Proposal to bring families of organ donors in priority list: TN Min

A proposal to bring families of organ donors in the ‘priority list’ thereby extending benefits available to ex-servicemen and other similar categories, was under the consideration of the Tamilnadu government, state Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said on Tuesday. Continue Reading

Athi Varadar tragedy: CM announces solatium for kin of devotees who died

After four people who visited the Kancheepuram temple to have a darshan of Lord Athi Varadar died, Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami, said that all of them had passed away due to pre-existing health conditions. Continue Reading

TN govt to set up panel to look into pros, cons of Hydrocarbon projects

Tamilnadu Law Minister C Ve Shanmugam yesterday said that the government might set up a committee of experts to look into the pros and cons of proposed Hydrocarbon projects in the State. Continue Reading

Former Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh visits Rameswaram temple

Raman Singh, the former Chhattisgarh chief minister, along with his family members visited the Lord Ramanathaswamy temple in Rameswaram yesterday and offered prayers. Continue Reading

Four AIADMK MLAs to be disqualified?

AIADMK MLAs Aranthangi E A Rathinasabapathi, Kallakurichi A Prabhu, Virudhachalam V T Kalaichelvan along with alliance party legislator Karunaas are likely to get notices from Speaker P Dhanapal asking why they should not be disqualified. Continue Reading

AIADMK names candidates for 19 May by-elections

The AIADMK today announced Muniyandi, V P Kandhasamy, K Mohan and Senthilnathan as the candidates for the by-polls to be held in Tiurpparankundram, Sulur, Ottapidaram and Aravakurichi constituencies, respectively. Continue Reading

AIADMK moves HC, seeks stay on cancellation of LS polls in Vellore

A petition filed by AIADMK alliance candidate A C Shanmugam, seeking a stay on the cancellation of Vellore Lok Sabha election, came up for hearing in the Madras High Court today. Continue Reading

Psychiatric counselling given to victims of Cyclone Gaja

If it is monsoon, water and vector-borne diseases are the most expected outbreaks. However, with Cyclone Gaja devastating the delta districts, the officials state that there has not been many dengue and swine flu cases in the affected districts. Continue Reading

4 panchaloha idols, stolen from Madurai, found in Dindigul

In a twist to an idol theft case, four ‘panchaloha’ idols stolen from the Sri Chitra Ratha Vallabha Perumal Temple in Madurai were found abandoned on the roadside near Vilampatti, Dindigul. Continue Reading