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  • 150 donate blood for thalassaemia patients June 15, 2021 12:32 am PATNA: Altogether 150 people donated blood at a camp in Patna on Monday. It was organised by the IAS Association of Bihar, IFS Association, IAS Officers’ Wives Association and Maa Vaishno Devi Seva Samiti on the occasion of World Blood Donor Day to help …
  • Christian hospital confirms vaccine efficacy against COVID-19’S Indian variant June 14, 2021 9:59 pm A preliminary study by the Christian Medical College in Tamil Nadu involving fully vaccinated healthcare workers reduced infection by 65 per cent, even more among those affected by milder symptoms. For Card Gracias, “vaccination is an obligation for …
  • ET Wealth | Should you buy cryptocurrencies? June 14, 2021 3:59 am Till about two months ago, Noida-based Gaurav Tyagi considered Elon Musk a visionary who would lead the world into a tech-enabled and financially secure future. But not anymore. After Musk announced that his company will stop accepting bitcoins for the …
  • Chennai: Pocso case against Shiva Shankar Baba June 14, 2021 1:36 am The Mamallapuram allwoman police registered the case after three cases, two of them from minors, alleged explicit harassment including molestation, intoxicating minors with alcohol and showing them pornography (Representative image)CHENNAI: Ten days after …
  • Coimbatore, Tirupur get new collectors June 13, 2021 11:46 pm In a major reshuffle of senior bureaucrats, the state government has transferred a host of IAS officers including 11 district collectors to various other posts on Sunday. According to the government order issued on Sunday, Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing …
  • Covid-19: Two doses of vaccine provide 77% protection against hospitalisation, says study June 13, 2021 8:20 am Jun 13, 2021, 01:24PM ISTSource: Times NowA study conducted by CMC College in Vellore has revealed that two doses of covid vaccine provides 77% protection against hospitalisation. The study has allayed fears about taking these vaccines to assure that …
  • VITEEE results announced June 13, 2021 3:24 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) declared the results for the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) on Saturday. The entrance exam was conducted on May 28, 29, 31 and June 10, 2021 as an online remote-proctored …
  • Two doses of COVID-19 vaccine offer 77% protection against hospitalisation, CMC Vellore study finds June 12, 2021 5:21 pm A study carried out at CMC Vellore has found that two doses of COVID-19 vaccine offer high protection against infection and hospitalisation even among health-care workers who have a high risk of being infected. While the study found vaccination to be …
  • Antibody cocktail for Covid emerges as ray of hope, but cost makes it prohibitive for most June 12, 2021 4:38 pm Express News Service NEW DELHI: A month after an antibody cocktail was approved for treating mild to moderate Covid-19 in high-risk patients in India, some leading private hospitals in the country have said that they have achieved remarkable results with …
  • VITEEE: VIT Engineering Entrance Exam results declared June 12, 2021 8:04 am CHENNAI: Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) on Saturday declared the results for VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) that was held online from May 28 to June 10. The results are available at https://admissionresults.vit.ac.in/ …
  • VITEEE 2021 result declared: How to check June 12, 2021 5:55 am Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has announced VITEEE 2021 result at vit.ac.in. The result has been announced for the remote proctor test held on May 28, 29 and 31, and June 10, 2021. The result for VITEEE has been announced as a rank card, in which …
  • Two doses of vaccine helps fight Covid better: CMC study June 12, 2021 12:29 am Express News Service CHENNAI:  Two doses of the Covid vaccine offer higher protection against infection, hospitalisation, requirement for oxygen treatment, and ICU admission, finds a study by the Christian Medical College, Vellore. The study, yet to be …
  • No emergency use, US FDA asks Bharat Biotech to obtain full approval June 12, 2021 12:07 am BHARAT BIOTECH’S efforts to receive fast-tracked emergency approvals for Covaxin in the US have faced a setback, with the American drug regulator recommending that the vaccine be put through the process for a full authorisation instead. However, the …
  • Infected post full vaccination, 94% CMC staff didn’t need ICU care: Study June 11, 2021 5:44 pm A new study by Christian Medical College, Vellore, showed that two doses of vaccination had 94 percent protective effect for ICU admission and 77 percent for hospitalisation when compared with those who were not vaccinated. The study at the 2600-bed …
  • Vaccines are working against infection, severe disease of COVID-19, reveals study June 11, 2021 9:42 am The research is pre- peer reviewed and has found that 33 health care workers developed infection within two-weeks of second dose New Delhi: Christian Medical College, Vellore, a 2,600 bed tertiary care hospital in India with 10,600 employees has vaccinated …
  • TCS has weathered the pandemic very well: Chandrasekaran June 10, 2021 11:41 am Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Tata Group’s crown jewel firm, has weathered the pandemic “very well” and has emerged stronger earning tremendous goodwill and enhancing its standing in the market. “With an unprecedented global crisis created by the Covid- …
  • Alignment in the Age of Agility: New Report from Ally.io Highlights Need for Better Process and Prioritization Post-Pandemic June 9, 2021 11:39 pm SEATTLE, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally.io, a hypergrowth technology company specializing in goal-setting and business execution software, today released its latest research, "The 2021 Goal Management Report." The new report explores …
  • Project to help India fight future pandemics on the anvil, ILSF hopes to fund June 9, 2021 9:15 pm As India wages a battle against COVID-19, a science foundation promoted by eminent scientists, academics and management professionals hopes to soon fund a project aimed at contributing to India's response to future pandemics. "Within the next few …
  • Fresh infections dip to 18,023 June 9, 2021 3:13 am The daily tally of fresh COVID-19 cases dipped to 18,023 in the State on Tuesday, However, the number of people who died of the infection crossed 400 again as the State registered 409 fatalities. The new cases took the State’s tally to 22,74,704 while the …
  • COVID-19: Recoveries cross 20 lakh mark in Tamil Nadu June 8, 2021 5:29 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has registered 18,023 new COVID-19 infections, including a returnee from Andhra Pradesh, pushing the caseload to 22,74,704 while 409 deaths pushed the toll to 27,765 the Health department said on Tuesday. Recoveries went past the …
  • Neolithic stone tools worshipped at tribal hamlets in Tamil Nadu's Jawadhu Hills June 8, 2021 2:41 pm Express News Service TIRUPATHUR: Stone axes were the key tools in the Neolithic period, during which people moved from hunting to agro-pastoral production. Such tools are found in big numbers outside small temples and under trees in tribal hamlets atop …
  • New system to book vaccine slots succumbs to overwhelming traffic in Madurai June 7, 2021 12:26 am Express News Service MADURAI:  The overwhelming response for the newly-introduced system of pre-booking slots through tele-registration for Covid-19 vaccination at Elango Corporation School led the server to crash on Saturday. Steps are underway to …
  • COVID cases continue to drop in T.N. June 6, 2021 11:29 pm Most infections reported from western districts, which account for nearly 6,500 of 20,421 fresh cases The number of COVID-19 cases continued to fall in Tamil Nadu, with 20,421 fresh cases reported on Sunday. The tally of active cases stands at 2,44,289. So …
  • 26 IPS officers transferred in Tamil Nadu June 6, 2021 11:51 am In yet another reshuffle of police officers, the government has ordered the transfer of 26 IPS officers across the state. According to the order, R. Ponni, SP, Central Range, DVAC, has been transferred as SP, Idol Wing, Chennai. Sujith Kumar, Madurai …
  • TN government effects transfer of 26 IPS officers June 6, 2021 11:07 am The Tamil Nadu Government in another bureaucratic rejig in the police department, effected the transfer of 26 IPS officers. This is the third reshuffle of IPS officers after the M.K. Stalin government assumed office. A government order issued on Sunday …
  • The southern states of India are showing resistance amid the Covid disaster June 6, 2021 3:27 am Doctors in Vello, a city in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, worsened when Covid-19 destroyed the country. Coronavirus already had it beaten and overwhelmed the health system was moving across parts of India and south. A doctor at the Christian …
  • TN eases full lockdown restrictions in 27 districts June 6, 2021 12:16 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The State government on Saturday extended the ongoing lockdown for another week, till June 14, albeit with a few relaxations in districts where the curve is on a descend. The concessions include operation of call taxis and …
  • Cash-22 situation: Pandemic-infused price rise making life miserable for common man June 6, 2021 12:16 am By Express News Service As if the pandemic-induced pay cuts and job losses weren’t enough, people now have to deal with soaring prices of essential products. Digging into one’s savings has become increasingly common 1.27 crore people in India withdrew from …
  • Shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June 7 across Tamil Nadu June 5, 2021 3:21 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: After a total lockdown for almost two weeks, people of the State could heave a sigh of relief after the state government relaxed the restrictions by allowing shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June …
  • VITEEE 2021 re-exam slot booking begins June 5, 2021 10:53 am The VIT university has started the slot booking process for VIT Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE 2021) re-examination. Candidates who did not appear in the VITEEE exam in May or were unable to take the exam due to technical reasons can book their slots …
  • Southwest monsoon to cover Karnataka in 48 hours; northeast states to receive rains June 5, 2021 10:30 am The southwest monsoon, which hit the coast of Kerala two days behind its regular schedule on Thursday, is most likely to reach Goa and Maharashtra early next week, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). What will happen in the next 48 …
  • Anantapur experiences monsoon showers June 5, 2021 7:33 am The much-awaited southwest monsoon hit Anantapur district, the southwest portion of Andhra Pradesh on Friday with the district experiencing heavy rain from the early hours of Friday. The district recorded an average of 30 mm rainfall in the 24 hours ending …
  • First monsoon low likely next week: IMD June 4, 2021 4:40 pm India Meteorological Department (IMD) has hinted the possibility of the first low-pressure area of the monsoon season forming over the North Bay of Bengal around June 11 (a week from now), which will help drag the South-West monsoon into mainland India on …
  • Coimbatore district reports 2,810 new cases June 4, 2021 4:24 pm The daily caseload of Coimbatore district remained below 3,000-mark for the second consecutive day as the district reported 2,810 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking the overall tally to 1,82,708. The Health Department reported 31 new deaths, taking the …
  • Coronavirus | Vellore, Ranipet, Tirupathur districts get additional 1,000 oxygen-support beds June 4, 2021 3:18 pm Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma. Subramanian on Friday inspected COVID-19 prevention measures, vaccination centres, containment areas and availability of oxygen beds in Vellore, Ranipet and Tirupathur districts. He said that more than 1,000 …
  • Monsoon advances, to reach Goa and Maharashtra by early next week: IMD June 4, 2021 12:56 pm The Southwest Monsoon is most likely to reach Goa and Maharashtra by early next week, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday. The monsoon hit southern Kerala on Thursday and since then, the rainfall activity has picked up. On Friday, the …
  • Daily case count below 25,000 June 4, 2021 7:33 am The daily count of SARS CoV-2 infections dropped below the 25,000-mark in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. A total of 24,405 people tested positive and 460 died of the infection, taking the tally of cases to 21,72,751 and toll to 25,665. The State tested a record …
  • How TN districts are faring in Covid war — A rundown June 4, 2021 1:30 am Express News Service We had earlier published in these columns a method of identifying the momentum peak and the numerical peak of the second wave of the Covid epidemic in India, its States and districts in each State. We had made available an online link …
  • The full eradication of COVID-19 will take a united global effort | Opinion June 3, 2021 11:34 am T. Jacob John and Manoj Jain T Jacob John is a former professor & head of the department of Clinical Virology at Christian Medical College in Vellore, India. Manoj Jain is an infectious disease physician and faculty at Emory University Rollins School …
  • Postal Department encourages customers to opt for e-banking services during the pandemic June 3, 2021 9:28 am The Postal Department is encouraging customers to opt for e-banking services to avoid frequent visits to post offices during the pandemic. While all head post offices and most of the branch post offices function up to 2 p.m., nearly 101 single-handed no …

  • 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 …
  • Covid second wave: Tamil Nadu records close to 20,000 cases with 147 deaths  May 1, 2021 3:19 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 19,588 fresh Covid-19 cases and 147 deaths on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 11,86,344 and the death toll to 14,193. This is a huge spike from Friday when the state recorded 18,692, cases …
  • Drunk man drives away police vehicle, hits truck April 28, 2021 12:48 am Coimbatore: A 23-year-old drunk man drove away the Tirupur city (south) traffic police inspector’s vehicle that was parked on Mangalam Road with the key in it and hit a truck on Tuesday afternoon. A police officer said the accused - S Vijay, of Chengam in …
  • Drunk man drives police vehicle in Tirupur, causes accident April 27, 2021 4:38 pm <p>The police vehicle was damaged as it overturned in the impact.<o:p></o:p></p>COIMBATORE: A drunk man drove a police vehicle and caused an accident in Tirupur on Tuesday afternoon. The police vehicle, an SUV, was parked …
  • Tamil Nadu elections set for a Telugu flavour April 5, 2021 9:57 am The assembly elections are just days away in Tamil Nadu, but what is going to be different this time is the presence of ‘Telugu tanam’ (Telugu-ness) in the bitterly-fought polls. At least 15 persons of Telugu origin are in the race to test their luck. Two …
  • Cancel candidature of Stalin, Udhyanidh; AIADMK alleges DMK leaders bribing voters [details] April 5, 2021 8:54 am AIADMK sacks member who gave Sasikala car bearing party flag The ruling AIADMK on Monday urged the Election Commission of India (EC) to cancel the candidature of top five DMK leaders, including party President M.K. Stalin, General Secretary Durai Murugan …
  • Enjoy Enjaami: Tamil song by Dhee and rapper Arivu goes viral, celebrates our shared existence with nature March 17, 2021 7:48 am ‘Enjoy Enjaami’ is the latest Tamil song that youngsters are grooving to ever since the song featuring singer Dhee and Tamil rapper Arivu released last week. Produced by renowned music composer Santhosh Narayanan, the song was released on Maajja’s YouTube …
  • AIADMK releases list of 171 candidates for Tamil Nadu polls March 11, 2021 8:44 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 10 (ANI): Ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday released a list of 171 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections. AIADMK has allotted 20 seats to alliance partner …
  • Five months on, missing Chennai man reunited with family March 10, 2021 5:49 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: It was in October 2020 that Shankar, a painter by profession, who was depressed without a job due to Covid, went missing from home. A frantic wife Devi searched for him and even complained at the Mogappair Police Station, …
  • Cops make 6 on bike shell out Rs 5,000 each March 6, 2021 4:47 am Coimbatore: A day after a video of six people travelling on a motorcycle on Chinnavedampatti Road in the city went viral on social media, traffic police nabbed and fined them Rs 5,000 each on Friday. On Thursday, city deputy commissioner of police (traffic …
  • ICMR likely to conduct 3rd sero survey in dist soon December 26, 2020 12:42 am Coimbatore: The district recorded less than 100 Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day on Friday, when it saw just 95 fresh cases, taking the tally to 51,791. With 128 people getting discharged on the same day, the number of active cases fell to 914 …
  • Music for the Chennai masses amid Margazhi season December 22, 2020 8:07 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Over decades, the Margazhi season in the city has been considered synonymous with classical music and other motifs associated with the upper class and upper caste groups, often leaving the practitioners of native art forms in …
  • Today's weather: ‘Burevi’ remnant stalls; heavy rain over Tamil Nadu December 4, 2020 2:25 pm Stalling of the deep depression from erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ has swamped parts of Tamil Nadu, especially the northern districts during the 24 hours ending for a second day on Friday with huge transport of moisture on view through the day from the Gulf …
  • Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours November 26, 2020 4:19 am Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Heavy rains hit Mamallapuram ahead of landfall; ops suspended at Chennai airport November 25, 2020 1:46 pm Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 37K people evacuated from TN, Puducherry; 25 NDRF teams on ground November 25, 2020 11:38 am Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 24,000 people shifted to relief centres in TN, 26 flights cancelled November 25, 2020 9:38 am Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall …
  • Weather: 'Nivar' to strengthen as very severe cyclone by evening November 25, 2020 7:23 am India Meteorological Department (IMD) has clarified that the peak wind speeds at the time of impending landfall of prospective very severe cyclone ‘Nivar’ would be 120-130 km/hr gusting to 145 km/hr, attributing an upward revision in an intervening …
  • MBBS student hangs self in hostel room November 19, 2020 11:42 pm Coimbatore: A final year MBBS student of the Karpagam Medical College at Othakkalmandapam here committed suicide by hanging at the boys hostel on Thursday evening. Police identified the deceased as Naveenkumar, 22, from Thiruvannamalai. “He had come to the …
  • LPG-triggered blast leads house to collapse in Tiruvannamalai: Three persons killed, four injured November 15, 2020 9:38 am By Express News Service THIRUVANNAMALAI: Three persons including an eight-year-old boy were killed while four suffered grievous injuries in a blast triggered by LPG leakage and resultant collapse of houses at Pudukambur Road, Arni in Tiruvannamalai …
