With AIADMK’s sweeping victory resounding all over Tamil Nadu, the question on everybody’s mind was, ‘Where is Vadivelu’? There were rumors that he had flown to Dubai.
“I’m very much here,” says the actor. The actor maintains his calm and of course, his sense of humor in an exclusive chat.
“I’m very much in Tamil Nadu. I [...]
CHENNAI: Stringent securities arrangements have been made in the four centres of Tamil Nadu, where the counting of votes for 17 assembly constituencies began this morning.
According to reports, two Deputy Commissioners are monitoring each of the four counting centres in Loyola College , Anna University, Queen Mary’s College – all in Chennai and Mohammad Sathak [...]
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Sep 13 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth has said that India is a strong contender for the Champions Trophy title.
While interacting with media in Srikkanth, “I think we are one of the best teams. I’m very happy. I think all my wishes to Dhoni and his team that they will [...]
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Sep 12 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat was released on bail on Saturday.
On Saturday morning, she was taken into custody along with some All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) activists at the Tirupuragundram police station [...]
Madurai (TN), Sep 12 (ANI): CPI (M) politburo member Brinda Karat was arrested on Saturday at a village in Tamil Nadu.
According to sources Karat was arrested with some All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) activists when they were on their way to a village in Madurai district.
Sources added that she was arrested because she was [...]
Chennai, Sep.10 (ANI): Congress party general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday sought to downplay the issue of not calling on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi, saying that he was a great admirer of the octogenarian leader.
Gandhi, who was on a three-day visit of the state, [...]
Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu), Sep 9 (ANI): All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, who is on a three-day visit to Tamil Nadu, visited Thanjavur on Wednesday and held meetings with Youth Congress activists and farmers.
Gandhi was welcomed by thousand [...]
Mumbai, Sep 7 (ANI): After the conclusion of the ten-day Ganesha Chaturthi, devotees on Sunday made a beeline to the famous ‘Lalbag ka Raja’ shrine in Mumbai.
Devotees came to seek blessings from the reverent deity, Lord Ganesha, during the Ganesha Chaturthi festival and offered coconuts.
“This year a lot many devotees visited ‘Lalbag ka Raja’ [...]
BANGALORE: The government has decided to emulate Tamil Nadu’s sand-mining policy to end the impasse with striking sand
“We have sent officials from transport, mines and geology departments to study the situation in Tamil Nadu. Based on their assessment, we will soon come out with a comprehensive policy, keeping transporters in mind,” transport minister R Ashoka [...]
Chennai, Sep 1(ANI): Nine antique idols, stolen from Panchaloka temple in Tamil Nadu, were recovered by Chennai police on Monday.
According to reports, it included idols of Lord Vishnu, Lord Balamurugan, Lord Azhwar, Goddess Sridevi and Goddess Boomadevi.
The idols were recovered from three men, who were identified [...]
Namakkal (Tamil Nadu), Aug 31 (ANI): In a unique and loving gesture, students presented a house to their former teacher at Gurusamypalayam village in Tamil Nadu.
Eighty-three-year-old Soballapuram V Venkataraman, who has been living in a rented run-down house at the village [...]
Chennai, Aug 29(ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Saturday asked the Central Government to ensure more help for Sri Lankan Tamils.
“The relief and rehabilitation steps being provided to Sri Lankan Tamils are not enough, many of the Tamilians in Sri Lanka are facing hardships and struggling with rain and [...]
Mumbai, Aug. 28 (ANI): With the death of a 39-year-old man in Mumbai, the nationwide swine flu toll has mounted to 89.
M Shaikh, who had tested positive for the virus, had undergone treatment at MGM Hospital in Navi Mumbai for ten days and was shifted [...]
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Country’s swine flu toll climbed to 88 on Thursday.
According to sources a teenaged girl and two women succumbed to the virus in Karnataka and Maharashtra respectively.
Meanwhile, 177 fresh cases of infection were reported from various states across the country.
Mudumalai (Tamil Nadu), Aug.24 (ANI): A group of elephants on Monday worshipped Lord Ganesha at a temple in Mudumalai on the occasion of the ongoing 10-day Ganesha festival.
The unique annual ceremony is being conducted by elephants in Mudumalai Tiger sanctuary for last 25 years.
Krishnagiri, Aug 24 (ANI): At least nine people were killed and three others injured when a bus collided with a lorry near Sulagiri in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri District in the wee hours on Monday.
The victims included the driver and conductor of the state-run bus.
All injured were taken to Bangalore, police said.
Traffic on the National [...]
New Delhi, Aug.23 (ANI): A total of 131 fresh cases of swine flu were reported from different parts of the country on Saturday, Health Ministry sources said in Delhi.
The new cases included 44 in Delhi, Karnataka 21, Bangalore 19, Gadag 1, Belgaum 1, Tamil Nadu 20, Chennai 17, Coimbatore 3, Maharashtra 23, Pune 1 [...]
New Delhi, Aug.21 (ANI): The Congress and its allies on Friday won nine of the 17 seats in assembly by-polls spread over five states.
In Tamil Nadu, the win for the Congress and its ally the DMK was largely helped by the boycott of opposition [...]
CHENNAI: The number of students joining engineering colleges after having completed schooling with Tamil as the medium of instruction has
significantly increased over the past three years since the abolition of the Tamil Nadu Professional Courses Entrance Examination (TNPCEE) in 2007.
This year 35,434 Tamil medium students have joined undergraduate courses in engineering colleges under the government [...]
Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Aug 14 (ANI): A five-year-old elephant calf was captured by forest officials in Coonoor in Tamil Nadu.
The elephant had strayed towards a human habitation after separating from its herd.
The officials tranquillized the elephant that had been creating problems for inhabitants of the tea estate in the town, and later released it in [...]