nagapattinam fishers when they were fishing near Kodiyakarai on Sunday evening. One fisher suffered a bullet wound to his head. E Kalaiselvan, a 33-year-old trawler …
  • More Covid Care Centres to be started in Nagapattinam May 27, 2021 2:20 pm The Nagapattinam administration has plans to increase the number of Covid Care Centres (CCCs) across the district, in view of the perceptible rise in COVID-19 positive cases. Asymptomatic patients are now being looked after in six CCCs. On Thursday, the …
  • Multiple factors aid 'Aloor' Shanavas' win in diverse constituency of Nagapattinam May 4, 2021 3:44 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Buoyed by multiple advantages, J. Mohamed Shanavas alias 'Aloor' Shanavas, a multi-faceted candidate from the VCK, secured a win in the diverse constituency of Nagapattinam in the State Assembly election. …
  • Indian Oil starts land acquisition at Nagapattinam for new refinery February 16, 2021 2:13 pm Chennai: State owned oil refiner Indian Oil Corporation has said it has commenced land acquisition in Nagapattinam region for the proposed nine million tonne per year refinery. Indian Oil and its refining subsidiary CPCL will own 25% each in a Special …
  • Indian Oil announces new greenfield refinery at Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu January 29, 2021 4:38 pm State-run oil refiner Indian Oil’s board of directors on Friday approved setting up a new refinery in Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu, chairman and managing director SM Vaidya said at a press conference. He said the refinery will have an annual refining …
  • CM inspects rain-hit areas in Nagapattinam December 9, 2020 8:43 am
  • Cyclone Burevi: Crop inundation woes continue for farmers in Nagapattinam December 7, 2020 5:52 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Due to Cyclone Burevi, the acreage of paddy crops under inundation in Nagapattinam has risen above 54,000 hectares or over 40 per cent of the 1,30,000 hectares under cultivation in the district. The constant downpours, …
  • Stalin’s ‘10-minute’ halt upsets Nagapattinam farmers December 7, 2020 12:19 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: DMK chief MK Stalin left farmers disappointed as he spent very little time with them during his visit to Nagapattinam on Sunday to inspect the damage caused by the rain. He arrived in the district from Tiruvarur after an …
  • Cyclone Burevi: One-fourth of Nagapattinam crops inundated, tenant farmers worst hit December 5, 2020 6:03 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Around 30,000 hectares of Samba and Thaladi crops in Nagapattinam district were completely inundated in the downpour over two days triggered by Cyclone Burevi, as confirmed by the agriculture department. With the total …
  • Man arrested near Nagapattinam after disabled wife dies by suicide due to dowry harassment November 27, 2020 6:01 pm By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A 42-year-old medical representative was arrested for abetment near Mayiladuthurai on Friday after his disabled wife allegedly died by suicide and her father alleged the man had been harassing her for dowry.  Nithya ( …
  • Robotic scavenger Bandicoot to claw its way into Nagapattinam sewers November 27, 2020 1:09 pm Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The Nagapattinam Municipality has introduced a robot to clean its sewer network and eliminate the scourge of manual scavenging. Nagapattinam is the fifth municipal body in Tamil Nadu to introduce the robot, popularly …
  • Cyclone Nivar | Eerie silence in Nagapattinam-Karaikal coast November 25, 2020 9:37 pm An eerie silence prevailed along the Nagapattinam-Karaikal coast ahead of the landfall of Cylone Nivar on Wednesday. Squally weather, accompanied by heavy rain and strong winds, forced people to remain indoors. The sea was rough throughout the day. No one …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Nagapattinam, Karaikal fishers advised to stay at emergency halting points November 24, 2020 6:47 pm Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Around 250 fishers in 29 fishing boats from Nagapattinam and Karaikal have been advised to wait at the emergency halting points at harbours away from their home till the weather clears. At least 24 trawlers from Karaikal …
  • Udhayanidhi Stalin gets arrested for a second consecutive day in Nagapattinam November 21, 2020 5:11 pm By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The police arrested DMK Youth Wing Secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin for the second consecutive day for attempting to campaign among the fisherfolk near Nagapattinam Fishing Harbor on Saturday. Udhayanidhi Stalin campaigned …
  • Udhayanidhi Stalin arrested on second day of campaign in Nagapattinam November 21, 2020 2:42 pm By: PTI | Nagapattinam | Updated: November 21, 2020 7:57:02 pm DMK youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi StalinDMK youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin was arrested in Nagapattinam on the second day of his party’s 75-day campaign ahead of the Tamil Nadu …
  • Two years on, ghost of Gaja cyclone still haunts Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district November 16, 2020 1:12 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Sunday marked the second anniversary of Gaja cyclone which left a trail of destruction in the coastal town of Nagappatinam. The impact, 730-odd days later, still stays afresh among the locals, though the government and …
  • Nagapattinam: BJP cadres siege TNEB office after power disconnection over unpaid bill October 7, 2020 4:57 pm By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Dozens of BJP cadres on Wednesday sieged the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) office in Nagapattinam and demanded action against a lineman who disconnected the power supply. The TNEB disconnected the power service …
  • 955 cyclone relief camps set up in Nagapattinam October 6, 2020 4:22 pm
  • Woman beaten to death in Nagapattinam September 18, 2020 1:58 pm
  • Unlock 4.0: Velankanni church in Nagapattinam opens its doors for all September 12, 2020 9:05 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM:  The Velankanni Shrine Basilica, which was open for local parishioners for past one week, has opened its doors for all. "We have opened the Main Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health. We have also opened the …
  • 3 VAOs assaulted by sand smugglers near Nagapattinam August 22, 2020 5:53 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Three VAOs were assaulted and threatened by a gang allegedly involved in sand smuggling on Thursday.  S Arul Aravind (25), VAO in charge of Mahathanam near Nagapattinam, and two other VAOs, were assaulted by a group of …
  • Nagapattinam MP Selvaraj tests positive for COVID-19 August 2, 2020 10:18 pm Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Lok Sabha member representing Nagapattinam, M Selvaraj tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday.  He is the first elected representative in district to get affected by the virus. Selvaraj took part in opinion hearing …
  • Nagapattinam BJP district secretary, spiritual wing president among 700 to join DMK July 24, 2020 7:17 pm By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Even as the Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP accuses the opposition DMK of being anti-Hindu, the saffron party’s district secretary and district spiritual wing president were among the hundreds who joined the Dravidian major …
  • Nagapattinam man held for raping, impregnating 14-year-old sister-in-law July 24, 2020 7:17 pm Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A 25-year-old man from a village near Mayiladuthurai was arrested on Thursday night for allegedly raping and impregnating his 14-year-old sister-in-law. A 70-year-man from the same village has also been detained on …
  • Nagapattinam: Tonnes of fish seized: Protest held to allow use of purse seine nets July 12, 2020 1:37 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Fisherfolk resorted to a protest on Saturday condemning officials for continued seizure of fish caught using banned purse seine nets. They demanded that the ban affected their livelihood and appealed to the State …
  • Nagapattinam: Police file case against 20 protesting fishermen July 11, 2020 5:15 pm By PTI NAGAPATTINAM: Cases against 20 fishermen have been registered in connection with their agitation at Tarangambadi in Nagapattinam district during which an inspector sustained injuries, police said on Saturday. Thousands of fishermen from villages in …
  • Kin of youth from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam, murdered in Malaysia, want his body back July 6, 2020 6:14 pm Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The family members of a youth who was killed in Malaysia last week has requested the government to bring back his body to Nagapattinam. 21-year-old A Ajith from Karuvelankadai in Nagapattinam district was working as an …
  • Sister Hildegard Klein: A guiding light for poor girls in Nagapattinam no more June 30, 2020 4:55 pm By PTI NAGAPATTINAM: Sister Hildegard Klein, who founded 'Gnanapoo Illam', an institution, offering free education to poor girls at Porayar in Nagapattinam district, died in Germany on Monday night. She was 98. She arrived at Mayiladuthurai in 1954 …
  • Locals rejoice as Cauvery, Vennaru water enters Nagapattinam ahead of paddy cultivation June 22, 2020 4:57 pm Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: People in Nagapattinam rejoiced as the Cauvery and Vennaru rivers entered the district for first time in nine years, ahead of its time for Kuruvai paddy cultivation. Officials, farmers, celebrated as the waters reached …
  • Not an easy pass for Nagapattinam residents even with lockdown relaxations June 1, 2020 12:08 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: People in Nagapattinam cannot take advantage of the lockdown relaxations as they have to obtain e-pass to travel from one part of the district to the other by the shortest route, because a union territory lies in the …
  • Two ration workers from Chennai test coronavirus positive in Nagapattinam May 16, 2020 7:33 pm By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Two ration shop workers who returned to Nagapattinam from Chennai tested positive on Saturday. The two were admitted in the  Nagapattinam GH as against the earlier practice of sending patients to Tiruvarur. Dr Liyakath …
  • Officials reveal Nagapattinam's COVID-19 positive doctor’s details, request people in contact to come forward April 12, 2020 1:09 pm Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Nagai district administration has revealed the identity of a COVID-19 patient who is a 73-year-old doctor. The officials appeal to the public to come out if they had met or received treatment from the physician in the …
  • Nagapattinam to be bifurcated to create Mayiladuthurai district, says Tamil Nadu Chief Minister March 24, 2020 4:04 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said Nagapattinam district will be bifurcated and a new district formed with Mayiladuthurai as its headquarters. He made the announcement at the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Local residents …
