South Division

  • Government hikes GST for household items June 29, 2022 6:54 pm From July 18, tax hikes will kick in for over two dozen goods and services, ranging from unbranded food items, curd and butter milk to low-cost hotels, cheques and maps, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council decided after a marathon two-day meet that …
  • GST rates hiked for LED lights, solar water heaters, tetra packs June 29, 2022 6:31 pm After the recommendations that were taken up in the two-day 47th GST Council meeting in Chandigarh on Wednesday, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) were hiked for numerous items including LED lamps, solar water heater and various job works, informed the …
  • India News | GST Rates Hiked for LED Lights, Solar Water Heaters, Tetra Packs June 29, 2022 6:02 pm Chandigarh [India], June 29 (ANI): After the recommendations that were taken up in the two-day 47th GST Council meeting in Chandigarh on Wednesday, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) were hiked for numerous items including LED lamps, solar water heater and …
  • India News | GST Rates on Casinos, Online Gaming, Horse Racing to Be Finalised in August Meeting: Nirmala Sitharaman June 29, 2022 6:02 pm Chandigarh [India], June 29 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that the GST rates on online gaming, horse racing and casinos will be finalized in the 48th GST Council Meeting which will be held in the first week of August in …
  • GST council meeting takes no decision on extending compensation to states June 29, 2022 5:13 pm The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council’s two-day meeting concluded on Wednesday without any decision on extending compensation to states – for revenue loss on account of the regime’s implementation five years ago – beyond June 30. This was despite at …
  • Extension of GST compensation needed for growth: Bengal minister June 29, 2022 3:45 pm Several states including West Bengal and some BJP-ruled ones demanded that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) compensation mechanism be extended beyond the deadline of June 30 to support growth, Bengal minister Chandrima Bhattacharya said. The extension is …
  • 100 fined for not wearing mask in city June 29, 2022 3:32 pm The Madurai Corporation collected a total fine of ₹32,400 on Wednesday, the second day since imposing spot fines on people for not wearing masks in public places began. According to an official data from the civic body, a total of 15 teams in the five …
  • UG, PG courses: MKU invites applications June 29, 2022 3:24 pm MADURAI: The Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) Evening College, Alagarkovil Road, has opened applications for admission to various undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) courses for the academic year 2022-2023. The college has stated that it is offering …
  • TN police freeze assets of ganja peddlers, kin June 29, 2022 3:24 pm Police said that three of the accused, Gunasekaran, Azhagu and Amsupandi were arrested and remanded to judicial custody. (Representative image) DINDIGUL: The Dindigul district police, under the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances ( …
  • Another GST Council Meeting Concludes Without Any Decision Made On Compensation Period Extension June 29, 2022 3:13 pm As the five periods of compensation payout to states on account of revenue loss ends on July 1, the two-day Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting ended without any decision on its extension. Several states had raised the issue of compensation regime …
  • Online gaming gambling, no decision on extending GST compensation date: Sitharaman June 29, 2022 2:38 pm Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday categorically termed online gaming “nothing but gambling”. She also said on the issue of extending the Goods and Services Tax (GST) compensation from June 30, the views of some states were heard so far …
  • Tamil Nadu to host GST Council meeting in August, says FM Sitharaman June 29, 2022 1:55 pm The next Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting will be held in Tamil Nadu's Madurai in August, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday. Announcing this at the press meet after the two-day meeting of GST Council held in …
  • GST Council Meet: No Decision On Extending Compensation To States June 29, 2022 1:49 pm The 47th GST Council meeting, which ended in Chandigarh on Wednesday, could not take a decision on extending beyond this month the compensation paid to states for revenue lost from the implementation of the GST. K Lakshminarayanan, Puducherry finance …
  • GST Council meeting | Extend compensation period, urge States June 29, 2022 1:19 pm From July 18, tax hikes will kick in for over two dozen goods and services, ranging from unbranded food items, curd and butter milk to low-cost hotels, cheques and maps, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council decided after a marathon two-day meet that …
  • Online gaming is gambling like casinos: Nirmala Sitharaman June 29, 2022 1:04 pm Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday categorically termed online gaming “nothing but gambling”. Addressing the media at the conclusion of the two-day meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council held in Chandigarh, Sitharaman said …
  • GST Council Meet 2022: Online Gaming Is Gambling Like Casinos, Says Nirmala Sitharaman June 29, 2022 12:59 pm Chandigarh, June 29: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday categorically termed online gaming "nothing but gambling". Addressing the media at the conclusion of the two-day meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council held …
  • India News | Extension of GST Compensation Needed for Growth: WB Minister June 29, 2022 12:59 pm Kolkata, Jun 29 (PTI) Several states including West Bengal and some BJP-ruled ones demanded that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) compensation mechanism be extended beyond the deadline of June 30 to support growth, Bengal minister Chandrima Bhattacharya …
  • GST Council defers tax on casinos, lottery; no decision on extending GST compensation to states June 29, 2022 12:57 pm The GST Council deferred the decision on levying a 28% tax on casinos, online gaming, horse racing and lottery pending more consultations with stakeholders. Further, no decision was taken on extending the mechanism to compensate states for the revenue lost …
  • Police freeze assets of ganja smugglers’ relatives June 29, 2022 12:45 pm The Dindigul police have frozen movable and immovable properties worth ₹15.20 lakh owned by the relatives of ganja peddlers here on Wednesday. According to an official statement from the police, six persons were arrested on February 19, 2022 near Natham on …
  • TN to host GST Council meeting in August: Sitharaman June 29, 2022 12:18 pm The next Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting will be held in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai in August, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday. Announcing this at the press meet after the two-day meeting of GST Council held in Chandigarh …
  • Sympathy wave for OPS, say supporters amid row June 29, 2022 12:10 pm The O Panneerselvam (OPS) camp says that the way the AIADMK leader has been treated by Edappadi Palaniswami and his supporters has resulted in a sympathy wave for OPS. “People who are calling and visiting OPS have increased ten fold after the June 23 …
  • GST Council Meet HIGHLIGHTS: GoMs to re-deliberate tax rate on online gaming, casinos by July 15, says FM June 29, 2022 11:01 am GST Council Meet HIGHLIGHTS: The 47th GST Council, headed by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Chandigarh, discussed and decided on four GoM reports. These were rate rationalization committee; casino, horse trading and lottery, online gaming; IT …
  • Activists Slam DMK for ‘Diluting’ Local Body Powers Through Panchayat Act Amendments June 29, 2022 10:04 am Local body representatives and activists have strongly opposed the two recent amendments made to Tamil Nadu Panchayats Act, 1994, terming them as a means to “centralise power and curtail democracy”. Earlier, the Panchayat enforced Rules 104 and 106 of the …
  • Kodaikanal's Garbage Dump Problem: So Huge, It's Visible From Space June 29, 2022 7:15 am But this did not happen in one day. “Earlier, there was one dump in Shenbaganur, right in the heart of human habitation. After protests by the citizens, the authorities closed that, and without taking any clearance from the forest department, shifted it to …
  • No approval from senate needed for UG, says MKU V-C June 29, 2022 2:02 am By Express News Service MADURAI: Responding to educationists' claim that the Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) had introduced undergraduate (UG) courses on the varsity campus without obtaining approval from the academic council and senate, the varsity …
  • Madurai Kamaraj University forms five-member team to probe missing answer scripts June 29, 2022 2:02 am By Express News Service MADURAI: Acting on the missing complaint of answer scripts from Directorate of Distance Education, Madurai Kamaraj University Vice Chancellor J Kumar has formed a five-member team to probe the issue. A few days ago, answer scripts …
  • Notice to TN on petition seeking action against cops for ‘torturing’ man June 29, 2022 12:37 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the State government on a petition filed by a woman seeking Rs 25 lakh compensation for the death of her son, who died allegedly by suicide due to …
  • Thai vets rule out eye surgery for Madurai elephant June 29, 2022 12:37 am Express News Service CHENNAI: A seven-member team of expert veterinarians from Thailand ruled out surgery to treat the rare vision impairment of Madurai temple elephant Parvati, saying it might cause more harm than good. 24-year-old Parvati of Arulmigu …
  • Assets worth ₹5.5 crore of Madurai ganja peddler seized June 28, 2022 7:49 pm The Madurai district police on Tuesday seized documents in respect of 19 immovable assets, valued at ₹5.5 crore, of a ganja peddler in Madurai. T. Kalai, of Kamarajar Salai, his wife Perumayee and relative S. Ayyar were arrested by the Othakadai police in …
  • Madurai cops freeze assets of ganja peddlers June 28, 2022 6:50 pm The IG said that the police carried out an exhaustive financial investigation of the three accused and their kin. (Representational Image) MADURAI: In a major crackdown on ganja peddlers in Madurai, the district police, under the provisions of the Narcotic …
  • Corporation authorities crack down on shops due to rent default June 28, 2022 5:31 pm As many as 12 shops on the Rani Mangammal Chathiram complex, opposite the railway junction, have been sealed by the Madurai Corporation in the past six months owing to rent dues. The complex – spread in between West Veli Street and West Marret Street – was …
  • Exports stakeholders meeting held June 28, 2022 5:31 pm The process of identifying a suitable site to establish a new SIPCOT Industrial park to boost industrial growth in Madurai district was under way, said Collector S. Aneesh Sekhar at the exports stakeholders meeting held at MADITSSIA hall on Tuesday. He …
  • Custodial torture case: woman seeks compensation from State for son’s death June 28, 2022 3:25 pm The mother of a custodial torture victim, who died by suicide, has filed a petition before the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court seeking appropriate compensation from the State and to initiate disciplinary proceedings against the police personnel …
  • Resorcio extends support to Tamil Medium High School Students June 28, 2022 2:21 pm Chennai:  Resorcio, one of a kind multilingual content-aggregator start-up announced their support to Tamil medium students of 8th, 9th and 10th grade, to aid them in overcoming the disruption caused by online classes as they return back to regular school …
  • DREU stages protest over recruitment issue June 28, 2022 2:10 pm MADURAI: Members of the Dakshin Railway Employees Union (DREU), Madurai division, on Tuesday staged a protest demanding that staff vacancies in Railway Hospital here be filled to ensure that quality of work is not affected. The protest, led by DREU …
  • Madurai: Students prefer science streams in higher sec June 28, 2022 9:50 am School heads said that they were largely liberal to allow students to pick the courses of their choice MADURAI: With admissions for Class XI progressing across government and private schools in Madurai, schools and students said that there is a good demand …
  • Madras High Court issues notice on plea seeking CBI probe into forged fire safety licenses case June 28, 2022 8:02 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Monday issued notice to the Director General of Police, Director of Fire and Rescue Services, and a few other officials on a petition filed seeking a CBI probe into a case filed by …
  • 2,000-year-old stone beds found in Madurai June 28, 2022 7:13 am Madurai: Researchers has found stone benches which could be more than 2,000 years old at Thiruparankundram hillock in Madurai recently. They estimated that they could belong to the Sangam era between 300 BC and AD 300 when Jainism thrived in Madurai and …
  • Active cases in south Tamil Nadu cross 1,000-mark June 28, 2022 7:13 am Representative Purpose Only MADURAI/TRICHY: The ten southern districts of the state reported 185 fresh Covid-19 cases resulting in the number of active cases crossing the 1,000-mark to touch 1,026 on Monday. Madurai recorded 12 new cases and 12 …
  • Of seven NIPERs, only Mohali has a finished campus: Report June 28, 2022 2:03 am Express News Service BENGALURU: The 2021 report on the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) (Amendment) bill stated that despite NIPERs being declared as institutes of national importance there are huge disparities among …
  • 90% clear Class 11 exams in TN, lowest pass percentage in 4 years June 28, 2022 2:03 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Around 90.07% of students cleared the Plus 1 HSE examinations as results were announced in Tamil Nadu on Monday. This year’s pass percentage is the lowest compared to the past four years. Parents and teachers attribute the dip …
  • Make laws to curb religious conversion, hate speech against Hindus: VHP to states June 27, 2022 8:00 pm Announcing its action plan for 2024, when the organisation completes 60 years of its foundation, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday said all state governments must enact laws to curb illegal religious conversion, put a stop to hate speeches against …
  • Vets From Thailand Reach Madurai Temple To Treat Elephant For Cataract June 27, 2022 7:27 pm The elephant, Parvati, has been suffering for quite some time Chennai: A team of veterinary doctors has come from Thailand to examine Parvati, a 24-year-old elephant at Meenakshi temple in Tamil Nadu's Madurai who has been suffering from cataract in …
  • Plea seeks DVAC action into multi crore scam June 27, 2022 6:10 pm A petitioner from Madurai has filed a petition before the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court seeking a direction to the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption to take action in the multi crore scam pertaining to the procurement of walkie talkie …
  • Activists demand release of Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar June 27, 2022 6:10 pm Human rights activists and functionaries of various political parties staged a protest near Madurai Collectorate on Monday, demanding the release of rights activist Teesta Setalvad and retired IPS officer R.B. Sreekumar. Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar and …
