A special court in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore on Friday sentenced a woman victim’s brother to death and 12 others, including her father and other relatives as well as two policemen, to life imprisonment in a 2003 ‘honour’ killing case. Convicting the 13 accused, while acquitting two, of the murder of inter-caste couple S. Murugesan and D. Kannagi, Special Judge for… Continue reading "One sentenced to death, 12 get life terms in ‘honour’ killing case"
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The Tamilnadu government has decided to impose strict rules at Tasmac outlets, including making it mandatory to display the price list, after complaints about salesmen fleecing the customers poured in. The decision was taken at a recent review meeting between Tasmac officials and authorities of the Home, Prohibition, and Excise Departments. The State-owned Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation’s (Tasmac), the… Continue reading "Strict rules to be implemented at TASMAC outlets"
The first look poster of Naane Varuven directed by Selvaraghavan with Dhanush in the lead was released on 14 January. It is now said that the shooting of the movie will resume in mid-October. Arvind Krishna is the cinematographer of the movie and has music by Yuvan Shankar Raja. This is the fifth collaboration of Selva-Dhanush after Thulluvadho Ilamai, Kadhal Kondein, Pudhupettai and Mayakkam Enna. The first look poster of the movie had Dhanush smoking a cigar stylsihly while a house is burning in the… Continue reading "Naane Varuven shooting to begin in October"
DMK candidates for Rajya Sabha by-election, Kanimozhi Somu and KRN Rajeshkumar have filed their nominations on Tuesday. Accompanied by Chief Minister MK Stalin and senior DMK leaders, Kanimozhi and Rajeshkumar filed their nominations with returning officer cum State Assembly Secretary K Srinivasan at the Secretariat. The applications would be scrutinized on September 23 and candidates would be allowed to withdraw… Continue reading "DMK candidates file nominations for Rajya Sabha by-election"
A total of 16,43,879 lakh doses of vaccines were administered in Tamil Nadu during the second mega vaccination drive on Sunday. The Health Department had fixed a target of 15 lakh and inoculations over and above the expected numbers were achieved around 6 pm itself. At least 10,85,097 beneficiaries were given their first dose and 5,58,782 beneficiaries received their second… Continue reading "16.43L doses administered in second mega vaccination drive in Tamilnadu"
MM Abdullah, the joint secretary of the NRI wing of DMK, was on Friday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha. The election was a mere formality for nominating Abdullah to the Upper House of the Parliament as the DMK led alliance enjoys a comfortable 2/3rd majority in the House of 234 member Legislative Assembly. Assembly secretary K Srinivasan, also the… Continue reading "MM Abdullah elected unopposed to RS"
Pointing out that Tamilnadu has the ability to vaccinate more than two crore persons in a month if there was enough supply of COVID vaccines, Health Minister Ma Subramanian requested the Union government to double the allocation for the State from 1.04 crore doses in September. “We have the capacity to administer at least two crore doses a month. So… Continue reading "TN Health Minister Subramanian requests Union government to allot 2 crore vaccines for Sept"
Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister M K Stalin on Tuesday congratulated the Indian team for reaping success at the Tokyo Paralympics. Congratulating Mariyappan Thangavelu, Singhraj Adana and Sharad Kumar for their win, Purohit said their achievements would inspire and motive other sports persons to deliver their best performance and bag many more medals and bring laurels to the… Continue reading "TN guv and CM laud Indian Paralympics team"
Shooting of Saani Kaayidhan directed by Arun Matheswaran went on floors early in February this year. After the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the shooting resumed in June with Keerthy and Selvaraghavan. Shooting of the movie has been wrapped a few weeks ago and now actor Selvaraghavan has completed the dubbing of his portions in the movie as well.… Continue reading "Selvaraghavan finishes dubbing for Saani Kaayidham"
Tamilnadu government on Monday announced extension of ban on places of worship on weekends and also in holding religious festivals due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister M K Stalin at the Secretariat, which would be in effect till 6 am of 15 September, an official release said… Continue reading "TN government issues strict guidelines for celebration of religious festivals"