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TN heads of hospitals lead by example in taking the vax shot
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) In order to allay any apprehensions about the two vaccines for coronavirus heads of government and private hospitals in Tamil Nadu took the needle jab and led by example for fellow professionals and the general public.
2021-01-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
I will also get vaccinated against coronavirus: TN CM (Ld)
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday said he too will get a vaccine shot against the Coronavirus.
2021-01-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Vijay's 'Master' crosses 50Cr-mark in TN alone; Hindi remake soon
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) The Tamil film Master, starring Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, has grossed over Rs 50 crore in Tamil Nadu alone within the first three days, and is all set to be remade in Hindi. 
2021-01-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
TN begins Covid vaccination
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday launched the Covid-19 vaccination drive in the state at Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai.
2021-01-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Tamil Nadu CM, Dy CM flag off Alanganallur Jallikattu
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Saturday flagged off the famed Jallikattu - bull taming sport - in Alanganallur in Madurai district.
2021-01-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Tamil Maanila Congress leader Gnanadesikan passes away
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Senior Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) leader and former Member of Parliament B.S. Gnanadesikan died at a private hospital here on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Seven injured in 'Jallikattu' in TN's Madurai
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Seven persons were injured while participating in 'Jallikattu' in Madurai district on Friday, police said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN land of spiritualism, economic development: Nadda (Ld)
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) BJP President J.P. Nadda said on Thursday that Tamil Nadu is a unique mix of spiritualism and economic development.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
TN is land of spiritualism and economic development: Nadda
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President J.P. Nadda on Thursday said Tamil Nadu is a unique mix of spiritualism and economic development.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
It's dhoti versus jeans in Tamil Nadu on Pongal day
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Thursday saw the presence of leaders of two national parties - BJP President J.P. Nadda and Congress MP Rahul Gandhi - on the day when the state celebrated Pongal festival with traditional fervour.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
'Kudankulam protest mother of all protests'
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Anti-nuclear power activists draw a parallel between the staying the implementation of three farm laws and setting up of a committee by the Supreme Court to negotiate with the protesting farmers and with the decisions taken by the government during their protest against the nuclear power plant at Kudankulam.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat participates in Pongal celebrations
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday participated in Pongal festival celebrations here.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Religion
Rahul warns 'those who run rough shod' over Tamil culture
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday warned "those who run rough shod" over Tamil culture.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Chennai theatre fined for violation of norm screening 'Master'
Chennai, Jan 13 (IANS) Violation of social distancing norms, milk 'abhisekham' (pouring of milk) on their hero's cut out erected outside the theatre, beating of drums and dancing by fans, and a fine on a theatre marked the release of Vijay starrer "Master" on Wednesday.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Kamal's party announces 7-point agenda for industrial policy
Chennai, Jan 13 (IANS) Creation of a Ministry of Possibilities, incentivising industries to be set up in backward areas, holding of quarterly summit of government-industry-academia-civil society as the think-tank headed by the Chief Minister are part of the seven-point agenda of the Kamal Haasan promoted Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) party for the industry, that was announced on Wednesday.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
MDMK, MMK oppose Adani group's TN port expansion plan
Chennai, Jan 13 (IANS) Two Tamil Nadu political parties on Wednesday opposed Adani group's Rs 53,031 crore Kattupalli port expansion project and demanded that it should be scrapped due to long-term impact on environment and the city residents.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Four bus passengers electrocuted in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) At least four passengers, including a woman, were electrocuted while 10 others received injuries after their bus came in contact with a power transmission line in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district, police said on Tuesday.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DMK's Stalin welcomes SC's order on the farm laws
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) DMK President M.K.Stalin on Tuesday welcomed the apex court's decision to stay the three farm laws.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Fans forget social distancing to advance-book tickets of Vijay and Vijay Sethupati's next
Coimbatore, Jan 12 (IANS) Tamil cinema's 'Thalapathy' Vijay comes together with 'Makkal Selvan' Vijay Sethupathi in the highly-anticipated film Master, and fans eager to advance-book tickets are clearly in the mood to relax social distancing norms, going by pictures doing the rounds.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
ISRO to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has adopted 45 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) in the first phase out of the total 100 labs.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Settling dues & conducting hybrid national tourney immediate target: AICF's Chauhan
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The new team at helm of All India Chess Federation (AICF) will start settling its dues once its bank account is de-freezed and plans are afoot to conduct the national chess championship in a hybrid model, a senior official has said.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Global chess body FIDE recognises new AICF's new office bearers
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The global chess body FIDE has recognised the new office bearers of All India Chess Federation (AICF) by updating its official page.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports
Ramadoss opposes move to extend services of Anna University VC
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Pattali Makkal Katchi founder S. Ramadoss on Tuesday opposed any move to extend the services of Anna University Vice Chancellor M.K. Surappa who is facing corruption charges.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education
TN to reopen schools for class 10, 12 from Jan 19
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Tuesday announced reopening of schools for classes 10 and 12 from January 19.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education
Holding breath may increase Covid infection risk: IIT researchers
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Researchers, at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, have found that the process of virus-laden droplets being transported into deep lung increases with decreasing breathing frequency.
2021-01-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Health/Medicine
Rajini fans hold demonstration seeking his political entry
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Fans of actor Rajinikanth on Sunday held a peaceful demonstration here on Sunday, demanding their screen idol take a plunge into the Tamil Nadu politics.
