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Chennai gets its first board game lounge

“You can pick and choose any game of their choice from the list of 240 games. If you want to try out a new game, we are happy to help you by explaining the game, the genre and the complexity, and you can have a fun session with your buddies,” Arjun said.

Farthest from Pulwama, rage and a little reflection in Tamil Nadu village

As Saturday dawned and 40 homes across India woke up to the rest of their shattered lives, The Sunday Express reached the farthest of them all — a four-room island of green and yellow in the middle of Savalaperi in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi.


Amit Shah tears into Opposition, says it lacks leaders and policies

Taking potshots at the DMK-Congress combine, he said the proposed alliance was not for the benefit of Tamil Nadu but only to indulge in "scam and corruption."

Tamil Nadu govt to approach Centre to ban TikTok app

TikTok is one of the most popular mobile apps today, and in 2018 was one of the most downloaded apps on both Android and Apple devices. There are a large number of Indians who use the app, and a substantial number from Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu: Fans of friendly wild elephant protest state move to capture, train him

While Srinivasan said his department is left with no option as the priority is to protect people and agricultural fields, 45-odd people staged a protest in Coimbatore against the move.

Not ready to hold talks with striking teachers, TN govt to HC

Recording the submissions, Justice Kirubakaran observed that the court was interfering in the issue only in the interest of students and coming exams.


Tamil Nadu: EC cancels Thiruvarur assembly bypoll due to Cyclone Gaja

The constituency fell vacant following the death of former Tamil Nadu chief minister and DMK MLA M Karunanidhi in August 2018.

Free for all voters

Ahead of general elections, EC must issue guidelines banning parties from doling out freebies.

Lack of qualified teachers, proper infrastructure despite increased allocation: Study

The analysis also brought to the fore that the states did not fully utilise their budgets to change the composition of expenditure.

Tamil Nadu: Pregnant woman contracts HIV after blood transfusion

State health secretary J Radhakrishnan said the woman has been shifted to Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai for advanced treatment and will undergo further tests to reaffirm presence of the virus.

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Thousands evacuated as Cyclone Gaja wreaks havoc in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

The severe cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ crossed the Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam early Friday morning with wind speeds gusting up to 120 kmph

M K Stalin becomes DMK president unopposed

M K Stalin succeeded his father, M Karunanidhi, as president of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday.


Karunanidhi passes away: Rare and unseen photos from his political journey

The former Tamil Nadu chief minister was admitted to the hospital following a dip in his blood pressure last month. On July 31, the hospital had said Karunanidhi would require an extended period of hospitalisation due to “decline” in his general health, although his vital parameters have normalised.

TripAdvisor's top 10 Indian beaches for 2016

Based on votes from millions of travellers nationwide and worldwide, here's a list of the Top 10 beaches in India that made it to Trip Advisor's list of Best Indian beaches for 2016.

Happy Pongal: Colourful rangolis, bonfires and cultural programmes mark three-day harvest festival

Colourful rangolis, bonfires and cultural programmes marked the Pongal celebrations, the three-day harvest festival of the Telugu community.

Eunuchs' festival in Tamil Nadu

Eunuchs from all over India gather in this village to re-enact a story adopted from Mahabharata, in which they symbolically marry Aravan, believed to be the patron god of transgender communities.


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Narendra Modi in Tamil Nadu: Calls the Opposition Parties 'Confused Lot'

While interacting with booth level workers in Tamil Nadu, PM Narendra Modi attacked the Opposition, calling them a confused lot as they make opportunist alliances with parties.

28-year-old arrested for shouting “fascist BJP government”

Lois Sofia, on her way home from Canada, was with her parents who joined her at Chennai for the IndiGo flight to Tuticorin. The incident took place after the flight landed at the Tuticorin airport.


DMK supporters react to Karunanidhi's death

The mood outside Kauvery hospital after news broke of the death of Kalaignar Karunanidhi.

Muthuvel Karunanidhi: Looking back at his life in active politics for over seven decades

Muthuvel Karunanidhi, the man fondly called Kalaignar - the artist, breathes his last. A look back at his illustrious life and all that he achieved in over seven decades of being an active politician.


Students in Coimbatore display self-made drones

Coimbatore, Feb 28 (ANI): The students from standard third to eight participated in an International Robotics Festival organised by robotic academy IroboChakra in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore city. They were trained into making simple robots and drones after which they created their own functional robots and displayed the same before the people. The participants made drones, Robo Arms, Power saw, Truck robo, Humanoid among others. The students also explained their creations. The winners of the competition will compete at the international level in May 2016 in the United States. robotic academy.

Last rites of Siachen bravehearts underway in native towns

Mysore(Karnataka)/ Vellore(Tamil Nadu), Feb 16 (ANI): The last rites of Sepoy Mahesha PN, who was buried under the February 3 Siachen avalanche, will be held today at his native town Mysore in Karnataka. A sharp-shooter, Mahesha of the 19th Battalion of Madras Regiment served for 11 years in the Indian army. Last rites of another braveheart from the same battalion, Havildar Elumalai M, a Non commissioned Officer (NCO) of the same battalion are to be held today at Vellore in Tamil Nadu. The bodies of nine fallen soldiers of Madras regiment, who were buried alive under the glacier, were earlier flown to the national capital on Monday.