  • Over 90% of students clear Class XI board exams in T.N. June 27, 2022 4:24 pm Of the 8.43 lakh candidates who appeared for the Class XI State board exams in May, 90.07% had cleared them, the Directorate of Government Examinations announced on Monday.  Nearly 3.55 lakh students scored less than 300 marks, and 1.68 lakh students  …
  • T.N. logs 1,461 fresh COVID-19 cases June 27, 2022 4:24 pm A total of 1,461 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the State on Monday, with 36 out of 38 districts reporting fresh cases. In Chennai, fresh cases fell below the 600-mark, with 543 persons testing positive for the infection. Only two districts - …
  • Tamil Nadu: Veterinary team visits Meenakshi Amman Temple to treat elephant Parvati in Madurai June 27, 2022 2:25 pm
  • Madurai district stands third in Class XI State Board exam results June 27, 2022 12:59 pm Madurai district has bagged the third rank in the State with a pass percentage of 95.25 in Class XI State Board examination held in May. As per the results announced by the Directorate of Government Examinations on Monday, 34,201 of the 35,907 registered …
  • TNPL 2022 schedule, time table, teams, squad, matches: Live streaming and telecast Details June 27, 2022 12:49 pm TNPL 2022 Schedule, Time Table, Teams, Squad, Matches, Live Streaming and Live Telecast Details: Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 is back with a bang and is all set to begin on June 23 (Thursday). A total of 32 T20I games will be played during the tournament …
  • Tamil Nadu seeks Health Minister's support on NEET Exemption, approval on AIIMS Hospital, medical colleges June 27, 2022 9:56 am Chennai: Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian placed several requests to Union Health Minister Dr Mansuk Mandaviya concerning the state, including his support for an exemption from NEET for admission to UG medical courses. During his visit to the …
  • On a journey to reclaim his past, will OPS meet Sasikala at the end of the road? June 27, 2022 9:42 am What would have been the thoughts that rushed through the mind of Ottakarathevar Panneerselvam as he stood there, booed by 2,000-odd members of the AIADMK general council last Thursday? Did he think of his three coronations — when he was sworn in as the …
  • TN Class 11 results: 90.7 per cent students pass exam; Perambalur records highest pass percentage June 27, 2022 7:22 am Express News Service CHENNAI: The results of HSE Plus 1 board examinations in Tamil Nadu were released today. 90.07% of the students who wrote the exams have have cleared them. The results of the Class 10 and Class 12 board exams were declared on June 20. …
  • ‘Rocketry’: Who is Nambi Narayanan? June 27, 2022 7:12 am R Madhavan, who has an admirable body of work, is back in action. 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' is gearing up for a grand release on July 1. The film is notable for the '3 Idiots' actor as he will not only be seen as the lead but has written …
  • Maharashtra Covid News Live June 27, 2022 7:11 am Sri Lanka Economic Crisis News Live: Cash-strapped Sri Lanka announced a two-week halt to all fuel sales except for essential services and appealed to the private sector to work from home as it ran out of supplies. "From midnight today, no fuel will …
  • 90.07% of students pass Class XI board exams in T.N. June 27, 2022 6:57 am Of the 8.43 lakh candidates who appeared for the Class XI board exams, 90.07% cleared it, the Directorate of Government Examinations announced on Monday.  A majority of the students have scored less than 300 marks out of 600 in the exams, data indicated. …
  • Stocks in the news: Dr Reddy's, Axis Bank, Zomato, Tata Power and Federal Bank June 27, 2022 2:25 am Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 155.5 points, or 0.99 per cent higher at 15,856.5, signaling that Dalal Street was headed for a positive start on Monday. Here are a dozen stocks which may buzz the most in today's trade: Dr Reddy's …
  • TN: OPS, Sasikala hit the road to gauge their support base June 27, 2022 1:24 am Sasikala hit he road show CHENNAI: In a road show organized to showcase support base in his southern turf, AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam, who arrived in Madurai on Sunday morning, set off to his home district Theni in grand style. “The true cadres of …
  • TN: EPS calls for meeting today, OPS says it is ‘illegal’ June 27, 2022 1:24 am EPS supporters hit out at OPS for his tour CHENNAi: The ugly sparring between the Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam factions continued late Sunday evening when a notice on the AIADMK letter written by the 'headquarters secretary' was …
  • Single track delays trains in Chengalpattu-Kancheepuram section, hassles commuters June 27, 2022 12:15 am Express News Service CHENNAI:  Delayed arrival of trains in the Chengalpattu-Kancheepuram section, the lone-single track route in the Chennai Division, has become a norm rather than an exception. The delay varies between 15 and 45 minutes daily. According …
  • Will BJP intervene in AIADMK saga and help OPS?... June 26, 2022 8:52 pm When Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai invited him to be present alongside Draupadi Murmu when she filed her nomination papers to contest the Presidential elections, beleaguered AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam immediately booked his tickets to New Delhi …
  • Will not be cowed down by threats, says Panneerselvam June 26, 2022 7:29 pm Days after facing a hostile environment and literally being sidelined at the AIADMK general council meeting last Thursday, party leader O. Panneerselvam said on Sunday that he would not be cowed down by threats. He undertook a road show from Madurai to his …
  • Chennai has become ganja capital of Tamil Nadu, claims Annamalai June 26, 2022 7:29 pm Crimes have increased in the State since the DMK came to power: BJP State president Annamalai Crimes have increased in the State since the DMK came to power: BJP State president Annamalai Chennai has become the ganja capital of Tamil Nadu and Chief …
  • TM: 850kg of gutka seized in Tuticorin, 4 arrested June 26, 2022 7:12 pm Image used for representational purpose only MADURAI: The Tuticorin district police on Sunday seized 850kg of gutka that was being smuggled and arrested four people. According to the police, a special team led by G Chandeesh, Deputy Superintendent of …
  • Palaniswami alone can take on the DMK, says Udhayakumar June 26, 2022 6:45 pm Panneerselvam must understand the sentiments of 1.5 crore cadre and functionaries Panneerselvam must understand the sentiments of 1.5 crore cadre and functionaries Former Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami alone can take on the DMK in future, said his …
  • National level Lok Adalat in TN disposes of 83,196 cases and awards ₹465.44 crore June 26, 2022 6:27 pm Cheque dishonour, motor accident cases, matrimonial disputes, civil cases and labour disputes get settled on Sunday Cheque dishonour, motor accident cases, matrimonial disputes, civil cases and labour disputes get settled on Sunday A whopping number of 83, …
  • OPS, Sasikala hold separate shows of strength amid tussle for AIADMK June 26, 2022 6:06 pm Sidelined AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam and ousted leader V K Sasikala on Sunday held separate roadshows in Tamil Nadu, amid the messy changeover from a dual leadership in the party to a single leadership under former chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. …
  • Job fair held June 26, 2022 5:38 pm As many as 110 job-seekers participated in the job fair organised by the Madurai Legal Awareness Coordination Committee (MLACC) here on Sunday. A total of eight private companies participated in the fair and conducted interviews. Thirty-one candidates were …
  • Hundreds participate in rainbow pride walk in city June 26, 2022 5:38 pm On Sunday afternoon, hundreds of LGBTIQA+ community members and allies came together to mark Pride Month and participated in the Chennai Rainbow Pride and Self Respect Walk 2022 at Langs Garden Road in Egmore. Organised by the Tamil Nadu Rainbow Coalition, …
  • 'AIADMK Workers Backing Me': Party Chief Slams EPS Amid Leadership Row June 26, 2022 5:16 pm O Panneerselvam said AIADMK workers are on his side. (File) Madurai (Tamil Nadu): Hitting out at the rival Edappadi K Palaniswami camp, AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam, also known as OPS, on Sunday said "cadres are on my side", and asserted that …
  • Job 2022 Scam: Tamil Nadu Police on Hunt For Couple Who Cheated Job Aspirants of More Than Rs 2 Crore June 26, 2022 4:50 pm Chennai: A special team of Tamil Nadu police is on the hunt for a couple who had cheated several aspirants of around Rs 2 crore promising them government jobs. Police are on the lookout for Dhanya and her husband Karunanidhi from Coimbatore. Police sources …
  • AIADMK leader OPS on south TN tour, Sasikala visits north June 26, 2022 3:55 pm OPS sidelined in the June 23 General Council meet told the reporters that the party workers are on his side. Hitting out at the rival Edappadi K. Palaniswami camp, the AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam on Sunday said that the cadres are on his side, and …
  • TN police on hunt for couple who cheated job aspirants of more than Rs 2 cr June 26, 2022 1:56 pm A special team of Tamil Nadu police is on the hunt for a couple who had cheated several aspirants of around Rs 2 crore promising them government jobs. Police are on the lookout for Dhanya and her husband Karunanidhi from Coimbatore. Police sources told …
  • Tamil Nadu: Changing social attitudes towards LGBTQIA+ community a work in progress June 26, 2022 1:46 pm Tamil Nadu has been among the most progressive States when it comes to laws protecting the trans community, but this is only slowly translating into a change in social attitudes. May 2008. Two women were found dead in a house near Thiruvotriyur on the …
  • More unreserved express trains to be introduced from July 1 June 26, 2022 1:34 pm The Southern Railway is resuming additional train services between Madurai and Sengottai, Tirunelveli-Sengottai and Tirunelveli-Tiruchendur from July 1.  The train services that were suspended in March 2020 owing to COVID-19 lockdown would be run as …
  • Tamil Nadu: Man goes viral after setting up billboards looking for 'Miss Right' June 26, 2022 11:36 am Gone were the days when people use to search for their life partners on matrimonial sites, now it is billboards advertising for a partner that has gained popularity. A bachelor in Tamil Nadu, in order to find himself a wife, has created a matrimonial …
  • TN Police to probe fake passport racket after arrest of Bangladeshi man June 26, 2022 8:08 am Tamil Nadu special Police team has commenced probe in a fake passport network racket in the state after the arrest of a Bangladeshi citizen in Chennai. The arrest was made on Friday. A special team has been constituted by the Tamil Nadu Police to ascertain …
  • 850 kg of banned tobacco seized by Thoothukudi police; 4 held June 26, 2022 6:39 am The Thoothukudi district police have seized 850 kg of banned tobacco products and arrested four persons, including three from Bengaluru, suspected to be the largest suppliers to a network of agents in southern districts of Tamil Nadu. Speaking to The Hindu …
  • 56 candidates from Tamil Nadu, Kerala appointed in Southern Railway June 26, 2022 6:39 am Madurai MP takes credit for scuttling bid to fill posts with candidates from outside RRB Chennai Madurai MP takes credit for scuttling bid to fill posts with candidates from outside RRB Chennai Fifty-six out of 61 candidates, recruited for the post of …
  • NCC Naval Wing comes up at Navy Children School June 26, 2022 3:48 am Coimbatore: Naval Wing of the National Cadet Corps was established at the Navy Children School (NCS) in the city on Saturday. It will function under the 2 (TN) NCC Naval Unit Madurai. The unit’s raising ceremony was held at the school. Twenty-five junior …
  • Madurai: LGBTQ cultural fest held for first time to mark pride month June 26, 2022 12:00 am By Express News Service MADURAI: For the first time, a special cultural event ‘Vannagal 1000’ was organised in Madurai on Saturday to celebrate the LGBTQ pride month. The event was jointly organised by the Transgender Resource centre along with Humsafar …
  • 13-year-old boy steals Rs 20 lakh gold from home, shares booty with friends  June 26, 2022 12:00 am By Express News Service MADURAI: A 13-year-old boy from Nagamalai Pudukottai was booked on Friday for allegedly stealing 53 sovereigns worth Rs 20 lakh from his house over a period of one year. Two of his friends, aged 13 and 17, have also been booked in …
  • Garbage dumped in open continues to trouble residents in Madurai city June 26, 2022 12:00 am By Express News Service MADURAI: Garbage left on the streets has been one of the major issues the city corporation has been trying to tackle in Madurai for a long time. The prolonging issue has started to create menace in the city as the excessive garbage …
  • 4 Destinations in India for a Perfect Monsoon Vacation June 25, 2022 8:05 pm Monsoons are here and so is our willingness to enjoy the diverse flora and fauna (Image: Shutterstock) Monsoons are here and so is our willingness to enjoy the diverse flora and fauna. The rains bring out a whole new vibrancy to some of the locations in …
  • Demand for more POCSO special courts in T.N. to clear pendency June 25, 2022 7:56 pm Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up As the pendency of cases filed under the …
  • Committee to review steps to resume operations at Alanganallur Sugar Mills  June 25, 2022 6:59 pm A special committee comprising experts has been constituted to review the steps to be taken with regard to resuming operations at the National Cooperative Sugar Mills at Alanganallur in Madurai district, said Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare M …
  • Annual inspection of school buses conducted June 25, 2022 5:17 pm A total of 456 school vehicles were inspected at the Armed Reserve Police Grounds here on Saturday. District Revenue Officer R. Sakthivel and Deputy Commissioner of Police (Headquarters) G. Vanitha inspected the vehicles upon the instructions of …
  • LIVE | SS vs NRK: Quick Wickets Dent NRK Chase of 150 June 25, 2022 4:36 pm LIVE TNPL 2022, Salem Spartans vs Nellai Royal Kings Cricket Score and Match Updates: Quick Wickets Dent NRK Chase of 150; NRK Lose Paul Early In 150 Chase; Ferrario Powers SS To 149/7 After 20 Overs; Kavin-Ferrario 50-run Stand Keep SS Ahead; Jafar- …
  • Home expo displays variety of products June 25, 2022 3:08 pm A two-day home expo offering a wide variety of products organised by Nagarathar Chamber of Commerce (NCC) was inaugurated here on Saturday. The event was inaugurated by Minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration P. Moorthy and Minister for Agriculture …
  • HC summons senior police officials June 25, 2022 3:08 pm Taking a serious view of the fact that the police concerned had not taken any steps to arrest the accused despite the dismissal of the anticipatory bail petitions, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has summoned senior police officials to appear …
  • TN This Week: Twin Leadership Rejected by AIADMK, Wind Blows Towards EPS June 25, 2022 2:56 pm Two firecracker blasts were witnessed in Tamil Nadu this week. Fire raged at a firecracker shop in Dindigul on June 22, killing one person. A day later, on June 23, three people were killed in a blast at a firecracker manufacturing unit in Cuddalore. The …
  • NCC naval wing established at Naval Children School in Coimbatore June 25, 2022 11:50 am COIMBATORE: For the first time, Naval Wing of NCC (National Cadet Corps) was established at the Naval Children School (NCS) in Coimbatore city on Saturday. It will function under the 2(TN) NCC Naval Unit Madurai. The unit's Raising Ceremony was held on …
