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  • Three-city project aims at understanding how long immunity lasts post-vaccination September 25, 2021 11:00 am Top public and private research institutes from Pune will partner with their counterparts in Bengaluru and Vellore for a study that aims at understanding how long immunity lasts post-Covid vaccination. VISION (Vaccine Immunology Studies – Indian Outbreak- …
  • Lack of teachers, basic amenities at Eklavya school September 25, 2021 3:57 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Severe shortage of staff and lack of adequate infrastructure is taking the sheen off an Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS), in Pattipulam village near Mahabalipuram. While the Union government, which runs EMRS, recently …
  • Deal land grabbing by elected representatives sternly: Madras High Court September 24, 2021 4:16 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Observing that elected persons must be dealt with sternly if they themselves involve in illegal activities of land grabbing, the Madras High Court has directed the Namakkal district Collector to enquire into the allegations of land grabbing …
  • Respond to AIADMK’s representation on civic polls: Madras HC to TN poll panel September 24, 2021 8:16 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Madras High Court on Friday ordered the State Election Commission (SEC) to respond to the representation made by the principal opposition party, AIADMK, on its demands for nominating Central and other State officers as poll …
  • Karnataka health workers can soon take Covid booster shots September 24, 2021 3:02 am Express News Service BENGALURU: The much-awaited approval for the third Covid-19 shot for healthcare workers, is likely to come in a week’s time. According to confirmed sources, there has been an increase in demand for booster shots by healthcare workers, …
  • Six new toll gates to come up soon on highways in TN September 24, 2021 2:22 am Express News Service CHENNAI: In a couple of months, motorists will have to shell out more to travel on National Highways (NH) in Tamil Nadu with six new toll gates coming up soon. As the State hands over four highway stretches, running for 312 km, to the …
  • TN local body polls: Cong in fire fighting mode over rebels September 23, 2021 12:58 pm The Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) leadership is on a fire fighting mode to try and persuade several party local leaders who have filed nomination papers against the DMK candidates in the rural local body polls. After the last date for filing of …
  • NEET UG: All you need to know about Tamil Nadu medical admission process and cut-off September 23, 2021 10:36 am The Directorate of Medical Education (DME) conducts the Tamil Nadu medical admission on the basis of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG score. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has conducted NEET 2021 on September 12 in pen and paper- …
  • Roundtable: Which rookie QB will have the most NFL success? September 23, 2021 10:16 am Carolina Panthers wide receiver DJ Moore (2) runs a route during an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Sep. 19, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C. (Photo by Brian Westerholt AP Photos) April’s NFL Draft was a big one for quarterbacks, as five …
  • Is it correct to dispense with NEET? September 22, 2021 12:56 am Doing away with the centralized exam could undermine the maintenance of national education standards, and pose several challenges to students By Dr Vikas Mahatme To maintain the national standards in education and develop scientific temper in the country, …
  • Missouri S&T welcomes new faculty September 21, 2021 1:02 pm Missouri University of Science and Technology welcomed 12 new faculty members to campus as classes resumed for the fall semester. Their areas of expertise include the risk of insecticides to monarch butterflies, high-performance machine learning, and smart …
  • Seat sharing for TN rural local body polls hits roadblock in DMK front September 21, 2021 8:04 am The seat-sharing in the ruling DMK front has hit a roadblock for the rural local body polls in nine districts of Tamil Nadu as allies complain that several district leaders of the DMK are not providing the allies with the requested seats. With September 22 …
  • SC objects to more time for urban civic polls September 21, 2021 4:18 am The Supreme Court on Monday prima facie expressed its objection to extending by six or seven months the time for conducting elections to the urban local bodies in Tamil Nadu. A Bench, led by Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana, asked the Tamil Nadu State …
  • Rural local body polls: Allies fume as DMK gets stingy in sharing seats September 21, 2021 2:49 am Express News Service CHENNAI: With the deadline to file nominations for the upcoming elections just hours away, the DMK allies are reportedly finding it hard to swallow the ‘big brother’ attitude of the party’s district-level leaders regarding the …
  • 'Covid may be heading towards endemicity in India' September 21, 2021 2:21 am Noting that COVID-19 may be heading towards endemicity in India, vaccinologist Dr Gagandeep Kang on Monday said local flare-ups that will be smaller and spread wider across the country may add up to form a third wave of the pandemic, but the scale will not …
  • TN poll panel directs officials for strict monitoring of local body electiions September 20, 2021 1:36 pm The Tamil Nadu Election Commission has directed the district collectors of nine districts where rural local body elections will take place on October 6 and 9 to conduct strict monitoring to prevent bribing voters. The move came after a woman named …
  • Actor Vijay fans may contest in local body elections September 19, 2021 6:21 am Chennai: Some fans of film actor Vijay are likely to contest the rural local body elections in nine districts, to be held on October 6 and 9, perhaps with a view to paving the way for their hero to take the political plunge through the later elections in …
  • Chennai surrounding districts to get heavy showers from Sunday September 19, 2021 4:34 am The India Meteorological Department Regional office in Chennai has predicted intense showers in Chennai and adjoining districts like Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu in the next few days commencing from Sunday. The IMD has predicted thunderstorms with rain …
  • IPL Hive Five Quiz: Answers & Winners September 18, 2021 6:24 am Starting September 18 (Saturday) a weekly sports quiz. Find the answers leisurely over the weekend, or crack them in a sec and send them quick to [email protected] We start with five clues to five quests, a Hive Five on IPL replacements. Answers out …
  • Doctors,Heal Thyself September 18, 2021 5:22 am A times of India front page report (17th Sept) quoting a hospital source in kolkata the doctors in Hospitals located at several parts of Kolkata are reluctact to operate upon swastha Sathi patients at lower fees – provoked this blog. Without going into the …
  • Ranipet: Rs 3.91 lakh cash looted from ATM, probe underway September 17, 2021 11:52 pm By Express News Service VELLORE An unidentified gang decamped with an automated teller machine (ATM) containing Rs 3.91 lakh cash in Perungalathur at Ranipet district, on Friday morning.  Police sources said that the incident  happened around 2.30 am on …
  • Pushed out of the classroom September 17, 2021 10:31 pm For years, Manila Sekar* has had a ready answer to what she wants to do – she’d study to become a lawyer. In recent months however, the 16-year-old evades anyone with a question about her future – not necessarily because she’s changed her mind, but because …
  • Local body polls | State Election Commission warns against auctioning of posts September 17, 2021 10:21 pm In the wake of media reports over “auctioning of posts” in rural local bodies ahead of the polls scheduled in the nine newly-created districts, the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) on Friday issued stern warning against such illegal acts. It …
  • If no new variant, third COVID wave will not be as devastating as second: Top vaccinologist September 17, 2021 8:13 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: There will not be a third wave of COVID-19 of the size and consequence the country witnessed during the second wave unless there is a new variant of coronavirus, top vaccinologist Gagandeep Kang said Friday. She stressed the need to …
  • If there is no new variant, 3rd Covid wave will not be as devastating as 2nd, says Gagandeep Kang September 17, 2021 5:01 pm There will not be a third wave of Covid of the size and consequence the country witnessed during the second wave unless there is a new variant of coronavirus, top vaccinologist Dr Gagandeep Kang said Friday. She stressed the need to develop better vaccines …
  • Rotary hands over 15 HDU beds to Kurmitola hospital September 17, 2021 7:56 am Rotary International handed over a 15-bed state-of-art High Dependency Unit (HDU) to the authorities of Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka yesterday. Through Rotary Foundation, the Rotary Club of Dhaka, Rotary Club of Metropolitan Dhaka and Rotary Club of …
  • Former Minister Veeramani’s properties searched September 17, 2021 1:23 am While serving as a Minister, he acquired assets worth ₹28.7 crore, states FIR. The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) conducted searches at 28 places, including properties belonging to former Minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration …
  • Teenager attempts suicide over NEET in Tamil Nadu September 16, 2021 10:37 pm Chennai: A 17-year-old National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) aspirant allegedly attempted to immolate herself on Thursday in connection with the test, said police. She had sustained burns in the process and is undergoing treatment at the government …
  • Supporters of former Tamil Nadu minister KC Veeramani clash with police in Vellore September 16, 2021 6:25 pm Sep 16, 2021, 08:07PM ISTSource: TOI.inAfter Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) conducted raids at former Tamil Nadu minister KC Veeramani's properties in Vellore, a clash broke out between the police and supporters of AIADMK leader.