  • Government considering bifurcation of Nagapattinam district, says Tamil Nadu Chief Minister March 7, 2020 1:32 pm Chief Minister, Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday said that the government was considering the long-pending demand for the creation of a new district with Mayiladuthurai as its headquarters, by bifurcating Nagapattinam district. Speaking at the …
  • Fishers in Nagapattinam demand subsidy hike for deep-sea vessels February 21, 2020 7:58 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Fishers in Nagapattinam have demanded subsidy to be increased on par with three other districts to encourage deep-sea fishing. Thirty-six Nagapattinam fishers, whose trawlers were seized by Sri Lankan navy, have been …
  • Marine Enforcement Wing takes off, Nagapattinam gets two units February 21, 2020 7:58 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The Marine Enforcement Wing which was anticipated by the fisheries department, was officially commenced in Chennai on Wednesday. Nagapattinam is getting 14 personnel in two units. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami …
  • Attempt to cast bogus vote foiled, 1 detained in Nagapattinam December 28, 2019 12:18 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: One person was detained for allegedly trying to cast bogus vote near Velankanni on Friday. Allegations of bogus voting and vote canvassing triggered commotion in some polling booths in the district. Bogus voting …
  • Christmas special prayers held after 300 years in Nagapattinam’s historic Ziegenbalg house December 25, 2019 3:56 pm After a gap of 300 years, Christmas special prayers were held at the historic house in Tarangambadi in this district, where Bartholomeus Ziegenbalg lived. Tarangambadi remained under Danish rule between 1620 to 1845. Who is Bartholomeus Ziegenbalg? …
  • Rodent menace worries paddy farmers in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam December 20, 2019 5:57 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Rat-catchers are in demand as rodents are destroying flowering paddy crops in the south blocks of Nagapattinam. “Rats have attacked acres of crops in our block. We are finding at least a dozen rats per acre or two.  We …
  • Wait for groynes in Nagapattinam hamlet gets longer December 14, 2019 5:04 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The sea is continuing to erode the shores of Pattinachery in Nagore. Villagers are alleging seawater continues to enter their homes at night during the ongoing monsoon season, especially at high tide.  "The …
  • Nagapattinam shuts over government medical college demand December 12, 2019 1:49 pm Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Normal life took a hit as Nagapattinam and several other villages went into a complete shutdown on Thursday demanding the setup of a government medical college in Orathur near the district.  Over 5000 shops in …
  • Family of Nagapattinam youth missing in Sudan anxiously wait for information December 5, 2019 6:53 pm Anxious family members of a Nagapattinam youth employed at the ceramic factory in Sudanese capital Khartoum where many had died in a LPG tanker blast on Wednesday have pinned their hopes on the Central and State governments for authentic information about …
  • Nagapattinam drug bust: Ganja worth Rs 1.5 crore seized December 2, 2019 7:49 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: An attempt to smuggle 700 kilos of ganja worth Rs 1.5 crore into Sri Lanka was thwarted in one of the biggest drug trafficking busts near Nagapattinam on Sunday. Three suspects who posed as 'tourists' were …
  • Monsoon shivers: Creaking wooden bridges across Nagapattinam a concern November 29, 2019 7:41 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Wooden bridges in Nagapattinam district have come under the scanner as rainwater surges along waterways going towards the sea. Many of these bridges, which connect villages across the drain rivers and channels and …
  • Marine ooze continues to disrupt fishing in Nagapattinam district November 15, 2019 8:36 am Fishermen of Pushpavanam and other neighbouring villages, who witnessed a new phenomenon of marine ooze being deposited on their shores under the impact of Cyclone Gaja last year, continue to face problems due to the huge deposits of this marine clay. …
  • Five held in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam for gangraping 14-year-old girl for a month November 15, 2019 2:01 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Five persons were arrested on Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl for a month. The assault took place six months ago  and came to light as the girl is pregnant now. According to sources, the …
  • Cyclone Gaja taught us humanity is still alive, say residents of Dalit colony in TN's Nagapattinam November 12, 2019 11:21 pm Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Residents of a Dalit colony in Kodiyakkarai shudder while recounting the devastation caused by Cyclone Gaja. Three houses in this coastal hamlet crumbled completely, while several others were damaged. A newly-built hut …
  • Neighbour arrested for raping, killing Class 10 student in Nagapattinam November 10, 2019 10:46 pm Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A 30-year-old man was arrested and booked under POCSO Act for raping a Class X girl near Sirkazhi on Saturday evening. The man had assisted the police and villagers in searching the girl. An investigating officer said, “K …
  • Rice Blast disease confirmed in Nagapattinam November 5, 2019 4:48 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Experts have confirmed the presence of Rice Blast fungal disease in samba crops in Iluppur and Orkudi villages near Kilvelur. Following complaints from farmers in the last one week, agriculture department officials, along …
  • Terror probe: NIA raids at Coimbatore, Trichy & Nagapattinam November 1, 2019 12:12 am National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials today carried out searches at the houses of two persons in Coimbatore in connection with a terror probe. According to reports, raids were also conducted in Trichy and near Nagoor in Nagapattinam district. The …
  • TN terror probe: NIA raids house, investigates suspect in Nagapattinam October 31, 2019 8:41 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted raids at a house and investigated a person in Nagore near Nagapattinam. The officials visited Nagapattinam district on Thursday and investigated one Mohammed …
  • Four Bengaluru Tourists Drown In Sea In Nagapattinam October 29, 2019 12:18 pm In the second incident, three members of a family drowned in the sea in the same area. Nagapattinam: Four tourists from Bengaluru, who were on a visit to the famous Muslim pilgrim centre of Nagore in Nagapattinam district, drowned in the sea in two …
  • With one hand tied up, Nagapattinam youngster swims 10 km in sea August 23, 2019 1:37 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Twenty-year-old S Sabarinathan is an ordinary college student with extraordinary abilities. On Thursday, he swam 10 km in the sea, from Velankanni to Nagapattinam, in an attempt to create a world record. The feat was not …
  • Tamil Nadu: NIA raids 4 places in Chennai, Nagapattinam in Ansarulla terrorist gang case July 13, 2019 3:21 pm Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 13 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out four raids in the city and Nagapattinam district of the state here on Saturday in a case pertaining to Ansarulla terrorist gang, which had conspired to wage a …
  • Volunteers chip in to rebuild school in Nagapattinam district June 6, 2019 1:51 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A Volunteer group and several contributors led by an engineer from Mayiladuthurai have pooled in Rs 7.7 lakh and constructed a new building for Selvam Government Aided Primary School in Thalaignayiru, which was damaged by …
  • Nagapattinam: TikTok spoof on police lands three in jail May 23, 2019 1:41 am By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Three youth were arrested for a TikTok prank in front of a police station in Vedaranyam and remanded on Wednesday. The youth made a video of themselves in front of the All Women police station in Vedaranyam, with …
  • Another Pollachi? Nagapattinam driver held for sexually abusing, filming women March 16, 2019 2:02 pm By PTI NAGAPATTINAM: Amid outrage over the Pollachi sexual harassment case, a car driver from Nagapattinam was arrested Saturday on charges of sexually abusing a 22-year-old woman with police saying he might have lured several women after promising to …
  • Nagapattinam: Calf with 7 legs born in freak delivery February 3, 2019 9:29 pm NAGAPATTINAM: In a freak delivery, a cow delivered a genetically unusual calf  with seven legs, two bodies and two tails at Vettaikaraniruppu village near Nagapattinam on Sunday. A large number of people from in and around the village visited the farmer’s …

  • 19 new COVID cases in central region June 22, 2022 6:00 pm TIRUCHI: Nineteen new COVID cases were reported in the central region on Wednesday. The largest number of 13 active COVID cases were reported in Tiruchi district. Karur and Thanjavur accounted for one new case each, and two cases of infection were reported …
  • Kerala film awards: Negha wins maiden award in trans category May 27, 2022 9:25 pm Tamil Nadu-born Negha S has become the first trans-woman to have won the debut actor award in the said category for her Malayalam film Antharam. “The Kerala government had constituted a special award in any category of trans-artiste last year and the first …
  • Tamil Nadu registers 59 new Covid infections May 27, 2022 3:46 am On Thursday, Chennai reported 33 new cases-three more than its Wednesday tally (Representative image) CHENNAI: Fresh Covid-19 cases tally increased to 59 on Thursday compared to 56 on Wednesday. The state discharged 43 patients and by the end of the day, …
  • Tamil Nadu CM released water from Stanley reservoir for crop cultivation May 25, 2022 2:26 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on May 24, 2022 released water from Stanley reservoir at Mettur in nearby Salem district for Kuruvai crop cultivation in the Delta region of the state, for the first time in the month of May. The water thus released …
  • Water from Mettur dam to irrigate 5.22 lakh acres of kuruvai in delta districts May 25, 2022 1:12 am By Express News Service COIMBATORE/CHENNAI/TIRUCHY: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday opened the sluice gates of Mettur reservoir to release Cauvery water for kuruvai cultivation in delta districts. This is the first time since Independence that …
  • TN CM releases water from Mettur dam for irrigation... May 24, 2022 10:05 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Tuesday released water from Stanley reservoir at Mettur in nearby Salem district for Kuruvai crop cultivation in the Delta region of the state, for the first time in the month of May. The water thus released will …
  • In a first since Independence, Mettur dam to be opened for irrigation in May May 21, 2022 9:51 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday ordered the opening of the Mettur dam for irrigation from May 24 -- three weeks ahead of the traditional date of release of water from here.   For the first time since …
