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Narendra Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram today
Narendra Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram today

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam died of cardiac arrest in Shillong on July 27, 2015.

Sasikala jail perk row: Legal notice sent to DIG Roopa for 'defaming' DG Sathyanarayan Rao

Troubles for former deputy inspector general of police (DIG) (Prisons) Roopa do not cease to end as now a legal notice has been served to her by the lawyer of Director General (Prisons) G. Sathyanarayan Rao.

PM Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

Prime Minister will on Thursday inaugurate former President APJ Abdul Kalam's memorial at Rameswaram.

AIADMK members held for attempt to lay siege to Puducherry Assembly

Slogans were raised by participants condemning the "anti people and anti student policies of the Congress and its alliance partner DMK." 

Centre to issue coin on late Tamil Nadu CM M G Ramachandran, says Panneerselvam

Born on January 17, 1917, M G Ramachandran, who founded the AIADMK in 1972, was Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu between 1977 and 1987.

Flight from Dubai with 184 onboard suffers technical snag on landing in Chennai, all safe
Flight from Dubai with 184 onboard suffers technical snag on landing in Chennai, all safe

A city-bound flight from Dubai suffered a technical snag after landing at the airport here but all 184 passengers and crew onboard got down safely, officials said on Wednesday.

Vande Mataram row: BJP backs Madras HC ruling, refers it as 'good thought'

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday backed the ruling of the Madras High Court making Vande Mataram complusory to sing once in a week and said it is a good thought and people should not have any problem practising it.

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami, O Panneerselvam meet NDA vice-presidential nominee Venkaiah Naidu

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday met NDA Vice-Presidential nominee M Venkaiah Naidu and extended his greetings.

Tamil Nadu Board HSC 12th Supplementary Results 2017 will be available on tnresults.nic.in
Tamil Nadu Board HSC 12th Supplementary Results 2017 will be available on tnresults.nic.in

The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) is expected to announce Tamil Nadu Board HSC 12th Supply Results 2017 on July 25 (Tuesday).

DRI seizes 27.6 kg foreign-origin gold worth Rs 8.13 cr in Tamil Nadu

On a single day, 27.6 kg of foreign-origin gold, worth Rs 8.13 crore, was seized by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) from three places in Tamil Nadu, it said on Monday.

Tamil Nadu farmer tries to commit suicide in Delhi

The farmers said Subramani, 61, lost consciousness after he quietly took the sleeping pills at the Jantar Mantar protest site in the heart of the capital. 

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends eight Tamil Nadu fishermen, boat seized
Sri Lankan Navy apprehends eight Tamil Nadu fishermen, boat seized

The Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday apprehended eight Tamil Nadu fishermen and seized their boat near Delft Island.

Madras High Court adjourns Karti Chidambaram plea seeking quashing of CBI case against him
Madras High Court adjourns Karti Chidambaram plea seeking quashing of CBI case against him

The high court will discuss the maintainability argument and merits in this particular case in the next hearing.

DMK to form human chain, stage protest on Jul 27: NEET

The party at its district secretaries meet held here hit out at both the state and central goverments for "shattering" the dreams of rural aspirants and urban poor to become doctors.

Tamil Nadu MLAs get 100% salary hike, pension increased to Rs 20,000
Tamil Nadu MLAs get 100% salary hike, pension increased to Rs 20,000

As the distressed farmers continue to protest for loan waiver and drought-relief package, Tamil Nadu MLAs have given themselves 100 percent salary hike.

FERA case: ED seeks dismissal of TTV Dhinakaran plea, Madras High Court reserves order

On July 7, the High Court had granted interim stay on all further proceedings in an Economic Offences Court against Dhinakaran in the FERA violation case.

Apollo Hospitals ready for probe into Jayalalithaa's death
Apollo Hospitals ready for probe into Jayalalithaa's death

Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo Hospital here on September 22, 2016, for fever and dehydration. She was in the hospital till she passed away on December 5, 2016.

Furnish list of students admitted without procedure: Madras High Court

The CENTAC had conducted the common counselling for admissions into the colleges in May.

Madras High Court directs Chennai Corpn to seal 729 shops in Koyambedu market

Justice N Kirubakaran passed the interim order on a writ petition by Kulasekaran and R Padmanabhan, two shop owners at the market.

Tamil Nadu Assembly adopts resolution to grant leave to Karunanidhi

Leader of the Opposition M K Stalin moved the resolution seeking grant of permission to Karunanidhi for absence considering his illness.

 

Court to consider chargesheet against Dinakaran aide

A court here on Monday said it will consider a chargesheet against AIADMK Deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran`s aide Sukesh Chandershekhar in a bribery case on July 25.

Tamil Nadu: Veteran DMK leader K Subravelu passes away

He was 86 and is survived by his wife, three daughters and a son.

Woman throws children in well, attempts suicide in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore

The victim, hailing from Thimava Royanakupppam took the extreme step owing to poverty, they said.

Fireman who died trying to douse bakery fire to be given relief from state fund: Tamil Nadu CM  Palanisamy
Fireman who died trying to douse bakery fire to be given relief from state fund: Tamil Nadu CM Palanisamy

Palanisamy also announced that the injured will also be given relief from the Chief Minister's fund.

V Sasikala VIP treatment: DMK seeks probe, says necessary actions need to be taken
V Sasikala VIP treatment: DMK seeks probe, says necessary actions need to be taken

"The report that has been presented by Deputy Inspector General (DIG) (Prisons) D Roopa is indeed shocking. Like Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said, a probe is necessary into the matter, after which necessary action needs to be taken," DMK spokesperson Saravanan told ANI.

Toll goes up to 10 in bus mishap in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur
Toll goes up to 10 in bus mishap in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur

The mishap occurred late last night when the bus bound for Kumbakonam collided with the lorry at Vallam.

Sasikala jail bribe charge: Govt notice to police officer
Sasikala jail bribe charge: Govt notice to police officer

In the report, Roopa has also mentioned about the "preferential" treatment being provided to fake stamp paper scam kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi in the prison.

Top Consular officials from US, and Japan call on Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami
Top Consular officials from US, and Japan call on Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami

In the 21st edition of Naval exercise, as many as 95 air crafts, 16 ships and two submarines from Japan, India and United States are taking part.

DMK opposes entrance exam for recruitment in lower judiciary
DMK opposes entrance exam for recruitment in lower judiciary

On GST, the Leader of Opposition referring to messages on 'WhatsApp,' said some traders felt taxation was on the higher side under the GST regime.

Tamil Nadu: 20 injured after protesters pelt stones at buses

Eleven persons have been arrested in connection with the violence and cases booked against 150 others, they said.