  • Stalin to reach out to non-BJP CMs on demand for NEET abolition September 16, 2021 5:01 pm Shocked by suicides of three NEET aspirants in four days, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin is planning to reach out to other non-BJP counterparts for abolishing the national exam for admission to medical courses. Stalin, according to sources in the …
  • Another former AIADMK minister booked for disproportionate assets in TN September 16, 2021 12:50 pm Chennai: The Department of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption on Thursday held searches at over 20 premises and locations related to former AIADMK Minister K C Veeramani, including at his native Jolarpettai in Thirupatthur district in connection with a …
  • DVAC holds searches at properties of former T.N. minister Veeramani September 16, 2021 9:52 am The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Thursday conducted searches at properties of former Minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration K.C. Veeramani in Chennai, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai and Tirupattur. Also read: DVAC swoops down on …
  • Anti-corruption dept raids against former TN minister September 16, 2021 6:33 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 16 (ANI): The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) is conducting searches at more than 20 places in connection with the corruption cases belonging to AIADMK leader and former Commercial Taxes Minister …
  • AICTE bars intake to five TN engineering colleges September 16, 2021 12:50 am Express News Service CHENNAI: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has debarred six institutions in Tamil Nadu from admitting students this year after they were found violating the council’s norms. Among the institutes, five are …
  • Another NEET aspirant commits suicide in TN September 15, 2021 1:09 pm A National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) aspirant, Soundharya. T was found dead at her house in Katpadi in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. She had written the NEET on Sunday and told her friends that she had not performed well in the …
  • NEET aspirant found dead at home in Vellore September 15, 2021 12:33 pm The body of a 17-year-old girl, who wrote NEET examinations last Sunday, was found in her home near Katpadi, Vellore district, on Wednesday. Police suspect she took her life as she had said she did not do her exam well. No suicide note has been found among …
  • Filing of nominations starts for Tamil Nadu civic polls September 15, 2021 9:02 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News September 15, 2021 Filing of nominations for local body elections in nine newly-created districts of Tamil Nadu which would be held in two phases on October 6 and 9 has commenced today. Candidates can file nominations …
  • Kamal Haasan's MNM to field 1,521 candidates in TN local body elections September 15, 2021 6:20 am (MENAFN - IANS) Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) will field 1,521 candidates in the ensuing rural local body polls to the nine districts of Tamil Nadu. The polls are scheduled to be on October 6 and October 9. Party Vice …
  • RIMS Imphal celebrates 50th Foundation Day September 15, 2021 5:55 am Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 14 (EMN): The Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), a premier medical institute in Imphal and the only medical college in the northeast to figure amongst the top 50 medical institutions and universities, Speaking on …
  • PMK walks out of AIADMK-led alliance September 14, 2021 11:57 pm The PMK exited the AIADMK-led front on Tuesday night, announcing unilaterally that it would go it alone in the rural local bodies elections, scheduled for October 6 and 9, in nine districts. It allied with the AIADMK for the 2019 Lok Sabha election and the …
  • TN: Inspector suspended after murder of MJK worker September 14, 2021 10:10 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyTIRUPATTUR: A police inspector was suspended after the murder of a Manithaneya Jananayaka Katchi (MJK) functionary by an armed gang as preliminary inquiry revealed that delay in arresting the leader of a ganja …
  • Tamil Nadu registers 1,580 cases, 22 deaths September 14, 2021 6:12 am Image used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: Fresh Covid-19 cases dropped to 1,580 on Monday compared to 1,608 on Sunday. New cases have come down for the second consecutive day, after the state saw cases go up for nearly four days last week. …
  • Civic polls in 9 Tamil Nadu dists on October 6 and 9 September 14, 2021 1:29 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyLocal body elections in nine newly-created districts of Tamil Nadu would be held in two phases on October 6 and 9, state election commissioner V Palanikumar said Monday. Elections will be held in 39 unions on …

  • Anti-corruption dept raids against former TN minister September 16, 2021 6:33 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 16 (ANI): The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) is conducting searches at more than 20 places in connection with the corruption cases belonging to AIADMK leader and former Commercial Taxes Minister …
  • Tamil Nadu government plans establishment of Fintech city at Nandambakkam, Kavanur in two phases August 13, 2021 12:17 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu government will be developing  Fintech city in Chennai in two phases at Nandambakkam and Kavanur. The first phase will be developed at Nandambakkam at an estimated cost of Rs 165 crore, according to Finance Minister Palanivel …
  • Fathoming serosurvey data, with caution August 4, 2021 8:39 pm The data from the ICMR’s Fourth National Seroprevalence Survey have clear implications for the situation in India today The past two weeks have seen the release of the Fourth National Seroprevalence Survey for COVID-19 (https://bit.ly/3lklMzJ), …
  • Jagapathi Babu plays an Aghori in 'Akhanda' July 24, 2021 4:49 am Express News Service Agapathi Babu, who masterfully essayed a variety of roles in films like Legend, Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam, Nannaku Prematho, Rangasthalam and Syeraa Narasimha Reddy, has reunited with director Boyapati Srinu for Akhanda. The 59-year- …
  • Gut-wrenching tales of schoolchildren shouldering weight of life even before it begins July 18, 2021 12:18 am By Express News Service While children like Santhosh, Saranya, and Reuben are only supporting their parents in these trying times, there are many unfortunate ones who get pushed into full-time labour; Murugesan* is one of them. Between 9 am and 8 pm every …
  • Covid cases still not dipping in few TN districts July 4, 2021 1:55 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu has dipped to a huge extent in the last few weeks, the number of cases has stagnated or has been dipping at a very slow pace in about 10 districts, an analysis by Express found. Public …
  • GPS device in stolen luxury car helps police nab four thieves June 23, 2021 4:46 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Thieves who allegedly made away with TVs, laptops and a luxury car from a house in Nayapakkam in Sriperumbudur ended up in the police net thanks to a GPS fitted in the car. The arrested persons are Vijayachandran, Praveen, …
  • Ambulance waits as cop collects caste details of accident victims in Tamil Nadu's Namakkal, inquiry on June 22, 2021 6:06 pm By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: In a shocking incident, a policeman in Namakkal was busy collecting details, including caste, of accident victims bleeding on the road on Monday instead of sending them to the hospital for treatment and the condition of …
  • Tamil Nadu logs 24,898 new cases, 195 deaths May 6, 2021 9:26 pm Tamil Nadu recorded 24,898 new COVID-19 cases in the single biggest day spike so far on Thursday, pushing the caseload to 12,97,500, while a record 195 deaths in the last 24 hours took the toll to 14,974. According to a medical bulletin, 21,546 people were …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …


  • Six Indian fishers return home from Iran August 23, 2021 12:06 am By Express News Service NAGERCOIL:  Six Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Kerala, languishing in Iran for several months, returned home yesterday. They arrived at Chennai airport on Sunday morning. The fishermen said that they had been fishing in Iran …
