Sri Lanka bleeds as serial blasts leave 129 dead, 300 injured

The blasts occurred at around 8.45 am as the Easter Sunday masses were in progress in churches, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said. Suicide bombers reportedly blew up two churches, say reports. Continue Reading

Repolling in ten booths in TN?

They include eight in Pappireddypatti, and one each in Poonamallee and Cuddalore, he said. Meanwhile the opposition parties in the State have petitioned the CEO to maintain vigil and ensure that the places where EVMs ate kept are well-guarded. Continue Reading

Death toll rises to 129 in Lanka serial blasts, over 300 injured

The first blast ripped through St Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo. A second explosion was reported at St Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, a Catholic majority town north of Colombo. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu gears up for TNEA counselling

The counselling dates for Tamilnadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) will be announced later today, said State Higher Education Minister K P Anbazhagan after holding a meeting with Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Continue Reading

Helplines see positive shift in students; fewer report suicidal tendencies

“The helpline has received more than 1,300 calls on the day of Plus Two results and around 300 today. Surprisingly, a major chunk of the callers are from villages who want to know what to pursue.” Continue Reading

By-poll in 4 seats: Stalin chairs high-level meet

DMK president M K Stalin today held a meeting with the party’s coordinators for the Tiruparankundram and Ottapidaram by-polls which are scheduled to be held 19 May. Continue Reading