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Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin inaugurates Chennai’s longest unidirectional flyover

May 14, 2022 8:32:13 am

The first flyover spanning 1.06 km helps motorists skip the Medavakkam-Sholinganallur road and Medavakkam-Mambakkam road, and along with it the Koyambedu flyover were inaugurated by the Chief Minister last year.

Job prospects for Hindi speakers weak; in Tamil Nadu, they sell pani-puris: Minister

May 14, 2022 12:36:03 pm

While speaking about how students who study in regional languages are able to achieve greater positions, Ponmudy said he requests the Governor to acknowledge his statement that they are not against Hindi but they believe it should be an optional subject and not a compulsory one.

Tamil Nadu: Youth shoots video before consuming pesticide, accuses officer of asking for bribe to release PMAY funds

May 13, 2022 3:20:44 pm

According to police, the man, identified as Manikandan, had taken money from his friends to buy raw materials to construct his home and was reportedly stressed as the officer was not releasing the money.

Tamil Nadu: Youth held for uploading private photos of partner, using caste slurs

May 13, 2022 2:03:28 pm

The woman, in her complaint, said Iman Hameeb (23) came home drunk every day and used to beat her and force himself on her and take pictures in compromising positions.

Tamil Nadu SC/ST Commission issues notice over exclusion of beef, pork at Ambur Biryani Festival

May 13, 2022 12:05:26 pm

Tamil Nadu Biryani Festival 2022: The administration had permitted only chicken, mutton, fish and prawn biryani to be sold at the festival. This had drawn criticism from Islamic and Dalit outfits, with even the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK), an ally of the ruling DMK, disapproving of the ban on beef and pork biryani.

Chennai News Live Updates: Tamil Nadu logs 44 new COVID-19 cases

May 13, 2022 10:53:58 pm

Chennai, Tamil Nadu Highlights, Chennai Highlights, Chennai Today News, Chennai Rain Updates, 13 May: CM MK Stalin inaugurates flyover on Tambaram-Velachery road at a cost of Rs 95.21 crore.

Madras HC rejects plea to quash GO refusing premature release in ex-AIADMK MLA murder case

May 13, 2022 9:52:21 am

The petition sought to quash the GO issued in October, 2020, which refused premature release of Hariharan under GO dated February 1, 2018 of the Home (Prison-IV) department and consequently for a direction to release him prematurely.

Madras HC orders protection for ‘Pattina Pravesam’ event at Tamil Nadu Math

May 13, 2022 9:51:50 am

The customary event known as 'Pattina Pravesam' involves the pontiff being carried on a palanquin in and around the math premises by devotees.

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‘Will take all steps to get due share of Cauvery water’: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

May 13, 2022 7:15:24 am

CM M K Stalin asserted that the pro-farmer initiatives launched by his government ensured a turnaround on the agriculture front, leading to increased acreage under the kuruvai paddy cultivation.

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Madras HC orders notice on plea to quash GO proposing to send rice to Sri Lanka

May 13, 2022 9:51:14 am

According to petitioner A Jaishankar of Tiruvarur, Chief Minister M K Stalin announced in the state Assembly on April 29 during that 40,000 tonne of rice will be provided to the Sri Lanka to help the citizens who are facing acute hardships due to economic crises in that country.

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Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin writes to PM Modi, CJI on need for regional branches of top court

May 13, 2022 9:50:45 am

Discussing several issues regarding functioning of higher judiciary, Stalin wrote that the country is witness to a “declining representation from all sections of the society in higher judiciary, leading to a ‘diversity deficit'”.

Ford abandons plan to manufacture electric vehicles in India

May 13, 2022 9:42:25 am

After the American car manufacturer had announced their decision to stop operations in India in September 2021, the company said it was working on the business restructuring and continued to explore possible alternatives for its manufacturing facilities.

Gangsters throw Molotov cocktails at police in Tamil Nadu, arrested

May 13, 2022 9:41:50 am

According to the police, on Wednesday morning, they visited an abandoned petroleum refinery at Periyakuppam in Cuddalore after being informed that the gang with the support of locals had engaged in the theft of scrap materials.

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Tamil Nadu biryani festival postponed due to ‘forecast of heavy rains’

May 13, 2022 12:27:05 pm

Tamil Nadu Biryani Festival: In an earlier announcement, the district administration said that the festival would be conducted for three-days from May 13 to May 15 at the Ambur Trade Centre.

Parties raise voice against ‘imposing’ Hindi on JIPMER

May 12, 2022 9:32:38 am

Congress leader V Narayanasamy displayed a copy of the order of the institute said there was a clear direction that registers, service books of employees and pension books be in Hindi.

Step up exports to meet USD 1 trillion economy by 2030: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

May 12, 2022 7:36:52 am

At present, Tamil Nadu's share on the export front stood at $ 26 billion and this should be increased to $ 100 billion by 2030, he said after presenting the FIEO Southern Region Export Excellence Awards.

Tamil Nadu minister faces flak for saying ‘misbehaving school students will be dismissed’

May 12, 2022 10:13:28 am

A series of incidents involving 'misbehaving' students from government schools in Tamil Nadu have sparked debate in the state. Here is what experts say.

Tamil Nadu: Minor boy suffers burn injuries after teens push him into garbage fire

May 12, 2022 11:03:41 am

According to the FIR copy, the incident happened on Monday evening around 4 pm when the boy was on his way to his grandmother’s house.

Chennai: At Govindasamy Nagar eviction site, residents complain of cop excesses, women change clothes inside auto-rickshaws

May 13, 2022 1:14:37 pm

Residents of Govindasamy Nagar also said that when they asked the authorities to wait until their children finish their Board exams, specific families were given only three days’ additional time to stay.

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Tomato fever: Tamil Nadu on its toes after cases in Kerala

May 12, 2022 11:17:45 am

Tomato flu causes, symptoms, precautions, treatment: A team of revenue, health and police officials have been deployed at the Walayar checkpost located on the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border to screen people coming from the neighbouring state.

Tamil Nadu Assembly adopts 20 bills, House adjourned sine die

May 11, 2022 9:40:32 am

The 22-day session witnessed an intense debate in the House which saw the passage of several crucial bills including one to empower the state government to appoint vice-chancellors of state universities curtailing the Governor's powers.

Chennai News Highlights: M K Stalin requests PM to maintain the ‘federal character and diverse nature’ of his three demands

May 13, 2022 8:42:51 am

Chennai, Tamil Nadu Highlights, Chennai Highlights, Chennai Today News, Chennai Rain Updates, 12 May: Cauvery Delta region was termed as a Protected Agricultural Zone as per the Tamil Nadu Protected Agricultural Zone Development Act, 2020.

Will deal bid to foment religious troubles with an iron hand, Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin says

May 11, 2022 10:02:42 am

Pointing to a rise in hate speeches vis-à-vis caste and religion in social media, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin said elements propagating hatred are being closely monitored.

TANGEDCO’s outstanding debts mount to Rs 1,23,895.68 crore by 2019-20: CAG

May 11, 2022 10:20:58 am

The debts mounted due to the partial takeover of debt, failure to convert 25 per cent debt into bonds and increase in borrowings for generation project by 87.05 per cent and working capital by 189.88 per cent during five years ending 2019-20, a CAG report said.

Chennai: Uganda woman smuggles drugs in intestine, remanded

May 11, 2022 6:22:31 am

The prosecution case was that Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) held 33-year-old Sandra Nanteza at the International Airport in Chennai on May 6 after she came from Sharjah.