Tamil Nadu government on Saturday ordered that there should be no caste discrimination in hoisting the national flag and that the elected leaders of the local bodies should ensure the same. Following this, State Chief Secretary V Irai Anbu ordered the district Collectors to ensure that the leaders elected by the people, without caste discrimination, hoist the national flag in… Continue reading "No caste discrimination in hoisting national flag: TN Government"
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The 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad drew to a close here on Tuesday amid extravagant cultural events held at the Nehru Indoor Stadium, with India’s ‘B’ team settled for a bronze medal in the Open section. Presiding over the closing ceremony, Chief Minister M K Stalin said the state government has been implementing several schemes under the ‘Dravidian model,’ to make… Continue reading "Government is set to expand scheme of purchasing modern sports equipment: Stalin"
Tamilnadu government appointed Chief Secretary, V Irai Anbu, as the Chairperson of the State-level Steering committee for implementation of Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Higher Education assurance scheme. A GO was issued to give effect to the appointment. State government had issued guidelines for implementing the higher education assurance scheme and according to the guidelines, the Director of Social Welfare, is the… Continue reading "Tamilnadu government appoints Chief Secretary as Chairperson of Women education scheme"
AIADMK coordinator and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Sunday urged the state government to maintain the water level at the Mullaperiyar dam at 142 feet as per the Supreme Court order. Accusing the ruling government, Panneerselvam said, “When AIADMK was in power, the Mullaperiyar dam was held up to 142 feet several times but this system was… Continue reading "OPS asks TN govt to maintain Mullaperiyar dam water level at 142 ft"
The Tamil Nadu government has set up an expert committee to study the conflict between human beings and elephants in the Gudalur area and to come up with holistic solutions. The development came after several people lost their lives to elephant attacks at O- Valley in Gudalur in May and June. The committee, headed by Conservator of Forests and Madumalai… Continue reading "TN sets up panel to probe Human-Elephant conflict"
The GST council meeting in Madurai is expected to be held either on the third or fourth week of this month. The meeting was actually scheduled in the first week of August, but as Parliament session will go on till August 12 and the Independence Day being observed on August 15, the meeting was postponed, Minister for Finance and Human… Continue reading "GST council meet to be held in Madurai this month end: PTR"
The 32nd mega vaccination drive was organised in the State on Sunday, with more than 18.08 lakh doses of vaccines being administered. As many as 1.41 lakh first doses of vaccines, 5.49 lakh second dose and 11.17 lakh precautionary booster doses were administered. Health Minister Ma Subramanian inspected the mega vaccination drive at the urban primary health centre in Teynampet.… Continue reading "Over 18 lakh people vaccinated during 32nd mega vaccination drive"
The AIADMK led by the Edappadi K Palaniswami faction on Tuesday appointed former revenue minister R B Udayakumar as deputy opposition leader in the Tamil Nadu Assembly. A decision was taken in this regard by the AIADMK legislator’s meeting held at the party headquarters here. At present, the post was held by the former chief minister O Panneerselvam. In addition,… Continue reading "Palaniswami appoints RB Udhayakumar as deputy Opposition leader"
The CB-CID police are investigating the death of a schoolgirl at Kallakurichi government hospital today. A re-post-mortem of the body of the student is being conducted at the hospital as per High Court order. CB-CID SP Ziaul Haque, including ADSP Gomathi headed by Ziaulare investigating the incident. As a result, police security has been put in place throughout the government hospital. Violence erupted… Continue reading "CB-CID to visit Kallakurichi govt hospital today"
At least 17 police personnel were injured in the riots that broke out in Kallakurichi on Sunday over a school girl’s death, Kallakurichi SP S Selvakumar said. “The 17 injured include the DIG and SP. We have tried to handle the situation as delicately as possible and no arms were used on the protesters. We held talks with the protestors and tried… Continue reading "17 police personnel injured in Kallakurichi violence: SP"