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Tamil Nadu News

Schools set to reopen from Oct 1 for Classes 10-12 in Tamil Nadu

Arrangement is subject to obtaining written consent from parents or guardians; online classes, distance education will continue

published : 10 hours ago

Special court in Vellore for SC/ST cases

Chief Justice of Madras High Court AP Sahi inaugurated it through video conference on Wednesday.

published : 10 hours ago

Tinker-mechanic claims inventing equipment to rescue children from deep borewells

Nagendran uses a long steel pipe to insert into a pincer head with jaws which can clutch and release

published : 14 hours ago

Electoral roll to help check health status of senior citizens in Tiruchy

The health officials are checking health status of 3,000 residents daily and collecting swab samples from 750 people at these camps.

published : 15 hours ago

Tamil Nadu reports 5,692 COVID-19 cases, 66 deaths with fatality rate of 1.2 per cent

Chennai records more than 1,000 cases after a gap of 22 days.

published : 17 hours ago

After jumbo tramples 17-year-old girl to death, patrolling stepped up on Andhra-TN border

M Sonia was sleeping with her parents in their farm located at Nadumoor near Paruthikollai, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, when the tusker trampled her to death

published : 20 hours ago

Singing legend SP Balasubrahmanyam extremely critical, on 'maximal life support'

A health bulletin issued by the MGM Healthcare Hospital, said Balasubrahmanyam's condition in the last 24 hours has deteriorated further warranting maximal life support.

published : 20 hours ago

Nearly one-fifth of Puducherry residents infected by COVID-19 by end of August: Study

In an attempt to evaluate the extent of spread of COVID-19 in Puducherry, JIPMER conducted two community based serological surveys at an interval of four weeks

published : 20 hours ago

TN cops seize 74 antique idols worth crores from house of French national in Puducherry

The owner of the house told police that the idols were in possession of the family since the time of his grandfather. There has been no arrest of anyone in connection with the seizure, said Sakthivel.

published : 21 hours ago

CBI books three including a bank officer, DMK functionary in Vellore over 2019 cash for votes case

Similar searches were held in the premises of Damodaran, brother-in-law of Srinivasan and Dayanidhi, senior manager of Canara Bank.

published : 23 hours ago

LG Kiran Bedi endorses AIADMK demand not to permit Puducherry CM's agitation over farm bills

The MLA is right, said Bedi, adding, "This (agitation) is a clear undermining of the joint hard work being put in to contain the COVID spread."

published : 23 hours ago

Farm bills: AIADMK seeks intervention of MHA, LG against Puducherry CM for announcing agitation

In a memorandum to Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi on Thursday with a copy to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Anbazhagan demanded that action be taken under the Disaster Management Act 2005

published : 24 Sep 2020

Tamil Nadu government urged to complete road-widening project soon

Activists have demanded the State government to complete Tirunelveli - Tenkasi road widening project, which has been pending for the last seven years, as soon as possible.

published : 24 Sep 2020

Cargo ferry between India and Maldives launched

According to officials, the vessel would sail from Thoothukudi VOC port (new harbour) to Kochi, from where it would proceed to Kulhudhuffushi Port in North Maldives and then to Male Port.

published : 24 Sep 2020

Coimbatore: Forest officials profiling wild elephants

For the first time, the forest officials are profiling male wild elephants that frequently enter human habitations and raid crops in Coimbatore

published : 24 Sep 2020