  • 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 …

  • Chennai’s neighbouring districts remain den of land scams September 27, 2021 1:02 am Express News Service CHENNAI:  Notorious for land scams, revenue officials in Chennai’s neighbouring districts are now under the scanner as the Madras High Court recently directed the Commissioner of Land Administration (CLA) to inquire into the “missing” …
  • TN: 2 men gag, tie up woman, escape with gold and cash September 27, 2021 12:10 am Representative imageCHENNAI: Two men sneaked into a house and fled with gold and cash after tying up a woman who was alone in Uthiramerur, about 90km from the city, near Kancheepuram on Thursday. Police are searching for the two suspects with the help of …
  • An industry in the ‘dolldrums’ September 26, 2021 3:37 am COVID-19 has severely affected doll-making clusters in Tamil Nadu. Changes in government policies and a steady rise in raw material cost have added to their woes. Every year as September gives way to October and skies turn a gloomy grey with the north-east …
  • Lack of teachers, basic amenities at Eklavya school September 25, 2021 3:57 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Severe shortage of staff and lack of adequate infrastructure is taking the sheen off an Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS), in Pattipulam village near Mahabalipuram. While the Union government, which runs EMRS, recently …
  • We can fund upto Rs 10 crore to develop innovative products, says DRDO chairman September 24, 2021 3:59 pm Chairman of Defence, Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) G Satheesh Reddy on Friday said it would fund upto Rs 10 crore for research projects to promote and develop innovative products. "The DRDO has a scheme 'Technology Development …
  • Respond to AIADMK’s representation on civic polls: Madras HC to TN poll panel September 24, 2021 8:16 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Madras High Court on Friday ordered the State Election Commission (SEC) to respond to the representation made by the principal opposition party, AIADMK, on its demands for nominating Central and other State officers as poll …
  • TN local body polls: Cong in fire fighting mode over rebels September 23, 2021 12:58 pm The Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) leadership is on a fire fighting mode to try and persuade several party local leaders who have filed nomination papers against the DMK candidates in the rural local body polls. After the last date for filing of …
  • NEET UG: All you need to know about Tamil Nadu medical admission process and cut-off September 23, 2021 10:36 am The Directorate of Medical Education (DME) conducts the Tamil Nadu medical admission on the basis of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG score. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has conducted NEET 2021 on September 12 in pen and paper- …
  • VCK to contest rural local body polls on independent symbol in DMK alliance September 23, 2021 5:30 am The Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) will contest the ensuing rural local body elections to the nine districts of Tamil Nadu on an independent symbol even as being a part of the ruling DMK alliance. Party president and MP Thol Thiruvamavalavan …
  • IMD forecasts winds, heavy rain in Chennai, parts of TN September 23, 2021 5:29 am Chennai Regional Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy rainfall in Chennai and other districts of Tamil Nadu in the next few days. In a statement on Wednesday, the IMD predicted that the rain would be followed by thunderstorms …
  • Tamil Nadu State export promotion panel soon September 23, 2021 12:26 am The Tamil Nadu government will constitute a State export promotion committee, Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced at the Tamil Nadu Exports’ Conclave, organised in Chennai on Wednesday. The committee will be headed by the Chief Secretary. The State will …
  • Roadmap to $1 trillion economy: TN unveils export strategy September 23, 2021 12:24 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has an estimated untapped export potential of Rs 1.6 lakh crore ($22 billion) and there is a need for sector-specific export-oriented intervention to accelerate overall export growth, according to the Tamil Nadu …
  • TN eyes $100 billion exports by 2030, signs MoUs worth Rs 2,120.54 crore September 22, 2021 3:31 pm The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday signed Memorandum of Understanding for 24 projects worth Rs 2,120.54 crore, while Chief Minister M K Stalin said the government's goal is to increase the state's exports to USD 100 billion by 2030. The state …
  • Tamil Nadu: Car runs over groom-to-be near Kanchi September 21, 2021 4:55 am Representative imageCHENNAI: A man was run over by a speeding car and his friend riding pillion was injured in an accident in Kancheepuram on Sunday, police said. The deceased, 32-year-old Hari Prasad of Ambur, worked at a private hospital in Tambaram. He …
  • SC objects to more time for urban civic polls September 21, 2021 4:18 am The Supreme Court on Monday prima facie expressed its objection to extending by six or seven months the time for conducting elections to the urban local bodies in Tamil Nadu. A Bench, led by Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana, asked the Tamil Nadu State …
  • TN: Boy pulls fan wire while playing, electrocuted September 21, 2021 1:55 am Representative imageCHENNAI: A three-year-old boy was electrocuted after he pulled an electric wire connected to a fan at his house in Kancheepuram on Sunday night. Police said the deceased, Kabilesh, was the son of Rajknath and Prema of Othavadai. …
  • TN poll panel directs officials for strict monitoring of local body electiions September 20, 2021 1:36 pm The Tamil Nadu Election Commission has directed the district collectors of nine districts where rural local body elections will take place on October 6 and 9 to conduct strict monitoring to prevent bribing voters. The move came after a woman named …
  • Chennai surrounding districts to get heavy showers from Sunday September 19, 2021 4:34 am The India Meteorological Department Regional office in Chennai has predicted intense showers in Chennai and adjoining districts like Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu in the next few days commencing from Sunday. The IMD has predicted thunderstorms with rain …
  • Severed head case: five arrested September 18, 2021 7:20 pm Five persons were arrested on Friday in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old man last Tuesday at Erumaiyur near Padappai in Somangalam police station limits of Kancheepuram district. On Tuesday, a severed head was found on the road at Erumaiyur. The …
  • Eviction begins at 91.04 acres of land, encroached upon, on Chennai’s outskirts September 18, 2021 11:56 am The land, valued at over ₹2,000 crore, was reportedly encroached upon by the Jeppiaar Educational Trust The Chennai district administration has begun eviction at the 91.04 acres of poramboke land encroached upon, at Semmencheri village in Sholinganallur …
  • Pushed out of the classroom September 17, 2021 10:31 pm For years, Manila Sekar* has had a ready answer to what she wants to do – she’d study to become a lawyer. In recent months however, the 16-year-old evades anyone with a question about her future – not necessarily because she’s changed her mind, but because …
  • Local body polls | State Election Commission warns against auctioning of posts September 17, 2021 10:21 pm In the wake of media reports over “auctioning of posts” in rural local bodies ahead of the polls scheduled in the nine newly-created districts, the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) on Friday issued stern warning against such illegal acts. It …
  • TN govt to conduct survey on college student dropouts September 17, 2021 4:23 am Tamil Nadu State higher education department is to conduct a detailed survey across the state to assess the number of students dropping out of colleges after the reopening on September 1 following the dip in Covid cases. A senior bureaucrat who is in the …
