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  • newWoman among 4 held for trying to murder man

    - 4 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 9:49pm -
  • newTN CM launches Palmyra Development Mission

    - 4 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 9:31pm -
  • newR N Ravi to be sworn in as 26th governor of TN on Sat

    - 1 hour ago 17 Sep 21, 7:05pm -
  • newFarmer trampled to death by wild elephant near Coimbatore

    - 44 mins ago 17 Sep 21, 5:05pm -
  • newChennai: Crackdown pushed up helmet use among bikers
    A crackdown and awareness drives by the traffic police pushed up helmet use among twowheelers riders in the city from 72% to 86% between June and August.
    - 3 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 3:14pm -
  • newChennai teen attempts to end life over NEET
    A 17-year-old girl, who recently wrote the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), tried to set herself ablaze on Thursday as she didn’t perform well in the examination, police said. The girl, a resident of Guduvanchery, sustained at least 60% burns and has been admitted to the government hospital in Chengalpet. She is being attended to by a team of doctors. Police, quoting the doctors, said the girl is in a critical condition.
    - 3 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 3:06pm -
  • newPolice nab 3 men behind robberies in north Chennai
    Police on Wednesday arrested three men in connection with a series of robberies in north Chennai. Based on their confession, the team recovered five stolen bikes and 18 mobile phones.
    - 3 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 3:01pm -
  • newKamal chooses to go solo in local body polls to rebuild MNM
    Breaking away from the alliance that was formed ahead of the April 6 assembly polls, MNM chief Kamal Haasan announced on Thursday that the party would contest the rural local body polls scheduled in nine newly demarcated districts independently. He is set to campaign for the party candidates in the two-phase polls that would be held on October 6 and 9.
    - 3 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 2:42pm -
  • new95-ft Periyar statue, TN’s tallest, to come up in Trichy
    A 95-foot-tall statue of social reformer Periyar E V Ramasamy and a slew of educational and entertaining facilities such as library, research centre and wax museum are slated to come up on 27 acres at Siruganur on the outskirts of Trichy city. Periyar self-respect propaganda institute (Periyar trust) will soon initiate construction work on the Rs 100-crore edutainment facility along the Trichy-Chennai national highway.
    - 4 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 2:16pm -
  • new23 districts in TN report rise in Covid-19 cases
    Fresh cases in Tamil Nadu continued to increase on Thursday, when the state added 1,693 cases compared to 1,658 on Wednesday and 1,591 on Tuesday. At least 23 of the 38 districts in the state reported an increase in new cases on Thursday compared to their Wednesday tally.
    - 7 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 11:00am -
  • newTamilisai tones down Covid vaccination message
    Union territory of Puducherry Lieutenant governor (additional charge) Tamilisai Soundararajan's statement on Thursday that government servants should have taken their Covid-19 vaccination before they get their salaries created a flutter. “If people want government benefits, those distributed during festivals, they should have taken their shots. How can they enjoy it if they fall sick,” asked the governor, participating in an event in Puducherry.
    - 7 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 10:56am -
  • new'Report on Jayalalithaa's death within a month'
    The Commission of Inquiry probing the death of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa informed the Supreme Court on Thursday that it has examined 154 witnesses so far and only four witnesses are remaining, and it will be able to submit a report within a month in the matter.
    - 7 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 10:51am -
  • new'Fresh Covid death certificate must be given in one month'
    If a death due to Covid-19 is not recorded in the death certificate itself, an additional certificate should be made available within a month of the death, the Madras high court has said.
    - 7 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 10:44am -
  • newHC bats for freedom of media, stays operation of IT rule
    The Madras high court has stayed the operation of the oversight mechanism brought in through the new Information Technology Act Rules by the Union government, saying it may rob the media of its independence.
    - 7 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 10:40am -
  • new654% income jump: DVAC raids TN ex-minister
    The directorate of vigilance and anti-corruption (DVAC) on Thursday searched 35 places, including two locations in Bengaluru and six in Chennai, allegedly linked to former commercial taxes minister K C Veeramani in a disproportionate assets case. Business firms and residences of his relatives and close associates were also searched.
    - 7 hours ago 17 Sep 21, 10:23am -