Veteran actress Jayanthi passes away

Veteran actress Jayanthi (76) passed away due to age-related ailments. Jayanthi had acted in more than 500 films in Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu. The Kannada film industry had long back honoured the actress with the title Abhinaya Sharadhe. Continue Reading

Stalin to start free jabs at private hospitals scheme

The scheme to provide Covid vaccines free of cost to people in private hospitals in the State under the CSR initiative would be formally launched by Chief Minister M K Stalin on 28 July. Continue Reading

TN to create database of migrant workers

For the first time, Tamilnadu government will soon create a digital databank of migrant workers employed in industries, particularly the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises and hospitality sectors, across the State. Continue Reading

Nilgiris woman wins PM’s praise for running auto ambulance

Radhikka Shastry, who runs a café in Coonoor in The Nilgiris, pooled in money through crowdfunding to customise six load vehicles into ambulances with facilities, including stretchers, oxygen cylinders, fire extinguishers and fans. Continue Reading

Pastor’s hate speech case: 1 more arrested

A day after the arrest of Roman Catholic priest George Ponniah making controversial remarks against Hinduism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, DMK government and others, one more was arrested. Continue Reading

NIA conducts raids in TN over SM posts spreading ISIS ideology

The NIA has conducted searches at six locations in four districts of Tamilnadu in a case related to Facebook posts by an extremist advocating the ideology of the Islamic State terror group and fundamentalist organisation Hizb-Ut-Tahrir. Continue Reading

DVAC explains why it raided Vijayabaskar

Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC), which recently conducted raids at places linked to former Transport Minister M R Vijayabaskar, has alleged that the AIADMK leader had bought eight properties worth nearly Rs 8 crore in Karur. Continue Reading