  • DVAC raids 28 properties belonging to former Minister September 16, 2021 12:55 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News September 16, 2021 Sleuths from the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-corruption is conducting searches at 28 properties belonging former AIADMK Minister and ex-MLA of Jolarpet, KC Veeramani. As per the FIR released …
  • AICTE bars intake to five TN engineering colleges September 16, 2021 12:50 am Express News Service CHENNAI: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has debarred six institutions in Tamil Nadu from admitting students this year after they were found violating the council’s norms. Among the institutes, five are …
  • Two youth beheaded in separate incidents in Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram September 15, 2021 9:50 pm Two youth were beheaded in separate incidents in Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram districts on Tuesday. According to the Chengalpattu district police, Ranjith, 23, a fisherman, who was sleeping on the terrace of his house, was beheaded by an unidentified gang …
  • Madras High Court overrules Centre's notification, reduces max speed on expressways from 120 kmph to 80 kmph September 15, 2021 1:09 pm Madras High Court recently overruled the notification issued by the central government in 2018 pushing the speed limit of vehicles on expressways up from 100 km per hour to 120 km per hour. Indicating that over speeding has been one of the main reasons of …
  • College student, whose tip-off led to murder of history-sheeter, hacked to death September 15, 2021 11:31 am Express News Service CHENNAI: A 23-year-old college student was allegedly killed in front of his family in Kancheepuram by a gang that suspected that he informed its rival gang about the murder of one Ramesh it committed five days ago. According to the …
  • Kamal Haasan's MNM to field 1,521 candidates in TN local body elections September 15, 2021 6:20 am (MENAFN - IANS) Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) will field 1,521 candidates in the ensuing rural local body polls to the nine districts of Tamil Nadu. The polls are scheduled to be on October 6 and October 9. Party Vice …
  • PMK walks out of AIADMK-led alliance September 14, 2021 11:57 pm The PMK exited the AIADMK-led front on Tuesday night, announcing unilaterally that it would go it alone in the rural local bodies elections, scheduled for October 6 and 9, in nine districts. It allied with the AIADMK for the 2019 Lok Sabha election and the …
  • Madras High Court quashes order increasing speed limit to 120 kmph on highways September 14, 2021 4:45 pm By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has set aside a notification of the central government, fixing 120 kmph as the speed limit for vehicles plying on highways. A division bench of Justices N Kirubakaran (since retired) and Justice T V Thamilselvi, which …
  • Tamil Nadu registers 1,580 cases, 22 deaths September 14, 2021 6:12 am Image used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: Fresh Covid-19 cases dropped to 1,580 on Monday compared to 1,608 on Sunday. New cases have come down for the second consecutive day, after the state saw cases go up for nearly four days last week. …
  • Live: Tamil Nadu mulling physical classes for younger kids September 14, 2021 4:34 am The Madras high court has set aside a notification of the central government, fixing 120 kmph as the speed limit for vehicles plying on highways. A division bench of Justices N Kirubakaran (since retired) and Justice T V Thamilselvi, which quashed the …
  • Civic polls in 9 Tamil Nadu dists on October 6 and 9 September 14, 2021 1:29 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyLocal body elections in nine newly-created districts of Tamil Nadu would be held in two phases on October 6 and 9, state election commissioner V Palanikumar said Monday. Elections will be held in 39 unions on …

  • NEET UG: All you need to know about Tamil Nadu medical admission process and cut-off September 23, 2021 10:36 am The Directorate of Medical Education (DME) conducts the Tamil Nadu medical admission on the basis of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG score. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has conducted NEET 2021 on September 12 in pen and paper- …
  • Fishermen to be issued Kisan credit cards: Minister September 18, 2021 1:49 pm Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, L. Murugan, said on Saturday that the Central government will issue Kisan credit cards to fishermen with or without boats of their own. Speaking with the …
  • Citroen unveils new model C3 for Indian market; launch in first half of 2022 September 16, 2021 2:42 pm Automaker Citroen on Thursday unveiled an all-new model C3 which it plans to launch in India in the first half of the next year. The company, which is a part of the Stellantis group formed by the merger of two global auto majors FCA and Groupe PSA, is …
  • Missing boy found murdered by mother's paramour near Chennai September 15, 2021 11:04 am Express News Service CHENNAI: About five days after a Class 9 boy went missing, his body was found floating in a temple pond in a village near Sholavaram on Monday night. Police said the boy was murdered by his mother’s boyfriend as the teen informed his …
  • Conservation plantation helps TN tribals earn livelihood September 9, 2021 8:22 pm (MENAFN - IANS) New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A social organisation patronised by some leading industry names has generated 7,000 workdays for tribal societies and planted 85,000 local mixed saplings in Tamil Nadu while working with Irula tribal settlements. …
  • Special Investigation Team to study fraudulent land deals during AIADMK regime: TN minister September 6, 2021 5:11 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Minister P Moorthy on Monday announced that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) would be formed to study fraudulent land registrations and other irregularities that took place during the past years. …
  • Tamil Nadu reports over 1,500 new Covid-19 cases; 18 deaths September 6, 2021 5:10 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Monday reported 1,556 new Covid-19 cases and 18 fatalities thereby pushing the overall tally to 26,24,234 and 35,036 respectively, said Department of Health. A total of 1,564 people got discharged and 1,55,609 samples were …
  • Pattabiram locals seek permanent library building August 31, 2021 8:14 am The public library at Pattabiram has been operating out of rented premises for almost half a decadeCHENNAI: Despite allocation of adequate funds, the public library at Pattabiram has been functioning from a ramshackle, rented premise for almost half a …
  • Digitised land records being checked for errors August 16, 2021 6:34 am The Revenue Department has started a massive exercise to correct errors in the digitised land records. The exercise comes after landowners have said they have been made to run from pillar to post — and pay bribes in some cases — to get their records …
  • Vizhinjam arms recovery case: NIA carries out searches in Tamil Nadu, Kerala August 14, 2021 4:43 pm Image Source : PTI/FILE The NIA official said the accused and suspects were involved in trafficking of arms, ammunition, and narcotics from Iran and Pakistan to Sri Lanka.   The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday conducted searches at …
  • NIA Conducts Search Operations In TN And Kerala To Hunt Down Arms Trafficking Accomplices August 14, 2021 1:24 pm In a bid to hunt down those who are associated with trafficking of arms, ammunition and narcotics from Iran and Pakistan to Sri Lanka, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday launched search operations at seven locations in Tamil Nadu and …
  • Vizhinjam Arms case: NIA conducts searches in TN, Kerala August 14, 2021 10:49 am New Delhi [India], August 14 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday conducted searches at seven locations spread across Chennai and Thiruvallur districts of Tamil Nadu and Ernakulam district of Kerala in the Vizhinjam arms case. These …
  • Threads that promise hope of a better life  August 10, 2021 9:00 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Mother India’s Crochet Queens (MICQ), Manonmani Trust, and Rotary Club of Madras Chenna Patna (RCMCP) have come together to provide job opportunities for underprivileged women from rural areas by providing vocational …
