I love Tamil, Tamilnadu: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Tamil is now echoing in the United States. He was referring to his remarks in Tamil in his addresses during his US tour last week. Modi said he had pointed out that Tamil was an ancient language of the world. Continue Reading

Guv pitches for linking Godavari with Cauvery

Chennai: Governor Banwarilal Purohit said linking up the Godavari to the Cauvery for transferring the surplus water will therefore bring immense benefit to Tamilnadu. Speaking at the Cauvery Calling event organised by Isha Foundation at Centenary Auditorium, Madras University here… Continue Reading

32% of Indian population could be affected with fatty liver diseases: Guv

“Epidemeological studies suggest that upto 32 per cent of population in India could be affected with fatty liver diseases. A major threat for the liver is from obesity and fatty liver diseases,” stated Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Continue Reading

Need concrete action to deal with NCDs: Venkaiah Naidu

Although, we have made great strides as a nation in reducing infant and maternal mortality rates over the last five decades and in controlling the spread of diseases like HIV and TB, there is need to make concerted action to stop the growing incidence of NCDs, said Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu. Continue Reading

10 people die every second due to NCD in India: Guv

The rising number of non-communicable disease (NCD) patients is bound to have burden on our country’s economy. The World Economic Forum has predicted that the cost of NCD burden on Indian economy will be 4.8 trillion dollar by 2030, stated Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Continue Reading

Rajiv convicts’ release: Ball in Governor’s court, says SC

The Supreme Court today dismissed pleas of families of those killed along with former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, objecting to the Tamilnadu government’s 2014 decision to release seven convicts in the case. Continue Reading

How did IIT-Madras become best institution in India?

A total of 3,127 institutions participated in the ranking process under overall rankings, category-specific and domain specific ranking. In all, 4,867 applications for rankings were made by the total applicant institutions under various categories and domains. Continue Reading

90th anniversary celebration of Samskrita Academy, Madras

While it is important that proficiency in the mother tongue is fully supported and encouraged, it must be understood that learning other languages helps us acquire additional knowledge and communicate with people from other regions and nations, said Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Continue Reading