Elavenil puts Cuddalore on world map, wins gold in shooting WC

The fast-rising Elavenil Valarivan of Cuddalore in Tamilnadu claimed her maiden senior World Cup gold medal, finishing on top in the women’s 10m air rifle competition but fancied teammates Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela ended outside the medal bracket at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol Stage event in Rio de Janeiro. Continue Reading

Flow of water to TN will be proportion to inflow in Karnataka: Cauvery panel

The Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC) meeting was held in the city yesterday in which Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Kerala and Puducherry representatives took part. CWRC announced that the flow of water from Karnataka would be allowed in to Tamilnadu in proportion to the inflow into its reservoirs. Continue Reading

Vellore polls: TN CM launches campaign, calls DMK a family party

Launching his campaign for the 5 August election to the Vellore Lok Sabha seat, Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palansiwami slammed DMK as a “family party,” and sought the people’s support for AIADMK by focusing on his government’s performance. Continue Reading

Mega yagam at Melmaruvathur with 1,008 kundams for rain

Spiritual guru Bangaru Adigalar will conduct kalasa vilakku velvi pooja by raising 1,008 yaga kundams at Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Siddhar Peedam 19 April at 5 pm, on the occasion of Chitra Pournami. Continue Reading

2019 LS elections in Vellore cancelled

The Lok Sabha election in Vellore constituency was cancelled by the President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday. This is the first Lok Sabha seat to have had its elections countermanded citing use of money power to influence voters in the constituency.  Continue Reading

Freeze appointment of teachers till surplus is exhausted: HC to TN govt

Madras High Court yesterday ordered the State government to freeze on fresh appointments of teachers based on the government’s submission that surplus teachers in schools run and aided by it cost the exchequer Rs.444 crore annually. Continue Reading