  • Float Festival of Tamil Nadu Temples :: S Balakrishnan May 8, 2022 3:12 am Float Festival of Tamil Nadu Temples S Balakrishnan * Similar to the annual rath yatra (car festival) of temples, float festival is also celebrated in Tamil Nadu temples. While in the rath yatra procession the devotees directly take part by pulling the …
  • T.K. Murthy honoured with Subhash Chandran Memorial Award for Excellence in Percussion April 24, 2022 6:00 pm The Subhash Chandran Memorial Award for Excellence in Percussion was presented to mridangam maestro and guru T. K. Murthy at an event organised here on Sunday by the Sankara Academy of Music and Arts and Subhash Chandran Foundation. T. H. Subhash Chandran, …
  • Expect rain today in south TN, delta districts, Pondy & Karaikal April 18, 2022 12:48 am By Express News Service CHENNAI:  The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecasted light-to-moderate rainfall in some parts of South Tamil Nadu, delta districts, Puducherry and Karaikal, over the next 24 hours.  File photo of rain in Chennai …
  • Sivakarthikeyan will never forget his roots! His latest deed is proof April 17, 2022 2:17 am Self-made star Sivakarthikeyan who rose to unimaginable heights in the film industry from a non-filmy background has built a new house at his native Thiruveezhimizhalai in Kudavasal Taluka of Thiruvarur District of Tamil Nadu. He recently visited his …
  • Director of Singapore-based company held for cheating Chennai businessman April 14, 2022 11:10 am The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Greater Chennai City Police on Wednesday arrested the director of a Singapore-based company on charges of cheating a businessman here to the tune of ₹1.08 crore after importing 286 tons of rice. According to the police, P. …
  • Generic Aadhaar opens 29 franchises in one day April 11, 2022 6:40 am Generic Aadhaar has opened 29 franchises in 29 different districts across India in a single day.    Generic Aadhaar stores were inaugurated in both metro and remote cities like Chennai, Guntur, Thiruvarur, Ahmedabad, East Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Mahabubnagar, …
  • Jilted by medico, man steals hospital laptops April 11, 2022 12:14 am (Representational Image)CHENNAI: A 25-year-old economics graduate, who set himself the target of stealing laptops from medical colleges across the country as 'revenge' after his girlfriend, a medico, broke up with him, was nabbed in Chennai on …
  • To Contribute to the Earth Hour, Amazon India Commits to More Than 500 Hours of Lights off Across Its Buildings March 26, 2022 8:08 am Bangalore, Karnataka, India – Business Wire India • Amazon’s large-scale operations network and its corporate offices in India commit to energy conservation • Aims to spread awareness about the significance of energy conservation to lower the impact of …
  • Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain likely in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry March 5, 2022 3:34 pm Tamil Nadu and one town of Puducherry are expected to receive thunderstorms with rains. Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) of Chennai made the prediction on Friday. Several districts of Tamil Nadu and one town of Puducherry are expected to receive …
  • Tamil Nadu Govt. To Implement a Combined Water Supply Scheme worth Rs 1,473.16 Crore March 5, 2022 2:54 pm Tamil Nadu Govt's Combined water scheme The state government sanctioned five additional new multi-village water supply schemes for Rs 1,473.16 crore under the center’s Jal Jeevan Mission. The schemes will be funded by the state and central governments, …
  • Weather update: IMD predicts intense rainfall due to deep depression in these two states. Details here March 5, 2022 6:03 am Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain is likely to occur at one or two places in several districts of Tamil Nadu and one town of Puducherry within the next three hours, Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) of Chennai predicted on Friday According to a …
  • Man poses as CM Stalin’s assistant, cons woman March 4, 2022 4:24 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 51-year-old man was arrested for allegedly cheating a corporation contract worker of Rs 50,000 claiming he was assistant of Chief Minister. The accused was identified as R Jayakumar from Theni. According to the police, …
  • 50% sit out Tambaram’s first Corporation poll February 20, 2022 1:51 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Like the neighbouring Chennai, the Tambaram Corporation recorded a low voter turnout of 49.98 per cent in the local body elections on Saturday.Elections in six wards earmarked for SC women (4, 12, 13, 27,31 and 51) and ward 52 …
  • Forging a writers bloc February 18, 2022 5:34 am Arunmozhivarman fought odds to become a writer in English and intends to train budding writers Arunmozhivarman fought odds to become a writer in English and intends to train budding writers Named after one of south India’s powerful kings, Arunmozhivarman …
  • Compensate farmers for crop loss, procure 1,500 paddy bags per day: AIADMK February 14, 2022 3:11 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Amidst complaints of accumulating losses due to damage to crops and rotting of harvested paddy due to rains by farmers in Tamil Nadu's Cauvery delta districts, the opposition AIADMK on Monday sought Chief Minister M K Stalin's …
  • Banana Farmers to Banana Experts: A Novel Initiative By ICAR-NRC On Banana February 3, 2022 7:53 am Cultivation of Banana With the objective to provide necessary Banana information to the farmers and making them experts in its cultivation, the ICAR-National Research Centre on Banana, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu has initiated an endeavor on the “Banana …
  • Tamil Nadu: Rate of Covid 3rd wave fall gathering speed February 1, 2022 3:18 am Photo for representative purpose onlyCHENNAI: The epidemic graph of the third wave is seeing a swift fall as fresh and active cases are making a rapid fall across all districts. On Monday, the state added 19,280 cases and discharged 25,056 patients from …
  • PVL: Ahmedabad Defenders announce Muthusamy Appavu as captain January 31, 2022 9:25 am Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 31 (ANI): Ahmedabad Defenders on Monday announced India international volleyball player Muthusamy Appavu as their captain for the upcoming season of Prime Volleyball League. The upcoming season of PVL will begin on …
  • Told to vacate hostels due to Covid, Tamil Nadu students at a loss January 7, 2022 4:47 am Express News Service CHENNAI: T Wilson had returned to the campus on January 3 after his Christmas holidays and was gearing up to get back to lessons, but the closure of colleges till January 20 has put paid to his plans. Wilson was asked to vacate his …
  • Social distancing forgotten as thousands leave Chennai January 7, 2022 4:47 am Express News Service CHENNAI: A day after the government imposed night curfew and increased restrictions, buses and trains recorded increased patronage on Thursday. Social distancing went for a toss as passengers, including students, made a beeline to bus …
  • Covid-19: Chennai has 22 active cases of Omicron variant; 8 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu on Saturday January 1, 2022 4:44 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The state capital Chennai has the highest number of active Omicron variant of coronavirus cases at 22 while Chengalpattu, Salem, Thiruvarur, Pudukottai, and Thiruvallur districts have 1 case each, even as the state …
  • Anbazhagan’s works to be nationalised: TN government December 18, 2021 11:12 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI:  The State government on Saturday announced that the works of former minister K Anbazhagan, one of the stalwarts of the Dravidian movement, would be nationalised. Chief Minister MK Stalin will present the compensation for …
  • SBI General Insurance extends help and support to the people of Chennai affected by the heavy rains December 1, 2021 7:48 pm Emergency toll-free number 1800 102 1111, SMS <CLAIM>to 561612, email [email protected] or the Claims Intimation Section on www.sbigeneral.in. General Insurance urges its customers to stay safe and take precautionary measures to safeguard …
  • 24-year-old man arrested under Pocso Act November 23, 2021 2:07 am Coimbatore: The Sulur police arrested a 24-year-old man on Sunday for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. The minor girl, a class XI student, was a neighbour of the man, police said. She had left her home for school on November 17 and did not return. …
  • Rains lash Puducherry; normal life hit November 18, 2021 1:18 pm Puducherry: Normal life was hit in Puducherry on Thursday due to incessant rains since last night. The low pressure area over the southeast Bay of Bengal has resulted in rains over parts of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puduchery since Wednesday.   Education …
  • AIADMK Coordinator O Panneerselvam visits rain-hit areas in Chennai November 15, 2021 1:56 am By Express News Service CHENNAI:  AIADMK Coordinator O Panneerselvam visited various rain-affected areas in the city on Sunday and offered relief materials to the affected people. According to a press statement of the party, O Panneerselvam and other …
  • Tamil Nadu Rain Updates: Flood warning issued in parts of state November 12, 2021 10:33 am Chennai: The flood warning has been issued in various districts of Tamil Nadu with incessant rains continuing in parts of the state on Friday. A flood warning was issued in Madurai as the water level in the Vaigai dam reached 69 feet against the full …
  • Tamil Nadu rain LIVE UPDATES: Schools remain closed for fifth day following incessant rainfall November 12, 2021 9:32 am Tamil Nadu rains live updates: Light to moderate rainfall in most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema south interior Karnataka and Kerala during the next 24 hours, …
  • Kin to get Rs 4 lakh aid as death toll in TN rains rises to 14, Chennai red alert continues November 11, 2021 5:21 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Revenue Minister KKSSR Ramachandran on Thursday said that the death toll in rain related incidents across the state during the past few days has gone up to 14 and that Rs 4 lakh each will be given to the bereaved families …
  • Death toll in Tamil Nadu rains rises to 12; 'red alert' issued November 10, 2021 10:20 am Chennai: The death toll due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu stands at 12, informed Tamil Nadu Revenue and Disaster Management Minister KKSSR Ramachandran on Wednesday. 11 teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and 7 teams of the State …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash parts of Tamil Nadu for next few days; red alert issued November 10, 2021 10:11 am Chennai woke up to heavy rainfall even today, thereby leading to waterlogging in parts of the city. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heavy rainfall is likely to continue over parts of Tamil Nadu for the next few days due to …
  • Schools and colleges in Chennai switch over to online mode November 10, 2021 6:27 am With rain holidays extended for two more days on November 10 and 11, schools and colleges in the city are switching to online mode of teaching. In view of heavy rainfall warning, the government on Tuesday declared local holiday for educational institutions …