  • IOCL aims for LNG supply scale-up by 2023  August 7, 2021 9:32 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) is eying a yearly supply target of 2.5 million tonnes of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to Tamil Nadu by 2023 via its vast 1,444-km pipeline network, expected to be completed by …
  • Tangedco’s Ennore project: Madras HC asks TN govt to respond August 7, 2021 2:56 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Friday ordered the State as well as the TANGEDCO to respond to a plea moved by fishermen of Thiruvallur alleging the conveyor belt under construction at the Ennore Thermal Plant is encroaching into …
  • Stellantis India appoints Joel Verany for Sales & Marketing, Puneet Sabharwal for Finance August 3, 2021 11:38 am Stellantis India which has started appointing staff for its local and areawise operations has announced a slew of appointments. Joel Verany, Sales and Marketing Efficiency, who is an automobile engineer, has worked with PSA including a stint in India from …
  • TN: Minimum fare up in buses to allow free travel for women August 2, 2021 2:03 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: Government buses, which allow free commute for women, are collecting Rs 10 as minimum fare from men. The minimum fare was Rs 5 earlier. Regular bus users allege the state transport corporation is …
  • Enforce Covid norms strictly, OPS tells govt August 2, 2021 12:23 am Coimbatore: AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam said the lockdown violations were being reported from several places and urged the state government to scale up enforcement of Covid norms. If one goes by the government’s Covid bulletin for the past few days, …
  • Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 3 grand finale LIVE updates: Manikuttan wins show, gets house worth Rs 75 lakh August 1, 2021 11:02 am Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 3 grand finale: Manikuttan wins the show.The title winner of the third season of Bigg Boss Malayalam will be announced on Sunday at a grand finale. The 3-hour episode will have several stage performances, including dance numbers. …
  • Torrent Gas to pump in ₹5,000 crore in TN to supply CNG, piped gas July 27, 2021 6:27 pm Torrent Gas, City Gas Distribution (CGD) arm of ₹21,000 crore Torrent Group, has proposed to invest ₹5,000 crore in Tamil Nadu over the next five years to in order to sell compressed natural gas and to provide piped natural gas to Chennai’s residents. The …
  • Over 300 kg of ganja seized in Chennai July 19, 2021 9:28 am Officers of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Chennai zone have seized 327.87 kg of ganja and arrested two, including a main peddler of Vizhinjam, Kerala. Acting on a specific intelligence input, on Saturday, a team of NCB officers, intercepted a goods …
  • Gut-wrenching tales of schoolchildren shouldering weight of life even before it begins July 18, 2021 12:18 am By Express News Service While children like Santhosh, Saranya, and Reuben are only supporting their parents in these trying times, there are many unfortunate ones who get pushed into full-time labour; Murugesan* is one of them. Between 9 am and 8 pm every …
  • 2 women, three girls drown in pond in TN's Thiruvallur July 15, 2021 8:01 am Thiruvallur (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 15 (ANI): Five, including three girls, drowned in a temple pond in the Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu. The incident took place on Wednesday when the three girls, belonging to different families were playing in the …
  • School teachers come to the aid of tribal families in Ariyathur July 15, 2021 3:12 am Express News Service CHENNAI: For the last 50 years, tribals at Ariyathur village of Tiruvallur district endured agony even during light showers, as water seeped in incessantly through the thatched roofs of their makeshift houses.  But, thanks to three …
  • Ford Looks For New Partner In India After Mahindra JV Dissolves July 13, 2021 1:04 pm 2022 Ford EcoSport render by SRK Designs After the dissolution of its joint venture with Mahindra & Mahindra, Ford is looking to make a new alliance in India. The proposed Mahindra-Ford JV was one of the most highly anticipated and talked about …
  • After break-up with Mahindra, Ford looking for a new partner in India July 12, 2021 4:32 pm American automobile giant Ford Motor Company is looking for a new partner in India after its joint venture with Mahindra & Mahindra ended earlier this year. According to sources close to the development, the company is also looking at partnerships for …
  • Lorry owners association wants TN govt to run at least 90 sand quarries July 8, 2021 1:39 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Should the government allow sand quarries to reopen and do away with the online system that the previous government introduced to usher in transparency?  The Tamil Nadu Sand Lorry Owners Association urged the chief minister …
  • Crowds back on Chennai streets as Covid rules relaxed June 29, 2021 12:21 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Amid concerns of the Delta Plus variant of Covid-19, shops, malls and places of worship were reopened in Chennai on Monday. While social distancing guidelines were maintained in affluent retail outlets, the rules went for a …
  • More relaxations announced in Tamilnadu June 26, 2021 1:06 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 25, 2021 Tamilnadu government has allowed private firms and organisations to reopen in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Thiruvallur districts with 100 per cent staff. Fresh guidelines has been issued by the …
  • Chennai nurse becomes Tamil Nadu's first patient of Delta plus COVID variant June 23, 2021 5:00 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has reported its first case of Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 from here, with a city-based nurse getting infected with it, a top government official said on Wednesday. The state health department had sent 1,159 samples in May to …
  • Breather for commuters in Chennai as transport services resume after 33-day gap June 22, 2021 3:35 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: After a gap of 33 days, public transports were allowed to operate in the city on Monday with 50% occupancy.Metro rail service and buses ran with 50% occupancy, apart from some private offices opening with 50% of staff, …
  • Extended lockdown with more relaxations comes into effect in TN June 21, 2021 9:30 am Lockdown in Tamilnadu which has been extended by one more week, till  28 June with more relaxations has come into effect from today. Chennai Metro Trains can run with 50 per cent occupancy. Cinema and TV serial shooting can commence with a maximum of 100 …
  • Tamil Nadu extendeds lockdown till June 28 with further relaxations June 20, 2021 7:16 pm Chennai: In view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown in Tamil Nadu has been extended by one more week, till June 28, but with further relaxations. As per the order by the Tamil Nadu government, Chennai Metro Trains can run with 50 per cent …
  • Tamil Nadu extends COVID lockdown till June 28. Here is the list of activities allowed June 20, 2021 2:49 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu state government has extended the ongoing lockdown till June 28 morning 6 am with some more relaxations starting Monday. The public transport such as bus service will resume in Chennai and its three …
  • Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 28, some Covid restrictions eased | What's allowed/restricted June 20, 2021 1:03 pm The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday extended coronavirus lockdown in the state for one more week, until June 28, following consultations with medical experts. However, some Covid-19 restrictions have been eased in certain districts. The state will follow a …
  • TN lockdown: What's allowed and what's not June 20, 2021 8:26 am The state government has permitted resumption of public transport. Photo by K Antony XavierCHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday extended the lockdown in place in the state by one more week till Monday, June 28, while permitting some more …
