Tamil Nadu News

SII rejects claims of serious side-effects of 'Covishield' vaccine by trial participant

SII rejects claims of serious side-effects of 'Covishield' vaccine by trial participant

"He has gone through extreme sufferings, both neurologically and psychologically. The vaccine had led to a virtual neurological breakdown in him," read the notice.

Nov 29, 2020, 19:48 PM IST
Income Tax dept raids two companies in Tamil Nadu, detects undisclosed amount of Rs 450 crore

Income Tax dept raids two companies in Tamil Nadu, detects undisclosed amount of Rs 450 crore

Further investigations are in progress.  

Nov 29, 2020, 15:45 PM IST
Cyclone Nivar: Chennai airport to remain closed till Thursday morning

Cyclone Nivar: Chennai airport to remain closed till Thursday morning

Due to Cyclone Nivar, the Chennai international airport has been closed till 7 AM on Thursday.

Nov 26, 2020, 00:47 AM IST
Indian Coast Guard seizes Sri Lankan boat with 100 kg heroin, arrests six crew members

Indian Coast Guard seizes Sri Lankan boat with 100 kg heroin, arrests six crew members

The Indian Coast Guard issued a statement in which it said it has arrested six crew members in this connection and also seized five pistols from the accused.

Nov 25, 2020, 16:07 PM IST
Cyclone Nivar: Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba reviews preparations; assures Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh of full support

Cyclone Nivar: Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba reviews preparations; assures Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh of full support

The Chief Secretaries informed the NCMC about their preparedness. DG, IMD briefed the committee about the latest situation of Nivar cyclone. 

Nov 24, 2020, 21:58 PM IST
Cyclone Nivar to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts with wind speed of 120-130 km per hour on Wednesday: IMD

Cyclone Nivar to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts with wind speed of 120-130 km per hour on Wednesday: IMD

Cyclone Nivar is the second cyclone in the Bay of Bengal this year. In May, Cyclone Amphan had developed into a 'super cyclonic storm'.

Nov 24, 2020, 21:01 PM IST
Cyclone Nivar: NDRF deploys 1200 rescuers, puts 800 on standby ahead of landfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone Nivar: NDRF deploys 1200 rescuers, puts 800 on standby ahead of landfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh

In view of the current COVID-19 scenario, the NDRF teams are also equipped with appropriate PPE kits.

Nov 24, 2020, 20:35 PM IST
Chennai Air Customs seizes gold worth Rs 73.12 lakh hidden in garments of three women passengers

Chennai Air Customs seizes gold worth Rs 73.12 lakh hidden in garments of three women passengers

According to the Air Customs officials, smuggling of gold by concealing it inside a petticoat is a new modus operandi.

Nov 24, 2020, 20:15 PM IST
Madras Atomic Power Station braces for Cyclone Nivar; Tamil Nadu declares public holiday on Wednesday

Madras Atomic Power Station braces for Cyclone Nivar; Tamil Nadu declares public holiday on Wednesday

The Madras Atomic Power Station situated in Kalpakkam, 70-km away from Chennai city and adjoining the Bay of Bengal, has activated its Cyclone protection machinery as Tamil Nadu and Puducherry brace

Nov 24, 2020, 18:44 PM IST
Cyclone Nivar: Indian Navy, Coast Guard teams ready for relief and rescue operations in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Cyclone Nivar: Indian Navy, Coast Guard teams ready for relief and rescue operations in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

According to the Coast Guard officials, 15 disaster relief teams are ready to provide assistance to state and district administration.

Nov 24, 2020, 15:20 PM IST
Cyclone ‘Nivar’ expected to cross Tamil Nadu coast on November 25, government on high alert

Cyclone ‘Nivar’ expected to cross Tamil Nadu coast on November 25, government on high alert

Severe cyclonic storm Nivar is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast between Karaikal and Mamallapuram on Wednesday.

Nov 24, 2020, 10:29 AM IST
AIADMK-BJP alliance to continue for Tamil Nadu 2021 Assembly polls

AIADMK-BJP alliance to continue for Tamil Nadu 2021 Assembly polls

 The AIADMK had allied with the BJP, as apart of the NDA to fight the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. 

Nov 21, 2020, 18:25 PM IST
Former DMK MP KP Ramalingam joins BJP

Former DMK MP KP Ramalingam joins BJP

 KP Ramalingam joined BJP at Chennai.

Nov 21, 2020, 17:12 PM IST
Ordinance bans online gambling in Tamil Nadu; jail and fine for violators

Ordinance bans online gambling in Tamil Nadu; jail and fine for violators

An ordinance has promulgated banning online rummy, similar games that promote online gambling in Tamil Nadu.

Nov 20, 2020, 22:25 PM IST
DMK MLA Poongothai Aladi Aruna hospitalised for allegedly taking 'sleeping pills'

DMK MLA Poongothai Aladi Aruna hospitalised for allegedly taking 'sleeping pills'

The DMK dismissed as baseless reports that she was brought to the hospital following an intra-party 'squabble' at a meeting on Wednesday during which she was allegedly insulted.

Nov 20, 2020, 02:33 AM IST
Language row erupts over Hindi letter sent by MoS home to Tamil Nadu MP

Language row erupts over Hindi letter sent by MoS home to Tamil Nadu MP

Madurai MP had written to MoS Home Nityanand Rai demanding examination centers in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for the recruitment of CRPF paramedical staff, but he received the reply in Hindi, and it

Nov 19, 2020, 19:32 PM IST
Crossed big hurdle in securing VK Sasikala’s release, says counsel after Bengaluru court accepts Rs 10 cr fine

Crossed big hurdle in securing VK Sasikala’s release, says counsel after Bengaluru court accepts Rs 10 cr fine

If all goes well for Sasikala, she could be released from prison by end of January 2021 or earlier. 

Nov 18, 2020, 23:37 PM IST
Amit Shah to visit Tamil Nadu on November 21, to lay foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 67,000 cr

Amit Shah to visit Tamil Nadu on November 21, to lay foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 67,000 cr

Amit Shah will also lay foundation stone of the flyover at Coimbatore-Avinashi Road at the cost of Rs 1,620 cr.

Nov 18, 2020, 15:31 PM IST
Draft Electoral rolls for Tamil Nadu released; state has more women voters than men

Draft Electoral rolls for Tamil Nadu released; state has more women voters than men

In terms of new electors or first-time voters, there are a total of 2.08 lakh voters. 

Nov 16, 2020, 17:46 PM IST
Gold worth Rs 41.5 lakh seized in Chennai; one arrested

Gold worth Rs 41.5 lakh seized in Chennai; one arrested

The Air Customs officials also seized 10K USD from a passenger bound for Dubai. 

Nov 15, 2020, 18:48 PM IST