Many students of TN govt schools crack NEET

The number of students from government and aided schools in Tamilnadu who secured more than 300 marks in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) has increased three-fold this year. Continue Reading

Cinema halls reopen in many parts of India

Cinema halls in several parts of the country were reopened today after seven months in the shadow of Covid-19. While theatres and multiplexes will remain closed in states like Maharashtra, Tamilnadu, Kerala and Chhattisgarh, they were reopened in many places including Puducherry. Continue Reading

TASMAC closure: TN to move SC against HC order

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered closure of all state-run liquor outlets in Tamilnadu, a day after they reopened following easing of Covid-19 lockdown curbs, saying there was total violation of guidelines, but allowed door delivery through online mode.
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Tamilnadu refuses to relax lockdown restrictions

After Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami chaired a meeting with top officials here today, the State government announced that prohibitory orders in the State will not be relaxed till 3 May. Continue Reading

After protests, body of Covid-infected doctor cremated amid tight security

After facing protests from locals, who thronged the burial ground opposing the cremation of a Covid-19 infected orthopaedic doctor, the body was cremated in the city in the early hours today after getting the consent of his family members, amid tight security. Continue Reading

‘2,200 MW saved in TN, no equipment damaged’

Tamilnadu Electricity Minister P Thangamani has said that 2,200 megawatt power was saved in the State during the nine minute ‘lights off’ observed by the people. He further said that in Chennai alone 350 MW power was conserved. Continue Reading

Coronavirus cases in India rise to 110

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the country rose to 110 on Sunday with Uttarakhand reporting its first case and one fresh case each in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, the Union Health Ministry said. Continue Reading

Rajini’s tweet enthuses fans

Apparently putting to rest speculations that he would pull out from his decision to float a party, actor-politician Rajinikanth today took a step close to his full-fledged political journey by thanking the media, general public and fans for helping his message for a change in Tamilnadu politics to reach every nook and corner of the State. Continue Reading

TN leads in preventing diseases, says Palaniswami

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today laid the foundation stone for a new government medical college at Dindigul. He said that the college will be constructed in 8.61 acres at a cost of Rs 325 crore.  Continue Reading