The Tamil Nadu government on Monday (Sept 13) passed a bill to scrap the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) for the state’s medical aspirants. Under the Bill, instead of the exam, these students will be provided admissions into undergraduate medical courses based on Class 12 marks.
Stalin had urged former Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to convene a special session of the state Assembly to pass a resolution for revoking the laws.
Days after the Madras High Court rapped popular Tamil actor Vijay over tax exemption for his imported luxury car, the HC came down heavily on actor Dhanush for seeking a similar tax exemption on the import of a luxury car.
Popular YouTuber Madhan Manickam, who was booked by the Tamil Nadu police for uploading abusive content, was arrested from Salem in Tamil Nadu on Friday morning.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin on Saturday ordered a fixed deposit of Rs.5 lakh in the names of minor children who had lost their parents to Covid-19.
The fishermen have been advised to touch base at the nearest coast and the department has already coordinated with these coastal belts of various state governments to accommodate the fishermen who reach their shores.
With Tamil Nadu witnessing a sharp increase in the covid-19 cases, the government on Saturday announced clamping a two-week "total lockdown" across the state to curb the spread of the pandemic.
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New Delhi: Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu continue to report a high number of daily COVID-19 cases, accounting for 71.10 per cent of the 28,903 new infections, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. It said 83.91 per cent of the new cases are from Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu and […]
Kancheepuram: Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan’s car was allegedly attacked by a young man late Sunday when the actor-politician was proceeding towards a hotel here after campaigning for the April 6 Assembly polls, a party leader said. Haasan was not injured in the incident though his vehicle’s windscreen was damaged. MNM leader and retired […]
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced that students of Classes 9, 10 and 11 will be declared passed without writing their annual/board exams for the academic year 2020-21. Announcing this in the Assembly, Palaniswami said considering the extraordinary Covid-19 pandemic situation and going by the views of the education experts and […]
Chennai: The death toll in the fire at Tamil Nadu firecracker unit rose to 20 as one more person succumbed overnight to his injuries, officials said on Monday. J Vanaraja, 51, who had sustained 90 per cent burns, succumbed at the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai on Sunday night. Two more injured were said to […]
Virudhunagar (TN): At least eleven workers of a private fireworks factory near Sattur in this district were killed in an explosion at the unit on Friday. The incident happened while some chemicals were being mixed to produce fireworks, police said. Ten fire fighting units from various locations have been rushed to the spot to douse […]
Chennai: Ride-hailing major Ola said that it will make an investment of Rs 2,400 crore for establishing the “world’s largest” scooter factory in Tamil Nadu on Monday. The Bengaluru-headquartered company said it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu government for setting up the factory which is in line with the firm’s […]
New Delhi: A move to ban online gaming is gaining momentum in the southern states with Tamil Nadu joining Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and Karnataka also mulling a law banning online gaming. Following the footsteps of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, the state of Tamil Nadu has also amended its laws to restrict online gaming within […]
Chennai: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that Cyclone Burevi weakening into a deep depression over Gulf of Mannar close Ramanathapuram District in Tamil Nadu. According to IMD, the deep depression is about 40 km southwest of Ramanathapuram, 70km westsouthwest of Pamban and 160km of Kanniyakumari. The associated wind speed is about 50-60 gusting to 70 […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Kerala on Wednesday and discussed the situation prevailing in parts of the states due to cyclone Burevi while pledging all possible support from the Centre. The cyclone is likely to hit Tamil Nadu on December 4, the Cyclone Warning Division […]
Bhubaneswar: The Depression over southeast Bay of to intensify further into a Deep Depression during next 12 hours. The system is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm during subsequent 24 hours, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday. The Cyclonic storm is very likely to move west-north-westwards and cross Sri Lanka coast evening/night of […]
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday extended the Covid-19 lockdown till December 31 with several new relaxations in restrictions. In a statement issued here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said based on the discussions with medical, public health experts and District Collectors to prevent coronavirus spread, the Covid-19 lockdown is extended till Decembe […]
Chennai/Puducherry: The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar which made landfall in the early hours of Thursday, wreaked havoc in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. #WATCH Chennai witnessing spell of strong winds after #Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry late last night#TamilNadu pic.twitter.com/jZZB3FCJUX — ANI (@ANI) November 26, 2020 According to the Tamil Nadu […]
New Delhi: spoke to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Chief Ministers Edappadi K. Palaniswami and V. Narayanasamy respectively and took stock of the situation in the wake of Cyclone Nivar on Thursday. In the telephonic conversation, the Home Minister assured both the Chief Ministers of all possible help from the Centre. “We are closely monitoring the […]
Chennai: Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar made landfall near Puducherry in the early hours of Thursday, bringing heavy rains to the union territory and neighbouring Tamil Nadu, India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials said. Nivar weakened into a severe cyclonic storm after it crossed coast near Puducherry, the IMD said. There were no reports of loss […]