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CM Palaniswami announces crop loan waiver worth Rs 12k crore in Tamil Nadu

CM Palaniswami announces crop loan waiver worth Rs 12k crore in Tamil Nadu

Chief Minister K Palaniswami announced the waiver on Rs. 12,110 cr crop loans for the farmers who borrowed from cooperative banks. According to the Chief Minister, this move is to benefit over 16.43

Feb 06, 2021, 19:24 PM IST
2.32 kg gold worth Rs. 1.14 crore seized by Chennai air customs; one arrested

2.32 kg gold worth Rs. 1.14 crore seized by Chennai air customs; one arrested

Based on an intelligence that gold was likely to be smuggled from Dubai by concealing in aircraft, Indigo flight 6E-66 was taken up for special rummaging. On searching, five rectangular heavy pieces

Feb 06, 2021, 17:37 PM IST
Chennai techies have underwater wedding: Clad in Dhoti, Sari Tamil Style

Chennai techies have underwater wedding: Clad in Dhoti, Sari Tamil Style

Picture an underwater wedding and one might think of a couple clad in tight fitting scuba attire and heavy gear. Perhaps, all of this in an exotic foreign destination.  But a techie couple in Chennai

Feb 03, 2021, 13:41 PM IST
Chennai air customs seize 4.15 kg gold worth Rs 2.17 crore; 7 arrested

Chennai air customs seize 4.15 kg gold worth Rs 2.17 crore; 7 arrested

The passengers admitted to concealing gold paste capsules in their stomach and rectum. They revealed that they swallowed gold paste capsules before departure. As per officials, the passengers

Jan 31, 2021, 20:12 PM IST
BJP's alliance with AIADMK to continue for Tamil Nadu assembly elections, announces president JP Nadda

BJP's alliance with AIADMK to continue for Tamil Nadu assembly elections, announces president JP Nadda

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will continue its alliance with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), announced the party president JP Nadda months ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly

Jan 30, 2021, 21:05 PM IST
AIADMK expels Tamil Nadu office bearer for putting up banner welcoming VK Sasikala

AIADMK expels Tamil Nadu office bearer for putting up banner welcoming VK Sasikala

The message from AIADMK comes on the same day when Sasikala has been released formally from prison and is expected to return to Chennai within a week. The poster had also featured the name and

Jan 27, 2021, 17:24 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi slams PM Narendra Modi, says Chinese forces occupying Indian territory

Rahul Gandhi slams PM Narendra Modi, says Chinese forces occupying Indian territory

“For the first time, the Indian people can see that Chinese troops have occupied Indian territory. As we speak today, thousands of Chinese troops are occupying our territory and the man with a 56-

Jan 24, 2021, 20:04 PM IST
'One tax, minimum tax' if voted to power at Centre, says Rahul Gandhi in Tamil Nadu ahead of Assembly polls

'One tax, minimum tax' if voted to power at Centre, says Rahul Gandhi in Tamil Nadu ahead of Assembly polls

"We have an unemployment problem. The first thing we need to do is start the economic engine once again which is currently jammed. Also a linkage between our education system and business system is

Jan 23, 2021, 21:06 PM IST
Chennai Air customs arrests 9; seizes 8.45 kg gold worth Rs 4.30 crores

Chennai Air customs arrests 9; seizes 8.45 kg gold worth Rs 4.30 crores

Seventeen passengers including four ladies who had arrived from Dubai by Fly Dubai flight FZ8515 and Emirates flight EK 542 were intercepted at the exit on suspicion of carrying of gold.  On their 

Jan 23, 2021, 19:07 PM IST
NCB nabs heroin smugglers with Sri Lanka-Pakistan links in Chennai

NCB nabs heroin smugglers with Sri Lanka-Pakistan links in Chennai

 Two Sri Lankan Tamils who were the main conspirators in Rs.100 cr International drugs smuggling case have been nabbed by Narcotics Control Bureau(NCB) officials in Chennai. It is learnt that the

Jan 23, 2021, 00:07 AM IST
Injured wild elephant dies in Tamil Nadu's Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, caretaker mourns loss

Injured wild elephant dies in Tamil Nadu's Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, caretaker mourns loss

The elephant suffered an injury in its ear and back, which caused it severe distress. There are suspicions that some of these injuries may be inflicted by miscreants. Forest department officials said

Jan 22, 2021, 00:27 AM IST
Pioneer in Cancer care Dr. V Shanta passes away at 93

Pioneer in Cancer care Dr. V Shanta passes away at 93

She is remembered for making cancer care accessible to the masses in India and helping build, along with her mentor Dr. Krishnamoorthy, the Adyar Cancer Institute in Chennai from a 12-bed facility to

Jan 19, 2021, 11:03 AM IST
Thuglak Editor S Gurumurthy hints at Sasikala’s inclusion in AIADMK-BJP alliance

Thuglak Editor S Gurumurthy hints at Sasikala’s inclusion in AIADMK-BJP alliance

Thugalk Editor S Gurumurthy said this in the context that, when an alliance was coming together with the intention of defeating the DMK, they (AIADMK-BJP alliance) should accept all elements. 

Jan 15, 2021, 01:45 AM IST
Tamil Nadu is the land of oldest language, saints, and culture, says BJP President JP Nadda

Tamil Nadu is the land of oldest language, saints, and culture, says BJP President JP Nadda

Commending the Thuglak magazine and its leadership for having entered the 51st year, Nadda said the magazine was known for its righteousness, wit, humour, and political punch.

Jan 14, 2021, 23:12 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to begin Congress' election campaign for Tamil Nadu on Pongal

Rahul Gandhi to begin Congress' election campaign for Tamil Nadu on Pongal

Assembly polls are due in Tamil Nadu in April-May 2021. 

Jan 13, 2021, 10:03 AM IST
IMD predicts heavy rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry for next 3 days

IMD predicts heavy rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry for next 3 days

IMD also predicted severe cold wave conditions at some parts over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi.

Jan 12, 2021, 15:44 PM IST
Schools for Class 10, 12 students to open in Tamil Nadu from this date

Schools for Class 10, 12 students to open in Tamil Nadu from this date

Schools for class 10 and 12 students, will reopen in Tamil Nadu from next week, starting January 19. The state government, led by K Palaniswami, took the decision to reopen schools for students, who

Jan 12, 2021, 12:30 PM IST
IMD issues Orange alert for Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, predicts severe cold wave conditions

IMD issues Orange alert for Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, predicts severe cold wave conditions

According to reports, the weatherman issued an Orange alert for the national capital along with Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, predicting severe to very severe cold condition in these states today. 

Jan 12, 2021, 11:36 AM IST
Chennai air customs seize foreign currency worth Rs 1.04 crore; one arrested

Chennai air customs seize foreign currency worth Rs 1.04 crore; one arrested

74000 USD in 100 denominations worth Rs 53.5 lakh were seized under the Customs Act.   

Jan 09, 2021, 18:40 PM IST
50% seating capacity to continue in Tamil Nadu cinema halls; Govt decision likely on Monday

50% seating capacity to continue in Tamil Nadu cinema halls; Govt decision likely on Monday

50% seating capacity will continue in Tamil Nadu-based cinema halls. The state Govt is likely to take a decision in this regard on Monday.

Jan 08, 2021, 14:18 PM IST