  • Alleging no action, Tamil Nadu takes back 144 km road from NHAI  November 4, 2020 5:41 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Two years after being brought under National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for widening, two highways running for about 144 km in western districts of the State had been returned back to the Tamil Nadu highways department …
  • TN records 5546 new COVID-19 cases, Chennai crosses 1000-mark for sixth day in a row September 29, 2020 3:34 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu recorded 5,546 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the total number of people to have been affected to 5,91,943, according to the state bulletin. However, 5,08,210 people have been discharged until now, …
  • TN crosses 9,000 Covid toll mark, reports 5,235 fresh cases September 24, 2020 7:29 am Tamil Nadu added 5,325 new Covid-19 cases and 63 deaths on Wednesday. With this, the State’s tally has reached 5,57,999 and toll increased to 9,010. The State breached yet another grim milestone vis-a-vis Covid-19 on Wednesday with the number of deaths …
  • Blog town not bogged down September 11, 2020 10:54 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Ask Anurag Mallick and Priya Ganapathy, Bengaluru- based travel bloggers and founders of the specialised media outfit Red Scarab, about what they miss the most about travelling, there’s sure to be a long list. What stands out …
  • Heavy rains predicted in parts of Tamil Nadu September 11, 2020 6:40 am The meteorological department had warned of heavy rain on Thursday in isolated places over Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem and Namakkal districts. On Friday meanwhile, heavy showers are expected in Nilgiris district. The district of Salem in Tamil …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State September 10, 2020 3:44 pm The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • Coronavirus tally: Tamil Nadu inches towards 6,000 mark again; deaths cross 7000 August 28, 2020 4:52 pm Chennai: The number of Covid-19 positive cases inched closer to the 6,000 mark yet again on Friday with 5996 people testing positive for the infection. This comes as the State crossed the 400,000-mark in Covid-19 positive cases on Thursday. The total …
  • 125 more die as COVID-19 fatalities continue to rise in Tamil Nadu August 16, 2020 5:55 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Sunday posted 5,950 fresh COVID-19 cases and 125 deaths, taking the total infection count in the state to 3.38 lakh, the health department said. With 125 deaths, the toll in the state rose to 5,766.Recoveries outnumbered the …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases, 119 deaths August 12, 2020 3:26 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 3,14,520 while 119 fatalities pushed the death toll to 5,278. Active cases stood at 52,929 with 5,633 discharges from various health care facilities and in …
  • Chennai reports under 1000 coronavirus cases for the first time in weeks August 7, 2020 9:40 pm CHENNAI: The number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in Chennai was below 1000 for the first time in weeks providing some relief to the district which has been the worst affected by the pandemic. However, the rise in deaths in the State continued …
  • Tamil Nadu reports highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to Covid-19 August 3, 2020 5:36 pm Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported the highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to the infection on Monday. This takes the total tally of deaths in the State to 4,241, the state media bulletin confirmed. The number of positive cases, however, …
  • Allow us to kill crop-raiding wild boars: Nilgiris farmers August 2, 2020 10:54 pm Udhagamandalam: Farmers in the district are disappointed over the state government not extending the permission to shoot and kill wild boars that cause crop damage to the Nilgiris forest division. Pointing out that wild boar menace was more in hilly areas, …
  • Tamil Nadu COVID fatalities cross 4000 August 2, 2020 2:45 pm Total Fatalities due to Coronavirus in the State touched 4,034 on Saturday with 99 persons succumbing to the disease across the various districts even though the death figure in Chennai was relatively low at 27. Fresh infections in the State was 5879 with …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases, 99 deaths August 2, 2020 9:03 am Image Source : FILE Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases Tamil Nadu continued to record a slight dip in number of fresh COVID-19 cases with 5,879 patients contracting the infection on Saturday, taking the tally to 2,51,738, the health department …
  • 70 children found locked up in private mill in Avinashi July 29, 2020 8:57 pm By Express News Service TIRUPUR: In a shocking incident, at least 70 minors were found locked up in a private mill in Avinashi, having been brought to the district allegedly without obtaining e-pass. The youngsters were rescued by Tirupur district …
  • Deaths climb to 88 while Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 cases continue to be shy of the 7,000 mark July 28, 2020 2:48 pm CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported almost 7,000 cases for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases touched 6972 in the State. However, this is marginally lower than the number on Monday which was 6993, the highest so far. The …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 6,993 Covid-19 positive cases on Monday; highest so far July 27, 2020 4:04 pm CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 6993 new Covid-19 cases on Monday as the State taking the total tally of cases to 220,716. This happens to be the third consecutive day that the number of cases has been shy of the 7000 mark. The death toll rose to 3571 with a …
  • Sleep disorders, OCD on rise due to lockdown? July 25, 2020 1:43 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a recent study, it was found that 35 per cent of the people across India are reeling under anxiety and depression due to  this pandemic. Sharing this finding, Lakshmi Vijayakumar, Founder, SNEHA suicide prevention center …
  • Tamil Nadu clueless as COVID cases mount July 24, 2020 11:52 pm New Coronavirus cases continued to shoot in Tamil Nadu, which reported 6,785 new infections and 88 deaths on Friday when an official meeting was held to discuss the possibilities of lifting the lockdown after July 31. Chief Secretary K Shanmugam conducted …
  • Chennai likely to turn green zone by July 31 July 21, 2020 9:41 am The number of passengers who were quarantined between May 8 and July 17 was 12,709 and 11,406 of them had gone home in the districts The intensive efforts taken by the government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the past three months had brought the …
  • TN government extends complete lockdown in Madurai till July 14, state reports 4244 Covid-19 cases July 12, 2020 2:32 pm CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has extended the complete lockdown in Madurai till midnight on July 14. This comes as Tamil Nadu reported 4244 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday taking the total tally to 1,38,470 in the State. This Sunday marked yet another …
  • Tiruchy police files chargesheet for Lalithaa Jewellery robbery case after nine months  July 11, 2020 5:15 pm Express News Service TIRUCHY:  After almost nine months, Tiruchy city police filed a chargesheet of  the Lalithaa Jewellery robbery case which took place in October last year. The charge sheet has been filed in the court for the the biggest burglary …
  • New infections drop in Chennai, rise in districts July 6, 2020 3:27 am Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The number of new infections dropped below 2,000 cases for the second day in a row in Chennai, but number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in other districts is on the rise. On Sunday, Tamil …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami meets governor, briefs him about COVID situation in state July 5, 2020 12:42 am Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami called on the Governor, Banwarilal Purohit, at the Raj Bhavan and briefed him about the COVID-19 situation in the state even as 4,280 new cases, 1842 of them in Chennai alone, were reported on Saturday. …
  • Jobless man kills wife over dowry dispute June 30, 2020 12:41 am Coimbatore: A 32-year-old man from Tirupur, who was unemployed for the last three months, was arrested for kiling his wife over a dowry dispute. The accused was identified as Abdul Samad from Sathya Nagar Extension on Kangeyam Road in Tirupur. The woman’s …
  • Tamil Nadu covid-19 cases breach 82,000 mark June 28, 2020 3:45 pm CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu saw a massive spike in cases with 3,940 patients testing positive for Covid-19 in the state on Sunday, taking the total count to 82,275. The death toll too has risen to 1079 after 54 more people succumbed to the infection on Sunday. As …
  • DMK MLA from Cheyyur tests positive for COVID-19 June 27, 2020 6:59 am Besides Chennai, 191 cases were reported in Chengalpattu, 98 in Kancheepuram, 170 in Thiruvallur, 10 each in Ariyalur and Nagapattinam, 29 in Coimbatore, 21 in Cuddalore, 15 in Dindigul, five each in Erode and Thiruvarur, 25 each in Kallakurichi and …
  • TN: 1,541 new cases in 4 dists under lockdown June 20, 2020 2:11 am Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: Even as the 12-day intense lockdown began in the four northern districts of Tamil Nadu, they accounted for most of the 2,115 fresh cases on Friday. Chennai had 1,322 cases, Chengalpet 95, Thiruvallur …
  • No respite from rising number of virus cases and deaths in Tamil Nadu June 16, 2020 7:11 am Chennai: On yet another day of high rises, Tamil Nadu added 1,843 new Covid-19 positive cases on Monday, taking the total number of positive coronavirus patients in the State to 46,504. But what sounded more alarming is the maximum of number 44 deaths …
  • Biggest single day spike in Tamil Nadu, free face masks for all ration card holders June 11, 2020 7:09 am Chennai: Even as Chennai and neighbouring northern districts continue to report a surging number of coronavirus positive cases (the figures today were Chengalpattu-182, followed by Thiruvallur-105, Kancheepuram-33, Ranipet-24 and Thiruvannamalai-23), the …
  • Infection among Keralites travelling out of state worrying June 1, 2020 3:47 am Health officials wearing PPE on duty at coronavirus isolation ward at a hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. (File ...Read More THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Keralites testing positive for Covid-19 after travelling to other states once the lockdown norms were eased have …
  • Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: New care facility in Chennai; state records 938 new cases May 30, 2020 6:20 pm With the total number of COVID-19 cases in state capital Chennai having touched 13,980, data released by the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) indicates that Royapuram (Zone 5) has the highest number of cases in the city. (PTI) Few days after domestic …
  • Lockdown takes sheen off Arni silk sarees, piled up stocks leave manufacturers in tears May 30, 2020 2:05 pm Express News Service THIRUVANNAMALAI: The rattling sound of the looms can't be heard on the streets of Arni and its surroundings now. Hundreds of looms, busy with producing the popular Arni silk sarees, have gone silent ever since the lockdown to fight …
  • 5 killed in separate road accidents in 2 days May 25, 2020 12:03 am Coimbatore: Five people were killed in separate road accidents in the past two days in the district. In Sulur, 43-year-old P Ilangovan, a commercial inspector with Tangedco, was killed after a speeding truck hit his scooter near the L&T bypass- …
  • Nayanmar Thirumoolar May 23, 2020 12:13 am Sundaranatha, who has the blessings of Nandi, leaves Kailasa, to visit his friend sage Agastya, who is in Podhigai hills. Sekkizhar, in his Peria Puranam, gives a list of the temples Sundaranatha visits on his way to meet Agastya, said R. Narayanan in a …
  • Barring Chennai, autos allowed to ply across state; total cases cross 14,000 May 22, 2020 7:14 pm Chennai: Labourer and customers at a vegetables market during nationwide lockdown (File/PTI Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Friday announced that autos and cycle rickshaws, carrying only one passenger, will be allowed to ply …
  • Tamil Nadu government extends lockdown till May 31 with relaxations for 25 districts May 17, 2020 12:06 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu government has extended the existing lockdown until May 31 this year with additional relaxations. The lockdown in the 12 districts including Chennai, Chennagalpattu and Kancheepuram, where the COVID-19 cases are …
  • CM Palaniswami blames vendors for Koyembedu Market cluster May 13, 2020 3:48 pm A woman and her child at Chennai Central on Wednesday. (Express Photo: Srini Vasu) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Wednesday blamed vendors for the Koyembedu market cluster, which has contributed to more than 2,000 cases in the state. In a …
  • Corona cases in TN crosses 8,000 mark, Chennai sees record increase May 12, 2020 4:17 am The number of novel coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu breached 8,000-mark, after 798 Covid-19 positive patients were reported in the state in the last 24 hours. This is the highest single-day spike witnessed in the state yet. Chennai, the capital city of …
  • The COVID-19 virus and its polyproteins April 18, 2020 1:24 pm Everyday, we hear about the novel coronavirus, how it is easily infecting and transmitting itself from people to people, and how scientists and medical experts are waging a war against its spread. We also hear how different this is from bacteria, and why …
  • Police get tough with joyriders March 27, 2020 2:13 am Faced with the task of implementing a curfew, the Tamil Nadu police often resorted to force across the State, on the second day of the total lockdown on Thursday. Since Wednesday, people have been complaining of police high-handedness. But on their part, …
  • Tamil Nadu to set up Pharmaceutical Ingredients Park with Rs 770 crore March 24, 2020 2:43 pm Tamil Nadu government has announced setting up of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Park in the state, with an investment of around Rs 770 crore amidst coronavirus menace. The state government also announced Rs 3280 crore to support the people who …
  • Voices of the voiceless March 10, 2020 3:27 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Paintings and posters bearing bold messages on child marriage posted on the notice board of Madras School of Social Work drew our attention as we entered the campus. The moving stories gave us a glimpse of what to expect at …
  • PMK, DMK condemn plans to hand over TN temples to ASI March 3, 2020 1:02 pm Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are opposed to the idea of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) taking over the temples in the state, saying “it is equivalent to closing them”. Referring to news reports, Pattali Makkal Katchi …
  • Help the visually challenged by joining Lit the Light’s Read Fest 2020 February 18, 2020 11:49 am “From experience I can say there are many people who do not know that they can volunteer to make the life of the visually challenged better,” says Barath S N, the founder of Chennai-based Lit the Light, a group formed four years ago to help visually …
  • IT employee turns farmer, takes up dairy farming for a living February 12, 2020 4:28 am Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Warned by family and mocked by his relatives, a 30-year-old B-Tech graduate K Bharathi, who was working with an IT company, quit his job to take up dairy farming of country cows and buffalos. Having worked in an IT company …
  • Bedean Festa: Fun fest for the farmers’ cause February 9, 2020 9:39 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: On a bright Saturday morning, the boys of St Bede’s School hosted their annual Bedean Festa. The festivities were aplenty — food stalls, game corners and the whole nine yards. While there was lots of fun to be had the whole …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls January 4, 2020 1:08 pm The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • 'Pizhai' review: A tragedy of errors January 4, 2020 7:35 am Express News Service Pizhai is yet another underwhelming film that has good intentions at heart. Think of it as an inferior version of Saattai that whips the children instead of parents. Here the children are too naughty but instead of a hero, life itself …
  • Tamil Nadu local body election results: PMK cadre shocked by loss in bastion January 4, 2020 5:29 am Express News Service TIRUCHY: The results have come as a huge disappointment for the rank and file of Paataali Makkal Katchi (PMK) as the party performance was way below their expectations. Several office bearers expressed shock that the party, which …
  • DMK, allies pip ruling AIADMK combine in Tamil Nadu rural civic polls January 3, 2020 5:23 pm In a closely fought contest in polls to rural civic bodies in 27 districts in Tamil Nadu, the opposition DMK and its allies emerged winners, relegating the AIADMK combine to the second spot. The runner-up finish by a ruling party in localbody polls is seen …
  • Tamil Nadu: Ahead of polls, panchayat posts 'sold off' for Rs 65 lakh, Collector orders probe December 10, 2019 5:26 pm In the first phase on December 27, 156 panchayats will go to polls in Tamil Nadu. With rural body elections in Tamil Nadu to be held in less than three weeks, a purported video of villagers “selling off” the president and vice-president posts in their …
  • How a group of women is spearheading an eco-conscious movement in Thiruvannamalai December 6, 2019 3:36 pm Imagine a lush rain-soaked landscape, where clouds kiss the hilltops, and nature paints trees with delicious shades of green. Wild Ideas is nestled is one such place. “It is a transformative enterprise, not a transactional one,” says Maithreyi Lakshmi …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages December 5, 2019 1:44 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Dairy farmers in backward rural areas of the State will soon get relief from transporting their cattle to distant places for treatment and breeding support.   Expanding the healthcare facilities and veterinary services to …
  • 15 dead, schools shut as rain ... December 2, 2019 8:41 am Fifteen people were killed on Monday when a wall collapsed on their houses near Coimbatore as torrential rains lashed Tamil Nadu, said police. According to the police, at around 5.30am, the 20-foot wall fell on four houses, resulting in their collapse and …
  • Schools, colleges shut as heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; flood alert issued December 2, 2019 8:22 am Image Source : PTI PHOTO Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu Heavy rains in Puducherry have forced the closure of all schools on Monday. Incessant rains in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu have wreaked havoc in the state after which the Madras University and …
  • 9 dead, schools shut as rain wreaks havoc in... December 2, 2019 5:49 am At least nine persons, including four women, were killed when a wall collapsed on four houses due to heavy downpour in Tamil Nadu's Mettupalayam on Monday, police said. There were 12 persons in the houses when a private compound wall, totally wet due …