  • SMP VS CSG Dream11 Team Prediction: Siechem Madurai Panthers vs Chepauk Super Gillies, Check Captain, Vice-Captain, and Probable Playing XIs for Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022, Match 3, June 25, 3:15 pm IST June 25, 2022 7:28 am SMP VS CSG Dream11 Team Prediction and Suggestions for today’s SMP VS CSG Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 match 3 between Siechem Madurai Panthers vs Chepauk Super Gillies: On Saturday, June 25, the Siechem Madurai Panthers (SMP) will take on the Chepauk …
  • India News | Madurai: Three People Arrested with Ambergris Worth Rs 10 Cr June 25, 2022 12:25 am Madurai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 25 (ANI): Three persons were arrested in Madurai on Friday with Ambergris (whale vomit) worth Rs 10 crore. Forest officials received a tip-off that about 11 kg of whale vomit (Ambergris) had been smuggled into Madurai. …
  • Why Poster Of Madurai Man, Looking For Bride, Is Going Viral June 24, 2022 2:02 pm In his poster, Jagan stated that he has a BSc in Information Technology. Twenty-seven-year-old Jagan, a Tamil Nadu resident, has been looking for a bride for the past four years. After having tried everything, the Madurai man got the posters, mentioning …
  • Madurai’s Government Rajaji Hospital to provide quality food at affordable rates: Palanivel Thiaga Rajan June 24, 2022 10:47 am The canteen will be run by actor Soori who also has a chain of restaurants in the city The canteen will be run by actor Soori who also has a chain of restaurants in the city Finance Minister P T R Palanivel Thiaga Rajan inaugurated the renovated canteen at …
  • Madurai: Councillors rue overflowing drainage June 24, 2022 7:02 am NEED SOLUTION: Besides malfunctioning street lights, work on underground drainage and water supply have been dragging in wards MADURAI: Amid concerns over overflowing underground drainage and faulty street lights, the Madurai council meeting held on …
  • Atlantic Salmon on my plate at Phil’s Bistro Madurai June 23, 2022 1:30 pm In a town known for its biryani madness, Phil’s Bistro has held its own with Italian-American cuisine for a decade In a town known for its biryani madness, Phil’s Bistro has held its own with Italian-American cuisine for a decade The success story of the …
  • CPI(M) cadres lay siege to Madurai railway station over Agnipath scheme June 23, 2022 9:54 am Communist Party of India (Marxist) cadres on Thursday laid siege to Madurai railway station opposing the Agnipath scheme. The protesters, led by Madurai MP, Su. Venkatesan, who took out a procession from Kattabomman statue up to the entrance of the railway …
  • Only five residents sought alternative houses: Madurai Collector June 23, 2022 1:40 am By Express News Service MADURAI: After TNIE reported that houses at Periyar Samathuvapuram in Kutladampatti were allegedly razed for renovation without giving residents alternative accommodation, Madurai Collector Dr S Aneesh Sekhar inspected the …
  • Call-taxi driver murdered near Chengalpattu June 28, 2022 7:49 pm The Chengalpattu district police on Tuesday arrested three accused for allegedly murdering a 30-year-old call taxi driver and driving away his car. On Sunday morning, an unidentified person was found lying dead with cut injuries on his neck near a bus …
  • Active cases in south Tamil Nadu cross 1,000-mark June 28, 2022 7:13 am Representative Purpose Only MADURAI/TRICHY: The ten southern districts of the state reported 185 fresh Covid-19 cases resulting in the number of active cases crossing the 1,000-mark to touch 1,026 on Monday. Madurai recorded 12 new cases and 12 …
  • Make laws to curb religious conversion, hate speech against Hindus: VHP to states June 27, 2022 8:00 pm Announcing its action plan for 2024, when the organisation completes 60 years of its foundation, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday said all state governments must enact laws to curb illegal religious conversion, put a stop to hate speeches against …
  • Please add to dindigul plus one exam results June 27, 2022 6:10 pm Virudhunagar Virudhunagar district stood second in the State in overall pass percentage of 95.44 second only to Perambalur district in the 11th public examination. Out of the 23,357 students, 22,292 of them passed out. As usual, the girls came out with …
  • Elderly couple arrives from Sri Lanka June 27, 2022 12:40 pm An elderly couple, hailing from the economic crisis-hit Sri Lanka, has arrived near here by boat, police said on Monday. On arrival at Dhanushkodi late Sunday, the couple nearly fainted due to exhaustion and was taken to a government hospital here by the …
  • Tamil Nadu seeks Health Minister's support on NEET Exemption, approval on AIIMS Hospital, medical colleges June 27, 2022 9:56 am Chennai: Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian placed several requests to Union Health Minister Dr Mansuk Mandaviya concerning the state, including his support for an exemption from NEET for admission to UG medical courses. During his visit to the …
  • Will not be cowed down by threats, says Panneerselvam June 26, 2022 7:29 pm Days after facing a hostile environment and literally being sidelined at the AIADMK general council meeting last Thursday, party leader O. Panneerselvam said on Sunday that he would not be cowed down by threats. He undertook a road show from Madurai to his …
  • Traditional fishermen denounce proposal to give five additional fishing hours for mechanised vessels June 25, 2022 4:01 pm Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Fisheries Minister Anitha R Radhakrishnan's recent announcement about the proposal to provide additional five fishing hours for mechanised vessels has not gone down well with traditional fishermen as well as marine …
  • Governor visits Rameswaram temple; pays tribute at Kalam House June 25, 2022 1:08 pm Tamil Nadu Governor R. N. Ravi visited the Ramanathaswamy Temple in Rameswaram on Saturday. The Governor, accompanied by his family members, arrived here on Friday night from Chennai. After an overnight halt at a private resort, he arrived at the temple in …
  • COVID-19 cases breach 1,000-mark after 123 days June 23, 2022 7:21 pm After 123 days, the number of persons who tested positive for COVID-19 on a single day exceeded 1,000 in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. A total of 1,063 persons tested positive for the infection in the State, with 35 of the 38 districts reporting fresh infections …
  • Daily COVID-19 Cases Breach 1,000 Mark In Tamil Nadu June 23, 2022 6:06 pm Daily Coronavirus infections breached the 1,000 mark in Tamil Nadu on Thursday and Chennai alone reported close to half that number. The State reported 1,063 fresh cases, while Chennai accounted for 497 infections today, taking the state tally to 34,64,131 …
  • 650 kg of processed sea cucumbers seized  June 23, 2022 5:32 pm The Marine Police and personnel attached to Mandapam Forest Range have seized 650 kg of processed sea cucumbers at Vedalai in Ramanathapuram district. Following a tip-off, the team seized the consignment from a vacant land. The team members said they had …
  • Indian court reduces sentence imposed on two accused of conspiring to carry out attacks in Sri Lanka by reviving LTTE June 23, 2022 12:54 pm The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has reduced the sentence imposed by a trial court on two Sri Lankan nationals, alleged to have conspired to carry out attacks in Sri Lanka by reviving the LTTE.  They submitted an undertaking to the court that …
  • Imprisonment term of two LTTE cadres reduced June 23, 2022 6:49 am The Madurai bench of Madras High Court reduced the imprisonment term of two LTTE cadre to seven years. The appellants, including Krishnakumar alias Kanthan and Subaskaran alias Jeeva alias Raja alias Prabha filed petition seeking to set aside their …
  • Madras Court Reduces Sentence On 2 Sri Lankans Linked To LTTE June 23, 2022 4:06 am (MENAFN- Colombo Gazette) The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has reduced the sentence imposed by a trial court on two Sri Lankan nationals, alleged to have conspired to carry out attacks in Sri Lanka by reviving the LTTE. They submitted an …
  • Coimbatore: History-sheeter breaches peace bond, lands in jail June 22, 2022 3:40 am COIMBATORE: A 24-year-old history-sheeter from Erimedu near Puliyakulam was jailed recently for breaching a peace bond signed with police after an inquiry confirmed his involvement in an assault case during the bond period. Police said N Balaji agreed not …
  • In pictures | India observes 8th International Yoga Day June 21, 2022 11:36 am Personnel of the Quest Academy Adventure Sports and Travel perform yoga on a stand up paddle at Pirappanvalasai beach in Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu on June 20, 2022, on the eve of International Yoga Day. Photo: L. Balachandar Sportspersons perform yoga as …
  • NCC units of Tiruchi Group observe International Day of Yoga June 21, 2022 10:33 am  Nine National Cadet Corps units falling under the NCC Group, Tiruchi observed the International Day of Yoga on Tuesday involving institutions and students from various districts. As many as 10,055 senior division, senior wing, junior division and junior …
  • Tamil Nadu: Class 12 Girl Who Attended Board Exams After Undergoing 10 Surgeries In 2021, Scores 86% June 21, 2022 7:44 am Chennai: A Class 12 student in Tamil Nadu, who attended board exams despite being bed-ridden after undergoing 10 surgeries in 2021, scored 518 out of 600 marks in the exams. The girl scored 86% by writing the exam with the help of scribes and private …
  • TN Boards: Class 12 pass percentage up, Class 10 down June 20, 2022 11:06 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, the pass percentage in the Class 12 State Board exams is 1.4% higher this year than in 2020. However, the Class 10 pass percentage is 5% lower than it was in 2019. Students in …
  • TN girl who lost her father to Covid gets 398 in Class 12 exam June 20, 2022 9:54 pm Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: A class XII student, Muthumari, who lost her father during her board exam, scored 398 marks. Muthupandi, a daily wage labourer from Kamuthi, died due to health complications. Talking to TNIE, Muthumari said, “After the …
  • Tamil Nadu logs 686 new COVID-19 cases June 20, 2022 3:30 pm Tamil Nadu reported 686 new coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the statewide tally to 34,61,560. The death toll continued to remain at 38,026, as no fatalities were reported today also. Including 257 people who were discharged after treatment in the last …
  • India News | TN Logs 686 New COVID-19 Cases June 20, 2022 3:29 pm Chennai, Jun 20 (PTI) Tamil Nadu reported 686 new coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the statewide tally to 34,61,560. Also Read | Kerala Plus 2 Result 2022 Date and Time: Kerala DHSE Class 12 Result To Be Declared Tomorrow at keralaresults.nic.in; Know …
  • TN board exam results: Class 12 students register 93.76 pass percentage, Class 10 achieve 90.07 June 20, 2022 11:27 am Despite lacking the experience of appearing for a board exam since the last two years owing to the pandemic, the Class 12 students registered a pass percentage of 93.76 while the students of Class 10 achieved a pass percentage of 90.07, as per the results …
  • TN Board results: Girls outshine boys in Class 10, 12 June 20, 2022 8:02 am The Tamil Nadu school education department announced the results of Class 10 and 12 on Monday. The department said that the pass percentage for Class 10 was 90.07 while that of Class 12 was 93.76. School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi, who …
  • Girls outshine boys in class 10 and 12 board exams in Tamil Nadu June 20, 2022 7:37 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The results of class 10 and 12 board examinations in Tamil Nadu were released on Monday and the state recorded a pass percentage of 90.07 and 93.76 respectively. Announcing the results, School Education Minister, Anbil …
  • Class 12 results declared in T.N., 93.76% students pass June 20, 2022 6:46 am Class 12 and Class 10 students recorded a pass percentage of 93.76 and 90.07 respectively in the State Board public exams held this year in May.  The Class 12 exam results were declared at 10 a.m., and the results for Class 10 are scheduled to be declared …
  • Applications invited for AIIMS Madurai teaching faculties June 20, 2022 1:54 am By Express News Service MADURAI: Executive Director of AIIMS Dr M Hanumantha Rao invited online applications to fill up 94 teaching faculties vacancies on a regular basis.   According to the notice, 7 vacancies are to be filed in the community & family …
  • AIADMK’s existential crisis June 19, 2022 7:31 pm The party will find the going getting tougher than in the past over the leadership issue The party will find the going getting tougher than in the past over the leadership issue The AIADMK, which should be busy organising its golden jubilee, is facing an …
  • AIIMS Madurai Recruitment 2022: Application Begins For 94 Faculty Posts at jipmer.edu.in| Details Inside June 19, 2022 6:25 pm AIIMS Madurai Recruitment 2022: All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Madurai Tamil Nadu has released a recruitment notification. Candidates will be hired for the various faculty posts on regular basis. A total of 94 vacant posts will be filled …
  • 692 persons test positive for COVID-19 in T.N. June 19, 2022 6:25 pm The number of persons testing positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu rose on Sunday with 692 fresh cases. As many as 3,522 persons were currently under treatment. Till date, 34,19,326 persons have tested positive for the infection. Among the fresh cases were …
  • Three trains to be restored June 19, 2022 5:34 pm The Southern Railway is restoring three trains -- Rameswaram-Madurai-Rameswaram Unreserved Express Special, Rameswaram-Kanniyakumari-Rameswaram Superfast Tri-weekly Express and Nagercoil-Kacheguda-Nagercoil (weekly) Express. These trains were stopped …
  • Two more Lankan families reach Dhanushkodi in Tamil Nadu June 19, 2022 5:01 am RAMANATHAPURAM: Two families from Sri Lanka reached Rameswaram’s Dhanushkodi on Friday to escape that nation’s economic crisis.  The families started their journey from Sri Lanka’s Mannar around 1 am on Friday and reached Arichal Munai at 5 am. Following a …
  • Johny Varghese takes charge as Ramnad Collector June 19, 2022 2:34 am By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: On his first day as the new district collector, Johny Tom Varghese inspected the government college and hospital in Ramanathapuram. He secured 8th rank in the UPSC Civil Service Examination in his third attempt in …
  • T.N. logs 596 COVID-19 cases June 18, 2022 7:21 pm With Tamil Nadu reporting 596 fresh COVID-19 infections, the number of active cases breached the 3,000-mark on Saturday. Chennai accounted for nearly half of the total active cases. Nearly 85% of the fresh cases were reported from six districts. Chennai …
  • Two families from Sri Lanka reach Dhanushkodi to escape economic crisis June 17, 2022 10:59 pm By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Two families from Sri Lanka reached Rameswaram's Dhanushkodi on Friday to escape that nation's economic crisis. The families started their journey from Sri Lanka’s Mannar around 1 am on Friday and reached …
  • New Collector promises to reach out to needy people June 17, 2022 2:24 pm Johny Tom Varghese, has taken over as the new Collector of Ramanathapuram district here on Friday. After formally assuming charge, he told media persons that he would carry forward the welfare schemes and development works to the people of Ramanathapuram …
