Gaffe on Tamil antiquity in textbook will be corrected: Sengottaiyan

Minister for School Education K A Sengottaiyan Saturday said the reference to Tamil as only 2,300 years old in the 12th class textbook was a mistake and assured that steps have been taken to correct it. Continue Reading

Dravidian outfit stages protest over workshop on draft NEP in TN

Even as various political parties in the State are criticising the Centre’s draft National Education Policy (NEP), a Dravidian outfit activists yesterday protested at the venue of a workshop being held on the policy.  Continue Reading

Tirumala temple’s governing body offers silk cloth to Athi Varadar

For the first time in history, the governing body of Lord Venkateswara temple, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, offered a set of new silk cloths to the famous Lord Varadaraja Perumal temple at Kancheepuram in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

20 mobile medical teams set up for Athi Varadar darshan

In a bid to provide emergency services to devotees who have been visiting Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram to have darshan of Athi Varadar, the State Health Ministry has provided medical provisions. Continue Reading

HIV-positive boy in TN denied admission to govt school

An HIV-positive boy was allegedly denied admission to a government high school in Perambulur district, prompting the Tamilnadu Education Department to order an inquiry. Continue Reading

Modi to offer prayers to Athi Varadar 23 July

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kanchipuram to have darshan of Athi Varadar on 23 July. Sources say that Modi will reach Kanchipuram by a special helicopter on 23 July evening to have a darshan of Athi Varadar. Continue Reading

Medical counselling starts in Tamilnadu

Medical counselling for MBBS and BDS admissions commenced today. The wards of former military personnel, students from sports quota and differently-abled are taking part in the first round. Continue Reading