Heat wave across TN
Several parts of Tamilnadu continues to be reeling under hot weather.The Meteorological Department has forecast heatwave-like conditions in isolated pockets of the State as mercury level may soar about 2-4 degrees Celsius till 20 April.
Hooch toll reaches 27 as one more dies
The death toll in a suspected hooch tragedy in Bihar’s East Champaran district rose to 27 on Tuesday with one more person losing his life after consuming the spurious liquor in Motihari, police said.
Active Covid cases in India rise to 61,233
India has recorded 7,633 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases have increased to 61,233, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.
Thevar vote bank: AMMK to hold talks with OPS
The AMMK is to conduct meetings with former Chief Minister and deposed AIADMK coordinator, O Panneerselvam (OPS) to consolidate the Thevar vote bank.
Election officials check Annamalai, find no violation of code
Election officials, who checked State BJP president K Annamalai’s room, vehicles and the helicopter by which he arrived in Udupi, have said that there were no violations of model code of conduct on his part.
TN govt inks pact with footwear manufacturer
Tamil Nadu government on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding with a well-known footwear maker for an investment of Rs 2,302 crore in the State.
TN: RSS functionaries booked
The Coimbatore city police on Monday booked RSS functionaries for violations during route march in the district on Sunday. Even though permission was granted only for route march, the RSS functionaries organised a performance of ‘silambam’ and ‘kalari’
Pak, poverty, pressure
In the absence of higher social spending in Pakistan, the lower middle-income poverty rate is expected to increase to 37.2 per cent in 2022-23, according to the World Bank report on the macro poverty outlook for Pakistan
India saw 88 bn payment transactions worth ₹150 tn in 2022
Led by Unified payments interface (UPI), payment modes like debit and credit cards, prepaid payment instruments – mobile and prepaid cards processed 87.92 billion transactions worth Rs 149.5 trillion in 2022, a report showed on Monday.