  • MSMEs in TN open for business, but none to run them June 17, 2021 7:42 am The MSME sector is struggling to get back on its feet, especially because of stricter Covid-19 restrictions in the 11 districtsMicro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Tamil Nadu are caught in a peculiar situation. Following the lockdown due to the …
  • Work resumes on third master plan, expansion of Chennai Metropolitan Area June 17, 2021 2:49 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) has resumed works on the third master plan, expansion of Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA), and improving road link between Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) and East Coast Road (ECR …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …

  • 18 years after couple's honour killing, TN court hands death penalty to one, life terms to 12 September 24, 2021 10:56 am Express News Service CUDDALORE: The Cuddalore district special court for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe cases sentenced one person to death and twelve people including a former deputy superintendent of police and inspector to life imprisonment on …
  • Respond to AIADMK’s representation on civic polls: Madras HC to TN poll panel September 24, 2021 8:16 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Madras High Court on Friday ordered the State Election Commission (SEC) to respond to the representation made by the principal opposition party, AIADMK, on its demands for nominating Central and other State officers as poll …
  • TN local body polls: Cong in fire fighting mode over rebels September 23, 2021 12:58 pm The Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) leadership is on a fire fighting mode to try and persuade several party local leaders who have filed nomination papers against the DMK candidates in the rural local body polls. After the last date for filing of …
  • Recover loss, compensation from illegal mining operators: Madras High Court September 21, 2021 3:38 pm By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Tamil Nadu government to take steps to recover the loss caused by the illegal miners and quarry owners in the state and collect compensation for damaging the ecology. A person who has indulged …
  • Tamil Nadu: Active Covid cases jump by 728 in two weeks September 21, 2021 11:30 am CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu added 1,661 new cases on Monday, against 1,697 cases registered on Sunday. But, active cases went up to 16,984 compared to 16,969 on Sunday. In the last two weeks, active cases in TN rose by 728 cases from 16,258 on September 6, when …
  • SC objects to more time for urban civic polls September 21, 2021 4:18 am The Supreme Court on Monday prima facie expressed its objection to extending by six or seven months the time for conducting elections to the urban local bodies in Tamil Nadu. A Bench, led by Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana, asked the Tamil Nadu State …
  • TN poll panel directs officials for strict monitoring of local body electiions September 20, 2021 1:36 pm The Tamil Nadu Election Commission has directed the district collectors of nine districts where rural local body elections will take place on October 6 and 9 to conduct strict monitoring to prevent bribing voters. The move came after a woman named …
  • SC stays Madras HC order permitting use of temple land to construct Kallakurichi Collectorate September 20, 2021 1:29 pm The Supreme Court has stayed the operation of an order passed by the Madras High Court on February 12 permitting the State government to take 35 acres of the Nareeswarar Temple land at Veeracholapuram on lease for constructing a collectorate for the newly …
  • Actor Vijay fans may contest in local body elections September 19, 2021 6:21 am Chennai: Some fans of film actor Vijay are likely to contest the rural local body elections in nine districts, to be held on October 6 and 9, perhaps with a view to paving the way for their hero to take the political plunge through the later elections in …
  • Local body polls | State Election Commission warns against auctioning of posts September 17, 2021 10:21 pm In the wake of media reports over “auctioning of posts” in rural local bodies ahead of the polls scheduled in the nine newly-created districts, the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) on Friday issued stern warning against such illegal acts. It …
  • Rural local body polls: Decision to go solo might hurt both AIADMK, PMK September 17, 2021 12:49 am Express News Service CHENNAI/VILLUPURAM: The PMK’s decision to go alone in the upcoming rural local body polls in nine districts will put a damper on both the PMK and the AIADMK, say political observers and PMK functionaries. The PMK’s strength is the …
  • Filing of nominations starts for Tamil Nadu civic polls September 15, 2021 9:02 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News September 15, 2021 Filing of nominations for local body elections in nine newly-created districts of Tamil Nadu which would be held in two phases on October 6 and 9 has commenced today. Candidates can file nominations …
  • PMK walks out of AIADMK-led alliance September 14, 2021 11:57 pm The PMK exited the AIADMK-led front on Tuesday night, announcing unilaterally that it would go it alone in the rural local bodies elections, scheduled for October 6 and 9, in nine districts. It allied with the AIADMK for the 2019 Lok Sabha election and the …
  • 300 caste killings in TN, 13 convictions in five years: RTI data September 14, 2021 11:11 pm Express News Service MADURAI: An RTI-based data collection carried out since January by the executive director of the NGO ‘Evidence’, A Kathir, revealed that 300 people from SC/ST communities were killed in caste murders across 33 districts of TN from …
  • Between 2016 and 2020, at least 300 murder victims in Tamil Nadu were Dalits: NGO September 14, 2021 4:20 pm NGO Evidence, obtained information from police stations under the RTI Act; over 80% of these cases are still pending, the NGO said During the last five years, between January 2016 and December 2020, around 300 persons who were murdered in Tamil Nadu …
  • Western Ghats to get heavy rain; scattered showers in few TN districts September 14, 2021 5:29 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said the Western Ghats will get heavy rainfall in the next few days and that the districts of Tamil Nadu adjoining the Ghats will get scattered rain for the next two to three days. Heavy rain may occur in …
  • Civic polls in 9 Tamil Nadu dists on October 6 and 9 September 14, 2021 1:29 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyLocal body elections in nine newly-created districts of Tamil Nadu would be held in two phases on October 6 and 9, state election commissioner V Palanikumar said Monday. Elections will be held in 39 unions on …
  • Elections to rural civic bodies in 9 TN districts on October 6 and 9, results on October 12 September 13, 2021 2:25 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: State Election Commissioner V Palanikumar on Monday notified the elections for rural local bodies in nine districts -- Chengalpattu, Kallakurichi, Kanchipuram, Ranipet, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Tirupathur, Villupuram, and Vellore …
  • Tamil Nadu gears up for next round of local body polls September 6, 2021 10:09 pm Chennai:  Gearing up for the next round of rural local body elections in the nine newly carved districts, the Tamil Nadu Election Commission met representatives of various political parties to discuss the modalities. The AIADMK representative had objected …
  • End of road for Jayalalithaa varsity, Bill passed amid protests by AIADMK September 1, 2021 2:45 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Tuesday passed a Bill merging the Dr J Jayalalithaa University, based in Villupuram, with the Annamalai University, in Chidambaram. Annamalai University, which has been a unitary institution so …
  • DMK government disbands varsity named after Jayalalithaa, AIADMK stages protest August 31, 2021 7:14 pm The DMK government on Tuesday passed a Bill in the Assembly to integrate a varsity named after late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa with another state-run institution, the Annamalai University, while the main opposition AIADMK staged a walkout from the House …
