Tamil Nadu

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  • 'Tamil Nadu has highest number of women entrepreneurs'

    'Tamil Nadu has highest number of women entrepreneurs'

    Tamil Nadu has the highest number of women entrepreneurs in India, followed by Kerala and West Bengal, reveals a new report. Nearly 80 per cent of women entrepreneurs in India are self-financing their businesses, with little utilisation of the various......

    November 22, 2017
  • Rains lash coastal TN, schools remain shut

    Rains lash coastal TN, schools remain shut

    Rains lashed many parts of the city and neighbouring districts on Monday, prompting the administration to announce holiday for schools. Ennore near Chennai recorded the highest rainfall of 11 cm in the last 24 hours ending 8.30 AM on Monday,......

    November 13, 2017
  • PM Modi meets DMK chief Karunanidhi in Chennai

    PM Modi meets DMK chief Karunanidhi in Chennai

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met ailing DMK chief Karunanidhi at his residence in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Modi arrived at the former Tamil Nadu chief minister’s residence in Gopalapuram at around 12.15 pm and was received by Karunanidhi’s son......

    November 6, 2017
  • In rain-hit Chennai, Modi asks media to lead battle against climate change

    In rain-hit Chennai, Modi asks media to lead battle against climate change

    As rain-hit Tamil Nadu limps back to normalcy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived in the state capital of Chennai on Monday, called upon the country’s media to “take a lead in the battle against climate change”. Speaking on the......

    November 6, 2017
  • Media should make extra effort to maintain credibility: PM Modi

    Media should make extra effort to maintain credibility: PM Modi

    Highlighting that “freedom to write, does not include the freedom to be factually incorrect”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called upon the media organisations of the country to “make extra effort” to maintain their credibility. Speaking on the 75th......

    November 6, 2017
  • Tamil Nadu rains: Schools, colleges closed

    Tamil Nadu rains: Schools, colleges closed

    Owing to continuous rains schools and colleges in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Pudukottai and Nagapattiman districts of Tamil Nadu were closed on Friday. The weather department has predicted more rains for the coastal districts of the state. The educational institutions were......

    November 3, 2017
  • Several schools in Tamil Nadu closed due to rains

    Several schools in Tamil Nadu closed due to rains

    Schools in Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur districts were closed for the second consecutive day on Wednesday owing to rains, the district administrations said. Schools in these districts were closed on Tuesday owing to rains on Monday. However, on Tuesday there......

    November 1, 2017
  • Formal probe into Jayalalithaa’s death to begin today

    Formal probe into Jayalalithaa’s death to begin today

    A formal inquiry into the circumstances leading to the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa will begin on Monday, officials said. The one man inquiry commission headed by Justice (retd) A Arumughaswamy on Friday called upon those acquainted......

    October 30, 2017
  • CBI arrests NHAI project manager in a graft case

    CBI arrests NHAI project manager in a graft case

    The CBI on Friday arrested a project manager of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and an another person for allegedly seeking a bribe of Rs 2 lakh for regularising a roadside eatery in Tamil Nadu, an agency spokesperson......

    October 27, 2017
  • Tamil Nadu TNDTE GTE results 2017 for August typewriting test released at tndte.gov.in | Check now

    Tamil Nadu TNDTE GTE results 2017 for August typewriting test released at tndte.gov.in | Check now

    Tamil Nadu TNDTE GTE August results 2017 has been declared online on the official website i.e. tndte.gov.in. Candidates trying to get their TNDTE-Government Technical Examinations (GTE) Typewriting Test August 2017 results have to visit the official website and fill the......

    October 26, 2017
  • Police complaint against 'Mersal' hero Vijay lodged in Madurai

    Police complaint against 'Mersal' hero Vijay lodged in Madurai

    A Madurai based advocate has filed a complaint against Tamil actor Vijay over the dialogues in "Mersal", said a police official. "A complaint has been received against actor Vijay. An acknowledgement for receipt of the complaint has been issued. No......

    October 23, 2017
  • Stalin slams BJP for 'attempt to muzzle criticism' over 'Mersal'

    Stalin slams BJP for 'attempt to muzzle criticism' over 'Mersal'

    The BJP on Saturday drew flak for demanding removal of references critical of GST from Tamil film "Mersal", with DMK Working President MK Stalin saying the BJP's attempt to muzzle criticism was against democratic principles. In a tweet, Stalin posted:......

    October 21, 2017
  • 8 killed as portion of TN transport corporation building collapses

    8 killed as portion of TN transport corporation building collapses

    A portion of an over six- decade-old building of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation's Porayar branch in the district collapsed this morning killing eight crew members, police said. Three others sustained injuries, they added. The crew members of the......

    October 20, 2017