  • Hyderabad metro, MMTS halted amid violent Agnipath protests June 17, 2022 10:21 am Hyderabad: MMTS and Metro services have been cancelled as a result of violent protests which broke out at Secunderabad Railway station on Friday against the Union government’s Agnipath scheme. Further, all shops around Secunderabad have been shut and a …
  • Coimbatore police announce speed restriction on flyovers June 16, 2022 8:57 am Move follows the death of a 29-year-old man two days after flyover’s inauguration Move follows the death of a 29-year-old man two days after flyover’s inauguration The city police have announced that vehicles should be operated at 30 kmph on the flyovers …
  • Live: 43% jump in new Covid cases in single day in TN June 16, 2022 3:56 am The Edappadi K Palaniswami camp continued to flex its muscles, pushing for a single leadership for the AIADMK and tried to convince party coordinator O Panneerselvam to agree to passing a resolution at the general council meeting scheduled for June 23, …
  • One leader: EPS camp tries to convince OPS June 16, 2022 1:24 am Posters in support of O Panneerselvam in Theni and Ramnathapuram districts on Wednesday CHENNAI: The Edappadi K Palaniswami camp pushed for single leadership of the AIADMK and attempted to convince coordinator O Panneerselvam to agree to a resolution at …
  • Man loses over Rs 50,000 in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram to fake bank executive on call June 15, 2022 8:22 pm By Express News Service RAMESWARAM: A 28-year old man was siphoned off Rs 50,000 by an online scammer, who posed as a bank customer executive in Ramanathapuram on Wednesday. Police sources said that S Navaneethakrishnan of Kadaladi had purchased a Visa …
  • Training for navy jobs a boon: Fisher's wards June 15, 2022 4:42 am Express News Service KANNIYAKUMARI: The 90-day skill training programme for the first batch of 120 fishermen wards from coastal districts ended on Tuesday. As per the announcement made by Chief Minister MK Stalin in the Assembly, free training was given to …
  • Trade unions in Coimbatore stage protest demanding reopening of NTC mills June 14, 2022 3:11 pm Members of various trade unions observed a fast here on Tuesday demanding reopening of the National Textile Corporation (NTC) mills in the country. “Save NTC” movement, formed by NTC trade unions across the country, organised protests on Tuesday in nine …
  • News from the world of Education: June 14, 2022 June 14, 2022 11:47 am Workshop on photography and filmmaking The Media and Entertainment Skills Council, under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, will host a three-day workshop, starting June 15, on Mobile Photography and Filmmaking, in …
  • Yarn price hike gives cotton farmers new lease of life June 14, 2022 2:33 am Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Farmers in the district are elated over the increased price of cotton for the third consecutive year in the State, thanks to the surge in yarn price. With harvest season kicking off in the district, heavy demand in open …
  • Brain dead man’s organs donated June 13, 2022 8:11 pm A 26-year-old brain-dead man’s vital organs were harvested at Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre (MMHRC) in Madurai, and donated to six eligible recipients in different hospitals in Madurai, Tiruchi and Chennai on Sunday. A statement from MMHRC …
  • Tamil Nadu: Proposal to desilt Vaigai dam sent for approval June 13, 2022 2:56 am By Express News Service MADURAI: A proposal to desilt the Vaigai dam at a cost of Rs 9 crore has been sent, said a Public Works Department official. "The alluvial soil will be dug out and will be sold at a cost of Rs 245 crore within three years. …
  • Three arrested in 'Operation Kanthuvatti' in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district June 13, 2022 2:56 am By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Following the recent special operation by the police department for eradicating kanthuvatti issues, three accused persons who were involved in kanthuvatti business in the district were arrested and remanded in …
  • DMK, AIADMK, BJP fight for credit as Stalin opens two new flyovers June 12, 2022 12:19 am Express News Service COIMBATORE: Who gets the credit when a flyover is put to use in Tamil Nadu? Well, looks like everyone. For a State known for acrimonious debates, personal slander, and brinkmanship in political discourse, it was a spectacle of sorts in …
  • AG&P plans to set up 11 CNG stations in Ramanathapuram June 2, 2022 6:30 pm AG&P Pratham, the city-gas distribution arm of Singapore-based (Atlantic Gulf and Pacific) AG&P Group has drawn up plans to set up 11 compressed natural gas (CNG) stations and provide piped natural gas (PNG) supply in Ramanathapuram district over …
  • AG&P Pratham plans to set up 11 CNG stations in Ramanathapuram June 2, 2022 2:29 pm AG&P Pratham, the city-gas distribution arm of Singapore-based (Atlantic Gulf and Pacific) AG&P Group has drawn up plans to set up 11 compressed natural gas (CNG) stations and provide piped natural gas (PNG) supply in Ramanathapuram district over …
  • Latest News | BIZ-AG&P-CNG AG&P Plans to Set Up 11 CNG Stations in Ramanathapuram June 2, 2022 12:52 pm Chennai, June 2 (PTI) AG&P Pratham, the city-gas distribution arm of Singapore-based (Atlantic Gulf and Pacific) AG&P Group has drawn up plans to set up 11 compressed natural gas (CNG) stations and provide piped natural gas (PNG) supply in …
  • Two Shrimp Farm Workers Arrested In Ramanathapuram Rape & Murder Case May 28, 2022 12:50 pm Chennai: Two north Indian labourers of a shrimp farm were arrested in connection with the rape and murder of a fisherwoman in Ramanathapuram on Friday. The two workers were arrested after police detained and quizzed six including the two workers of the …
  • Tamil Nadu: Missing Fisherwoman Found Dead At Private Shrimp Farm In Ramanathapuram May 25, 2022 2:01 pm Chennai: The situation in Ramanathapuram district in Tamil Nadu became tense after the body of a missing woman, a seaweed collector, was recovered from the premises of a private shrimp farm on Wednesday. The 40-year-old woman had left her home on Tuesday …
  • 160 tanks in Ramanathapuram district are dry, says Collector May 20, 2022 1:24 pm Speaking at the monthly farmers’ grievances redressal meet, Ramanathapuram Collector Shankar Lal Kumawat said that 649 tanks had 25 to 50 % water, while 274 tanks had 50 to 90 % storage and 680 tanks had less than 25 % water. When farmers raised the issue …
  • Tamil Nadu Students find Centuries-Old Chinese Porcelain tiles in Ramanathapuram May 13, 2022 2:19 pm Five Class 10 students have found centuries-old Chinese ceramic tiles in Pokkanarendal and Pallapacheri of Ramanathapuram district, in what could be termed as further evidence of the business connection between Tamil Nadu and the Chinese. Manoj, Ramkumar, …
  • TN: 3 youth held for raping woman in Ramanathapuram March 25, 2022 4:29 pm Three youth were arrested for allegedly kidnapping and gang-raping a college student in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu on Friday, police said. The accused allegedly kidnapped and raped the woman when she was sitting at Mukkaiyur beach in the …
  • Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy off Ramanathapuram coast February 27, 2022 9:18 am Ramanathapuram: Eight fishermen from Rameswaram were arrested and a mechanised boat was seized by the Sri Lankan Navy off the Ramanathapuram coast, said police on Sunday. The fishermen, along with the owner of the boats, had ventured into the sea on …
  • Ramanathapuram fishers threaten to give up Indian citizenship if Centre does not secure release of TN fishers jailed in Lanka January 24, 2022 10:47 am Ramanathapuram district fishermen have threatened to submit all documents relating to their Indian citizenship to the district collector on February 2, if the Centre failed to secure the release of all the fishermen from Tamil Nadu lodged in Sri Lankan …
  • HC refuses to order CBI probe in Ramanathapuram youth’s death January 22, 2022 8:17 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Friday refused to order a CBI probe into a case registered over the death of a 20-year-old youth L Manikandan of Ramanathapuram last month. Dismissing a petition filed by Manikandan …
  • Three arrested, 70 sovereigns recovered in Ramanathapuram January 13, 2022 8:53 am Three persons from Theni district were arrested by a special team in Ramanathapuram district which recovered 70 sovereigns of gold jewellery from them. Following complaints of house break-ins in Ramanathapuram town a few days ago, Superintendent of Police …
  • After student discovers Chola period coins, TN to excavate in Ramanathapuram December 17, 2021 6:11 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu archeology department in association with the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) will be intensifying the mining process in Ramanathapuram district after a Class 12 student of a government school …
  • Ramanathapuram youth died of poisoning, says ADGP December 15, 2021 11:59 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News December 15, 2021 Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), P Thamarai Kannan said that the final autopsy report reveals that the death of L Manikandan (22), a college student in Ramanathapuram district, …
  • Ramanathapuram student’s death: TamilNadu Human Rights Commission issues notice to IG December 11, 2021 3:40 am By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Taking suo motu cognisance of the death of a 20-year-old college student who died at his house hours after alleged police brutality, the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has issued notice to the Inspector General …
  • Widespread rain in Ramanathapuram district on Thursday November 25, 2021 4:42 pm Holiday declared for schools; Collector has said public can contact helpline 1077 and WhatsApp number 7708711334 for rain-related assistance Widespread rain across Ramanathapuram district since Wednesday evening resulted in the district administration …
  • Sub-Inspector of Police hacked near Ramanathapuram October 6, 2021 3:39 pm A Sub-Inspector of Police, Tamil Selvan, of R. S. Mangalam police station suffered cut injury on his head after a man attacked him with a machete on Wednesday. He was admitted to the Ramanathapuram Government Medical College Hospital. Superintendent of …
  • Poll control room in Ramanathapuram September 20, 2021 4:54 pm Ramanathapuram Ramanathapuram police have set up an election control room to receive complaints of malpractices during the ordinary election to various posts of rural local bodies. People can call 04567-232672 to lodge any complaint with regard to the …
  • School teacher arrested for sexual harassment of class 9 student in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram June 22, 2021 9:25 pm By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: A 38-year-old Science teacher of a government-aided school in Mudukulathur was arrested on Tuesday under the POCSO Act on charges of sexually harassing a Class 9 student. The Ramanathapuram district police have urged …
  • Rainwater stored in tanks helps farmers in Ramanathapuram June 2, 2021 8:36 am Five months ago, when Ramanathapuram district experienced excess rainfall, the authorities led by Collector Dinesh Ponraj Oliver ensured that the water was not wasted. Once the water was saved in the tanks, officials from the Agriculture department swung …
  • Ramanathapuram: Two home inmates die of Covid, 13 positive May 19, 2021 11:52 pm By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Two inmates of the Government Mental Health Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre in Erwadi died allegedly due to Covid-19 a few days ago and a cluster of 13 more positive cases was identified at the hospital on …
  • Ramanathapuram Forest Range Officer S Sathish on winning the International Ranger Award 2021 April 21, 2021 6:37 am Ramanathapuram Forest Range Officer S Sathish’s fascination for woods started at a young age. “My home is at Thalavadi, which is close to the Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary in Erode. As a child, I enjoyed sighting wild animals. I also had plenty of …
  • Man murdered near Ramanathapuram April 1, 2021 1:03 am
  • Ramanathapuram: 3 booked in gelatin sticks case February 15, 2021 11:31 am
  • Over 80,000 hectares of crops damaged in unseasonal rains in Ramanathapuram district February 6, 2021 11:54 am A Central inter-ministerial committee, that has come to Tamil Nadu, extensively inspected damaged crops in Ramanathapuram district on Friday. Presenting the damages, officials from the district administration said that the district’s normal annual average …
  • Assessment of crop damage in Ramanathapuram district under way January 28, 2021 3:34 am The district, which normally received 48.50 mm rainfall in January, had received 247.30 mm till January 20, said TN Agriculture Director V. Dakshinamoorthy here on Friday. Speaking to reporters, he said that the unseasonal rainfall had damaged the crops …
  • TN: 260 kg of ganja seized in Ramanathapuram January 18, 2021 5:55 pm
  • NEET, JEE preparatory materials distributed in Ramanathapuram January 4, 2021 3:38 pm MADURAI: Students of government Elite School in Ramanathapuram received their NEET and JEE entrance exam preparatory books and study material free of cost to help them prepare better. The books were donated by a NGO involved in helping government school …
  • Ramanathapuram will be biggest beneficiary of Cauvery-Gundar river link project, says CM January 2, 2021 4:42 pm Close to 1 lakh acres of land would get water for irrigation once the project has been completed, he said When the Cauvery-Gundar river linking project gets fully implemented, Ramanathapuram district would be the biggest beneficiary, as close to one lakh …
  • Ramanathapuram based bakery made cake statue of Maradona December 26, 2020 11:52 pm Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 27 (ANI): A Ramanathapuram-based bakery owner made a Diego Maradona statue of cake and placed it outside the shop in Tamil Nadu on Saturday as a tribute to the late football legend. The bakery made the six-foot- …
  • Ramanathapuram police seize 3,800kg of ration rice seized December 24, 2020 10:09 am
  • Man hacks estranged wife to death outside Ramanathapuram family court December 22, 2020 5:30 pm By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: In a shocking incident, a 32-year-old private school teacher was hacked to death, allegedly by her estranged husband, inside the Ramanathapuram district collectorate premises, minutes after she appeared for her …
  • Credit plan for Ramanathapuram released December 12, 2020 12:35 pm Collector Dinesh Ponraj Oliver on Saturday released the NABARD’s potential linked credit plan envisaging a credit flow of ₹4706.78 crore for 2021-22. Speaking to reporters, he said that the credit requirement of short term crop loan was estimated at ₹3049. …
  • Olive Ridley turtle rescued, let into sea in Ramanathapuram October 11, 2020 9:43 pm The Forest Department in Ramanathapuram district on Sunday rescued an adult Olive Ridley turtle that was caught in a fishing net and released it into the Palk Bay at Panaikulam seashore on Sunday. Ramanathapuram Forest Range Officer S. Sathish said that …
  • 4 dead as motorcycles collide in Ramanathapuram September 29, 2020 6:48 pm
  • 4 dead in a road mishap in Ramanathapuram September 29, 2020 3:54 pm
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister lays foundation stones for 220 projects in Ramanathapuram September 22, 2020 8:50 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday laid foundation stones for 220 new projects in Ramanathapuram district. The projects will be implemented at a cost of ₹70.54 crore. Development work projects which were completed to the tune of ₹ …
