President Droupadi Murmu arrived here on Thursday to preside over the eighth convocation of the Indian Maritime University (IMU) on October 27. On her arrival here from Karnataka, Murmu was accorded a warm welcome at the airport by Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi, Chief Minister M K Stalin and state ministers including Duraimurugan. President Murmu, Governor Ravi, Union Minister… Continue reading "President to preside over Maritime varsity convocation"
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President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday presented screen icon Waheeda Rehman the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award and honoured other winners of the 69th National Film Awards, including Kadaisi Vivasayi director Manikandan, Madhavan, Singer Shreya Ghosal, Allu Arjun, Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon. The National Film Awards were announced in August honouring the best in cinema for the year 2021. Manikandan, who… Continue reading "President Murmu Presents 69th National Film Awards"
The women’s reservation bill, which seeks to reserve 33% seats for women in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies, has become a law after receiving assent from President Droupadi Murmu, the law ministry said in a notification on Friday. However, the law will take some time before being implemented as the next census and the subsequent delimitation exercise (or redrawing… Continue reading "President gives assent, Women’s Bill now a law"
Chief Minister M K Stalin on Monday urged the President to immediately accord assent to the Tamil Nadu Admission to Undergraduate Medical Degree Courses Bill 2021 passed by the State Assembly seeking exemption for the state from NEET. Drawing President Droupadi Murmu’s attention to the suicide of a student and his father at Chrompet in Chennai due to stress of… Continue reading "Stalin asks President to give assent to NEET exemption bill"
President Droupadi Murmu will visit Chennai on June 15 to inaugurate a super specialty hospital in Guindy. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin had personally called on President Murmu in New Delhi to request her to inaugurate the hospital. The seven-storey 1, 000-bed hospital has been built at a cost of Rs 230 crore in Chennai. The hospital will have… Continue reading "President Murmu to inaugurate super specialty hospital in Chennai"
President Droupadi Murmu will embark on a two-day visit to Tamil Nadu starting Saturday. She will be departing from Delhi on February 18 and is scheduled to arrive at Madurai at 12 noon on the same day. On February 18, the President will grace the Mahashivaratri celebrations, organised by the Isha Foundation at Coimbatore. On February 19, she will visit… Continue reading "President Droupadi Murmu to visit Tamilnadu today"
After the Tamil Nadu government re-enacted a bill seeking the students from the state to be exempted from the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test or NEET, Governor RN Ravi has sent the anti-NEET bill to the Union Home Ministry for the Presidential approval. “Governor has sent the anti-NEET bill to Union Home Ministery in accordance with the Constitutional norms. The bill will… Continue reading "TN Governor forwards anti-Neet bill for President’s approval"