  • Rains, excess water turn fields into puddles November 10, 2021 12:34 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Torrential rains that lashed the State, coupled with the release of excess water from the Madhurantakam lake, flattened several acres of paddy crops in the vicinity. Half of the crops were to be harvested in a few days.  …
  • Rain lets up, but woes of Chennai continue November 9, 2021 6:46 pm On a day when Chennai had some respite from the rain, inundation cleared up in a few areas, but people were stranded and in need of help on Tuesday as the stagnant water was yet to be drained. Residents are approaching the next couple of days with dread as …
  • Coastal TN may have to brace for another intense rain spell November 9, 2021 6:54 am IMD predicts of a fresh weather system that is likely to become a depression; it is expected to reach north TN coast by early Thursday Coastal parts of Tamil Nadu may have to prepare for another intense spell of rainfall as a fresh weather system is likely …
  • After pandemic-induced hiatus, multiple railway projects are underway in Tamil Nadu November 7, 2021 4:39 am Some of them are part of the long-pending demands of passengers. When they are completed and if the railways keeps its word, by 2024, the State will definitely be ‘future ready’ in rail transport, experts point out Southern Railway, with one of the well- …
  • Catch a break midway through studies now October 29, 2021 10:57 pm Express News Service CHENNAI:  In order to popularise integrated Master’s courses among students, Central University of Tamil University (CUTN), Thiruvarur, has decided to introduce an Exit and Re-entry Policy starting academic year 2022-23. “If any …
  • 6,810 applications across Tamil Nadu to set up cracker shops October 29, 2021 6:04 am Picture used for representational purposeCHENNAI: The fire and rescue department have received 6,810 applications from traders across the state to put up cracker shops for Diwali. Of these, the department has issued no objection certificates to 6,111 …
  • Sasikala plans next course of action October 22, 2021 3:11 am Chennai: Having ruffled the feathers of AIADMK head honchos through her parallel celebrations to mark the party’s 50th year of founding, the ousted general secretary of the party, V K Sasikala, is all set for the next course of action, which would be a …
  • 6,429 TN village panchayats to get 1 Gbps bandwidth connectivity in a year October 21, 2021 1:59 am Express News Service CHENNAI: As many as 6,429 village panchayats in Tamil Nadu are set to get 1 Gbps bandwidth connectivity in a year as the Tamil Nadu FibreNet Corporation Limited (TANFINET) signed Master Service Agreements with two firms — L&T and …
  • Tamil Nadu sets ball rolling on BharatNet, ties up with L&T and other firms October 20, 2021 9:42 am In an effort to ensure the availability of high-speed internet connectivity in Tamil Nadu under the BharatNet Project (Tamil Nadu Fibernet Project), the state government has initiated the project by tying up with system integrators like Larsen and Toubro, …
  • Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin appoints 'district in-charge' ministers before monsoon, ULB polls October 20, 2021 7:00 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Ahead of the northeast monsoon and urban local body elections, Chief Minister MK Stalin has appointed 14 of his cabinet colleagues as in charge for 16 districts to expedite ongoing developmental works, to monitor the …
  • Chennai Traffic Police appeal to public to utilise special buses for Ayudha Pooja holidays October 11, 2021 9:52 am The Chennai Traffic Police have announced new traffic and special bus arrangements for people who will travel to various districts from the city in view of Ayudha Pooja festival. The arrangement has been made to ensure public commute from the city without …
  • Always there for bhakthas October 10, 2021 7:41 pm Parvathi, Ambika, Tripurasundari, Kamakshi, Visalakshi, Durga, Adi Parasakthi — many are the names Lord Siva’s Consort is known by, said M.A. Manickavelu, in a discourse. Lalitha Sahasranama gives us thousand names of the Goddess. Each devotee may have a …
  • Popular Tamil lyricist Piraisoodan passes away October 8, 2021 3:38 pm By Online Desk Popular Tamil lyricist Piraisoodan passed away in Chennai on Friday. He was 65. He had been unwell for the past few days. Piraisoodan was born in Nannilam in Thiruvarur district on February 6, 1956. He made a foray into Kollywood by penning …
  • RIP! Popular lyricist Piraisoodan passes away suddenly October 8, 2021 1:54 pm Popular film songwriter and poet Piraisoodan passed away in Chennai today at the age of 65. It is said that at around 4.15pm today (October 8th) he was speaking with his family when the end came suddenly. Piraisoodan was born on February 5, 1956 in …
  • Active Covid cases in Tamil Nadu rise for 19th day in succession September 27, 2021 2:27 am File photo of Covid test in ChennaiCHENNAI: After three days, the daily count of fresh Covid-19 positive cases dropped below the 1,700-mark in Tamil Nadu on Sunday. The state added 1,694 new cases and 14 deaths to the Covid-19 registry. The number of …
  • Chennai among 4 dists reporting over 100 new Covid cases September 27, 2021 12:10 am File photo of Covid test in ChennaiCHENNAI: All districts reported fewer than 200 new Covid cases on Saturday when the state added 1,724 cases to its Covid registry — a drop from 1,733 on Friday and 1,745 on Thursday. Yet, 17 districts, including …
  • Sniffer dog Roony gets 1st posting after completing training September 22, 2021 1:41 am Coimbatore: Two-year-old female sniffer dog Roony was sent to the Theni district police after the completion of six-month training to detect narcotic drugs at the detective dog training centre at the city police commissionerate here on Tuesday. Police from …
  • How one man’s vision is changing farming practices in TN’s delta region September 15, 2021 5:09 pm Three years ago, when Nimal Raghavan (33) visited his native village in Tamil Nadu from Dubai, where he was working, little did he imagine that a storm brewing over the Bay of Bengal would change the course of his life forever. Or that he would be …
  • Special Investigation Team to study fraudulent land deals during AIADMK regime: TN minister September 6, 2021 5:11 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Minister P Moorthy on Monday announced that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) would be formed to study fraudulent land registrations and other irregularities that took place during the past years. …
  • 10 new colleges, Tamil-medium engineering diploma soon in TN August 26, 2021 11:55 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: With a view to increase the admission ratio of students, the State government has decided to establish 10 more arts and science colleges across Tamil Nadu. Besides, from the next academic year onwards, diploma courses in …
  • Karunanidhi on mind, Stalin govt lines up development plans, memorial August 25, 2021 12:24 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A memorial for former chief minister M Karunanidhi will be constructed at the Marina at a cost of Rs 39 crore, announced Chief Minister MK Stalin in the Assembly on Tuesday. During the first Rule 110 announcement of this …
  • Ahead of polls to urban local bodies, TN to have six more corporations, 28 new municipalities August 24, 2021 3:17 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Ahead of elections to urban local bodies which are expected in a few months, Tamil Nadu will have six more municipal corporations and 28 more municipalities. With this, the number of municipal corporations will go up from 15 …
  • COVID-19 cases dip marginally to 1,896 August 16, 2021 4:27 am The daily count of COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu, which was hovering around 1,900, came down to 1,896 on Sunday, along with a marginal reduction in the number of tests. While the number of persons tested came down from 1,59,684 the day before to 1,56,973, …
  • Tamil Nadu government honours individuals excelling in their fields August 16, 2021 2:42 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Individuals who rendered exceptional service in their fields and showed great courage in the face of adversities were honoured by Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday during the Independence Day celebrations at Fort St George …
  • Government to release document highlighting Tamil Nadu’s role in freedom struggle: CM Stalin August 15, 2021 6:59 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Hoisting the Tricolour for the first time at the ramparts of Fort St George on the occasion of 75th Independence day celebrations, Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday announced that the State government would release a complete …
  • DesiCrew scales up AI and ML service offerings August 2, 2021 10:22 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Chennai-based DesiCrew, a digital transformation services company in the league of India's Tier I tech service vendors with matching offerings, is set to scale up its Artificial …
  • Tamil Diaspora aims to bring USD 500 million VC funds in TN through start-ups by financial year-end July 22, 2021 9:21 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Diaspora in United States is likely to bring the portfolio of US investor funds totalling between $250 million to $500 million by the end of this financial year nurturing start-ups in innovation, research and …
  • Lockdown effect: Suicide rate remains high in Tamil Nadu's central zone July 5, 2021 8:54 am By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Suicide rate continues to be high in the central zone and over 1,300 suicides have been reported in the past six months in all the nine districts. Experts have said that the extended lockdown has increased mental stress …
  • Covid cases still not dipping in few TN districts July 4, 2021 1:55 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu has dipped to a huge extent in the last few weeks, the number of cases has stagnated or has been dipping at a very slow pace in about 10 districts, an analysis by Express found. Public …
  • Online fitness classes see a surge in demand in Chennai June 29, 2021 12:21 am Express News Service CHENNAI: With staying indoors becoming the new normal, the online fitness industry has witnessed a surge in demand. Fitness trainers say the demand among children too has increased, especially after the second wave of the Covid-19 …
  • Tamil Nadu extends COVID lockdown till June 28. Here is the list of activities allowed June 20, 2021 2:49 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu state government has extended the ongoing lockdown till June 28 morning 6 am with some more relaxations starting Monday. The public transport such as bus service will resume in Chennai and its three …
  • Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 28, some Covid restrictions eased | What's allowed/restricted June 20, 2021 1:03 pm The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday extended coronavirus lockdown in the state for one more week, until June 28, following consultations with medical experts. However, some Covid-19 restrictions have been eased in certain districts. The state will follow a …