  • CB-CID gets custody of Sri Lankan police officer arrested in Ramanathapuram September 17, 2020 4:10 pm
  • Timing of Ramanathapuram SP’s transfer sparks debate September 4, 2020 6:54 pm By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: The sudden shunting out of Ramanathapuram Superintendent of Police RV Varun Kumar on Thursday night has sparked a debate among political observers. Adding fuel to the fire, the officer’s transfer has been kept in …
  • No shortage of masks, sanitizers at hospitals, says Ramanathapuram Collector June 28, 2020 9:29 am Clarifying that there was no shortage of face masks, gloves, sanitizers and disinfectants at the government hospital and in Primary Health Centres, District Collector K. Veera Raghava Rao said that in fact, every patient, who tested positive for COVID-19, …
  • Ramanathapuram: Six-member gang held in sexual assault case June 16, 2020 2:23 am By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: The Chathirapatti police on Sunday arrested six men for allegedly forcing a 25-year-old woman to pose in obscene manner with her nephew, filming it, and robbing her at knifepoint near Poovilathur. Superintendent of …
  • Ramanathapuram cops seize suspected narcotic drugs June 5, 2020 1:03 pm Police officials show the seized items MADURAI: The Ramanathapuram district police seized various suspected narcotics and psychotropic substances, including amphetamine, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, on Friday. None were arrested in connection to the …
  • Man arrested for abusing cop in Ramanathapuram March 21, 2020 10:57 am
  • Man arrested for abusing police officer in Ramanathapuram March 21, 2020 8:58 am
  • Heavy rain disrupts life in Ramanathapuram district November 30, 2019 6:36 am Normal life was hit as heavy rain lashed several parts of Ramanathapuram district on Friday night, inundating residential and low-lying areas, uprooting trees and electric poles, and disrupting power supply. For the first time since the onset of northeast …
  • Tamil Nadu Rains: Schools closed in Ramanathapuram due to heavy downpour October 22, 2019 1:03 pm Apart from Ramanathapuram, the schools in Kochi also remain closed on Monday as heavy rainfall lead to water-logging in several areas. Image source: Representational Image/ File Tamil Nadu Rains: Due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, all schools in …
  • TN: Schools closed in Ramanathapuram due to heavy rainfall October 22, 2019 4:49 am
  • Watch: Peacocks dance along railway line in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram August 17, 2019 2:27 pm 17 Aug 2019, 07:14PM ISTSource: ANIIn Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district, several Peacocks in Tamil Nadu’s were seen dancing along the railway line. They were dancing nearby the railway line in Mandapam area of Ramanathapuram district. Peacock is …
  • Ramanathapuram bounces back, Sivaganga slips April 29, 2019 1:06 pm Ramanathapuram district bounced back from last year’s fifth rank in the State to second this year with an overall pass percentage of 98.48 in Class X examination, results of which were announced on Monday. Sivaganga — defending State topper — slipped to …
  • High alert after terror warning to TN, caller tells cops 19 terrorists present in Ramanathapuram April 27, 2019 6:17 am A high alert has been sounded across Tamil Nadu, after Karnataka DG-IGP Neelmani N Raju on Friday wrote to his counterparts in six states and an Union Territory after receiving a warning of terror attacks. In the letter, Raju said the Karnataka police …
  • Active cases in south Tamil Nadu cross 1,000-mark June 28, 2022 7:13 am Representative Purpose Only MADURAI/TRICHY: The ten southern districts of the state reported 185 fresh Covid-19 cases resulting in the number of active cases crossing the 1,000-mark to touch 1,026 on Monday. Madurai recorded 12 new cases and 12 …
  • India News | Madurai: Three People Arrested with Ambergris Worth Rs 10 Cr June 25, 2022 12:25 am Madurai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 25 (ANI): Three persons were arrested in Madurai on Friday with Ambergris (whale vomit) worth Rs 10 crore. Forest officials received a tip-off that about 11 kg of whale vomit (Ambergris) had been smuggled into Madurai. …
  • Civil engineering graduate forced to work as shoemaker June 19, 2022 1:50 pm Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu): Karthik, a BE civil engineering graduate from Sivagangai is forced to take up his father’s work of shoemaking as he was unable to get a good job opportunity. Shanmuganathan, the father of Karthik belongs to a poor background and has …
  • T.N. reports 105 fresh cases of COVID-19 June 4, 2022 5:55 pm Tamil Nadu logged 105 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. Of the 38 districts, 14 reported new coronavirus infections. The State reported over 100 cases for the fourth consecutive day. Chennai accounted for 61 new cases followed by Chengalpattu (13). …
  • Plea on quarrying sand in Vaigai, Madras High Court asks government to reply May 26, 2022 8:50 pm By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday sought a response from the State government on two Public Interest Litigations (PILs) filed against the quarrying of sand in the Vaigai River bed in Sivagangai. One of the …
  • May 17, 2022 – Officials May 17, 2022 6:25 pm Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments The Most Reverend William Patrick Callahan, Bishop of La Crosse, makes the following announcements: The Reverend Matthew N. Marshall, Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Coon Valley and Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin …
  • Farmers, Locals Accuse DMK of Ignoring Illegal Sand Mining in Cauvery Delta May 17, 2022 11:06 am Farmers and the locals of the Cauvery Delta districts have accused the ruling DMK government of being indifferent to the indiscriminate mining of sand in the river basin. Despite court orders and multiple reports confirming the illegal activity, sand is …
  • CBI conducts multiple searches at Karti Chidambaram’s residential, official premises May 17, 2022 8:06 am New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted searches at multiple residential and official premises of the Lok Sabha MP of Congress Karti Chidambaram and his father and former Union Minister P Chidambaram across …
  • CBI Raids Karti Chidambaram's Homes, Offices In New 'Bribe-For-Visa' Case; Searches On In Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai May 17, 2022 7:27 am New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting searches at multiple locations (residence and office) of Congress leader Karti Chidambaram, in connection with an ongoing case, says his office to ANI. At present, searches are underway at …
  • CBI raids properties belonging to P Chidambaram May 17, 2022 6:20 am By Chennaivision in National News, News May 17, 2022 The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting searches at multiple residential and official premises of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram across Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Sivagangai in …
  • India News | CBI Conducts Multiple Searches at Karti Chidambaram's Residential, Official Premises May 17, 2022 5:26 am New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted searches at multiple residential and official premises of the Lok Sabha MP of Congress Karti Chidambaram and his father and former Union Minister P Chidambaram across …
  • CBI Raids Congress MP Karti Chidambaram's Homes, Offices In Chennai; Searches On In Delhi, Mumbai, TN Too May 17, 2022 4:37 am New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting searches at multiple locations (residence and office) of Congress leader Karti Chidambaram, in connection with an ongoing case, says his office to ANI. At present, searches are underway at …
  • CBI searches at multiple locations linked to P Chidambaram's son Karti May 17, 2022 3:54 am NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday conducted searches at premises linked to former Union minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram’s son Karti in connection with an ongoing case against the latter. The CBI action is in …
  • Live: Puducherry adds one new Covid-19 case May 16, 2022 3:29 am THE TIMES OF INDIA | May 16, 2022, 15:16:27 IST Daily Tamil Nadu Live Updates Tamil Nadu on Sunday logged 30 new Covid-19 infections, pushing the tally to 34,54,621 till date. The death toll remained unchanged at 38,025 with zero fatalities recorded in the …
  • Pay for school facilities as bail condition, Madras HC directs four suspects May 13, 2022 12:08 am Express News Service MADURAI: Some of the government higher secondary schools in Madurai, Tenkasi, Sivaganga and Thoothukudi districts will get funds to establish new toilets and a napkin vending machine  thanks to the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court. …
  • Madras HC issues notice to TN on plea against construction of new bus stand at Ilayangudi May 12, 2022 8:56 pm By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court, on Wednesday, issued notice to the State government on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed against the construction of a new bus stand at Ilayangudi town in Sivagangai. The …
  • Allow ‘Pattina Pravesam’ , pontiffs urge CM May 7, 2022 6:39 pm   Pontiffs and representatives of various maths in the State called on Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday. The delegation included Kovai Peerooraadheenam Shanthalinga Marudhachala Adigalar, Sivagangai Kundakudi Aadheenam Ponnambala Adigalar, …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 55 fresh cases of COVID-19 April 25, 2022 5:10 pm On Monday, the State reported 55 fresh cases of COVID-19 of which 37 were in Chennai. The fresh cases were reported in 10 districts. Apart from Chennai, there were five cases in Chengalpattu, three each in Ramanathapuram and Sivagangai, two in Virudhunagar …
  • 53 test positive for COVID-19 in T.N. April 23, 2022 4:27 pm On a day when 53 persons tested positive for COVID-19, the active caseload crossed 300 in Tamil Nadu. With the cluster at IIT-Madras pushing up the daily tally, Chennai accounted for the majority of fresh cases reported in the State on Saturday. Chennai, …
  • Madras HC seeks explantion from Karaikudi Bar Association for denying aid to accused April 22, 2022 12:45 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court recently sought an explanation from the Karaikudi Bar Association as to why directions should not be issued to de-recognise it after it was found that the association passed a …
  • 1,905 freedom fighters get pension in TN April 18, 2022 9:01 am A total of 1,905 persons — freedom fighters and their descendants — are drawing pension in Tamil Nadu, the government said. According to the Policy Note of the Revenue and Disaster Management Department, there are 1,905 persons — freedom fighters and their …
  • Religious harmony at Vellaimariyal church in Illupur draws attention April 14, 2022 2:18 am Express News Service TIRUCHY: Amid stories of communal hatred, one can also see places of worship where people belonging to various religions congregate. The Vellaimariyal Church in Illupur, which celebrated its 327th year in 2022, is one such shrine where …
  • 21 persons test positive for COVID-19 in T.N. April 10, 2022 2:13 am With another 21 persons testing positive for COVID-19 in the State, fresh cases were reported in six of the 38 districts. The fresh cases fell below 10 in Chennai after a few days. A total of nine persons tested positive for the infection in the city. So …
  • India News | COVID-19: TN Reports 21 New Cases, Zero Fatalities April 9, 2022 2:19 pm Chennai, Apr 9 (PTI) Tamil Nadu on Saturday reported 21 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the total caseload to 34,53,054. Also Read | [email protected] Launches “Banarasi Pashmina” Watch This Special Report from Our … – Latest Tweet by DD News. No fresh fatality …
  • 30 fresh COVID-19 infections in Tamil Nadu April 6, 2022 6:12 pm A total of 30 fresh infections of COVID-19 were reported in the State from among the 22,070 persons people who were tested. However, no deaths due to infection were recorded in the past 24 hours. As many as 25 districts did not report any new case of COVID …
  • Why India should enact a special law for conserving its sacred groves April 4, 2022 10:01 am India’s sacred groves are being gradually altered due to ever-expanding human populations, pollution and removal of biomass; effective conservation is the need of the hour to maintain their functional values A 500-year-old ‘Ceylon Iron Wood’ tree (Manikara …
  • Tamil Nadu Govt. To Form 2 Special Zones to Enhance Millet Output March 22, 2022 1:18 pm Two Millet Special Zones will be established under the Tamil Nadu Millet Mission to improve millet output According to M.R.K. Panneerselvam, Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Tamil Nadu government will establish two millet special zones to …
  • Millet festivals to be organised at district and State level: Tamil Nadu minister MRK Panneerselvam March 19, 2022 8:39 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister MRK Panneerselvam on Saturday announced that millet festivals will be organised at district level and at the State level to create awareness about the millet nutrition among farmers, …
  • Stalin lays stone for 1,156-acre furniture park in Thoothukudi March 8, 2022 12:21 am By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday laid the foundation stone for an international furniture park spread over 1,156 acres at SIPCOT, and inaugurated one of India’s largest floating solar power plants, established at a …
  • Slow moving weather system will spell less chances of intense rainfall over the State March 5, 2022 3:21 pm The deep depression’s interaction with the trough in the middle troposphere has delayed its movement and led to variations in rainfall intensity, says IMD official The deep depression’s interaction with the trough in the middle troposphere has delayed its …
  • Four held for assault in Periamet March 4, 2022 7:01 pm A gang of four were arrested for allegedly assaulting a 41-year-old man in Periamet on Thursday. The police said the complainant, Jamaludin, of Kodungaiyur, was waiting near Moore Market on Thursday when four persons approached him and tried to sell him a …
  • TN Minister asks Kerala to allow tree felling at Mullaperiyar March 3, 2022 4:57 pm Tamil Nadu Water Resources Minister S. Durai Murugan on Thursday urged his Kerala counterpart Roshy Augustine to restore permission for felling 15 trees in Mullaperiyar dam site, saying this was part of the directive of the Supreme Court to strengthen the …
  • Tamil Nadu urges Kerala to restore permission for felling trees at Mullaiperiyar dam site March 3, 2022 1:18 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Water Resources Minister Durai Murugan on Thursday urged his Kerala counterpart Roshy Augustine to restore permission given for felling 15 trees in Mullaiperiyar dam site to carry out strengthening works as per the …
  • Tamil Nadu cricket players who done well in the IPL 2022 mega auction! February 15, 2022 3:00 am The mega auction for the 2022 edition of the world's biggest T20 cricket tournament, the Indian Premier League, happened on February 12 and 13. All the 10 teams, including two new franchises, have formed the squad with 18 to 25 players. It is worth …