  • At least 15 killed as wall collapses due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore December 2, 2019 5:10 am Widespread rains are expected across coastal Tamil Nadu due to a cyclonic circulation near Comorin on the Indian Ocean. Chennai: At least 15 people were killed after a wall collapsed on four houses due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore on Monday …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: 15 killed in Coimbatore wall collapse; schools, colleges shut December 2, 2019 4:42 am Water enters houses in Chennai after heavy rainfall.Twitter At least 15 people were killed after a compound wall collapsed in Mettupalayam, Coimbatore, in Tamil Nadu, following incessant rains in the region on Monday morning. Rescue operations are underway …
  • Rains lash many parts of Tamil Nadu, more forecast; five dead in city December 1, 2019 7:43 pm Image Source : ANI + Rains lash many parts of Tamil Nadu, more forecast; five dead in city Rains lashed many parts of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry with the North-East monsoon triggering a heavy spell in the last 24 hours claiming five lives in …
  • Red alert issued in five Tamil Nadu districts as Sunday rains bring back memories of 2015 floods December 1, 2019 1:01 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to incessant rains on Sunday, many areas in city limits faced severe water stagnation for hours while sub-urban areas were inundated, bringing back memories of 2015 floods. Worst affected areas were Pallavaram, Chormepet, …
  • Chennai Air Pollution: What long-term exposure has done to residents of Thiruvottiyur November 28, 2019 9:41 am Express News Service G Banumathi was shocked when she first found black spots in her phlegm over five years ago. After speaking to her neighbours, she said she realised that she was not alone. "It simply dissolved when I tried to touch it," she …
  • Rise and fall of Nithyananda November 24, 2019 5:18 am He is Lord Shiva for his Saivite followers, Krishna for his bevy of young dreadlocked gopikas who literally dance to his tune, an alleged rapist and abductor for the devotees whose trust he broke, and a comic villain for those who’ve watched his viral …
  • Ancient shrines chiseled by a scholar November 20, 2019 12:15 am Express News Service Adayapalam, a village near Arni town in Thiruvannamalai District, is home to the Kalakanteshwara and Varadaraja Perumal temples. Both these shrines were constructed by the patronage of a very great scholar named Appaya Dikshita, who at …
  • Couple loses gold chain to conman in Chennai November 15, 2019 10:01 pm Chennai: A couple from Thiruvannamalai lost a gold chain to a trickster in Perungalathur bus stand on Thursday evening. The victims were identified as Krishna and his wife. They had arrived at the city on Thursday morning to attend the wedding of a …
  • 3 killed, 15 injured as fireworks laden minivan explodes into smithereens in Tamil Nadu October 1, 2019 11:32 am [Representational Image]Reuters File Three people were killed and 15 injured after a minivan transporting fireworks in exploded in Gingee village of Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district, near Chennai, on Monday morning. The driver of the van, Elavarasan, …
  • Sixer movie review: A tone-deaf brain drain September 1, 2019 12:32 pm Sixer movie review: To be honest, Sixer doesn’t fall under the category of a ‘film’. Sixer movie cast: Vaibhav Reddy, Pallak Lalwani Sixer movie director: Chachi Sixer movie rating: 1 star In Sixer, Aadhi (Vaibhav) has night blindness aka nyctalopia. No …
  • Will Ayodhya judgement come before CJI Gogoi’s retirement in November? August 16, 2019 4:05 am New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The vexed seven-decade-old Ayodhya dispute is finally on the fast track in search of a judicial solution, thanks to the day-to-day hearing by a five-member Supreme Court Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. …
  • Dying art of Therukoothu August 12, 2019 8:31 pm Street theatre was a fascinating part of the Tamil acting tradition. It is now in serious decline and needs to spread awareness for a grand revival. There have been leading film actors like Vijay Sethupathi who were once a part of Therukoothu before …
  • Ayodhya case: SC rejects objections, says matter will be heard daily August 10, 2019 1:01 am The five-judge Bench Thursday decided to sit for all five days, including Monday and Friday. (File)  Turning down objections against daily hearings, the Supreme Court Friday made it clear that it would continue with day-to-day hearing as ordered earlier in …
  • Ayodhya hearing: Essence of Hindu faith argued before SC August 9, 2019 4:10 pm New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The fourth day of hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya in the Supreme Court focused on the applicability of law on temple, idols and ‘janmasthan’ (birthplace) — a confluence contributing to the …
  • Scenic encounters, tranquil waters: Here's where to head for a weekend getaway this monsoon July 18, 2019 6:44 am FROM AHMEDABAD & MUMBAI: AMBOLI Situated on the southern ranges of the Sahyadris at a height of 2,265 ft, this sylvan precinct is the last mountain resort along the western coast before the Sahyadris give way to beaches. With gently rolling knolls and …
  • 22 districts in Tamil Nadu now in red category as groundwater levels continue to plummet June 16, 2019 12:15 am Express News Service CHENNAI: In a month’s time, three districts -- Cuddalore, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli -- have recorded a decrease in groundwater levels and have been marked under the red category by the government. With these three, the number of …
  • Why EPS has nothing to fear from TN by-poll results May 22, 2019 3:41 am Should the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu not make the required five out of 22 by-election seats, or even otherwise, the temptation to poach, especially from the Congress or starting with the Congress may be high on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami's …
  • Major parties in Tamil Nadu field over 20 medical professionals in fight for LS seats March 27, 2019 2:42 am Express News Service TIRUCHY: Doctors galore in the TN political theatre this time.  Almost all major political parties in Tamil Nadu have fielded practising medical professionals to contest in Lok Sabha polls. The number of doctors-turned-contestants from …
  • Female teacher in TN arrested for sexually abusing students; husband provides evidence March 22, 2019 4:04 pm (Representational Image)Creative Commons In a shocking incident, a female teacher in Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, was arrested on Wednesday for sexually abusing her students. The arrest was made after her husband provided evidence to the District Collector …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN March 17, 2019 6:35 pm [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • PM to inaugurate, lay foundation stone of Rs 5,010 crore highway projects in Tamil Nadu March 5, 2019 1:22 pm NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of Rs 5,010-crore highway projects in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, the government said Tuesday. The projects are in Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Villupuram and …
  • Gautami helps Poor children in Thiruvannamalai! February 27, 2019 5:10 pm By Chennaivision in Education February 26, 2019 Gautami , the founder and CEO of Life again india, has recently visited Thiruvannamalai to help the under privileged children for their better future. Out of all the things she has achieved in her life, …
  • 2 women murdered after one is sexually assaulted in Thiruvannamalai August 18, 2017 9:54 am A woman and her mother-in-law were murdered in Chengam, Thiruvannamalai by unknown assailants with the former said to have been sexually assaulted before being killed. Younis, who resides in Pakkiripalayam, Thiruvannamalai along with his 80-year-old mother …


  • Segmentation of NH over 100 km as strategy to avoid green clearances cannot be adopted: SC January 20, 2021 1:09 am THE SUPREME COURT on Tuesday ruled against segmentation of national highway projects extending over 100 km into smaller packages to avoid environment impact assessment. A bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao, however, said it is not an expert on the …
  • Tamil Nadu seeks Rs 3,758 crore for Nivar relief works December 7, 2020 9:21 am Tamil Nadu government has asked the Centre to provide a financial assistance of Rs 3,758 crore for relief and restoration work in the cyclone ‘Nivar’-ravaged districts of the State. Meanwhile, a team of inter-departmental officials from the Central …
  • Southern Railway cancels several trains due to Cyclone Nivar November 24, 2020 11:03 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Southern Railway has made changes in the operation of many trains in view of cyclone Nivar. The most recent update is that Nivar is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm at the time of landfall with a wind …
  • Quarantine centre unhygienic complain patients in Villuppuram July 26, 2020 8:54 pm By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Woman patients at a quarantine centre in Villuppuram are facing severe discomfort due to the unhygienic conditions and lack of separate toilet facilities for them at the centre.     Nearly 150 Covid patients have been …
  • Chennai lockdown results in low occupancy on special trains June 19, 2020 9:00 pm By Express News Service TIRUCHY/CHENNAI: With Chennai, Chengalpattu and two other districts coming under a 12-day intense lockdown, the occupancy rate was very poor on the Chengalpattu-Tiruchy special train on Friday. Very few passengers arrived by the …
  • Not just Covid-19 cases, deaths too are rising fast in TN May 14, 2020 2:12 am Tamil Nadu reported 716 new cases of COVID-19 and eight more deaths on Tuesday. Chennai, for the third consecutive day, added more than 500 cases to its total. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the State now stands at 8,718. The number of active cases …
  • TN reports 50 more corona cases, total at 621 April 8, 2020 2:09 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News April 7, 2020 As many as 50 people, including 48 returnees from the Delhi Tablighi Jamaat meet today tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu, taking the total number of cases in the state to 621. This is the sixth …
  • Raped by 16, eight-year-old dies of prolonged illness February 16, 2020 2:23 am Express News Service CHENNAI: An eight-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by 16 men, including her relatives, over a period of four years, died on Thursday. While the police is awaiting the postmortem report, the child’s parents said that she died …
  • Trade do not foresee upward jump in maize price in TN January 13, 2020 5:15 pm Trade sources do not foresee an upward revision in the price of maize during the current season as the market arrivals seem adequate. “Prevalence of favourable climatic conditions coupled with extended monsoon helped bring down the incidence of Fall Army …
  • CM inaugurates Kallakurichi district November 26, 2019 4:38 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today formally inaugurated Kallakurichi district, one of the five newly formed districts in the state. He did this days after he inaugurated Tenkasi district, which was carved out of Tirunelveli. He also …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer August 15, 2019 10:11 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Tamil Nadu: Vellore trifurcated, Ranipet and Tirupattur to be new districts August 15, 2019 8:23 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami. (File Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Thursday announced Vellore would be trifurcated to create two additional districts. In an event on Independence Day at Fort St George in Chennai …
  • CM meets Vijayakanth, Vaiko names candidate for Erode March 16, 2019 7:35 am In yet another day of developments ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today called on DMDK president Vijayakanth in Chennai. Palaniswami, who is also the joint coordinator of the ruling AIADMK, met Vijayakanth at his …
  • DMK-led Front announces constituencies for LS polls March 15, 2019 9:31 am Chennai: The DMK will field candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in its traditional strongholds. The constituencies to be contested by it and its allies was announced here on Friday. The DMK, which will contesting 20 of the 39 seats, would field …
  • AIADMK MP dies in road mishap in Villupuram district February 23, 2019 8:52 pm Chennai: AIADMK MP , elected from Villupuram Lok Sabha constituency, died in a freak mishap when the car in which he was travelling hit the median on the road near Tindivanam in Villupuram district on Saturday, police said. Rajendran died of severe head …
  • 5 more arrested in Salem-Chennai train heist October 31, 2018 5:24 am The CB-CID has arrested five more persons in connection with the robbery which took place on the moving Salem-Chennai Express two years ago. Reports said the men were produced before the Magistrate on Tuesday. A gang had robbed Rs 5.78 crores of soiled …
  • Salem-Chennai train robbery solved, 2 Madhya Pradesh persons arrested October 15, 2018 6:26 pm The CB-CID of the Tamil Nadu police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the sensational train heist case, in which robbers cut open the roof of a moving train — Salem-Chennai Express — and decamped with Rs 5.78 crore of soiled currencies on August 9, 2016. …
  • Will Veerappan aides' case impact Rajiv killers' freedom? September 20, 2018 8:14 am 'A precedent in the Rajv killers' plea for freedom may flow from slain brigand Veerappan’s 2000 demand for the release of 109 associates languishing in prisons in Karnataka for him to release abducted Kannada matinee icon, the late Rajkumar.' …
  • Gutkha scam: CBI raids houses of Minister Vijayabaskar, DGP Rajendran; shocking details revealed September 7, 2018 10:09 am In a big twist to the multi-crore gutkha scam probe, the CBI on Wednesday conducted raids at the residences of Health Minister C Vijayabaskar, DGP T K Rajendran, former city Police Commissioner S George and others. The searches began around 7 am with a …
  • School of rock November 6, 2017 7:01 pm It’s Shawshank Redemption in real life. Or, if you prefer, Erin Brockovich. In the first, a banker (Tim Robbins) charged with murder is sent to a high-security prison where he uses his fine knowledge of rocks to dig a tunnel and escape. In the second, …
  • CM holds emergency meet as dengue, fever cases shoot up October 3, 2017 3:39 am CHENNAI: An emergency meeting was called by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday as  Tamil Nadu has recorded as many as 10,000 cases of fever. Every Thursday will be observed as anti-dengue day from now, Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar announced …
  • Suresh Prabhu offers to quit, PM Modi says wait August 23, 2017 11:24 pm Rail Board chairman resigns; replaced by Air India chief, a railway service officer. New Delhi: Hours after the Kaifiyat Express collided with a dumper in Uttar Pradesh, injuring 74 people, Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu, “pained by the unfortunate …
  • Govt bus slips into pit dug up for Metro Rail work August 8, 2017 2:51 am CHENNAI: Passengers on board a government bus had a fortunate escape, after the bus slipped into a pit on GST Road in Pallavaram on Monday. The State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) bus, plying between Tiruvannamalai and Chennai, fell four feet into …
  • Rushing to meet a deadline that never was March 30, 2017 10:29 pm A. Veerappan knows the math doesn’t add up. Yet, he tries: “I am here at least thrice each week. Each day I’m here, I lose ₹250.” He then connects his daily wage at the construction site to the wad of currency in his pocket: “How many weeks would I have …

  • Coronavirus | State reports 12,772 cases and 254 deaths June 15, 2021 1:59 am Chennai reports fewer deaths than Chengalpattu; number of samples tested so far crosses 3 crore Chennai reported fewer deaths than Chengalpattu on Monday. The city, which recorded the most number of deaths over the past several weeks, reported 28 deaths, …
  • TN govt reclaims temple land worth Rs 160 cr in Chennai June 14, 2021 10:17 am The Tamil Nadu government has reclaimed land worth Rs 160 crore of the Kancheepuram Ekambareswar temple from a trust that ran the Seetha Kingston House Matriculation Higher Secondary School. The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) …
  • Social media commentator Kishore K. Swamy arrested June 14, 2021 9:59 am Kishore K. Swamy, 41, a social media commentator, has been arrested by city police on charges of circulating defamatory content against former Chief Ministers and DMK veteran leaders — C.N. Annadurai and M. Karunanidhi and the present Chief Minister M..K.. …
  • Social Media activist arrested for defamatory content June 14, 2021 9:14 am Popular Social media commentator and supporter of AIADMK and BJP, Kishore K. Swamy was arrested by the Chennai city police on charges of circulating defamatory content against DMK leaders and former chief ministers C.N. Annadurai and M. Karunanidhi. He is …
  • Chinese Admiral Zheng He and the Tamils of Sri Lanka June 14, 2021 6:05 am  by Editor June 13, 2021 By Dr.Nirmala Chandrahasan/The Island Colombo, June 9: The recent discovery of name- boards in public institutions which have omitted one of the national languages, namely Tamil, only to replace it with Mandarin Chinese has …
  • Coimbatore, Tirupur get new collectors June 13, 2021 11:46 pm In a major reshuffle of senior bureaucrats, the state government has transferred a host of IAS officers including 11 district collectors to various other posts on Sunday. According to the government order issued on Sunday, Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing …
  • Class 11 admissions in TN to pick up pace from Monday June 12, 2021 9:45 am With schools being allowed to undertake administrative and admission related activities starting Monday, admissions for class 11 in Tamil Nadu are expected to pick up . Earlier this week, the School Education Department too issued guidelines for this. …
  • War rooms in districts, makeshift ambulances: How Tamil Nadu battled COVID-19 second wave June 11, 2021 3:13 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: During the first week of May, ambulances were queuing up outside government hospitals in Chennai due to the lack of beds. The waiting time was up to six hours for a patient to get admission. On May 7, the new government took …
  • TN exhausts Covid vaccine stock, new doses yet to come June 9, 2021 10:18 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s wait to recommence the vaccination drive against Covid-19 in several districts is getting longer as the expected stock of vaccines from the Central government had not been received till late Wednesday evening. …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 19,448 Covid positive cases, 351 deaths June 7, 2021 3:08 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Monday reported 19,448 Covid-19 positive cases and 351 deaths taking the tally to 22,56,681 and toll to 27,356. The State's test positivity rate (TPR) was 11 percent. Also 16 percent of Monday's cases …