  • Tamil Nadu announces Rs 61.09 crore paddy cultivation package for farmers June 17, 2021 12:11 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Thursday announced a Rs 61.09 crore Kuruvai paddy cultivation package for more than two lakh delta farmers aiming to bring additional area under this short-term crop. The scheme, benefitting 2,07,259 farmers of …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Stalin announces Rs.61 Cr Kuruvai package for delta farmers  June 17, 2021 8:21 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin today announced a Kuruvai package worth Rs.61.09 crore for delta farmers. The scheme will benefit 2,07,259 farmers in the districts of Thanjavur, Nagapattinam, Mayiladuthurai and Thiruvarur and …
  • MK Stalin’s first month in office shows his govt means business June 8, 2021 12:45 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: It has been a month since the government led by MK Stalin assumed office, and not a single day passed without his chairing meetings on various issues, but especially Covid-19.He visited the districts where the infection …
  • Latest India Covid rules: What all is open & what all is closed at which place as of June week 2 June 7, 2021 2:05 am NEW DELHI: As the second wave of coronavirus in the country continues to slow down, several states have started easing the strict restrictions which were imposed to check the spread of the virus. The national capital has allowed malls and markets to open …
  • Hope embedded in despair June 6, 2021 7:50 am Discussions on the role of online education offer valuable insights on the way forward for higher education As the pandemic rages, all systems that have been painstakingly put in place are being sorely tested. Often, the trials faced by the people who …
  • Covid lockdown in Tamil Nadu extended, shopping complexes, cinema halls and malls to remain shut June 5, 2021 8:14 pm Covid-19 breath test could give you results in 60 seconds The Tamil Nadu government, on Saturday, extended the Covid lockdown for one more week from June 07 to June 14. Considering the decline in test positivity rate (TPR), authorities have decided to …
  • Lockdown extended in Tamilnadu June 5, 2021 12:26 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 5, 2021 Following recommendations from officials and health experts, the State government has extended the lockdown by another week, with a few relaxations. As the complete lockdown was scheduled to end at 6 am …
  • TN ordered to provide Rs 3 lakh to woman as compensation for medical negligence May 13, 2021 12:21 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has recommended the Tamil Nadu government to provide a compensation of Rs 3 lakh to the family of a woman, who died allegedly due to medical negligence at the government hospital in …
  • TN Assembly: Appavu, Pitchandi to be Speaker and Dy Speaker May 12, 2021 1:40 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A total of 223 newly-elected legislators took oath of office in the State Assembly on Tuesday. Senior members M Appavu and K Pitchandi of DMK were elected unopposed as Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Assembly. Pro-tem …
  • No canals from Cabinet flow into Delta, residents pin hopes on next rejig  May 8, 2021 1:39 am Express News Service CHENNAI/SALEM: The delta districts are dismayed as they have no representation in Chief Minister MK Stalin’s first cabinet, despite the DMK bagging many seats in the districts. The AIADMK-led alliance had bagged only three out of …
  • Tamil Nadu logs 24,898 new cases, 195 deaths May 6, 2021 9:26 pm Tamil Nadu recorded 24,898 new COVID-19 cases in the single biggest day spike so far on Thursday, pushing the caseload to 12,97,500, while a record 195 deaths in the last 24 hours took the toll to 14,974. According to a medical bulletin, 21,546 people were …
  • MK Stalin stakes claim to form govt in Tamil Nadu May 5, 2021 11:45 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI; DMK president MK Stalin will be sworn in as Chief Minister of the State on Friday at a formal function to be held in Raj Bhavan. Having been elected as leader of the legislative party, Stalin met Governor Banwarilal Purohit …
  • Tamil Nadu records 23 more Covid deaths April 11, 2021 2:38 pm Representative imageTamil Nadu recorded 11 short of 6,000 fresh Covid-19 cases and 23 deaths on Saturday as the second surge continued unabated. Active cases jumped to 37,673 as just 1,952 patients were discharged. For the second consecutive day, the state …
  • Dhinakaran hopes to survive TN electoral battle April 6, 2021 2:24 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 5 (ANI): Founder of Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) and former deputy general secretary of AIADMK, TTV Dhinakaran says he has been inspired by former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and would implement schemes …
  • CBI raids over 100 locations in bank fraud cases amounting to Rs 3,700 cr March 26, 2021 3:31 pm The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted searches over 100 places in 11 States and Union Territories (UTs) in connection with more than 30 cases of bank fraud amounting to over Rs 3,700 crore. As per a statement, the searches are part …
  • CBI raids over 100 places in bank fraud cases March 26, 2021 4:34 am New Delhi [India], March 26 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted searches over 100 places in 11 States and Union Territories (UTs) in connection with more than 30 cases of bank fraud amounting to over Rs 3,700 crore. As per a …
  • AIADMK alliance is 'victorious alliance: TN CM March 18, 2021 1:43 am Thiruvarur (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 17 (ANI): With Tamil Nadu Assembly elections around the corner, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami slammed opposition parties and claimed that AIADMK's alliance will emerge 'victorious' and …
  • New Covid-19 cluster emerges in Thanjavur school, 56 students and a teacher test positive March 15, 2021 1:25 am A government-aided girls’ school in Ammapetai village in Thanjavur district has emerged as a Covid-19 cluster after 56 students and a teacher tested positive for the novel coronavirus. A Class XI student first tested positive for Covid-19 on March 9. As …
  • TN Polls: SDPI to contest on 6 seats in alliance with AMMK March 12, 2021 3:03 am Kalyani (West Bengal) [India], March 11 (ANI): Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) will contest from six seats in Tamil Nadu assembly polls in alliance with TTV Dhinakaran's Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK), said SDPI Tamil Nadu President …
  • CM Palaniswami to lay foundation stone for Cauvery-Vaigai-Gundar Link scheme on Sunday February 19, 2021 4:22 pm By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will lay the foundation stone for the Cauvery-Vellaru-Vaigai-Gundar Link scheme on Sunday. He will be inaugurating the Rs 6,941 crore-first phase of the project at Kunathur in …
  • Modi talks of Sri Lankan Tamils ahead of TN polls February 15, 2021 2:01 pm The Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu may be only a couple of months away but Mr Modi refused to be drawn into any election-related issues Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over the indigenously built Arjun Main Battle Tank Mk-1A to the Indian …
  • Poll panel cancels Thiruvarur bypoll January 8, 2019 5:49 am The Election Commission has cancelled its election notification for the constituency that fell vacant after the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, putting off a high-stakes poll contest for Dravidian parties DMK and AIADMK just months ahead of …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur by-election January 7, 2019 1:23 pm Chennai: The Election Commission (EC) has cancelled the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election in Tamil Nadu, citing the ongoing relief work after the Gaja cyclone that devastated major parts of Thiruvarur district, giving a huge relief to major political parties …
  • Tamil Nadu: EC cancels Thiruvarur assembly bypoll due to Cyclone Gaja January 7, 2019 11:12 am The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Election Commission Monday cancelled the bypoll to Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur assembly seat on account of the …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur Assembly by-poll citing Gaja aftermath January 7, 2019 5:33 am [India], Jan 7 (ANI): The by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency which was slated for January 28 has been cancelled by the Election Commission at the request of the Tamil Nadu government and the district administration (Thiruvarur) who are pre- …
  • EC rescinds Thiruvarur by-election January 7, 2019 4:08 am Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has rescinded its January 3 notification announcing the by-election in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. In a communication to the Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu, the EC on Sunday said …
  • Bypoll to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency rescinded January 7, 2019 2:42 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Election Commission has rescinded the by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. The commission’s communication in this regard was sent to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahu last night and the CEO confirmed …
  • Thiruvarur bypoll: DMK names Poondi Kalaivanan, AMMK to field S.Kamaraj January 5, 2019 7:48 am The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Dravid Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today named Poondi Kalaivanan, the Thiruvarur District secretary of the …
  • DMK fields party District Secretary in Thiruvarur by-election January 4, 2019 1:02 pm Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Ending all speculation about fielding someone from the DMK’s “first family”, the party on Friday announced the candidature of a senior leader Poondi Kalaivanan as its candidate in the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election on January 28. “ …



  • 19 new COVID cases in central region June 22, 2022 6:00 pm TIRUCHI: Nineteen new COVID cases were reported in the central region on Wednesday. The largest number of 13 active COVID cases were reported in Tiruchi district. Karur and Thanjavur accounted for one new case each, and two cases of infection were reported …
  • Kerala film awards: Negha wins maiden award in trans category May 27, 2022 9:25 pm Tamil Nadu-born Negha S has become the first trans-woman to have won the debut actor award in the said category for her Malayalam film Antharam. “The Kerala government had constituted a special award in any category of trans-artiste last year and the first …
  • Tamil Nadu registers 59 new Covid infections May 27, 2022 3:46 am On Thursday, Chennai reported 33 new cases-three more than its Wednesday tally (Representative image) CHENNAI: Fresh Covid-19 cases tally increased to 59 on Thursday compared to 56 on Wednesday. The state discharged 43 patients and by the end of the day, …
  • Tamil Nadu CM released water from Stanley reservoir for crop cultivation May 25, 2022 2:26 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on May 24, 2022 released water from Stanley reservoir at Mettur in nearby Salem district for Kuruvai crop cultivation in the Delta region of the state, for the first time in the month of May. The water thus released …
