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AIADMK general council meet: Massive traffic jams in Chennai as cadres throng venue

June 23, 2022 12:21:13 pm

Amid uncertainties about his participation, Panneerselvam started from his house to take part in the meeting in the morning.

Madras HC restrains AIADMK from making decisions on unitary leadership

June 23, 2022 9:55:00 am

Justices M Duraiswamy and Sunder Mohan of the Madras High Court agreed to hear the case past midnight. The hearing started at 2 am at the residence of Justice Duraiswamy.

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Chennai power cut: These areas in Chennai will face a power cut today

June 23, 2022 7:00:40 am

Chennai power disruption June 23, Thursday: Parts of Chennai will face a power cut from 9 am to 2 pm for maintenance work today.

AstraZeneca India extends programme on cancer-screening for women in Tamil Nadu

June 23, 2022 12:01:07 am

Unveiling the programme, in association with charitable trust Udhavum Ullangal, a cancer-screening camp was organised in Tirunelveli. Senior government officials, including District Collector Vishnu, were present.

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Tamil Nadu reports 771 new Covid-19 infections, 345 in Chennai; state to hold mass vaccination drive on July 10

June 22, 2022 11:05:31 pm

Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian said the government would hold the mass vaccination exercise on July 10 through one lakh vaccination camps.

Mekedatu: Tamil Nadu delegation meets Union Minister Gajendra Singh

June 22, 2022 10:39:59 pm

The delegation urged Gajendra Singh Shekhawat not to allow discussion on the Mekedatu dam project at the meeting of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA).

Blow to OPS camp, Madras HC refuses to stay general council meeting

June 23, 2022 8:00:32 am

O Panneerselvam wants to thwart the meeting as AIADMK joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami wants the party to get rid of the dual leadership and have just one leader.

Chennai elevated Metro rail project at OMR to be completed in 3 years: Officials

June 23, 2022 12:03:09 am

At Okkiyam Maduvu, CMRL is constructing portal structures to accommodate the future elevated expressway of the Tamil Nadu Road Development Company.

Collector in Tamil Nadu warns salons on ‘funky’ hairdos for school students: ‘Don’t they have social responsibility?’

June 22, 2022 2:50:52 pm

The collector has asked hairdressers to stop giving children a haircut of their choice after spotting a few students with "funky" hairstyles at a government school.


Chennai: Authorities release water from Chembarambakkam reservoir in June for first time in many years

June 22, 2022 1:17:10 pm

The storage level at the Chembarambakkam reservoir Tuesday reached 3,509 million cubic feet (mcf) against its full capacity of 3,645 mcf after the spell of rain in the past few days.

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Chennai power cut today: These areas in Chennai will face a power cut

June 22, 2022 9:17:43 am

Chennai power disruption June 22, Wednesday: Parts of Chennai will face a power cut from 9 am to 2 pm for maintenance work today.

M K Stalin writes to PM Modi to advance paddy procurement by one month

June 22, 2022 9:12:52 am

Stalin said in his letter to PM Modi that it is expected that Kuravai paddy harvesting would begin from the last week of August due to proactive steps taken by his government.

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Ailing DMDK party chief Vijaykanth’s toes removed, party informs

June 21, 2022 6:52:19 pm

Vijayakanth, who has been battling some illness, hasn’t indulged in active politics over the last few years and didn’t contest in any of the elections in the state since 2016.

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Tamil Nadu: Gandhi vegetable market in Oddanchatram to be revamped at a cost of Rs 29 crore

June 21, 2022 4:43:46 pm

Notably, the Gandhi market in Dindigul is considered to be one of the largest vegetable markets in the country.

Agnipath protests: Southern Railway stops issuing platform tickets in Chennai division

Agnipath protests: Southern Railway stops issuing platform tickets in Chennai division

June 21, 2022 11:13:59 am

Though Tamil Nadu has not witnessed any massive agitation against the Centre’s Agnipath scheme for recruitment to the armed forces, the move by the Southern Railway is seen as a precautionary measure.

Chennai power cut today: These areas in Chennai will face a power cut

June 21, 2022 7:30:18 am

Chennai power disruption June 21, Tuesday: Parts of Chennai will face a power cut from 9 am to 2 pm for maintenance work today.

Copper plant sale offer ‘diversionary,’ says anti-Sterlite group in TN

June 20, 2022 9:32:35 pm

The conglomerate must in the first place withdraw its appeal challenging the Madras HC's refusal to direct re-opening of the copper plant, M Krishnamoorthy of the Anti-Sterlite (Thoothukudi) People's Federation said.

Tamil Nadu: Panneerselvam seeks postponement of AIADMK general council meet, team Edappadi rejects

June 20, 2022 9:03:06 pm

Panneerselvam claimed that several party workers were upset with the decision to discuss the issue of ‘single leadership’ and it may turn into a law and order problem.

Tamil Nadu priest arrested on charges of rape and abetment to suicide of woman

June 20, 2022 8:12:17 pm

According to police, Munusamy lied to the deceased that she had ‘nagadosha’, made her come to the temple often, raped her and thereby abetted her suicide.

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I-T dept detects over Rs 400-cr tax evasion after raids on liquor, hospitality group in TN

June 20, 2022 5:32:54 pm

"Undisclosed cash of Rs 3 crore and unaccounted gold jewellery worth Rs 2.5 crore have been seized so far," the CBDT said in a statement.

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Puducherry adds eight new Covid-19 cases; active cases at 129

June 20, 2022 5:18:29 pm

The Department of Health examined 394 samples during last twenty-four hours and the eight new cases surfaced during evaluation.

Siruvani Dam: TN CM urges Pinarayi Vijayan’s intervention

June 20, 2022 3:49:47 pm

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin urged his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan to maintain storage in Siruvani Dam up to the Full Reservoir Level to meet the water requirements of Coimbatore city and its suburbs.

Hospitals directed to alert Chennai corporation about patients with flu-like symptoms

June 20, 2022 2:24:25 pm

With the recent spike in Covid-19 cases in Chennai, the civic body has been taking various measures to control the spread of the virus within its limits.

Tamil Nadu HSC, SSLC results out; 93.8% pass class 12, 90.1% class 10

June 20, 2022 1:04:18 pm

The pass percentage for class 12 girls is 96.32 per cent, significantly higher than the 90.96 per cent recorded by boys. The gap is wider for class 10 as 94.38 per cent girls passed the SSLC examination against 85.83 per cent boys.

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Rain lashes Chennai, leaves streets flooded

June 20, 2022 8:57:18 am

Areas including Mylapore, Saidapet, Porur, Ekkattuthangal, and Ambattur in Chennai received sharp spells of rain.