  • Second Tamil Nadu sero survey shows 23% of population has Covid antibodies June 7, 2021 11:50 am The second sero survey by the Tamil Nadu Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine this April shows that 23 per cent of the state’s population has antibodies against the coronavirus, notably an 8 per cent decline from the 31 per cent sero- …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu CM Stalin reviews treatment of COVID-19-affected lions June 6, 2021 1:13 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin visited Arignar Anna Zoological Park at Vandalur near Chennai on Sunday to take stock of the incidence of COVID-19 infection among Asiatic lions at the zoo. He also reviewed the treatment being given to infected lions …
  • 26 IPS officers transferred in Tamil Nadu June 6, 2021 11:51 am In yet another reshuffle of police officers, the government has ordered the transfer of 26 IPS officers across the state. According to the order, R. Ponni, SP, Central Range, DVAC, has been transferred as SP, Idol Wing, Chennai. Sujith Kumar, Madurai …
  • TN government effects transfer of 26 IPS officers June 6, 2021 11:07 am The Tamil Nadu Government in another bureaucratic rejig in the police department, effected the transfer of 26 IPS officers. This is the third reshuffle of IPS officers after the M.K. Stalin government assumed office. A government order issued on Sunday …
  • TN eases full lockdown restrictions in 27 districts June 6, 2021 12:16 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The State government on Saturday extended the ongoing lockdown for another week, till June 14, albeit with a few relaxations in districts where the curve is on a descend. The concessions include operation of call taxis and …
  • Shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June 7 across Tamil Nadu June 5, 2021 3:21 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: After a total lockdown for almost two weeks, people of the State could heave a sigh of relief after the state government relaxed the restrictions by allowing shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June …
  • Covid-19: Daily death toll above 450-mark for 11th day in Tamil Nadu June 5, 2021 4:43 am Image used for representational purpose onlyChennai: New Covid-19 cases are on the decline, but the daily death toll in Tamul Nadu on Friday remained above the 450-mark for the 11th consecutive day. Another 463 people died of the disease in the last 24 …
  • Daily case count below 25,000 June 4, 2021 7:33 am The daily count of SARS CoV-2 infections dropped below the 25,000-mark in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. A total of 24,405 people tested positive and 460 died of the infection, taking the tally of cases to 21,72,751 and toll to 25,665. The State tested a record …
  • Coronavirus | Sero-prevalence in T.N. stands at 23% June 3, 2021 1:10 am Prior to the second wave of the pandemic, around 23% of Tamil Nadu’s population, excluding Chennai’s, may have been exposed to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to the second sero-survey done by the Directorate of Public Health and …
  • Fewer fresh Covid cases, but toll remains high in TN June 1, 2021 8:10 am Graffiti in Perambur pays tribute to frontline workers for their contribution during the pandemicCHENNAI: Fresh cases and active cases continued to fall in Tamil Nadu, but the daily toll remained high with 478 people succumbing to the viral infection on …
  • Tamil Nadu govt finds Wipro's factory not following Covid SOPs, labour laws June 1, 2021 6:19 am Tamil Nadu's Industrial Safety and Health Department has issued show cause notice to hydraulic cylinder maker Wipro Enterprises Pvt Ltd for violating Factories Act and allied labour laws at its plant near here. The Department officials inspected the …
  • Saint-Gobain airfreights 2 O2 generation plants from France May 31, 2021 9:48 am The glass business division of Saint-Gobain India on Monday said it has air freighted two oxygen generation plants from France for two hospitals in Tamil Nadu. The company also said it is pledging Rs 4.5 crore to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in Tamil Nadu. …
  • Coronavirus | Fresh cases dip further in Tamil Nadu May 30, 2021 11:39 pm The number of fresh COVID-19 cases fell to 28,864 on Sunday, bringing down the total number of active cases in Tamil Nadu to 3,05,546. However, the State reported 493 deaths, taking the toll to 23,754. The total number of persons who tested positive stands …
  • 'Let there be liquor': Bootleggers in Tamil Nadu struggle to meet demands for alcohol May 30, 2021 10:44 pm Express News Service CHENNAI:  Bootleggers are scrambling to meet demand for liquor in the State. While some smuggle it in 180ml bottles and tetra packs or prepare the hooch themselves, a few are attempting to extract alcohol from hand sanitiser. Akin to …
  • Districts around Chennai still battle high Covid test positivity rate, deaths May 30, 2021 1:48 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: While the Test Positivity Rate (TPR) in Chennai is on a downward trend, most recently at 8.8%, its neighbouring districts still have some work left to be done. Chengalpattu district officials told The New Indian Express that …
  • Coronavirus | Coimbatore’s COVID-19 count exceeds Chennai’s May 29, 2021 11:19 pm Coimbatore records 3,692 infections, Chennai 2,705; State logs 30,016 cases; 2,66,426 people get jabs For the fourth day in a row on Saturday, Coimbatore logged more COVID-19 cases than Chennai — the district saw 3,692 infections, while Chennai recorded 2, …
  • TN govt officials inspect Wipro’s hydraulic cylinders plant May 27, 2021 9:53 am Tamil Nadu government officials have inspected the hydraulics’ plant of Wipro Enterprises P Ltd near here and will submit their report to the Madras High Court, a Union official said. “Three officials of the Tamil Nadu government’s Inspectorate of …
  • Will take decision on lockdown extension later, says Stalin May 27, 2021 12:52 am Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday said he was not completely satisfied with the results of the intense lockdown across the State. A decision on whether or not to extend it would be taken later, he added. “During our meeting with the leaders of …
  • ASI with IIT experts to preserve 1,300-year-old Kailasnathar temple in TN May 26, 2021 7:24 am The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is planning to rope in experts from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, for preserving the 1,300-year-old Kailasnathar temple, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu. The temple is also in the tentative list of UNESCO’s world …
  • 3 distribute cash in Kancheepuram; booked April 6, 2021 3:06 am
  • Boy killed by minitruck near Kancheepuram February 10, 2021 10:04 pm
  • One worker dies, others feared trapped in Kancheepuram quarry after stones cave in February 4, 2021 7:37 pm One worker died and a few others are feared trapped, after crushed stones caved inside a stone quarry in Kancheepuram district on Thursday morning. A few vehicles were also damaged in the incident. According to police, the stone quarry is a private one, …
  • L&T prints India's first 3D ground-plus-one building in TN's Kancheepuram December 24, 2020 1:13 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: India's first 3D printed ground plus one-floor building with reinforcement has been constructed in Kanchipuram. The 3D printed building, a Ground plus one-floor building of 700 square feet built-up area, is constructed at …
  • 3 held in 2018 Kancheepuram murder case October 30, 2020 4:31 pm
  • Electric fence kills farmer near Kancheepuram September 23, 2020 6:00 am
  • Covid: Kancheepuram district collector tests +ve July 15, 2020 6:28 pm
  • Foundation laid for upgrading cancer hospital in Kancheepuram June 9, 2020 9:54 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Through video conferencing from the secretariat, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated a host of government offices and other facilities. Foundations were laid for upgrading Arignar Anna Government …
  • 33 Covid cases in Kancheepuram industries, district on alert: collector May 27, 2020 4:49 pm Amid reports of Covid-19 positive cases in some industrial units in the automobile and manufacturing hubs near Chennai, the Kancheepuram district administration has said it is taking all precautions to ensure safety of the workers. The district has …
  • Bicycle sales increase in Gummidipoondi and Kancheepuram May 17, 2020 7:15 am Ramprasad (37), a migrant worker in Chennai, was desperate to go back to his family in West Bengal. With no transport due to the ongoing lockdown, he decided to cycle back home, and purchased a bicycle with all the money he had. As many migrant workers …
  • Kancheepuram police arrest absconding rowdy March 13, 2020 5:59 pm
  • Santhosh shines as Madurai DCA get the better of Kancheepuram DCA February 8, 2020 3:16 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: M SANTHOSH Gopi’s 46 came in handy for Madurai DCA to beat Kancheepuram DCA by fi­ve wickets in the semifinals of the TNCA inter-districts T20 to­urnament for SS Rajan Trophy, played at Chepauk on Friday. Brief scores: …
  • Two-year-old child run over by school van in Kancheepuram January 29, 2020 10:35 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI:  A two-year-old girl was allegedly run over by a private school van in Kancheepuram on Tuesday evening. She was identified as Ponmathi, who lived with her parents and elder brother Punithan (4) in Perunagar, New Colony, in …
  • Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram district January 24, 2020 8:27 am By PTI CHENNAI: A statue of rationalist leader EV Ramasamy Periyar was found vandalised in neighbouring Kancheepuram district on Friday morning, police said. The statue at Salavakkam in the district was found damaged this morning causing a flutter in the …
  • Horrifying! Dalit woman found dead with burns, bruises in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram December 2, 2019 2:48 am Horrifying! Dalit woman found dead with burns, bruises in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram A 20-year-old Dalit woman was found dead in a private garden in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram district. The woman, who lived in Aandi Siruvallur village near Walajabad, …
  • Dalit girl from Kancheepuram found dead, kin allege rape November 29, 2019 1:17 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 20-year-old Dalit girl from Kancheepuram was found hanging in a private garden on Thursday morning with stab marks and burns on her body. The girl’s father said in a police complaint that he suspects a man, with whom the …
  • Holiday declared for schools, colleges in Kancheepuram and Vellore November 28, 2019 6:02 am Following heavy rain, authorities have declared holiday for schools and colleges in Kancheepuram (unified district) on Thursday. Similarly holiday was declared for schools and colleges in Vellore district inclusive of Ranipet and Tirupattur. The orders …
  • Kancheepuram Deputy collector prints son's wedding cards on handkerchief to reduce plastic November 12, 2019 5:13 am Express News Service TIRUCHY: Weddings are an exercise in extravagance. While it is a big celebration, it ends up generating a lot of waste, starting from the wedding cards to plastic cups and water bottles. Wedding cards have become a status symbol for …
  • One killed, five injured in blast at Kancheepuram's Manampathi temple August 26, 2019 6:10 am One killed, five injured in blast at Kancheepuram's Manampathi temple One person was killed and five others injured in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram district on Sunday when an unidentified object they found in a temple pond suddenly blew up, police …
  • One killed, 4 injured in explosion in Kancheepuram district August 25, 2019 7:44 pm One person died and four others were injured in an explosion at Manampathi, located nearly five km from Tirupathur, in Kancheepuram district on Sunday afternoon. The police are yet to establish the cause of the explosion. The incident happened around 3.30 …
  • One killed, five injured in blast at TN’s Kancheepuram August 25, 2019 5:48 pm Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) One person was killed and five others injured in Tamil Nadu’s Kancheepuram district on Sunday when an unidentified object they found in a temple pond suddenly blew up, police said. Police, however, said the incident was not connected …
  • Rush of Athi Varadar devotees pushes up Kancheepuram room tariffs July 31, 2019 10:34 pm As thousands throng the Sri Devarajaswamy temple in Kancheepuram to catch a glimpse of a fig wood idol of Varadaraja Perumal, even a stay at a budget hotel is an expensive proposition for visitors. Online hotel booking sites show tariffs in ordinary hotels …
  • "No Stampede At Kancheepuram Temple": Tamil Nadu Government After 4 Dead July 19, 2019 1:47 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami explained the health conditions of those who died on Thursday Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday denied that a stampede at the Kancheepuram temple led to the death of four devotees, claiming that the …
  • Four die after visit to Kancheepuram temple July 18, 2019 9:30 pm Four persons died in separate incidents on Thursday after visiting the Sri Devarajaswamy temple in Kancheepuram for a darshan of Athi Varadar. District Collector K. Ponniah refuted reports that the deaths occured as a result of a stampede. “They died at …
  • Kancheepuram: Four suffocate to death in Athi Varadar crowd July 18, 2019 8:33 pm Kancheepuram: The feared calamity has happened.  Four devotees, including two women, were suffocated to death as thousands of people filled up the narrow roads to the Sri Varadaraja Perumal temple for the darshan of Athivaradar on the 18th day of his …
  • Bonded labourers rescued from Kancheepuram face threats from ex-bosses July 16, 2019 2:53 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Twenty-eight bonded labourers from the Irular Scheduled Tribe community are facing death threats from their former bosses after they were rescued by the government and non-governmental organisations from a wood-cutting unit in …
  • Check exploitation of groundwater in Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram: HC July 12, 2019 3:42 am The Madras High Court on Thursday impressed upon the need for the revenue as well as police officials to crack down on all those involved in illegal commercial exploitation of groundwater in Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts. Justices S. Manikumar and …
  • Rescued from bonded labour, Kancheepuram’s Kasi still in fear July 12, 2019 12:27 am The 70-year-old fell at the feet of revenue officials when they reached the woodcutting unit in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, on a tip-off. (Express photo by Jerusha Venkatarangam) Hours after revenue officials released him and two dozen other bonded labourers …
  • Parched Chennai to get water from 11 more Kancheepuram quarries  June 25, 2019 9:19 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as the city continues to struggle for water, several additional sources, such as quarries, which were supplying water to Chennai have started going dry. Now, another 11 quarries have been identified in Kancheepuram to …
  • Praveen’s six-wicket haul helps Kancheepuram win June 5, 2019 6:00 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Riding on S Ricky Praveen’s 6 for 29, Kancheepuram defeated Coimbatore by 12 runs in the TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Kancheepuram 154 in 48.2 ovs (R Yash 31, Pranav Kumar 35, Aditya Kumar Gaurav 3…
  • Yamaha Music sets up plant in Kancheepuram May 28, 2019 11:53 pm
  • 48 sovereigns, Rs 80,000 burgled from house in Kancheepuram May 17, 2019 2:27 am  The burglary happened after private firm employee Karthick( 38) of Abdullahpuram in Vinayagapuram and his family members had gone to Ooty on vacation on Saturday.Sources said when the family returned home on Thursday morning, the lock on the door was …
  • Vaikasi Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami ( Sri Varadharja Perumal) Kancheepuram May 13, 2019 2:17 pm “Sreemathe Ramanujaya Namaha” The Annual famous Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami began on 17th May 2019 and concludes on the 25th May 2019 This shrine is adored to be in the third place among the 108 Divya Desams, the first and second being Thiruvarangam …
  • Kancheepuram: Rs 11 cr worth jewels, cash stolen from car April 30, 2019 12:52 am Chennai: Six persons disguised as idol wing sleuths escaped with Rs 11 crore worth gold jewels and Rs 7.5 lakhs in cash from the car belonging to the General Manager of entrepreneur and Idol theft suspect Kiran Rao near Paranur Checkpost in Kancheepuram on …
  • Three dead in steel plant fire in Kancheepuram near Chennai April 6, 2019 3:39 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Three persons were killed and five others critically injured in a gas pipeline explosion at a steel melting factory in Uthiramerur on Friday. The police have detained three factory officials for inquiry.  All the injured …
  • Kancheepuram stillborn row: Doctors told to be present during deliveries at PHCs March 22, 2019 3:52 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A day after a ‘stillborn’ baby’s head was separated from body at an Additional Primary Health Centre in Kancheepuram district, the State Health Department has ordered doctors in Additional Primary Health Centres to be …
  • VIT legal awareness camp held in Kancheepuram March 14, 2019 2:12 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: VIT School of Law organised a legal awareness-cum-legal aid camp at the Government High School at Rathinamangalam in Kancheepuram district on Tuesday, said a statement issued by the institute. Resource persons including …
  • 11 bonded labourers rescued from brick kilns in Kancheepuram February 21, 2019 2:35 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A total of 11 bonded labourers including five kids were rescued on Wednesday from the brick kilns at Paalur in Kancheepuram district. According to the revenue officials, a complaint was received from one of the workers, who …
  • Four teens among 6 killed in different road accidents at Kancheepuram and Chennai January 21, 2019 3:34 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four teenagers, a 36-year-old man and a 63-year-old woman were killed in four different accidents at Kancheepuram and Chennai on Saturday night and Sunday morning. On the Tambaram-Somangalam Road, two bikes collided head-on …
  • Patients at Kancheepuram PHC told to buy syringes from private shops January 15, 2019 2:13 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Patients at the Urban Primary Health Centre at Mangadu in Kancheepuram district were made to buy syringes from private medical shops around the centre on Monday as the doctor also stayed away from attending the patients. In …
  • Black Friday: Four die in separate road accidents in Kancheepuram December 3, 2018 5:05 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four people lost their lives in road accidents in Kancheepuram while a man in his sixties was knocked down and killed by a speeding vehicle in Chennai on Friday. Vedachalam (55), a resident of Koovathur, was travelling on a …
  • Blast at illegal cracker unit in Kancheepuram kills four October 24, 2018 6:20 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four persons, including two women, were killed and one man injured in a blast at an illegal firecracker unit at Kancheepuram on Tuesday. They had been making crackers at the house of one Madeen. Police said the unit, in a …