  • Water from Mettur dam to irrigate 5.22 lakh acres of kuruvai in delta districts May 25, 2022 1:12 am By Express News Service COIMBATORE/CHENNAI/TIRUCHY: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday opened the sluice gates of Mettur reservoir to release Cauvery water for kuruvai cultivation in delta districts. This is the first time since Independence that …
  • TN CM releases water from Mettur dam for irrigation... May 24, 2022 10:05 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Tuesday released water from Stanley reservoir at Mettur in nearby Salem district for Kuruvai crop cultivation in the Delta region of the state, for the first time in the month of May. The water thus released will …
  • In a first since Independence, Mettur dam to be opened for irrigation in May May 21, 2022 9:51 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday ordered the opening of the Mettur dam for irrigation from May 24 -- three weeks ahead of the traditional date of release of water from here.   For the first time since …
  • Float Festival of Tamil Nadu Temples :: S Balakrishnan May 8, 2022 3:12 am Float Festival of Tamil Nadu Temples S Balakrishnan * Similar to the annual rath yatra (car festival) of temples, float festival is also celebrated in Tamil Nadu temples. While in the rath yatra procession the devotees directly take part by pulling the …
  • T.K. Murthy honoured with Subhash Chandran Memorial Award for Excellence in Percussion April 24, 2022 6:00 pm The Subhash Chandran Memorial Award for Excellence in Percussion was presented to mridangam maestro and guru T. K. Murthy at an event organised here on Sunday by the Sankara Academy of Music and Arts and Subhash Chandran Foundation. T. H. Subhash Chandran, …
  • Expect rain today in south TN, delta districts, Pondy & Karaikal April 18, 2022 12:48 am By Express News Service CHENNAI:  The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecasted light-to-moderate rainfall in some parts of South Tamil Nadu, delta districts, Puducherry and Karaikal, over the next 24 hours.  File photo of rain in Chennai …
  • Sivakarthikeyan will never forget his roots! His latest deed is proof April 17, 2022 2:17 am Self-made star Sivakarthikeyan who rose to unimaginable heights in the film industry from a non-filmy background has built a new house at his native Thiruveezhimizhalai in Kudavasal Taluka of Thiruvarur District of Tamil Nadu. He recently visited his …
  • Director of Singapore-based company held for cheating Chennai businessman April 14, 2022 11:10 am The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Greater Chennai City Police on Wednesday arrested the director of a Singapore-based company on charges of cheating a businessman here to the tune of ₹1.08 crore after importing 286 tons of rice. According to the police, P. …
  • Generic Aadhaar opens 29 franchises in one day April 11, 2022 6:40 am Generic Aadhaar has opened 29 franchises in 29 different districts across India in a single day.    Generic Aadhaar stores were inaugurated in both metro and remote cities like Chennai, Guntur, Thiruvarur, Ahmedabad, East Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Mahabubnagar, …
  • Jilted by medico, man steals hospital laptops April 11, 2022 12:14 am (Representational Image)CHENNAI: A 25-year-old economics graduate, who set himself the target of stealing laptops from medical colleges across the country as 'revenge' after his girlfriend, a medico, broke up with him, was nabbed in Chennai on …
  • To Contribute to the Earth Hour, Amazon India Commits to More Than 500 Hours of Lights off Across Its Buildings March 26, 2022 8:08 am Bangalore, Karnataka, India – Business Wire India • Amazon’s large-scale operations network and its corporate offices in India commit to energy conservation • Aims to spread awareness about the significance of energy conservation to lower the impact of …
  • Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain likely in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry March 5, 2022 3:34 pm Tamil Nadu and one town of Puducherry are expected to receive thunderstorms with rains. Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) of Chennai made the prediction on Friday. Several districts of Tamil Nadu and one town of Puducherry are expected to receive …
  • Tamil Nadu Govt. To Implement a Combined Water Supply Scheme worth Rs 1,473.16 Crore March 5, 2022 2:54 pm Tamil Nadu Govt's Combined water scheme The state government sanctioned five additional new multi-village water supply schemes for Rs 1,473.16 crore under the center’s Jal Jeevan Mission. The schemes will be funded by the state and central governments, …
  • Weather update: IMD predicts intense rainfall due to deep depression in these two states. Details here March 5, 2022 6:03 am Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain is likely to occur at one or two places in several districts of Tamil Nadu and one town of Puducherry within the next three hours, Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) of Chennai predicted on Friday According to a …
  • Man poses as CM Stalin’s assistant, cons woman March 4, 2022 4:24 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 51-year-old man was arrested for allegedly cheating a corporation contract worker of Rs 50,000 claiming he was assistant of Chief Minister. The accused was identified as R Jayakumar from Theni. According to the police, …
  • 50% sit out Tambaram’s first Corporation poll February 20, 2022 1:51 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Like the neighbouring Chennai, the Tambaram Corporation recorded a low voter turnout of 49.98 per cent in the local body elections on Saturday.Elections in six wards earmarked for SC women (4, 12, 13, 27,31 and 51) and ward 52 …
  • Forging a writers bloc February 18, 2022 5:34 am Arunmozhivarman fought odds to become a writer in English and intends to train budding writers Arunmozhivarman fought odds to become a writer in English and intends to train budding writers Named after one of south India’s powerful kings, Arunmozhivarman …
  • Compensate farmers for crop loss, procure 1,500 paddy bags per day: AIADMK February 14, 2022 3:11 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Amidst complaints of accumulating losses due to damage to crops and rotting of harvested paddy due to rains by farmers in Tamil Nadu's Cauvery delta districts, the opposition AIADMK on Monday sought Chief Minister M K Stalin's …
  • Banana Farmers to Banana Experts: A Novel Initiative By ICAR-NRC On Banana February 3, 2022 7:53 am Cultivation of Banana With the objective to provide necessary Banana information to the farmers and making them experts in its cultivation, the ICAR-National Research Centre on Banana, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu has initiated an endeavor on the “Banana …
  • Tamil Nadu: Rate of Covid 3rd wave fall gathering speed February 1, 2022 3:18 am Photo for representative purpose onlyCHENNAI: The epidemic graph of the third wave is seeing a swift fall as fresh and active cases are making a rapid fall across all districts. On Monday, the state added 19,280 cases and discharged 25,056 patients from …
  • PVL: Ahmedabad Defenders announce Muthusamy Appavu as captain January 31, 2022 9:25 am Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 31 (ANI): Ahmedabad Defenders on Monday announced India international volleyball player Muthusamy Appavu as their captain for the upcoming season of Prime Volleyball League. The upcoming season of PVL will begin on …
  • Told to vacate hostels due to Covid, Tamil Nadu students at a loss January 7, 2022 4:47 am Express News Service CHENNAI: T Wilson had returned to the campus on January 3 after his Christmas holidays and was gearing up to get back to lessons, but the closure of colleges till January 20 has put paid to his plans. Wilson was asked to vacate his …
  • Social distancing forgotten as thousands leave Chennai January 7, 2022 4:47 am Express News Service CHENNAI: A day after the government imposed night curfew and increased restrictions, buses and trains recorded increased patronage on Thursday. Social distancing went for a toss as passengers, including students, made a beeline to bus …
  • Covid-19: Chennai has 22 active cases of Omicron variant; 8 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu on Saturday January 1, 2022 4:44 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The state capital Chennai has the highest number of active Omicron variant of coronavirus cases at 22 while Chengalpattu, Salem, Thiruvarur, Pudukottai, and Thiruvallur districts have 1 case each, even as the state …
  • Anbazhagan’s works to be nationalised: TN government December 18, 2021 11:12 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI:  The State government on Saturday announced that the works of former minister K Anbazhagan, one of the stalwarts of the Dravidian movement, would be nationalised. Chief Minister MK Stalin will present the compensation for …
  • SBI General Insurance extends help and support to the people of Chennai affected by the heavy rains December 1, 2021 7:48 pm Emergency toll-free number 1800 102 1111, SMS <CLAIM>to 561612, email [email protected] or the Claims Intimation Section on www.sbigeneral.in. General Insurance urges its customers to stay safe and take precautionary measures to safeguard …
  • 24-year-old man arrested under Pocso Act November 23, 2021 2:07 am Coimbatore: The Sulur police arrested a 24-year-old man on Sunday for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. The minor girl, a class XI student, was a neighbour of the man, police said. She had left her home for school on November 17 and did not return. …
  • Rains lash Puducherry; normal life hit November 18, 2021 1:18 pm Puducherry: Normal life was hit in Puducherry on Thursday due to incessant rains since last night. The low pressure area over the southeast Bay of Bengal has resulted in rains over parts of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puduchery since Wednesday.   Education …
  • AIADMK Coordinator O Panneerselvam visits rain-hit areas in Chennai November 15, 2021 1:56 am By Express News Service CHENNAI:  AIADMK Coordinator O Panneerselvam visited various rain-affected areas in the city on Sunday and offered relief materials to the affected people. According to a press statement of the party, O Panneerselvam and other …
  • Tamil Nadu Rain Updates: Flood warning issued in parts of state November 12, 2021 10:33 am Chennai: The flood warning has been issued in various districts of Tamil Nadu with incessant rains continuing in parts of the state on Friday. A flood warning was issued in Madurai as the water level in the Vaigai dam reached 69 feet against the full …
  • Tamil Nadu rain LIVE UPDATES: Schools remain closed for fifth day following incessant rainfall November 12, 2021 9:32 am Tamil Nadu rains live updates: Light to moderate rainfall in most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema south interior Karnataka and Kerala during the next 24 hours, …
  • Kin to get Rs 4 lakh aid as death toll in TN rains rises to 14, Chennai red alert continues November 11, 2021 5:21 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Revenue Minister KKSSR Ramachandran on Thursday said that the death toll in rain related incidents across the state during the past few days has gone up to 14 and that Rs 4 lakh each will be given to the bereaved families …