  • 87% of TN has antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, reveals fourth sero-survey February 9, 2022 2:58 pm The sero-survey was done prior to the Omicron-driven third wave; Tiruvarur had the highest sero-positivity at 93% Tamil Nadu has an overall seropositivity of 87% as per the phase-IV serosurvey conducted during the last week of December 2021. All 38 …
  • 6,082 candidates called for certificate verification February 8, 2022 3:29 am The selection committee of the Directorate of Medical Education has called 6,082 candidates for verification of their certificates. Candidates have been called in batches and each day there will be four sessions. Each session will have between 20 and 40 …
  • NIA Special Court In Puducherry Jailed 6 TNLA Terrorists February 5, 2022 10:02 pm Puducherry, Feb 4: A special NIA court here sentenced on Friday six terrorists of banned organisation TNLA to varying jail terms up to seven years for conspiring against Government of India to cause IED explosion using pipe-bombs, an official said. …
  • Tamil Nadu, Bengal showcase rejected tableau at state functions January 27, 2022 9:21 am Chennai/Kolkata: The Tamil Nadu and West Bengal governments on Wednesday displayed the Republic Day tableaus rejected by the Central government at state-level functions in the respective state capitals. Chief ministers of both states have lodged a …
  • TN to restore water bodies for recharging groundwater level January 26, 2022 6:12 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Water Resources department is planning to restore, repair, and renovate water bodies across the state to increase the storage capacity and groundwater levels. The Water Resources Department (WRD) is …
  • Disappointed over rejection of TN Tableau for Republic Day, says Stalin, seeks PM's intervention  January 17, 2022 2:37 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Monday expressed disappointment over the Centre's rejection of the State Tableau for the Republic Day celebrations in the national capital and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's immediate …
  • Five decades on, regional planning gets a boost in TN January 12, 2022 1:05 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Regional planning for Tamil Nadu got a new lease of life after 50 years with Housing Secretary Hitesh Kumar Makwanna notifiying the rules for preparing plans for 12 regions covering 1.36 lakh sq km in the State. Chief Minister …
  • Poultry Farming in Tamil Nadu, How to Start, Schemes, Loans, and Subsidy January 6, 2022 7:55 pm Introduction to poultry farming in Tamil Nadu: Poultry farming is the method of raising poultry birds (i.e., chickens, ducks, turkeys, and geese) for meat or egg production. Poultry products provide you with fresh and nutritious food. Poultry farming doesn …
  • Covid cases witness rise in south, central Tamil Nadu January 4, 2022 9:56 am Representative imageMADURAI/TRICHy: The number of new Covid-19 cases in Madurai climbed to 19 on Monday, the highest in 73 days. The last time the district recorded more daily cases was on October 23. The district reported only five recoveries and the …
  • Ill-treatment of temple jumbos: Seven-member team to investigate allegations December 30, 2021 2:59 am Express News Service CHENNAI: The State Forest Department has constituted a seven-member expert committee to verify allegations of ill-treatment and illegal custody of captive elephants in the possession of temples and private individuals. An official …
  • Madurai has 3 new Covid cases, Trichy 10 December 25, 2021 5:42 am Representative imageMADURAI/TRICHY: Three new Covid-19 cases were added by Madurai district on Friday, making it the least in a day since February 11. Trichy recorded 10 fresh cases even as active cases slipped to 139 from 148 on Thursday. Maduri …
  • TN: 750kg sea cucumber worth Rs 50 lakh seized December 10, 2021 11:05 am Tuticorin: Forest department personnel attached to the Gulf of Mannar marine national park arrested three people and recovered 750kg of processed and semi-processed sea cucumber from them in the wee hours of Thursday. The three were caught when they were …
  • SBI General Insurance extends help and support to the people of Chennai affected by the heavy rains December 1, 2021 7:48 pm Emergency toll-free number 1800 102 1111, SMS <CLAIM>to 561612, email [email protected] or the Claims Intimation Section on www.sbigeneral.in. General Insurance urges its customers to stay safe and take precautionary measures to safeguard …
  • Thunderstorm with moderate rainfall likely in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry November 25, 2021 8:41 am Chennai: Thunderstorm with moderate rainfall has been predicted in several parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the next three hours, said the Met department. The India Meteorological Department (IMD), Chennai, said that thunderstorm with light to …
  • Happy with my hinduism November 21, 2021 4:32 am I was born in a village in what is now Sivagangai district, then Ramanathapuram district, of Tamil Nadu. I am proud that Kaniyan Poongunranar was born a few kilometres away in a village called Poongunram (now Mahibalanpatti) in the same district. He was a …
  • Low pressure area may trigger torrential downpour over coastal areas November 10, 2021 4:45 am Coastal areas between delta districts to Chennai may experience severe rainfall on Wednesday as the Meteorological department has announced the weather system to have strengthened as a well marked low pressure area. Click here for live updates The weather …
  • TN: Man gored to death, 90 injured in manjuvirattu November 6, 2021 8:11 am Trichy: A 52-year-old man was gored to death while 90 others sustained injuries at a manjuvirattu event held at Virachilai near Thirumayam in Pudukottai district on Friday. Around 600 bulls and a large number of bull tamers took part in the sport which was …
  • Chennai rain live updates: IMD predicts thunderstorm, moderate-intensity rain November 6, 2021 3:10 am Thunderstorms with moderate rain likely at one or two places over Chennai, Chengalpattu,Tiruvallur,Kancheepuram,Villupuram,Cuddalore,Nagapattinam,Myladuthurai,Tanjavur, Tiruvarur, Ramanathapuram, Pudukottai, Sivagangai, Tiruchirapalli, Salem, Namakkal and …
  • Director Seenu Ramasamy to make a biopic on a famous British character November 5, 2021 5:29 pm Director Seenu Ramasamy is famous for his classic rural dramas, and he is best in bringing the flavor of the nativity. Now, the latest report is that Director Seenu Ramasamy is all set to make a biopic on a famous character. Seenu Ramasamy has been …
  • Mullaperiyar dam water release: AIADMK to protest against DMK govt on Nov 9 November 2, 2021 3:33 pm  Mullaperiyar dam, built in 1895 on Periyar river in Idukki district of Kerala, is operated by the Tamil Nadu government. (Photo: Facebook/Mullaperiyar Dam) Chennai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Tuesday announced it will hold a …
  • Inspector of Police, head constable from Coimbatore injured near Madurai October 31, 2021 9:01 am An Inspector of Police from Coimbatore city and a head constable sustained minor injuries when the official vehicle in which they were travelling fell on its side near Melur on Sunday. The police said the Inspector of Police, Senthil Kumar, attached to the …
  • Met predicts more rain over Chennai, suburbs October 28, 2021 4:43 am On October 31, heavy to very heavy rain has been forecast at isolated places over Pudukkottai, Virudhunagar, Tenkasi, Sivagangai, Ramanathapuram, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Madurai and Kanyakumari districts.
  • TN coasts to see heavy rains on Oct 28-30 October 28, 2021 2:36 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A low pressure area has formed over south Bay of Bengal with associated cyclonic circulation and it is likely to move westwards towards Tamil Nadu during the next three days, said Indian Meteorological Department on …
  • 6,429 TN village panchayats to get 1 Gbps bandwidth connectivity in a year October 21, 2021 1:59 am Express News Service CHENNAI: As many as 6,429 village panchayats in Tamil Nadu are set to get 1 Gbps bandwidth connectivity in a year as the Tamil Nadu FibreNet Corporation Limited (TANFINET) signed Master Service Agreements with two firms — L&T and …
  • Tamil Nadu sets ball rolling on BharatNet, ties up with L&T and other firms October 20, 2021 9:42 am In an effort to ensure the availability of high-speed internet connectivity in Tamil Nadu under the BharatNet Project (Tamil Nadu Fibernet Project), the state government has initiated the project by tying up with system integrators like Larsen and Toubro, …
  • Active Covid cases drop to 233 in Madurai, 506 in Trichy October 19, 2021 6:56 am Image used for representational purposeMADURAI/TRICHY: Madurai district reported 19 new Covid-19 cases and 25 recoveries on Monday pushing down the number of active cases to 233. Meanwhile Trichy reported 47 fresh cases as the numbers have been …
  • NIA conducts search at residences of Naxal sympathisers in TN October 12, 2021 11:22 am Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 12 (ANI): An National Investigation Agency (NIA) team from Kerala on Tuesday conducted searches at the residences of three alleged Naxal sympathisers in Coimbatore and an individual's residence in Sivagangai. …
  • NIA team conducts search operation at residences of 3 Naxal sympathisers in TN October 12, 2021 11:06 am Oct 12, 2021, 02:55PM ISTSource: ANINIA team from Kerala conducted search operation at the residence of an alleged Naxal sympathizer in Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu. NIA team also conducted search operations at residences of two alleged Naxal sympathisers in …
  • DVAC raids houses of former AIADMK minister's close aide September 29, 2021 7:34 pm Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Houses of close-aide of an AIADMK former minister were raided by the sleuths of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) at Pudukkottai on Wednesday. Officials of DVAC conducted raids at six locations at the …
  • Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum Team Interview: The solutions we seek are all within us September 29, 2021 6:50 am Express News Service Group interactions with film personalities— especially in the presence of other media houses— for lack of a better word, can get crazy. Questions range from ‘neenga arasiyalukku varuveengala’ to ‘mutha kaatchigal irukaa?’. For the …
  • 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 …
  • Try to complete Madurai AIIMS construction in three years: Madras HC to Centre August 18, 2021 2:37 am Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Tuesday asked the Union government to complete the construction of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Madurai expeditiously, preferably within three years.  A Bench …
  • Tamil Nadu CM presents awards on Independence Day August 15, 2021 11:51 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin presented the Kalpana Chawla Award for Courage and Daring Enterprise to P. Shanmuga Priya, posthumously, at the Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George on Sunday. The late Dr. Shanmuga Priya was a medical …
  • Phase 1 of fintech city project to come up in Nandambakkam August 14, 2021 1:44 am A fintech city in Chennai will be developed in two phases at Nandambakkam and Kavanur, Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan announced in the State Assembly on Friday. The first phase will be developed at Nandambakkam at an estimated cost of ₹165 crore. …
  • 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 …
  • It’s not over yet: How India continues to combat the delta variant that led to catastrophe for those near, watching from afar August 11, 2021 11:57 pm The scenes broadcasted across news channels around the world were grim. Firewood became a treasured resource as it was desperately sought out for performing last rites. Rain washed away bodies buried under riverbeds. Hospitals turned away patients due to a …
  • 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 …
  • Centre’s reply on Madurai AIIMS admission sought by Madras HC July 27, 2021 12:41 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday sought a response from the Central government on the State government’s stand to admit 50 students to the MBBS course in AIIMS, Madurai this year. The State Health …
  • Twinkle on impact of Covid on medical sector June 16, 2021 11:48 pm Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Author Twinkle Khanna has been at the forefront of numerous relief efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, she took to her Instagram account to thank everyone for helping her to arrange oxygen …
  • Coronavirus | State reports 12,772 cases and 254 deaths June 15, 2021 1:59 am Chennai reports fewer deaths than Chengalpattu; number of samples tested so far crosses 3 crore Chennai reported fewer deaths than Chengalpattu on Monday. The city, which recorded the most number of deaths over the past several weeks, reported 28 deaths, …
  • No Nonsense Nandhini, a heartwarming tale of resilience and hope June 13, 2021 12:32 pm It is a story of an incredibly determined and hard-working girl Nandhini. She loved to study, and her dream was to become a headmistress and later a collector. Nandhini lived in a small village Sivagangai in Tamil Nadu with her parents, Poovayi (mother) …
  • Sterlite Copper focused on ramping up facilities to produce medical oxygen June 7, 2021 8:13 pm CHENNAI: Sterlite Copper on Monday said it has dispatched 500 metric tonnes of medical oxygen in addition to 265 oxygen gas cylinders from its facility in Tamil Nadu and was focused on ramping up facilities to serve those in need of the life saving gas. …
  • Sterlite Copper’s medical oxygen dispatches cross 500 mt mark June 7, 2021 4:01 pm Sterlite Copper in Thoothukudi has dispatched 500 mt of medical oxygen since the plant started production on May 19. On Monday, the plant achieved the milestone of dispatching 542.92 mt of medical-grade liquid oxygen, in addition to 265 oxygen gas …
  • KiRa inscribed a new landscape on the literary map May 27, 2021 5:27 pm The transformation of Rayangala Srikrishna Rajanarayana Perumal Ramanujam Naicker into the writer Ki. Rajanarayanan (KiRa) followed a most unlikely path. A late bloomer, who did not write much until his late 30s, got the honour of a state funeral, denied …
  • Daily tally dips while fatalities continue to be high May 26, 2021 1:45 am The number of persons testing positive for SARS CoV-2 infection continued to fall in the State with 34,285 more cases detected on Tuesday. The number of active cases in the State stood at 3,06,652. The Medical Department recorded 468 COVID-19 deaths on …
  • The Saviour is here: Oxygen Express reaches Thoothukudi May 18, 2021 5:01 am By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Oxygen Express from Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha reached Thoothukudi's Meelavittan station on Monday, carrying 78.82 Metric Tonnes of liquid oxygen in five tankers rolled onto the wagon. The tanker lorries were …
  • Indian Man Wins Netizens' Heart For Helping Visually-Impaired Man In Singapore May 8, 2021 4:57 pm Gunasekaran Manikandan, an Indian national in Singapore has been lauded for helping a visually-impaired elderly man to cross the road and then walk him to a polyclinic. Manikandan, who is working here as land survey assistant, was working along Ang Mo Kio …
  • 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 …
  • TN live: 1/2 of active cases require hospitalisation April 22, 2021 9:45 am The ten southern districts of the state reported 2,003 fresh cases on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the central region reported 930 fresh cases, taking the tally to 94,962. Trichy continued to be on top with 357 fresh cases, and 2,512 active cases. The southern TN …