  • Despite opposition from AIADMK, TN Assembly passes Bill to merge Jaya, Annamalai varsities August 31, 2021 2:46 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Dr J Jayalalithaa University based in Villupuram is all set to be merged with Annamalai University at Chidambaram with the state Assembly passing a Bill in this regard on Tuesday. Annamalai University will now become an …
  • Bill to repeal Dr J. Jayalalithaa University Act tabled in TN Assembly August 31, 2021 2:01 pm   The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday introduced a Bill to repeal the Dr. J. Jayalalithaa University Act, and another Bill to amend the Annamalai University Act 2013 to convert it from a unitary institution into an affiliating type university. Objecting …
  • Bill to merge Jayalalithaa University with Annamalai University introduced amidst opposition from AIADMK August 31, 2021 7:02 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy on Tuesday introduced a Bill to merge the Dr J Jayalalithaa University at Villupuram with Annamalai University at Chidambaram. The Bill is expected to be passed today itself after the other …
  • Queerious in Madras August 29, 2021 9:50 pm Express News Service CHENNAI:  For decades, the LGBTQIA+ community has undergone relentless struggles to gain its rights in our society. While many have branded it as “unnatural” or “blasphemy”, the LGBTQIA+ have, in fact, been an integral part of our …
  • T.N.’s positivity rate drops below 1% August 28, 2021 2:26 am Tamil Nadu’s positivity rate dropped below 1% on Friday. Of the 1,62,487 tests done, 1,542 people tested positive for COVID-19, a positivity rate of 0.95%. However, fresh infections saw a marginal increase for the second day in a row in Coimbatore. The …
  • 10 new colleges, Tamil-medium engineering diploma soon in TN August 26, 2021 11:55 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: With a view to increase the admission ratio of students, the State government has decided to establish 10 more arts and science colleges across Tamil Nadu. Besides, from the next academic year onwards, diploma courses in …
  • Family of brain-dead 5-year-old boy donates his organs August 25, 2021 4:37 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Doctors of MGM Healthcare Hospital harvested heart, lungs, and liver of a five-year-old boy, who was declared brain dead, after he met with an accident in Kallakurichi on August 19. The boy was admitted to a private …
  • HC stays construction of Kallakurichi Collectorate August 21, 2021 1:16 am The Madras High Court on Thursday stayed the construction of a multi-storey building to house an integrated Collectorate complex for Kallakurichi district, carved out in 2019 by bifurcating Villupuram district. The complex was to be built on around five …
  • TN civic polls schedule to be out on September 15 August 18, 2021 3:02 am Representative imageCHENNAI: The state election commission is likely to hold elections for rural local bodies in the nine new districts by September-end. The commission is expected to announce the polling date on September 15, sources said. In June, the …
  • 10 years on, new lease of life for Kalaignar’s Uzhavar Santhai August 15, 2021 1:01 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Late DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s pet project ‘Uzhavar Santhai’ (Farmer’s Market) is set to be revived as the agriculture Budget on Saturday gave a fresh impetus to the scheme. Considered as one of Karunanidhi’s trademark …
  • Minor millets to be sold in ration shops August 15, 2021 12:57 am The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced that minor millet rice would be procured by co-operative societies and distributed through the public distribution system (PDS) in cities like Chennai and Coimbatore. During his speech in the Assembly, …
  • TN rural body polls: AIADMK to focus on DMK’s ‘futile’ election promises August 12, 2021 6:35 pm The AIADMK, which is gearing up for the rural local body polls in the nine new districts, has decided to focus on the ‘futile’ poll promises made by the DMK in the run up to the 2021 Assembly elections in the state. A two-day meeting of the AIADMK office- …
  • Bids invited for Dharani Sugars under IBC August 12, 2021 12:28 am Chennai: The Resolution Professional (RP) appointed by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has called for expressions of interest from bidders to take over Dharani Sugars and Chemicals. The public announcement by the RP has sought financial creditors …
  • Villupuram, Kallakruichi districts tribes believe in weddings without any caste discrimination, dowry August 10, 2021 11:57 pm Express News Service VILLUPURAM: A wedding without any caste discrimination, dowry and bonded only on the promise of love and harmony is how one can describe the matrimonial culture of tribes living in Villupuram and Kallakruichi districts.  As the World …
  • Centre nod for four new medical colleges in TN to kick off UG courses August 10, 2021 12:11 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Union Health Ministry gave approval for four of 11 new medical colleges in Tamil Nadu to start undergraduate courses from this academic year. The approval comes after the National Medical Commission recently inspected …
  • MK Stalin-led DMK meet deliberates gearing up for rural polls in Tamil Nadu August 8, 2021 2:19 pm By PTI CHENNAI: A meeting of DMK district secretaries chaired by party president and Chief Minister M K Stalin here on Sunday discussed preparations for polls to rural local bodies in nine districts of Tamil Nadu. The meeting deliberated on gearing up for …
  • Rape of minor, abortion: 2 TN cops transferred for cover-up August 8, 2021 6:50 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyKALLAKURICHI: But for a complaint from an alert village administrative officer (VAO), a string of grave offences — a 71-year-old man raping and impregnating his minor granddaughter, a midwife performing an …
  • TN CM launches Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam scheme August 5, 2021 3:02 pm The scheme will screen those above 45 years of age and others with infirmities through routine door-to-door check-ups and detect non-communicable diseases; it has been launched in Krishnagiri and 7 other districts Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam, the DMK …
  • Man held for sexually assaulting, impregnating grand-daughter in Kallakurichi August 4, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: A 70-year-old man was arrested on Monday for allegedly sexually assaulting and impregnating his 15-year-old granddaughter. The police also arrested one woman for aiding him, and are searching for another. The three …
  • Over 62% Tamil Nadu population has Covid antibodies, says latest serosurvey July 31, 2021 4:07 pm A state-wide cross-sectional serosurvey on 26,610 samples conducted in July revealed that at least 62.2 per cent of the state’s population has developed antibodies to Covid-19 infection. The highest seropositivity of 84% was observed in Virudhunagar …
  • New coronavirus cases rise in Tamil Nadu for second consecutive day July 31, 2021 3:06 am Express News Service CHENNAI: As the number of fresh Covid-19 cases in the State increased for the second consecutive day, health minister Ma Subramanian on Friday said that officials in districts where cases are increasing have been instructed to admit …
  • Tamilnadu sees slight increase in number of daily coronavirus cases July 30, 2021 4:13 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News July 30, 2021 Following Kerala, neighboring Karnataka and Tamilnadu too recorded a spike in new Covid cases on Thursday. Tamilnadu reported 1,859 fresh coronavirus cases on Thursday. This is the first time that the …
  • Efforts on to bring back idols: ADGP July 27, 2021 1:03 am Additional Director-General of Police (ADGP), Idol Wing CID, Abhay Kumar Singh on Monday said efforts are on to bring back antique idols of Tamil Nadu temples which have been traced to foreign countries by the special wing. Steps were being taken through …
  • Rains to subside from July 26 in Coimbatore July 24, 2021 11:49 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Nilgiris and Coimbatore districts, which have been receiving unprecedented rainfall for the past one week, may get a reprieve. The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) has forecast light to moderate rain over Western …
