City-based teacher bags honour from State government

For T Ponnammal, teaching has always been her calling. She made heads turn among education community after she bagged the ‘Best Teacher Award’ from Tamilnadu government. The honour was bestowed by Minister of School Education, KA Sengottaiyan in a ceremony held recently. Continue Reading

Modi, Xi all praise for TN government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have expressed happiness over the arrangements made by the Tamilnadu government for the second informal summit between India and China, which concluded today. Continue Reading

Eminent saxophone exponent Kadri Gopalnath no more

Renowned saxophone exponent Kadri Gopalnath died at a private hospital here early today, family sources said. He was 69 and had been ailing for some time. Continue Reading

Editorial: Cutout culture

Almost every other political party in the State are involved in banner culture. This cutout culture is not new to Tamilnadu. It is a straight offshoot of politics-film nexus. Not just politicians and film stars, even for small weddings in remote villages, these banners and hoardings are put up at will. Continue Reading

HC issues notice to TN govt over spoken English in govt schools

The Madras High Court yesterday issued notice to the Tamilnadu government on a contempt petition filed by a former DMK MLA for failure to implement a court direction on his plea to introduce spoken English in government schools across the State. Continue Reading

Pennar dam issue: SC to hear TN’s case against Karnataka next week

The Tamilnadu government has approached the Supreme Court to put a halt on Karnataka government’s plans to construct a dam across river Pennar. Continue Reading

EC accepts nominations of A C Shanmugam, Kathir Anand 

The nomination papers of A C Shanmugam and Kathir Anand were accepted by the Election Commission during scrutiny today. Their nominations were withheld earlier.  Continue Reading

Plastic ban: NGO distributes cloth bags to college-goers

Utkarsh Global Foundation, a non-profit organisation based in Mumbai, is collaborating with Tamilnadu Government for the implementation of plastic ban in the State. Continue Reading

Germany to fund cleaning of Adambakkam Lake

The State government has selected several waterbodies in South Chennai, Kovalam stretch and Adambakkam Lake is one among them, for desilting and deepening process. Continue Reading