  • TN polls: DMDK quits AIADMK-BJP alliance March 10, 2021 11:32 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 9 (ANI): Ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly polls, actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth-led Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) on Tuesday quit the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)-Bharatiya Janata …
  • Museum celebrates the functional beauty of vintage technology March 3, 2021 10:47 pm The Chettinad Vintage Gallery in Pillaiyarpatti, Sivagangai district, has a motley collection of rare cars, clocks, cameras and more — all in working condition In many ways, L M Lakshmanan is living his boyhood dream. “I got interested in automobiles …
  • Fever-pitch of Tamil Nadu Elections March 3, 2021 4:43 pm By Express News Service Notice period to register parties cut Chennai: Considering the hurdles posed by Covid-19 pandemic, Election Commission of India (ECI) has shortened the public notice period for registering new political parties from 30 days to 7 …
  • CM Palaniswami to lay foundation stone for Cauvery-Vaigai-Gundar Link scheme on Sunday February 19, 2021 4:22 pm By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will lay the foundation stone for the Cauvery-Vellaru-Vaigai-Gundar Link scheme on Sunday. He will be inaugurating the Rs 6,941 crore-first phase of the project at Kunathur in …
  • Ashok Leyland commences commercial production of buses at Vijayawada plant February 19, 2021 8:04 am It is the first plant set up in Andhra Pradesh will have a capacity to manufacture 4,800 buses per annum. Spread over a 75-acre site at Mallavalli village, 40-km from Vijayawada, the plant will include latest technologies to deliver the high-quality …
  • Ashok Leyland to reduce carbon footprint by 60% for countrywide operations February 18, 2021 5:29 am At present, 75 per cent of its energy consumption in Tamil Nadu and 60 per cent throughout India is procured through the solar rooftop, solar ground mount and wind-based renewable energy. Hinduja Renewables, part of the Hinduja Group, is focused on …
  • With renewable power, Ashok Leyland cuts its carbon footprint by 60 per cent February 17, 2021 11:58 pm Truck and bus maker Ashok Leyland has announced that it has increased the sourcing of clean energy to 60 per cent for its countrywide operations. Now 75 per cent of its energy consumption in Tamil Nadu and 60 per cent throughout India is procured through …
  • Ashok Leyland ups sourcing of clean energy, to cut carbon footprint by 60% February 17, 2021 12:25 pm Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland has increased the sourcing of clean energy to 60 per cent for its countrywide operations. Around 75 per cent of its energy consumption in Tamil Nadu and around 60 per cent throughout India is procured through the …
  • Ashok Leyland increases clean energy sourcing to 60% for countrywide ops February 17, 2021 12:25 pm Hinduja Group flagship Ashok Leyland on Wednesday said it has increased the sourcing of clean energy to 60 per cent for its countrywide operations. Now 75 per cent of the company's energy consumption in Tamil Nadu and 60 per cent throughout the country …
  • Ashok Leyland increases clean energy sourcing to 60 per cent for countrywide operations February 17, 2021 10:37 am New Delhi: Hinduja Group flagship on Wednesday said it has increased the sourcing of clean energy to 60 per cent for its countrywide operations. Now 75 per cent of the company's energy consumption in Tamil Nadu and 60 per cent throughout the country is …
  • Heavy rains lash parts of Tamil Nadu, likely to continue till Jan 14 January 12, 2021 1:05 pm Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIVE Heavy rains lash parts of Tamil Nadu Heavy rainfall lashed parts of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heavy rains will continue to lash the state till January 14. "Very …
  • ‘Normal’ NE monsoon for TN, rain deficit in Kerala December 7, 2020 2:02 pm The meteorological subdivision of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has managed to emerge into the ‘normal’ category so far during the North-East monsoon even as remnants of erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ promise rain to isolated places over the region on Monday and …
  • NE monsoon so far: ‘Normal’ for TN, deficit in Kerala December 7, 2020 12:07 pm The meteorological subdivision of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has managed to emerge into the ‘normal’ category so far during the North-East monsoon, even as remnants of the erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ promise rain over isolated parts of the region today ( …
  • Today’s weather: Depression stays put, but sustains rain over Tamil Nadu December 5, 2020 8:31 am An ‘orange' alert continues to be valid for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal and South Kerala and a ‘yellow’ alert for Lakshadweep for today (Saturday) a day after a remnant depression from erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ remained stationary over the Gulf …
  • 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 …
  • South Tamil Nadu, Kerala coasts on pre-cyclone watch November 30, 2020 3:06 pm Depression in the bay expected to intensify; heavy rainfall warning across districts Another potential cyclonic storm, brewing over southeast Bay of Bengal may strike the Sri Lanka coast first and then emerge into the Comorin area on December 3, the India …
  • ASIA/INDIA - Resignation of bishop of Sivagangai September 25, 2020 1:29 pm
  • HC stays money laundering case booked by ED against Fisheries Minister June 29, 2022 5:22 pm Anitha R. Radhakrishnan had moved the court to quash the case booked on the basis of a disproportionate assets case Anitha R. Radhakrishnan had moved the court to quash the case booked on the basis of a disproportionate assets case The Madras High Court on …
  • Forester becomes IFS officer June 28, 2022 3:25 pm TENKASI A young and enthusiastic forester from a humble background, who is moving around the thorny bushes of Sattankulam in Thoothukudi district, has become an Indian Forest Service officer as he has cracked the Union Public Service Commission …
  • Protest for release of water to save crops June 28, 2022 1:30 pm THOOTHUKUDI Farmers staged a protest on the Collectorate premises here on Tuesday demanding immediate release of water in the Vadakaal Channel in Srivaikundam to save standing crops raised on over 10,000 acres. Led by K.P. Perumal, State treasurer of Tamil …
  • 'Matrathai Thedi’ campaign initiative in Thalaivanvadali village to help spread awareness on communal harmony June 27, 2022 9:36 pm By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Thalaivan Vadali villagers have removed a flagpole on Thevar Street on which they usually raise their caste flag on notable days. Thanks to the ‘Matrathai Thedi’ campaign organised by the district administration across …
  •  LKG student dies, eight injured after auto topples in Thoothukudi June 27, 2022 9:36 pm By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: A four-and-a-half-year-old boy studying LKG was killed after an auto rickshaw in which he was travelling to school capsized on Anavaradhanallur near Seithunganallur on Monday. Seven others were injured. It is said that …
  • Explained | A history of the Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi June 27, 2022 6:36 pm Why did the local communities oppose the functioning of the copper plant in Tuticorin? Has its closure impacted the Indian copper industry? Why did the local communities oppose the functioning of the copper plant in Tuticorin? Has its closure impacted the …
  • Activists demand release of Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar June 27, 2022 6:10 pm Human rights activists and functionaries of various political parties staged a protest near Madurai Collectorate on Monday, demanding the release of rights activist Teesta Setalvad and retired IPS officer R.B. Sreekumar. Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar and …
  • T.N. logs 1,461 fresh COVID-19 cases June 27, 2022 4:24 pm A total of 1,461 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the State on Monday, with 36 out of 38 districts reporting fresh cases. In Chennai, fresh cases fell below the 600-mark, with 543 persons testing positive for the infection. Only two districts - …
  • Mint Explainer: Why is Vedanta looking to sell its copper plant in Tuticorin? June 27, 2022 1:53 pm Economists and those in the commodities business have a special title for copper: Dr. Copper. This badge for copper is because of its widespread application: from construction to electric vehicles. Understandably, copper is considered a proxy for …
  • Modern-day Mulan: A tale of disguise June 26, 2022 9:48 pm Express News Service CHENNAI:  Chinese folklore and Chinese movies told us the story of Mulan, the girl who disguised herself as a man to join the army and battle against the odds. The story of Maria Ursula Lancastro, who disguised herself as a male in …
  • BSNL’s ‘Bharat Fibre Mega Mela’ from June 27 to 30 June 26, 2022 12:25 pm Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is conducting a 4-day ‘Bharat Fibre Mega Mela’ in Thoothukudi urban area from Monday (June 27) for promoting ‘Bharat Fibre Connection’, which provides speed from 30 Mbps to 300 Mbps depending upon the plans opted by the …
  • 850 kg of banned tobacco seized by Thoothukudi police; 4 held June 26, 2022 6:39 am The Thoothukudi district police have seized 850 kg of banned tobacco products and arrested four persons, including three from Bengaluru, suspected to be the largest suppliers to a network of agents in southern districts of Tamil Nadu. Speaking to The Hindu …
  • Thoothukudi police freeze bank accounts of drug peddlers to curtail drug abuse June 26, 2022 12:00 am Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: In a bid to control drug peddling cases, Thoothukudi police have begun freezing the bank accounts of the peddlers and their relatives to constrain them financially. Police officers claimed that the drug abuse has …
  • 30 medicos test positive for COVID-19 in Thoothukudi June 25, 2022 8:13 pm At least 30 students of the Government Medical College and Hospital here tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. Sources at the college said about 750 students are studying at the college, hailing as they are from different parts of Tamil Nadu and other …
  • Demand for more POCSO special courts in T.N. to clear pendency June 25, 2022 7:56 pm Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up As the pendency of cases filed under the …
  • Copper, all in a tangle June 25, 2022 7:56 pm An advertisement in the papers last week had the industry in Tamil Nadu sit up and take notice. The contentious Sterlite Copper plant has put out a notice of its intention to sell its plant in Thoothukudi. Pollution issues not withstanding, industrialists …
  • Parasitic jaegers have an extended sojourn around Pulicat lake  June 25, 2022 5:56 pm It is tempting to label the parasitic jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus) a rarity on the waters around the Indian Coast. After all, the species does not volunteer a photo-op every day. Even at the height of winter when the odds of seeing this bird are …
  • Tamil Nadu’s active COVID-19 caseload goes over 6,500 June 25, 2022 4:16 pm Nearly 46% of the active cases are in Chennai; 1,383 persons have tested positive Nearly 46% of the active cases are in Chennai; 1,383 persons have tested positive With another 1,382 persons testing positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Saturday, the …
  • Traditional fishermen denounce proposal to give five additional fishing hours for mechanised vessels June 25, 2022 4:01 pm Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Fisheries Minister Anitha R Radhakrishnan's recent announcement about the proposal to provide additional five fishing hours for mechanised vessels has not gone down well with traditional fishermen as well as marine …
  • SI examination: Candidates let in to exam halls after thorough checks June 25, 2022 3:09 pm After thorough check, candidates aspiring to become Sub-Inspectors of police were permitted into the examination halls, said police officials at the centres here on Saturday. The Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) had conducted the …
  • TN This Week: Twin Leadership Rejected by AIADMK, Wind Blows Towards EPS June 25, 2022 2:56 pm Two firecracker blasts were witnessed in Tamil Nadu this week. Fire raged at a firecracker shop in Dindigul on June 22, killing one person. A day later, on June 23, three people were killed in a blast at a firecracker manufacturing unit in Cuddalore. The …
  • In Tamil Nadu, peace hangs by a ‘caste thread’ June 24, 2022 10:08 pm The death of a student in a village in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu has heightened fears of caste conflict. Udhav Naig reports on the incident and explains why, across the region, the issue of caste identifiers has school authorities and the …
  • HC quashes penalty imposed on Sanitary Inspector June 23, 2022 7:22 pm Considering that a Sanitary Inspector was not designated as a Public Information Officer, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court set aside the penalty of ₹25,000 imposed on him on the grounds that he had not provided the required details on an …
  • How to stabilise sand dunes in Thoothukudi’s theri land June 23, 2022 12:44 pm A wind break or shelter belt is a carefully raised tree and shrub structure that can  prevent the wind from beating on the land surface and blowing the soil Shelter belt plantations raised over a period of time in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. Photo: …
  • Police nab juvenile girl, a mastermind behind a gang June 23, 2022 12:10 am The gang used to snatch mobile phones, their vehicle was identified using CCTV footage The gang used to snatch mobile phones, their vehicle was identified using CCTV footage The Greater Chennai Police, after analysing CCTV footage and going into Instagram …
  • Tamil Nadu sends second consignment of relief to crisis-hit Sri Lanka June 22, 2022 12:33 pm The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday dispatched the second consignment of relief worth Rs 67.70 crore to the economic crisis-hit, Sri Lanka. A cargo ship, carrying the relief material, was flagged off from the Thoothukudi port by State Ministers Gingee K …
  • India News | TN Sends 2nd Consignment June 22, 2022 12:04 pm Chennai, Jun 22 (PTI) The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday dispatched the second consignment of relief worth Rs 67.70 crore to the economic crisis-hit Sri Lanka. Also Read | Xiaomi Book S 12.4-Inch Now Official in Europe; Price, Features & …
  • Tamil Nadu Shocker: 60-Year-Old Man Accused of Raping Daughter-in-Law Hacks Son to Death in Thoothukudi June 22, 2022 6:02 am Chennai, June 22: A 60-year-old man, Tamilalalagan, who was accused of raping his daughter-in-law, hacked his son, Kasirajan to death near the Mahila court at Thoothukudi. The gruesome incident, which occurred on Tuesday was a pitfall of Tamilalalagan …
  • India News | TN Police Turns Down OPS' Plea to Deny Nod for AIADMK Meet June 22, 2022 6:02 am Chennai, Jun 22 (PTI) The Tamil Nadu police on Wednesday declined to entertain a petition submitted by AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam urging them to deny permission to the party General and Executive Council meetings scheduled to be held here on June 23. …
  • India News | Cong MLAs Not for Sale: Kamal Nath on Maha Political Crisis June 22, 2022 6:02 am Mumbai, Jun 22 (PTI) Amid the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government facing a crisis following the revolt by a section of its MLAs, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath on Wednesday said his party is united and its MLAs are "not for sale". Also Read | …
