The 2019 North-East monsoon arrived quietly over Tamil Nadu and adjoining Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala a day ahead of the forecast date, marked by widespread rainfall over the region. The city experienced continuous rainfall on Thursday morning, becoming the wettest northeast monsoon day in Chennai since November 2017. According to the Regional Meteorological Centre in Chennai, light to moderate… Continue reading "Heavy rain warning: Chennai and other parts of TN to get good spell of showers"
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Accepting a challenge from PMK founder S Ramadoss, DMK president M K Stalin today said that he will quit politics if Ramadoss proves that the Murasoli office is constructed over Panchami lands. Stating that the Murasoli office has been constructed over the land which was owned privately, Stalin added: “If Ramadoss can prove that it is Panchami land I will… Continue reading "Stalin dares Ramadoss, says he is ready to quit politics if charge proved true"
India’s first English pop singer-songwriter, Ananya Birla is all set to perform live on her India tour at Chennai on 20th October 2019. The show will begin at 7.30 pm at Phoenix Marketcity, Chennai and the gates will open 30 minutes prior. The tour announcement came coinciding with the launch of her latest single ‘Day Goes By’ – a collaboration… Continue reading "Ananya Birla To Perform Live In Chennai For The First Time On Her Debut Music Tour"
The Tamil Nadu government has increased the Dearness allowance (DA) for its employees by 5% with effect from July 1. “The additional instalment of DA payable under these orders shall be paid in cash with effect from July 1,” a Government Order issued in this regard said. The order issued by finance secretary S Krishnan on Thursday said the DA… Continue reading "TN govt hikes DA for its employees"
Madras High Court’s Madurai Bench today granted conditional bail to K V Udit Surya, a medico who is accused of NEET impersonation. He was the first student to be arrested for using a proxy to write the NEET for him. He was booked along with his father Venkatesan, a doctor at Government Stanley Hospital. While Surya was granted bail today,… Continue reading "NEET scam: HC grants bail to Udit Surya"
The Tamil Nadu government has put the state on high alert following a reported rise in the incidents of dengue. The threat of dengue outbreak has gripped the state, with Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur recording a high number of cases. The dengue fever is under control in the state and the disease could be cured when the patients report to… Continue reading "Dengue deaths: TN on high alert"
Actor Rio Raj and Deepak Dinkar flagged off Cyclofun 2019 today at Anna Unversity Campus Cyclofun 2019. Chairman- Akshy Seth (table30) and Chairperson – Jesal Mehta (ladies circle -100) flagged off CYCLOFUN 2019 at Anna Unversity Campus
The Enforcement Directorate today arrested former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram at the Tihar jail in connection with its probe in the INX Media money laundering case. The arrest came a day after a special court agreed to the agency’s request for his custodial interrogation. The 74-year-old leader has been in Tihar jail since September 5 in… Continue reading "Chidambaram arrested again by ED"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has announced bonus of Rs 472.65 crore, ahead of Deepavali, for 3,48,503 employees of State Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). The permanent employees will get bonus ranging between Rs 8,400 and Rs 16,800. According to an official statement, employees of public sector undertakings that made profit during 2018-19 would get a 20% of bonus,… Continue reading "Deepavali bonus announced for TN govt PSUs’ employees"
Puducherry Chief minister V Narayanasamy today described Naam Thamizhar Katchi (NTK) leader Seeman as a low quality politician, for his remarks on the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Seeman has stoked a controversy for his remarks justifying the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, following which police filed cases against him. While Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today… Continue reading "CM, OPS, Ponnar take exception to Seeman’s remarks; summons issued to NTK chief"