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Tamil Nadu / The New Indian Express

PM Modi bats for Tamil, CM Stalin for Tamil Nadu

Modi dedicates projects worth `31,530 crore; CM highlights Dravidian Model, asymmetry in financial relationship between Centre and TN

27 May 2022 5:53 am
TN youngster attacks partner with hammer, victim critical

A youngster who allegedly assaulted his partner with a hammer in Cuddalore district on Wednesday evening was arrested near Vriddhachalam on Thursday.

27 May 2022 5:51 am
Madras HC bars Backward Class panel from deciding on internal quota

As per the G.O., making a recommendation on the demands of communities seeking internal reservation within the MBC quota is one of the terms of reference of the commission, they added.

27 May 2022 5:49 am
Light House Project: PM Modi opens game-changer housing project

Under Light House Project, 1,152 tenements have been built at Perumbakkam using prefab technology at a cost of Rs 116 crore in 17 months

27 May 2022 5:47 am
We will extend hand for friendship, but raise voice for our rights: Stalin

At a time when many States revenues have not yet recovered completely, I demand that the GST compensation period be extended for at least two more years beyond June 2022, Stalin said.

27 May 2022 5:46 am
Madurai, Theni railway link back on track

The newly-converted 75 km broad gauge line in Madurai-Theni section was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. The project was completed at a cost of Rs 506 crore.

27 May 2022 5:44 am
Rousing welcome for PM Modi from BJP, DMK joins party

Surprisingly, a group of DMK men were also standing amid BJP supporters to welcome the PM.

27 May 2022 5:43 am
Stalin solemnises weddings at Kolathur

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Thursday solemnised nine marriages in his Kolathur assembly constituency.

27 May 2022 5:40 am
First-ever private defence expo gets under way

Speaking on the occasion, Pillai pointed out that the Government of India is supporting indigenous MSMEs in a huge way by identifying a list of goods to be procured only from India.

27 May 2022 5:39 am
Rs 365-crore project to give Katpadi railway station afacelift

While five sheltered platforms and one goods platform will be set up, multi-level car and two-wheeler parking facilities are also proposed.

27 May 2022 5:35 am
Vriddhachalampanchayat elects Malar Murugan as newchairperson

The elections took place on Wednesday, where all 19 councillors cast their votes in complete secrecy.

27 May 2022 5:33 am
This 47-year old TN govt school teacher has not taken leave for 13 years

Sources from the school said that she always comes to the school on time and usually is the last person to leave the school.

27 May 2022 5:31 am
Puducherry CM Rangasamy inaugurates Smart City projects

The works are expected to be completed within the next few months.

27 May 2022 5:30 am
Will do what is best for Puducherry, says CM Rangasamy

He said that the preparation for budget has been initiated and he has discussed proposals with the officials of the concerned departments and is eliciting their views.

27 May 2022 5:28 am
Mayiladuthurai activist performs two-hour headstand by river to throw light on pollution

Kathiravan was later taken to a primary health centre and given intravenous fluids before being taken home.

27 May 2022 5:24 am
Shops outside eating into our sales, rue traders in Perambalur daily vegetable market

With only about 20 of the shops now functioning from the market, such traders rue of low customer footfall owing to sales continuing outside the complex.

27 May 2022 5:20 am
Three held for hacking man to death over parivattam row in Madurai

The incident happened when Lakshmanan was on his way to Karuppukal Kaaliamman Temple on Thursday early morning.

27 May 2022 1:10 am
Plea on quarrying sand in Vaigai, Madras High Courtasks government to reply

Recording the same, the judges directed the authorities concerned to file counters and adjourned the petitions for a month.

27 May 2022 1:06 am
Tamil Nadu'sKudankulam Nuclear Power Plant plans to empower villages through AKRUTI

Till May this year, as many as 10 entrepreneurs from the villages within its 16 km radius have been trained at the centre, and they now earn a livelihood using BARC technologies.

27 May 2022 1:05 am
Nearly 3,000 students identified as long absentees in Coimbatore

The team members will go to the various places in the district and will find out about the students and their present status.

27 May 2022 12:52 am
Coimbatore postman bids goodbye with thank you letter to clients

Arumugam, native of Mettupalayam, completed Class X and joined as temporary employee in Extra Departmental Delivery Agent at Jothipuram in 1981

27 May 2022 12:51 am
Roads dug up, Coimbatore corporationstops IOCs pipeline work

The work is moving at snail's pace and has also damaged roads in several localities in the city, causing inconvenience to motorists.

27 May 2022 12:44 am
Coimbatore Corporation council okays property tax hike amid protests

Ward 72 councillor Selvaraj said it was unfair on the part of the council to increase the number of resolutions and that they had no time to study and discuss them.

27 May 2022 12:39 am
Tamil Nadudeserves better; flow in more funds and schemes, CMappeals to PM

At a time when many states revenues have not yet recovered completely, I demand that the GST compensation period be extended for at least two more years from June 2022, Stalinadded.

27 May 2022 12:05 am
Madurai-Theni: Modi inaugurates 75 km broad gauge line, flags off unreserved special train

A regular daily unreserved express special train will be introduced between Madurai and Theni from Friday onwards.

