The handing over ceremony of Retractable Landing Gear Systems for Tapas and SWiFT UAVs and 18 types of filters for P-75 Submarine took place on 10th January 2021 at DRDO laboratory, Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE), Chennai, in the presence of Hon’ble Member of Parliament Dr. Kalanidhi Veeraswamy, Parliamentary Standing Committee Member for Defence, Dr G Satheesh Reddy,… Continue reading "Handing Over of Products Developed by CVRDE to Users"
24 digital governance initiatives/ products by Government entities under 7 categories received Digital India Awards 2020 by President today
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, conferred Digital India Awards 2020 via video conferencing in a virtual awards ceremony with participation from multiple locations including Rashtrapati Bhawan & Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi along with four other locations – Bhopal, Chennai, Kolkata and Patna. The awards ceremony was graced by the presence of Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister… Continue reading "24 digital governance initiatives/ products by Government entities under 7 categories received Digital India Awards 2020 by President today"
President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind will virtually confer the Digital India Awards 2020 on 30th December 2020 at 11:00 AM via video conferencing. In line with Digital India’s vision, this is the first time that the entire process of the Digital India Awards is being conducted online from nominations to screening to the final awards ceremony. National Informatics Centre… Continue reading "President Shri Ram Nath Kovind to Confer the Digital India Awards 2020 on 30th December"
The Union government has ordered lockdown in the districts of Chennai, Kanchipuram and Erode to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. The government has released the list of 75 districts which will be under lockdown from today. These districts have reported Corona cases. However, essential services will be available in all these 75 districts. The list has all seven districts of… Continue reading "Centre orders lockdown of Chennai, Kanchi, Erode; people’s overwhelming support to PM’s call"
The 43rd Chennai Book Fair organised by the Booksellers and Publishers Association of South India (BAPASI) will be held in the city from January 9 to 21. Chennai Book Fair attracts readers and book lovers from various countries and from states all over India who come together in a unified thought, of attending one of the Asia’s largest book fair… Continue reading "Chennai Book Fair to begin on grand scale on Jan 9"
Months after announcing that new districts would be created, the Tamil Nadu government has now redrawn revenue boundaries of new districts and created districts of Tenkasi, Tirupathur, Ranipet, Chengalpet and Kallakurichi. In the process, the erstwhile Tirunelveli, Vellore, Kancheepuram and Villupuram districts were either bifurcated or trifurcated. The Kancheepuram district will comprise of Uthiramerur, Sriperumbudur, Walajabad and Kundrathur Taluks. Kanchipuram… Continue reading "TN gets 5 new districts, southern suburbs of Chennai go under Chengalpattu"
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"
The Chennai and Kanchipuram police are gearing up to provide unprecedented security cover ahead of the summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping to be held in Mamallapuram. While policemen are already involved in taking details of foreign tourists visiting Mamallapuram, the entire stretch of ECR and OMR have also been brought under tight vigil with multi… Continue reading "Chennai, Mahabs get ready for Modi-Xi meet: Tight security, civic facelift & more"
The city has come under a tight security wrap by the police for ‘Kaanum Pongal’ today. In a bid to avoid any untoward situation during ‘Kaanum Pongal’ celebration, 20,000 police personnel have been posted across the metropolis. Police have planned to provide identity cards for children to help trace those who go missing in the crowd at Marina and Besant… Continue reading "Tight security for Kaanum Pongal, 20,000 cops for Chennai alone"
Superstar Rajinikanth’s Petta and ‘Thala’ Ajith’s Viswasam opened to packed houses across Tamil Nadu during the early hours of today. It was nothing short of celebrations in front of theatres by the fans of both top stars, who bursted fire crackers, beat drums and performed paal abhishekams to the cutouts and banners of the matinee idols. With initial reviews claiming… Continue reading "Rajini’s Petta, Ajith’s Viswasam open big; fans tear banner in Chennai"