  • GI tag: 326 products including Kancheepuram silk saree, Alphonso Mango, Kolhapuri Chappal registered so far October 23, 2018 10:32 am The other benefits of registration of GI include legal protection to that item, prevention against unauthorised use by others, and promoting exports. As many as 326 products such as Kancheepuram silk saree, Alphonso Mango, Nagpur Orange and Kolhapuri …
  • Perinjambakkam villagers in Kancheepuram oppose housing plots to journalists September 6, 2018 11:17 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Perinjambakkam villagers in Kancheepuram are opposing housing plots being given to 34 journalists in government poromboke land in the village and have filed a petition in the taluk office. Speaking to Express, T Kumar, …
  • Documenting Kancheepuram’s rich architecture  August 28, 2018 1:11 am Express News Service CHENNAI : Kancheepuram — A heritage and documentation project is basically preservation of history. Even today if I want a 100-year-old photograph of a Srirangam or Tirupati I should refer to a British library. My interest in …
  • On cam: Tussle inside Kancheepuram temple over ritual June 2, 2018 2:32 pm
  • Vaikasi Brahmotsavam of Kancheepuram Sri Varadharja Perumal May 28, 2018 11:25 am Sreemathe Ramanujaya Namaha” The Annual famous Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami began on 27th May 2018 and concludes on the 4th June 2018 This shrine is adored to be in the third place among the 108 Divya Desams, the first and second being Thiruvarangam …
  • Cop found dead on Kancheepuram railway track, suicide suspected May 14, 2018 1:49 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A police constable was found dead on the railway track with his body in a highly mutilated condition near Nathapettai Railway Station in Kancheepuram district on Sunday. Sathish Kumar (42) was working as a driver for Deputy …
  • Dark clouds over green fields in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts April 30, 2018 1:10 am Express News Service CHENNAI : The real estate industry is upbeat about the proposed expansion of the Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA), as it brings the entire Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts under the “metropolitan” tag. But known for vast tracks of …
  • Madras High Court stays Kancheepuram Collector’s order against hospice April 26, 2018 1:30 am Madras High Court (File|PTI) CHENNAI : The Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed an order dated April 16 of the Kancheepuram Collector directing the management of St Joseph’s Hospice at Paleswaram to stop burying bodies on its premises. Justice T Raja …
  • AAI yet to decide on four sites for second airport, says Kancheepuram Collector April 26, 2018 1:30 am Image for representational purpose only. (Photo | PTI) CHENNAI: Is it the State government or Airports Authority of India (AAI) that is delaying the decision on identifying the site for Chennai’s second airport? Kancheepuram Collector C Ponniah said the …
  • 11 years after police action, snacks vendor in Kancheepuram gets compensation April 24, 2018 12:32 am Image used for representational purpose. (Express File Photo) CHENNAI: The State Human Rights Commission has ordered a compensation of Rs 1 lakh to a snack vendor in Kancheepuram, 11 years after he was allegedly harassed by the police to evict him from the …
  • Statue missing from Kumarakottam Murugan temple near Kancheepuram March 11, 2018 4:35 am Chennai: In a shocking incident, miscreants had stolen a bronze statue of a deity weighing 7.5 kg from Kumarakottam Murugan temple near Kancheepuram on Saturday. The stolen statue has been identified as the statue of Katcheswarar Sivachariar kept in ‘ …
  • 144 medical students from Kancheepuram Annaii Medical College relocated by government March 7, 2018 12:02 am Director of Medical Education Dr Edwin Joe interacting with a student of Annai Medical College on Tuesday (EPS | Rakesh Kumar) CHENNAI: The Directorate of Medical Education conducted counselling on Tuesday for relocating 144 MBBS students of Annaii Medical …
  • Vijayendra Saraswathi takes charge as head of Kancheepuram Math March 2, 2018 11:34 pm CHENNAI: Sri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal (47), the junior pontiff of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, has taken charge as Peetadhipathi (head) of the age-old religious institution from March 1, Kanchi Math manager Sundaresa Iyer informed …
  • Kancheepuram Sankara Mutt seer Jayendra Saraswathi laid to rest March 1, 2018 8:32 am  Junior pontiff Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi performed several rituals starting around 7 am. The rituals included abhishekam, puja and arati. However, people from outside were not allowed to participate in the rituals. (Photo: PTI) Kanchipuram: Sri Jayendra …
  • Devotees throng Kancheepuram to pay their last respects March 1, 2018 5:01 am Hundreds of devotees, cutting across religious and political affiliations, made a beeline to the temple town of Kancheepuram to pay homage to Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. The senior seer, who suddenly suffered …
  • Manual scavenging chokes three more to death in Kancheepuram February 15, 2018 2:03 am Image used for representational purpose. CHENNAI: Three men, including a hotel employee, were asphyxiated while cleaning a septic tank at a hotel near Sriperumbudur in Kancheepuram district on Wednesday. The victims, Maari (34), Murugesan (35) and Ravi (32 …
  • Skeleton services in Kancheepuram provide relief to commuters January 5, 2018 4:09 am Skeleton services on prime routes from Kancheepuram was ensured on Friday morning much to the relief of office-goers who were affected by the commencement of the bus strike by Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation unions from Thursday evening. Thousands …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: Schools closed in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts November 13, 2017 5:44 am Tamil Nadu rains: A flooded road in Chennai. PTI Photo Schools in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts will be closed on Monday as the weather department warned of heavy rains till Wednesday. Chennai and other coastal areas in Tamil Nadu have …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: Schools shut in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts November 13, 2017 3:41 am A flooded road in Chennai. PTI Photo Schools in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts will be closed on Monday as the weather department warned of heavy rains till Wednesday. Chennai and other coastal areas in Tamil Nadu have been receiving …
  • Losing a niche, korvai in Kancheepuram October 25, 2017 4:03 am This Deepavali was a very happy one for weaver D. Krishnamoorthy and his family — he got an order for a Korvai silk saree! “You may be wondering why we are elated. It’s simple. If we weave a Korvai saree, we will get enhanced wages. Not only that, such …
  • Russian tourist seeks alms in Kancheepuram after failing to withdraw cash at ATM October 10, 2017 1:16 pm A Russian on Tuesday sat at the entrance of the Sri Kumarakottam temple in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, seeking alms. A. Evangelin (24), who has a valid passport and visa, came to India on September 24 and arrived in Kancheepuram on Tuesday morning from …
  • Burglar caught in the act in Kancheepuram, l... October 5, 2017 4:50 am
  • Are Kancheepuram eateries serving you protected water birds? September 24, 2017 3:55 am CHENNAI: Chicken that you order from food outlets in Kancheepuram district, could well be a pond heron, a cattle egret or any one of the wild large waterbird found in the wetlands of our State. A study conducted by researchers from National Centre for …
  • Blood test confirms Kancheepuram boy died of dengue August 31, 2017 3:59 am CHENNAI: It was dengue that killed the four-year-old boy from Kancheepuram, who was undergoing intensive treatment at the Institute of Child Health (ICH), Egmore, on Tuesday, blood test results have confirmed. Ruthresh from North Cheyyur in Kancheepuram …
  • Girl on way to give birthday sweets dies in Kancheepuram road mishap May 29, 2017 12:38 am CHENNAI: A girl’s birthday and life ended in a flash on Sunday afternoon when a van ran over her and killed her in Kancheepuram. Police said the child, Priyadarashini (7), of Kamaraj Nagar had just celebrated her birthday with her family at home and was on …
  • NGO to revive waterbody in Kancheepuram May 5, 2017 3:19 am An ancient waterbody, located in front of the Sri Ramanujar Sannadhi at Sevilimedu in Kancheepuram taluk, is being revived by a Chennai-based non-governmental organisation, the Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI). The work will coincide with the 1, …
  • Caste colours worship on Kancheepuram hill April 19, 2017 3:28 am On the evening of April 14, the Good Friday service across the road from Sogandi village’s Arul Nagar — 75 km south west of Chennai — was interrupted by police and revenue officials. Arul Nagar residents say the interruption was unprovoked. The …
  • Moovarasampet residents call on Kancheepuram Collector January 21, 2017 7:02 am Led by its secretary G.P. Babu, the Federation of Moovarasampet Welfare Associations recently submitted a raft of petitions to the Kancheepuram district collector K. Gajalakshmi. Among issues brought to the attention of the collector are: merger of …
  • Jallikattu: protests continue in Kancheepuram January 19, 2017 9:34 pm The protest demonstration in support of Jallikattu by a group of determined and indefatigable youth at Kancheepuram entered the third day on Thursday with support pouring in from all sections of the society. The demonstrators who have spent the whole night …

  • RMK Group of Institutions donates Rs 1.08 Crore to TN Govt June 11, 2021 7:05 pm Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 11 (ANI/NewsVoir): RMK Group of Institutions, which runs three top-ranked engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu-- namely, RMK Engineering College, RMD Engineering College, and RMK College of Engineering and Technology-- …
  • Display approved Thiruvallur portraits: Vaiko June 11, 2021 12:36 pm
  • 'Let there be liquor': Bootleggers in Tamil Nadu struggle to meet demands for alcohol May 30, 2021 10:44 pm Express News Service CHENNAI:  Bootleggers are scrambling to meet demand for liquor in the State. While some smuggle it in 180ml bottles and tetra packs or prepare the hooch themselves, a few are attempting to extract alcohol from hand sanitiser. Akin to …
  • Statlin attacks Centre over Covid vaccine allocation, says vaccination drives 'to be conducted as peoples’ movement' May 26, 2021 6:24 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday attacked the Centre over allocation of Covid 19 vaccine to States and said not only Tamil Nadu, but many States have faced constraints. “To tackle the situation, the government has gone …
  • Fresh cases continute to reduce in Tamilnadu May 26, 2021 10:11 am Tamilnadu continued to record a dip in fresh COVID-19 cases, but registered an increase in fatalities on Tuesday, logging 34,285 infections and 468 deaths. The new cases took the caseload to 19.11 lakh, while the fatalities pushed the toll to 21,340. The …
  • Grundfos India donates ₹ 1 Crore to Tamil Nadu CM’s Relief Fund to combat COVID-19 May 24, 2021 1:00 pm By Chennaivision in General, News May 24, 2021 The Grundfos Foundation also donates ₹ 38 Lakhs to support 14 Government Hospitals and Primary Health Centres in four districts with safety and medical infrastructure. Grundfos India, a global leader in …
  • Amazon India to offer Covid financial support for frontline teams May 24, 2021 12:52 pm Amazon India on Monday said it has launched a COVID-19 Relief Scheme (CRS) under which it will provide financial assistance to frontline teams of associates hired through staffing agencies and other eligible employees with a COVID-19 allowance and …
  • Amazon India to offer COVID-19 financial support for frontline teams, eligible staff May 24, 2021 11:03 am Amazon India on Monday said it has launched a COVID-19 Relief Scheme (CRS) under which it will provide financial assistance to frontline teams of associates hired through staffing agencies and other eligible employees with a COVID-19 allowance and …
  • Sikkim govt’s IT/ITeS SEZ proposal at Namli to be taken up by BoA May 21, 2021 1:44 pm The Sikkim Government’s proposal seeking formal approval for its IT/ITeS SEZ at Namli, East Sikkim will be taken up by the Centre for approval later this month but the developers will need to follow various Ministry of Home Affairs guidelines strictly …
  • Bigg Boss Malayalam shoot suspended over 'COVID-19 violations' May 21, 2021 3:12 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Revenue authorities sealed the EVP film city at Chembarambakkam, outskirts of Chennai, on Wednesday as shooting for Bigg Boss Malayalam continued in the lockdown despite a ban on film and television production. It is …
  • Bigg Boss Malayalam fined Rs 1 lakh, set sealed for flouting govt norms as 6 members contract Covid-19 May 20, 2021 8:57 am The EVP Film City was sealed on Wednesday where the shooting of Bigg Boss Malayalam season 3 was going on despite the Tamil Nadu Government’s ban on film and television shootings during the Covid-19 lockdown. A team of officials, led by Thiruvallur Revenue …
  • Tamilnadu daily cases drops marginally May 17, 2021 7:22 am The number of daily coronavirus cases in Tamilnadu dropped marginally to 33,181 on Sunday. There were 311 deaths and 1,58,216 samples were tested. After 21,317 Covid-19 patients were discharged, the number of active cases stands at 2,19,342. Chennai …
  • Doing their bit to help motherland May 16, 2021 11:33 pm Express News Service CHENNAI:  It has been a tiring day for Manikandan, an ambulance driver in Thiruvallur. “I brought nine Covid-19 patients to Rajiv Gandhi General Hospital today,” he says. In the ambulance, lay a patient waiting for a bed.  He, however, …
  • The worst could be over! 18 states, UTs showing continuous decrease in daily new Covid cases May 12, 2021 4:52 am Image Source : PTI A COVID-19 patient shows victory sign as she fights against the disease in Ranchi. The savage second Covid wave that wreaked havoc across the country killing thousands and infecting lakhs of people daily apart from breaking the back of …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu logs 29,272 new cases, 298 deaths: CM appeals to public to donate to fight pandemic May 12, 2021 12:20 am Tamil Nadu on Tuesday recorded 29,272 fresh COVID-19 cases in the single biggest day spike so far, pushing the caseload to 14,38,509 while 298 deaths in the last 24 hours took the toll to 16,178. According to a medical bulletin, 19,182 people were …
  • 18 States, UTs Reporting Decline In Number Of Daily Covid Cases: Centre May 11, 2021 8:48 pm As many as 18 states and Union Territories are beginning to report a decline in the number of daily Covid-19 infections, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday. The ministry further said that the number of districts that have reported a decline in the …
  • Early trend of decline in daily Covid cases: Govt May 11, 2021 8:35 pm An early trend of decline in daily new COVID-19 cases and deaths has been noted in the country, the government said on Tuesday. According to the government, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and …
  • TN logs biggest single day spike of Covid-19 cases May 8, 2021 4:15 pm Tamil Nadu reported its biggest single day spike of COVID-19 cases and fatalities on Saturday, with 27,397 infections and 241 deaths, taking the tally to 13.51 lakh and the toll to 15,412. The state touched the new high just a day after logging a record 26 …
  • 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 …
  • On Counting Day, West Bengal And Tamil Nadu Report Highest Daily Spike Of Covid-19 Cases May 3, 2021 6:21 am As the active Covid-19 cases in India crossed the 33-lakh mark on Sunday, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu reported their highest single-day rise of Coronavirus infections. With the second wave of the pandemic sweeping across the country, other states such as …
  • In Tamil Nadu, DMK staves off ADMK challenge, comes to power after a decade May 2, 2021 11:36 pm Staving off a strong challenge from incumbent AIADMK, the alliance led by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Sunday won or has leads in 157 seats out of 234, paving the way for the DMK’s return to power after a gap of 10 years. At the time of going to …
  • PWD races against time to improve medical facilities in Chennai April 28, 2021 12:15 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Personnel from the Tamil Nadu Public Works Department (PWD) department have been taking steps on a war footing to ready 12,370 beds with oxygen facilities at various government hospitals in the State. According to a press …
  • TNCA-Thiruvallur DCA league championship: Vignesh's 98 helps Mugappair CC pull off thrilling victory April 26, 2021 10:13 am By Express News Service CHENNAI:  Riding on D Vignesh Yadav’s 98, Mugappair CC defeated Ambattur CC by four runs in a close First Division match of the TNCA-Thiruvallur DCA league championship on Saturday. Brief scores: I Division: Mugappair CC 212/7 …
  • Fighting Human Trafficking April 25, 2021 1:18 am I cannot imagine a more heinous crime than trafficking in human beings — the marketing, distribution, and in many cases, sale of women and children to be exploited and abused by others. Those who are complicit in human trafficking deserve our scorn, our …
  • Citroen India bags over 1,000 bookings of C5 Aircross; commences deliveries April 23, 2021 6:07 pm Automaker Citroen India on Friday said it bagged over 1,000 bookings for its flagship SUV C5 Aircross. The company, which assembles the SUV at its Thiruvallur-based manufacturing plant, said it has now commenced the deliveries of the model. "Through …
  • Army’s Southern Command conducts operation to dispose of unexploded ordnance April 23, 2021 11:08 am The Pune headquartered Southern Command of the Army, in the recent past, undertook an operation called ‘Visphotak Mukt Bandargah’ (Explosive-free ports), under which 1,600 metric tonnes of unexploded ordnance collected over the years from industrial units …
  • Indian Army disposes 1,600 tons of unexploded ordnance April 22, 2021 9:37 pm As much as 1,600 metric tons of unexploded ordnance was disposed of by the Southern Command of the Indian Army to help civilian authorities in Mumbai and several other locations, a defence release said on Thursday. In Mumbai alone, over 800 tons of …
  • Indian Army disposed of 1,600 tons of unexploded ordnance April 22, 2021 5:33 pm Image Source : PTI/ REPRESENTATIONAL. 1,600 tons of unexploded ordnance disposed of by Indian Army.  As much as 1,600 metric tons of unexploded ordnance was disposed of by the Southern Command of the Indian Army to help civilian authorities in Mumbai …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 22-04-2021 April 21, 2021 3:21 pm Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 22.04.2021 from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 05.00 P.M if the works are completed. AVADI AREA :  Pattalian I & II, Murugappa Polytechnic, HVF Road, …
