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Months after rejecting Madras HC judge's suggestion, women marries her rapist in Tamil Nadu

Months after rejecting Madras HC judge's suggestion, women marries her rapist in Tamil Nadu

Months after rejecting the mediation suggestions by the Madras High Court , a 22-year-old woman married her rapist for a 'better' future of the child the child born out of assault. 

Chennai flood: Concrete structures would survive but not wood work

Home owners in Tamil Nadu whose houses remained submerged for a couple of days during the recent floods need not worry about structural stability if there are no visible signs of wall cracks, an expert has said.

Rahul Gandhi visits flood-hit Puducherry, says there should be no politics on calamity

The met department has predicted heavy rains across coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Tuesday.

 

 

Chennai floods: Over 250 dead, millions suffer; PM Modi grants additional Rs 1000 crore relief fund

Chennai floods: Over 250 dead, millions suffer; PM Modi grants additional Rs 1000 crore relief fund

PM Modi flew into Chennai and announced Rs.1,000 crore - Jayalalithaa sought Rs.5,000 crore - in immediate relief after an aerial survey of some of the worst hit areas.

Tamil Nadu govt pegs flood damage at Rs 8,481 crore, Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi

Tamil Nadu govt pegs flood damage at Rs 8,481 crore, Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi

With the North East Monsoon leaving a trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu, the state government on Monday pegged the damage at Rs 8,481 crore, with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately release Rs 2,000 crore to sustain relief work.

Heavy rain dampens Diwali spirit, shoppers inconvenienced

Last-minute Diwali shoppers had a harrowing time as incessant rains brought Chennai to a virtual standstill with clogged roads leading to traffic snarls and affecting free movement in the busy areas.

Six killed as lorry plunges into roadside pit in TN

A mini-lorry carrying 38 people to a funeral, fell off a bridge and plunged into a roadside pit near Ramanatham.

Indian Army recruitment goes online

The "online application based" rally` of recruitment to the Indian Army for Tamil Nadu and the union territory would be held here from September 4 to 13.

Dornier may have disintegrated after falling into sea: Coast Guard IG

The Coast Guard Dornier aircraft which went missing last month may have disintegrated after it fell into the sea, a top official said on Monday.

Families of missing CG crew search mangrove forests

The families of the crew of a Coast Guard Dornier aircraft which went missing on June 8 have ventured into the mangrove forests of Pichavaram in Cuddalore District in Tamil Nadu on board a vessel, searching for their dear ones.

Two killed, one injured in mishap in TN

Two persons returning after were killed on the spot and one seriously injured when the car they were travelling in rammed a road median and overturned at Chepakkam village in the district today, police said.

More rain expected in Tamil Nadu in next 24 hours: IMD

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds lashed parts of Tamil Nadu, damaging trees and leaving low lying areas flooded even as more rains have been forecast, officials said on Saturday.

Tamil Nadu pays homage to tsunami victims

People along Tamil Nadu's coastal districts affected by the 2004 tsunami paid tearful homage to the thousands who were swallowed by the killer wave on this day 10 years ago.

AIADMK working hard to breach DMK`s Cuddalore LS citadel

Ruling AIADMK candidate A Arunmozhithevan is straining every sinew in his native district to breach the DMK bastion of Cuddalore Parliamentary constituency, which has mostly been held by the latter and its allies.

DMDK replaces one of its candidates

In the second such instance in a week, Opposition DMDK replaced one of its candidates for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls.

Hindus, Muslims take part in festival

In a striking example of communal amity, Hindus and Muslims thronged the seashore near Chidambaram in the district when the idol of Lord Bhoovaraga Perumal was taken in a procession for a holy dip in the sea on the occasion of "Masi Magam".

Child dies after drinking soft drink, three hospitalised

An eight-year-old girl died at a government hospital here and three children were being treated after they were indisposed soon after consuming a popular brand of soft drink, police said on Monday.

Special pujas performed at Nataraja temple

Special pujas were performed at the famous Nataraja temple at Chidambaram in the district as a mark of gratitude to the Supreme Court`s ruling that the 1000-year-old Lord Shiva temple will be managed by priests and not by the state government.

TN: 10 killed in various rain-related incidents since Oct 31

A total of 10 persons were killed in various rain-related incidents since October 31, Tamil Nadu government said today.

BJP objects to Malik`s presence at pro-Tamil Eelam meeting

BJP on Monday objected to the presence of JKLF president Yasin Malik at a pro-Tamil Eeelam meeting by the Naam Tamizhar Katchi at Cuddalore here on Saturday.