  • India News | Kerala HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Producer-actor Vijay Babu in Rape Case June 22, 2022 6:02 am Kochi, Jun 22 (PTI) Malayalam movie producer and actor Vijay Babu was on Wednesday granted anticipatory bail by the Kerala High Court in a rape case against him. Justice Bechu Kurian Thomas granted Babu the relief subject to the conditions that he shall …
  • India News | Assam Flood: Cachar District Admin Rescues Nine Months Pregnant Woman from Silchar June 22, 2022 6:02 am Cachar (Assam) [India], June 22 (ANI): Amid the flood situation in Assam, the Cachar district administration rescued a nine-month pregnant woman from Silchar on Tuesday. "A request was received from a person from Kanakpur Road, Near Radhamadhav …
  • India News | Congress Legislature Party Meeting Today on Maharashtra Political Crisis June 22, 2022 6:01 am Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 22 (ANI): A meeting of the Congress Legislature Party is scheduled to be held in the presence of All India Congress Committees (AICC) observer Kamal Nath amid the deepening political crisis in Maharashtra. Kamal Nath …
  • TN man accused of raping daughter-in-law hacks son to death June 22, 2022 5:17 am A 60-year-old man, Tamilalalagan, who was accused of raping his daughter-in-law, hacked his son, Kasirajan to death near the Mahila court at Thoothukudi. The gruesome incident, which occurred on Tuesday was a pitfall of Tamilalalagan raping Kasirajan’s …
  • TN man killed by father who raped his wife June 22, 2022 1:02 am By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: A 60-year-old man was arrested for murdering his son in broad daylight near the Thoothukudi combined court campus on Tuesday. Police identified the deceased as T Kasirajan (36) of Sundaralingamnagar near Kavarnagiri. …
  • Scattered rainfall may continue over the State this week June 29, 2022 5:59 pm Some parts of the State and Puducherry may continue to receive scattered rainfall till July 3. The Meteorological department forecasts that the rainfall is likely to be heavy in a few districts, particularly along the western ghats on Thursday. Scattered …
  • Sympathy wave for OPS, say supporters amid row June 29, 2022 12:10 pm The O Panneerselvam (OPS) camp says that the way the AIADMK leader has been treated by Edappadi Palaniswami and his supporters has resulted in a sympathy wave for OPS. “People who are calling and visiting OPS have increased ten fold after the June 23 …
  • Waste dumped near micro-compost centre in Dindigul June 28, 2022 5:32 pm The waste dumped near the Municipal Corporation’s micro-compost centre (MCC) on Batlagundu Road in Paraipatti in Dindigul is an eyesore for commuters, inconvenience for local residents and health threat for all. The garbage — mainly rags, plastic items, …
  • AIAWU demands revocation of ‘Thalikku Thangam’ scheme June 28, 2022 3:26 pm Members of All India Agricultural Workers Union (AIAWU) staged a demonstration in front of Dindigul union office on Tuesday to press for their six-point charter of demands. Led by AIAWU president V. Ammaiyappan, the protesters demanded that the State …
  • AIADMK names EPS in-charge, calls OPS an ‘epitome of betrayal’ June 28, 2022 9:48 am AT A meeting called by the dominant Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) faction here on Monday the AIADMK came down hard on O Panneerselvam (OPS) calling him an “epitome of betrayal” and appointed EPS as in-charge of party’s administrative affairs until the next …
  • Active cases in south Tamil Nadu cross 1,000-mark June 28, 2022 7:13 am Representative Purpose Only MADURAI/TRICHY: The ten southern districts of the state reported 185 fresh Covid-19 cases resulting in the number of active cases crossing the 1,000-mark to touch 1,026 on Monday. Madurai recorded 12 new cases and 12 …
  • Keerthy Suresh looks straight out of a fairytale in this white gown and we cannot stop adoring her; WATCH June 28, 2022 6:07 am Keerthy Suresh has time and again stunned the fans with both her acting prowess and adorable looks. Her recent Instagram post is also proof of the same. The National Award-winning actress shared a video on her social media account, where she gave a glimpse …
  • The face-off behind the battle for AIADMK June 27, 2022 10:19 pm It was March 8, and at the AIADMK’s Chennai headquarters stood a beaming O Panneerselvam and Edapaddi Palaniswami. The party was celebrating women’s day, and both OPS and EPS, as they are popularly known, showed little sign of animosity, feeding cake to …
  • AIADMK meet will decide OPS's future in party: Palaniswami camp June 27, 2022 3:42 pm The AIADMK's dominant Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) camp on Monday slammed rival leader O Panneerselvam (OPS) as a symbol of 'betrayal' and said the upcoming General Council meet shall decide whether OPS would continue as party treasurer or not. …
  • Girls perform better in Class 11 examinations June 27, 2022 12:50 pm With a pass percentage of 93.36 and 95.82, girls from Dindigul and Theni districts performed better than boys who took up the State Board’s public examinations for Class 11, which were announced by the Directorate of Government Examinations on Monday. In …
  • G.K. Vasan demands TN government set up special courts for POCSO cases June 27, 2022 12:30 pm Tamil Maanila Congress leader and former Union Minister G.K. Vasan has demanded that the Tamil Nadu government set up special courts for dealing with Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act cases. He said that the state government had …
  • India News | AIADMK Meet Will Decide OPS's Future in Party: Palaniswami Camp June 27, 2022 11:51 am Chennai, Jun 27 (PTI) The AIADMK's dominant Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) camp on Monday slammed rival leader O Panneerselvam (OPS) as a symbol of 'betrayal' and said the upcoming General Council meet shall decide whether OPS would continue as …
  • On a journey to reclaim his past, will OPS meet Sasikala at the end of the road? June 27, 2022 9:42 am What would have been the thoughts that rushed through the mind of Ottakarathevar Panneerselvam as he stood there, booed by 2,000-odd members of the AIADMK general council last Thursday? Did he think of his three coronations — when he was sworn in as the …
  • Set up special courts for POCSO cases, Vasan urges govt. June 27, 2022 9:17 am Tamil Maanila Congress president G.K. Vasan on Monday urged the Tamil Nadu government to immediately set up special courts for POCSO cases in four districts as announced a year ago. The Hindu had in a recent report pointed out that the courts had not yet …
  • TN: OPS, Sasikala hit the road to gauge their support base June 27, 2022 1:24 am Sasikala hit he road show CHENNAI: In a road show organized to showcase support base in his southern turf, AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam, who arrived in Madurai on Sunday morning, set off to his home district Theni in grand style. “The true cadres of …
  • O. Panneerselvam on south Tamil Nadu tour, EPS faction convenes top functionaries meet June 26, 2022 11:45 pm Hitting out at the rival EPS camp, AIADMK leader O. Panneerselvam today said ‘cadres are on my side’ and asserted that people and party workers would punish his detractors Hitting out at the rival EPS camp, AIADMK leader O. Panneerselvam today said ‘cadres …
  • Will not be cowed down by threats, says Panneerselvam June 26, 2022 7:29 pm Days after facing a hostile environment and literally being sidelined at the AIADMK general council meeting last Thursday, party leader O. Panneerselvam said on Sunday that he would not be cowed down by threats. He undertook a road show from Madurai to his …
  • Palaniswami alone can take on the DMK, says Udhayakumar June 26, 2022 6:45 pm Panneerselvam must understand the sentiments of 1.5 crore cadre and functionaries Panneerselvam must understand the sentiments of 1.5 crore cadre and functionaries Former Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami alone can take on the DMK in future, said his …
  • OPS, Sasikala hold separate shows of strength amid tussle for AIADMK June 26, 2022 6:06 pm Sidelined AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam and ousted leader V K Sasikala on Sunday held separate roadshows in Tamil Nadu, amid the messy changeover from a dual leadership in the party to a single leadership under former chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. …
  • 'AIADMK Workers Backing Me': Party Chief Slams EPS Amid Leadership Row June 26, 2022 5:16 pm O Panneerselvam said AIADMK workers are on his side. (File) Madurai (Tamil Nadu): Hitting out at the rival Edappadi K Palaniswami camp, AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam, also known as OPS, on Sunday said "cadres are on my side", and asserted that …
  • AIADMK leader OPS on south TN tour, Sasikala visits north June 26, 2022 3:55 pm OPS sidelined in the June 23 General Council meet told the reporters that the party workers are on his side. Hitting out at the rival Edappadi K. Palaniswami camp, the AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam on Sunday said that the cadres are on his side, and …
  • AIADMK tussle: Panneerselvam digs at Edappadi Palaniswami camp; 'cadres are on my side' June 26, 2022 11:38 am In a key political update from the state of Tamil Nadu, AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam on Sunday took a dig at Edappadi K Palaniswami camp and said 'cadres are on my side', asserting that people and party workers would punish his detractors. While …
  • People will punish EPS camp: AIADMK leader Panneerselvam June 26, 2022 9:51 am Hitting out at the rival Edappadi K Palaniswami camp, AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam on Sunday said 'cadres are on my side', and asserted that people and party workers would punish his detractors. Party workers are on my side, Panneerselvam (OPS) …
  • PHOTOS: Keerthy Suresh takes her fur baby Nyke on his first flight; Actor looks surreal in a white dress June 26, 2022 7:25 am Keerthy Suresh knows how to perfectly balance work and play. Taking a short breather from her busy working schedule, the National Award-winning actress has taken off for another vacation. However, this time the Mahanati actress is not alone. She is …
  • Demand for more POCSO special courts in T.N. to clear pendency June 25, 2022 7:56 pm Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up As the pendency of cases filed under the …
  • Home expo displays variety of products June 25, 2022 3:08 pm A two-day home expo offering a wide variety of products organised by Nagarathar Chamber of Commerce (NCC) was inaugurated here on Saturday. The event was inaugurated by Minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration P. Moorthy and Minister for Agriculture …
  • 63% success of liquor bottle buyback scheme in the Nilgiris gladdens Madras High Court June 25, 2022 6:38 am Tasmac says 18.50 lakh out of 29.31 lakh bottles had been returned in the Nilgiris district in one month Tasmac says 18.50 lakh out of 29.31 lakh bottles had been returned in the Nilgiris district in one month A special Division Bench of Justices N. …
  • TN power utility to conduct feasibility study for 2500 MW hydropower projects June 25, 2022 5:24 am Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (Tangedco) is conducting a feasibility study on three hydropower projects that will generate 2500 MW of power. The Tangedco has asked a private consultant to conduct a study and prepare an initial report to …
  • Will EPS Reign Supreme in AIADMK? June 25, 2022 4:52 am EPS' real test will commence with a decision whether or not to patch up with OPS and on what terms -- and then, to decide whether or not to have the BJP for an electoral ally, come 2024, observes N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE: All India Anna Dravida …
  • End to OPS-EPS fight may be a new start for AIADMK: P Kumar June 24, 2022 10:35 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: The groundswell of support for single leadership in the AIADMK seems to have spurred a new sense of enthusiasm among party workers. A few cadres, who supported it, say they have been facing internal tussles at all levels …
  • AIADMK row: Action shifts to Delhi June 24, 2022 11:09 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 24, 2022 AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam has reportedly left for New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss about the tussle within the party, which happened on …
  • EPS one step up in AIADMK power battle, receives ‘crown’ as OPS booed out of council meeting June 24, 2022 9:08 am Chennai: The AIADMK, Tamil Nadu’s principal opposition party, looks headed for another round of faction feud and internecine war, with former chief minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami getting the better of his former deputy O. Panneerselvam in a battle of …
  • In AIADMK meet, Edappadi Palaniswami's Show Of Strength June 24, 2022 1:15 am AIADMK Executive and General Council meet saw EPS emerging as the supreme leader Chennai: Amid chaos, the AIADMK General Council (GC) meeting on Thursday announced that the one and only demand of the GC members is to bring in a system of a single …
  • AIADMK meet turns into virtual war zone, OPS becomes soft target in EPS's show of strength June 23, 2022 6:56 pm Amid chaos, the AIADMK General Council meeting here on Thursday announced that the one and only demand of the GC members is to bring in a system of a single leadership for the party, favouring Joint Coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS). The Executive …
  • Discussing How Bitcoin Can Unlock Thermal Energy From The Ocean June 23, 2022 9:06 am This is a recording of a recent Twitter Spaces conversation about Level39’s “How Bitcoin Can Unlock The Energy Of The Ocean For 1 Billion People.” Listen To This Twitter Spaces: [00:06] CK: ... Industrial Revolution and specifically in the context of …
  • Did pandemic alter behaviour of students in TN? June 23, 2022 1:40 am Express News Service COIMBATORE/VELLORE: In April this year, the video of a Class 12 student hurling abuses and threatening his botany teacher at a government school in Tirupattur went viral on social media. The boy’s temper flared after his teacher …
  • Weather update today: Tamil Nadu to witness rainfall, thunderstorms June 22, 2022 10:19 am Tamil Nadu weather updates: More rains have been predicted for Chennai as well as other parts of Tamil Nadu, as the southwest monsoon has settled over the state. The Chennai Regional Meteorological Department has predicted thunderstorms with light to …
  • Brain-Dead Student From Tamil Nadu Provide New Life To Five June 22, 2022 10:13 am Five patients received the organs of an 18-year-old boy from Theni district who was brain dead, including two in Chennai who received his heart and lungs that were evacuated. The Cumbum-born student Sakthikumar had an accident on June 18 and was taken by …
  • Amid leadership tussle, Panneerselvam seeks police help to stop AIADMK meet June 22, 2022 6:11 am All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) coordinator, O Panneerselvam on Tuesday wrote to the Avadi Police Commissioner asking him not to allow the party’s general council meeting on June 23 that is likely to decide on a return to single …
  • Three Bihari youths arrested by Theni police June 21, 2022 3:39 pm THENI Theni district Cyber Crime Police have arrested three Bihari youths in connection with cheating a man, R. Balamurugan, 37, of Andipatti to the tune of ₹21.64 lakh last year. The police identified the accused as M. Roshan Kumar, 28, of Nawada district …