  • Delhi announces curbs on social, religious, sports, political, cultural, academic activities April 11, 2021 12:33 pm New Delhi/Mumbai: In view of rising Covid-19 cases, Delhi government Saturday announced a slew of curbs on social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious activities, while Maharashtra seemed all set for a harsher and longer …
  • Steady rise in cases, Tamil Nadu health infra on alert April 11, 2021 6:06 am Amid a surge in Covid cases across the state, Tamil Nadu’s health machinery is again on alert with the state government considering strict measures . Daily cases rose from 4,276 on Thursday to 5,963 on Saturday in Tamil Nadu — 23 deaths and 37,673 active …
  • COVID-19: Chennai metro passengers found sans masks to be fined Rs 200 April 10, 2021 9:24 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Cracking the whip on violators of Covid-19 norms, the Chennai Metro Rail will levy a fine of Rs. 200 if it finds people sans masks or not wearing them properly inside metro stations.  According to a statement, the fine will …
  • COVID-19: TN decides to close Chennai, Chengalpattu and Thiruvallur beaches during weekends April 10, 2021 9:09 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tightening the screws further for containing the spread of the coronavirus, the Tamil Nadu government on Saturday imposed more restrictions from April 11.   An official release here said beaches in three coastal districts - …
  • Citroen C5 Aircross SUV priced at Rs 30L April 8, 2021 4:44 am Chennai: Citroen launched its first product in India — C5 Aircross SUV — on Wednesday at Rs 29.9-31.9 lakh. The French carmakar will not export vehicles from India, instead it plans to export components under the highly localised C-Cube vehicle programme. …
  • French car-maker Citroen drives into India with C5 Aircross SUV April 8, 2021 1:39 am French carmaker Citroen on Wednesday began its official journey in India with the launch of its debut vehicle the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV. Citroen, which is part of European auto major Groupe PSA, had planned the launch of the SUV in India in the second …
  • Citroen C5 Aircross India Launch Price Rs 29.9L To Rs 31.9L April 7, 2021 7:49 pm New Citroen C5 Aircross The brand has been awaiting to enter the Indian market for a very long time and was supposed to make its foray last year with the launch of C5 Aircross. However, the Covid-19 pandemic forced Groupe PSA to rethink its strategy and …
  • Tamil Nadu adds 3,645 new COVID-19 infections, 15 deaths April 6, 2021 1:55 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu logged 3,645 new infections on Tuesday pushing the caseload to 9,07,124, while the death toll rose to 12,804 with 15 more fatalities, the health department said. According to a department bulletin, recoveries mounted to 8,68,722 …
  • TN reports more than 3,500 cases April 5, 2021 10:54 pm Tamilnadu has registered 3,581 fresh coronavirus infections on Sunday, pushing the total caseload to around 9 lakh while the toll rose to 12,778 with 14 more fatalities, the health department said. On 3 April, the single-day case count crossed the 3,000 …
  • Citroen CC21 Small UV MT Variant Interiors Spied With Large Touchscreen March 30, 2021 6:58 pm Citroen CC21 Rage for compact UVs is starting to spread to other international markets too as automakers have realised the potential of this segment of cars in developing countries. In line with this thought, French automaker Groupe PSA has been developing …
  • Southern Command launches operation for safe disposal of unexploded ordnance in Tamil Nadu March 24, 2021 4:22 am Troops from Pune-headquartered Southern Command of the Indian Army have launched ‘Operation Thiruvallur’ in Tamil Nadu for the safe disposal of at least 10 tonnes of unexploded ordnance collected from the industrial sector in Thiruvallur district. The …
  • Rails on sides of MTC buses to reduce fatality March 23, 2021 7:28 pm The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC), Chennai, has installed auto-retractable rails on sides of some government buses to prevent accident victims from getting stuck under wheels.CHENNAI: The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC), Chennai, has …
  • Rotary Orange Vison Center inauguration March 21, 2021 6:31 am Rotary International District 3232 with Rotary  Club of Chennai Thiruvanmiyur, Rotary Club of Glenhaven, Australia  along with Pammal Sankara Eye Hospital  inaugurated the Rotary Orange Vision Center at Ambattur on 18th March.  The center was inaugurated …
  • Chief Secretary Rajeev Ranjan issues strict orders to curb covid spread March 17, 2021 3:31 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News, General, News March 17, 2021 With a surge in fresh COVID-19 cases of late, Tamilnadu Chief Secretary Rajeev Ranjan on Tuesday instructed various government department officials to ensure that COVID-19 standard operating …
  • Ensure COVID-19 SOPs are followed, Tamil Nadu's Chief Secretary tells government officials March 16, 2021 2:42 pm With a surge in fresh COVID-19 cases of late, Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Rajeev Ranjan on Tuesday instructed various government department officials to ensure that COVID-19 standard operating procedures were strictly implemented. At a review meeting, the …
  • Electronic voting machines will be put under CCTV watch: Police Commissioner March 16, 2021 10:25 am City Police Commissioner Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal on Monday said strongrooms storing electronic voting machines were under the surveillance of closed circuit television cameras and armed police personnel till the time of counting. “There will be continuous …
  • Tamil Nadu records 10 day high of 759 COVID-19 cases March 15, 2021 6:10 am Tamil Nadu logged a 10 day high of new COVID-19 cases with 759 infections on Sunday, including a UAE returnee, pushing the caseload close to 8.60 lakh, while four more fatalities took the toll to 12,547. The state has been reporting over 500 cases a day …
  • SPIC Thoothukudi plant starts receiving natural gas from ONGC facility March 13, 2021 10:56 pm Fertilizer-maker Southern Petrochemicals Industries Corporation Ltd (SPIC) said it has started taking delivery of natural gas directly from ONGC's facility, through Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL's) recently inaugurated Ramanathapuram- …
  • Trade unions’ strike hits transport operations in and around Chennai February 25, 2021 1:54 pm Hundreds of commuters in the suburbs of Tambaram, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, Thiruvallur and Poonamallee were left stranded Hundreds of commuters in and around Chennai, particularly in the suburbs of Tambaram, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, Thiruvallur and …
  • Govt committed to bring natural gas under GST regime, says PM Modi February 18, 2021 11:46 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated the Ramanathapuram–Thoothukudi natural gas pipeline and Gasoline desulfurisation unit in Tamil Nadu. The project has been set up by Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd (CPCL), a subsidiary of Indian Oil …
  • India to spend Rs 7.5 trillion on oil and gas infra in next 5 yrs: PM Modi February 18, 2021 11:46 am The Government of India is planning to spend around Rs 7.5 trillion to build oil and gas infrastructure over the next five years, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi. After dedicating the Ramanathapuram–Thoothukudi natural gas pipeline and Gasoline …
  • Why environmentalists encourage green drives with native trees February 16, 2021 11:21 pm A renewed interest among corporates to create green spaces thriving with native trees is cheering up environmentalists It is raining ‘green’ drives. A visual treat of towering palm trees bordering a landscape dotted with red hibiscus blooms,clusters of …
  • PM to lay foundation stone for a ₹31,500-cr refinery in TN February 16, 2021 4:12 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate two oil and gas projects to the nation and lay the foundation stone for a ₹31,500 crore refinery project in Tamil Nadu on February 17. “The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone through virtual mode for the …
  • The Chepauk battle: How Chennai’s date with cricket went February 16, 2021 2:14 pm Cricket-crazy fans in the city made a beeline to the MA Chidambaram stadium to catch India taking on England Chepauk woke up. Chepauk played. And Chepauk rejoiced. With live cricket returning for the first time in India since the pandemic, # …
  • Modi to inaugurate key oil and gas sector projects in Tamil Nadu on Feb 17 February 16, 2021 9:43 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate key projects of the oil and gas sector in Tamil Nadu on February 17 via video conferencing. His office said Modi will dedicate to the nation the RamanathapuramThoothukudi natural gas pipeline and gasoline …
  • PM Modi meets spiritual leader Bangaru Adigalar in Chennai February 14, 2021 10:28 pm By ANI CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met spiritual leader Bangaru Adigalar in Chennai. Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister inaugurated and laid the foundation stone laying ceremony of several key projects in Chennai. He laid the …
  • I see Tamil Nadu evolving as the tank manufacturing hub of India: PM Modi February 14, 2021 7:19 pm Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched several projects in Tamil Nadu while also handing over the indigenous main battle tank Arjun MK-1A to the Army Chief General MM Naravane on his visit to Chennai on Sunday. The battle tank was designed and …
  • Citroen India Brand Film Released - C5 Aircross SUV Features Detailed February 4, 2021 10:15 pm Citroen C5 Aircross, an all-new, premium SUV, is set for launch in India in March. It is the first car to be launched by Citroen in India where it will be offered in two variants of Feel and Shine. Ahead of launch, the company has detailed variant wise …
  • Groupe PSA starts production of Citroën C5 Aircross SUV January 30, 2021 8:12 pm French auto major Groupe PSA has launched commercial production of its first vehicle for the Indian market at its Thiruvallur factory near Chennai, ahead of its formal introduction in the market later this quarter. The Citroën C5 Aircross SUV was rolled …
  • 540 fresh COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths in Tamil Nadu January 26, 2021 1:16 am Tamil Nadu reported 540 fresh cases of COVID-19 and four deaths on Monday. Kallakurichi and Perambalur had no fresh cases, while Ariyalur, Theni and Virudhunagar reported one case each. In fact, 18 districts had fewer than 10 cases each. While 157 persons …
  • Groupe PSA charts out multi-pronged strategy for a long drive in India January 23, 2021 4:58 pm Groupe PSA has indicated that it is putting in place a multi-pronged strategy to stay and grow in India over the long term as the French automobile giant is undeterred by the exit of a few big players from the Indian market. The management of Indian …
  • Citroen Small Car For India Spied In Near Production Guise – Tata HBX Rival January 21, 2021 12:24 pm Citroen small car spied in Bangalore. Credit – Chaitanya The Citreon UV codenamed CC21 will take on the upcoming Tata HBX and is likely to be priced between Rs 4.5-5.5 lakh (ex-showroom) French carmaker Groupe PSA is all set to officially enter the Indian …
  • Citroen C5 Aircross New Dual Tone Colour Spotted Sans Camouflage In Chennai January 20, 2021 8:28 am 2021 Citroen C5 Aircross SUV A couple of weeks ago French automaker Groupe PSA announced that it will officially set foot in the Indian market with the launch of its SUV- C5 Aircross scheduled on February 1, 2021. The mid-size SUV was initially supposed to …
  • Public hearing on Adani's revised master plan for Kattupalli port deferred January 19, 2021 8:58 pm The Thiruvallur district administration has postponed a public hearing on the revised masterplan submitted by Adani for development of Kattupalli port. According to the administration, the hearing was postponed in order to avoid a gathering in the wake of …
  • District secretaries who joined other parties will remain Rajinikanth fans: RMM statement January 18, 2021 2:56 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as scores of Rajinikanth fans criticised the three district secretaries of the Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM) who joined the DMK on Sunday and termed them 'betrayers' of Rajini, RMM functionary VM Sudhakar on Monday …
  • ‘This is among the highest rainfall Chennai received in last 100 years' January 6, 2021 6:35 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: With the Northeast monsoon yet to withdraw, several parts of the State are witnessing moderate to heavy rainfall, which is unusual in January. Chennai and its surroundings, in particular, have received non-stop rainfall …
  • Heavy rain lashes Chennai, Met office says it will continue till Wednesday January 5, 2021 10:22 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: With the north-east monsoon refusing to say goodbye, several parts of the state are witnessing moderate to heavy rainfall which is unusual in the month of January. In particular, Chennai and its neighborhood are …
  • Citroen C5 Aircross SUV's India unveil date out: What to expect from Karoq, Compass rival January 5, 2021 8:32 am   Citroen C5 Aircross SUV that will be the carmaker’s first-ever offering for India finally has an unveil date. The premium midsize SUV will go up against the likes of the Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson and also, the Skoda Karoq in the segment. The C5 …
  • New Citroen C5 Aircross SUV India Launch Likely In Feb 2021 January 5, 2021 6:57 am C5 Aircross in India. File photo. After exiting India in 1997, Groupe PSA has been planning to re-enter the Indian market for many years now. In their new innings in India, the company is all set to launch their first car next month- through its subsidiary …
  • Peugeot 208 spotted testing in India: Premium hatchback to rival likes of Hyundai i20 December 31, 2020 9:21 am The premium hatchback segment has a substantial interest in India, especially the likes of Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Hyundai i20 which have enjoyed the top spot for years now. While PSA Group is slated to launch its first car in India in the form of the …
  • Celebrate New Year in your homes, say Chennai police as 10K cops to keep vigil on December 31 December 30, 2020 1:31 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: The Chennai police along with cops in surrounding districts have prepared an elaborate plan to keep people from celebrating the New Year at roads, beaches and clubs. The state government has banned celebrations in public …
  • Slim pickings for shell pickers December 30, 2020 2:42 am Express News Service CHENNAI: In the villages of Karungali, Kalanji and Kattupalli, nestled between the Kosasthalaiyar river and the Bay of Bengal, heaps and heaps of shells on the shores and river banks are as much a part of the local landscape as boats …
  • At Singhu border, support from Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu December 24, 2020 9:41 pm Kashmir Singh from Punjab’s Ferozepur and J Arul from Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvallur did not understand a word they said to each other backstage at Singhu border but the wide smiles and nods they exchanged were enough to forge a friendship. Meanwhile, Chandu …
  • Three including former Indian Bank manager detained under Goondas’ Act December 22, 2020 8:13 am The city police detained three accused including a former manager of Indian under Goondas Act. Police named B.Vinodh, 33, former manager of Indian Bank, Surya alias Naidu, 22 of K.K.Nagar and Ranjith alias Ranjith Kumar, 23 of Thiruvallur district as the …
  • Literacy, numeracy take a back seat for impoverished students in Chennai as schools remain closed December 21, 2020 10:09 am Express News Service CHENNAI: After Jamila's phone broke down last month her children have had limited or no access to education. Students from poor households are struggling to keep pace with lessons and have almost forgotten the arithmetic tables and …
  • Literacy, numeracy take a back seat for impoversished students in Chennai as schools remain closed December 21, 2020 1:26 am Express News Service CHENNAI: After Jamila's phone broke down last month her children have limited or no access to education. Students from poor families are struggling to keep pace with lessons and have almost forgotten the arithmetic tables and …
  • Re-imagining finance for MSMEs to transform the Indian economy December 19, 2020 5:46 pm “Every business starts small.” Our small businesses are the growth engines of the Indian economy, contributing 30% of the GDP. However, they are facing the most trying times during this pandemic. At least 10% of micro-enterprises, 99% of India’s enterprise …
  • Torrent Gas in pact with Tamil Nadu to invest Rs 5,000 cr on city gas distribution infra December 14, 2020 11:20 am Torrent Gas has signed an agreement with the government of Tamil Nadu, committing to invest Rs 5,000 crores for the development of city gas distribution infrastructure in the state. Torrent Gas was earlier authorised by Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory …
  • Chennai peripheral ring road resettlement plan to cost Rs 356 crore December 12, 2020 1:09 am Express News Service CHENNAI: After the announcement of 133.65km Chennai Peripheral Ring Road, which was to be built at a cost of Rs 13,000 crore in 2017, the project is now being funded in packages with the first phase being taken up by Japan …
  • Recovery numbers more than infections in Tamil Nadu December 11, 2020 9:35 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News December 11, 2020 Tamil Nadu reported 1,220 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in the State so far to 7,95,240. Chennai registered 313 cases in the …
  • Fishers want change in annual ban period December 6, 2020 12:09 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A fishermen’s association has urged the Madras High Court to direct the Central government to implement the fishing ban in Tamil Nadu from October 15 to December 15, instead of from April to June, to coincide with the …
  • As medical colleges in TN gear up for reopening, Covid test made mandatory for medicos December 4, 2020 8:29 pm Government medical colleges are gearing up to reopen on December 7 with precautionary measures in place for COVID-19. While students have been told to undergo a COVID-19 test, arrangements are being made to provide masks and ensure physical spacing on the …
  • Today's weather: ‘Burevi’ remnant stalls; heavy rain over Tamil Nadu December 4, 2020 2:25 pm Stalling of the deep depression from erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ has swamped parts of Tamil Nadu, especially the northern districts during the 24 hours ending for a second day on Friday with huge transport of moisture on view through the day from the Gulf …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,410 new Covid cases December 1, 2020 7:39 am By Chennaivision in National News December 1, 2020 Tamil Nadu has reported 1,410 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in the State so far to 7,81,915. According to the daily bulletin released by …
  • Mask compliance less than 30% in TN: Chief Secretary November 28, 2020 10:44 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Mask compliance in Tamil Nadu is less than 30 per cent and the district administrations must focus on increasing awareness among the public in this regard, said Chief Secretary K Shanmugam.  In a communication addressed to …