  • Death toll in Tamil Nadu rains rises to 12; 'red alert' issued November 10, 2021 10:20 am Chennai: The death toll due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu stands at 12, informed Tamil Nadu Revenue and Disaster Management Minister KKSSR Ramachandran on Wednesday. 11 teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and 7 teams of the State …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash parts of Tamil Nadu for next few days; red alert issued November 10, 2021 10:11 am Chennai woke up to heavy rainfall even today, thereby leading to waterlogging in parts of the city. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heavy rainfall is likely to continue over parts of Tamil Nadu for the next few days due to …
  • Schools and colleges in Chennai switch over to online mode November 10, 2021 6:27 am With rain holidays extended for two more days on November 10 and 11, schools and colleges in the city are switching to online mode of teaching. In view of heavy rainfall warning, the government on Tuesday declared local holiday for educational institutions …
  • Rains, excess water turn fields into puddles November 10, 2021 12:34 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Torrential rains that lashed the State, coupled with the release of excess water from the Madhurantakam lake, flattened several acres of paddy crops in the vicinity. Half of the crops were to be harvested in a few days.  …
  • Rain lets up, but woes of Chennai continue November 9, 2021 6:46 pm On a day when Chennai had some respite from the rain, inundation cleared up in a few areas, but people were stranded and in need of help on Tuesday as the stagnant water was yet to be drained. Residents are approaching the next couple of days with dread as …
  • Coastal TN may have to brace for another intense rain spell November 9, 2021 6:54 am IMD predicts of a fresh weather system that is likely to become a depression; it is expected to reach north TN coast by early Thursday Coastal parts of Tamil Nadu may have to prepare for another intense spell of rainfall as a fresh weather system is likely …
  • After pandemic-induced hiatus, multiple railway projects are underway in Tamil Nadu November 7, 2021 4:39 am Some of them are part of the long-pending demands of passengers. When they are completed and if the railways keeps its word, by 2024, the State will definitely be ‘future ready’ in rail transport, experts point out Southern Railway, with one of the well- …
  • Catch a break midway through studies now October 29, 2021 10:57 pm Express News Service CHENNAI:  In order to popularise integrated Master’s courses among students, Central University of Tamil University (CUTN), Thiruvarur, has decided to introduce an Exit and Re-entry Policy starting academic year 2022-23. “If any …
  • 6,810 applications across Tamil Nadu to set up cracker shops October 29, 2021 6:04 am Picture used for representational purposeCHENNAI: The fire and rescue department have received 6,810 applications from traders across the state to put up cracker shops for Diwali. Of these, the department has issued no objection certificates to 6,111 …
  • Sasikala plans next course of action October 22, 2021 3:11 am Chennai: Having ruffled the feathers of AIADMK head honchos through her parallel celebrations to mark the party’s 50th year of founding, the ousted general secretary of the party, V K Sasikala, is all set for the next course of action, which would be a …
  • 6,429 TN village panchayats to get 1 Gbps bandwidth connectivity in a year October 21, 2021 1:59 am Express News Service CHENNAI: As many as 6,429 village panchayats in Tamil Nadu are set to get 1 Gbps bandwidth connectivity in a year as the Tamil Nadu FibreNet Corporation Limited (TANFINET) signed Master Service Agreements with two firms — L&T and …
  • Tamil Nadu sets ball rolling on BharatNet, ties up with L&T and other firms October 20, 2021 9:42 am In an effort to ensure the availability of high-speed internet connectivity in Tamil Nadu under the BharatNet Project (Tamil Nadu Fibernet Project), the state government has initiated the project by tying up with system integrators like Larsen and Toubro, …
  • Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin appoints 'district in-charge' ministers before monsoon, ULB polls October 20, 2021 7:00 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Ahead of the northeast monsoon and urban local body elections, Chief Minister MK Stalin has appointed 14 of his cabinet colleagues as in charge for 16 districts to expedite ongoing developmental works, to monitor the …
  • Chennai Traffic Police appeal to public to utilise special buses for Ayudha Pooja holidays October 11, 2021 9:52 am The Chennai Traffic Police have announced new traffic and special bus arrangements for people who will travel to various districts from the city in view of Ayudha Pooja festival. The arrangement has been made to ensure public commute from the city without …
  • Always there for bhakthas October 10, 2021 7:41 pm Parvathi, Ambika, Tripurasundari, Kamakshi, Visalakshi, Durga, Adi Parasakthi — many are the names Lord Siva’s Consort is known by, said M.A. Manickavelu, in a discourse. Lalitha Sahasranama gives us thousand names of the Goddess. Each devotee may have a …
  • Popular Tamil lyricist Piraisoodan passes away October 8, 2021 3:38 pm By Online Desk Popular Tamil lyricist Piraisoodan passed away in Chennai on Friday. He was 65. He had been unwell for the past few days. Piraisoodan was born in Nannilam in Thiruvarur district on February 6, 1956. He made a foray into Kollywood by penning …
  • RIP! Popular lyricist Piraisoodan passes away suddenly October 8, 2021 1:54 pm Popular film songwriter and poet Piraisoodan passed away in Chennai today at the age of 65. It is said that at around 4.15pm today (October 8th) he was speaking with his family when the end came suddenly. Piraisoodan was born on February 5, 1956 in …
  • Active Covid cases in Tamil Nadu rise for 19th day in succession September 27, 2021 2:27 am File photo of Covid test in ChennaiCHENNAI: After three days, the daily count of fresh Covid-19 positive cases dropped below the 1,700-mark in Tamil Nadu on Sunday. The state added 1,694 new cases and 14 deaths to the Covid-19 registry. The number of …
  • Chennai among 4 dists reporting over 100 new Covid cases September 27, 2021 12:10 am File photo of Covid test in ChennaiCHENNAI: All districts reported fewer than 200 new Covid cases on Saturday when the state added 1,724 cases to its Covid registry — a drop from 1,733 on Friday and 1,745 on Thursday. Yet, 17 districts, including …
  • Sniffer dog Roony gets 1st posting after completing training September 22, 2021 1:41 am Coimbatore: Two-year-old female sniffer dog Roony was sent to the Theni district police after the completion of six-month training to detect narcotic drugs at the detective dog training centre at the city police commissionerate here on Tuesday. Police from …
  • How one man’s vision is changing farming practices in TN’s delta region September 15, 2021 5:09 pm Three years ago, when Nimal Raghavan (33) visited his native village in Tamil Nadu from Dubai, where he was working, little did he imagine that a storm brewing over the Bay of Bengal would change the course of his life forever. Or that he would be …
  • Special Investigation Team to study fraudulent land deals during AIADMK regime: TN minister September 6, 2021 5:11 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Minister P Moorthy on Monday announced that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) would be formed to study fraudulent land registrations and other irregularities that took place during the past years. …
  • 10 new colleges, Tamil-medium engineering diploma soon in TN August 26, 2021 11:55 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: With a view to increase the admission ratio of students, the State government has decided to establish 10 more arts and science colleges across Tamil Nadu. Besides, from the next academic year onwards, diploma courses in …
  • Karunanidhi on mind, Stalin govt lines up development plans, memorial August 25, 2021 12:24 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A memorial for former chief minister M Karunanidhi will be constructed at the Marina at a cost of Rs 39 crore, announced Chief Minister MK Stalin in the Assembly on Tuesday. During the first Rule 110 announcement of this …
  • Ahead of polls to urban local bodies, TN to have six more corporations, 28 new municipalities August 24, 2021 3:17 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Ahead of elections to urban local bodies which are expected in a few months, Tamil Nadu will have six more municipal corporations and 28 more municipalities. With this, the number of municipal corporations will go up from 15 …
  • COVID-19 cases dip marginally to 1,896 August 16, 2021 4:27 am The daily count of COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu, which was hovering around 1,900, came down to 1,896 on Sunday, along with a marginal reduction in the number of tests. While the number of persons tested came down from 1,59,684 the day before to 1,56,973, …
  • Tamil Nadu government honours individuals excelling in their fields August 16, 2021 2:42 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Individuals who rendered exceptional service in their fields and showed great courage in the face of adversities were honoured by Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday during the Independence Day celebrations at Fort St George …
  • Government to release document highlighting Tamil Nadu’s role in freedom struggle: CM Stalin August 15, 2021 6:59 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Hoisting the Tricolour for the first time at the ramparts of Fort St George on the occasion of 75th Independence day celebrations, Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday announced that the State government would release a complete …
  • DesiCrew scales up AI and ML service offerings August 2, 2021 10:22 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Chennai-based DesiCrew, a digital transformation services company in the league of India's Tier I tech service vendors with matching offerings, is set to scale up its Artificial …
  • Tamil Diaspora aims to bring USD 500 million VC funds in TN through start-ups by financial year-end July 22, 2021 9:21 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Diaspora in United States is likely to bring the portfolio of US investor funds totalling between $250 million to $500 million by the end of this financial year nurturing start-ups in innovation, research and …
  • Lockdown effect: Suicide rate remains high in Tamil Nadu's central zone July 5, 2021 8:54 am By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Suicide rate continues to be high in the central zone and over 1,300 suicides have been reported in the past six months in all the nine districts. Experts have said that the extended lockdown has increased mental stress …
  • Covid cases still not dipping in few TN districts July 4, 2021 1:55 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu has dipped to a huge extent in the last few weeks, the number of cases has stagnated or has been dipping at a very slow pace in about 10 districts, an analysis by Express found. Public …
