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Tamil Nadu reports 17 new coronavirus cases; tally goes up to 67

March 30, 2020 5:47 pm

Of the 17 who tested positive Monday, 10 are from Erode, four from Chennai, two from Madurai and one from Tiruvarur.

This Chennai cop's Corona Helmet is quite scary, but helps in raising awareness

March 28, 2020 8:33 pm

"Many people promised that they will follow all the rules and regulations to curb the spread of the virus, I can definitely say this initiative has made an impact," the police officer said.

Tamil Nadu man in home quarantine turns violent, bites 75-old-year woman to death

March 28, 2020 11:01 pm

The police said Manikandan tried to flee the spot, attacking people who tried to stop him. He was eventually caught by the mob in a few minutes and handed over to the district police.

'Once we get into isolation ward, we can't come out till end of shift': Chennai nurse on COVID-19

March 26, 2020 9:34 pm

"If any of the staff members had any reservations to work in isolation wards, they are threatened that a complaint will be raised to the higher authorities," she said.

Tamil Nadu records first Covid-19 death, 54-year-old from Madurai dies

March 25, 2020 3:56 pm

Tamil Nadu has so far identified 23 patients who have contracted the coronavirus, including one person who has been treated and discharged.

Coronavirus: SSC exams postponed in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

March 22, 2020 8:20 pm

Around 9.45 lakh students are registered to appear for the SSC, class 10 examination that is scheduled to begin from March 27. The fresh dates of exams will be announced after April 15

Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu Minister asks cadre not to visit, worship centres restrict gatherings

March 19, 2020 10:09 pm

On March 16, the Tamil Nadu government announced the closure of all theatres, pubs, malls, parks, museums and other commercial entities throughout the state.

DMK postpones general council meet over coronavirus scare

March 17, 2020 1:28 pm

The DMK had announced that its general council would meet on March 29 to elect a successor to general secretary K Anbazhagan, who passed away recently.

Coronavirus pandemic: Here is how the southern states are blocking further spread

March 16, 2020 9:33 pm

Karnataka has seven active cases and one casualty, Telangana two cases along with a patient who has recovered and one each in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Across India, Maharashtra stood first with 32 active cases.

NDA ally AIADMK puts NPR on hold, says Centre hasn't clarified on queries raised by CM Palaniswami

March 12, 2020 10:08 pm

State revenue minister Udhayakumar said the Centre has not given a clarification on the queries raised by the Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on the newly-added questions in the NPR form. 


15 years on: Heartbreaking photos from the devastating tsunami of 2004

December 27, 2019 11:51 am

December 26 marked 15 years since a 9.1 magnitude quake off the coast of Indonesia's Aceh province triggered a tsunami that killed more than 2,30,000 people in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and nine other countries.

Tamil Nadu TNPSC Combined Engineering Service exam results released, check merit list

November 14, 2019 12:05 pm

The Tamil Nadu Public Service (TNPSC) has declared the results for the combined engineering services examination 2019. The candidates who appeared in the examination can check the result through the webskite-

TNPSC Group IV result announced at

November 13, 2019 3:48 pm

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) released the merit list for the group IV recruitment examinations. The merit list is available at the website-

TNTET Paper 1 Result 2019 declared, websites to check

August 21, 2019 11:00 am

TNTET Result 2019 Paper 1: The Tamil Nadu Teacher Recruitment Board (TRB) has released the results for the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET 2019). The candidates who appeared in the examinations can check the results through the official website

Satellite pictures show why Chennai is facing severe water crisis

June 23, 2019 6:44 am

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami said that groundwater levels have depleted due to drought and deficient monsoon but claimed the issue was not as big as the media claims.

Voting ends for second phase of Lok Sabha elections

April 19, 2019 9:49 am

Polling was held in 38 seats in Tamil Nadu, 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry.

Sketch Book: E P Unny in Tamil Nadu

April 15, 2019 6:42 am

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Ahead of voting on April 18, 2019, E P Unny travels through Tamil Nadu and documents its politics through sketches.

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

November 17, 2018 12:34 pm

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

August 28, 2018 2:12 pm

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


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

January 14, 2019 4:40 pm

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”

September 04, 2018 9:03 am

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

August 07, 2018 3:44 pm

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

August 07, 2018 1:25 pm

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

February 28, 2016 2:17 pm

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

February 16, 2016 5:45 am

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.