CM to inaugurate Chennaiyil Thiruvaiyaru 18 December 

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will be inaugurating the festival 18 December in Chennai and thavil maestro A K Palanivel will receive the ‘Isaiyazhwar’ award from the Chief Minister. Continue Reading

Cyclone Gaja: Central team to submit report in week’s time

The team had toured Pudukottai on Saturday, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur on Sunday and it was Nagapattinam yesterday. Today, they met Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and his Cabinet colleagues to learn about the havoc wreaked by Gaja.  Continue Reading

Archaeology expert Iravatham Mahadevan passes away in Chennai

Tamilnadu is poorer in the field of archaeology with the passing away of epigraphist  Iravatham Mahadevan. The famous scholar passed away in the early hours of today at his Adambakkam residence at age 88.  Continue Reading

Gaja effect: Govt steps up measures to prevent disease breakout

Also, 1,767 medical camps have been conducted and over 900 doctors and nurses are on duty in the six affected districts and more than one lakh patients have been given medical assistance, said a press release from the Department of Health and Family Welfare. Continue Reading

Despite HC stay, 108 ambulance drivers to go on strike

Though the Madras High Court has restrained the 108 Ambulance Workers Welfare Union – Tamilnadu from staging a strike this Deepavali, many employees do not wish to comply with the ruling if the government does not set the minimum wage. Continue Reading

Panneerselvam leads AIADMK list of by-elections in-charge

The AIADMK Monday announced a list of leaders, led by Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, as ‘by-election in-charge’ for 20 Assembly constituencies, including those which have fallen vacant following the disqualification of 18 party MLAs loyal to rival leader T T V Dhinakaran. Continue Reading