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Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; schools, colleges shut, exams of Madras University, Anna University postponed

Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; schools, colleges shut, exams of Madras University, Anna University postponed

Examinations of Madras University and Anna University scheduled for December 2 have been postponed in view of heavy rainfall forecast in the area.

Dec 02, 2019, 07:00 AM IST
Heavy rains bring life to standstill in Puducherry, Tamil Nadu

Heavy rains bring life to standstill in Puducherry, Tamil Nadu

The IMD has advised fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas for the next couple of days.

Dec 01, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
Tamil Nadu: Minor girl out to celebrate birthday sexually assaulted, four held

Tamil Nadu: Minor girl out to celebrate birthday sexually assaulted, four held

Four persons were arrested on Saturday after a Class 11 girl student was allegedly sexually assaulted during her birthday celebration at a park in Coimbatore`s Seeranaickenpalayam area.

Dec 01, 2019, 06:51 AM IST
NIA raids 2 locations in Tamil Nadu ISIS module cases

NIA raids 2 locations in Tamil Nadu ISIS module cases

The raids were conducted on warrants issued by the NIA Special Court, Ernakulam. 

Dec 01, 2019, 06:51 AM IST
Gold worth over Rs 18 lakh seized by customs at Chennai Airport

Gold worth over Rs 18 lakh seized by customs at Chennai Airport

Gold rods weighing 203 grams and valued at Rs 8 lakh were recovered from Sekh Mohammad Maim, 23, of Hooghly, West Bengal.

Nov 30, 2019, 23:21 PM IST
ISIS module case: NIA conducts searches at two locations in Tamil Nadu

ISIS module case: NIA conducts searches at two locations in Tamil Nadu

The searches were conducted based on the warrants issued by Ernakulam's special NIA court. In June 2019, a raid was conducted in Coimbatore following which two people, namely, Mohammed Azarudheen and

Nov 30, 2019, 17:53 PM IST
Release Rs 7,825 cr dues to Tamil Nadu govt: AIADMK to Centre

Release Rs 7,825 cr dues to Tamil Nadu govt: AIADMK to Centre

The AIADMK at its General Council meeting on Sunday resolved that the central government release Rs 7,825 crore due to the state under various schemes including Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Nov 24, 2019, 14:56 PM IST
Govt school students showcase biometric EVM concept to President Ram Nath Kovind

Govt school students showcase biometric EVM concept to President Ram Nath Kovind

They have not even cast their first vote yet, but they have been constantly innovating in the hope to reform the system of voting in the world’s largest democracy. It all began in the Atal Lab

Nov 18, 2019, 22:17 PM IST
Madras HC grants conditional bail for suspects in Techie Subhasri’s death

Madras HC grants conditional bail for suspects in Techie Subhasri’s death

The Madras High Court granted conditional bail to former AIADMK councillor C Jayagopal and his relative, the suspects in the 23-year old techie Subhasree’s death, which occurred due to an illegal

Nov 11, 2019, 20:11 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Sonia Gandhi condole death of former CEC TN Seshan

PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Sonia Gandhi condole death of former CEC TN Seshan

A 1955 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, Seshan was the 10th CEC and served from December 12, 1990, till December 11, 1996. 

Nov 11, 2019, 11:27 AM IST
A no-nonsense man, TN Seshan cleaned up India's electoral system

A no-nonsense man, TN Seshan cleaned up India's electoral system

TN Seshan, the man who transformed the way elections were conducted and contested in India, passed away on Saturday night in Chennai at the age of 86.

Nov 11, 2019, 10:44 AM IST
I am not a BJP man, says Tamil cinema legend Rajinikanth

I am not a BJP man, says Tamil cinema legend Rajinikanth

Legendary actor Rajinikanth sought to clarify that the BJP did not invite him to join the party, but efforts were being made to paint him with "saffron".

Nov 08, 2019, 13:25 PM IST
Puducherry beggar found with Rs 12,000 in cash, has Rs 2 lakh in bank account

Puducherry beggar found with Rs 12,000 in cash, has Rs 2 lakh in bank account

The beggar identified as Parvatham (70), claimed that she earned the money by seeking alms from the devotees visiting the temple. Parvatham was found ill outside the temple where she was requesting

Nov 08, 2019, 06:59 AM IST
Cyclone Maha: Heavy rains to batter Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep; 1 dead in Kannur, several evacuated

Cyclone Maha: Heavy rains to batter Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep; 1 dead in Kannur, several evacuated

Severe Cyclonic storm Maha, which was over the east-central Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep area, has moved north-northwestwards, with the speed of 18 kilometres in the past six hours on

Nov 01, 2019, 12:22 PM IST
NIA raids 6 Tamil Nadu places to nab IS-like group planning Hindu leaders murder

NIA raids 6 Tamil Nadu places to nab IS-like group planning Hindu leaders murder

An NIA source said that the anti-terror probe agency was carrying searches at six locations including two locations at Kovai beside one each in Elayangudi, Trichy, Kayalpattinam and Nagapattinam.

Oct 31, 2019, 11:26 AM IST
NCPIL takes U-turn, admits cyber attack on Kudankulam nuclear plant

NCPIL takes U-turn, admits cyber attack on Kudankulam nuclear plant

The denial was issued by NPCIL on Tuesday (October 29) despite reports of strong evidence of a malware attack on the IT systems of the KKNPP in September 2019.

Oct 30, 2019, 17:23 PM IST
All educational institutions closed in 6 Tamil Nadu districts due to heavy rainfall

All educational institutions closed in 6 Tamil Nadu districts due to heavy rainfall

Due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, all schools and colleges will remain closed on Wednesday in six districts. The districts are--Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Theni, Virudhunagar, Vellore and

Oct 30, 2019, 09:21 AM IST
 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister pay tributes to Sujith Wilson at his residence

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister pay tributes to Sujith Wilson at his residence

Sujith underwent a three-day-long struggle before he lost his life inside the borewell. Tamil Nadu Ministers including the Deputy Chief Minister were personally monitoring the rescue operations and

Oct 29, 2019, 23:16 PM IST
Two-year-old Sujith Wilson found dead after being trapped in Tamil Nadu borewell for three days

Two-year-old Sujith Wilson found dead after being trapped in Tamil Nadu borewell for three days

The Principal Secretary of the Transport Department, J Radhakrishnan, had earlier said that Sujith`s body was in a highly decomposed state inside the borewell and was under final observation. "Sujith

Oct 29, 2019, 06:34 AM IST
Rescue efforts underway to save 2-year-old Sujith trapped in a borewell for over 75 hours

Rescue efforts underway to save 2-year-old Sujith trapped in a borewell for over 75 hours

The boy has been trapped in the bore well at a depth of around 88-feet, without food and water, but with oxygen supply.

Oct 28, 2019, 23:11 PM IST