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  • new2,093 — Puducherry sees highest daily cases
    Earlier the Union territory of Puducherry reported the maximum number of daily fresh Covid-19 cases on May 11 last year (2,049). Only thrice the daily Covid-19 cases crossed 2,000-mark. The territory reported 2,007 fresh cases on May 12 last year.
    - 8 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:56pm -
  • newJallikattu: Photos of raging bulls & fearless tamers
    Annual bull-taming event, jallikattu, was organised at Allanganallur village in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district on Monday.
    - 14 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 4:39pm -
  • newChennai: Obstacles lurk on dark East Coast Road at night
    The East Coast Road may be celebrated as the city’s entertainment corridor, but driving on the stretch between Kanathur and Mamallapuram is a nightmare.
    - 17 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 1:01pm -
  • newCM writes to PM after Tamil Nadu's tableau rejected
    Expressing disappointment over Tamil Nadu being deprived of an opportunity to participate in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, chief minister M K Stalin on Monday sought the intervention of PM Narendra Modi for the inclusion of the tableau that would showcase TN's freedom fighters.
    - 19 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 11:02am -
  • new640 new Covid cases in Madurai, 495 in Trichy
    Though the number of new Covid-19 cases recorded in the state has been hovering between 23,400 and 24,000 in the last four days, the number of cases recorded in the ten southern districts of Tamil Nadu continues to climb.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:48am -
  • newCICT to set up 4 classical Tamil chairs in southeast Asia
    The Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) is planning to establish four classical Tamil chairs in the prominent universities in Southeast Asian countries which have a large Tamil population and ancient cultural ties with Tamil Nadu during the next academic year (2022-23).
    - 21 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:24am -
  • newV Kamakoti takes over as director of IIT Madras
    Professor V Kamakoti took charge as the new director of IIT Madras on Monday.“My focus would be to retain IIT Madras at the top of rankings while constantly striving to enhance the academic and research excellence of the Institute," Kamakoti said in a statement.
    - 21 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:24am -
  • newPending revenue cases cause great loss to nation: HC
    The nation’s assets are being looted due to inordinate delay in clearing pending cases relating to income tax, customs and mining issues, the Madras high court has said.
    - 21 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:24am -
  • newTN: Man dies as bus hits car on East Coast Road
    A 55-year-old man died after the car he was travelling in was hit by a bus coming from the opposite direction on East Coast Road (ECR) near Mamallapuram on Sunday, police said.
    - 21 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:24am -
  • newTN: Man attacked for protesting assault on dog
    A retired private firm employee was attacked by a fellow resident of a gated community in Chengalpet after the former allegedly confronted him for attacking a stray dog.
    - 21 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:24am -
  • newChennai: Youth fakes kidnap, warned
    A 24-year-old city resident who staged a kidnap drama to extract money from his parents for a short film he wanted to make was held in Secunderabad, police said.
    - 21 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:24am -
  • newNumber of fresh Covid cases dips for 2nd day in TN
    The number of new Covid-19 cases dropped in the state for the second consecutive day on Monday, when the state reported 23,443 fresh cases compared to 23,975 cases it reported on Sunday and 23,989 on Saturday. Chennai, which logged 8,571 new cases, reported a drop after 28 days.
    - 21 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:23am -
  • In photos: Rain lashes Chennai and suburbs
    Rainfall lashed several parts of Chennai on Monday afternoon.
    - 1 day ago 17 Jan 22, 6:30pm -
  • Tamil Nadu: State-wide bird count to begin next week
    The forest department will kick off state-wide bird census on January 24.The census, which will be conducted in three phases for the first time, will focus on exploring species diversity, species richness, relative and absolute attendance and migratory pattern, said Shekar Kumar Niraj, principal chief conservator of forests and chief wildlife warden.
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 2:18pm -
  • TN: Tusker in musth gores to death assistant mahout
    A captive tusker in musth gored an assistant mahout (cavady) to death near Kozhikamuthi elephant camp on Sunday, when he attempted to chain the animal’s front legs while taking it out to the grazing area in the reserve forest.
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 10:12am -
  • Interview on for DMK urban polls candidates in Tamil Nadu
    The ruling DMK has started the process to select candidates for the urban local body elections across the state.
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 10:11am -
  • Coimbatore: Lockdown mars Kaanum Pongal festivities
    All the shops, except hotels and pharmacies, remained closed in the district on the day of total lockdown on Sunday. The streets weren’t completely deserted and a few motorists could be seen on the roads always.
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 9:42am -
  • 3,696 active Covid cases in Madurai, 3,150 in Trichy
    A total of 569 new Covid-19 cases were added in Madurai on Sunday as the number of active cases climbed to 3,696. There was an increase in the number of patients who recovered as it marginally climbed to 338 from 321 on Saturday.
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 9:39am -
  • Chennai: Encroachers deny family cremation rights
    A Pallavaram-based family on Sunday lodged a complaint with the Tambaram corporation, stating that it was denied cremation at its traditional corporation-run facility by people who had encroached upon the premises. The family later conducted the cremation at a different facility.
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 9:19am -
  • Over 1.6 lakh people booked for not wearing masks in TN
    The state police booked nearly 1.64 lakh people for not wearing masks in public places across the state in the last one week. Chennai topped the list in Covid norms violations, registering 43,417 cases and collecting a sum of 86 lakh.
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 9:19am -