  • Rains to keep pounding Chennai till Tuesday July 17, 2021 10:35 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Heavy rains lashed Chennai and its suburbs on Saturday. A whopping 7 cm of rainfall was recorded at Nungambakkam weather station in the city, which was the highest in the State. Light to moderate rainfall was witnessed in …
  • Kallakurichi police use drones to locate arrack dens deep inside Kalvarayan hills July 11, 2021 6:51 am Availability of arrack as a cheap substitute to IMFL and limited employment opportunities in the hills are said to be one of the reasons for the spurt in brewing. The Kallakurichi district police have started using drones to track the activities of …
  • Two T.N. villages achieve 100% coverage with first dose of COVID-19 vaccine July 9, 2021 8:54 am Two villages in Kallakurichi district have been declared as the first to achieve 100% coverage of their eligible population with the first dose of vaccine. According to Collector P.N. Sridhar, Sikkampattu village in Ulundurpet block and Devi Agaram in …
  • Heavy rainfall forecast in hilly districts July 9, 2021 3:17 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The regional meteorological centre here has forecasted heavy and very heavy rainfall over hilly districts of Western Ghats and probable landslides and trekkers have been advised to keep away.  The met office has issued …
  • TN villagers greet health staff who gave Covid vaccine shots July 7, 2021 12:25 am By Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: While people in some rural pockets of Tamil Nadu have been evading vaccination drives, a village near Ulundurpet has a different tale to tell. All residents above the age of 18 who were eligible to get vaccinated …
  • More AIADMK cadres dismissed from party for having contact with Sasikala July 6, 2021 8:31 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News July 6, 2021 The AIADMK on Monday dismissed nine members of the party from the primary membership. A statement issued by the party coordinators O Panneerselvam and Edappadi K Palaniswami urged the AIADMK cadres not to …
  • AIADMK expels 9 party functionaries over support to Sasikala July 6, 2021 7:03 am The AIADMK leadership has expelled nine middle-level functionaries of the party for having openly issued support to former interim general secretary of the party, V.K. Sasikala. Sasikala was expelled from the party in 2017. A press statement by the AIADMK …
  • Water dispute: TN demands Central intervention to resolve dispute with Karnataka July 4, 2021 1:55 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Another inter-State water dispute with neighbouring Karnataka has assumed centre-stage on Saturday with political parties protesting against a new dam built across the Markandeya river, a tributary of the Thenpennai, which …
  • As another water dispute with Karnataka takes centre stage, TN to resolve it through tribunal July 3, 2021 2:11 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: One more inter-state water dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka assumed centre stage on Saturday with political parties protesting a new dam across the Markandeya river, a tributary of the Thenpennai river, which would …
  • Chennai to receive moderate rainfall for next two days July 3, 2021 8:54 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The MET office has said sky condition is likely to be partly cloudy in Chennai with chances of light to moderate rainfall for the next two days. On Friday evening, dark clouds covered city skies promising a good rain spell, …
  • Dispute over Karnataka’s new dam across Markandeya river will be resolved through Water Tribunal: Tamil Nadu Minister July 3, 2021 8:47 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Water Resources Minister Durai Murugan today said that the State government would urge the Union Government to constitute an inter-State Water Disputes Tribunal expeditiously to resolve the dispute over construction …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu records 4,481 fresh infections and 102 deaths July 2, 2021 12:10 am Tamil Nadu reported 4,481 fresh COVID-19 cases and 102 deaths on Thursday. The drop in infections has been slow but steady over the past few weeks. Coimbatore’s daily tally dropped below 500, as 498 people tested positive. There were 411 cases in Erode, …
  • Coronavirus | 25 districts log less than 100 cases each June 30, 2021 4:01 am State records 4,512 fresh infections and 118 fatalities; active cases drop below 40,000 On a day when Tamil Nadu reported 4,512 new COVID-19 cases, 25 of its 37 districts logged fewer than 100 infections each. Ramanathapuram recorded the least number of …
  • TN gears up for local body polls in new districts June 29, 2021 7:12 am Tamil Nadu gets battle ready for the next big polls in the state, for electing local bodies in Kancheepuram, Chengalpettu, Vellore, Tirupathur, Ranipet, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Tirunelveli and Tenkasi. This will be the next crucial election, post the …
  • Former Minister alleges conspiracy to scuttle formation of Jayalalithaa University June 28, 2021 1:51 pm Former Minister and secretary of AIADMK north district unit, C.Ve. Shanmugam, on Monday alleged that a conspiracy was being hatched to prevent the establishment of a ‘Jayalalithaa University’ in Villupuram, which was evolved by the previous AIADMK …
  • Textile, jewelry shops to reopen in 23 more districts in Tamil Nadu June 27, 2021 5:27 pm The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday announced that textile and jewelry shops in 23 more districts (identified as Category-II districts) would be allowed to function from Monday morning (June 28), along with the relaxations granted earlier. The textile and …
  • Petrol price crosses Rs 100 in 21 districts of Tamil Nadu June 26, 2021 4:57 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The petrol price soared past the Rs 100-a-litre mark in 21 districts of Tamil Nadu after fuel prices were hiked again on Saturday. Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 35 paise per litre each. In Chennai, petrol is priced …
  • Lockdown extended in Tamil Nadu till July 5 with more relaxations, malls to reopen in Chennai June 25, 2021 3:53 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday extended the lockdown in the state for one more week from June 28 to July 5 with more relaxations. Inter-district and intra-district public transport is allowed in these 23 …
  • TN man dies after being assaulted by police, special sub-inspector arrested June 23, 2021 10:37 am Express News Service SALEM: A 40-year-old man from Edapatti in Salem died after being beaten up by police at the Pappanaickenpatti check post on Tuesday evening. The man who fainted in the police assault was taken to Salem government hospital for treatment …
  • Man beaten by police in public in Salem dies, family demands action June 23, 2021 9:27 am A 47-year-old farmer, A. Murugesan, of Edayappatti, died on Wednesday, after being indiscriminately beaten with a lathi by a policeman in public, at the Pappinaickenpatti check-post under the Yethapur police station limits in Salem district on Tuesday …
  • TN government announces fresh relaxations June 20, 2021 9:21 am Public bus transport allowed in Chennai and neighbouring districts with 50% capacity. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Sunday announced fresh relaxations in 27 districts, even as the government extended the COVID-19 lockdown till 6 am on June 28. …
  • Baby loses mother to Covid, reaches Tiruchy from Dubai with her ashes June 18, 2021 1:52 am Express News Service TIRUCHY: 11-month old Devesh was in Dubai for about two weeks without any blood relatives after losing his mother to Covid-19. Along his mother’s ashes, the baby boy returned to Tamil Nadu with a helper and landed in Tiruchy airport on …
  • Jal Jeevan plan: Tamil Nadu gets Rs 614.3 crore June 16, 2021 8:06 am The mission, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2019, aims at providing tap water to every household by 2024.(Representative image)CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s allocation under the Union government’s flagship Jal Jeevan Mission – aimed at providing tap …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …