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    BJP forcing AIADMK to align: Ex-TNCC chief

    BJP forcing AIADMK to align: Ex-TNCC chief


    Former Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president S Thirunavukkarasar on Friday criticised the BJP for coercing the AIADMK into an alliance for the Lok Sabha...

    Former Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president S Thirunavukkarasar on Friday criticised the BJP for coercing the AIADMK into an alliance for the Lok Sabha elections.
    Speeding train knocks down boy near Trichy

    Speeding train knocks down boy near Trichy


    An 11-year-old boy was fatally knocked down by Trichy- Thiruvananthapuram Intercity Express train at Keezhapoosaripatti near Manapparai on Friday...

    An 11-year-old boy was fatally knocked down by Trichy- Thiruvananthapuram Intercity Express train at Keezhapoosaripatti near Manapparai on Friday morning.
    I’ll work for AIADMK victory, says Thambidurai

    I’ll work for AIADMK victory, says Thambidurai


    Lok Sabha deputy speaker M Thambidurai on Friday said there is no guarantee that he will get party ticket to contest again from Karur Lok Sabha...

    Lok Sabha deputy speaker M Thambidurai on Friday said there is no guarantee that he will get party ticket to contest again from Karur Lok Sabha constituency.
    Biodegradable plates from coconut trees via IIFT

    Biodegradable plates from coconut trees via IIFT


    The Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) in Thanjavur has come up with an innovative idea to overcome the issue of disposing of coconut trees fallen in cyclone Gaja. It has developed biodegradable plates from coconut tree powder. This...

    The Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) in Thanjavur has come up with an innovative idea to overcome the issue of disposing of coconut trees fallen in cyclone Gaja. It has developed biodegradable plates from coconut tree powder. This would help farmers disposing of the fallen trees in a profitable way.
    Affordable housing to all by 2030, says OPS

    Affordable housing to all by 2030, says OPS


    The required number of housing facilities at affordable costs will be built across the Tamil Nadu by 2030, deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam said here on...

    The required number of housing facilities at affordable costs will be built across the Tamil Nadu by 2030, deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam said here on Friday.
    Chennai Central station gets monumental flag

    Chennai Central station gets monumental flag


    The first monumental national flag in the Chennai Division of Southern Railway was hoisted at Chennai Central railway station on...

    The first monumental national flag in the Chennai Division of Southern Railway was hoisted at Chennai Central railway station on Friday.
    Vaigai Express train to stop at Manaparai

    Vaigai Express train to stop at Manaparai


    An additional stoppage has been provided for Train No 12636/12635 Madurai - Chennai Egmore - Madurai Vaigai Superfast Express at Manaparai railway station on an experimental basis for a period of six months from February 16 to August 15, a Southern...

    An additional stoppage has been provided for Train No 12636/12635 Madurai - Chennai Egmore - Madurai Vaigai Superfast Express at Manaparai railway station on an experimental basis for a period of six months from February 16 to August 15, a Southern Railway press statement has said.
    Bedi to be fired once Cong comes to power: Dutt

    Bedi to be fired once Cong comes to power: Dutt


    Sanjay Dutt, AICC secretary and Congress party’s in-charge of Puducherry and Tamil Nadu, on Friday said lieutenant governor Kiran Bedi would be dismissed for acting in an unconstitutional and autocratic...

    Sanjay Dutt, AICC secretary and Congress party’s in-charge of Puducherry and Tamil Nadu, on Friday said lieutenant governor Kiran Bedi would be dismissed for acting in an unconstitutional and autocratic manner.
    Applications invited for child panel posts in TN

    Applications invited for child panel posts in TN


    The department of social defence has invited applications from eligible candidates for the post of chairperson and members in child welfare committees constituted under the provisions of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015,...

    The department of social defence has invited applications from eligible candidates for the post of chairperson and members in child welfare committees constituted under the provisions of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, said release from Chennai district collector A Shanmuga Sundaram.
    Headmistress's gold chain snatched in TN

    Headmistress's gold chain snatched in TN


    Police have launched a hunt for three youths who snatched the gold chain of the headmistress of a primary school near Usilampatti in Madurai district of Tami...

    Police have launched a hunt for three youths who snatched the gold chain of the headmistress of a primary school near Usilampatti in Madurai district of Tami Nadu.
    Madurai: Hunt for man who impregnated minor on

    Madurai: Hunt for man who impregnated minor on


    The Madurai police are investigating the identity of a man who impregnated a minor girl here after luring her by promise to marry...

    The Madurai police are investigating the identity of a man who impregnated a minor girl here after luring her by promise to marry her.
    Illegal mining: 15 booked, earthmover seized

    Illegal mining: 15 booked, earthmover seized


    The Madurai city police booked 15 people and seized an earthmover that was involved in illegal sand mining in a water body near S Puliyangulam on...

    The Madurai city police booked 15 people and seized an earthmover that was involved in illegal sand mining in a water body near S Puliyangulam on Thursday.
    4 booked for illegal liquor selling in Madurai

    4 booked for illegal liquor selling in Madurai


    The prohibition and enforcement wing of Madurai city arrested two men for illegally selling liquor near a TASMAC...

    The prohibition and enforcement wing of Madurai city arrested two men for illegally selling liquor near a TASMAC outlets.
    Narayanasamy accuses Bedi of stalling schemes

    Narayanasamy accuses Bedi of stalling schemes


    Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy, his cabinet colleagues, legislators of Congress and DMK, leaders of Congress alliance partners continued their agitation in front of Raj Nivas for the third day on Friday against lieutenant governor Kiran Bedi...

    Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy, his cabinet colleagues, legislators of Congress and DMK, leaders of Congress alliance partners continued their agitation in front of Raj Nivas for the third day on Friday against lieutenant governor Kiran Bedi accusing her of stalling the welfare schemes of the Congress government. The protesting leaders, led by Narayanasamy, spent the whole night on Thursday on the road.
    Crop-raiding Chinna Thambi captured again

    Crop-raiding Chinna Thambi captured again


    Crop-raiding wild elephant Chinna Thambi’s free run in non-forest areas for 13 days has come to an end on Friday as forest department personnel captured it from near Madathukulam in Tirupur district on...

    Crop-raiding wild elephant Chinna Thambi’s free run in non-forest areas for 13 days has come to an end on Friday as forest department personnel captured it from near Madathukulam in Tirupur district on Friday.
    Pulwama attack: 2 jawans from TN among dead

    Pulwama attack: 2 jawans from TN among dead


    Two jawans from Tamil Nadu were among around 40 CRPF personnel who died in a suicide terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday. The two deceased jawans from the state have been identified as G Subramanian from Tuticorin district...

    Two jawans from Tamil Nadu were among around 40 CRPF personnel who died in a suicide terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday. The two deceased jawans from the state have been identified as G Subramanian from Tuticorin district and C Sivachandran from Ariyalur district.
    Burglars escape with cash from Madurai eatery

    Burglars escape with cash from Madurai eatery


    Two incidents of thefts were reported from different parts of Madurai city on Friday...

    Two incidents of thefts were reported from different parts of Madurai city on Friday morning.