Chennai

  • Kamal Haasan’s MNM to contest independently in Tamil Nadu local body elections
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 16 : The Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) led by the actor turned politician Kamal Haasan on Thursday announced that it will independently contest the upcoming local body elections in the nine districts of Tamil Nadu.As per a tweet by Haasan, […]
  • TN Assembly passes bill seeking exemption from NEET
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 13 : Tamil Nadu assembly on Monday passed a bill seeking a permanent exemption to the state from NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test).The Tamil Nadu Admission to Undergraduate Medical Degree Courses Bill, 2021 (Anti-NEET bill), was supported by all […]
  • Use native bull breeds in Jallikattu: Madras HS
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 2 : Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Tamil Nadu government to permit only native breeds of bulls to participate in Jallikattu events.The Court today prohibited the participation of imported, hybrid/crossbreed bulls in Jallikattu events. A division bench headed […]
  • Schools reopen for Classes 9 to 11 in Tamil Nadu from Thursday
    Chennai [Tamil Nadu] (India), September 2 : Schools in Tamil Nadu reopened from Thursday for Classes 9 to 11. After the reopening of the schools, students and teachers of Arumbakkam Government Higher Secondary, CMDA Colony made their way to the school. Students were provided masks […]
  • Tamil Archanai scheme at Kapaleeswarar Temple in Chennai
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India]: Tamil Nadu Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments PK Sekar Babu launched the Tamil Archanai scheme at Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore, Chennai on Thursday.While talking to the media, Sekar Babu said that the scheme was launched on the advice of […]
  • Innovation office at Greater Chennai Corporation provides people with a platform to find solutions, says Innovation officer
    Chennai [India]: The innovation office established at the Greater Chennai Corporation provides people with a platform where they can come together and find solutions, Azhagu Pandia Raja, India’s first innovation officer said.With an aim to solve the city’s problems at ground level and also come […]
  • The Centre has given Tamil Nadu Rs 800 crore to control and prevent Covid outbreaks.
    According to Tamil Nadu’s health minister, Ma Subramanian, the Centre has sanctioned Rs 800 crore as part of the Covid-19 relief package to manage the second wave of the illness and avert a third wave. Subramanian spoke to media in New Delhi after meeting with […]
  • Stalin seeks duty exemption for import of life saving drugs for treating SMA
    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin today urged Union Finance Minister Ms Nirmala Sitharaman to exempt Customs Duty, Integrated GST, any other such taxes on import of life saving drugs for treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), as a policy. Chennai : In a […]
  • Chennai Metro to operate from services from 0530 hrs to 2200 hrs
    Chennai: From tomorrow, Chennai Metro Rail Limited will operate train services from 5.30 AM to 10 PM on weekdays. A CMRL press release said this time extension of train services would be operated only on weekdays from Monday to Saturday. Trains would be operated with […]
  • One of Asia’s Youngest Recipients Successfully Undergoes Complex Bilateral Lung Transplant at MGM Healthcare Chennai
    MGM Healthcare, a multi-speciality quaternary care hospital in the heart of Chennai, today announced that it had successfully performed a complex bilateral lung transplant on Master. Nazar Dianov a 4-year old boy from Russia and is now one of Asia’s youngest recipients to undergo this […]
  • Customs find 107 live spiders crawling inside a parcel at Chennai airport
    The Air Customs officials at Chennai airport intercepted a parcel from Poland that had arrived at the Foreign Post Office on suspicion of containing arthropods (hard-bodies species without a backbone) or invertebrates (cold-blooded species without backbones).  When it was cut open, the officials found a […]
  • TN HSC Exam 2021: Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 evaluation criteria released
    The Tamil Nadu government has announced the evaluation criteria for class 12 board exams 2021, giving 50 per cent weightage to class 10 board examination scores. The government had earlier announced the cancellation of exams to the Plus Two board for 2020-2021 due to the […]
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