26 May 2022 8:37 pm
Drop case against journalists in extortion case: AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam

Panneerselvam sought the case against the journalists be dropped immediately and a probe ordered on the 'sudden spectacular growth' of the construction company.

26 May 2022 7:55 pm
Tamil NaduBJP workers give PM Narendra Modi rousing reception in Chennai

Waving party flags and holding 'Vanakkam Modi Ji' placards and banners praising him as the leader,BJP workers welcomed him and Modi raised his hands from inside his car, accepting their greetings.

26 May 2022 6:21 pm
Soon, 400 govt schools in TN to get internet boost

In 3 yrs 75 schools near Chennai will become iShaalas, says NGO

26 May 2022 4:36 am
Workers bear brunt of spinning mill strike in western TN

Indefinite stir is to protest hike in cotton prices and govt inaction

26 May 2022 4:35 am
Chennai turns fortress ahead of PM Modis visit

The police said traffic would be slowed down on Anna Salai, SV Patel Road, and GST Road.

26 May 2022 4:34 am
Stalin launches Youth Skill Development Festival in Chennai

ChiefMinister MK Stalin inaugurated the first State-level Youth Skill Development Festival in Chennai on Wednesday.

26 May 2022 4:33 am
Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Ravichandran writes to Stalin, seeks release

In the letter, Ravichandran mentioned that the Governor has kept the files of release without consideration for over three years which he condemns as an anti-constitutional approach.

26 May 2022 4:33 am
Womans murder sparks stir in Rameswaram; six held

The incident came to light after the victims husband lodged a police complaint after spending hours searching for her in vain when she did not return home.

26 May 2022 4:28 am
TN schools to reopen on June 13 for Classes 1 to 10

This was announced by School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh on Wednesday, when the School Education Department launched five digital initiatives.

26 May 2022 4:26 am
After elephants, Coimbatore forest department staff now aim to end gaur attacks

The awareness was stepped up after the population of gaur increased and also a man from Sirukundra estate was killed and six people were attacked by gaur in the last two years.

26 May 2022 4:15 am
Elevators defunct at Dharmapuri govt hospital for nearly six years

Sources in the hospital said, the elevators have been damaged and non-functional and that authorities have sought funds from the government to replace them.

26 May 2022 4:09 am
Krishnagiriwoman suffers uterus damage after illegal abortion, doctors save her, fetus dead

On May 13, the victim developed severe pain and was admitted to a private hospital in Krishnagiri.

26 May 2022 4:05 am
Tiruchy Corporation Budget to be tabled on May 30

The civic body also discussed improving the air quality of the city and purchasing more vehicles for sanitation works.

26 May 2022 3:55 am
Annual two-day inspection of mechanised boats under way in TN delta districts

The officials had earlier insisted all owners to submit all their boats for inspection, failing which their vessels would be considered inactive and their registration, cancelled.

26 May 2022 3:52 am
PondicherryUniversity student dies in accident, 2 injured

While trying to cross the road, their two-wheeeler collided with a speeding car, and all three were thrown onto the road.

26 May 2022 12:35 am
Road Safety Committee finds 60 spots prone to accidents in Puducherry

Of the black spots identified, most are on the Puducherry-Cuddalore road (NH45) from Marapalam to Kaniyakoil, where a road accident is reported almost every alternate day.

26 May 2022 12:27 am
Seaweed collector found dead near Tamil Nadu's Vadakadu, police detain six accused

Sources said that the victimwas a 40-year-old woman and a resident of Vadakadu village near Rameswaram and she collect seaweed in the shore for living.

25 May 2022 12:51 pm
Centre imposing economic crisis on States, violating rights: Stalin

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday accused the BJP-led Union government of imposing a kind of economic crisis on all State governments by taking away States rights.

25 May 2022 5:47 am
PM Modi to launch Rs 31K crore projects in TN on Thursday

In January, Modi was scheduled to visit Madurai and Virudhunagar but the trip was cancelled due to the pandemic.

25 May 2022 5:47 am
Cant relax educational qualification for govt jobs: Madras HC

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court recently observed that the court cannot grant exemption from educational qualifications prescribed in recruitment notifications.

25 May 2022 5:45 am
Submit details of vacant land in Nilgiris to increase green cover: Forest Min Ramachandran

The current forest cover in Tamil Nadu is 23%, of which, 20.27% is protected areafive national parks, 29 wildlife sanctuaries, and two conservation reserves.

25 May 2022 5:45 am
Water from Mettur dam to irrigate 5.22 lakh acres of kuruvai in delta districts

Farmers say early water release will help them harvest & sell paddy well before monsoon

25 May 2022 5:43 am
Smart meters for all houses in TN: ITCOT to prepare report

According to a senior Tangedco official, Itcot would submit its report in a few months, and meter installation work would start soon.

25 May 2022 5:43 am
DMDK, AMMK urge TN govtto stop 'smuggling' of PDS rice to AP

The DMDK and AMMK urged the State government to prevent the smuggling of Tamil Nadu PDS rice to the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.

25 May 2022 5:42 am
Justice to victims only if Sterlite plant stays shut:Medha Patkar

Social activists Suba Udhayakumar, Thirumurugan Gandhi, M Krishnamurthy, V Gunaselan and SDPI State President Nellai Mubarak were present on the occasion.

25 May 2022 5:40 am