  • Online fitness classes see a surge in demand in Chennai June 29, 2021 12:21 am Express News Service CHENNAI: With staying indoors becoming the new normal, the online fitness industry has witnessed a surge in demand. Fitness trainers say the demand among children too has increased, especially after the second wave of the Covid-19 …
  • Tamil Nadu extends COVID lockdown till June 28. Here is the list of activities allowed June 20, 2021 2:49 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu state government has extended the ongoing lockdown till June 28 morning 6 am with some more relaxations starting Monday. The public transport such as bus service will resume in Chennai and its three …
  • Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 28, some Covid restrictions eased | What's allowed/restricted June 20, 2021 1:03 pm The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday extended coronavirus lockdown in the state for one more week, until June 28, following consultations with medical experts. However, some Covid-19 restrictions have been eased in certain districts. The state will follow a …
  • Tamil Nadu announces Rs 61.09 crore paddy cultivation package for farmers June 17, 2021 12:11 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Thursday announced a Rs 61.09 crore Kuruvai paddy cultivation package for more than two lakh delta farmers aiming to bring additional area under this short-term crop. The scheme, benefitting 2,07,259 farmers of …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Stalin announces Rs.61 Cr Kuruvai package for delta farmers  June 17, 2021 8:21 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin today announced a Kuruvai package worth Rs.61.09 crore for delta farmers. The scheme will benefit 2,07,259 farmers in the districts of Thanjavur, Nagapattinam, Mayiladuthurai and Thiruvarur and …
  • MK Stalin’s first month in office shows his govt means business June 8, 2021 12:45 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: It has been a month since the government led by MK Stalin assumed office, and not a single day passed without his chairing meetings on various issues, but especially Covid-19.He visited the districts where the infection …
  • Latest India Covid rules: What all is open & what all is closed at which place as of June week 2 June 7, 2021 2:05 am NEW DELHI: As the second wave of coronavirus in the country continues to slow down, several states have started easing the strict restrictions which were imposed to check the spread of the virus. The national capital has allowed malls and markets to open …
  • Hope embedded in despair June 6, 2021 7:50 am Discussions on the role of online education offer valuable insights on the way forward for higher education As the pandemic rages, all systems that have been painstakingly put in place are being sorely tested. Often, the trials faced by the people who …
  • Covid lockdown in Tamil Nadu extended, shopping complexes, cinema halls and malls to remain shut June 5, 2021 8:14 pm Covid-19 breath test could give you results in 60 seconds The Tamil Nadu government, on Saturday, extended the Covid lockdown for one more week from June 07 to June 14. Considering the decline in test positivity rate (TPR), authorities have decided to …
  • Lockdown extended in Tamilnadu June 5, 2021 12:26 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 5, 2021 Following recommendations from officials and health experts, the State government has extended the lockdown by another week, with a few relaxations. As the complete lockdown was scheduled to end at 6 am …
  • TN ordered to provide Rs 3 lakh to woman as compensation for medical negligence May 13, 2021 12:21 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has recommended the Tamil Nadu government to provide a compensation of Rs 3 lakh to the family of a woman, who died allegedly due to medical negligence at the government hospital in …
  • TN Assembly: Appavu, Pitchandi to be Speaker and Dy Speaker May 12, 2021 1:40 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A total of 223 newly-elected legislators took oath of office in the State Assembly on Tuesday. Senior members M Appavu and K Pitchandi of DMK were elected unopposed as Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Assembly. Pro-tem …
  • No canals from Cabinet flow into Delta, residents pin hopes on next rejig  May 8, 2021 1:39 am Express News Service CHENNAI/SALEM: The delta districts are dismayed as they have no representation in Chief Minister MK Stalin’s first cabinet, despite the DMK bagging many seats in the districts. The AIADMK-led alliance had bagged only three out of …
  • Tamil Nadu logs 24,898 new cases, 195 deaths May 6, 2021 9:26 pm Tamil Nadu recorded 24,898 new COVID-19 cases in the single biggest day spike so far on Thursday, pushing the caseload to 12,97,500, while a record 195 deaths in the last 24 hours took the toll to 14,974. According to a medical bulletin, 21,546 people were …
  • MK Stalin stakes claim to form govt in Tamil Nadu May 5, 2021 11:45 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI; DMK president MK Stalin will be sworn in as Chief Minister of the State on Friday at a formal function to be held in Raj Bhavan. Having been elected as leader of the legislative party, Stalin met Governor Banwarilal Purohit …
  • Tamil Nadu records 23 more Covid deaths April 11, 2021 2:38 pm Representative imageTamil Nadu recorded 11 short of 6,000 fresh Covid-19 cases and 23 deaths on Saturday as the second surge continued unabated. Active cases jumped to 37,673 as just 1,952 patients were discharged. For the second consecutive day, the state …
  • Dhinakaran hopes to survive TN electoral battle April 6, 2021 2:24 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 5 (ANI): Founder of Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) and former deputy general secretary of AIADMK, TTV Dhinakaran says he has been inspired by former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and would implement schemes …
  • CBI raids over 100 locations in bank fraud cases amounting to Rs 3,700 cr March 26, 2021 3:31 pm The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted searches over 100 places in 11 States and Union Territories (UTs) in connection with more than 30 cases of bank fraud amounting to over Rs 3,700 crore. As per a statement, the searches are part …
  • CBI raids over 100 places in bank fraud cases March 26, 2021 4:34 am New Delhi [India], March 26 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted searches over 100 places in 11 States and Union Territories (UTs) in connection with more than 30 cases of bank fraud amounting to over Rs 3,700 crore. As per a …
  • AIADMK alliance is 'victorious alliance: TN CM March 18, 2021 1:43 am Thiruvarur (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 17 (ANI): With Tamil Nadu Assembly elections around the corner, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami slammed opposition parties and claimed that AIADMK's alliance will emerge 'victorious' and …
  • New Covid-19 cluster emerges in Thanjavur school, 56 students and a teacher test positive March 15, 2021 1:25 am A government-aided girls’ school in Ammapetai village in Thanjavur district has emerged as a Covid-19 cluster after 56 students and a teacher tested positive for the novel coronavirus. A Class XI student first tested positive for Covid-19 on March 9. As …
  • TN Polls: SDPI to contest on 6 seats in alliance with AMMK March 12, 2021 3:03 am Kalyani (West Bengal) [India], March 11 (ANI): Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) will contest from six seats in Tamil Nadu assembly polls in alliance with TTV Dhinakaran's Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK), said SDPI Tamil Nadu President …
  • CM Palaniswami to lay foundation stone for Cauvery-Vaigai-Gundar Link scheme on Sunday February 19, 2021 4:22 pm By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will lay the foundation stone for the Cauvery-Vellaru-Vaigai-Gundar Link scheme on Sunday. He will be inaugurating the Rs 6,941 crore-first phase of the project at Kunathur in …
  • Modi talks of Sri Lankan Tamils ahead of TN polls February 15, 2021 2:01 pm The Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu may be only a couple of months away but Mr Modi refused to be drawn into any election-related issues Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over the indigenously built Arjun Main Battle Tank Mk-1A to the Indian …
  • Poll panel cancels Thiruvarur bypoll January 8, 2019 5:49 am The Election Commission has cancelled its election notification for the constituency that fell vacant after the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, putting off a high-stakes poll contest for Dravidian parties DMK and AIADMK just months ahead of …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur by-election January 7, 2019 1:23 pm Chennai: The Election Commission (EC) has cancelled the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election in Tamil Nadu, citing the ongoing relief work after the Gaja cyclone that devastated major parts of Thiruvarur district, giving a huge relief to major political parties …
  • Tamil Nadu: EC cancels Thiruvarur assembly bypoll due to Cyclone Gaja January 7, 2019 11:12 am The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Election Commission Monday cancelled the bypoll to Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur assembly seat on account of the …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur Assembly by-poll citing Gaja aftermath January 7, 2019 5:33 am [India], Jan 7 (ANI): The by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency which was slated for January 28 has been cancelled by the Election Commission at the request of the Tamil Nadu government and the district administration (Thiruvarur) who are pre- …
  • EC rescinds Thiruvarur by-election January 7, 2019 4:08 am Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has rescinded its January 3 notification announcing the by-election in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. In a communication to the Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu, the EC on Sunday said …
  • Bypoll to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency rescinded January 7, 2019 2:42 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Election Commission has rescinded the by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. The commission’s communication in this regard was sent to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahu last night and the CEO confirmed …
  • Thiruvarur bypoll: DMK names Poondi Kalaivanan, AMMK to field S.Kamaraj January 5, 2019 7:48 am The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Dravid Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today named Poondi Kalaivanan, the Thiruvarur District secretary of the …
  • DMK fields party District Secretary in Thiruvarur by-election January 4, 2019 1:02 pm Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Ending all speculation about fielding someone from the DMK’s “first family”, the party on Friday announced the candidature of a senior leader Poondi Kalaivanan as its candidate in the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election on January 28. “ …