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  • newTN to operate 200 spl buses for Velankanni fest

    TN to operate 200 spl buses for Velankanni fest

    Tamil Nadu State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) will operate 200 special buses to Velankanni for the annual festival.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Aug 19, 9:39am -
  • newSchool admissions: TN mulls new cluster model

    School admissions: TN mulls new cluster model

    The state government is planning to restructure the way its schools are run in a bid to check the dip in admissions.
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Aug 19, 4:58am -
  • newSivaganga: 'Chidambaram got a raw deal'

    Sivaganga: 'Chidambaram got a raw deal'

    The people of Sivaganga are more concerned for P Chidambaram as an individual rather than as their seven-time MP, and most of them consider his arrest a result of political vendetta.
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Aug 19, 4:36am -
  • newNon-barium nitrate fireworks to hit fest market

    Non-barium nitrate fireworks to hit fest market

    Green fireworks without barium nitrate will be available this festival season, while the apex court’s decision is awaited on the improved fireworks in which barium is used in lesser quantity with additives prescribed by the National Environmental Engineering and Research Institute (NEERI), said chief scientist and head of environmental materials division, CSIR-NEERI, Dr Sadhana Rayalu
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Aug 19, 4:35am -
  • newBaby found abandoned in Madurai

    Baby found abandoned in Madurai

    A newborn baby abandoned on the roadside in Melur was rescued by police on Thursday morning. Its condition was stated to be stable after being treated at Melur government hospital. The baby boy, which doctors said was preterm by four weeks, was later shifted to Government Rajaji hospital for observation.
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Aug 19, 4:34am -
  • newHC rules Hindu woman free to convert to Islam

    HC rules Hindu woman free to convert to Islam

    The Madras high court has ordered that a 27-year-old dentist who wanted to convert from Hinduism to Islam be set free and allowed to follow any faith of her choice. The woman is now in a rescue home for women, where the police had put her under pressure from her parents, who had earlier detained her at home when she said she wanted to convert.
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Aug 19, 4:32am -
  • newFive-member gang hacks to death history-sheeter

    Five-member gang hacks to death history-sheeter

    A 38-year-old history-sheeter was hacked to death by a five-member gang in full public view in Sriperumbudur on Wednesday.
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Aug 19, 4:21am -
  • newNo shelters at 3 bus stops along Taramani road

    No shelters at 3 bus stops along Taramani road

    Three bus stops on 100 Feet Road connecting Taramani and Velachery do not have bus shelters.
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Aug 19, 4:20am -
  • newTN: Falling rupee has tourism on wane

    TN: Falling rupee has tourism on wane

    The falling Indian rupee, which on Thursday plunged to its lowest value in eight months, has made overseas tours costlier, forcing many from the city to put off international trips. While on paper the appreciating US dollar has made tour packages for foreigners attractive, on the ground the number of inbound tourist bookings to Tamil Nadu for September dropped by more than 50%.
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Aug 19, 4:19am -
  • newTTD plans to build ‘big’ temple in Chennai

    TTD plans to build ‘big’ temple in Chennai

    Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) chairman Y V Subba Reddy on Thursday said the board was contemplating a bigger and spacious temple in Chennai to cater to devotees from Tamil Nadu. He said a majority of the people coming to Tirumala were from Tamil Nadu.
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Aug 19, 4:14am -
  • newOoty race course may soon move to Kotagiri

    Ooty race course may soon move to Kotagiri

    The century-old Ooty Race Course, launched by the Madras Race Club, may soon find a new home at a new location near Kotagiri. If the proposal awaiting club officials’ nod goes through, Nedugula village in Kotagiri will be the new stable for the club’s horses.
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Aug 19, 4:05am -
  • newSeawater enters houses in Kanyakumari district

    Seawater enters houses in Kanyakumari district

    Rough weather resulted in seawater entering fishing hamlets near Colachel in Kanyakumari district on Thursday, and women staged a protest condemning the Tamil Nadu government’s failure to construct a seawall in the area.
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Aug 19, 8:42pm -
  • newOnly 551 candidates cleared TNTET paper 1

    Only 551 candidates cleared TNTET paper 1

    The Teachers Recruitment Board on Thursday announced that only 551 out of 1.62 lakh candidates cleared the Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET).
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Aug 19, 8:21pm -
  • newTNPSC uploads hall tickets of 16.3L candidates

    TNPSC uploads hall tickets of 16.3L candidates

    The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission on Thursday uploaded hall tickets of 16.3 lakh candidates who have applied for the Group IV exams.
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Aug 19, 8:11pm -
  • new500kg of sea cucumbers seized in Tamil Nadu

    500kg of sea cucumbers seized in Tamil Nadu

    Customs officials seized 829kg of sea cucumbers -- meant for smuggling -- from Pamban in Rameswaram on Thursday.
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Aug 19, 7:23pm -
  • new‘Garden library’ set up at Bharathidasan Univ

    ‘Garden library’ set up at Bharathidasan Univ

    Bharathidasan University has set up a ‘garden library’ facility on the campus to make knowledge acquiring more joyous for students.
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Aug 19, 7:10pm -
  • newME, MTech admissions: TANCA rank list released

    ME, MTech admissions: TANCA rank list released

    Tamil Nadu Common Admissions Committee (TANCA) on Thursday released the rank list for admissions to ME, MTech and M Arch programmes on Thursday.
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Aug 19, 6:51pm -
  • newRWH: Trichy Corporation launches competition

    RWH: Trichy Corporation launches competition

    The Trichy Corporation has launched a competition for school students to promote the importance of rainwater harvesting (RWH).
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Aug 19, 5:49pm -
  • newMurder accused hacked to death in Madurai

    Murder accused hacked to death in Madurai

    An armed gang hacked a 35-year-old man to death near K Pudur in Madurai city on Wednesday night.
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Aug 19, 5:30pm -
  • newIsro chief K Sivan receives Abdul Kalam award

    Isro chief K Sivan receives Abdul Kalam award

    Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday presented the Tamil Nadu government’s Dr A P J Abdul Kalam award to Indian Space Research Organisation chairman K Sivan.
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Aug 19, 5:16pm -