The government will unveil its “plan of action” to boost the economy in the Union Budget to be presented on 1 February, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday, asserting that economic fundamentals remain very strong.
Bodies of 8 Indian tourists to be flown back from Nepal tomorrow
The bodies of the eight Indian tourists, including four minors, who died due to possible asphyxiation in their room at a mountainous resort in Nepal are undergoing postmortem here today and would be flown back home on Thursday, according to a senior Indian official.
Tamilnadu Minister Baskaran says AIADMK wants to break BJP ties
Tamilnadu Minister for Khadi and Village Industries Board G Baskaran has stirred a fresh controversy in the AIADMK-BJP alliance by saying that his party was looking for the right time to leave the coalition.
Income-Tax raids at 20 schools in Tamilnadu
Sleuths of Income-Tax (I-T) Department today carried out raids for the second consecutive day at 20 schools owned by Velammal Educational Trust in Tamilnadu.
Cut in power supply
TANGEDCO has announced that electricity supply will be suspended in few places in city Thursday, from 9 am to 5 pm for maintenance work. According to a press release, the power supply will be resumed even before 5 pm if the works are completed. The power supply will be halted in the following areas.
IIT-M helps students work in industry while studying
Indian Institute of Technology Madras’ collaboration with a European Union initiative has created opportunities for students to work in industry even before graduating and gain experience and training that can lead to pre-placement opportunities.
Terror network: NIA takes over probe from TN police
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over probe into the ‘SIM card case’ related to the murder of Special Sub-Inspector Wilson in Kanyakumari district.
Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit’s call to youngsters
Transport is largest sector of oil consumption – and this is the sector where most of the youth are directly involved. Many members of young generation are either college/university students or office-goers. They own individual two-wheeler or four-wheelers to reach their destinations. This is an area where they can reduce their individual consumptions, said Governor Banwarilal Purohit.
Apollo Hospitals launches health EMI cards
In tie-up with Bajaj Finserv, Apollo Hospitals Group has launched digitalised health EMI cards which offers no cost EMI upto Rs 4 lakh credit limit. The pact is to ensure patients and families have easy hassle-free payment avenue while dealing with hospitalisation. The users of this digitalised card will be able to convert their medical expenditure into no cost EMI where they can repay it over a period of one year. The card along with the primary offers, provides complimentary advantages like personal accident insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh, discount vouchers and coupons. The scheme would cover over 600 medical procedures.
3-tier security to Rajini’s residence in Chennai
Following a protest call by Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam cadres near Rajinikanth’s residence at Poes Garden to condemn his remarks about 1971 protests by EV Ramasamy, police have increased security to the actor’s residence. A three-tier security cover has been provided.