  • Fact-check: No, video of flying billboard injuring bikers amid Cyclone Nivar is not from Chennai November 27, 2020 12:26 pm Cyclone Nivar to make landfall tomorrow; southern states gear up, Tamil Nadu releases helpline A video of a rather unusual road accident is doing rounds on the Internet in context with cyclone Nivar which battered Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday, …
  • Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours November 26, 2020 4:19 am Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Cyclone Nivar brings heavy rainfall to Chennai; Modi dials TN, Puducherry CMs, assures full support November 24, 2020 4:07 pm Image Source : FILE Cyclone Nivar brings heavy rainfall to Chennai; PM Modi dials TN, Puducherry CMs, assures full support Amid the Cyclone Nivar warning, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in four …
  • After change in alignment, work on 133 km Chennai Peripheral Road to start next year November 9, 2020 1:03 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Work on the first phase of the Chennai Peripheral Road (CPR) for which a loan agreement worth Rs 2,470 crore was signed between India and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to help improve connectivity of …
  • Complete lockdown in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchi, Chengalpet from June 19 to 30 June 15, 2020 9:49 pm Soon after a team of medical experts called on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami at the Secretariat today and pressed for lockdown, the Tamil Nadu government today said complete lockdown will be implemented in Chennai, Chengalpet, Thiruvallur and …
  • Jumbo Bag Ltd to close manufacturing activities at rented units in Thiruvallur March 9, 2020 2:44 pm Jumbo Bag Ltd has decided to close manufacturing activities at its units situated at No.110, shed 1, GNT ROAD, Peruvoyal Village, Thiruvallur District in the State of Tamil Nadu-601206 w.e.f.31.03.2020. The manufacturing activities of the above units will …
  • Thiruvallur post victory February 6, 2020 2:27 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Sumesh Ashok Kumar’s 4/50 helped Thiruvallur beat Kanyakumari by an innings and 70 runs in the semifinals of TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Thiruvallur 331/9 decl in 76 ovs bt Kanyakumari 57 in …
  • Santhosh lifts Thiruvallur to solid total February 5, 2020 5:24 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: S Santhosh Kumar’s 94 helped Thiruvallur declare at 331/9 against Kanyakumari on the first day of their TNCA inter-districts U-19 tournament semifinal. Brief scores (semifinals): Thiruvallur 331/9 decl in 76 ovs (S …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans retain Aparajith, Ruby Trichy Warriors stick to Indrajith for TNPL 2018 May 11, 2018 4:57 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: VB Thiruvallur Veerans have retained Tamil Nadu all-rounder B Aparajith for the third edition of Tamil Nadu Premier League which begins in the second week of July. R Silambarasan (uncapped) and R Sanjay Yadav are the other …
  • Rains are back, holiday for schools in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchi November 6, 2017 8:56 am Rains are back from Sunday night and this morning, it was announced that schools in Chennai and Thiruvallur districts would remain closed today too. According to the meteorological department, there is a possibility of rains gradually reducing in the …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans vs Kovai Kings, live streaming: Watch TNPL 2017 on TV, online August 12, 2017 11:23 am Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach With only five more group games in the second season of Tamil Nadu Premier League remaining, VB Thiruvallur Veerans take on Lyca Kovai Kings in a much-anticipated must-win encounter on Friday. …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans pile on Madurai Super Giant’s woes August 9, 2017 2:21 am VB Thiruvallur Veerans enter the field of play ahead of their match against Madurai Super Giant in Tirunelveli on Tuesday. | Express Photo Service CHENNAI: Continuing their losing streak, Madurai Super Giant lost to VB Thiruvallur Veerans by three wickets …
  • Dindigul Dragons vs Thiruvallur Veerans, TNPL 2017 live streaming: How to watch on TV, online July 28, 2017 1:21 pm Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach Dindigul Dragons take on VB Thiruvallur Veerans in the seventh match of ongoing Tamil Nadu Premier League season in Tirunelveli on Friday, July 28. The Dragons made a strong comeback by …
  • Chepauk Super Gillies v Thiruvallur Veerans live streaming: Watch TNPL 2017 on TV, online July 25, 2017 3:23 am Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach In the third game of the second season of TamilNadu Premier League (TNPL), last year's runners-up Chepauk Super Gillies take on VB Thiruvallur Veerans at Indian Cement Company Ground in …
  • TNPL franchise Thiruvallur Veerans appoint Muttiah Muralitharan and Bharat Arun as mentor and coach July 16, 2017 12:06 pm Muttiah Muralitharan will work as mentor for the TNPL franchise. (File) Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) franchise Thiruvallur Veerans have officially announced the appointment of Muttiah Muralitharan and Bharat Arun as mentor and coach respectively. At an …

  • Kuruvai paddy expected to be raised on 4,500 hectares in Tiruchi district June 10, 2021 8:05 am Cultivation would be on the normal area in the district and would primarily be taken up in Lalgudi block where over 4,200 ha was expected to be covered. Kuruvai paddy cultivation is expected to be taken up on about 4,500 hectares (ha) in canal-irrigated …
  • Kallakurichi district gets additional oxygen supported beds June 7, 2021 10:20 pm Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma. Subramanian on Monday inspected containment areas and availability of oxygen beds in Kallakurichi. Mr. Subramanian, accompanied by Minister for Higher Education K. Ponmudi, also inaugurated additional bed …
  • TN eases full lockdown restrictions in 27 districts June 6, 2021 12:16 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The State government on Saturday extended the ongoing lockdown for another week, till June 14, albeit with a few relaxations in districts where the curve is on a descend. The concessions include operation of call taxis and …
  • Shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June 7 across Tamil Nadu June 5, 2021 3:21 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: After a total lockdown for almost two weeks, people of the State could heave a sigh of relief after the state government relaxed the restrictions by allowing shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June …
  • Coronavirus | Coimbatore’s COVID-19 count exceeds Chennai’s May 29, 2021 11:19 pm Coimbatore records 3,692 infections, Chennai 2,705; State logs 30,016 cases; 2,66,426 people get jabs For the fourth day in a row on Saturday, Coimbatore logged more COVID-19 cases than Chennai — the district saw 3,692 infections, while Chennai recorded 2, …
  • TN CM flags off vehicles with 1,400 oxygen cylinders, equipment to 18 districts May 26, 2021 11:06 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday flagged off vehicles carrying 1,400 imported oxygen cylinders and regulators to 18 districts across the State, to aid efforts in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. These oxygen cylinders and …
  • Fudged Covid test results cost Chennai lab’s license May 22, 2021 3:11 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a major move, the Health Department on Friday cancelled the license of Medall Laboratory in Guindy after it was found to be issuing false Covid test reports. The lab had received 4,000 RT PCR samples test reports from …
  • Sudden rain lashes Chennai May 21, 2021 12:39 pm Chennai experienced thunderstorms on Thursday evening. After a sunny day, the skyscape was enveloped by dark clouds around 4 p.m. and sudden thundershowers lashed several parts of the city and its neighbouring districts. Weather stations in Nungambakkam …
  • TN to receive moderate rainfall till May 24, Chennai to be cloudy for two days May 21, 2021 3:49 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: With conditions becoming favourable for the onset of Southwest monsoon over Bay of Bengal and a weather system brewing, parts of Tamil Nadu are likely to receive moderate to heavy rainfall till May 24.  The regional …
  • Tamil Nadu to receive moderate to heavy rainfall till May 24, says Met office May 20, 2021 3:04 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: With conditions becoming favourable for the onset of the south west monsoon over the Bay of Bengal and a weather system brewing, parts of Tamil Nadu are likely to receive moderate to heavy rainfall till May 24. The regional …
  • Sharp showers lash several parts of Chennai following convective activity May 20, 2021 1:09 pm Chennai that has been missing rains for some weeks now experienced thunderstorms on Thursday evening. After a sunny day, the city’s skyscape was enveloped by dark clouds around 4 p.m. and sudden thundershowers lashed several parts of the city and …
  • Sharp showers lash several parts of Chennai following convective activity May 20, 2021 12:38 pm Chennai that has been missing rains for some weeks now experienced thunderstorms on Thursday evening. After a sunny day, the city’s skyscape was enveloped by dark clouds around 4 p.m. and sudden thundershowers lashed several parts of the city and …
  • Covid-19: Over 30,000 cases in Tamil Nadu; 293 deaths May 13, 2021 2:58 am Representative image CHENNAI: Fresh cases in Chennai crossed the 30,000 mark on Wednesday after the public health department announced 30,355 new cases on a day test samples were drawn from 1.49lakh people. After 293 deaths and 19,508 discharges, there …
  • Live: First Oxygen Express departs for Odisha May 11, 2021 4:04 am LIVE NOW Tamil Nadu received half the number of Covid-19 vaccine doses that three other states with similar populations did, data released by the Union health ministry show. At least eight districts – Chengalpet, Dharmapuri, Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram, …
  • 28,978 Covid-19 cases, 232 deaths in Tamil Nadu; 7,149 new cases in Chennai May 11, 2021 1:31 am Ambulances with Covid-19 patients wait on Poonamallee High Road near RGGH in Chennai on MondayCHENNAI: On a day Tamil Nadu registered 232 deaths and added 28,978 fresh cases to the state Covid registry, health minister Ma Subramanian said the state was …
  • 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 …
  • Current COVID wave is like a 'tsunami,' says Tamil Nadu official as state nears peak April 29, 2021 7:23 pm By PTI CHENNAI: The initial coronavirus wave wintessed last year was 'small,' but the current one was like a 'tsunami' and a pandemic of such huge proportions can be tackled only with full public cooperation, a top government official said …
  • Sexual harassment: Woman SP deposes at Villupuram court April 24, 2021 2:47 am By Express News Service VILLUPURAM:  The woman Superintendent of Police who accused the former Special DGP of sexual harassment gave her statement to Judge Purnima at Villupuram District Court on Friday. According to official sources, the judge heard her …
  • Voter turnout in T.N. Assembly election revised to 72.78% April 8, 2021 2:35 pm The Election Commission on Wednesday revised the voter turnout for the Assembly election to 72.78% from 71.79% after consolidating the figures at the close of polling (7 p.m. on Tuesday). Among the districts, Karur topped the chart with 83.92%. Among the …
  • Coronavirus | Chennai’s caseload crosses 10,000 April 8, 2021 1:10 pm Tamil Nadu reported close to 4,000 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. A total of 3,986 people tested positive and 17 persons died in the State. The State’s tally of active cases stood at 27,743. Chennai’s daily count continued to surge as 1,459 people …
  • TN: Poor show at urban centres brings down turnout April 7, 2021 2:53 pm Visual from a polling booth in ChennaiUrban centres pulled down voter turnout in the Tamil Nadu assembly election held on Tuesday. The overall provisional state average turnout was 71.79% as per the latest figures from the EC. It could be revised slightly …
  • Polls live: EC says Chennai recorded lowest turnout April 7, 2021 2:53 pm LIVE NOW Polling in 234 constituencies in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday went off peacefully barring minor scuffles among cadres and glitches in electronic voting machines in some parts of the state. The state recorded 71.79% voter turnout at the end of 12-hour …
  • Just over 65pc voter turnout recorded in Tamil Nadu polls April 7, 2021 5:59 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 6 (ANI): Tamil Nadu recorded a voter turnout of 65.11 per cent in the single-phase Assembly elections that took place on Tuesday. Voting in all 234 assembly constituencies in 38 districts of the state had begun at 7 am. …
  • Congress hopes to improve strike rate in TN April 3, 2021 2:06 pm Image used for representational purposeMore than getting a certain number of seats in the DMK alliance and distributing it to party functionaries without hiccups, the single biggest problem for the Congress in TN is how to improve its dismal strike rate. …
  • DMK changing alliances like chameleon changing colours: EPS March 21, 2021 4:41 am Express News Service VILLUPURAM/KALLAKURICHI: DMK is changing alliances like a chameleon changes colour, said Edappadi K Palaniswami while campaigning in Tirukoilur on Saturday. Palaniswami was canvassing votes for BJP candidate VAT Kalivaradhan. “The …
  • Tamil Nadu records 10 day high of 759 COVID-19 cases March 15, 2021 6:10 am Tamil Nadu logged a 10 day high of new COVID-19 cases with 759 infections on Sunday, including a UAE returnee, pushing the caseload close to 8.60 lakh, while four more fatalities took the toll to 12,547. The state has been reporting over 500 cases a day …
  • Congress announces candidates for 21 seats, Kanyakumari bypoll March 13, 2021 11:48 pm The Congress leadership on Saturday night released the list of candidates for 21 of the 25 Assembly constituencies allotted to it by the DMK and for the Kanniyakumari Lok Sabha constituency. According to the announcement made by AICC general secretary …
  • DMK allots seats to Congress, Left parties March 12, 2021 5:57 am After multiple rounds of talks, the DMK completed identification of constituencies for the CPI, the Congress and the CPI(M) on Thursday, a day before the filing of nominations begins for the Tamil Nadu Assembly election. While the alliance leader concluded …
  • Election LIVE Updates: EC responds to TMC’s letter over Nandigram incident, calls it ‘full of insinuations’ March 11, 2021 8:40 pm Tamil Nadu polls: Congress releases 25 constituencies list, faces BJP directly in five constituencies DMK’s ally Congress has released the list of constituencies they will be contesting in the upcoming assembly election in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Congress …
  • Mixed emotions over AIADMK list release     March 11, 2021 3:33 am By Express News Service SALEM/VILLUPURAM/COIMBATORE: The AIADMK releasing its second list of 171 nominees for the April 6 Assembly polls and identifying the segments to be contested by its allies was met with mixed reactions on Wednesday.  With …
  • Coronavirus | New infections zoom past 500 for a third day; 251 cases in Chennai March 8, 2021 1:29 am An additional 567 persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in Tamil Nadu to 8,55,121. At the same time, 521 persons were discharged after treatment. So far, 8,38,606 persons have been discharged, health officials …
  • Tamil Nadu inoculates over 81,000 on Thursday March 5, 2021 3:25 am Representative imageCHENNAI: TN reported a spike in vaccination numbers for the fourth straight day on Thursday when more than 81,000 people got their shots. With this, more than 6.7 lakh people have been inoculated in the state. Meanwhile, the state added …
  • T.N. reports 489 fresh COVID-19 cases, two deaths March 4, 2021 4:22 am 184 persons test positive for the infection in Chennai; 66,337 people get vaccinated; 40% of them are senior citizens Tamil Nadu reported 489 fresh cases of COVID-19 and two deaths on Wednesday, taking its overall tally of cases to 8,52,967 and toll to 12, …
  • DMK starts interviewing aspirants for ticket March 3, 2021 4:03 am DMK president M K Stalin and party general secretary S Durai Murugan interview an aspirant on Tuesday. Photo by C Suresh KumarCHENNAI: DMK headquarters Anna Arivalayam was buzzing with activities on Tuesday as several aspirants for party tickets to contest …
  • Tamil Nadu logs 479 new COVID-19 cases taking overall caseload to 8.51 lakh March 1, 2021 1:35 am By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu recorded 479 fresh coronavirus cases and three more deaths, taking the overall caseload to 8.51 lakh and the toll to 12,496, the health department said on Sunday. Recoveries eclipsed new cases with 490 people being discharged, …
  • Indian-American artist Shanthi Chandrasekar on creating kolam art patterns for Joe Biden’s inauguration, and her childhood influences February 27, 2021 12:01 am As a young girl who would spend her vacations in Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu), Shanthi Chandrasekar carefully watched her grandmother draw a kolam outside her house. “First, she drew dots that were evenly spaced, like a matrix, and then, weaved a line through …
  • Trade unions’ strike hits transport operations in and around Chennai February 25, 2021 1:54 pm Hundreds of commuters in the suburbs of Tambaram, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, Thiruvallur and Poonamallee were left stranded Hundreds of commuters in and around Chennai, particularly in the suburbs of Tambaram, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, Thiruvallur and …
  • Tamil Nadu CM lays foundation stone for Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple February 22, 2021 5:21 pm Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami laid the foundation stone for the Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Ulundurpet in Kallakurichi district on Monday. Mr. Palaniswami, along with Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) chairman Y.V. Subba Reddy and …
  • Intense thunderstorms batter Cuddalore, Puducherry February 21, 2021 2:41 pm The Chennai Regional Meteorological Centre has predicted continued thunderstorm activity for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry across the districts of Cuddalore, Puducherry, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Nilgiris, Theni, Tirunelveli, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Salem, …
  • Shift Salem GH to collectorate: Activist February 16, 2021 1:08 pm Salem: City-based activist A Radhakrishnan written a petition to governor Banwarilal Purohit urging him to shift the Salem Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College and Hospital to the district collectorate premises considering the increasing number …
  • At Rs 93 crore, agriculture infra in state gets boost February 15, 2021 12:57 pm Coimbatore: Giving a fillip to the agricultural infrastructure in the state, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has inaugurated a number of warehouses in Villupuram, Kallakurichi and Cuddalore districts, laboratories and training centres at the Tamil …
  • 22,835 fresh cases in Tamil Nadu since January 1 February 6, 2021 6:09 am CHENNAI: With 489 new additions to the Covid-19 registry on Friday,TamilNadu reportedbelow 500 fresh cases for the second consecutive day. The state also reported four deaths, which pushed the toll to 12,379. The cumulative case tally was 8,40,849. While …
