Tamil Nadu Finance Minister PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan published a white paper Monday on the state’s finances and said that there has been “fiscal mismanagement” during the AIADMK regime over the last decade. Thiagarajan said the approach must change if the state had to break out of the vicious cycle of increasing debt and interest rates.
After returning from Tokyo to India, Olympian Dhanalakshmi Sekar broke down into tears upon learning about the death of her sister on Sunday. The 22-year-old, who was a reserve for the 4x400m mixed relay team, returned to Gundur village near Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu from the Olympic Games along with another sprinter, Subha Venkataraman. Within a few minutes after meeting her family, Dhanalakshmi came to know the tragic news: her sister Gayathri had breathed her last on July 12.
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