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  • new'TN will be bonded labour-free in 2 years'

    'TN will be bonded labour-free in 2 years'

    Minister for Tamil language, Tamil culture and archaeology Ma Foi K Pandiarajan on Wednesday said the state would be free from bonded labour system in the next two years.
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 9:35pm -
  • newSasikala's return to AIADMK: EPS, OPS to decide

    Sasikala's return to AIADMK: EPS, OPS to decide

    Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam will take a call on readmitting V K Sasikala into AIADMK, Tamil Nadu minister for milk and dairy development K T Rajendra Bhalaji said on Wednesday.
    - 6 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 8:03pm -
  • newTwo workers die in quarry blast near Erode

    Two workers die in quarry blast near Erode

    Two workers died in a blast in a stone quarry near Andhiyur in Erode district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.
    - 6 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 7:30pm -
  • new1.42kg gold seized at Trichy airport

    1.42kg gold seized at Trichy airport

    The air intelligence unit (AIU) of the customs department seized 1.42kg of gold, worth Rs 56.3 lakh, from three passengers at Trichy international airport on Tuesday night. Customs officials arrested a passenger in connection with smuggling gold.
    - 7 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 7:02pm -
  • newNortheast monsoon arrives in Tamil Nadu

    Northeast monsoon arrives in Tamil Nadu

    With coastal Tamil Nadu experiencing light to heavy on and off spells since last night, the India Meteorological Department has officially declared the arrival of northeast monsoon. For the next two days, Chennai is likely to get one or two spells of thundershowers.
    - 9 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 4:26pm -
  • new27 students held for intimidating murder witnesses

    27 students held for intimidating murder witnesses

    Police on Tuesday arrested 27 students of Nandanam Government Arts and Science College for staring at and threatening witnesses in a murder case who came to Tiruvallur district sessions court to give statements against the accused.
    - 11 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 3:12pm -
  • newStalin enthralls crowd with humour, small talk

    Stalin enthralls crowd with humour, small talk

    “Will you surely vote for Congress candidate Ruby Manoharan? Are you steady about your decision? Can you make a promise? Can I trust you?” are the questions DMK president M K Stalin asked the crowd while campaigning for the Congress candidate for the Nanguneri by-poll during his second leg campaign that he started on Tuesday.
    - 13 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 12:20pm -
  • newNo Unesco heritage tag for Srirangam temple

    No Unesco heritage tag for Srirangam temple

    Lack of follow-up has been delaying the Unesco world heritage site tag for Arulmigu Ranganathaswamy temple in Srirangam, even after applying for the coveted status five years ago.
    - 15 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 10:36am -
  • newTamil Nadu: Dad’s friend rapes 5-year-old girl

    Tamil Nadu: Dad’s friend rapes 5-year-old girl

    The Pollachi all women police have detained a 25-year-old man for raping his friend’s five-year-old daughter.
    - 15 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 10:30am -
  • newWomen paid for attending EPS, Stalin rallies

    Women paid for attending EPS, Stalin rallies

    As DMK president M K Stalin left their place after the ‘Veranda Campaign’ on Tuesday morning, Esakiammal, 78, a widow from Savalaikarankulam near Kalakkad in Nanguneri assembly segment, and a few women queued up to handover tokens to a man who was collecting them and making note of their names on a sheet of paper.
    - 15 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 10:28am -
  • newFire breaks out in Chennai cigarettes godown

    Fire breaks out in Chennai cigarettes godown

    Cigarettes worth a few crores of rupees were gutted in a fire that broke out in a godown at Cholavaram in Chennai on Wednesday morning, fire personnel said. The cause of the fire and exact loss were yet to be ascertained, they said.
    - 15 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 10:27am -
  • new'Couple' held for stealing cologne in Chennai

    'Couple' held for stealing cologne in Chennai

    The accused were identified as N Murugan, 45, from Madurai and L Lakshmi, 38, of Theni.Lakshmi was a repeat offender, police said.
    - 16 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 10:18am -
  • newChennai: 1k chickens die as mini-truck overturns

    Chennai: 1k chickens die as mini-truck overturns

    A mini-truck carrying 1,000 broiler chickens overturned after hitting a median on Chennai-Bengaluru National Highway at Sunguvarchathiram in Kancheepuram district on Monday night.
    - 16 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 9:45am -
  • newHumid days, spells of rain to continue in Chennai

    Humid days, spells of rain to continue in Chennai

    The weather pattern of hot and humid days followed by sudden late evening spells of rain is likely to continue in the coming days.
    - 19 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 6:31am -
  • newWife adds sleeping pills to dosa, strangles hubby

    Wife adds sleeping pills to dosa, strangles hubby

    A 23-year-old woman were arrested on Tuesday for killing her husband by adding sleeping pills to his dosa and strangulating him.Her friend has also been arrested for helping her.
    - 19 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 6:28am -
  • newSri Lankan with fake passport deported

    Sri Lankan with fake passport deported

    A Sri Lankan woman with two passports was deported to Colombo by police and immigration officials at Chennai airport on Tuesday. Officials are also suspecting a larger racket of fake passports at play.
    - 19 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 6:25am -
  • newNadigar Sangam poll invalid, TN govt tells HC

    Nadigar Sangam poll invalid, TN govt tells HC

    The June 23 election to Nadigar Sangam (South Indian Film Artists Association) is invalid as it was not conducted in accordance with the association’s bylaws, Tamil Nadu government told the Madras high court on Tuesday.
    - 20 hours ago, 16 Oct 19, 6:15am -
  • TN CM greets Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo

    TN CM greets Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo

    Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday extended his wholehearted wishes and on behalf of people of Tamil Nadu to Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo.
    - 1 day ago, 15 Oct 19, 10:26pm -
  • TN man sentenced to life term for sexual abuse

    TN man sentenced to life term for sexual abuse

    A mahila court in Theni district sentenced a 60-year-old man to life imprisonment for sexual abuse of a five-year-old girl and ordered a compensation of Rs 7 lakh to the victim from the government.
    - 1 day ago, 15 Oct 19, 9:29pm -
  • Diwali bonus announced for PSU employees in TN

    Diwali bonus announced for PSU employees in TN

    The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday announced a Diwali bonus of Rs 472.65 crore that will benefit 3.48 lakh employees of various public sector undertakings.
    - 1 day ago, 15 Oct 19, 9:12pm -