Mon, Sep 28, 2020

  • The Executive Committee of ruling AIADMK met here on Monday and passed a resolution exhorting its cadres to work unitedly to win the Assembly election slated next year.
    AIADMK urges cadres to work unitedly to win 2021 Assembly polls
    The committee  also passed resolutions urging the Centre to release pending GST dues, not to give Karnataka the permission to build the Mekedatu dam and also to drop the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET), the party said on Monday The meeting was held at the party headquarters here and a festive mood was seen outside the building.Party cadres gave a rousing welcome to both Coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam and Joint Coordinator and Chief Minister K. Palaniswami.Different types of drums were played outside the AIADMK headquarters and there was even an elephant to welcome the two leaders.The meeting also passed resolutions urging the Central government to release funds to fight Covid-19 pandemic, retrieve the Katchatheevu islet transferred to Sri Lanka and to include an expert from Tamil Nadu in the committee...
  • Puducherry reports 286 new COVID-19 cases Puducherry reports 286 new COVID-19 cases

    Puducherry on Monday reported 286 fresh COVID-19 cases while two more patients including a 51-year old woman succumbed to the infection, taking the toll to 515, a top Health department official said.

  • TN govt’s much-delayed RTI portal fails to deliver, activists upset TN govt’s much-delayed RTI portal fails to deliver, activists upset

    Months after the launch of an online facility to file Right to Information Act applications in the State on a trial basis, activists allege that the option for paying the fee for filing the petition...

  • Vector-borne diseases in Tamil Nadu dip this year Vector-borne diseases in Tamil Nadu dip this year

    With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping through the State, the number of malaria, dengue and swine flu cases, incidentally, have dwindled sharply this year when compared to the past few years.

  • Aggressive COVID testing scares public in Tiruvannamalai Aggressive COVID testing scares public in Tiruvannamalai

    Chief Secretary K Shanmugam had called on districts where there were spike in COVID-19 cases to opt for aggressive testing, and this has resulted in people in Tiruvannamalai district keeping away...

  • Thriving golden jackal population at Pulicat bird sanctuary enthuses wildlife activists Thriving golden jackal population at Pulicat bird sanctuary enthuses wildlife activists

    Wildlife enthusiasts and bird watchers, who frequent Pulicat bird sanctuary located at the Tamil Nadu - Andhra Pradesh border, are elated over the thriving population of golden jackal.

  • Pandemic Effect: State’s rural folks move away from meat, but urbanites prefer immunity-booster food Pandemic Effect: State’s rural folks move away from meat, but urbanites prefer immunity-booster food

    COVID-19 has brought about a complete lifestyle change in the past couple of months, especially in food consumption and purchasing patterns. According to a survey by a local e-commerce company, while...

  • Dayanidhi Maran proposes Udhayanidhi Stalin for Chepauk Dayanidhi Maran proposes Udhayanidhi Stalin for Chepauk

    Momentum is building up in DMK for party youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin to contest in the Assembly election.

  • Academicians, parents seek clarity on truncated syllabus Academicians, parents seek clarity on truncated syllabus

    With the State government announcing reopening Classes 10 to 12 from October 1, academicians and parents have urged the School Education Department to release details about the truncated syllabus due...

  • Tangedco to local bodies: Pay up or no new connection Tangedco to local bodies: Pay up or no new connection

    Unable to collect outstanding dues from the local bodies, the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) has decided not to provide new service connections to such local bodies.