  • EC notifies ROs in 234 seats for TN assembly polls January 27, 2021 10:01 pm Image used for representational purposeCHENNAI: The election commission has notified returning and assistant returning officers for the conduct of assembly elections in each of the 234 constituencies in the state. Chief electoral officer Satyabrata Sahoo …
  • 540 fresh COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths in Tamil Nadu January 26, 2021 1:16 am Tamil Nadu reported 540 fresh cases of COVID-19 and four deaths on Monday. Kallakurichi and Perambalur had no fresh cases, while Ariyalur, Theni and Virudhunagar reported one case each. In fact, 18 districts had fewer than 10 cases each. While 157 persons …
  • Stalin making tall claims to come to power, says Palaniswami January 25, 2021 11:08 pm Chief Minister and AIADMK co-coordinator Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Monday accused DMK president M.K. Stalin of trying to hoodwink the people by making tall claims to come to power. He was addressing a meeting organised to pay homage to the Tamil martyrs, …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 540 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths  January 25, 2021 9:06 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 540 COVID-19 cases and four deaths on Monday, taking the tally to 8,35,280 and toll to 12,320. Chennai reported 157 cases while neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur reported …
  • Coronavirus | No death in Chennai; five test positive for U.K. variant January 24, 2021 10:08 pm Chennai reported no death due to COVID-19, while three districts — Ariyalur, Kallakurichi and Perambalur — saw no fresh case, even as 569 persons tested positive for the infection on Sunday. Five persons, including three returnees from the United Kingdom …
  • COVID-19: 569 new cases, 7 deaths in Tamil Nadu; five more test positive for UK variant January 24, 2021 6:19 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 569 COVID-19 cases and seven deaths on Sunday taking the tally to 8,34,740 and toll to 12,316. Five more people in the state have tested positive for the UK variant of the coronavirus.  Of the five, three …
  • Dense fog blankets Chennai, visibility drops to below 50 metre January 22, 2021 7:58 am Officials of the Meteorological Department said a combination of factors led to such dense fog that blanketed most parts of the city. Chennaiites woke up to dense fog that descended over the city on Friday morning with visibility falling below 50 metre in …
  • Union Territory logs 35 new cases, no deaths January 21, 2021 10:44 pm Puducherry added 35 new COVID-19 cases while 32 patients were discharged on recovery on Thursday. No deaths were reported in the Union Territory in the last 24 hours. Mahe accounted for 17 of the new cases, which were confirmed from 3,710 tests, followed …
  • Tamil Nadu electorate stands at 6.26 crore January 20, 2021 1:48 pm Women voters outnumber men; Shozhinganallur has the highest number of voters, while Harbour has the lowest The electorate in Tamil Nadu stands at 6.26 crore, including 3.18 crore women, 3.08 men and over 7,200 persons from the third gender, according to …
  • 6,128 fighting Covid infection in Tamil Nadu January 17, 2021 2:50 am Representative imageCHENNAI: The state discharged 775 patients from the Covid-19 registry and added 610 fresh cases on Saturday, which pushed the cumulative case tally to 8,30,183. Active cases dropped to 6,128 from 8,272 on January 2. The state reported …
  • 2,783 healthcare workers get immunised January 17, 2021 2:10 am In Tamil Nadu, 16.8% of healthcare providers took the COVID-19 vaccine on the first day of immunisation on January 16. The State has the capacity to vaccinate 16,600 people a day but only 2,783 got the shot on January 16 — the most in Chennai (348) and the …
  • Test positivity remains under 1% January 13, 2021 7:29 pm Puducherry reported 29 new cases on Wednesday while no deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. Of the new cases, which were confirmed from 3,002 tests, 17 were reported in Puducherry, six in Karaikal, four in Mahe and two in Yanam. With 44 patients …
  • Tamil Nadu receives 5,36,500 doses of Covishield vaccine January 13, 2021 4:52 am Consignment arrives ahead of vaccination drive scheduled to be held at 307 places across the State on January 16 Tamil Nadu received its first consignment of a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. As many as 5,36,500 doses of Covishield arrived in Chennai from …
  • Doctors at ICH save one-year-old girl who swallowed iron tablets January 8, 2021 6:35 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Doctors at the Government Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore, saved the life of a one-and-a-half year old girl who swallowed six iron tablets prescribed for her pregnant mother. The child was …
  • 8,272 patients fighting Covid in Tamil Nadu January 3, 2021 3:40 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: The state discharged 1,007 patients from the Covid-19 registry, and added 910 fresh cases on Saturday, which pushed the cumulative case tally to 8,19,845. The active case count dropped to 8,272 from 8, …
  • Man held for stealing laptops in Chennai December 30, 2020 7:35 am The Guindy police arrested a man for stealing electronic gadgets such as laptops and mobile phones from houses in Saidapet and Guindy. G. Giridharan who was staying at a men’s hostel in Ekkaduthangal lodged a complaint with the police last October, …
  • All our schemes will be implemented: Palaniswami December 30, 2020 12:10 am By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Claiming that AIADMK is the only party that works for the welfare of people, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami asked voters to compare his government with the erstwhile DMK regime.  “All schemes that have been …
  • Shallot prices tending to move north December 29, 2020 12:46 pm The price of the small onion would remain distorted in the coming months as the Purattasi and Karthigai pattam crop have been affected by pests and diseases, say trade sources. Incessant rains and conducive climate are said to have triggered the …
  • Union Territory records 33 new COVID-19 cases December 28, 2020 9:24 pm The Union Territory on Monday registered 33 new COVID-19 cases from 1,828 tests conducted for the virus. As per statistics released by the Health Department, 20 new cases were detected in Mahe region while Puducherry registered 10. The remaining three new …
  • Plea in HC to decide on university in Villupuram December 26, 2020 12:17 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A Physics associate professor has moved the Madras High Court seeking direction to the office of the Governor to decide on the ordinance forwarded by the State government for bifurcating Thiruvalluvar University. The …
  • Coronavirus | 1,027 persons contract infection in Tamil Nadu December 25, 2020 11:30 pm As many as 1,103 patients were discharged after treatment for COVID-19 on Friday, even as 1,027 more tested positive for the infection. The State recorded 12 deaths, taking its toll to 12,408. Among those who tested positive were three returnees from …
  • 40 more persons test positive in Puducherry December 25, 2020 12:03 am Puducherry on Thursday reported 40 new cases of COVID-19 even as 26 persons were discharged after recovery. No deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. A total of 3,008 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. Puducherry accounted for 22 of the fresh …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,035 fresh Covid-19 cases, 12 deaths December 24, 2020 5:57 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,035 Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths on Thursday taking the tally to 8,11,115 and the toll to 12,036. Chennai and Coimbatore, the only two districts that were reporting over 100 new cases daily, saw a dip.  …
  • Rajinikanth’s entry will not split BJP’s votes, says Murugan December 13, 2020 6:50 pm A week after concluding the month-long ‘Vetrivel Yatra’, State BJP president L. Murugan insists that the religious-political roadshow was a success. In an interview, he disagrees that actor Rajinikanth’s proposed political entry will affect the national …
  • CM lays foundation for Tenkasi Collectorate, IT buildings December 12, 2020 1:06 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday laid the foundation stone for the Rs 119-crore Collectorate complex coming up in Tenkasi district. A new district with Tenkasi as its headquarters was created on November 22 …
  • Rains to continue in Tamilnadu December 5, 2020 7:10 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News December 5, 2020 The India Meteorological Department said the deep depression over the Gulf of Mannar close to Ramanathapuram district’s coast remained practically stationary for 18 hours and then weakened into a depression …
  • Chola period inscription on canals found near Sankarapuram December 3, 2020 1:02 am By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Archeologists have stumbled on a Chola period stone inscription at a lake bund in Mookanur village near Sankarapuram in Kallakurichi district. According to experts, King Vanenja Perumalana Vanakovarayan created the …
  • TN’s Covid count comes down, but some areas of Chennai witness spike December 2, 2020 7:22 am With another 1,404 persons testing positive, Tamil Nadu’s tally of COVID-19 cases reached 7,83,319 on Tuesday. However, sources said some areas of Chennai are witnessing little spike in coronavirus infections. Of the 37 districts, Kallakurichi reported no …
  • Coronavirus | No fresh case reported in two T.N. districts November 30, 2020 10:57 pm As many as 1,410 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Monday, while 1,456 persons were discharged after treatment. The number of persons undergoing treatment stood at 10,997. Of the 37 districts, Perambalur and Ariyalur reported no fresh …
  • Palaniswami announces Nivar relief fund November 28, 2020 12:17 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Stating that the State government has been engaged in repairing the damage caused by cyclone Nivar on a war footing, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced a solatium of Rs 10 lakh each to the families of …
  • Fatalities due to virus infection drop to 12 in T.N. November 27, 2020 10:01 pm As many as 1,442 persons, including six returnees from other States, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, taking the State’s tally to 7,77,616. The number of active cases stood at 11,109. Six of the returnees who tested positive were from West Bengal …
  • Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours November 26, 2020 4:19 am Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Heavy rains hit Mamallapuram ahead of landfall; ops suspended at Chennai airport November 25, 2020 1:46 pm Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • TN CM inspects Chembarambakkam lake, declares public holiday in 16 districts on November 26 November 25, 2020 12:58 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Amidst intense rains, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday inspected Chembarambakkam lake where surplus water is being released after five years and declared a public holiday on Thursday (November 26) in 16 …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 37K people evacuated from TN, Puducherry; 25 NDRF teams on ground November 25, 2020 11:38 am Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 24,000 people shifted to relief centres in TN, 26 flights cancelled November 25, 2020 9:38 am Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall …
  • Cyclone Nivar is still far away but many parts of Chennai already inundated November 25, 2020 3:54 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Several areas in Chennai witnessed water logging for hours while suburbs faced inundation on Tuesday with non-stop rains, as Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify over the next several hours. Motorists and pedestrians at …
  • Coastal Tamil Nadu braces for very severe cyclone Nivar November 24, 2020 11:18 pm Heavy rainfall, squally winds likely; A.P., Telangana, Karnataka on high alert; CM declares public holiday on November 25; 22 NDRF teams on standby. Cyclone Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved westwards and lay about 380 km east-southeast of …
  • Nivar turning into monster cyclone, landfall near Puducherry  November 24, 2020 3:49 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: The slow moving cyclonic storm Nivar over the warm waters of the Bay of Bengal is turning into a monster. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday announced that Nivar will intensify into a very severe cyclonic …
  • Nivar to cross T.N. coast as severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday evening November 24, 2020 1:58 pm   Cyclone Nivar remained practically stationary on Tuesday morning over southwest Bay of Bengal and is about 410 km east-southeast of Puducherry and 450 km southeast of Chennai. It is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 24 …
  • Weather: Cyclone ‘Nivar’ eyes Puducherry coast for landfall November 24, 2020 7:24 am Monday’s depression over the South-West Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression into the same night and further into tropical cyclone ‘Nivar’ this (Tuesday) morning, located about 410 km East-South-East of Puducherry and 450 km South-East of …
  • Tamil Nadu braces for Cyclone Nivar, transport services suspended in some districts | Key Points November 24, 2020 6:38 am Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu braces for Cyclone Nivar, transport services suspended in some districts | Key Points Tamil Nadu is bracing for Cyclone Nivar which is likely to cross the coast on Wednesday, prompting authorities to suspend transportation in …
  • Andhra, TN, Puducherry brace for heavy rains as cyclone 'Nivar' approaches; NDFR teams deployed November 24, 2020 6:38 am Image Source : PTI Mamallapuram: Fishermen shift their boats for safety following Cyclone Nivar alert, in Mamallapuram, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry have braced for rains as the depression over the Bay of Bengal …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Tamil Nadu districts announce helpline numbers for emergency use November 24, 2020 6:19 am By Express News Service It's official. The deep depression has intensified into a cyclonic storm - Nivar - over southwest Bay of Bengal. The Tamil Nadu government has rolled out many precautionary measures which included suspension of bus services in 7 …
  • Cyclone Nivar generating speeds upto 120 kmph may hit Delta districts hard November 24, 2020 12:48 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Cyclone Nivar is likely to bring extreme rainfall and high-speed winds exceeding 120kmph, the Met department has said. The cyclone, which is brewing in the Bay of Bengal, is most likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic …
  • Kallakurichi police introduce dedicated beat system in 562 villages October 21, 2020 9:05 am As part of their community outreach initiative, Kallakurichi district police have introduced a dedicated beat system in over 500 villages across the district to ensure visible policing and improve police-public interface. Over 500 policemen have been …
  • Court allows Kallakurichi MLA’s wife to go with him October 10, 2020 2:59 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News October 10, 2020 The marriage of a 36-year-old Dalit MLA to a 19-year-old student has triggered a row in Tamil Nadu after the bride’s father – a temple priest – accused the MLA, a member of the ruling AIADMK, of entering …
  • Kallakurichi MLA intercaste wedding: Produce Soundarya in court, directs HC October 9, 2020 5:19 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the respective police to produce Soundarya, the wife of Kallakurichi MLA Prabhu. The oral instruction was issued after counsel for the petitioner made an urgent mention before the …
  • Tamil Nadu: Kallakurichi MLA's secret love marriage caught in storm October 5, 2020 7:50 pm By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: The Kallakurichi MLA created a storm on Monday by marrying his 'lover' at his home. The bride's father attempted suicide in front of the legislator's house, alleging that his daughter had been kidnapped. …
  • CM Palaniswami lays foundation for Kallakurichi Medical College July 5, 2020 12:51 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday laid the foundation for the Kallakurichi Medical College to be established at a cost of Rs 381.76 crore, through the video conferencing facility at the secretariat. The …
  • Chief Minister lays foundation stone for Kallakurichi medical college July 4, 2020 9:44 am Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the Kallakurichi Government Medical College, through video conferencing. The college is coming up in Siruvangur village in Kallakurichi taluk, and the project cost is ₹381.76 …
  • CM inaugurates Kallakurichi district November 26, 2019 4:38 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today formally inaugurated Kallakurichi district, one of the five newly formed districts in the state. He did this days after he inaugurated Tenkasi district, which was carved out of Tirunelveli. He also …
  • 10 dead in collision between bus, van near Kallakurichi July 19, 2019 2:15 am By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Ten people died and six others suffered grievous injuries when an omnibus and van collided head-on near Kallakuruchi in the wee hours of Thursday. While the bus was on the way to Chennai from Coimbatore, the pick-up van …
  • Villages in Villupuram and Kallakurichi in Tamil Nadu resonate with cries for education-loan waiver April 2, 2019 1:29 am Express News Service VILLUPURAM/KALLAKURICHI: 60-year-old Oiyaan was on the verge of tears. The consolatory words of his fellow agricultural labourers did little to wipe the dejected look off his frail, weathered, and sunburnt face. He had just been …
  • Kallakurichi is now Tamil Nadu's 33rd district; here's all you need to know January 8, 2019 7:11 pm Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi PalaniswamiReuters Tamil Nadu is all set to get its 33rd district after Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy announced its creation on Tuesday. The new Kallakurichi district, with Kallakurichi as its headquarters, will be …
  • Kallakurichi MLA shifts loyalty to Dhinakaran February 24, 2018 4:18 am In a fresh challenge to the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the party’s Kallakurichi MLA A. Prabhu joined the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu claimed that it was evident from the R.K. Nagar …
  • Kallakurichi MLA joins Dhinakaran camp February 23, 2018 9:44 am In a development that rattled the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), its Kallakurichi MLA, A. Prabhu switched loyalties to the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu is the first AIADMK legislator to …
  • Police residential quarters at Kallakurichi now a den of anti-social activities April 2, 2017 2:21 am VILLUPURAM : Personnel of the Kallakurichi police sub division have been spending money out of their own pockets to rent houses for at least a decade now, due to the lack of inhabitable quarters. A housing quarters built around 50 years back, is now in …