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Will consult legal experts and ensure 10.5 per cent quota for Vanniyars: TN CM

Will consult legal experts and ensure 10.5 per cent quota for Vanniyars: TN CM

The Tamil Nadu government will consult legal experts to uphold the 10.5 percent reservation for Vanniyars (Most Backward Community). It secured 7.5 quotas for students of state-run schools for admission in professional courses; Chief Minister M K Stalin told...

07 April 2022
Creating Model Schools In Tamil Nadu On Lines Of Delhi: CM Stalin

Creating Model Schools In Tamil Nadu On Lines Of Delhi: CM Stalin

Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin said his government has been creating model schools in the southern state on the lines of Delhi and invited Arvind Kejriwal to visit...

01 April 2022

Supreme Court Strikes Down 10.5% Reservation For Vanniyars In Tamil Nadu

The Supreme Court struck down the 10.5% reservation provided to Vanniyars, a Most Backward Community (MBC) in Tamil Nadu, in government jobs and admission to...

Tamil Nadu's First Integrated Smart City Project Launched

Tamil Nadu's First Integrated Smart City Project Launched

The first of its kind in the country with 150-plus world-class amenities, including a helipad, the Smart City would help the company promote projects on plots...

30 March 2022

Esther Duflo Underscores Social Security For Elderly

Esther Duflo underlined the importance of ensuring a strong social security system for the most vulnerable sections and in particular the elderly people who...

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25 March 2022
Back-To-back Tremors In Tamil Nadu

Back-To-back Tremors In Tamil Nadu

The magnitude of the three micro earthquakes ranged between 1.2 and 1.5 on the Richter's scale.


29 May 2022
Cinema Paradiso: A Village Of Viral Movie Stars In Tamil Nadu

Cinema Paradiso: A Village Of Viral Movie Stars In Tamil Nadu

By the Kaveri river in central Tamil Nadu, entire population wakes up every day dreaming of cinematic stardom


20 March 2022
Over 70,000 Jobs Up For Grabs At Mega Employment Fair Launched By Tamil Nadu CM

Over 70,000 Jobs Up For Grabs At Mega Employment Fair Launched By Tamil Nadu CM

According to the release, 36 mega job fairs were conducted in which 41,213 job seekers received employment offers since May 2021.


20 March 2022
Tamil Nadu: 8,500 Chicken Charred To Death In Fire In Poultry Farm

Tamil Nadu: 8,500 Chicken Charred To Death In Fire In Poultry Farm

The fire was reported around 8 pm on Saturday in the poultry farm set up in a land belonging to one Ganesh from Ambothi village.


14 March 2022
COVID-19 Cases Drop Below 100 In TN

COVID-19 Cases Drop Below 100 In TN

While the total count increased to 34,51,910, the net fatalities continued to remain unchanged at 38,023.


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13 March 2022
TN Inoculated 91.90 Pc Of Population With First Dose: Health Minister

TN Inoculated 91.90 Pc Of Population With First Dose: Health Minister

As much as 74.44 per cent were covered with the second dose with 4,63,494 people receiving the vaccines during the mass exercise, the Minister for Health and...


12 March 2022
COVID-19: TN Reports Zero Fatalities For First Time After March 2020; Logs 112 New Cases

COVID-19: TN Reports Zero Fatalities For First Time After March 2020; Logs 112 New Cases

The state reported its first death due to Covid-19 in March 2020 and reached a peak of 10,186 in May 2021 during the second wave of the pathogen.


11 March 2022
Covid-19: Daily Cases Fall To 129 In TN

Covid-19: Daily Cases Fall To 129 In TN

Recoveries outnumbered new cases with 354 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, aggregating to 34,11,899 leaving 1,676 active infections, a medical...


07 March 2022
Stalin Requests Modi To Allow Ukraine-Return Students To Continue Studies Domestically

Stalin Requests Modi To Allow Ukraine-Return Students To Continue Studies Domestically

Considering the current situation in Ukraine, the uncertainty is likely to prevail even after the cessation of hostilities and till the restoration of normalcy...


06 March 2022
Active Covid-19 Infections Drop Below 3,000 In TN

Active Covid-19 Infections Drop Below 3,000 In TN

Recoveries outnumbered new cases with 554 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, aggregating to 34,10,228 leaving 2,770 active infections.


06 March 2022
TN Inoculated 91.70 Pc Of Population With First Dose: Health Minister

TN Inoculated 91.70 Pc Of Population With First Dose: Health Minister

As much as 73.46 per cent were covered with the second dose as 5,54,088 people received the vaccines during the mass campaign, the Minister for Health and...


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05 March 2022
Active COVID-19 Cases Drop To 3,505 In Tamil Nadu

Active COVID-19 Cases Drop To 3,505 In Tamil Nadu

The number of recoveries eclipsed new cases with 705 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, aggregating to 34,09,078 leaving 3,505 active infections,


02 March 2022
Tamil Nadu Announces Further Relaxation Of Covid-19 Curbs; Allows Political, Cultural Gatherings

Tamil Nadu Announces Further Relaxation Of Covid-19 Curbs; Allows Political, Cultural Gatherings

The decision on the easing of curbs was taken after considering the declining infection rates, an official press release here said.


24 February 2022
Simbu To Replace Kamal Haasan In 'Bigg Boss Ultimate'

Simbu To Replace Kamal Haasan In 'Bigg Boss Ultimate'

Tamil actor 'Simbu' will now replace actor Kamal Hassan as the host in 'Bigg Boss Ultimate' following Haasan's exit from the show.


21 February 2022
Sri Lanka's TNA Leaders Write To CM Stalin Seeking India's Help In Implementing Amendment 13

Sri Lanka's TNA Leaders Write To CM Stalin Seeking India's Help In Implementing Amendment 13

The TNA said it looks forward to directly engaging with the Tamil Nadu government as it is crucial for the long-term peace and prosperity of the Tamil people...


20 February 2022
Urban Civic Polls: TN Registers 60.70 Pc Poll Percentage, Chennai Lowest Of 43.59 Pc

Urban Civic Polls: TN Registers 60.70 Pc Poll Percentage, Chennai Lowest Of 43.59 Pc

The single-phase election was held to fill up 12,838 posts in 21 corporations, 138 municipalities, 490 town panchayats and 649 urban local bodies in the state.


20 February 2022
Tamil Nadu: 2 Workers From Jharkhand Die Following Steam Boiler Explosion

Tamil Nadu: 2 Workers From Jharkhand Die Following Steam Boiler Explosion

The accident happened at a private prawn farm in Thoduvai village near Sirkazhi around 12 pm, they said.


19 February 2022
Urban Civic Polls: Voting Begins In TN Amid Tight Security

Urban Civic Polls: Voting Begins In TN Amid Tight Security

As many as 57,778 candidates are in the fray for 12,607 posts of ward members in 648 urban local bodies including municipal corporations, municipalities and...


17 February 2022
TN Reports 1,252 New Coronavirus Cases, 6 Deaths

TN Reports 1,252 New Coronavirus Cases, 6 Deaths

Nearly 21 out of 38 districts in the state saw new infections below 50 on Thursday while 12 other districts recorded positive cases in single digit.


16 February 2022
Nursery Schools Across Tamil Nadu Reopen Amidst Declining COVID-19 Cases

Nursery Schools Across Tamil Nadu Reopen Amidst Declining COVID-19 Cases

"Face masks have been made mandatory for children aged five and above," Medical and Family Welfare Minister Ma Subramanian said.


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