2021-01-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
TN CM announces free 2GB/day data cards for college students
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Sunday announced issuance of free datas card for college students.
2021-01-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Foreign currency worth Rs 1.04 cr seized, one arrested
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Chennai Air Customs department seized foreign currencies worth Rs 1.04 crore from six Dubai-bound persons while one of them was arrested.
2021-01-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man ends life after suffering losses in online gaming
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Suffering losses in online gaming has claimed the life of a 29-year old man in Tirupur district in Tamil Nadu, the police said on Saturday.
2021-01-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN CM condemns demolition of Mullivaikal Memorial in Sri Lanka
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday condemned the demolition of the Mullivaikal Memorial at the Jaffna University in Sri Lanka by their government.
2021-01-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
AIADMK General Council ratifies Palaniswami as CM candidate
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK's General Council in Tamil Nadu on Saturday ratified the nomination of Joint Coordinator and Chief Minister K. Palaniswami as the party's Chief Ministerial candidate in the upcoming assembly elections.
2021-01-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
'Blacklist Chinese laptop company, levy penalty for inferior products'
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Alleging a scam in the supply of free laptops to the students, DMK president M.K. Stalin on Saturday appealed to the Tamil Nadu government to blacklist the Chinese company and levy a heavy penalty on the supply of the inferior products.
2021-01-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
TN government backtracks on 100% capacity in movie halls
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Faced with opposition from the public, the Centre and even the Madras High Court over allowing full occupancy in movie theatres, the Tamil Nadu government on Friday decided to reverse its decision.
2021-01-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
DMK's Stalin condemns Bar Council's decision for LLM tests
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Opposing the move to bring in entrance exams for admission to post graduate courses (Masters in Law) in law, DMK President M.K. Stalin on Friday said it could be a precursor for entrance test for undergraduate courses.
2021-01-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bankers demand Covid-19 vaccine shot on priority basis
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees' Union (AIBEA) on Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide the Covid-19 vaccine to bankers on priority basis.
2021-01-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Universal Sompo ties up with Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh Finance
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Private non-life insurer Universal Sompo General Insurance Company Limited on Friday said it has tied up with Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh Finance Corporation to provide insurance products for the latter's customers.
2021-01-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Luxury car Mercedes Benz to turn further pricey from Jan 15
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India on Friday said its cars would turn costlier from January 15 onwards owing to five per cent price hike across its models range.
2021-01-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
AICF Chennai, Delhi offices to work on alternate days amid Covid-19
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has announced that its Chennai and Delhi offices would work on alternate days owing to the prevailing Covid pandemic situation.
2021-01-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Sports
Vaccination drive to start soon: Harsh Vardhan
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said the government is in the process of ensuring vaccination of all and the drive will start soon.
2021-01-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
TN CM woos Nadar community
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Wooing the Nadar community, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday said his government acts like a "protective fort" and a "climbing ladder" for them.
2021-01-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Over 50 docs, PETA sound Covid alert on 'Jallikattu'
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Over 50 doctors and people for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India appealed to the Tamil Nadu government to immediately withdraw the permission for the annual bull taming event -- 'Jallikattu'.
2021-01-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
TN Food Minister Kamaraj to be discharged soon
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Minister for Food and Civil Supplies R. Kamaraj -- a Covid-19 patient, will be discharged soon, officials of a private hospital where he was admitted said on Thursday.
2021-01-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
CBI arrests 3 in Pollachi sexual harassment case, sent to judicial custody till Jan 20 (Ld)
Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) In a major development in the Pollachi sexual harassment case in Tamil Nadu, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested three persons, allegedly involved in the crime. They have been sent to judicial custody till January 20 by a competent court.
2021-01-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Senior Indian space scientist alleges attempts to murder him
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Senior Indian space scientist Tapan Misra on Tuesday has alleged that he was poisoned with a deadly chemical on May 23, 2017 at the headquarters of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) when he had gone there to attend a promotion interview.
2021-01-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Science/Tech
Are TN Assembly polls going to revolve around DMK's Stalin?
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) What was initially thought to be a Rajinikanth-centric Assembly election in Tamil Nadu is now seems to be morphing into DMK President M.K. Stalin-centric elections, political analysts say.
2021-01-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
R Madhavan hits back at user for calling him alcoholic and druggie
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Actor R. Madhavan has slammed a netizen on social media for labelling him a drug addict and alcoholic.
2021-01-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
TN announces public holiday for Thaipoosam festival
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday declared government holiday on January 28 on account of Thaipoosam festival celebrated in the honour of Lord Murugan.
2021-01-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
AICF Polls: Kapoor elected president, Chauhan secy, Raja checkmated (Ld)
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) The Bharat Singh Chauhan team won the All India Chess Federation (AICF) polls convincingly on Monday humbling the faction led by former president P.R. Venketrama Raja.
2021-01-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Kapoor elected president, Chauhan secretary of national chess body
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) The Bharat Singh Chauhan team won the All India Chess Federation (AICF) polls convincingly on Monday humbling the faction led by former president P.R. Venketrama Raja.
2021-01-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Declare legal fraternity priority group for vaccination: TN Advocates Assn
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Expressing shock at the omission of the members of the legal fraternity from the priority group to be vaccinated against coronavirus, the Tamil Nadu Advocates Association on Monday demanded their inclusion in the first stage of vaccination.
2021-01-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights